The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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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 ( I d e n t i c a t i o n t h e f t i s b e c o m i n g a l a r g e r p r o b l e m e v e r y d a y (Identi cation theft is becoming a larger problem everyday. F o r h i n t s o n h o w t o p r o t e c t y o u r s e l f s e e P a g e 4 ) For hints on how to protect yourself, see Page 4.) ( I l l u s t r a t i o n b y E l i z a b e t h D a v i e ) (Illustration by Elizabeth Davie)


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Buckminster and Friends 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'Connell kakiie rest or vacation Another one of their many finest hours Marshallese word of the dayThe British people are made of stern stuff. They have shown their mettle time and time again in the long history of England. They lost more than one million men in World War I and kept ghting to the end. During World War II, Londoners endured the Blitz, kept the proverbial stiff upper lip and stoically vowed to never surrender. Winston Churchill was the voice of England, but the British people were her soul. When their Army was trapped against the sea at Dunkirk, civilians manned yachts, shing boats, sailing vessels and even rowboats to cross the treacherous English Channel braving German air attacks and submarines to rescue 300,000 British and French soldiers so they could ght another day. When the U-boats devastated their merchant eet and the whole of Britain was facing starvation, no Englishman thought of quitting. As the German Luftwaffe bombed their air elds and cities, the vastly outnumbered Royal Air Force fought magni cently in the skies above their island and over the water of the channel. The Germans had the numbers, but the British had the unshakable will to never be defeated. Yes, the British people are made of stern stuff. The people who performed the cowardly bombings in London this past week will accomplish nothing. The Brits won’t be intimidated anymore than Americans were by Sept. 11. They have proven many times that terrorism won’t work against them. The Irish Repubilican Army carried out a vicious terror campaign against London in the 70s and 80s. The British didn’t give in then and they won’t now. I don’t know how other people around the world would react to such an attack. The Spanish unfortunately caved in to the Madrid bombings. Hopefully others won’t if attacked. Maybe something good can come out of this evil. Maybe as Russian President Vladimir Putin said, the Europeans will now realize they must really work and ght together and recognize this terror as the threat to our civilization it truly is. It’s not an American ght or a British ght. The whole world is in it whether they like it or not. There is no avoiding it and no appeasing it. Americans have stood shoulder to shoulder with the British against Nazis and Communism. We stand together now against an evil that in many ways is worse than any that has come before. My heart goes out to the British people and those who were injured and killed and to their families. But I know they will turn this tragedy into, as Churchill said in the darkest days of World War II, “Their nest hour.” Classi ed ads are due for Wednesday’s paper by noon, Saturday and for Saturday’s paper by noon,Thursday. Limit ads to 50 words.Patio sale ads If you are having a patio sale on a Saturday, turn in your ad for Wednesday’s paper. Sunday and Monday patio sale ads will be printed in Saturday’s paper.


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 3 3 See REACCREDITED, Page 12 By Elizabeth Davie ReporterKwajalein Armed Forces Network welcomes three new faces to the island, a video producer, an engineer and a radio personality. Mike Zeitzmann is a video producer from Missouri. Before coming to Kwajalein he freelanced in Dallas for nine years doing videography and editing. “I’ll be producing some local PSA’s [public service announcements] for AFN, assisting with Window on the Atoll, and putting messages into the Roller,” he said. According to Zeitzmann he came to Kwaj because he was looking for a change from both corporate video and Dallas. “Kwaj is definitely a change from both. Also, I knew if I didn’t take this opportunity, I’d be wondering “what if” for the rest of my life,” he said. “After a month, I really like it here. It’s really good to have everything so close together. In Dallas, my morning commute was a half-hour in congested traf c. Here, it’s 90 seconds by bike,” he said. When asked if he had any funny or interesting stories he said, “I was born in Washington, Mo., which at the time was the “Corn-Cob Pipe” capital of the world. You know all those pictures of General MacArthur smoking a pipe? Those were made in W as h ington. ” Kelly O’Conner is the chief e n g ineer. “ I ensure a ll o f ou r sy stems are operatin g correct ly and receive the proper maintenance as well as plan for future expansion or upgrades so that AFN can provide the best service possible to the folks of Kwaj,” he said. According to O’Conner before coming to the island he retired after 26 years of service in the Air Force of which about 18 years were spent in Air Force Broadcasting as a technician and then manager. “I was also