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  • National American Indian Heritage Month: Protecting Nihi kéyáh & preserving culture

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - For over a millennia, American soil has been loved and respected by Native Americans. Even with generational trauma inflicted upon them by the U.S. government, Native Americans have continuously fought for “Nihi kéyáh,” which means our land in Navajo. Brave men known as the Navajo Code Talkers are one example of how Native American respect for Nihi kéyáh has positively impacted our land as a Nation.
  • Veterans Day Parade 2021

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - For the past 18 years, Marysville has hosted the Yuba-Sutter Veterans Day Parade. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day and was established in 1954 to honor all individuals who have served in the Armed Forces.
  • PRESS RELEASE: Prescribed Fire on Beale AFB Oct. 29, 2021

    Approximately four acres of prescribed burning is scheduled for October 29, 2021, from 12:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. on Beale Air Force Base near the EOD range and the Heavy Range.The intention of this prescribed burn is to reduce hazardous and flammable fuels around Miller Dam and Upper Blackwelder Dam and improve rangeland by reducing invasive and
  • Police Week: remembering the fallen

    Throughout the year there is a certain day, week, or even month dedicated to recognizing something specific. The week of May 15 is known as Police Week, as the 15th was designated National Peace Officers Memorial Day by President Kennedy, and serves to recognize all law enforcement officials who have passed while serving.
  • Tell your story: "My sister was that light for me."

    I am TSgt Kenneth Dean Johnson II and this is my story. Growing up was not easy. My mother left my father in New York when I was a child, and we were on our own for six years. During those years, her torment of being alone and abused when she was younger started to reflect in her own actions upon me. I went through this trial from age six to 15. I didn’t tell many people growing up, so it bottled up over time. It was a big surprise when I let the cat out of the bag after I decided to run away. Unfortunately, running away was not the first option I considered. 
  • Prevention saves time, money and most importantly lives

    Suicide is an issue that is not taken lightly within the Air Force, and as such scores of programs have been set up for suicide prevention. One of the more unique programs out there to combat suicide is Beale’s Walking Group.
  • United we stand

    A total of 2,996 individuals were lost on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Twenty years ago, the day started off as any other. In New York City, the sky was blue and cloudless, the temperature in the mid-sixties and the city bustling with its normal morning commute. Ferries, taxis, subways and air traffic were flowing with the Big Apple’s usual murmurs. What happened next, will live on in U.S. history forever.
  • Tell your story: " I'm here to talk about drinking."

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.- I am TSgt Richard Fenton and this is my story. I received an assignment notification to Spangdahlem, Germany. I rushed home to tell my wife, but I noticed she was not as excited as I hoped for. I assumed she was just nervous to move overseas for the first time. I continued with the out-processing checklist and eventually received my orders. During this whole process I had never taken the time to sit down with my wife and discuss her feelings about the situation. She was not excited for Germany, not because she did not want to go overseas, but because she did not want to go overseas with me.
  • High speed chase halted by defenders

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.- Adrenaline was pumping when two 9th Security Forces Squadron defenders, better known as SFS, stopped a fleeing felon from entering the installation.
  • Two years after a flood, the 9th PSPTS reopens

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - After experiencing a major flood two years ago, the 9th Physiological Support Squadron (PSPTS) has finally returned home.