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In the Know

April 23, 2015

Intersection changing to 3-way stop

The intersection of H Avenue and Fifth Street is being changed to a three-way stop with crosswalks and sidewalks.

The crosswalk and sidewalk southwest of Building 843 is being eliminated due to safety concerns.

Motorists should be aware of the traffic change and allow extra time as necessary. Pedestrians should use the new crosswalks and sidewalks for safer travel to and from their vehicles in the lower west parking lot.

Commissary case sale begins April 30

The Hill AFB Commissary will hold a customer appreciation case lot sale (in the open lot, west of the Commissary) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 1, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2. 

This super sale offers great savings on cases lot and club pack items. 

Visit www.commissaries.com for more information.

Hill ceremony to honor Vietnam vets

A retreat ceremony to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and also honor Vietnam veterans will be held April 30 at 5 p.m. at the 75th Air Base Wing flagpole. 

The event will be represented by the 75th ABW, 388th Fighter Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex and other Team Hill mission partners. The Utah Vietnam Veteran’s Association is scheduled to attend as well.

For more information, contact Senior Master Sgt.  Holly Jensen at 801-777-6552.

Equality Color run, walk April 30

The Hill LGBT Pride Committee will sponsor a color run April 30 near the Hill AFB Warrior Fitness Center outdoor track. Jackson Carter, from “The Biggest Loser” Season 14, will be in attendance. 

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 8 a.m. The event is free; however, the committee is accepting donations. 

For more information, call Master Sgt. Angela Shunk at 801-777-0235 or email angela.shunk@us.af.mil.

3rd Annual AFSA golf tournament on May 8

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1163 will host its 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on May 8.

Entry fee is $65 per person. The tournament is a four-person scramble tournament and a shotgun start begins at 8 a.m. Event includes green fees, cart, goodie bag, unlimited range balls prior to tee time, complimentary beverages, lunch and prizes. 

For more information or to register, call Chelcie Salonis at 618-606-0513 or William Cronin at 619-246-9125.

Hill Half Marathon seeks volunteers

The Hill AFB Fitness Center is seeking volunteers for the Hill AFB Half Marathon on May 30.

Volunteers will support registration, event setup, aid stations, water stations and more. 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Christy Eschenbacher at 801-777-1893/2762 or email christy.eschenbacher@us.af.mil.

Taiko drummers, dancers, at festival

An Asian American/Pacific Islander festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. May 9 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Lunch will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $12 per ticket or $30 for three tickets. Discount tickets are available if purchased before April 24. 

Entertainment will include Taiko drummers, Filipino dancers, Polynesian dancers and a martial arts demonstration. 

For more information, call Capt. Charles Skrovan at 801-777-1311; Irene Jones at 801-777-9035; or Pamela Jackson at 801-777-3680.

Business advice for military vets

Military veterans are invited to attend the Utah Veteran Business Conference to learn about the keys to a successful veteran-owned business. The conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 7 at the Salt Lake Community College Larry H. Miller Campus Conference Center, located at 9750 S. 300 West in Sandy. 

A mentoring and networking session will also be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This event is open to all current (active, guard, reserve) and former members of the military. The cost to attend is $25; space is limited. 

For more information or to register, visit veterans.utah.gov/business.

Volunteers needed for two May events

The Cultural Resource Management Team is looking for volunteers to assist with Archaeology Day on May 2 at Salt Lake Community College South Campus and Heritage Day on May 9 at Union Station in Ogden. 

Volunteers should be ready to get their hands dirty and have fun helping children use clay to make Fremont figurines and paint pictograph stencils on rock tiles. 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Anya Kitterman at 801-586-2464 or anya.kitterman@us.af.mil.

Cross-country racers sought for contest

Hill AFB is hosting a cross-country race competition now through May 27. 

Teams are needed to compete in a total of eight races in either a 5K run or 1-mile walk. Team points are based on overall participation. 

For more information, email Randy Thomas at art5k@live.com.

South Gate lane closed till mid-June

Construction at South Gate Drive and Balmer Road to add an additional lane of traffic to the outbound side of the South Gate is occurring now through June 15. The construction will result in intermittent closures to one lane of traffic at the South Gate and South Gate Drive between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. For more information, call Sheila Hayes at 801-777-2966.

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

Air Force Sergeants Association, or AFSA, general membership meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in The Landing. 

Members are encouraged to bring a nonmember with them. 

For more information, search “AFSA 1163” on Facebook or contact Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Marrott at 801-920-2394. 

649th MUNS limits support in April

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of its depot stockpile April 1-30. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 801-586-2913, Staff Sgt. Heather Hunter at 801-586-8498, or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574.

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.

AF provides free CNA training

The Airman &Family Readiness Center is helping active-duty Air Force spouses complete the Certified Nursing Assistant program for free through the Davis Applied Technology College in Kaysville. That includes tuition, fees, textbooks and nursing curriculum.

If students can dedicate 12 hours a week to the course, they can be completed/certified within two months. They can be certified faster if they choose the base on the various schedules they accept or if they can attend more than 12 hours per week.

The certification is valid anywhere in the United States. The DATC also can assist with local job placement.

The A&FRC has additional information regarding CNA training through the ACE program under the Department of Work Force Services in Clearfield, if needed. The ACE program can offer funding for all military spouses regardless of service branch.

Availability for this grant is limited to the first 10 applicants. Other qualified candidates may be able to utilize the CNA training offered by the ACE program.

Class start dates vary throughout the year, so interested spouses can call for start dates, times and availability. Contact Scott Jones or Sam Child at 801-777-4681. 

AF officials seek award nominees

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.



In the Know

April 16, 2015

Blood drive set for April 17 on base

The next Hill Air Force Base blood drive is April 17 at Building 900.

Please come out and support Hill AFB and the local community. Register at http://vols.pt/KE7Bx3 by entering your email address and signing up for a spot. 

Questions about donating and eligibility can be found at www.redcrossblood.org/. 

For more information, call Capt. Marc Bleha, Hill AFB blood donation program manager, at 801-777-7722.

Air Force Assistance Fund extended

The Air Force Assistance Fund at Hill AFB has been extended until April 23 to accommodate additional donations. 

AFAF contributions include four charities, which can help Airmen at Hill. AFAF program managers said the base has reached about 50 percent.

