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368th RCS announces 3 more promotions

Three staff sergeants from the 368th Recruting Squadron were selected for promotion to the rank of technical sergeant recently. Promoted were Steven Brooks, Ebony Gray and Jermaine Lidrazzah. 

They were among the more than 100 staff sergeants at Hill AFB selected for promotion in the Air Force’s June 9 announcement. 

Their names were inadvertently left out of a Hilltop Times article published on June 18, which recognized Team Hill’s Airmen selected for promotion to the next higher rank.

AADD awareness event June 26

Hill AFB Airmen Against Drunk Driving, or AADD, is hosting a simulated drunk obstacle course from 2 to 4 p.m. June 26 at the Warrior Fitness Center. 

The event is being hosted to increase awareness of the base’s AADD program, which offers Airmen a free ride home if they’ve had too much to drink. Event participants will be challenged to navigate through obstacles while wearing “impairment goggles” that simulate inebriation. 

Costs associated with attending the event support the AADD program. General admission is $5. For an additional $5, individuals can compete for the fastest completion time and win AADD beer steins. 

For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Travis Brown at 801-427-4864.

EES/WAPS briefing team visits Hill AFB

Personnel from Headquarters Air Force and the Air Force Personnel Center will visit Hill Air Force Base June 26 to share information about Enlisted Evaluation System and Weighted Airman Promotion System changes. 

During the briefing, EES/WAPS subject matter experts will speak about changes that have already been implemented, those slated for implementation in the months ahead, and the reasons and philosophy behind the changes. 

For more information about EES/WAPS changes, go to the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil, select “enlisted” under the active duty, Guard or Reserve drop down menus, and then select “evaluations” in the lefthand column.

Base officials said the team will hold briefings at the base theater. Contact your unit’s leadership team for time and seating availability.

For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. James Hiatt, 75th Force Support Squadron superintendent, at 801-777-2674.

Freedom run, walk scheduled for July 4

A Freedom 5k Run/2 Mile Walk will be held at 7 a.m. July 4 at the Clearfield City municipal building, 55 S. State Street in Clearfield. 

The preregistration race fee for ages 13 and older is $20 for those registering by June 26; the fee is $25 thereafter and on race day. For children age 12 and younger, the race fee is just $10. Registration for all ages includes a T-shirt and a chance for door prizes. 

For more information and to register, visit www.reconline.org or call 801-525-2641. 

Military families invited to free picnic

The Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee is hosting  a “Salute to Our Nation’s Defenders Picnic”  from 3 to 7 p.m. July 10 at Hill AFB’s Centennial Park located near the base’s South Gate. 

Hill AFB’s active-duty, Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families are invited. The picnic is free and will include catered gourmet food from local vendors, inflatable bounce houses, face painting and other family entertainment. Food will be served from 3 to 6 p.m. 

Register for the event through unit first sergeants. For more information, call 1st Lt. Darrin Nottingham at 801-777-7824 or Senior Master Sgt. Toby Spraberry at 801-777-7873.

Diversity Council offers prize for logo

The Team Hill Diversity Council is seeking your help. All councils, including Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Pacific Islander Month, Pride Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, National American Indian Heritage Month, and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, have unified to form one Diversity Council, and are seeking a logo to represent the council. 

Submit a logo design from July 1-Aug. 14. Voting will occur during the Team Hill Diversity Council general meeting scheduled for Aug. 20. Council executive officers may not submit a design. 

The logo must be 2-by-3 inches in size and submitted in a PNG or JPEG format. The winner will receive $100, as well as the pride of having the logo displayed on coins, shirts and banners. For more information or to submit a design, contact 2nd Lt. Abigail Buns at 801-586-9165 or email abigail.buns.1@us.af.mil.

EAP offers free services

The Employee Assistance Program provides assessment, counseling, referral, management consultation and coaching services to government civilian employees and their family members free of cost (some limitations apply). 

The program aims to help employees resolve personal problems that may adversely affect their work performance, conduct, and health and well-being.

Services offered include assessment, counseling and referral; financial; legal; supervisor/manager coaching and consultation; website resources; health and wellness presentations; and orientation presentations. 

Free webinars are also available on the EAP website at http://FOH4You.com. Upcoming webinar topics include: July 8, Coping with Child Anxiety; Aug. 12, Improving Work Habits for a Better Worklife Balance; and Sept. 9, When Someone You Love Has Depression. 

EAP services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 800-222-0364 or visiting http://FOH4You.com.

HAFB/Davis Arts Appreciation Night

The Davis Arts Council will host a Hill AFB Appreciation Night at 8 p.m. on July 17 with a concert featuring Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers. Seating prices are $59 for the orchestra area, $45 for reserved seating and $29 ($24 for seniors or children) for general admission. 

Hill AFB employees can buy one ticket and get one free with proof of government ID. Employees must stop by the Davis Arts Building at 445 North Wasatch Drive in Layton to pick up tickets or call 801-546-8575 to order and pay for tickets by phone. 

For more information, visit https://tickets.davisarts.org/.

‘Hero2Hired’ job fair coming Aug. 19

A Hero2Hired job fair will take place Aug. 19 at Provo’s Utah Valley Conference Center, 220 West Center St. 

This free event offers employment opportunities to reservists, guardsmen, veterans and spouses. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and features more than 50 employers who recognize the unique skills military members bring to the workplace. 

Additionally, a job fair preparation workshop will be held at the Utah National Guard Headquarters in Draper Aug. 12. 

For more information or to register, call 801-432-4242.

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.

Reunion weekend for AF Reserve in Oct.

The 419th Fighter Wing will honor the Air Force Reserve’s remarkable 60-year legacy at Hill AFB during a reunion weekend here Oct. 2-4.

“The Air Force Reserve has been at Hill Air Force Base since 1955,” said Col. Bryan Radliff, 419th FW commander. “We’ve had different names, flown different aircraft, but one thing that hasn’t changed is Utahns serving their nation.”

The weekend events include a formal gala, golf tournaments, a motorcycle rally, fun runs, and family activities.

The reunion falls on the October UTA weekend and is open to all current and former members of the wing and their families, including those who served in the following AF Reserve units at Hill AFB:

• 313th Fighter Bomber Squadron

• 313th Troop Carrier Squadron

• 733rd Troop Carrier Squadron

• 945th Troop Carrier Group

• 945th Military Airlift Group

• 508th Tactical Fighter Group

• 419th Tactical Fighter Wing

• 419th Fighter Wing

Looking for special events photos?

Have you wondered where you could go to get photos after you and/or your family attended a special event on Hill AFB? 

The base’s Public Affairs Studio has a “Team Hill Public Affairs (75 ABW/PA)” SharePoint  site set up where people can download photos following an event at https://cs.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/Hill/Event%20Images/Forms/AllItems.aspx.

The site can only be accessed from a government computer; however, the studio’s photographers and graphics artists are available to assist you should you be unable to access the site or otherwise need assistance. 

For more information, call 801-777-7615.

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

Air Force Sergeants Association, or AFSA, general membership meetings are held 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, search “AFSA 1163” on Facebook or 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 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. Two forms of current federal ID are also required to have a new card issued (passport, driver’s license, social security card, etc.).

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

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