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  • SJAFB keeps riders safe and throttles open

    A sturdy grip held the throttle open as the motorcycle cruised the highway. Wind rapped against the riders face cooling him off from the hot summer sun hanging high in the sky. In a vehicle ahead of the bike, a driver quickly glanced in their side-view mirror and without using their blinker pulled into the next lane. A few minutes later, sirens could be heard in the distance.
  • SFS celebrates Police Week with local community

    The 4th Security Forces Squadron, in partnership with the Goldsboro Police Department, held several events in observance of Police Week, April 17-21, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.
  • Teaming up with N.C. Forest Service

    The daily routine for the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron corrosion control shop usually consists of paint repairs and inspections to more than 90 F-15E Strike Eagles and more than 600 pieces of equipment. However, the opportunity arose for members of the 4th EMS to support the North Carolina Forest Service aviation division when the NCFS needed help repainting an aircraft.
  • 4th LRS hot shots get hot spots

    Every day, hundreds of parts are delivered across Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina by members of the 4th Logistics Readiness Squadron. With a limited number of drivers, keeping a tight schedule is essential to ensure each part arrives to its destination on time. Thanks to an upcoming upgrade, the Cargo Movement Team will be able to deliver packages more easily and efficiently.
  • Airmen make history with air assault school graduation

    Two Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing civil engineering squadron explosive ordnance disposal unit recently graduated from the U.S. Army Air Assault School held at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The graduation of the two Airmen from the air assault school also serves as an unprecedented event, as this is the first time in history that Airmen have graduated from this particular course while on a contingency operation deployment. Senior Airman Domenic Martino and Senior Airman Daniel Giansanti, both technicians with the 386th CES EOD, attended the 10-day course where they learned techniques for troop insertion, landing zone set up and evacuation operations involving helicopters. These types of operations are typically used when operating behind enemy lines where vehicles and people must be moved quickly to ensure their safety, explained Martino, who is deployed from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.
  • Air traffic controllers experience the other end of the radio

    Eight Air Traffic Controllers received a flight in the Wayne County Sheriff's Office helicopters as a conclusion to a meeting with the WCSO to discuss each other’s role in aviation, April 18, 2017, at the Wayne County Executive Airport in Pikeville, North Carolina.
  • MIBCON17 #FindYourThing

    The 2017 Make It Better convention, more commonly referred to as MIBCON17, occurred March 31, even after the event moved indoors due to inclement weather. The convention showcased Seymour Johnson Air Force Base’s initiative to create more things for Airmen and their families to do to increase morale and make the base a better place to be.
  • SAAPM: Protecting our people protects our mission

    April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. To help combat sexual assaults, base leadership hosted a Proclamation Ceremony, April 3, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.
  • Strike Eagles, Warthogs and TACPs, oh my!

    The opposing force scurried around the arid airfield to prepare for an oncoming attack. Without warning, a pair of A-10C Thunderbolt IIs screamed toward the airfield and simulated multiple strafing runs decimating a radar jammer.
  • Save the date #WOW17

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is scheduled to open its gates to the public for the 2017 Wings Over Wayne Air Show, May 20-21, 2017.