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 ( E m i l y V a n n o y 9 r e a d s t h e e n g r a v i n g o n t h e O p e r a t i o n F l i n t l o c k M e m o r i a l t o h e r b r o t h e r G a v i n (Emily Vannoy, 9, reads the engraving on the Operation Flintlock Memorial to her brother, Gavin, 6 f o l l o w i n g t h e V e t e r a n s D a y c e r e m o n y a t t h e F l a g P o l e F r i d a y T h e i r g r e a t g r a n d f a t h e r J o h n V a n 6, following the Veterans Day ceremony at the Flag Pole Friday. Their great-grandfather, John Vann o y s u r v i v e d t h e a t t a c k o n P e a r l H a r b o r a n d w a s i n t h e P a c i c T h e a t e r d u r i n g W o r l d W a r I I a n d noy, survived the attack on Pearl Harbor and was in the Paci c Theater during World War II and t h e i r f a t h e r M a j J o h n V a n n o y s e r v e s a t t h e U S A r m y K w a j a l e i n A t o l l T h i s i s i s s u e i s d e d i c a t e d t o their father, Maj. John Vannoy, serves at the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. This is issue is dedicated to v e t e r a n s f o r m o r e s e e P a g e 4 ) veterans, for more, see Page 4. ) ( P h o t o b y M i g O w e n s ) (Photo by Mig Owens) S o n o f K w a j a l e i n Son of Kwajalein d i e s i n I r a q dies in Iraq — P a g e 3 — Page 3 F a m i l y m e m b e r Family member e a r n s P u r p l e H e a r t earns Purple Heart — P a g e 6 — Page 6 S e r v i n g o u r n a t i o n Serving our nation l i f e a s a S o l d i e r life as a Soldier — P a g e 1 2 — Page 12


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2 I was recently reminded of the Rolling Stone’s song, Satisfaction as in “I can’t get no ….” You would have to wonder, after all these years why Mick Jagger still can’t get satisfaction. You would think that international fame and abundant fortune would at least get him up to “feeling no pain” and maybe “I’m alright.” As I’ve observed human nature I’ve noticed that we are very quirky people. You see, if you live like Jagger then a Motel 6 just doesn’t cut it anymore. On the other hand, if you lived on Lib your entire life, hot and cold running water would be a luxurious bonus. In my life, I’ve had the opportunity to span this range. Kathy Ann and I lived in Germany together as of cers in the Army (I even had ight pay) and no kids with an exchange rate over 3:1. That was the life. Then we got out of the Army (no jobs), I was in seminary and we lived as servants on a huge estate with horses. Kathy Ann was the maid and I mucked the stalls every morning at 6 a.m. That was not the life. All in all, it has taught us to appreciate what we have and not get upset by what we don’t have. This seems to be a helpful attitude on Kwajalein because often expecta-Satisfaction is all about perspectivetions and reality don’t easily match up. Sometimes we all think of Kwaj as a little slice of American life and too easily forget that this little slice is more than 2,000 miles away from some of the pie and about 5,000 miles away from the kitchen where the pies are made. In light of that, I’d like to say “thanks” to all the people in the service sector of our island who do so much for us; food service, community activities, retail and anyone else who puts up with our bickering. So, the next time Surfway doesn’t stock my favorite ice cream or AFN cuts out my sports program or the pizza from the snack bar arrives a half hour late, I think I will be satis ed by what I’ve got rather than complain about what I am missing. Jagger’s not that much of a role model, anyway. The 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 neces-The Kwajalein Hourglasssarily 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: 2,000Commanding Of cer..........COL Beverly Stipe Public Affairs Of cer....................Sandy MillerEditor..................................Nell Drumheller Assistant Editor........................Mig Owens Graphics Designer......................Dan Adler Reporter.............................Elizabeth Davie Circulation...........................Will O'ConnellBy Jim Garamone American Forces Press ServiceThey called it “The Great War,” and it was a titanic struggle that decimated Europe and killed the young men who were the brightest hope of that generation.President Woodrow Wilson called it “The War to End All Wars,” but he was sadly mistaken. When another con ict erupted 20 years later, “The Great War” became simply World War I.The war began in 1914 over “some damn foolish thing in the Balkans,” as German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck prophesied. A Serb nationalist stepped from a crowd in Sarajevo and shot the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, killing both. Within weeks, the European continent was split into two camps, with Germany and Austria facing off against France, Russia and Great Britain. Millions of men fought on the Western and Eastern Fronts. All the combatants expected to make quick work of their enemies, but then all aspects of national power came to the defense of the nations, and the war quickly evolved into a stalemate. Both fronts became killing machines, as generals and admirals, unused to the destructive power of the technologies they unleashed, still ordered attacks using the old rules of warfare. At the Battle of the Somme in 1916, 60,000 British soldiers were killed or wounded on just the first day. The Battle of Verdun — February to December 1916 — cost both German and French forces almost 800,000 casualties. On the Atlantic, German submarines came close to strangling Great Britain as the tonnage of Allied shipping sunk rose. The United States remained neutral through the war’s first years. Wilson was re-elected president in 1916 with the slogan “He kept us out of war.” But in 1917, Germany instituted unrestricted submarine warfare, and the U.S. Congress declared war. The first American troops journeyed to France in June 1917. World War I War to end all wars didn't See WAR, Page 20


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 3See MARTINO, Page 6 Former resident dies in IraqMarine Capt. Mike Martino spent first eight years on KwajaleinMig Owens Assistant editorFormer ‘Kwaj Kid’ Capt. Michael D. Martino, 32, was killed Nov. 2 near Ar Ramadi, Iraq when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed while ying in support of security and stabilization operations, according to the Department of Defense. Martino was born on Kwajalein on Jan. 31, 1973, the youngest of three children. He lived on island until he was eight, when his family moved to Irvine, California. In 1996, he graduated from the University of Calif., San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in economics and was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. According to a eulogy written by his friends and fellow Marines, read at a memorial service in Iraq Nov. 5, 1st lieutenant Martino graduated from The Basic School in the summer of 1998 and reported to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. for ight training. “He joined VT-2 and excelled in the ight syllabus,” they said. “With his grades, he could have own anything he wanted, but he wanted to y helicopters.” Martino was winged in July 2000, deployed once with Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron-367 to Okinawa, and then volunteered for a FAC tour with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif. He deployed with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2-1 where, according to his friends, his actions during the April 2004 Fallujah offensive earned him the Combat Action Ribbon and recommendation for the Bronze Star. In December 2004, and following his tour with 2-1, Martino checked in to HMLA-369 where he served as the assistant S-1 of cer and Airframes of cer in-charge. “He flew with this squadron for almost a year and considered the Gun ghters as his family,” said friends. They added that Martino was intense in everything he did, studying constantly and striving to be the best. “He was competitive with himself and eagerly absorbed knowledge in an effort to better his skills as a pilot and as an of cer of marines.” “Mike Martino was not one of those guys who monopolized dinner conversations or would be rst to sing karaoke at the bar. He was a quiet, reserved guy who could light up a room with a smile…We were fortunate because we did know him. He was a Gun ghter and he was our friend and brother.” According to Simone Smead, fellow Kwaj kid, Martino was seven years her junior. The two attended the same work functions as both their fathers worked for McDonnell Douglas during the late 1970s. Mark Thimsen, also a Kwaj kid, recalled that his parents were good friends with Bob Martino and his wife, Sybil, but said their children were quite a bit younger than him. Kwajalein resident Sharon Hurst spent time with Martino on his rst visit back to the island since he was 8. “He came out to Kwajalein from his Marine Base in Okinawa about two years ago after a 20year absence. Ray Smead and Mike’s dad worked out here together in the 70s. Mike wanted to do some diving while he was here and Ray knew that I would take good care of Mike.” She added that on that visit, Martino commented that the island seemed so much smaller to him now than when he was 8. “Mike is just a few years older than my son and we immediately hit it off,” Hurst said. “He was a great dive buddy and a kind young man. Mike and I spent hours and hours diving that week he was here. He was so appreciative of my hospitality that when he got back to his Marine post in Okinawa, he sent me one of his company coins and a couple of lion statues from the local Okinawan culture. One statue was to keep out the evil and the other was to let in Marine Capt Mike Martino, one week prior to his death in Iraq. Martino was born on Kwajalein and lived on the island for eight years.


