The Kwajalein hourglass

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Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass (Crew members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter SEQUOIA work t o g e t h e r t o s e r v i c e K w a j a l e i n ’ s m a n y b u o y s S e e P a g e s 4 5 ) together to service Kwajalein’s many buoys. See Pages 4-5.) ( P h o t o b y M i g O w e n s ) (Photo by Mig Owens) T e e n s g e t Teens get T h e W o r d The Word o u t out — P a g e 6 — Page 6 T e e n T o w n H a l l Teen Town Hall l a y s d o w n t h e l a w lays down the law — P a g e 3 — Page 3 N e w M e t r o l i n e r t o a r r i v e — p a g e 6


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2The Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to USAKA. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily of cial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or USAKA. It is published Wednesdays and Saturdays in accordance with Army Regulation 360-1 and using a network printer by Kwajalein Range Services editorial staff, P.O. Box 23, APO AP 96555. Phone: Autovon 254-3539; local 53539. Printed circulation: 2,000The Kwajalein HourglassCommanding Of cer...COL Beverly StipeActing Public Affairs Of cer..Polli Keller Editor...............................Nell Drumheller Assistant Editor......................Mig Owens Graphics Designer....................Dan Adler Intern............................Brandon Stevison Circulation.......................Will O'Connell Commentary Jest For Fun Ron TsubamotoSee Baseball, Page 6To submit a letter to the editor: Keep letters to less than 300 words, and keep com ments edit for AP style and, if you exceed the word limit, space. Limit one letter every 30 days. Send your letter to: The Hour glass, P.O. Box 23, Local; or hourglass Are they baseball legends or baseball cheaters? In the March 19 issue of the Hourglass, incorrect information was published concerning cooking appliances in the bachelor quarters. The correct information, according to USAKA Housing Reg. 210-50, Sec. 13d is: Only approved cooking appliances will be allowed for use in UPH buildings and transient quarters. Microwave ovens, air convection ovens without exposed heating coils, coffee pots, crock pots, pop-up toasters, slow cookers (including rice and ‘hot air’ cookers), and bread makers are approved. Other electronic cooking appliances are prohibited. Appliances with open heating elements (e.g., hot plates, toaster ovens, or electric frying pans/woks) may be con scated and retained for evidentiary purposes. CorrectionSome of the best moments and memories of my life involve baseball. The best days spent with my father were sitting in the cheap general admission seats in old Sportsman’s Park watching the St. Louis Cardinals play the game. I was privileged to have seen the likes of Stan Musial, Bob Gibson, Julian Javier and the amazing Lou Brock. Together, my father and I sat in the upper deck on a cold September afternoon and watched with breaths held when Tim McCarver caught a foul pop-up for the last out, as the Cardinals defeated the Mets in the last game of the season and completed a miracle of coming from 10 games behind the Philadelphia Philies to win the 1964 National League pennant. I will never forget the great Harry Carey yelling over the public address system, “The Cardinals win the pennant!” over and over. Baseball was as important to me as breathing. I agonized when the Cardinals lost and rejoiced when they won. Year after year, we rooted for the same players because back then, unless they were traded or let go, players stayed with the same team their whole playing lives. Incredible players such as Ernie Banks, “Mr. Cub,” never got close to a championship because they spent their careers with losing teams. Before free agency, ball players were blue-collar guys. They really didn’t make that much money. They lived in middleclass neighborhoods. Stan Musial sometimes rode home on the streetcar with fans. For the most part, they were regular guys except they got to do what so many of us wished we could — play baseball. Then the days of the free agent arrived with players starting to make millions and jumping from team to team, year after year, to the highest bidder. Players had no loyalty to the team they played for or the fans who came to see them play. They weren’t ball players, they were businessmen with agents and lawyers on their payrolls, so fans making middle-class money could pay $10 or more for nosebleed seats and buy $5 hotdogs and beer so the owners could pay the millions the players demanded for services. By the way,


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein HourglassBad behavior could result in being barred3Teens must follow military rules By Nell M. Drumheller EditorWednesday night in a Town Hall speci cally for teens, their parents and educators, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Commander COL Beverly Stipe and Dennis O’Connell, USAKA command legal advisor laid out the rules for behavior for teens on Kwajalein. Breaking and entering, burglary, drug use and underage drinking were primary concerns at the meeting. O’Connell began the Town Hall recalling an event from about 18 months ago “At that time a series of incidents began that involved young people going into other people’s houses, taking prescription medicines; sometimes they were breaking into these homes to obtain these medicines. Then they would ground them up into powder and inhale them, sometimes combining them with alcohol – sometimes not. Then one night a bunch of them got together, they combined some of these prescription medicines in powder form, drank a bunch of alcohol, inhaled the drugs, two of them ended up semi-conscious in the hospital, another was seriously ill. Any one of them could have died; any one of them could have had serious permanent damage. The consequences were that six young people were barred from this island. Three families had to move away. Another family was separated. Two families that remained had to receive special permission from the command just to have a visit from their children.” Both O’Connell and COL Stipe said their concerns came from caring about the young population on Kwajalein. “I see so much talent in our youth,” the colonel said. “You’ve got to be able to look each other in the eye and say ‘no, I won’t do that. I’m not going to place myself at risk. I’m not going to place my friends at risk and I’m not going to place my family at risk,’” O’Connell said. COL Stipe said, “Everything is a choice. Every decision you make is a choice – you have to choose between right or wrong. “You young people are living on a military installation. That means you have to abide by the military rules and regulations,” she said. “Those rules apply to everybody on this island,” she added. She said that when young people don’t make the right decisions, they are forcing her to make decisions for them. She said that her decisions could be painful for the young people and could be painful for their families. O’Connell said that he has received numerous complaints from community members who are concerned about the underage drinking. “I hear it from teachers, parents and kids,” he said. “There have been break-ins, there have been thefts and we have to stop it now.” He added that possessing and consuming alcohol, if you are under 21, and breaking and entering is a crime. “If they [the crimes] were committed back in good ‘ol Pleasantville, U.S.A. where you came from [they] would land you smack dab in the middle of the juvenile justice system,” he said. There isn’t a juvenile justice system on military installations. According to O’Connell, administrative measures are taken to “manage our dif culties.” On Kwajalein, a Juvenile Review Board is used to recommend action for unacceptable and/or illegal actions committed by juveniles. “The board can make any recommendations that it deems appropriate. Typically, they recommend curfew, community service, restitution (in cases where there is property loss or damage), writing exercises or loss of privileges. Anything appropriate that they recommend will be considered by the command,” O’Connell said. Currently, four teens are under curfew and are performing community service. He added that typically the board consists of a panel of three to ve members all of whom are site managers or organizational representatives. “The con guration of any particular panel will vary depending on availability and/or con ict of interest.” Kwajalein Range Services Community Activities Department manages and schedules the JRB community service work schedule. It accounts for the hours of service and reports results to the Kwajalein Police Department and to the USAKA Legal Of ce. Curfew is spot checked by KPD. The colonel said that she wanted to make sure the teens of the community understood what she expected from them, saying that underage drinking, inappropriate use of prescription drugs and use of illegal substances is not acceptable. She said that use of illegal drugs would get the offender removed from the island. On other issues, “if you’re a onetime offender the JRB takes care of it. If you’re a two-time offender, I take care of it. Grandma’s house is not that far away, believe it,” she said. O’Connell said that he has heard from people that many think the JRB is a big joke. “You get caught doing something, you get sent to the JRB. You tell them you are on the honor roll and you’re sorry. All you get is a curfew or community service and maybe you have to write some dumb essay about peer pressure. And it’s all a big joke – ha, ha, ha. That’s not the joke. The joke is what I hear coming out of the mouths of some of the people coming before the JRB. I’ll give you an example: ‘Janie, where’d you get the alcohol? It was in a paper bag in the bushes and I found, it was in a cardboard box behind the dumpster and I found it. Well Janie, who was with you..oh I can’t remember, but I’m on the honor roll.’ So what are we supposed to do about that? We don’t have a criminal justice system. We don’t have a jail we can send you to.” O’Connell said he has some ideas for repercussions. “Maybe we could just suspend all of your privileges on the island…no beach, no movies, no retail sales, no boats, no sports – how about that?” He also suggested the possibility of kicking the student out of school for a couple of weeks, saying that averaging in the zeros would bring down the grade point average of the honor stuSee Teens, Page 7


