Thursday, September 26, 2013
I've been scouring the internet for recommendations on what to pack for Shemya. There is a general consensus to bring lots of liquor, since none is available on 'the rock' - not that I'm that interested.
A large government contracting website I found discussed the difficulty they encountered at the location.
Eareckson Air Station is, “one of the most inhospitable places on the face of the earth,” Samson laments. A normal day is 35 degrees F, and whether it is raining or snowing, it’s always blowing horizontally. “It’s usually foggy and cold and very wet,”