The Kwajalein hourglass

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Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass w w w s m d c a r m y m i l / K W A J / H o u r g l a s s / h o u r g l a s s h t m l ( T r e v o r G r e g o i r e t o o k p a r t i n l a s t y e a r ’ s “ R a c e f o r R e a d i n g ” s u m m e r p r o g r a m a t t h e l i b r a r y F o r (Trevor Gregoire took part in last year’s “Race for Reading” summer program at the library. For m o r e s u m m e r f u n i n f o r m a t i o n s e e P a g e s 4 5 ) more summer fun information, see Pages 4, 5.) ( P h o t o b y J a n W a d d e l l ) (Photo by Jan Waddell) L a s t S A C m e e t i n g Last SAC meeting o f s c h o o l y e a r of school year — — P a g e 3 Page 3 M a r s h a l l e s e Marshallese b u s i n e s s business s e m i n a r seminar — — P a g e 7 Page 7


Friday, May 20, 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 Reporter............................Elizabeth Davie Intern............................Brandon Stevison Circulation.......................Will O'Connell Letter to the Editor Jest For Fun Ron Tsubamoto I have so many people to be grateful to that I have chosen this way of saying: TFor all the TLC everyone gave me and continue to give me H For the Hospital personnel....doctors, nurses, and staff A For the Ambulance technicians who transported me so quickly N For the Nice things people have said to me (which Kwaj logicWhat are your plans for summer? Bryce Willhelm, 6“I’m going to play sports – basketball and soccer.” Landon Davis, 8“I’m just going to play outside with my friend, and go to summer camp.” Michael Moo re, 5“I’m goin’ to Alabama, and I always want to play sports.” “I want to play with the new puppy we’re getting this summer. I’m going to Houston and Hawaii too.”Gabby Willh elm, 10 Special thank you to helping handshelps me keep smiling) K For the professional Knowledge and Kindness of my “heroes” the re department S For the Speedy action everyone took This has been....and continues to be.....both a mystery and a nightmare to me, but my grandfather always told me, “Keep your chin up,” and I will continue to do just this thanks to all of you. Karren CampbellRetraction There was an ‘In Memoriam’ in Wednesday’s Hourglass for Gina Hubshmann. The Hourglass listed her cause of death. This was an error on the part of the Hourglass We apologize to her friends and family. The celebration of her life will begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Paci c Club. This is a potluck event.


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 3Accredidation topic at last SAC meeting of yearBy Donna Miles American Forces Press ServiceDefense and Veterans Affairs of cials are ironing out details of programs that will expand bene ts provided through Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance. The $82 billion supplemental legislation signed into law by President George W. Bush May 11 increases maximum SGLI coverage to $400,000 and provides payouts of up to $100,000 for servicemembers with traumatic injuries, explained Stephen Wurtz, the VA’s deputy assistant director for insurance. The increased SGLI coverage will take effect Sept. 1, and the so-called “traumatic SGLI” bene t, December 1. Wurtz said the legislation directs that both bene ts will be retroactive to Oct. 7, 2001. Traumatic SGLI bene ts will be retroactive for troops who have lost limbs, eyesight or speech or received other traumatic injuries as a direct results of injuries received during Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom. Servicemembers enrolled in the SGLI program will notice an increase in their premiums when the increases take effect. The traumatic SGLI bene t will be rolled into the basic SGLI program and will likely cost about $1 a month, Wurtz said. Because the rates have not changed servicemembers who retain $250,000 or less coverage will see no increase in their premiums, Wurtz said, except for the $1 “traumatic SGLI” VA announces retroactive insurance changes See INSURANCE, Page 16By Mig Owens Assistant editor The School Advisory Council Wednesday approved a draft Pro le and FiveYear School Improvement Plan that outlines the path ahead for accreditation of Kwajalein Schools. According to John Beckler, teacher spokesperson, the plan will be submitted to the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement as a nal document by June 10. At the elementary level, the plan aims to improve reading comprehension through several interventions. Among them is the introduction of classroom read-aloud sessions to be logged by teachers. According to Sonya Sava, steering committee member, another intervention is use of the Scholastic Reading Counts program, purchased with the help of the elementary school PTO. The program will serve as the focus of the reading laboratory, which will offer computer-based learning in a dedicated classroom. All-day kindergarten, a topic on which a decision is pending, is the last of the elementary-level interventions outlined in the plan. When asked for a status on the topic, Dan Frazier, superintendent, said “We’re not ready for an of cial announcement, but feel optimistic about it.” Frazier said he hopes that an announcement can be made before the end of this school year. At the high school, the five-year improvement plan calls for increased online research options and more direct instruction on how to search online in both databases and on the Internet. Teachers also will adopt a process model for solving information problems called The Big Six, which can be adapted to any subject. “It is a process that takes the children from de ning the task all the way to evaluating the process,” Lynn Booth, steering committee member, said. “The reason we’re going to be using this across the curriculum is that it can be adapted to any subject and so that we’re all using the same language and we’re reinforcing it in all the classes.” Attendee Keith Peacock asked about the accreditation process. Frazier responded that once materials are submitted, a visiting team comes for veri cation purposes. “If failed, we’d receive a second warning,” Frazier said. “There are no guarantees…but I give all assurances that this will be taken care of.” Also announced at the meeting were results of the Guest Student program, in which ve Marshallese students from Ebeye and two alternates were selected to enter Kindergarten at George Seitz Elementary next school year. Frazier anticipates that, combined with those students already registered, approximately 13 to 14 Kindergarteners are expected in each of the two sections. Durng the Superintendent’s Report portion of the meeting, Frazier read a statement announcing that his contract has been extended and expressed appreciation for support offered to himself and his family. “I appreciate working here with all of you and I will continue to work hard and make this a better school for all our children,” he said. He apologized for any miscommunications in this matter.In other business The Iowa Test of Basic Skills was administered April 29 and 30. Results should be available in a month, according to Frazier. Attendee Wendy Peacock asked if testing in the April timeframe would continue, instead of in February as it had been historically. Frazier said that this year’s testing was delayed due to problems in getting the tests and that his preference was to continue testing in the February timeframe for more consistent results from year to year. Cheri Malloy, elementary school PTO president, announced that 50 percent of book fair pro ts are allocated toward rounding out volumes in the school library. She also announced that the organization’s newly elected of cers for the elementary PTO: Bonnie Compton, president, Wendi Gray, vice president, Kathleen Kautz, treasurer and Michele Cheatham, secretary. The last meeting of the school year is scheduled for Wednesday. According to Steve Howell, high school principal, a picnic is planned for the last day of school for seniors, which is May 28, and graduation will take place June 3. The last day of school for all students is June 9, and June 10 is the last day for teachers. Report cards will be in the mail by June 16, he said. Registration for the eight-week summer day camp program called Camp Adventure has begun. Children must be registered with Child and Youth Services to participate. For more information, call SchoolAge Services at 51722.


