HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii--New York Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. David Aymat refuels a LC-130 Hercules belonging to New York's 109th Airlift Wing at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, on Oct. 28 in preparation for a flight to Antarctica.
Sergeant Aymat and the rest of his LC-130 aircrew stopped at Hickam while en route to Antarctica to support Operation Deep Freeze, the Department of Defense's logistical support to U.S. research activities at the southernmost continent. Sergeant Aymat is an LC-130 crew chief assigned to the New York Air National Guard?s 109th Airlift Wing at Stratton Air National Guard Base, N.Y.
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