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  • How smoke from wildfires affects your vision

    Stay safe Recce Family! As smoke continues to pose a threat, please remember to make sure you keep your eyes and lungs safe from hazardous air quality.
  • Recce Town takes home MAJCOM award

    Air Combat Command is the primary force provider of combat airpower to war fighting commands, which makes receiving recognition at that level prestigious. Our very own Senior Master Sgt. Adam Barraclough, 9th Security Forces Squadron superintendent, won ACC Senior Non-commissioned Officer (SNCO).
  • Exercise SENTRY REX: More robust than ever

    Joint-service exercise, SENTRY REX 20-3, was back for its third iteration August 23-28, and was more robust than ever.The exercise, hosted by the 552nd Air Control Wing, specialized on Combat Search and Rescue mission integration.Units and assets involved in the exercise included E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft from Tinker
  • A-Staff Inauguration

    On Aug. 28, 2020 the 9th RW begins the Initial Operating Capability (IOC) phase of reorganization. This historic moment will give A-Staff directors a chance to operate in their new roles, while groups officially stand down.
  • Training the Nation's Future Fleet of U-2 Pilots

    History was made July 31, 2020 when U.S. Air Force retired Lt. Col. Jonathan Huggins, 1st Reconnaissance Squadron U-2 instructor, became the first civilian instructor in the U-2 program to fly solo.Huggins retired on Sep. 26, 2014 and has served as a U-2 pilot instructor for 15 of the 18 years he’s been flying the U-2 as an active duty pilot.
  • ACC commander visits flying wings

    Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, recently visited ACC flying wings one last time to connect with Airmen and aircrews. The visit was planned to provide commander’s intent regarding training priorities, share information about recent mishaps with instructors and leaders, and update Airmen on challenges facing ACC and the Air Force.
  • U-2 Dragon Lady supports U.S, NATO objectives

    The U-2 Dragon Lady assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif. is currently deployed to RAF Fairford as part of the 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron. The aircraft supplements a variety of missions that enhance regional and global security in support of U.S. and NATO allies and regional partners.
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