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein HourglassDefending freedomAmerican men, women answer call to duty Veterans from within the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll community were asked: “How do you think America honors its veterans?” “I served overseas, working side-by-side with soldiers from Germany, Italy, Belgium and Hungary. Although our veterans are treated better than most other countries, there are no amount of bene ts that can actually repay someone who is willing to give their life for their country,”Robert StereU.S. Marine Corps and Army 1989-2000 Desert Storm and Bosnia “They don’t honor the veterans enough. They don’t appreciate the American veteran,”Tom ShahanU.S. Marine Corps 1966-80 Vietnam “I am very proud of all our active duty personnel everywhere,”Rhonda LongbrakeU.S. Air Force 1976-86 “Now a days not so bad. When we came from Vietnam it was bad,”Keith FullertonU.S. Navy 1965-71


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 5Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, keep a sharp lookout for insurgents while fellow Soldiers and Marines (not shown) search an area of Iraq near the Syrian border for weapons caches. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Andy Dunaway)Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass “Seems to be great hometown support for today’s veterans. For those overseas it really hits home when they receive letters, homecomings, visits by of cials. It’s a tremendous sacri ce to go overseas or just join the military in general,”Bruce JohnsonU.S. Navy 1977-83 “They don’t. Though there are places and companies and people that do. For example, one of the large home improvement stores paid the difference in salary for those who were called up,”Jim SchillingU.S. Navy 1966-70 Vietnam “Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea,” Samual Johnson, 1778 “I submit that the fabric and core of the American Spirit is extraordinarily patriotic. And we are justi ably proud of those who serve our country in uniform. In that regard, there are two national holidays to recognize the patriotic service of the members of our armed forces: Memorial Day honors the deceased and Veterans Day honors those who have served in all of our Armed Forces. It’s signi cant that we as a nation pause on these two days to honor those who have served our country so faithfully,”John PicklerU.S. Army 1965-2002 Vietnam, Iraq


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 MARTINO, from Page By JO1(SW/AW) Jon RasmussenIn a brief ceremony Oct. 28, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11 Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Martin Beck, awarded Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class John Coulter the Purple Heart. Coulter received a gunshot to the leg while responding to an Improvised Explosive Device near Fallujah, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Coulter is the son of Laverne and step-son of Ronald Arthur of Kwajalein. Coulter’s mother, Laverne, said, “First he was a Marine for 4 years and then joined the Navy to go Explosive Ordinance Disposal, which requires a certain mentality — this is John’s ‘niche’ since he has been a pyro from age 4.” Navy EOD technicians are experts in detecting, identifying, rendering safe and disposing of all types of explosives and explosive ordnance that pose a hazard to personnel or property on land or under water. Navy EOD detachments are relied upon in the Global War on Terror to dispose of IEDs, which threaten coalition forces and civilians. Coulter was wounded March 15, while deployed with EODMU 11 Detachment Seven after his team had spent the day responding to several IEDs. Upon reaching the scene of the last call, Coulter and his partner, Operations Specialist 2nd Class Justin Jewett came under attack. Jewett managed to reach cover, but Coulter was shot in the leg before he could get out of the open. “I knew I had to get behind the truck, but my leg just wouldn’t work,” Coulter said. That is when Jewett pulled his partner to safety and immediately began first aid. Jewett stayed with Coulter after the medic reached the scene and all the way to the field hospital. Before going into surgery, Coulter was able to make a call back home to his wife, Brandy, to tell her that he was shot, but was OK. “I was so glad that he got to call and tell me before the command called me; I don’t know what I would have done then,” Brandy said. Although he could have opted to return home after his ordeal, Coulter was determined to complete the remainder of the deployment with his team. He returned to the team after only three weeks, faster than even his doctors had expected. “The fact that he turned it around and was back up to us at almost a hundred percent within a three-week time frame was pretty amazing,” Senior Chief Quartermaster Robert Zimmerman, Det. Seven leading chief petty of cer said. “He personally expedited his own recovery faster than what was expected. His criteria for release was met earlier than what the doctors imagined it would be and that’s not just a testimony to him, but also the advances we’ve made in eld medicine.” Coulter’s quick return inspired not only his fellow team members, but also the Soldiers and Marines that made up the Special Forces group that Det. Seven was a part of. “Within our compound all three services were a real tight-knit group, everybody knew John’s injuries and were all waiting for him to return,” Zimmerman said. “When he did, it was a huge boost for morale for everybody to see him come back.” Now back on Whidbey Island, the support of the tight-knit EOD community was apparent near the end of Coulter’s pinning ceremony when the right words just couldn’t be found until a loud “HooYah” began with a single shipmate and reverberated through the ranks and each one came forward to show Coulter their support and appreciation for his commitment to duty. the goodness. That was exactly the kind of man Mike was, always looking out for folks, even women that he had just met.” Hurst remembered one weekend evening when she and Martino went to the Yokwe Yuk Club to listen to music and shoot pool. “There were about 70 Australian National Guard troops in the club that night. Mike was so proud to be a United States Marine Cobra pilot it made my heart shine watching him in the crowd of Aussies,” she recalled. “He bartered and traded for one Australian’s hat and company coins. You would have thought that he bought national treasures.” She said that when Martino left for home, they talked about him coming back to Kwajalein one day. He sent her several e-mails when he returned to Okinawa, but she said she lost track of him when he got deployed to Iraq. What Hurst remembers most about Martino was his “kind and gentle nature, and for me of course, the fact that he was a great dive buddy who was so thrilled to be here diving with me.” Martino is survived by his mother, Sybil, father, Bob, brother, Robert, sister, Laurie and nieces, Devyn and Sydney. Also killed in the helicopter crash, currently under investigation, was Maj. Gerald M. Bloom eld, 38 of Ypsilanti, Mich. Both Marines were with Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 369, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II MEF (Forward). Purple Heart awarded Kwaj family member Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class John Coulter


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 7 “Basically very well – with tuition assistance and the GI Bill. I think there’s a genuine effort to assist the veterans,”Jack RiordanU.S. Army 1968-71 Vietnam “I think they do a good job, over the years it seems to get better and better,”Rich FeaglerU.S. Air Force 1986-90 active duty 1990-94 reserves “America has done a pretty good job but needs to balance it out better. Veterans from certain eras seem to garner a bigger spotlight. I would also like to add the government must hold to its promise of providing bene ts, like medical care, for life to those veterans who made a career out of the military. Too many promised bene ts are diminishing year after year,”Kelly O’ConnorU.S. Air Force 1979-2005 Defending freedom Continued from Page 5, veterans from within the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll community were asked: “How do you think America honors its veterans?” “America honors their Armed Forces by sharing their needs in times of dif culty. Also by providing concern and understanding to each individual. Families are the most important side of a Soldier’s life. Help them and comfort them through rough transitions and unsettled times,”Osvaldo VelezU.S. Army 1988-96 U.S. Army National Guard 1996-2000 “Through Veterans Day ceremonies around the world. Also, all veterans should not be charged fees for license plates honoring them,”Dr. Ed PagetU.S. Air Force 1967-77 drafted during the Korean War “Through Veterans Day ceremonies and veterans hospitals. America honors its sons and daughters who continue to serve,”Dr. Lance RayU.S. Navy 1971-73 “You see Veterans Day parades and some ceremonies – I don’t think they do it near enough. None of us went to serve involuntarily. We all signed up for this, and in my case I did it for a long time,”Mike NelsonU.S. Air Force 1967-88 Vietnam “I think there’s a lot to be said about the progress that’s been made in honoring them. It’s an improvement over the past,”Angelia PintoU.S. Navy 1986-93


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 Defending freedom Continued from Page 7, veterans from within the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll community were asked: “How do you think America honors its veterans?” “The support for those in Desert Storm/Desert Shield and the current Iraq involvement is outstanding. There are Veterans Day celebrations and rallies on the state, local and government levels, like the one here Friday. They’re also trying to identify and take care of homeless veterans, supporting them with hospital care, housing and programs to assist them. Vietnam veterans got a shallow welcome home. We should support soldiers every day regardless of our political position, ”Lloyd JordanU.S. Army 1974-99 “Not very good,”John RamerU.S.Navy 1964-68 Vietnam “Pretty good — most veterans are unaware of what’s available for them. You have to do research and nd out what’s available,”Damon BrownU.S. Marine Corps 1986-91 Iran, Iraq “By providing transition assistance programs, job fairs, veterans’ hospitals and job opportunities,”Joe LaubenU.S. Navy 1980-96 retired “It’s improved in recent years, increased their bene ts and support. We should never forget them,”Kevin DodgeU.S. Army 1997-2003 “I think they do much better since the rst Gulf War than they did after Vietnam,”James McGuireU.S. Army 1965-90 Vietnam “I think the annual Veterans Day rememberance is a good start. We should be grateful for the sacri ces of our active-duty personnel year round,”Sean SteevesU.S. Navy 1982-2002 Desert Shield, Libya “All and all pretty good,”Galen PallanteU.S. Army 1965-68


