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  • Victory in Europe Day pioneered 16th Air Force’s missions

    Today, marks the end of World War II in Europe, a day that is known as Victory in Europe or V-E Day. Celebrations rang out around the world following the U.S. and Allies formally accepting Nazi Germany’s surrender on May 8, 1945.

  • A Decade of Remembrance: The Indy 08 Memorial

    The Independence “Indy” 08 memorial is held every year at the Independence Theater on April 27. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the memorial as family and friends of those lost gathered to mourn and celebrate the lives of our fallen Airmen on flight Indy 08.

  • Warmer Weather Means More Outdoor Time...and Mosquitoes

    Mosquitoes become active when temperatures are consistently above 50 degrees. We usually don't pay them much mind when we plan our outdoor activities but remembering a few simple tips can ensure a more enjoyable experience.

  • Day For Kids

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam Dzekunskas, 9th Physiological Support Squadron technician, hands out samples of tube food during the Day for Kids event at the Youth Center on Beale Air Force Base, California, April 21, 2023. The event was held for military kids to learn about the deployment

  • 2023 Holocaust Remembrance Event

    Elizabeth Igra came to Beale AFB to share her personal experience of the Holocaust as a young child and her journey to recover the truth of what happened to her missing family members during that time.

  • ACE exercise advances 9th Reconnaissance Wing, 55th Wing operations

    The 9th Reconnaissance Wing alongside the 55th Wing completed Dragon Flag EAST after two-week joint operations April 7 at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.The 9th RW from Beale AFB, California, and the 55th Wing from Offutt AFB designed and executed Dragon Flag EAST to simulate Agile Combat

  • Dragon Flag EAST

    A U.S. Air Force 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist and 9th AMXS support technician guide a U-2 Dragon Lady into a hangar following an evening flight in support of Dragon Flag EAST, March 27, 2023, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Approximately 60 maintainers, logisticians,

  • The 9th Reconnaissance Wing executes Agile Combat Employment at Offutt AFB

    The 9th Reconnaissance Wing answers the call to accelerate change or lose by employing Agile Combat Employment (ACE) capabilities in support of Dragon Flag EAST, March 27 - April 7, 2023 at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.The exercise created an opportunity for the 9th RW to reposition and join

  • A Relationship Cut Short

    It is on quiet nights, with the echo of hurried footsteps, where trust between team members is built and maintained. It is a kind of trust that takes a long time to build, especially for military working dogs and their handlers. This is what makes it all the more heartbreaking when such a

  • Boom operator returns to the controls 50 years after retirement

    It can take many years to master a skill, but that’s not the case for muscle memory. Muscle memory is influenced by everyday activities such as typing, driving, or even brushing your teeth. The day-to-day repetition is eventually performed with little to no effort.Boom operators, Airmen who perform