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  • 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
  • The Big E's 2017 Military Appreciation day to be September 15

     The Big E's 2017 Military Appreciation Day is scheduled for September 15 from opening of the fair to close at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts, members holding a valid military identification card can show their I.D. at the ticket counter to gain free admission to the fair that day.
  • Westover C-5M noses out on flightline

    Three C-5M Super Galaxies sit on the flightline August 31, 2017, at Westover Air Reserve Base. Westover ARB is tasked with an airlift mission of providing global reach capabilities with mission-ready citizen Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Hanna N. Smith)
  • Westover Joint Land Use Questionnaire

    The Westover ARB Joint Land Use Study Community Questionnaire is now live.
  • Permanent Sunday hours change to AAFES Westover Main Exchange

    WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass.-- There has been a permanent change to the AAFES Westover Main Exchange's Sunday hours. Effective Sunday September 1, 2017, the Exchange will be closed on all non-UTA Sundays.
  • Westover Contingency Response

    WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. -- Westover Airmen worked alongside members of the 512th Contingency Response Flight to support Sabre Guardian, an active duty army exercise that took place in Hungary. Collectively, they moved close to 2,000 personnel, including over 1,000 combat jumpers, and supported over 150 total sorties over the 10-day
  • Final C-5A makes guest appearance at Westfield International Air Show

    The last C-5A model aircraft in the U.S. military inventory was flown from Westover Air Reserve Base to Barnes Air National Guard Base, Westfield, Mass., August 11, 2017. The aircraft was on static display to for the duration of the Westfield International Air Show.
  • Force Support Squadron Element Line

    The Force Support Squadron Element line is available to any Airman seeking a direct line up the chain of command. This service allows airmen to speak with General Officers, Wing Commanders, squadeon commanders and chides, and executive officers in an effort to address urgent mission-affecting or benefit-affecting issues. The FSSE phone number is