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  • Space Command civilian celebrates 50 years of service

    While many employees are counting down days, months or years until retirement, one member of Team Beale from the 7th Space Warning Squadron has no plans of hanging it up despite 50 years of federal service. Chet Burress, a ground radar systems analyst, was recognized for five decades of federal service during a ceremony April 26 attended by
  • 2012 First Quarter Awards luncheon

    The 2012 First Quarter Awards luncheon was held April 26 at the Recce Point Club to recognize Airmen and civilian employees who had been graded on leadership, job performance, self improvement, and base and community involvement.Nominees had won at the squadron and group levels prior to being awarded at the wing level, with the difficult task of
  • 'Hello' means more when said right

    The 376th Air Expeditionary Wing Theater Security Cooperation division here hosts a basic Russian language class twice a week to enable service members to engage in a basic Russian conversation."I started this class to give some of the folks at the Transit Center the ability to speak some basic phrases and have a working vocabulary for their time
  • Beale hosts Holocaust Remembrance Luncheon

    Team Beale hosted a Holocaust Remembrance Luncheon at the Recce Point Club here April 17.Bernard Marks, a Holocaust survivor, was the guest speaker at the "Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue" themed event."We wanted Airmen to understand what happened during that time period and are very fortunate to have Mr. Marks come and tell us firsthand," said
  • Victim Advocates profiles, they are here to help

    Victim Advocates provide essential support, liaison services, and care to victims of sexual assault. The Victim Advocate ensures victims continue to receive the necessary care and support until they no longer requires services. They provide crisis intervention, referral, and ongoing support, including providing information on available options and
  • Beale wins AF medium chapel of the year

    Beale was named the 2011 Air Force Medium Chapel of the year after winning the award at the Air Combat Command level.Chaplain (Lt. Col.) George Youstra, 9th Reconnaissance Wing command chaplain, said the win was mostly earned because of the entire chapel staff's willingness to follow the priority of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, taking care
  • Safety review hits commanders, Airmen hard

    More than 80 Airmen gathered in Beale's Video Teleconference Center March 27 for an Air Combat Command wide briefing discussing deaths which occurred last quarter.Each ACC squadron commander who had an Airman die from their units gave a detailed account of the death and discussed cause, effect and solutions to prevent future mishaps.Lt. Gen.
  • Beale celebrates new Child Development Center with ribbon cutting

    The 9th Force Support Squadron hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the newly constructed Child Development Center here April 2. The $15 million CDC, which opened March 26, can accommodate 280 children, ranging from six weeks to five years of age. "This is a great day for the Beale Air Force Base family," said Brig. Gen. Paul McGillicuddy,
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month kickoff, Victim Advocate profile

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and to help bring more attention to the subject, several activities have been planned for Team Beale.Dr. Michael Stacy, Beale's Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, said education and awareness are the only tools the Air Force has to reach out to Airmen.Those traveling around base will see the SARC blimp