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4Summer i s By Mig Owens Assistant editorSchool-age children spending time on island this summer won’t be met with many dull moments, thanks again to Camp Adventure. The summer day camp program starts June 14 and runs through August 6, offering kids swimming, arts and crafts, team sports, eld trips, clubs and special events. Location of the camp varies by age. Children entering rst grade will meet in the School-Age Services room to attend Kindercamp, and future second to sixth graders will spread out in the Davye Davis MultiPurpose Room for Camp Adventure. The camp runs Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Those entering seventh to twelfth grade are offered Youth Adventure, which features trips, swimming and a variety of activities, all based at the Namo Weto Youth Center from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. daily. The Youth Army summer program Adventure awaits Kwajalein youth tCenter will re-open to the rest of the teens registered with Child and Youth Services from 1 to 9 p.m., with various activities available throughout the day and evening. “Each week has a theme and the activities and games played that week are related to that theme,” Meghan McAndrew, CYS Assistant Youth Director, said. “Also, there will be planned trips to the library, pool, computer times and other eld trips around the island each week.” Eight of the following 10 themes will be selected by the Camp Adventure counselors on their arrival: Polynesian Paradise Adventure; Zooprise Party Parade; Old Glory and the American Story; Kimonos, Kites and Japanese Folk Tales; Earthday Birthday Extravaganza; All-Star Spectacular Sports Celebration; Pioneers and New Frontiers; Incredible Imagination Celebration; Pirates, Pan and Pixie Dust; and Supersonic Race through Outer Space. According to McAndrew, Camp Adventure participants in the MP Room will be broken into groups based on the grade they will be entering, and each will be assigned a Camp Adventure counselor. She explained that counselors arrive June 11 and come to the island from colleges all across the United States, adding “This year we will be having seven new counselors to bring new ideas and excitement to the program.” Cost for the program depends on the category into which each family falls, which ranges from $18 to $70 per week per child. McAndrew said that there are information sheets regarding the camp around town and are available at the Child Development Center, Building 356. “The Youth Adventure camp will be free for youth already registered with CYS. If they are not registered, there is a sign-up fee of $12 per child or $27 per family,” she said. Registration for the camp itself may be done on a weekly basis. Payment is due no later than 11:30 a.m. on the Saturday prior to that week. Raven Smith, Katy Stevison, Larissa Wildfang and Madeleine Davie work on arts and crafts with counslor Michelle McConnell last summer.Photo by Mig OwensA lesson in hula was among the many things that children could do last summer.Photo by Mig Owens


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 5 s commingBy Richard C. Nugent, Environmental, Safety and Health managerSo, you are excited and getting ready for that summer vacation or are making a permanent change of station move, most probably in the United States, Australia, or another populated area. It is nice to go home or visit another area of the world. However, there are some aspects that could turn out to be not so nice. On Kwajalein, you have become used to riding bikes and generally not having to worry about road or driving hazards. Recent statistics published by the military show an increase in the number of vehicle accidents by those returning after long absences. Why is that? Unfamiliarity, loosing your edge, attempting too much, too soon are all possible reasons. To assist in reducing the chance of being involved in a vehicle accident, please consider the following: 1. When operating a vehicle for the rst time, take the time to locate all of the controls such as: windshield wipers, lights, radio, defrost, heat and air-conditioning controls. 2. Drive the vehicle on back streets or in areas without heavy traf c. 3. If driving a motorcycle, make sure you are licensed and wear a helmet, even if the law does not require one to be worn. 4. If driving in a foreign country, know the rules of the road, particularly on which side to drive. 5. Keep distractions to a minimum. If you must talk on a cell phone, pull over to a safe place, park and then hold your conversation. 6. Never drink and drive. 7. Wear your seatbelt. 8. Use a child safety seat. 9. Make sure your driving permit or license is current. 10. Be courteous and not aggressive. 11. If operating a motorcycle, be familiar with the machine or ask for a training ride or session. 12. Remember, while you can ride a bike after a number of years off of the bike, it did take a few days for you to feel comfortable. A vehicle is the same, except the consequences are much greater if you have a mishap. We all hope to have fun on our adventures off island. Don’t let an accident ruin your vacation.Know your driving rules his summerQuestions about this year’s Camp Adventure program may be directed at McAndrew at 53796. “Host Nation will also be sponsoring RMI [Republic of the Marshall Islands] children to come to each of the camps in the morning and we’re excited to be able to have them here as well,” McAndrew said. According to Anne Greene of the Host Nation of ce, “The program started out as a program for the Ebeye Guest Students who attend our school system. Over the years it has evolved quite a bit, but USAKA still supports the original premise of the program by including kids from Ebeye.” Greene said that children of CBadge workers from ve to fteen years of age may participate, and Marshallese-speaking assistants will be available to assist them. Attendance is half day, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. “[It] gives both US and RMI children a safe place to play and learn,” Greene said, adding that Kwajalein children gain the bene ts of learning another history, language and culture. Last year, 50 children of C-Badge workers participated in each of four sessions, many of whom come back year after year, according to Greene, because they enjoy the program. Registration will be taken in person at the Host Nation of ce, Building 901, Room 210. Birth certi cates and shot records are required for sign up. Registration will not be taken by phone, according to Greene. Host Nation will offer sign ups for the following four two-week sessions: Session 1 – June 14 to 25; Session 2 – June 28 to July 9; Session 3 – July 12 to 23; and Session 4 – July 26 to August 6. Children are limited to one session. Host Nation will begin registration June 1. The program starts June 14.


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6By Elizabeth Davie ReporterAccording to Christian Rusby, Small Boat Marina supervisor, everyone who operates a water vessel, private or rented, must have a B-boat license. In order to obtain a B-boat license you must be at least 16 and complete the proper class as well as pass a written and hands-on test. There are several other types of licenses and endorsements that can be added on top of the B-boat license to give you other permission to operate other types of vessels. In order to pull a skier, the operator of the boat must have not only a B-boat license but a ski endorsement as well. Sailing also requires a separate license. Once you have the proper licensing, there are still rules and regulations that must be followed while you are on the water. All boaters must have the proper safety equipment with them at all times. There must be at least one Coast Guard-approved life jacket for each passenger, a rst aid/safety kit and a radio. All vessels on the water are also required to have a oat plan on le before departing; oat plans must be closed on return. According to Rusby, there are a few extra rules that apply to the ski area. If a skier arrives after the boat has left the marina the skier can not swim out to the ski dock; the boat must return to the marina to pick them up. Anyone being towed is required to wear a personal otation device. Only one person can be towed at a time unless the device is rated for two people. The ski boat can not pull around the dock. According to the Kwajalein Range Service Boat Orientation Course Guide, there is a maximum and minimum number of people allowed on a boat at any given time. It states that “each boat must carry one person besides the operator, who should be capable of making distress signals in the event that anything happens to the oper ator. The ski boat, while towing a skier, must have one person in the boat besides the operator.” It goes on to say that “the ski boat passenger’s duty is to watch the skier being towed and to inform the driver when the person being towed has fallen.” The maximum number of people allowed on a boat at one time depends on the size of the boat and the amount of gear onboard. For twin-engine boats, there is a maximum of eight people allowed on at a time if there is no gear. If there is an increase in the amount of gear, the number of allowed passengers decreases. For example, if there are six air tanks only six people can be safely onboard. Single-engine boats and sailboats can have no more than six people onboard; pontoon boats may have up to 10 people. “By the end of August all existing Bboat license holders must have the Global Positioning System endorsement to rent a B-boat,” Rusby said. Classes are held weekly for the endorsement. For more information, call the Small Boat Marina at 53643. Keep your boat privileges, be safeDanny Razook rides the waves on a tube in the ski area Thursday.Photo by Elizabeth Davie


