The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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H a n d l i n g f a m i l y s t r e s s — P a g e 6 M i l d n B e j a n g t a k e s a s w i n g d u r i n g t h e K w a j a l y m p i c s H o m e r u n D e r b y S a t u r d a y Mildn Bejang takes a swing during the Kwajalympics Homerun Derby Saturday. F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 3 For more, see Page 3. ( P h o t o b y E l i z a b e t h D a v i e ) (Photo by Elizabeth Davie)


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Sabrina Mumma2The 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 Tuesdays and Fridays 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 I need a vacation from my vacationCommentary My wife and I returned from our annual leave Thursday. I brought home a horrendous cold and my wife has a lovely broken hand. We were gone for 30 days and IÂ’m glad it wasnÂ’t longer (well, maybe not.) The fun started when we boarded our ight to Rome at JFK airport in New York City. Our names were called while we were waiting at the gate and we went up to the podium to speak to the airline representative who had called us. She said the ight was overbooked and as we were thinking weÂ’d been bumped, she asked if it would be alright if we were upgraded to business class. Gee, I had to think for like a nanosecond before I said that would be ok. For those of you who have not had the good fortune (or like me, the money) to have own in business class, let me tell you itÂ’s another world. It must be a nightmare to be rich and have to travel like that all the time. I mean steak dinner, wine, plush seats that recline into a sleeping position and constant attention. How much can a person take? When we landed in Rome and taxied to the gate, the pilot came on the speaker and told everyone to stay in their seats as the Italian police were waiting to take three people on the plane into custody. When we got to the gate, not a soul moved. The door opened and Italian cops came on board with guns drawn. Two men and a woman walked down the aisle and were led away. I donÂ’t know what it was about and I donÂ’t think I want to. It didnÂ’t make me want to get on another plane anytime soon though. So anyway, there we were in Rome. The weather was great. Warm and sunny. That would have been ne except we checked the ten-day forecast before we left and packed heavy sweaters and coats because it was supposed to be rather cold. We wound up buying a new summer wardrobe from street vendors near the Vatican. We attended the newly chosen PopeÂ’s rst public audience and blessing. It was pretty intimate. Just us and 75,000 other people. It was an impressive event to be at. Being in St. PeterÂ’s square is thrilling to me. St. PeterÂ’s Basilica is magni cent. Rome is my favorite place. After four days there, we started on a tour and went all through Italy and Sicily in three weeks. Our tour guide said we covered 2,200 miles and it sure seemed like it. On the third day of the tour, my wife fell in a store and landed very hard on the marble oor. She broke her hand, although we werenÂ’t sure it was broken at the time. She went for ve days before I got her to go to a hospital. We spent a lovely evening in an Italian emergency room in Sorrento. They determined it was indeed broken and xed her up so she could travel. When we asked where we should pay, they said emergency rooms in Italy were free for everybody, even foreigners. Is Italy a great country or what? It could have been worse. The store she fell in was very expensive and if not for falling, she might have bought something. The bad part was I had to carry all the luggage. All things considered, it was a wonderful trip. We had perfect weather for the entire time we were there. Italy and Sicily are gorgeous. The ancient Roman and Greek temples, villas, palaces and fortresses we saw are awe-inspiring. We went to St. Louis afterward where we visited family. My sister-in-law (who is Jewish) asked if my wife broke her hand after being blessed by the Pope. We said yes. She said we might want to talk to her rabbi. It was freezing in St. Louis and I caught this terrible cold I have. ThatÂ’s what I get for visiting family. So here I am and ready to go back to work. Yeah, right. What I really need is a vacation. Buckminster and Friends


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 3 3 Games, fun bring Kwajers togetherCamaraderie, team spirit reign for second yearSee KWAJALYMPICS, Page 4By Mig Owens Assistant editorBanners waved to the sounds of chants and cheers Saturday as Kwajalympians, in togas, tie-dye and a myriad of team colors, approached the Richardson Theater stage for the opening ceremonies of the annual business-community sporting event. Following remarks by COL Beverly Stipe, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site commander, and John Pickler, Kwajalein Range Services president, the sun broke through the clouds at the playing of the national anthems. Sgt. Solange Francis then lit the ceremonial tiki torch, of cially marking the start of this year’s games. The day-long event is designed to build fun with participation for all organizations supporting USAKA/RTS to increase teaming and communication. Now in its second year, the rules were created to emphasize teaming and strategy to achieve gold medals. Games for ‘bracketed events’ such as golf, tennis, softball, ultimate Frisbee, kickball and bocce ball were held the week leading up to Kwajalympics, with medal games taking place Saturday. Participation points went to each team with medal points awarded for rst, second and third place. The championship softball game pitted KRS Community Services against KRS Logistics I (Public Works) at Brandon Field. Teacher Tarah Yurovchak’s sixth-grade students were among the fans who lled the stands. A sea of white lled the opposing team’s stands next to which stood mascot, Sparky the Dog. According to Dan Eggers, sporting an abbreviated toga, Sparky represents the dog that got out in Laurie Mann competes in the swim relay during the Kwajalympic games held Saturday. (Photos by Elizabeth Davie)


