The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass B O M I o p e n f o r b u s i n e s s BOMI open for business — — P a g e 3 Page 3 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 ( P a l e p a S m i t h t a k e s h e r b e s t s h o t d u r i n g t h e b o w l i n g t o u r n a m e n t S u n d a y (Palepa Smith takes her best shot during the bowling tournament Sunday a t t h e K w a j a l e i n b o w l i n g a l l e y F o r m o r e s e e P a g e s 4 5 ) at the Kwajalein bowling alley. For more, see Pages 4-5.) ( 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, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein HourglassBuckminster and FriendsI saw something on the news a few days ago that left me dumbfounded. I’m sure everyone knows about the poor performance of Humvees (even if they are armored) in Iraq and how so many terrible casualties are occurring because of it. Well, it seems a company has made a vehicle that can roll over a land mine or an improvised explosive device, be exposed to rocket-propelled grenade re and other types of attacks and still keep its occupants safe. The Pentagon is reportedly interested in buying several hundred of them. If I’m not mistaken, I believe the cost of the vehicles is $250,000 each. All that’s well and good except this company is in South Africa. So U.S. taxpayer money would be going to a foreign country to help employ thousands of South African workers at that particular company. 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 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 Circulation........................Will O'ConnellCommentary See VEHICLES, Page 6Secretary Rumsfeld gives reminder to exercise summer safetyHundreds of department of defense military and civilian personnel died last year in private motor vehicle accidents between Memorial Day and Labor Day. This is needless loss of life. I ask commanders and supervisors to review your policies pertaining to highway and recreational safety. Points to emphasize include: • seatbelts save lives. Use them. • do not drink and drive a car or recreational vehicle. • safety equipment can help. Many states require the use of protective gear while operating motorcycles and other recreational vehicles. Review base and installation policies to ensure they are in line with the latest federal, state, and local statutes and guidelines. The summer is a time for many of us to spend a little more time on leave and vacation with family and friends. Enjoy it, but be smart. And be safe. Can anyone here make a good armored vehicle?Meanwhile, back at the ranch as the saying goes, General Motors is laying off 25,000 American workers and has announced plans to close several of its plants. As I’m writing this, I see on the Internet that Ford Motor Company is planning layoffs and plant closures also. I also see that Winn-Dixie, one of the largest food store chains in the country is ling for bankruptcy and, you guessed it, planning layoffs and closing hundreds of its stores. Now I’ll admit I’m not the brightest bulb in the xture, but I have to wonder why GM and Ford ain’t making those hard-to-blow-up vehicles here in the good ol’ USA. Do the South Africans have a secret to building armored vehicles that Americans don’t? If the Humvees aren’t cutting it, then make something else. But let's do it in the United States. Donald Rumsfeld Secretary of Defense


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 3 3 Marshall Islands sign the of cial documents Saturday at the grand opening. (Photo by Elizabeth Davie) By Elizabeth Davie ReporterThe ribbon was cut Saturday celebrating the grand opening of Kwajalein’s rst privately-owned enterprise, Bank of Marshall Islands. A grand opening ceremony was held outside the bank, which is located in the trailer closest to the Dock Security Checkpoint. Following the invocation given by the Rev. John Sheehan, Roman Catholic priest, Maj. David Coffey, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Host Nation Of ce, stole the microphone. Coffey said he did not see his name anywhere on the program but he was going to say a few words anyway. “What you see behind me is not just a 40-year-old trailer on its last leg; it is a symbol of things to come.” To conclude his impromptu speech he said “BOMI is the rst Marshallese run business here, but I expect others to follow right on its heels.” COL Beverly Stipe, USAKA commander, followed Coffey’s speech. She said someone made a mistake giving him the microphone because he read her speech. “But he was wrong, it is a 54year-old trailer.” Stipe said. According to Stipe the facility is only temporary and will be moved to a permanent location in Building 702. The Honorable Brenson Wase, RMI minister of Finance, was the next to speak to the crowd of more than 50. “I wish to applaud USAKA for allowing BOMI to come here,” Wase said. “We are so thankful for all that you have done to improve the working conditions for Marshallese citizens,” he added. Wase went on to quote Neil Armstrong and said of the opening, “‘one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.’ “Lastly, but still very important, I would like to say give us low rates on loans and high rates on saving,” he concluded. Patrick Chen, president of BOMI thanked Wase for his remarks and said he would get back to him. After the speeches and the ribbon cutting the tailor-turned-bank was open for business. Minutes after the doors were open a line of people formed. The bank is for use by C-Badge workers. The current activities of the bank will cover a wide range of banking and nancial services. These include commercial and retail loans, business and personal checking accounts, savings and time deposit instruments and international banking services such as import and export collections, remittances and letters of credit. BOMI will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and will be closed U.S. holidays, as well as Sundays and Mondays.


