Photo of the Day: An Air Force SSgt.’s Inspirational Community Service

The photo above was posted to the Beale Air Force Base Facebook page on April 11th with the following caption: "It seems more often than not that I'm worried about the future of America. However this morning the future of America surprise me. At 9:30 this morning while driving through Wheatland, California I witnessed a young [...]

Photo of the Day: Capt. Robert J. Thomas

An American flag serves as a backdrop to an image of Capt. Robert J. Thomas and a B-52G Stratofortess. Thomas was the copilot on a B-52 when he was shot down over North Vietnam in 1972. Listed as missing in action for nearly six years, the captain's remains were identified by the U.S. Army Central [...]

By | December 15th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Photo of the Day: Lt. Gen. Elwood “Pete” Quesada

Then Captain Elwood R. Quesada, assigned to intelligence in the Office of the Chief of Air Corps in October 1940, went on to become commanding general of the 9th Fighter Command, where he established advanced Headquarters on the Normandy beachhead on D-Day plus one and directed his planes in aerial cover and air support for [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Photo of the Day: Panther F-15E

A 494th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle from Royal Air Force Base Lakenheath, England, flies a training mission. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. An array of avionic and electronic systems gives the F-15E the capability to fight at low altitude, day or night, and in [...]

By | December 13th, 2015|Photo of the Day|1 Comment