Donate by contact your unit AFAF representative. For more information, call 1st Lt. Peter Saunders at 801-777-3629 or Senior Master Sgt. Ray Herman at 801-777-7870. 

Commissary case sale begins April 30

The Hill AFB Commissary is holding a customer appreciation case lot sale (in the open lot, west of the Commissary) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 1, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3. 

This super sale offers great savings on cases lot and club pack items. 

Visit www.commissaries.com for more information.

Taiko drummers, dancers, at festival

An Asian American/Pacific Islander festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. May 9 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Lunch will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $12 per ticket or $30 for three tickets. Discount tickets are available if purchased before April 24. 

Entertainment will include Taiko drummers, Filipino dancers, Polynesian dancers and a martial arts demonstration. 

For more information, call Capt. Charles Skrovan at 801-777-1311; Irene Jones at 801-777-9035; or Pamela Jackson at 801-777-3680.

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

Air Force Sergeants Association, or AFSA, general membership meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in The Landing. 

Members are encouraged to bring a nonmember with them. 

For more information, search “AFSA 1163” on Facebook or contact Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Marrott at 801-920-2394. 

Volunteers needed for two May events

The Cultural Resource Management Team is looking for volunteers to assist with Archaeology Day on May 2 at Salt Lake Community College South Campus and Heritage Day on May 9 at Union Station in Ogden. 

Volunteers should be ready to get their hands dirty and have fun helping children use clay to make Fremont figurines and paint pictograph stencils on rock tiles. 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Anya Kitterman at 801-586-2464 or anya.kitterman@us.af.mil.

Business advice for military vets

Military veterans are invited to attend the Utah Veteran Business Conference to learn about the keys to a successful veteran-owned business. The conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 7 at the Salt Lake Community College Larry H. Miller Campus Conference Center, located at 9750 S. 300 West in Sandy. 

A mentoring and networking session will also be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This event is open to all current (active, guard, reserve) and former members of the military. The cost to attend is $25; space is limited. 

For more information or to register, visit veterans.utah.gov/business.

Cross-country racers sought for contest

Hill AFB is hosting a cross-country race competition now through May 27. 

Teams are needed to compete in a total of eight races in either a 5K run or 1-mile walk. Team points are based on overall participation. 

For more information, email Randy Thomas at art5k@live.com.

South Gate lane closed till mid-June

Construction at South Gate Drive and Balmer Road to add an additional lane of traffic to the outbound side of the South Gate is occurring now through June 15. The construction will result in intermittent closures to one lane of traffic at the South Gate and South Gate Drive between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. For more information, call Sheila Hayes at 801-777-2966.

Southwest Gate returns to normal hours

Beginning April 20, the Southwest Gate will return to its normal operating hours 5-8 a.m. and 2:30-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The gate is closed federal holidays and AFMC Family Days.  For more information, call Security Forces at 801-775-2627.

AF provides free CNA training

The Airman &Family Readiness Center is helping active-duty Air Force spouses complete the Certified Nursing Assistant program for free through the Davis Applied Technology College in Kaysville. That includes tuition, fees, textbooks and nursing curriculum.

If students can dedicate 12 hours a week to the course, they can be completed/certified within two months. They can be certified faster if they choose the base on the various schedules they accept or if they can attend more than 12 hours per week.

The certification is valid anywhere in the United States. The DATC also can assist with local job placement.

The A&FRC has additional information regarding CNA training through the ACE program under the Department of Work Force Services in Clearfield, if needed. The ACE program can offer funding for all military spouses regardless of service branch.

Availability for this grant is limited to the first 10 applicants. Other qualified candidates may be able to utilize the CNA training offered by the ACE program.

Class start dates vary throughout the year, so interested spouses can call for start dates, times and availability. Contact Scott Jones or Sam Child at 801-777-4681. 

Reunion weekend for AF Reserve in Oct.

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 419th Fighter Wing will honor the Air Force Reserve’s remarkable 60-year legacy at Hill AFB during a reunion weekend here Oct. 2-4.

“The Air Force Reserve has been at Hill Air Force Base since 1955,” said Col. Bryan Radliff, 419th FW commander. “We’ve had different names, flown different aircraft, but one thing that hasn’t changed is Utahns serving their nation.”

The weekend events include a formal gala, golf tournaments, a motorcycle rally, fun runs, and family activities.

The reunion falls on the October UTA weekend and is open to all current and former members of the wing and their families, including those who served in the following AF Reserve units at Hill AFB:

• 313th Fighter Bomber Squadron

• 313th Troop Carrier Squadron

• 733rd Troop Carrier Squadron

• 945th Troop Carrier Group

• 945th Military Airlift Group

• 508th Tactical Fighter Group

• 419th Tactical Fighter Wing

• 419th Fighter Wing

Invitations will be sent to key 419th FW alumni in April, and an e-invitation will be available soon on the wing’s website

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.

AF officials seek award nominees

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.

649th MUNS limits support in April

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of its depot stockpile April 1-30. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 801-586-2913, Staff Sgt. Heather Hunter at 801-586-8498, or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574.



In the Know

April 9, 2015

Glow Run/walk, games set for April 10

A Glow Run event to bring awareness to sexual assault and child abuse prevention will be at 7 p.m. April 10 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Festivities will include a DJ, bounce house, face painting, candy and games. The run/walk will begin at 8:15 p.m. Cost is free. 

For more information, call the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office at 801-777-1985/1964.

Natural bodybuilding event on April 11

The 2015 NGA Natural Utah Championships, featuring athletes competing in natural bodybuilding, figure, bikini and men’s physique categories, will be April 11 at Viewmont High School in Bountiful.

Prejudging starts at 9 a.m. and the night show begins at 6 p.m. Presale tickets are $8 and $12, or $10 and $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Max Muscle in Layton and Bountiful, at the Gold’s Gym in Roy, by contacting James or Bianca Purtell at (801) 731-9333 or (801) 499-3633, or by emailing ptutah95@aol.com.

Base remembrance for Holocaust

Team Hill is invited to the Holocaust Remembrance Luncheon at 11 a.m. April 13 at the Golf Course Club House. Cost is $17. 

