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In the Know

Kick Butts Day

Yesterday, March 20, was Kick Butts Day, a national day of awareness for smoking cessation, especially among youth. Currently, 95 percent of smokers begin smoking before the age of 21.  Join Hill Civilian Health Promotion Services for a new smoking cessation class to learn about the benefits of quitting tobacco, resources available through health insurance and other employee assistance programs. A class will be held today, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to noon at the small classroom in building 533. Call 801-586-9586 for details.

Veterans career, benefits fair

A veteran’s career and benefits fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 pm. March 26 at the Mountain American Exposition Center, 9575 S. State St. in Sandy. The event is free for all military members, veterans and spouses. Resume writing and interview skills training is available statewide through the Utah Department of Workforce Services. Register at or call call Mark Harrison at 801-432-4536 for more information.

2019 Regional PDI

The American Society of Military Comptrollers Utah Chapter will host a 2019 Regional PDI from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 28 at  the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 W. in Layton. This training event will feature several speakers who will cover topics such as the power of 8s, budget and leadership, Windows tips, congressional and budget process and career development. Cost is $40 for ASMC members and $45 for non-members. Lunch is included with the price of a ticket. For more information and tickets, call Brad Thomson, 801-586-3947, Jessica Lewis, 801-586-8715, or Roslyn Dunsmore, 801-777-8707.

Women History Month breakfast

A breakfast will be held in observance of Women’s History Month at 8:30 a.m. March 29 at The Landing. The theme for this year’s event will be “Honoring Trailblazing Women” with keynote speaker Chief Master Sgt. Lezlee Masson, 75th Mission Support Group. The breakfast will feature a build your own breakfast burrito bar. An email invite with registration details was sent to base employees by email. Register by March 25. Tickets are $19. For more information, call Staff Sgt. Maestas at 801-586-8246 or email

649th MUNS March inventories

The 649th Munitions Squadron is conducting 100 percent inventories of the base (FV2027), test (FV2171), and STAMP (FV2304) stockpiles March 1-29.  During the inventories, the only transactions supported will be emergency requests approved in writing by a group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Tech. Sgt. Arcino at 801-775-2964 or Master Sgt. Prue at 801-777-6574.

649th MUNS April inventory

The 649th Munitions Squadron will conduct a 100 percent inventory of the depot (FV2172) stockpile from April 1-30.  During the inventory, the only transactions that will be supported are emergency requests approved in writing by the group commander or equivalent. For more information, call Senior Airman Hollingsworth at 801-777-5444, Senior Airman Lee at 801-586- 8498, or Master Sgt. Prue at 801-777-6574.

LPDP open to lieutenants

The Company Grade Officers Council will host a Lieutenant Professional Development Program, or LPDP, April 22-25 at the Hill AFB Clinic education and training room, building 570. The purpose of the LPDP is to prepare junior officers to successfully meet the challenges of their Air Force careers and to bridge the professional development gap between their respective commissioning sources and Squadron Officer School. For more about the course or to register, contact Capt. Buck at 801-586-9691 or by April 13.

Hill Tax Center open

The Hill Air Force Base Tax Center, located at building 349, room 101, is open until tax day, April 15. Hours of operation will be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free tax-return preparation and e-filing will be available to all active-duty and retired service members and family members with incomes of $54,000 or less. Call 801-777-1040 with any questions.

SAAPM breakfast

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) office will host a breakfast from 7:30-9 a.m. April 16 at the Hill Aerospace Museum. The theme for this year’s event is Protecting our People Protects our Mission. The guest speaker will be Thomas R. Tremblay, retired chief of police for Burlington, Vermont, a passionate leader for the prevention of domestic and sexual violence. Event registration is required and seating is limited. For more information or to register, visit or contact the SAPR office at 801-777-1950.

419th FW Employer Day

The 419th Fighter Wing will host civilian employers of Reserve personnel during Employer Day May 4. Employer Day serves to thank employers for their support, provide information on the Air Force Reserve, and offer a glimpse into reservists’ role in national defense. The event will feature tours of various mission areas within the wing, including an up-close look at the Air Force’s newest fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II. Lunch will be provided by the local Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Registration deadline is April 12. Call 801-777-2713 for details.

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