Operation Deep Freeze C-17 poster
This poster is dedicated to the men and women who support Operation DEEP FREEZE in Antarctica, it features the C-17 Globemaster III departing as a lone penguin watches from an icy cliff.
The U.S. civilian and scientific operations on the Antarctic continent are overseen by the U.S. Antarctic Program as well as the National Science Foundation. Military support missions are conducted during the Antarctic summer by the 304th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron’s C-17 Globemaster III and the 139th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron’s LC-130 Hercules (New York Air National Guard). They are augmented by the U.S. Coast Guard icebreakers, the Air Force Materiel Command, and the Military Sealift Command.