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Operation Deep Freeze Dewline Polar, 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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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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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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