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 Crew members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter SEQUOIA, referred to as Deck Force, prepare for the ship to pull up a buoy in Kwaj waters for inspection and repair. (Photos by Mig Owens)By Mig Owens Assistant EditorFor the hardworking crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter SEQUOIA, the long hours spent in the hot sun in sometimes rough seas under dangerous conditions are worth it. “Who else gets to see places like this?” said Petty Of cer Paul Church, boatswain’s mate and member of the Deck Force department, as he pointed from SEQUOIA to the island of Kwajalein. Church is one of the 55 crewmembers aboard the 225-ft Juniper Class Seagoing Buoy Tender whose job it is to service the 99 buoys, or “aids to navigation” as they are called, scattered throughout the waters of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas and Guam. The New York native joined the Coast Guard after a boatswain’s “boat stories” peaked his curiosity. Church explained that what interested him most was the scope of the job. “You go to re ghting school, ooding school and do a lot of drills,” he said. “Out here, it’s about people’s lives and safety.” Based in Guam, SEQUOIA visits Kwajalein every two years, at a minimum, to service its navigation aids. The ship arrived on March 18 and will stay through the end of the month. Buoy tending is the heart of the ship’s work, according to Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Meilstrup. He explained that aids to navigation serve the purpose of guiding vessels so they don’t run aground. Among SEQUOIA’s missions is also search and rescue. According to the ship’s brochure, the vessel’s area of responsibility is about the size of the continental United States. Meilstrup said that as recently as 10 days ago on the way to Pohnpei to conduct recruiting and law enforcement work, SEQUOIA was diverted to render aid to a sick or injured crewmember of a Japanese vessel. “We rendered assistance and took him to a hospital in Chuuk,” he said. Of the search and rescue aspect of the job, Meilstrup said, “That’s the hallmark of Coast Guard work.” He added that the ship’s next primary mission is maritime security. While on Kwajalein, SEQUOIA’s crew will replace any missing aids and perform routine servicing of existing aids, which involves checking lights, chains and wear and tear. “There are a wide variety of shapes and sizes and Coast Guard Cutter SEQUOIA tends toKwajalein’s buoys, navigation aids


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 5Buoys are carefully lowered onto the deck for maintenance by an overhead crane. features,” Meilstrup said, explaining that some are foam, some steel and there are many types of chains and sinkers. “It’s actually very technical,” he said. According to Meilstrup, aids to navigation in need of refurbishment are taken to Hawaii where they are repaired and then put back into service. “Some have been around a while. Fifty to 60 year-old buoys are not uncommon,” he said. The most unique characteristic of Kwajalein’s buoys, he said, is the deep moorings, or chains, indicative of deep water. A typical evolution conducted to service a buoy involves use of the ship’s heavy equipment. A drum pulls the chain to the ship while the crane, which can hold up to 40,000 pounds, lifts the buoy out of the water. The Deck Force crew then hooks onto the buoy and it is maneuvered onto the ship. According to Chief Warrant Of cer Hunter Crider, or “BOSN” as he is called, it is important to pull the buoy weight chain straight up for the least amount of tension when bringing a buoy onboard. “It’s a dirty, dangerous job – most people don’t realize we even do it,” Crider said. Those dangers are inherent when working with loadhandling equipment and buoys that are “shaped to be in the water, not on deck,” he added. “Everything is heavy,” Crider said of the 8,500-pound buoy, 2,800-pound counterweight and 12,500-pound sinker blocks on deck. “If something decides to go in a certain direction, there’s not much a human being can do. It’s choreography – you do the same thing each time.” As Deck Force members learn the “dance,” they advance from green hard hats to blue and on to yellow, which signi es the rigger who boasts an extra level of expertise. The rigger assists the buoy deck supervisor, who wears a white hard hat. After a buoy is serviced, the same machinery is used to carefully send it back over the side of the ship. In a typical 12-hour working day, anywhere from ve to eight aids to navigation may be serviced. Also a diver, Church said that the same type of evolution performed on deck is routinely performed under water when conditions deem it unsafe for SEQUOIA to close in on a buoy. SEQUOIA is one of only three ships with dive teams. The others located in Hawaii. One of only two women onboard, Lt.j.g. Victoria Futch’s responsibility is driving SEQUOIA as it positions itself near the buoys to be serviced. “It’s a lot of responsibility to get close so the Deck Force can safely hook it,” Futch said. “You have to have good timing and use the elements to your advantage.” A third generation member of the Coast Guard, Futch remembers stories told by her grandfather, who graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1945, as well as by her uncle. Futch explained that she likes the idea of buoy tending because “you can see results and know you’re making a difference right then and there.” She added that she also enjoys the search and rescue aspect of the job. “So much commerce goes by sea – knowing we’re making the waterways a safer place is rewarding,” she said, adding that Kwajalein has the majority of buoys in SEQUOIA’s area of responsibility, making this one of their longest trips. Futch is one of many crewmembers who “crossdecked” from the U.S.C.G. SASSAFRAS to SEQUOIA in October 2003 when it was commissioned. She is one of many considered “plank owners” as part of the rst crew of the ship. What the SEQUOIA crew has in common, she said, is their work ethic. After a typical 12-hour day, each is responsible for standing watch, doing rounds and various other jobs, said Meilstrup. “These are some of the hardest working ships in the Coast Guard,” he said. “This is a versatile ship and a versatile crew. Buoy tending is one of the Coast Guard’s less glamorous missions, but it’s vitally important,” Meilstrup said.