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4Tournament held in honorof Bank of Marshall Islands Participants in the tournament cheered on their team mates in the packed bowling alley Sunday. (Photos by Elizabeth Davie)By Elizabeth Davie ReporterA bowling tournament was held as part of the festivities for the grand opening of the Bank of the Marshall Islands. The tournament was held on Saturday and Sunday with participants from Majuro, Kwajalein B owling


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 5 the mid 70s, through early 80s, there used to be two leagues every night.” Ching would like to thank Thompson and Junior for their outstanding mechanical knowledge. “Without their support, we would have probably run into a few tournament stoppages,” he said. For more information on upcoming bowling events, call 53320. and Ebeye.According to Bernard Bard Ching, a coordinator of the event, there was no of cial tournament planned for Saturday so they organized a No-Tap tournament, nine pins for men and 8 pins for women on the rst ball count as a strike. This was to allow the Majuro team to get the feel of the lanes and for all the players to meet with each other.Ching said, “Saturday brought approximately 23 bowlers, with the top two women rolling off against the top four men with Adele Castellano coming out on top with her 183.” Sunday’s Marshall Islands Goodwill Tournament was sponsored by BOMI. According to Patrick Chen, president of BOMI, the purpose of the tournament was for people to be able to socialize and to have a friendly game. Chen described it as a “friendship exchange.”“Sunday sent seven teams to an exciting last ball, last bowler win for the Kwaj team of Castellano, Dean Watanabe, Palepa Smith and Mike Wiley in the sudden death roll off score of 30 to 29,” Ching said.Sunday’s tournament lasted for about nine hours. The winning team received $400, second place $160, third and fourth $80, fth through seventh $40. The total prize fund was $840, $500 of which was donated by BOMI. “My overall award out of this Goodwill tournament was gaining 12 – 15 new friends. That’s the positive aspect of bowling being a con ned sport, as you get to know each competitor. With the tournament’s lane rotation system in place, we got to know each player, and high ves given to the good shots with our newly acquired friends,” Ching said. Plans are in the works according to Ching to have another bowling tournament on Majuro on Labor Day weekend.When asked if there are anymore tournaments planned for Kwaj, Ching said, “De nitely! The Wednesday Nite Islands League is the only league that has remained active after 10-plus years, and 50-plus seasons. Attempting to re-establish bowling as the all-seasons sport with more Monte Carlo, No-Tap and possibly a company league, to ll the other days of the week. There are bowlers out there, but we need to nd the way to get them to the alleys, to participate. In Cathy Thomas of Ebeye tries to pick up a spare.


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 Think safety when bike ridingVEHICLES, from Page 2 You know, have U.S. taxpayer money pay U.S. workers who in turn can pay taxes and have money to buy things (like groceries) to help the economy grow and thereby keep other U.S. workers employed. Are American manufacturers so bad that the Pentagon would rather have our military’s equipment made in foreign countries? It’s absolutely frightening how dependent America is on other nations for our needs. And it’s absolutely asinine how Americans deal with foreign countries on trade issues. If you really want to worry about homeland security, I wouldn’t spend as much time thinking about terrorists as I would about how oil is hovering at $60 a barrel and how the United States has a kabillion dollar trade de cit with China. And how about India having all the call and computer service centers for every business in the U.S., taking hundreds of thousands of technology and data storage jobs away from Americans. Isn’t it such a comfort to know that our income tax records, social security numbers, mortgage loans, credit card data and other personal, private information is stored in computers in Bombay and Calcutta? Makes me sleep better at night. Folks, we have met the enemy and they is us. Every time someone lls up their gas tank in anytown, USA, they’re nancing the terrorists who want to kill us. Just where do you think that oil money is going? In case you’ve been under a rock, most every oil producing country on earth doesn’t like us. What would happen if Islamic radicals took over Saudi Arabia and Kuwait? What would happen if Iraq turns into an radical Islamic state when and if American troops leave? We wouldn’t have to worry about oil prices because we wouldn’t be getting any oil. How do you suppose our economy would be doing then? Americans put a man on the moon, sent Voyager and other craft into space. Americans created the Global Positioning System and other amazing technological breakthroughs. We can’t nd an alternative, inexpensive fuel source? America and its people better commit to nding such a fuel and do whatever it takes to free ourselves of being so dependent on other countries, friendly or unfriendly. We built a massive space program because the country was committed to it and willing to spend the money to do it. The motivation then was the Cold War and fear of the Soviet Union beating us into space. From the Safety Of ceThis could happen to you. How many times have we heard the news “someone was struck and injured while riding a bike?” As bike riding is the primary mode of transportation on the island, we must constantly remind ourselves, and practice, safety. When riding our bikes, remember: 1. Ride on the right side of the street. 2. Ride in single le when traf c is approaching or the street is congested. 3. Use hand signals to let others know your intention. 4. Use a light at night, 30 minutes before sundown and 30 minutes after sun up. The motivation of being non-oil dependent and reducing our trade de cit should be the fear of economic destruction. One of the biggest reasons oil prices are rising is because of the increased demand by China and India whose stuff Americans buy that is made by workers making 20 percent of what American workers make and so American workers lose their jobs. Now China is trying to buy an American oil company. The way we do things, I have no doubt they will succeed. We’re shooting ourselves in the foot every day. It would take American government and industry working together for the good of the country and not for the special interest groups. It would take the American people buying American made goods even if they’re a little more expensive. Americans would have to drive smaller, more fuel ef cient vehicles (made in Detroit, not Tokyo). Maybe even drive (gasp) electric cars. If everyone would work together, it could be done. This is the war America needs to ght. And it's a deadly war for American workers. I can’t believe the country isn't capable of it. If we are to survive the world of tomorrow, we better be. 5. Watch where you are going. 6. If turning left, make sure no one is passing you. Also, do not turn in front of oncoming traf c. 7. Do not let anyone ride double on your bike. 8. Keep your bike in good shape. Check bolts, lube the chain, check the brakes, and look for worn or failing parts. 9. Never carry oversized or heavy objects in your basket. 10. Never carry objects in one hand while riding. 11. Stop and look in both directions before crossing or entering an intersection 12. Give the right of way to emergency vehicles. Practice this and please advise your family members. Don’t become a headline.In the past few months, children have been observed lifting covers from man holes and utility pits, and going inside. As you know, this is dangerous. These pits contain valves, piping, water accumulation, and if left uncovered, is Inform children of danger of man holes, utility pits a fall hazard for anyone walking in the area. Please inform your family members of the danger associated with these pits and ask that they not lift the covers or enter the pits. Your cooperation is appreciated.