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 Neither Gerry Wolf nor Alison Bush of the USAKA/ RTS team had ever played the game baggo, which combines elements of horseshoes and beanbag tossing, before Saturday. They won their rst round, enabling them to move to the next bracket. “It was beginner’s luck. There’s no strategy,” Wolf said. “I try to get the bags in the air…or do what Alison does and put them in the hole!” In an intense nal round of baggo, Danielle Molina and Harry Raymond of the Mission Operations team out-tossed Kim Parker and Kevin Ehart of Logistics I to emerge victorious in a ‘squeaker’ 21-20. Molina called the experience “great” and said there wasn’t any real pressure, just fun. Raymond, who turns 60 on Tuesday, said that he liked that the event was “something I could do in my old age.” The championship ultimate Frisbee game pitted KRS Mission Operations, aka ‘Agent Orange,’ against Community Services, aka ‘FRESH.’ Ed Hillman explained the game as akin to soccer because of the amount of running, though likened the defensive aspect of it to basketball. Of course, accurate Frisbee throwing was vital. Using a strategy that involved running as much as possible, Mission Operations took the gold with a nal score of 2-1.KWAJALYMPICS, from Page 3 Teams gather at the starting line for the early morning 1K walk Saturday cheering and showing their team spirit. the Logistics I chant, Who Let the Dogs Out The tie-dye-wearing Community Services team prevailed 4-2, taking the gold. Across Lagoon Road at Ragan Field, Dorothy Jowers, spouse and self-proclaimed “enthusiastic observer” cheered on the KRS Logistics II team, clad in blue, at a medal kickball game. “I think it’s a good day to get away from the routine, she said. “It gets people together – connects everybody. It builds team spirit within the whole group.” Gary John, one of the Republic of the Marshall Islands members of the opposing team, Community Services, believed kicking and pitching are strengths he brought to the game. “I like it…[I] get to meet a lot of people, some from other departments I never talked to before,” he said about being part of the team, which won 3-2. The day’s ‘participation events’ included a team 1K walk, water balloon toss, Wif e chipping, baggo, the talent show and bingo. Participation events were designed to gain points based on volume participating, excluding the talent show. Participation events were nonmedal events.


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 5“FRESH dominated…Mission Ops played dirty,” laughed the Rev. Rick Funk in an after-game ‘spat’ with Hillman, who said he, in turn, noticed “some bitterness from the losing team, disheartened because of their loss.” Throughout the week and on the day of Kwajalympics, teams vied for the Team Spirit award. Judging was performed by event chairs and was based on attendance at events, use of team identi cation, sportsmanlike behavior, safety consciousness, enthusiasm and creativity. Art DeJong of the Functional team, a gold medallist in kickball, remarked that team spirit abounded. “We should do it [Kwajalympics] on a semi-annual, better yet quarterly, basis. I’ve seen a lot of people on and off the eld enjoy the heck out of themselves. It’s contagious,” DeJong said. The trash-to-treasure event was new to this year’s games. Teams were given a list of items to scavenge and asked to make something useful. Bob Butz of the Community Services team, who won the silver, said he signed up for the event because, “I knew that mostly girls would sign up for this and it gave me an opportunity to be around them.” The timed competition required creativity and teamwork. When asked what attributes he brought to his team, Butz said, “my rapier wit, sparking personality and Swiss Army knife.” The talent show featured Marshallese voices raised in song, a hula dance, magic, and “wild likatus” who threw candy into the crowd. KRS Community Services took home the bragging rights for this event. Also new this year was a sunscreen station, sponsored by the Functional team. The day’s ‘fun events’ included a co-ed 1K run, basketball hot-shot, volleyball, swimming relay, bowling, three-legged race, big splash, trashto-treasure, home run derby and quizzo. Medal points were awarded for rst, second and third place and participation points went to teach team. Randy and Mary Anne Razook of the Contractors team competed together in two-handed granny-style bowling, because Mary Anne said, “my husband was nice enough to sign me up.” The pair, wearing black, also participated in quizzo, Wif e chipping, bingo and the threelegged race. Mary Anne added that she liked that this year’s events “were more spread out and started earlier in the day.” Among the nal events of the day were the swim relays and the big splash, bringing droves of fans and participants to the adult pool. Warm-up exercises kept competitors safe and injury free for the games. See KWAJALYMPICS, Page 6


