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  • ACC defines HUR-RY, TOR-RY framework

    While specific start dates of tornado seasons vary based on region, they can happen at any time, day or night. On the other hand, Hurricane Season recently began on June 1 and will extend to Nov. 30. Due to catastrophic weather events that took place throughout the past 12 year, including Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence, the Air Force Severe Weather Readiness Assessment team recently developed an action plan for all at-risk installations across the United States.
  • 9th MXS propulsion shop essential to dragon’s roar

    The unmistakable roar of the U-2 Dragon Lady during takeoff and its vertical ascent can be heard far and wide across Beale just about every day of the week. While maintenance units from across the base are responsible for sortie production, the 9th Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion shop makes sure the roar isn’t a whimper.
  • Beale Lake Passage Project enhances partnership with California U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services

    Through the collaboration of the Air Force and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Beale Lake was surveyed for removal of its dam, a move that could help fall-run Chinook salmon and endangered steelhead migrate further upstream to a good spawning and rearing habitat.
  • 9th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department extinguish fire

    The 9th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters responded to a fire near the Rod and Gun club July 18, 2019. The firefighters train regularly to battle wildland fires, which occur on and off base.
  • Airmen and former maintainers wash SR-71 Blackbird

    The Blackbird Maintainers group and a team of Beale volunteers took the time July 12, 2019 to wash the SR-71 Blackbird static display on base. This aircraft has a special place in our and the nation's history. It called Beale home from January 1966 to January 1990.
  • One Stop Shop, for career transitions at Beale

    Finding a job can be stressful for anyone. It can be especially stressful for an active duty member separating from the military, or a dependent who is relocating. Designed to help overcome this seemingly daunting task is Career One Stop, a career advisory tool that works closely alongside the Airmen and Family Readiness Center on Beale Air Force Base, California helps eliminate this stress for veterans and their families by providing classes, such as the Transition Assistance Program.
  • Air Combat Command Global Hawk training detachment transcends

    A recent shift of control over the RQ-4 Global Hawk has been implemented within the 69th Reconnaissance Group Detachment 2. As of June 2019, the 69th RG transformed into the 319th Operations Group Det. 2. Even though the name changed, their mission stays the same supporting national objectives.
  • Recce Town offers Maintainer for a day

    Airmen from various career fields now have a chance to learn about how their impact and mission comes together to make the bigger picture with maintainers.Airman 1st Class Nicholas Morris, 9th Communication Squadron mission defense team technician, and Staff Sgt. Stephanie Echeverria-Correa, 9th Force Support Squadron NCOIC of customer support,
  • Air Force stands up Air Force Medical Readiness Agency

    In a ceremony Friday at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, the Air Force Medical Service stood up a new field operating agency, the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, and Brig. Gen. Mark Koeniger, incoming AFMRA commander, spoke at the ceremony, heralding a new era in Air Force Medicine.
  • Scabies confirmed at Beale childcare center, treatment measures set in place

    Due to confirmed cases of scabies at the Beale Child Development Center (CDC), the 9th Medical Group will issue home treatment kits to parents and caregivers at the CDC during both morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up hours on Tuesday, July 2, as a proactive measure to contain this harmless but bothersome condition. Following six confirmed cases of scabies, isolated to the CDC preschool rooms, the 9th MDG will take an assertive approach to prevent further spread of the condition by providing the potentially exposed children, adult caregivers and their entire households with a prescription cream to be applied at home. This cream will eliminate the scabies mites and their eggs.