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Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David L. Goldfein, speaks to Airmen about top three priorities during an all call Dec. 1, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Goldfein’s three focus areas are to revitalize squadrons, strengthen joint leaders and teams and advance multi-domain, multi-functional command and control. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Ramon A. Adelan) CSAF impressed by Team Beale’s initiative, lead on CSAF focus areas
The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General David L. Goldfein, recently met with members of Team Beale to receive a first-hand look of the continual progression made to maintain and supply readiness to our air and space superiority Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California.Goldfein’s visit included a display of the persistent
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Capt. Joe, right, assists boom operator Tech. Sgt. Fritz in trouble shooting an issue in a KC-10 Extender boom pod in the air over Syria, Sept. 13, 2017. U.S. Air Force pilots: Masters of the sky
Pilots deployed with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing come from different walks of life, fly a variety of aircraft, and play different roles within the Air Force’s five core missions supported here. However, they all serve a common purpose.
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A U-2 Dragon Lady flies above the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, California High capability, high demand: Expeditionary reconnaissance squadron in Europe fulfills transregional requirements
Lt. Col. Jeremy Verbout is the 1st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron commander in Europe. Verbout’s squadron is responsible for U-2 Dragon Lady operations in nearby regions and is essential in providing high-altitude intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance to combatant commanders.
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Senior Airman Dana Cable and Senior Airman Shana Wojcik, 9IS quality assurance specialists, analyze and record film density tests Sept. 14, 2016,  at Beale Air Force Base, California. QA manages all Optical Bar Camera film products by ensuring machines are functioning without error and the chemistry is developing the film properly. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor A. Workman) A TIMELESS TASK
In the dark confines of a deployable van, the lingering smell of noxious gases offends the senses and stains ABUs. Those unpleasant odors radiate freedom from their metal confines because they belong to the only deployable Department of Defense unit providing the production, exploitation and dissemination of U-2 Dragon Lady aerial film.
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