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  • Warrior exercise integrates Air Force, U.S. Marine search and rescue mission

    Exercise Coronet Warrior 17-01 was a two-day event that tested the abilities of the 4th Fighter Wing members to complete contingency operations at an overseas location in our current area of responsibility. Members of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina and Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, completed a simulated rescue mission during CW 17-01. The scenario consisted of a simulated crash of an F-15E Strike Eagle. Capts. Steve Keck, and Cody Williams, 336th Fighter Squadron pilot and weapon systems officer respectively, acted as the downed aircrew from the simulated crash. Their goal was to give rescue crews a precise location to conduct rescue procedures. The aircrew were able to utilize a field for cover while awaiting help, who rescued them within an hour.
  • Wreaths Across America: SJ honors fallen

    Airmen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, along with Wayne County community members participated in an annual wreath laying ceremony at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery for Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 17, 2016.
  • Airmen train Marines prior to deployment

    The fuel line was quickly secured to the bottom of the F-15E Strike Eagle parked on the flight line at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The Airman looked over at the R-11 aircraft refueling vehicle and gave the member standing by the truck a thumbs-up. The man turned knobs on the control panel while the pressure gauges began to move. Within seconds, the digital display flashed numbers faster than they could be recognized.
  • SJ begins recovery from Hurricane Matthew

    More than 40 F-15E Strike Eagles from the 4th Fighter Wing and five KC-135R Stratotankers from the 916th Air Refueling Wing were repositioned to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Oct. 6, 2016, as a precautionary measure due to Hurricane Matthew. The 916th provided support to the more than 200 support personnel from the 4th FW by evacuating Airmen in several of their aircraft, along with equipment that was repositioned to Barksdale AFB.
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