Beale Air Force Base Weekly Highflyer

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday at noon to 9rw.pa@us.af.mil

 

 

January 13 High Flyer

Spouse Resilience Training

The Beale Airman and Family Readiness Center will be hosting a Virtual Resilience Training Series for spouses affiliated with Beale.

Virtual Via Zoom:  Sessions run from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Jan 13   Intro to Resilience, Gratitude, and Mindfulness

Jan 20   Values Based Goals/Bring Your Strengths

Jan 27   Reframe/Balance Your Thinking/Celebrate Good News!

Participants will be entered into a drawing for “Resilience-Themed” Prizes!

Please call the Airman and Family Readiness Center to Register:  530-634-2863

Registrants will be sent a Zoom Link prior to the event. Please provide a good, personal e-mail upon RSVP.

Revision of Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Service (DLADS) Program

9 LRS Customer Support is currently in the process of revising our DLADS program.  Members that plan to withdraw items from DLADs are required to have a signed letter from their APO identifying the individuals authorized to authenticate requisitions for removal from DLADs.  For local approval, an authorization letter or MFR signed by your local commander appointing the member will suffice. Attached are the steps to create a DLADS and RTD account. If you have any questions feel free to contact Customer Support Org box: 9LRS.LGRM.CustomerSupport@us.af.mil. Thank you.

DLA website - https://www.dla.mil/DispositionServices/DDSR/PropertySearch/

Spiritual ISR

Your Recce Town Chapel Team is hosting its Spiritual ISR training in the Valley Chapel February 7-11 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for interested E1-E4 and O1-O2 Airmen, and we still have slots available!  This is an initiative designed to build relationship skills, connect with others, learn great habits, and to help airmen discover themselves in a more deep and meaningful way.  To sign up, provide a completed Statement of Understanding (attached) per the instructions. For more information, please contact Chaplain Beck at christian.beck.2@us.af.mil or 530-634-4705. 

Commissary – Scholarships for Military Children Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open online for the Scholarships for Military Children Program for academic year 2022-2023. Commissaries have partnered up with Fisher House Foundation for the 22nd year to award 500 scholarship grants of $2,000 each! Application deadline is February 17, 2022. Rules and frequently asked questions can be found on https://fisherhouse.org/programs/scholarship-programs/

Religious Education Financial Stewardship Class

Are you tired of being in debt and wondering where all your money went? Join our Beale AFB Chapel Community in learning grandma’s way of handling money, create a financial roadmap for the future, and avoid debt traps. Here is a program that will help

you avert financial stress which affects relationships and family structure by becoming good stewards of God given resources.

Every Friday at 4 p.m. from Jan. 7 to Mar. 4 (9 classes) at the Foothills Chapel.

Team Beale, get your new year’s started with our Biggest Loser event!

Sign-ups are going on now through  21 January.  We will conduct Initial Body Compositions 27-28 Jan, a Midway Body Composition on 17-18 Feb, and a Final Body Composition 16-17 Mar. Do not let those dates deter you, if you need to adjust to fit your schedule just let us know—we want you to join!

Get healthier and increases your overall wellness by attending various sessions of strength, cardio, nutrition, and mental wellness classes, all which will be at your disposal online while competing in the 2-month challenge!

We will have prizes for participants throughout the challenge but also top prizes for both the male and female who committed to this challenge by logging the workouts, meals, and mental wellness and lowering their overall body mass index (BMI)!  

Feel free to come by or call the Harris Fitness Center for more information. You can also see more details on our  “Harris Fitness Center at Beale” Facebook Page.

COVID Booster and Flu Vaccines

COVID Booster and Flu vaccines are available at the clinic.

To receive your COVID booster please sign up through the following link:

https://informatics-stage.health.mil/COVAX/

Flu vaccines are available by walk-in.

For information regarding COVID-19 vaccines, please visit the COVID-19 page at www.beale.af.mil or contact the 9 MDG Immunizations Clinic at 530-634-4740.

