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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.

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.

Oct. 22, 2018

109th Airlift Wing commences annual support for National Science Foundation support in Antarctica

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Pacific Air Forces website — Five hundred Airmen and 6 LC-130 Hercules assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing began their annual mission at McMurdo Station, Antarctica this week in support of the 31st season of Operation Deep Freeze.

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. 9, 2017

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.

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.