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  • 10 Fast Facts about Westover

    1. Westover's economic impact was $198 million in 2016, but that number doesn’t include the base’s 28 Army, Marine, and other tenants.2. About 650 civilians, 2,500 military, 250 contractors, and 1,680 in tenants – totaling 5,080 people – work at Westover.3. Westover is a vital inspection center for the nation’s entire fleet of C-5s - the only
  • 10 Fast Facts about Westover

    1. Westover's economic impact was $198 million in 2016, but that number doesn’t include the base’s 28 Army, Marine, and other tenants.2. About 650 civilians, 2,500 military, 250 contractors, and 1,680 in tenants – totaling 5,080 people – work at Westover.3. Westover is a vital inspection center for the nation’s entire fleet of C-5s - the only
  • Report Sexual Assault

    REPORT SEXUAL ASSAULTIf you have been sexually assaulted or think you may have been: Go to a safe location.   Contact the Westover Air Reserve Base Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, or healthcare personnel. You may also contact your chain of command or law enforcement (military or civilian), however if you do, an investigation will
  • C-5 Galaxy Fact Sheet

    Mission The C-5 Galaxy is one of the largest aircraft in the world and the largest airlifter in the Air Force inventory. The aircraft can carry a fully equipped combat-ready military unit to any point in the world on short notice and then provide the supplies required to help sustain the fighting force.  Features The C-5 has a greater capacity than
  • Westover History & Present Mission

    Westover Field was created by a war-readiness appropriation signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and opened on April 6, 1940. It was assigned to the United States Army Corps Northeast Air District. Later, as part of the First Air Force I Bomber Command and later Army Air Forces Anti-submarine Command, Westover was a base for
  • 439th Airlift Wing Fact Sheet 2011

    The 439th Airlift Wing is a unit of the Air Force Reserve Command and is commanded by Col. Steven Vautrain. The wing is assigned to Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. and operates 16 C-5B airlifters. The 439th reports to 4th Air Force headquartered at March ARB, Calif.Westover is the nation's largest Air Force Reserve base. Currently, 2,500
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