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The wildlife inhabiting Antarctica consists of seals, penguins and birds and U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Kraig Kroeker photographed this seal while hiking near McMurdo Station during his nearly two-month deployment there in the winter months of 2017. Kroeker, the 173rd Fighter Wing chaplain, was part of a partnership between the National Science Foundation and the Air National Guard to supply chaplain services to the extremely remote base. (Photo courtesy Maj. Kraig Kroeker)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson
VIRIN: 180101-Z-F3914-0032.JPG
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