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Default Air Force Logo Breast Cancer Awareness month officially underway
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Men as well as women are at a potential risk for developing breast cancer. Both genders should remain aware that monthly self examinations are key to early detection. Along with self examinations, fitness and nutrition can also play a vital role in prevention. A recent study shows that eating the right
0 10/13
2006
Ashley Knight, daughter of Staff Sgt. Robert and Kelly Knight, dribbles the ball downfield in a Seymour Johnson youth soccer game Saturday. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Tubbs) Kickin' it

0 10/06
2006
The wing weapons safety office demonstrated the hazards associated with the detonation of a bomb dummy unit for weapons loaders, ammo troops, and F-15E aircrews who normally see it from the air Sept 28. The BDU-33 is a practice munition used by the F-15E to simulate the procedures needed to release live ordnance and to provide immediate feedback of where the bomb hit. The BDU-33 was dropped to help Airmen understand hazards involved with training munitions used everyday at Seymour Johnson. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Biondo) Here comes the boom!

0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo Volunteer Airmen lend hammers to community
The fiscal year brought about an end to flying, but that didn't keep the 334th Fighting Eagles grounded. They spent a sunny day at the end of September on the rooftops of a Habitat for Humanity site in a small Goldsboro neighborhood. Cutting, hanging, hammering and painting, the Eagles worked together to help finish off four separate projects.
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo Watch what you heat! Unattended cooking continues to pose major fire hazard
In the United States, fires caused by unattended cooking remain a leading cause of home fires and fire related injuries. Although these fires have been declining nationally, the rate here on Seymour Johnson has remained the same for the past three years. Why do these fires happen? Frequently it's because people leave their stoves unattended while
0 10/06
2006
Senior Airmen Travis Paxton (left) and Garcia Tarver, both firefighters from the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron, play pool in the recreation room at the new fire station here Monday. The new station's amenities make life and work more bearable for the firefighters who are on duty for 24-hour shifts.  (Photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn J. Jones)                          New fire station brings Airmen into 21st century
Firefighters here can finally get some sleep. Bunk rooms, high-end mattresses and a more discretionary public-announce system are just a few of the quality-of-life and operational upgrades that bring Seymour Johnson's new fire station up to date with today's firefighting culture and technology. "This station is so far advanced compared to the old
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo The value of a 2nd opinion: 4th Med Group Airmen deliver medical care
"The infection was becoming septic," said Capt. Craig Richters, 4th Medical Group nurse from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. "The care saved his life or at least his limb." The mother brought her teenage son to the small team of 14 Airmen who traveled to various austere locations throughout northern Bolivia providing humanitarian medical care
0 10/06
2006
Col. Steve Kwast, 4th Fighter Wing commander, presents the Retiree Volunteer of the Year award to Betty Cassidy, secretary of the Retiree Activities Office. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Les Waters)                              Retiree Appreciation Day

0 9/29
2006
Lieutenant Col. Todd Boyd, 335th Fighter Squadron commander, embraces his daughter, Madison, during the first wave of returns of the deployed Chiefs Wednesday afternoon. Several family, squadron and community members welcomed the Chiefs with waving flags.  The Chiefs return home after serving more than four months in Southwest Asia in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Our Airmen are expeditionary warriors who are trained and ready to deploy in support of the mission. The Chiefs proved the F-15E Strike Eagle continues to provide matchless combat power anytime, anywhere. (Photo by Senior Airman Micky Bazaldua) Hail to the Chiefs

0 9/29
2006
Default Air Force Logo Dare County bombing range unveils new urban target facility
The Dare County Bombing Range, located on the eastern coast of North Carolina, which is used for air-to-surface target training, unveiled a new complex Monday which prepares pilots for urban warfare. The complex is designed to simulate several blocks of an urban environment that will be used to train aircrew on missions like they may see in Iraq,
0 9/28
2006
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