9th Medical Group

The 9th Medical Group has opened the Mental Health, Active Duty Clinic and Pharmacy doors during duty hours. Single point of entry will no longer be required when utilizing the clinic.

POC for questions/concerns are SSgt Rory Mead: rory.mead@us.af.mil or 634-8594 and Lt Britny Connella: britny.m.connella.mil@mail.mil or 634-4766

Commissary-- CLICK2GO

Commissary CLICK2GO Online Ordering

Say hello to Commissary CLICK2GO, your online shopping and curbside pickup service you can access from your mobile devices. Access CLICK2GO at

https://shop.commissaries.com/ for more information! CLICK2GO operating hours are

Tuesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

22E6 Promotion Test Cycle

The 22E6 promotion test cycle is scheduled Feb. 15 – Apr. 15. Eligible personnel are encouraged to review the below study resources and to develop an individualized study plan for promotion to the rank of TSgt.

Eligible members may contact their Unit WAPS Monitor for questions or assistance.

Beale Airmen Against Drunk Driving (B.A.A.D.D.)

B.A.A.D.D. is looking for individuals to volunteer as drivers. Just as a reminder B.A.A.D.D. is available even throughout the week days in case of an emergency.

Make a difference in your community. Volunteer to be a designated driver!

Did you know that as a volunteer driver, you spend most of your time at home? Drivers are only sent out when we receive calls. You can earn volunteer hours (2100-0200) while sitting in the comfort of your own home. We just ask that you remain on-call should we receive a request for a ride.

We’re looking for volunteer drivers in many areas surrounding Beale Air Force Base. You can choose which day, area, and weekend you volunteer. For more information about BAADD, to request event support, or sign up as a volunteer, please visit our website at https://baadd2020.wixsite.com/home (Website only works on personal devices) or email: baaddairmen@gmail.com.

Our Dispatch phone number is 530-300-8315.

Military-Connected High School Students

The Expanded Eligibility Pilot Program (E2P2) gives military-connected high school students without access to a DoDEA brick-and-mortar high school the ability to take up to two online courses through the DoDEA Virtual High School. These courses supplement classes offered at local schools and must be used toward graduation requirements. Course areas include Advanced Placement, World Languages, and Career Technical Education. The E2P2 is designed for students with an active duty parent stationed in remote locations or who are homeschooled. Submit your application at: www.dodea.edu/dvs/e2p2.cfm

Recce Town Dragon Choir

Do you like to sing and perform? We meet every 3rd Friday of the month during lunch at the Valley Chapel from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please contact MSgt Katherine Burnham at Katherine.burnham@spaceforce.mil, 530-634-5301.

Recce Town Dragon Choir Links: https://www.facebook.com/groups/656563381841230/ http://www.bealefss.com/connect/

Privatized Housing Resident Advocate (PHRA) and Resident Council (RC) Representation Opportunity

The PHRA serves as liaison to the Military Housing Office, Beale AFB’s privatized housing property manager Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC), and the Installation Wing Command. The PHRA works on resolving housing issues related to safe and healthy housing, as well as ensure that military member’s and their families are receiving the rights they are entitled to   under the Military Housing Privatization

Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights:

(https://media.defense.gov/2020/Feb/25/2002254968/-1/- 1/1/MILITARY_HOUSING_PRIVATIZATION_INITIATIVE_TENANT_BILL_OF_

RIGHTS.PDF).

We are currently recruiting Neighborhood Representative for the quarterly RC meetings. The RC provides a forum for military members and their families living in privatized housing to discuss health and safety concerns, identify improvements, present solutions to problems and maintain positive interactions with 9 RW leadership, Military Housing Office, and community management BBC.

If you are interested in these positions or have questions or concerns while living in privatized housing, please contact your PHRA Ms. Katie Salcido, Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., 530-634-2795, Kathryn.Salcido@us.af.mil. Her office is located at 17860 Warren Shingle Road, Beale AFB, CA 95903.

