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Flight starts season of shuttles to Antarctica

An LC-130 aircraft bound for Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze takes off from Stratton Air National Guard Base in October 2013.
An LC-130 aircraft bound for Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze takes off from Stratton Air National Guard Base in October 2013.
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An LC-130 Hercules aircraft destined for the South Pole took off from Stratton Air National Guard Base Oct. 18, signaling the start of the 109th Airlift Wing’s 26th season in support of Operation Deep Freeze. Due to fiscal constraints, the 109th Airlift Wing will complete fewer missions to Antarctica this season, said commander Col. Shawn Clouthier in a news release. A total of six ski-equipped LC-130 aircraft will be deployed from October to February to ...


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