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 7ALL PROGRAMMING SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12:00AMThe Late ShowMLBAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (continued)Liberty KidsLost12:30AMThe Late Late Show San Diego Padres Conan OÂ’BrienMovie: <:47> Spongebob 1:00AM<:45> at West WingAustin Powers: Rocket PowerPaci c Report1:30AMThe Big Idea L.A. Dodgers International Man As Told By GingerSECDEF World 2:00AM<:45> FOX News LiveC.S.I. Miami of Mystery The Amanda ShowWide Town Hall2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann Coming Attractions EverwoodThe Late Show 3:00AM<:45> SportsCenterWWE Raw! Movie: w/ David Letterman3:30AMAccess <:45> The Medallion Sister, SisterThe Late Late Show4:00AMHeadline News NBA Fastbreak Sister, Sisterwith Craig Ferguson 4:30AMEntertainment StudiosESPNews Movie: <:40>Fresh PrinceThe Big Idea 5:00AMESPNews ESPNewsDayside withBreathing Space 13 Days Sesame Street with Donny Deutsch5:30AMHeadline News MLB Linda Vester Caribbean Workout Countdown With Keith Olbermann6:00AMToday Cleveland Indians FOX News Live Body Shaping Mr. Rogers 6:30AM at Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood7:00AMBoston Red Sox Studio B withThe ViewThe EntertainersOut Of The Box Headline News 7:30AM Shepard Smith Rolie Polie OlieEntertainment Studios8:00AMCBS Evening News 1st & 10Your World withEmeril LiveBehind the Scenes Jo JoÂ’s Circus ESPNews8:30AMNBC Nightly NewsESPNews Neil Cavuto E.T.StanleyHeadline News 9:00AMOprah Winfrey Around The HornCoast to Coast30 Minute MealsMovie: Lazy TownGood Morning9:30AM <9:20> PTI Food 911 Broken Lullaby House of MouseAmerica 10:00AMGuiding Light SportsCenter Headline NewsSensible Chic Jimmy Neutron 10:30AM<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsFashion FileMovie: <:45> Jackie Chan 11:00AMGeneral HospitalToday At WimbledonABC World News E! News Live Suspect Scooby DooMLB11:30AM<11:10> MenÂ’s Quarter nals CBS Evening News King of Queens New Scooby DooNY Yankees12:00PMBulletin Board The Newshour Bernie Mac Fresh Prince at 12:30PMJudge Judywith Jim Lehrer Girlfriends Growing Pains Baltimore Orioles 1:00PMToday Hannity & Colmes CharmedMovie: Funniest Animals 1:30PM Sister Act Little Bill 2:00PM MLBFox Report with Ed Dora The Explorer Baseball Tonight2:30PMSF Giants Shepard Smith Movie: <:45> Angelina 3:00PMSylvester & Tweety at Lou Dobbs Tonight Passions Dr. No The Brady BunchABC World News3:30PMTutensteinArizona ThatÂ’s So RavenESPNews4:00PMSpongebob Diamondbacks Larry King Live Third Watch Movie CBS Evening News4:30PMBatman Beyond Addams Family NBC Nightly News 5:00PMJeopardySportsCenterNewsnight Law & OrderInside the Actors... Values Ed5:30PMAccess Hollywood with Aaron Brown S.V.U Johnny Depp Liberty Kids 6:00PMBulletin BoardSportsCenter BET Nightly News The SimpsonsComing AttractionsSpongebobStar Trek6:30PMNavy M/Corps News Tavis SmileyRaymondE.T. Rocket Power 7:00PMEveAMA MotocrossHardballSummerlandMovie:Even StevensThird Watch7:30PMThe Simple Life with Chris Matthews Reindeer Games Kenan & Kel 8:00PM Extreme MakeoverMLBOÂ’Reilly Factor Nashville Star Gilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30PMHome Edition Philadelphia Phillies Movie: <:55> Headline News9:00PMLost at NightlineNational Mumford DegrassiESPNews9:30PM NY MetsBusiness ReportGeograhic Explorer DegrassiPaci c Report10:00PMPaci c Report 60 MinutesWill & Grace Fresh PrinceRaymond10:30PMTonight Show That 70Â’s Show My Wife & Kids Will & Grace <:25> 11:00PMW/ Jay LenoSportsCenter American MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: In The 7th HeavenDesperate11:30PMThe Late Show Blind Date Heat Of The Night HousewivesThursday, June 30


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8ALL PROGRAMMING SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12:00AMThe Late ShowMLBAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Continued) Liberty KidsC.S.I.12:30AMThe Late Late Show NY Yankees Conan OÂ’Brien Heat In Night Spongebob 1:00AMwith Craig Ferguson at SummerlandMovie: <:05>Rocket PowerPaci c Report1:30AMThe Big Idea Baltimore Orioles Say Anything Even StevensTonight Show 2:00AMwith Donny Deutsch Baseball TonightFOX News LiveNashville Star Kenan & Kelw/ Jay Leno2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann ESPNews <:40> Gilmore GirlsThe Late Show 3:00AM SportsCenter National Movie: w/ David Letterman3:30AMAccess Hollywood Geograhic ExplorerReindeer