South Pole Winter 1970

winter wonder

Back Row, left to right:
Frank Merrem, Ken Heaps, Jackson Sheadel, Buddie Berryhill, Joseph Ryan, R. Rosa,
Roger Boyd, Al Ekola, Pat Pullar

2nd row from back, left to right:
G. Wayne, Bob Little

2nd row from front, l-r:
Dennis Walts, Donald Kennon, Dean Fadden, Eric Syrstad, Davis Sauseda

Front row:
W. Polskoy, Bob Hutt, Noah White, James Starbuck

Missing:
Henry Brooks

Next: the official w/o list that Bob Little typed up for everyone:

the list

...and an outdoor version which includes several of the summer crew, with caption:

cool dudes
U. S. NAVAL SUPPORT FORCE ANTARCTICA
OPERATION DEEP FREEZE

NEG # XAM-00384-A-12-69
Date:  4 DEC. 69

CAPTION:  PERSONNEL UNDER THE COMMAND OF LT. D. E. FADDEN, CEC,
USN, AT THE SOUTH POLE FOR THE FLAG RAISING.  A FLAG FOR EVERY
COUNTRY THAT SIGNED THE ANTARCTIC TREATY WAS RAISED.

OFFICIAL U. S. NAVY PHOTOGRAPH BY PH3 T. L. SPAULDING
RELEASED

Photos from Bob Hutt, teletype from Billy-Ace Baker

Finally, the official version...

Navy
ET1 Buddie E. Berryhill   Electronics tech
HM1 Roger E. Boyd         Medical
BU2 Henry C. Brooks       Carpenter
EM1 Allen R. Ekola        Electrician
LT Dean E. Fadden (CEC)   Officer-in-Charge
UT2 Donald E. K. Kennon   Plumbing/mechanical
RM2 Robert J. Little      Comms
CE3 Walter J. Polskoy     Electrician
EOC Patrick B. Pullar     Equipment operator
BU1 Robert C. Rosa        Carpenter
LT Joseph M. Ryan (MC)    Physician
CS2 David V. Sauseda      Cook
CM1 Jackson L. Sheadel    Mechanic
SK3 Gary G. Wayne         Supply
RMC Noah D. White         Comms

USARP
Kenneth J. Heaps     Meteorology                  Weather Bureau, ESSA
Charles R. Hutt      Geomagnetism-Seismology      Coast & Geodetic Survey, ESSA
Frank H. Merrem, Jr. Atmospheric Physics          ESSA Research Laboratories
James E. Starbuck    Ionospheric Physics          Bartol Research Foundation
Erik Syrstad         Ionospheric Physics/Gravity  UCLA
Dennis S. Walts      Meteorology                  Weather Bureau, ESSA

Antarctic Journal, July/August 1970