Col. Christopher C. Holland, commander of the 916th Operations Group at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, talks about the unit during the State of the Military program Aug. 24 at the Goldsboro Event Center.

Some people relieve stress by playing video games, others spend time reading, but Senior Airman Brian Price spends his time practicing jiu-jitsu.

The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, selected Capt. Lauren Schlichting, 333rd Fighter Squadron evaluating pilot and executive officer at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, to join their team. Schlichting is set to fly Thunderbird 3, becoming the team’s right…

Explosive Ordnance Disposal members from the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base hosted and participated in field training exercise Operation Guillotine along with EOD members from Shaw Air Force Base and Andrews Air Force Base July 26-30.

Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson remembers the day he had to say goodbye to his military working dog partner and best friend, Chickel, in Korea — possibly forever.

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Airmen from the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron completed the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Program, or Prime BEEF, training July 20 through July 22 at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

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Members of Goldsboro Elks Lodge No. 139 hosted its first Air Force Family Scholarship dinner July 14 where a total of $27,500 in scholarships were presented to military families.

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Imagine an airman comes onto base and there’s no power. Light switches do nothing, computers don’t turn on, nothing electrical works.

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For some people, leaving work is the end of their duty day. No more thinking about work, just enjoying their time off. For Staff Sgt. Jon Paul Fitzgerald, 336th Fighter Squadron independent duty medical technician, that was not the case.

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Among an airfield full of fighter jets and refuelers, two U.S. Army CH-47F Chinooks arrived at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base on June 18. Chinooks are multipurpose helicopters capable of supporting almost any mission from transportation to combat support.

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Airmen from the 4th Contracting Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, teamed up with soldiers from the 419th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Bragg, for the 2021 Virtual Joint Forces Contracting Exercise held June 21-25 at Fort Bragg.

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As temperatures rise and the unrelenting humidity of summer rolls into Goldsboro, airmen from the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration shop work to beat the heat on base.

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The Wayne County Board of Education approved the addition of the Wayne School of Technical Arts at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base starting in the fall of 2022.

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“This is his journey. Our sunshine. The one who most often finds the positive in everything,” said Lisa Howard, Jackson Forrsberg’s mother. “He takes things at face value and deals. He always has something funny to say most times includes saying things as they are because he sees things that…

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Since a proclamation signing in 1978, May has been recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, in honor of the contributions they have made to the U.S.

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At 2300 hours on June 5, 1944, Col. Don Blakeslee briefed the 4th Fighter Group pilots on the D-Day operations the next day. Blakeslee emphasized it was going to be a long, tough day with the Group flying three sorties to support the invasion.

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The Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition is planning several commemorative events for the Memorial Day weekend to honor those who died in service to their country.

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NAVAL OUTLYING LANDING FIELD CHOCTAW, Fla. — What would happen if personnel needed to be rapidly deployed to a location where nothing was on the ground except a landing strip?

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Airmen assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base recently hosted ROTC cadets from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

After having to cancel last year’s Relay for Life, organizers with the American Cancer Society are tentatively planning to hold it this year on June 11.

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A blanket of silence covered Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. A group of people in civilian clothes gathered together in a large gated area covered with green turf, steam emanating from behind their masks in the crisp, cool morning air.

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Commanders and first sergeants from across Seymour Johnson Air Force Base attended the annual Mental Health Symposium on March 30. The event’s intent was to equip base leaders with the tools necessary to support their airmen with the resources available from the mental health flight.

Children and adults will have the opportunity to see a variety of vehicles up close during the annual Touch a Truck at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

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Over the last 65 years, joy and laughter have filled the air at Herman Park in Goldsboro, all thanks to a miniature train.

For the first time since being established at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, the 414th Fighter Group led training operations during their Unit Training Assembly on March 6.

A partnership between Wayne County Public Schools and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base may create a brand new school next year — the Wayne School of Technical Arts.

Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth emphasized the importance of staying true to the Air Force priorities, supporting and defending the Constitution, serving the American people, and protecting the nation during his March 10 visit to the Air Force Academy.

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base depends on the well-being of its civilian personnel, airmen and their families, and there’s one shop that helps ensure their safety every day: the 4th Fighter Wing Safety Office.