In the Know

In the Know

Pedestrian Gate Registration Hours

Base employees can register to use the pedestrian-only entry point at the West Gate Visitors Center from 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays. Users will be required to register their ID by providing the 75th Security Forces Squadron with some basic demographic information and a vascular scan of their hand prior to using the gate. For more information, call the 75th SFS at 801-586-9192.

Hill plans POW/MIA events Sept. 17-19

As part of National POW/MIA Memorial Week, Hill AFB’s AFSA Chapter 1163 will host a series of events in September. 

At noon Sept. 17, a  24-hour reading of Vietnam Memorial Names will take place at Hill AFB’s Memorial Park. 

At noon Sept. 18, the name reading will culminate with a wreath-laying ceremony, followed at 5 p.m. by a retreat ceremony at Building 1102. 

At 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19, a POW/MIA 5K run/walk will be held at Layton Commons Park, 437 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Cost is $15 per person. All proceeds from the run/walk event will support the Layton Vietnam Memorial. 

For more information, call Tech. Sgt. Michael Corum at 801-777-8801 or Tech. Sgt. Aaron Haviland at 801-0775-2939.

Splash pad closing for season next week

The splash pad located at Centennial Park near the base’s South Gate will close for the season on Sept. 21.

Lunch seminar covers interviewing            

The Hispanic Heritage Committee is hosting a lunch & learn seminar on interviewing skills and mentoring. The event will be from 11 a.m. to noon Sept. 24 at the POE Conference Center, Building 1295. The seminar is open to civilian and military personnel. 

Lunch is available for $5 for those who register in advance. 

For more information, call Darlene Romero at 801-775-4140 or email darlene.romero@us.af.mil.

New Auto Hobby Shop Hours

Starting Oct. 1, Hill AFB’s Auto Hobby Shop hours will change. Hours of operations will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 801-777-3476.

649th MUNS inventories in Sept.

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting 100 percent inventories of the base, test and STAMP stock piles during September.

During the inventories, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by the group commander or equivalent. Direct questions to Senior Airman Ryan Williams at 801-777-5444 or Tech. Sgt. John Williamson at 801-777-6574.

Veterans Tribute Run

A Veterans Tribute Run will be held  at 10 a.m. Oct. 10. 

The run starts at the George E. Wahlen  Veterans Home, 1102 N. 1200 West in Ogden, and ends at the First United Methodist Church, at 1339 W. 400 North in Marriott-Slaterville. 

Cost is $25 before Sept. 30, $30 on the race day. Register at veteranstributerun.weebly.com or active.com. 

Following the Tribute Run, other events including a chili-cook off, bounce house and blood drive will be offered. For more information, call 801-393-5662.

Wheelchair basketball game set for Oct. 7

Each year for Disability Awareness Month, Hill AFB’s Persons with Disabilities Committee puts on a Team Hill Leadership vs. Ogden Wheelin’ Wildcats wheelchair basketball game. 

The game is scheduled for 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Warrior Fitness Center.

There will be a practice on Oct. 6 for those who choose to participate. For more information, call Tammy at 801-586-2611 or email tammy.custer.2@us.af.mil.

Hispanic Heritage luncheon Oct. 8

The Hispanic Heritage Month Committee will host a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Hill AFB Golf Course to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month. 

The keynote speaker is Sean Reyes, Utah Attorney General. 

An e-invite will be sent to base employees by email. Tickets are $13. 

For more information, call 801-775-4295 or email carlos.romero.1@us.af.mil.

AAFES Opens Hill AFB Domino’s

Domino’s pizza is now available on Hill AFB. It is located inside The Express in Bldg. 420. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Call, walk-in or online ordering is available. For more information or to order, call 801-773-3023.

Veterinary facility changes hours

The Hill AFB Veterinary Treatment Facility is changing its hours due to a temporary manning shortage. 

Pet registration will be available on Mon. and Wed. and clinic appointments on Tues. and Thurs. Hours on those days are 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. The VTF is closed on Fridays. 

Hours will be extended when manning returns to normal. Callers are asked to leave a message and the VTF staff will return calls quickly. For more information or to make an appointment, call 801-777-2611.

JLC offers free volunteer services

The 748th Supply Chain Management Group’s Junior Leadership Council, or JLC, would like to make life a little easier for Team Hill families dealing with a deployment. Whether your spouse or significant other is about to be, already, or is just returning from a deployment, the JLC would like to provide assistance at no cost. These volunteer services are being offered through the end of September.

Some of the services that the JLC can provide: yard work, basic car and house maintenance, meal delivery and more. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 503-840-8841.

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.

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.

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. 

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

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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