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 9 “Unfortunately, it has become political instead of honorable,”Mike NicholsonU.S. Navy, DAV 1980-89 Iran, Iraq “Pretty good,”Jeff SwearingenU.S. Marine Corps, Army and Air Force 1993-99 USMC active duty 1999-2000 Army reserves 2000 present U.S. Air Force reserves Defending freedom Continued from Page 8, veterans from within the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll community were asked: “How do you think America honors its veterans?” “Better, but it’s not all that great. Better now than it was before and I’m assuming it’s going to get better. How the veterans are treated – medical portion—there’s still a lot lacking as far as medical care and things of that nature,”Moses MorenoU.S. Marine Corps 1979-99 “It’s certainly better than it was. Veterans today are receiving more recognition than they did in the past and deservingly so. That’s the rst time anyone’s ever asked. There’s the answer to your question,”Bob BurtU.S. Army 1971-73 Vietnam “By educational bene ts, and other transitional programs to civilian life that give them a helping hand in their endeavors,”David DardenU.S. Air Force 1980-94 “We do a fairly decent job since 9/11,”Randolph CooperU.S. Army 1968-71 Vietnam — two tours “Whatever is done for veterans is always appreciated. The main intent is to recognize the service to our country,”Mike MooreU.S. Army 1968-89 Iran “America is doing a ne job. I believe all high school graduates should go into the service. It would make a better nation,”Miguel BusquetsU.S. Coast Guard 1987-90 active duty 1990-95 reserves returning to the reserves in December


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 “We’re getting better. There are more programs and there’s more awareness. There are still a lot of people out there who could care less,”Jeff MullinU.S. Army 1978-2004 Defending freedom Continued from Page 9, veterans from within the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll community were asked: “How do you think America honors its veterans?” “I think America supports its veterans and I think they should continue to,”Dr. Jill HornerU.S. Public Health Service 1992-96 “I think with this war here, excellent. I don’t want to comment on Vietnam. We were just worried about getting home from World War II,”Wally BurbineU.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force 1943-45 U.S. Navy 1950-53 U.S. Navy 1954-67 U.S. Air Force WWII, Korea and Vietnam “It took a little bit of shaking, but it seemingly is getting much, much better, every day. In every aspect it is getting better and better,”Dennis JohnsonU.S. Army 1983-2004 Iraq, Afghanistan “Not totally all of the time the right way. If it’s a popular time it’s great; if it’s not a popular time not as good. For those who have not served, freedom means nothing,”Tom TroutmanU.S. Army 1966-69 Vietnam “Besides the obvious outward demonstrations; family to family, generation to generation,”Thomas RichardsU.S. Army 1986-98 “Arlington Cemetary is a reminder of our veterans. The veteran homes and hospitals honor our veterans by taking care of them. It’s great to see the programs and events that Kwajalein has used to honor the veterans,”Detrick KellyU.S. Marine Corps 1986-99 “They are doing better now than they did in the sixties. I’m kind of proud of the way they are doing it now,”Mike HerringtonU.S. Army, 101st Airborne 1966-76 Vietnam


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 11 “For the most part fairly well,”Chris MosettiU.S. Army 1996-2005 Defending freedom Continued from Page 10, veterans from within the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll community were asked: “How do you think America honors its veterans?” “It’s better now than it used to be. During the Vietnam era it was pretty poor. I think the best way to honor veterans is to support their bene t programs,”Thomas EngvallU.S. Air Force 1964-71 Vietnam “In the last 20 years, since the Vietnam era, people have begun to show respect and gratitude to the veterans,”Tom McGinnisU.S. Navy 1952-57 Korea “I travel around quite a bit, and a lot of people come up and shake my hand [when I’m wearing my veteran baseball cap] and say thanks for serving,”John BohrerU.S. Air Force 1954-64 drafted during the Korean War “I think the government tries to honor the veterans very well, but private industry doesn’t,”Steve ClauseU.S. Army Security Agency 1973-79 “I think it depends on where you live and how people treat you there. If you’re in a military town or not. I think it’s about the area. I think there’s great support out here,”Hande R. GarnerU.S. Marine Corps 1996-2001 “I think the best way that America can honor its veterans is to show support for what they are doing and appreciation for their sacri ces,”Ron TsueamotoU.S. Marine Corps 1964-67 Vietnam“It’s gotten better over time, much better than it used to be,”Alan MetelakU.S. Army 1968-71 Vietnam“If you look back at Kuwait and Iraq, much better than what we experienced,”Gary H. PrettymanU.S. Marine Corps 1963-69“I currently actively recruit Marshallese for the service,”Ray DenhamU.S. Air Force 1958-85


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12By Nell M. Drumheller EditorIn 1942 American song writer Irving Berlin released a tune that personi ed what many men and women across the United States faced every day in that turbulent time. It was called: This is the Army, Mister Jones The lyrics described:We all have been selected from city and from farm They asked us lots of questions, they jabbed us in the arm We stood there at attention, our faces turning red The sergeant looked us over and this is what he said: This is the Army, Mister Jones No private rooms or telephones You had your breakfast in bed before But you won’t have it there any moreToday’s veterans faced stone-faced noncommissioned of cers made from the same mold who turned the familiarity of civilian life topsy-turvy, guiding them to become Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen. The contingent of Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site is serving far from home, wearing the uniform that signi es they are prepared to go to war. In today’s terrorist-laden climate the reality of facing re is real. Lt. Col. Steve Wilhelm joined the Army more than 21 years ago as a freshman in college. “A couple of friends joined with me. We all wanted to try something different – to be all that we could be. Sound like Stripes ,” the ground-based mid course defense system integrated product team lead and range executive of cer asked, referring to the 80s’ movie. Wilhelm entered the Army with no preconceived notions, “I didn’t have any real expectations — that probably wasn’t real smart when I enlisted, but I was ‘drinking the cool aid’ so to speak. It’s been a great organization and [I] have never regretted joining,” he said. He added that when he considered entering the military that in his mind there was only one choice. “When we joined, we never shopped around. When we decided to join, we only talked about the Army. It seemed like a good t.” Two other Americans who have made the Army a career are Maj. Johnny Davis, USAKA provost marshal and Chief Warrant Of cer Phyllis Mitchell, USAKA food service and medical evaluator. Both are relatively new to the Kwajalein community, Davis has been on island for three months and Mitchell arrived in July; old-timer Wilhelm as been on Kwajalein for two and a half years. Kwajalein is an Army community, even though the green-suiters make up less than one percent of the population. This is what is known as a GOCO, or government-owned, contract-operated facility. Though the Soldiers are the minority in the community, their dedication to their chosen eld – being professional Soldiers is as strong as military members serving throughout the world. Davis, after 19 years in uniform, said the Army “Allowed more opportunities to lead at various levels i.e. platoon, company, battalion and brigade,” than other branches of the service. And that his career highlight is “The opportunity to serve in whatever capacity to keep our country the best in the world.” Mitchell started down the path to ‘go Army’ at a young age, “In my junior year of high school I made the decision to join the Army because at that time my older sister was very sick. I didn’t want to burden my parents with a college bill so I decided to join the Army. In the Army I could get a college education, plus job training and experience that I could use if I decided not to re-enlist. Since I’ve been in I have two college degrees and will pursue another one next year,” she said of the beginning of her now 23-yearlong career. Mitchell admits that while she enjoys the leadership challenges of being a warrant officer that separation from her family on long deployments can be challenging. Wilhelm added that keeping “our kids grounded, focused and involved,” is a challenge that he and his wife, Leigh, face during their moves. “Being an Army kid can be tough, moving around, changing schools often, losing/making new friends. It’s important for my wife and me to minimize the effect frequent moves can have on our kids. By the way, I have a great wife and two of the best kids anyone could ask for,” Wilhelm said. Team building is a highly regarded skill in the military. Wilhelm recalled a time he was a company commander in Gitmo, “the Haitians in one of my camps were participating in a disturbance. One minute my Soldiers were in full riot gear dodging tent poles, baby food jars, etc. and a few minutes later, they had quelled the riot and were bringing in the chow truck to feed the people in the camp. They realized, just as I imagine the Soldiers do now in Iraq, that there were only a few instigators, and the majority of the folks were peaceful and good intentioned,” he said. While in the service the military can seem to be all consuming; but there is life after fatigues. Mitchell has her eye on retirement. She said her next assignment will be “Ft. Living Room; an Army term used for retirement or separation from the service. My plan is to retire.” Her next stage of life will make her a veteran. This week she wants to show her appreciation for the veterans who have come before her, “I would like to say thank you to all of our veterans and fellow service members. Both Wilhelm and Davis are planning on staying in the Army for a bit longer with Davis wanting to go either to Ft. Drum in New York next or a tour in Korea. Under ideal conditions Wilhelm would head to Huntsville, Ala. next. “My main goal now is to be a program manager. I’m an acquisition corps of cer and I would like to be in charge of a program,” he said. Leaders make leaders. Mitchell said that during her career she has learned from example, “I have several military mentors active and retired from general of cers to senior noncommissioned of cers. They all have been great in providing a listening ear, correction when needed, guidance or just a phone call or e-mail to see how me and my son were doing. My most in uential mentor is not military, and that person is my mother. She’s the one that really keeps me grounded and has been one of my greatest supporters.” The Army has six core values. These values, loyalty, duty, respect, sel ess service, honor, integrity and personal courage, are taught and encouraged at all levels and are integral to leadership. Wilhelm said he best identi es with loyalty, “I’m a big believer in giving it and hopefully inspiring it in people who work for me.” While the Army changes as times require, Wilhelm recognizes that traditions are important. If he could look into the future he said he thinks he would see, “Victorious in the war on terror and transformed, but maintaining true to our culture and values. I think the Army is a great institution. I mean a June Gallup poll shows the American public has more con dence in the military than in any other institution — I mean, who wouldn’t want to be part of that?” Soldiers serve where needed


