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In the Know

Youth summer camp enrollment open

Enrollment for Hill AFB’s Youth Programs Summer Camp is open. 

In-house registration (children currently attending the program) will be held Feb. 29-March 11. Open registration (children not currently enrolled) will be held March 14-25. 

For open registration, an Air Force Form 2606 and quick reference sheet must be completed to place children on the waiting list. Parents will be contacted by April 29 for placement. Placement will be done by the current priority placement listing. 

For more information or to register, call 801-777-2419 or visit Youth Programs in Building 883.

Lent and Holy Week observances

The Hill AFB Chapel Community is holding services in observance of Lent and the Holy Week. The chapel provides spiritual care and free exercise of religion to Hill Air Force Base employees and their families. 

March 4-18 — Each Friday only, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, noon, Catholic

March 4-18 — Each Friday only, Stations of the Cross, 5 p.m., Catholic

March 20 — Palm Sunday, 8:45 a.m., Catholic

March 25 — Passion Re-enactment, 1 p.m., Ecumenical

March 25 — Good Friday Liturgy, 3 p.m., Catholic

March 26 — Easter Vigil, 8 p.m., Catholic

March 27 — Easter Sunday, 9 a.m., Catholic

Hero2Hired set for March 23

“Hero2Hired” Job Fair is a career and employment event to be held, March 23 at the Southtowne Exposition Center in Sandy. The job fair runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is free and will feature more than 80 employers for the benefit of un- and under-employed active-duty, National Guard, reserve, veterans and their spouses. 

Attendees must register for the event at www.jointservicessupport.org/Reg/74H416. 

Questions can be directed to Kim Watts, 801-432-4492, or Mark Harrison, 801-432-4536.

Military vs. military charity event

A military vs. military charity event involving the Hill Falcon hockey team will be held March 26 at the Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive in West Valley. 

Event proceeds benefit the The Corps, a nonprofit charity organization that constructs shadow boxes for fallen veterans that are put on display in the high school they attended in Utah. 

The puck drops at 3:30 p.m. and also includes a ticket to the Utah Grizzlies and Tulsa Oilers game later at 7:05 p.m. Discount tickets range from $10 to $17. For more information and tickets, call 801-586-3021.

Family days for 2016

AFMC has designated the following days as “AFMC Family Days” for 2016:

Friday, May 27 in conjunction with the Memorial Day

Tuesday, July 5 in conjunction with Independence Day

Friday, Sept. 2 in conjunction with Labor Day

Friday, Nov. 25 in conjunction with Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday, Dec. 27 in conjunction with Christmas

Nov. 25 will also be an “Energy Shutdown Day” and the West Gate will be closed this day and all holidays. Civilian employees are encouraged to alter their regular day off to work around the energy shutdown day. Supervisors are encouraged to follow liberal leave procedures during the family days.

IRS Form 1095 needed for taxes

Active-duty, Guard, Reserve, retiree and civilian Airmen will need proof of health care coverage when filing their federal tax returns for 2015.

Under the Affordable Care Act, U.S. citizens and legal residents are required to obtain and maintain a minimum standard of health-care insurance, called minimum essential coverage. 

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service will mail the IRS Form 1095 for employment during 2015. The form will also be available electronically through myPay under the taxes section.

AFSA holds monthly meetings on base

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.

‘Man Therapy’ offered to veterans

Man Therapy, a free online mental health resource is launching warrior-specific content for veterans. 

Offering an interactive approach and available 24/7, www.mantherapy.org is where men have a virtual appointment with fictional therapist Dr. Rich Mahogany. By using humor, Man Therapy helps veterans and military personnel tackle the mental health issues they face when transitioning to civilian life. 

Content and resources available include tips on dealing with topics specific to veterans such as disordered sleep, stress and difficult transitions; humorous and heartwarming videos; sports and recreation programs and camps; traumatic brain injury resources; and information for families to support the veterans in their lives.

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