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May 21, 2015

Federal Women’s Lunch & Learn

A Federal Women’s Program Lunch and Learn will be from 11 a.m. to noon May 21 at the Hill AFB chapel. The speaker will be Jared Hoellein from ENABLEUTAH, who will speak about the programs available to help disabled people. 

Bring your own lunch and RSVP to Jana Sheehan at 801-777-4059 or jana.sheehan@us.af.mil.

Salt Lake Bees Military Appreciation

The Salt Lake Bees will host its 7th annual Military Appreciation Night on May 23 when the Bees take on the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at 6:35 p.m.

The team will be wearing commemorative camouflage jerseys for the game. The Bees are offering all military personnel and veterans a free reserved ticket to the game, with proper identification. Military personnel can also purchase half-priced tickets for their families at the Smith’s Ballpark box office or by calling 801-325-BEES (2337).

EOD Remembrance Ceremony on May 26

Hill AFB Explosive Ordnance Disposal will host a remembrance ceremony at 8:40 p.m. May 26 at the base’s Memorial Park in honor of Tech. Sgt. Kristoffer Solesbee, who was killed in action on May 26, 2011.

While deployed to Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Solesbee was conducting operations to defeat Improvised Explosive Devices and was killed by an explosion from an IED. 

The event will include brief remarks, a moment of silence and the playing of “Taps.” Uniform for the event is civilian attire.

Wardleigh Road lane closures

Construction at Wardleigh Road west of E Avenue and E Avenue north of Wardleigh Road is scheduled May 26 through June 13 to install new steam and condensate lines on the south side of Building 36. 

Expect lane and sidewalk closures as a result of the project. No parking lots will be affected by this closure. 

For more information, call 801-777-2089.

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.

Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30

The Team Hill 5/6 group is sponsoring a Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per ticket. The event is only open to military members. 

For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Amber Capello-Jones at 801-775-5144.

Legal office closed on June 11

The Hill Air Force Base legal office will be closed from noon to 4:30 p.m. on June 11 for an official event. 

For emergency assistance, an on-call legal representative can be reached through the Command Post at

801-777-3007.

Top III plans golf tourney

Hill AFB’s Top III organization will hold a golf tournament June 12 at Hubbard Memorial Golf Course. 

Format is a best ball scramble, with prizes issued to the top three teams. Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. and the tournament will begin at 8 a.m. 

Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Register by June 10. 

For more information, call 801-777-0844 or 801-586-3939.

Ogden Raptors Hill Appreciation Night

Team Hill is invited to a the Top of Utah Military Affairs /Hill Appreciation Night at Lindquist Field with the Ogden Raptors on June 19 at 7 p.m.

The Raptors will be playing the Orem Owlz. Free tickets are available at Public Affairs in Building 1102, Room 115, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 

For more information, call 801-777-7400 or 801-777-5201. 

LGBT Month Luncheon coming up

A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month Observance Luncheon is scheduled 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 23 at the Landing Ballroom.  

The keynote speaker is Jackson Carter, a Utah resident and the the first openly gay contestant on the TV reality show “The Biggest Loser.”

Cost for the luncheon is $13 for club members and $15 for nonmembers. An e-invite reservation will be sent out to Hill Air Force Base employees for the purpose of reserving tickets. 

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

Looking for special events photos?

Have you wondered where you could go to get photos after you and/or your family attended a special event on Hill AFB? 

The base’s Public Affairs Studio has a “Team Hill Public Affairs (75 ABW/PA)” SharePoint  site set up where people can download photos following an event at https://cs.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/Hill/Event%20Images/Forms/AllItems.aspx.

The site can only be accessed from a government computer; however, the studio’s photographers and graphics artists are available to assist you should you be unable to access the site or otherwise need assistance. 

For more information, call 801-777-7615.

Lost/stolen IDs must be reported

There are new procedures in place for reporting lost or stolen Common Access Cards at Hill Air Force Base.

The cards, used by Team Hill members to enter the base and access computer networks, are controlled documents that contain personal information.