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 13 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 SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowPro FootballCNN Saturday AMRollerLate Night withMovie: (cont.)ChalkzoneLaw & Order12:30 a.m.The Late Late ShowNHL Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:48>American Dragon 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson LA KingsLost Presumed Innocent Jimmy NeutronHeadline News1:30 a.m.Big Idea with at Headline News The Proud FamilySaturday Night Live2 a.m.Donnie DeutschChicago BlackhawksCNN Saturday AMNCISEven Stevens 2:30 a.m.Countdown With Keith Olbermann Open House What I like About You 3 a.m. SportsCenter Bulls & BearsMissingMovie:Switched!KickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood College Gameday Cavuto on Business We Were Soldiers Radio Free Roscoe4 a.m.Headline News Forbes on FOXFriendsFresh PrinceThe Entertainers4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios CashinÂ’ InSeinfeldFamily Ties5 a.m.Good Morning College Football CNN SaturdayCollege FootballYour Reality Movie: <:25>Mister RogersÂ’College Football5:30 a.m.America Northwestern Texas A&M Checked Get Over It Zooboomafoo Florida State6 a.m. atWeekend Liveat Body ShapingSesame Street at6:30 a.m. Ohio Statewith Tony SnowOklahoma Every Woman Clemson7 a.m.Miss Spider Wall Street JournalHomes Across USAMovie:Funniest Animals7:30 a.m.RubadubbersHeadline NewsDesigned to Sell Last of the Amazing Animals8 a.m.ChalkzoneFOX News LiveLandscape Smart Mohicans Postcards The Pulse8:30 a.m.American Dragon College Football College FootballWeekend HandymanLilo & StitchCollege Football9 a.m.Jimmy Neutron LSU USC Fix it Up Movie: <:03>Jackie Chan Kansas9:30 a.m.Even Stevens at at Before and After Independence Day Danny Phantom at10 a.m.Proud Family Alabama California BBQ with Bobby Da Boom Crew Texas10:30 a.m.Switched! $40 A Day Ninja Turtles11 a.m.Radio Free RoscoeHeadline News JamieÂ’s KitchenDragonball GT11:30 a.m.World of WildlifeMcLaughlin GroupMovie:Justice LeaguenoonAccess HollywoodCollege Gameday On The Story Saturday Night Live 101 Most... Dances with Teen Kids News Collage Football 12:30 p.m.Weekend College Football Wolves TutensteinArizona State 1 p.m.AmericaÂ’s Most Auburn Washington WeekNational Trading Spaces at1:30 p.m.Wanted at Headline NewsRoller Geographic The Saddle Club UCLA2 p.m.George Lopez Georgia Larry King LiveGrand Ole OpryFunniest Animals2:30 p.m.One on One Live Wild America3 p.m.Cold CaseBig Story Weekend Star Trek: VoyagerMovie: <:08>The Most ExtremeSuze Orman Show3:30 p.m. with Rita Cosby Beautiful Girls 4 p.m.Law & OrderSportsCenter Dateline Rock Star: INXS HerculesAmerican Experience 4:30 p.m. International 5 p.m.Headline NewsCollege Gameday The Line UpMovie: DisneyÂ’s DougScienti c America5:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Bounce Hey Arnold!Extreme History6 p.m.Headline NewsInside the NFLCNN Saturday NightWhat Not to WearSpongebobMotorWeek6:30 p.m.ESPNews Farily OddparentsEbert & Roeper 7 p.m.George LopezSportsCenter Beltway BoysBrat Camp Movie: Movie:Survivor:7:30 p.m.One on One Fox News Watch The TuxedoRugrats Go Wild Guatemala 8 p.m.Cold Case College Football Headline NewsAmericaÂ’s MostFear Factor 8:30 p.m. Navy Black Forum Wanted Movie: <:53> Movie: 9 p.m.Law & Order at Chris MatthewsWWE SmackDown The Italian JobMotocrossed Headline News9:30 p.m. Notre Dame Navy/Marine Corps ESPNews10 p.m.Window on the Atoll20/20 DawsonÂ’s CreekSmallville10:30 p.m.Saturday Night Live 11 p.m. SportsCenterBeltway BoysThe Real WorldMovie:Xena:Movie: 11:30 p.m. Fox News Watch Pimp My Ride ShaftWarrior Princess ClockstoppersSundayAll programming is subject to change without notice


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 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 SailorsmidnightKickinÂ’ ItCollege GamedayFox & FriendsRollerThe Simple LifeMovie: (cont.)The SimpsonsMovie: (cont.)12:30 a.m. Movie: <:47>The Simpsons Clockstoppers1 a.m.Scienti c AmericaIronman TriathlonBrat Camp Friday Movie:Headline News1:30 a.m.Extreme HistoryWorld Championship Rugrats Go WildSeinfeld2 a.m.Stand Ye SteadyCBS News Sunday AmericaÂ’s MostMeet The Press2:30 a.m.Songs of Courage ESPNews Morning Wanted Coming AttractionsMovie: 3 a.m.JAGSports Reporters WWE SmackDownMovie: Motocrossed Black Forum3:30 a.m.SportsCenter Face the Nation The Tuxedo Access Hollywood4 a.m.The Best ofNFL Countdown Late Edition With DawsonÂ’s Creek Weekend4:30 a.m.Good Eats Wolf Blitzer Movie: <:53> ESPNews5 a.m. Headline News Fox NFL Sunday Warehouse The Italian Job Mister RogersÂ’ Collage Gameday5:30 a.m.Hour of Power Warriors Zooboomafoo6 a.m.T.D. JakesNFL Headline News NFL House Hunters Sesame Street SportsCenter6:30 a.m.Coral Ridge Hour NE Patriots Navy/MCorps News Minnesota Vikings Organization 7 a.m.Word In the Worldat FOX News Live at McGee & MeMovie: Clifford Sports Reporters7:30 a.m.The Messenger Miami DolphinsNY Giants Travel the Road Quicksilver Scooby DooESPNews8 a.m.Seven Monsters Extreme Life Magic School BusCountdown to Green8:30 a.m.Sagwa Real Videos Movie: <:46>Book of Virtues NASCAR9 a.m.Movie: NFL Meet the Press NFL Latin Lifestyles Waterboy House of Mouse Nextel Series:9:30 a.m.Buffalo DreamsSt. Louis RamsDenver Broncos Urban Style Animaniacs Checker Auto Parts10 Tim Russert at Great AdventureDisneyÂ’s Recess 50010:30 a.m.SpongebobSeattle SeahawksOakland Raiders Roker on the Road Movie:The Proud Family11 a.m.Motorweek FNS with Chris Radical Sabatical Risky BusinessDarcyÂ’s Wild Life 11:30 a.m.Ebert & Roper Wallace All American Festivals Funniest AnimalsnoonHeadline NewsSportsCenterPeople in the NewsPBR Bull RidingThe Suze Orman Movie: <:15>NBA Inside StuffFriends12:30 p.m.RECONNFL Primetime World Finals Show Have Rocket, Happy DaysWheel of Fortune1 p.m.College Football This Week NFL American Will Travel Movie:Dr. Phil1:30 p.m.Florida NFL KC Chiefs Experience Movie: <:45> Toy Story II2 p.m.atCleveland BrownsDateline at Scienti c America Chicken Run Oprah2:30 p.m.South Carolinaat International Buffalo Bills Extreme HistoryMovie:3 p.m.Pittsburgh SteelersCNN Sunday Night Stand Ye SteadyMovie: <:20> Powerpuff Girls Headline News3:30 p.m. Songs of Courage The One Judge Judy4 p.m.Survivor: CNN PresentsMeet the Press JAG DisneyÂ’s Doug WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m.Guatemala SportsCenter Hey Arnold!5 p.m.Fear FactorLarry King LiveRollerThe Best OfTrue Hollywood Spongebob5:30 p.m. Good Eats Story Farily Oddparents6 p.m.Headline NewsNFL Primetime60 MinutesAccording to JimCrocodile HunterStar Trek6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll Whose Line is it? Deep Space 97 p.m.SmallvilleSportsCenter FOX ReportScrubs Movie: Funniest VideosER7:30 p.m. Malcolm The Time Machine8 p.m.Movie:Wall Street JournalThe AmazingGilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30 p.m.Clockstoppers PGAFace the Nation Race Movie: <:50> Headline News9 p.m.Franklin Templeton This WeekWindow In Review 2001 GreyÂ’s Anatomy Mission American DreamsESPNews9:30 p.m. Final Round Roller Impossible II Navy/MCorps News10 p.m.Headline NewsMeet the Press FriendsDukes of Hazard60 Minutes10:30 p.m.SeinfeldNFL Primetime Seinfeld 11 p.m.Meet The Press DaybreakSaturday Night Movie: 7th HeavenLas Vegas11:30 p.m.SportsCenter Live Never Say NeverMondayAll programming is subject to change without notice


