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Operation Deep Freeze, Dewline, Arctic & Antarctic Operations


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I have gotten a few of these without really focusing on the subject. Mostly they came in groups of patches that contained something else I was after.

 

please post your own also!

 

AIRDEVRON 6

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AIRDEVRON 6 Puckered Penguins

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USN Antarctic Support Activities

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USS Arneb AKA 56 Deep freeze patch

The Arneb made a few supply trips and was stuck in the ice more than once

 

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USS Staten Island AGB 5 ICE Breaker Trips to both the Antarctic and the Arctic served with both the USN

and later in the USCG

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Same here, wasn't trying to collect them but they came along with other groups

 

First, a taste of the far northern climes of the Arctic, then we'll head south

 

NAVAL ARCTIC RESEARCH LABORATORY, Barrow Alaska, established in 1947

 

 

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United States Antarctic Inspection Team 1971

 

keeping everyone honest and the ice demilitarized

 

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The American/New Zealand supply chain

 

US NAVAL SUPPORT FORCE ANTARCTICA

OPERATION DEEP FREEZE

Terminal Operations

USN, NZA, USCG, USA, RNZAF

 

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Public Works Department - McMurdo Station, Antarctica

 

Seabees Supporting Science

Operation Deep Freeze

 

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Hash House Harrier Antarctica (look it up)

 

"A drinking club with a running problem"

 

pardon the fuzzy photo, not drinking, just don't have my tripod set up

 

 

 

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.....and the running club with a drinking problem

 

Antarctic Jogging Association

 

50 Miles Snow Plodders & 200 Miles Super Striders

 

I'm missing the 100 Miles Penguin Pacers

 

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heading back up North......and when there's a problem, who ya gonna call?

 

USCG Aviation Detachment 156

at Arctic West 2002

 

ZZZZZ....."If we ain't rackin, we're medevacin"

 

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Salvage Sailor

These were already posted by Bearmon......

 

My old U.S. NAVAL ANTARCTIC SUPPORT ACTIVITIES

 

and the newer (name changed) U.S. NAVAL SUPPORT FORCE ANTARCTICA

 

 

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This is a very nice new 6" patch for you folks to seek out

 

USCG Commemoration of exploration on both poles - Antarctica, Greenland, Icebreakers Polar Star and Polar Sea, Avdet Helo's and both medals depicted

 

THE WORLD OVER

 

25 YEARS OF POLAR EXPLORATION

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Naval Support Force Antarctica - Communications and Electronics

 

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Mc Murdo Antarctica Supply Support Group

NSGA and the Puckered Penguins of VXE-6

Operation Deep Freeze Support For Science

 

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USS GLACIER (AGB-4) DEEP FREEZE 1958

 

In the same year she conducted Deep Freeze ops, she was also deployed to the Arctic to resupply the North Pole radar stations north of Greenland in Operation Sunec, giving her deployments in both polar regions in 1958

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