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  • Beale AFB Recce Connect Day

    Beale held its first Recce Connect Day, a day where the Recce community came together to connect with one another, discover resources, and feel included in the community. The goal of Recce Connect Day is to help unify the people of Beale and provide the chance to learn more about the opportunities

  • Beale AFB Supports 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Castillo (right) and Rachel Castillo, his wife (left) pose for a photo at Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland, California on Sept, 11, 2022. Castillo and his wife were volunteers for the fair Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm was holding on Sept. 11, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st

  • Wildland Firefighters Create Fires to Prevent Fires

    The dry fields across Beale Air Force Base can see months without a drop of rain during fire season. A single spark, one mistake, capable of setting huge swaths of land ablaze. Fires of such magnitude can reach buildings and residences, disrupting our mission and potentially leaving many without

  • 9th OG Celebrates 100 Years

    The 9th Reconnaissance Wing’s operations group celebrated their 100th year of providing supreme airpower at Beale Air Force Base on August 25.The anniversary event kicked off with a spirited video showcasing iconic 9th OG aircraft such as the B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-29 Superfortress, the C-73

  • 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.