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  • Military members get free state fair tickets

    Free tickets to the North Carolina State Fair! That's right, all military and dependent ID card holders get free admission to the state fair Wednesday. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is designating Wednesday as military appreciation day for the fair in Raleigh. "Military units across the country have had an increased
  • Breast Cancer Awareness month officially underway

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Men as well as women are at a potential risk for developing breast cancer. Both genders should remain aware that monthly self examinations are key to early detection. Along with self examinations, fitness and nutrition can also play a vital role in prevention. A recent study shows that eating the right
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  • Volunteer Airmen lend hammers to community

    The fiscal year brought about an end to flying, but that didn't keep the 334th Fighting Eagles grounded. They spent a sunny day at the end of September on the rooftops of a Habitat for Humanity site in a small Goldsboro neighborhood. Cutting, hanging, hammering and painting, the Eagles worked together to help finish off four separate projects.
  • Watch what you heat! Unattended cooking continues to pose major fire hazard

    In the United States, fires caused by unattended cooking remain a leading cause of home fires and fire related injuries. Although these fires have been declining nationally, the rate here on Seymour Johnson has remained the same for the past three years. Why do these fires happen? Frequently it's because people leave their stoves unattended while
  • New fire station brings Airmen into 21st century

    Firefighters here can finally get some sleep. Bunk rooms, high-end mattresses and a more discretionary public-announce system are just a few of the quality-of-life and operational upgrades that bring Seymour Johnson's new fire station up to date with today's firefighting culture and technology. "This station is so far advanced compared to the old
  • The value of a 2nd opinion: 4th Med Group Airmen deliver medical care

    "The infection was becoming septic," said Capt. Craig Richters, 4th Medical Group nurse from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. "The care saved his life or at least his limb." The mother brought her teenage son to the small team of 14 Airmen who traveled to various austere locations throughout northern Bolivia providing humanitarian medical care
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