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Westover Air Reserve Base

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Westover Air Reserve Base is an Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) installation located in the Massachusetts communities of Chicopee and Ludlow, near the city of Springfield, Massachusetts. [1]

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Aerospace Defense Command

Aerospace Defense Command was a major command of the United States Air Forces, responsible for continental air defence.

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Air Force Reserve Command

The Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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Air Mobility Command

Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force.

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Air taxi

An air taxi is a small commercial aircraft which makes short flights on demand.

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Air traffic control

Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.

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Air Transport Command

Air Transport Command (ATC) was a United States Air Force unit that was created during World War II as the strategic airlift component of the United States Army Air Forces.

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Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Bare Mountain (Massachusetts)

Bare Mountain, above sea level, is a prominent peak of the Holyoke Range of traprock mountains located in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts, and part of the greater Metacomet Ridge that stretches from Long Island Sound to nearly the Vermont border.

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Base Realignment and Closure

Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) is a process by a United States federal government commission to increase United States Department of Defense efficiency by planning the end of the Cold War realignment and closure of military installations.

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Blue Angels

The Blue Angels is the United States Navy's flight demonstration squadron, with aviators from the Navy and Marines.

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Boeing KC-46 Pegasus

The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is a military aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing from its 767 jet airliner.

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Bradley International Airport

Bradley International Airport is a civil/military airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, in Hartford County, Connecticut.

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Chicopee, Massachusetts

Chicopee is a city located on the Connecticut River in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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Civil Air Patrol

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF).

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Eastern Air Defense Force

The Eastern Air Defense Force (EADF) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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Eighth Air Force

The Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) (8 AF) is a numbered air force (NAF) of the United States Air Force's Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC).

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Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

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First Air Force

The First Air Force (Air Forces Northern; 1 AF-AFNORTH) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).

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Fourth Air Force

The Fourth Air Force (4 AF) is a numbered air force of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC).

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General aviation

General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.

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Grissom Air Reserve Base

Grissom Air Reserve Base is a United States Air Force base, located about north of Kokomo in Cass and Miami counties in Indiana.

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Hampshire College

Hampshire College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Ludlow, Massachusetts

Ludlow is a New England town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Massachusetts Wing Civil Air Patrol

The Massachusetts Wing Civil Air Patrol (abbreviated MAWG), commonly referred to as "Mass Wing", is the highest echelon of the Civil Air Patrol in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts World War II Army Airfields

During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) established numerous airfields in Massachusetts for training pilots and aircrews of USAAF fighters and bombers.

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Maxwell Air Force Base

Maxwell Air Force Base, officially known as Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, is a United States Air Force (USAF) installation under the Air Education and Training Command (AETC).

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Military Air Transport Service

The Military Air Transport Service (MATS) is an inactive Department of Defense Unified Command.

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NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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New England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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Oscar Westover

Oscar M. Westover (July 23, 1883 – September 21, 1938) was a major general and fourth chief of the United States Army Air Corps.

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Post-Attack Command and Control System Facility, Hadley

Post-Attack Command and Control System Facility, Hadley is a defunct Post-Attack Command and Control System facility that operated from June 2, 1958 until 1970.

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Runway

According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a runway is a "defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft".

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Seymour Johnson Air Force Base

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.

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Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield is a city in western New England, and the historical seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Strategic Air Command

Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "nuclear triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles or ICBMs (the third leg of the triad being submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) of the U.S. Navy).

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Tinker Air Force Base

Tinker Air Force Base is a major United States Air Force base, with tenant U.S. Navy and other Department of Defense missions, located geographically in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Ultralight aviation

Ultralight aviation (called microlight aviation in some countries) is the flying of lightweight, 1- or 2-seat fixed-wing aircraft.

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United States Army Air Corps

The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.

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Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport

Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport is a public/military airport in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Westover Composite Squadron

Westover Composite Squadron is a squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, the auxiliary of the United States Air Force.

