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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 www.smdc.army.mil/KWAJ/Hourglass/hourglass.html W o r l d W a r I I World War II a r t i f a c t s t e l l s t o r y artifacts tell story — P a g e 6 — Page 6 ( A l a r g e s h a r k s w i m s n e a r t h e s u r f a c e o f t h e w a t e r (A large shark swims near the surface of the water. W a t e r s a r o u n d K w a j a l e i n a b o u n d w i t h s h a r k s p e c i e s Waters around Kwajalein abound with shark species. F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 4 ) For more, see Page 4.) ( C o u r t e s y p h o t o ) (Courtesy photo) E n n i b u r r g o e s s o l a r Enniburr goes solar — P a g e 3 — Page 3

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2The Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to USAKA. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily of cial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or USAKA. It is published Wednesdays and Saturdays in accordance with Army Regulation 360-1 and using a network printer by Kwajalein Range Services editorial staff, P.O. Box 23, APO AP 96555. Phone: Autovon 254-3539; local 53539. Printed circulation: 2,000The Kwajalein HourglassCommanding Of cer...COL Beverly StipeEditor...............................Nell Drumheller Assistant Editor......................Mig Owens Graphics Designer....................Dan Adler Reporter............................Elizabeth Davie Circulation........................Will O'ConnellFM 99.9 Country FM 101.1 Classic rock FM 102.1 National Public Radio AM 1224 Music, sports, news To submit a letter to the editor: Keep letters to less than 300 words, and keep com ments to the issues. Letters must be signed. We will edit for Associated Press style and, if you exceed the word limit, space. Limit one letter every 30 days. Send your letter to:The Hour glass, P.O. Box 23, Local or hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.mil. AFN Kwajalein radio lineupAll about the fax of lifeCommentary Classi ed ad deadlinesThe deadline to submit an ad for Wednesday's paper is noon on Saturday and for Saturday's paper noon on Thursday. For sale ads must be limited to 50 words. This includes multiple ads (more than one from the same family). If you are having a patio sale on a Saturday, submit the ad in time to run in Wednesday's paper. Sunday and Monday patio sales will be adverstised in Saturday's paper.Some people worry about the day when machines will take over our lives. They believe that someday, way off in the future, something like the Matrix will control our lives and we will have to ght our way back to freedom. That was yesterday. It was one of those days. Tomorrow doesn’t look so good, either. Curiosity creates confusion, which then blossoms to full frustration. Where is that fax??!? I was very upset with my stubborn, sel sh, stingy little fax machine. I was waiting for two very important pieces of information. I even e-mailed the people sending the faxes and had them send it again (one was 29 pages long). You can imagine the scene in your own of ce. Three of us huddled around a seemly complex contraption pushing buttons, turning it off and on, checking paper, checking settings, making sure the phone cords plugged in and then one by one slowly sulking away in defeat. If I ever catch you in one of these moments I might say, “E. S. T. O.” It’s an acronym I came up with while serving in the Army. I thought, we have acronyms for everything else, why not this? It means Equipment Smarter Than Operator and I nd it to be too frequently true. That day we were all ESTO. So, we nally gave in and called the maintenance technician and he gave the machine a good hard look (I wanted to give it a good hard kick in the …). The machine gave a menacing look back as if to say, “You’re never going to see that fax.” Just then, the tech saw what he was looking for, a chink in the armor of this de ant device. He announced with simplicty, “Your fax option was disabled. I turned it back on.” The feeble fax machine humbly began spitting out our papers. In the con ict between man and machine, we notched one more victory. But who’s to say that one day, the machines won’t form a union and deny us our freedoms and take away our liberty. One more reason we should all stick together and get along. Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying, “We must hang together or assuredly we will hang separately.” United we stand, divided we’re all ESTO. T o t h e M a r s h a l l e s e c i t i z e n s To the Marshallese citizens w h o h a v e j o i n e d t h e who have joined the U n i t e d S t a t e s m i l i t a r y United States military. T h a n k y o u Thank you.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 3 Hot sun makes cool refrigerator R o i r e s i d e n t s m a k e Roi residents make s o l a r u n i t f o r E n n i b u r r solar unit for Enniburrperformance. We use a single panel that produces approximately three times the amount of power that the refrigerator needs. This allows the battery to charge up quickly. Then we added a regulator device that will shut the power down to the battery so as not to overcharge and ruin the battery,” Logozzo said. “The battery itself is a maintenance-free, deep-cycle marine-grade unit. There is also a battery condition indicator to let you know the charge state of the unit. There are also two lights that come with the system to provide light for the evening meal, all the components are made for the boating industry so it will last in the salt air environment. We kept in mind that this had to be as maintenance free as possible and, because there are no moving parts, the system is highly reliable,” he explained.Logozzo and Woods said they currently have one refrigerator in operation on Third Island and are in negotiations with a prominent business from Third Island to bring out 10 more. They also have one in Key West because of the interest in using them for emergency refrigeration during hurricane season.“We think this will affect the Marshallese on Third Island in a positive way. This now gives them the ability to store fresh meat and cool drinks. We hope that someday they won’t have to haul ice home everyday just to get through the night. It should have a positive affect on the local economy in the fact that the small general store will have the ability to sell a wider variety to frozen goods like ice cream, candy bars and milk. These items were not available to Third Island on the weekend. Now they are. It de nitely improves their quality of life,” Logozzo added.When asked how they feel about helping their neighbors, Logozzo said, “It always feels good to be able to help someone or in this case a community. We hope that this technology will spread to the outer islands to help those people too. Also there is research being done on other devices that can be run on solar such as computers and satellite communications and possibly air conditioning. We hope to be able to set up a computer lab in their school complete with Internet access.” B o b L o g o z z o s t a n d s n e x t t o Bob Logozzo stands next to t h e s o l a r p o w e r e d r e f r i g e r a t o r the solar-powered refrigerator h e a n d R y a n W o o d s m a d e f o r he and Ryan Woods made for u s e