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Download full resolution image Pilot Maj Joshua Hicks arrives at Stratton ANGB after flying a New York Air National Guard LC-130 aircraft assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing from Antarctica in support of the National Science Foundation operations.

109th Air Guard Crews Return from Antarctic

STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE--Pilot Maj Joshua Hicks arrives at Stratton ANGB after flying a New York Air National Guard LC-130 aircraft assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing from Antarctica in support of the National Science Foundation operations. The ski-equipped LC-130s operated by the 109th Airlift Wing are the only aircraft in the United States military capable of landing on snow and ice. This is the 24th year that the 109th will support operations in Antarctica.

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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)

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