The Kwajalein hourglass

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J o b C o r p s Job Corps l e a v i n g K w a j a l e i n leaving Kwajalein — P a g e 3 — Page 3 ( Y o u n g d a n c e r s p e r f o r m a t l a s t y e a r ’ s (Young dancers perform at last year’s C h r i s t m a s i n t h e M a r s h a l l I s l a n d s Christmas in the Marshall Islands . F o r m o r e o n i s l a n d h o l i d a y e v e n t s s e e P a g e 4 ) For more on island holiday events, see Page 4.) ( P h o t o b y N e l l M D r u m h e l l e r ) (Photo by Nell M. Drumheller)


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein HourglassVerizon is a pro table company with no nancial problems. So even with sound companies, pensions may be a thing of the past. It’s all just part of the new world of globalization. My wife is vested in two pension plans with companies she used to work for. We were looking forward to that money supplementing our Social Security and savings in retirement. Now, one of those companies is making noises about cutting bene ts. If they do, it will make retirement a little less easier than it would have been. We can only hope it doesn’t happen. But we knew a long time ago that nobody cares about us more than we care about us. If we didn’t do anything to help ourselves, nobody else would either. So over the years, we’ve tried to take advantage of every savings opportunity that presented itself. The place to start is by getting out of debt as much as you can. Even if you have to eat beans for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can’t save money if you owe money. Most importantly, get rid of those #&%$ credit card bills. They can eat you alive before you know it and if you pay the minimum monthly payment, you’ll never get them paid off. That’s the way they’re designed to work. Credit card companies hate it when the total balance is paid. They can’t charge interest on money you don’t owe them. 2 L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editorCommentary Retirement will come ready or not 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'ConnellChristmas drop committee says thanks to community On behalf of the Yokwe Yuk Women’s Club Outer Island Christmas Drop Committee, I would like to thank the Kwajalein community for their wonderful spirit of giving they showed during our recent wish list collection. Many items were purchased and donated such as medical supplies, sporting equipment, games and over 200 ip ops (enough for every child). I would also like to say thank you to the Boy Scouts and Daisy Girl Scouts who helped us with the collections and a big thanks to Leonard Lollar, Mark, Brandon and Ashley Owens for helping transport all the donations to our warehouse. Because of the generosity of our community we will be able to deliver an awesome Christmas to the islands of Ebadon and Majetto. — Sheri Davis Christmas drop chairWe’ve all seen the American Forces Network spots about choosing to save for retirement over and over again. I wonder if those spots are shown on television stateside. If they are, a heck of a lot of people must be ignoring them. According to what I’ve read and heard on the news, the average American family has more than $4,000 in credit card debt and less than $2,000 in savings. The total credit card debt in the United States is more than $800 billion. The savings rate is next to nothing. Millions of workers don’t even take advantage of company 401(k) plans. I know people on island who haven’t signed up for the Kwajalein Range Services plan. Folks, that’s just plain foolish. I know that for a young family with children, choosing to save or taking money out of a paycheck for a 401(k) is easier said than done a lot of times. It seems like everytime an extra dollar shows up, something happens to make it go bye bye in a hurry. I’ve been there and done that. But if only $10 a week can be squeezed out for saving, that’s $10 more you’ll have some rainy day. Some folks seem to have the attitude that the future will take care of itself. Well, all I can say is good luck with that. Even workers whose companies have pensions can’t be sure they will get them in the coming years. Just ask the 50,000 workers at Verizon whose pensions got cut by an estimated $3 billion. And The bottom line is you have nobody to depend on except you. If you’ve got a wealthy, sick, about-ready-to-go-to-the Pearly Gates relative who loves you, then maybe you don’t have to worry. But the rest of us who didn’t have enough sense to be born into rich families are on our own. We can’t expect the government or employers to hold our hands and lead us gently into retirement. It ain’t gonna’ happen.Remember, no matter what your age, it’s never too early and never too late to start saving money. A couple of bucks here and there will add up.It takes common sense and doing without some of those things you want but don’t really need. For you young folks out there, I’m here to tell you the years will y by and before you know it, you’ll be an old fud like me with retirement staring you right in the face. Be ready for it. Do yourself a huge favor. Pay attention to what the TV says and choose to save.


