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Lt. Col. Paul Wurster, 1st Reconnaissance Squadron commander, presents a flag to Mrs. Ashley Eadie, the wife of Lt. Col. Steve “Shooter” Eadie, during a memorial service at Beale Air Force Base, California, Sept. 29, 2016. Lt. Col. Eadie, was killed Sept. 20, 2016, when a U-2 Dragon Lady he was piloting crashed in the Sutter Buttes mountain range. Ashley and Lt. Col. Eadie were married for 27 years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Chandresh Bhakta) Team Beale remembers one of their own
The 9th Reconnaissance Wing held a memorial service here to honor the late Lt. Col. Steve “Shooter” Eadie Sept. 29, 2016. Eadie was a U-2 Dragon Lady pilot assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron. He passed away after a U-2 incident which occurred near the Sutter Buttes Sept. 20, while on a routine training mission.
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Senior Airman Dana Cable and Senior Airman Shana Wojcik, 9IS quality assurance specialists, analyze and record film density tests Sept. 14, 2016,  at Beale Air Force Base, California. QA manages all Optical Bar Camera film products by ensuring machines are functioning without error and the chemistry is developing the film properly. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor A. Workman) A TIMELESS TASK
In the dark confines of a deployable van, the lingering smell of noxious gases offends the senses and stains ABUs. Those same unpleasant odors radiate freedom from their metal confines because they belong to the only deployable Department of Defense unit providing the production, exploitation and dissemination of U-2 Dragon Lady aerial film.That’s
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(Courtesy Photo) U-2 Dragon Lady Returns to Beale Skies
Team Beale resumed normal flying operations today after launching two U-2 Dragon Lady's following an incident that took place near the Sutter Buttes earlier this week. The two aircraft, which launched at 9:01 a.m., were flown by the 1st Reconnaissance and 99th Reconnaissance squadrons. The purpose of launching the aircraft at that time was to signify the unity of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing and the 1st RS, which was the unit Lt. Col. Steve "Shooter" Eadie was assigned to.
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Default Air Force Logo U-2 Dragon Lady relaunches at 9:01 this morning
Beale Air Force Base has returned to normal flying operations since Tuesday, where a two-seater U-2 crashed in the Sutter Buttes near the installation.
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A U- 2 Dragon Lady approaches an altitude near 70,000 ft. above California, Mar. 23, 2016. The pilot must wear a full-pressure suit similar to NASA astronaut suits. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo) Global U-2 Flying Operations Not Impacted by recent crash
Beale Air Force Base, Calif.- Flying operations worldwide for the U-2 Dragon Lady have not been impacted as a result of a recent crash here on September 20, 2016. The demand signal for the U-2 to continue supporting combatant commanders and meet national security objectives has not diminished. The aircraft continues to be flown by highly trained pilots globally
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Stuido photo of Lt. Col. Ira S. Eadie (U.S. Air Force photo/Robert Scott) Beale identifies U-2 pilot killed in crash
The deceased pilot involved in a U-2 Dragon Lady crash on Sept. 20th, 2016 has been identified as Lt. Col. Ira S. Eadie. Eadie was assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, Calif. and was on a training mission with another pilot when the two-seater U-2 crashed.  The other pilot sustained non-life-threatening injuries and
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Default Air Force Logo U-2 crashes near Sutter Buttes
Beale Air Force Base, Calif.- An Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady crashed shortly after takeoff at approximately 9:05 a.m. today near the  Sutter Buttes.One pilot is confirmed deceased, while the other sustained injuries.The aircraft was assigned to 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, California and was on a training mission. Two pilots
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Airmen volunteering from Beale and Travis Air Force Bases, construct tents for the three-day Sacramento Stand Down event Sept. 13, 2016, at Rancho Cordova, California. The event is in its 25th year and provides shelter and multi-faceted assistance to homeless veterans in the Sacramento area. More than 70 Airmen volunteered their time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jeffrey M. Schultze) Beale Airmen make a difference for homeless veterans
More than 70 Airmen from Beale Air Force Base, and Travis Air Force Base, recently volunteered their time to help homeless veterans in the Sacramento area during the Sacramento Stand Down. The event, which is in its 25th year, took place Sept. 16 to 18, 2016. Military and civilian volunteers assisted in setting up and participating in a three-day camp for homeless veterans. The Sacramento Stand Down has provided essential services and comfort to approximately 8,000 veterans and their dependents over the past 25 years, serving about 54,000 hot meals as well as haircuts, showers, new shoes, sleeping bags, underwear, and new or lightly used clothing.
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The Beale Air Force Base Honor Guard places the service covers of all the branches of the military on a table to honor the service members who were prisoners of war or those who remain missing in action at the POW/MIA ceremonial breakfast Sept. 15, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. More than 82,000 American service members are still considered missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco) POWs share perspective
Team Beale held a ceremonial breakfast to honor POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 15, 2016, at the Community Activity Center here.
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Capt. John Dinan (left), 9th Medical Group general dentist, performs dental work with Senior Airman Noah Jackson, prophy technician March 4, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The Beale Medical Group will be extending their clinic hours starting Oct. 1, 2016. The changes will expand access to healthcare and allow greater flexibility in scheduling visits. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ramon Adelan) Clinic moving to extended hours
The 9th Medical Group is extending its hours starting Oct. 1, 2016. The intent is for Airmen and their families to have expanded access to healthcare and greater flexibility in scheduling visits.
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