Guest speaker is Eileen Hallet Stone, a local author and oral historian. Civilians are encouraged and approved to attend. This is the first event in a weeklong series to remember the tragedy of the Holocaust. 

Events during the week will also include: April 14, “The Boy in Striped Pajamas” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the base theater; April 15, a memorial 5K will begin at 11 a.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center; April 16, a candlelight vigil ceremony will be held at the base chapel from 11:15 a.m. to noon. 

For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Natacia Flick at 801-586-4183 or natacia.flick@us.af.mil; Staff Sgt. Michelle Cheeney at 801-775-2477 or michelle.cheeney@us.af.mil; Mikel Gregory at 801-775-4515 or mikel.gregory.1@us.af.mil; or Dwenda Wilson-Hutter at 801-777-5573 or dwenda.wilson-hutter.1@us.af.mil. 

AF provides free CNA training

The Airman &Family Readiness Center is helping active-duty Air Force spouses complete the Certified Nursing Assistant program for free through the Davis Applied Technology College in Kaysville. That includes tuition, fees, textbooks and nursing curriculum.

If students can dedicate 12 hours a week to the course, they can be completed/certified within two months. They can be certified faster if they choose the base on the various schedules they accept or if they can attend more than 12 hours per week.

The certification is valid anywhere in the United States. The DATC also can assist with local job placement.

The A&FRC has additional information regarding CNA training through the ACE program under the Department of Work Force Services in Clearfield, if needed. The ACE program can offer funding for all military spouses regardless of service branch.

Availability for this grant is limited to the first 10 applicants. Other qualified candidates may be able to utilize the CNA training offered by the ACE program.

Class start dates vary throughout the year, so interested spouses can call for start dates, times and availability. Contact Scott Jones or Sam Child at 801-777-4681. 

Relationship expert speaks in Layton

Matt Townsend, one of America’s top speakers on marriage and couple relationships, will make a presentation from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 16 at Northridge High School, 2430 North Hill Field Road in Layton. 

Admission is free.

Motorcycle Rodeo addresses safety

A Team Hill Motorcycle Rodeo will be held April 16 at Hill Air Force Base. 

The event, which is hosted by the Green Knights motorcycle club, will include a preseason motorcycle safety briefing at 8 a .m. and 3 p.m. at the base theater. Discussions will include changes to Air Force Instructions and Utah motorcycle laws, a motorcycle safety equipment demonstration, and presentations by Hill’s riding associations. 

Following the briefings, riders are encouraged to visit the main Base Exchange parking lot to visit with area motorcycle vendors, and see an “impaired” riding race and slow ride contest. Food will be available for purchase. 

For more information, email hill.mc.pgm.mgr@us.af.mil. 

OSC spring bazaar set for April 29

The annual Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club Spring Bazaar will be held  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 29 at The Landing. 

More than 50 vendors offer gifts for every occasion, including Mother’s Day, as well as jewelry, baby items, decorations and much more. 

Admission is free and open to people with access to the base. 

Retirement planning sessions coming up

A series of employee financial workshops are available for Team Hill to learn about financial preparation. 

The series will focus on the Thrift Savings Plan, annuities, and retirement and estate planning issues. 

Upcoming courses include: April 14 - Retirement Planning; and May 5 - Estate Planning. 

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

Air Force Sergeants Association, or AFSA, general membership meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in The Landing. 

Members are encouraged to bring a nonmember with them. 

For more information, search “AFSA 1163” on Facebook or contact Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Marrott at 801-920-2394.

Business advice for military vets

Military veterans are invited to attend the Utah Veteran Business Conference to learn about the keys to a successful veteran-owned business. The conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 7 at the Salt Lake Community College Larry H. Miller Campus Conference Center, located at 9750 S. 300 West in Sandy. 

A mentoring and networking session will also be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This event is open to all current (active, guard, reserve) and former members of the military. The cost to attend is $25; space is limited. 

For more information or to register, visit veterans.utah.gov/business.

Taiko drummers, dancers, at festival

An Asian American/Pacific Islander festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. May 9 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Lunch will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $12 per ticket or $30 for three tickets. Discount tickets are available if purchased before April 24. 

Entertainment will include Taiko drummers, Filipino dancers, Polynesian dancers and a martial arts demonstration. 

For more information, call Capt. Charles Skrovan at 801-777-1311; Irene Jones at 801-777-9035; or Pamela Jackson at 801-777-3680.

Reunion weekend for AF Reserve in Oct.

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 419th Fighter Wing will honor the Air Force Reserve’s remarkable 60-year legacy at Hill AFB during a reunion weekend here Oct. 2-4.

“The Air Force Reserve has been at Hill Air Force Base since 1955,” said Col. Bryan Radliff, 419th FW commander. “We’ve had different names, flown different aircraft, but one thing that hasn’t changed is Utahns serving their nation.”

The weekend events include a formal gala, golf tournaments, a motorcycle rally, fun runs, and family activities.

The reunion falls on the October UTA weekend and is open to all current and former members of the wing and their families, including those who served in the following AF Reserve units at Hill AFB:

• 313th Fighter Bomber Squadron

• 313th Troop Carrier Squadron

• 733rd Troop Carrier Squadron

• 945th Troop Carrier Group

• 945th Military Airlift Group

• 508th Tactical Fighter Group

• 419th Tactical Fighter Wing

• 419th Fighter Wing

Invitations will be sent to key 419th FW alumni in April, and an e-invitation will be available soon on the wing’s website 

Volunteers needed for two May events

The Cultural Resource Management Team is looking for volunteers to assist with Archaeology Day on May 2 at Salt Lake Community College South Campus and Heritage Day on May 9 at Union Station in Ogden. 

Volunteers should be ready to get their hands dirty and have fun helping children use clay to make Fremont figurines and paint pictograph stencils on rock tiles. 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Anya Kitterman at 801-586-2464 or anya.kitterman@us.af.mil.

Cross-country racers sought for contest

Hill AFB is hosting a cross-country race competition now through May 27. 

Teams are needed to compete in a total of eight races in either a 5K run or 1-mile walk. Team points are based on overall participation. 

For more information, email Randy Thomas at art5k@live.com.

