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Hill AFB trick or treat

Trick or treat hours in the military family housing areas are 6-9 p.m., Oct. 31. Trick-or-treaters are reminded to keep costumes safe by choosing light colors, if possible, and decorating with reflective tape or stickers. Also, stay safe by crossing the street at corners and using crosswalks.

Estate claim announcement

It is with deep regret that the 388th Maintenance Squadron commander announces the death of Staff Sgt. Casey C. McMillan. Any person having claims for or against the estate of Staff Sgt. McMillan, contact 2nd Lt. Ryan Naluai, summary court officer, 388th Fighter Wing, at 801-586-6051.

‘Plane Talk’ series

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill AFB, the U.S. Air Force, other military branches and many other subjects related to aerospace and the defense industry. Plane Talk is held on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Talks are open to the public and admission is free.

"This Saturday, Jared and Ken Jones are speaking on the Apache helicopter. Jared is an Apache pilot with the Utah Air National Guard and his father, Ken, is a retired Army warrant officer with more than 7,5000 flying hours in the aircraft.
(Editor's note: This article mistakenly indicated that Jared would fly and land an Apache helicopter at the museum prior to his speaking engagement. The landing unfortunately wasn't able to be coordinated in time for the event.)

‘Leaders and Heroes’ event set for Nov. 3

The Northern Utah Chapter of the Project Management Institute will host a speaking event at the Davis Convention Center in Layton, Nov. 3 from 6-9 p.m. The event will feature talks by retired Army 1st Sgt. Matt Eversmann and Chief Richard Picciotto, New York City Fire Department. For information and to reserve your seat, visit projectmanager.org.

Military appreciation football game

Join the Weber State University Wildcats football team at Stewart Stadium, Ogden, as they host Northern Arizona University for the annual Military Appreciation football game Nov. 5 at noon. Team Hill members can receive up to four free tickets by showing their government IDs at the Dee Events Center up until game day or on game day by visiting the Stewart Stadium ticket office.

Veterans job fair

A veterans job and resource fair will be held Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the South Towne Exposition Center in Sandy, Utah. The event is free for Guard and Reserve service members, active-duty military members, veterans, and military spouses. Job seekers should register online at www.jointservicessupport.org/Reg/10B808. For registration questions contact Mark Harrison at 801-432-4536.

AFMC Family days remain for 2016

AFMC has designated the following days as “AFMC Family Days” for 2016:

Friday, Nov. 25 in conjunction with Thanksgiving Day.

Tuesday, Dec. 27 in conjunction with Christmas.

Nov. 25 will also be an “Energy Shutdown Day” and the West Gate will be closed this day and all holidays. Employees working compressed work schedules will change their regular day off to align with the family Energy Shutdown Day. Supervisors are encouraged to follow liberal leave procedures during the family days.

ROTC accepting applications

Air Force officials have announced 95 projected Air Force ROTC detachment instructor vacancies for summer 2017.

Eligible officers include active-duty first lieutenants, captains or majors in the line of the Air Force competitive category. Additional eligibility criteria must be met; rated officers and Guard and Reserve officers are not eligible to apply.

Interested officers can search for eligibility and application procedures on the myPers website using the keyword “AFROTC.”

For more information about Air Force personnel programs, go to the myPers website. Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following the instructions on the Air Force Retirees Services website. 

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

Air Force Sergeants Association, holds general membership meetings 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, contact Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Marrott at 801-920-2394. 

Protect yourself and your identity

Having your identity used to cheat you out of your hard-earned money can be devastating, and recovering financially from it can be an uphill battle. 

Government civilian employees can contact the Employee Assistance Program for assistance. If you think you’ve recently been a victim of identity theft, your EAP can help you take the necessary steps to minimize the damage and protect your credit rating. The EAP can also provide a kit full of information and resources on protecting yourself from identity theft. 

For more information, contact EAP 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 800-222-0364 or visit http://FOH4You.com.

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. 

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