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109th Airlift Wing begins Antarctic Support

STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE--An LC-130 assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing leaves Stratton Air National Guard Base on Sept. 16 en route to McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. The 109th Airlift Wing flies the only ski-equipped planes in the U.S. military which can land on snow and ice. The 109th provides support for National Science Foundation research on the continent as part of the U.S. militaries Operation Deep Freeze.

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