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  • Crash Course

    Members of the 439th Operations Support Squadron spent several days teaching lessons they hope no flyer ever has to use. The unit's aircraft life support crew hosted water and land survival refresher training at Key West, Fla., Feb. 21-25 to help flight crews overcome their worst nightmare -- surviving a crash. Staying alive after impact is really
  • Reserve med tech works on way to UTA

    When Master Sgt. Holly Crouch saw the car in front of her veering toward the median, she honked her horn, and thought the driver was in trouble. When she saw the car spin, flip several times and land on its roof in the path of oncoming traffic in the opposite lane, she thought the driver was dead. But that didn't stop her from calling 911 and
  • Around the world in 7.9 days

    If you've worn the uniform you've probably heard the slogan. "Join the Air Force and you'll travel around the world." For many Airmen it means a tour in Europe or a mission to Japan, but for one 337th Airlift Squadron aircrew the slogan was literally true. They left Westover on Sept. 12 on a mission that was supposed to be like many they had flown
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  • Air Force selects Westover as national C-5 inspection, maintenance center

    Westover will become the new center for in-depth maintenance on all Air Force Reserve C-5 aircraft according to a Dec. 13 announcement by Air Force officials. The eight existing C-5 isochronal inspection facilities will be consolidated into three in order to increase aircraft availability while cutting support costs, Air Mobility Command officials