South Gate lane closed till mid-June

Construction at South Gate Drive and Balmer Road to add an additional lane of traffic to the outbound side of the South Gate will begin March 23 and is anticipated to conclude June 15. The construction will result in intermittent closures to one lane of traffic at the South Gate and South Gate Drive between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. In order to accommodate peak traffic during the lunch period, the Southwest Gate will be open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Southwest Gate will remain closed on federal holidays and AFMC Family days.

For more information, call Sheila Hayes at 801-777- 2966.

AF officials seek award nominees

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.

Base Tax Center open through April 15

The base tax center is open through April 15. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The center is located in the Poe Conference Center located in Building 1295.

This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve/Guard on Title 10 orders, dependents, and retirees.  If you have questions, call 801-777-1040. 

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.

649th MUNS limits support in April

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of its depot stockpile April 1-30. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 801-586-2913, Staff Sgt. Heather Hunter at 801-586-8498, or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574.



In the Know

April 2, 2015

Luncheon set for The Landing

A Sexual Assault Awareness Month Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. April 9 at The Landing. 

Guest speakers are Staff Sgt. Joshua and Allie Hobson. The menu is pecan-crusted chicken salad, roast turkey sandwich or vegetarian avocado sandwich. 

Tickets are $11.50 for club members, $13.50 for nonmembers.

Glow Run/walk, games set for April 10

A Glow Run event to bring awareness to sexual assault and child abuse prevention will be at 7 p.m. April 10 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Festivities will include a DJ, bounce house, face painting, candy and games. The run will begin at 8:15 p.m. Cost is free. 

For more information, call the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office at 801-777-1985/1964.

Relationship expert speaks in Layton

Matt Townsend, one of America’s top speakers on marriage and couple relationships, will make a presentation from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 16 at Northridge High School, 2430 North Hill Field Road in Layton. 

Admission is free.

Southwest Gate closure April 2-3

The Southwest Gate will be closed during the lunchtime hours of 11 a.m.-1 p.m., April 2-3. On April 6, the gate will return to being open from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday through Friday, to accommodate peak traffic during the lunch period while construction continues at the South Gate. 

Reunion weekend for AF Reserve in Oct.

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The 419th Fighter Wing will honor the Air Force Reserve’s remarkable 60-year legacy at Hill AFB during a reunion weekend here Oct. 2-4.

“The Air Force Reserve has been at Hill Air Force Base since 1955,” said Col. Bryan Radliff, 419th FW commander. “We’ve had different names, flown different aircraft, but one thing that hasn’t changed is Utahns serving their nation.”

The weekend events include a formal gala, golf tournaments, a motorcycle rally, fun runs, and family activities.

The reunion falls on the October UTA weekend and is open to all current and former members of the wing and their families, including those who served in the following AF Reserve units at Hill AFB:

• 313th Fighter Bomber Squadron

• 313th Troop Carrier Squadron

• 733rd Troop Carrier Squadron

• 945th Troop Carrier Group

• 945th Military Airlift Group

• 508th Tactical Fighter Group

• 419th Tactical Fighter Wing

• 419th Fighter Wing

Invitations will be sent to key 419th FW alumni in April, and an e-invitation will be available soon on the wing’s website

Base remembrance for Holocaust

Team Hill is invited to the Holocaust Remembrance Luncheon at 11 a.m. April 13 at the Golf Course Club House. Cost is $17. 

Guest speaker is Eileen Hallet Stone, a local author and oral historian. Civilians are encouraged and approved to attend. This is the first event in a weeklong series to remember the tragedy of the Holocaust. 

Events during the week will also include: April 14, “The Boy in Striped Pajamas” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the base theater; April 15, a memorial 5K will begin at 11 a.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center; April 16, a candlelight vigil ceremony will be held at the base chapel from 11:15 a.m. to noon. 

For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Natacia Flick at 801-586-4183 or natacia.flick@us.af.mil; Staff Sgt. Michelle Cheeney at 801-775-2477 or michelle.cheeney@us.af.mil; Mikel Gregory at 801-775-4515 or mikel.gregory.1@us.af.mil; or Dwenda Wilson-Hutter at 801-777-5573 or dwenda.wilson-hutter.1@us.af.mil.

Motorcycle Rodeo addresses safety

A Team Hill Motorcycle Rodeo will be held April 16 at Hill Air Force Base. 

The event, which is hosted by the Green Knights motorcycle club, will include a preseason motorcycle safety briefing at 8 a .m. and 3 p.m. at the base theater. Discussions will include changes to Air Force Instructions and Utah motorcycle laws, a motorcycle safety equipment demonstration, and presentations by Hill’s riding associations. 

Following the briefings, riders are encouraged to visit the main Base Exchange parking lot to visit with area motorcycle vendors, and see an “impaired” riding race and slow ride contest. Food will be available for purchase. 

For more information, email hill.mc.pgm.mgr@us.af.mil. 

OSC spring bazaar set for April 29

The annual Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club Spring Bazaar will be held  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 29 at The Landing. 

More than 50 vendors offer gifts for every occasion, including Mother’s Day, as well as jewelry, baby items, decorations and much more. 

Admission is free and open to people with access to the base. 

Retirement planning sessions coming up

A series of employee financial workshops are available for Team Hill to learn about financial preparation. 

The series will focus on the Thrift Savings Plan, annuities, and retirement and estate planning issues. 

Upcoming courses include: April 7 - Special Retirement Planning (for people retiring within a year); April 14 - Retirement Planning; and May 5 - Estate Planning. 

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

Air Force Sergeants Association, or AFSA, general membership meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in The Landing. 

Members are encouraged to bring a nonmember with them. 

For more information, search “AFSA 1163” on Facebook or contact Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Marrott at 801-920-2394.

Business advice for military vets

Military veterans are invited to attend the Utah Veteran Business Conference to learn about the keys to a successful veteran-owned business. The conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 7 at the Salt Lake Community College Larry H. Miller Campus Conference Center, located at 9750 S. 300 West in Sandy. 

A mentoring and networking session will also be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This event is open to all current (active, guard, reserve) and former members of the military. The cost to attend is $25; space is limited. 

For more information or to register, visit veterans.utah.gov/business.

Taiko drummers, dancers, at festival

An Asian American/Pacific Islander festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. May 9 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Lunch will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $12 per ticket or $30 for three tickets. Discount tickets are available if purchased before April 24. 

