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In the know

Haunting on the Hill/Trunk-or-Treat

Hill military and civilian employees and their families are invited the 10th Annual Haunting on the Hill and Trunk-or-Treat from 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at The Landing. Decorated vehicle trunks need to be in place by 4 p.m. and the 75th Force Support Squadron will provide all of the candy to be handed out to the children. Judges will award the top 3 trunks based upon creativity, theme and overall appearance. Winners receive 75th FSS gift cards. The event will also include music, games, prizes, and a magic show. Call 801-775-2084 for more information or to register your trunk.

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 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.

Fall cross country

Team Hill personnel and their families are invited to participate in the 2018 fall cross country season through Oct. 25. Races are held at 4:20 p.m. Thursdays and are 3.2 miles in length. Walkers and strollers are welcome. Call Randall at 801-586-1909 for details.

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.

CGO Leadership Symposium

The 2nd Annual Hill Company Grade Officer Leadership Symposium will be held Oct. 30-31 at The Landing. The event will include presentations from senior leaders and other subject matter experts who will provide their perspectives on leadership, as well as opportunities and challenges facing CGOs. Contact 2nd Lt. Urbik at 801-777-4692 or Capt. Buck at 801-586-9691 for registration and other details.

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. Military and civilians, as well as dependents, can use their Department of Defense 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.

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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