South Pole air drop - FOB Tacoma"/>

FOB Tacoma

NOTICE: FOB Tacoma has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved FOB Tacoma.
Visit the new section.

South Pole air drop">South Pole air drop

Post by News Tribune Staff on Dec. 21, 2006 at 10:55 am with No Comments »
December 21, 2006 10:55 am


It was a pity that this top photo ran in black and white in today’s paper, so I wanted to post it here – the blue sky of Antarctica is unlike any I’ve ever seen, and this picture does it justice.

The lower photo shows the payloads floating to the ground. The C-17 is just visible to the right of the picture.

These photos are courtesy of Forest Banks, the U.S. Air Force, Raytheon Polar Services and the Royal New Zealand Defense Forces.

Leave a comment Comments
We welcome comments. Please keep them civil, short and to the point. ALL CAPS, spam, obscene, profane, abusive and off topic comments will be deleted. Repeat offenders will be blocked. Thanks for taking part and abiding by these simple rules.

JavaScript is required to post comments.

Follow the comments on this post with RSS 2.0