The upgraded aircraft will be much quieter than the C-5A and C-5B planes local residents are accustomed-to.
The Charles H. Tracy Award honors a soldier from the American Civil War and received the Medal of Honor for two acts of bravery.
Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Bill Gelinas, a reservist at Westover Air Reserve Base, works at Eversource when he’s not in uniform.
State, federal, regional, local and private agencies are participating in a major accident response exercise on Wednesday.
It may only be the middle of May, but Western Massachusetts has already logged its first official “Heat Wave” of 2017 Friday.
The record temperature for this date was easily broken at 11:00 this morning, with temperatures to rise even higher into the afternoon.
Firefighters from Holyoke, Northampton, and Westover Air Reserve Base have been called in to help.
President Donald Trump was not on the plane, but is in Connecticut this afternoon to speak at the Coast Guard Academy.
The president spoke to graduating cadets at the New London, Connecticut academy Wednesday morning.
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Residents in the area of the base may hear explosions into the early afternoon.
Students got to climb aboard a C-5 cargo plane and see what reservists at Westover do every day.
Sealing small and medium-sized cracks on the roadway helps prevent the formation of potholes.
Col. Scott Durham will replace Brig. Gen. Jay Jensen as commander of Westover’s 439th Airlift Wing.
The controlled burn is used to prevent the spread of potential wildfires, and to destroy invasive plants.
The American Red Cross was helping a family of five, Thursday night, who lost their house in a fire in Granby.
The base’s C-5Bs left one-by-one for modernization and will return as C-5 M Super Galaxy models.
Westover’s proximity to Europe and its long runways make it a reliable stop for military aircraft and units.