Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Operation Deep Freeze 2007-08 begins

Operation Deep Freeze 2007-8 has begun down in Antarctica. Get the complete story, pic and frequencies on my Milcom Monitoring Post Blog at

Photo above: A C-17 Globemaster III is downloaded during the winter fly-in for Operation Deep Freeze Aug. 20 at Pegasus Runway in Antarctica. A C-17 and 31 Airmen from McChord Air Force Base, Wash., began the annual winter fly-in augmentation of scientist, support personnel, food and equipment for the U.S. Antarctic Program at McMurdo Station. WinFly is the opening of the first flights to McMurdo Station, which closed for the austral winter in February. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)