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  • SJAFB Civil Engineers complete Prime BEEF training

    Airmen from the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron completed the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Program, or Prime BEEF, training at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, July 20 through July 22
  • 4th FSS FAC keeps Airmen fit to fight

    The 4th Force Support Squadron fitness assessment cell is busier than ever since the resumption of fitness assessments. “The FAC manages the FAs for the base and makes sure all Airmen take their physical health seriously,” said Senior Airman Elijah Champion, 4th FSS FAC technician. The current FA consists of a 1.5-mile run, and a minute each for push-ups and sit-ups. Alternative components will begin in early 2022. Airmen will have five physical FA alternatives, two for the cardio portion and three for the sit-up and push-up components. “If we are truly going to get after building a culture that embraces fitness as a lifestyle, then we have to grow beyond the mentality of a one-size-fits-all PT test,” said Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass. “Providing our Airmen with these options is a step in the right direction toward developing an Air Force that is fit to fight, anytime, anywhere.”
  • Off-duty SJAFB IDMT uses CPR to save a life

    For some people leaving work is the end of their duty day. No more thinking about work, just enjoying their time off. For Staff Sgt. Jon Paul Fitzgerald, 336th Fighter Squadron independent duty medical technician, or IDMT, that was not the case.
  • A presence still felt for over 30 years

    The 336th Fighter Squadron hosted Maj. David Hook, 50th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. and his wife at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina on July 9, 2021. On September 30, 1990, David’s father, Maj. Peter Hook, unexpectedly passed away during an F-15E Strike Eagle crash in the Saudi Arabian desert while deployed for Operation Desert Storm. Years later, a family event was held at the fighter squadron, where 10-year-old David was in attendance and received his first coin. The 336th FS named their heritage room after Peter to honor the loss of their fallen.
  • Chinooks Take Flight from SJAFB

    U.S. Army CH-47F Chinooks were delivered to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC on a U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy to be reassembled by soldiers from the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade and flew back to Fort Bragg, NC.
  • Annual Armed Forces Women’s Rugby Championship 2021

    Speed, strength, endurance, situational awareness, creativity and the ability to play alongside anyone are the indispensable qualities that make up the U.S. Air Force Women’s Rugby Team. “Everything that makes a good rugby team makes a good Air Force unit,” said Lt. Col. Nicole Jansen, USAF women’s rugby program officer in charge and joint planner “Rugby values are Air Force values!” Stationed across the world, teammates came together to compete in the 2021 Armed Forces Women’s Rugby Championship in Wilmington, North Carolina, June 25 - 26. “We played the United States Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marines,” said Jansen. “The tournament was a single round-robin. The team with the best win-loss ratio record is named the Armed Forces Champion. This year we took second place with a final standing of 3 -1.”
  • Shedding light on SJAFB electricians

    Imagine an Airman comes onto base and there’s no power? Light switches do nothing, computer’s don’t turn on, nothing electrical works. Would the 4th Fighter Wing still be able to accomplish the mission? Thanks to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron electricians, that is something Airmen at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base don’t have to worry about.
  • Pride Month Video 2021; CMSgt Sarah Sipe

    CMSgt Sarah Sipe shares the story of her cousin's struggle being a lesbian in the Air Force
  • SJAFB and Fort Bragg participate in JFCE-21

    Airmen from the 4th Contracting Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, teamed up with Soldiers from the 419th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, for the 2021 Virtual Joint Forces Contracting Exercise, at Fort Bragg, June 21-25, 2021.
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