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  • LRS conducts QLLEX

    The 4th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels management flight participated in a Quartermasters Liquid Logistics Exercise (QLLEX) during the month of July.
  • AMUs square off in quarterly load crew competition

    Load crew members of the 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (left) and 334th AMU battle head-to-head to load a GBU-31 joint direct attack munition during the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s quarterly load crew competition, July 13, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The crews were allotted 20 minutes to successfully complete

    Staff Sergeant James T. Grotjan assigned to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron died Jul. 12, 2018, at the Landsthul Regional Medical Center, Germany, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident Jul. 8, 2018, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • DFAC closed for renovations

    The Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Southern Eagle Dining Facility is now closed for renovations until November. During this closure, meal card holders will receive basic allowance for substance II (BAS II), approximately $740 monthly throughout the renovation.
  • Commentary: LGBT community and those who serve

    Recently, Seymour Johnson AFB celebrated diversity among the community. One of the communities that was celebrated was LGBT members. Approximately 1.3 million members currently serve in the armed services. Of this, somewhere between 1,320 and 6,630 transgender members serve in active duty, however, not all of these members will attempt to transition while serving, according to a 2016 RAND Corporation study. Furthermore, about 65,000 lesbian, gay, and bisexual men and women account for 2.8 percent of the military. What does this mean to you and how does this impact the mission?
  • Col. Yates assumes command of 4th FW

    Col. Donn Yates, 4th Fighter Wing commander, addresses the wing for the first time as commander during the 4th FW change of command ceremony, July 3, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Yates returns to Seymour Johnson AFB after previously serving as the 48th Operations Group commander in RAF Lakenheath, England. (U.S. Air
  • STARBASE launches student creativity

    Students from several school districts put their scientific creativity to work as they embarked on a five-day, math and science program known as the Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration, or STARBASE. The program, now in its 27th year, is conducted for 53 soon-to-be fifth graders and allows them to perform science experiments, build and launch model rockets and tour the base facilities.
  • Surviving summer at Seymour

    Summer has quickly approached; kids are out of school, pools are open, grills are out and temperatures are rising. With the influx of summer activities and higher temperatures, Staff Sgt. Dylan Gaissert, 4th Fighter Wing Safety occupational safety technician, has some tips and ways to stay safe during the hotter days.
  • SJAFB enables exercise to SOAR across NC skies

    Seymour Johnson AFB is currently hosting KC-135R Stratotankers from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, as they participate in a joint service multilateral exercise June 9-24, 2018.
  • EMS Airmen restore F-86 Sabre

    Airmen from the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron corrosion control shop are restoring the F-86 Sabre in Heritage Park to honor a former ace and member of the 4th Fighter Wing. The F-86 will be repainted to honor Col. James Jabara, who was the second highest scoring air ace of the Korean War while being assigned to the 334th and 335th fighter squadrons.