Entertainment will include Taiko drummers, Filipino dancers, Polynesian dancers and a martial arts demonstration. 

For more information, call Capt. Charles Skrovan at 801-777-1311; Irene Jones at 801-777-9035; or Pamela Jackson at 801-777-3680.

Volunteers needed for May 2 events

The Cultural Resource Management Team is looking for volunteers to assist with Archaeology Day on May 2 at Salt Lake Community College South Campus and Heritage Day on May 9 at Union Station in Ogden. 

Volunteers should be ready to get their hands dirty and have fun helping children use clay to make Fremont figurines and paint pictograph stencils on rock tiles. 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Anya Kitterman at 801-586-2464 or anya.kitterman@us.af.mil.

Cross-country racers sought for contest

Hill AFB is hosting a cross-country race competition now through May 27. 

Teams are needed to compete in a total of eight races in either a 5K run or 1-mile walk. Team points are based on overall participation. 

For more information, email Randy Thomas at art5k@live.com.

South Gate lane closed till mid-June

Construction at South Gate Drive and Balmer Road to add an additional lane of traffic to the outbound side of the South Gate will begin March 23 and is anticipated to conclude June 15. The construction will result in intermittent closures to one lane of traffic at the South Gate and South Gate Drive between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. In order to accommodate peak traffic during the lunch period, the Southwest Gate will be open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Southwest Gate will remain closed on federal holidays and AFMC Family days.

For more information, call Sheila Hayes at 801-777- 2966.

AF officials seek award nominees

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.

Base Tax Center open through April 15

The base tax center is open through April 15. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The center is located in the Poe Conference Center located in Building 1295.

This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve/Guard on Title 10 orders, dependents, and retirees.  If you have questions, call 801-777-1040. 

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.

649th MUNS limits support in April

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of its depot stockpile April 1-30. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 801-586-2913, Staff Sgt. Heather Hunter at 801-586-8498, or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574.



In the Know

March 26, 2015

South Gate lane closed till mid-June

Construction at South Gate Drive and Balmer Road to add an additional lane of traffic to the outbound side of the South Gate will begin March 23 and is anticipated to conclude June 15. The construction will result in intermittent closures to one lane of traffic at the South Gate and South Gate Drive between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. In order to accommodate peak traffic during the lunch period, the Southwest Gate will be open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Southwest Gate will remain closed on federal holidays and AFMC Family days.

For more information, call Sheila Hayes at 801-777- 2966. 

Gather early for Easter egg hunt

The Hill Aerospace Museum Easter Egg Hunt is at 10 a.m. March 28 on the grounds of the Hill Aerospace Museum, located east of Interstate 15 (Exit 338) in Roy. The public is invited.

Due to the popularity of the event in past years, organizers encourage attendees to arrive well in advance of the start to allow time to find parking. More than 10,000 plastic Easter eggs and treats will be available for kids to gather up. The hunts are separated by age group. 

For more information, contact Robb Alexander at 801-825-5936 or robbalexander@aerospaceutah.org.

Luncheon set for The Landing

A Sexual Assault Awareness Month Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. April 9 at The Landing. 

Guest speakers are Staff Sgt. Joshua and Allie Hobson. The menu is pecan-crusted chicken salad, roast turkey sandwich or vegetarian avocado sandwich. 

Tickets are $11.50 for club members, $13.50 for nonmembers.

Volunteers needed for educational events

The Cultural Resource Management Team is looking for volunteers to assist with Archaeology Day on May 2 at Salt Lake Community College South Campus and Heritage Day on May 9 at Union Station in Ogden. 

Volunteers should be ready to get their hands dirty and have fun helping children use clay to make Fremont figurines and paint pictograph stencils on rock tiles. 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Anya Kitterman at 801-586-2464 or anya.kitterman@us.af.mil.

Retirement planning sessions coming up

A series of employee financial workshops are available for Team Hill to learn about financial preparation. 

The series will focus on the Thrift Savings Plan, annuities, and retirement and estate planning issues. 

Upcoming courses include: April 7 - Special Retirement Planning (for people retiring within a year); April 14 - Retirement Planning; and May 5 - Estate Planning. 

OSC spring bazaar set for April 29

The annual Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club Spring Bazaar will be held  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 29 at The Landing. 

More than 50 vendors offer gifts for every occasion, including Mother’s Day, as well as jewelry, baby items, decorations and much more. 

Admission is free and open to people with access to the base. 

Motorcycle Rodeo addresses safety

A Team Hill Motorcycle Rodeo will be held April 16 at Hill Air Force Base. 

The event, which is hosted by the Green Knights motorcycle club, will include a preseason motorcycle safety briefing at 8 a .m. and 3 p.m. at the base theater. Discussions will include changes to Air Force Instructions and Utah motorcycle laws, a motorcycle safety equipment demonstration, and presentations by Hill’s riding associations. 

Following the briefings, riders are encouraged to visit the main Base Exchange parking lot to visit with area motorcycle vendors, and see an “impaired” riding race and slow ride contest. Food will be available for purchase. 

For more information, email hill.mc.pgm.mgr@us.af.mil. 

Aerospace museum hosts Plane Talk

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill AFB, the Air Force, other military branches, and many other subjects related to aerospace and the defense industry. 

Plane Talk is at 1 p.m. Saturdays in the museum auditorium. The March 28 speaker is Don Brown, of the U.S. Army. 

For more information, contact Robb Alexander at robbalexander@aerospaceutah.org. 

649th MUNS limits support in April

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of its depot stockpile April 1-30. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 801-586-2913, Staff Sgt. Heather Hunter at 801-586-8498, or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574.

Base Tax Center open through April 15

The base tax center is open through April 15. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The center is located in the Poe Conference Center located in Building 1295.

This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve/Guard on Title 10 orders, dependents, and retirees.  If you have questions, call 801-777-1040.

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.

AF officials seek award nominees

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.



In the Know

March 19, 2015

South Gate Lane closure through June

Construction at South Gate Drive and Balmer Road to add an additional lane of traffic to the outbound side of the South Gate will begin March 23 and is anticipated to conclude June 15. The construction will result in intermittent closures to one lane of traffic at the South Gate and South Gate Drive between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. In order to accommodate peak traffic during the lunch period, the Southwest Gate will be open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Southwest Gate will remain closed on federal holidays and AFMC Family days.

