The 109th Tactical Airlift Wing
New York Air National Guard
Stratton ANG Base
1 Air National Guard Road
Scotia, NY 12302-9752
(518) 344-2300


139th Airlift Squadron

All of the Lockheed Hercules C-130D aircraft were transferred from the 17th Tactical Airlift Squadron to the 109th Tactical Airlift Group (109th TAG), New York Air National Guard, Schenectady County Airport, in June and July of 1975.


bl14  The 109th Home Page

bl14  C-130: A Plane You Can Depend On - An article by Fred Reed

bl14  Getting Bluenosed in Greenland's Roost- An article by Fred Reed

bl14  Report from Sondrestrom 1997 - Thomas F. Noel, 109th Airlift Wing, NYANG

bl14  SKI not SKE - Article by Captain Stephen Fifield, The Combat Airlift Review, June 1997

bl14  109th Airlift Wing History - Courtesy of Philippe Colin

bl14  LC-130 Stranded in Antarctica -

bl14  Veteran 'Ski' Pilot Assumes Antarctic Command - Col. Graham Pritchard, Former Firebird (June 10, 1999)

bl14  "The Future of Antarctic Research" - Why the Raven Gang went to the Antarctic (June 10, 1999)

bl14  NYANG Assumes Antarctic Responsibilities - (June 7, 1999)

bl14  109th Completes Antarctic Transition - Mar-April 1998 Guard Times (June 10, 1999)

bl14  Robins AFB Squadron Rescues Stranded LC-130 - December 1998 (June 7, 1999)

bl14  Crevasse Curtails LC-130 Take-off - Article by Ginny Figlar of the Antarctic Sun newspaper (June 7, 1999)

bl14  The Crevasse - Photo of crevasse that curtailed LC-130 takeoff - 167K (June 11, 1999)

bl14  Antarctic Change of Command Puts 109th in Charge - Jan-Feb 1998 Guard Times (June 7, 1999)

bl14  109th Begins Antarctic Support Missions - October-December 1998 issue of Guard Times (June 7, 1999)

bl14  On the Barren Path - Airman magazine, October 2001 (November 20, 2003)

bl14  Top to Bottom - Code One magazine 3rd Quarter 2003 (December 22, 2003)

bl14  Recipe for Pickled Raven Eggs - Courtesy of William H. Pickney, 109th NYANG

bl14  Raven on the ‘Cap – (Airman magazine, November 1976.  Courtesy of Firebird Paul Smith.)

bl14  Even on a good day, polar flying is never simple – USA Today, 1999

bl14  Operation Deep Freeze LC-130 arrives at Hickam – November 19, 2006 

bl14  Operation Grip - New York Air Guard supports far reaching science missions - (August 2, 2007)

bl14  109th Airlift Wing commemorates first South Pole landing - (August 2, 2007) 

bl14  Deep Freeze members help commemorate Scott 50th anniversary - (August 2, 2007)    



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