Tech. Sgt. John Jung, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The holiday season is almost upon us and while many deployed Airmen are busy trying to find creative ways to brighten the season while away from loved ones, some Airmen may find themselves wrestling with a combination of stressors during the 40 or so days between Thanksgiving and the New Year. Many Airmen can find themselves overwhelmed with feelings of sadness or... Read more
Hill Falcons No. 1 Team took the Red Flag championship at Las Vegas.
1st Lt. Luke Marron, 84th Radar Radar Evaluation Squadron Assistant Flight Commander
The seventh annual Armed Services Hockey Tournament, played Nov. 11-15, had participating teams from 12 locations and was made up of active duty military, retired military, civil service personnel, police and fire departments. The various teams represented the U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, National Guard and Canadian Military with additional players from the Army, Navy and... Read more
75th Comptroller Squadron
Team Hill may now use a new feature -- eFinance has arrived at Hill Air Force Base and it now allows the ease of avoiding the lines at Finance. The new system is used for paper-based temporary duty vouchers. No longer will you complete a manual DD 1351-2 if you have hard-copy orders -- you will complete your voucher online via eFinance. This is a very user-friendly system and the 75th Comptroller... Read more
A combined choir sings a song of thankfulness. (MARY LOU GORNY/ Hilltop Times)
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Chaplain (Capt.) Daniel Horgan opened up his presentation on gratitude by recounting an old tale of a man who approached his rabbi with complaints about his housing. With nine people in one room, he was concerned about how he should fix the problem. "Bring a goat to your room, leave it there," the rabbi said. When the man complained he said, to do what he said but then to come back and see him in... Read more
Yellowstone snowmobile trips, Jan. 8-10 or March 5-7, $249-$410 per person depending on occupancy and single or double riding, Includes transportation, lodging, some meals, snowmobile insurance, and snowmobile clothing Carter Creek snowmobile trips, Jan. 16-17, Jan. 22-23, Jan. 30-31, Feb. 5-6, Feb. 19-20, Feb. 27-28, March 13-14, March 19-20 or March 27-28, $40 per cabin (sleeps one to five... Read more
75th Medical Group
If you've ever wondered about the power of education, wonder no more. Thanks to the incredible effort from everyone on base and in the local communities, we are starting to see a decline in the number of new cases of Novel H1N1 Influenza. We are seeing an unprecedented level of awareness and good flu season practices. Keep up the good work, but don't get complacent and stop now. It's more... Read more
December holds interesting times at the library: Story Hour for toddlers and preschoolers is Wednesday mornings at 10:30a.m. Dec. 2: Snowmen Dec. 9: Preparing for Christmas Dec. 16: Christmas Party Bound is a fun program for teens between the ages of 13 and 17 and will be held Dec. 17. Teens will enjoy a Christmas celebration hosted by library staff with an international flair. Book Bites, a book... Read more
Are you eager to share your talents and learn a wide variety of new skills? How would you like to experience a worldwide tour for nine months? If you want to learn strong teamwork skills and be a part of the "best of the best," then Tops in Blue is interested in you! The group is looking for performers in these six categories. Male vocalist Female vocalist Instrumentalist Musical variety Dance... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
With all due respect to John Travolta and the rough year he's had, I've noticed he has a tendency to chew up a lot of scenery when he's playing a bad guy. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that he doesn't know how to be mean or feels awkward playing psychotic killers, but it comes off as a bit unrealistic and a lot uncomfortable. Other than that, "The Taking of Pelham 123" hits most of... Read more
Information, Tickets and Tours has tickets for all kinds of holiday events and sports: Jazz tickets only $76 for lower bowl tickets for the whole season. Give them a call for games seat locations. Your Tickets to Utah: "Legally Blonde" playing at the Capital Theatre, March 25, 7:30 p.m., $60.75 or March 27, 8 p.m., $76.50 2009-2010 Utah Grizzlies Hockey tickets, get your stocking... Read more