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 15All programming is subject to change without notice 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 SailorsmidnightBlack Forum SportsCenterAmerican MorningRollerThe X-FilesMovie: (cont.)Crocodile HunterNUMB3RS12:30 a.m.Access Hollywood ...Again 1 a.m.Judging AmyMLS The Amazing Movie: <:29>AmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1:30 a.m. NE Revolution Race Batman: Mask of Tonight Show2 a.m.Passions at the Phantom Gilmore Girls with Jay Leno2:30 a.m. LA Galaxy The Late Show3 a.m.ERMSNBC LiveGreyÂ’s Anatomy Movie: American Dreams w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m. ESPNews The Time Machine The Late Late Show4 a.m.West WingSportsCenter FriendsDukes of Hazard with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m. Seinfeld Movie: <:50> Big Idea with5 a.m.The SimpsonsConnected:Carol Duval Show Mission Play with Sesame Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m.RaymondNFL Monday QB Coast to Coast Room By Room Impossible II Barney & FriendsCountdown with Keith Olbermann6 a.m.TodayFOX News Live Body ShapingSesame Street 6:30 a.m. The Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.FOX News Live The ViewInside the ActorÂ’sBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Studio Miss SpiderEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneThe Hot ListStudio B withEmeril LiveHollywood ShootoutBlueÂ’s CluesESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26>NFL Primetime Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie Olie Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil Cavuto PaulaÂ’s Home Cooking Odd Girl Out Lazy Town America 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around The HornThe Big StoryDesignerÂ’s Challange Madeline 10:30 a.m.<10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson Coast to CoastMovie: <:44> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenterHeadline News The Soup The Unforgiven Lazy TownEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News Malcolm Rolie Polie Olie noonHeadline NewsABC World News My Wife & Kids Dora the Explorer Friends12:30 p.m.Judge JudyMonday NightCBS Evening NewsGirlfriends BlueÂ’s Clues Wheel of Fortune1 p.m.Today Countdown The Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie:Miss SpiderDr. Phil1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer Desert Bloom Bear in the Big Blue 2 p.m. NFLHannity & Colmes Judging AmyBarney & FriendsOprah Winfrey2:30 p.m.Dallas Cowboys Play with Sesame 3 p.m.Wild Thornberrys at Anderson Cooper PassionsMovie: <:01>Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Fairly OddparentsPhilladelphia Eagles360 Harvey Growing PainsJudge Judy4 p.m.Mucha Lucha Anderson Cooper ERPokemonThe Amazing4:30 p.m.W.I.T.C.H. 360 Yu-Gi-Oh! Race5 p.m.JeopardySportsCenterLarry King Live The West WingAcess HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougJudging Amy5:30 p.m.Access Hollywood Weekend Hey Arnold!6 p.m.Window on the AtollNFL Live Rita Crosby: The Simpsons E.T. WeekendSpongebobStar Trek:6:30 p.m. Paci c ReportOutside the Lines Live & Direct Raymond Fairly OddparentsDeep Space 9 7 p.m.60 MinutesSportsCenterHeadline NewsThe 4400Movie:Lizzie McguireER7:30 p.m. Tavis Smiley The TuxedoNedÂ’s Declassi ed8 p.m.Las VegasMenÂ’s College BBallHardballNFL Stargate AtlantisSmallvilleJeopardy8:30 p.m. Boston University with Chris Matthews Dallas Cowboys Movie: <:53> Headline News9 p.m.NUMB3RS at OÂ’Reilly Factor at 24 The Italian Job Boy Meets WorldESPNews9:30 p.m.Duke Philadelphia Eagles Boy Meets WorldPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c ReportSportsCenterNightline FriendsFresh Prince NFL10:30 p.m.Tonight Show Business Report Seinfeld Family Ties Dallas Cowboys11 p.m.W/ Jay LenoNFL Live Fox & FriendsCBS Evening News SeinfeldMovie:7th Heaven at11:30 p.m.The Late ShowNBA FastbreakNBC Nightly NewsBlind Date The Peacemaker Philadelphia EaglesTuesday


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 16All programming is subject to change without notice 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 SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowNBAAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (cont.) SpongebobNFL 12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Chicago Bulls Conan OÂ’Brien The Peacemaker Fairly Oddparents (Continued)1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson at The 4400Movie: <:17> Lizzie McguireESPNews1:30 a.m.Big Idea with Golden State Austn Powers:NedÂ’s Declassi edPaci c Report 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch Warriors Stargate Atlantis International Man SmallvilleTonight Show2:30 a.m.Countdown with Keith Olbermann SportsCenter of Mystery w/ Jay Leno3 a.m. MSNBC Live24Movie:Boy Meets WorldThe Late Show3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood World Sport The Tuxedo Boy Meets World w/ David Letterman4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenter FriendsFresh PrinceThe Late Late Show4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios SeinfeldMovie: <:53> Family Ties5 a.m.ESPNewsNFL LiveConnected:Carol Duval ShowThe Italian Job Play with SesameBig Idea5:30 a.m.Headline NewsNBA Fastbreak Coast to Coast Room By RoomBarney & Friends w/ Donnie Deutsch6 a.m.TodayNFLDaysideBody ShapingSesame StreetCountdown With Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. Dallas Cowboys The Right Fit 7 FOX News Live The ViewAccess HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m.Philadelphia Eagles WeekendMiss SpiderEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B withEmeril Live E.T. Weekend BlueÂ’s Clues ESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey NFL LiveYour World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil Cavuto Sweet Dreams The Spring Lazy TownAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around the HornThe Big StoryPocket the DifferenceMadeline 10:30 a.m.<10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson Ambush MakeoverMovie: <:43> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenter Headline News E! News Live Wall Street JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News Malcolm Rolie Polie OlienoonHeadline NewsCollege FootballABC World News My Wife & Kids Dora the ExplorerNHL12:30 p.m.Judge Judy Bowling Green CBS Evening News Girlfriends BlueÂ’s Clues T.B. Lightning1 p.m.Today at The Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Miss Spider at1:30 p.m.Miami with Jim Lehrer The Deep End of Bear in the Big Blue Washington2 p.m. Hannity & Colmes Judging Amy the Ocean Barney & Friends Capitals2:30 p.m. Play with SesameNHL Post Game3 p.m.DisneyÂ’s DougCollege BasketballAnderson Cooper PassionsMovie: <:03>Funniest VideosN. Amer. Hunter3:30 p.m.Animaniacs New Mexico State 360 The First Wives Growing PainsShooting USA4 p.m.All That! at Anderson Cooper ER Club PokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.Teen Kids NewsUCLA 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyNFL LiveLarry King Live The West WingThe EntertainersDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access HollywoodNBA Fastbreak Hey Arnold!NBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsNFL Total AccessRita Crosby: The SimpsonsBehind the ScenesSpongebobStar Trek:6:30 p.m.Headline News Live & Direct RaymondE.T.Fairly Oddparents Deep Space 9 7 p.m.SmallvilleSportsCenter Headline NewsEnterpriseMovie: As Told By GingerER7:30 p.m. Tavis Smiley Bringing DownThe Amanda Show8 p.m.Movie:NHLHardballC.S.I. The House EverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m.ClockstoppersNJ Devilswith Chris Matthews Movie: <:59> Headline News9 OÂ’Reilly Factor WWE Raw! Meet the Parents Sister, SisterESPNews9:30 p.m.Buffalo Sabres Sister, SisterNavy/Mcorps News10 p.m.Headline NewsNightline Fresh Prince39th Annual10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowSportsCenterBusiness Report Familiy TiesCountry Music11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno FOX and FriendsThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenAwards11:30 p.m.The Late ShowNFL Live First Blind DatePump Up The Volume Wednesday


