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  • Connecting from the Arctic Circle

    Calling family members, sending emails, and downloading games and entertainment are a part of most peoples’ daily life. However, until recently, personnel at Thule Air Base, Greenland, could not easily enjoy those luxuries due to a slow and intermittent commercial internet connection. In June, the 821st SBG was successful in upgrading their commercial internet by accessing Low Earth Orbit satellites, thanks in large part to the Air Force Research Laboratory.
  • Thule Air Base Hosts Operation NOBLE DEFENDER

    North American Aerospace Defense Command and the United States Northern Command participated in Operation NOBLE DEFENDER at Thule Air Base, Greenland, March 14 to 17, 2022.NORAD and USNORTHCOM are Canadian and the American bi-national military commands charged with three missions in the defense of North America: aerospace warning, aerospace
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes honor veterans

    “Smile’N” Sam Alvey and “Rebel Girl” Ashlee Evans-Smith, Ultimate Fighting Champions fighters, visited Airmen and Guardians at Thule Air Base, Greenland, Nov. 11, 2021.
  • CSO and USO holiday tour to Thule AB

    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
  • USSPACECOM command team visits Thule Air Base, site of North American Air Defense, space tracking

    Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, and Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, USSPACECOM command senior enlisted leader, visited Airmen, Guardians and coalition members at Thule Air Base, Greenland, on Nov. 11-12, 2021.
  • Thule receives annual resupply

    Thule Air Base, Greenland, receives vital supplies annually between the months of June and August in a resupply operation known as Pacer Goose.
  • U.S. Navy Seabee Dive Team conducts diving exercises

    Three briefings and demonstrations were conducted during the exercise for 95 Team Thule members to learn about the Seabee mission, view the camp set up on the ice and watch live diving demonstrations.
  • Air National Guard team implements new software at Thule AB

    Being located in Greenland, Thule Air Base is 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle and just 947 miles south of the North Pole. More than 80 percent of the 840,000 square miles that make up Greenland are covered by a polar ice cap and glaciers.
  • Col. Kuvibidila assumes command of the 821st Air Base Group

    THULE AIR BASE, Greenland – Col. Todd Moore, 21st Space Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Mafwa Kuvibidila, 821st Air Base Group commander, during the 821st Air Base Group change of command ceremony, June 28, 2018, at Thule Air Base, Greenland. Kuvibidila was the commander of the 20th Space Control Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida from June 2014 to June 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Emily Kenney)
  • Col. Kuvibidila assumes command of the 821st Air Base Group

    Col. Todd Moore, 21st Space Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Mafwa Kuvibidila, 821st Air Base Group commander, during the 821st Air Base Group change of command ceremony, June 28, 2018, at Thule Air Base, Greenland. Kuvibidila was previously the commander of the 20th Space Control Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Emily Kenney)
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