Air Force Photos

Operation Deep Freeze
U.S. Air Force Col. Steven S. Norris, 182nd Medical Group commander, stands with a LC-130 Hercules during his deployment to McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Nov. 26, 2013. The doctor deployed as a flight surgeon in support of Operation Deep Freeze’s mission to provide airlift for the National Science Foundation. There, the Iraq and Afghanistan War veteran with almost two decades of military service experienced the most limited and remote working conditions of his career. (Courtesy photo/Col. Steven Norris)