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April 27, 2017

Wheels of Wonder

This is final Month of the Military Child event at Hill AFB in April. Wheels of Wonder is a chance for children and their parents to get up close and inside many base vehicles. This FREE event also showcases base and local helping agencies and local sponsors. Wheels of Wonder will take place April 28 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the CDC and The Landing parking lots.

AFSA golf tournament

The Air Force Sergeants Association is holding its 5th annual golf tournament at the Hubbard Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, on Friday, May 5, at 8 a.m. This tournament is the primary fundraiser for the local AFSA chapter and proceeds will be used to advance the chapter’s interests and support various community outreach programs. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The price includes fees, carts and lunch. The first 20 full teams to register and pay by April 14 will receive a goodie bag which includes extra putting string, two mulligans, a toss and four drawing tickets. Our AFSA is looking forward to seeing you Cinco De Mayo at 8 a.m. If interested, please contact Master Sgt. James Ochoa at 801-586-2404, Tech. Sgt. Gevoyd Little at 801-777-5501 or Staff Sgt. Michael Gryder at 801-777-3028.

Free dental care

Apex Dental in Sandy, Utah, will provide free dental care to service members and free cleanings to their family members April 29, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 801-566-8833 for information or to schedule a slot.

Mud Run

On Friday, May 5 at 8 a.m., the 775th Explosives Ordnance Disposal Flight will host a mud run in honor of the 2017 National EOD Day. Come out and compete in a 4-mile race which literally starts with a bang and has 21 obstacles between you and the finish. If you have participated in races like Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash or a multitude of other obstacle course races, you know how exciting and rewarding these experiences are. Participating is FREE and there will be t-Shirts for sale at the event. Donations are greatly appreciated as all proceeds from the race go to the EOD Warrior Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting our nation’s heroes. For More information please contact Tech. Sgt. Kyle Chandler at 801-777-5501 or kyle.chandler.1@us.af.mil.

SE&TM awards

The 14th annual SE&TM awards celebration will be held May 9, the 85th anniversary of the first blind solo flight, at 10 a.m. at the Hill Aerospace Museum. SE&TM award winners from all centers will be recognized. No ticket is required to attend but tickets can be purchased for burritos. Please contact your center’s POC for ticket and event information.

MPF closure

On May 10, the Military Personnel Flight will be closed for Wingman Day. No personnel will be immediately available, however, the 419th Force Support Squadron will accept customers with emergencies to obtain new ID cards. Please ensure personnel contact the MPF to resolve or initiate any personnel related inquiries prior to or after May 10.

SR 193 construction

Utah Department of Transportation will begin road repairs on SR 193 from the Hill AFB South Gate east to Highway 89  beginning on April 17 through July 4.  Work will be done at night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  This could impact morning traffic going westbound on SR 193 from Highway 89 to the Southgate.

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).

‘Plane Talk’ series

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill AFB and the U.S. Air Force. Plane Talk is held on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Talks are open to the public. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

B-25 at Heber City Airport, June 5-12

A restored B-25 will be available for all to see at Heber City Airport June 5-12, 2017 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. To reserve a ride aboard Maid in the Shade, contact 435-654-9990.



In the know

April 20, 2017

Holocaust service

Team Hill will recognize Holocaust Remembrance Month with a Remembrance Day Service Tuesday, April 25, from 9:30-11 a.m., at the Hill Aerospace Museum, Nate Mazer Chapel. Keynote speakers include: Holocaust survivor decedent and Jewish educator, Dr. Karen Hirsch; Holocaust survivor and friend of Ann Frank, Ms. Liesel Shineberg; and Holocaust survivor, Israeli Army and U.S. Special Forces veteran, Mr. Jerry Meents. Come join us in listening to their accounts and giving honor to the victims lost and those still with us today. For more information, please contact Tech. Sgt. Nathan Genteman, nathan.genteman@us.af.mil, 777-3139 or Irene Jones, irene.jones.1@us.af.mil, 777-9035. 

Wheels of Wonder

This is final Month of the Military Child event at Hill AFB in April. Wheels of Wonder is a chance for children and their parents to get up close and inside many base vehicles. This FREE event also showcases base and local helping agencies and local sponsors. Wheels of Wonder will take place April 28 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the CDC and The Landing parking lots.