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 By Brandon StevisonHourglass internThere are two different newspapers created on Kwajalein. They’re not exactly competing, and one you may never even see. The second newspaper in reference here (second to the Hourglass ) is the high school newspaper, Enan Eo Enan Eo is a Marshallese phrase literally meaning “The Word.” The paper typically gets released about once a month and consists of eight pages, front and back. The articles that are printed inside range all the way from “Bike of the Month” (student submitted) to “Point-Counterpoints” about current politics or other national news. One of the more popular articles is the “Dear Jack” letter, where students send in problems they are having (jokingly) and our very own “Jack” dishes out some harsh advice. The Enan Eo staff is made up of eight reporters, three of whom have separate jobs. The layout manager (David Waddell) puts together the articles into something that looks like a newspaper, while the two editors (Lindsay Davis and I) revise everybody’s articles, before they’re given to our advisor, Kent Fielding. Fielding then revises the articles for mistakes the editors missed, and eventually gives the rough draft paper to the school High school reporters get “Enan Eo” outBaseball from Page 2 those seats my father and I sat in cost $1 each. Years went by. The player strikes happened and fans almost quit caring about baseball. Only teams with vast sums of money had any chance of winning. Some seasons were over before they began. Everyone knew it would be Steinbrenner’s Yankees and whichever National League team shelled out the most money that year. I moved around the country and stopped following my beloved Redbirds like I had in the past. Baseball had lost its luster. I just didn’t care that much. But then came 1998. Possibly the greatest and most thrilling year baseball had seen in many years. It didn’t involve the pennant race or even teams. It involved two men — Mark McGwire of the Cardinals and Sammy Sosa of the Cubs. Together these men chased the single season home run record. Fans were energized. Wherever these men played, stadiums were sold out. Fans didn’t come to see their teams, they came to watch these guys put on the most amazing display of power hitting anyone had ever seen. People who previously had never watched a baseball game watched avidly any game that either of the men played in. Baseball was alive again. Stadiums were lled with fans. The strikes didn’t matter. Greedy players and owners didn’t matter. All that mattered was the game and what McGwire and Sosa were accomplishing. Baseball was back. They had saved it. But now we see two men who are idolized by millions of baseball fans, two men who saved the game, two men that a nation loves sitting before a congressional committee. One swears he never used steriods, one refuses to say. I think most of us really knew something was up during that amazing season. While McGwire had always been a big man and a power hitter, he had become massive and his homers sailed 500 feet or more. Sammy Sosa was a skinny kid who all of a sudden was a muscled monster hitting home runs out of Wrigley Field and other ballparks like it was nothing. Maybe we knew, but we didn’t want to because they were saving baseball. They made us fans again. Barry Bonds, who many consider one the greatest players of all time, is under the shadow now. How does a guy nearing 40 years old pack on 30 pounds of muscle and start hitting 50 or more homers per season? Now Bonds is having a second knee surgery and it is unknown whether he will play this season. Mark McGwire had to retire because of a knee problem that nothing would x. Maybe it’s coincidence, but steroids eat joints. These three men whose accomplishments thrilled the country may be breaking our hearts. Baseball has survived a lot through its glorious history. Fans always loved the game more than they hated what was happening to it. I hope it will survive this. I will always love Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa for making me care about baseball again. But I will always be sad about the way they may have done it. principal and various other levels of people who make sure that there’s nothing objective in the paper, and that it’s alright to get printed. After everything is completely edited, one of the reporters or Fielding takes the nalized paper down to Reproduction Services where it is then copied, and nally distributed to the student body. Most of the Enan Eo staff loves writing for the paper. Lisa Barbella, staff reporter, said, “It’s a fair amount of work, but it pays off when you see the nal product.” Waddell had this to say about his work as the layout manager, “It’s different every day, sometimes it’s fun, sometimes it’s frustrating, and other times just interesting.” Writing for one paper is great fun and experience; writing for two papers is even more fun and experience, but a little tricky. Often times I’ll forget that I’m also writing an article for the Hourglass (or viseversa), or I’ll put priority on one or the other. When it all comes down to it though, managing this time and energy through these two papers is good preparation for a possible future in journalism. If you’re ever given the opportunity, give the Enan Eo a look-at. It’s well worth your time. Track down a high school student and get them to snag you a copy of “The Word.”


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 7KGA held Backwards Fun Golf Tournament MondayThe Kwajalein Golf Association played its Backwards Fun Tournament Monday. Seventy-two players competed. Winners were: 1st place — Pat Dowel, Sophia Gordon, Jim Roby and Steve Martinez 2nd place — Fred Cunningham, Steve Fuchs, Tyler Shields and Cassie Rubly 3rd place — James Barr, Norman Sablas, Jim Ball and Gary Kruse Farthest from the pin — 1: Jim Davis, Jerry Davie, Ray Demaio and Mark Yurovchak; 5: Jim Corbett, Geary Shotts, Pat Branham and Mike Nastdent. “Or maybe we could just use the traditional methods and bar you from the island, let your parents deal with the problem,” he added, saying perhaps the teen’s parents would have to give up their jobs on Kwajalein to remove the youth from the island. “We rely to a certain extent on parental enforcement and on self-enforcement, with spot checks by KPD where practical. The major incentive for compliance is the understanding that further and harsher action would result from non-compliance,” O’Connell said. “Don’t make this command make an example of someone,” he said. “Don’t make this command punish your family for something you have done.” He said, “I can promise you the next time there’s a serious incident there are going to be very serious consequences.” Teens from Page 3 Portraying the disciples at the Protestant congregation’s Living Last Supper, Thursday at the Island Memorial Chapel are: Jeff Compton as Bartholomew, Rick Funk as James the Lesser, David Ladd as Andrew, Rob Robbins as Judas, Les Habig as Peter, Ralph Reaves as John, Torry Landers as Jesus, Doug Hepler as James, Dan Adler as Thomas, Will O’Connell as Phillip, Ken Sims as Matthew, Jim Cossey as Thaddeus,and Will Atkins as Simon the Zealot. This is the second year the congregation has put on the production on Maundy Thursday, which is the day the Last Supper is commemorated, according to Funk. “Each disciple re ects on their relationship with Jesus and it’s important for us to do the same,” he said.(Photo by Mig Owens)


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8Spring break MusicFest just around corner Global War on Terror Tonight 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Meet the Fockers (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Rich — National Treasure (PG-13) 7 p.m., Roi — Spanglish (PG-13) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Dazed and Confused (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Lilo and Stich (G) 9 p.m. 50 First Dates (PG-13) 7 p.m., Roi — Bridget Jones 2: The Edge of Reason (R) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Meet the Fockers (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Rich — National Treasure (PG-13)Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Dazed and Confused (R) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. Meet the Fockers (PG-13) After suffering the humiliation of being given the third degree by his girlfriend’s father, one man now faces the even more embarrassing task of introducing his own mother and father in this star-studded sequel to the box-of ce smash, Meet the Parents After getting off on the wrong foot (to put it mildly) with his prospective in-laws, Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) has nally won the grudging approval of Jack and Dina Byrnes (Robert De Niro and Blythe Danner) to marry their daughter Pam (Teri Polo). But after clearing the rst hurdle, now Greg has to face an even bigger challenge — introducing the straightlaced Byrnes family to his folks, free-spirited sex therapist Roz (Barbra Steisand) and eccentrically open-minded Bernie (Dustin Hoffman), who blend with Pam’s parents not quite as well as oil and water. National Treasure (R), A man sets out to steal a lost fortune in order to save it in this adventure drama. Benjamin Franklin Gates (Nicolas Cage) is an archeologist who is from the eighth generation of a family who has shared an unusual quest. As Gates-family legend has it, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin hid a massive cache of gold during the waning days of the Revolutionary War and left clues as to its whereabouts in the original drafts of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. With no rm proof that it actually exists, Gates sets out to crack the code that will lead him to the fortune, which, as a member of the Gates clan, he is sworn to protect from wrongdoers. Dazed and Confused (R) is an affectionate look at the youth culture of a bygone era, the bicentennial year of 1976. This movie celebrates the joys of beer blasts, pot smoking and Frampton Comes Alive. Set on the last day of the academic year, the lm follows the random activities of a sprawling group of Texas high schoolers as they celebrate the arrival of summer, their paths variously intersecting at a freshmen hazing, a local pool parlor and nally at a keg party. Do you like sports? The Hourglass is looking for a volunteer sports reporter. Call Nell Drumheller, 52114.The following six U.S. servicemembers and civilians have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Spc. Rocky D. Payne, 26, of Howell, Utah, died March 16 in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Payne was assigned to the Army’s 497th Transportation Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Lewis, Wash. Spc. Jonathan A. Hughes, 21 of Lebanon, Ky., died March 19 in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Hughes was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment, Campbellsville, Ky. Pfc. Lee A. Lewis, Jr., 28, of Norfolk, Va., died Mar. 18 in Sadr City, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy small arms re. Lewis was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. Sgt. Paul W. Thomason, III, 37, of Talbot, Tenn., died Sunday in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Thomason was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 2nd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, Greeneville, Tenn. Spc. Francisco G. Martinez, 20, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Sunday in Tamin, Iraq, as a result of enemy small arms re. Martinez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea. Lance Cpl. Kevin S. Smith 20, of Spring eld, Ohio, died Monday as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Honoring fallen heroesBy Mig Owens Assistant EditorWhat started as a longing to play music “all day long,” has become an island tradition, according to Jim Stepchew, coordinator. Now in its fth year, this year’s Spring Break Music Festival, to be held April 3, 1-10 p.m. at Emon Beach, promises food, fun and, of course, lots of music. Event proceeds go to the Shriners, though a myriad of other organizations are involved. The chili cook-off is sponsored by the Kwajalein Yacht Club and the beer garden run by local home brewers. Appetites may also be satis ed by way of the ethnic food booth or BBQ-style service from Kwajalein Range Services Food Services. New this year is a small craft fair, obstacle challenge, and Armed Forces Entertainment band The Viki Nova Band, which will headline the nine local bands participating, according to Stepchew. “This event is a great way for the community to come out and relax, forget about the stress of work and other things, listen to some good music, enjoy good food and have a great time,” he said. “Expect to have fun.” Stepchew emphasized that the purpose of Spring Break Music Festival is for people to enjoy themselves, and added “the more we raise the more kids from the outer islands can get free medical care provided.”