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 17Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroes The following 24 U.S. servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism. 2nd Lt. Mark J. Procopio 28, of Stowe, Vt., died Nov. 2, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Procopio was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment, Jericho, Vt. Spc. Joshua J. Munger 22, of Maysville, Mo., Spc. Benjamin A. Smith 21, of Hudson, Wis., and Pfc. Tyler R. MacKenzie 20, of Evans, Colo. died Nov. 2 near Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV. The Soldiers were assigned to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Petty Of cer 2nd Class Allan M. Cundanga Espiritu 28, of Oxnard, Calif., died Nov. 1 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Ar Ramadi. Espiritu was assigned to 2nd Force Service Support Group (Forward), II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Maj. Gerald M. Bloom eld II 38, of Ypsilanti, Mich. and Capt. Michael D. Martino 32, of California. died Nov. 2 when their AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed while ying in support of security and stabilization operations near Ar Ramadi. Both Marines were with Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 369, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II MEF (Forward). Capt. Jeffrey P. Toczylowski, 30, of Upper Moreland, Pa., died Nov. 3, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, from injuries sustained during combat operations. Toczylowski was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Panzer Kaserne, Germany. Spc. Darren D. Howe 21, of Beatrice, Neb., died on Nov. 3, at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, of injuries sustained in Samarra, Iraq, on Oct. 17, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Howe was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. Staff Sgt. Kyle B. Wehrly, 28, of Galesburg, Ill., died Nov. 3, in Ashraf, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations. Wehrly was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery, Macomb, Ill. Sgt. 1st Class Daniel J. Pratt 48, of Youngstown, Ohio, died Nov. 3 in An Nasiriyah, Iraq, from a non-combat-related cause. Pratt was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 211th Maintenance Company, Newark, Ohio. Capt. James M. Gurbisz 25, of Eatontown, N.J. and Pfc. Dustin A. Yancey, 22, of Goose Creek, S.C. died in Nov. 4 Baghdad, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during convoy operations. The Soldiers were assigned to the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. Spc. Timothy D. Brown 23, of Cedar Springs, Mich., died Nov. 4 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when a land mine detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Brown was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, Saginaw, Mich. Staff Sgt. Jason A. Fegler 24, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Nov. 4 in Baghdad, during combat operations. Fegler was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell. Gunnery Sgt. Darrell W. Boatman 38, of Fayetteville, N.C., died on Nov. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds sustained on Nov. 2 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Habbaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Lt. Col. Thomas A. Wren 44, of Lorton, Va., died Nov. 5 in Tallil, Iraq, when a civilian vehicle pulled in front of his HMMWV causing it to roll over. Wren was an Army Reservist assigned to the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq in Tallil. Sgt. 1st Class James F. Hayes 48, of Barstow, Calif., died Sunday in Taji, Iraq, on when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations. Hayes was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell.Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Sorensen 26, of Boca Raton, Fla., died Sunday from enemy small-arms re while conducting combat operations during Operation Steel Curtain in Husaybah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Capt. Joel E. Cahill 34, of Norwood, Mass., died Sunday in Ad Dawr, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Cahill was assigned to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning 1st Lt. Justin S. Smith 28, of Lansing, Mich., Staff Sgt. Brian L. Freeman 27, of Lucedale, Miss., Spc. Robert C. Pope II 22, of East Islip, N.Y. and Pfc. Mario A. Reyes 19, of Las Cruces, N.M. died Monday in Baghdad, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol. The Soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.Tonight 7:30 p.m., Yuk — War of the Worlds (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Rich — Arlington National Cemetery America's National Shrine Sky High (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Roi — Hustle and Flow (R) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — The Island (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Valiant (PG)9:30 p.m., Rich — Are We There Yet? (PG) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Dukes of Hazzard (PG-13) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — War of the Worlds (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Rich — Sky High (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — War of the Worlds (PG-13) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. War of the Worlds An ordinary man has to protect his children against alien invaders in this science ction thriller, freely adapted from the classic story by H.G. Wells. Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) is a dockworker living in New Jersey, divorced from his rst wife Mary Ann (Miranda Otto) and estranged from his two children Rachel and Robbie (Dakota Fanning) and (Justin Chatwin), of whom he has custody on weekends. On one such visitation, looking after the kids becomes a little more dif cult when, after a series of strange lighting storms hit his neighborhood, Ray discovers that a eet of death-ray robotic spaceships have emerged nearby, part of the rst wave of an all-out alien invasion of the Earth. Transporting his children from New York to Boston in an attempt to nd safety at Mary Ann’s parents’ house, Ray must learn to become the protector and provider he never was in marriage. Hustle and Flow One man’s struggle to rise above his circumstances prompts him to try a career in music in this acclaimed drama from writer and director (Craig Brewer). Djay (Terrence Howard) is a low-level pimp and drug dealer who scraped together a living in the ghettos of Memphis, TN. Djay isn’t happy with his life, and the realization that he’s reached the same age when his father unexpectedly died has made him start thinking about changing his ways. Djay has always had a gift for spinning stories, and after picking up a cheap keyboard, he begins picking out beats to go along with his rhymes. After bumping into an old high-school buddy who works in gospel music, Key (Anthony Anderson), Djay decided to take the plunge and remake himself as a rapper. Movie ratings G = general audiences, all ages admitted PG = parental guidance suggested, some material may not be suitable for children. PG-13 = Parents strongly cautioned, some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. R = restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. NC-17 = No one 17 and under admitted.


