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  • Surviving summer at Seymour

    Summer has quickly approached; kids are out of school, pools are open, grills are out and temperatures are rising. With the influx of summer activities and higher temperatures, Staff Sgt. Dylan Gaissert, 4th Fighter Wing Safety occupational safety technician, has some tips and ways to stay safe during the hotter days.
  • SJAFB enables exercise to SOAR across NC skies

    Seymour Johnson AFB is currently hosting KC-135R Stratotankers from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, as they participate in a joint service multilateral exercise June 9-24, 2018.
  • EMS Airmen restore F-86 Sabre

    Airmen from the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron corrosion control shop are restoring the F-86 Sabre in Heritage Park to honor a former ace and member of the 4th Fighter Wing. The F-86 will be repainted to honor Col. James Jabara, who was the second highest scoring air ace of the Korean War while being assigned to the 334th and 335th fighter squadrons.
  • Col. Sage takes final flight as 4th FW commander

    Col. Christopher Sage, 4th Fighter Wing commander, grabs his gear from his locker prior to conducting his final flight as wing commander, June 14, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Sage assumed command of the 4th FW in June 2016 and will relinquish command to Col. Donn Yates next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.
  • SJ leaders open new medical facility

    Medics of the 4th Medical Group formally opened their new facility June 15, 2018, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a reception giving people a sneak peek of the building. The building will keep the name of the previous facility "4th Medical Group Thomas Kortiz Clinic," in honor of Maj. (Dr.) Tom Kortiz, who was a dual-rated pilot-physician assigned to the 335th Tactical Fighter Squadron, ultimately killed in January 1991 while supporting Operation Desert Storm.
  • Rocketeer reaches 3K flying hours

    Four months.Four months is the amount of time the 336th Fighter Squadron commander has spent in the cockpit throughout his near 16-year flying career.Lt. Col. Matthew Swanson reached the rare 3,000 flight-hours milestone in the F-15E Strike Eagle during a flight here June 11, 2018.He was greeted by his family, fellow pilots and squadron members to
  • AF Cadets visit Team Seymour

    Cadets from the Air Force Academy prepare to receive a brief from Col. Christopher Sage, 4th Fighter Wing commander, about the 4th FW’s mission, June 6, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Cadets spend three-weeks at an operational base in order to learn about the Air Force prior to graduation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • Air Force Deputy Chief of Chaplains visits Team Seymour for a National Prayer Luncheon

    Brig. Gen. Steven A. Shaick, Air Force deputy chief of chaplains, addresses the crowd during the National Prayer Luncheon, May 30, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Shaick assists the Chief of Chaplains in establishing guidance on all matters pertaining to religious and moral welfare of Air Force personnel. (U.S. Air Force
  • Team Seymour Airmen honored during NASCAR race

    More than 60 Airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, were honored before the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina, on May 27, 2018. Four F-15E Strike Eagles from the 334th Fighter Squadron provided a flyover before the race began.
  • Commentary: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    Every May, the American government recognizes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – an opportunity to honor proud Americans who can trace their ancestry to a variety of countries in Asia, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, and for us to celebrate those who contribute in so many ways to the success of America. This month, we want to honor those who stand up and fight for our nation, who’ve put their lives on the line, and continue to do so, for no other reward than a heart-felt “thank you.”
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