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 9All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability. TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12:00AMThe Late Show College Gameday CNN Saturday RollerLate Night withMovie: (Continued) DisneyÂ’s DougLaw & Order12:30AMThe Late Late ShowFriday Night FightsMorningConan OÂ’BrienMovie: <:44>Wild Thornberrys 1:00AMwith Craig Ferguson Economy WatchJ.A.G. WayneÂ’s World Farily OddparentsHeadline News1:30AMDennis Miller RugratsSaturday Night Live2:00AM Facing the Future Boston Public All Grown Up 2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann SportsCenter Open House Coming AttractionsDave the Barbarian 3:00AM Bulls & BearsStephen KingÂ’sMovie:Danny PhantomKickinÂ’ It3:30AMAccess HollywoodWire to Wire Cavuto on BusinessKingdom Hospital YouÂ’ve Got Mail School Survival4:00AMHeadline News SportsCenter Forbes on FOXFriends UnfabulousThe Entertainers4:30AMEntertainment Studios CashinÂ’ InSeinfeld Phil of the Future 5:00AMGood Morning Good FishingCNN Live SaturdayCollege BasketballBreathing Space Yoga Movie: <:09> Sesame StreetReal Sports With5:30AMAmerica Final Four (WomenÂ’s) Carribean Workout Bridget Jones Diary Bryant Gumbel 6:00AM College BasketballWeekend LiveRegional Semi nals Body Shaping Barney & FriendsSportsCenter6:30AM Division II with Tony Snow Every Woman Clifford 7:00AMOobi Championship Wall Street JournalCollege BasketballBeautiful HomesMovie:Funniest Animals Headline News7:30AMLazy Town Teams TBD Headline News (WomenÂ’s) Curb Appeal About Last Night Animal VideosHour of Power 8:00AMFarily Oddparents Next @ CNN Regional Semi nals LandscaperÂ’s Challenge Lilo & StitchCelebration of Victory8:30AMDave the BarbarianRoad to the Weekend WarriorsMovie: <50>Teamo SupremoCoral Ridge Hour9:00AMDanny Phantom Final Four FOX News LiveClean House The Edge Static ShockChristopher Closeup9:30AMSchool SurvivalCollege Basketball ESPNews The Winx ClubCollege Basketball10:00AMUnfabulous Elite 8 Beyond the GloryBBQ with Bobby Teen Titans Elite 8 10:30AMSwitched! Teams TBD 1981 World Series $40 A Day Power Rangers Teams TBD 11:00AMRadio Free Rosco Headline News ESPNews E! EntertainmentMovie: Dragonball GT 11:30AMAmerican AdventurerCollege BasketballMcLaughlin GroupRollerSpecials Gone With the Wind Justice LeagueCollege Basketball12:00PMAccess Hollywood Elite 8 Capital Gang101 Unforgettable Teen Kids News Elite 8 12:30PMWeekend Teams TBD SNL Moments Cyberchase Teams TBD 1:00PMSurvivor: Palau Washington Week BiographyTrading Spaces 1:30PM Headline News Thurgood Marshall Blake Holsey High 2:00PMMovie:College BasketballLarry King LiveAustin City Limits Funniest AnimalsHeadline News2:30PMStar Trek: Nemisis (WomenÂ’s) Robert Randolph Wild AmericaArmy Newswatch3:00PM Regional Semi nals AT Large with Star Trek: VoyagerMovie: Discovery KidsSuze Orman Show3:30PM Geraldo Rivera Footloose 4:00PMMovie: <:12> SportsCenter Dateline RipleyÂ’s Believe It Hercules Myth Busters4:30PMRushmore International Or Not 5:00PM Figure SkatingBig Story WeekendFear Factor Movie: DisneyÂ’s DougFrontier House5:30PM ISU World with Rita Cosby Mission ImpossibleWild Thornberrys 6:00PMKing of Queens ChampionshipCNN Saturday Night Here Comes Motorweek6:30PMThat 70Â’s Show Whose Line Is It? Peter Cottontail Ebert & Roeper7:00PMAccording to JimSportsCenter Beltway BoysThe Road to Movie:Movie:The Apprentice7:30PMHalf & Half FOX News Watch Stardom The AstronautsÂ’s The Scream Team 8:00PMPrimetime SpecialPGA TourHeadline NewsTru Calling Wife Andromeda 8:30PM Edition The Players Amer. Black Forum Movie:9:00PMLaw & Order Championship Chris Matthews Strong MedicineMovie: Right on Track Headline News9:30PM Third Round Navy/Marine Corps 28 Days ESPNews10:00PMWindow on the Atoll Big Story Weekend Friends American Idol: 11Judging Amy10:30PMSaturday Night Live with Rita CosbySeinfeld Contestants Perform11:00PM 20/20College Basketball Road RulesMovie: American Idol Movie: 11:30PM (WomenÂ’s) PunkÂ’d The Last Emperor The SimpsonsEnemy at the GatesSunday, March 27


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability. TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12:00AMKickin ItSportsCenter Fox & FriendsCollege Basketball Mad TVMovie: FuturamaMovie: (Continued) 12:30AM (WomenÂ’s) The Last Emperor Futurama Enemy at the Gates1:00AMThe EntertainersNASCAR Fox & FriendsSportsCenter The Road to Here Comes Headline News 1:30AM Busch Series Stardom Peter CottontailScrubs 2:00AMBasic Training Pepsi 300 CBS News Sunday Roller Tru Calling Revealed AmericaÂ’s FunniestMeet the Press 2:30AMMail Call Morning Amy Brennemean Home Videos 3:00AMJ.A.G. Strong MedicineRevealedAmericaÂ’s FunniestBlack Forum 3:30AM SportsCenterFace the Nation Hugh Grant Home VideosAccess Hollwood 4:00AMInside the ActorÂ’s Headline News FriendsMovie: AmericaÂ’s FunniestWeekend4:30AMStudio Navy/Marine CorpsSeinfeld The Last Emperor Home Videos ESPNews5:00AMJohn Travolta THQ AMALate Edition WithSportsCenter Breathing Space Yoga Sesame Street 5:30AM Supercross Wolf Blitzer Carribean Workout 543216:00AMCelebration of VictoryESPNews College GamedayArea Barney & FriendsNBA Inside Stuff 6:30AMCoral Ridge Hour Sports Reporters CliffordNBA Action7:00AMChristopher CloseupFinal FourFOX News LiveFinal Four Swamp CrittersMovie:Sylvester & Tweety Final Four 7:30AMCafe VideoCollege BasketballCollege BasketballHarvest Platoon Scooby DooCollege Basketball8:00AMCalilou Elite 8 Elite 8 Easter Mass Magic School Bus Elite 88:30AMArthur Teams TBD Teams TBD Movie: <:50>The Jetsons Teams TBD 9:00AMThe Glory of EasterMeet the Press Latin Lifestyles Boys on the Side Bugs Bunny9:30AM College BasketballCollege BasketballUrban Style Easter SpecialCollege Basketball10:00AM Elite 8 FNS with Chris Elite 8 Fantasy Camp Ed, Edd & Eddy Elite 8 10:30AMSpongebob Teams TBD Wallace Teams TBD Roker on the Road Filmore Teams TBD 11:00AMMotorweek Tim Russert Radical SabaticalMovie: Walk in Your Shoes 11:30AMEbert & Roeper All American Festivals Easter Parade Funniest Animals 12:00PMMovie:SportsCenterPeople in the NewsESPNewsThe Suze Orman NBA Inside StuffThat 70Â’s Show 12:30PMTwister NBA Show Movie: <:56> Daffy DuckWheel of Fortune 1:00PM Philadelphia 76ers This WeekTHQ AMAMyth Busters Leaving Las Vegas Movie: Dr Phil 1:30PM at Supercross The Lion, the Witch 2:00PMMovie: <:05> L.A. Lakers Dateline Frontier House and the Wardrobe Oprah Winfrey2:30PMThe Fighting International Movie: <:43> Movie: 3:00PMSeabees TennisCNN Prime CutsESPNewsBasic Traning In the Line of FireInspector Gadget NBC Nightly News3:30PM Nasdaq 100 Mail Call Judge Judy4:00PMThe ApprenticeSportsCenter CNN PresentsHeadline NewsJ.A.G. DisneyÂ’s DougCharmed4:30PM ESPNews Wild Thornberrys5:00PMAndromeda Larry King LiveRoller The Best OfInside the ActorÂ’sFairly OddparentsStrong Medicine5:30PM College Gameday Good EatsStudioRugrats6:00PMHeadline News 60 MinutesMy Wife and Kids John Travolta The Jeff CorwinThe Amazing Race6:30PMWindow on the AtollSportsCenter King of the Hill Experience 7:00PMJudging Amy FOX MagazineGirlfriends Movie: AmericaÂ’s FunniestThird Watch 7:30PM All of Us The Ten Home Videos8:00PMMovie:PGA TourBeltway BoysThe Amazing Race Commandments EverwoodJeopardy8:30PMEnemy at the The Players FOX News Watch Headline News9:00PMGates Championship Bulls & BearsNavy NCIS Joan of ArcadiaESPNews9:30PMFinal Round Cavuto on Business Navy/Marine Corps10:00PMHeadline News Forbes on FOXFriendsThe Cosby Show60 Minutes10:30PMScrubs CashinÂ’ InSeinfeldHome Improvement 11:00PMMeet the Press Dateline NBCSaturday NightMovie: Hangin With Touched by an Without a Trace11:30PM Live the Homeboys Angel Monday, March 28