Emergency response exercises April 24-28

Hill AFB will conduct a series of emergency response exercises April 24-28. During exercises, residents on and around the installation might notice an increase in emergency response activities including movement of emergency vehicles and testing of the base’s “Giant Voice” public address system. Exercises test the ability of base personnel to respond to natural disasters and other emergency-related events. Questions about the exercises can be directed to Hill AFB’s Public Affairs Office at 801-777-5201 or email 75abw.pa@us.af.mil.

Free dental care

Apex Dental in Sandy, Utah, will provide free dental care to service members and free cleanings to their family members April 29, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 801-566-8833 for information or to schedule a slot.

SR 193 construction

Utah Department of Transportation will begin road repairs on SR 193 from the Hill AFB South Gate east to Highway 89  beginning on April 17 through July 4.  Work will be done at night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  This could impact morning traffic going westbound on SR 193 from Highway 89 to the Southgate.

May 5, AFSA golf tournament

The Air Force Sergeants Association is holding its 5th annual golf tournament at the Hubbard Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, on Friday, May 5, at 8 a.m. This tournament is the primary fundraiser for the local AFSA chapter and proceeds will be used to advance the chapter’s interests and support various community outreach programs. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The price includes fees, carts and lunch. The first 20 full teams to register and pay by April 14 will receive a goodie bag which includes extra putting string, two mulligans, a toss and four drawing tickets. Our AFSA is looking forward to seeing you Cinco De Mayo at 8 a.m. If interested, please contact Master Sgt. James Ochoa at 801-586-2404, Tech. Sgt. Gevoyd Little at 801-777-5501 or Staff Sgt. Michael Gryder at 801-777-3028. 

B-25 at Heber City Airport, June 5-12

A restored B-25 will be available for all to see at Heber City Airport June 5-12, 2017 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. To reserve a ride aboard Maid in the Shade, contact 435-654-9990.

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).



In the Know

April 13, 2017

Gate changes

The Hill AFB West Gate will become a 24/7 access entry control point starting April 17. When the change occurs, the Roy Gate’s new hours will be 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday and it will be closed on weekends and federal holidays. The Roy Gate will be open on AFMC Family Days. All commercial vehicle access/inspection will still take place at the Roy Gate. Drivers with commercial deliveries outside of Roy Gate’s hours of operation will need to contact the Law Enforcement Desk at 801 777-3058 to request a vehicle inspection. There will be a sign and a telephone posted at the commercial inspection area instructing drivers of this change. Opening the West Gate 24/7 will allow for more convenient access to the installation at night and on the weekends. The South Gate hours will remain unchanged. For more information, call 801-775-2627.

Green Machine

The Installation Commander is activating the ‘Green Machine Program’ Thursday, April 20, designating it a base-wide clean-up day. All base employees and residents are asked to clean their respective areas in conjunction with Section 3.7 of the Facility Manager’s Handbook. Please pay particular attention to items stored outside of your buildings such as pallets and furniture; these need to be disposed of or turned in as appropriate. Do not place bulk items in facility dumpsters. The goal is to complete this task within 24 hours of notification.

Emergency response exercises

Hill AFB will conduct a series of emergency response exercises April 24-28. During exercises, residents on and around the installation might notice an increase in emergency response activities including movement of emergency vehicles and testing of the base’s “Giant Voice” public address system. Exercises test the ability of base personnel to respond to natural disasters and other emergency-related events. Questions about the exercises can be directed to Hill AFB’s Public Affairs Office at 801-777-5201 or email 75abw.pa@us.af.mil.

Holocaust service

Team Hill will recognize Holocaust Remembrance Month with a Remembrance Day Service Tuesday, April 25, from 9:30-11 a.m., at the Hill Aerospace Museum, Nate Mazer Chapel. Keynote speakers include: Holocaust survivor decedent and Jewish educator, Dr. Karen Hirsch; Holocaust survivor and friend of Ann Frank, Ms. Liesel Shineberg; and Holocaust survivor, Israeli Army and U.S. Special Forces veteran, Mr. Jerry Meents. Come join us in listening to their accounts and giving honor to the victims lost and those still with us today. For more information, please contact Tech. Sgt. Nathan Genteman, nathan.genteman@us.af.mil, 777-3139 or Irene Jones, irene.jones.1@us.af.mil, 777-9035. 

