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  • Economic boost

    The 439th Airlift Wing added $212 million into the community in fiscal year 2017 -- an increase of more than $15 million from the previous fiscal year.The wing impacted communities within a 50-mile radius with an economic impact of $212,534,218 from Oct. 1, 2016 to Sept. 30, 2017. In 2016, the base's economic impact was $197,257,006.Previous
  • Westover club hosts Halloween kiddie disco October 27

    The Westover Services staff is hosting Halloween kiddie disco 5-7 p.m. October 27, 2017, at the club.There will be a costume contest, bounce house, kid-friendly games, cookie decorating, a dinner buffet and a DJ.The cost to get in is free for those three and under with a paying adult, $6.95 for those four-10 years old and $8.95 for those 10 and
  • Public affairs office maintains speakers bureau

    One of the most visible ways that Patriot Wing Airmen are seen in public is through the base speakers bureau. The 439th Airlift Wing public affairs office maintains a list of experienced speakers who are available for visits to schools, colleges, enior centers, a guest speakers at holiday events, and much more.More information on the speakers
  • Local policemen train on Westover flightline

    Policemen from the Ludlow police department approach a simulated hostile aircraft during an aircraft clearing exercise October 10, 2017 at Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. The policemen practices aircraft clearing exercises on one of the C-5M Super Galaxies assigned to Westover. Practice of exercises like those performed keep participants prepared
  • Water, food loaded onto C-130 at Dobbins, bound for Puerto Rico

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE – Hurricane relief efforts continued on the Dobbins flightline as forklifts and K-loaders loaded cases of water and ready-to-eat meals onto a C-130 Hercules Oct. 4. Aerial porters from squadrons at Dover, March, McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and Westover worked together to load a Mansfield Air National Guard C-130 with a total of
  • Recognize your civilian employer

    The Freedom Award nomination period is from October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. The Freedom Award is the highest civilian employer award presented by the Department of Defense. This award is for the entire organization. The support of civilian employers for members of the National Guard and Reserve continues to be vital to our Nation’s defense.
  • Westover Joint Land Use Questionnaire

    The Westover ARB Joint Land Use Study Community Questionnaire is now live.
  • Team Dover delivers aid to hurricane survivors

    A Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III, operated by the 3d Airlift Squadron, conducted a humanitarian relief mission to hurricane-ravaged St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 24, 2017.
  • AROWS change improves visibility of operational requirements

    Beginning Oct. 1, a new data field will be added to the Air Reserve Orders Writing System that will be used primarily to track military personnel appropriation and other orders for operational requirements.This new field will be called Air Reserve Component Operational Requirements Tracker or ARCORT. The only orders required to have an ARCORT
  • Westover Port Dawgs keep Hurricane Irma relief efforts moving

     Aerial porters from Westover Air Reserve Base were some of the first boots on the ground at Homestead ARB in response to Hurricane Irma’s potential devastation. There was no electricity when they arrived to a dark, hot and humid South Florida, but they brought the willpower. “We got the call on the infamous Sept. 11, and knew our fellow Americans
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