As soon as the discovery is made that a card has been lost or stolen, members must report the issue to the 75th Security Forces Squadron Pass and Identification Office or Emergency Communications Center at 801-777-3056. 

They must then visit the 75th Security Forces Squadron in Building 408 and fill out an Air Force Form 1168, explaining the circumstances surrounding the lost or stolen card. 

The Form 1168 is required before users can have a new card issued by customer service at the Force Support Squadron in Building 430. Two forms of current federal ID are also required to have a new card issued (passport, driver’s license, social security card, etc.).

For more information, contact the 75th Force Support Squadron Customer Support  at 801-777-1845, option 3. 

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.

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

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. 

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. 

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.



In the Know

May 14, 2015

Air Force conducts Combat Hammer 

The skies over Utah are busy in the coming days.

The 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron will conduct the U.S. Air Force air-to-ground weapons evaluation known as Combat Hammer through May 14.

Units deployed here, as well as off-station units, will employ munitions in realistic combat scenarios at the Utah Test and Training Range. 

With support from the 388th Fighter Wing and 75th Air Base Wing, 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron Airmen collect and analyze data on how these precision guided munitions perform along with their suitability for use in combat. Residents around the base may notice increased aircraft noise and traffic during the exercise as Airmen carry out the evaluation and training to sharpen their combat skills.

Hill observes Police Week May 12-16

The 75th Security Forces Squadron and its Defenders Association will host a number of events May 12-16 in honor of National Police Week.

A shooting competition will be held at 7:30 a.m. May 14 at the Hill AFB shooting range. Cost is $20 per person, and four-man teams will compete for top honors. For details, email christopher.muncy.1@us.af.mil or jared.noland@us.af.mil. 

A retreat ceremony to honor fallen peace officers will be at 4 p.m. May 15 at Building 1102. 

Lastly, a softball tournament will be held at the softball field near the Warrior Fitness Center from 6 p.m. to midnight May 15, and finish on May 16 from 10 a.m. until a tournament winner is determined. For details, contact joseph.rodriguez.14@us.af.mil, kyle.schmucker@us.af.mil or carlton.parker@us.af.mil.

Armed Forces Day concert May 16

A concert to honor military members from all services will be held from 4:30 - 9:30 p.m. May 16 at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main in Salt Lake City. Admission and parking are free. 

Entertainment begins with a performance by Mark Owens and Southbound, followed by the 23rd Army Rock Band. The main performance starts at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a special appearance from The Anthem Choir from Hill AFB. 

For more information, call Sterling Poulson at 801-363-9708.

Benefit concert to honor Vietnam vets

NAM JAM, a benefit concert to honor Vietnam-era veterans will be held from noon to midnight May 16 at the American Legion Post 129 in Huntsville.

This concert is supported by the Hill AFB Vietnam Commemoration Committee in conjunction with the Department of Defense’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. 

Featured musicians will be Scotty Haze, Roby Kap, Hearts of Steel, Shades of Grey, Bill ‘n Diane, Vintage Steel, and local singer/songwriters. Come out and enjoy the music, vendors, and car and bike show. 

Dry camping is available on a first-come, first-served basis. NAM JAM is a festival-style event so bring your own blankets and chairs for the day. 

All proceeds will be used to purchase a permanent replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall to be placed in Layton. 

Tickets are $10 in advance (www.EventBrite.com, search “NAM JAM”), $15 at the door, $5 for kids under 12 years with an adult, and $5 for veterans and military with ID/proof of service. For more information, contact Kooter Knudson at 801-721-8404.

Federal Women’s Lunch & Learn

A Federal Women’s Program Lunch and Learn will be from 11 a.m. to noon May 21 at the Hill AFB chapel. The speaker will be Jared Hoellein from ENABLEUTAH, who will speak about the programs available to help disabled people. 

Bring your own lunch and RSVP to Jana Sheehan at 801-777-4059 or jana.sheehan@us.af.mil.

Wardleigh Road lane closures

Construction at Wardleigh Road west of E Avenue and E Avenue north of Wardleigh Road is scheduled May 26 through June 13 to install new steam and condensate lines on the south side of Building 36. 

