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CSO and USO holiday tour to Thule AB

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Eng. Johnson Han, Greenland contractor, briefs Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman and Kal Penn, actor and comedian, on the Greenlandic Telescope operations on Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 22, 2021. The Greenlandic Telescope is a collaborative effort between nations to capture high resolution photos of galaxy M87s black hole.

Man signing book

Actor Kal Penn signs the visitor log at the 23rd Space Operations Squadron, Detachment 1, following an orientation tour of the operations floor on Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 22, 2021. The 23rd SOPS, Det. 1 mission is to provide telemetry, tracking and commanding operations to the U.S. and allied government satellite programs.

Man signing wall

Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman signs the visitor wall in the Heritage Room of the 12th Space Warning Squadron on Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 22, 2021. The 12th SWS operates the Upgraded Early Warning Radar and is part of the Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment network.

Two men wearing headphones

Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, recorded a shout-out on the Polar Playbook radio show with U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leanthony Bosserman, 821st Support Squadron at Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 22, 2021. Thule AB is the northernmost installation of the U.S. Department of Defense, located 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

Group of servicemen and women

Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman and Actor Kal Penn, a celebrity representative with the United Service Organizations, pose for a group photo along with the Defenders of the 821st Security Forces Squadron at Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 22, 2021. The USO tours bring America and its celebrities to service members assigned far from home to entertain them and convey the support of the nation.

Man talking to group

Actor Kal Penn provides his perspective and information about his career to the Airmen and Guardians during a town hall at Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 21, 2021. Penn, Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond and Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force Roger Towberman entertained questions across a spectrum of topics during the town hall to include talent management and personnel changes in the USSF; thoughts on the future of Thule as it applies to space operations and the Department of the Air Force Arctic Strategy; and USSF organizational structure.

THULE AIR BASE, Greenland -- Eng. Johnson Han, Greenland contractor, briefs Chief of Space Operations, Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, Chief Master Sgt. of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman and Kal Penn, actor and comedian, on the Greenlandic Telescope operations on Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 22, 2021. The Greenlandic Telescope is a collaborative effort between nations to capture high resolution photos of galaxy M87s black hole.

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