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  • Training the Nation's Future Fleet of U-2 Pilots

    History was made July 31, 2020 when U.S. Air Force retired Lt. Col. Jonathan Huggins, 1st Reconnaissance Squadron U-2 instructor, became the first civilian instructor in the U-2 program to fly solo.Huggins retired on Sep. 26, 2014 and has served as a U-2 pilot instructor for 15 of the 18 years he’s been flying the U-2 as an active duty pilot.
  • Salute to Northern California Flyover

    The Recce Town T-38s and 9th Reconnaissance Wing will be performing a formation flyover throughout Northern California, Saturday, 09 May, beginning at 12 p.m., in salute to everyone on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19, as well as those staying at home to “flatten the curve” of the virus.
  • National Public Health Week Really Resonates This Year

    National Public Health Week is the first full week of April every year. This week is a time to recognize the contributions made by public health professionals to keep the community healthy, and their services are needed now more than ever. Here at Beale, the team of public health professionals working within the 9th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron (OMRS), work daily to keep all of Recce Town healthy.
  • HPCON B+ Declaration

    The 9 RW Commander has directed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo with some additional measures from HPCON Charlie (HPCON "B+") in response to COVID-19
  • MHS GENESIS modernizes Beale’s health system in June

    On June 20 the 9th MDG will be going all-digital by transitioning to a new electronic health record called Military Health System GENESIS.
  • 9th MXS AGE Flight, Essential to Providing Superior Reconnaissance

    Delivering superior reconnaissance capability in support of national objectives is one of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing’s main priorities. To accomplish this mission Beale is equipped with reconnaissance aircraft; the U-2 Dragon Lady, the RQ-4 Global Hawk, and aircraft that keep U-2 pilots proficient, like the T-38 Talon. Everyone plays a part in keeping these aircraft in the air, but it all starts on the ground with the 9th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment (AGE) flight.
  • Beale ALS adapts as AF culture changes

    With an instructor cadre of three NCOs and one senior NCO, the Airman Leadership School at Beale AFB may seem small, but they know how they are impacting future leaders of the Air Force. With most of the Senior Airmen students from Beale and a few from surrounding bases, this cadre knows that helping the Air Force’s newest NCOs adapt to a changing culture will need to start with them. “In the Air Force, the one constant is change, and being able to adapt to those changes is critical,” said Master Sgt. StaLissa K. Mendez, the commandant of Beale ALS. “If we are not able to adapt and change with the times, we are going to be left behind.”
  • Gary Sinise, Lt. Dan Band rock Team Beale

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band came and rocked Team Beale April 27, 2018, after a rehearsal show of the Air & Space Expo at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.Since 2003, the Lt. Dan Band has entertained military personnel all over the world, in the United States and overseas. The band was named after Sinise’s role as Lt.
  • Airman, leaders battle cancer together

    In February of 2016, Black was almost finished with her technical training at Beale Air Force Base, California, when she said she began to experience abdominal cramps and unusual bloating. When her symptoms worsened, Black decided to visit a doctor to figure out if something was wrong.