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 18KRS 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. NEED EXTRA money? KRS Employment Applications are continually accepted for the Community Activities and Food Services Departments for casual and part-time positions. If you are interested in being a scorekeeper, sports of cial, recreation aide, recreation specialist, library aide, lifeguard or pizza delivery driver, please submit your application to the HR Department for consideration as positions become available. For more information, call the KRS HR Of ce at 54916. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II, Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030983. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, Public Works. Full time. HR Req.. K030992. Must be able to work independently with limited supervision providing direct administrative support to Public Works manager and his staff. Three years’ administrative experience with medium to large organization and proven skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel desired. MAIL CLERKS. Two full-time positions open. HELP WANTED HR 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. NEED EXTRA money? KRS Employment Applications are continually accepted for the Community Activities and Food Services Departments for casual and part-time positions. If you are interested in being a scorekeeper, sports of cial, recreation aide, recreation specialist, library aide, lifeguard or pizza delivery driver, please submit your application to the HR Department for consideration as positions become available. For more information, call the KRS HR Of ce at 54916. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II, Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030983. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, Public Works. Full time. HR Req. K030992. Must be able to work independently with limited supervision providing direct administrative support to Public Works manager and his staff. Three years’ administrative experience with medium to large organization and proven skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel desired. MAIL CLERKS. Two full-time positions open. HR Req. K030958, K030959. IMAGING TECHNICIAN, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030981. MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030982. FOOD SERVICE WORKER, Caf Roi. Full time. HR Req. K030979. CASHIER, Tape Escape. Casual. RECREATION AIDE I. Casual 24 hours per week. Open and close Adult Recreation Center, maintain and clean facility and provide customer service. HR Req. K030813. REGISTERED NURSE, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030935. RECREATION AIDE II, Roi Recreation. HR Req. K030921. CDC AIDE, Child Development Center. Casual. HR Req. K030929. MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive. Two fulltime positions. 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 full-time positions. HR Reqs. K030640, K030783, K030883. TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT II, Kwajalein Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030895. RECREATION AIDE I, Roi Community Activities. Casual. Two positions. HR Reqs. K030755, K030756. Enniburr applicants should apply to Tim Lykes. LIFEGUARDS, Kwajalein Community Activities. Casual. HR Req. K030885. PAINTER II, Roi Operations. Full time. HR Req. K030761. Enniburr applicants should apply to Floyd Corder. REC AIDE I CRC, Two casual positions HR Reqs. Caf Paci c LunchSun Savory pot roast Roast Peking duck Strawberry crepes Grill: Brunch station open Mon Carved Virginia ham Cornish game hens Quiche Lorraine Grill: Brunch station open Tues Breaded pork cutlet Local boy chicken stew Vegetable stir fry Grill: Girabaldi sub sandwichWed Smoked barbeque brisket Kung pao chicken Broiled Ono Grill: Buffalo burgerThur Charbroiled chicken Beef tips in Burgundy Fresh vegetable stir fry Grill: Grilled cheeseFri Maple-glazed pork loin Baked spaghetti Trout Almondne Grill: Mini taco barNov. 19 Japanese saimin bar Teriyaki beef steak Sweet and sour chicken Seafood chow fun Grill: Teriyaki burger DinnerSun Roast pork butt Thai chicken stir fry Steamed cod Mon Pasta bar with sauces Italian sausage Eggplant Parmesan Tues Hawaiian huli chicken Five-spice pork roast Fish and chipsWed Savory London broil Pasta ala pesto Chicken Monterey Thurs Baked meatloaf Turkey pot pie Blackened mahi mahi Fri Herb baked chicken Savory meatballs Tofu Eggplant stir fry PROTESTANT SERVICES 8 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. CATHOLIC SERVICES Saturday Mass, 5:30 p.m., in the small chapel Sunday Mass 7 a.m., small chapel 9:15 a.m., main chapel Mass on Roi at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the Chapel, 53505. K031000 and K031002. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Chapel, full-time position. HR Req. K031001. KRS CONTRACT POSITIONS FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031157. TEACHER. HR Req. 031169. REGISTERED NURSE. HR Req. 031155. COMPUTER TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031159. FACILITIES ENGINEER II, /MECHANICAL ENGINEER. HR Req. 030812. HARDWARE ENGINEER II. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031179. MANAGER OPTICS/PHOTO. HR Req. 031177. MISSION LOGISTICS COORDINATOR. HR Req. 031171. PATIO SALES TODAY, from 3 to 6 p.m., Dome 173. Lots of items including scuba gear. TODAY, from 3 to 6 p.m., Quarters 124B. Bed linens, housewares, clothes, hardware, sh nder and Tshirts. MONDAY, 7 a.m. – noon, Multi Family Tent Sale in the Corner of 6th street and Lagoon Road. MONDAY, 7 – 11 am. Quarters 444A. Clothing, printer, underwater camera, dive accessories, books, tapes, tennis rackets, bathroom accessories and toiletries. MONDAY, 8-10 a.m. 427B, 5th and Lagoon. Outdoor plants, large and medium, 18 feet of fencing support materials. WANTED MARTIAL ARTISTS, advanced and black belts: Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Ju-jitsu, Judo, Aikido, etc., if you have these skills and live on our island, please call Dan at 3761. CLEANING AND child care help 2-4 hours, two afternoons/early evenings a week ASAP. Call 54789.


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 19 FOUND MAN’S RING at Building 901. Call 58889. SUNGLASS CLIP at the shaving cream social. Call 50800 or 52400. MONEY on the road. Call 52681 to describe when you lost it, how much and what denomination, 52681. PAIR OF sunglasses near Oceanview Club. Call Jon at 51188 or 53796. FROM THE KPD FOUND OFFICE: male mountain bicycle, Paci c brand, Elite SX model, red, 26-inch frame, chain/sprocket rusted — SN: KK03F00138. Female Huffy brand, green, 26-inch frame with rear saddle baskets — SN: 26462K. One ladies watch, Swanson brand. One woven cigarette container. One sh keychain with one key, One gold necklace with gold basketball charm. Bicycle, Huffy, aluminum, blue, orange and white, 4 speed — SN: KR4H00617. Bicycle, aluminum, red and silver with front and rear baskets and 18 speeds — 43520. LOST PURPLE SPORTS wristwatch with Velcro closure at Emon Beach Sunday. Call 51576. TWO KEYS one to of ce door, one to cabinet. On small blue key chain light. Please call, Lexy at 54240. FOR SALE HIGH-RESOLUTION monitor, 19 inch $75, Call Annie at 55646. SAGE AND white blinds for Series 400 housing $10 each or $125 for all. Call 52672. CANNONDALE Silk Trail 400, P-bone head-shock front forks, CAAD two aluminum frame and rims, shock-absorber seat post, new chain, cables and seat, $250; body-glove shorty wet suit, medium, $50; 500-watt dual-halogen light on tripod, new in box, $60; boat-trailer winch with strap, new, $40; retractable swim step for jet ski, new, $50; gaspowered weed eater, $24. Call 52642. PCS SALE kitchen table w/drop leaves and four chairs; computer desk; rugs; hallway runners; utility cart; Sharp microwave; rubber ocean balls; assorted plants; some dresses; Call Francoise at 52424 or stop by Trailer 610 between 5:30 and 8 p.m.CRIB AND mattress, $100 and set of 12 wine glasses, $10. Call 54728. PANASONIC microwave oven, 1.2 cubic feet, 1300 watts, $75; K2 inline roller blades, size 9, used once, $60 and 8-pound barbells, $5. Call 52713. NEW, in the unopened box, confetti-type paper shredder, $32. Call Dave Martin at 51149. RCA 27-inch TV, $250; Magnavox 13-inch TV, $95; power wheels Silverado electric pickup truck ( ts 37 year old); TV antennas, $12; compact disk display racks, $10; answering machine, $10; clock radio, $5; size 7 girls ‘like new’ clothes, $5; insulated lunch bags, $3; Clancy hardback collection, 17 books including Marine, Aircraft Carrier; swim kick board, $2 and boogie board, $4. Call 52262. SONY 135-mm 90-HF all-purpose recording cassette tapes. Call 52147. HIGH VALUE ITEM SALE Apple Powerbook, 1-Gz processor, 40-G Hard Drive, OS X Tiger with box, Microsoft Of ce, $800; Kiteboard starter setup, Fuel 14-meter kite, lines, directional board, bar and lines, $500; 55-gallon glass aquarium, Fluval undergravel lter, powerheads, many extras, $150. Call Christian 59108HP PRINTER-SCANNER-COPIER 1315 w/extra ink cartridges (never used) $80; digital camera, $150; titanium RayBans, $80; Logitech WebCam Messenger, $30; USB 4-port hub, $15; stereo $40; REI 10 foot by 10 foot screened house tent, never used, $150; reproof, steel toe work boots, $50. Call Vanessa 54812. UNIVEGA TANDEM Bicycle chro-moly frame, aluminum wheels, 27-speed, like new, $400 and Brinkmann stainless-steel propane barbeque, $150. 52788 home, 50958 work. COLUMBIA 26-foot sailboat, berglass hull, 5hp Nissan outboard, cradle, mooring, boathouse and all contents and equipment for $15,000. Call 54237, leave message. SCUBA GEAR SET, Atomic T2 Reg, Mare computer, lights and more, $750; HF radio TS440 and vertical antenna $450; SGC2020ADSP HF radio and 237 Tuner and Antenna $750. Martin DC-1E guitar, Peavey processor and more $1,000. Call after 5 p.m., 53329. NEW BOYS 12-inch bike, Magna-Crocodile Cruisin’, $20. Call, 58222. LADIES SIZE 8 soft boot inline skates, $100; Cooks Essentials nonstick electric skillet, $50; Batman Begins, $20; Ceramic chili pepper condiment tray with bowls, $30; new burley bike trailer, assembled, $50; new Oster large indoor grill, $50; new nonstick roasting pan, $25; clock radio, $20. Call 51229 or 52501 after 5 p.m. TABLECLOTH, six placemats, cloth napkins, napkin holders, candles, $12; men’s size 13 rollerblades, excellent condition, $25; two steel 120 c.f. dive tanks, $75; Nikonos V underwater camera system with strobe, $300; three-panel room screen, white material with natural wood, $35 and Fry Daddy, $4. Call 51359. SURFBOARD, 7 feet, 10 inches, NSP Epoxy, $450 and ping golf irons and putter with new Nike golf bag, $80. Call 51610. COMMUNITY NOTICES THE OPTOMETRIST will be on island through Nov. 20. To make an appointment, call 52223 or 52224. Come and join the YUK club staff for a night of disco fever, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Sunday. Disc jockey Anteater will spin all the disco you can handle. Dress the part or come as you are. Drink specials all night long. THE YOKWE YUK Women’s Club will have Christmas wish lists available for outer-island Christmas Drops from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Nov. 21 at drop boxes near stores. For more information, call Sheri at 52115. THE KWAJALEIN GOLF Association will hold a Par 3 fun tournament Monday with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. There will be a KGA meeting after the tournament. Pizza will be served at the meeting. For more information, call Geary Shotts at 50962 or 52345. There is a sign-up sheet at the golf course.KWAJ KWILTERS will hold a tea from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday in the Corlett Recreation Center, Room 1. Several quilted items will be on display. CUB SCOUT Pack 135 will sell fresh holiday wreaths for $25. Order from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays through Dec. 5. Orders will be taken near the post of ce. Wreaths will be delivered for free. KWAJALEIN DIVERS, Light Up the Lagoon 9/11 commemorative DVDs limited quantities available. A donation to the American Red Cross will be made from each sale for the U.S. hurricane victim relief, with a matching contribution from the Bechtel group of companies. Donations will be made on sales through Tuesday. TUESDAY is America Recycles Day. Capt. Conservo is going to be making appearances at the elementary school to talk about recycling. DUE TO deep cleaning of the furniture and facility, the Adult Recreation Center will be closed Tuesday. For more information, call Mary Stone at 52491. SWIM MEET the championship swim meet is Tuesday, with a start time of 4 p.m. Warm up times are: 13 and up at 3 p.m., 9-12 at 3:15 p.m., and 8 and under at 3:25 p.m. POTTERY PATRONS of the Hobby Shop: Please be advised that the pottery wheels will be reserved and occupied during the evening hours of Nov. 16 and 18 Wheel Throwing Pottery Class. Please plan ahead as you work on your pieces. Thanks for your cooperation. For more information, call Andee at 51700. SCHOOL ADVISORY Council monthly meeting is 7 p.m., Wednesday at elementary music room. For more information, call 53761. RELAY FOR LIFE — Meet Elaine Waterhouse, American Cancer Society relay coordinator, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Thursday at the Religious Education Building. For more information, call Lee Allas at 53789 or Michele Poitras at 53875. KWAJALEIN’S FIRST nativity display will be Dec. 5 in Corlett Recreation Center Room 6. In order to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy the beauty and spirit of Christmas, we are hoping to gather nativities from everyone on island. This will be a one-day display. If you are interested in loaning your nativity scene, call Tammy, 50172, or Marybeth, 52073. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S Fellowship is hosting a Thanksgiving lunch at 1 p.m., Nov. 25 at the Religious Education Building. The community is invited; please bring a side dish or dessert to share. For more information, call Amy at 52681. KWAJALEIN BAPTIST Fellowship invites you to their 9:40 a.m. worship on Sundays in the elementary school music room. For more information, call Ernie, 54173. VOLUNTEERS needed to staff the Marshallese Cultural Center on from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays, once every-other month. For more information, call Cris, 52935. UNSOLICITED SEALED Bid Sales at the DCCB has restarted and will be open to the public every Tuesday from 8 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 51770. MARSHALLESE CULTURAL Center is open from 3 to 5 p.m., Fridays and from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays. There are handicraft demonstrations on Mondays. For more information, call Cris at 52935. CHILD AND YOUTH Services is conducting a survey to see if our programs are meeting the needs of the community. Forms are available at the Central Registry of ce located at the Child Development Center or call extension 52158. If you have a child in one of the programs or if no program is available for your child, it is importantto ll out this survey.


