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  • 21st Operations Support Squadron

     The 21st Operations Support Squadron is assigned to Peterson-Schriever Garrison, operating location Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The unit includes active duty U.S. and Canadian Air Force Airmen and Department of Defense civilians.Mission The 21st Operations Support Squadron is comprised of nine flights providing unrivaled and innovative
  • 16th Space Control Squadron

    The 16th Space Control Squadron is the Space Force's premier defensive space control unit. The squadron protects critical satellite communication links to achieve a near-global capability to detect, characterize, geolocate and report sources of electromagnetic interference (EMI) on U.S. military and commercial satellites. The squadron also provides combat-ready crews to deploy and employ defensive space control capabilities for theater combatant commanders. The squadron is assigned to Space Delta 3, Peterson-Schriever Garrison, Colo., operating location Peterson Air Force Base.
  • Peterson-Schriever Garrison

    The garrison’s mission is to enable USSF and partner mission execution of eight functional space deltas and more than 80 mission partners across 22 world-wide locations.
  • 821st Air Base Group

    MissionThe mission of the 821st Air Base Group is to enable force projection, space superiority and scientific research in the Arctic Region for our nation and allies through integrated base support and defense operations.821st ABG operates the DoD's northernmost installation and is also the world's northernmost deep-water Seaport and provides a

    Organization: Project leader: Project Proposal: Planned Project Dates: Means of transport into/out of Thule: Number of Participants: Tons of Cargo (include all hazards): Contact Information: *Small projects are considered: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date proposal received by

    Reference Number: Project Dates: Means of transport into/out of Thule: Means of transport within Thule: Number Participants: Cargo listing in Tons (include all hazards): Special requests (be very specific): Lodging: Vehicles: Communications: Cargo/Passenger Transportation (air/land): Security: Supply: Fuels: Engineering: Medical: Contact
  • 21st Civil Engineer Squadron

    The 21st Civil Engineer Squadron manages and controls resources involving about $400 million in real property and 1,295 acres of land at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. The unit's primary mission is to prepare military personnel for worldwide mobility contingencies. In peacetime, they maintain, repair and construct essential facilities and
  • 821st Security Forces Squadron

    MissionThe mission of the 821st Security Forces Squadron, Thule Air Base, Greenland, is to Defend, Trust, and Challenge. Defend the base and each other. Trust each other enabling candid feedback and allow room for growth. Challenge each other and yourself everyday to be better. Our mission set ranges from providing security to protection level
  • 821st Support Squadron

    MissionThe 821st Support Squadron mission is to provide outstanding mission support to enable force protection, space superiority, and scientific research in the Arctic Region for our Nation and allies. This is done through engineering, medical, communication, logistics, services and airfield operations in support of the 821st ABG and tenant
  • Key Spouse Memo: Gen. & Mrs. Goldfein - Nov. 2016

    Clicke Here: Key Spouse Memo - Gen. & Mrs. Goldfein - Nov. 2016

Pave PAWS Radar

PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) Radars are maintained by the U.S. Space Force. These radars are capable of detecting Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) attacks and conducting general space surveillance and satellite tracking. PAVE is a military program identification code. Read full Pave PAWS factsheet Click here for more information.



The AN/FPS-85 Phased Array Space Surveillance Radar provides space situational awareness for U.S. Strategic Command's space control mission area. It is one of 29 sensors that comprise the global Space Surveillance Network (SSN), and is the only phased array radar dedicated to space surveillance. Read the full AN/FPS-85 fact sheet Click here for more information.



Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System, or GEODSS, plays a vital role in tracking deep space objects.
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