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  • Team Seymour honors the fallen, Memorial Day 2017

    Veterans and volunteers present arms during the playing of taps, May 27, 2017, at the Wayne County Veterans & Patriots Coalition Post 11 in Dudley, North Carolina. In recognition of Memorial Day, the Wayne County Veterans & Patriots Coalition hosted a breakfast and placed flags on veterans’ headstones at multiple cemeteries across the county. (U.S.
  • Air Force Blood Drive takes off again

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina, has been holding blood drives with the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Blood Donor Center since February 2013. With multiple blood drive coordinators over the years, the blood drives have continually grown. This trend has remained the same as a new coordinator, Airman Anthony Federico, conducts his first blood drive with the Armed Services Blood Program. “This was my first blood drive with the ASBP,” Federico said. “It’s a good feeling knowing you coordinated a blood drive that has such a huge impact with the armed forces. Being able to donate is an even greater feeling because that blood someday in the near/far future will have the potential to save a life.” These blood drives produce on average about 35-40 units collected per drive and are still growing. Federico’s drive was a huge success with 54 people registered and 47 units of blood collected. Since a single donation has the potential to save up to three lives, that means that 140 potential lives could be saved.
  • WOW17 wows spectators with display of airpower

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base hosted a two-day, free, Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20-21, 2017. The event featured more than 20 acts, including demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, a 4th Fighter Wing 75th Anniversary review flight and more. The air show attracted more than 230,000 people from across the globe to the base over the weekend, beating the previous 2015 attendance record. Various civilian aircraft and U.S. Air Force demonstration teams flew prior to the Blue Angels, the show’s headliner, who performed at about 3 p.m. on both days. While the audience below watched with eyes glued to the sky, the team executed multiple aerial stunts with precision.
  • Wings Over Wayne 2017

    The U.S. Navy Blue Angels aerial demonstration team pilots arrive, May 17, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Blue Angels arrived three days prior to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show, to meet base and community members, media and practice performance routines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Maldonado)
  • Are you ready for Wings Over Wayne 2017?

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will host a two-day, free, Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20-21, 2017. The air show will feature 25 acts, including demonstrations by the U.S. Army Special Forces Black Daggers Parachute Team, the Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Truck, the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 demonstration team and more.
  • Dedicated crew chiefs: Dedicated to the mission, dedicated to airpower

    Twenty-two Airmen from the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 334th Aircraft Maintenance Unit were appointed as dedicated crew chiefs during a ceremony May 12.
  • Razor Talon: May 12

    An F-15E Strike Eagle takes off to participate in exercise Razor Talon, May 12, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Strike Eagle is designed to complete air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton)
  • Staying prepared: Seymour Johnson AFB conducts major accident response exercise

    Members of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base teamed up with safety departments from Wayne County to participate in a Major Accident Response Exercise, May 10, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. MAREs are conducted annually to ensure Team Seymour maintains and improves existing response capabilities.
  • Defense Department program awards $9.2 million

    The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has secured $9.2 million in federal funding to protect land from development and maintain agricultural, forestry and military uses. The funding will support conservation efforts by the Eastern North Carolina Sentinel Landscape Partnership, which includes the NCDA&CS, the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, other federal and state agencies, local governments and nonprofit organizations.
  • CES teaching CBRN

    Enemies of the United States pose a constant threat to our country and loved ones. Those threats potentially include chemical, biological, radioactive, and nuclear attacks. To help keep our Airmen and our country safe, the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron regularly holds a CBRN hands-on training course.
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