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  • Deployed fighters utilize ACE concept, execute tactical munitions ferry

    Six F-15E Strike Eagles landed here with a modified munitions configuration on Apr. 25, 2021, as part of an Agile Combat Employment operation in the U.S. Central Command theater.
  • ACC to Kick off AGILE FLAG 21-2

    The lead wing and experiment objectives are in place for a deployment like no other, taking place in the pan handle of Florida. Air Combat Command’s AGILE FLAG 21-2 experiment will test the 4th Fighter Wing’s (Seymour-Johnson AFB, North Carolina) ability to deploy into theater as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing April 26 - May 7, 2021. The unit will employ mission generation, command and control, and base operating support-integrator elements from its main operating base at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, while supporting two contingency locations and a forward operating base.
  • ROTC cadets tour SJAFB

    Airmen assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, hosted ROTC cadets from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University April 8 to 9, 2021.
  • Airmen develop, implement test for F-15E RECCE pod adapter system, wiring

    Airmen from the 4th Component Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental shop and the 4th Fighter Readiness Squadron precision measurement equipment laboratory shop have come together to find a solution for a test set. Using tools and capabilities they already have, these Airmen are taking the initiative to develop and implement a new test that will allow for proper voltage testing of an F-15E Strike Eagles.
  • 4th CMS hydraulics Airmen design, use apparatus to test stabilator actuators

    The F-15E Strike Eagle depends on many parts to maintain operational status. One mission critical part is the stabilator actuator. Without this part, the F-15E cannot fly. The hydraulic actuator, which moves the stabilator of an F-15E, defects collectively for pitch control and differentially to add roll control power to the jet ailerons.
  • Missile test highlights TFI

    A combined reserve and active duty test team from Nellis Air Force Base conducted an AGM-158B Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile drop from an F-15E, Jan. 7.
  • New target: 5,000 flying hours

    Lt. Col. Eric “Dorf” Ostendorf, 307th Fighter Squadron instructor pilot and special assistant to the commander, stamped his name in the record book for reaching 4,000 flying hours in the F-15E Strike Eagle at Seymour Johnson Air Force, North Carolina.
  • Pit stop! Gunfighters quick-turn F-15Es with ICT exercise

    With tires changed and a full fuel tank, the simultaneous work of the pit crew pays off - the wheels hit the ground running and the race resumes in a matter of seconds. Like the National Association for Race Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), the 366th Fighter Wing placed and pulled chocks Oct. 7, 2020, as they raced against time to put F-15E Strike Eagles back into the air.
  • 389th FS showcases F-15Es to pilot training students, practices off-station operations

    In support of 19th Air Force’s initiative to revitalize the pilot training enterprise in conjunction with Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) 2.5, over six days in September the 389th Fighter Squadron “Thunderbolts” visited three UPT bases with four F-15E Strike Eagles. Visiting Vance, Laughlin, and Sheppard Air Force Bases, T-Bolt pilots and weapon systems officers (WSOs) spoke to more than 300 student pilots in each stage of training – pre-flight academics, Phase 2 T-6 Texan II flying training, and Phase 3 advanced training in the T-38 Talon.
  • 916th ARW KC-46 Pegasus in-air refuels 336th FS F-15E Strike Eagle

    Photo Essay: A KC-46 Pegasus from the 916th Air Refueling Wing in-air refueled F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base over the sky of North Carolina on Sept. 3, 2020.