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  • First sergeants pump random kindness

    Beale's first sergeants manned the fuel pumps here May 24 for two hours to give away $2,000 in free gasoline to Airmen.This random act of kindness was part of Operation Warm Heart to help relieve the rising cost of fuel and help first sergeants show their faces across base."This was a great opportunity for us to relieve some of the financial stress
  • Air Force Research Laboratory investigates U-2 pilot size

    With the U-2 Dragon Lady expected to fly well into the future, the experts from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited here May 21-24 to investigate how short or tall a pilot can be and still function in the cockpit.The visiting doctors used a coordinated measuring machine to map 16 subjects inside a
  • 9 RW holds change of command ceremony

    Col. Phil Stewart took command of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing from Brig. Gen. Paul McGillicuddy during a change of command ceremony here May 10.Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Force commander, was the presiding official for the event. Rand spoke of McGillicuddy's outstanding leadership and performance as the 9 RW commander. "He is a brilliant senior
  • Air Force libraries serve ‘delicious’ summer reading program

    The Department of Defense summer reading program returns this month to more than 250 installation libraries, including 74 Air Force libraries, with a goal to encourage and support a love of reading among military children and families. This year's theme is "Reading is so Delicious!" and library visitors may participate in a range of free
  • SICK offers cost saving, return to productivity

    Some instances of illness don't warrant a trip to a primary care provider or the emergency room, yet they set Airmen back just enough to hinder productivity or the mission at hand.With the new Self Initiated Care Kit provided by the 9th Medical Group, Airmen can take increased responsibility for the care of themselves and their families with
  • Beale caps off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a 'Jump'

    More than 70 Airmen "jumped" into prevention as a part of a Team Beale event promoting sexual assault awareness month using skydiving at Lincoln Regional Airport, April 27.Jump Into Prevention was coordinated with a local skydiving company and hosted by Beale's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program staff which provided jumpers with lunch