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In the Know

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.

Volunteers needed to fish with veterans

The Utah Disabled Veterans Fishing Foundation needs volunteers to help with its annual Fishing Day event July 11 at Soldier Creek Recreation Area at Strawberry Reservoir.

More than 150 volunteers (plus boats, if you have them) are being recruited  to take the more than 100 veterans out for a day of fishing from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A barbecue for all veterans and volunteers will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

To volunteer or for more information, contact Trevor Earl, Hill Air Force Base’s coordinator for the event, at 801-777-2910 or trevor.earl@us.af.mil.

Wardleigh Road Lane Restrictions

Lane restrictions will occur at the intersection of Wardleigh Road and Georgia Street on July 11. 

Only one lane in each direction will be available while a contractor replaces a water line valve just east of Building 1201.

For more information, call 801-695-9785.

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 to families

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.

Chief’s golf tourney sign-ups underway

Sign-up is under way for the 18th Annual Hill Chiefs’ Group Golf Tournament planned Aug. 21 at the Hubbard Golf Course.

Proceeds from the tourney go to support various Hill organizations and events, including Operation Warm Heart, the Airman Leadership School and various quarterly and annual award recognition programs.

Cost for the tourney is $60 per person; Hubbard Golf Course punch will be accepted (two punches, plus $40). Entry fee includes greens fee, golf cart, lunch and prizes. Format for the event is four-person select shot (scramble).

The tourney is limited to the first 36 teams to pay in full. To sign up, contact Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey B. Morris at 801-820-5759 (ext. 86), cell 385-239-0131, jeffrey.morris.3@us.af.mil  or Chief Master Sgt. George E. Young at 801-777-3884, 801-586-0060 or george.young@us.af.mil.

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  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.

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.

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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