Games DegrassiThe Late Late Show4:00AMHeadline News Wimbledon Tennis Will & GraceDegrassiwith Craig Ferguson 4:30AMEntertainment StudiosWomenÂ’s That 70Â’s Show Movie: <:55> Fresh PrinceThe Big Idea 5:00AMESPNews Semi nals 60 MinutesBreathing Space Mumford Sesame Street with Donny Deutsch5:30AMHeadline News Caribbean Workout Countdown With Keith Olbermann6:00AMToday FOX News Live Body Shaping Mr. Rogers 6:30AM Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood7:00AM Studio B withThe ViewInside the Actors...Out Of The Box Headline News 7:30AM Shepard Smith Johnny Depp Rolie Polie OlieEntertainment Studios8:00AMWheel of Fortune Your World withEmeril LiveComing Attractions Jo JoÂ’s Circus ESPNews8:30AMDr. Phil <8:26> Neil Cavuto E.T.StanleyHeadline News 9:00AMOprah Winfrey Around The Horn Coast to Coast30 Minute MealsMovie: Lazy TownGood Morning9:30AM <9:20> PTI Low Carb & Loving itDiamond Girl House of MouseAmerica 10:00AMGuiding Light SportsCenterHeadline NewsDesign on a Dime Heart Jimmy Neutron 10:30AM<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsStyle StarMovie: <:54> Jackie Chan 11:00AMGeneral Hospital MLB ABC World News E! News Live Sands of Iwo Jima Scooby Doo FIM World11:30AM<11:10> Cleveland Indians CBS Evening NewsKing of Queens New Scooby DooSuperbike 12:00PMBulletin Board at The Newshour Bernie Mac Fresh PrinceChampionship 12:30PMJudge Judy Baltimore Orioles with Jim Lehrer Girlfriends Growing Pains1:00PMToday Hannity & Colmes CharmedMovie: Funniest Animals MotoGP World1:30PM Forever Young Little Bill Championship2:00PM Baseball TonightFox Report with ED Dora The Explorer Beyond The Glory2:30PM Shepard Smith Movie: <:56> Angelina Sugar Ray Leonard 3:00PMLilo & Stitch SportsCenterLou Dobbs Tonight Passions Back To The The Brady Bunch ABC World News3:30PMOh Yea! Future ThatÂ’s So RavenESPNews4:00PMSabrina AnimatedBaseball TonightLarry King Live Third Watch Movie: CBS Evening News4:30PMNick NewsESPNews <:40> Safety Patrol NBC Nightly News5:00PMJeopardyNASCAR NationNewsnight Law & OrderUltimate Special Ed5:30PMAccess Hollywood with Aaron BrownS.V.U Effects Liberty Kids 6:00PMBulletin Board SportsCenterBET Nightly News The Simpsons Ebert & RoperSpongebobStar Trek6:30PMPaci c Report Tavis SmileyRaymondE.T. Rocket Power 7:00PMRaymondMLBHardballOne Tree HillMovie:ThatÂ’s So RavenThird Watch7:30PMWill & Grace <:25> Colorodo Rockieswith Chris Matthews Along Came a All That 8:00PMWindow on the Atoll <:7:50pm> atOÂ’Reilly Factor J.A.G. Spider 7th HeavenJeopardy8:30PMDesperate HouseSt. Louis Cardinals Movie: <:56> Headline News9:00PMWives <:8:00pm> Nightline48 Hours Mystery The Thomas Crown SabrinaESPNews9:30PMC.S.I. Business Report Affair SabrinaPaci c Report10:00PMPaci c Report SportsCenter PrimetimeWill & Grace Fresh Prince The O.C.10:30PMTonight Show That 70Â’s Show My Wife & Kids 11:00PMW/ Jay LenoBaseball TonightAmerican MorningThe Daily ShowMovie7th HeavenDateline NBC11:30PMThe Late ShowESPNews <:40> Blind Date Shoot to Kill Runaway BrideFriday, July 1


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 9ALL PROGRAMMING SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12:00AMThe Late ShowToday At WimbledonAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Cont.)Liberty KidsHouse12:30AMThe Late Late Show WomenÂ’s Semi nals Conan OÂ’Brien Shoot To Kill Spongebob1:00AMwith Craig Ferguson One Tree Hill Movie: <:04> Rocket PowerPaci c Report1:30AMBig Idea WithESPNews Breaking Away ThatÂ’s So RavenTonight Show2:00AMDonnie DeutschAMA MotocrossFOX News LiveJ.A.G. All That with Jay Leno2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann Gilmore GirlsThe Late Show3:00AM SportsCenter48 Hours MysteryMovie: w/ David Letterman3:30AMAccess Hollywood Along Came a SabrinaThe Late Late Show4:00AMHeadline News Wimbledon Tennis Will & Grace Spider Sabrinawith Craig Ferguson 4:30AMEntertainment Studios WomenÂ’s That 70Â’s Show Movie: <:56> Fresh PrinceBig Idea with5:00AMESPNews Semi-Finals Primetime Breating Space YogaThe Thomas Crown Sesame StreetDonnie Deutsch5:30AMHeadline News Caribbean Workout Affair Countdown With Keith Olbermann6:00AMToday FOX News Live Body Shaping Mr. Rogers 6:30AM Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood7:00AM Studio B withThe View Ultimate SpecialOut Of The Box Headline News 7:30AM Shepard Smith EffectsRolie Polie OlieEntertainment Studios8:00AMWheel of Fortune Your World withEmeril Live Ebert & Roper Jo JoÂ’s Circus