The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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( C o r y C o r b e t t 1 0 s i n g s (Cory Corbett, 10, sings K w a j a l e i n a t C h r i s t m a s Kwajalein at Christmas, a s o n g w r i t t e n f o r t h e T r e e L i g h t i n g a song written for the Tree Lighting C e r e m o n y t h a t w a s h e l d S a t u r d a y i n f r o n t o f t h e Y u k c l u b F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 4 ) Ceremony that was held Saturday in front of the Yuk club. For more, see Page 4. ) ( P h o t o b y E l i z a b e t h D a v i e ) (Photo by Elizabeth Davie)


Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2See DECEMBER DAY, Page 6 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 Miller Editor.....................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer.........................Dan Adler Reporter................................Elizabeth Davie High School Volunteer.............Lisa Barbella Circulation..............................Will O'Connell One December day changed America foreverCommentary In September of 1939, Germany invaded Poland. In response, France and Great Britain mobilized for war and another European con ict had begun. Americans remembered only too well the carnage of the European battle elds during World War I. They were almost solidly isolationist and wanted nothing to do with Europe’s politics or problems. Besides, Americans had their own concerns, struggling to extricate themselves from the economic ruin of the Depression. They were beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel and the rest of the world wasn’t their affair.Even when our traditional ally, Great Britain, stood alone against the Germans and suffered through the Blitz, Americans did not want to become involved. Too many men had died in the trenches of France in 1918. Winston Churchill’s magni cent oratory was broadcast from London. It stirred America to sympathy, but not enough to send Americans to die for England. On June 22, 1941, the Germans attacked the Soviet Union. The war was ever growing. The Germans and British were already ghting each other in the skies above England, in the sands of North Africa, in the Middle East and on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. All of Western Europe was in the grip of Hitler’s Germany. If the Soviet Union and Britain fell, Hitler would rule the whole of Europe, North Africa and the oil rich Middle East. There would be no European power left to oppose him. In response to the dangerous situation, Franklin Roosevelt knew he had to help the British and the Soviets. He skillfully guided Lend Lease through a balky Congress and America became, in Roosevelt’s phrase, ‘The Arsenal of Democracy.’ But Roosevelt knew the American people would never stand for direct involvement. While the European war escalated, danger arose across the vast Paci c Ocean. The Japanese had invaded China in 1931 and a war had raged there since then. In 1937, Japanese troops massacred 300,000 Chinese civilians and Commentary ‘Remember Pearl Harbor’ was nation’s call to armsBy John Pickler, President, Kwajalein Range ServicesSee REMEMBER, Page 6 Perhaps no other call to arms, battle cry, or war slogan has evoked the kind of patriotic fervor and raised the national spirit for joining the armed forces as did “Remember Pearl Harbor” during the mobilization for and ghting during World War II. Clearly, this dramatic yet tragic event on Dec. 7, 1941, awoke the sleeping giant of the U.S. military manpower and industrial capacity that was unmatched anywhere in the world. Beyond that though, it crystallized and energized the ghting spirit of the military personnel to seek revenge for a devastating early dawn, surprise attack on an unsuspecting United States Paci c Fleet anchored in Pearl Harbor and on the surrounding military air elds and installations on Oahu. At 7:55 a.m. on an otherwise calm Sunday morning in Hawaii, the rst wave of Japanese aircraft arrived over their target areas, and in just more than two hours the U.S. Navy had suffered its greatest defeat in history. Twenty-one vessels were sunk or damaged; U.S. airpower on the island was crushed; and American losses totaled 2,390, with many more wounded. In the wake of such a disaster, Americans rallied and a oncedivided nation was now committed to avenge Pearl Harbor. The battle cry “Remember Pearl Harbor” carried our nation forward for the next three and a half years and helped us seal the victory over the Axis powers. During this past Thanksgiving holiday weekend, our family had a most memorable reunion in Honolulu. Though Karen and I have been to Honolulu on several previous occasions, it was the rst time our three children, their spouses, and the three of the four grandchildren had been to Hawaii. While our family members normally avoid ‘scheduled events’ during our reunions, their unanimous request was to visit Pearl Harbor and take the tour of the USS Arizona. While we had to wait several hours for our tour to begin, we were John Pickler


