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Public Domain Picture: C-17 crew makes history in Antarctica

By: U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chris Vadnais, Courtesy: US Air Force
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C-17 crew makes history in Antarctica
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C-17 crew makes history in Antarctica
Maj. Corey A. Simmons stands next to a reflective cone on the Pegasus Ice Runway near McMurdo Station, Antarctica, on Sept. 10. Major Simmons was part of an aircrew that tested the concept of using night vision technology in combination with the reflective cones and limited electrical lighting to land safely on the ice runway after dark. The aircrew is part of Joint Task Force Support Forces Antarctica, headquartered at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, and led by 13th Air Force. The joint task force is currently conducting Operation Deep Freeze in support of the National Science Foundation and U.S. Antarctic Program. Major Simmons is a C-17 evaluator pilot with the 62nd Operations Support Squadron at McChord AFB, Wash.
U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chris Vadnais
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