a manager in project management of base communications, and some other odds and ends. The best part was I spent over 20 years in overseas assignments,” he said. He lived in Manchester, N.H. until he joined the Air Force. “But after being in the military for more than half my life and being overseas for most of that, I think I can call the world my home,” he said. O’Conner said he decided to come out here because he heard there was a decent golf course. “I’m loving it famously [on Kwaj]. What’s not to like? Aside from the idiosyncrasies of being on such a small island, the place is great. Everyone is very friendly and willing to help you out without even knowing you long,” he said. When asked to tell a funny story he said, “When my hair was rst thinning out I vowed I would shave my head and not be so vane where I’m combing my hair from one ear to the other. Then I’d only be able to walk one way depending on the direction of the wind. Well, one day I saw a c ture o f myse lf an d it l oo k e d l i k e h a d d irt on t h e top o f m y h ea d I c i ded i t wa s t im e fo r a t rim. So a t nig h t I s h ave d my h ea d w h i l e k ing a s h ower. My wi f e was a l rea dy bed and the li g hts were out when h oppe d in. I snu ggl e d m y h ea d to r f ace an d s h e to ld me to g et m y utt off he r f a ce W he n I told he r i t a sn ’ t my b utt, s h e screame d prett y ud W h en s h e turne d on t h e l i gh ts, e sc r e am ed loude r. ” D ixie Wrig h t is t h e a f ternoon d rive -air persona l ity f rom 2 to 5 p.m. Kwa j alein’s Classic Rock Station 1.1 FM. “ For a wee k or so, to promote m y o w, I am on l ive in t h e mornings th Jamie an d Ric h f rom 6-9 a.m. ,” e s ai d. “ Be f ore I came to Kwa j I h a d wor k e d years in ra d io, inc l u d ing my emo yment in East Tennessee, wor k ing r Doll y Parton, afternoons on he r metown ra d io station, WSEV AM / D LY FM in Seviervi ll e,Tn. It was e re t h at I h a d t h e rare opportunit y start an d pro d uce m y own music o w, “ T h e Smo ky Mountain Opr y ”” e a dded. W rig h t is origina ll y f rom Ga l ena Par k x a s She desc ri bes i t a s “ a subu r b of e capital of the planet, Houston.” “ I came h ere b ecause I j ust l ove a d venture! An d I am tru ly an d th usiastica ll y, l ovin ’ every minute it, ” Wrig h t sai d. n conc l usion s h e sai d “ I save a ll y f unn y an d interestin g stories out myse lf f or my ra d io s h ow… you j ust h ave to tune in. ” By Elizabeth Davie ReporterThe local Child Development Center and the School Age Services program were both recently reaccredited. According to Trina Tiffany, director of CDC and the SAS programs, this accreditation will be good until 2010. Kwaj Child Development Center, School Age Services are reaccreditedThe purpose of being accredited is to show the parents in the community that an outside agency has come in and said it is a quality program, Tiffany explained.According to Tiffany, the reaccredidation process starts about a year in advance. The rst step is to


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass ID theft, a few keystrokes change lives 4 By Nell Drumheller EditorPerhaps being on Kwajalein is like being a world away from the rest of society, but a fast-growing crime can reach these shores. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has released a study that indicates almost ten million Americans are victimized by identity thieves annually. Americans are not isolated victims of this crime. For example, in Australia, identity fraud costs citizens approximately $A2.4 billion annually. “We are only aware of one [identity theft problem] that occurred on USAKA [U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll] about 2 years ago; when a user responded to an unsolicited e-mail on their home computer,” Trish Wildfang, Kwajalein Range Services, Information Technology manager said. Wildfang recommends “Remove your name from the marketing lists of the three credit reporting bureaus -Equifax, Experian, formerly TRW, and Trans Union. Call (888)5OPTOUT or go online to This will limit the number of pre-approved offers of credit that you receive. These, when tossed into the garbage, are a potential target ot identity thieves who use them to order


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass???? 5credit cards in your name. “When creating passwords and personal identi cation numbers, do not use the last four digits of your social security number, mother’s maiden name, your birth date, middle name, pet’s name, consecutive numbers or anything else that could easily be discovered by thieves. It’s best to create passwords that combine letters and numbers.” Identity theft can happen through sources other than the Internet. Paul Divinski, KRS Retail Sales manager, said that the retail stores within USAKA have processes in place which make it dif cult for identity thieves to prosper. “We enter K-badge (or C-Badge at Ten/Ten and Gimbel’s) or “Mil ID” for military ID in the register databank during the sale,” he said of the retail outlets. “Access to this data is restricted to store management, and it is treated as con dential information and not printed or provided to others,” he added. According to Divinski no photocopies of identi cation cards are made or kept. He said that if a