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wedn 3Living history F a i r Fair Utilomar tree planted as reminder of Kwajalein roots ( ( P h o t o b y E l i z a b e t h D a v i e ) Photo by Elizabeth Davie)By Nell M. Drumheller EditorThe Marshallese Cultural Society, the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and Kwajalein Range Service Environmental Departments, with the support of the COL Beverly Stipe, USAKA commander, planted an utilomar tree Monday as a living monument to the Marshallese story of Kwajalein roots. Dr. Eric Lindborg, Kwajalein Hospital chief medical of cer, emceed the ceremony, describing signi cance of the utilomar tree and said he hoped that children and grandchildren of those present at the ceremony would visit the tree and remember this event. The tree was planted in a raised area overlooking the ocean near the fth hole on Holmberg Fairways golf course. According to information provided by Cris Lindborg of the Marshallese Cultural center, the place name “Kwajalein” is a European derivation of the Marshallese words ri-ruk-jan-leen; the people who gather or harvest the fruits or blossoms. The mythical ower tree itself has sometimes been called Kwajalein. The tree was a never-ending source for gathering blossoms used in making ower wreaths, and perfume. There was always an abundance of owers, no matter how many and how often they were gathered. The bounty of the tree was also associated with schools of ying sh jojo that were concentrated in the nearby ocean. The sh were countless in number and always available for shing. Legend also says that the ying sh would sometimes y out of the water to form a great circle, as if there was a oating wit (a wreath of owers) on the ocean’s surface. The Kwajalein jojo sh represented the wonderful harvest of the ocean and the utilomar blossoms the reliable fruit of the land. In Marshallese tradition Kwajalein is a place of abundance and generosity. The present day telling of the story adds that Kwajalein continues to offer sustenance, work and things of beauty to Marshallese from many different atolls as well as the many people who come from all over the world to harvest the fruits of Kwajalein. A sapling was chosen for the planting instead of a fully-grown tree because, according to Eric, the sapling would grow along with the community and relationships between the Americans and people of the Marshall Islands. Alab Ato Lankio, left, and Alab Jesse Riketa represent the Marshallese community and help plant the utilomar tree Monday. (Photo by Nell Drumheller) T T h e H a n d i c r a f t A s s o c i a t i o n h o s t e d a h a n d i c r a f t he Handicraft Association hosted a handicraft f a i r o n E b e y e F r i d a y S a t u r d a y a n d M o n d a y A l a r g e fair on Ebeye Friday, Saturday and Monday. A large v a r i e t y o f i t e m s w e r e a v a i l a b l e f o r r e s i d e n t s t o variety of items were available for residents to p u r c h a s e a t t h e e v e n t F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n o n t h e purchase at the event. For more information on the a s s o c i a t i o n c a l l N o d a L o j k a r a t 5 2 6 3 4 association, call Noda Lojkar at 52634.


Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 Happy holidays on community and the Rev. Rick Funk, protestant chaplain, gave the invocation. The entertainment for the evening began with the Junior/Senior High School Band, led by Dick Shields, performing another song, Winter Wonderland They were followed by the Brady Dance Troupe who danced to Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree The young girls’ performance was an example of how all age groups of Kwajalein residents attend and participate in this event. As Karen Brady, who led the troupe put it, “It’s multidimensional; all generations are allowed to participate and enjoy it together.” The Junior/Senior High School Choirs sang Kwajalein at Christmas a song written by choir leader Cheryl Shields for the event. The Kwajalein Girl Scouts also entertained the audience with a few Christmas songs and an established Tree Lighting ceremony favorite, the Job Corps, pleased the crowd with song and dance. The main event, the lighting of the tree, occurred after COL Beverly Stipe, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll commander, gave a greeting and spoke about the meaning of Christmas on Kwajalein. The Rev. John Sheehan, Roman Catholic priest, gave the benediction then Santa and Mrs. Claus were invited to the stage where they led the audience High school seniors toss candy and other holiday favors from the Santamobile during Saturday’s parade that started the Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photos by Elizabeth Davie)Olivia Fleming sings with the Girl Scouts at the Tree-Lighting Ceremony.By Lisa Barbella Intern n Saturday, much of the community gathered in front of the Yuk Club for the 38th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The blocked-off road was lined with food stands for people to enjoy while waiting for Santa to arrive and the event to begin. The ceremony started with the Junior/Senior High School Band performing the opening song Let it Snow, Let is Snow, Let it Snow to get the crowd into the holiday spirit. Emcee Simone Smead then welcomed the


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 5 in a countdown to lighting the tree. The giant Christmas tree, as well as the palm trees surrounding it, decorated by the Kwajalein Operations Appliance shop, illuminated the night with hundreds of lights. The old Kwajalein festivity was enjoyed by those who attended, including long-time resident Cheryl DeLong for whom the event has become a favorite tradition. “They did a great job. It’s become a great family tradition that I wouldn’t choose to miss, it’s a unique community event,” DeLong stated. Santa and Mrs. Claus admire the just-lit Christmas tree. The couple, with the help of COL Beverly Stipe, did the honors of lighting the tree. The Junior/Senior High School Band performed the opening numbers for the ceremony. Job Corps entertained the crowd with song and dance .Karen Brady instructs her dance troupe as they move to the music of Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree.


Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6REMEMBER, from Page 2 DECEMBER DAY, from Page 2 Television antennas will no longer be installedDue to the increased number of maintenance issues with TV antennas installed by Kwajalein Range Services in the past 18 months, a moratorium is being placed on future installations and maintenance or repair of installed units. KRS is working with U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site to identify a corrosion-resistant antenna that is better suited for our harsh environment. Once a better solution has been identi ed, it will be communicated to all island residents. raped an estimated 20,000 Chinese women at Nanjing. It was one of many atrocities the Japanese com mitted. Few Americans were aware of what was happening there. Most of them looked toward Europe. But Roosevelt knew what was happening. He did all he could to persuade the Japanese government to leave China. Diplomacy went on as the Chinese war raged. Finally, in an act of last resort, Roosevelt told the Japanese that if they did not withdraw from China, the United States would no longer supply them with oil and other vital materials that the Japanese economy desperately needed. The American Paci c eet was ordered to go on alert. And so the world stage was set. On Dec. 6, 1941, America was a nation at peace. Isolationists ruled the politics of the country. Industry was geared to automobiles and everyday items. The draft had been extended by only one vote in congress.On Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese struck Pearl Harbor in a sneak attack. It will forever be the day that lives in infamy. Germany declared war on the United States four days later. The war America tried to avoid had come calling. Americans who had not wanted war now directed all their anger and might to defeating their attackers. Industry turned from automobiles to tanks, ships and planes. At great cost in lives and treasure, after years of ghting, Americans, along with the British and the Soviets, defeated the tyranny of Hitler and Imperial Japan. At war’s end, Americans were weary. They wanted to retreat back into the world they knew before the war. It was over. They had done their duty. Now they just wanted the world to leave them alone. But it was not to be.When those Japanese planes appeared out of nowhere in the bright blue Hawaiian sky above Pearl Harbor, America was forever changed.She was thrust into a role she didn’t ask for and didn’t want. She became the defender of freedom in the world. She became a superpower. America rebuilt Europe and Japan. She became the free world’s shield against communism and tyranny. She fought 40 years of Cold War and the shooting wars in Korea and Vietnam. America and the Soviet Union challenged each other in the Arms Race and the Space Race. America built a mighty military and spent billions on the race to the moon. The American economy became the strongest, most powerful and richest in the world. Americans had bravely accepted the challenges and hardships of World War II and freed millions of enslaved people. They met the challenges and accepted the burden of standing against the Soviets in the post-war years so the sacri ces made by her Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen would not be in vain. Ever since tthose Japanese bombs fell on Pearl Harbor and awakened a ‘sleeping giant,’ America has been the planet’s greatest hope for freedom and justice. How different the world might be, if not for one December day in 1941. where the names of those killed on the Arizona are engraved on the wall. As a special tribute to the ship and its lost crew, the U.S. ag ies from the agpole, this is attached to the mainmast of the sunken battleship. The USS Arizona Memorial commemorates all of those whose lives were lost on Oahu, Dec. 7, 1941. Three generations were represented during our family’s visit to the USS Arizona Memorial. Although Karen and I are the only members of the family with any near term memory of the immediate aftermath of World War II, this visit had a strong and emotional, if not equal, impact on all of us. The legacy of Pearl Harbor -the symbol of a nation unprepared for war -still haunts our nation and stirs us to maintain an eternal vigilance. Its message to us is still the same today as it was in World War II, “Remember Pearl Harbor!” all impressed with the solemn, almost reverent nature of our 75-minute program which began with a lm of the Pearl Harbor attack and was followed by a boat ride to and tour of the USS Arizona Memorial. Beneath the surface of the water, we could clearly see the form of the Arizona, the nal resting place for many of the ship’s 1,177 crewmen who lost their lives on that fateful day. At one end of the Memorial is the shrine room


