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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

  • Beale AFB flies over the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals match

    A T-38 Talon four-ship formation flies over the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals match between the Republic and the Kansas City Sporting July 27, 2022, in Sacramento, California. The Sac Republic is the first non-Major League Soccer team in 14 years to head on to the final match of the

  • Without POL, Pilots can’t breathe

    When pilots need oxygen for high-altitude flights, Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants Airmen (POL) come with the tools they need. The 9th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) fuels cryogenics technicians know how to make sure they provide an essential necessity to keep the mission going.

  • End of an Era: U-2 flew it's last OBC

    The Air Force’s high-altitude, all-weather reconnaissance aircraft, the U-2 Dragon Lady, flew Beale Air Force Base’s last Optical Bar Camera on June 24.The OBC mission, which captures daylight acquisition of high-altitude photographs, will transition to forward operating locations supported by the

  • 9th Force Support Squadron wins ACC Level Eubank Award

    Proven through numerous achievements and awards, Beale's 9th Force Support Squadron efforts have not gone unrecognized. They constantly help keep Airmen of Beale happy, safe and constantly ready to achieve the day’s task. The 9th FSS celebrated their Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank Award win once more.

  • 1st RS instructor pilot surpasses 4,000 hours in T-38

    37 years after commissioning, Jon “Huggy” Huggins, 1st Reconnaissance Squadron instructor pilot, flies past 4,000 flight hours in the T-38 Talon.Huggy commissioned into the U.S. Air Force as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1985 after graduating from the University of Texas. His first assignment was to Laughlin

  • Retirement Resources

    The Retirees Activities Office is a resource available on every base to retirees and active duty as well as their families; meant to provide information,services and referrals to help individuals considering retirement.Retired Chief Master Sergeant Dave Johnson has been running the Recce Town RAO

  • 9th SFS qualifies VQ-3 Detachment on M18

    VQ-3 Detachment Master-at-Arms (MA) Sailors stationed at Travis Air Force Base traveled to Beale Feb. 28, 2022, to receive in-depth training on the M18 modular handgun system.The M18 class was crucial for the Sailors due to the U.S. Navy’s transition from the M9 Beretta to the M18. After completing

  • U-2 pilot assists civilian aircraft in distress call

    A U-2 Dragon Lady pilot assisted a civilian pilot in distress, Feb. 8, 2022, near Lake Berryessa. At approximately 9 a.m., a civilian aircraft suffered engine failure over Lake Berryessa. The civilian pilot received radio assistance from Maj. Heatherman, 99th Reconnaissance Squadron (RS) U-2 pilot.

  • Dragon's Lair Dining Facility

    Team Beale’s 9th Force Support Squadron (FSS) is excited to announce the expansion of food and beverage operations with the opening of the Dragon’s Lair Food, Life, You-FLY flight line kiosk located in Bldg. 1080, on Dec. 15, 2021.Beale partnered with multiple agencies across the Air Force and