• Wright Times changes ownership: 4th FW Public Affairs shifts to Web-based news delivery

    Many say it's hard to tell where the base ends and the community begins around Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, and this line will soften even more as the Wright Times transitions to community ownership May 2007."We are delighted to be able to continue a relationship with the 4th Fighter Wing and the Wright Times that began some 50 years ago," said
  • Surprise DWI checkpoint catches motorists off guard

    Fourth Fighter Wing leadership is making it known that driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be tolerated on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Law enforcement officials from the 4th Security Forces Squadron, Goldsboro Police Department and the SecTek security company shared resources during a driving-while-impaired checkpoint at
  • SFS deploys troops in support of OIF

    The 4th Security Forces deployed more than 25 troops to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for approximately six months. The Airmen recently returned from Expeditionary Readiness Training at Creech Air Base, Nev. The training consisted of Islamic culture, squad mission planning, dismounted and mounted patrol tactics, mobile
  • Future pilots graduate B-Course

    Eighteen pilots graduated from the F-15E Basic Course here Feb 15. The course, which began in June, covers approximately 190 hours of lectures, 44 hours of computer-based training, 15 academic tests, aircraft egress training, mission planning system training, 20 avionics trainer missions, 34 aircraft simulator missions, and 41 aircraft sorties at
  • Force Protection and Antiterrorism is everyone’s responsibility

    To instill Force Protection and Antiterrorism awareness into every Airman's mind, the 4th Fighter Wing Force Protection Office will be running a series of articles on Force Protection and Antiterrorism, beginning with this article on general security precautions. Take the time to read and employ these valuable tips to heighten your personal
  • Wellness event focuses on cardiovascular, heart disease awareness

     Matters of the heart -- let's get started! Cardiovascular disease and heart disease are affecting the Seymour Johnson community and the 4th Fighter Wing's Health and Wellness Center plans to do something about it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the nation, as well
  • Observing Perimeter Road traffic lights essential for smooth landings

    When you drive, ride or run around the airfield on Perimeter Road, you may notice certain traffic lights with signs that read, "Stop here when light is flashing." The airfield has two precision-approach landing systems that help guide aircraft to the runway at a specific heading and glide slope. Due to the sensitivity of the system, any objects
  • SJAFB to discontinue registering POVs and issuing decals

    In an effort to save critical Air Force funds and to streamline administrative processes, Air Combat Command has determined it is no longer necessary to issue the DD Form 2220, vehicle registration decal, to its personnel. "Effective February 16, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will discontinue registration of privately owned vehicles," said Maj.
  • 4th FW exhibits excellence in first-ever two-day ORI

    After months of preparation for the first-ever two-day operational readiness inspection Jan. 25-26, the warriors of Team Seymour stepped up to the plate, earning an "excellent" rating for the 4th Fighter Wing . "Going into the inspection, the men and women of the 4th FW practiced six times before the ORI," said Chief Master Sgt. Layton Clark, 4th
  • Team Seymour Airman chosen to attend State of the Union Address

    When President Bush addressed the nation Jan. 23 for his annual State of the Union address, Airmen around the world listened via television, radio or the Internet. But one Airman from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., watched from inside the U.S. Capitol building where the president gave his speech. Tech. Sgt. Michelle Barefield, an explosive