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  • Seaman reenlists aboard Super Galaxy

    Petty Officer 1st Class Ronner Rodriguezmolina, a Medical Clerk at the Springfield Military Entrance Processing Station, reenlisted on the deck of one of Westover’s C-5M Super Galaxy cargo aircraft March 29, 2019.
  • Westover unit hones skills during Patriot Hook exercise

    The 439th Contingency Response Flight, from Westover Air Reserve Base, participated in the annual Patriot Hook exercise, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, April 10 through 15.The air mobility exercise focused on the ability to rapidly deploy troops and cargo in the event of a humanitarian crisis. The 439th CRF simulated a joint-environment
  • Westover holds Dodgeball Tournament

    Westover holds Dodgeball Tournament, April 2019
  • Vandenberg aids during exercise Patriot Hook 2019

    Exercise Patriot Hook 2019, an annual joint-service exercise coordinated by the Air Force Reserve Command, took place at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., April 10 through 15, 2019. The five day long exercise demonstrated the execution of civil relief operations that would typically occur following a natural disaster and provided realistic mission training for AFRC members and other service affiliates.
  • Logistics Instructor on a C-5M

    Capt. Victor Traven, a systems and logistics class instructor from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, speaks with civilians inside a C-5 Galaxy parked on the tarmac at Westover Air Reserve Base, Chicopee, Massachusetts, April, 10, 2019. Traven was leading a tour of the cargo plane for civilian contractors from Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Mass.
  • Spring Vacation Bowl at the Westover Bowling Center

    Spring Vacation Bowl at the Westover Bowling Center
  • Westover Top 3 holds third dining-out event

    Westover Top 3 holds third dining-out event. The 439th Airlift Wing Top 3 Enlisted Council hosted the Westover Dining-Out on April 6 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
  • Westover is looking to fill Aircraft Loadmaster positions

    Westover is looking to fill Aircraft Loadmaster positions. Aircraft Loadmasters custom load aircraft before any flight. From calculating proper weight distribution to providing for passenger comfort throughout the flight, these specialists ensure everything and everyone is safe and secure on flights all over the world.
  • 439th change of command ceremony welcomes new commander

    The 439th Airlift Wing, at Westover Air Reserve Base, hosted a change of command ceremony for incoming wing commander, Col. Craig C. Peters, and outgoing wing commander, Brig. Gen. D. Scott Durham, here, April 6. Though officially Col. Peters won’t assume command until April 14, the ceremony was held in advance in order to coincide with a Unit
  • Injured Falcon rescued

    An injured Peregrine Falcon was rescued yesterday near the flight-line, here. After base personnel alerted the United States Department of Agriculture, James Streeter with Wildlife Services arrived and escorted the falcon to the Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehab Facility. The flyer is expected to make a full recovery.