customer attempted to use identi cation that seemed to be fraudulent, “Management would be noti ed. Purchase of goods would be refused. Communication of possible fraudulent card and name of cardholder would be provided with approval to Provost Marshal’s Of ce.” Both Wildfang and Divinski have advice to consumers when it comes to possible identity theft. “Do not provide social security numbers, bank account numbers, or credit card numbers or expiration dates to people who solicit information via phone or e-mail. Destroy thoroughly unneeded credit card, bank account statements or other paperwork which contain con dential account numbers or social security number.” “Install a rewall on your home computer to prevent hackers from obtaining personal identifying and nancial data from your hard drive. Install and update virus protection software to prevent a worm or virus from causing your computer to send out les or other stored information. Password-protect les that contain sensitive personal data, such as nancial account information. Create passwords that combine 6-8 numbers and letters, upper and lower case,” Wildfang recommends for home-computer users. “When shopping online, do business with companies that provide transaction security protection, and that have strong privacy and security policies,” she added. She also suggested “Ask your nancial institutions to add extra security protection to your account. Most will allow you to use an additional code or password (a number or word) when accessing your account.” She said that the most common way con artists and thieves get people’s identi cation information on the Internet is via public record sites and fee-based information broker sites. Wildfang added that consumers should not have their social security number or driver’s license number printed on their checks. “Don’t let merchants hand-write the SSN onto your checks because of the risk of fraud. There is no law against this, so you may need to be assertive. Examine your Social Security Personal Earnings and Bene ts Estimate Statement each year to check for fraud. The Social Security Administration mails it to adult-age social security number holders about three months before their birthday,” she said. The SSA Web site has additional information, mystatement Reach them by phone at (800) 7721213. Are you a victim?According to the Federal Trade Commission Web site, if an identity thief is opening new credit accounts in your name, these accounts are likely to show up on your credit report. Other indications of identity theft can be: • failing to receive bills or other mail. This could mean an identity thief has submitted a change of address. • receiving credit cards for which you did not apply. • denial of credit for no apparent reason. • receiving calls from debt collectors or companies about merchandise or services you didn’t buy. In the computer age a new form of piracy has grown. It’s called phishing. De ned as the act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft. The e-mail directs the user to visit a Web site where they are asked to update personal information, such as passwords and credit card, social security, and bank account numbers, that the legitimate organization already has. The Web site, however, is bogus and set up only to steal the user’s information. For example, in 2003 there was a phishing scam in which users received e-mails supposedly from a legitimate site claiming that the user’s account was about to be suspended unless he clicked on the provided link and updated the credit card information that the genuine site already had. Because it is relatively simple to make a Web site look like a legitimate organizations site by mimicking the HTML code, the scam counted on people being tricked into thinking they were actually being contacted by representative of a legitimate company and were subsequently going to that site to update their account information. By spamming large groups of people, the “phisher” counted on the e-mail being read by a percentage of people who actually had listed credit card numbers with the company legitimately. The FTC recommends that if consumers think that their identity has been stolen that they should close accounts that they believe have been tampered with or opened fraudulently. They should also le a police report and get a copy of the report to submit to their creditors. The consumers should also le a complaint with the FTC. The FTC maintains a database of identity theft cases used by law enforcement agencies for investigations. The FTC offers a series of publications about the importance of personal information privacy. To request free copies of brochures, visit or call (877) FTC-HELP (382-4357).


