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  • There's a (rattle)snake in my boot

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Once again summer is here and with it comes a reminder that rattlesnakes have come out of their winter slumber and pose a danger to those who get too close. However, Chadwick Mccready, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron wildlife biologist, believes with a little knowledge, precaution, and awareness Airmen and their families can have a fun, safe summer.
  • 12th AMU keeps Global Hawks flying

    The 12th Aircraft Maintenance Unit is responsible for keeping the RQ-4 Global Hawks here ready to fly. The RQ-4 is a remotely piloted aircraft, which is used to provide high-altitude intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance to commanders in wartime and contingency operations. The RQ-4 platform has amassed more than 200,000 flight hours and is currently used to support Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • Stanford H4D students tour Beale, gain valuable insight

    The 9th Intelligence Squadron hosted a four-person team from Stanford University’s Hacking 4 Defense class, Apr. 20, 2018. The non-profit organization, H4D’s purpose is to generate problem-solving cooperation between academia and the Department of Defense. This specific team’s goal is to help the Air Force through the continuous improvement processes associated with the conversion of traditional film for use on a digital platform associated with the aerial imagery process, exploitation and dissemination from the Optical Bar Camera that flies on the U-2 aircraft.
  • Build them up, break them down: 9th MUNS AFCOMAC’s warfighting contributions

    Warheads on foreheads is a common expression heard across the Air Force, but without all of the skill and expertise of ammo Airmen throughout the career field dropping munitions on our enemies wouldn’t be possible. Maintaining proficiency in their craft is important, which is why all ammo troops in the process of obtaining their seven- and nine-level skill upgrades visit the Air Force Combat Ammunition Center administered by the 9th Munitions Squadron.
  • 9th SFS, OSI honor fallen officers

    The 9th Security Forces Squadron held a series of events honoring National Police Week, May 14-18. In 1962, President John Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week it falls on as National Police Week.
  • Beale Air & Space Expo 2018

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, CALIF. -- Beale Air Force Base hosted an Air and Space Expo this past weekend with an itinerary filled with performances of aircraft representing different generations of air power."It's been seven years since we've had our last air show," said Col. Andrew Clark, 9th Reconnaissance Wing commander. "We decided it was time to
  • Gary Sinise, Lt. Dan Band rock Team Beale

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band came and rocked Team Beale April 27, 2018, after a rehearsal show of the Air & Space Expo at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.Since 2003, the Lt. Dan Band has entertained military personnel all over the world, in the United States and overseas. The band was named after Sinise’s role as Lt.
  • AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15

    Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance.
  • 9th Reconnaissance Wing CoC

    Col. Andrew Clark assumed command of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing and Beale Air Force Base during a change of command ceremony April 13, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, California.
  • U-2, T-38s practice formation flying for Air & Space Expo

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A U-2 Dragon Lady and two T-38s conducted a formation flying demonstration at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., April 12, 2018, to prepare for the Air & Space Expo scheduled April 28.