In the Know

In the Know

Flat rate per diem eliminated

As of Aug. 13, flat rate per diem for travel has been terminated and normal per diem rules apply, including the following: Lodging receipts are required for all lodging payments; the actual cost of lodging not to exceed the full locality lodging per diem rate will be paid; and the full meals and incidental expense will no longer be reduced by 75 or 55 percent. Visit and search “Flat Rate Per Diem Transition FAQs” for details.

New traffic light on Wardleigh

A traffic light installed at the intersection of Wardleigh Blvd. and H Ave. is up and running. The new light was activated Aug. 27. An additional traffic light is planned for installation at the intersection of Wardleigh and Arsenal Rd. The increasing volume of traffic and the safety of motorists along Wardleigh is the reason for the new lights. There was one fatality and several near misses at these intersections during the past year. For more information, call Branko at 801-586-2559.

649th MUNS inventory

The 649th Munitions Squadron will conduct a 100 percent inventory of the base (FV2027), test (FV2171), and STAMP (FV2304) stockpiles from Sept. 4-28.

All base, test, and STAMP customers requiring munitions support during this timeframe must deliver the applicable documentation to the custody accounts section no later than Aug. 21. During the inventory period, the only transactions supported will be emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. Call Tech. Sgt. Ron Arcino at 801-775-2964 or Master Sgt. Jeffrey Prue at 801-777-6574 for more information.

Winter Hockey League

The Hill Hockey Club is registering players for the upcoming season. The season begins the first week of October. ‘A’ division plays on Sunday evenings and ‘B’ division plays on Friday and Thursday evenings. Email for details.

Fall cross country

Team Hill personnel and their families are invited to participate in the 2018 fall cross country season from Sept. 6 through Oct. 25. A total of eight races will be held during this timeframe. Races begin at 4:20 p.m. on base and are 3.2 miles in length. Walkers are welcome. A pre-season race will be held Aug. 30 at the track across from the Warrior Fitness Center.

Call Randall Thomas at 801-586-1909 or email for more information.

Legacy Chapel open house

The Hill Air Force Base Chapel will hold an open house for base personnel and their families from 2-6 p.m. Sept. 7 at its Legacy Chapel, building 445.

The event includes free food, drinks, a bounce house, face painting and music. Call 801-777-2106 for more information.

Military Salute Concert

A Military Salute Concert featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Ed Kenley Amphitheater, 403 Wasatch Dr. in Layton. The amphitheater is an outside venue.

Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Discount tickets for military members are buy one, get one free and can be purchased at the Davis Arts Council, 445 Wasatch Dr. in Layton. Military ID is required to receive the discount. Call 801-546-8575 for ticket pricing and other details.

Veteran’s Resource Fair

A resource fair for military veterans and their families will be held from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Hill Aerospace Museum, 7961 Wardleigh Rd. outside of Hill’s Roy Gate. Veterans and their families can learn more about their benefits and have questions answered directly by representatives from federal, state, and local agencies and veteran advocacy organizations.

Lot 14 extension

Beginning the second week in September there will be construction at parking lot 14 located west of building 9 and south of building 23. The project will include relocating the fence line back onto the flight line, adding four light poles, replacing pavement, and striping the lot.

During the construction period, sections of the parking lot will need to be shut down, which will impact personnel in buildings 1A, 3, 5, 9, and 23 who use the lot. Additional parking will be located at parking lot 1 located south of Wardleigh Rd. and east of E Ave.The project is estimated to take 3 months to complete and will add 114 regular parking stalls and 13 motorcycle stalls to the lot. Call 801-775-3316 for more information.

Air Force Ball Sept. 22

Save the date for an Air Force Ball to be held Sept. 22 at the Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Blvd. in Ogden. Social hour will begin at 5 p.m. and the program will be at 6 p.m. Ticket information is forthcoming.Call Senior Master Sgt. Nicholas Grady at 801-777-5796 for more information.

Air Force stories

Does your unit or its people have an Air Force story to tell? It does and we’re interested in writing about and photographing the things you do. Please email or call 801-777-4081 with individual or unit accomplishments, innovations and process improvements, awards, and other story ideas.

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