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  • Wing commander bids farewell to Patriot Wing

    Chantel and I wish you and your loved ones the very best in your careers. Stay strong and stay healthy; your country is depending on you to continue being the professionals you are. Thank you and take care of yourselves!
  • Reservists put UTA on hold for Wingman Day

    While UTAs are traditionally among the busiest stretches of time for reservists, a higher headquarters-directed Wingman Day put all those mission demands on hold April 2.Reservists first watched a video entitled “Remember the little things.” It featured Brig. Gen. Jay Jensen, 439th Airlift Wing commander, who told the reservists of the reason they
  • And then there were three

    The oldest C-5 in the Air Force fleet departed Westover April 20 for the boneyard in Arizona. Tail 69-0020 – one of the original C-5s assigned to the 439th Airlift Wing when C-5 operations began at Westover in 1987 – lifted into cloudy horizon on its last flight for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, near Tucson. According to statistics from the 439th
  • Revamping Rising Six

    The Rising Six, a military council for enlisted members E-1 through E-6, has gone through a series of positive changes in the past few months.
  • Patriot Sands

    Patriot Sands
  • Cell Phones on the flight line

    Social media and cell phones have become more prevalent on the flight line, usually negative. But this cartoon puts a humorous twist.
  • Westover salutes Fallen Angel

    The body of Army Private First Class Brian Odiorne came home to Ware, Mass. March 2. The aircraft carrying his casket landed at Westover. As the procession traveled to the Westover Road Gate from the flight line, Airmen rendered salutes to the fallen 21-year-old. The procession included Massachusetts State Troopers, Chicopee Police, Ware Police,
  • Complying With the Standards

    For military members new to the Air Force or supervisors unfamiliar with grooming standards of their troops of the opposite sex, here’s a primer on Air Force grooming and appearance standards from Air Force Instruction 36-2903.
  • Report all medical treatment

    Airmen are being reminded of their obligation to report all civilian and off-duty medical treatment to the medical clinic
  • Club plans Easter events

    Celebrate Easter Day Brunch at the Westover Club!Brunch includes but not limited to Omelets, Belgian waffles, Carving Stations -- April 16th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Please make reservations by April 11.An Easter egg hunt is planned as well -- from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.For more information, call (413) 557-2039 or 593-5531.