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 “The water felt refreshing – great event for this time of the day,” said Steve Banducci of the Mission Operations team. Banducci swam in the relay with teammate Leanne Clayton. “Our strategy was not to drown,” he said. Though the team nished, they did not advance. “No pool record this year, but we’ll be back next year to try again.”The big splash event invited participants of all sizes and skill levels to show off their best cannonballs. Guest judges included Pickler, Les Jones, deputy Garrison commander and Lt. Col. Anne Daugherty, Reagan Test Site commander. Mike Nicholson, aka “The Bug Man,” who said his last experience with cannonballs was in a Navy pool when he was a child, came in fourth. “I liked the event because everyone got to get involved. It was fun,” he said. Nicholson, a member of the Logistics I team, added that there was a sense of camaraderie throughout the day. “We got to get together with different departments and Marshallese and do things you don’t normally do unless you’re on an organized team,” he said, adding that everybody knows how to have fun out here. There are some very crazy people out here,” he said with a laugh. “I’d say team spirit slash psychologically imbalanced.” Some participants walked away from this year’s games wearing medals, while winners of the swim relay and nal bingo round took home brand-new bicycles. In the end, the Team Spirit award completely changed the outcome of Kwajalympics, according to Joey Holley, chairperson. “The nal scoring was so close that if any of the top three teams received the 300 Spirit points, they would win,” he said. Overall winner for the day was Logistics I, who took home the 300 Team Spirit points. “These guys not only showed up in togas, they wore them all day,” Holley said. “They were at every event supporting their team in ways that the event chairs recognized as being very positive and creative.” KRS Mission Operations came in second, KRS Community Services in third, KRS Functional Areas in fourth, KRS Logistics II in fth, Contractors in sixth and USAKA/RTS in seventh. The rst-place team received a trophy made and presented by Kwajalein Junior/Senior High School seniors. Jones remarked that attendance at this year’s Kwajalympics was marvelous. “This was KRS and Ike Richardson’s idea and he deserves a whole lot of thanks, as does John Pickler for carrying it on through. We had a lot of fun.” “The greatest success was seeing the different teams come together,” Krystal Peterson, event chair, said. She explained that she and the other chairpersons were tasked with making Kwajalympics “bigger and better” than last year and she believes that the goal was achieved. Peterson added that she was happy with how the different cultures were re ected in the talent show. Next time around, she said, “will build off of this year, taking the lessons learned, keeping what people liked and making the rest better.”KWAJALYMPICS from page 5 Kwajalmpics nal standings Team Gold Silver Bronze Team total medals 3 Log I (Public Works) 3 8 6 17 5 Mission Ops 9 4 2 15 2 Community 3 5 6 14 1 Functional 2 2 2 6 4 Log II 2 0 2 4 7 Contractors 1 1 2 4 6 USAKA/RTS 0 0 0 0 Team Medal points Spirit points Talent/banner Participation Total points 3 Log I (Public Works) 850 182 300 524 1,856 5 Mission Ops 1,150 144 0 376 1,670 2 Community 700 173 100 419 1,392 1 Functional 350 130 0 559 1,039 4 Log II 250 119 0 345 714 7 Contractors 200 103 0 257 560 6 USAKA/RTS 0 66 100 233 399


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Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 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. PETROLEUM, OIL and LUBE TECHNICIAN III. Contract position. HR Req. 030728. LAUNCH ORDNANCE TECHNICIAN II. Contract position. HR Req. 030941. SYSTEM ENGINEER IV. Contract position. HR Req. 030943. TELEPHONE ATTENDANT I. Contract position. HR Req. 030937. 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 Onisland/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. PAINTER 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 BASKETBALL BACKBOARD alone or with stand. Call 52527. BOOK THREE of the Robert Jordan’s “Wheel of Time” series. Call Bill at 54302. LOST TWO GAFFS, one long and one short, left on B-boat on May 7. Call Steve, 54105. 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 May 14, between Building 1010 and downtown. Please contact Jim at 58445. FOR SALE MEN’S ROLLERBLADES, size 11, like new, with replacement bearings, $75; bread machine, $50; prom dresses, size 12-14, $50 each; plants, $1-$15; microwave, $25; small TV stand, $15; Christmas tree, $15; 32" TV, $375; large entertainment center, $85; dehydrator, $25; small air compressor, $35. Call 52951, after 5 p.m. ’97 SEA-DOO GSX jet ski, $4,100; 785 Sea-doo engine for GSX, $1,000; buoyancy compensator for a medium to skinny guy, $90; bookshelf stereo, $70; Kliph 4.1 surround sound computer speakers, $80; computer desk, good condition, $75; nice hammock with spreader bars, $40. Call 54816H or 50937W. LADIES’ SCUBA gear; golf putter; chipping net; putting cup. Call Brenda, 54184. FOUNTAIN, $20; bike, three bikes, $10-$50 or make an offer; entertainment center, $30. Call 53693. 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 offers will 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.


