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  • 439th change of command ceremony welcomes new commander

    The 439th Airlift Wing, at Westover Air Reserve Base, hosted a change of command ceremony for incoming wing commander, Col. Craig C. Peters, and outgoing wing commander, Brig. Gen. D. Scott Durham, here, April 6. Though officially Col. Peters won’t assume command until April 14, the ceremony was held in advance in order to coincide with a Unit
  • Injured Falcon rescued

    An injured Peregrine Falcon was rescued yesterday near the flight-line, here. After base personnel alerted the United States Department of Agriculture, James Streeter with Wildlife Services arrived and escorted the falcon to the Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehab Facility. The flyer is expected to make a full recovery.
  • Get out! (and enjoy the Pioneer Valley)

    Whether you’ve just arrived or lived in the Pioneer Valley for years, you’ll find a wealth of free activities that can take your breath away, or at least leave you heaving for air. Here are three suggestions for enjoying the area after work.
  • Westover to begin prescibed grass burning Wednesday

    Westover personnel plan to use prescribed fires to burn about 400 acres of grassland located within the base property beginning Wed., Mar. 27 through March 28.
  • Faces of Westover - TSgt. Sharon Mekal

    Tech. Sgt. Sharon Mekal, 439th Maintenance Squadron Crew Chief, is a Chicopee native. She grew up in Willamsett and later moved to James Street, two miles from Westover.
  • Join us for Police Week 2019, May 2-5

    Join us for Police Week 2019, May 2-5! Master Sgt. Jackie Hammond, 439th Security Forces Squadron This year's Police Week this year will have a number of events and Master Sgt. Hammond has information on how to sign up and get involved. -5K Ruck March -Jail and Bail -24 Hour Memorial Run -Vehicle & Weapon Display with K9 -Security Forces Log Carry -Shooting competition -Retreat Ceremony For more information call ext. 3875 and 3557
  • Westover Promotions, Nov. 2018 to Mar. 2019

    Congratulations to all those Patriots promoted from, Nov. 2018 to Mar. 2019 Compiled by Senior Airman Kalin Verardi, 439th Force Support Squadron
  • Senior Airman Daniel Pedretti, 439th Force Support Squadron personnelist

    Senior Airman Daniel Pedretti, 439th Force Support Squadron personnelist
  • 4-H Camps AFRC/ANG partnership

    Through the Air Force 4-H Partnership, there will be 16 Air Force 4-H Camps for Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and active duty Air Force youth in 2019. Attached is a list with the camp dates, states, and eligible ages. As promotional materials are developed, we will share so for dissemination to families at the appropriate ANG & AFR wings/units. Please be advised, Niagara Falls ARS Airman & Family Readiness Flight has secured additional funds to increase the number of youth able to attend the STEM camp this year (flyer attached). If you require additional information, Please contact your local A&FR Office. This topic and other message topics can be found on the A1R SharePoint at https://afrc.eim.us.af.mil/sites/A1/Lists/A1%20Emails/active1.aspx
  • Westover holds Awards Gala at Club

    The 439th Airlift Wing hosted its fourth Annual Awards Gala, Feb. 9, here, at the Westover Club.