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  • Squadron Innovation Fund: 9th CONS executes, meets unit demands

    The Air Force announced a new program known as the Squadron Innovation Fund (SIF) designed to fund new ideas. The program was inspired by the success of the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron’s initiative to overcome challenges they experienced while performing their mission independent of leadership oversight.
  • Fire Prevention Week: 9th CES educates Recce Town on fire safety

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- The 9th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote Fire Prevention Week here, October 5 to 12, 2018.The campaign this year is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” It was designed to educate the public about basic, yet
  • ENJJPT student selected for new track to U-2 pilot program

    For the first time in the 35-plus year history of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, a U.S. student from the program has been selected to begin a new training track that could land them in the U-2 Dragon Lady. The selectee will be notified at the 80th Flying Training Wing assignment night, Oct. 5, 2018.
  • Recce Town secures contract for T-38 sun shades

    The 9th Reconnaissance Wing recently secured a contract for three new sun shades for the T-38 Talon apron The project was a wing-level initiative to provide maintenance personal with better working conditions.
  • 9th FSS relocates operations while main chow hall undergoes renovations

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California -- With the Contrails Dining Facility under restoration, the 9th Force Support Squadron continues to operate in the Ramoneda Grill until its estimated completion in March, 2019.The 9th FSS led a smooth transition to the Ramoneda Grill without missing a single meal and allowing Airman to continue services.“The
  • A Matter of FACT: Growing the U-2 pilot selection process with first-ever program

    For the first time, the 9th Reconnaissance Wing will open its aperture for recruiting U.S. Air Force pilots into the U-2 Dragon Lady through an experimental program beginning in the fall of 2018. Through the newly established U-2 First Assignment Companion Trainer (FACT) program, the 9th RW’s 1st Reconnaissance Squadron will broaden its scope of pilots eligible to fly the U-2 by allowing Air Force student pilots in Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) the opportunity to enter a direct pipeline to flying the U-2.
  • Recce Town honors POWs

    The 9th Reconnaissance Wing held a 24-hour vigil run and a remembrance ceremony in honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 21, 2018, here. National POW/MIA Day is an annual observance held on the third Friday of September and is meant to recognize the nation’s prisoners of war and the service members who are still missing in action
  • BAADD preventing DUIs one ride at a time

    Beale Airmen Against Drunk Driving (BAADD) is a completely anonymous program, ran by volunteers, designed to prevent base personnel from driving under the influence.
  • Free Rides: Beale partners with FedVan to reduce Airmen commuting cost

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California—Recently Beale partnered with FedVan to acquire a fleet of free use vehicles. FedVan is a veteran owned and operated company, which offers federal employees a free commuting service option.Chuck Maddox, FedVan chief executive officer, and his partner Jeff created this company with the goal of providing free
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