Hill AFB is one of the leading employers in the state of Utah with 4000 civilian contractors, 13,000 civil servants, 1200 reservists, and 5500 active beauty soldiers. Residents on-base and off-base have their hands full when it comes to entertainment and adventure.
There is the Hill Aerospace Museum which was established as part of the US Air Force Heritage Program, Cherry Hill Resort, Layton City’s Surf ‘N Swim, Graywhale entertainment, and the Lagoon.
There are museums specifically made for kids such as the Treehouse Museum and the Children’s Museum of Utah. Other off beat attractions include the Sleepy Milcreek Hollow Trail of Terror, Big Ben, haunted Hollow, and the Eccless Dinosaur Park.
Hill AFB serves as home to Ogden Air Logistics Complex run by the Air Force Materiel Command. The air logistics unit manages different types of aircraft, missiles, avionics, software, engines, and accessories components. Hill AFB is hosted by the Air Force Material Command’s 75th Air Base Wing. Other units inside the base include the 75th Air Base Wing, 84th Combat Sustainment Wing, 309th Maintenance Wing, and the 526th ICBM Systems Wing.
For parents with children aged six weeks to 5 years, they can be enrolled at the Hill AFB Child Development Center. There are plenty of private and public schools in the nearby towns of Weber and Davies. Most Hill AFB Air Force family members send their children to the Davis District schools.
There are also special interest classes at night at the local high school tagged as the Davis County Life Long Education Program. For those who love to study certificate programs, there are two vocational colleges near the base.
Medical services for active duty military personnel and their dependents are handled by the 75th Medical Group. For emergency cases, there are plenty of private hospitals near Hill AFB.
Meanwhile, Boyer Hill Military Housing is the organization in charge of the housing inside Hill Air Force Base. Every home on-base has a cooking range (gas or electric), a refrigerator, and a dishwasher. The waiting time for housing can take 6 months at the most. For single members, there are dormitories available. Off-base housing is also affordable and easier to get.
Temporary housing is offered at the Mountain View Inn. The lodging has 222 rooms all of which have private baths. It is also located right at the very center of the base within walking distance to consolidated clubs, the recreation center, child care, banks, commissary, and the BX.