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 7By Nell M. Drumheller EditorMonday’s Marshallese Farmer’s Market and Trade Fair not only offered locally made handicrafts, home-grown produce and wholesale products to the Kwajalein community, but was also the end of two days of a people-to-people liaison between Kwajalein officials and Republic of the Marshallese business owners. “Everything we do from a cross-cultural perspective lowers barriers to communication and leads to better understanding. USAKA [U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll] is already hotly pursuing other RMI business initiatives that will be located here, but the Trade Fair will help make the notion more receptive to the Marshallese and Americans alike. Kwajalein Range Service has to notice how much demand there was for most of the items at the fair, and I am sure Business seminar may bring more RMI trade to Kwajaleinthey will recognize the opportunities presented,” said Maj. David Coffey, chief, Host Nation of ce. According to Coffey, there were about 100 vendors from several different atolls and Kosrae represented at the Trade Fair. On Sunday, about 25 RMI businessmen attended a business seminar on Kwajalein followed by a potluck dinner. Guest speakers at the business seminar included Jack Riordan, Dana Lum and Bob Bills of the KRS Human Resources Of ce as well as Paul Divinski from KRS Retail. The representatives from KRS HRO distributed job applications and explained how to access employment information on the KRS Web site. Divisinski handed out vendor application forms and told the attendees how to get into the KRS procurement system. Coffey also spoke at the seminar, explaining how to develop a business plan and submit an unsolicited business proposal to USAKA. “The Trade Fair without the business seminar or potluck is really just a social event,” Coffey said. He added that the real business of the Trade Fair occurs between the vendors and KRS Retail and HRO. “That is where connections are made and formal agreements discussed that can lead to long-term arrangements. An example is the black pearls, RMI bottled water, coconut products and other Marshallese items that are sold by KRS retail outlets. Those contacts and agreements came out of the rst Trade Fair two years ago,” Coffey added. Coffey s aid he has received positive feedback from Monday’s market. “Some people thought it [the market] was too hot and too crowded, so maybe next time we will look at using the CRC [Corlett Recreation Center], but I thought overall the event was a great success,” Coffey said. He was pleased to see that mangrove crab from Kosrae and lobster from the outer islands had been added to the product list at the market this year. A vendor from Majuro who specializes in wholesale goods said at the market that coming to Kwajalein was more than an opportunity to sell products, but a good way to introduce Marshallese businesses to this community. “I think everyone on this island appreciates a break from the routine. An event such as this is as much of a morale boost as it is a shopping opportunity,” Coffey added. He said that the intent of the Host Nation of ce is that KRS will seize on the momentum and community desire for these events and put them together on a regular basis. “Members of the community have come forward and recommended hosting another one before Christmas. Since I am leaving soon, it won’t be up to me, but I encourage the community to let KRS and USAKA know if that is what they want,” Coffey said. Sunday night’s potluck dinner was an opportunity for Kwajalein community members to meet and get to know business people from the Republic of the Marshall Islands.Photos courtesy of the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Host Nations of ceJack Riordan, Kwajalein Range Services Human Resources of ce, explains hiring practices to participants at the Sunday business seminar.


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroesThe Rich is temporarily out of service due to technical issues.Tonight 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Diary of a Mad Black Woman (PG-13)7 p.m., Roi — Are We There Yet? (PG)Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Man of the House (PG-13) and Coach Carter (PG-13) 7 p.m., Roi — Hitch (PG-13) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Diary of a Mad Black Woman (PG-13)Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Diary of a Mad Black Woman (PG-13)All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. Diary of a Mad Black Woman (PG-13)Diary of a Mad Black Woman A woman has to learn how to love and trust men all over again in this comedy drama. Helen McCarter (Kimberly Elise) would seem to have it all — she’s been married for 18 years to Charles (Steve Harris), and over the course of their time together, he’s become one of Atlanta’s most successful attorneys. But despite wealth and prestige, things are not as they should be at the McCarter home, and on their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen — he’s divorcing her for another woman. Escorted out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea (Tyler Perry), a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she’s not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, the divorce makes the acquaintance of Orlando (Shemar Moore), a handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn’t sure if she’s ready to trust a man again. Diary of a Mad Black Woman was adapted from the popular stage play by Tyler Perry, who also plays several roles in the film, most prominently Madea; it marked the first feature-film credit for successful music video director Darren R. Grant. Man of the House Directed by Stephen Herek, Man of the House follows hard-nosed Texas Ranger Roman Sharp (Tommy Lee Jones) in an undercover job as a cheerleading coach. Though his assignment is fairly cut-and-dried — after witnessing the murder of a federal informant, a group of cheerleaders from the University of Texas need temporary protection — he ends up forming a variety of unexpected and decidedly less simple relationships. Aside from his immersion into the struggles and triumphs of the UT cheerleading squad (Monica Keena, Kelli Garner, Christina Milian, Paula Garces, and Vanessa Ferlito), Roland finds himself dealing with a strong attraction to college professor Molly McCarther (Anne Archer). Formerly titled Cheer Up, Man of the House also features supporting performances from Brian Van Holt, Shea Whigham, and Paget Brewster. The Rich is temporarily out of service due to technical issues.The following 15 U.S. servicemembers and civilians have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Spc. Steven R. Givens 26, of Mobile, Ala., died May 8 in Balad, Iraq, from injuries sustained from enemy small arms re. Givens was assigned to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. Lance Cpl. John T. Schmidt III 21, of Brook eld, Conn., died May 11 from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on Jan. 30. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Schmidt’s unit was attached to 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Staff Sgt. Kendall H. Ivy II 28, of Crawford, Ohio, was killed May 11 from an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Staff Sgt. Samuel T. Castle 26, of Naples, Texas, died May 11 in Al Asad, Iraq, from injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device detonation. Castle was assigned to the Army’s 327th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade, Fort Bragg. N. C. Four Marines, Pfc. Christopher R. Dixon 18, of Columbus, Ohio, Lance Cpl. Nicholas B. Erdy 21, of Williamsburg, Ohio, Lance Cpl. Jonathan W. Grant 23, of Santa Fe, N.M., Lance Cpl. Jourdan L. Grez 24, of Harrisonburg, Va. died May 11 when their amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. Dixon and Erdy were assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus. Grant was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Albuquerque, N.M., and Grez was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Roanoke, Va. For Operation Iraqi Freedom, these Marines’ units were attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Sgt. John M. Smith 22, of Wilmington, N.C., died May 12 in Iskandariyah, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Smith was assigned to the Army’s 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. Sgt. Andrew R. Jodon 27, of Karthaus, Penn., died May 12 in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. Jodon was assigned to the Army’s 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. Pfc. Kenneth E. Zeigler II 22, of Dillsburg, Penn., died May 12 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. Ziegler was assigned to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart. Pfc. Travis W. Anderson 28, of Hooper, Colo., died May 13 in Bayji, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device deto nated near his convoy. Anderson was assigned to the Army’s 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart. Sgt. Charles C. Gillican, III 35, of Brunswick, Ga., died Saturday at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from injuries sustained in a military vehicle accident. Gillican was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Brunswick. Sgt Jacob M. Simpson 24, of Ashland, Oregon died Monday, in Tal Afar, Iraq, when a rocket propelled grenade struck the building he was securing. Simpson was assigned to the Army’s 2d Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment from Fort Carson, Colo. Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs 19, of Baytown, Texas died Tuesday in Tikrit, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position. Riggs was assigned to the Army’s 2d Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart.


