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These are men of rhe Seymour Johnson AFB Fire Department, They train constantly to meet emergencies which they work hard to prevent.
Constant Training For Firefighters At SJAFB
We are glad to Have all Seymour
Johnson Personnel and their -fami
lies in Goldsboro, We hope your
stay will be a pleasant one.
WE HAVE COMPLETE SELECTION
OF FOODS AT VERY
REASONABLE COST TO YOU
MADISON AVENUE —PLENTY OF FREE PARKING
ON THE OCCASION OF
We were honofed to play a role in the rehaildmg of this fine
"Air Force Base through the construction of Railroad Addi
tion. The Base is a credit to our Nation and We send Warm
greetings to all personnel.
P. O. Box 1083
Rocky Mount, N. C.
Firefighting Is as much a part
of the Air Force Base as the planes
that roar from its runways. And
in keeping with the Air Force
theme, local smoke - eaters of Sey
mour Johnson are on call 24 hours
A deadly and serious business
like firefighting calls for top talent
and the latest ii^ equipment,
Finally set in their new home the
64 military ,and civilian fire
specialists find their work demand
ing and rugged. Directed by Fire
Chief Lonnie Stevenson the fire
fighters’ main concern is fire pre
vention and education.
Fire alarm facilities, including
two way radios and fire reporting
telephones, are manned constantly
First Lieutenant Roth Sanford is
the commander of the 83rd Food
Service Squadron at Seymour John
son Air Force -Base.
Lt. Sanford stepped Into this
position when he was transferred
to Goldsboro from , Kadena AF
3ase in Okinawa last November.
He was squadron adjutant at Ka
He Is a native of Detroit, Mich.
After he tt’as graduated . from
from Wayne University School of
Business Administration, June,
1954, with a B. S. degree, he was,
commissioned from the R.O.T.C.
into active duty in September,
He was first stationed at War
ren AFB in Wyoming, where he at
tended A.F. Supply School.
Lt. Sanford was born in Detroit,
Dec. 13, 1931. He is Jewish. He is'
unmarried. He was a memh^er of
the Alpha Epsilon Pi and the Tau
Epsilon Rho fraternities at Wayne
Capt. James Patrick McAnulty of
Palmyra, N. J., commands the
headquarters squadron Action of
the Air Base Group at Seymour
He first served in the United
States Army from 1945 to 1946.
Later he went to Villanova Col
lege and entered the Air Force
cadet corp in 1949. After gradua
tion as a ^ilot he served in Texas,
Oklahoma, Alabama, Florida and
' He is married to the fomer
Annam Strohlein of Riverton, N.J.
They have three children.
by qualified fire fighters who are
always ready to respond to any
fjxe alert — either aircraft or
In keeping with Air Force policy
of good community relations, the
Base Fire Department has a
mutual aid agreement with com
munities adjacent to the base for
aid during firefighting operations.
Fire prevention inspection Is one
of the major phases in all fire de
partments. “Fire fighting is a poor
substitute for fire prevention. In
fighting a, fire you merely hope to
reduce the inevitable loss, ” stated
chief Stevenson. “Fire prevention
costs a great deal of time, talent
and painstaking labor, but is in
finitely cheaper than the human
misery and material damage of
just'one fire,’’ the Chief added.
Firemen In the Air Force receive
special training at Lowry Air
Force Base, Denver, Colo., before
assigned to a- base. The training
they receive, however, doesn’t end
with graduation from school. Daily
on ‘the-job instruction is held with
all firemen attending, constantly
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) —
Two Boy Scouts walked into police
headquarters ,-ind were giving it a
good looking- over when Lt. Nel-
do for you?’’
Replied the Scout spokesman:
“We want to see the hammer you
use after you close a case like they
do on ’Dragnet’.”
itudylng new techniques and pro
cedures in firefighting and fire
Since the Air Force has not only
ordinary fires to contend with
there is the always present danger
of fire in an aircraft. When this
occurs, special equipment, built to
Air Force specifications, Is Im
mediately on the scene. Most
commonly used in aircraft fires is
a foam truck which sprays a foamy
substance on the fire and- com
pletely smothers a gasoline or .jet
fuel fed fire. The Air Force also
uses conventional trucks, the
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same kind used by their civilian
counterparts but with one distinc
tion — the Air Force trucks are
specially built for extreme hot or
Our service dept, con
sisting of trained per
sonnel stands ready to
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