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New Air National Guard Unit At Beale

When you think if Beale Air Force Base, you probably think of spy planes and Global Hawks, but the California Air National Guard has just opened a facility there. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Saturday to open the headquarters of the 162nd Combat Communications Group…

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That’s Major Bryan Williams with the 162nd. The headquarters moved from North Highlands, to join four squadrons already in place…

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The “triple-deuce” are the 222nd Intelligence Support Squadron, the 222nd Communications Maintenance Flight, and the 222nd Operations Support Squadron (along with the 234th Intelligence Squadron). Williams says in all, there are a few hundred personnel involved…

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The 10-thousand square foot headquarters will house about 15 to 20 full time staffers, and dozens of others.

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