A message from your Military Health System:
Recently, social media posts have been seen circulating that have revived false concerns about specific lots of the Anthrax vaccine that may lead to a "100% VA disability" rating for service members.
The rumor that the VA is rating 100% disability to any service member who received anthrax vaccine of a specific lot is false.
For information about the Anthrax vaccine, visit www.health.mil/anthrax. Local questions can be directed to the AFMS - Hill - 75th Medical Group Patient Advocate at
Turn in your unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 at the #HillAFB Commissary or Base Exchange. Other collections sites will be available in the local community. Visit www.dea.gov or call 800-882-9539 for details.
A professional development opportunity will be held at 7 p.m. April 26 at the Hill AFB A&FRC for military spouses and others. Hear from a retired military couple who started and grew a business while helping military members in the process.
#ICYMI: A repost from earlier this month. A new "license reciprocity" law will make it easier for those holding professional licenses and certifications in others states to find work in Utah.
It's not too late to help! The #HillAFB Air Force Assistance Fund campaign runs through May 4. See how you can donate at the link below.
“The most important thing our team could hope to get out of this project is for the local community to see firsthand that we care about them and appreciate them.” -- Tech. Sgt. Tanner Atwood, 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Airmen from #HillAFB recently held a clothing drive and donated approximately 3,000 items to homeless shelters in Ogden.
A belated congratulations to Airman 1st Class Kyle Lapid! He recently swore his oath of allegiance at #HillAFB and became a U.S. citizen.
Mark your calendar! The "Warriors Over the Wasatch: The Legacy Continues" Air and Space Show will return to the #HillAFB June 23-24.
Come witness the pride and precision of your U.S. Air Force along with more than dozen other military and civilian performers. Visit the link below for details.
#HillAFB will participate in a ShakeOut drill scheduled for 10:15 a.m. April 19. At that time, you should "drop, cover, and hold on" as if there were a major earthquake occurring at that very moment and stay in the position for at least 60 seconds.
The goal of the ShakeOut is to get prepared for a major earthquake by learning what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. Visit www.shakeout.org for more information.
A newcomer's fair for spouses will be held form 6-7:30 p.m. April 25 the The Landing. Meet new spouses, sample delicious menu items and check out all the different vendors. Win prizes such as movie tickets, gift cards, and free meals.
Children are welcome. Childcare is also available if you register in advance. Contact the Hill AFB A&FRC at 801-777-4681 for details or to register.
#HillAFB: Gather from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hill Aerospace Museum Nate Mazer Chapel today April 18 for a Holocaust Days of Remembrance Service. You will hear Ms. Diane Warsoff, a Utah resident, talk about her mother, a Holocaust survivor, and the bravery of those who rescued her.
#HillAFB continues to evaluate and implement new project ideas to become more energy efficient. For example, the base's 75th Civil Engineer Group Environmental Branch recently acquired a new electric hybrid vehicle. Talk about gas mileage!
The #HillAFB community gathered at a change of command ceremony today to welcome Col. Jon A. Eberlan as the new installation commander.
If you're a fan of aviation, the Hill Aerospace Museum is a must see! Free admission. The museum also hosts a Plane Talk speaker series Saturdays at 1 p.m.
By simply sharing 800-222-0364 with a coworker who is struggling with parenting, household repairs, finances, or a more serious mental health stressor, you open the door to an extensive bank of resources via the Air Force Employee Assistance Program. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no cost to the employee.
"If we see conduct that could potentially lead to sexual assault, we need to step in and prevent it to the best of our ability and support those who have already been hurt." -- An excerpt from the #HillAFB 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month proclamation signed by base leaders.
Leaders and the base community gathered earlier this week to raise awareness of sexual assault and urge people to take action to prevent it.
#HillAFB: Thanks to a new law, finding work in Utah will now be much easier for military members and their spouses who hold professional licenses and certifications from other states. Full story below.
"They are simply awesome!”-- Col. Jennifer Hammerstedt, 75th Air Base Wing Commander, referring to the men and women in the ABW.
#HillAFB will say farewell to Col. Hammerstedt during a change of command ceremony April 13. Read our final article with her as the ABW commander.
The 2018 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign runs from March 26 through May 4. This year’s goal for #HillAFB is $63,338 and contributions will directly benefit Air Force Airmen, their families and retirees.