The base tax center, located in the Poe Conference Center (Building 1295), will be open Jan 26-April 17. Daily hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. This is a free, walk-in service for active-duty, Reserve and Guard members on Title 10 orders, military family members and military retirees. For more information, call 801-777-1040.
Blood Drive Jan. 23
A blood drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday in Building 900, Room 10. Contributions will help fulfill the critical 450 pints of blood needed throughout Utah. January’s goal is for 75 donors from Hill AFB to donate. Co-workers, friends and family members are invited to participate. Registration is available at http://vols.pt/KE7Bx3. For more information, call Capt. Michael Murphy at 801-777-5543.
Asian American Pacific Islander Fundraiser
The Asian American Pacific Islander committee is selling Lumpia as part of a fundraising event during January. Cost is 50 cents per Lumpia or $5 for a dozen. Lumpia, which contains beef, onions carrots, salt and pepper, will be rolled and packaged frozen. Sales began last week and continue through noon Jan. 23. Orders can be picked up Tuesday at the AAFES Main Exchange food court. For more information or to place an order, email email@example.com.
AAFES Closures in January
The following Exchange facilities will be closing early on the following dates for year-end inventory. Military Clothing Sales will close at 5 p.m. Jan. 26 and reopen Jan. 27; AAFES Express/Class VI will close at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 and reopen Jan. 27; and the AAFES Main Exchange will close at 2 p.m. on Jan. 28 and reopen Jan. 29. For more information, call El Berry at 801-776-0277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum announces January speakers
LAYTON — The Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill AFB will host a series of featured speakers related to the base’s history in January. They are part of the museum’s Plane Talk series.
Scheduled for January are:
Jan. 24—Richard Collings, Band of Brothers Tour
Jan. 31—Jim Malrock, Load Master for numerous aircraft
Looking ahead, on Feb. 14, Jon S. Beesley an F-117 test pilot, will speak.
Plane Talk began at the museum more than 20 years ago. The speaker series has featured hundreds of notable military personnel, including former Utah Sen. Jake Garn and former Vietnam prisoner of war Col. Jay Hess.
Veterans 4 Veterans Comedy Showcase
A comedy showcase will be held at The Landing with an outstanding comedic line up on Jan. 24.
Show starts at 8 p.m. Doors open by 6 p.m., so come early to secure your seat.
Must be 18 to attend as the show will contain adult humor.
AF seeks enlisted nurse applicants
The Air Force seeks enlisted nurse commissioni ng program applicants. Eligible active-duty enlisted Airmen interested in a nursing commission have until Feb. 27 to apply. For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/1qWw5JC.
Clearfield Community Health Fair
A community health fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Jan. 24 at the Clearfield Community Church, 525 E. 200 South in Clearfield. The event is free and will include blood pressure screenings, CPR demonstrations, free health information, door prizes every hour, free massages, first-aid kits, lip balm, ink pens, penlights and giveaways. Local medical facilities will be represented. For more information, call 801-825-1115.
Get away from the city and breathe some fresh air in the Uintah National Forest from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. Trip-goers will depart from Weber State University’s Outdoor Program (Annex 9) and stay in the Air Force’s Carter Creek Cabins. The trip will include snowshoeing the forest’s snow-covered slopes and a moonlight snowshoe tour. Cost of the trip is $85 and includes transportation, snowshoes, meals and trip guides. The trip is recommended for people with a high fitness level. Single Airman pricing is available. A pretrip meeting is at 5 p.m. Jan. 26 at Building 805. For more information, call 801-777-9666.
Third TEDxHillAFB Event
A TEDxHillAFB event will take place at 3 p.m. Feb. 4 at The Landing’s Heritage Room. The event will include up to eight speakers (most live and a couple of pre-recorded sessions). Seating is limited; registration is required. The event is open to all Team Hill personnel, retired military, and their families. Additionally, TEDxHillAFB is interested in finding speakers within the Hill AFB community who have ideas that are important or interesting to share. For more information, call 801-777-9954.
Schedule change for museum
Since Jan. 5, the Hill Aerospace Museum’s operating schedule has changed to Monday through Saturday.
The Museum will still follow its regularly scheduled hours of 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 801-777-6818.
419th FW Awards Banquet Feb. 7
The 419th Fighter Wing will honor its top performers at the annual awards banquet Feb. 7 at Layton’s Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 West in Layton. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with a cash bar. Dinner and formal program begin at 6:30 p.m. This year’s guest speaker is Chief Master Sgt. Cameron Kirksey, Command Chief for Air Force Reserve Command. Dinner options are chicken picatta, Dutch oven pot roast or Atlantic salmon rosette. A vegetarian option is also available. All dinner choices include a side salad, rolls, dessert, and coffee or tea. Military attire is mess dress or service dress. Civilians should wear best dress. Cost is $28 per person. To purchase tickets, members may write a check payable to the 419th FW and give it to their chief, first sergeant, the command chief or the wing secretary by Feb. 1.
Gen. Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
Concerned about the soaring cost of higher education for your children? Maybe the Air Force Aid Society can help. The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is an AFAS program that has $2,000 awards available for selected applicants. Applications are available now through March 13. The program is open to dependent children of active-duty or retired military members, Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired reservists with 20-plus qualifying years of service, and of deceased Air Force members. Spouses of active-duty and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty, as well as surviving spouses of deceased members, are also eligible candidates. AFAS selects more than 60 percent of all applicants. For more information on eligibility criteria and to access the online application, visit the AFAS website at www.afas.org/education-grants or contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 801-777-4681.
Give Parents a Break
The next session is Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Give Parents a Break is a free child care service offered to active duty families that have a family member deployed. A referral from the Airman and Family Readiness Center is required along with required hourly-care documents. The Child Development Center cares for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age, and the Youth Center cares for children Kindergarten to 12 years of age. If space is available, GPAB will accommodate individuals without a referral. The fee without a referral is $15 along with completed hourly care documents. This program rotates monthly between daytime hours 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and evening hours 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Smoking Cessation Classes Offered
Is the reason for smoking today the same as it was in the beginning? Dig deep, think, and imagine craving a cigarette and lighting up… what’s the reason? Take back control of health and happiness. Smoking cessation classes are available. For more information, call Health Promotions at 801-777-1215.