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March 16, 2017

Skyward Café closure

The Skyward Café, building 230, is closed and will reopen March 20. For more information please contact Troy Greenhawt at 801-777-3841. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Utah Grizzlies host charity hockey game

The Utah Grizzlies will host their Second Annual Military Charity Hockey Game March 18. For the price of one ticket, spectators can watch a local military game at 2:30 p.m. and then the Utah Grizzlies vs. Colorado Eagles at 7 p.m. For more information about tickets, call 801-988-8031 and mention “Military Game.”

Bodybuilding competition

The 2017 NGA Natural Utah Championships Pro Qualifier will be held Saturday, March 25, at Layton High School. Prejudge is at 9 a.m. and the night show is at 6 p.m. For information contact James or Bianca Purtell at 801-731-9333 or 801-499-3633 or e-mail ptutah95@aol.com. No federal endorsement intended.

Red Cross Month

Did you know that March is “Red Cross Month”? This March, we encourage you to uncover your inner hero by participating in a smoke alarm installation event with the American Red Cross of Northern Utah.  Seven times a day, someone in this country dies in a home fire. The Red Cross has a mission to alleviate human suffering and with your assistance we can help to reduce the risk of home fires. Volunteers will be going door to door in teams of 2-3 installing FREE smoke alarms and educating residents about home fire safety.  All training and supplies will be provided, no experience is necessary!

Date: March 18

Time: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 1579 S. State St., Clearfield

POC: Carli Edwards, carli.edwards@redcross.org, 801-625-0859

649th MUNS inventory

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of the Depot (FV2172) stockpile from April 3-28, 2017. All Depot customers requiring munitions support during this timeframe must deliver the applicable documentation to the Custody Accounts section no later than March 21, 2017. 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. Ryan Williams at 801-777-5444, Staff Sgt. Dustin Simmons at 801-586-8498, or Master Sgt. Jared Green at 801-777-2475.

Team Hill Ski Day

The Team Hill Ski Day will be held at Powder Mountain, March 31. Free day passes will be available for all active-duty military and veterans. Spouses, immediate family and civilians with a base ID will receive a 50 percent discount on day passes. Ski and snowboard rentals will be available from Outdoor Recreation for $20.

Base tax center

The base tax center is open until Tuesday, Apr. 18. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The new location is 5837 D Avenue, Building 152. Tax return preparation is a free service for active duty, reservists on orders, dependents and retirees. Monday-Thursday will be by appointment 9 a.m.-noon and walk-ins accepted noon-3 p.m. Friday will be walk-ins 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. (non-complicated returns).

Hiring Utah’s Heroes job fair March 23

Hiring Utah’s Heroes is a job fair that will be held March 23 at the South Towne Exposition Center located at 9575 South State Street, Sandy. The event is free and open to military members, veterans and their spouses. The fair will feature more than 90 employers. Additionally, several veterans services organizations will be on site to assist and provide information. All employers will have a variety of open positions available the day of the event. For more information, call Mark Harrison at 801-432-4536.

Zions Bank Military Internship Program

Zions Bank is accepting applications for their upcoming Military Internship Program. The program is designed to help veterans return to civilian life. This 12-week internship can provide on-the-job training, banking work experience, positive networking opportunities and personal growth. Veterans and active guard/reserve members need to apply at www.zionsbank.com. Select the “Careers” button. Click on “Interested in a career at Zions Bank?” and enter “Military” in the search field to find the Zions Bank Intern Requisition. Internship is posted under Job #035095. Deadline for applications is March 31.

AFMC Family Days observed in 2017

Hill AFB will observe the following AFMC Family Days in 2017: May 26, in conjunction with Memorial Day on May 29; July 3, in conjunction with Independence Day on July 4; Sept. 1, in conjunction with Labor Day on Sept. 4; Nov. 24, in conjunction with Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 23; and Dec. 26, in conjunction with Christmas on Dec. 25. The Hill AFB West Gate will be closed on all holidays including the Nov. 24 AFMC Family Day. Supervisors are encouraged to follow liberal leave procedures for Family Days and may approve annual leave, compensatory time, time-off award, credit hours, or leave without pay for their employees. For more information, call 801-777-1396 (military) or 801-775-3329 (civilian).

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