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January 5, 2017

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.

‘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. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

 



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December 29, 2016

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.

‘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. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

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.

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. 

 



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December 22, 2016

Exchange pumps up fuel savings

MILITARY STARR card is doubling the everyday 5-cents-per-gallon gas discount cardholders receive when fueling up at a Hill AFB Exchange gas station. Drivers paying for gas with their MILITARY STARR card from Dec. 19-25 will receive 10 cents off per gallon.

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.

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. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

AFMC Family Day remains for 2016

AFMC has designated Dec. 27 as an AFMC Family Day in conjuction with Christmas.

The Dec. 27 AFMC Family Day will not be an Energy Shutdown Day as previously published in the Hilltop Times.

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.



In the Know

December 15, 2016

Exchange pumps up fuel savings

MILITARY STARR card is doubling the everyday 5-cents-per-gallon gas discount cardholders receive when fueling up at a Hill AFB Exchange gas station. Drivers paying for gas with their MILITARY STARR card from Dec. 19-25 will receive 10 cents off per gallon.

‘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. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

AFMC Family Day remains for 2016

AFMC has designated Dec. 27 as an AFMC Family Day in conjuction with Christmas.

The Dec. 27 AFMC Family Day will not be an Energy Shutdown Day as previously published in the Hilltop Times.

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. 

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.



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December 8, 2016

Blended Retirement System Town Halls

Hill AFB will hold town hall meetings at 1 p.m. Dec. 15 and 11 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Base Theater, to discuss the new Blended Military Retirement System that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 created a new retirement system for the military. The system blends elements of the legacy retirement system with a more modern, 401(k)-style plan. No service member needs to make a decision until Jan. 1, 2018; however, all service members should research their options as resources become available. Workshops, unit visits, and one-on-one counseling are available. For more information, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 801-777-4681.

Legal office closure

The 75th Air Base Wing Legal Office will be closed noon-4:30 p.m. Dec. 9 for an official function. Normal business hours will resume Dec. 12. Additionally, the legal office will be closed Dec. 14 for training and an official function. Normal business hours will resume Dec. 15.

2016 DOD MWR Survey

Random military members and spouses are being selected to receive a 2016 DOD moral, welfare and recreation survey. Please take the time to fill it out the survey if you receive the email. Every survey counts as it lets the 75th Support Squadron know what you love and what you would like to see changed. We need your input to give you what you want. Visit http://www.myairforcelife.com/Customer-Satisfaction-Survey-article.aspx. 

‘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. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

AFMC Family Day remains for 2016

AFMC has designated Dec. 27 as an AFMC Family Day in conjuction with Christmas.

The Dec. 27 AFMC Family Day will not be an Energy Shutdown Day as previously published in the Hilltop Times.

 

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. 



In the know

December 1, 2016

Legal office closure

The 75th Air Base Wing Legal Office will be closed noon-4:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 for an official function. Normal business hours will resume Dec. 12.

2016 DOD MWR satisfaction survey

Random military members and spouses are being selected to receive a 2016 DOD MWR Survey. Please take the time to fill out the survey if you receive the email. Every survey counts, as it lets us know what you love and what you would like to see changed. We need YOUR input to give you what you want. http://www.myairforcelife.com/Customer-Satisfaction-Survey-article.aspx.

‘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. For information, contact 801-777-6818. Admission is free.

Gulf War illness, IBS study

The Division of Gastroenterology at the Salt Lake City Veteran’s Administration Medical Center is seeking veterans to participate in a research study focused on improving symptoms of Gulf War illness and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using a probiotic. Eligible participants must be 35-75 years old, and have a Gulf War illness and IBS diagnosis. For more information, call Dr. Ashok Tuteja at 801-582-1565 Ext. 4019 or email ashok.tuteja@hsc.utah.edu. 

AFMC Family day remains for 2016

AFMC has designated the following day as an “AFMC Family Day” for 2016:

Tuesday, Dec. 27 in conjunction with Christmas.

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.

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. 



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November 24, 2016

‘Plane Talk’ series

Retired Air Force Maj. Eugene D. Ruder will be the ‘Plane Talk’ speaker at the Hill Aerospace Museum, Saturday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m. During his 23 years of military service, Ruder flew F-84s in combat during the Korean War. He accumulated more than 25,000 flight hours over nearly 70 years of flying and at age 87, he still flies his own airplanes from his private airport/farm in Illinois.

The Hill Aerospace Museum hosts its 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. For information, contact 801-777-6818. 



In the know

November 17, 2016

Food drive runs through Nov. 22

Airmen from 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron are collecting nonperishable items through Nov. 22. Items can be dropped off in the 4th, 34th, and 421st AMU breakrooms, and the 388th AMXS CSS. Donations will benefit the Ogden Mission. Point of contact is Airman 1st Class Kasandra Roman at kasandra.roman.1@us.af.mil. 

Gulf War illness, IBS study

The Division of Gastroenterology at the Salt Lake City Veteran’s Administration Medical Center is seeking veterans to participate in a research study focused on improving symptoms of Gulf War illness and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using a probiotic. Eligible participants must be 35-75 years old, and have a Gulf War illness and IBS diagnosis. For more information, call Dr. Ashok Tuteja at 801-582-1565 Ext. 4019 or email ashok.tuteja@hsc.utah.edu. 

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. 

‘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.



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November 10, 2016

Clinic closure

The Hill Air Force Base Clinic will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.

Roy Gate lane changes Nov. 15

Due to security requirements, a normal traffic pattern will resume Nov. 15 at the Roy Gate with the elimination of the third inbound lane. Three Security Forces Airmen will be at the gate to process traffic. 

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.

Gulf War illness, IBS study

The Division of Gastroenterology at the Salt Lake City Veteran’s Administration Medical Center is seeking veterans to participate in a research study focused on improving symptoms of Gulf War illness and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using a probiotic. Eligible participants must be 35-75 years old, and have a Gulf War illness and IBS diagnosis. For more information, call Dr. Ashok Tuteja at 801-582-1565 Ext. 4019 or email ashok.tuteja@hsc.utah.edu. 

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.

‘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.



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November 3, 2016

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.

‘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.

Gulf War illness, IBS study

The Division of Gastroenterology at the Salt Lake City Veteran’s Administration Medical Center is seeking veterans to participate in a research study focused on improving symptoms of Gulf War illness and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using a probiotic. Eligible participants must be 35-75 years old, and have a Gulf War illness and IBS diagnosis. For more information, call Dr. Ashok Tuteja at 801-582-1565 Ext. 4019 or email ashok.tuteja@hsc.utah.edu. 

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. 

‘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.

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