SR 193 construction

Utah Department of Transportation will begin road repairs on SR 193 from the Hill AFB South Gate east to Highway 89  beginning on April 17 through July 4.  Work will be done at night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  This could impact morning traffic going westbound on SR 193 from Highway 89 to the Southgate.

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).

May 5, AFSA golf tournament

The Air Force Sergeants Association is holding its 5th annual golf tournament at the Hubbard Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, on Friday, May 5, at 8 a.m. This tournament is the primary fundraiser for the local AFSA chapter and proceeds will be used to advance the chapter’s interests and support various community outreach programs. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The price includes fees, carts and lunch. The first 20 full teams to register and pay by April 14 will receive a goodie bag which includes extra putting string, two mulligans, a toss and four drawing tickets. Our AFSA is looking forward to seeing you Cinco De Mayo at 8 a.m. If interested, please contact Master Sgt. James Ochoa at 801-586-2404, Tech. Sgt. Gevoyd Little at 801-777-5501 or Staff Sgt. Michael Gryder at 801-777-3028. 

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).



In the know

April 6, 2017

Easter egg hunt

The Annual Hill Aerospace Museum Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, April 8, at 10 a.m. on the grounds of the Hill Aerospace Museum. Take Exit 338 off Interstate 15 in Roy, Utah, and enter the museum grounds through the gate. Admission to the museum is FREE! and guests are encouraged to arrive early for this event.

Gate changes

The Hill AFB West Gate will become a 24/7 access entry control point starting April 17. When the change occurs, the Roy Gate’s new hours will be 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday and it will be closed on weekends and federal holidays. The Roy Gate will be open on AFMC Family Days. All commercial vehicle access/inspection will still take place at the Roy Gate. Drivers with commercial deliveries outside of Roy Gate’s hours of operation will need to contact the Law Enforcement Desk at 801 777-3058 to request a vehicle inspection. There will be a sign and a telephone posted at the commercial inspection area instructing drivers of this change. Opening the West Gate 24/7 will allow for more convenient access to the installation at night and on the weekends. The South Gate hours will remain unchanged. For more information, call 801-775-2627.

SR 193 construction

Utah Department of Transportation will begin road repairs on SR 193 from the Hill AFB South Gate east to Highway 89  beginning on April 17 through July 4.  Work will be done at night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  This could impact morning traffic going westbound on SR 193 from Highway 89 to the Southgate.

‘Keeping Your Mind Sharp’ webinar

Did you know Federal Occupational Health (FOH) offers free monthly webinars to federal employees and their household members through the Employee Assistance Program? The live webinar ‘Keeping Your Mind Sharp’ will be April 12, 11 a.m.-noon MST. To register for this webinar or access previous webinars, visit http://www.foh4you.com/, click ‘enter site,’ then select ‘Webinars and Podcasts.’ For additional information or assistance, please call 800-222-0364.

Green Machine

The Installation Commander is activating the ‘Green Machine Program’ Thursday, April 20, designating it a base-wide clean-up day. All base employees and residents are asked to clean their respective areas in conjunction with Section 3.7 of the Facility Manager’s Handbook. Please pay particular attention to items stored outside of your buildings such as pallets and furniture; these need to be disposed of or turned in as appropriate. Do not place bulk items in facility dumpsters. The goal is to complete this task within 24 hours of notification.

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).

May 5, AFSA golf tournament

The Air Force Sergeants Association is holding its 5th annual golf tournament at the Hubbard Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, on Friday, May 5, at 8 a.m. This tournament is the primary fundraiser for the local AFSA chapter and proceeds will be used to advance the chapter’s interests and support various community outreach programs. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The price includes fees, carts and lunch. The first 20 full teams to register and pay by April 14 will receive a goodie bag which includes extra putting string, two mulligans, a toss and four drawing tickets. Our AFSA is looking forward to seeing you Cinco De Mayo at 8 a.m. If interested, please contact Master Sgt. James Ochoa at 801-586-2404, Tech. Sgt. Gevoyd Little at 801-777-5501 or Staff Sgt. Michael Gryder at 801-777-3028. 

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).



In the Know

March 30, 2017

Group photos

The 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Studio will no longer provide a photographer for group photos. A self-help camera is available if support is needed for official purposes. For questions, call 801-777-4081 or 801-777-7615.

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.