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 11All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability. TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12:00AMCharmed PGA Tour American MorningRollerThe X-FilesMovie: (Continued) Fairly OddparentsE.R.12:30AM(JIP) (Continued) Movie: <:50> Rugrats 1:00AMStrong Medicine SportsCenter Girlfreinds High School High The Jeff CorwinPaci c Report1:30AM All of Us ExperienceTonight Show2:00AMAny Day Now The Amazing Race AmericaÂ’s Funniestwith Jay Leno2:30AM College Gameday Coming Attractions Home VideosThe Late Show3:00AMThird Watch FOX News LiveNavy NCIS Movie: Everwoodw/ David Letterman3:30AM NBA Fastbreak The Ten The Late Late Show4:00AMAcess Hollywood SportsCenter Friends Commandments Joan of Arcadiawith Craig Ferguson 4:30AMWeekend Seinfeld Dennis Miller5:00AM E.T. Weekend Breathing Space Yoga Sesame Street5:30AM 54321 Carribean WorkoutCountdown with Keith Olbermann6:00AMTodayTennisDateline NBCBody ShapingBarney & Friends 6:30AM Nasdaq 100 Tipical Mary EllenCliffordAccess Hollywood 7:00AM FOX News LiveThe ViewRevealedDragon Tales Headline News7:30AM Sandra Bullock Bob the BuilderEntertainment Studios8:00AMLittle BillCollege Gameday Studio B withEmeril LiveHollywood StoriesThe WigglesESPNews8:30AMWheel of Fortune Shepard Smith E.T.Dora: The ExplorerHeadline News 9:00AMDr. Phil1st & 10 Your World with30 Minute MealsMovie:StanleyGood Morning9:30AMOprah Winfrey The Hot ListNeil CavutoPaulaÂ’s Home Cooking Danielle SteelÂ’s SagwaAmerica 10:00AM <9:46> Around the Horn Connected:DesignerÂ’s Challange Changes Franklin 10:30AMGuiding Lt. <10:35>PTI Coast to Coast Fashion EmergencyMovie: <:51> Reading Rainbow 11:00AMGeneral Hospital SportsCenterHeadline NewsThe Soup Good Morning, SagwaEmeril Live11:30AM<11:17> NBC Nightly NewsKing of Queens Vietnam Stanley 12:00PMBulletin BoardCollege BasketballABC World News4 QuartersThat 70Â’s ShowDora: The ExplorerHeadline News12:30PMJudge Judy (WomenÂ’s) CBS Evening News Girlfriends The WigglesWheel of Fortune 1:00PMAladdin Regional Final The NewshourGillette World Sport CharmedMovie:Bob the BuilderDr Phil 1:30PMChalkzone Teams TBD with Jim LehrerNBA A Touch of Hope Dragon Tales 2:00PMTodayCollege BasketballHannity & Colmes Memphis Grizzlies Strong Medicine Blues Clues Oprah Winfrey2:30PM(WomenÂ’s) at Movie: <:42>Barney & Friends 3:00PM Regional Finals Fox Report with Chicago Bulls Any Day Now Serpico Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30PM Teams TBD Shepard Smith Growing PainsJudge Judy4:00PMMucha LuchaSportsCenterLou Dobbs TonightCBS Evening NewsThird Watch PokemonCharmed4:30PMKim Possible NBC Nightly News Yu-Gi-Oh!5:00PMJeopardyNBA Fastbreak Larry King LiveRollerLaw & OrderAcess HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougStrong Medicine5:30PMAccess Hollywood Good Fishing WeekendWild Thornberrys6:00PMWindow on the AtollNASCAR Nation Newsnight The Simpsons E.T. WeekendFairly OddparentsAny Day Now6:30PMPaci c Report with Aaron BrownRaymond Rugrats 7:00PM60 Minutes SportsCenter BET Nightly NewsThe Dead ZoneMovie:Lizzie McGuireThird Watch7:30PM Tavis Smiley The AstronautÂ’s The Brothers Garcia8:00PMWithout a TraceNBAHardballLaw & Order Wife Smallville Jeopardy8:30PM Dallas Mavericks with Chris Matthews Headline News9:00PME.R. at OÂ’Reilly Factor Monster HouseMovie: Boy Meets WorldESPNews9:30PM Detroit Pistons 28 Days Boy Meets WorldHeadline News10:00PMPaci c Report NightlineFriends The Cosby Show7th Heaven10:30PMTonight ShowSportsCenter Business ReportSeinfeld Home Improvement 11:00PMW/ Jay Leno FOX & Friends FirstSeinfeld Movie: Remember Touched by 36th NAACP11:30PMThe Late Show NBABlind Date the Titans an Angel Image AwardsTuesday, March 29


