Air Force Reservists returning to Peterson after four-month deployment

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Air Force Reservists and C-130 cargo aircraft from the 302nd Airlift Wing are expected to return to Colorado this week after a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Freedom’s Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.


While deployed, the Airmen provided critical C-130 airlift support to include airlift, airdrop and aeromedical evacuation to U.S. Central Command operations throughout Southwest Asia. The deployed members of the 302nd Maintenance Group provided aircraft maintenance support ensuring fully mission capable C-130s in Southwest Asia.

While deployed, the Colorado Airmen and C-130s were assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. All deployed units were seamlessly integrated into the joint military operations supporting the overseas operations.

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