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Members of the 334th Fighter Squadron sing together while a fellow Eagle plays their decorated piano during the 4th Fighter Wing Battle of Britain celebration, Sept. 15, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Pianos burned during Battle of Britain celebration
The 4th Fighter Wing celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. The wing is able to trace its roots back to World War II, when seven American pilots volunteered to fight alongside the Royal Air Force and defend Europe against the German Luftwaffe. This year seven pianos were burned during the Battle of Britain ceremony, Sept. 15, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The seven pianos were donated and decorated by squadrons on base to be part of the piano burning ceremony
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Members from Team Seymour and other distinguished visitors attend the 4th Fighter Wing 75th Anniversary Gala, Sept. 16, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Some distinguished visitors included former 4 FW commanders, Brig. Gen. Mark Slocum, United States Air Forces in Europe-United Kingdom director, and Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton) 4 FW celebrates 75 years of airpower, tradition
As the youngest branch of the Armed Forces, the U.S. Air Force, celebrated its 70th birthday, the 4th Fighter Wing celebrated its 75th anniversary with a weekend of celebratory events and ceremonies. The 4th Fighter Group was activated Sept. 29, 1942 in Debden, England during World War II. The Eagle Squadrons consisted of American volunteers, until the 4th FG became part of the Army Air Corps and drafted members. The wing hosted a 50-year-old time capsule ceremony, a base tour, the Battle of Britain ceremony, unveiled a heritage aircraft paint scheme on an F-15E Strike Eagle and a formal gala to honor the milestone and achievements throughout its 75-year history.
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Ret. Capt. Kevin Hynes gives his opening remarks during the Prisoner(s) of War/Missing in Action ceremony, Sept. 14, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Hynes served as a squadron intelligence officer and navigator in Vietnam, and flew C-123K cargo planes after the war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Miranda A. Loera) Seymour Johnson pays homage to POW/MIA
At Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, events were held throughout the week in honor of all prisoners of war and those missing in action.
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Members of the 4th Fighter Wing Fire Department present the colors during a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Seymour Johnson AFB and Americans across the United States took time to pay homage to those who lost their lives in the deliberate and vicious terrorist attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton) SJAFB Never Forgets
Sixteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, America was deliberately and viciously attacked without warning or precedents. A total of 19 terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners and despicably took the lives of thousands of men, women, and children. On the most recent anniversary, Sept. 11, 2017, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, and Americans across the United States took time to pay homage to those who lost their lives.
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The KC-46A Pegasus development program completed its first flight of Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) aircraft #1 Dec. 28, 2014. The maiden flight took off from Paine Field in Everett, Washington and landed at Boeing Field, Seattle. (Courtesy photo) Seymour Johnson awarded KC-46A Pegasus
Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is officially designated as the next destination for the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Aerial Refueling Tanker. The announcement came late Tuesday afternoon from the Secretary of the Air Force.
0 9/13
2017
Default Air Force Logo Be safe, be prepared prior to Hurricane Irma
Seymour Johnson AFB is currently under Hurricane Condition 5, which means destructive winds are possible within 96 hours. Base housing residents should contact the Corvias 24/7 maintenance hotline to report damages or loss of power at (919) 988-6951, Option 8. Members of Team Seymour are encouraged to install the AtHoc app to receive the most current base notifications directly to a smart phone. Follow the steps below to install the app or visit vimeo.com/105824011 for video instructions.
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2017
Suicide Prevention Month graphic Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
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Col. Brian Armstrong, 4th Fighter Wing vice commander, presents the Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award to Richard Lambert, 4 FW community support coordinator during Lambert’s retirement ceremony, Aug. 29, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Mr. Lambert retires with F-15E flight and ‘Eagle bite’
Richard Lambert, 4th Fighter Wing community support coordinator, joined the Air Force in 1977, retired after 21 years of active duty service and returned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base as a federal civil service employee for 17 additional years.
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Kristina Balboa, Cinderella’s Closet organizer, re-racks a gown at the Cinderella’s Closet program, Aug. 23, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. 75th Anniversary Gala formal wear: why buy when you can borrow
The Cinderella’s Closet program loans formal wear to those attending Air Force events. The program is currently located in the Heritage Hall conference room from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays. The only requirement is to have the borrowed clothing professionally cleaned before returning it.
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In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, members of Team Seymour hosted a 5k walk, August 25, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The 19th Amendment was successfully passed with the help of the Women’s Suffrage movement as well as the Women’s rights convention.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton) Seymour Johnson teams up for Women’s equality
With Women’s Equality Day being on a Saturday, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base celebrated the historical time a day early with a 5K run/walk.
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