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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.