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability. TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12:00AMThe Late ShowNBAAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: Remember DisneyÂ’s Doug36th NAACP12:30AMThe Late Late Show Philadelphia 76ers Conan OÂ’Brien the Titans Wild Thornberrys Image Awards1:00AMwith Craig Ferguson at Sacramento The Dead ZoneMovie: <:09>Fairly OddparentsPaci c Report 1:30AMDennis Miller Kings The Dead Zone RugratsTonight Show2:00AMSportsCenter Law & Order Lizzie McGuire w/ Jay Leno2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann The Brothers GarciaThe Late Show3:00AM NASCAR NationFOX News LiveMonster HouseMovie:Smallville w/ David Letterman3:30AMAccess Hollywood The AstronautÂ’s The Late Late Show4:00AMHeadline News SportsCenter Friends Wife Boy Meets Worldw/ Craig Ferguson 4:30AMEntertainment Studios Seinfeld Boy Meets WorldDennis Miller5:00AMESPNewsNBA Fastbreak Breating Space YogaMovie: Sesame Street5:30AMHeadline News ESPNews Caribbean Workout 28 Days Countdown With Keith Olbermann6:00AMTodayTennisFacing the Future Body Shaping Barney & Friends 6:30AM Nasdaq 100 Headline NewsTipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood7:00AMWomenÂ’s FOX News Live The ViewAcess HollywoodDragon Tales Headline News7:30AMQuarter nals WeekendBob the BuilderEntertainment Studios8:00AMConnie the CowNBA Inside Stuff Studio B withEmeril Live E.T. WeekendThe WigglesESPNews8:30AMWheel of FortuneThe Hot List Shepard Smith Dora, the ExplorerHeadline News 9:00AMDr. Phil 1st & 10Your World with30 Minute MealsMovie: StanleyGood Morning9:30AMOprah WinfreyThe Hot List Neil CavutoSweet Dreams The David Cassidy SagwaAmerica 10:00AM <9:46>Around the HornConnected:Best For Less Story Franklin 10:30AMGuiding Lt. <10:35>PTI Coast to Coast StrippedMovie: <43> Reading Rainbow 11:00AMGeneral Hospital SportsCenter Headline NewsE! News Live From Here to SagwaBehind the Scenes11:30AM<11:17> NBC Nightly NewsKing of Queens Eternity StanleyThat 70Â’s Show12:00PMBulletin Board College BasketballABC World NewsCollege BasketballThat 70Â’s Show Dora the ExplorerHeadline News12:30PMJudge Judy NIT Final Four CBS Evening News (WomenÂ’s) Girlfriends The WigglesWheel of Fortune 1:00PMI Spy Teams TBD The Newshour Regional Final CharmedMovie: Bob the BuilderDr Phil 1:30PMAnimaniacs with Jim Lehrer Teams TBD Baby Geniuses Dragon Tales 2:00PMTodayCollege BasketballHannity & ColmesCollege BasketballStrong Medicine Blues Clues Oprah Winfrey2:30PMNIT Final Four (WomenÂ’s) Movie: <:51> Barney & Friends 3:00PM Teams TBD Fox Report with Regional Final Any Day Now Crimson Tide Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30PM Shepard Smith Teams TBD Growing PainsJudge Judy4:00PMAll Grown UpSportsCenter Lou Dobbs TonightCBS Evening NewsThird Watch PokemonCharmed4:30PMTeen Kids News NBC Nightly NewsYu-Gi-Oh!5:00PMJeopardyESPNewsLarry King LiveRollerLaw & OrderThe EntertainersDisneyÂ’s DougStrong Medicine5:30PMHeadline News Wild Thornberrys6:00PMBulletin Board Anderson Cooper The SimpsonsBehind the ScenesFarily OddparentsAny Day Now6:30PMPaci c Report 360RaymondE.T.Rugrats 7:00PM7th HeavenSportsCenter BET Nightly NewsStar Trek: EnterpriseMovie: The Proud Family Third Watch7:30PM Tavis SmileyThe CoucilEnough The Amanda Show 8:00PM36th Annual NAACPCollege BasketballHardballC.S.I. Miami EverwoodJeopardy8:30PMImage Awards Regional Final with Chris Matthews Headline News9:00PM Teams TBD OÂ’Reilly Factor The New DetectivesMovie: <:10>Sister, SisterESPNews9:30PM Starship Troopers Sister, SisterPaci c Report10:00PMPaci c Report College BasketballNightlineFriends The Cosby ShowThe Simple Life10:30PMTonight Show Regional Final Business ReportSeinfeld Home Improvement11:00PMW/ Jay Leno Teams TBD FOX and FriendsThe Daily ShowMovie: Touched by anExtreme 11:30PMThe Late Show FirstBlind Date Gardens of Stone Angel Makeover Wednesday, March 30


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 13Caf Paci c Protestant services Sunday, 6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service at Emon Beach and 10:45 a.m. in the chapel. No 8 a.m. service. Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m. Sunday school for all ages 9:15 a.m., in the REB. Catholic services Easter Mass at 8:30 a.m. in the main chapel. No 7 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. Mass. Mass on Roi at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call the Chapel, 53505. HELP WANTED LunchSun EASTER BRUNCH Mon Skillet fried pork chops Chicken peapod stir-fry Quiche Lorraine Grill: Brunch station open Tues Stuffed cabbage Breaded chicken strips Trout Meuniere Grill: Cheese sandwich Wed Country fried steak Turkey and dumplings Herb broiled ono Sesame ginger tofu Grill: Pastrami/Swiss on ryeThur Chicken fajitas Cajun roast beef Chorizo enchiladas Grill: Ranchero burgerFri Spaghetti Chicken corn saute Fish and chips Grill: Turkey sloppy JoesApril 2 Pork adobo Beef and cheese turnovers Sweet-and-sour chicken Grill: Build-your-own BLT DinnerTonight Chicken-fried steak Parker ranch stew Beans and hocksSun Beef lasagna Spinach/mushroom lasagna Steamed cod ChefÂ’s choiceMon Braise Swiss steak Baked chicken Tues Sweet-and-sour pork Chicken sukiyaki Korean beef steakWeds Carved top sirloin Lemon herb roast chickenThurs Oven fried chicken Chinese oxtail stew Fri Pancake supper Smoked beef brisket Breaded snapper lets Szechuan pork stir-fry April 2 Barbecued chicken Swedish meatballs Italian pizzaKRS has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Marie Wininger, 51300. For all others, call Jack Riordan, 55154. Full job descriptions and requirements are on line or at Human Resources, Building 700. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Security. Full time. Pick-up service orders from KRS Work Control and ensure proper tracking of service orders. Schedule/ coordinate appointments with site personnel for locksmith services. Coordinate travel and logistics arrangements for outer island work activity. Maintain key tracking database and generate various forms/reports relative to key control activities. Order lock shop hardware and maintain lock shop supply inventory database. Required to also crosstrain to perform very basic locksmith functions such as using key cutting devices to make new/duplicate keys and printing lock cylinders. Must also be willing to work after hours in emergency situations. HR Req. K030722. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Meck Ops. Full time. Under direct supervision performs routine clerical and administrative support task. Tasks may include some or all of the following: Copying, distributing mail, performing simple calculations, maintaining records and les, greeting visitors, maintaining logs, typing, following standard procedures with work being checked. Typically requires high school education and less than two years experience in of ce management and/or administration. HR Req. K030705. MAIL CLERK, Postal Services. Full time. Process incoming and outgoing mail and work in a nance window. Maintain les for registered mail. Rotation to Roi required. Handle claims, supplies and documentation. Must be in good physical condition and able to move up to 70 lbs. Requires good communication skills. HR Req. K030707. CARPENTER I, Roi Ops. Full time. Enniburr residents should apply to Roi Operations of ce. HR Req. K030716. IT HELP DESK TECHNICIAN I. RMI position. Must have strong knowledge, training and experience in computer repair, maintenance and software troubleshooting. Will provide telephone technical assistance to Kwajalein user community to resolve computer problems. Strong communication skills are required. HR Req. K030723. ACCOUNTING CLERK II, CDC Finance. Full time. Duties include data entry, receive payroll edits and timecards, clerical and of ce tasks as required. Requires good written and verbal English communication, service and computer skills. HR Req. K030688 CYS AIDE, CYS Education, Casual. Individual will supervise students at the Youth Center under the direction of the youth activities director. Hours are approximately 20-40 per week depending on sports schedules. Must have excellent communication skills. Position requires child care clearance. ASSISTANT CYS ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR, CYS Education. Part time. Perform duties under the general direction of the youth activities director. Responsible for operation of the Youth Center and other activities programs. Must have excellent communication skills. Requires child care clearance. HR Req. K030697. DRIVER I, Roi Automotive. Operate daily work bus that transports passengers around the island and the airport shuttle service van to transport passengers and luggage arriving or departing to and from their residence and the air terminal. Must have good communication skills and be able to obtain a USAKA driverÂ’s license. HR Req. K030699. IVEY GYM ATTENDANT. Recreation Activities. Casual position. HR Req. K030694. TRAFFIC AGENT, CDC Air eld Operations. Responsible to ensure safe and timely loading and unloading of commercial and military aircraft and cargo aircraft. Conduct emergency ticketing, utilize airline-style computer systems for cargo and passenger processing and accountability. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have strong customer service skills. HR Req. K030685. FIELD ENGINEER II, PLOPS. Contract position. HR Req. 030791. MECHANIC I, Automotive. Three positions. Full time. Requires at least one year of work experience with light-duty vehicles. Suf cient education to be able to communicate in English with reasonable uency. HR Req. K030641 and K030653. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, Automotive. Full time. Replace, repair and adjust auto body parts as required. Must be able to use dust, welding and half-mask respirators. Requires suf cient education to be able to communicate in English with reasonable uency. HR Req. K030640. ENGINEERING TECHNICAL LIBRARIAN, CDC Engineering. Part time (20 hours per week). Maintain technical library for engineering plans and manuals. Operate computer and large format scanner, create digital les of drawings and use Adobe software to create new drawings les. Requires experience in MS Of ce and good verbal/written communication skills. Adobe and AutoCAD knowledge desired. HR Req. K030651. MECHANIC II. Full time. HR Req. K030642. RECREATION SPECIALIST I Part time (12-15 hours per week). Interface with golf course customers. HR Req. K030644. WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR. HR Req. 030466. HARDWARE ENGINEER III, Tradex. Contract position. Full time. Education required: BSEE. Education desired: MSEE. HR Req. 030691. TRADEX RECEIVER ENGINEER. Full time. Contract position. Education required: BSEE. HR Req. 030691. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK I RMI position. Full time. Adequate knowledge of KEAMS desired.