o n E n n i b u r r use on Enniburr.By Elizabeth Davie ReporterPeople may take some of the luxuries that most Americans have for granted, such as electricity. Some of the neighboring island residents don’t have that option. Residents of Enniburr used to lack the ability to operate a refrigerator until recently.Bob Logozzo, a radar receiver technician III at the ALTAIR, and Ryan Woods, a digital technician II at the ALTAIR, developed a solar-powered refrigerator for use on Third Island. “It was last year after the ECCF [Enniburr Children’s Christmas Fund] coconut cup race here on Roi. Bob [Logozzo] had built a remote-controlled coconut with a motor and rudder. The Marshallese saw this and asked him if he could build [something] that could do something about electricity for refrigeration on Third Island. So we started to do research on possible solutions and came up with this,” said Woods. So how does it work? According to Logozzo and Woods, the advances in solar cells and refrigeration are really what made this possible. “We found a refrigerator that uses semi-conductors instead of a conventional compressor. This is known as the absorption process. The unit will run on 12vdc battery current. So what we did is use a large enough battery to run the unit for three days without being re-charged. This was done in case the weather was bad and the solar panel that charges the battery would not be working at peak

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4Kwaj waters home to many shark species By Paul Hubert Special to the HourglassThere are many species of sharks in the water of Kwajalein Atoll, but divers are most likely to see only four of them: the white-tip reef shark (Trianodon obesus), the black n reef shark (Charcharitrius melanopterus), the nurse shark (Gynglymostoma cirratum) and the grey reef shark (Charcharinus amblyrhinchos).White-tip sharksThe white-tip reef shark (shown above) is probably the most frequently encountered shark in these waters. ThatÂ’s because it typically stays near coral in 30 to 60 feet of water and so do most divers. This shark is grey above, white below and has conspicuous white tips on ns and tail. The body usually has several black spots scattered around the dorsal region. Maximum length is around 7 feet but most are closer to 5 feet. White tips are almost never found far from the coral; they usually swim within inches of the bottom. They are very well equipped to feed on the bottom in the maze of cracks and crevices of the coral and can unerringly nd sh hiding there that have escaped from a spear. Sometimes white tips rest, motionless, on patches of sand in a surge channel, or inside a coral cave. Usually, when they are resting on open sandy areas, they can not be approached closely, but when they are resting under coral, they can often be approached close enough to touch (not recommended). White tips generally ignore divers or investigate them with a cursory approach, perhaps circling once or twice. While this may be unnerving to the divers, these sharks pose little threat and are most unlikely to become aggressive. However, in areas frequented by spear shermen, white-tips may follow divers, hoping for an easy meal. They may approach divers very closely, to the point of contact, but a sharp rap on the The white-tip shark is the most frequently encountered.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 5See SHARKS, Page 16One of the most common sharks is the nurse shark, which is inoffensive and spends a lot of time snoozing in caves and holes.snout will usually send them skittering away. Spear sherman who carry their catch with them underwater (not recommended) will become well-acquainted with the white tip, which will persistently search for the source of blood and gradually become bolder as it searches. White-tips are commonly eaten by other sharks, such as tigers and silver tips, which may explain their inoffensive behavior. Familiarity breeds contempt, so no matter how many of these sharks a diver may see, it is wise to bear in mind that white-tips have bitten people.Black n reef sharksAnother common shark in the waters of Kwaj is the black n reef shark, locally called “black tip.” They are brown above and white below, with conspicuous black tips on their ns. The rear edge of the tail is black. The back tip on the dorsal n is accented by a pale band below it. A pale, V-shaped, lemon-yellow stripe runs along the shark’s side, tapering to a point behind the pectoral ns. These sharks rarely grow larger than 5 feet and the maximum size is probably less than 6 feet. Black ns are sharks of shallow water. They seem to prefer water about 10 to 20 feet deep, though they sometimes venture out over the drop-off. Very often, adult black ns will cruise water less than 6 inches deep, exposing their ns, tail and back to the air, especially on an incoming tide. These sharks have nervous dispositions. They are very dif cult to approach and usually dart away at the rst movement of the diver. However, they will occasionally investigate a diver, especially if he or she is hidden. While they are attracted to spear shing activities, they do not approach very closely, but dart around the diver, staying about 50 feet away.Nurse sharkNurse sharks are the most inoffensive sharks in these waters. These lethargic, pot-bellied sharks spend their days snoozing in caves and holes in the coral reef. At night, they prowl the bottom, feeding on such slowmoving prey as octopus and conch. As a result of the good life, they are fat and when they move quickly their whole body jiggles. Nurse sharks, which can attain a length of 10 feet, are tawny brown above and white below. The upper tail lobe is much longer than the lower lobe, while the two dorsal ns are nearly equal in size. The head is shaped like a tadpole’s, and there are two small barbells below each nostril. The teeth of the nurse shark are uniquely shaped. Another of the species sometimes encountered in Kwajalein waters is the lemon shark.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass World War II exhibit highlights 6 By Mig Owens Assistant editorHistory books traditionally offer battle strategies, statistics and in-depth analyses of major con icts. Mention of the human contribution, beyond the numbers, is often limited to that of military leaders. In contrast, an exhibit to be unveiled next week at Building 905 will pay respect to the individual Soldiers ghting in the Battles of Kwajalein and Roi-Namur, by focusing on both the American and Japanese eld Soldier through artifacts and photos. Leslie Mead, cultural resource manager and archeologist, said the purpose of the exhibit, the rst in a series, is to highlight Soldiers on Kwajalein in 1944 and 1945 “as individuals.” The exhibit introduces two Soldiers, Pfc. Michael Sorka, an American Soldier, and Hideo Watanabe, a Japanese soldier. It further shows what kinds of everyday objects they might have used and the images captured of individual soldiers during the course of the battles. “The project is not contract related, so it’s a labor of love,” Mead said. Work on the exhibit came as a result of the fact that there is currently no place to adequately display artifacts found in the Kwajalein Atoll, she said. Assisting in the effort is Maria Geeslin, exhibit assistant, who plans to study