For more information, call Sheila Hayes at 801-777- 2966.

Hero2Hired Job Fair set for March 24

The Hero2Hired Job Fair is scheduled for March 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State Street, Sandy. The fair is for veterans, active-duty military members, Guard and Reserve service members and military spouses. This event is free for both employers and job seekers. Free parking is available.

Veterans benefits providers and employment specialists will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. For more information, contact 801-432-4536 or 801-432-4242.

Motorcycle Rodeo addresses safety

A Team Hill Motorcycle Rodeo will be held April 16 at Hill Air Force Base. 

The event, which is hosted by the Green Knights motorcycle club, will include a preseason motorcycle safety briefing at 8 a .m. and 3 p.m. at the base theater. Discussions will include changes to Air Force Instructions and Utah motorcycle laws, a motorcycle safety equipment demonstration, and presentations by Hill’s riding associations. 

Following the briefings, riders are encouraged to visit the main Base Exchange parking lot to visit with area motorcycle vendors, and see an “impaired” riding race and slow ride contest. Food will be available for purchase. 

For more information, email hill.mc.pgm.mgr@us.af.mil. 

Hill AFB legal office closed this week

The Hill AFB legal office will be closed March 18-20 for an official function. For emergencies, contact the Command Post, which can connect you with the on-call judge advocate.

Aerospace museum hosts Plane Talks

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill AFB, the Air Force, other military branches, and many other subjects related to aerospace and the defense industry. 

Plane Talk is at 1 p.m. Saturdays in the museum auditorium. On March 21 the speaker is Lynn P. Beens, B-52 Navigator and POW; the March 28 speaker is Don Brown, of the U.S. Army. 

For more information, contact Robb Alexander at robbalexander@aerospaceutah.org. 

OSC spring bazaar set for April 29

The annual Hill Officers’ Spouses’ Club Spring Bazaar will be held  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 29 at The Landing. 

More than 50 vendors offer gifts for every occasion, including Mother’s Day, as well as jewelry, baby items, decorations and much more. 

Admission is free and open to people with access to the base.

Retirement planning sessions coming up

A series of employee financial workshops are available for Team Hill to learn about financial preparation. 

The series will focus on the Thrift Savings Plan, annuities, and retirement and estate planning issues. 

Upcoming courses include: April 7 - Special Retirement Planning (for people retiring within a year); April 14 - Retirement Planning; and May 5 - Estate Planning.

649th MUNS limits support in April

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of its depot stockpile April 1-30. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 801-586-2913, Staff Sgt. Heather Hunter at 801-586-8498, or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574. 

Base Tax Center open through April 15

The base tax center is open through April 15. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The center is located in the Poe Conference Center located in Building 1295.

This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve/Guard on Title 10 orders, dependents, and retirees.  If you have questions, call 801-777-1040.

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.

AF officials seek award nominees

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.



In the Know

March 12, 2015

Hill museum closed for maintenance

The Hill Aerospace Museum will close March 16-18 for the installation of new flooring. The museum is scheduled to reopen March 19. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and admission is free. 

Financial class offered next week

A financial workshop is from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. on March 17 at the Health & Wellness Center. The workshop will provide information on financial preparation for retirement and overall financial security and will focus on the variety of annuities. This workshop is a familiarization and training presentation. All financial decisions are the sole responsibility and intention of the individual. For more information or to register, email kevin.padberg.1@us.af.mil.

Base Tax Center open through tax day

The base tax center is open through April 15. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The center is located in the Poe Conference Center located in Building 1295. This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve/Guard on Title 10 orders, dependents, and retirees.  If you have questions, call 801-777-1040.

Learn to garden with Tim Foltz

Have you wanted to start a garden, but haven’t known where to begin? Come hear and learn from expert gardener Tim Foltz. 

The class is on March 18 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Health and Wellness Center. Foltz will be talking about starting seeds indoors, the proper layout of a garden, when it is best to plant, how to deal with and protect your garden from insects, as well as answering any questions. 

Registration is required and seating is limited. For more information or to register, call Madison LeMelle at 801-586-9585 or Kaelynn Studebaker at 801-586-6021.

649th MUNS limits support in April

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of its depot stockpile April 1-30. All depot customers requiring munitions support during this timeframe must deliver the applicable documentation to the custody accounts section no later than March 17. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 801-586-2913, Staff Sgt. Heather Hunter at 801-586-8498, or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574.

Women’s history lunch coming up

A Women’s History Month Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 24 at The Landing. 

The guest speaker is Ensign Thomasania Montgomery- Leydsman, the first African-American woman commissioned from the Coast Guard’s Officer Candidate School. The theme for the event is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” 

The menu is chef salad or club sandwich. Cost is $14 for non-club members and $12 for club members.

For more information or tickets, contact Staff Sgt. Sarah Sanchez at 801-777-9878 or email sarah.sanchez.2@us.af.mil.

Hill AFB legal office closed until March 20

The Hill AFB legal office will be closed March 18-20 for an official function. For emergencies, contact the Command Post, which can connect you with the on-call judge advocate.

Hero2Hired Job Fair set for March 24

The Hero2Hired Job Fair is scheduled for March 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State Street, Sandy. The fair is for veterans, active-duty military members, Guard and Reserve service members and military spouses. This event is free for both employers and job seekers. Free parking is available.

Additionally, a Job Fair Preparation Workshop will be conducted at the Utah National Guard Headquarters, 12953 S. Minuteman Drive, Draper, on March 18. Call 801-432-4242 for workshop information.

Veterans benefits providers and employment specialists will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. For more information, contact 801-432-4536 or 801-432-4242.

AF officials seek award nominees

Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.



In the Know

March 5, 2015

Daylight Saving Time

It’s time to spring forward, which means an extra hour of daylight in the evening. People should set their clocks forward one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8. 

Deadline for education grant

The Air Force Aid Society’s Gen. Henry “Hap” Arnold Education Grant Program awards $2,000 grants to selected applicants. The application deadline is March 13. 

The program is open to military members, military retirees and their immediate families. Historically, 60 percent of all applicants are selected for a grant.

