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  • Boss and buddy night at the enlisted club

    Boss and Buddy night is an event being offered at the enlisted club here on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The goal of this event is for members of Team Seymour, old and new, to be more informed about the enlisted club, and what it and club membership has to offer all while providing a relaxing and fun environment. "It helps Airmen understand what
  • Team Seymour pinch hits in Last Frontier

    The 4th Fighter Wing demonstrated its readiness to deliver air power on target, on time as 169 Airmen and 10 F-15E Strike Eagles deployed with short notice to Red Flag-Alaska, a multinational air combat training exercise. The wing is the lead wing for the training exercise, meaning they supply the deployed forces leadership, most of the staff
  • Vice commander retires after 30 years in service

    Col. Charles Duke III, 4th Fighter Wing vice commander, is retiring after a 30 year journey, which will end close to where it all began. Colonel Duke, a Fayetteville, N.C., native, attended college at East Carolina University, where he was awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship after his first semester. "My mom and dad had five kids, so when you go
  • Japan’s air force joins 4th Fighter Wing for air combat exercise in Alaska

    Airmen from the Land of the Rising Sun arrived in the Land of the Midnight Sun early Wednesday morning in preparation for Red Flag-Alaska, an air combat training exercise. The 4th Fighter Wing from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., will be the lead wing for the exercise. After a 7-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean, 6 Japanese F-15Js from
  • Continue education with ABC program

    The Air University - Associates to Bachelors Cooperative is a program that enables Airmen to continue their education online using credits from a Community College of the Air Force degree and putting them toward a bachelor's degree. Enrollment for the program began June 15, and is available for all Air Force Specialty Codes. All Active Duty,
  • SFS requires privately owned weapons to be registered

    All base residents must register privately owned weapons with security forces. Weapons that must be registered are any items capable of firing a projectile (firearms), excluding pellet guns and air soft guns. Although each military installation has its own set of regulations regarding privately owned weapons most follow guidelines similar to the
  • Team Seymour plays key role in new deployment evaluation system

    Increasing predictability and visibility on personnel readiness, commanders will soon have a clearer and more accurate deployment evaluation system. According to the Office of the Surgeon General, three beta tests of the new system were completed over the past three months, including the first test here March 29 to April 4. The test done here was
  • SCUBA certification course available on base

    Open water SCUBA certification classes are available July 23 to 29 at the Berkeley Pool for the first five days and in Lillington, N.C., for the final two. The cost of the course is $249 and is open to all military and Department of Defense personnel. According to class instructors, anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in
  • Retirees help save nearly 300K through volunteerism

    Local retirees on and around base have kicked it into volunteer overdrive, saving roughly $300,000 in the process. There are approximately 300 retirees and their spouses who are active volunteers in the local community as well as on base, including more than 80 who volunteer through the wing's retiree activities office, said Elmer Bryans, a retired
  • Base chapel offers counseling to Airmen and families

    The chapel offers risk-free personal and professional assistance for Airmen and dependents in need of guidance. Whether their problems are personal, professional, financial or even ethical, the chaplains here are devoted to helping Team Seymour stay mentally, emotionally and spiritually healthy. Airmen and their dependents are free to see a