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Westover Metropolitan Airport

Westover Metropolitan Airport is a civilian airport located in the Massachusetts communities of Chicopee, Granby, and Ludlow, near the cities of Springfield and Holyoke, Massachusetts.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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103d Airlift Wing

The 103d Airlift Wing (103 AW) is a unit of the Connecticut Air National Guard, stationed at Bradley Air National Guard Base at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

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13th Air Expeditionary Group

The 13th Air Expeditionary Group is a provisional United States Air Force unit.

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1600th Air Transport Group

The 1600th Air Transport Group is a discontinued United States Air Force unit.

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21st Expeditionary Mobility Task Force

The 21st Expeditionary Mobility Task Force (21 EMTF) was one of two EMTFs assigned to the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command.

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26th Air Refueling Squadron

The 26th Air Refueling Squadron (26 AREFS) was a squadron of the United States Air Force that flew the KC-97E/F/G Stratofreighter, An early Cold War air refueling squadron, it primarily supported B-47 Stratojets of the Strategic Air Command Eighth Air Force during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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301st Operations Group

The 301st Operations Group (301 OG) is a flying component of the 301st Fighter Wing, assigned to the United States Air Force Reserve Tenth Air Force.

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302d Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

The 302d Maneuver Enhancement Brigade is a unit of the U.S. Army Reserve based in Massachusetts.

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324th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

The 324th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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326th Aeronautical Systems Wing

The 326th Aeronautical Systems Wing is an inactive wing of the United States Air Force.

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337th Airlift Squadron

The 337th Airlift Squadron is part of the 439th Airlift Wing at Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts.

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337th Flight Test Squadron

The 337th Flight Test Squadron was most recently part of the 46th Test Wing and based at McClellan Air Force Base, California.

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341st Missile Wing

The United States Air Force's 341st Missile Wing is an intercontinental ballistic missile unit headquartered at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana.

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34th Training Wing

The 34th Training Wing is a wing of the United States Air Force based at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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384th Air Refueling Squadron

The 384th Air Refueling Squadron is an active United States Air Force unit, stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, where it is assigned to the 92d Operations Group and operates the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft conducting air refueling missions.

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386th Air Expeditionary Wing

The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing (386 AEW) is a provisional United States Air Force unit assigned to United States Air Forces Central.

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402d Fighter-Day Group

The 402d Fighter-Day Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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409th Air Expeditionary Group

The 409th Air Expeditionary Group is a provisional United States Air Force unit assigned to United States Air Forces Europe (USAFE), which may activate or inactivate the group as needed at any time.

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439th Airlift Wing

The 439th Airlift Wing (439 AW) is an active United States Air Force Reserve unit.

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439th Operations Group

The 439th Operations Group is an active United States Air Force Reserve unit.

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459th Operations Group

The 459th Air Refueling Wing (459 ARW) is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force.

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4713th Defense Systems Evaluation Squadron

The 4713th Defense Systems Evaluation Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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471st Special Operations Wing

The 471st Special Operations Wing is an inactive United States Air Force wing.

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4729th Air Defense Group

The 4729th Air Defense Group is a discontinued United States Air Force organization.

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499th Air Refueling Wing

The 499th Air Refueling Wing is an inactive United States Air Force (USAF) unit that was last active at Westover AFB, Massachusetts in June 1966.

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57th Air Division

The 57th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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60th Fighter Squadron

The 60th Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force squadron.

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60th Operations Group

The 60th Operations Group (60 OG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing.

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64th Air Expeditionary Group

The 64th Air Expeditionary Group is a provisional United States Air Force, most recently assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Eskan Village, near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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76th Fighter Squadron

The 76th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force Reserve unit.

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916th Air Refueling Wing

The 916th Air Refueling Wing is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force.

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99th Air Base Wing

The 99th Air Base Wing (99 ABW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command (ACC) and its ACC subordinate organization, the United States Air Force Warfare Center.

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99th Air Refueling Squadron

The 99th Air Refueling Squadron is part of the 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, but is stationed at Birmingham Air National Guard Base, Alabama.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westover_Air_Reserve_Base

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