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Father Daughter Ball at The Landing

June 7, 2012

A Father Daughter Ball will be held June 16, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dining, dancing and couples photos are all part of the fun at the annual Father-Daughter Ball. Members are free, nonmember price is $24.95 per couple. Dinner includes rolled stuffed chicken, salad, vegetables, rolls and assorted desserts. Call 777-3841 to make your reservation.



Hill's reserve wing to host IRR muster

May 31, 2012

The 419th Fighter Wing is hosting a muster of Individual Ready Reserve personnel here Saturday, June 2, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in Building 900. The muster offers local members of the IRR an opportunity to update medical records/status, contact information and ID cards, and to receive important information and briefings. The IRR consists of personnel who previously served active duty or Reserve, but are currently on inactive status.



LOA sponsors Golf Tournament June 1

May 31, 2012

The 2012 Logistics Officer Association Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held June 1.

All funds raised go toward local college scholarships for LOA members, dependants of LOA members or enlisted personnel (all DoD employees). The format will be four-person select shot. Prizes will be awarded for first through fourth place, last place, longest drive and closest-to-the-pin (men and women). Entry fee is $65 per person ($43 for Hubbard Golf Course punch card holders) and includes green fee, cart, range balls, souvenir balls and continental breakfast.

Registration is limited so make your reservation today with Capt. Kevin Koren, at: (desk) 801-586-8249 (cell) 520-971-8980 or by email at kevin.koren@hill.af.mil.



Special Needs Family Picnic June 2

May 31, 2012

On Saturday, June 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Centennial Park a Walk, Run, Ride Exploring Family Fun event will be held for families with special needs.

In line with the Air Force theme of fitness this event is aimed at fitness for all kids of all abilities. Hill Air Force Base's Special Needs Resource Team has created a course that will be manageable for all walkers, strollers, wheelchairs, canes, crutches, skates, bicycles and more. Everyone is encouraged to bring a bike or skates or at least a good pair of tennis shoes.

"This is meant to be fun for the entire family no matter what their ability," said Tammy Custer.

There will be exciting activities for each child to participate in. Boy Scouts will set up 10 stations along the route. Each station will have an activity for the child to complete. Each child will receive a sash and upon completion of each of the ten activities receive a badge to add to their sash.

The Walk, Run, Ride begins at 9:30 am. There will be a lunch of hot dogs, chips and drinks served at 11:30. Two bounce houses will be available as well as the splash pad and regular park playground equipment.

To RSVP for this event call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 801-777-4681 or contact Tammy Custer, 801-586-2611 for more information.



Former POW to speak May 24 at Warrior Call

May 24, 2012

Jay Hess, who was held for more than 5 years as a POW during the Vietnam War, will speak about his experiences May 24 at 4 p.m. in a special Warrior Call held before Memorial Day.

Anyone with access to the base who is interested is welcome to attend. Come early to get your beverage and a good seat.



Blood Drive on May 4, and 18, June 8 and 22

May 3, 2012

Come out to Building 568 between 9 am. and 11:30 a.m. and donate blood. The blood you donate aids the peacetime and contingency requirements for military personnel and local community health care. One pint of blood you donate can save up to three lives. Walk-ins are welcome. Please request supervisor approval if during duty hours.

For questions contact Lt. Leonil Cruz, DSN 775-3137 or Lt. Ricardo Basora, DSN 777-4909.



Heritage Luau May 17, 5K Fun Run on May 16

May 3, 2012

With the theme of "Striving for Excellence in Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion," events will be held including a Heritage Luau on May 17, and a fun run on May 16 at 7 a.m. at the fitness center.

The luau will include pork barbecue sticks, fried rice, pancit noodles, lumpia and a drink. Tickets are $9 prepaid, door price $11. For tickets see: Lt. John Wang, Bldg 249; Master Sgt. Chi Swanson, Bldg 385, Master Sgt. Mi-Yong Hall-Hosino, Bldg 1938, Tech. Sgt. John Talusan, Bldg 1243, Staff Sgt. Felipe Mendoza, Bldg 385, Staff Sgt. Maurice Williams, Bldg 295, Senior Airman Travis Ng, Bldg 1938, Airman 1st Class Lei Yang, Bldg 1289, Ted Hilburn, Bldg 1257, Joann Holt, Bldg 1257 and Jo Jo Gamboa, Bldg 238.



75th OSS Wives group to hold garage sale

May 3, 2012

A fundraiser is being held to raise money through a garage sale to benefit the squadron. Donations will be accepted from any contributors on Friday, May 4 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Clothes, furniture and other items that are collecting dust, taking up space or are no longer needed are appreciated to support this good cause.

The event will be held Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m. to noon at 2031 N. 2150 East in Layton.

Call 903-316-9216 for directions, information or if you need assistance transporting large items for donation.



Volunteers sought for Hill Half Marathon

May 3, 2012

The Hill Half Marathon will be held May 12 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Approximately 40 volunteers will be needed for such duties as manning aid stations, crossing guards, set up and registration, time recorders and timekeepers and a clean-up crew.

Please contact Staff Sgt. Stephanie Dickson via email at Stephanie.dickson@hill.af.mil to volunteer.



649th MUNS depot inventory under way

April 26, 2012

The 649th MUNS will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of the depot (FV2172) stockpile through April 30. 

During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by the group commander or equivalent. Please direct any questions to Staff Sgt. Ian Smith at 801-777- 5444, Staff Sgt. Jason Downing at 801-586-8498 or Master Sgt. Mark Hanson at 801-777-6574.

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