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 416th Engineer Command membersin Iraq came from all over America by LuAnne Fantasia Gulf Region Division U.S. Army Corps of EngineersBaghdad, Iraq—Sgt. Maj. David Murphy likes to quote Margaret Mead, “A small group of committed, thoughtful people can truly change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” The 32-year veteran from Illinois arrived here a couple of weeks ago with a small group of 20 committed and thoughtful Soldiers. His unit is the 416th Engineer Command that deployed a detachment on a Request for Forces, or RFF, order to supplement the command and staff of the Gulf Region Division—whose mission it is to execute the Iraq Reconstruction Program. “Although I’m still surprised at the enemy activity, the types of projects interest me and marry well with my background,” Murphy said. In his civilian life, he is a project manager for Johnson Control Company. He explained that the detachment that deployed here is comprised of ve original Soldiers, plus 15 Soldiers who cross-leveled into the unit from all over—Arkansas to Puerto Rico, from Kentucky to Hawaii. All of the Soldiers are on 18-month orders, but expect to only be here for a year. “The 416th has deployed to Central America; most recently to Panama in Operation New Horizons,” Murphy said, adding that he’s been away for extended trainings and exercises, but nothing ever a year long. “My wife is in shell shock,” Murphy said. Murphy is at the headquarters Security branch here until early July, when he transfers to the Gulf Region Southern District in Talil as the sergeant major. But, Murphy isn’t the rst to peel off from the detachment. According to Lt. Col. Wayne Potuznik, four of the Soldiers were reassigned to Corps of Engineer districts before leaving Kuwait. “It depends on the skill set and where that Soldier is needed,” Potuznik said. “One Soldier went directly to the central district here in Baghdad, and three went to the north district in Mosul.” Potuznik is one of the 15 pulled from other units to ful ll the RFF. His unit is the 88th Regional Readiness Command at Fort Snelling, Minn. “GRD needed speci c skills, and the 416th lled as much of the requirement as possible internally, before the Reserve Command had to be asked to ll the rest,” he said. In the three districts, the Soldiers will be subject matter experts in planning, design and construction management; at the Division level here, battle management and support, according to Potuznik. He said that although the Soldiers in the 416th came from all over, they started developing working relationships while at their month-long training at Fort McCoy, Wis. “Based on work assignments, occupations and other things, the Soldiers in the unit did begin forming working relationships while at McCoy, and we soon began feeling more cohesive. Now that all 20 are integrated into the Corps of Engineers here, they’re ready to launch,” Potuznik said.Green turned purpleIn conjunction with the 416th, there are 48 Soldiers deployed from the 35th Engineer Brigade, for a total of 102 additional personnel on hand and 150 authorized. This RFF has made the Gulf Region Division a multicomponent one—with Soldiers from the Army (Active, Guard and Reserve); Navy and Marine Corps Reserve; and an Air Force of cer due to arrive soon. Lt. Col. John Geider, the Division acting operations of cer, said the RFF was a personnel action necessary to provide a suf cient number of uniformed military members. “We needed more Soldiers to contribute value-added engineer services to the reconstruction effort,” Geider said. “The RFF allows us to reinforce and expand the success already enjoyed by GRD.” Geider said the Reconstruction Program is a critical pillar of the counterinsurgency strategy, along the economic line of operation. “Setting the stage for the provision of essential services and economic growth is vital for the stability of the interim Iraqi government,” he added. GRD Deputy Commander Col. Frank Kosich said it had become dif cult to maintain strength levels and momentum by resourcing from within the Corps of Engineers with temporary duty personnel. “Now we interface primarily with the military units in sector so the military personnel we bring in establish and maintain communications with those we work alongside,” Kosich said. “They’re also the continuity, as they tend to stay longer than most of the senior level civilians—the opposite of what we see stateside.” Kosich added that the majority of the force expected is in the net at this point. “There are a few more service members expected in July and early August, but for the most part, they’re here and making things happen.” At the transfer of sovereignty in Iraq June 2004, there were just over 200 reconstruction projects started. Today, there are more than 2,500 projects started, valued at more than $5.8 billion. A total of 1,365 projects are complete. Construction will continue across the country, at a total of $11 billion in reconstruction money. (Editor’s Note: LuAnne Fantasia is the Deputy Public Affairs Of cer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Gulf Region Division and formerly was the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll PAO.)