archeology in college. Because space is limited, artifacts are arranged in a display case around which photos will hang. Photos displayed are from among 600 Mead obtained on a trip to the U.S. National Archives. Colors used in the case represent the uniforms of the two Soldiers – green for U.S. and khaki for Japanese. Featured artifacts from the U.S. Soldier are an M1 steel helmet and fragment of a helmet cover, pieces from a mess kit, a U.S. Navy coffee mug and spoon and a rst aid kit, among other items. Also displayed is what Mead calls the “single most commonly found item on island” – a 1944 Coke bottle. “We have hundreds of them,” she said. Less common is an M1918 canteen on which several owners’ names are etched. “Most soldiers etched their names in their individual canteen, but this one has symbols and is stamped and engraved with names on both the front and back,” she said. “Usually, there is only one name.” She concluded that the canteen may have been found and reused. Artifacts representing the Japanese soldier include a beer and water bottle, a helmet, an Imperial Navy ceremonial sake cup, an incense holder, tea cup, coin and part of a gun-cleaning kit. The shell casings displayed, Mead explained, come from a single gun emplacement on Roi-Namur, to the south of the blockhouse on the east side of the island. “This was where Col. Dyess, Medal of Honor recipient, was help up by a 13 mm Japanese machine gun pillbox on the rst night of battle,” she said, explaining that the next morning he called up tanks for support.The Japanese 13 mm shell casings were color coded red or black, red signifying armor-piercing incendiary rounds and black signifying anti-personnel rounds. Twenty-seven percent of the rounds collected were red, which Mead said were used by the Japanese when the tanks Dyess summoned arrived. “The tanks put the machine gun nest out of action within minutes,” she explained. The ve American 50caliber shell casings are assumed to have been red into the nest as part of the mop up after the tanks had dealt with the pillbox.“When you get things in good context, you can reconstruct a sequence of events,” she said. “It’s an interesting way of looking at history on the ground.”Unfortunately, she said that when the site on Roi was excavated in 1994 by Dr. Carl Kuttruff, the excavation site was left open overnight and 50 of the shells were stolen.“Those could have changed the interpretation of the site,” she said, adding that people don’t understand the importance of such things when they remove artifacts from where they are found. The exhibit opens Thursday and is available to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Appointments may be made by calling 58867. The exhibit is not intended to be permanent, as others will follow.Mead said that the next exhibit, which is slated to be completed by November, will focus on what life was like on Kwajalein from 1946 to 1952.“The residents of Kwajalein island, although a transient population, have a history all their own,” Mead said. “Archaeology, photographs and documents illustrate that history in a very direct and personal way. As recently as 49 years ago, everybody on this island lived in twostory wood barracks and worked in Quonset Huts…which makes us aware that despite the local saying that ‘Nothing changes here, it is Kwajalein’…we do change and remake ourselves and our history every day.”A canteen etched with names is one of the World War II artifacts on display.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 7 Employee concern program availableKwajalein Range Services is reminding employees and subcontractors that in addition to bringing issues of concern related to safety, health, quality, security, environment, fraud, waste, abuse, corruption and harrassment to your immediate supervisor or manager, you may also call the KRS Employee Concerns Program 24-hour Hotline at 55577, or you may call the USAKA/RTS Hotline at 51098. The KRS Employee Concerns Program staff wants you to feel assured that anonymity and con dentiality are maintained to the extent practible. The staff would also like to inform employees that KRS has a zero tolerance for retaliation policy, which reinforces the Department of Defense intent for employees to feel free to express concerns without fear of reprimand, retaliation or duress. M a r s h a l l e s e w o r d Marshallese word o f t h e d a y of the dayjibwe touch EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE disposal operations will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, on Illeginni Island. World Wall II munitions will be destroyed. A safety exclusion area with a radius of 4,000 feet surface to air is off limits to all unauthorized personnel throughout the operation. Questions? Call Daryl Satko, 51433. World War II mortar rounds As part of an Armed Forces Entertainment tour, Jason James and the Bay State House Rockers preformed a show Wednesday night at the Richardson Theater. The band preformed several styles of music including rock n' roll and blues for island residents. (Photo by Elizabeth Davie)

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 Practice good OPSEC.Be sure all classi ed of ces and documents are safeguarded. Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroes Tonight 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Sin City (R)7:30 p.m., Rich — The Interpreter (PG-13) 7 p.m., Roi — Kingdom of Heaven (R)Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Crash (R)7:30 p.m., Rich — Are We There Yet? (PG) 9 p.m., Rich — The Paci er (PG) 7 p.m., Roi — Kicking and Screaming (PG)Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Sin City (R)6:00 p.m., Rich — The Interpreter (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Crash (R)All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. The Interpreter An overheard conversation leads a woman into a dark world of deadly intrigue in this political thriller. Silvia Broome (Nicole Kidman) is an African migr who works as an interpreter at the United Nations. One of the languages she understands is Ku, a dialect spoken in her home country of Matobo. One day, as the General Assembly auditorium is being evacuated for a routine security sweep, Broome overhears a man speaking in Ku, who makes a cryptic statement that could be interpreted as a threat against the life of Zuwanie (Earl Cameron), Matobo’s controversial ruler. Secret Service agent Tobin Keller (Sean Penn) is brought in to investigate Broome’s story, and it isn’t long before he’s convinced that she knows more than she’s willing to tell. As Keller and his partner, Dot Woods (Catherine Keener), dig deeper into Broome’s story as well as her past, they discover a shocking tale of violence and corruption tied to Zuwanie’s regime. The Interpreter was directed by Sydney Pollack, who also appears in a brief supporting role. Sin City The Eisner Award-winning comic series Sin City comes to life in this live-action feature adaptation from director Robert Rodriguez and creator Frank Miller. Interweaving multiple storylines from the series’ history, this violent crime noir paints the picture of the ultimate town without pity through the eyes of its roughest characters. There’s the street thug Marv (Mickey Rourke), whose desperate quest to nd the killer of a prostitute named Goldie (Jaime King) will lead him to the foulest edges of town. Inhabiting many of those areas is Dwight (Clive Owen), a photographer in league with the sordid ladies of Sin City, headed by Gail (Rosario Dawson), who opens up a mess of trouble after tangling with a corrupt cop by the name of Jackie Boy (Benicio Del Toro). Finally, there’s Hartigan (Bruce Willis), an ex-cop with a heart problem who’s hell-bent on protecting a stripper named Nancy (Jessica Alba). Featuring a who’s who supporting cast that includes Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Devon Aoki, and Nick Stahl, Sin City promises to be one of the most direct translations from page to screen of a comic series, with shots and dialogue adapted straight from the original comic’s panels.The following 32 U.S. servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Seven Soldiers, Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr ., 22, of West Chester eld, Ohio, Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz 23, of Grove City, Ohio, Lance Cpl. Nicholas William B. Bloem 20, of Belgrade, Mont., Sgt. Bradley J. Harper 25, of Dresden, Ohio, Sgt. Justin F. Hoffman 27, of Delaware, Ohio, Cpl. David Kenneth J. Kreuter 26, of Cincinnati and Cpl. David S. Stewart 24, of Bogalusa, La., died Aug. 3 when their Amphibious Assault Vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Bloem was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Billings, Mont. Harper was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Norfolk, Va. Stewart was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Gulfport, Miss. The other four Marines were assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, they all were attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Lance Cpl. Adam J. Strain 20, of Smartsville, Calif., died Aug. 3 as result of enemy small arms re while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Strain was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Dyer 19, of Cincinnati, died Aug. 3 when the amphibious assault vehicle in which he was a passenger was hit by an improvised explosive device. Dyer’s unit was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Dyer was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Staff Sgt. Chad J. Simon 32, of Madison, Wis. died Aug. 4 while under hospice care in Madison from wounds he received on Nov. 8, 2004 from an explosion while conducting combat operations in Babil Province, Iraq. Simon was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Madison. Three Soldiers, Spc. Jerry L. Ganey Jr ., 29, of Folkston, Ga., Spc. Mathew V. Gibbs 21, of Ambrose, Ga. and Sgt. 1st Class Charles H. Warren 36, of Duluth, Ga. died on Aug. 3 in Baghdad, Iraq when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their armored personnel carrier. Gibbs was in the vehicle at the time; Warren and Ganey were conducting a dismounted security patrol. The Soldiers were assigned to the Army National Guard’s 648th Engineer Battalion, 48th Infantry Brigade, Statesboro, Ga. A total of four Soldiers, including Sgt. 1st Class Victor A. Anderson 39, of Ellaville, Ga., Staff Sgt. David R. Jones Sr ., 45, of Augusta, Ga., Sgt. Ronnie L. Shelley Sr. 34, of Valdosta, Ga. and Sgt. Jonathon C. Haggin 26, of Kingsland, Ga. They died on July 30 in Baghdad, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV while they were on patrol. The soldiers were assigned to the Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Albany, Ga. Gunnery Sgt. Theodore Clark Jr. 31, of Emporia, Va., died Aug. 4 when the vehicle in which he was a passenger was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Gardez, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton. Pfc. Nils G. Thompson, 19, of Con uence, Pa., died Aug. 4 in Mosul, Iraq when he was struck by enemy re while on a routine patrol at an Iraqi police station. Thompson was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. Pfc.Damian J. Garza 19, of Odessa, Texas and Pvt. John M. Henderson Jr. 21, of Columbus, Ga., died on Aug. 4 in Jalalabad, Afghanistan when their vehicle left the road and went into a river. The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. Gunnery Sgt. Terry W. Ball Jr. 36, of East Peoria, Ill., died Aug. 5 from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Karmah, Iraq on June 12. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Sgt. 1st Class Robert V. Derenda 42, of Ledbetter, Ky. and Sgt. 1st Class Brett E. Walden 40, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Aug. 5 in Rubiah, Iraq when a civilian fuel truck collided with their HMMWV while performing a convoy mission. Derenda was assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve’s 1st Brigade, 98th Division, Rochester, N.Y. and Walden was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky. Pfc. Seferino J. Reyna 20, of Phoenix died on Aug. 7 in Taji, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. Reyna was assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. Lance Cpl. Chase J. Comley 21, of Lexington, Ky., died Aug. 6 as a result of an explosion from a suicide, vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Al Amiriyah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Sgt. Brahim J. Jeffcoat 25, of Philadelphia and Spc. Kurt E. Krout 43, of Spinnerstown, Pa., died on Aug. 6 near Balad, Iraq where they were conducting convoy operations when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 111th. Staff Sgt. Ramon E. Gonzales Cordova 30, of Davie, Fla., died Monday as a result of enemy small-arms re while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Falkel 22, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., died Monday in Deh Afghan, Afghanistan when his unit was conducting combat operations and was engaged by enemy forces using small arms re. Falkel was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Benson 40, of Winona, Minn., died Wednesday at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md. of injuries sustained on Aug. 2 in Baghdad where a vehicleborne improvised explosive device struck his convoy. Benson was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 314th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. Spc. Christopher M. Katzenberger 25, of St. Louis, died Tuesday in Bagram, Afghanistan of injuries sustained earlier that day in Ghazni, Afghanistan where an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations. Katzenberger was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 9All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability. TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12 a.m.The Late ShowNFL Total AccessCNN Saturday AMRollerShowdogs MomsMovie: (Continued) Funniest AnimalsLaw & Order12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Headline News & Dads Movie: <:49> Wild America 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson CNN Saturday AMGrand Ole Opry MoÂ’ Better Blues The Most Extreme Headline News1:30 a.m.Big Idea With CNN Open House Saturday Night Live2 a.m.Donny Deutsch Bulls & BearsStar Trek: Hercules 2:30 a.m.Countdown With Keith Olbermann Cavuto on Business Voyager 3 a.m. SportsCenterForbes on FOXCelebrity Poker Movie: DisneyÂ’s DougKickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access HollywoodCashinÂ’ In Orange