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  • Pilot proving grounds; WSEP puts aviators, maintenance, air crew to the test

    The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, recently hosted the Weapons System Evaluation Program East 21.12, Sept. 13-24, 2021. The exercise focused on providing maintainers and pilots with the unique experience of using live munitions to enhance readiness for real-world

  • The 4th Fighter Group on D-Day

    Sunday 6 June 2021 marks 77 years since D-Day, a pivotal event in World War II. At 2300 hours on 5 June 1944, Colonel 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

  • Chiefs take off for Razor Talon

    335th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagles 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 support aviation units.

  • Coronet Warrior exercise test aircrew, combat support deployed operations

    The 4th Fighter Wing conducted a base-wide employment exercise, Jan. 30-31, 2017, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.More than 1,000 Airmen participated in the exercise, which was designed to simulate deployed operations in our current area of responsibility to test both the aircrew

  • Members of Team Seymour commemorate Battle of Britain

    The 4th Fighter Wing commemorated the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain Sept. 23, 2016, which celebrates the victory over the German Luftwaffe during World War II. The evening began with a formal event with speeches from Dr. Roy Heidicker, 4th FW historian, and guest speaker, retired Lt.