Five ski-birds are on deck at the Kangerlussuaq. Photo: LtCol Paul D. Bernasconi

KANGERLUSSUAQ, Greenland — LC-130 Hercules aircraft from the 109th Airlift Wing at Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, N.Y., sit on the ramp here July 18, 2011. (Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Paul J. Bernasconi/Released)