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Feb. 14, 2020

Military Sealift Command, Seabees support Operation Deep Freeze

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Ocean Giant is currently conducting cargo offloads in one of the most remote and challenging environments on the planet; McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The operation is part of MSC’s annual resupply mission in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the Joint Task Force Support for Antarctica mission to resupply the remote scientific outpost.

Feb. 4, 2020

Logistics on Location: Operation Deep Freeze

DLA receives, stores, packs and ships crucial supplies to customers in Antarctica and the South Pole during Operation Deep Freeze.

Jan. 30, 2020

Port Hueneme’s team supports annual Antarctic resupply mission

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California’s satellite site at Port Hueneme, California, completed its annual packing, packaging, preservation and marking mission in support of the National Science Foundation’s “Operation Deep Freeze.”

Sept. 10, 2019

Joint task force kicks off 64th year of DoD Antarctic mission support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Pacific Air Forces website — A U.S. Air Force Globemaster III, assigned to the 304th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., landed at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Aug. 31, 2019.

May 15, 2019

Navy Region Southwest Commander Rear Adm. Bolivar visits DLA Distribution San Diego, California at Port Hueneme

Navy Rear Adm. Babette “Bette” Bolivar, commander, Navy Region Southwest visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, at Port Hueneme April 29 for a tour. Navy Capt. Jerome R.

March 5, 2019

Keeping Airmen safe in the most inhospitable place on Earth

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — An occupational safety and health manager assigned to the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, spent two months in Antarctica on a mission to improve safety procedures for the Airmen of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing, giving them a better chance to survive and operate in the most inhospitable place on Earth.

Feb. 5, 2019

Military Sealift Command-chartered MV Ocean Giant Arrives in Antarctica as Part of Operation Deep Freeze

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Ocean Giant has arrived safely at the ice-pier at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station, Antarctica to conduct cargo offloads. The operation is part of MSC’s annual resupply mission in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the Joint Task Force Support for Antarctica mission to the NSF-managed U.S. Antarctic Program.

Jan. 8, 2019

Military Sealift Command Team Gets Operation Deep Freeze Cargo Underway

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — The Military Sealift Command (MSC) charter ship MV Ocean Giant is en route to Antarctica after recent cargo operations in Port Hueneme in support of the annual Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) resupply mission.

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.

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.