County Hey Arnold!4 a.m.ESPNews NFL Total Access CNN Live Saturday What Not To WearSpongebobSportsCenter 4:30 a.m.This Week In Baseball Movie: <:37>Rocket Power 5 a.m.MLB10th IAAF WorldWeekend Live Super Nanny Mr. Deeds Movie:Friday Night Fights 5:30 a.m.St. Louis at Chicago Championships with Tony Snow Like Mike6 a.m. PGAWall Street Journal Kevin Hill 6:30 a.m. Headline News Coming Attractions 7 a.m. 87th PGA FOX News Live MissingMovie: Headline News7:30 a.m. Championship Victor/Victora Hour of Power8 a.m.MLB Third Round Will & Grace DawsonÂ’s Creek Celebration Of Victory 8:30 a.m.LA Angels at Seattle That 70Â’s Show Coral Ridge Hour9 a.m. The Real WorldMovie: <:26>Xena:Lord Have Mercy9:30 a.m. Pimp My Ride Close Encounters Warrior PrincessWalking By Faith10 a.m. Headline News Mad TV of the Third Kind The SimpsonsESPNews 10:30 a.m. McLaughlin Group The Simpsons ESPNews 11 a.m.Saturday Night Live NFL Total Access On The Story Super Nanny Movie:Headline News11:30 a.m. Like Mike Army Newswatch12 p.m. Washington Week Kevin HillMovie: <:20>ESPNews12:30 p.m.KickinÂ’ It Headline News Die Hard NASCAR1 p.m. Larry King Live Missing Busch Series1:30 p.m.Roller Zippo 2002 p.m. Grand Old OpryNFLAt Large withWill & Grace Movie: <:40> DawsonÂ’s Creek 2:30 p.m. Raiders at 49erÂ’s Geraldo Rivera That 70Â’s Show The Fight Club 3 p.m.Star Trek: Dateline Breathing Space Yoga Sesame Street Suze Orman Show3:30 p.m.Voyager International #1 Carribean Workout 4 p.m.Hercules: The Big Story Weekend House HuntersZooboomafoo WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m. Legendary Journeys with Rita Cosby Mission: Organization Clifford 5 p.m.Access Hollywood NFL Total AccessCNN Saturday NightSwamp CrittersMovie:Sylvester & Tweety 5:30 p.m. Weekend Harvest The Others Scooby Doo 6 p.m. Seven Little Monsters SportsCenterBeltway BoysMusic and the... Magic School Bus MotorWeek6:30 p.m. Sagwa Fox News WatchReal Videos The JetsonsEbert & Roeper 7 p.m.George Lopez Don King PPVHeadline News Latin Lifestyles Movie:House of MouseThe Contender 7:30 p.m.Half & HalfBoxingBlack Forum Urban Style Basic Animaniacs 8 p.m.Cold Case Glory...Combat at Chris Matthews Fantasy Camp Ed, Edd & EddyStargate SG-18:30 p.m. The United Center Navy/Marine Corps Roker on the Road Filmore9 p.m.Law & Order 20/20 Radical Sabatical Movie: <:04>A Walk In Your ShoesHeadline News9:30 p.m. All American Festivals Hollow Man Funniest AnimalsESPNews10 p.m.Window on the AtollBeltway Boys The Suze Orman NBA Inside Stuff7th Heaven10:30 p.m.Saturday Night LiveFox News Watch Show Happy Days11 p.m. SportsCenter FOX & Friends Anqitues RoadshowMovie:Movie:Primetime Movie: 11:30 p.m. Water BoyRocket PowerThe Scorpion KingSunday, August 14

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability. TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12a.m.Kickin ItBaseball TonightFox & Friends WNBA Dominick DunneÂ’sMovie: (Continued) Movie: (Continued) Movie: (Continued) 12:30 a.m. Seattle at New York Power, Privilege and Justice Movie: <:38> Rocket Power The Simpsons <:35> 1a.m.The Color of War Costas NowCBS News Sunday SportsCenter Color of War Hard To KillHeadline News1:30 a.m. Morning Seinfeld2a.m. J.A.G. The Sports Reporters The Contender J.A.G. DisneyÂ’s Doug King of the Hill2:30 a.m. SportsCenter Face the Nation Coming Attractions Hey Arnold! Access Hollywood3a.m.The Best Of... Headline NewsStargate SG-1 The Best Of Movie: Spongebob Weekend Edition3:30 a.m. Good Eats Navy/Marine Corps Good Eats Basic Rocket PowerBlack Forum4a.m. Headline News Late Edition WithSportsCenterAccording To Jim Animal Face-Off NBA Inside Stuff4:30 a.m.Hour of PowerBaseball Tonight Wolf Blitzer Malcolm in the Middle Baseball Tonight 5a.m.NASCAR Nextel Cup AMA MotorocrossBaseball Tonight Scrubs Movie: <:12>AmericaÂ’sNASCAR Nextel Cup5:30 a.m. Sirius Radio at The King of Queens Hollow Man Funniest Videos Sirius Radio at6a.m. The Glen PGAFOX News LiveSports ReportersThe Contender Gilmore Girls The Glen6:30 a.m. Countdown To The Green 7a.m. 87th PGA NASCAR C.S.I.: NYMovie:American Dreams 7:30 a.m. Championship Nextel Cup Bridges of 8a.m. MLB Final Round Meet the Press Allstate 400 at Will & Grace Madison County Fresh PrinceMLS8:30 a.m. Minnesota at The Brickyard That 70Â’s Show My Wife & Kids Chivas at DC9a.m.Oakland FNS with Chris Saturday Night7th Heaven 9:30 a.m. (JIP) Wallace Live Movie: <:47> 10 a.m. Tim Russert The X-Files Roxanne Rocket Power 10:30 a.m. Animal Face-off ESPNews11a.m. Baseball TonightPeople in the News ESPNewsScrubs Emeril Live11:30 a.m. with Paula ZahnWNBAThe King of Queens Movie: <:49>AmericaÂ’s 12p.m.Suze Orman Show MLBThis Week Indiana at The Contender Maverick Funniest Videos That 70Â’s Show12:30 p.m. Cardinals at Cubs Washington Gilmore Girls Wheel Of Fortune1p.m.WWE Smackdown! Dateline C.S.I.: NY Dr. Phil1:30 p.m. International #2ESPNews Movie:American Dreams 2p.m. CNN Sunday NightWal-Mart Will & Grace Major Payne Oprah2:30 p.m. FLW Outdoors That 70Â’s ShowFresh Prince 3p.m.MotorWeek SportsCenterCNN Presents Meet The PressBreathing Space Yoga Sesame Street Headline News3:30 p.m.Ebert & Roeper Caribbean Workout Movie: <:53> Judge Judy 4p.m.The Contender Larry King LiveHeadline NewsBody Shaping Happy Gilmore Mr. RogersCharmed4:30 p.m. Baseball Tonight ESPNews Tipical Mary Ellen Clifford5p.m.Stargate SG-1 60 Minutes RollerThe View Movie: Out of the BoxEd5:30 p.m. SportsCenter Jumanji Rolie Polie Olie6p.m.Headline News FOX MagazineEmeril Live Jo JoÂ’s Circus Star Trek:6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll Stanley Deep Space 97p.m.7th Heaven US Open SeriesWall St. Journal 30 Minute Meals Movie: Lazy TownThird Watch 7:30 p.m. Face The Nation PaulaÂ’s Home Cooking Remember The House of Mouse8p.m. Movie: Tennis Masters This WeekDesignerÂ’s Challange Titans Jimmy NeutronJeopardy8:30 p.m.The Scorpion KingFinals CrafterÂ’s Coast to CoastMovie: <:05>Jackie ChanHeadline News9p.m. Meet The PressWindow In Review 2000 The Soup Varsity Blues Scooby DooESPNews9:30 p.m. The Simpsons <:35> RollerMalcom In The Middle New Scooby DooNavy/Marine Corps10 p.m. Headline NewsSportsCenter Fox & Friends First Bernie MacFresh Prince60 Minutes10:30 p.m.Seinfeld Girlfriends Growing Pains 11p.m. King of the HillAmerican Morning CharmedMovie:PlanetÂ’s FunniestLas Vegas11:30 p.m. Access Hollywood Baseball Tonight Little Bill Monday, August 15