Good Morning8:30AMDr. Phil <8:26> Neil Cavuto E.T.StanleyAmerica 9:00AMOprah Winfrey Around The Horn Coast to Coast 30 Minute MealsMovie: Movie: 9:30AM <9:20> PTI Easy Entertaining Hard To Forget The Land Before 10:00AMGuiding Light SportsCenter Headline NewsDecorating Cents Time II Beautiful Homes 10:30AM<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsThe Look for LessMovie: <:46> Jackie ChanCurb Appeal 11:00AMGeneral Hospital MLBABC World News E! News Live Awakenings Scooby DooMLB 11:30AM<11:10> Cleveland Indians CBS Evening News King of Queens New Scooby Doo Atlanta Braves12:00PMWindow on the Atoll atThe Newshour Bernie Mac Fresh Prince at 12:30PMJudge Judy Baltimore Orioles with Jim Lehrer Girlfriends Growing Pains Philadelphia Phillies1:00PMToday Hannity & Colmes CharmedMovieFunniest Animals 1:30PM He Said, She Said Little Bill 2:00PM Baseball TonightFox Report with Ed Dora The ExplorerESPNews2:30PM Shepard Smith Angelina 3:00PMCatDogSportsCenterLou Dobbs Tonight PassionsMovie: <:10> The Brady Bunch ABC World News3:30PMTemo Supremo Tap ThatÂ’s So Raven ESPNews4:00PMThe Cramp Twins Baseball TonightLarry King Live Third Watch Movie CBS Evening News4:30PMKids Next Door ESPNews <:40> A Knight In NBC Nightly News5:00PMJeopardy NASCAR NationNewsnight Law & OrderTrue Hollywood Camelot AmericaÂ’s Most5:30PMAccess Hollywood with Aaron Brown S.V.U. Story Liberty Kids Wanted6:00PMBulletin Board SportsCenter BET Nightly News The SimpsonsHollywood StoriesSpongebobYour Total Health6:30PMPaci c Report Tavis SmileyRaymondE.T. Rocket PowerNavy M/C News7:00PMThe O.C.MLB HardballAmericaÂ’s MostMovie:FosterÂ’s HomeHercules7:30PM TBA with Chris Matthews Wanted Exit Wounds Atomic Betty 8:00PM Wife Swap OÂ’Reilly Factor WWE SmackDown! Xisolin ShowdownAccess Hollywood8:30PM Movie: <:43> Zoey 101Weekend 9:00PMHouse Nightline K-19: The ThatÂ’s So RavenHeadline News9:30PM Business Report Widowmaker RomeoESPNews10:00PMPaci c Report SportsCenter Dateline NBCWill & Grace Girls vs. BoysGeorge Lopez10:30PMThe Tonight Show That 70Â’s Show Miracle BoyÂ’sHalf & Half11:00PM Baseball Tonight CNN SaturdayThe Daily ShowMovie:7th HeavenFear Factor11:30PMThe Late Show ESPNews Morning Blind Date Hustle Saturday, July 2


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 HELP WANTED Ten-Ten Store will be closed for annual inventory through Thursday. Surfway will be open extended hours, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. C-badge workers may shop at Surfway during this time. Ten-Ten store will reopen at 10 a.m., Friday. All other stores will be open for regular hours.KRS has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Sheri Hendrix, 50777. For all others, call Jack Riordan, 55154. Full job descriptions and requirements are on line or at Human Resources, Building 700. SYSTEMS ENGINEER I. Contract position. HR Req. 031003. DRAFTSMAN III. Contract position. HR Req. 031009. RECREATION AIDE I, Corlett Recreation Center. Two openings. Casual. HR Req. K030871. RECREATION AIDE I, Ivey Gym. Two openings. HR Req. K030872 and HR Req. K030869. DISPATCHER. Contract position. HR Req. 030746. DRIVER I, Roi Automotive. Full time. Enniburr residents should apply to Robert Stere, 56365. HR Req. K030863. RECREATION AIDE I, Community Activities. Casual. HR Req. K030866. CASHIER, Caf Roi. Full time. Enniburr residents apply to Mike Ables, 56535. HR Req. K030866. LEGAL and INSURANCE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, KRS Legal Department. Part time (32 hours per week). HR Req. K030863. REGISTERED NURSE. Contract position. HR Req. 030989. SUPERVISOR, Dental Of ce. Contract position. HR Req. 030979. PUBLIC INTERNET ADMINISTRATOR. Contract position. HR Req. 030983. PROPERTY MANAGER. Contract position. HR Req. 030991. ELECTRICIAN III. Contract position. HR Req. 030740. ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT. General clerical/administrative of ce work. Temporary positions only. Submit application to KRS Human Resources. HELP DESK TECHNICIAN, Information Technology. RMI position. HR Req. K030859. PROPERTY LEAD, assistant to Property Management supervisor. Full time. Contract position. HR Req. 030987. CLERK, Administrative Support. Full time. HR Req. K030814. MECHANIC III, Roi Power Plant. Full time. HR Req. K030820. TRAFFIC AGENT I, Aviation Base Operation. Part time. 20 hours per week. HR Req. K030821. TRAFFIC AGENT, Aviation Passenger and Cargo Service. Part time. 20 hours per week. HR Req. K030819. RECREATION AIDE II Theater Operators. Two casual positions. HR Req. K030800-801. RECREATION AIDE I. Five casual positions. HR Req. K030813. LIFEGUARDS. Five casual positions. HR Req. K030808-812. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Information Technology. Full time. HR Req. 030807. PHOTOCOPY MACHINE OPERATOR, Administrative Support. Full time. HR Req. K030806. CLERK, Administrative Support. Full time. HR Req. K030814. 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. RECREATION SPECIALIST I, Community Activities. HR Req. K030743. 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. REGISTERED NURSE (2), casual positions, Kwajalein Hospital. MECHANIC II, Full time, Kwaj Automotive Maintenance. HR Req. K030770. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Security. Full time. HR Req. K030722.CDC AIDE, casual. Education Dept. HR Req. 732.CYS ACTIVITIES assistant director, part time, 20 hours per week, Education Dept. HR Req. K030697. FIELD ENGINEER II, PLOPS. Contract position. HR Req. 030791. 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. HARDWARE ENGINEER III. Contract position, HR Req. 030993. PAINTER II, Paint Shop, Roi Ops. Full time. HR Req. K030761. Enniburr residents should apply with Floyd Corder. ACCOUNTANT II, CDC, contract position, HR Req. 030692. SPORTS OFFICIALS. Three casual Roi Community Activities positions. Interested candidates should apply with Tim Lykes. HR Req. K030771-K030773. COMMUNITY BANK: FULL-TIME senior 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 equalopportunity employer. SAN JUAN CONSTRUCTION: MATERIAL TESTING TECHNICIAN needed to perform various lab and eld tests including concrete, aggregate sampling and compaction density. Candidate should have strong math skills and be detail oriented. Job duration through August with possible extension for right person. Call Michael Saks, 53586 or 51006, extension 404. WANTEDGLASS FLOATS, three to ve inches. Maybe interested in a couple of large ones. Call 51175. PIANO LESSONS for six-year-old girl. Call 54534. LOSTBICYCLE LOCK, four-digit combination on coiled cable with black vinyl cover. Call Jim, 53698. OAKLEY wire frame sunglasses, silver with gray lenses, last seen at adult pool. Call Molly, 51103. FOR SALE36 FOOT CATAMARAN (Fusion) in the water and ready to sail, includes 15 horsepower Mercury kicker, global positioning system, compact disc stereo, solar panels, fresh water shower, awning, haulout trailer, propane barbecue, swim ladder, sails (main, genoa, staysail, spinnaker), boathouse, bonus new 12 foot hard bottom dinghy with 9.9 horsepower Yamaha, $19,000 or best offer. Call 59576 or 50783. OAK DINING room set: Double claw table with two leaves, eight chairs, china cabinet, excellent condition, $1,000 or best offer. Call 52424, nights or 53417, days. DURATEX EVADER ST electric remotecontrolled truck, great for beginners, very quick, responsive racing quality performance, gently used, ready to run, includes standard Futaba radio system, upgrade and original wheels, battery charger, four NiCD battery packs, rebuilt shocks, orignal manual and


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 11 instruction video, paid $250, will sell for $175 or best offer. Call Eric, 59942. MASKS, ns, snorkels, BCD, dive weights, snorkel vests, assorted gear. Call Paula, 51391. PCS SALE. Trek aluminum racing bike, Rustman ready, will t from 5 foot 7 inch to 6 foot person, $500 or best offer; scuba gear, $200; small fan. Call 59804. INDOOR HOUSEPLANTS, many of them owering, includes orchids, $5-$15. Call 52682. HYPERLITE WAKEBOARD and bindings, $450; NSP 8 foot 4 inch epoxy surfboard with bag, $550; beginnerÂ’s kiteboarding package, $1,275; advanced kiteboarding package, $1,225; Canon GI 3.3 megapixel digital camera package, $380; Pentax 35mm SLR camera package, $385; Atomic titanium regulator and Scuba Pro BCD package, $675. Call 54254, or e-mail MORE THAN 20 potted plants and 20 pots, various sizes, ceramic and window boxes, all for $100; Hewlett Packard Pavilion computer monitor, paid $431 new, will sell for $200; Hewlett Packard Deskjet 684C computer printer, paid $121 new, will sell for $50; gas grill, $50. Call 52395. LOTUS 18-SPEED bike, ninth fastest our of 40 bikes in the 2003 Rustman, includes aerobars, hand-built wheels, 24-25 inch frame, for 5 foot 11 inch plus rider, Dia Compe brakes, $250. Call 52442 and leave message. PANASONIC 27 INCH TV, $200; queensize bed with everything, $200; small oval kitchen/dinette table with two chairs, $75; Sharp vacuum cleaner with attachments, $25; Sharp carousel 1100-watt microwave, $40; Krup espresso coffeemaker, $15; snorkeling equipment, $5-$10; beach chairs, $3 each; small audio cabinet with glass doors, $15. Call 52385. 