9 LRS Personal Property and Passenger Travel Office

The Personal Property and Passenger Travel Office is currently not servicing customers in the office. All customers will need to visit www.militaryonesource.mil to access DPS in order to self-counsel and create shipment requests.

If you need to submit a Port Call Memo to book your OCONUS PCS Travel, please email Passenger Travel at 9.LRS.pax@us.af.mil or call 530-634-2936.

You can contact our Personal Property section at DSN: 634-2936/2935 or via email: personalproperty@us.af.mil

We also provide Household Goods briefings covering Pre-Sep, Retirement, and Smooth Moves. If scheduled for a PCS Smooth Move briefing or a pre-separation briefing through the Airmen & Family Readiness Center, you will receive a Personal Property briefing regarding your move entitlements. Call the A&FRC front desk at 530-634-2863 if either of these briefings are applicable to you.

No Drone Zone

Beale AFB is designated as a no drone fly zone. Additionally, FAA regulations prohibits flying Unmanned Aircraft Systems "Drones" within a 5-mile radius of the airport without Air Traffic Control approval. If your company or group needs to operate unmanned aircraft systems in Beale AFB airspace, your request begins at the FAA Drone Zone, https://faadronezone.faa.gov/#/

9th Medical Group

Please join us for the Patient-Family Partnership Council (PFPC) virtual meeting, every third Wednesday of the month at 12 p.m. with any suggestions or recommendations you may have. For details, please contact Mrs. Brittney Keely at 530-713-4056 or MSgt. Castillo 530-634-4832.

Eagle Eyes Program

The Air Force's Eagle Eyes program is an initiative to supply you with the information necessary to recognize possible terrorist activities in any stage from planning to execution, and provide a process by which you can report that suspicious activity if detected to law enforcement officials.

Reporting Procedures: Once you've acquired all of the pertinent details (who, what, when, where, why, and how) of your suspicious observation, immediately contact 9 SFS at 634-2131 or AFOSI Det-218 at 634-2383

Military Health System (MHS) Genesis

For questions regarding the DS Logon, visit www.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect or contact the Global Support Center (GSC) at 800-600-9332.

Upcoming FSS Events

Movies on the Green Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (Rated PG-13), January 14, 6 p.m., free at Recce Point Club, 634-2833.

Jungle Cruise (Rated PG-13), January 22, Independence Theater, doors open at 6:30 p.m./show time 7 p.m. Free admission, concessions for sale.

Winter Shoot, January 22, 11am-3pm, Rod & Gun Club, $15 per event or $25 for both, pistol and/or rifle competitions Prizes for top performers. Register by January 21. Call for details, 788-2473.

Moos & Brews under current HPCON levels: open for lunch only, 11am-2pm.

Beale Lanes Bowling Center under current HPCON levels: Spare Time Grill available for Take-Out only, no bowling.

Harris Fitness Center under current HPCON levels: locker rooms and showers are closed, no outside sports, no intramural sports, call for details 634-2258.

Outdoor Adventure Center under current HPCON levels: trips are cancelled but check our Facebook page for tutorials and fun videos https://www.facebook.com/bealeoac, 634-2054.

Auto Hobby under current HPCON levels: open regular hours but DIYers should call for bay availability, 634-2296.

Hub Zemke Library under current HPCON levels: curbside service only, call to make reservations 634-2314.

Visit www.bealefss.com or Beale 9 FSS on Facebook for updates: https://www.facebook.com/Beale9FSS.

Browse the RECCE Magazine for monthly events: http://www.bealefss.com/recce-magazine/

Volunteer Oportunities

Violence Prevention Facilitators Needed

Click here to view information and application

9th Medical Group

The 9th Medical group is looking for patient volunteers for our Patient and Family Partnership Council. PFPCs incorporate the voices of patients and families into policies, processes, and decision making in the Medical Group. A commitment of a few hours a month can make a change in how we provide care. If interested, contact MSgt Alexis Castillo at alexis.d.castillo.mil@mail.mil

Food Bank

Volunteers needed Yuba-Sutter Food Bank is looking for 6-10 individuals to help sort and pack food the first Saturday of each month. Volunteers may contact Patrick Hamilton with the food bank at 530-673-3834. The food bank provides free food to Beale Airmen and Families the last Friday of each month.   

