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January 23, 2014

Chill Around The Hill

Spend the day bowling, kayaking in the pool, snow painting, carnival games, human powered dog sled races, marshmallow roasting, and much, much more.

This free event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 8.

“Chill Central” will be located at the Bowling Center (Bldg. 525) with activities taking place at the Hess Fitness Center, Warrior Fitness Center, Arts & Crafts and the ball fields to the northeast of the Hess.

New this year is the Chilly Chili 5K Run that begins and ends at the Warrior Fitness Center.

Run participants will judge the chili samples and determine the winner.

Registration is now open for any organization or individual who wants to enter the chili contest.

Gather your co-workers, friends or strangers. Or build your team, craft your sled, and challenge others in the Human Powered Dog Sled Races. Teams consist of six or fewer members.

The course is located east of the Hess.

Register online before Feb. 7. Prizes for fastest sled, best design, best costume and grand prize for an overall winner.

For more information and registration information, call 801-775-2084 or visit

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dance

Dance the night away this Valentine’s Day at the Sweetheart Dance.

The dance will be from 6-10 p.m. on Feb. 14.

Admission is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. Light refreshments will be provided. Dresses and collared shirts are encouraged.

All attendees must have an AF 88 registration form on file. This form can be picked up at the Youth Center (Bldg. 883) before or on the night of dance.

Forms must be filled out and signed by parent.

For more information, call 801-777-2419.

Military Saves Week: Drive to 850

Al Bingham, a nationally recognized financial expert and author, will provide analysis and insight on credit and money saving strategies for managing your finances.

Bingham will help you identify strategic methods to rapidly increase your FICO credit scores and save hundreds of dollars each month.

The event will be from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center.

For more information, call 801-777-4681.

Military Saves

Week: Couponing

Coupons & Rebates in the Digital Age.

The event is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center and will cover:

1. Where to find coupons;

2. Using coupons and rebates for items other than groceries;

3. Organizing coupons;

4. Stacking coupons

5. Understanding stores policies; and

6. Finding an organizational system that works for you. Registration is required.

For more information, call 801-777-4681.

Hill AFB helps with suicide prevention

Hill Air Force Base will offer meetings and resources to assist in preventing suicide for teens and adults.

The meetings will be in:

Ogden, Feb.1, 10 a.m. - noon, Ogden High School.

Layton, Feb. 25, 6:30p.m. - 8 p.m., Northridge High School.

Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon Jan. 16

January 9, 2014

The Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon will be held Thursday, Jan. 16, at The Landing from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Guest speaker will be Pastor France Davis, Calvary Baptist Church, Salt Lake City. 
Tickets are currently on sale by purchase from the committee members. Cost for the luncheon is $16.50 for club members and $18.50 if not.
Point of contact for the event is Stephen Fairclough, Committee chairman, who can be reached at 801-586-0827 or email: 
Posters are being displayed throughout the base. 

Change in AHRN, DoD has separate service

January 2, 2014

On Dec. 31, the Department of Defense (DoD) sponsorship of the Automated Housing Referral Network (AHRN) will expire. Effective Jan. 1, housing offices will no longer manage rental listings or communicate with members and property owners through AHRN. However, the AHRN website will continue to operate as a commercial entity and registered users will be prompted to review and accept an updated user agreement.
The Air Force remains committed to providing members with affordable, adequate housing and will continue to provide referral and relocation services. Housing offices will maintain available rental listings using a government-managed system.  Members and their families should contact or visit the military housing office to receive assistance in locating suitable housing. Property managers and landlords should also contact the installation housing office to list available properties.
The Air Force Housing public website,, is still available and provides a venue for members to obtain specific installation information on family, unaccompanied and privatized housing. Please visit this site for contact details for Air Force housing offices, you can reach the Housing Office here at Hill AFB by calling 801-777-0709.

Capitol Christmas Tree Ceremony

November 7, 2013


On Monday, Nov. 11, Col. Kathryn Kolbe, 75th Air Base Wing commander, will speak at a ceremony welcoming the Capitol Christmas Tree to the Junction in Ogden, at 4 p.m. The Engelmann Spruce is being transported across country to the Capitol Building in D.C., and the ceremony marks an opportunity for families to see the tall tree, hear from veterans and sign cards to send to a member of the U.S. military on deployment. The Melodic Medics from Hill AFB will also perform.

WSU Military Appreciation Game

November 7, 2013

Team Hill has been invited to the Weber State Military Appreciation Game against Southern Utah at 1 p.m. on Nov. 9.

Show your Hill AFB ID at the Dee Events Center Ticket Office any time leading up to the game to receive four complimentary tickets, or present your ID at any of the stadium ticket kiosks to receive up to four complimentary general admission tickets to the game.

Marines celebrate birthday on Nov. 8

November 7, 2013


All Marines and Fleet Marine Force Corpsmen are invited to the 238th Marine birthday at noon on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Golden Corral in Layton. This celebration has grown in size each year, don’t be left out. The restaurant is located at 1624 N. Heritage Park Blvd, Layton.

For questions, email or

Outdoor and Wingman Expo

October 24, 2013

A travel, education, fitness expo Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Warrior Fitness Center. The event will unite Wingmen through travel, recreation, education, fitness and fun. Explore a variety of fitness and wellness vendors. Leaders will connect wingmen to resiliency, visit with education experts. For more information, call 801-777-3525.

Marines celebrate service birthday

October 24, 2013

Attention all Marines and Fleet Marine Force Corpsmen: Come celebrate the 238th Marine birthday on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Golden Corral in Layton. This celebration has grown in size each year, don’t be left out. The restaurant is located at 1624 N. Heritage Park Blvd, Layton.

For questions, email or

Hiring Our Heroes jobs symposium Oct. 30

October 17, 2013

A Hiring Our Heroes jobs symposium will take place at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy Oct. 30. The free event is designed to offer employment opportunities to Reservists, Guardsmen, veterans, active duty personnel and their spouses. Those planning to attend should register at

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and features more than 40 employers who recognize the unique skills military members bring to the workplace.

A workshop covering résumé writing, job searching tips, and interviewing skills will be held on location from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

To register for the workshop, visit Business development and employment workshops will also be conducted from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on location. For more details, visit

A "Heroes 2 Hired" workshop covering résumé and interview skills will be held at the Utah National Guard headquarters in advance Oct. 22.

For more information, call (801) 432-4242.

Breast and Prostate Cancer Seminar on Oct. 22

October 17, 2013

A Breast and Prostate Cancer Seminar will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m. to noon at the Base Theater. Dr. Roger Hansen, who specializes in radiation oncology from Gamma West Cancer Services, and Dianne Ingle, a Registered Nurse and breast cancer survivor employed at the 75th Medical Group clinic will be speaking. The first 100 to come will receive an incentive gift prize.

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