Wednesday, July 13, 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 Show MLBAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Continued) Liberty KidsLost12:30AMThe Late Late Show All-star Game Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:53>Spongebob 1:00AM Baseball Tonight The West Wing Lethal Weapon Rocket PowerPaci c Report1:30AMThe Big Idea ESPNews <:40> As Told By GingerTonight Show 2:00AM w/ Donnie Deutsch NFL Total AccessFOX News LiveC.S.I. Miami The Amanda Showw/ Jay Leno2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann EverwoodThe Late Show 3:00AM SportsCenterWWE Raw!Movie: w/ David Letterman3:30AMAccess Hollywood Training Day Sister, SisterThe Late Late Show4:00AMHeadline News Baseball Tonight Sister, Sisterwith Craig Ferguson 4:30AMEntertainment StudiosESPNews <:40> Fresh PrinceThe Big Idea 5:00AMESPNewsTour de FranceDayside withBreathing Space Movie: <:04> Sesame Street with Donny Deutsch5:30AMHeadline News Stage 10 Linda Vester Caribbean Workout While You Were Countdown With Keith Olbermann6:00AMToday FOX News Live Body Shaping Sleeping Mr. Rogers 6:30AM Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood7:00AMThe Hot List Studio B withThe ViewThe EntertainersOut Of The Box Headline News 7:30AM1st & 10Shepard Smith Rolie Polie OlieEntertainment Studios8:00AMWheel Of Fortune MotoGP World Your World withEmeril LiveBehind The Scenes Jo JoÂ’s Circus ESPNews8:30AMDr. Phil <8:26>Championship 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 Cast The First House of MouseAmerica 10:00AMGuiding Light SportsCenterHeadline NewsSensible Chic Stone Jimmy Neutron 10:30AM<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsFashion FileMovie: <:50> Jackie Chan 11:00AMGeneral Hospital ABC World News E! News Live Mr. Deeds Goes Scooby DooCostas Now11:30AM<11:10> NFL LiveCBS Evening News King of Queens To Town New Scooby Doo 12:00PMBulletin Board Baseball TonightThe Newshour Bernie Mac Fresh PrinceWNBA 12:30PMJudge Judywith Jim Lehrer Girlfriends Growing Pains NY Liberty at1:00PMToday 2005 Great Outdoor GamesHannity & Colmes CharmedMovie: Funniest Animals Houston Comets1:30PM Moonstruck Little Bill 2:00PM Fox Report with Ed Dora The ExplorerESPNews2:30PM Shepard Smith Movie: <:50> Angelina ESPNews3:00PMSylvester & TweetyAAA All-Star GameLou Dobbs Tonight Passions Die Hard with The Brady Bunch ABC World News3:30PMTutenstein a Vengeance ThatÂ’s So RavenESPNews4:00PMSpongebob Larry King Live Third Watch Movie CBS Evening News4:30PMBatman Beyond Road To NBC Nightly News5:00PMJeopardyNASCAR NationNewsnight Law & OrderInside The Actors Eldorado Ed5:30PMAccess Hollywood with Aaron Brown S.V.U Studio Liberty Kids 6:00PMBulletin BoardSportsCenter BET Nightly News The Simpsons Coming AttractionsSpongebobStar Trek6:30PMNavy M/Corps News Tavis SmileyRaymondE.T. Rocket Power 7:00PMEveTour de FranceHardballSummerlandMovie:Even StevensThird Watch7:30PMThe Simple Life Stage 11 with Chris Matthews Bad Boys II Kenan & Kel 8:00PM Extreme Makeover OÂ’Reilly Factor Nashville Star Gilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30PMHome Edition Headline News9:00PMLost NightlineNational Movie: <:15> DegrassiESPNews9:30PM Business ReportGeograhic Special U-Turn DegrassiPaci c Report10:00PMPaci c Report SportsCenter 60 MinutesWill & Grace Fresh PrinceRaymond10:30PMTonight Show That 70Â’s Show My Wife & Kids Will & Grace <:25> 11:00PMW/ Jay Leno 134th British OpenAmerican MorningThe Daily ShowMovie7th Heaven Medium11:30PMThe Late Show First Round Blind Date The Haunting Thursday, July 14


Wednesday, July 13, 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 Show 134th British OpenAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Cont.)Liberty KidsC.S.I.12:30AMThe Late Late Show First Round Conan OÂ’Brien The Haunting Spongebob 1:00AMwith Craig Ferguson SummerlandMovie: <:07> Rocket PowerPaci c Report1:30AMThe Big Idea Cool Runnings Even StevensTonight Show 2:00AMwith Donny Deutsch FOX News LiveNashville StarKenan & Kelw/ Jay Leno2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann Gilmore GirlsThe Late Show 3:00AM National Movie: w/ David Letterman3:30AMAccess Hollywood Geograhic SpecialBad Boys II DegrassiThe Late Late Show4:00AMHeadline News Will & Grace Degrassiwith Craig Ferguson 4:30AMEntertainment Studios That 70Â’s Show Fresh PrinceThe Big Idea 5:00AMESPNews ESPNews60 MinutesBreathing Space Movie: <:15> Sesame Street with Donny Deutsch5:30AMHeadline News ESPNews Caribbean Workout U-Turn Countdown With Keith Olbermann6:00AMTodayLance ChroniclesFOX News Live Body Shaping Mr. Rogers 6:30AM Tour de France Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood7:00AM Stage 12 Studio B withThe ViewInside The ActorsOut Of The Box Headline News 7:30AM Shepard SmithStudioRolie Polie OlieEntertainment Studios8:00AMWheel of Fortune Your World withEmeril Live Coming Attractions Jo JoÂ’s Circus ESPNews8:30AMDr. Phil <8:26>The Hot ListNeil Cavuto E.T.StanleyHeadline News 9:00AMOprah Winfrey Around The HornCoast to Coast30 Minute MealsMovie: Lazy TownGood Morning9:30AM <9:20> PTI Low Carb & Loving itThe Disappearance House of MouseAmerica 10:00AMGuiding Light SportsCenterHeadline NewsDesign on a Dime Of Vonnie Jimmy Neutron 10:30AM<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsStyle StarMovie: <:48> Jackie Chan 11:00AMGeneral Hospital MLBABC World News E! News Live Dad Scooby DooShooting USA11:30AM<11:10> Atlanta Braves CBS Evening NewsKing of Queens New Scooby DooMLB12:00PMBulletin Board at The Newshour Bernie Mac Fresh Prince Braves at Mets12:30PMJudge Judy New York Mets with Jim Lehrer Girlfriends Growing Pains1:00PMToday Hannity & Colmes CharmedMovieFunniest Animals 1:30PM(JIP) Mans eld Park Little Bill 2:00PM MLBFox Report with ED Dora The ExplorerESPNews 2:30PM Baltimore Orioles Shepard Smith AngelinaESPNews 3:00PMLilo & Stitch at Lou Dobbs Tonight Passions Movie: <:07> The Brady Bunch ABC World News3:30PMOh