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  • Air Force delays mandatory wear-date for OCP items, 2PFDU

    Several uniform changes scheduled to become mandatory for the Operational Camouflage Pattern and Two-Piece Flight Duty Uniform (2PFDU) on June 1, have been delayed to Sept. 1.
  • Fitness testing suspended until Oct. 1

    The change, which is an update from the original June 1 resume date, is effective immediately.
  • Westover to resume limited flight operations; base access still restricted

    After a stand down of more than 60 days, the 439th Airlift Wing is planning to resume limited flight operations this week.   
  • Westover is “No Drone Zone”

    Westover officials would like to remind operators of drones or Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) that it is illegal to fly over the base.
  • 439th AES joins fight against COVID-19

    A group of Reserve Citizen Airmen from Westover’s 439th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron recently deployed in support of COVID-19 relief efforts
  • Westover provides first wave of pandemic relief

    More than 10 Westover Airmen were activated in response to the Air Force Reserve Command’s call to mobilize doctors, nurses and medical technicians in support of the fight against COVID-19 in New York City on April 5.
  • Massachusetts Welcome Home Bonus for past deployments

    Westover reservists may be eligible for bonuses from past deployments. Last year, the Massachusetts Office of the State Treasurer, Veterans’ Bonus Division launched an online application process for the Massachusetts Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Welcome Home Bonus. 
  • Commentary: Adapting to full-time telework

    Many of us are teleworking. Full-time telework can be a blessing; however, it can also prove to be a source of great consternation. I performed full-time telework for six years. The initial adjustment period was difficult and there were good and bad parts to this new life I found myself in. But, over time, I discovered methods that allowed me to be both more productive and healthier. I would like to take some time and share some of those methods with you,
  • Get creative: How to stay fit and healthy while stuck at home

    For many of us, it has been weeks since we’ve been able to leave the house and go about our daily routine. That doesn’t mean you can’t adapt and overcome the unique challenges presented by the ongoing public health crisis.
  • Press Release: Westover reservists mobilized to support COVID-19 operations

    U.S. Air Force Reservists assigned to two Westover squadrons were mobilized to support regional COVID-19 operations. More than 10 Airmen from the 439th Airlift Wing departed for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ today, joining over 120 fellow Airmen from Air Force Reserve Command units across the nation.