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 11All AFN programming is subject to change due to DS3 availability. TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors12a.m.Access HollywoodBaseball TonightAmerican MorningRollerEdMovie: (Continued) Dora The ExplorerE.R.12:30 a.m..AmericaÂ’s Black ForumIndy Car Racing Rudy Ballerina 1a.m.Passions AMBER Alert Portal Passions Movie: <:09> The Brady BunchPaci c Report1:30 a.m.. Indy 300 Jury Duty ThatÂ’s So Raven Tonight Show2a.m.Third Watch FOX News LiveThird Watch Movie with Jay Leno2:30 a.m.. TBA The Late Show3a.m.Law & Order SportsCenter Law & Order Movie: w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.. S.V.U. Remember The Liberty KidsThe Late Late Show4a.m.The Simpsons Baseball Tonight The Simpsons Titans Spongebobwith Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m..Raymond RaymondRocket Power Big Idea with5a.m.CharmedDayside w/ CharmedMovie: <:13> Lizzie McGuireDonny Deutsch5:30 a.m.. NASCAR Nextel Linda Vester Varsity Blues BrotherÂ’s GarciaCountdown with Keith Olbermann6a.m.Battlestar Galactica Sirius Satellite Fox News Live Battlestar GalactiaSmallville 6:30 a.m.. Radio at The Glen Access Hollywood 7a.m.The New Detectives Studio B withThe NewTrue HollywoodBoy Meets WorldHeadline News7:30 a.m.. Shepard Smith DetectivesStoriesBoy Meets World Entertainment Studios8a.m.Emeril Live Your World with Will & GraceHollywood StoriesFresh Prince ESPNews8:30 a.m.. The Hot List Neil CavutoThat 70Â’s Show E.T.My Wife & KidsHeadline News9a.m.Wheel of Fortune Around The Horn ConnectedThat 70Â’s ShowMovie: 7th Heaven Good Morning9:30 a.m..That 70Â’s Show PTI Blind Date Jennifer America 10 a.m.. Dr. Phil SportsCenterHeadline NewsLate Night withLiberty Kids 10:30 a.m.. NBC Nightly NewsConan OÂ’BrienMovie: <:48> Spongebob 11a.m.Oprah Monday NightABC World News CharmedSpeedRocket Power 4 Qtrs11:30 a.m.. CountdownCBS Evening News Lizzie McGuire 12p.m.Bulletin BoardMNF-NFLThe Newshour Battlestar Galactia BrotherÂ’s Garcia NHRA Powerade12:30 p.m..Judge JudyPreseasonwith Jim Lehrer SmallvilleSeries 1p.m.Charmed Cowboys at Hannity & Colmes The New Movie: Lucas Oil Nationals1:30 p.m..Cardinals Detectives Guess WhoÂ’s Boy Meets World 2p.m.Ed Fox Report with Will & Grace Coming To Dinner Boy Meets World FLW Outdoors 2:30 p.m..Shepard Smith That 70Â’s ShowFresh Prince 3p.m. Star Trek: SportsCenterLou Dobbs Tonight Breating Space YogaMovie: <:23> Sesame StreetABC World News3:30 p.m..Deep Space 9 Caribbean Workout The Quick and The ESPNews4p.m.Third WatchBaseball TonightLarry King Live Body Shaping Dead Mr. RogersCBS Evening News4:30 p.m.. ESPNews <:40> Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordNBC Nightly News5p.m.Jeopardy NFL Total AccessNewsnight The ViewAccess HollywoodOut of the BoxEd5:30 p.m..Headline News with Aaron Brown WeekendRolie Polie Olie6p.m.Window on the AtollSportsCenter BET Nightly News Emeril Live E.T. Weekend Jo JoÂ’s Circus Star Trek:6:30 p.m.. Navy M/Corps News Tavis Smiley Stanley Deep Space Nine7p.m.60 Minutes MNF-NFLHardball30 Minute Meals Movie:Lazy TownThird Watch 7:30 p.m.. Preseason with Chris Matthews Sweet Dreams Basic House of Mouse8p.m.Las Vegas Eagles at Steelers OÂ’Reilly Factor Pocket The Difference Jimmy NeutronJeopardy8:30 p.m.. The Soup Jackie ChanHeadline News9p.m.E.R.NightlineE! News Live Movie: <:04>Scooby DooESPNews9:30 p.m.. Business ReportMalcom In The MiddleHollow Man New Scooby DooPaci c Report10 p.m..Paci c ReportSportsCenter Fox & Friends Bernie Mac Fresh PrinceNFL MNF10:30 p.m..Tonight Show Girlfriends Growing Pains Preseason11p.m.W/ Jay LenoBaseball Tonight American MorningCharmedMovie:Funniest Animals Eagles at Steelers11:30 p.m..The Late Show ESPNews <:40> In A Lonely Place Little Bill Tuesday, August 16

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 All programming is subject to change 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 ShowIndy Car RacingAmerican MorningRollerEdMovie: (Continued) Dora The ExplorerNFL MNF12:30AMThe Late Late Show AMBER Alert Portal Movie: <:38> Ballerina (Continued) 1:00AMwith Craig Ferguson Indy 300 Passions Army Of Darkness The Brady BunchESPNews1:30AMBig Idea with (aka Evil Dead III) ThatÂ’s So Raven Paci c Report2:00AMDonnie Deutsch FOX News LiveThird Watch MovieThe Tonight Show2:30AMCountdown with Keith Olbermann Coming Attractions A Ring of Endless w/Jay Leno3:00AM SportsCenter Law & Order Movie: Light Late Show3:30AMAccess Hollywood S.V.U. Basic Liberty Kids w/David Letterman4:00AMHeadline News Baseball Tonight The Simpsons SpongebobThe Late Late Show4:30AMEntertainment StudiosESPNews <:40> Raymond Rocket Power w/Craig Ferguson5:00AMESPNewsMNF-NFLDayside withThe West Wing Movie: <:12>As Told By Ginger The Big Idea5:30AMHeadline NewsPreseason Linda Vester Hollow Man The Amanda Show w/Donny Deutsch6:00AMWWE Smackdown! Cowboys at FOX News Live C.S.I. EverywoodCountdown6:30AM Cardinals w/Kieth Olberman7:00AM Studio B withWWE Raw! Access HollywoodSister, SisterHeadline News7:30AM Shepard Smith WeekendSister, SisterEntertainment Studios8:00AMWheel of Fortune NFL LiveYour World with E.T. WeekendFresh PrinceESPNews8:30AMThat 70Â’s ShowThe Hot ListNeil Cavuto My Wife & KidsHeadline News 9:00AM Dr. PhilAround the Horn ConnectedThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenGood Morning9:30AM PTI One WomanÂ’s America 10:00AMOprahSportsCenter Headline NewsLate Night withCourage Liberty Kids 10:30AM NBC Nightly NewsConan OÂ’BrienMovie: <48> Spongebob 11:00AMBulletin BoardNASCAR NationABC World News The West WingAir Force One Rocket PowerNASCAR Nation11:30AMJudge JudyScott Martin ChallengeCBS Evening News As Told By GingerNorth American Hunter12:00PMCharmedMLB The Newshour C.S.I. The Amanda ShowMLB 12:30PM Twins at White Sox with Jim Lehrer Everywood Cubs at Astros 1:00PMEd Hannity & Colmes WWE Raw!Movie: 1:30PM Coyote Ugly Sister, Sister 2:00PM Star Trek: Fox Report with Sister, Sister 2:30PMDeep Space 9 Shepard Smith Fresh Prince 3:00PMThird WatchESPNewsLou Dobbs Tonight Breathing Space YogaMovie: <:22> Sesame StreetABC World News3:30PM US Open Tennis Caribbean Workout Kindergarten Cop ESPNews4:00PMJeopardy Western & Southern Larry King Live Body Shaping Mr. RogersCBS Evening News4:30PMHeadline News Financial Group Tipical Mary Ellen CliffordNBC Nightly News5:00PMJeopardy Masters NewsNight with The View The EntertainersOut of the BoxEd5:30PMAccess HollywoodAaron Brown Rolie Polie Olie6:00PMBulletin Board SportsCenter BET Nightly News Emeril LiveBehind The Scenes Jo JoÂ’s Circus Star Trek:6:30PMPaci c Report Tavis Smiley E.T.Stanley Deep Space Nine7:00PMMNF-NFLMNF-NFLHardball30 Minute MealsMovie: Lazy TownThird Watch7:30PM Preseason Preseasonwith Chris MatthewsFood 911 A Walk To House of Mouse8:00PMEagles at Steelers Broncos at Texans OÂ’Reilly Factor Sensible Chic Remember Jimmy NeutronJeopardy8:30PM(Replay) Fashion FileJackie ChanHeadline News9:00PM NightlineE! News LiveMovie: <:04>Scooby DooESPNews9:30PM Business ReportMalcom In The MiddleWinchell New Scooby DooNavy/Marine Corps10:00PMESPNews SportsCenter FOX and Friends Bernie Mac Fresh PrinceEve10:30PMPaci c Report FirstGirlfriends Growing Pains Bernie Mac11:00PMTonight Show Baseball TonightAmerican MorningCharmedMovie:Funniest AnimalsExtreme Makover:11:30PMw/ Jay LenoESPNews <:40> Ladybugs Little Bill Home EditionWednesday, August 17