Yeah! Cartoons Seattle Mariners Men In Black ThatÂ’s So RavenESPNews4:00PMSabrina Animated Larry King Live Third Watch Movie: CBS Evening News4:30PMNick News Special On Thin Ice: NBC Nightly News5:00PMJeopardy British Open Highlight Newsnight Law & OrderThe Directors Going For Gold Ed5:30PMAccess HollywoodPTI with Aaron BrownS.V.U Liberty Kids 6:00PMBulletin Board SportsCenterBET Nightly News The SimpsonsEbert & RoeperSpongebobStar Trek6:30PMPaci c Report Tavis SmileyRaymondE.T. Rocket Power 7:00PMRaymond2005 Great OutdoorHardballOne Tree HillMovie:ThatÂ’s So RavenThird Watch7:30PMWill & Grace <:25> Gameswith Chris Matthews The Score All That 8:00PMWindow on the Atoll <:7:50pm> OÂ’Reilly Factor J.A.G. 7th HeavenJeopardy8:30PM Headline News9:00PMMedium <8:00pm> SportsCenter Nightline48 Hours Mystery Movie: <:16>SabrinaESPNews9:30PMC.S.I. Business Report The Suburbans SabrinaPaci c Report10:00PMPaci c Report Baseball TonightPrimetimeWill & GraceFresh Prince The O.C.10:30PMTonight ShowNFL Live/ESPNews That 70Â’s Show My Wife & Kids 11:00PMW/ Jay Leno134th British OpenAmerican MorningThe Daily ShowMovie:7th HeavenFear Factor11:30PMThe Late Show 2nd Round Blind Date Booty Call Friday, July 15


Wednesday, July 13, 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 Show134th British OpenAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Cont.)Liberty KidsHouse12:30AMThe Late Late Show 2nd Round Conan OÂ’Brien Booty Call Spongebob1:00AMwith Craig Ferguson One Tree HillMovie: <:43> Rocket PowerPaci c Report1:30AMBig Idea With Darkman ThatÂ’s So RavenTonight Show2:00AMDonnie Deutsch FOX News LiveJ.A.G. All That with Jay Leno2:30AMCountdown With Keith Olbermann Coming Attractions7th HeavenThe Late Show3:00AM 48 Hours MysteryMovie: w/ David Letterman3:30AMAccess Hollywood The Score SabrinaThe Late Late Show4:00AMHeadline News Will & Grace Sabrinawith Craig Ferguson 4:30AMEntertainment Studios That 70Â’s Show Fresh PrinceBig Idea with5:00AMESPNewsESPNewsPrimetime Breating Space YogaMovie: <:15> Sesame StreetDonnie Deutsch5:30AMHeadline News ESPNews Caribbean Workout The Suburbans Countdown With Keith Olbermann6:00AMTodayLance ChronclesFOX News Live Body Shaping Mr. Rogers 6:30AM Tour de France Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordAccess Hollywood7:00AMStage 13 Studio B withThe ViewThe DirectorsOut Of The Box Headline News 7:30AM Shepard Smith Rolie Polie OlieEntertainment Studios8:00AMWheel of Fortune Your World withEmeril LiveEbert & Ropers Jo JoÂ’s Circus Good Morning8:30AMDr. Phil <8:26> The Hot ListNeil Cavuto E.T.StanleyAmerica 9:00AMOprah Winfrey The Hot List Coast to Coast 30 Minute MealsMovie: The Land Before Time 9:30AM <9:20> PTI Easy Entertaining A Change Of Place Journey Through 10:00AMGuiding Light SportsCenter Headline NewsDecorating Cents the MistsBeautiful Homes 10:30AM<10:20> NBC Nightly NewsThe Look for LessMovie: <:45> Jackie ChanCurb Appeal 11:00AMGeneral Hospital MLBABC World News E! News Live Erin Brockovich Scooby DooMLB 11:30AM<11:10> New York Yankees CBS Evening News King of Queens New Scooby Doo Chicago White Sox12:00PMWindow on the Atoll atThe Newshour Bernie Mac Fresh Prince at 12:30PMJudge Judy Boston Red Sox with Jim Lehrer Girlfriends Growing Pains Cleveland Indians1:00PMToday Hannity & Colmes CharmedMovieFunniest Animals 1:30PM How Stella Got Her Little Bill 2:00PM MLBFox Report with Ed Groove Back Dora The ExplorerRaceline2:30PMSF Giants Shepard Smith Angelina The Outdoorsman3:00PMCatDog atLou Dobbs Tonight Passions Movie: <:19> The Brady Bunch ABC World News3:30PMTemo Supremo LA Dodgers Doctor Dolittle ThatÂ’s So Raven ESPNews4:00PMThe Cramp Twins Larry King Live Third Watch Movie CBS Evening News4:30PMThe Sharman King Jet Jackson: NBC Nightly News5:00PMJeopardyBritish Open Highlights Newsnight Law & OrderTrue Hollywood Story The MovieYour Total Health5:30PMAccess HollywoodLance Chronicles with Aaron Brown S.V.U. Liberty KidsNavy M/C News6:00PMBulletin BoardSportsCenterBET Nightly News The SimpsonsHollywood BackstoriesSpongebobStar Trek6:30PMPaci c Report Tavis SmileyRaymondE.T. Rocket Power 7:00PMThe O.C.2005 GreatHardballAmericaÂ’s MostMovie:FosterÂ’s HomeHercules7:30PM Outdoor Games with Chris Matthews Wanted Down To Earth Avatar 8:00PMFear Factor OÂ’Reilly Factor WWE SmackDown! Xisolin ShowdownAccess Hollywood8:30PM Movie: <:55> Zoey 101Weekend 9:00PMHouse SportsCenter Nightline A KnightÂ’s Tale ThatÂ’s So RavenHeadline News9:30PM Business Report RomeoESPNews10:00PMPaci c Report Baseball TonightDateline NBCWill & Grace Best Friends DateGeorge Lopez10:30PMThe Tonight ShowNFL Live That 70Â’s Show Miracle BoyÂ’sHalf & Half11:00PM Tour de France The Daily ShowMovie:7th HeavenCold Case11:30PMThe Late Show Stage 13 Primetime Blind Date Friday Saturday, July 16


