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109th departs for Antarctica

Guard members on mission to support Antarctica work

An LC-130 is set to take off from Stratton Air National Guard Base in Glenville for Antarctica on Tuesday morning.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
An LC-130 is set to take off from Stratton Air National Guard Base in Glenville for Antarctica on Tuesday morning.
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It was cold on the tarmac at the Stratton Air National Guard Base Tuesday morning, the kind of cold that seeps through the bottom of your shoes and makes bare hands clumsy. But the nip in the air was nothing compared to the weather that will greet the members of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing when they step off their LC-130 aircraft in Antarctica four days from now. Two planes departed ...

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newyorker65
October 16, 2012
2:56 p.m.

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Glad to see the Guard honored with this article... nice going Gazette! Very cool pics! Although some of my neighbors complain about the noise of the airplanes as they rumble through our living rooms... I for one, love to hear them... I feel safe and secure knowing the Guard is on duty and ready for action at a moment's notice. Good luck on your winter's mission! Safe journey.

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