• Base tax center provides quick returns, free filing

    As we are all winding down after the holidays, it can only mean one thing: income tax season is right around the corner. Volunteers from the 4th Fighter Wing will be providing free tax help, to include electronic filing, for active-duty, retired and reserve members and their families. Active-duty personnel should contact their squadron
  • Supplements not always what they claim to be

    Dietary supplements are a topic of great public interest. Whether you are in a store, using the Internet, or talking to people you know, you may hear about supplements and claims of benefits for health. Supplements are easily purchased over the counter and many supplements promise an extra edge. However, along with the promises come potential long
  • Born Learning: Collaborative effort helps new parents understand that learning starts at birth

    With more than 5,000 active-duty Air Force and civilians located in the Wayne County area, and another 400 reservists calling the county home, Seymour Johnson has a large captive audience for many agencies trying to reach the masses. The most recent outreach attempt came together as members of Team Seymour paired with members of the Partnership for
  • Reserve engineers win national awards

    Three 916th Air Refueling Wing engineers were noted as exceptional performers on a national level on Dec. 6. Lt. Col. Kerri Grimes of Pikeville was named Outstanding Civil Engineer Manager of the Year by Air Force Reserve Command. Lt. Col. Grimes is the Reserve commander of the 916th Civil Engineer Squadron, the largest squadron within the flying
  • New Web site links volunteer to community

    In just a few weeks Seymour Johnson will have its own volunteer web page for anyone wishing to take part in volunteering in the community or on base. The Web site is set up so anyone on base can access it from his or her computer. If members of Team Seymour are looking to volunteer but do not know where to start, all they will have to do is go to
  • Seymour sergeant proves discipline, mental strength makes a champion

    Master Sgt. Stuart Brown, 4th Main-tenance Operations Squadron, and the Air Force American Skeet Team, blew away all competition in the 2006 World Skeet Championships Oct. 6-14 in San Antonio. His team won the Military High Overall Average, which is the average score from shooting four different model guns, for the sixth consecutive year and
  • Fitness still essential throughout holidays

    The holiday season is upon us, and so begins the epic battles over the best pieces of turkey or ham. With these inevitable factors around the corner, the concern is there regarding maintaining weight and physical fitness. "It's important to keep yourself healthy year round, especially around the holidays," said Master Sgt. Thomas Cole, health and