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  • “To quote Dora the explorer ‘I’m the map’”

    Across the country the Department of Defense provided aid to communities in an effort to alleviate some of the strain on civilian healthcare facilities caused by COVID-19. Some examples of this are hospital ships USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy going to New York and Los Angeles respectively, and the Army Corps of Engineers creating alternative care facilities. Beale Air Force Base is no different. While not as visible as a hospital ship, the support that Tech. Sgt. Kevin Cuningham, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) noncommissioned officer in charge of Execution Support, provides to the fight against COVID-19 is essential, and without it the mission would have nowhere to go.
  • 605 TES Testing Effort Crucial to Ensure ABMS, Real-time to Any Shooter and Any Sensor

    The Advanced Battle Management System Onramp #2, one of the most extensive joint experiments in recent history with the participation of all the services, including the U.S. Coast Guard, 35 military platforms, 70 industry teams, 65 government teams, spanning 30 geographic locations and four national test ranges concluded its second field test Aug. 31 – Sept. 3, 2020.
  • 605 TES Testing Effort Crucial to Ensure ABMS, Real-time to Any Shooter and Any Sensor

    The Advanced Battle Management System Onramp #2, one of the most extensive joint experiments in recent history with the participation of all the services, including the U.S. Coast Guard, 35 military platforms, 70 industry teams, 65 government teams, spanning 30 geographic locations and four national test ranges concluded its second field test Aug. 31 – Sept. 3, 2020.
  • Department of the Air Force pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    To continue minimizing close contact among personnel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume, testing has been delayed from October to January, and testing in January will move forward without obtaining waist, height and weight measurements.
  • Changes in Change of Commands

    Change of Command ceremonies will look different this year due to the current climate caused by COVID-19. To adhere with Centers of Disease Control social distancing guidelines, changes to reduce physical attendance during ceremonies were put in place, such as limited seating and the addition of virtual attendance.
  • Wildfire training turns to trial

    Northern California is an area prone to wildfires, which poses a hazard to both Recce Town’s members and assets. To combat this threat, the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron’s (CES) Fire Department organized training with wildland fire experts May 29, 2020.  During the training, the firefighters were put to the test.
  • Chief of Chaplains Pays Virtual Visit to Recce Town Chaplain Corps

    Despite the impacts COVID-19 has had on travel, Air Force Higher Headquarter (HHQ) leaders continue to connect with Airmen. Chaplain (Maj. Gen) Steven Schaick, U.S. Air Force Chief of Chaplains, held a virtual meeting with the Recce Town Chaplain Corps team on May 26
  • Police Week 2020: 9th SFS pay their respects

    The 9th Security Forces Squadron and members of Recce Town participated in Police Week activities, May 11 - 15, 2020, to honor the men and women of law enforcement who serve and protect our communities and those who lost their lives in the line of duty. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy created Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day to pay tribute to peace officers that have fallen, or been disabled in the line of duty. This day is celebrated on May 15th.
  • 9th RW Salute to Northern California with flyover

    Pilots take to the sky in T-38 Talons in part of Beale's contribution to the Air Force Salutes campaign as a sign of support to healthcare professionals, first responders, and essential personnel who risk their lives every day during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as those staying at home to "flatten the curve" of the virus.
  • Beale pilots honor healthcare workers

    Beale's contribution to the Air Force Salutes campaign as a sign of support to first responders and medical workers who risk their lives every day during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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