‘Keeping Your Mind Sharp’ webinar

Did you know Federal Occupational Health (FOH) offers free monthly webinars to federal employees and their household members through the Employee Assistance Program? The live webinar ‘Keeping Your Mind Sharp’ will be April 12, 11 a.m.-noon MST. To register for this webinar or access previous webinars, visit http://www.foh4you.com/, click ‘enter site,’ then select ‘Webinars and Podcasts.’ For additional information or assistance, please call 800-222-0364.

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.

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.

Green Machine

The Installation Commander is activating the ‘Green Machine Program’ Thursday, April 20, designating it a base-wide clean-up day. All base employees and residents are asked to clean their respective areas in conjunction with Section 3.7 of the Facility Manager’s Handbook. Please pay particular attention to items stored outside of your buildings such as pallets and furniture; these need to be disposed of or turned in as appropriate. Do not place bulk items in facility dumpsters. The goal is to complete this task within 24 hours of notification.

May 5, AFSA golf tournament

The Air Force Sergeants Association is holding its 5th annual golf tournament at the Hubbard Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, on Friday, May 5, at 8 a.m. This tournament is the primary fundraiser for the local AFSA chapter and proceeds will be used to advance the chapter’s interests and support various community outreach programs. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The price includes fees, carts and lunch. The first 20 full teams to register and pay by April 14 will receive a goodie bag which includes extra putting string, two mulligans, a toss and four drawing tickets. Our AFSA is looking forward to seeing you Cinco De Mayo at 8 a.m. If interested, please contact Master Sgt. James Ochoa at 801-586-2404, Tech. Sgt. Gevoyd Little at 801-777-5501 or Staff Sgt. Michael Gryder at 801-777-3028. 

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).

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).

‘Plane Talk’ series

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill AFB and the U.S. Air Force. Plane Talk is held on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Talks are open to the public. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

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.



In the know

March 23, 2017

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.

Group photos

The 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Studio will no longer provide a photographer for group photos. A self-help camera is available if support is needed for official purposes. For questions, call 801-777-4081 or 801-777-7615.

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.

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.

‘Tips for Boosting Your Energy’ webinar

Did you know Federal Occupational Health (FOH) offers a free monthly webinars to federal employees and their household members through WorkLife? The live webinar ‘Tips for Boosting Your Energy’ will be March 29, 11 a.m.-noon. To register for this webinar or access previous webinars, visit https://www.worklife4you.com/index.html. Look for ‘Member Login’ and enter the following:

• Screen Name: 4balance

• Password: 4balance (case sensitive)

• Do not click on  ‘Start Now’ link

For additional information or assistance, please call 866-810-6313.

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.

May 5, AFSA golf tournament

The Air Force Sergeants Association is holding its 5th annual golf tournament at the Hubbard Golf Course, Hill Air Force Base, on Friday, May 5, at 8 a.m. This tournament is the primary fundraiser for the local AFSA chapter and proceeds will be used to advance the chapter’s interests and support various community outreach programs. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The price includes fees, carts and lunch. The first 20 full teams to register and pay by April 14 will receive a goodie bag which includes extra putting string, two mulligans, a toss and four drawing tickets. Our AFSA is looking forward to seeing you Cinco De Mayo at 8 a.m. If interested, please contact Master Sgt. James Ochoa at 801-586-2404, Tech. Sgt. Gevoyd Little at 801-777-5501 or Staff Sgt. Michael Gryder at 801-777-3028. 

Green Machine

The Installation Commander is activating the ‘Green Machine Program’ Thursday, April 20, designating it a base-wide clean-up day. All base employees and residents are asked to clean their respective areas in conjunction with Section 3.7 of the Facility Manager’s Handbook. Please pay particular attention to items stored outside of your buildings such as pallets and furniture; these need to be disposed of or turned in as appropriate. Do not place bulk items in facility dumpsters. The goal is to complete this task within 24 hours of notification.

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).

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).

‘Plane Talk’ series

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill AFB and the U.S. Air Force. Plane Talk is held on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Talks are open to the public. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

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

The 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. 

Lost/stolen IDs must be reported

There are new procedures in place for reporting lost or stolen Common Access Cards at Hill AFB.

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. 

Users 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. 

A Form 1168 is required before users can have a new card issued by Customer Support at the 75th Force Support Squadron in building 430. 

