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  1. Westover's oldest planes fall quiet after nearly 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... many civilians, it's an ungodly clamor. With the last of the US military's C-5A now retired from Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, replaced by the newer - and dramatically quieter - C-5M Super Galaxy model, that sound is just a fading echo. ...

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  2. Hurricane Recovery: How to help and how wea re helpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WWLP

    ... we reach out to them so that they can rebuild their lives," said Bishop Rozanski. 50 airmen from Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee went down to Florida to help with the Irma recovery efforts and this is a huge part of their mission. "It's just a ...

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  3. Last Air Force C-5A has left Westover for a boneyardaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | WWLP

    Westover Air Reserve Base bid farewell to its last C-5A Galaxy, which took off on its final flight into retirement Thursday morning. The aircraft is headed to the Air Force boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona, where it will stay.

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  4. Last Air Force C-5A to leave Westover ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | WWLP

    CHICOPEE, Mass. - This week marks the end of an era at Westover Air Reserve Base, as the U.S. Air Force's last C-5A Galaxy is scheduled to take its final flight.

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  5. Westover C-5Ma s receive a oestand-downa orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WWLP

    It has to do with the landing gear. All the C-5M's across the country, including the ones at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee are on what the Air Force calls "stand-down".

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  6. Team Dover C-five's return to the flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | WMDT

    ... bases to finish these inspections on their own C-5 fleets. These bases are Travis AFB, California; Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts; and Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. During the stand-down, Mobility Airmen reportedly went on to ...

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  7. Travis Heritage Center lands C-5A GalaxyRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    ... to be here." For the past two decades, the aircraft was being flown by the Air Force Reserve at Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts. The plan is to position the aircraft in an empty site adjacent to the static C-141 Starlifter near where Travis ...

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  8. U.s Army Corps of Engineers Appoints New Cmdr. of New England DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... and support to Joint Base Cape Cod, Hanscom Air Force Base, U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center and Westover Air Reserve Base. He managed an annual program of $270.6 million in fiscal year 2016 and a projected program of $265 million in FY17. The ...

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  9. Defense spending bill includes $61.1M for WestoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | WWLP

    A mother is accused of trying to torch a car with her 11-year-old son bound and locked inside at a southeast CHICOPEE, Mass. - Westover Air Reserve Base will receive some $61.1 million in improvements under the U.S. Senate's 2018 fiscal year defense spending bill.

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  10. A change of command for the 439th Airlift wing at Westover Air Reserve BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | WWLP

    ... needs to be brought to light and heard. WESTOVER, Mass. (WWLP) - It's been an eventful week at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. The new generation of C-5 Cargo planes known as the C-5 M super galaxy arrived at Westover late last week. In this ...

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  11. Homecoming: Eversource employee has returned from Iraq deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WWLP

    According to an Eversource news release, Senior Master Sgt. Bill Gelinas, assigned to Westover Air Reserve Base, works at an Eversource control center.

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  12. Air Force chief lauds Bay State's military approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    ... Falmouth, Mashpee and Sandwich; the former Fort Devens in Ayer, Devens, Harvard and Lancaster; Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee; and the Barnes Air National Guard Base at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport. Goldfein, whose tour of Massachusetts ...

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  13. F-15 jets to take-off from Westover Air Reserve BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WWLP

    The family of an American slain in last week's terror attack in London expressed gratitude for the kindness of strangers on Mo CHICOPEE, Mass. - It is not too frequently that you see fighter jets taking off from Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, but that will be happening this week.

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  14. New aircraft coming to Westover Air Reserve BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | WWLP

    It's the end of era, but also, the beginning of a new one at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. You'll see them, but you may not hear them, at least not nearly as loud as they used to be.

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  15. Public hearing on Pegasus tankers highlights community, partnershipRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    ... the Main Operating Base 3 mission. Grissom Air Reserve Base in Indiana, Tinker AFB in Oklahoma and Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts are possible alternate sites. A final decision will not be made until March 2017 on whether or not Seymour ...

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  16. Westover commander promoted to brigadier generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WWLP

    The leader of the 439th Airlift Wing at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to brigadier general. Brig.

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  17. New Air Force tanker could be based at Tinker Air Force BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... site for the first Reserve-led KC-46 main operating base, with Tinker among a group that includes Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts and Grissom Air Reserve Base in Indiana as alternative bases for the tanker aircraft. The KC-46 Pegasus will ...

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  18. New Air Force tanker could be based at TinkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... site for the first Reserve-led KC-46 main operating base, with Tinker among a group that includes Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts and Grissom Air Reserve Base in Indiana as alternative bases for the tanker aircraft. Seymour Johnson earned ...

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  19. Air Force to hold Midwest City public hearing on new air tankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Air Force officials will hold a public hearing Tuesday in Midwest City to discuss the potential environmental impacts associated with basing new aerial refueling planes at Tinker Air Force Base. The Air Force has chosen Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina as the preferred site for the KC-46, which will replace the 60-year-old fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers, but Tinker is among a group of alternative sites that includes Grissom Air Reserve Base in Indiana and Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts.

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  20. Public asked to weigh in on tankersRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    ... the Main Operating Base 3 mission. Grissom Air Reserve Base in Indiana, Tinker AFB in Oklahoma and Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts are possible alternate sites. A scoping meeting was held this past April at Herman Park Center for the ...

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