Junior Achievement

JA's purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Typically, volunteers will meet with their assigned class for five to seven weekly visits, depending on the grade level and program that you are teaching. Please check our website, www.jasac.org for further information.

Sacramento Stand Down Association (SSDA)

The SSDA is a grassroots, community-based intervention program designed to help the nation’s thousands of homeless veterans on the street. Homeless veterans are brought together at a single location for three days and provided access to resources needed to begin rebuilding their lives. The many success stories originating from SSDA speak for themselves. We have monthly volunteer opportunities for anyone who wants to give a "hand up" to our homeless veteran community. Military, civilians, and spouses are all welcome to volunteer. Please contact david.bobb.1@us.af.mil or john.walters.5@us.af.mil or teresa.brazile@us.af.mil 

Thrift Shop 

The Thrift Shop, located across from the commissary, is seeking volunteers to help sort donations during business hours. Volunteers are needed anytime on Tuesdays 0930-1430 and/or Thursdays 0930-1330. Come be a part of our staff and see for yourself what a fun atmosphere the Thrift Shop can be! There is no longer an Airman's Attic, however, AD/Guard/Reserve members may come to look for uniform items here free of charge. For more information, please call the Beale Thrift Shop at 530-634-1893 or visit our location, 6201 B Street, Beale AFB, CA during business hours of Tuesday and Thursday from 0930-1400, items may be dropped of only during open hours. 

Groups, Clubs & Organizations

The following groups, clubs and organizations are not endorsed by Beale AFB, the U.S. Air Force or the Department of Defense

 

Air Force Sergeant’s Association (AFSA)

 

Air Force Sergeant’s Association (AFSA) Chapter 1372 Your AFSA "Gold Country" Chapter #1372 is a non-profit organization representing the professional and personal interests of active, retired and veteran enlisted members of the United States Air Force and their families. Monthly general meetings are held 1130, every 3rd Thursday, in the DFAC Flag Room. To get involved and learn more about how AFSA can benefit you, contact a council member/squadron rep, come to a meeting, or visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/afsachapter1372.

 

Association of Old Crows

 

The Association of Old Crows (AOC) is a not-for-profit international professional association with over 13,500 members and 180+ organizations engaged in the science and practice of Electronic Warfare (EW), Information Operations (IO), and related disciplines such as SIGINT. The local organization for Beale is the Golden Gate Chapter. www.crows.org

 

A.F.G.E Local 2025 Union

 

The Union meets the last Wednesday of the month at 12 p.m. at the Union Hall Building number 2469, located behind the Base Exchange (BX) in between the Omni (Airman's Attic) and the manual Car Wash on 23rd Street. All current and bargaining unit members are encouraged to attend. If you have any questions you may call David Cogar, Local President at (209) 248-9021or e-mail dyankee6823@yahoo.com.

 

African American Heritage Council (AAHC)

We are proud to announce the establishment of a new private organization here at Beale, the African American Heritage Council (AAHC). The goal of AAHC is to plan, coordinate and direct activities throughout the year that heighten cultural impact awareness between all cultures at Beale and the surrounding community. Please come out and join us!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the POCs listed below:

President: SSgt Ashley Jasmin

Vice President: SSgt Rashad Patrick

Secretary: SrA Jessica Ortiz

Treasurer: A1C Jarikka Clyde

Media Representative: A1C Lannis Bumck

Events Coordinator: TSgt Aurora Martin

 

Beale Airmen Against Drunk Driving (BAADD)

 

Visit the BAADD Sharepoint (available on DoD computers only) to volunteer.

