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Westover To Lose 300 Jobs

Westover To Lose 300 Jobs

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(Chicopee, MA) — Westover Air Reserve Base will lose 300 jobs under new Penatgon budget cuts. The base in Chicopee will be downsized, and lose eight of its C-5 cargo planes to a base in Texas starting in 2015. The cuts announced Monday are part of an effort to slash nearly 500-billion from the nation’s defense budget over the next eight years.

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