Expect lane and sidewalk closures as a result of the project. No parking lots will be affected by this closure. 

For more information, call 801-777-2089.

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.

Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30

The Team Hill 5/6 group is sponsoring a Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per ticket. The event is only open to military members. 

For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Amber Capello-Jones at 801-775-5144.

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.

Top III plans golf tourney

Hill AFB’s Top III organization will hold a golf tournament June 12 at Hubbard Memorial Golf Course. 

Format is a best ball scramble, with prizes issued to the top three teams. Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. and the tournament will begin at 8 a.m. 

Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Register by June 10. 

For more information, call 801-777-0844 or 801-586-3939.

Lost/stolen IDs must be reported

There are new procedures in place for reporting lost or stolen Common Access Cards at Hill Air Force Base.

The cards, used by Team Hill members to enter the base and access computer networks, are controlled documents that contain personal information.

As soon as the discovery is made that a card has been lost or stolen, members must report the issue to the 75th Security Forces Squadron Pass and Identification Office or Emergency Communications Center at 801-777-3056. 

They must then visit the 75th Security Forces Squadron in Building 408 and fill out an Air Force Form 1168, explaining the circumstances surrounding the lost or stolen card. 

The Form 1168 is required before users can have a new card issued by customer service at the Force Support Squadron in Building 430. Two forms of current federal ID are also required to have a new card issued (passport, driver’s license, social security card, etc.).

For more information, contact the 75th Force Support Squadron Customer Support  at 801-777-1845, option 3. 

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.

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

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. 

Looking for special events photos?

Have you wondered where you could go to get photos after you and/or your family attended a special event on Hill AFB? 

The base’s Public Affairs Studio has a “Team Hill Public Affairs (75 ABW/PA)” SharePoint  site set up where people can download photos following an event at https://cs.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/Hill/Event%20Images/Forms/AllItems.aspx.

The site can only be accessed from a government computer; however, the studio’s photographers and graphics artists are available to assist you should you be unable to access the site or otherwise need assistance. 

For more information, call 801-777-7615.

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. 

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

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.



In the Know

May 7, 2015

3rd Annual AFSA golf tournament on May 8

The 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. The event includes greens fee, 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 observes Police Week May 12-16

The 75th Security Forces Squadron and its Defenders Association will host a number of events May 12-16 in honor of National Police Week.

A golf tournament will be held at 8 a.m. May 12. Cost is $60 per person. The fee includes light breakfast, fees/cart, lunch and prizes. Proceeds will be donated to Utah 1033 Foundation. For details, contact David McClain at 801-775-5574 Jeffrey Berg at 777-8827. 

A shooting competition will be held at 7:30 a.m. May 14 at the Hill AFB shooting range. Cost is $20 per person, and four-man teams will compete for top honors. For details, email christopher.muncy.1@us.af.mil or jared.noland@us.af.mil. 

A retreat ceremony to honor fallen peace officers will be at 4 p.m. May 15 at Building 1102. 

Lastly, a softball tournament will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight May 15, and finish on May 16 from 10 a.m. until a tournament winner is determined. For details, contact joseph.rodriguez.14@us.af.mil, kyle.schmucker@us.af.mil or carlton.parker@us.af.mil.

Boots to Business two-day classes set

A Boots to Business two-day class will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 12-13 at the Salt Lake County Complex in Salt Lake City.

The class is offered to military veterans and current service members and offers training and resources related to starting and operating a small business. 

For more information, contact Ted Elliot with the Small Business Administration at 801-524-3228 or email ted.elliott@sba.gov.

Armed Forces Day concert May 16

A concert to honor military members from all services will be from 4:30 - 9:30 p.m. May 16 at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main in Salt Lake City. Admission and parking are free. 

Entertainment begins with a performance by Mark Owens and Southbound, followed by the 23rd Army Band Rock Band performing.  The main performance starts 7:30 p.m. when the Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band, Denny Saunders, commander, takes the stage with the Choral Arts Society of Utah. There will also be a special appearance from The Anthem Choir from Hill AFB. 

