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  • Historic squadron inactivates

    The 427th Reconnaissance Squadron was inactivated during a ceremony at Beale Air Force Base, California, Nov. 20, 2015.Since May 2012, the 427th RS has deployed and trained 455 Airmen, flown 4,770 combat missions, eliminated 503 enemy combatants, and saved countless coalition lives."The Airmen that have been a part of this MC-12 mission, have
  • Annual Combined Federal Campaign underway

    The Combined Federal Campaign began for Team Beale Nov. 13, 2015, with a kick-off breakfast at the Coyote Grill and Pub. The CFC is the only authorized solicitation of Federal employees in the workplace on behalf of approved charitable organizations. The mission of the CFC is to support and promote philanthropy through a voluntary program that is
  • Global Hawk reaches new milestone, helps in fight against ISIL

    As the morning sun beat down on its nearly 131-foot wingspan, the EQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft descended from its 60,000-foot perch for the 500th time, coming to rest at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Nov. 11.The Veterans Day landing was a historic one for the Global Hawk. It was the first time that a single weapon system reached
  • November offers opportunity to spotlight diabetes prevention

    Every 19 seconds someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association. This important health issue is being spotlighted during the month of November, National Diabetes Awareness Month.  Diabetes affects nearly 30 million children and adults in the U.S. today, nearly 10 percent of the population.Throughout
  • Learn Their Story

    In an interview with Larry King, Jerry Seinfeld was asked: What makes a comedian really good? Jerry responded by saying that a good comedian cares for and knows his audience. That is to say, a good comedian develops his act in a way that has meaning to the audience. The comedian understands that jokes need to be tailored to the patrons.Good
  • Beale takes to the skies during Global Thunder 16

    Beale AFB is home to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, which enhances USSTRATCOM's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission by providing mission-ready aircraft to detect and deter strategic threats against the U.S. and its allies in support of the command's Task Force 204.GLOBAL THUNDER is an annual U.S. Strategic Command training event
  • A day to honor all who served

    Members of Team Beale participated in the Yuba/Sutter Veterans Day Parade in Marysville, California, Nov. 11, 2015.Veterans Day is celebrated throughout the U.S. to honor those who have served and are serving in the Armed Forces.  An excerpt from the 2015 Veterans Day Presidential Proclamation:"On Veterans Day, we reflect on the immeasurable
  • CPIP set to kick off for DCGS enterprise

    The second iteration of Air Combat Command's Culture and Process Improvement Program, this time focusing on the Distributed Common Ground System enterprise, is set to begin at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Nov. 2.The program will take the same grass-roots approach the recent MQ 1/9 CPIP, but is tailored towards the airmen and families who are part of
  • Beale: The maintenance depot for the USAF's Global Hawks

    Airmen at Beale Air Force Base, California, work around the clock to ensure the U.S. Air Force's fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawks are prepared to support mission objectives.The RQ-4's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of high-altitude intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance collection capability to support joint combatant forces in peacetime,
  • Beale raises awareness for National Disability Employment

    October brought the observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the objective of raising awareness about disability employment issues and to celebrate the distinct contributions of America's workers with disabilities.Beale Air Force Base, California celebrated the observance with a Disability Education Fair that included a