Friday, May 20, 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 a.m.The Late ShowMLBEconomy WatchRollerLate Night withMovie: (Continued) DisneyÂ’s DougLaw & Order12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Padres @ Mariners Conan OÂ’BrienMovie: <:44>Wild Thornberrys 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson CNN Saturday AMAmerican Idol High Plains Drifter Fairly OddparentsHeadline News1:30 a.m.Big Idea With CNN Open House Best of the Worst RugratsSaturday Night Live2 a.m.Donny Deutsch Bulls & BearsWWE SmackDown! Fairly Oddparents 2:30 a.m.Countdown With Keith Olbermann Cavuto on Business Coming AttractionsAtomic Betty 3 a.m. SportsCenter Forbes on FOX Movie:Xiaolin ShowdownKickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood CashinÂ’ In Zoolander School Survival4 a.m.Headline News ESPNews CNN Live Saturday SportsCenter Stephen KingÂ’s UnfabulousNBA Playoffs4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios This Week In Baseball Kingdom HospitalMovie: <:43> Romeo Conf Semis: Game 65 a.m.Good Morning MLBWeekend LiveMLB Breathing Space Yoga Notting Hill Sesame Street Suns @ Mavericks5:30 a.m.America White Sox @ Cubs with Tony SnowInterleague Carribean Workout 6 a.m. Wall Street JournalNY Yankees Body Shaping Barney & Friends 6:30 a.m. Army Newswatch@ Every Woman Clifford7 a.m.Miss Spider Next @ CNN NY Mets Beautiful HomesMovie:Funniest Animals Headline News7:30 a.m.Lazy Town Curb Appeal Risky Business Animal VideosHour of Power8 a.m.Farily Oddparents Horse Racing FOX News Live MLB LandscaperÂ’s Challenge Lilo & StitchCelebration of Victory 8:30 a.m.Atomic Betty 130 Preakness Interleague Weekend WarriorsMovie: <44>Maya & MiguelCoral Ridge Hour9 a.m.Xiaolin Showdown LA Angels Clean House Remember Static ShockChristopher Closeup9:30 a.m.School Survival @ The Titans The Winx ClubCafe Video10 a.m.Unfabulous Headline News LA Dodgers BBQ with Bobby Hi Hi PuffyHeadline News 10:30 a.m.Girls vs. Boys ESPNews McLaughlin Group $40 A Day Movie: <:53>Power RangersArmy Newswatch11 a.m.Radio Free Rosco NASCAR Capital GangRollerLove is in the Hair Pure Country Dragonball GTNASCAR11:30 a.m.Wild on the SetNextell Cup Gastineau Girls Justice League Nextel Cup12 p.m.Access Hollywood Washington Week 101 Most. Teen Kids News 12:30 p.m.Weekend All-Star Challenge Headline News Cyberchase All-Star Challenge 1 p.m.Survivor: Palau Larry King Live Biography Movie:Endurance 1:30 p.m. Ho Chi MinhFather of the Bride Blake Holsey High 2 p.m.Movie: AT Large withGrand Ole Opry II Funniest Animals 2:30 p.m.Kindergarten Cop Geraldo Rivera Live Wild America 3 p.m. SportsCenter Dateline Star Trek: Voyager Movie:Discovery KidsSuze Orman Show3:30 p.m. International #1 Lifesigns Romancing The 4 p.m.Movie: Baseball TonightBig Story WeekendRipleyÂ’s Believe It Stone Hercules WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m.The Road To Rio NBA Fastbreak with Rita Cosby Or Not 5 p.m. SportsCenter CNN Saturday NightFear Factor Movie:DisneyÂ’s Doug 5:30 p.m. The WeddingWild Thornberrys 6 p.m.King of Queens Beltway BoysWhat Not To Wear Planner Fairly OddparentsMotorweek6:30 p.m.That 70Â’s Show Fox News Watch Rugrats Ebert & Roeper7 p.m.George LopezPGA TourHeadline NewsDr. Phil Primetime Movie:Movie:The Apprentice7:30 p.m.Half & Half Bank of America Black Forum Special Summer CatchThe Powerpuff 8 p.m.Fear Factor Colonial Chris Matthews Kevin Hill Girls Movie Andromeda 8:30 p.m. Third Round Navy/Marine Corps Homework Movie: <:59> Movie:9 p.m.Law & Order 20/20 Strong Medicine Miss CongenialityThe Prince of Egypt Headline News9:30 p.m. ESPNews10 p.m.Window on the Atoll SportsCenter Beltway Boys Will & Grace American Idol: 3 Judging Amy10:30 p.m.Saturday Night Live FOX News WatchThat 70Â’s Show Contestants Perform11 p.m. BoxingFOX & FriendsML Soccer: Road RulesMovie: American Idol Movie: 11:30 p.m. Brewster vs Golata NE @ NY/NJ PunkÂ’d Bad BoysResults & Worst Audtions Jurassic Park IIISunday, May 22


Friday, May 20, 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 Sailors 12 a.m. Kickin ItBoxing Fox & FriendsML Soccer: Mad TVMovie: (Continued) American IdolMovie: (Continued) 12:30 a.m. Mayorga vs Garcia NE at NY/NJ Bad Boys FuturamaSimpsons <:35> 1 a.m. Basic Training SportsCenterCBS News Sunday SportsCenter Dr. Phil PrimetimeMovie: <:05>Fairly OddparentsHeadline News 1:30 a.m. Mail Call Morning Special Devil in a Blue Dress Rugrats Scrubs 2 a.m. J.A.G.Sports Reporters Roller Kevin HillMovie:King of the Hill 2:30 a.m. SportsCenterFace the Nation Homework The Powerpuff Access Hollwood 3 a.m. Movie: Headline News Strong Medicine Movie: Girls Movie Weekend 3:30 a.m. Fly Away Home Navy/Marine Corps Summer Catch Movie:Black Forum4 a.m. Late Edition WithSportsCenter Will & Grace The Prince of Egypt WNBA4:30 a.m. Baseball Tonight Wolf Blitzer That 70Â’s ShowMovie: <:49> Sparks5 a.m.Headline NewsMLBIndyCar Series Breathing Space Yoga Miss Congeniality Sesame Street@ 5:30 a.m.Hour of Power Yankees @ Mets Indianapolis 500 Carribean Workout Storm6 a.m.Celebration of Victory FOX News Live Qualifying Time Area Barney 6:30 a.m.Coral Ridge Hour Trials Bump Day CliffordESPNews 7 a.m.Christopher Closeup NBA Game Time Swamp CrittersMovie:Sylvester & Tweety NFL Europe7:30 a.m.Cafe Video NBAHarvest Selena Scooby Doo Thunder8 a.m.Calilou Track & Field Meet the Press Playoffs Music and the. . Magic School Bus@ 8:30 a.m.Arthur US Adidas Classic Real Videos The Jetsons Sea Devils9 a.m.Movie: FNS with Chris Latin LifestylesMovie: <:25>House of Mouse 9:30 a.m.Scooby Doo and the Legend of the Vampire Wallace Urban Style Of Mice and Men Animaniacs 10 a.m.SportsCenter Tim Russert ESPNews Fantasy Camp Ed, Edd & EddyESPNews 10:30 a.m.Spongebob ESPNews Roker on the Road Filmore 11 a.m.Motorweek Baseball Tonight People in the News NHRA Drag Racing Radical Sabatical Walk in Your Shoes Emeril Live 11:30 a.m.Ebert & Roeper with Paula Zahn Pontiac Performance All American Festivals Movie: Funniest Animals 12 p.m.Movie:MLBThis Week Nationals The Suze Orman Dumb And Dumber NBA Inside StuffThat 70Â’s Show12:30 p.m.Beavis & Butthead Do America AÂ’s @ Giants Show Happy DaysWheel of Fortune 1p.m. Dateline Ethnic AmericanMovie: <:18> Movie: Dr Phil 1:30 p.m.Movie: <:35> International #2 FlashdanceYour Lucky Dog 2p.m.Thunderball CNN Sunday Night ESPNews Colonial House Oprah Winfrey2:30 p.m. ESPNews Movie: 3 p.m. SportsCenter CNN PresentsMeet the PressBasic Traning Movie: <:05> Zenon The Zequel Headline News3:30 p.m. Mail Call The Spanish Judge Judy4 p.m.The Apprentice Larry King LiveHeadline NewsJ.A.G. Prisoner DisneyÂ’s DougCharmed4:30 p.m. Baseball Tonight ESPNews Wild Thornberrys5 p.m.Andromeda 60 Minutes Roller The Best OfMovie: Fairly OddparentsEd5:30 p.m. SportsCenter Good Eats Fly Away Home Rugrats6 p.m.Headline News FOX MagazineMy Wife and Kids AmericaÂ’s Funniest Funniest Videos 6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll Malcolm in the Middle Home Videos Growing Pains 7 p.m.Judging AmyAFL Beltway BoysGirlfriends Movie: AmericaÂ’s FunniestThird Watch 7:30 p.m. VooDoo FOX News WatchThe King of Queens Ghostworld Home Videos8 p.m.Movie: @ Bulls & BearsThe Contender EverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m.Jurassic Park III Predators Cavuto on Business Headline News9 p.m. Forbes on FOXWindow In Review 1999 Movie: <:05> Joan of ArcadiaESPNews9:30 p.m. Simpsons <:35> CashinÂ’ In Roller C.S.I.: NY Galaxy Quest Navy/Marine Corps10 p.m.Headline News SportsCenter Dateline NBC The Cosby Show60 Minutes10:30 p.m.Scrubs That 70Â’s Show Home Improvement 11 p.m. King of the Hill American MorningSaturday NightMovie: Touched by an Without a Trace 11:30 p.m. Access HollywoodBaseball Tonight Live Turner & Hooch Angel Monday, May 23


