Major Brad Sherlock, aircraft commander of a C-141B Starlifter from the 8th Airlift Squadron, McChord AFB, Washington, is happy to finally be landing on the ice at McMurdo Sound Base, Antarctica. Major Sherlock and his crew have been turned around three times and cancelled before takeoff three times due to poor weather conditions on the ice at Antarctica during Operation DEEP FREEZE '98. Deep Freeze is the transportation of cargo and personnel from the National Science Foundation to McMurdo Sound Base, Antarctica from Christchurch, New Zealand