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  • 4 FW celebrates 75 years of airpower, tradition

    As the youngest branch of the Armed Forces, the U.S. Air Force, celebrated its 70th birthday, the 4th Fighter Wing celebrated its 75th anniversary with a weekend of celebratory events and ceremonies. The 4th Fighter Group was activated Sept. 29, 1942 in Debden, England during World War II. The Eagle Squadrons consisted of American volunteers, until the 4th FG became part of the Army Air Corps and drafted members. The wing hosted a 50-year-old time capsule ceremony, a base tour, the Battle of Britain ceremony, unveiled a heritage aircraft paint scheme on an F-15E Strike Eagle and a formal gala to honor the milestone and achievements throughout its 75-year history.
  • Seymour Johnson pays homage to POW/MIA

    At Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, events were held throughout the week in honor of all prisoners of war and those missing in action.
  • SJAFB Never Forgets

    Sixteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, America was deliberately and viciously attacked without warning or precedents. A total of 19 terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners and despicably took the lives of thousands of men, women, and children. On the most recent anniversary, Sept. 11, 2017, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, and Americans across the United States took time to pay homage to those who lost their lives.
  • Seymour Johnson awarded KC-46A Pegasus

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is officially designated as the next destination for the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Aerial Refueling Tanker. The announcement came late Tuesday afternoon from the Secretary of the Air Force.
  • Be safe, be prepared prior to Hurricane Irma

    Seymour Johnson AFB is currently under Hurricane Condition 5, which means destructive winds are possible within 96 hours. Base housing residents should contact the Corvias 24/7 maintenance hotline to report damages or loss of power at (919) 988-6951, Option 8. Members of Team Seymour are encouraged to install the AtHoc app to receive the most current base notifications directly to a smart phone. Follow the steps below to install the app or visit vimeo.com/105824011 for video instructions.
  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
  • Mr. Lambert retires with F-15E flight and ‘Eagle bite’

    Richard Lambert, 4th Fighter Wing community support coordinator, joined the Air Force in 1977, retired after 21 years of active duty service and returned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base as a federal civil service employee for 17 additional years.
  • 75th Anniversary Gala formal wear: why buy when you can borrow

    The Cinderella’s Closet program loans formal wear to those attending Air Force events. The program is currently located in the Heritage Hall conference room from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays. The only requirement is to have the borrowed clothing professionally cleaned before returning it.
  • Seymour Johnson teams up for Women’s equality

    With Women’s Equality Day being on a Saturday, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base celebrated the historical time a day early with a 5K run/walk.
  • The 2017 Solar Eclipse

    A solar eclipse occurs, Aug. 21, 2017, over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. A total solar eclipse crossed the United States coast to coast for the first time in 99 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)
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