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  • Making history, reserve pilot flies the U-2 for the first time

    For the first time in Air Force history and the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, reservist Maj. Jeffrey Anderson, 99th Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, qualified to fly the U-2 Dragon Lady.
  • 9th RW Salute to Northern California with flyover May 15

    A Recce Town T-38 four ship formation and 9th Reconnaissance Wing will be performing a formation flyover throughout Northern California, Friday, 15 May, beginning at 12 p.m., in salute to everyone on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19, as well as those staying at home to "flatten the curve" of the virus. "Thank you for your support of our
  • Beale pilots honor healthcare workers

    Beale's contribution to the Air Force Salutes campaign as a sign of support to first responders and medical workers who risk their lives every day during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Helping Families Turn the Page During COVID-19

    Through this time of COVID-19, schools are closed and people are working from home. Parents have become their children’s sole entertainment and interaction. With these adjustments, mothers and fathers are continuously searching for creative outlets to keep their children productive.
  • COVID-19: Deep Cleaning, New Precautions for Gym Reopening May 11

    As Recce Town facilities are reopening, preventative measures are taking place to ensure the safety and health of the base community from COVID-19. Airmen from the 9th Force Support Squadron (FSS) conducted a deep cleaning of the Harris Fitness Center facility before the scheduled reopening on May 11.
  • Recce Nurses, Medical Technicians our frontline fighters against COVID-19

    Recce Town’s nurses and medical technicians have not only rapidly adapted, but also continue to conduct their mission of providing quality healthcare during the ongoing pandemic.
  • Salute to Northern California Flyover

    The Recce Town T-38s and 9th Reconnaissance Wing will be performing a formation flyover throughout Northern California, Saturday, 09 May, beginning at 12 p.m., in salute to everyone on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19, as well as those staying at home to “flatten the curve” of the virus.
  • Combining powers with communication creates the Emergency Operations Center

    The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activated recently due to the COVID-19 pandemic to coordinate and communicate emergency procedures and supply logistics for Recce Town.
  • U-2 Phase Maintenance

    The U-2 Dragon lady is vital to the mission globally and in order to keep the mission going the plane needs to be maintained, to do that, Airmen from the 9th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) deconstruct the plane during phase maintenance.
  • Taking her all the way in

    As the U-2 Dragon Lady is positioned in the hangar, crew chiefs conduct post-flight inspections that involve checking the exterior of the aircraft, putting chalks on the wheels, and other post inspections.
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