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  • Rapid Deployment: Exercise tests base’s mission readiness

    Combatant commanders often rely heavily on the readiness of each Department of Defense brigade, wing or fleet, in order to accomplish the nation’s global defense objectives. This indispensable preparation can mean the difference between a mission’s success or its failure.
  • AFCEC to host Air Force Encroachment Management Symposium

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Regional Development Planning Branch hosts the annual Air Force Encroachment Management, or AFEM, training event Aug. 1-3, at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.    The symposium provides encroachment management stakeholders with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure mission readiness across the enterprise and
  • New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31

    Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
  • SERE Augmentees: Training Aircrew in WST

    Continuously advancing behind enemy lines to support Operation Inherent Resolve, pilots and weapon systems officers need to have the skills obtained through combat survival training and water survival training. Thankfully, the survival, evasion, resistance, and escape augmentees from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, are there to help the aircrew hone their abilities.
  • SERE Augmentees: Training Aircrew in CST

    The summer sun beat down upon the survival, evasion, resistance and escape augmentees as they set up the “classroom” in the middle of the woods. The incoming aircrew, pilots and weapon systems officers from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, knew they were taking part in a combat survival training class, but they had no idea what was instore for them.
  • New Air Force health mobile app available for patients

    The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
  • PMEL by day, SERE by night

    In early 2016, two 4th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance, and escape specialists, Tech. Sgt. Scott Millisor and Staff Sgt. Joshua Krape, sent out a request for people interested in becoming SERE Augmentees.
  • Can you hear me now? SJAFB upgrades radios

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base started to upgrade its communications systems, May 22, 2017, after receiving new land mobile radios.
  • STARBASE students explore a new world

    The instructors of the Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration program can attest that the science of flight, gravity and the military is intriguing to many children. More than 40 rising fifth-grade students broadened their horizons through the STARBASE program, June 19 - 23, 2017, at Greenwood Middle School, Goldsboro, North Carolina, and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.
  • Team Seymour children climb to new heights with boulder wall

    The Seymour community has a rising population which consists of active-duty members, reservists, civilians, spouses and children. The youth are a vast majority on base, and play a part in keeping the community involved. Recently the base has opened a new indoor playground called the Kiddie Hawk, a Splash Pad and installed the new bouldering rock, adding family-friendly features to the Team Seymour community . The 4th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation section partnered with Air Force services and provided the base with a child-friendly “rock climbing” boulder wall. Ryan Wurdinger, Outdoor Recreation assistant director, lead coordination efforts to setup the new attraction. “We have open ears when it comes to the community,” said Wurdinger. “Giving back to our customers and providing for the community is what our profession is known for. We hope to encourage and promote a healthy lifestyle for children with this new boulder.”