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In the Know

Supplemental promotions announced

Congratulations to the following Team Hill Airmen selected for promotion through the supplemental promotion process. 

75th Air Base Wing — Tech Sgt. Jennifer Laplante, Staff Sgt. Ryan Richards, Staff Sgt Neil Sator and Staff Sgt. Michael Stinson

388th Fighter Wing — Master Sgt. Joey Barta, Staff Sgt. Julius Castillo, Tech Sgt. Hernandez Duarte, Tech. Sgt. Zachary French, Staff Sgt. Tanisha Mabry, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Martell, Staff Sgt. Sergio Martinez, Tech. Sgt. Lee Mentele, Staff Sgt. Eric Muelhausen, Staff Sgt. Nathan Myyra and Master Sgt. Matthew Veit

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center — Staff Sgt. Travis Herron.

East Canyon hosts Military Day Aug. 15

East Canyon State Park will host a Military Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Activities will include a free barbecue, canoeing/kayaking and free fishing for kids under 12. Adults will need a license. 

The event is open to service members, military retirees and their immediate family members. 

Proof of military service is required. For more information, call 801-829-6866.

Hispanic American scholarships offered

The Hispanic American Heritage Observance Committee is offering $500 scholarships to current Hill AFB civilian/military personnel and their immediate family members. 

Applications can be picked up at the Equal Opportunity Office at Building 1294 or by contacting Carlos Romero Jr. at or Applications must be submitted no later than Aug. 17. 

Scholarships will be presented at the Hispanic Observance Luncheon at the base’s Hubbard Memorial Golf Course on Oct. 8.

‘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. 

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

Veterans Recognition Celebration set

A Veterans Recognition Celebration will be held Aug. 22 at the Morgan County Airport, on Willow Creek Road in Mountain Green. 

Events will include a remote control demo at 8 a.m.; an opening ceremony with a Stearman flyby at 10 a.m.;  Charlie Precourt, NASA astronaut, will speak at 10:30 a.m.; a barbecue lunch with live country music featuring The Nelson Brothers at 11 a.m.; and helicopter water drops and free aircraft rides beginning at noon. 

Military aircraft and vehicles will be on display. Fly-in aircraft are welcome. 

For more information, call 801-791-5535.

Military Appreciation Pool Party

A military appreciation pool party will be held from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Roy Aquatic Center located at 2977 W. 5200 South in Roy. Military members and their immediate families are invited for free swimming, food, homemade desserts and drinks. A number of door prizes donated by local businesses will also be available. A valid military-issued ID is required for entrance.

The event is sponsored by Roy Christian Church and is held annually to show appreciation for the sacrifices made by military members and their families.

No federal endorsement of the sponsor or businesses is intended. For more information, call 801-731-4378, 801-820-6229 or 801-390-7053.

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,  or Chief Master Sgt. George E. Young at 801-777-3884, 801-586-0060 or

Travis Brass plays for free in Ogden

The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West, presents a free concert in Ogden by the Travis Brass. This family-friendly event will take place at the Ogden Amphitheater, 342 25th Street, at 6 p.m. Aug 30. This concert is open to the public.

Free tickets are available at with a search for “Travis Brass in Ogden.” More information is at

Travis Brass is part of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base, California. Withf two trumpets, French horn, trombone and tuba, the ensemble supports a wide variety of musical events ranging from military ceremonies and patriotic shows to educational programs and recitals of original works for brass quintet. 

Members are professional, active-duty Air Force musicians working in support of Air Force and Air Mobility Command official military recruiting and community relations objectives. The only active-duty Air Force band west of the Rockies, the Band of the Golden West is comprised of 60 talented and versatile Airmen/musicians under the command of Captain Dustin M. Doyle.

In addition to performing for civilian communities throughout the states of California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, the band supports 13 Air Force Bases, 8 Air Force Reserve Wings, and 6 recruiting squadrons in over 250 annual performances for 1.5 million listeners. 

Commander’s Cup slated for Sept. 8

A golf tournament to support the Hill Aerospace Museum will be held Sept. 8 at the base’s Hubbard Memorial Golf Course. 

Cost is $150 per golfer, which includes entry fee, cart, food and prizes. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. and is followed by an 11:15 a.m. golf clinic. The tournament begins at noon and culminates with an award dinner at the golf course club house. 

The annual event is sponsored by the Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah. For more information, call 801-825-5817.

Team Hill Roundup set for Sept. 12

Team Hill spouses will host their annual Team Hill Roundup on Sept. 12 at HUB801 in Riverdale. 

The Western-themed event includes a silent and live auction, which raises thousands of dollars for Hill AFB Airmen and families. 

For more information, email or visit

Hill AFB Air Force Ball

Hill Air Force Base’s Air Force Ball will be held Sept. 19 at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center located at 2415 Washington Blvd. in Ogden. The social hour will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and program at 6 p.m.

There will be music and dancing following the program. The attire for the event is mess dress or semi-formal for military and formal/black tie or business attire for civilians.

Menu options include Chicken Almondine, Top Sirloin Steak, or Roasted Vegetable Lasagna. The cost is dependent on rank or pay grade: $25.00 (E-1-E-4) (GS-07 & below); $35 (E-5-E-6) (GS-08-09) (WG-10 & below) (WL-9 & below) (WS-6 & below); $45 (E-7- O-5) (GS-11-GS-14) (WG-11 & above) (WL-10 & above) (WS-7 & above); and $50 (0-6 & above) (GS-15 & above) (community).

The invitation and RSVP can be accessed using the following link: Childcare will be available for a fee through the Hill AFB Child Development Center, but requests must be received through the e-invitation RSVP site no later than Sept. 1. For more information, call 801-775-6308.

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

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 Upcoming webinar topics include: 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

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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