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  • New RPA career field graduates first RQ-4 pilots

    Two members of Team Beale were recognized as the first RQ-4 Global Hawk pilots in the new 18X career field during a winging ceremony Jan. 13 at the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron's Dively Theater.Second Lieutenants Jacob and Scott began training Oct. 3, 2011 after a decision by Air Staff officials in June 2011 established undergraduate training for
  • Beale observes MLK day

    In memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and achievements, Team Beale held its annual observance breakfast at the Recce Point Club Jan. 17, 2012. The event, themed "Remember, Celebrate, Act," featured guest speaker Rhonda Staley-Brooks, the president and chief executive officer of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento."I love what I
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  • 9th SD Administrative Flight streamlines ID making

    Service members, Department of Defense civilians, contractors and military retirees all need military identification to gain access to base facilities. The Administrative Support Flight of the 9th Support Division handles the process of issuing common access cards to members of Team Beale.In recent years they have taken many proactive steps to help
  • Coyote Café opens for business

    The Coyote Café in the Community Activities Center opened for business Jan. 3, 2012, to offer Team Beale members a chance to kick start their day with a fresh cup of joe.The café, which replaced T.J.'s Coffee House, will serve fresh blends of hot and cold coffees, teas and smoothies while providing a comforting atmosphere for customers to
  • Mobility Band entertains Team Beale

    Members of the band Mobility, a subdivision of the United Sates Air Force Band of the Golden West, brought some holiday cheer by performing for Team Beale Dec. 14. The band performed at various work centers around Beale to spread some holiday cheer with songs and sing-a-long carols."It was great, very uplifting and it put us all in a good mood,"
  • Contrails Inn Dining Facility wins Hennessy Award at ACC level

    The Contrails Inn Dining Facility was presented with the Hennessy Award for Air Combat Command Nov. 30, for outstanding food services. Established in 1956, The Hennessy Award Program is an annual competition showcasing the best food service programs in the Air Force. The program promotes excellence in customer service and meal quality.
  • Santa Claus lands at Beale for Children's Holiday Party

    Santa Claus taxied into Dock 6 in a themed U-2 Dragon Lady for the Children's Holiday Party while more than 1,500 members of Team Beale lined the entry control point preparing for his arrival Dec. 10. After exiting the aircraft painted with Rudolph nose art, Santa was rushed by the Beale youth in the crowd."This is really a well organized event
  • Air Force band entertains Sacramento

    Sacramento area residents were treated to a night of holiday music by the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West who performed a free concert at the Sacramento Community Convention Center Nov. 30. The two hour event was kicked off by an introduction from Beale's 9th Mission Support Group commander, Col. Douglas Barron, who talked briefly about the
  • Luncheon celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    Native American Heritage Month was brought to a close with a luncheon at the Recce Point Club Nov. 29.This year's guest speaker was Billy Mills, 10,000 meter gold medalist at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. He spoke about his experiences at the games, and the perceptions many people had of Native Americans."It's the journey not the destination