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  • Tell your story: "My sister was that light for me."

    I am TSgt Kenneth Dean Johnson II and this is my story. Growing up was not easy. My mother left my father in New York when I was a child, and we were on our own for six years. During those years, her torment of being alone and abused when she was younger started to reflect in her own actions upon me. I went through this trial from age six to 15. I didn’t tell many people growing up, so it bottled up over time. It was a big surprise when I let the cat out of the bag after I decided to run away. Unfortunately, running away was not the first option I considered. 
  • Prevention saves time, money and most importantly lives

    Suicide is an issue that is not taken lightly within the Air Force, and as such scores of programs have been set up for suicide prevention. One of the more unique programs out there to combat suicide is Beale’s Walking Group.
  • United we stand

    A total of 2,996 individuals were lost on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Twenty years ago, the day started off as any other. In New York City, the sky was blue and cloudless, the temperature in the mid-sixties and the city bustling with its normal morning commute. Ferries, taxis, subways and air traffic were flowing with the Big Apple’s usual murmurs. What happened next, will live on in U.S. history forever.
  • Tell your story: " I'm here to talk about drinking."

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.- I am TSgt Richard Fenton and this is my story. I received an assignment notification to Spangdahlem, Germany. I rushed home to tell my wife, but I noticed she was not as excited as I hoped for. I assumed she was just nervous to move overseas for the first time. I continued with the out-processing checklist and eventually received my orders. During this whole process I had never taken the time to sit down with my wife and discuss her feelings about the situation. She was not excited for Germany, not because she did not want to go overseas, but because she did not want to go overseas with me.
  • High speed chase halted by defenders

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.- Adrenaline was pumping when two 9th Security Forces Squadron defenders, better known as SFS, stopped a fleeing felon from entering the installation.
  • Two years after a flood, the 9th PSPTS reopens

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - After experiencing a major flood two years ago, the 9th Physiological Support Squadron (PSPTS) has finally returned home.
  • Reconnaissance Dominance for 108 years and counting

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- National Aviation Day acknowledges the history of American aviation.  It's a day to recognize how far the United States has come in the last century. One way to highlight these accomplishments is recognizing the technological breakthroughs of the U.S. Air Force.
  • Beale’s 9th MDG completes exercise Ready Eagle

    The 9th Medical Group (MDG) executed exercise Ready Eagle Aug. 2 to 6, 2021, a weeklong endeavor designed to test all aspects of their readiness. Throughout the week they completed classroom training sessions, table top exercises and a mass prophylaxis event, all leading up to their capstone on Aug. 6.
  • Project Whale Tail: U-2 Carrier Operations

    U-2 Dragon Lady aircraft would land on Naval carriers.
  • 9th LRS refines expeditionary fueling system for U-2 Dragon Lady

    “Without fuel, pilots are pedestrians,”said Tech. Sgt. Marshall Spooner, 9th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) fuels flight noncommissioned officer in charge of transport and mobility.