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821st ABG welcomes new commander

Commanders stand at attention

U.S. Air Force Col. David G. Hanson, outgoing 821st Air Base Group commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Heather L. McGee, incoming 821st ABG commander, stand at attention during the group’s change of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, July 15, 2021. The 821st ABG operates and maintains Thule Air Base in support of missile warning and space surveillance operations missions. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aziza Wilkerson)

Commander gives farewell speech

U.S. Air Force Col. David G. Hanson, outgoing 821st Air Base Group commander, gives a farewell speech during the group’s change of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, July 15, 2021. Hanson served as the commander of the 821st ABG from July 2020 to July 2021. During this time, Hanson led the first ever Thule Air Base search and rescue mission coordinating resources with Kingdom of Denmark and Greenlandic authorities saving the lives of six civilians. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aziza Wilkerson)

Commanders shaking hands

U.S. Air Force Col. Heather L. McGee, incoming 821st Air Group commander, thanks U.S. Air Force Col. David G. Hanson, outgoing 821st ABG commander, after the group’s change of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, July 15, 2021. McGee will be responsible for the administration and security of the Department of the Air Force’s largest overseas military installation, comprised of the Thule Defense Area. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aziza Wilkerson

THULE AIR BASE, Greenland -- U.S. Air Force Col. David G. Hanson, outgoing 821st Air Base Group commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Heather L. McGee, incoming 821st ABG commander, stand at attention during the group’s change of command ceremony at Thule Air Base, Greenland, July 15, 2021. The 821st ABG operates and maintains Thule Air Base in support of missile warning and space surveillance operations missions. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aziza Wilkerson)

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