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 HELP WANTED Due to Marine operation requirements, the recompression chamber will be unavailable through Friday. Recreational diving is limited to 50 feet during this time.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. HR ASSISTANT III, Chugach. Full time. HR Req. K030882. MEDICAL OFFICE RECEPTIONIST, Medical Services. Casual. HR Req. K030880. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Chapel. Full time. HR Req. K030879. RECREATION SPECIALIST I, Bowling Center. Casual. HR Req. K030878. LOGISTICS CLERK, Supply. Full time. HR Req. K030874. 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. RECREATION AIDE I, Community Activities. Casual. HR Req. K030866. LEGAL, 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. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Information Technology. Full time. HR Req. 030807. 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. 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. GIVEAWAYCOPIES OF CHRISTMAS songs, some with music and words, some just words, great for Christmas caroling in a group. Call 52244. WANTED9/0 OR 12/0 Penn Senator reel. Call 51464, after 6 p.m. BIKE FOR small boy (4 years old) with or without training wheels. Call 51631. LOSTBROWN SUNGLASSES, at volleyball court, July 4. Call 53874 or 58972. ISLAND SHELL necklace on Emon Beach. Call 53932. OAKLEY WIRE frame sunglasses, silver with gray lenses, last seen at adult pool. Call Molly, 51103. MARES DIVE MASK and purple snorkel, at Small Boat Marina. Call Frank, 54751. FOUNDPOLARIZING lens lter on Emon Beach. Call 53932. FOR SALECOMPUTER DESK with removable shelves, $30; combination bookcase, drawer and cabinet with shelf, $150; two-shelf bookcase, $25; mesh display stackables, similar to those at MacyÂ’s West, $20; hot plate, $8. Call 51614. ONE-QUARTER SIZE Suzuki violin and Suzuki teaching books, like new condition, $250 or best offer. Call 51464, after 6 p.m.


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 11 Gimbel's and Third Island store on Roi-Namur will be open regular hours this week. The inventory will not take place.SOLID OAK dining room set. Table with two leafs, 8 chairs, hutch and china cabinet, excellent condition, $800 or best offer. Call 51516, days or 52211, nights. PCS SALE. Ezzy 5.7, 5.3m sails, Starboard 88L board, NP carbon boom and mast; Panasonic ve-disc compact disc player, $75; Onkyo stereo cassette player, $75; Onkyo compact disc player, needs alignment, $25; computer desk and lamp, $60; Aeroskin eece dive skin, size small, $75; Panasonic cordless phone/answering machine, $60. Call 54254. GOLF CLUBS with nice roller bag, $100; 21 inch ViewSonic monitor, $30; Microsoft certi cation text books, best offer; good computer desk chair, $30; microwave, $20. Call 59434. PC COMPUTER GAMES: Cold Zero, Desert Storm, Day of Defeat, Vietcong, Rainbow Six 3, Marine Sharpshooter, Commandos 3, Hidden and Dangerous 2, Indiana Jones (The Emperor’s Tomb) and Battle eld Vietnam Call 52161, after 4 p.m. AREA RUG, 6 feet by 9 feet, blue, $5; area rug, 6 feet by 9 feet, tan, $15; 4 feet by 6 feet, beige, $15; two ivory closet organizers, $5 each; three shelves for pantry or under stairs, $10 each; two wooden towel racks, $5 each; wooden microwave table, $35; Winsome wood table with fold-down leaf, two drawers, two stools, $50. Call 52244. PCS SALE. Plants, hoses, garden tools, Rubbermaid storage bins, ower pots, onespeed Sun bike, foot pedicure spa, 6 feet by 10 feet carpet, 6 feet by 12 feet carpet, Kenmore bagless vacuum, brand new oating cooler, Panasonic ve-compact disc player. Call 54134, after 5 p.m. SHARP CAROUSEL microwave with solid oak stand, $100 for both; four metal fold-up chairs, $20; boy’s 24-inch single-speed bike with basket, $25; Kwaj-condition Burley, $25; two full-length web-type beach oaties, $5 each; multi-function laser printer with atbed copier/color scanner, $100. Call 52589, after 5:30 p.m. COMMUNITY NOTICESKWAJALEIN SCUBA Club meets tonight in Corlett Recreation Center Room 1. Underwater cameras and golden cowries will be on display at 6:30 p.m. The business meeting will be at 7 p.m. Sign up for the night dive trip to Gea. Vote on constitutional changes regarding compressor fees. Earn points for the Chuuck dive trip drawing. KICKBALL IS BACK! Registration deadline is Thursday for the third annual Adult Kickball Tournament, Sunday-July 24. The time has come to show your kickball skills. Don’t worry, there are no captains to pick teams, so nobody gets picked last. In order to play, you must get a coed team together and register at Community Activities. Cost is $20 per team. A managers’ meeting will be 5 p.m., Thursday, in the Community Activities of ce, Building 805. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. FREE TELESCOPE VIEWING of the moon and planets will be dusk unitl 8:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, at Emon Beach near the Kayak Shack (weather permitting). Open to all island residents. It’s the last telescope night before we PCS. Questions? Call Bob Carson, 52244. A CAPTAIN’S MEETING for the Kwajalein Atoll Pro Angler’s Fishing Tournament will be 6 p.m., Saturday, at Small Boat Marina. Open to all participants but captains should attend. If captains cannot attend, send a team member. Important tournament information will be discussed. Questions? Call Trudy Butler, 55987. SIGN UP for Grace Sherwood Library’s book draw for this month to win Olivier Dunrea’s “Ollie” and “Ollie, the Stomper,” plus Caroline Alexander’s “The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antartic Expedition.” Register now through July 24. THE YOKWE YUK Club is looking for disc jockeys to play a wide array of music during the weekend hours. Typical hours would be 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hourly