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Thule Defenders welcome new commander

Graphic for change of command

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Iaverone, 821st Air Base Group deputy commander, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Brandon Burden, 821st Security Forces Squadron commander, stand at attention during the assumption of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, May 27, 2021. The 821st SFS is responsible for the 254-square-mile Thule Defense Area. This includes a Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, satellite control and tracking facilities, transient aircraft and the Air Force’s only deep sea port. (U.S. Space Force Graphic by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

Graphic for change of command

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Iaverone, 821st Air Base Group deputy commander, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Brandon Burden, 821st Security Forces Squadron commander, stand at attention during the assumption of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, May 27, 2021. The 821st SFS is responsible for the 254-square-mile Thule Defense Area. This includes a Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, satellite control and tracking facilities, transient aircraft and the Air Force’s only deep sea port. (Courtesy photo)

THULE AIR BASE, Greenland -- U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Iaverone, 821st Air Base Group deputy commander, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Brandon Burden, 821st Security Forces Squadron commander, stand at attention during the assumption of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, May 27, 2021. The 821st SFS is responsible for the 254-square-mile Thule Defense Area. This includes a Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, satellite control and tracking facilities, transient aircraft and the Air Force’s only deep sea port. (U.S. Space Force Graphic by Airman 1st Class Kaitlin Castillo)

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