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein HourglassImproved program 3 Kwajalein Job Corps moving to Maui,will provide more benefits By Nell M. Drumheller EditorThe Kwajalein Preparatory Program for Job Corps will move from the Republic of the Marshall Islands to the Island of Maui, Hawaii. Brian D. Daher, acting regional director, San Francisco, and Helen Reed-Rowe, U.S. Embassy, deputy chief of mission, RMI, met with RMI, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and Kwajalein Job Corps representatives Thursday. He said the move date is undetermined, but it will most likely happen in January. “This is the only preparatory course in the entire Job Corps. The program itself is not changing,” Daher said. The course on Kwajalein prepares students to be mainstreamed into the full Job Corps programs. “The Army has been a great friend of the Job Corps on Kwajalein,” Daher said. He added “U.S. Secretary of Labor [Elaine L. Chao] made the decision to move the program from Kwajalein to Maui.” He outlined bene ts of having the campus on Maui versus Kwajalein: • RMI students will now immediately begin their Job Corps education like all other Job Corps students, including those from other Paci c Islands and Puerto Rico, instead of experiencing a two-step process. • Immediate immersion of students in an Englishlanguage environment will bene t their learning and increase their academic gains. • Students will be 24-hour residents of the center, living two-to-a-room in a Marshallese only dormitory. • The center will have ‘senior’ Marshallese students serving in a student government and will live at the end of the hall in each dormitory to assist in improving the comfort zone for the students in transition. • Students will receive more comprehensive and easily accessed medical services and will enjoy an improved, modern living facility. • Local employers work in conjunction with the Job Corps, providing part-time employment for students introducing them to the work force. • Some students will receive their high school diploma when they nish the Job Corps program. Daher said 55 percent of the students at the Maui campus are Marshallese. There are 220 students at the 20-acre campus. “It is a spacious, conducive-to-learning environment,” he added. Current program time is between three and six months. Daher said he believes the program time may be reduced since the Maui campus is a 24-hours-a-day program and students will have more opportunities to learn and use their English language skills. Daher recognized homesickness as the number one problem at all Job Corps campuses. He said Job Corps spends approximately $10,000 on each Job Corps’ student for travel expenses. “We have a commitment to the students to send them home for winter and summer breaks,” he said. Daher said the enrollment is not at 100 percent. “We’re not full. We’re in the mid-90 percent of full,” he said. “We have a commitment to serve as many Marshallese as in the past,” Daher said. The criteria for attending the program will remain the same and Daher stressed the importance of continuing a strong recruiting process within the RMI. “The existing recruitment and referral arrangement for the RMI students consists of individuals working in schools and Marshallese government agencies who have been effective in processing and sending RMI students’ applications to the Outreach and Admissions department of the Hawaii Job Crops Center,” Daher said in a handout he presented to the members of the meeting. All Paci c outer-island applicant folders will continue to be processed through the Hawaii Job Corps Center OA contract. Once students are accepted in Job Corps, the majority of outer islanders are assigned to the Hawaii Job Corps Center. Of all outer-island recruitment from American Samoa, Republic of Palau, Northern Marianas and Micronesia, the Marshallese will continue to represent the majority of students recruited for the Job Corps program. A concern identi ed at the meeting was the challenge of getting passports quickly for the Marshallese students in the program. Reed-Rowe said staff from the U.S. Embassy is working with the Marshallese government to expedite the passport process. “ “The Army has been a great friend of the Job Corps on Kwajalein. U.S. Secretary of Labor [Elaine L. Chao] made the decision to move the program from Kwajalein to Maui.— Brian D. Daher, acting regional director, San Francisco “ “ Members of Kwajalein Job Corps entertain at the TreeLighting Ceremony. (Photo by Elizabeth Davie)


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Lights, dancing, divingIsland clubs, Ebeye neighbors work hardpreparing events celebrating holiday seasonS 4 Brightly lit sailboats take to the lagoon in an annual holiday treat for Kwajalein residents. The Parade of Lights is sponsored by the Kwajalein Yacht Club. (Photos courtesy of Bruce Premo) Members of an Ebeye Jebta entertain the crowd at Christmas in the Marshall Islands. Sponsored by the Marshallese Cultural Society. By Elizabeth Davie Reporter S Some island residents may be wishing they were in the states this holiday season. Staying on Kwajalein may mean missing out on the holiday sales at the mall or ice skating in Central Park, but staying on island presents unique opportunities that would be hard to nd in the states. Where else in the world can you see Santa come out of the ocean (or at least a lagoon)? Scuba Santa is a tradition


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 5See HOLIDAYS, Page 6Scuba Santa, accompanied by his elves, emerges from the lagoon to greet boys and girls on Emon Beach. Scuba Santa is sponsored by the Kwajalein Scuba Club. unique to Kwaj that was started in 1998. “We prepare for many weeks prior to the event,” said Doug Hepler, who, along with his wife Amy, has coordinated this event for six years. Hepler expects from 200 to 400 spectators at the event that will take place at 7 p.m., Dec. 20 at Emon Beach.When preparing for the event, Hepler said, “We decorate the Emon Beach dive gazebo with lights and other Christmas decorations. Supplies have to be ordered— chemical lights, candy, costume items, etc. We coordinate with KPD [Kwajalein Police Department] for crowd control on the beach and to use their bullhorn for our beach ‘cheermiester,’ Mrs. Marta Geeslin. We purchase a live tree from the high school; decorate it with up to 75 chemical lights, for our tree team to light up underwater. We rig water hoses for the fountain team to put on the colored, lit water spray show. And, we obtain the services of a scubacerti ed Santa.” The event, which includes a livelit tree coming out of the lagoon, a water show and Santa and his elves appearing from underwater, is instructed by Hepler to ensure the enjoyment of the on-shore observers. “We meet at 6 p.m. to gear up and go over what we will do and the assignments. At