pay can be discussed. Theme nights will be introduced, along with holiday nights with speci c music to be played. Call Bill Hahn, 53419, or page him at 53243, Pager number 0936. ART GUILD MEMBERS. It’s time to renew your membership. Return checked-out videos and/or books. Empty your storage cubby. Art supplies are sold noon-1:30 p.m., Mondays. (Closed holidays). A U.S. GOVERNMENT property sealed bid sale will be conducted during July and August at Reutilization and Disposal. Items will be available for inspection July 21-Aug. 3. Hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday-Friday and 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday. All visitors must bring badges and wear closedtoe shoes to enter the building. ASTR 100 Intoduction to Astronomy (3), beginning Aug. 16. Classes will be 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. ASTR 110 Astronomy Laboratory (1), beginning Aug. 17. Classes will be 7-10 p.m., Wednesdays. The instructor is Dr. Lisa Shier. Registration dates are Aug. 2-16. Register at the University of Maryland of ce, 1-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, or call 52800 to make an appointment.


Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 Courtesy of RTS WeatherTonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 10-15 knots.Thursday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: E at 10-15 knots. Friday: Variably with widely scattered showers late. Winds: NE-E at 10-15 knots.Saturday: Mostly cloudy with rain and showers likely. Winds: E at 10 knots becoming SE. Temperature: Tonight’s low 79 Thursday’s high 86Annual rain total: 21.38"Annual deviation: -20.36"Call 54700 for updated forecasts or check REACCREDITED, from Page 3 A range operation is scheduled for July 21. Caution times are from 7:01 p.m. through 3:01 a.m., July 22. In conjunction with this operation, a caution area will exist within the Kwajalein Atoll. The caution area is bounded on the north by Boked Island on the East reef and Yabbernohr Island on the West reef. On the south, the area is bounded by a line drawn north of Bigej island on the East reef to a point at latitude 08 54.2N, longitude 167 45.8E, then to a point at latitude 08 52.8N, longitude 167 45.8E, and then to a point north of the high tide mark on Ninni Island on the West Reef. Bigej Island, including the inner reef, is speci cally excluded and is not a part of the mid-atoll corridor. All mid-atoll corridor islands are designated as sheltered islands. Additional areas speci ed outside the mid-atoll are designated as caution areas, see maps. In order to ensure clearance of non-mission support personnel from the mid-atoll corridor by the window opening time, Kwajalein Police Department island clearance procedures will begin at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Monday and continue until evacuation has been accomplished. Egress of all air and seacraft will be required when requested by authorized clearance personnel. Subsequent to lagoon clearance, the hazard area will be in effect until mission completion.In the event of a mission slip, the caution times and areas will be in effect for the following days: 7:01 p.m., July 22, through 3:01 a.m., July 23 7:01 p.m., July 23, through 3:01 a.m., July 24Questions regarding the above safety requirements for the mission should be directed to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Command Safety Directorate, Range Safety Of cer at extension 52477Range operation scheduled for July 21 Mid-Atoll Corridor lagoon closed area observe teacher/child and teacher/ parent interaction and to send out surveys to parents and the children at SAS. Once this is done, a team is put together to develop a plan for improving each program. Tiffany explained that at the CDC, which is for children from 2-anda-half to kindergarten, they were working on developing smaller group training to provide more individual instruction for the children. The SAS, which is for children grades one though six, an emphasis was put on developing activities for the older children, such as having high school students teach classes such as dance and cooking.After the plan for the CDC was done it was sent to the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the SAS plan was sent to the National After School Association. Each association sent someone out to observe and score the program, Tiffany explained.The plan and the evaluation were sent back to the proper association for review by a board. The board Surface and airspace caution areas decided if the program should be accredited, she added. “This is an ongoing process, you don’t get accredited and forget about it,” Tiffany said. There are annual reports that need to be sent to show constant improvement. “It takes a lot of work from the staff and the parents, a lot of teamwork, to get something like this done,” she said. For more information on the accreditation or one of the programs, call the CDC at 52158 or the SAS at 51722. Sun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Thursday 0637/1913 1219/ 0830, 4.3' 0220, 2.0' July 14 2130, 4.0 1500, 1.7' Friday 0638/1913 1305/0030 0930, 3.9' 0330, 2.2' July 15 2240, 4.0' 1600, 1.8' Saturday 0638/1913 1356/0111 1050, 3.7' 0450, 2.3' July 16 2400, 4.2' 1710, 1.9'