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  • 2017 Air Force Community Feedback Tool

    The 2017 Air Force Community Feedback Tool isn't just any survey. How well is the Air Force doing supporting you? Active, Air National Guard and Reserve Airmen, spouses of Airmen and Air Force civilian employees can take this survey and help inluence change.
  • Westover Reserve Citizen Airmen continue ongoing Hurricane Irma relief support at Homestead ARB

    Westover Reserve Citizen Airmen unload cargo from a C-5M Super Galaxy September 13, 2017 on the flightline at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. The cargo consisted of equipment and supplies that will assist in the ongoing Hurricane Irma relief efforts that are being staged out of Homestead ARB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Hanna Smith)
  • Westover sends 50 Reserve Citizen Airmen to Homestead

    About 40 Reserve Citizen Airmen from Westover – in four different career fields – boarded a bus Septeptember 11, 2017, for a flight aboard a C-5M to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla. Once in Florida, the Airmen will assist with Hurricane Irma relief efforts at the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The Airmen work in civil
  • Westover ARB Fire Department remembers lives lost September 11, 2001, with memorial ceremony

    Westover Fire Chief Charles VanGorden remembers the lives lost on September 11, 2001, in a ceremony September 11, 2017, on the ellipse. 16 years ago today, four passenger airliners were hijacked by Al-Qaeda terrorists. Two of these aircraft, American Airlines Flight 11, and United Airlines Flight 175, were crashed into the North and South towers,
  • Earth Wind and Fire: Reservists own the skies

    For the first time in the nearly 70-year history of the Air Force Reserve, all three special mission units have been called to action simultaneously due to a series of catastrophic events that have effected wide swaths of the U.S.Reserve Citizen Airmen from across the country are conducting weather reconnaissance, aerial spray and airborne
  • Sister aerial port squadrons load up for FEMA response

    As Hurricane Irma’s ferocious momentum ravaged parts of the Caribbean Islands Sept. 8, reservists with Westover’s two aerial port squadrons led the Patriot Wing’s response to the huge storm.More than 20 Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 58th and 42nd Aerial Port Squadrons answered the Sept. 8 tasking from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.The
  • AF C-17s to load FEMA supplies to bring relief to victims of Hurricane Irma

    A C-17 Globemaster III sits on the flightline September 9, 2017, at Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. Three C-17s from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and March ARB, California, await the loading of Federal Emergency Management Agency supplies by Westover's Aerial Port Squadrons to support those
  • And then there were none, the final C-5A departs Westover ARB for retirement

    A dreary, overcast morning gave way to patches of blue sky as the loud, lumbering, giant C-5A Galaxy 70-0461 taxied onto the runway. September 7, 2017, is a day to go down in Air Force history. It marks the departure of Westover Air Reserve Base’s and the Air Force’s final C-5A Galaxy to the boneyard in Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, where
  • And then there were none, final C-5A departs Westover

    C-5A Galaxy 70-0461 departs September 7, 2017, from Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. 0461 was the final C-5A in the Air Force's inventory and is destined to retire at the boneyard in Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Hanna N. Smith)
  • Westover maintainers square away C-5 Galaxy nose-landing gear repair

    The Air Force's largest aircraft, better known as C-5 Galaxies, have been streaking the skies over western Massachusetts since the late 1980s.The mission of these flying behemoths is transportation of outsized cargo all over the world. The Westover Air Reserve Base aircraft are specifically tasked with an airlift mission of delivering supplies to