Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
February 2, 2012
It's rare when a good movie is followed up by an even better sequel. "Kung Fu Panda 2" is that rare exception.I'd almost forgotten that Jack Black could do comedy after his last two thuds, "Gulliver's Travels" and "Year One," but here he is making me laugh as Po the portly panda. Settling in nicely as the region's premier kung fu master, Po, now called the Dragon Warrior, and the Furious Five... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
February 2, 2012
When a filmmaker decides to use time as a metaphor for futuristic wealth, as in "In Time," it opens the floodgates for other clever cliches.Just living one day at a time. Hey, can you spare a minute? Hold on a second! And it might have worked, if not for a two-dimensional script, silly plot points and ridiculous sound effects. Will Salas (Justin Timberlake) lives in the poor part of town with his... Read more
Airman 1st Class Darius T. Richardson, 75th Medical Support Squadron
February 2, 2012
Nine members of the 75th Medical Support Squadron supplied the ingredients and served pancakes, sausage, eggs and fruit for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City on Jan 28 through the Adopt a Meal program. This program uses volunteers to prepare meals for families of children who are hospitalized at Primary Children's Medical Center, Shiner's Hospital, University of Utah... Read more
Ed Drollette, AFCEA Wasatch Chapter
February 2, 2012
Roy High School and its biology teacher Alan Jacobs were the recipients of the Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Wasatch Chapter Educational Foundation's Science Teaching Tools Grant Program for academic year 2010-1011. The grants are supported in part by generous contributions from Booz Allen Hamilton.On Jan. 26, Dr. Tim Martin, AFCEA Wasatch Chapter president, and... Read more
Cheryl Pellerin, American Forces Press Service
February 2, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The $50 billion military health system will plan for its future by slowing the growth rate of health care costs, strengthening partnerships and focusing on prevention, primary care and chronic disease management, the Defense Department's top health official said Jan. 31.Dr. Jonathan Woodson, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs and director of the TriCare Management... Read more
Anne Morrison, Hilltop Times Staff
January 31, 2012
Community was key at Saturday's Deployed Spouses Meet and Greet that 75th Air Base Wing Key Spouses put on.The event served as a community builder for Team Hill's spouses as they came to meet not only other spouses dealing with deployments of their loved one, but also the bases' leadership. Colonels, first shirts and chiefs alike all came to the Airman and Family Readiness Center to rub elbows... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
January 26, 2012
Lt. Col. (Ret.) James Harvey, Tuskegee Airman, winner of the first ever "William Tell" competition and retired distribution service manager for Oscar Meyer will speak at the Hill Aerospace Museum on Feb. 2.The talk will help kick off events for the African American History Month at Hill Air Force Base and is a joint venture with the Hill Aerospace Museum.Harvey grew up in a small Pennsylvania... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2012
The creator of a popular home fitness program is scheduled to visit the base to train with Hill personnel Feb. 2-3.Highly esteemed personal trainer and creator of P90X Tony Horton will be conducting fitness classes for Hill personnel on Friday and Saturday."Our men and women in uniform play a special role in protecting and serving our country," Horton said. "My goal is to help the folks at Hill... Read more
Rich Essary, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2012
Officials from Hill Air Force Base and Sunset Ridge Development Partners LLC hosted a ribbon cutting and groundbreaking ceremony Jan. 18.The event celebrated the completion of a brand new building for the 75th Security Forces Squadron and the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new commercial office building that will be built on the base's west side."This ribbon cutting and ground breaking event... Read more
Nathan Simmons, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
January 26, 2012
I’ve read my share of leadershipthemed material. Some seems indirect, vague and some of it truly makes me want to gag. Most of the leadership pieces I read seem drab, overdone and generally uninteresting. I’m no expert on the topic, but I’ve spent 18 months working in Hill’s public affairs office, and been lucky enough to train under one of the best... Read more

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