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  • Conn. and R.I. Guard C-130s train at Westover

    Aircrew from the Rhode Island National Guard and The Connecticut National Guard fly four C130 Hercules during a multi-element flight lead training mission, Nov. 26, 2019, Quonset Air National Guard Base, North Kingstown, R.I. The aircrew flew from Rhode Island to a drop zone at Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. and performed airdrops in a formation. This training allowed pilots to learn to lead and command large numbers of aircraft in formation to achieve rapid delivery of equipment in a short amount of time.
  • 439th Airlift Wing Announces Quarterly Award winners

    Please join the leadership team congratulating the following 3rd Qtr wing winners: · AMN – SrA Alejandro Clark, MXS · NCO – SSgt Rene Rodriguez, MXS · SNCO – MSgt Julious Del Rosario, SFS · CGO – Capt Biniam Tekeste, AMDS · Civilian – Mr. Estevin Fernandez-Camilo, SFS
  • Westover deploys program to curb drunk driving

    The Airmen Against Drunk Driving program here at Westover in operation during the UTA weekends. “We started AADD a few months ago and it has been a success helping many airman from potentially getting hurt during a UTA weekend,” said Staff Sgt. Ashley Michie, AADD coordinator, 439th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. The program gives enlisted airman a ride back to Billeting or their hotel if they’ve had too much to drink on Friday or Saturday of the UTA. Staff Sgt. Michie said, “It’s very easy, all they need to do is open the Westover app on their phone and click the AADD button at the bottom of the screen and it will take you to our help desk phone number, which is 413-319-0227.” One of the two crew volunteer drivers will pick you up. Everything is confidential, no questions asked. “We also are looking for Airman designated drivers to become part of our AADD program,” said Michie. If interested in helping out and become a better Wing Man contact myself or Tech. Sgt. Jackie Hammond.”
  • Westover C-5 airlifts aid to Guatemala

    A Westover air crew from the 337th Airlift Squadron flew a humanitarian mission to Guatemala, Oct. 18 to 20. The C-5M hauled a fire engine, two ambulances and other humanitarian supplies that were picked up in Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Patriot Wing promotions for November 2019

    Congratulations to our Patriot Wing airmen who promoted November 2019.
  • CPR promotional animation

    The Westover Fire Department conducts monthly on-base CPR training course for Military and Government Employees.
  • National American Indian Heritage Month

    National American Indian Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the people who were the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States.
  • Westover kicks off Toys for Tots

    The holidays are approaching and one way to spread some chees is through Toys for Tots - a program that has provided millions of needy children with toys since 1947. This year, Marines stationed at Westover Air Reserve Base kicked off the Toys for Tots season with a gathering at Springfield City Hall.
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
  • Westover C-5 delivers Emergency Equipment to Guatemala

    Westover C-5 delivers Emergency Equipment to Guatemala, Oct. 8 to 20.