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 THURSDAYHappy Hour 7-8 p.m. HR Req. K030630. ALCOR/MMW FIELD ENGINEER I Full time. Contract position. Requires reading schematics, wiring lists and assembly prints. Must be able to get Climber I, II and Respirator certi cations and obtain a secret level clearance. Must work at moderate heights. HR Req. 030725. USAKA/RTS has the following job vacancies. Applications must be submitted in accordance with announcements at or USAJobs at These three positions are permanent, 24-month overseas tour of duty, limited to DoD ve-year limitation on overseas employment. PCS costs, transportation and housing agreements included and any other foreign allowances. For job information, call Cris Foster, USAKA/RTS Civilian Personnel, 54417. PROTOCOL OFFICER, USAKA/RTS Of ce of Deputy Garrison Commander, GS-0301-11. Announcement SCBK05437107 and DEU Announcement SCBK05437107D. Both announcements close April 1. OFFICE AUTOMATION ASSISTANTS, USAKA/RTS, GS0326-06. Temporary, not to exceed one year overseas limited appointments which may be extended in one year increments up to a maximum of two years. No PCS costs provided. No housing or transportation agreement provided. Three vacancies to be lled at this time. Applications submitted under this announcement may be used to ll like vacancies for a period of six months. Announcement No. SCBK05470914. Closes April 6. SECRETARY (Stenography/Of ce Automation), USAKA/ RTS Of ce of the Commander, GS-0318-08. Announcement SCBK05437098 and DEU Announcement SCBK05437098D. Both announcements close April 4. PARALEGAL SPECIALIST, USAKA/RTS Command Legal Of ce, GS-0950-09. Announcement SCBK05437115 and DEU Announcement SCBK05437115D. Both announcements close April 5. SAN JUAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY has the following job opening. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. Part time to start (20-30 per week). Assist of ce manager with ling, data entry, payroll, time sheets and other administrative duties as needed to support personnel and government contracts. Must be computer literate. Knowledge of Microsoft Of ce required. Call Tammie Cotton, 51006. COMMUNITY BANK, operated by Bank of America, N.A., has the following job opening: PART-TIME TELLER. Successful candidates should have previous banking, credit union or cash handling experience. Candidates must also have the ability to quickly and accurately handle transactions, communicate effectively and possess a strong desire to learn. For consideration, send resum to or call 52152. Community Bank is an equal opportunity employer. WANTED HOUSE-SITTING for relatives, over spring break through March 30. Call 50161. YOUTH BASEBALL/T-BALL pre-kindergarten through grade six scorekeepers and of cials are needed to ensure a successful season. Call Mark, 53796. LOSTEYEGLASSES, March 21, at or around Small Boat Marina. Gold frame with clear lenses. Call Louie Rowe, 57176W or 54591. LIGHT GREEN jade bracelet, March 22, between Reef BQ, Caf Paci c, Building 1010 or Coral Sands. Call 54826. CAT named Misha. Call Pattie or Kevin, 52099 or 52973. CAT named Radar, black and white, near Dome Homes. Call 55646. FOUNDBLUE BYKABOOSE top. Call 52357. CHARM WITH initials DKL on front and summer 1982 on back. Call 51815. LASER TAG game at Emon Beach. Call 53605. PATIO SALESTONIGHT plus Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (all day), Qtrs. 473-B. PCS sale. Imitation cherry computer desk, real nice, $150; VCR, $75; electric scooter, $75; 17" monitor, $75; Pioneer stereo receiver Amp, $85; ve speakers, $85; kidÂ’s swimming pool, $10; two beach chairs, $7 each; small grill, $10. Everything must go. MONDAY, 8-11:30 a.m., Qtrs. 136-A (in back). PCS sale. Multi-family. Microwave, blender, rug, bookcase, entertainment center, clothes, snorkel and dive gear, too many items to list. FOR SALELARGE, ANTIQUE solid oak hoop leg dining room table, $650 and a solid oak, antique, wash stand chest of drawers, $450, if purchased together, $1,000, both items are quite old; small white wicker table, $10; several plants, $5-$25; antique replica radio with cassette player, $35; boat items, call for details; two multi-speed bikes with lights and handlebar protection, $160. Call 51982 or 53779. 19" DELL LCD MONITOR, brand new, never used, still sealed in original packing, $400. Call or leave a message for Mike, 53766, or e-mail at 12' DINGHY with 15 hp Johnson motor, $1,500; 11' R.I.B. dinghy, $1,500; adult Sun tricycle with Wilderness Energy Systems front wheel electric drive, $800. Call 51850W or 54489H. PATIO COVERS to t 400 series housing, $300; large plastic storage shed, $100; medium storage shed, $50; assorted glass for stained glass craft, $50; six patio chairs, $2-$3 each; L-shaped sectional couch, old but comfy, in good condition, $120 or best offer; large ferns, $10; assorted plants, $3-$15. Come by Qtrs. 479-B or call 51800. LAST CHANCE for hundreds of quality plants, all sizes and types, low prices available. Come by Qtrs. 133-F or call Robert, 52777. COMPLETE SET of Babylon 5 VCR tapes, two movies on each tape, some have over 100 episodes, $200 or best offer; microwave, $50; ironing board, $10 or best offer; imitation cherry computer desk, $150 or best offer. Call 54642. ADULT TRICYCLE, good condition. Call 50458. RESCUE HEROES aquatic command center; white changing table. Call 51815. TOASTER OVEN, laptop cart, oor lamp, Inkjet printer, Ionic Breeze GP Silent Air Puri er. Call 58757. SINGERS and SONGWRITERS of the Â’70s. Complete set of 11 CDÂ’s in mint condition, $100. Call Gene, 52534. SONY UNIVERSAL remote control, $10; PC games and applications: ODDWorld, AbeÂ’s Exodus $5, My Family Tree $2, Quicken Deluxe $5, ComptonÂ’s World Atlas $3, SIM Tower $3, The SIMS $8, Heroes of Might and Magic ArmageddonÂ’s Blade and Millennium Ed $8 each. Call 58954, after 5 p.m. TERRY BUTTERFLY womenÂ’s saddle bike seat, leather cover, cutaway midseam, titanium rails, paid $110, will sell for $75. Call 54434. WIDE OPTIC DEPTH nder with power cables and portable transom mounting clamp, $150; Sony STRDE515 home theater receiver, $150; Sony VCR, $60; Quasar VCR, $30; Yamaha YST-M5 PC/Walkman speakers, $20; TaylorMade graphite four-iron, $10; Fluval 203 aquarium lter, $25; Sea & Sea MX10 underwater camera, $100. Call 52609. COMMUNITY NOTICESTHE MARCH MEETING of the Kwajalein Atoll International Sport shing Club is Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the Paci c Club. All members and prospective members are encouraged to attend. MONTHLY ISLAND Orientation and optional Ebeye Cultural Tour is Wednesday. Mandatory orientation begins at 1 p.m. in CAC Room 6. It is required for all new island arrivals and recommended for family members over age 10. Questions? Call KRS ES&H, 51134. Orientation is preceded by an optional Ebeye tour. RSVP to Host Nation, 55033, by lunchtime Tuesday if you will be taking the tour.. Meet at DSC to catch the 7:20 a.m. ferry. Women should wear long dresses or modest skirts. Sunscreen and bottled water are recommended. Questions? Call 55033. FRIDAYLadiesÂ’ Night with disc jockey Jon Marrs playing Â’70s and 80s SATURDAY The club jams to the latest in dance music SUNDAY Country Night with Cowboy


