Installation Overview -- Hill Air Force Base, Utah

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Overview / Mission

Hill AFB 388th Fighter Wing Headquarters. Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force

Hill is home to many operational and support missions, with the Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC) serving as the host organization. The center provides worldwide engineering and logistics management for the F-16 Fighting Falcon, A-10 Thunderbolt II, Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The base performs depot maintenance of the F-16, A-10 and C-130 Hercules aircraft.

Official website of Hill Air Force Base

Base Phonebook

Hill Air Force Base Mission Video

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Base Information

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Hill Air Force base is located in Davis County in northern Utah and is larger than just over 1 million acres.  Hill Air Force Base is an Air Force Materiel Command base located south of the city of Ogden, about 30 miles north of Salt Lake City. Hill AFB is bordered by the colorful Wasatch Mountains on the east and overlooks the Great Salt Lake to the west. A great number of military members live in the surrounding towns. The Wasatch Valley is military friendly. Utah is known for the "Greatest Snow on Earth" in the winter and the best hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, biking and four-wheeling the rest of the year.

Hill AFB has four gates. The Primary entrances are the South Gate and the West Gate. For purposes of these directions, the South Gate is used. It is recommended that newcomers arriving at Hill AFB for the first time should use either the South Gate or the West Gate.

Getting to Hill AFB is very easy. The base is located beside I-15, about 35 miles north of Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake City International Airport.

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Population/Major Units Assigned

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Hill AFB is home to many operational and support missions, with the Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC) serving as the host organization and the 75th Air Base Wing providing the support. The 75th ABW provides base operating support for the Ogden Air Logistics Center, the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings, 84th Combat Sustainment Wing, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, 508th Aerospace Sustainment Wing and 25 associate units.

Hill Air Force Base has grown significantly during the years and has become the leading employer in Utah. The base employs approximately 5,500 active duty, 1,200 reservists, 13,000 federal civil servants and 4,000 civilian contractors.

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Visiting / Living on Base

Hill AFB Lodging Office, Mountain View Inn. Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force

The Lodging Office, located in the Mountain View Inn is on the base and most rooms are within walking distance to the BX, Commissary, Banks, Child Care, Recreation Center and the consolidated clubs.

Based on availability, you may be able to make your reservations up to 30 days in advance for up to two weeks. Members in PCS status with family may stay in temporary lodging facilities up to 30 days. Reservations for in-bound members in this status should be made as far in advance as possible.

Housing

Housing on Hill Air Force Baseis privatized and is owned and operated by Boyer Hill Military Housing (BHMH). Family housing is divided into four areas. Homes are available to all ranks from any branch of service. Each home has a refrigerator, gas or electric range, dishwasher and disposal.

The wait for family housing can run anywhere from 30 days to 6 months.

All active duty military members, accompanied by their dependents(s), who are permanently assigned or attached to the installation are eligible to apply for family housing on Hill AFB. The housing wait list on which you are placed is based on your rank and the number of dependents.

Military members E-6 and below are assigned to Junior NCO housing. Personnel, E-7 and above, are assigned to Senior NCO housing and have a minimum entitlement of three bedrooms. Company Grade Officers are placed on the Company Grade list, Majors and Lt. Colonels on the Field Grade Lists and Colonels and above on the Senior Officers list.

Child Care

The Hill AFB Child Development Centeraccept children from six weeks to 5 years of age. The development of the "whole" child and interaction in a social setting are extremely important aspects of the Child Development Program. 

Family Child Care is available. Listings of Family Child Care Providers are available at both the Child Development Centers and at the Airman & Family Readiness Center.

The Youth Services provides before and after school care and summer programs. 

Schools

There are numerous public and private schools for pre-school through 12th grade students in Davis and Weber Counties. There are two school districts near Hill AFB, Davis County and Weber County. The base is located in Davis County so most Air Force family members attend Davis District. 

There are two major vocational colleges designed to provide training for vocational skills, degrees, and certificate programs that prepare students for employment in specific jobs.

Medical Care

The 75 Medical Group Clinic provides services to active duty, their dependents, retirees and their dependents, in that order of priority.

The Clinic does not offer emergency services nor does it have any beds; for life, limb and eyesight emergencies. You must call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room. Be sure to call your Primary Care Manager (PCM) within 24 hours after emergency services were rendered in order to receive authorization.

Other services are supplemented by Civilian Network providers.

Dental services are available to active duty military.

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