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  • Beale AFB says farewell to the RQ-4 Global Hawk Block 30

    Since October 2004, the RQ-4 Global Hawk nested and flocked the airspace at Beale. However, the final RQ-4 Global Hawk assigned to the 12th Reconnaissance Squadron departed on July 7.The RQ-4 Block 30, the most recent model to reside here, was divested from the U.S. Air Force as part of a plan to

  • Honoring Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day! Today, we honor and remember those who sacrificed their lives keeping our nation safe.

  • The buzz around base

    The environmental section of the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron here at Beale Air Force Base, California, plays an important role in keeping the environment safe. A prime example of this is Blaze Baker and his bees.Blaze Baker, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron installation management flight chief, took the

  • Beale’s 9th MXOT streamlines A&P certification process

    Acquiring an A&P certification can be a lengthy process if done the traditional Air Force way. The 9th Maintenance Operations Training Flight (MXOT) instructors at Beale were able to find a more efficient way for experienced maintenance Airmen to obtain the certification.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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