In the Know

In the Know

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.

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 prevent 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.

Boots to Business

A free Boots to Business class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17-18 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The curriculum provides assistance to those interested in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading participants through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. For more information and to register, call 801-524-3209.

Commissary events in April

April is the Month of the Military Child and the Hill AFB Commissary is offering children ages 8-14 a chance to win a $100 shopping spree. Customers can complete a registration form at the store’s customer return window and winners will be announced April 19. In addition, there will be an Easter egg hunt on the eastside of the commissary at 9 a.m. April 20 for children 10 years and younger. For more information, call 801-586-4864.

AFAF campaign underway

The Air Force Assistance Fund runs through April 26. The AFAF is affiliated with four charitable organizations: The Air Force Aid Society supports Airmen and families with emergency monetary relief; the Lemay Foundation assists widows of officer and enlisted Air Force retirees; the Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation provides care for retired officers and their spouses; and the Air Force Enlisted Village provides care and living space for surviving spouses of retired enlisted Air Force members. For more information and to donate, visit

Sound the Alarm event

Red Cross will team up with fire departments, volunteers, and community partners from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at Ben Lomond High School, 1080 9th Street in Ogden, for a home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event. Volunteers plan to install free smoke alarms while also sharing lifesaving fire safety tips and evacuation plans with families. For more information, visit

649th MUNS April inventory

The 649th Munitions Squadron is conducting a 100 percent inventory of the depot (FV2172) stockpile through April 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.

Discover your family history

The Hill AFB Legacy Chapel is hosting a free two-part introductory seminar for military families from 7-8:30 p.m. May 7 and May 14 at the Layton Family Search Center, 915 West Gordon Ave. All computers will be provided, along with expert instruction on how to tap into the world’s largest genealogy data bases to uncover your roots. Establish a family search account at Register no later than May 3 by calling the chapel at 801-777-2106.

Fundraisers on Hill AFB

Any private organization, unofficial activity, or individual wishing to raise funds on Hill AFB is required to coordinate their fundraiser through the 75th Force Support Squadron NAF Accounting Office. All fundraisers have to benefit Hill Air Force Base and all its employees. For more information, visit

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