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  • The Air Force We Need Has 386 Operations Squadrons

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced the results of an in-depth analysis aimed at outlining the what the Air Force needs to implement the National Defense Strategy while speaking at the Air Force Association's annual Air, Space and Cyber conference Sept. 17.“The analysis says what every Airmen already knows,” Wilson said. “The Air Force is
  • Numbered air force commander, command chief pay visit to Patriot Wing

    Two senior Air Force Reserve Command leaders visited with the Patriot Wing for two days, first arriving in a C-5M Super Galaxy, and completing their visit with tours through the base's landmark arched hangars.Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, and 4th AF Command Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White flew in on the eighth and final C-5M to
  • General continues legacy of service

    Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of Lt. Gen. Sept. 4.With this promotion, Scobee will become the Chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command where he will serve as principal adviser on reserve matters to the Secretary of the Air
  • Eleven Patriot Wing members to be promoted Oct. 1 through STEP II

    Eleven Patriot Wing members will be promoted Oct. 1 following the recent announcement of STEP II promotions across Air Force Reserve Command.The following Reserve Citizen Airmen are listed with their respective units and new ranks:Michael Russo, 439th Maintenance Group, senior master sergeantMaster sergeant:Daniel Lucia, 439h Aircraft Maintenance
  • Chiefs Council offers scholarships

    The Westover Chiefs Council is accepting applications for a $500 College Scholarship Award paid to a wing Enlisted Member E-1 to E-8, and a $500 College Scholarship Award paid to an E-1 to E-8 Family Member for the 2018 Fall Semester. The application submission deadline is Nov. 3. The winner will be notified by the December UTA. For more
  • Airman and Family Readiness Center hours

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center serves the base populace -- to include Airmen, their families, and members of all four armed services.The center is located at 100 Walker Avenue, near the base ellipse. Center and Computer Lab Customer Hours:Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.Closed Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday from
  • Breaking barriers: AF Reserve's first 4-star

    Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of General yesterday.Miller will become the first Citizen Airman in the history of the Air Force Reserve to pin on a 4th star. In 2016, she became the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be chief of the Air
  • Wing plans day for special guests

    Initial planning has begun for an Employer/Educator/Spouse Day to take place here Nov. 2. Organizers of this event include senior leadership, public affairs, recruiting, and representatives with the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve. More information, including registration, will be provided as soon as it becomes available.
  • Westover Top 3 donates Dining-In proceeds to USO

    The Westover Top 3 presented a check to representatives with the Pioneer Valley USO during the August UTA.Senior Master Sgt. Skip Zona, Top 3 President, gathered with fellow Top 3 members in front of the USO building Aug. 4. Zona presented a $1,500 check to the USO. The Top 3 raised the money from proceeds gathered at the Third Annual Senior NCO
  • Community garden sprouts near Airmen and Family Readiness Center

    People with a valid military ID may use a community garden planted earlier this year.The garden is located by the Airmen and Family Readiness Center (Bldg. 1100).The following rules apply. For more information on the garden, call (413) 557-2434.-- Signup at Outdoor Recreation to obtain the 8’ x 5’ plot (please call 557-2192 -- open to Authorized ID