Hispanic Heritage Luncheon
The Hill community is invited to a Hispanic Heritage Awareness Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20 at The Landing ballroom. The guest speaker will be The Honorable Luz Escamilla, Utah State Senator. The menu will include a taco bar. Cost is $13 for club members and $14 for non-members. Registration was sent to base employees Sept. 6 by email. A release time letter for civilians will follow. Call Alejandro at 915-269-3637, Omar at 801-719-9997 or Juan at 801-777-8025 for more information.
Become an Army warrant officer
The U.S. Army Warrant Officer Recruiting Team is visiting Hill Air Force Base Sept. 19-20. Sessions will be held both days at 10 a.m. and noon at the Education Center in building 180, room 101. The team will conduct briefings on the qualifications and application process for becoming an Army warrant officer. Contact CW4 London at 808-371-9691 or email@example.com, or SSG McCoy at 253-888-1933 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Operation Blackbird Dinner
Spend the evening interacting with pilots and crew members of the historic SR-71 Blackbird Sept. 28 at the Hill Aerospace Museum. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and includes a full-course dinner, panel discussions, and the rare opportunity to sit in the cockpit of the SR-71. Registration is required and seating is limited. Cost is $49 per person. Call 2nd Lt. Grosshusesh at 319-359-9927 or Master Sgt. Duverglas at 385-626-4491 for more information and to sign up.
649th MUNS inventory
The 649th Munitions Squadron is currently conducting a 100 percent inventory of the base (FV2027), test (FV2171), and STAMP (FV2304) stockpiles through Sept. 28. During the inventory period, the only transactions supported will be emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. Call Tech. Sgt. Arcino at 801-775-2964 or Master Sgt. Prue at 801-777-6574 for more information.
Open Aircraft Day
The Hill Aerospace Museum will hold an Open Aircraft Day from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Admission is free and open to the public. The event will include food, music, Hill unit demonstrations, displays, and a chance to explore several aircraft including the SR-71. In addition, former SR-71 pilots and crew members will hold panel discussions about their Blackbird experiences. Call 801 801-777-6818 for more information.
ALS open to civilians
Eligible civilian employees can attend Hill AFB Airman Leadership School on a space available basis from Nov. 8-Dec.13. The course is focused on the military profession and teaches skills to effectively lead and manage teams. Civilian students also gain a better understanding of how to supervise military members. Nomination packages are due to email@example.com by Oct. 5. Selections will be made by Oct. 15. Contact Senior Master Sgt. Shane Polk at 801-586-8245 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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 email@example.com for details.
Fall cross country
Team Hill personnel and their families are invited to participate in the 2018 fall cross country season through Oct. 25. A total of eight races will be held each Thursday during this timeframe. Races begin at 4:20 p.m. on base and are 3.2 miles in length. Walkers and strollers are welcome. Call Randall at 801-586-1909 for more information.
Hill AFB blood drive
A blood drive will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Hill Air Force Base Chapel Fellowship Hall. Visit www.redcross.org and enter keyword “HAFB” to schedule an appointment. Blood drives will also be held at the chapel Nov. 9 and Dec. 21.
Lot 14 extension
Construction began the second week in September at parking lot 14 located west of building 9 and south of building 23. The project includes 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 be shut down, which will impact personnel in buildings 1A, 3, 5, 9, and 23 who use the lot. Additional parking is 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-777-4081 with individual or unit accomplishments, innovations and process improvements, awards, and other story ideas.
Hilltop Times submissions
Content submissions are due the Thursday before the issue is printed. The Hilltop Times is printed and delivered to base every Thursday. Please email email@example.com with submissions or call 801-777-4081 with questions.
Report suspicious activity
Air Force Security Forces are committed to the security of Hill AFB, but security is everyone’s business. If you see or hear something suspicious, report it. The Air Force has long had a program called “Eagle Eyes” that enlists the eyes and ears of Air Force members and the public. Report suspicious activity to the Eagle Eyes hotline at 801-777-3056.