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Col. Helphinstine Provides Update On 4FW Activities

Col. Helphinstine Provides Update On 4FW Activities

Wayne County has a mutually beneficial relationship with the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.  That alliance was highlighted Tuesday as the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual State of the Military, providing an inside look at the happenings at the local Air Force base.  Col. Kurt Helphinstine, the commander of the 4th Fighter…read more »

4th Fighter Wing To Host Independence Day Celebration On-Base

4th Fighter Wing To Host Independence Day Celebration On-Base

The 4th Fighter Wing is scheduled to host its Independence Day Celebration at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro in base housing this July 1st from 6 to 9 PM. The event is free to all military ID cardholders and will feature food booths, rides, games and live music from Sayer McShane. The evening…read more »

SJAFB Offers COVID Vaccine Clinics For Some TRICARE Beneficiaries

SJAFB Offers COVID Vaccine Clinics For Some TRICARE Beneficiaries

The 4th Fighter Wing Medical Group at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is hosting a COVID-19 mass vaccine line for specific groups of authorized TRICARE beneficiaries at the base fitness center. On Thursday, March 11th from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., persons aged 65 and older and persons 16 and older who are at increased…read more »

SJAFB Holds Military Exercise This Week

SJAFB Holds Military Exercise This Week

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base has an exercise scheduled in the Wilmington area this week. The exercise is expected to take place from 6 AM – 8 PM Monday, February 22, through Friday, February 26.  The exercise will be conducted on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, with additional units participating around Fort Fisher and Wilmington,…read more »

Col. Helphinstine Looks At 4th Fighter Wing’s Future

Col. Helphinstine Looks At 4th Fighter Wing’s Future

With an economic impact of nearly $750 million annually, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base remains a critical asset for Wayne County. Tuesday, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual State of the Military, providing an inside look at the happenings at the local Air Force base. 4th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Kurt Helphinstine…read more »

WATCH: 4th Fighter Wing Conducts Change Of Command Ceremony

WATCH: 4th Fighter Wing Conducts Change Of Command Ceremony

There’s new leadership at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. Col. Kurt C. Helphinstine assumed command of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson AFB during a ceremony Thursday morning. Helphinstine replaces Col. Donn C. Yates, who has commanded the 4th Fighter Wing since July of 2018. Yates is retiring after nearly 28…read more »

4th Fighter Wing Command Change in July

4th Fighter Wing Command Change in July

The 4th Fighter Wing prepares to welcome its new commander.  Col. Kurt Helphinstine is scheduled to assume command of the 4th Fighter Wing on July 2nd.  Helphinstine is currently the 366th Fighter Wing Deputy Commander for Operations at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho.  Following Undergraduate Pilot Training at Sheppard Air Force Base in…read more »

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