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 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 a.m.Access Hollywood PGA Tour American MorningRollerThe X-FilesMovie: (Continued) Fairly OddparentsE.R.12:30 a.m.Black Forum Bank Of America Movie: <:54> Rugrats 1 a.m.Passions Colonial Girlfreinds American Graf ti AmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1:30 a.m. Final Round The King of QueensHome VideosTonight Show2 a.m.Third Watch FOX News LiveThe Contender with Jay Leno2:30 a.m. The Late Show3 a.m.Law & Order Movie: Everwoodw/ David Letterman3:30 a.m. SportsCenter C.S.I.: NY Ghostworld The Late Late Show4 a.m.The Simpsons Joan of Arcadiawith Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Raymond That 70Â’s Show Big Idea with5 a.m.Charmed French Open Tennis Dateline NBCBreathing Space Yoga Movie: <:05> Sesame StreetDonny Deutsch5:30 a.m. Early Round Day 1 Caribbean Workout Galaxy Guest Countdown with Keith Olbermann6 a.m.Today (Joined In Progress) FOX News LiveBody Shaping Barney & Friends 6:30 a.m. Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood 7 a.m. The Hot List Studio B withThe ViewTrue HollywoodDragon Tales Headline News7:30 a.m.The Hot List Shepard Smith StoriesBob the BuilderEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of Fortune1st & 10 Your World withEmeril LiveHollywood Stories The Wiggles ESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26>The Hot List Neil Cavuto E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Around the HornConnected:30 Minute MealsMovie: Stanly Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> PTI Coast to Coast PaulaÂ’s Home Cooking Dying To Dance SagwaAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light SportsCenterHeadline NewsDesignerÂ’s Challange Frankin 10:30 a.m.<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsCraft CornerMovie: <:42> d Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital4 QuartersABC World NewsMLBThe Soup Enemy of the State SaqwaEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> CBS Evening News Twins @ Indians King of Queens Stanley 12 p.m.Bulletin BoardNBA PlayoffsThe Newshour Bernie Mac Dora the ExplorerThat 70Â’s Show12:30 p.m.Judge Judy Teams TBD with Jim Lehrer Girlfriends The WigglesWheel of Fortune 1 p.m.Today Hannity & Colmes CharmedMovie:Bob the BuilderDr Phil 1:30 p.m. Election Dragon Takes 2 p.m. Fox Report withBaseball TonightEd Clifford Oprah Winfrey2:30 p.m.NBA Playoffs Shepard Smith Movie: <:56> Barney & Friends 3 p.m.Aladdin Teams TBD Lou Dobbs TonightABC World NewsPassions Mission Impossible Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Spongebob ESPNews Growing PainsJudge Judy4 p.m.Mucha Lucha Larry King LiveCBS Evening NewsThird Watch PokemonCharmed4:30 p.m.Kim Possible NBC Nightly News Yu-Gi-Oh!5 p.m.JeopardyInside the NBANewsnightRollerLaw & OrderAcess HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougEd5:30 p.m.Access Hollywood with Aaron Brown S.V.U.WeekendWild Thornberrys6 p.m.Window on the AtollSportsCenterBET Nightly News The Simpsons E.T. WeekendFairly OddparentsFunniest Videos 6:30 p.m.Paci c Report Tavis SmileyRaymond RugratsGrowing Pains 7 p.m.60 MinutesFrench Open TennisHardballCharmedMovie:Lizzie McGuireThird Watch 7:30 p.m. Highlights with Chris Matthews Summer CatchThe Brothers Garcia8 p.m.Without a Trace OÂ’Reilly Factor Law & Order Smallville Jeopardy8:30 p.m. S.V.U.Movie: <:59> Headline News9 p.m.E.R.ESPNews NightlineThe New Detectives Miss Congeniality Boy Meets WorldESPNews9:30 p.m. Baseball TonightBusiness Report Boy Meets WorldPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c ReportSportsCenter FOX & Friends FirstWill & Grace The Cosby Show Primetime Movie10:30 p.m.Tonight Show That 70Â’s Show Home Improvement Last Samurai 11 p.m.W/ Jay LenoMLBAmerican MorningThat 70Â’s ShowMovie: Touched by 11:30 p.m.The Late ShowWhite Sox @ AngelsBlind Date Raging Bull an Angel 11All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability.Tuesday, May 24


