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In the Know

Four promoted to rank of Major

Team Hill congratulates the following officers on their selection for promotion to the rank of Major.

In today’s competitive, high-quality Air Force, this is a significant feat. Selection for promotion serves as a clear vote of confidence by senior leadership in their abilities to meet the demanding challenges of our Air Force.

75th Air Base Wing

• Capt. Lukus Counterman

• Capt. Bradley Mumford

Air Force Life Cycle

Management Center

• Capt. Bradley Clark

• Capt. Dominic Landman

Depot stockpile set for inventory

The 649th Munitions Squadron will be conducting a 100 percent inventory of the depot stockpile April 1-29.  

All depot customers requiring munitions support during this timeframe must have delivered the applicable documentation to the Custody Accounts section by March 22. During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by the group commander or equivalent.  

Direct any questions to Staff Sgt. Ryan Williams at 801-777-5444, Staff Sgt. Dustin Simmons at 801-586-8498, or Master Sgt. Jordan Metz at 801-777-6574. 

Fall-prevention video challenge issued

Air Force Occupational Safety invites Airmen to challenge their creativity and participate in a safety video challenge to help promote the prevention of mishaps due to falls.

The videos that best communicate fall prevention will be posted on the Air Force Safety Center website and available for use Air Force wide, and included in occupational safety resources to highlight and promote Fall Protection Weeks, May 2-13.

A few simple rules apply: 

• Videos should involve no dangerous activities 

• No one gets injured in the video process

• Length is no more than 30 seconds. Videos may be produced with the help of local public affairs — if resources are available — or created solely by the Airmen entering the video challenge. 

Submit videos to HQ AFSEC/PA Mailbox, or call 505-846-0468 for submission instructions. Deadline for entries is April 1.

AFSA Golf Tournament May 6

The Air Force Sergeants Association will hold a golf tournament May 6 at Hill AFB’s Hubbard Memorial Golf Course. 

Registration is at 7 a.m. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $65. Preregister by April 22 and save $10. 

The event fee includes greens fee, cart, lunch and prizes. For more information, call 801-777-2536 or 801-777-4316.

Utah veterans business conference

Join the Utah Veteran Owned Business Partnership partners to learn about the keys to becoming a successful veteran-owned business, local and national resources, and connect with other entrepreneurs and business owners. 

The conference will be held at Salt Lake Community College’s Karen Gail Miller Conference Room at 9750 S. 300 West, Sandy. Cost is $25.

Call Cory Pearson, Utah Department of Veteran and Military Affairs, at 801-326-2372 for more information.

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. Employees working compressed work schedules will change their regular day off to align with the family Energy Shutdown Day. Supervisors are encouraged to follow liberal leave procedures during the family days.

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.

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.

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