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

Civil litigation

The 75th Air Base Wing Legal Office would like to remind everyone that per AFI 51-301, Civil Litigation, paragraph 6.6.2, any Air Force officer, employee, or activity should immediately send to the SJA any writ, summons, notice of legal proceedings, or other foreign civil processes for legal action against the United States. For additional information on this topic, please contact Mr. Lance Thaxton at 801-586-6455.

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.



In the Know

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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March 9, 2017

Skyward Café closure

The Skyward Café, building 230, will be closed March 13-17 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.”

Red Cross volunteer opportunities

The Red Cross Service to Armed Forces line of service is looking for volunteers in a variety of capacities. Volunteers will have opportunities to work with retirees, veterans, military families, active duty, National Guard and reserve members. Volunteers can provide outreach, casework, volunteer at the VA, represent the Red Cross at a large variety of events, community partnership meetings, etc. If interested, please contact Danielle Dao at danielle.dao@redcross.org or 801-694-9156.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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).

‘Plane Talk’ series

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to the heritage of Hill AFB and the U.S. Air Force. Plane Talk is held on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Talks are open to the public. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.



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March 2, 2017

388th MXG awards banquet March 4

The 388th Maintenance Group will hold its annual Maintenance Professional of the Year Banquet at 4 p.m. March 4 in Hangar 37. The banquet recognizes individual and team achievements in numerous career fields in the 388th MXG. For tickets and information, call Senior Master Sgt. Vernon Henshaw at 801-586-6712.

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 two-three 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

For more information contact Carli Edwards, carli.edwards@redcross.org, 801-625-0859

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.

South Gate Visitor Center adjusts hours

The South Gate Visitor Control Center will adjust its hours of operations beginning March 1. The new hours will be 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The VCC will be closed at all other times, including weekends and federal holidays. The VCC will be open on AFMC Family Days. Customers who need to sponsor guests on base while the VCC is closed will need to do so through the South Gate Entry Control Point. Base employees can also access the VCC SharePoint site at https://cs.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/Hill/VCC/default.aspx to sponsor visitors on base. 75th Security Forces Squadron officials said this change will allow them to reallocate more of their resources to the base’s security and the safety of its residents and workers. For more information, call 801-777-8631.

649th MUNS inventories

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting 100 percent inventories of the Base (FV2027), Test (FV2171), and STAMP (FV2304) stockpiles from March 1-31. All Base, Test, and STAMP customers requiring munitions support during this timeframe must deliver the applicable documentation to the Custody Accounts section NLT Feb. 21. During the inventories, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by the group commander or equivalent. Please direct any questions to Tech. Sgt. Kassandra Doss at 801-775-2964 or Master Sgt. Jared Green at 801-777-2475.

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.

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).

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.

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.

AFMC Family Days 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).



In the Know

February 23, 2017

388th MXG awards banquet

The 388th Maintenance Group will hold its annual Maintenance Professional of the Year Banquet at 4 p.m. March 4 in Hangar 37. The banquet recognizes individual and team achievements in numerous career fields in the 388th MXG. For tickets and information, call Senior Master Sgt. Vernon Henshaw at 801-586-6712.

South Gate Visitor Center adjusts hours

The South Gate Visitor Control Center will adjust its hours of operations beginning March 1. The new hours will be 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The VCC will be closed at all other times, including weekends and federal holidays. The VCC will be open on AFMC Family Days. Customers who need to sponsor guests on base while the VCC is closed will need to do so through the South Gate Entry Control Point. Base employees can also access the VCC SharePoint site at https://cs.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/Hill/VCC/default.aspx to sponsor visitors on base. 75th Security Forces Squadron officials said this change will allow them to reallocate more of their resources to the base’s security and the safety of its residents and workers. For more information, call 801-777-8631.

649th MUNS inventories

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting 100 percent inventories of the Base (FV2027), Test (FV2171), and STAMP (FV2304) stockpiles from March 1-31. All Base, Test, and STAMP customers requiring munitions support during this timeframe must deliver the applicable documentation to the Custody Accounts section NLT Feb. 21. During the inventories, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by the group commander or equivalent. Please direct any questions to Tech. Sgt. Kassandra Doss at 801-775-2964 or Master Sgt. Jared Green at 801-777-2475.

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.

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).

AFMC Family Days 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) for questions about leave.

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