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March 9, 2018

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, Calif., at Port Hueneme supports Operation Deep Freeze, the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, the logistics hub for NSF’s research mission.

Feb. 27, 2018

Airmen finish Antarctica support mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air National Guard 109th Airlift Wing website — Airmen and aircraft with the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing have started their journey back home to Scotia, New York, from McMurdo Station, Antarctica, after another successful Operation Deep Freeze season.

Jan. 23, 2017

Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 Returns to Support Operation Deep Freeze

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Sailors assigned to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 deployed to Antarctica in mid-January to support the U.S. Antarctic Program, the nation's research program on the southernmost continent, which is managed by the National Science Foundation.

Feb. 2, 2016

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Each year, the Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking Team at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego at Port Hueneme, California, supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic research mission by helping load the NSF research ship. Due to Antarctica's harsh climate, the resupply occurs in January — summertime on the continent — when the ice is thinnest.