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Jeremiah Clark and Terrell Skafer raise the American and New Zealand flags. Two Nations Honor Their Veterans
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Thursday November 12, 2015

Residents of McMurdo Station and New Zealand's Scott Base joined together on Veterans Day to honor the service of their nations' men and women in uniform. Through speeches, prayers and a ceremonial flag raising, service members and station leaders from both countries recognized the bravery of those in the armed forces.
Members of the 2015 South Pole Station winter-over crew remove the flags that encircle the ceremonial pole for the winter. Numbers Game
Features / Life on the Ice
Monday June 15, 2015

Spending a winter in Antarctica is just as challenging as it sounds. For the 45 people who remain at the South Pole Station through the cold and dark months this year, winter is a unique experience shared by a rare few. This year's crew by the numbers.

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