ANTARCTICA--This LC-130 Skibird crew landed at the South Pole Station with minimum visibility and maximum crosswinds and then were forced to make an emergency weather divert to Terra Nova Bay when extreme weather made it unsafe to land at McMurdo Station on Nov. 9 2017. The crew (from left) 1st Lt. Brian Alexander co-pilot; Airman 1st Class Ryan Rhoads loadmaster; Lt. Col. Ronald Ankabrandt navigator; Senior Master Sgt. Michael Messineo flight engineer; Senior Master Sgt. David Vesper loadmaster; and Capt. Brandon Caldwell pilot.
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WAMC -- Fri, 14 Feb 2020 Schumer Pushes For New Squadron To Land At Stewart Air National Guard Base U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging the secretary of the Air Force to select Stewart Air National Guard base in Orange County as home for a new squadron. Schumer, a Democrat... (more)
Riverhead Patch -- Thu, 13 Feb 2020 Elementary School Students Make 100s Of Valentines For Vets RIVERHEAD, NY Riverhead children opened their hearts to veterans for Valentine's Day. The Roanoke Avenue Elementary School Student Council presented Staff Sergeant Chris Clay, a member of... (more)
Stars and Stripes -- Wed, 12 Feb 2020 National Guard leaders say a Space Force National Guard is needed WASHINGTON Top National Guard leaders want the Pentagon to create a Space Force National Guard, which they said Wednesday was needed to ensure continuity between guard space operators and... (more)