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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 9All programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightThe Late Show Inside the NFLAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobThe Apprentice12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Conan OÂ’BrienMovie: <:42>Fairly Oddparents 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson SportsCenter Into the West The Elephant Man ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1:30 a.m.Big Idea with All That!Tonight Show 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch College Football Joan of Arcadia w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown with Keith Olbermann Awards Show The Late Show 3 a.m. MSNBC LiveMonkMovie:Sabrina w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood RKO 281 SabrinaThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenterFriendsFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios Seinfeld Movie: <:40> Family TiesThe Big Idea 5 a.m.ESPNewsNFL LiveConnected:Carol Duvall ShowThe Legend of Play with Sesame with Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m.Headline NewsNBA Fastbreak Coast to Coast Room by Room Bagger Vance Barney & FriendsCountdown With Keith Olbermann6 a.m.TodayInside the NFLPrimetimeBody ShapingSesame Street 6:30 a.m. The Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.ESPNewsFOX News Live The ViewThe DirectorsBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m.1st & 10 Miss SpiderEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneThe Hot ListStudio B withEmeril LiveEbert & Roeper BlueÂ’s Clues Good Morning8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26>The Hot List Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerAmerica 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey NFL LiveYour World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie Olie 9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil Cavuto Easy Entertaining Road Rage Lazy Town 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around the HornThe Big StoryDecorating CentsSeven Little MonstersHomes Across Amer. 10:30 a.m. <10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson The Look for LessMovie: <:41> Reading RainbowDesigned To Sell 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenterHeadline News E! News Live Marathon Man JoJoÂ’s CircusLandscape Smart11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News MalcolmRolie Polie OlieWeekend HandymannoonWindow on the AtollNBA ShootaroundABC World News My Wife & KidsDora the ExplorerThe Outdoorsman12:30 p.m.Judge JudyNBACBS Evening News GirlfriendsBlueÂ’s CluesNHL1 p.m.Today New Jersey The Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Miss Spider Colorado1:30 with Jim Lehrer Father of the Bride Bear in the Big Blue at2 p.m. Cleveland Hannity & Colmes Judging Amy Part II Barney & Friends New Jersey2:30 p.m. Play with Sesame3 p.m.CatDogNBAAnderson Cooper PassionsMovie: <:01>Funniest VideosESPNews3:30 p.m.ArchieÂ’s Mysteries NY Knicks 360 The Man from Growing PainsWorld Sport4 p.m.Dave the Barbarian at Anderson Cooper ER Snowy River PokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.The Shaman KingPhoenix 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King Live The West WingInside the ActorÂ’sDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access HollywoodESPNews Studio Rocket Power NBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsNFL Total AccessRita Cosby The SimpsonsHollywood ShootoutSpongeBobStar Trek Voyager6:30 p.m.Paci c Report Live & Direct RaymondE.T. Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.King of the HillSportsCenterHeadline NewsLostMovie:Wild ThornberrysRock Star: INXS7:30 p.m.King of the Hill Tavis Smiley Freaky FridayAmerican Dragon 8 p.m.Survivor: Inside the NFLHardballNCISAtomic BettyRock Star: INXS8:30 p.m.Guatemala with Chris Matthews Movie: <:55> The Proud Family 9 p.m.The ApprenticeNHLOÂ’Reilly Factor Judging Amy Hollywood Even StevensHeadline News9:30 p.m.Colorado HomicideWhat I Like About YouESPNews10 p.m.Paci c Report at NightlineFriendsSwitched!Blue Collar TV10:30 p.m.Tonight Show New Jersey Business ReportSeinfeld Radio Free RoscoeOne On One11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno CNN LiveThe Daily ShowMovieFresh PrinceCold Case11:30 p.m.The Late Show SportsCenterBlind Date Booty Call Family Ties Saturday


Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 JUNIOR, SENIOR High Band and Choir Holiday Concert, 7 p.m.,Thursday, in the multi-purpose room. Featuring the Concert Band, Junior Band, Choir and Stage Band performing songs of the season.KWAJALEIN COMMUNITY BAND Christmas Carol Concert, 10 a.m., Monday, on MacyÂ’s porch. Bring a beach chair, relax, and enjoy Christmas carols and music of the season.ELEMENTARY BAND and Choir Holiday Concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, in the high school multi-purpose room, featuring Elementary Choir and Cadet Band. 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, disc jockey, pizza delivery driver and catering/dining room worker. 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. SECRETARY II, Communications Department. Full time. HR Req. K031027. HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT II. Full time. Requires strong computer and communication skills to process large volume of HR documents and spreadsheets. Previous administrative assistant experience required. Will interface with all levels of employees and management. 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 yearsÂ’ administrative experience with a medium-to-large organization and proven skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel desired. MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030982. REGISTERED NURSE, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030935. CDC AIDE, Child Development Center. Casual. HR Req. K030929. MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive. Two full-time 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 Req.s K030640, K030783, K030883. TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT II, Kwajalein Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030895. PAINTER II, Roi Operations. Full time. HR Req. K030761. Enniburr applicants should apply to Floyd Corder. KRS CONTRACT POSITIONS FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031157. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MANAGER. HR Req. 031203. ELECTRICIAN III. HR Req. 030854. 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. CONTRACT PURCHASES SPECIALIST, CONUS, HR Req. 031185. CONTRACT PURCHASES SPECIALIST. CONUS. HR Req. 031119. HARDWARE ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031187. FIELD ENGINEER I, HR Req. 031189. SOFTWARE ENGINEER I/DATA ANALYST, HR Req. 031191. COMMUNITY BANK For consideration, submit your resume on-line at For more information, contact the personnel department at or call the Banking Center manager at 52292/2142. Community Bank is and Equal Opportunity Employer. TELLER, Part time. Successful 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. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND PART-TIME (20 hours) Field Representative, University of Maryland University College, Coral Bachelor Quarters Room 1. Duties include processing student registrations, coordinating classes, proctoring exams, of ce management. Quali cations: professional image, attention to details, excellent communication and organizational skills, basic computer knowledge, self-motivated. For more information, call 52800 or email: WANTED SECTIONAL FURNITURE. Call Annette, 51393 MICROWAVE, 1,200 watt. Call Chris, 52250 and leave a message. COUCH, call Charlie, 52217 and leave a message SOMEONE willing to teach personal nance, investments and nancial planning. If you have this knowledge or these skills and live on island, call Dan, 53761. HOUSE SITTING situation for visiting parents, Jan. 10 and Feb 6. Call Karen, 59938 or Sandy, 52310. LOST RED OVAL dish with lid was left at the ThimsenÂ’s home. Call, 52527. READING GLASSES in brown case, between multipurpose room and North Point. Call Jane, 52379. FOUND WATERPROOF, disposable camera near Building 1049. Looks as if about 10 shots were exposed. Call 50974 PATIO SALE SATURDAY, 8 a.m.-noon, Quarters 497-B (in back). PCS sale. Craft items, rollerblades, fabric, no early birds. Rain cancels. SATURDAY, 1-5 p.m., Quarters 121-C (in back). FOR SALE TWO HARD BOTTOM Burleys, one-year-old, $100; four-speed menÂ’s Sun bike, one-year-old, $100. All items available Dec. 16. CANON POWERSHOT S30 digital camera, $95; underwater housing for S30/S40/S50, $75 (both for $150); Canon Powershot Pro IS 2.6 megapixel, 10 x zoom, $60; lens for Canon digital Rebel 120D, EF 18-55mm, $75; HP Photosmart 1215 printer with spare cartridges, $70; soccer shoes, menÂ’s size 10, never worn, paid $59, will sell for $35. Call 52535, after 4:30 p.m. WICKER ARMOIRE, $800; futon couch, oversize, $550; microwave, $50; 6 by 9-foot rug, $30; high chair, $45; baby monitors, $25; coffee pot, $25; wooden toy chest, $40; studio wall shelf, $150; Burley, $25; iron and ironing board, $30; Pottery Barn lamp, 5 feet tall, $40. Call 52275. DISH WASHER, $345; Rubbermaid extra-large outdoor shed, $400; bed, $250; wooden microwave cart, $65; small computer desk with open hutch, $45; black outdoor shelving unit, $50; white wooden bath over tank storage shelving unit with two doors, $75; green shelving unit, $45; four-speed ladiesÂ’ aluminum Sun bike, $300. Call Maria, 53925, after 5 p.m., or Gloria, 52567, after 7:30 p.m. RCA 5-DISC, MP3, compact disc and DVD, allin-one player, $200. Call Annette, 51393. SCUBA GEAR, all new, never used, still in original HELP WANTED


