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An F-15E Strike Eagle, takes off during Exercise Green Flag April 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag is an Air Combat Command pre-deployment exercise for units who perform close-air support. The training exercise, which began April 19 and runs through May 4, mirrors many of the irregular warfare-conditions the aircrews will see while fighting the war on terrorism. During Green Flag, aircrews will try to learn better ways to employ airpower within an irregular warfare environment. The F-15E is from Seymor Johnson AFB, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald)
Aircrews practice irregular warfare at Green Flag
"One minute you could be out bombing a convoy, the next minute you have guys on the ground who are taking fire or who may have encountered an IED (improvised explosive device) and you have to provide assistance to them. It's a lot of fun, but it's challenging," said Capt. Marc Johnson, 335th Fighter Squadron, regarding his squadron's participation
0 4/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo Team Seymour NCO among ACC’s 'Airmen of Excellence'
A noncommissioned officer with the security forces squadron was named an 'Airmen of Excellence' when Air Combat Command officials announced the command's top Airmen at a banquet April 13. "We're here to recognize not just the winners, but all of the nominees who have clearly demonstrated accomplishments that set them apart from their peers," said
0 4/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo Roll up your sleeves, 4 FW: Anthrax shots mandatory
The technicians in the 4th Fighter Wing's immunizations clinic are preparing Team Seymour Airmen for the fight downrange by implementing the concepts of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program here. These shots are mandatory for all Airmen deploying to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility or who have a permanent change of station to
0 4/11
2007
Base firefighters respond to the scene of a fire March 21 in the family campground area here. Three individuals were detained at the scene and charged with arson after Tom Wade, base fire chief, caught them in the act. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Griffin) Firefighters catch arsonists in the act
Three military dependents were detained March 21 after they were caught setting a fire in the family campground area here.The individuals confessed to setting the fire as well as another fire near the area March 20. "I went back to the scene to make sure the previous fire had not rekindled," said Tom Wade, base fire chief. "That's when I spotted
0 4/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo 15 SJ Airmen punished for UCMJ infractions
During March, eight Seymour Johnson Airmen received Article 15s. Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice authorizes commanders to impose non-judicial punishment, a disciplinary measure more serious than administrative corrective measures (such as letters of reprimand, admonishment, counseling), but less serious than trial by
0 4/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Fitness center outlines PT gear standards
The mandatory wearing of the official PT uniform began Oct. 1, but here are a few reminders for Team Seymour. All Airmen are required to have one running suit, two T-shirts and two pair of shorts. The revised Air Force Instruction 36-2903 states when doing organized PT, the shorts and T-shirts will be worn as a set and not mixed with civilian
0 4/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo ALS students graduate
Graduation ceremonies for the CMSAF James C. Binnicker Airman Leadership School Class 2007-C were held March 22. Senior Airman Matthew Crum, 4th Component Maintenance Squadron, received the John L. Levitow Award. Other distinguished graduates were Staff Sgt. John Gines and Senior Airman Kevin Facteau, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron, and Senior Airman
0 4/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Skateboarders required to wear helmets
The recent beautiful weather has gotten more Team Seymour folks outside enjoying sports, including skateboarding at the base's skate park. Unfortunately, some skateboarders are forgetting that wearing a helmet is not only a smart safety precaution, but it is also required. Base leadership is placing extra emphasis on wearing helmets while
0 4/04
2007
Staff Sgt. Norberto Perez, 4th Logistics Readiness Squadron, helps his 4-year-old son, Dante, fill a plastic container with dirt which will be used to plant a seedling held by Laura Busch, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental flight, during the Arbor Day and Earth Day celebration April 7. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Shane Dunaway)                               Team Seymour celebrates Earth Day, Arbor Day
The 4th Civil Engineer Squadron's environmental flight is holding their annual Earth Day celebration April 7, in conjunction with the 4th Services Squadron's 11th Annual Car, Truck and Cycle Show and Easter Egg Hunt. Earth Day activities will be set up next to a childrens' play area. There will be free T-shirts, frisbees, bird feeders, yo-yos and
0 4/04
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces change to promotion study materials
The Air Force made major changes to the materials enlisted members use for reference and studying for promotion. The new guide, called the Professional Development Guide, replaces both the Promotion Fitness Examination and U.S. Air Force Supervisory Examination Study Guides -- officially known as Volumes 1 and 2 of Air Force Pamphlet 36-2241
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2007
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