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  • Final updated C-5M lands at Westover

    Final updated C-5M lands at Westover
  • DoD Safe Helpline Support for Sexual Assault Survivors in the Military

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  • Free child care available soon during December UTA

    UTA childcare for school age children (5-12 years old) will be available at the Chicopee Boys & Girls Club starting on the December UTA. The childcare will be FREE to military members only. A one-time application/registration packet MUST be completed prior to the first weekend of use. Application are available at Airman & Family Readiness Center
  • Public affairs compiling final Patriot e-newsletter

    The public affairs staff is compiling its final edition of the e-Patriot newsletter. The Patriot, published since the reserve took over operations of Westover in 1974 from the Strategic Air Command, will no longer be e-published. Its content will be redistributed among PA's social media outlets and this web site.The final e-Patriot is scheduled to
  • Wing announces fourth quarter winners

    On behalf of Col. Scott Durham, 439th Airlift Wing commander, the Patriot Wing congratulates its quarterly winners for the fourth quarter:Airman: Senior Airman Jean Pierre Canel, 439th Contingency Response FlightNCO: Tech. Sgt. Daniel O’Donnell, 439 Aeromedical Staging SquadronSNCO: Master Sgt. Michael Kaminsky, 439the Aircraft Maintenance
  • Westover brings in nearly $195 million to area economy

    The 439th Airlift Wing added almost $195 million to the community in fiscal year 2018. The number represents a decrease of $18 million from the previous year, due in part to a decrease in military payroll and construction at Westover. The wing impacted communities within a 50-mile radius with an economic impact of $194,541,415 from Oct. 1, 2017 to
  • Wing to hold retreat ceremony Nov. 4

    The Patriot Wing will hold its annual Veterans Day retreat ceremony at 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at the base ellipse.Formation uniform of the day is OCPs, ABUs, or flight suits.
  • Wing to hold Commander's Call Nov. 4

    Two Wing Commander's Calls will be held Nov. 4 in the Base Hangar. The first one will be held at 8:30 a.m. followed by the second call at 10:00 a.m. Col. Scott Durham, 439th Airlift Wing Commander, will host these events and will review some of the Wing's accomplishments in 2017-2018.
  • Flu shot season approaches

    As the 2018-2019 influenza vaccination campaign approaches, senior leadership reminds all members that the suspense for vaccination is Dec. 15.Dates and locations of shot lines will soon be announced.As a reminder, vaccinations may be administered by a civilian provider, but complete documentation must be provided to the 439th Aerospace Medicine
  • SMILE program continues all week

    The second week of the Smile program Sept. 21-28 is coming to an end soon. There are two more weeks of prizes, and chances to get your passport stamps. Here is a recap of this week’s prizes:The prize patrol gave away $200 in gift cards, free lunches, pizza and wings at the club, and free games of bowling to 15 individuals. Eight members of team