Beale Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: BAB, ICAO: KBAB, FAA LID: BAB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 8 miles (13 km) east of Marysville, California.

The host unit at Beale is the 9th Reconnaissance Wing (9 RW) assigned to the Air Combat Command and part of Twelfth Air Force. The 9 RW collects intelligence essential for Presidential and Congressional decisions critical to the national defense. To accomplish this mission, the wing is equipped with the nation's fleet of U-2 Dragon Lady, RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft, and the MC-12 Liberty reconnaissance aircraft and associated support equipment. The wing also maintains a high state of readiness in its combat support and combat service support forces for potential deployment in response to theater contingencies.

The 940th Air Refueling Wing (940 ARW) is a tenant Air Force Reserve Command wing at Beale AFB flying the KC-135 Stratotanker and operationally-gained by the Air Mobility Command (AMC).

Beale AFB was established in 1942 as Camp Beale and is named for Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1822–1893), a former Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and a Brigadier General in the California Militia who was an explorer and frontiersman in California. Camp Beale became a United States Air Force installation on 1 April 1951 and was renamed Beale Air Force Base.

Beale AFB Housing Office

Military housing is privatized and owned by Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC).

Housing Management Office
17860 Warren Shingle Blvd
Beale AFB, CA 95903

Phone (530) 634-2792 -- (530) 634-2793 -- (530) 634-2794
Fax (530) 634-2800
Hours of Operation M-F - 7:00am - 4:30pm

Privatized Housing - Balfour Beatty Communities
17860 Warren Shingle Blvd
Beale AFB, CA 95903

Phone (530) 788-9500
Fax (530) 788-9506
Hours of Operation M-F - 8:00am - 5:00pm Open until 7:00pm on Wed.