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  • Retiring Surgeon General saw revolution in expeditionary care

    Air Force Medicine has changed significantly since 1986, when Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger left his family medicine practice in Missouri to join the Air Force. Ediger, the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, retires June 1, after a 32-year career that took him around the world, through numerous postings and varied roles. Although Ediger rose to the highest position in Air Force Medicine, he says that was not his intended career path.
  • Airmen from legal lead teens in quiz game

    Airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing staff judge advocate office lead teenagers from the Youth Center in a quiz game, May 18, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The theme of the game involved separation of powers within the government as part of Law Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shawna L. Keyes)
  • 335th holds dedicated crew chief ceremony

    Lt. Col. Isaac Bell, 335th Fighter Squadron commander, address Airmen from the 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit during a dedicated crew chief ceremony, May 18, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The DCC is assigned to a specific aircraft and is responsible for the maintenance performed on it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st
  • AFIMSC summit delivers mission support solutions

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center delivered solutions to challenges base-level leaders face at a forum May 14-16 in San Antonio. The three-day summit was held in conjunction with the second annual AFIMSC Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference.
  • 'Customer Appreciation Month' is coming

    The 4th Force Support Squadron is pleased to announce “Customer Appreciation Month” happening the month of June. Airmen and their families can win great prizes in a variety of ways at their local 4th Force Support Squadron facilities, including the bowling center, golf courses, Outdoor Recreation and so many more. For a complete list of FSS facilities, visit www.sjfss.com.
  • 4th CES gets “crash” course in vehicle extrication

    Members of the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department extract a simulated victim from a vehicle trapped under a semi-trailer during a vehicle extrication exercise, May 4, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The exercise was a culmination of a weeklong training provided by civilian firefighters to certify Airmen on certain
  • A day in the life: Mental health supports Airmen, readiness

    As with any Air Force healthcare provider, Capt. Daniel Gibson, a clinical psychologist with the 92nd medical group, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, relies on a collaborative, patient-centered approach to care.The mental health clinic at Fairchild Air Force Base uses a collaborative approach to ensure the best patient care.
  • SFS celebrates 2018 Police Week

    An Airman from the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron prepares to fire on simulated targets during a shoot house competition during Police Week, May 15, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Events are held annually as a part of Police Week to honor lost police members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shawna L. Keyes)
  • Chiefs take off for Razor Talon

    Capt. Bowman (right), 335th Fighter Squadron pilot, and 1st Lt. Kaiser, 335th FS weapon systems officer, check over the maintenance log of an F-15E Strike Eagle during exercise Razor Talon, May 11, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Razor Talon is a monthly, large-force training exercise for joint East Coast tactical and
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform, and Airmen can purchase OCPs at Army and Air Force Exchange Services at the following locations: Aviano Air Base, Charleston Air Force Base, Shaw Air Force Base, and MacDill Air Force Base. These initial locations will allow uniform manufacturers to produce additional stocks for other locations, eventually outfitting the total force in the coming months.