written by sandra erwin, on april 6th, 2023

who: space force

what: renamed greenland’s thule air base “pituffik space base

why: the 23rd space operations squadron, detachment 1, part of space delta 6, based at schriever space force base, colorado, is based at pituffik.

interesting paragraph: (para 5) the united states views the arctic region as one of strategic power competition in light of russia’s significant presence and efforts by china to expand its influence there.

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