In the Know

In the Know

Base Library closed for renovations

The Base Library will closed for renovations from Oct. 22 to Dec. 21. For more information, call the Library at 801-777-2533.

Persons with Disabilities Luncheon

In recognition Disability Awareness Month, a Persons with Disabilities Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at The Landing. The guest speaker will be Todd Henrie, F-22RaIL/F-16 OFP flight director. Lunch tickets are $10 for club members and $12 for non-members. The menu includes a turkey sandwich, chef salad or a vegetarian option. For more information or tickets, call Jean Thomas at 801-586-6669, David Decembly, 801-777-5580 or Tammy Custer at 801-586-2611.

Haunting on the Hill

Hill AFB’s annual Haunting on the Hill will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at The Landing. Team Hill families are invited to enjoy free food, a cake walk, spooky stories, carnival games and prizes, crafts, a haunted hallway, magician, karaoke and trunk-or-treating. Admission is free; however, event organizers encourage attendees to bring a canned or boxed food item to donate to the Airmen’s Attic Food Pantry. Donations will assist the Airmen’s Attic in creating holiday food baskets for families in need. For more information or to register a vehicle for the trunk-or-treating event, call 801-775-2084.

Hero2Hired’ job fair

A Hero2Hired job fair will take place Nov. 5 at the South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State Street in Sandy. 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 140 employers who recognize the unique skills military members bring to the workplace. For more information or to register, call 801-432-4536.

Pro bowler visits Hill Air Force Base

The No. 1 ranked bowler in the world, Jason Belmonte, will visit the Hill AFB Bowling Center from 4-8 p.m. Nov. 10. The event will include a photo and autograph session, trick shot bowling clinic, and a Beat Belmonte Bowl-off , where three lucky winners will have the unique opportunity to bowl one game against the pro bowler. The Bowling Center will also have limited edition Air Force/Jason Belmonte jerseys, fully licensed by Jason Belmonte and Storm Bowling, available in limited quantities for purchase. For more information, call 801-777-6565.

Bodybuilding pro qualifier

The 2015 NGA Natural Northern States Bodybuilding, Figure, Bikini and Men’s Physique Pro Qualifier will be held Oct. 24 at Davis High School in Kaysville. The show features the best natural drug-free athletes in Utah and surrounding states. Winners earn their pro cards at this event. Prejudging is at 9 a.m. The night show begins at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $8 and $12 in advance or $10 and $15 at the door. Purchase tickets at Max Muscle in Layton, the Pro Shop in Bountiful or Gold’s Gym in Roy. For more information, call James Purtell at 801-499-3633 or Bianca Purtell at 801-731-9333. No federal endorsement of this event or its sponsors is intended.

Reminder: Visitor center closed

The South Gate Visitor Center closed 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.

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, contact Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Marrott at 801-920-2394.

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.

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. 

EAP services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 800-222-0364 or visiting

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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