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 11 Get a freeRent ve movies from Tape Escape and get one movie free! Offer good until Dec. 31. packages, $800 for all; plants, many sizes, make offer; almost new Karaoke machine, pedi-stool type with two Microphones, one corded and one cordless, also has built-in video camera and TV monitor,$150; gas powered weed whacker, runs great, $75, Call 53693 COLUMBIA 26-FOOT SAILBOAT, berglass hull with ve-horsepower Nissan outboard, cradle, mooring, boathouse, all contents and equipment,$15,000. Call 54237 and leave a message. RECHARGEABLE DIVE ashlight, $10; blue plastic clothes hamper, $4; four Kwaj-condition bikes, available Friday, $5-$10. Call 51359. TWO SWIVEL bar stools with back, $50; 12-inch childÂ’s bike with training wheels, $10; adult Kwajcondition bike with rear basket, $20. Call 51298. GRACO INFANT carseat; high chair; umbrella stroller; Sesame Street toddler bedding, new; boyÂ’s crib bedding set; Eureka cordless vacuum; womenÂ’s full wetsuit; DVD player; sh aquarium. Call 51613. PRE-LIT CHRISTMAS tree, 7 feet tall, $80; rose pattern gold rim China, service for eight, $150; Nintendo DS, with carry case and accessories, new, $200; Panasonic compact disc/cassette player with remote and box, $45; regulator wall clock with Westminster chimes, $45; womenÂ’s Huffy with saddle basket, $60; rollerblades, size 7, $25. Call 58022. SAUDER ENTERTAINMENT center, brand new, used two weeks, $125. Call 51393. BOATERS. Four, new, 6-1/2 inch, stainless steel, open base cleats, $10 each. Call Jeff at 59846, home or 58858, work. COMMUNITY NOTICES CHRISTMAS COMPACT DISCS will be distributed from 3 to 5:30 p.m. tonight and from 11:30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. Thursday in front of the post of ce. The CDs are a gift from the Island Memorial Chapel to help everyone celebrate the holidays. One per household. BINGO NIGHT: Kwaj Bingo will be Thursday at the Yokwe Yuk Club. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m., Bingo play begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout at 50 numbers with a $350 cash prize. Please bring your identi cation to play. GEORGE SEITZ PTO mistletoe market will be Thursday and Friday in the elementary school music room. Lots of cute gifts for family, friends and teachers. Questions? Call Shelley, 50161. RELAY FOR LIFE kickoff will be 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Paci c Club. Bring pupus or desserts to share. Relay for Life is a community gathering where everyone can participate in the ght against cancer. ItÂ’s not too late to enter a team. Call Lee, 53789, Michele, 53875 or Rory, 52441. KWAJALEIN GOLF Association will hold a backwards fun tournament with a 10 a.m. shotgun start on Sunday. Scramble format with ve-person teams. Please be at the course by 9:30 a.m. Contact Ed Paget, 53007; Dave Hermsen, 51102 or Curt Bean, 51045 to sign up your team. Proceeds bene t the Cancer Foundation. LAST CHANCE to purchase tickets for the Kwajalein Scuba Club Christmas Party at 8 p.m., Sunday. Call Sandi Finn, 54991 or Bill Williamson, 53822. CUB SCOUT PACK 135 will sing Christmas carols, 7-8 p.m., Sunday, in new housing. ALL PARENTS are invited to an informational workshop, provided by Child and Youth Services, on how to deal with the stress of the holidays at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 15, in the elementary school music room. Questions? Call Amy, 53610 ALL MOTHERS of preschoolers are invited to the Yokwe Yuk WomenÂ’s Club Holiday Tour of Homes, 9-11 a.m., Dec. 15. Meet at the Religious Education Building. Karen Pickler will speak on holiday traditions followed by the tour. MOPS is sponsored by the Island Memorial Chapel. Childcare is provided. Questions? Please call Linda, 51175 or Jane, 54698 LIMITED TICKETS LEFT: The Kwajalein Range Services holiday party will be held from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., Dec. 17, at the Yuk Club. Ticket price is $10. Tickets will be sold outside Caf Paci c from 11: 30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets will also be sold on MacyÂ’s porch from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday. KRS employees may bring one guest due to limited capacity. For those on Roi, please see Sue at Roi Finance for tickets. Call Ann Picco for ticket info 50787 or 54165.KWAJALEIN YACHT CLUBÂ’S monthly meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 29, at the Yacht Club. Pizza will be provided. Bring a salad or dessert to share. Bring a white elephant gift of $25 or less for a Yankee gift exchange. For details, call Jim Stepchew, 53500. ARTS AND CRAFTS supplies are sold to residents at noon each Monday in the Kwajalein Art Guild Art Annex (Building 828). A variety of painting, drawing, and gift sets are available. Gift certi cates are offered for Christmas, birthdays and graduation ATTENTION POTTERY, ceramic patrons the hobby shop shelves are over owing with pieces. Please come to the Hobby Shop to pick up or work on your un nished pieces. Projects left unattended for more than 30 days will be considered abandoned. Therefore, items will be disposed of unless you come by to work on, complete your project, or pick them up. For more information, call Andee at 51700.


Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 1420 knots. Thursday: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-ENE at15-20 knots. Friday: Variably cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: ENE at 15-20 knots. Saturday: Variably cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: ENE at 15-20 knots. Annual rain total: 72.41 inches Annual deviation: -21.59 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or Range operation scheduled for TuesdayGround caution areaA range operation is scheduled for Tuesday. Caution times are from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. In conjunction with this operation, a caution area will exist within the Kwajalein Atoll. The caution area is bounded on the north by Boked Island on the east reef and Yabbernohr Island on the west reef. On the south, the area is bounded by a line drawn north of Bigej on the east reef to a point at latitude 08 54.2N, longitude 167 45.8E, then to a point at latitude 08 52.8N, longitude 167 45.8E and then to a point north of the high tide mark on Ninni Island on the west reef. Bigej, including the inner reef, is speci cally excluded and is not a part of the mid-atoll corridor. All mid-atoll corridor islands are designated as sheltered islands. Additional areas speci ed outside the mid-atoll are designated as caution areas. See maps. In order to ensure clearance of non-mission support personnel from the mid-atoll corridor by the window opening time, Kwajalein Police Department clearance prodcedures will begin at 7:30 a.m., Friday and continue until evacuation has been accomplished. Egress of all air and seacraft will be required when requested by authorized clearance personnel. Subsequent to lagoon clearance, the hazard area will be in effect until mission completion. Vehicle and VHF silence is required on Roi-Namur from the opening of the launch window until released by the mission support coordinator. This includes gasoline driven generators and welding of any type. This includes radio traf c from Roi Ops, all marine, re, Roi-Namur Police Department and private radios. Although Bigej is outside the mid-atoll corridor, it and lagoon waters north of Bigej pass are off limits to all personnel for this mission. In the event of a mission slip, the caution times and areas will be in effect for the following days: 1-9 p.m., Dec. 14 1-9 p.m., Dec. 15 1-9 p.m., Dec. 16 Questions regarding the above safety requirements should be directed to the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Command Safety Directorate, Range Safety of cer, 51910. Mid-atoll corridor caution area RMI shopping day ferry schedule for Saturdaydepart arrive depart arrive Kwaj Ebeye Ebeye Kwaj 8:30 a.m. 8:55 a.m. 9 a.m. 9:25 a.m. LCM 9:30 a.m. 9:55 a.m. 10 a.m. 10:25 p.m. LCM 11:40 a.m. 12:05 p.m. 12:10 p.m. 12:35 p.m. LCM 12:40 p.m. 1:40 p.m 2:05 p.m. 2:10 p.m. LCM 1:40 p.m. 2:05 p.m. 2:10 p.m. 2:35 p.m. LCM 8 p.m. 8:25 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 8:55 p.m. LCM Note: This schedule is subject to change without prior noti cation The 2000 run will be made only if RMI number on island exceed the capacity of ferries remaining that evening.Sun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Thursday 0652/1830 1243/0002 0930, 3.8' 0320, 1.6' 2140, 4.3' 1520, 2.1' Friday 0652/1830 1326/0055 1100, 3.9' 0430, 1.7' 2310, 4.1' 1700, 2.2' Saturday 0653/1831 1408/0146 1220, 4.2' 0550, 1.6' 1830, 2.0'