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 11 The Disabled American Veteran Poppy Drive is Monday at Macy's. The poppy reminds Americans of the price of war and the sacri ce of millions of lives. At the same time, the poppy distribution honors all of America's veterans.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. COMMUNITY NOTICESPLEASE PLAN to attend the Kwajalein Atoll International Sportfishing Club’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at the Pacific Club. We will discuss issues involving all members. All current and prospective members are invited. ELEMENTARY BAND, 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 Friday from 8:30 a.m. 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 at 6 p.m. on Friday in the elementary Music Room. The topic is “On the Road Again” (Are we there yet?) with traveling tips for infants to teens. For more information, call 52158.STUDENTS, parents and community members are invited to attend the Kwajalein Junior and Senior High School awards night 7 p.m. on Friday in the Multi-Purpose Room. For more information, call Stephen Howell at 52011.MACY’S WEST and Gimbel’s plastic sale is now through Monday. Sale includes cargo containers at 25 percent off; all dish drainers at 15 percent off; storage crates in assorted colors at 15 percent off and eight-gallon wastebaskets at 15 percent off. KWAJ BINGO is Thursday at the Yokwe Yuk Club. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m. Bingo play begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout at 50 numbers with a $300 prize. GRADUATION SALE at Macy’s and Gimbel’s through Saturday. 20 percent off on five different styles of logo’d Waterford crystal and 20 percent off costume jewelry. PER AIR MOBILITY COMMAND, the ATI aircraft that serves Kwajalein will go in for signi cant maintenance beginning June 1. ATI will use a cargo only aircraft to Kwajalein for approximately 90 days. It will arrive on Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning June 1. U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll representatives have been in constant communication with Air Mobility personnel who make these decisions and have expressed our signi cant concerns regarding personnel trying to leave Kwajalein in the summer months. There is still a C-17 scheduled to come to Kwajalein once a month. USAKA will continue to monitor this situation and keep you informed. CAMP 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. MEMORIAL DAY beach volleyball teams needed for four-person co-ed tournament, Monday. Register your team at Community Activities office by noon on Friday. Registration fee is $10. For more information, call Torrey, 53331. UMUC IS PLEASED to announce the following Term V course: English 102 Composition and Literature. Class is from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays beginning Wednesday Registration dates are through Tuesday. Register at the University of Maryland Office, 1-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday or call 52800 to make an appointment to register. 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.VENDORS WANTED for the July 4th celebration at Emon Beach. If you are interested and a current Commercial Activities-licensed vendor please register with Alison at Community Activities at 53331. Deadline to register is June 25. Thursday at noon on Channel 17 Friday at 1 a.m. on Channel 26 Friday at 7 p.m. on Channel 20Watch the two-hour nale on AFN Kwajalein A m e r i c a n American I d o l Idol M e m o r i a l D a y i s M o n d a y Memorial Day is Monday.Join us at the agpoles at 9 a.m. to honor those who died for America.


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherTonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: ENE at 12-18 knots.Thursday: Partly cloudy with scattered showers late. Winds: ENE at 13-18 knots. Friday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: ENE-E at 12-17 knots.Saturday: Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Winds: ENE-E at 11-16 knots. Temperature: TonightÂ’s low 79 ThursdayÂ’s high 88Annual rain total: 11.00"Annual deviation: -15.97"Call 54700 for updated forecasts or check William Eisele, left, caught this black marlin Sunday. The sh tipped the scales at 211 pounds. Les Alibi and David Waddell were aboard when the catch was made.(Photo courtesy of William Eisele) MEMORIAL DAY BRUNCHJoin us at Caf Paci c 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, Families welcome.Sun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Thursday 0629/1903 2138/0824 0530, 5.9' 1200, 0.7' May 26 1800, 4.4' 2340, 1.5' Friday 0629/1904 2241/0930 0610, 5.7' 1250, 0.9' May 27 1840, 4.1' Saturday 0629/1904 2338/1035 0700, 5.4' 0030, 1.3' May 28 1940, 3.9' 1350, 1.2' Menu includes Charcoal-broiled chicken, eggs Benedict, broiled hamburgers and hotdogs, plus corn, coleslaw and great desserts!