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  • U-2 pilot assists civilian aircraft in distress call

    A U-2 Dragon Lady pilot assisted a civilian pilot in distress, Feb. 8, 2022, near Lake Berryessa. At approximately 9 a.m., a civilian aircraft suffered engine failure over Lake Berryessa. The civilian pilot received radio assistance from Maj. Heatherman, 99th Reconnaissance Squadron (RS) U-2 pilot.

  • 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

  • Reconnaissance Dominance for 108 years and counting

    National Aviation Day acknowledges the history of American aviation.  It's a day to recognize how far the United States has come in the last century. One way to highlight these accomplishments is recognizing the technological breakthroughs of the U.S. Air Force.

  • USAF Officer’s Passion Rooted Life-Long Values

    As a cheerleader, game nights were where the gridiron battles erupted for 1st Lt. Haley McClain Hill, 9th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) section commander, and has provided many values she still carries with her today as a United States Air Force (USAF) officer. Three years after leaving Atlanta for

  • Risk vs reward

    As the weather improves, there’s no surprise that many of our Airmen who ride motorcycles have been out more. Therefore, it’s crucial to remember the importance of motorcycle safety while riding. In April 2021, two Airmen from Travis Air Force Base lost their lives because of a motorcycle accident.

  • Brown takes command of Beale AFB detachment

    Lt. Col. Mikita Brown took command of the 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Detachment 3 during a virtual assumption of command ceremony at Beale Air Force Base, California, April 9.