 

Beale Air Force Association

 

Your Beale AFA Chapter 333 is important to the wing and local community, supporting active-duty military, retirees, and family members.  We support functions and events such as the Wing open house, Operation Warm Heart, the annual Yuba-Sutter Veterans Stand-down, FTAC, community teacher awards, and various educational grant programs including the Pitsenbarger Award.  Monthly general meetings are held at 1200 every 4th Monday of the month in the Contrails DFAC. To get involved or learn more about how the AFA benefits you, come to a meeting, visit the AFA webpage at: http://www.afa.org, or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BealeAFA333/

 

Beale AFB Parents Advisory Board (PAB)

 

The Beale Parent Advisory Board acts in an advisory capacity. PAB meets with representatives from the CDC, Youth Center, and the FCC programs once a month. Together they plan events, organize fundraisers and discuss topics that are important to parents and providers alike. PAB also brings any concerns or issues parents may have to the attention of the providers and they work together. PAB meetings are meant to get parents and providers on the same page and working in harmony to make all youth programs at Beale the best they can be. PAB meets the first Tuesday of every month 1130-1230 in the CDC conference room. ALL parents with children enrolled in any of the base youth programs are welcomed to attend. Questions or comments? Join us at the next meeting or Email: bafbpab@gmail.com Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/862649177145994/

(Search Beal AFB Parent Advisory Board).

 

Beale Airmen Talk & Travel (B.A.T.T.)

 

Have the Travel Bug? Want to meet new people? Interested in local events? LOVE ADVENTURES!? Then B.A.T.T. is the club for you! Please join our Facebook Group today at

https://www.facebook.com/groups/BealeTalkAndTravel/

 

Beale CGO Council

 

To develop and sustain an Air Force-wide CGO information network focused on professional development, base support, community service and esprit-de-corps; and advocating CGO officer issues and CGOC organizational status to senior USAF leaders. For more information e-mail Lt Dan Morrison daniel.morrison.12@us.af.mil or 9RW.CGOC@us.af.mil

 

Beale Spouses Club

The Beale Spouses Club is a non-profit private organization dedicated to serving Beale Air Force Base families, base organizations and the local community, while providing spouses’ opportunities to meet, socialize and network with their peers. We are a group of active duty, retired Air Force, and sister service spouses that have joined together to strengthen our military community through social and charitable activities. Please visit us at BealeSpousesClub or email us at bealespousesclub@gmail.com for more information.

 

Beale Playgroup

 

The Beale Playgroup meets weekly and is a great way for moms and dads new to Beale to make friends and get involved.  Find them on Facebook and contact them at bealeplaygroup@gmail.com.

 

Beale Top-3

 

The Top-3 is a private organization with the goal to developing esprit-de-corps and a sense of unity; maintaining and fostering a sense of camaraderie among enlisted members; promoting traditional values and customs; sustaining the health, welfare and morale of the enlisted corps; fostering professional development and readiness; developing leadership qualities; supporting selected initiatives and functions; and promoting Air Force standards and policy.  Like us on Facebook ® "Beale Top 3" and visit us at  Beale Top-3 - The Movers and Shakers of Beale AFB.

  

If you are interested in speaking about the Air Force, your career field, military history, or life in the military, then join the base speaker’s bureau.  As a member, Public Affairs will contact you to address off-base requests from veteran’s groups, schools, professional organizations, military museums, community leaders, etc. PA will set you up with the event POC and all pertinent information.  Interested speakers can email 9rw.pa@us.af.mil or call 634-8887.

 

Beale Cub Scout Pack 64

 

Not currently active.

