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SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. - Senior Airman Michael Ellis and Airman 1st Class Jayson Powers, airfield systems technicians, 4th Communications Squadron mission systems flight, run a systems check on a localizer June 6. Localizers provide centerline for aircraft as they approach the runway.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Biondo) Streamlined processes keep technicians focused on airfield communication
Using principles from the process-improvement initiative known as Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, a team gathered from May 21 - 24 to streamline maintenance processes in the 4th Communication Squadron's mission systems. AFSO 21 is a management program that maximizes value and minimizes waste at all levels of Air Force operations.
0 6/07
2007
Default Air Force Logo Life skills renamed mental health
All Air Force "life skills support centers" will be renamed "mental health clinics" effective immediately. After a poll of subject matter experts, first sergeants, command chief master sergeants and mental health patients, it was determined that the name "life skills" was confusing and did not appropriately reflect the mission of providing mental
0 6/07
2007
Default Air Force Logo Sponsors introduce Airmen to new base, community
Sponsors assist with the transition of moving from one base to another. With their help, incoming members of the 4th Fighter Wing can expect to learn all about Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the local community. As sponsors, military members are required to assist incoming members in making their transition a smooth move, said Lee Wright, the
0 6/07
2007
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. - Airman 1st Class John Yates, 336th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, inspects hydraulic lines on a F-15E Strike Eagle, May 30. The 4th Fighter Wings mission requires that the Strike Eagles are ready to deliver air power on target, on time whenever America calls. Therefore Airmen of the 4th Maintenance Group maintain these jets 24 hours per day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Klingler) Maintainers work round the clock

0 6/04
2007
Default Air Force Logo New scam targets military spouses
The American Red Cross is warning military spouses about a new identity-theft scam that targets family members of deployed troops. The Red Cross was alerted of the scam earlier this month, said Devorah Goldburg of the Red Cross. The scam involves a person with an American accent calling a military spouse, identifying herself as a representative of
0 6/01
2007
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. - Airman 1st Class Jonathan Roda, 4th Component Maintenance Squadron, provides security during an expeditionary combat skills training class here May 16.  The training helps the Airmen train for possible terrorist attacks while deployed to various locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chad Trujillo) Holding his ground ...

0 5/31
2007
Default Air Force Logo Changes on horizon for Air Force pilots
Local editor's note: "While the Air Force initiatives will balance the rated force and continue to provide superior warfighters to the combatant commanders, Team Seymour needs to know this will not affect our F-15E Strike Eagle aircrew," said Col. Todd Boyd, 4th Operations Group acting commander. "This is valuable information for all aircrew to
0 5/30
2007
Default Air Force Logo AFSO 21 concepts help reduce jet cannibalization
A team of twelve 4th Fighter Wing Airmen from five squadrons met with Air Combat Command facilitators May 7-11 to formulate a plan using Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century concepts to streamline their aircraft cannibalization program. The program sets aside aircraft specifically to supply parts to other aircraft that aren't readily
0 5/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo COMACC delivers Memorial Day safety message
Memorial Day is a day to remember all the men and women who have paid the ultimate price to defend the freedoms that make the United States of America the greatest nation in the world. It is a time for us to reconnect with our nation's and our Air Force's history and values by honoring and celebrating the Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and
0 5/24
2007
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. - Airman First Class Katie Metz, 4th Security Forces Squadron, leads a four man team through a scenario during the Active Shooter Training course, on May 9. The Active Shooter Training course is one of the many courses that all Security Forces personnel go through in order to prepare themselves both mentally and physically.(photo by A1C Jonathon Williams)(released) OSI, SFS participate in active shooter program
Team Seymour's Office of Special Investigations and the 4th Security Forces Squadron participated in the active shooter program May 8-9. A special agent from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations trained Team Seymour Airmen along with local authorities on how to eliminate a threat quickly and efficiently with a small number of
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2007
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