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SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. - At the Slocumb Gate, a tractor trailor barrels over a security bollard, which destroyed the vehicle?s undercarriage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Biondo) Bollards win every time in crashes

0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Fire safety keeps holiday season happy
The holiday season is here, and we're looking forward to special gatherings and celebrations with friends and loved ones.Many children (and children at heart) will be overflowing with excitement. We are decorating our homes in our own special way to make the holiday a memorable event. Holiday decorations can be joyful but also dangerous if
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Seymour Airman busted for drug use
A senior airman from the 4th Component Maintenance Squadron was convicted at a summary court-martial for the use of marijuana in violation of Article 112a of the Uniform Code of Military Justice Nov 16. During the trial, the accused pled guilty to wrongful use of marijuana. The Airman was sentenced 30 days of confinement, reduction in rank to
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Wing history office looking for heroes
The year 2007 is the 50th anniversary of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. There will be a series of events to celebrate this occasion. Starting in January, the wing history office will do a series of ten articles in the Wright Times. The subject of these articles will be "The Greatest Heroes of the 4th Fighter Wing." The
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Wing shifts to paperless travel management system
Team Seymour has operated under the defense travel system for over a year. With a few mouse clicks, this online, paperless system allows Airmen to arrange travel electronically, change their itinerary before or during a trip and complete the voucher process upon return from travel. As with any new system or process there has been and continues to
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo MSG CC "Fourth, but First" in football pick 'em contest
The phrase, "Fourth, but First," is often associated with the 4th Fighter Wing, but one group commander is giving that phrase new meaning in a football pick 'em competition in the Goldsboro News-Argus. Colonel Russell Walden, 4th Mission Support Group commander and diehard Virginia Tech Hokies fan, is listed as the fourth person on the pick 'em
0 12/08
2006
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. - Major Jeff D?Ambra, 336th Fighter Squadron Liaison for Blue Angels, welcomes #7 Navy Maj. Nathan Miller, Air Show narrator for the Aerial Demonstration Team Blue Angels, during a site visit of the base. The site visit is one of the final steps in the decision-making process for the Blue Angels choosing which bases to add to the team?s 2007 air show calendar. Major Miller and team?s event coordinator #8 Navy Lt. Dan McShane spent the day with air show committee members gathering information and visiting base facilities. The official decision will be announced following the International Council of Air Shows conference next week. Airshows provide an opportunity for the public to get an up-close look at America?s air power.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Les Waters)                               Blue Angels have eyes on Seymour

0 12/01
2006
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. - Col. Steve Kwast, 4th Fighter Wing commander, welcomed 34 members from the Mount Olive College board of directors to Seymour Johnson Nov. 28. Before the group viewed the F-15E Strike Eagle and munitions used to support the Global War on Terror, Col. Kwast expressed his appreciation for providing educational opportunities that support our force-development programs. He also emphasized the importance of our Airmen volunteering in the community to continue strengthening the bonds between the base and surrounding counties. After the tour, the board enjoyed lunch at the Officers? club.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Robin DeMark)         Educators receive education in air power

0 12/01
2006
Default Air Force Logo Elementary students drop cookie bombs on ammo troops
Some of this holiday season's good tidings will come to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in the form of cookies.Special education students from Spring Creek Elementary School in Wayne County thought up a plan to show their military appreciation by delivering more than 170 bags of cookies to Airmen of the 4th Munitions Flight. "The students want to
0 12/01
2006
Default Air Force Logo Key Spouse program focuses on family-readiness services
The 4th Fighter Wing will continue its key spouse program due to its past successes and projected need. Col. Steve Kwast, wing commander, has decided to reestablish focus on the program which supports communication between unit leaders and family members. The program calls for each unit to have an assigned key spouse, which is a volunteer position.
0 12/01
2006
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