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IN THE KNOW

Reminder: Visitor center closed

The South Gate Visitor Center will close for remodeling at midnight Friday, Oct. 16, and is scheduled to remain closed through Nov. 2.

During this time, base passes and other visitor center services will be processed at the West Gate Visitors Center, which can be accessed from 650 North in Clearfield.

The West Gate Visitor Center and West Gate will be open 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The South Gate and Roy Gate will remain open 24/7.

Base personnel and visitors are reminded that the West Gate Visitor Center has limited parking. Additional parking is located near the Starbucks coffee shop located just west of the West Gate Visitors Center. Patrons should not park on the roadway. The West Gate Visitor Center can be reached at 801-777-6614.

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.

Hero2Hired job fair scheduled for Nov. 5

A Hero2Hired job fair will take place Nov. 5 at the South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State Street, in Sandy.

The free event benefits unemployed and underemployed reservists, Guard members, veterans, active-duty members and their spouses.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature more than 140 employers who recognize the unique skills military members bring to the workplace. Several selected veterans organizations will also be on-site to provide information.

Additionally, a job fair preparation workshop will be held Oct. 21 at the Utah National Guard Headquarters in Draper. For more information or to register, call Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve at 801-432-4242.

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 Monday and Wednesday and clinic appointments on Tuesday and Thursday. 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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