Beale commander rises to brigadier general |

Beale commander rises to brigadier general

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The 9th Reconnaissance Wing commander, Col. Paul H. McGillicuddy, will be promoted to the rank of brigadier general here in a ceremony at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Col. McGillicuddy has been the commander of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing since April 2010 and is responsible for about 5,000 U.S. military and civilian personnel and the Air Force’s high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance fleet composed of the U-2 Dragon Lady and the RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft.

The promotion will take place at Recce Point Club.

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