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  • COMACC visits 363 ISRW

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and his wife, Sara Holmes, visited the 363rd Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Wing, here, Sept. 5, 2018.
  • Imagery Support made possible by the Airmen of Eagle Vision

    Eagle Vision is the Department of Defense’s only deployable commercial satellite imagery downlink station centrally located in Europe to satisfy North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. European Command missions. It uses commercial software to provide aerial electro-optical or radar imagery.
  • Beale’s 12th RS begins Companion Trainer Program

    The 12th Reconnaissance Squadron began a Companion Trainer Program (CTP) at the Yuba County Airport in Olivehurst, California Aug. 27, 2018. The CTP is a new program funded through the Squadron Innovation Fund where 12th RS RQ-4 Global Hawk pilots fly manned aircraft with the help of the Beale Aero Club.
  • Commentary: Navigating Supervision

    Wouldn’t it be ideal if supervision came with a GPS? While one can dream, the fact is that supervision does not come with coordinates, nor a map in hand. So, how exactly does one learn to navigate supervisory relationships?
  • Direct Support Operators reach new heights

    The direct support operators of the 25th Intelligence Squadron have a unique mission, flying as members of U.S. Air Force Special Operations aircrews in what are many times stressful, dangerous missions. As a testament to their heroic actions, three of these outstanding operators have earned the Distinguished Flying Cross.
  • Airmen, community come together for veteran stand down

    MARYSVILLE, California-- More than an estimated 1,200 veterans and civilians received aid from volunteers from Beale Air Force Base and the local community at the Yuba-Sutter Veterans Stand Down in Marysville, California, Aug. 23-25, 2018.  The stand down provides a broad range of necessities, such as, financial, medical, educational and religious
  • Contractor with treaty monitoring center puts lifesaving skills to the test

    It started out as a relaxing day at the beach – abundant sunshine, warm water, comfortable sea breeze, and good company. But the serene setting was quickly interrupted when beachgoers rushed to help pull a drowning man to safety.Christopher Minamyer, a mechanical engineering contractor for Kegman, Inc., at the Air Force Technical Applications
  • Twenty-Fifth Air Force prepares to celebrate 70th anniversary

    As the U.S. Air Force celebrated its 70th Anniversary last September, 25th Air Force was looking ahead in anticipation of its 70-year milestone this year.
  • Jackson commands 480 ISRG

    U.S. Air Force Col. Max Person, 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, hands the 480th ISR Group’s guidion to new commander, Col. Abraham Jackson during the change of command ceremony, Aug.15, 2018 at Fort Gordon, Ga. The 480th ISRG is a combat unit operating, maintaining and executing national and tactical ISR operations providing actionable intelligence for warfighting forces, combatant commanders and national authorities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Darnell T. Cannady)
  • Breaking the STEM mold, one woman at a time

    In 1976, esteemed historian and author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich wrote a book entitled, “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History.” The premise of her work was to shine a light on famous women throughout history who challenged the way things were done. While the title may seem to be a modern-day rallying cry for women to go out and break the rules through misbehavior, that was not the premise of her message. Ulrich’s emphasis was to encourage women to do more – to break with convention, make a mark on history and prove that ordinary people, including women, can have a lasting impact on the world by doing the unexpected.
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