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  • The ISR Mission

    Semper Paratus, Latin for “always ready,” makes up the 9th Reconnaissance Wing’s mantra. The 9th RW at Beale AFB is one of twelve units in the Sixteenth Air Force that falls under Air Combat Command. The mission here is to deliver persistent, integrated reconnaissance to the nation, largely in part

  • IST Program

    Do you have what it takes to fly 70,000 feet? The U-2 Dragon Lady pilot program is a competitive program that takes pilots from different aircraft platforms and even different service branches into consideration. Members from different service branches can qualify through the Interservice Transfer

  • 9th OG Celebrates 100 Years

    The 9th Reconnaissance Wing’s operations group celebrated their 100th year of providing supreme airpower at Beale Air Force Base on August 25.

  • Without POL, Pilots can’t breathe

    When pilots need oxygen for high-altitude flights, Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants Airmen (POL) come with the tools they need. The 9th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) fuels cryogenics technicians know how to make sure they provide an essential necessity to keep the mission going.