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  • Transition Assistance Program slated to be mandatory for separating Airmen

    The Airmen & Family Readiness Center here will implement a mandatory five-day Transition Assistance Program Nov. 21. Theresa Banks, A&FRC community readiness specialist, said the push to make the program mandatory stems from the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011. This Act is comprehensive

  • Halloween traditions thrive at Beale

    On this year's All Hallows Eve, Beale Air Force Base thrived as hundreds of Airmen, civilians, families and friends participated in the Zombie Run and Trunk or Treat events run by the 9th Force Support Squadron. Human runners armed with water balloons swarmed the Lake House Pool parking lot ready to

  • Beale welcomes 12th AF leaders

    "Mission, Airmen, families -- those are our priorities," said U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Force commander (Air Forces Southern), during his visit here.Rand toured several base units and agencies Oct 30-31, as part of an initiative to visit all of the installations under his command.

  • Beale's static displays get a makeover

    The SR-71 Blackbird, U-2 Dragon Lady, and T-38 Talon static displays here are being restored and repainted by a Texas based company and are slated for completion March 31, 2013.The displays needed restoration due to the elements of mother-nature."The sun, wind and heavy rains have all taken their

  • 306th IS activates

    The 306th Intelligence Squadron became part of the active Air Force once again Oct. 5, under the command of Lt. Col. Robb Rigtrup, in a ceremony on the flight line here. The squadron is a partner unit at Beale and falls under the 361st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Hurlburt

  • AF Band of the Golden West entertains Sacramento

    The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West entertained hundreds of people Oct. 9 during a free concert at the Sacramento Community Center Theater.The 45-piece concert band, stationed at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., played a mixture of classical and original scores, showcasing the skill of