WESTOVER ARB

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Welcome

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On behalf of the men and women of the 439th Airlift Wing, welcome to Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass., home to the largest air-reserve base in the Department of Defense and the military’s largest transport jet. ...

History

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Westover ARB
1939 to the Present
Westover Field was created by a war-readiness appropriation signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and opened on April 6, 1940. It was assigned to the United States Army Corps Northeast Air District. Later, as part of the First Air Force I Bomber C...

Mission

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The 439th Airlift Wing is the premier unit-equipped Reserve team hosting joint partners; we are leaders in providing global reach to achieve national objectives.

The 439th Airlift Wing is capable of providing worldwide air movement of troops, supplies, equipment and medical patients. ...

Tenants

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Military Entrance
Processing Station
In July 2003, the Springfield Military Entrance Processing Station moved into its newly constructed facility at Westover. The MEPS relocated from the Springfield Federal Building, 1550 Main St., in downtown Springfield, Mass., a place it had occupied sin...

Serving You

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AIRMAN AND
FAMILY READINESS CENTER
(413) 557-3024
The Airman and Family Readiness Center staff provides referral information for all military members assigned to Westover. It is located in Building 1100 on Walker Avenue (near the Base Ellipse). The center staff also provides personal fi...

At Your Leisure

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ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS
The Great New England
Air Show and Open House
Westover Air Reserve Base
www.greatnewenglandairshow.com
Enjoy a full weekend of events, including thrilling aerial performances during this free air show at Westover Air Reserve Base. Usually set for August, th...