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Hill Appreciation Night for basketball

February 16, 2012

Weber State University men's basketball is having a Hill Air Force Base Appreciation Night on Saturday, Feb. 18, when the Wildcats who are 20-4 face Texas-Arlington (19-5 overall and on a 15-game win streak) at the Dee Events Center. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. The following Saturday, Feb 25, at 2 p.m. WSU will host Air Force Base Appreciation Day for the women's basketball team which will play Northern Colorado at the Dee Events Center.

Complimentary admission, courtesy of America First Credit Union, is offered to all Hill Air Force Base personnel for both games with valid ID. In addition, each family can receive up to five complimentary tickets. Free parking is available at the Dee Events Center.



Some security card services have moved

February 9, 2012

Restricted Area Badging (RAB), DBIDS registration, and Civilian Dependant ID Card Issuing have moved from the West Gate Visitor Control Center to the new Security Forces Building (408) north of The Base Exchange. Customer service hours at the new building are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can reach the counter at 801-586- 5199. 

Visitor passes remain available at the West Gate Visitor Control Center (Building 1296) Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday.



Come ‘snow’ what may Chill on the Hill!

February 9, 2012

Fun will be available for all inside and out at Chill on the Hill, Saturday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hubbard Golf Course. 

Inside the clubhouse there will be a variety of crafts, games, music and a cake walk. 

Planned for outside are additional weather dependent activities: Dress the kids up in their snow coats and enjoy building a snowman, snow painting, snowshoe and cross-country skiing on the golf course, sledding, sipping hot chocolate and toasting marshmallows. This event is open to anyone with base access and it’s free.

For additional information contact the 75th Force Support marketing office at 801-775-2084.



Financial workshops at A&FRC, Feb. 22-24

February 9, 2012

A sound financial footing keeps military families strong. The Airman and Family Readiness Center in collaboration with Utah State University Extension Services is offering a series of workshops on financial matters. 

Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- “A Penny Today, Retirement Tomorrow: Investment Basics”

Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. – “Get a Jump Start: 529 College Plans” 

Feb. 24, 11 a.m.-noon – “Coupon and Get It!” 

Lunch is provided and the courses are open to all Team Hill members. You can sign up for the free courses by calling 801-777-4681, A&FRC, Building 150.



Warrior Call set on Friday, Jan. 27

January 19, 2012

The next Warrior Call will be held at The Landing (formerly known as Club Hill) on Jan. 27. Senior Master Sgt. (Ret) Shawn Whitten will be talking about an Airman's experience at Abu Ghraib.



Roy Gate resumes normal traffic flow

January 19, 2012

n an effort to reduce congestion caused by merging traffic, Hill Air Force Base will change the Roy Gate morning traffic pattern for a 30-day trial period. Beginning Friday, Jan. 27, there will be two lanes of traffic in each direction at all times.



National Day of Prayer breakfast

January 19, 2012

On Feb. 2, at The Landing (formerly known as Club Hill) a prayer breakfast will be held in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer.

Gen. (Ret.) Robert C. Oaks, former commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Training Command, will keynote the event to begin at 7:30 a.m.

Tickets will be available from the Hill AFB Base Chapel until Jan. 31 and from first sergeants until Jan. 27. Please RSVP to the chapel by Jan. 30.

The theme of the event is "Faith, Freedom and Prayer."

Cost is $5 per person.



New window opens for VERA/VSIPs

January 5, 2012

Hill Air Force Base will be accepting applications for a Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VERA/VSIP) from Jan. 3 through Jan. 24. Applications will only be accepted through Hill AFB's VERA/VSIP Interactive Program Web site (https://wbhill03.hill.afmc.ds.af.mil/vera_vsip/). Check this web site for more information.

The applicants selected and approved for VERA/VSIP are expected to be off the employment rolls by April 30. It is unknown at this time how many buyouts will be offered.

Employees are encouraged to obtain their retirement estimate before applying. Employees may quickly calculate their own retirement estimates in the Employee Benefits Information System (EBIS) at https://wwa.afpc.randolph.af.mil/afpcsecure/PassReq.asp. Employees may also call the benefits and entitlements service team (BEST) at 1-800-525-0102 for annuity calculations and any retirement related questions.



Warrior Call set for January 27

January 5, 2012

The next Warrior Call will be held at The Landing (formerly known as Club Hill) on Jan. 27. Senior Master Sgt. (Ret) Shawn Whitten will be talking about an Airman's experience at Abu Ghraib.



75th Medical Group January closures

January 5, 2012

The 75th Medical Group Clinic will be closed on Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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