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David Bresnahan (McMurdo, South Pole, Palmer - 1967-2007) - USA
Jim Affeldt (McMurdo / Pole / Hallet / Vostok - 1968/69 72/73 75/76) - Rock Stream New York I worked in the McMurdo fabrication shop. Did repairs at the Pole & Hallet. Drank with the Russians at Vostok.
Ron Lampert (1963/64) - Schaumburg, Illinois
Dick Przywitowski SKI (1966) - Lafayette, Colorado Winter over at Pole Station 1966, Winter Over McMurdo Station 1968. Station Scientific Leader both stations.
Mike "Rice-a-Roni" Rice RM2 (South Pole & McMurdo - 1969/1970) - Carlsbad, California, U.S.A. Summered at South Pole Station, Wintered Over at McMurdo Station. Arrived McMurdo Sept. 1st, 1969 on VXE-6 Super Constellation "Pegasus", which crashed opening base the next year and is still down there. Departed Ice on 31 October, 1970. While at Pole was communicating with Max Conrad flying the "White Penguin" when he pancaked into the ice upon take off. His plane is still at the pole. Had Christmas dinner with Rep. Jerry L. PETTIS on Christmas day 1969 and made a phone patch to his wife. Jerry L. PETTIS Memorial V.A. Hospital in Loma Linda CA is named after him. That's where I go for treatment for cancer from exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam in the 60's. Would like to hear from any other Winter Over 70 guys or ANYBODY who has endured the Long Antarctic Winter.
Ron "Doc" Russell (1968-1969) - Stuart, Florida I wintered over "68-69" as the Hospital Corpsman Second Class at the station.
Pat Blaylock (1973 / 74) - Sun City West, AZ Worked the Ice Tunnels at South Pole Dome Construction for Holms & Narver. I operated the radio call sign KC4USZ, KWM-2 into fixed Mosley Beam driving a Big Collins AMP. Current Call, W6SPS. W6 South Pole Station! What say all you cold ham's?
Doug Crouse (1975-1979) - Wildomar, Calif. Spent 4 trips as a cook. Had a great time. I worked all the galleys the Hill, Willy Field, South Pole and Byrd Station. Looking to hear from anyone during that time.
George Farren ('72 & '73 summer) - Coventry RI
Gary F. Foltz (1977-78, 1983-84) - Leesburg, Va. email I winter-over for Two season's 1977,78 and again in 1983-84, working with the U.S. Geological Survey, Tracking Satellites, and Monitoring the Seismic Equipment for U.S.G.S. Seismic Center in Golden, Co. I received Two Antarctica Service Medals, One with Cluster, for "Superior Service". Also received Two Antarctica Service Awards from the Department of the Interior, for "Outstanding Service".
Bob Lawyer (McMurdo & Pole 1971 - 1974) - Albany, NY email Loved it, would like to go back, "in a heartbeat". Hauled a British radio physicist around on a skidoo for 3 months, camped out 2 miles from the old pole station nights in a row in a tent. Nice.
Lester Price, Postmaster/Radio Operator (1972-1973) - East Samar, Philippines Thanks for a fantastic website, I have been browsing the photos for the past 6 hours....great trip down memory lane.
Rich Urbanak (Byrd/Pole Stations, 1960 & 1971) - Titusville, FL email
Rich Overbeck (99-2000) - Dallas Tx Further comments: Hi, I want to see if there is anyone there at the Pole that would send photos and perhaps some live feed for a presentation at my school.
James Stine (McMurdo + South Pole - 1990, 1992, 1994) - Prior Lake, MN, USA Very nice site, makes me home sick
Kerry Vigue (South Pole Palmer - 1993, 1995, 2002, 2003) - Montrose Colorado
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