Friday, May 20, 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 a.m.The Late ShowMLB American MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Continued) DisneyÂ’s DougMovie: (Continued)12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Conan OÂ’BrienMovie: <:17>Wild Thornberrys 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson CharmedLadybugs Fairly OddparentsPaci c Report 1:30 a.m.Big Idea with RugratsTonight Show2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch NASCAR NationFOX News LiveLaw & Order Lizzie McGuire w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown with Keith Olbermann S.V.U. The Brothers GarciaThe Late Show3 a.m. SportsCenterThe New DetectivesMovie:Smallville w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Summer Catch The Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News ESPNews Will & Grace Boy Meets Worldw/ Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios Baseball Tonight That 70Â’s ShowMovie: <:59>Boy Meets WorldBig Idea5 a.m.ESPNews French Open Tennis Dayside withBreating Space YogaMiss Congeniality Sesame Streetw/ Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m.Headline News Early Round Day 3 Linda Vester Caribbean Workout Countdown With Keith Olbermann6 a.m.Today (Joined In Progress) FOX News Live Body Shaping Barney & Friends 6:30 a.m. Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood 7 a.m.The Hot List Studio B withThe ViewAcess HollywoodDragon Tales Headline News7:30 a.m.The Hot List Shepard SmithWeekendBob the BuilderEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of Fortune 1st & 10Your World withEmeril Live E.T. Weekend The Wiggles ESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> The Hot ListNeil Cavuto Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Around the Horn Connected:30 Minute MealsMovie: Stanly Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> PTI Coast to Coast Sweet Dreams Danielle SteeleÂ’s SagwaAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light SportsCenter Headline NewsBest For Less Changes Frankin 10:30 a.m.<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsStrippedMovie: <51> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital ABC World News2005 Laureus WorldE! News Live A River Runs SaqwaEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> CBS Evening News Sports AwardsKing of Queens Through It Stanley 12 p.m.Bulletin Board NBA ShootaroundThe NewshourAmerican Le MansBernie Mac Dora the ExplorerThat 70Â’s Show12:30 p.m.Judge JudyNBA Draft Lottery with Jim Lehrer Series Girlfriends The WigglesWheel of Fortune 1 p.m.Today NBA PlayoffsHannity & Colmes Mid-Ohio CharmedMovie: Bob the BuilderWWE RAW!1:30 p.m.Western Sports Car Course A Touch of Hope Dragon Takes2 p.m. Conference Finals Fox Report withEd Clifford 2:30 p.m. Game 1 Shepard Smith ESPNewsBarney & Friends3 p.m.I Spy Lou Dobbs TonightABC World NewsPassions Movie:Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Animaniacs SportsCenterESPNews The Elephant Man Growing PainsJudge Judy4 p.m.All Grown Up Larry King LiveCBS Evening NewsThird Watch PokemonCharmed4:30 p.m.Teen Kids News NBC Nightly NewsYu-Gi-Oh!5 p.m.JeopardyNASCAR NationNewsNight withRollerLaw & OrderThe EntertainersDisneyÂ’s DougEd5:30 p.m.Headline News Aaron BrownS.V.U. Wild Thornberrys6 p.m.Bulletin BoardSportsCenterBET Nightly News The SimpsonsBehind the ScenesFarily OddparentsFunniest Videos 6:30 p.m.Paci c Report Tavis SmileyRaymondE.T.RugratsGrowing Pains 7 p.m.Primetime MovieFrench Open TennisHardballThe West WingMovie: The Proud Family Third Watch7:30 p.m.Last Samurai Highlights with Chris Matthews The AstronautÂ’s The Amanda Show 8 p.m. OÂ’Reilly Factor C.S.I. Miami Wife EverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m. ESPNews Headline News9 p.m. Costas NowNightlineWWE Raw!Movie: Sister, SisterESPNews9:30 p.m. Business Report The Thirteenth Sister, SisterPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c ReportSportsCenter FOX and Friends Floor The Cosby ShowEve10:30 p.m.Tonight Show First Home ImprovementThe Simple Life11 p.m.W/ Jay LenoESPNewsAmerican MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: Touched by anExtreme Makeover11:30 p.m.The Late ShowBaseball Tonight Blind Date K-9 Angel Home EditionWednesday, May 25


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 13 Protestant services Sunday, 8 and 10:45 a.m. Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m. Sunday school for all ages 9:15 a.m., in the REB. Catholic services Saturday Mass, 5:30 p.m., in the main chapel Sunday Mass 7 a.m., small chapel 9:15 a.m., main chapel Mass on Roi at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call the Chapel, 53505. HELP WANTED KRS 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. TRAVEL COORDINATOR, KRS Travel Office. Provides travel services in accordance with federal and local regulations to facilitate all entry/exit authorizations for KRS team employees, families and affiliates for TDY, annual leaves, medical referrals, college student travel and PCS. Strong computer and customer service skills required. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, Full time, on island position. Environmental Safety and Health Office. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Full time, Public Works. HR Req. K030745. RECREATION SPECIALIST I, Community Activities. HR Req. K030743. TEACHING/LIBRARY AIDE, Education Dept. Part time (20 hours per week). NURSE MANAGER. Contract position. HR Req. 030887. VETERINARY TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 030889. MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST. Contract position. HR Req. 030877. SUPERVISOR, Medical Laboratory. Contract position. HR Req. 030881. RADAR ENGINEER. Contract position. HR Req. 030875. MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR. Contract position. HR Req. 030871. EQUIPMENT REPAIR TECHNICIAN III. Contract position. HR Req. 030873. PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER II. Contract position. HR Req. 030662. TRAFFIC AGENT I. Contract position. HR Req. 030658. GENERAL MAINTENANCE I, Roi Operations. Full time. Enniburr residents should apply to Floyd Corder, operations manager. REGISTERED NURSE (2), casual positions, Kwajalein Hospital. MECHANIC II, Full time, Kwaj Automotive Mantenance. HR Req. K030770. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Security. Full time. HR Req. K030722. CDC AIDE, casual. Education Dept. HR Req. 732. CYS ACTIVITES assistant director, Part time, 20 hours per week, Education Dept. HR Req. K030697. FIELD ENGINEER II, PLOPS. Contract position. HR Req. 030791. MECHANIC I, Automotive. Three positions. Full time. Sufficient education to be able to communicate in English with reasonable fluency. HR Req. K030641 and K030653. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, Automotive. Full time. Requires sufficient education to be able to communicate in English with reasonable fluency. HR Req. K030640. MECHANIC II. Full time. HR Req. K030642. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II On island/RMI position. Full time. Adequate knowledge of KEAMS desired. HR Req. K030759. ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN IV, contract position, HR Req. 030901. SUPERVISOR DESKTOP support, contract position, HR Req. 030897. MANAGER RETAIL Services, KRS Contract Position, Directs /supervises Central Vending, Tape Escape, Beauty/Barber and Laundry Plant. Oversee inventory control, accounting, servicing, and equipment repair, maintenance and installation activities. Related small business management experience desired. HR Req. 030917. HARDWARE ENGINEER III, contract position, HR Req. 030893. JR ACCOUNTANT. Full time, on-island/RMI position. KRS Finance. ACCOUNTANT II, CDC Finance Part-time position responsible for job costing, general ledger, daily/monthly cash reconciliations, accounts payable, FAR compliance and invoicing. Degree in accounting/finance preferred. RECREATION SPECIALIST I, Hobby Shop. Provide assistance and instruction in both pottery and wood shop areas. Casual. HR Req. K030743. RECREATION SPECIALIST I, Special Events. Support sound and lighting for special events, Armed Forces Entertainment bands, ceremonies and other requirements as needed. Casual. HR Req. K030757. Caf Paci c LunchSat Salisbury steak Local boy stew Sweet and sour tofu Steamed pototes Grill: Cheese sandwichSun Carved top round of beef/Aujus Seafood Newburg Curried Pork Stew Grill: Brunch station open Mon Herb-broiled pork chops Chicen cacciatore Three cheese pasta Grill: Brunch station open Tues Beef Stroganoff Turkey pot pie Breaded walleye Grill: French dip aujus Wed Pasta bar Shrimp Alfredo pizza Herb-roast chicken Grill: Pizza burgerThur Swedish meatballs Kalua pork and cabbage Tuna casserole Grill: Hot Sicillian hoagiesMay 27 Ham steak Hawaiian Breaded chicken wings Seared ahi w/garlic Grill: Cheese sandwich May 28 Ham steak Hawaiian Szchewan pork steak Chicken katsu Thai shrimp pasta Grill: Teriyaki burger DinnerSat Chicken-fried chicken Beef tips in burgandy Hot apples with cinnamon Sun Spaghetti w/meatballs Mussels in wine sauce Chicken Alfredo Mon Hamburger steak Penne pasta Chicken peapod stirfry Tues Kwaj fried chicken Broiled ono Hawaiian chopped steakWeds Prime rib of beef Baked chicken breasts Pasta Romanoff Thurs Sizzlin' stirfry to order Carsiu spareribs Thai fried rice May 27 Chicken-fried steak Parker Ranch stew Vegetarian pasta May 28 Keoki's pot roast Pepperoni/vegetable pizza Baked cod Garlic


