HILL AIR FORCE BASE — October is the trifecta of events on base with three observances - Drug Prevention Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which has culminated into a Triple Ribbon Month recognition on Hill AFB with events focused on all three observances to include a fun run, information fair, a breast cancer brunch, and two lunch and learn sessions.
EDEN – What began as a simple idea by a chaplain at the Ogden’s Rescue mission eight years ago has turned into an immense undertaking for Hill AFB families who attend the Air Expeditionary Force, or AEF, Family Resiliency Retreat held twice a year at Wolf Creek Resort in Eden.
Sept. 18 parents and parents-to-be gathered for the Bundles for Babies course offered through the Airmen & Family Readiness Center. This course is geared towards new or expecting parents who are seeking information regarding numerous topics from budgeting for an expanding family to choosing child care.
Students gathered Sept. 16 in the Hill Air Force Base library computer lab for the first of a 10-week STEM Outreach Program series: Fly to Learn.
Families came out for the Rocking Rockets event Sept. 10 with the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Outreach Program at the Hill Air Force Base Gerrity Memorial Library. Children had the chance to learn about the STEM Program, build their own foam rockets, and then launch their rockets to make observations.
Since May of this year, the Hill Air Force Base Landing has been hosting Karaoke Nights with KJ Wyldfire of Utah’s Best Karaoke. Coordinators at The Landing added Karaoke to the schedule based on feedback from Hill AFB Airmen wanting more activities to boost morale and well-being.
The Airmen & Family Readiness Center recently hosted a Pre-Deployment Workshop for spouses in the Base Chapel. On Sept. 10, spouses met in the Chapel to gather information about the opportunities and support available to them while their spouse is away. The group enjoyed a presentation about Airmen and family resources and had the opportunity to ask questions and discuss concerns.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A new smart phone application, or App, that eliminates the need to maintain a paper copy pharmacy card has been created at Hill Air Force Base.
LAYTON – A feasibility study addressing public transit challenges in the Clearfield/Layton area points to the need to increase access to Hill Air Force Base, bridge the gap between a FrontRunner station and the Freeport Center and make it easier for workers to get that last mile between a station and their place of employment.
Aug. 7 parents gathered in the Hill Air Force Base Airmen and Family Readiness Center for the third annual Home School Panel. This event offered parents and students the opportunity to gather information about homeschooling, and to meet other families who are educating the same way. People trying to make a decision about homeschooling for the upcoming year and people who have been homeschooling for many years attended the event to exchange ideas, thoughts, and methods.