Deep Freeze: The Air Force’s Vital Mission in Antarctica

Written on December 7, 2017

The weather conditions are treacherous. But that’s to be expected for members of the New York Air National Guard‘s 109th Airlift Wing who participate in the U.S. Air Force‘s Operation Deep Freeze mission in Antarctica. Members in charge of flight operations wrestle with unexpected challenges when delivering supplies and cargo to scientists conducting research at the southernmost…


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