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 TONIGHT 4:30-11:30 p.m. Beer SpecialsPAINTER II, Full-time. Paint Shop, Roi Ops. HR Req. K030761. Enniburr residents should apply with Floyd Corder. GENERAL MAINTENANCE WORKER I, full time. Paint Shop, Roi Ops. HR Req. K030760. Enniburr residents should apply with Floyd Corder. ACCOUNTANT II, CDC, contract position, HR Req. 030692. INVENTORY CONTROL Specialist II, CDC, contract position, HR Req. 030688. REGISTERED NURSE, KRS, contract position. HR Req. 030919. SPORTS OFFICIAL. Three Casual Roi Community Activities positions. Interested candidates, should apply with Tim Lykes. HR Req. K030771-K030773. COMMUNITY BANK: FULL-TIME senior teller and part-time teller. 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. JOB CORPS: JOB CORPS instructor. Part-time person needed to teach reading, English second language and work skills to Marshallese young adults. BA degree and teaching experience preferred. Apply at Kwajalein Job Corps or call Ruby at 55622 for more information. WANTED NEED QUARTERS for visiting cousins, July 21-Aug. 10. Love animals and plants. Call Leigh, 51494. SOFA, call Pete, 52517. BOOK THREE of the Robert Jordan’s “Wheel of Time” series. Call Bill at 54302. LOST SOMEONE TOOK my scuba floating dive flag off my front porch. It’s a DACOR inflatable red and white. It may have Jeff Warga’s name on the bottom of it. If you find it please call 51175. GREEN AND BLACK backpack. Contains Palm pilot, thumb drive,... Lost Saturday afternoon, May 14, between Building 1010 and Downtown. Please contact Jim at 58445. PATIO SALES KWAJALEIN HIGH SCHOOL Junior Class Yard Sale will be from 9 a.m.noon on Monday at the Pacific Club. Please come and support your students. MONDAY 7 a.m. noon, Quarters 475-A. Kids, adult clothes, TV, VCR stereo, toys. MONDAY 8 a.m. –noon, Trailer 732. MONDAY 8 – 10 a.m., 129D. Men’s, women’s and girls clothes; toys and games; household and kitchen items. No early birds. Rain cancels. FOR SALE INDOOR CEILING fan with lights, white, $40 and patio ceiling fan with lights, $25. Kwaj Huffy blue bike, $20 after June 17, 35mm dive camera $75 with box. Call 53839. 27” COLOR TV, DVD/VHS combination, microwave, toaster over, upright vacuum, set of dishes and silverware (new) and some outdoor chairs/bench. All reasonable will offers be accepted. Call John at 53637 after 5 p.m. starting Monday evening. BOOKSHELVES, ironing board, green outdoor carpet, dehumidifiers, rollerblades, Hoover Steamvac, outdoor ceiling fans, large water float, plants. Call 52637. PAMPERED CHEF deluxe cheese grater with grate container, $15; Pampered Chef stoneware mini-loaf pan, makes four loaves, $18; shower curtain with two sets of towels, toothbrush holder and wastebasket, pastel scallop shell design, $15; Bell South digital answering machine, $10; Remington ionic hair dryer, $8. Call 52589. DEHUMIDIFIER, $50; child seat for bike, $15; small bookshelf, $15, bread machine, $30; pasta maker, $50; wooden baby gate, $5; toddler bed, $15; bed rail, $5. Call Beth at 52763. KWAJ CONDITION jogging stroller, $8; Little Tykes toddler slide, $5; Little Tykes basketball hoop, $5 obo. Call 52379. BIKES! Mountain bike available now, $250; lady’s Huffy available July 24, $60; men’s Huffy available July 24, $60; and trailer, new wheels, has rainfly, $60. Call Kim Lennon, 52442. SUN BIKE, $150; racing bike, $100; Panasonic VCR, $40; computer desk, $75; recliner, $50; Hawaiian sling, $15; coolers, $7 and $50; assorted plants, $10-$30; outdoor fan, $75; external modem, $15; tan comforter set, $50; iron, $10; vacuum, $25; two ironing boards, $5 and $10; Panasonic 1300w microwave, $100; Dell Computer with Intel Pentium 1300 MHz Processor, $500; assorted carpets, $10$30; Toastmaster toaster oven, $20; Sony 27” television, $400, obo; gardening tools, $10-$30; ladies size 6 clothing; assorted kitchen items and much more. Trailer 991 or call 52641. OUTSIDE AWNING, 13x21, Quarters 470B, great condition, $700. Sauders computer desk, $50 and Sauders audio/visual cabinet, $25. Call Kim or Jeff at 52250 or 54441. CANVAS PATIO cover to fit 400 house series, $300, obo. Cheap plants, small computer desk/hutch, $25; medium-size entertainment center with glass doors, $50; bookcases, 5$20 and small drafting desk, $10. Call 51800 to see. PCS Sale, twin-size futon bed; bookcase; white wicker bakers rack; 40-gallon fish tank with wood cabinet, complete set including coral; barstools; wicker end table; bamboo screen; compact disk racks; wood decks; 5x8’ wool area rug; wood fence and queen-size loft bed with mattress. Call 51034 after 6 p.m. COMMUNITY NOTICESCAMP ADVENTURE returns for a fun-filled, fast-paced recreation program guaranteed to keep youth busy throughout the summer. Registration at the Child Development Center, Building 356, continues through June 11. For more information, call Meghan McAndrew at 53796. Those interested in DJ-ing please contact the Yuk Club and ask for Bill Hahn. Hahn is looking for a wide array of music to be played on different nights. If you have any questions or concerns please call 53419 or page 50936. THERE WILL be a PCS party for Andy Welch at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Vet’s Hall. Everyone is welcome.Memorial Day ceremony 9 a.m. May 30 at the ag pole. Please join us as we honor those who died for our country. SATURDAY4:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Beer SpecialsSUNDAY Country Night Featuring Julie Kaufmann Learn to line dance from 8-10:30 p.m. Cowboy will DJ from 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Beer specials


