A colony of sea lions sun bathe near McMurdo Station, AQ, Nov. 8, 2019. Antarctica does not have a military mission, but the National Science Foundation receives airlift support from the 109th Airlift Wing at Stratton ANGB, N.Y. Master Sgt. Justin Rogers, occupational safety specialist, Air National Guard, backfilled as the 109th Safety Manager while at McMurdo Station. (Courtesy photo by Master Sgt. Justin Rogers)