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  • Across the miles -- Intel Airman joins wife in delivery room via Internet

    From a half a world away, Staff Sgt. Daniel and his wife Robin made the best of a difficult situation. With Daniel deployed to Afghanistan and his wife back home at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., the couple searched for a way for him to be a part of their first child's birth.Daniel, an intelligence

  • Travis Brass spreads holiday cheer throughout Beale

    Travis Brass, a quintet ensemble of the Air Force Band of the Golden West, spread holiday cheer at several locations across base Dec. 13, 2012.Every year, the Band of the Golden West breaks up into small groups and performs 10 shows in December for the holidays. The shows span across their area of

  • The Grinch won't steal Beale's Christmas

    Santa Claus taxied into Dock 6 riding in a themed U-2 Dragon Lady for the Children's Holiday Party and chased away the Grinch while more than 1,500 members of Team Beale lined the entry control point Dec. 8.After exiting the aircraft painted with holiday nose art, Santa was surrounded by the Beale

  • Hearts Apart, tree lighting brings families together

    The Holiday Hearts Apart Dinner and base tree lighting ceremony was held at the Recce Point Club Dec. 6.The 9th Civil Engineer and 9th Force Support squadrons together with Beale's first sergeants, Blue Star Moms, and volunteers from the base hosted the tree lighting for the base populace and the

  • Pearl Harbor: Air Force legacy on day that would 'live on in infamy'

    "It was the first time I had ever seen a plunging dive bomber and it was an awesome sight. Nothing in warfare is more frightening," said Pvt. Wilfred D. Burke, 72d Pursuit Squadron, Wheeler Field, whose experience in the attacks on Pearl Harbor are recorded in "7 December 1941: The Air Force Story"

  • Beale hosts women's self-defense class

    Women from across Beale came together to learn self defense techniques Dec. 4-6 at the Foothills Chapel Annex.With these new techniques, the Sexual Assault Response Coordinators prepare the women receiving the training to prevent an attack."We want to make sure women are aware of their surroundings

  • Beale weathers winter storm

    Team Beale was bombarded by a series of storms, which started Nov. 28 and peaked Dec. 2. "Our weather team forecasted a strong storm, and when it hit, they were right on," said 1st Lt. Nicholas Chisler, 9th Operations Support Squadron, weather flight commander.According to Chisler, Beale was hit

  • Beale celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    Team Beale brought Native American Heritage Month to a close with a luncheon at the Recce Point Club here Nov. 29.Native American Heritage Month honors the contributions and accomplishments of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Master Sgt. Thundercloud Hirajeta, the luncheon featured guest

  • Handlers train for four-legged emergencies

    For military working dog handlers, Self Aid Buddy Care isn't just for their two legged wingmen. When military working dogs make it into harm's way far from veterinarians, these Airmen take action to save lives.Military working dog handlers at the 9th Security Forces Squadron train monthly with Army