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherTonight: Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds: E 10-15 knots, becoming NE late. Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots, becoming SE late. Monday: Scattered showers early. Winds: Winds SE early, becoming E around 10 knots. Tuesday: Variably sunny. Scattered showers late. Winds: NE-E at 10-15 knots. Annual rainfall total: 63.81 inches Annual deviation: -21.85 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or www.rts-wx.comSun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 0639/1826 1019/2208 0610, 4.2' 0020, 1.0' 1830, 1.2' 1200, 1.2’ Monday 0639/1826 1120/2311 0650, 3.8' 0910, 0.8' 1920, 4.9’ 1240, 1.6' Tuesday 0640/1826 1217/ 0800, 3.4' 0800, 1.7' 1550, 5.6' 2200, 0.6' Wednesday 0640/1826 1310/0012 0400, 5.1' 1000, 0.6' 2030, 4.4' 1330, 2.1' 20Following a parade through Paris, Army Col. Charles E. Stanton said: “Lafayette, we are here,” a phrase that gave heart to the Allies. Army Gen. John J. Pershing commanded the American Expeditionary Force. His mission was to join the fight, but only as an American Army under American commanders. The allies wanted American units piecemeal as replacements for their own decimated forces. Adding to this pressure was revolution in Russia and its pullout from the alliance. German and Austrian forces could concentrate on the Western Front, and in a gamble that almost paid off, German forces attacked toward Paris before the Americans’ strength could be mustered. French and British leaders asked for American units to stop the Germans. The 1st Infantry Division at Cantigny; the 2nd Infantry Division, which included the 4th Marine Brigade, at Belleau Wood; and the 3rd Infantry Division becoming known as the “Rock of the Marne” showed that Americans were up for the fight. Some 60,000 American soldiers and Marines had saved Paris. From May until the armistice in November 1918, more than 50,000 Americans died in battle. More died of illnesses. At the war’s end — at “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month” — about 113,000 Americans had paid the ultimate sacrifice. WAR, from Page 2 Volleyball schedule/standings Tuesday5 p.m. ............................Queen of Peace (W) vs. Spartans II Blue (W) 6 p.m. ........................................Spartans II White vs. Spartans II Red 7 p.m. ......................................License To Kill vs. Spartans Co-ed red 8 p.m. ....................................Spartans I (M) vs. Spartans Co-ed BlueWednesday5 p.m. ......................................................SDA (W) vs. Spartans II Blue6 p.m. ..............................................Queen of Peace (W) vs. Ri-Majolz7 p.m. ............................................................Kava'llyball vs. Safe Sets 8 p.m. ................................................................Big Red vs. Left OversThursday 5 p.m. .....................................................................SDA (M) vs. Huzzah 6 p.m. .........................................................Queen of Peace vs. M Safe 7 p.m. ...................................License To Kill vs. Spartans Co-ed BlueFriday5 p.m. ..........................................Spartans II Red vs. Spartans II Blue 6 p.m. ..........................................Spartans II White vs. Spartans I (W) 7 p.m. ..................................................................Big Red vs. Safe Sets 8 p.m. ......................................................................FISH vs. Left OversNov. 195 p.m. .................................................Spartans Co-ed Red vs. Huzzah 6 p.m. ................................................Spartans I (M) vs. Safe Baller 1 7 p.m. ..........................................................License To Kill vs. RejectsName RecordA League FISH. ................................................................................................4 0 0 Big Red ............................................................................................2 1 0 Left Overs ........................................................................................1 2 0 Kava'llyball ......................................................................................1 2 0 Safe Sets .........................................................................................0 3 0 B League Rejects .............................................................................................2 1 0 Huzzah .............................................................................................2 0 0 Spartans Co-ed Red .......................................................................2 0 0 License To Kill .................................................................................1 1 0 Safe Baller 1 ..................................................................................1 1 0 Queen of Peace M ...........................................................................1 2 0 Spartans Co-ed Blue ......................................................................1 2 0 SDA Men ..........................................................................................1 1 0 Spartans I Men ................................................................................0 3 0 Women’s League Ri-Majolz.......................................................................................... 4 0 0 Spartans I Women........................................................................... 4 1 0 Spartans II White............................................................................. 3 1 0 SDA Women..................................................................................... 2 2 0 Queen of Peace Women................................................................. 1 3 0 Spartans II Red............................................................................... 0 4 0 Spartans II Blue.............................................................................. 0 3 0