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Default Air Force Logo ISR Airmen bring cheer to children in Italy
Members of two of Beale’s geographically separated units the 7th Reconnaissance Squadron and the 324th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron located at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy, recently took the time to raise money and put on a holiday event for a local foster home.The event raised over 1100 Euros for the Istituto Pio IX foster home
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2017
9th Security Forces Squadron Airmen apprehend an active shooter during an exercise as the Wing Inspection Team looks on Jan. 13, 2017 at Beale Air Force Base, California.  The exercise tested the response of individuals and units on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco) Beale tests readiness during active shooter exercise
The 9th Reconnaissance Wing held an active shooter exercise Jan. 13. The exercise tested the response of individuals and units on base. 9th Security Forces Squadron Airmen apprehended the suspect and once the area was secure first responders moved in to treat the simulated victims.
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2017
Staff Sgt. Raymond Drummer II, 9th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuels systems craftsman and his eight-year-old son Josiah Drummer, share a passion for the sport of wrestling. Raymond is currently deployed to Southwest Asia during his son's wrestling season. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Airman Tristan. D. Viglianco) Wrestling with a deployment
Staff Sgt. Raymond Drummer II, and his son Josiah Drummer, share a passion for the sport of wrestling. This passion serves as a link between father and son while Raymond Drummer II, 9th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuels systems craftsman, is deployed to Southwest Asia with the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
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2017
Maj. Matt Hellier (left), 1st Reconnaissance Squadron student pilot receives an equipment check from Staff Sgt. Matthew Young, 9th Operational Support Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of aircrew flight equipment Jan. 5, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Aircrew flight equipment is responsible for all of a pilot’s gear such as helmet, oxygen mask, harness and all life-saving devices. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Schultze) Aircrew flight equipment: Flyer safety is paramount

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2017
Staff Sgt. Javita Cotton, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron HVAC journeyman, gives a presentation during a public speaking course at Beale Air Force Base, California, Oct. 11, 2016. This course is provided by Yuba College and a first of its kind to be offered on base during the duty day. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Ramon A. Adelan) New opportunities for Airmen to continue education
Beale's Education Office recently joined with Yuba College to create an opportunity for Airmen to attend a college course during the duty day. Educational benefits may be the most common reason why people join the military, outside of serving their country. It's encouraged for Airmen to seek further education or to work toward a Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) degree, but making the time to enroll and attend a class can be the most challenging step.
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2016
Enlisted Airmen and officers work together to load munitions at the munitions pad Dec. 13, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The munitions build is part of the Senior Officer Orientation course that immerses and familiarizes officers with the core training enlisted Airmen receive in the munitions career field. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Schultze) Senior officers attend AFCOMAC

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2016
Matt Miller, 9th Maintenance Group T-38 aircraft mechanic, completes a maintenance checklist while inspecting a T-38 Talon Dec. 5, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The T-38 aircraft mechanics document all of the maintenance performed on the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco) T-38 maintenance significant to ISR
Although various personnel provide support to T-38 flying operations a group of mechanics play an integral role. These civilian contractors work to keep the aircraft ready to fly whenever necessary.
0 12/13
2016
Default Air Force Logo Palace Chase, Front offer alternatives to active duty
Every year, thousands of individuals raise their right hand and commit to serve in the military as either an enlisted member or an officer. While some choose to serve for many years on active duty, others might elect to leave, but that doesn’t mean they can’t continue serving.“When you make a decision as big as joining the military, you don’t know
0 12/06
2016
A herd of cattle group together after arriving at Beale Air Force Base, California, Nov. 2, 2016. The cattle graze on Beale’s unused land to help suppress invasive species and the fire danger. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco) Beale milks benefits of grazing program
Beale participates in a grazing program where the base leases approximately 12,000 acres to ranchers for their cattle to graze from November through May.
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2016
Senior Airman David Gill, 9th Security Forces Squadron base defense operation controller, and Airman 1st Class Luis Valentin, 9th SFS installation entry controller, drive an all-terrain vehicle alongside a fence line Nov. 4, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The perimeter of Beale is 26 miles and is broken up into six sectors. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco) Patrolling the perimeter
The 9th Security Forces Squadron is tasked with securing the base’s perimeter and while this is a routine tasking for a security forces squadron, Beale’s perimeter presents unique challenges the 9th SFS must overcome. Beale’s vast 26-mile perimeter, rocky terrain, and wooded area riddled with various obstacles makes base security challenging. However, the 9th SFS conducts coyote patrols to meet these challenges.
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2016
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