 

Beale Whisperers Toastmaster Club

 

Toastmasters International is one of the best places to sharpen your leadership and communicating skills in a nonthreatening atmosphere.  They meet at Edu 111 every Tuesday at noon.  For more information, please see http://beale.toastmastersclubs.org/

 

Dry Creek Saddle Club

 

If you own or are planning on purchasing a horse, the Dry Creek Saddle Club offers a 300 acre self-care facility. You have access to your own barn, large arena, 2 round pens and 1000's of acres of trails in the Spenceville Wildlife area. Contact: dcscbafb@gmail.com

 

Beale 5/6

 

The Beale 5/6 is dedicated to providing the framework for molding future leaders at Beale Air Force Base through the promotion of professional and personal growth, continued education, and base/community involvement. E-1s through E-6s may check out the Beale 5/6 Sharepoint site (available on DoD computers only) and become active members by attending the monthly meetings.

 

Single Parents Group

 

The Beale AFB Single Parents Group educates single parents on resources and provide a strong support system. POC is Karen Waples at (530) 634-2863 and karen.waples@us.af.mil

 

BSA Troop 44

 

The Boy Scouts of America, Troop 44, meets here on base in Bldg 3308 – “the Scout Hut”.  Just look for the green canoes, located on Camp Beale Hwy between the Youth Center and Lone Tree School on the Vasser Lake Gate side of the road.  The troop serves the Beale AFB community for boys in 6th – 12th grades.  POC is Scout Master, Rachel Whiteneck cell phone 808-772-8034.

 

Green Knights MMC Chapter 19

 

The Green Knights MMC is a military affiliated and chartered motorcycle club. Our purpose is the promotion and education of motorcycling to the community on and off base, as well as an opportunity to enjoy riding. We work closely with 9 RW Safety and unit MSRs to host safety/refresher rides to base personnel who require them. The Green Knights do not discriminate against any person or type of motorcycle or scooter. If interested check out our Facebook page: GREEN KNIGHTS MILITARY MOTORCYCLE CLUB, CHAPTER 19

 

Sacramento National Contract Management Association (NCMA)

 

The Sacramento NCMA is non-profit organization providing professional resources for those in the field of contract management. Our monthly meetings provide members with professional contracts information, mentorship, and networking opportunities. For information of our next meeting please see: http://www.ncmagoldrush.org  and/or https://www.facebook.com/NCMASacramento

 

USAFA Association of Graduates, Sacramento Chapter

 

   The Sacramento Chapter of the Association of Graduates of the Air Force Academy serves graduates in the greater Sacramento area and Central Valley of California, providing opportunities for fellowship and engagement, professional networking and growth, and service to those in need.  We promote camaraderie among our community of graduates, building on our common experiences as cadets, service members, veterans, professionals, and residents of the greater Sacramento Area and Central Valley.

   Participation is open to all Air Force Academy graduates.  No membership required.
   To learn more about our chapter, please visit our web site at
 http://www.sacaog.usafachapters.org.

   To keep informed of chapter activities, please register for our Mailchimp email list (http://eepurl.com/dLIYeU).

 

The Yuba Sutter Tri Club

 

The Yuba Sutter Tri Club welcomes athletes of all levels who like to swim, bike, and run!  Members range from those who just enjoy a good swim and occasional jog to Ironman finishers!  You don’t have to commit to 140.6 miles to be part of the YSTC family (but we will definitely support you along the way!)  Find us on Facebook or visit www.yubasuttertriclub.com

 

 

 

 

 

BAAD Drivers Needed

If you need a ride, call

530-300-8315

B.A.A.D.D. is looking for individuals to volunteer as drivers. Just as a reminder B.A.A.D.D. is available even throughout the week days in case of an emergency.

Make a difference in your community. Volunteer to be a designated driver! Did you know that as a volunteer driver, you spend most of your time at home? Drivers are only sent out when we receive calls. You can earn volunteer hours (2100-0200) while sitting in the comfort of your own home. We just ask that you remain on-call should we receive a request for a ride.

We’re looking for volunteer drivers in many areas surrounding Beale Air Force Base. You can choose which day, area, and weekend you volunteer. For more information about BAADD, to request event support, or sign up as a volunteer, please visit our website at https://baadd2020.wix      site.com/home (Website only works on personal devices) or email: baaddairmen@gmail.com

If you need a ride, call

530-300-8315