For more information, including eligibility criteria and access to the online application, visit www.afas.org/education-grants or call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 801-777-4681.

Women’s history lunch coming up

A Women’s History Month Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 24 at The Landing. 

The guest speaker is Ensign Thomasania Montgomery- Leydsman, the first African-American woman commissioned from the Coast Guard’s Officer Candidate School. The theme for the event is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” 

The menu is chef salad or club sandwich. Cost is $14 for non-club members and $12 for club members.

For more information or tickets, contact Staff Sgt. Sarah Sanchez at 801-777-9878 or email sarah.sanchez.2@us.af.mil.

Hill AFB legal office closure

The Hill AFB legal office will be closed March 18-20 for an official function. For emergencies, contact the Command Post, which can connect you with the on-call judge advocate.

Hero2Hired Job Fair set for March 24

SANDY — The Hero2Hired Job Fair is scheduled for March 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State Street, Sandy. The fair is for veterans, active-duty military members, Guard and Reserve service members and military spouses. This event is free for both employers and job seekers. Free parking is available.

Additionally, a Job Fair Preparation Workshop will be conducted at the Utah National Guard Headquarters, 12953 S. Minuteman Drive, Draper, on March 18. Call 801-432-4242 for workshop information.

Veterans benefits providers and employment specialists will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. For more information, contact 801-432-4536 or 801-432-4242.

FFWP accepting scholarship entries

The Friends of the Federal Women’s Program, or FFWP, is offering scholarships to all federally employed women on base and Pathway program students. 

The goal of the FFWP is to assist federally employed women in career advancements through education and self-improvement. The FFWP is in no way funded by the Federal Women’s Program or any government group, organization or entity. Scholarship application deadline is March 12.

The college student recipient of the $500 FFWP scholarship and the vocational/technical school recipient of the $200 will be expected to attend the March 24, Women’s History Month Luncheon at The Landing at 11 a.m.

For more information or to submit an application, contact Denise Elbert at 801-777-2739 or denise.elbert@us.af.mil, or Jana Sheehan at 801-777-4059 or jana.sheehan@us.af.mil.

Base tax center

The base tax center, located in the Poe Conference Center (Building 1295), is open through April 17. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve and Guard members (on Title 10 orders), military family members and military retirees.

For more information, call 801-777-1040.

AF officials seek award nominees

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available.

For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.



In the Know

February 19, 2015

WSU basketball tickets available

Weber State University is hosting a Hill AFB appreciation basketball game at 8 p.m. (time changed due to the game being televised) Feb. 28 at the Dee Events Center in Ogden. WSU will tip off against Idaho State.

Vouchers good for two free tickets can be picked up at the Public Affairs Office in Building 1102, Room 115. Tickets can also be redeemed at the Dee Events Center Ticket Office with valid Hill AFB ID. For more information, call 801-626-8500 or visit weberstatesports.com.

Class to help military children

Registration is open for Supporting Military Children Through School Transitions training, taking place 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3-4 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1803 Woodland Park Drive, Layton.

The free training is intended for educators, school counselors and others who work with children of military families. The course, offered by the Military Child Education Coalition, provides information for professionals to help students, in kindergarten through high school, cope with the challenges of a mobile lifestyle.

Continuing education credits are available with a $25 fee. To register, log on to MilitaryChild.org/training. For information, call 254-953-1923, extension 1119. 

Hero2Hired Job Fair set for March 24

SANDY — The Hero2Hired Job Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State Street, Sandy, is for veterans, active-duty military members, Guard and Reserve service members and military spouses. This event is free for both employers and job seekers. Free parking is also available.

Additionally, a Job Fair Preparation Workshop will be conducted at the Utah National Guard Headquarters, 12953 S. Minuteman Drive, Draper, on March 18. Call 801-432-4242 for workshop information.

Veterans benefits providers and employment specialists will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. For registration questions, contact 801-432-4536 or 801-432-4242.

Base tax center

The base tax center, located in the Poe Conference Center (Building 1295), is open through April 17. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve and Guard members (on Title 10 orders), military family members and military retirees.

For more information, call 801-777-1040.

Symposium explores ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’

SOUTH OGDEN — The Ogden Opera Guild will have a special treat at the local symposium leading up to the Salt Lake City performance of Mozart’s “Così Fan Tutte.”

Utah Opera’s artistic director Christopher McBeth will introduce singers from “Così Fan Tutte,” and principal coach and accompanist Carol Anderson will provide insight into the plot and background of the opera.

The symposium will be at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Social Center of Holy Family Catholic Church, 1050 E. 5600 South, South Ogden. Reservations are required; call 801-479-8977.

Guild members will provide European pastries, served as if from a Viennese coffeehouse. While sipping coffee, tea, hot chocolate or lemonade, guests will experience Austrian and German delicacies such as Linzer Torte, Sacher Torte (the signature torte from the Café Sacher in Vienna), Gugelhupf, Irschler cookies, Vanillekipferl, Nusstrudel and, of course, Apfelstrudel with schlag (whipped cream).

FFWP accepting scholarship entries

The Friends of the Federal Women’s Program, or FFWP, is offering scholarships to all federally employed women on base and Pathway program students. 

The goal of the FFWP is to assist federally employed women in career advancements through education and self-improvement. The FFWP is in no way funded by the Federal Women’s Program or any government group, organization or entity. All applications must be typewritten, complete and signed. 

The college student recipient of the $500 FFWP scholarship and the vocational/technical school recipient of the $200 will be expected to attend the March 31, FFWP Lunch and Learn at the Base Chapel (Building 445) at 11 a.m. 

For more information or to submit an application, contact Denise Elbert at 801-777-2739 or denise.elbert@us.af.mil, or Jana Sheehan at 801-777-4059 or jana.sheehan@us.af.mil.

AF officials seek award nominees

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available. For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215. 

Give Parents a Break

Give Parents a Break is a free child care service offered to active duty families that have a family member deployed. The next session is Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A referral from the Airman and Family Readiness Center is required along with hourly-care documents. The Child Development Center cares for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age, and the Youth Center cares for children Kindergarten to 12 years of age.

If space is available, GPAB will accommodate individuals without a referral. The fee without a referral is $15 and completed hourly care documents. This program rotates monthly between daytime hours 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and evening hours 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. 

