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Antarctic mission warms back up in Hawaii

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Air Force crews are returning through Hickam from their Operation Deep Freeze to deliver supplies and personnel to the scientific mission to …Antarctica! Major Malcolm Schongalla with LC-130 which has special ski’s for landing in snow.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Air National Guard crews are stopping at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on their way back from “Operation Deep Freeze,” in which they delivered supplies to Antarctica as a part of a U.S. science mission. Maj. Malcolm Schongalla stoodWednesday with an LC-130, which was outfitted with skis.

Malcolm Schongalla, an emergency room physician who lives in Utah, has an interesting second job — flying big LC-130 cargo aircraft outfitted with skis in support of the U.S. science mission in Antarctica. Read more

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