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DEERS hotline

Due to recent intermittent DEERS system connectivity, a DEERS status hotline has been set up. Hill AFB customers can call 801-777-4000 to check the system status prior to coming over to building 430 to renew their Common Access Card, or CAC. As a reminder, customers can also schedule an appointment 90 days prior to their CAC expiration date at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/.

Slam Dunk Dip Contest

The Hill AFB Commissary will celebrate “March Madness” with a Slam Dunk Dip Contest at 12:30 p.m. March 16. Whip up your favorite chip dip and bring it to the store to compete for $100, $75 and $50 Commissary gift cards. Judging will begin at 1 p.m. Register at the store by March 13. Call 801-586-4877 for details.

Hiring Utah’s Heroes career fair

A career fair will be held March 20 at Mountain America Exposition Center (formerly South Towne) located at 9575 South State Street in Sandy. The fair is free and open to military members, veterans and their spouses. More than 90 of the state’s top employers will be in attendance. Resume writing and interviewing skills workshops will be held March 15 at the Utah National Guard Headquarters located at 12953 South Minuteman Drive in Draper. The first workshop is from 8 a.m.-noon and the second is 1-5 p.m. Call Mark Harrison at 801-432-4536 for details and to register.

Archery Club 3D shoot event

The Hill AFB Archery Club is sponsoring a 3D shooting event on March 24. Register at the event from 9 a.m. to noon. The first group will go out at 9 a.m. and last group at 1 p.m. Entry fees are due at registration and are $10 for Hill AFB Archery Club members, $20 for non-members, $5 for youth ages 12-15, and free for 11 and younger. Call before March 16 at 757-232-9069 or email robert.tracy@us.af.mil if access to Hill AFB is needed.

Soccer players wanted

Military, civilians and family members are wanted to form a Hill AFB soccer team. The team will play in a Utah-based soccer league from April-October. It will also participate in the All-military Soccer Tournament in San Antonio, Texas, over Labor Day weekend. The tournament includes multiple teams from across the armed forces. Contact adam.brockhaus@us.af.mil, mathew.guajardo@us.af.mil, enrique.diaz.2@us.af.mil or robert.blair.18@us.af.mil for details.

Hill AFB Tax Center

The Hill AFB Tax Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April 17 in room 101 of building 349 located at 6th Street and B Lane. Tax return preparation is a free service for active duty, reservists on orders, dependents, and military retirees with an individual income less than $54,000. Call 801-777-1040 for details.