• Go Blue, Stay Blue: Fostering a Diverse Force

    The decision to raise your right hand and take the oath of office can feel like a huge leap of faith. This was the case for U.S. Air Force Capt. Donsha Watkins, 9th Reconnaissance Wing chaplain, who pondered this decision for many years.

  • Beale EOD Supports Chico Regional Airport Open House

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Connor Ely, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron, explains the components of a Bouncing Betty anti-personnel landmine to a community member at the Chico Regional Airport Open House in Chico, California on Oct. 14, 2023. The Beale Air

  • Cooking Safety Starts With You!

    Fire Prevention Week is back again! It's that time of year where Beale Air Force Base is gearing up for the holiday season, when everyone needs to be extra vigilant about fire safety.  This year's theme, "Cooking safety starts with you”, revolves around kitchen safety. Each year the theme is chosen

  • Det 4 provides a data analysis capability for ACC units

    Air Combat Command's Detachment 4 supports commanders and warfighters across ACC's Numbered Air Forces, Air Operations Centers, Wings, and levels below the Wing to deliver decision dominance through data analytics. Det 4's mission is to execute operational analysis by transforming data into decision

  • MWD Training

    U.S. Air Force 9th Security Forces Squadron military working dog (MWD), Sofi, has been at Beale for almost 4 years. Sofi is 6 years old and her handler, Senior Airman Kiersten Vignere, 9th SFS MWD handler, has been working with her for around 4 months.MWDs like Sofi first arrive at Joint Base San

  • 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