AF wants enlisted nurse applicants

The Air Force seeks enlisted nurse commissioning program applicants. Eligible active-duty enlisted Airmen interested in a nursing commission have until Feb. 27 to apply. For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/1qWw5JC. 

Gen. Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

Concerned about the soaring cost of higher education for your children? Maybe the Air Force Aid Society can help. The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is an AFAS program that has $2,000 awards available for selected applicants. Applications are available now through March 13.

The program is open to dependent children of active-duty or retired military members, Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired reservists with 20-plus qualifying years of service, and of deceased Air Force members. Spouses of active-duty and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty, as well as surviving spouses of deceased members, are also eligible candidates.

AFAS selects more than 60 percent of all applicants. For more information on eligibility criteria and to access the online application, visit the AFAS website at www.afas.org/education-grants or contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 801-777-4681.



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February 12, 2015

DSD Career Day

Airmen are invited to a Developmental Special Duty (DSD) Career Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Hill AFB Airman Recreation Center. Representatives from each special duty will be there to educate Airmen on their careers. The First Four will provide pizza and drinks for a small fee. 

For more information, call Master Sgt. Nicole Davison at 801-589-5959.

Hero2Hired Job Fair set for March 24

SANDY — The Hero2Hired Job Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State Street, Sandy, is for veterans, active-duty military members, Guard and Reserve service members and military spouses. This event is free for both employers and job seekers. Free parking is also available.

Additionally, a Job Fair Preparation Workshop will be conducted at the Utah National Guard Headquarters, 12953 S Minuteman Drive, Draper, on March 18. Call 801-432-4242 for workshop information.

Veterans benefits providers and employment specialists will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. For registration questions, contact 801-432-4536 or 801-432-4242.

FFWP accepting scholarship entries

The Friends of the Federal Women’s Program, or FFWP, is offering scholarships to all federally employed women on base and Pathway program students. 

The goal of the FFWP is to assist federally employed women in career advancements through education and self-improvement. The FFWP is in no way funded by the Federal Women’s Program or any government group, organization or entity. All applications must be typewritten, complete and signed. 

The college student recipient of the $500 FFWP scholarship and the vocational/technical school recipient of the $200 will be expected to attend the March 31, FFWP Lunch and Learn at the Base Chapel (Building 445) at 11 a.m. 

For more information or to submit an application, contact Denise Elbert at 801-777-2739 or denise.elbert@us.af.mil, or Jana Sheehan at 801-777-4059 or jana.sheehan@us.af.mil.

Base tax center

The base tax center, located in the Poe Conference Center (Building 1295), will be open through April 17. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve and Guard members (on Title 10 orders), military family members and military retirees.

For more information, call 801-777-1040.

Team Hill Ski Day at Snowbasin

A Team Hill Ski Day will be held at Snowbasin on Feb. 13. 

Stop by Outdoor Recreation to purchase ticket reservations for $56 per ticket. Ticket reservations are available for purchase now through 4 p.m. Feb. 12. Tickets will be issued at Earl’s Lodge starting at 8 a.m. Feb. 13. 

A number of ski packages that include skis, boots and poles are also available. Costs vary and supplies are limited, so reserve early.

For more information, call Outdoor Recreation at

801-777-9666. 

Team Hill Ski Day brings closures

The following services will be closed Feb. 13 in conjunction with Team Hill Ski Day: Military Personnel Section closures include the following sections: customer support, ID cards (CAC and dependent), force management and career development. For emergency assistance, call 801-777-6783.

Finance closure; The 75th Comptroller Squadron will be closed. In case of an emergency, please contact (801) 634-4851.

The Hill AFB Office of the Staff Judge Advocate will be closed. For emergencies, please contact the Command Post, which can connect you with our on-call judge advocate.

Crews inventory munitions stockpile

The 649th MUNS will be conducting 100 percent inventories of the Base, Test, and STAMP stockpiles from March 2-15. All Base, Test, and STAMP customers requiring munitions support during this timeframe must deliver the applicable documentation to the Custody Accounts section no later than Feb. 17. 

During the inventories, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by the group commander or equivalent. Please direct any questions to Staff Sgt. Aaron Raboin at 586-2913 or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at

801-777-6574.

WSU basketball tickets available

Weber State University is hosting a Hill AFB appreciation basketball game at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Dee Events Center in Ogden. WSU will tip off against Idaho State.

Vouchers good for two free tickets can be picked up at the Public Affairs Office in Building 1102, Room 115. Tickets can also be redeemed at the Dee Events Center Ticket Office with valid Hill AFB ID. For more information, call 801-626-8500 or visit weberstatesports.com.

Lane restriction

There will be a one-lane road closure on Wardleigh Road near Building 37 from Feb 13 to 16 for utility upgrade. The closure will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily to allow flow of traffic during peak hours.

AF wants enlisted nurse applicants

The Air Force seeks enlisted nurse commissioning program applicants. Eligible active-duty enlisted Airmen interested in a nursing commission have until Feb. 27 to apply. For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/1qWw5JC. 

AF officials seek award nominees

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism.

Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. 

Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28.

For more information about Air Force recognition program, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.

Smoking cessation classes offered

Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available. For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215. 

Give Parents a Break

Give Parents a Break is a free child care service offered to active duty families that have a family member deployed. The next session is Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A referral from the Airman and Family Readiness Center is required along with hourly-care documents. The Child Development Center cares for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age, and the Youth Center cares for children Kindergarten to 12 years of age.

If space is available, GPAB will accommodate individuals without a referral. The fee without a referral is $15 and completed hourly care documents. This program rotates monthly between daytime hours 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and evening hours 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. 

Gen. Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

Concerned about the soaring cost of higher education for your children? Maybe the Air Force Aid Society can help. The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is an AFAS program that has $2,000 awards available for selected applicants. Applications are available now through March 13.

The program is open to dependent children of active-duty or retired military members, Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired reservists with 20-plus qualifying years of service, and of deceased Air Force members. Spouses of active-duty and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty, as well as surviving spouses of deceased members, are also eligible candidates.

AFAS selects more than 60 percent of all applicants. For more information on eligibility criteria and to access the online application, visit the AFAS website at www.afas.org/education-grants or contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 801-777-4681.

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