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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.

Sept. 7, 2018

Spotlight On: DDNV support to 2018 Pacer Goose Sustainment

Pacer Goose Sustainment is the Air Force's annual re-supply mission for Thule Air Base in Greenland. This mission is the only time during the year where Thule Air Base can get their bulk items such as heavy machinery and most of their food and construction materials.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hospital Ship to Support Humanitarian Effort in Latin America

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Navy's Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and elsewhere in the region.

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.

Aug. 28, 2017

DLA Distribution, MSC partnership enables annual Thule resupply

As the temperature soared into the mid-90’s in Norfolk, DLA Distribution employees raced a deadline to load critical supplies to be delivered 750 miles above the Arctic circle at Thule Air Force Base, Greenland.