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  • SFS makes golf more interesting

    Gas masks, flak vests, Kevlar helmets and UXOs were a common sight around base a couple of weeks ago during the Phase II ORE. But last week, all of these things and more were back in play in a not so typical environment - the golf course. More than 25 players endured various obstacles and challenges Aug. 18 as part of the 4th Security Forces
  • Fifty years in the making: SJ gears up for golden anniversary

    They call it the "golden anniversary." For fifty years Seymour Johnson Air Force Base has enjoyed a golden relationship in the Goldsboro community and shined in our mission around the world. It all started with Mayor Scott Berkeley's vision to have a base here. "He worked starting in the '40s until July 1956 with, for and against congressmen,
  • SJ Web site gets new look

    If you haven't seen it yet, you will. The Seymour Johnson Air Force Base's public Web site has a new look. It has taken on characteristics of the Air Force's main page, and it's filled with local, Air Combat Command, and Air Force news and information. According to Air Force Instruction 35-101, public Web sites exist as part of the Air Force's
  • Civilians step up to play during ORE

    Civilians stepped up to volunteer for additional duties supporting the Operation Readiness Exercise held on base last week. For the civilians, participating in the exercise meant being a part of the 4th Fighter Wing readiness team; for the military, it meant additional manpower and help preparing warriors for a simulated war zone. "The wing sent
  • 23rd Fighter Group transfers to Moody

    The 23rd Fighter Group at Pope Air Force Base held a realignment ceremony there today, which transferred them from the 4th Fighter Wing to the 347th Rescue Wing at Moody AFB, Ga. This fighter group, made up of A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, is scheduled to begin relocating to Georgia in mid 2007. The realignment is the result of the 2005 base
  • SFS has new kind of weapon

    The Goldsboro Police Department, the Wayne County Sheriff's Department and the 4th Security Forces Squadron have something in common. Not only do they both preserve the peace and enforce the law for the surrounding communities and the base, they also communicate with each other while doing so. With the help of computer technology, base security
  • Congrats to the 4th's latest SSgt selects!

    This year, the Air Force selected 13,298 of 37,071 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant, with a promotion rate of 35.87 percent. The 4th Fighter Wing congratulates those members of Team Seymour who made the cut. Fighter Wing Serena Cardenas Steven Cotton Gloria Kuzmicki Alida Varney Operations Group Nicole Baker Tiffany Carswell
  • 23rd FG completes Phase I re-evaluation

    The Air Combat Command Inspector General conducted a limited Phase I Operational Readiness Inspection of the 23rd Fighter Group July 10-13 at Pope Air Force Base, N.C. The fighter group received an overall satisfactory rating. According to Col. David Russell, inspection team chief, the inspection was conducted to validate corrective actions in
  • Four from SJ honored with prestigious leadership award

    Every year, the Air Force recognizes Airmen who demonstrate selfless leadership with the Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award. Four Airmen are selected from the entire Air Force to receive this prestigious award, one each in the categories of senior officer, junior officer, senior enlisted and junior enlisted. Four Airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing have
  • Air Force applicants get inside scoop on a fighter base

    Local area youth volunteer take their place at the forefront of war-fighting, peacekeeping, and humanitarian aid by crossing into the blue with the most technologically sophisticated military branch in the world. More than 40 Air Force applicants from Goldsboro and Greenville toured Seymour Johnson July 19 as part of the Delayed Entry Program
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