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  • Black History Month potluck brings base together

    Beale held a potluck Feb. 26, 2019 at the Valley Chapel Grand Hall to celebrate Black History Month.9th Reconnaissance Wing Chaplain Capt. Charles Ugo was a guest speaker at the event. He detailed his journey from Nigeria into the Air Force, helping to explore the theme of this year’s event of “Black Migrations.” This theme emphasized the movement
  • Flying High: Enlisted Pilots’ integral role in 12th RS

    In 2017, the Enlisted Pilot Initial Class (EPIC) consisting of 12 enlisted Airmen became the first enlisted pilots since 1942 to fly operational sorties. These highly qualified pilots were assigned to the 12th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale and the 348th RS at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, where they began flying reconnaissance missions in the RQ-4 Global Hawk alongside their commissioned counterparts.
  • Transition doesn’t stop 69th Maintenance Squadron Detachment 1 mission

    The 12th Aircraft Maintenance Unit recently transitioned and became the 69th Maintenance Squadron Detachment 1 out of Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The unit is responsible for keeping the RQ-4 at Beale serviceable and ready to provide high-altitude reconnaissance to commanders.
  • 9th SFS implements shift change, experience improvements

    The 9th Security Forces Squadron is always looking for ways to evolve and provide Beale with better security, and as a way to do so the unit went from running 12-hour shifts to 8-hour shifts.
  • 9th MXS Fabrication Flight: Three shops one team

    When metal or composite parts and components on Beale need to be tested, repaired or created from scratch the 9th Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight provides these vital capabilities and keeps the reconnaissance mission moving forward.
  • 940th AMXS crew chief’s KC-135 launch ops

    The 940th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and launching the KC-135 Stratotanker fleet on base. They are essential in the 940th Air Refueling Wing’s mission and the total force structure of the Air Force.
  • 9th PSPTS show resilience, continue mission in face of flood

    The 9th Physiological Support Squadron main building experienced major flooding the night of Jan. 6, 2019, and into the morning.
  • Beale Military Liaison Counsel Member, Ron Bartoli dies at age 81

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.--Remembered for many accomplishments throughout the community and avid supporter of Beale, Ron Bartoli, passed away at the age of 81. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, he was a U.S. Army veteran who started several successful businesses and was a longtime board member of the Sierra Central Credit Union. Ron passed away Dec. 3,
  • More than a phase: 9th MXS maintenance critical to U-2 mission set

    Reconnaissance is the oldest mission set in combat aviation making the U-2 Dragon Lady essential to the mission of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing and the Air Force as a whole. Ensuring the long-term performance of the U-2 falls upon a team of Airmen in the 9th Maintenance Squadron who perform phase maintenance on the airframe.
  • Safe driving during winter season

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Winter has arrived once again to Beale Air Force Base and with the drop in temperature, rain systems, strong wind currents and even fog, there is an increased risk to those driving. The 9th Security Forces Squadron reminds those who call Recce Town home and the surrounding populace to practice safety precautions during this time of year.