For more information, call Sterling Poulson at 801-363-9708.

Benefit concert to honor Vietnam vets

NAM JAM, a benefit concert to honor Vietnam-era veterans will be held from noon to midnight May 16 at the American Legion Post 129 in Huntsville.

This concert is supported by the Hill AFB Vietnam Commemoration Committee in conjunction with the Department of Defense’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. 

Featured musicians will be Scotty Haze, Roby Kap, Hearts of Steel, Shades of Grey, Bill ‘n Diane, Vintage Steel, and local singer/songwriters. Come out and enjoy the music, vendors, and car and bike show. 

Dry camping is available on a first-come, first-served basis. NAM JAM is a festival-style event so bring your own blankets and chairs for the day. 

All proceeds will be used to purchase a permanent replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall to be placed in Layton. 

Tickets are $10 in advance (www.EventBrite.com, search “NAM JAM”), $15 at the door, $5 for kids under 12 years with an adult, and $5 for veterans and military with ID/proof of service. For more information, contact Kooter Knudson at 801-721-8404.

Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30

The Team Hill 5/6 group is sponsoring a Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per ticket. The event is only open to military members. 

For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Amber Capello-Jones at 801-775-5144.

Looking for special events photos?

Have you wondered where you could go to get photos after you and/or your family attended a special event on Hill AFB? 

The base’s Public Affairs Studio has a “Team Hill Public Affairs (75 ABW/PA)” SharePoint  site set up where people can download photos following an event at https://cs.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/Hill/Event%20Images/Forms/AllItems.aspx. 

The site can only be accessed from a government computer; however, the studio’s photographers and graphics artists are available to assist you should you be unable to access the site or otherwise need assistance. 

For more information, call 801-777-7615.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.



In the Know

April 30, 2015

Retreat ceremony to honor Vietnam vets

A retreat ceremony to honor Vietnam veterans will be held at 5 p.m. April 30 at the 75th Air Base Wing flagpole located on the north side of Building 1102. The event will be represented by 75th ABW, 388th Fighter Wing, Ogden Air Logistics Complex and other Team Hill mission partners. The Utah Vietnam Veteran’s Association will also be in attendance. For more information, contact Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Parkinson at 801-777-3519.

Base-wide cleanup day is May 7

A base-wide cleanup day, also known as the Green Machine Program, will be held May 7. Base employees and residents are asked to clean up their general work areas and yards by taking part in sprucing up, planting vegetation and ridding the areas of insightful debris. Each organization will be assigned specific areas of responsibility to perform general clean-up efforts. Contact your unit’s leadership team for more details.

3rd Annual AFSA golf tournament on May 8

The 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.

Armed Forces Day concert May 16

A concert to honor military members from all services will be from 4:30 - 9:30 p.m. May 16 at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main in Salt Lake City. Admission and parking are free. 

Entertainment begins with a performance by Mark Owens and Southbound, followed by the 23rd Army Band Rock Band performing.  The main performance starts 7:30 p.m. when the Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band, Denny Saunders, commander, takes the stage with the Choral Arts Society of Utah. There will also be a special appearance from The Anthem Choir from Hill AFB. 

For more information, call Sterling Poulson at 801-363-9708.

Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30

The Team Hill 5/6 group is sponsoring a Team Hill Combat Dining-In May 30 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park near the South Gate. 

Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per ticket. The event is only open to military members. 

For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Amber Capello-Jones at 801-775-5144.

Looking for special events photos?

Have you wondered where you could go to get photos after you and/or your family attended a special event on Hill AFB? 

The base’s Public Affairs Studio has a “Team Hill Public Affairs (75 ABW/PA)” SharePoint  site set up where people can download photos following an event at https://cs.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/Hill/Event%20Images/Forms/AllItems.aspx. 

The site can only be accessed from a government computer; however, the studio’s photographers and graphics artists are available to assist you should you be unable to  access the site or otherwise need assistance. 

For more information, call 801-777-7615.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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. 



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.

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