16 FOOT Nacra Cat, with brand new Mylar sails and all the equipment needed to sail, $1,000 or best offer. Call Terry, 52165 or email KWAJ-CONDITION propane smoker, best offer; plants, $5 or less; childrenÂ’s golf clubs, $10 per set; Brita on-tap replacement lter, $5; extra-small scuba ns, $5; yard rake, $2; accessories and 22 ounce bottles for beer making. Call 51950. PROJECT BOAT, includes 40 horsepower, four-stroke Yamaha with controls, hydraulic steering new in box, large boathouse on Lot 45, $9,000 or best offer. Call 51546. ROSEWOOD stereo cabinet, $800; matching sofa/loveseat, $500; large Oriental wall screen, $25; standing Oriental screen, $25; chandelier, $25; three ceiling fans, $25 each; two outside sheds, $75-$100; stereo equipment; bathroom wicker hamper set, $10; compact disc holders, $10; Sansui speakers, $25; kitchen appliances. Call 54632. COMMUNITY NOTICESTHE SANDBAGGERÂ’S Softball Tournament managersÂ’ meeting is 5 p.m., tonight, in the library conference room, Building 805. Co-ed teams of all skill levels are welcome. Bring your roster and a $20 registration fee. Managers must attend this meeting to play in the tournament. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. THE ANNUAL Independence Day Beach Volleyball Tournament is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Monday at Emon Beach. Coed teams of all skill levels are welcome. Registration fee is $10 per team and the deadline for registering is Friday. Register your team at Community Activities, Building 805. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. FIREWORKS, COMEDIANS, food and fun. ItÂ’s the annual Independence Day celebration at Emon Beach. It all starts at 2 p.m. Games, bingo, bounce house, banana rides, in atable obstacle course, new dunk tank, kayak trips, food and shopping. Fireworks at 8:30 p.m. The comedians after the reworks. Watch the Hourglass and roller for information. Questions? Call Kathy, 53331. FRIENDS OF Warrant Of cer Mike Tracy are invited to a barbecue, 5 p.m., Tuesday, at Emon Beach main pavilion, to welcome him home from Iraq on a brief visit. Bring your own beverages, meat for the grill and a side dish to share. For more information, call John or Cherie, 59444. COMMUNITY BANK will be closed Tuesday in observance of Independence Day. The bank will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and July 15, for military paydays. REGISTER TO BE A scorekeeper for the SandbaggerÂ’s Softball Tournament. Attend the clinic, 5:30 p.m., Friday, in the library conference room, Building 805. You must attend the clinic to be considered for the position. Experience a plus, but not necessary. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. T echnology REGISTER TO be an umpire for the SandbaggerÂ’s Softball Tournament. Attend the clinic, 5 p.m., Friday, in the library conference room, Building 805. You must attend the clinic to be considered for the position. Experience a plus, but not necessary. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. MONTE CARLO bowling night at the Bowling Center has been rescheduled for July 10. It's not too early to make your reservation. Call Thompson, 53320. THE OPTOMETRIST will be on island July 13-22. To make an appointment, call 52223 or 52224. LAUGH IT UP at the library is the theme for this year's reading program at Grace Sherwood Library, now through Aug. 22. Prizes awarded for every seven books read and a gift bag just for signing up. Register today. KWAJALEIN SCUBA ClubÂ’s next dive trip will be a night dive to Gea, July 24. Attend the July 13 meeting for the rst chance to sign up. Space is limited to 40 divers. Questions? Contact a KSC member. MARSHALLESE CULTURAL Center hours are: 3-5 p.m., Fridays; 4-6 p.m., Mondays. Handicraft demonstrations every Monday. YOKWE YUK CLUB hours are: 6-10:30 p.m., Fridays; 6 p.m.-2 a.m., Saturday and Sunday. Happy Hour 6-8 p.m. Closed MondayThursday. OCEANVIEW CLUB hours are: 4:30-10: 30 p.m., Monday-Friday; 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Saturday and Sunday. Happy Hour 4:30-6:30 p.m., every day.Club Workshop Y o u t h S e r v i c e s i s o f f e r i n g a Youth Services is offering a T e c h n o l o g y C l u b W o r k s h o p Technology Club Workshop f o r d i g i t a l p h o t o g r a p h y for digital photography. I n s t r u c t o r i s R o b G r a y Instructor is Rob Gray. O p e n t o a l l c h i l d r e n Open to all children r e g i s t e r e d w i t h registered with Y o u t h S e r v i c e s a n d Youth Services and i s f r e e o f c h a r g e is free of charge. Register at the Youth Center. Questions? Call Jon, 53796.