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 13Caf Paci c LunchSun Carved top sirloin Teriyaki chicken Mussels in wine sauce Grill: Brunch station open Mon Maple-glazed roasted pork Turkey pot pie Baked red snapper Grill: Brunch station open Tues Lemon pepper chicken Buffalo ranch stew Grill: Garibaldi sub sandwich Wed Smoked barbecued briskit Herb-baked wings Grill: Cheese sandwichThur Salisbury steak Bratwurst and sauekraut Turkey cordon bleu Grill: Bean/cheese quesadillaFri Honey mustard chicken Vegetarian chow mein Shrimp foo yung Grill: Teriyaki burgerAug. 20 Braised turkey Drumettes in gravy Blackened mahi mahi Grill: French bread pizza DinnerTonight Corned beef and cabbage Chicken fried chickenSun Smothered beef steak Italian pizza Vegetarian pizza Chicken chop suey Mon Huli huli chicken Pork adobo Spicy tofu/vegetables ChefÂ’s choice Tues Pasta bar Italian meatballs Turkey tetrazinniWed Broiled rib eye steak Herb-roasted chicken Pasta a la pesto Thurs Thai grilled chicken Spicy beef curry Ahi/papaya sauce Indonesian pasta Fri Build-your-own pizza Breaded pork chops Chicken stew Protestant services 8 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m. Catholic services Saturday Mass, 5:30 p.m., in the main chapel Sunday Mass 7 a.m., small chapel 9:15 a.m., main chapel Mass on Roi at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call the Chapel, 53505. HELP WANTED KRS has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Marie Dixon, 51300. For all others, call Jack Riordan, 55154. Full job descriptions and requirements are on line or at Human Resources, Building 700. CARPENTER IV, Meck Operations. Full time. HR Req. K030891. TRAFFIC AGENT, Base Operations. Part time. 20 hours per week. HR Req. K030821. MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive. Two positions. Full time. HR Req. K030332 and HR Req. K030641. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK I, Kwajalein Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030630. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, Kwajalein Automotive. Three positions. Full time. HR Reqs. K030640, K030783, K030883. TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT II, Kwajalein Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030895. DRIVER I, Roi Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030877. Enniburr residents should apply to Robert Stere. RECREATION AIDE I, Roi Community Activities. Casual. Two positions. HR Reqs. K030755, K030756. Enniburr applicants should apply to Tim Lykes. SCOREKEEPERS, Kwajalein Community Activities. Casual. Six positions. HR Reqs. K030901, K030902, K030905, K030906, K030907, K030908. SPORTS OFFICIALS, Kwajalein Community Activities. Casual. Five positions. HR Reqs. K030870, K030888, K030903, K030904, K030909. RECREATION AIDE I, Kwajalein Community Activities. Casual. Two positions. HR Reqs. K030813, K030886. LIFEGUARDS, Kwajalein Community Activities. Casual. Two positions. HR Reqs. K030884, K030885. RECREATION SPECIALIST I, Community Activities. Casual. HR Req. K030887. CLERICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE, HR Department. Temporary positions. ASSISTANT II, HR Department. Casual. HR Req. K030893. HELP DESK TECHNICIAN I, Information Technology. Full time. HR Req. K030859. PAINTER II, Roi Operations. Full time. HR Req. K030761. Enniburr applicants should apply to Floyd Corder. WAREHOUSEMAN I, Provisions/Supply. Full time. Three positions. HR Reqs. K030894, K030896, K030899. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Education Services. Full time. HR Req. K030897. HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT II, KRS Human Resources. HR Req. K030893. Successful candidate will have excellent communication and computer skills. Will be required to interface with all levels of the employee population on a regular basis. HR ASSISTANT III, Chugach. Full time. HR Req. K030882. TRAFFIC AGENT I, Aviation Base Operation. Part time. 20 hours per week. HR Req. K030821. CYS ACTIVITIES assistant director, part time, 20 hours per week, Education Dept. HR Req. K030697. 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 Allison.Villarreal@bank-of-america.jp or call 52152. Community Bank is an equalopportunity employer. KWAJALEIN POLICE DEPARTMENT: MARINE ENGINEMAN for maintenance of propulsion systems and equipment aboard police vessels. Requires good command of the English language ability and aptitude for marine diesel mechanics and repair, and the ability to pass a written U.S. Army enginemanÂ’s test. Experience with Yamaha and Detroit Diesel engines preferred. Previous law enforcement and medical (EMT/paramedic) experience preferred. Applications are available in KPD administrative office in Building 835. For more information, call Lt. Travis Coldwell, 54429. WANTED CHILDRENÂ’S TAP SHOES, size 10-12; adult dansneakers and tap shoes, 6-7. Call 52692. 19 INCH TV or larger. Call 50545, 4-6 p.m.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 14 LOST STOLEN CAMERA. $100 reward for return or information on camera taken from bike basket in front of Trailer 583 on the lagoon Perimeter Road, Aug. 6. Camera is digital Fuji with black camera bag. A red and white Playmate cooler was also taken. Call 54545, home, or 57022, work. PATIO SALESMONDAY, 7-11 a.m., Trailer 557. Scuba gear, photos by Sue Rosoff and more. MONDAY, 8-11 a.m., Quarters 116-B. PCS sale.Adult/childrenÂ’s/baby clothing, toys, baby items, household items, kitchen items, plants, books. Rain cancels. No early birds. FOR SALEPCS SALE. White lattice planters, $25 each; Rubbermaid outdoor storage bin, $30; indoor storage bins, $10 each; prom dresses, $25 each; casual dresses, $10 each; room air cleaners, $20 each; bedding, $20 per set; bathroom rugs, $20 per set; 8 foot by 12 foot carpet, blue, $10; Panasonic upright vacuum, $25; bikes, $20. Call 52356. PCS SALE. Four large carpets, $30-$50; computer desk, $95; dehumidifier, $75; telephone table, $20. Call 51561. COMPLETE CAMERA package: Kodak DC 240 digital camera with X3 optical zoom, flash, auto focus, four memory cards (8-64 Mg), memory card reader-camera to PC USB port, eight AA rechargeable batteries, one close-up and one wide-angle lens, leather camera bag, all for $100. Call 52682. FINAL PCS plant sale. See at Trailer 565. FINAL PCS SALE. Two plastic shoe racks, $5 each; HP Deskjet 970 CSE printer, $25; two color print cartridges, new, $15 each; new black and white cartridge, $15; Evader remote-control electric car, excellent condition, complete with two batteries, $100. Call Jeff, 59942. HAMMOCK, $10 or best offer; cat box with hood, $5; shelving unit, $10; recumbent bike, $150; microwave cart, $10; Christmas tree stand, $3; crunchboard, $5; bicycle fender, $7; entertainment center, $200; paper cutter, $5; plants, $3-$50; kickstand for most 20 inch bicycles, $1; bike pedals, $2. Call 53578. 28-FOOT HAWKFARM sailboat, excellent condition and is a pleasure to sail and overnight on, $25,000 or best offer. Call 52608. WINNIE THE POOH tricylce, no rust, $25; Graco jogging stroller, $70 or best offer; optical computer mouse with software, in box, $25; maternity clothes, size large and extra-large; folding bassinet on wheels, $40; Epson Stylus C82 color printer, in box with software, $60; glass Car Boy for home brewing, $20. Call 52642. CANON 18 by 50 stabilizer binoculars, paid $1,250 new, will sell for $800. Call Ron, 58027, work or 55122, home. PCS SALE. Dehumidifier, excellent for eliminating mold in new housing, $50; Sun four-speed bike, $50; Sun cruiser, $50; three bikes (little girl size), $10 each; DÂ’LIte Burley, $50. All bikes available Friday. Call 53495. SAFETY FIRST Burley, $45; beach umbrella, $5; three-piece Waterford Nativity set, $75; scooters, $2; ceiling fan, $35; baby snap nÂ’ go, $15; UHF/VHF powered antenna, $20; dehumidifier, $100; bench vise, $30; child car seat, $15; hockey net with sticks, $10; rain cover for double jogger, $5. Call 50163. 