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 15 YOUTH BASEBALL/T-BALL for pre-kindergarten through grade six is through April 7 at the Child Development Center of ce. Participants must have a current physical indicating for which sports they may register. Questions? Call 52158. IT’S TAX TIME. Free tax assistance is available. The Tax Center will continue to E le returns until June 15 after which all returns will be mailed to the IRS. Tax preparers are available for assistance. Call for an appointment. 3D-Annette Barnhill, 51508; FAA-Les Habig, 53721; KPDSandy Herrington, 54152; KRS-Shawn Elander, 54152, or Dawn Schoppert, 54778; USAKA-Renee Davie, 53489, or Lisa McCrary, 54511/53839. UNIVERSITY OF Maryland College Term IV at Kwajalein. Sociology 105 Introduction to Contemporary Social Problems (3) starts April 15 on Wednesdays and Fridays, 6-9 p.m. Register at UMUC of ce Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., or call 52800 for an appointment to register. NEW HOURS for Three Palms Snack Bar: MondayFriday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m., with pizza delivery 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m., with pizza and grill open late, delivery after 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m., pizza and grill open late with delivery after 5 p.m. BURN PERMITS for Coral Sands will not be issued until further notice due to beach erosion. Questions? Call 52847. SPRING BREAK Music Festival. If you are interested in stage assembly, amp and mic con guration/sound checks, call Bruce Johnson, 54434. SPRING BREAK Music Festival is just two weeks away. Listen to our own Kwajalein talent April 3 beginning at 1 p.m. Sample some homebrew and homemade chili. MANDATORY SAFETY meeting for all Kwajalein Scuba Club members is April 13. Renew your membership, nominate new of cers, discuss changes to the dues and attend the required safety brie ng. The 2005 KRS/CDC/AirSCan Summary Plan Description for the high and low option plans are now available on the K Drive at K:/HR info/Health & Welfare Bene ts/2005 AGB SPD The SPD/SOC is intended to provide you with an explanation and accurate description of the Health Bene ts offered to our members through Aetna Global Bene ts effective Jan. 1. SKATE PARK users must wear required protective gear. This includes helmets, wrist guards, elbow and knee pads. By entering the Skate Park, users are agreeing to follow all posted rules. Failure to follow rules will result in loss of privileges and possibly permanent closure of the park. KPD and Community Activities personnel will check the park periodically to ensure compliance with the posted rules. BOTH SWIMMING pools will be closed March 30-April 1 for mandatory bi-annual cleaning of the intake pipes. We apologize for the inconvenience. Following the cleaning, the family pool will open April 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. SPRING BREAK Music Festival's Chili Cook-Off is April 3. To enter your special homemade chili, ll out an entry form online at or call Susan Zeher, 54523, or Steve Banducci, 51622. THE GEORGE SEITZ Elementary PTO is looking to ll all of cer positions for the 2005-2006 school year. Consider volunteering for the organization that brings you the Father/Daughter Dance, Science Fair, school carnival, and many other great events. For more information, call Cheri, 53746. A r o u n d t h e Around the T o w n Town Protestant Holy Week servicesSunday: Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., at Emon Beach Pavilion 1. Baptisms in the lagoon and a light breakfast will follow. No 8 a.m. service.Catholic Holy Week ServicesTonight: Easter Vigil, 8:45 p.m. Sunday: Easter Mass, 8:30 a.m. No 7 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. Masses for Easter. Caf Paci c invites you to our Easter Brunch this Sunday Meal card holders only from 11 a.m.-noon. Families welcome noon-2 p.m. $12.95 for adults, $7.95 for children under 12 The George Seitz Carnival is April 10 in the MP Room. Tickets will go on sale beginning the week of April 4, on Mondays at Macy’s Porch and after school all week. Theology on Tap is back tonight, 7:30 p.m., at the Yuk Club. The topic is "Church: Why Bother” Hosted by the Rev. Rick Funk.


Saturday, March 26, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Winds: NE-E at 12-18 knots. Sunday: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Winds: NE at 12-18 knots. Monday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Winds: NE at 12-18 knots. Tuesday: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE at 12-18 knots. Annual rain total: 6.03" Annual deviation: -5.90" Call 54700 for updated forecasts. www.rtswx.com16Sun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 0650/1900 2006/00732 0500, 5.6' 1110, 0.4' March 27 1720, 5.5' 2320, 0.4' Monday 0649/1859 2057/0814 0530, 5.7' 1140, 0.5' March 28 1740, 5.3' 2350, 0.5' Tuesday 0649/1859 2151/0858 0600, 5.6' 1210, 0.7' March 29 1810, 5.0' Wednesday 0648/1859 2249/0947 0630, 5.5' 0010, 0.7' March 30 1840, 4.5' 1250, 1.0' Schedule KwajaleinRoiWednesday 5 p.m...........................................................Roi Auto/Marina6:10 p.m..........................................................Roi-Rats/FOMFriday 5 p.m............................................................Kemtake/Third I6:10 p.m...........................................................MarinaThird IKwajalein standings Co-ed A League Sunrise.............................................................10 2 Seed 1Criminals............................................................9 3 Seed 2 Podunkers...........................................................4 8 Seed 3 Everybody Hits.................................................0 12 Seed 4 Co-ed B League Tole Mour..........................................................10 2 Seed 1 Eleu Poi Dawg..................................................10 2 Seed 2 Monnin................................................................9 3 Seed 3 RLG....................................................................4 8 Seed 4 L-Breakers..........................................................3 9 Seed 5 Da Guys............................................................1 11 Seed 6 Co-ed C League Barnacles.........................................................11 1 Seed 1 Bako Meej.........................................................10 2 Seed 2 Spartan II Coed..................................................8 4 Seed 3 Flames................................................................6 6 Seed 4 Paci c Flyers.......................................................4 8 Seed 5 BS Crew..............................................................3 9 Seed 6 Women's A League Scrubs.................................................................7 1 Seed 1 Spartan I Girls.....................................................5 3 Seed 2 Ri-Majolz..............................................................5 3 Seed 3 Cupcakes.............................................................3 5 Seed 4 Ebeye I Girls..................................................0 8 Eliminated Women's B League Po Hos............................................................7 1 Advanced Miss Demeanors..................................................6 2 Seed 2 Spartan II Girls....................................................3 5 Seed 3 Kwajalein Public HS......................................3 5 Eliminated The Po Hos and Misdemeanors have advanced to the World Series.Kwajalein, Roi softball schedule, standings Tuesday 6 p.m.......................................................................................................................... .............................................................................................................Ignint Sucka Chump s/Turbo Turtles at Millican 7 p.m.......................................................................................................................... ..............................................................................................................................T ubular/Chargoggagogg at Millican 8 p.m......................................................................................................................... ................................................................................................................No Use for A Na me/Waterlogged at MillicanKwajalein water polo scheduleGloria Cassiday, Po Hos, heads into third base just behind the throw as MisdemeanorsÂ’ Sonya Sava readies to put her out. Misdemeanors beat the Po Hos 26-12 in Friday play. WEATHERCOURTESY OF RTS WEATHER