Wednesday, June 29, 2005 The Kwajalein HourglassSun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Thursday 0634/1911 0120/1352 1100, 3.9' 0500, 2.1' June 30 1730, 1.7' Friday 0634/1912 0202/1442 0010, 4.3' 0630, 2.1' July 1 1220, 3.8' 1830, 1.7' Saturday 0634/1912 0244/1533 0110, 4.5' 0740, 1.9' July 2 1330, 3.8' 1930, 1.7' 12 Courtesy of RTS WeatherTonight: Mostly clear with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 12-16 knots.Thursday: Partly sunny with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 10-16 knots. Friday: Partly sunny with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 10-16 knots.Saturday: Partly sunny with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 8-14 knots. Temperature: Tonight’s low 81 Thursday’s high 87Annual rain total: 17.20"Annual deviation: -19.99"Call 54700 for updated forecasts or check By Richard C. Nugent, CSP Environmental Safety and Health ManagerThe July 4th holiday brings to mind happy times with our families. Whether it was a trip to the beach, boating, shing, reworks, or backyard cookouts, we all like to celebrate our day of independence. As some of you know, this increase in activities also brings about tragedies. Drinking and driving has been and issue, reworks accidents have occurred, and water related accidents always increase during this particular holiday. We don’t want you to become a statistic in one of the above categories. In celebrating our independence, remember the following: 1. If you consume alcohol, do so moderately. 2. Do not drink while boating, diving, swimming, or skiing.3. Use caution when using grills. Do not leave the grill unattended. Do not allow children near the grill. 4. Make sure you are in physical and mental shape when taking on any new sport or physical activity. 5. Use sunscreen. Our forefathers gave us the right to be free. Freedom allows us to have the luxury of choices. Make sure your choice is the safe one. Holiday safetyrequires choices Hourglass reportsA little after 7 p.m. on Saturday a member of the Kwajalein Police Department noti ed the Central Police Station Desk Of cer and said that he had discovered a suspicious device near Building 562, the Shell bachelor quarters. An investigation revealed the device was a ticking alarm clock, cellophane taped to a yellow in color plastic box according to Lt. Michael Bucher, KPD Operations of cer. Standard procedures were followed and the Central Police Station called the Explosive K9 handler and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team. “EOD responded and assumed control of the scene,” Bucher said. Bucher added that KPD evacuated buildings and established a cordon around the effected area. EOD used an explosive charge to disable the device. It was determined there was no explosive residue, or improvised explosive components within the debris; EOD de-KPD responds quickly Suspicious device not dangerousclared the area safe. Police reduced the cordon size to the immediate affected area, and police investigators collected and processed evidence from the scene. The case remains open pending further investigative leads. “If any member of the public discovers a device or package they deem suspicious in nature, it is imperative the individual sounds the alarm immediately. Information is critical; ensure you make a mental note of the devise/ package’s description. You want to be able to relate to the authorities its size, color, and location; if there is writing, illustrations, or wiring visible, this is information that should be included in the description,” Bucher said. “If you are able, place an object near the devise/package to mark its location it could prove bene cial. If the devise/package is small or well hidden, placing a marker will assist the police in quickly locating and assessing the object. Finally, attempt to clear the immediate area of bystanders until the arrival of authorities,” he added.