In the Know

In the Know

Veterans Tribute Run

A Tribute Run (5K, 10K or 1-mile walk) will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden, 1102 North 1200 West. Cost is $30 for walkers, $40 for runners and $20 for military and veterans with valid ID. Other activities include a chili cook-off, playground, bounce house, silent auction, information booths and activities, and a blood drive.

Register for the race at or call 801-644-5155 for more information.

ASMC Golf Scramble

The American Society of Military Comptrollers will host a Golf Scramble at 9 a.m. Oct. 19 at Hubbard Memorial Golf Course. The ASMC is a non-profit educational and professional organization for military and civilians involved in military comptrollership. Cost for the Scramble is $60 per person and includes greens fee, cart, and lunch. Call Adam at 801-648-5274 for details and to register.

Winter Hockey League

The Hill Hockey Club is registering players for the upcoming season. The season began 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 through Oct. 25. Races will be held each Thursday during the season. 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 and enter keyword “HAFB” to schedule an appointment. Blood drives will also be held at the chapel Nov. 9 and Dec. 21.

Clearly Communicating Workshop

The Red Cross is offering a free “Clearly Communicating Workshop” for military families from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Hill AFB Library. Often, military families find themselves feeling like strangers or disconnected when they are adjusting to a new base, readjusting to family life after months of separation, or when the military member is getting ready to retire. The workshop will teach easy-to-use skills to help improve coping abilities, communication skills and personal wellness strategies. Free on-site childcare and food will be provided for participants. Call Dee at 801-823-9066 for details and to register.

Military Appreciation Game

Weber State University will host a Military Appreciation Football Game at noon Nov. 3. The Wildcats will play Sacramento State. Militaryand civilian cardholders, as well as dependants can use their ID to purchase $7 half-price tickets. Call 801-626-8500 or visit using promo code “MILITARY18” to purchase tickets.

Tickets can also be purchased at the Dee Event Center ticket office in Ogden. For group tickets or more information, call Ron at 801-626-6731 or email

Veterans Job Fair

A free career and benefits fair for military members, spouses and veterans will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 6 at Mountain America Exposition Center, 9575 South State in Sandy.

More than 90 of the state’s military-friendly employers will be at the fair. Job seekers can register at Job fair preparation workshops for resume writing and interviewing skills are available at various area Department of Workforce Services locations. Call Mark at 801-432-4536 for more information.

Upgrades for Hill computers

Upgrades for about 11,000 Hill computers began Oct. 8 and will continue through Nov. 9. Computers running the Standard Desktop Configuration 5.3 will be upgraded to SDC 5.5. In addition, Microsoft Office 2013 will be upgraded to Office 2016. The upgrade will take about four hours and will run between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Users may experience slower installation time or degraded computer performance if logged in during the update. SDC 5.5 offers new enhancements to address emerging cybersecurity threats. In addition, around 200 of Hill computers running the software “e-Sign” will not be upgraded during the migration period, because e-Sign has yet to be approved for use with SDC 5.5.

Call 801-586-TECH (8324) for any migration issues.

Holiday cookie drive

Organizers are looking for volunteers to donate 3,000 baked cookies for the annual Team Hill Airmen Cookie Drive. Each year Hill volunteers bake, collect, package and deliver holiday cookies for nearly 500 Airmen.

Volunteers can deliver baked cookies from 7-9:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at The Landing. Call Nichole at 919-440-0153 for more information.

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