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U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Kraig Kroeker, the 173rd Fighter Wing chaplain, stands for a photo at McMurdo Station on Antarctica where he provided mental health and spiritual support for almost two months in partnership with the National Science Foundation. The foundation relies on the Air National Guard to supply chaplains who are trained to operate in austere environments and who in-turn get to hone their skills in a short period of time. (Photo courtesy Maj. Kraig Kroeker)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson
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