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  • Faces of Westover: Senior Master Sgt. Mark Willette

    For the past 30 years, one could find U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Mark Willette on Westover’s flightline performing maintenance on the C-5 airframe.  Now serving as the 439th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s production superintendent, Willette is responsible for the overall flight line maintenance effort for the C-5M Super Galaxy. 
  • Future Air Force leaders continue inclusion, awareness conversation

    Nearly 70 future leaders of the 439th Airlift Wing continued the conversation on inclusion and racial equality in the military during the July unit training assembly.  Lt. Col. Rodney Furr, 439th Airlift Wing chief of Public Affairs, spoke to the Development and Training Flight on the life and times of Marshal W. “Major” Taylor, an African American
  • Faces of Westover: Chaplain Matthew Thompson

    For some people, getting the job done is their driving force. For others, the impact they have on those around them is what pushes them to get up every morning. U.S. Air Force Capt. Matthew Thompson, 439th Airlift Wing Chaplain, falls under the second category. 
  • Religious support teams step outside the sanctuary, provide support

    Religious Support Teams, comprised of one chaplain and one religious affairs airman, offer mental, emotional and spiritual support to all Westover Airmen - no matter their belief system.
  • Faces of Westover: Staff Sgt. Fernando Acosta

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Fernando Acosta, a member of the 439th Contingency Response Flight, has served his community as a firefighter with the Fire Department of the city of New York since 2016.
  • Department of the Air Force stands up Task Force to combat interpersonal violence

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett appointed Brig. Gen. April Vogel, the director for manpower, personnel, recruiting and services at the National Guard Bureau, to lead the task force, which will support members of the Air Force and Space Force.
  • Westover aeromedical, aerial port Airmen practice like they play

    Members of the 439th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, 439th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and the 42nd Aerial Port Squadron conducted ground and flight medical training July 23 to 25.
  • Faces of Westover: Airman 1st Class Camelia Valentin

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Camelia Valentin, a federal officer and 439th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, grew up with a fascination for everything aviation.
  • Faces of Westover: Tech. Sgt. Brian Nasuta

    Versatility and flexibility are two characteristics Tech. Sgt. Brian Nasuta, an Aerial Transportation specialist with the 58th Aerial Port Squadron, enjoys the most about his service as an Air Force Reservist.
  • Faces of Westover: Senior Airman Patrick Kelleher

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patrick Kelleher, a port dawg with the 58th Aerial Port Squadron, always knew public service was his calling. In addition to joining the Air Force Reserve, he serves West Springfield, Massachusetts as a police officer.
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