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 15GRADUATION SALE, limited quantities of IPODS, digital jukeboxes and laptops on sale at Macy’s and Gimbel’s on Saturday. SELECT PLASTICS on sale at Macy’s West and Gimbel’s on Saturday. KWAJALEIN YACHT Club’s monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, at the Yacht Club. A Cajun dinner will be provided. Bring side dishes and desserts. Call Ed Zehr, 54523, for details. MEMORIAL DAY beach volleyball teams needed for four-person co-ed tournament, May. 30. Register your team at Community Activities office by noon on May 27. Registration fee is $10. For more information, call Torrey, 53331. MONTE CARLO bowling night is back on Sunday. Bowling is from 6 to 9 p.m. Call Thompson or Junior at the bowling center at 53320 to make a reservation.SCHOLARSHIP FUND, Faces of Kwaj compact disc for sale on Macy’s Porch, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday.ALL BOY SCOUTS and their families are invited to the Court of Honor at 2 p.m. Monday in the CAC Room 1. Boys should be in Class A uniforms. Please bring a dish of cookies to share. Drinks will be provided. For more information, call Lora at 54186. MACY’S WEST & Gimbel’s Plastics sale will be Monday May 31, Sale includes cargo containers 25 percent off, all dish drainers 15 percent off, storage crate assorted colors 15 percent off and 8 gallon wastebaskets 15 percent off. GOLF SWAP meet/flea market, 1-5 p.m., Monday at the Holmberg Fairways Country Club. Bring your new, used, no longer loved clubs and golf stuff to swap or sell. The driving range will be open for use during the swap meet. To participate contact Bob Butz at 53768 or via e-mail.UMUC IS PLEASED to announce the following Term V course: English 102 Composition and Literature. Class are from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays beginning June 1. Registration dates are Tuesday through May 31. Register at the University of Maryland Office Tuesday through Saturday 1-5 p.m. or call 52800 to make an appointment to register. MONTHLY ISLAND Orientation and Ebeye Cultural Tour will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the CAC Room 6. It is required for all new island arrivals and for dependents over age 10. For more information, call KRS ESH at 51134. Proceeded by the optional Host Nation Tour of Ebeye. Please RSVP to Host Nation by calling 55033 if you will be taking the tour by lunch the previous day. Meet at the DSC at 7 a.m. in order to catch the 7:20 a.m. ferry. Women should wear long dresses or skirts. Sunscreen and bottled water are recommended. For more information, call Host Nations at 55033. PLEASE PLAN to attend the Kwajalein Atoll International Sportfishing Club’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Pacific Club. We will discuss issues involving all members. All current and prospective members are invited. ELEMENTARY BAND AND CHOIR CONCERT will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, in the Davye Davis Multi-Purpose Room on the high school campus, featuring Beginning Band, Elementary Choir, and Cadet Band. INTERVIEWS FOR the Kwajalein Escorted Access Program will be held May 27 from 8: 30 am to 4:30 pm. Please sign in at the Dock Security Checkpoint and bring your passport. If you have any questions, please contact the Dock Security Checkpoint at 54443. THERE WILL be a parent workshop held on May 27 in the elementary music room at 6 p.m. The topic is “On the Road Again” (Are we there yet?) with traveling tips for infants to teens. For more information, call 52158.KWAJALEIN ARTISTS Guild monthly meeting, 6:25 p.m., Wednesday, at the Art Annex. STUDENTS, parents and community members are invited to attend the Kwajalein Jr. and Senior High School awards night 7 p.m. on May 27 in the Multi-Purpose Room. For more information, call Stephen Howell at 52011. Memorial DayNoon to 7 p.m. May 30 on Emon Beach will be“Hang out at the beach day”• Disc jockey 6-ONO spinning your favorite tunes all day • Volleyball tournament: Four person teams must register by May 27. • Shopping: Beach items: Toys, umbrellas, chairs and patriotic accessories. • Food: Family-style barbecue available • Bouncy House from 1-4 p.m. •Free Kayak rides from 1-4 p.m. For more information, call Kathy at 53331.The KRCMC will be holding an R/C race at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the track next to the Fire Department. If you would like to enter a vehicle, call 53681 or show up day of race before 12:30 p.m. Classes are Open Pro, Open Novice and Buggie. Track practice is from sunup till 1 p.m. Come down and have some fun running around or just have fun watching the big wrecks.VENDORS WANTED for the July 4th celebration at Emon Beach. If you are interested and a current Commercial Activitieslicensed vendor please register with Alison at Community Activities at 53331. Deadline to register is June 25.10TH ANNUAL LARRY Kalawe Golf Tournament will start at 7:30 a.m. on June 12. Rooms and an extra flight for tournament participants will be available. Send your clubs up early and we will coordinate pick-up and storage. The $50 tournament fee includes food, beverages and prizes. Proceeds are donated Shriner’s Hospital. For more information, call Charlie Sandlin at 56284 or Tommy Drabek at 56882. 4-SPEED SUN BIKE recall update: Small shipment of replacement wheels have arrived. If you are riding on a recalled Sun Bike with rusted spokes on your wheels, please stop in Macy’s West for exchange and installation. For more information, call Liz or David at 53542. THREE PALMS Home Town Clock: Week 7 – Audrey Corbett, Huntsville, Ala.


Friday, May 20, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Tonight: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Winds: NE at 10-15 knots. Sunday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Winds: NE at 10-15 knots. Monday: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: ENE at 13-18 knots. Tuesday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Winds: ENE at 13-18 knots. Annual rain total: 4.92" Annual deviation: -4.42"Call 54700 for updated forecasts.www.rtswx.com16 Kwajalympics Hours of Operation(normal hours other than indicated)KWAJALEIN Community Activities Bowling Center ............................scheduled for Kwajalympics; open 4:30 p.m. CRC/Raquetball Courts at 4:30 p.m. Gear Locker ....................................................Closed Hobby Shop ....................................................Closed Ivey Gym..........................5-7:30 a.m.; 4:30-9:30 p.m. Small Boat Marina .........................................Closed ARC at 4:30 p.m. Library ............................................................ Closed Food Services DSC Snack Bar................................................Closed Merchandising Laundry............................................................Closed Tape Escape...........................Closed 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Open 4-8 p.m. Continental Travel Agency .............................Open Post Of ce (Kwaj) .........................................Closed Hourglass .......................................................Closed ROI-NAMUR All Community Activities facilities.....................Closed Post Of ce (Roi) ............................................ ClosedSun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Saturday 0629/1902 1636/0401 0230, 4.9' 0840, 1.3' May 21 1440, 4.6' 2050, 1.0' Sunday 0629/1902 1729/0443 0300, 5.3' 0920, 0.9' May 22 1520, 4.8' 2120, 0.8' Monday 0629/1902 1927/0622 0340, 5.6' 1000, 0.7' May 23 1600, 4.8' 2150, 0.7' Tuesday 0629/1903 2033/0721 0410, 5.9' 1040, 0.6' May 24 1630, 4.7' 2230, 0.6' premium. While these expanded bene ts will be provided retroactively, affected servicemembers won’t be charged retroactive payments, he said. DoD will absorb that cost. In a new twist introduced through the supplemental legislation, troops with dependents must get their spouse’s approval to purchase less than the full amount of SGLI coverage. In the case of members who are not married, notice will be provided to the designated bene ciary when the member purchases less than the maximum coverage. Compensation will range from $25,000 to $100,000, and is designed to help families of severely wounded troops leave their homes and jobs to be with their loved one during recovery. “These families incur a lot of expenses, and this is designed to help them nancially,” Wurtz said.See INSURANCE, Page 16