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  • AFCOMAC Senior Officer Orientation Course

    This two-day course is designed to provide DoD senior leaders with an orientation in mass munitions planning and production. The SOO course consists of classroom instruction on conventional munitions planning, hands-on training for various types of munitions, and participation in a mass munitions

  • California Capital Airshow Breaks Attendance Records

    The California Capital Airshow (CCA) returned for its 17th year with hundreds of demonstrations, static displays, and aviation enthusiasts ready to share their passion for flying.All weekend, military and civilian pilots flew incredible shows for a crowd of more than 105,000 with the goal of

  • EOD training, GOLDEN CRAB, simulating deployment grows in its second year

    Some of the Air Force’s most dangerous missions are undertaken by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squads regardless of the hostilities and hazards of an unpredictable environment. Dangerous and ever evolving threats to people and property requires special skills and tools that are honed and

  • Beale Strives Towards Financial Freedom

    One of the first things most people worry about in their adult life is money. Financial readiness is key to managing personal and professional finances and coping with emergencies.Military members in particular face unique and complex situations such as deployments, family separations, frequent

  • Beale Battery Shop

    Environmental and Electrical (E&E) Airmen are responsible for the maintenance and repair of aircraft power systems, while ensuring aircrew life support systems function properly. Just like maintainers, E&E Airmen may work as a technician on the flightline, or as specialists in the back shops

  • Maj. Gen. Hensley Tour

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas Hensley, 16th Air Force deputy commander, talks with a U-2 Dragonlady pilot in a U-2 chase car on Beale Air Force Base, California, Aug. 24, 2023. Maj. Gen. Hensley received a chase car ride to better understand how the U-2 Dragonlady operates. (U.S. Air Force photo

  • AFCOCOMP 2023: Competition Breeds Excellence

    Iron sharpens iron, which is why ammunition Airmen from all across the globe came together at Beale AFB to participate in the Air Force Combat Operations Competition (AFCOCOMP).Eight teams from eight different Major Commands (MAJCOM) competed at the Air Force level for a chance to win the Sierra

  • Beale AFB Trains with U.S. Coast Guard to Save Lives by Saving Seconds

    Beale Air Force Base and U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco train to save lives by saving seconds in a Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) on Aug. 17 off the coast of Yerba Buena Island, California. Beale AFB’s very own Surveillance, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) team along with two U-2

  • Beale’s STEM Capabilities Inspire a New Generation

    Science and technology soared at Beale last week with a visit from a STEM influencer and young minds with a passion for innovation.Students from For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) came to Beale to be a part of FIRST’s founder, Dean Kamen’s, high altitude flight in a

  • Don't Let the Sun Ruin Your Fun

    Memorial Day to Labor Day marks the 101 Critical Days of Summer. While everyone is eager to pack up the car and go on an adventure, the hottest days of the summer need a little more caution than most. Beale AFB is situated in very hot weather during this time frame and so people are encouraged to