36 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 50079. COMMUNITY NOTICESA BEGINNERÂ’S soccer clinic will be at 5:30 p.m., tonight, on Brandon Field. JOIN JEFF PARKER and the Pulsune family for a PCS farewell party at 6 p.m., Sunday, at Coral Sands. Bring a dish to share and your own beverage. Questions? Call Hana, 52680, or Judy, 52797. BLESSED SACRAMENT Parish will host a Welcome/Welcome Back cookout for returning parishioners and new arrivals at 5:30 p.m., Monday. at Emon Beach Pavilion 1. The parish will provide hot dogs and hamburgers. Bring side dishes and your own drinks. Mass for the Feast of the Assumption will be at 4 p.m. in Corlett Recreation Center Room 1. All are welcome. Surfway will be closed for annual inventory Aug. 24-25. All other stores will be open regular hours. Due to the inventory, there will be no department sales or merchandise transfers at Surfway until Aug. 26. Moonlight Madness Golf Tournament will be Aug. 20. Pizza will be served before the event. Beverages will be on the course. KGA members, $20. Non-KGA, $30. Teams should be at the golf course by 7 p.m. Questions? Call Mark VerStraten, 53808.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 15 CYS Youth Basketball PARENTS OF students in grade seven through 12 are invited to attend Back to School Night at Kwajalein Junior/Senior high school at 7 p.m., Friday, in the multi-purpose room. A letter with details should be arriving in the mail. Questions? Call 52011. BINGO NIGHT will be Thursday at the Yuk Club. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m. Play begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout at 49 numbers with a $250 prize. ARE YOU INTERESTED in Scouts? Parents should come to an informal meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, in the Scout Hut, to find out how you can help or to find out more about the Scouting program on Kwajalein. Girl Scout registration for ages kindergarten to 18 will be at 3 p.m., Aug. 29, at Emon Beach. Cub Scouts should contact Mary Miller, 51298. Registration for Boy Scouts age 11 or who have completed fifth grade or who have earned Arrow of Light, up to age 18, will be at 6 p.m., Aug. 29, in Community Activity Center Room 7. Questions? Call Lora or Dave, 54186. KWAJALEIN FILIPINO CIVIC Club general meeting will be at 6 p.m., Aug. 21, at the Pacific Club. JOIN JOHN THOMPKINS for karaoke at 8 p.m. until midnight, Aug. 21, at the Yuk Club. Identi cation required. SIGN UP FOR the swim team. If you can swim two different strokes for the length of the family pool, then you may qualify to join the Kwajalein Swim Team. Sign ups are being taken now. The rst practice is Aug. 22. Practices are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Qualifying members will receive a T-shirt, swim cap and goggles in September. Questions? Call Kathleen, 59154 or Lora, 54186. Registration forms are available on Macy’s porch or from Kathleen. BARGE OPERATIONS are scheduled for Aug. 25-26. During operations, the Supply and Marine Departments between 6th Street and 8th Street and Supply and Marine Roads are off limits to pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle/equipment traffic. Only Supply and Marine Department personnel will be allowed access into these areas. Barricades and caution tape will be erected at all of these points. Questions? Call 52180, 53444 or 53430. SUNSET BISTRO will be at 7 p.m., Aug. 27, at Emon Beach Pavilion 1. It’s Bali night. Sign up at Three Palms Snack Bar. Cost is $25 per person. SIGN UP for Grace Sherwood Library’s book draw this month. Three lucky kids will win an “I Spy” book and adults can register to win “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” Register now through Aug. 29. THE ROI-NAMUR Dolphins Scuba Club has created a policy that allows any active duty members of the United States military, regardless of branch of service or length of stay on the atoll, to join our organization at no charge.Normal membership requirements such as certification and completed physical forms must be fulfilled. Due to our reciprocal agreement with Kwajalein Scuba Club, this will allow Kwajalein residents to dive using air supplied by both clubs for free. For more information, call Greg Howson, 56734. Registration for prekindergarten-grade six will be Aug. 23-Sept. 2, at the Child Development Center of ce. Participants must have a current physical indicating for which sports they may register. Questions? Call 52158. Anyone interested in being a basketball of cial or scorekeeper should contact the Youth Center, 53796. Youth basketball NYSCA coaches'clinic will be at 6 p.m., Aug. 25, elementary school Room 20. If you are a returning NYSCA coach or want to become a coach, you should attend this meeting. For more information, call 53796.

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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherTonight: Variably cloudy scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 7-12 knots. Sunday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: E-SE at 5-10 knots. Monday: Partly cloudy with scattered showers Winds: E at 5 knots. Tuesday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Winds: E at 5 knots. Annual rainfall total: 28.05" Annual deviation: -24.00" Call 54700 for updated forecasts or www.rts-wx.com16SHARKS, from Page 5 They are broadly triangular and arranged in several rows, forming a pad used to crush the shells of the mollusks that form the bulk of the nurse sharkÂ’s diet. As they lie motionless in the coral, nurse sharks make a tempting target for a diver to harass, but a word of warning. They donÂ’t bite often, but when they do, nurse sharks are very tenacious. On a few occasions, nurse sharks have become extremely agitated when my dive party approached them. They bolted from their lair and furiously darted around the reef. No one in our party had done anything to pester the sharks, but they were obviously unhappy with our company.Grey reef sharksIn contrast to the sluggish nurse sharks, the sleek, powerful grey reefs are the most imposing sharks commonly encountered at Kwajalein Atoll. Grey reefs are among the most studied sharks because of their trademark posturing.Grey reef sharks usually avoid divers. When they are seen, it is usually brie y, at a distance. In areas where they are frequently exposed to spear shing, grey reefs learn to associate divers with easy food and may tag along with a dive party. In areas where diving is uncommon, they may, out of curiosity, approach divers close enough to touch. Grey reefs can be dangerous though. The lighting quickness of these sharks must be seen to be appreciated and when they are excited by spear shing, they will buzz and dart at a diver, turning away at the last instant, or even bumping or biting the spear or the diver in a frenzied effort to grab the sh. They generally will not bite the diver, however; the possibility exists. (Photo by Elizabeth Davie) S c h o o l School D a z e DazeSun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 0641/1906 1337/0037 0930, 3.4' 0350, 2.3' August 14 2310, 4.1' 1550, 2.1' Monday 0641/1906 1438/0130 1200, 3.2' 0620, 2.3' August 15 1750, 2.2' Tuesday 0641/1905 1543/0230 0100, 4.4' 0800, 1.9' August 16 1350, 3.5' 1930, 1.9' Wednesday 0641/1905 1647/0334 0210, 4.9' 0900, 1.3' August 17 1450, 3.9' 2030, 1.4' Jenna Bulles, left, and Victoria Madore play a game to get to know their classmates in Cassie Rubly's class on the rst day of fourth grade. School started on Friday. Back to School Night for seventh through twelfth grade will be at 7 p.m. on Friday in the multi-purpose room.