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  • Wing to hold Commander's Call Nov. 4

    Two Wing Commander's Calls will be held Nov. 4 in the Base Hangar. The first one will be held at 8:30 a.m. followed by the second call at 10:00 a.m. Col. Scott Durham, 439th Airlift Wing Commander, will host these events and will review some of the Wing's accomplishments in 2017-2018.
  • Flu shot season approaches

    As the 2018-2019 influenza vaccination campaign approaches, senior leadership reminds all members that the suspense for vaccination is Dec. 15.Dates and locations of shot lines will soon be announced.As a reminder, vaccinations may be administered by a civilian provider, but complete documentation must be provided to the 439th Aerospace Medicine
  • SMILE program continues all week

    The second week of the Smile program Sept. 21-28 is coming to an end soon. There are two more weeks of prizes, and chances to get your passport stamps. Here is a recap of this week’s prizes:The prize patrol gave away $200 in gift cards, free lunches, pizza and wings at the club, and free games of bowling to 15 individuals. Eight members of team
  • The Air Force We Need Has 386 Operations Squadrons

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced the results of an in-depth analysis aimed at outlining the what the Air Force needs to implement the National Defense Strategy while speaking at the Air Force Association's annual Air, Space and Cyber conference Sept. 17.“The analysis says what every Airmen already knows,” Wilson said. “The Air Force is
  • Numbered air force commander, command chief pay visit to Patriot Wing

    Two senior Air Force Reserve Command leaders visited with the Patriot Wing for two days, first arriving in a C-5M Super Galaxy, and completing their visit with tours through the base's landmark arched hangars.Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, and 4th AF Command Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White flew in on the eighth and final C-5M to
  • General continues legacy of service

    Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of Lt. Gen. Sept. 4.With this promotion, Scobee will become the Chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command where he will serve as principal adviser on reserve matters to the Secretary of the Air
  • Eleven Patriot Wing members to be promoted Oct. 1 through STEP II

    Eleven Patriot Wing members will be promoted Oct. 1 following the recent announcement of STEP II promotions across Air Force Reserve Command.The following Reserve Citizen Airmen are listed with their respective units and new ranks:Michael Russo, 439th Maintenance Group, senior master sergeantMaster sergeant:Daniel Lucia, 439h Aircraft Maintenance
  • Chiefs Council offers scholarships

    The Westover Chiefs Council is accepting applications for a $500 College Scholarship Award paid to a wing Enlisted Member E-1 to E-8, and a $500 College Scholarship Award paid to an E-1 to E-8 Family Member for the 2018 Fall Semester. The application submission deadline is Nov. 3. The winner will be notified by the December UTA. For more
  • Airman and Family Readiness Center hours

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center serves the base populace -- to include Airmen, their families, and members of all four armed services.The center is located at 100 Walker Avenue, near the base ellipse. Center and Computer Lab Customer Hours:Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.Closed Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday from
  • Breaking barriers: AF Reserve's first 4-star

    Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of General yesterday.Miller will become the first Citizen Airman in the history of the Air Force Reserve to pin on a 4th star. In 2016, she became the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be chief of the Air