BEALE AFB
Beale AFB, CA 95903, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Arrival

  One of the treasures of the California gold country, Beale Air Force Base is home of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing and is considered by many to be one of the showplaces of the United States Air Force. It’s a base steeped in history, yet it soars in the forefront

Missions

  The 9th Reconnaissance Wing collects intelligence essential for presidential and congressional decisions critical to the national defense. To accomplish this mission, the wing is equipped with the nation’s fleet of U-2 and RQ-4 Global Hawk reconnaissance aircraft and associated support equipment. The wing also maintains a high state of

Services

  The commissary is at 17601 25th St. The facility features eight checkout registers, four self-checkouts. A full-service deli, bakery, meat and produce department and more than 14,375 line items are stocked in the grocery department. Hours of Operation Monday Closed Tuesday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m.

Recreation

  Recreation at Beale is limited only by your imagination and desire. This section of the guide lists some of those activities already established. For up-to-date information on recreation activities and events, call the 9th Force Support Squadron Marketing office at 530-634-2283. OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CENTER Situated in the middle of

Local Area

  Set out in any direction from Beale Air Force Base and you’ll find something to do. To the south, Sacramento and San Francisco offer big-city glitz and adventure. Head east, and you can explore the crystalline waters of Lake Tahoe or gamble in the casinos of Reno, Nevada, billed

History

  Beale Air Force Base was named for Edward Fitzgerald Beale, a man who experimented with camels as replacements for Army mules and who was one of California’s largest landholders. Edward Fitzgerald “Ned” Beale was born Feb. 4, 1822, in the District of Columbia. His father, George, a paymaster in
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