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Tag: Thule Air Base
  • Land, Sea and Air: Armstrong’s service echoes into eternity

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Stephen Armstrong Jr., 821st Security Forces Squadron standardization and evaluation noncommissioned officer in charge, has been stationed at Thule Air Base in Greenland for just two months, and is already being recognized for exceptional character and commitment as Space Base Delta 1’s August 2022 Outstanding Performer of the Month.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • CONR-1AF conducts first-ever in theater C-17 special refueling operations during AD 21-1

    In support of the North American Aerospace Defense and Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) homeland defense missions, Continental U.S. NORAD Region – 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) achieved a first-ever milestone June 16 when U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 140th Wing, Buckley Space Force Base, Aurora, Colo., and the 4th Airlift Squadron, McChord Air Force Base, Wash., performed a C-17 wet-wing refueling during exercise Amalgam Dart 21-01 at Thule Air Base, Greenland.
  • 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)
  • Things are looking up at Arctic Air Base

    Recent missile threats to the United States has the U.S. Military looking up to its northern most installation in Thule Air Base, Greenland. It’s there that the U.S. Air Force monitors the skies for missiles from its Arctic location strategically positioned at the halfway point between Washington, D.C. and Moscow.
  • From the land of ice, ringette champion dominates

    While on her first leave from the Air Force, Airman 1st Class Carlye Thompson, 21st Security Forces Squadron entry controller, competed in a sport not many are familiar with. Thompson competed with 18 other teammates from Team USA at the World Ringette Championship in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, 2017 against five teams with players from around the world.
  • Gen. Hyten visits Thule Air Base

    Gen. John Hyten, U.S. Strategic Command commander, meets Airman Brittany Smith, 821st Security Forces Squadron, during an all call at the Top of the World Club, July 17, 2017, at Thule Air Base, Greenland. Hyten and his wife, Laura, visited with Airmen during a visit to Thule AB at an all call and lunch at 12th Space Warning Squadron. Thule AB is
  • 821st Air Base Group gets new commander

    Airmen from the 821st Air Base Group stand in formation and attend the 821st ABG change of command, June 29, 2017, at Thule Air Base, Greenland. The 821st ABG operates and maintains the air base in support of missile warning, space surveillance, and satellite command and control operations and missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Md Hussain)
  • 12th Space Warning Squadron welcomes new commander

    Col. Devin Pepper, 21st Operations Group commander, hands the 12th Space Warning Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Carl Bottolfson at a change of command ceremony, June 8, 2017, at Thule Air Base, Greenland. The 12th SWS provides critical, real-time warning of ballistic missile attacks against North America and detects, tracks and identifies

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