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein HourglassHOLIDAYS, from Page 5 6about 6:45 p.m., we slip into the lagoon, as unobtrusively as possible. Mrs. Geeslin starts her Christmas carol sing-along with the crowd. At about 7 p.m., when it is nally dark, I give one loud underwater signal, and the tree team starts to pop the chem. lights on the weighted live tree underwater, which appears, to those on shore, to be magically lighting up underwater and the fountain team starts the light and water spray show. After about ve minutes, I signal again, and the tree team emerges out of the water with the now-lit tree, to pose by the dive shack. Another ve minutes, and I give the last signal, the fountain show stops and the underwater elves, all scuba-certi ed high school students, and I escort Santa out of the water. We drop our scuba tanks, and the two chief underwater elves pose with Santa for pictures and to greet the kids; the rest of the underwater elves go behind the fence of the dive gazebo and hand out candy and chem. lights to the children,” he said. When asked how they choose a Santa for the unique event he said, “we look for an older man, experienced with scuba, with white hair and a white beard, who is jolly and somewhat overweight.” Hepler and his wife put a lot of time and energy into this event. “I am involved in this for several reasons… loyalty to the Kwajalein Scuba Club, love of the Christmas season, the pleasure to see so many friends and neighbors have a good time, and the sheer joy of going underwater any time I possibly can for any reason,” he said. Hepler describes it as a unique one-of-a-kind family event not to be missed. Another holiday tradition is the boat parade of lights. This Kwajalein Yacht Club event has been around since 1988. “Christmas boat parades are popular at many yacht clubs in the states and it was time to bring it to Kwajalein. Nate Jackson is credited with motivating the tradition at Kwajalein. Although there were only two or three cruising boats at Kwajalein, it was organized and held on Christmas Eve,” Said Bruce Premo, yacht club member. According to Premo, the tradition was held on Christmas Eve for a long time and only in this decade was it moved to the weekend before Christmas. The move was made based on the preference of the boat owners and for better participation. It also removes a con ict with Christmas Eve services and family traditions. This year’s event will be held on Dec. 18. The people going out on the boats will begin meeting at the main marina piers around 6 p.m. The boats will leave the harbor around 6:30 p.m. and line up off Echo Pier to start the parade at 7 p.m. Preparing to take part in this event can be tricky. “One of the special considerations is the number of lights that can be powered. The same lights used for house decorating are used on the boats and they need 115 volts. Most electrical systems on boats are 12 volts. So, either a power inverter must be used to convert 12 volts to 115 volts or a 115-volt generator must be used,” Premo said, “If you simply put 10 strings of lights on your boat, you will need a continuous supply of 40 amps. The engines on most sailboats are not very large and have small 12-volt generators. The remaining power must come from batteries and when they run down the lights go out. I learned this the hard way the rst year I did the boat parade with my boat, Moonshine, about six years ago. My engine and generator only put out about 15 amps and the batteries were a little old, so I could only power the lights for about 30 minutes.” Premo explained another task, mainly for sailboats, is to make sure the engine on the boat is in good working order. “Sailboats typically don’t use an engine to get around and only need it when the winds are light or for bringing the boat up to the dock. The fact that they are small in size and not used very often can make them problematic for the event.” Once all the boats are decorated and ready the marine patrol boat leads the parade. “We normally line up behind the CIS patrol boat off the end of Echo Pier and start the rst loop through the ski boat area around 7 p.m. The parade makes three to four loops through the ski area. In past years, some boats, normally the bigger ones, opted to take the parade to Ebeye. Last year we traded Christmas songs back and forth with the Marshallese people that came down to the Ebeye pier to watch the parade. When asked why he participates in this event every year he said, “I have been around water and sailing on boats since I was a kid and love to do any activity that involves being on or in the water, which probably is good since I live on a small island surrounded by lots of water. Like many other sailboat owners, I also take pride in my boat and love to share my excitement of the hobby with other people. It is very rewarding to know that decorating my boat and entering it in the parade will bring enjoyment to so many people.” Premo added the community is welcome to stop by the marina before or after the parade to get a closer look at the boats. For something a little more native try checking out the Jebta Christmas performances on Ebeye this year. The Jebta begin to dance on Dec. 25 early in the afternoon. They will dance from then until 2 or 3 a.m. They will start again later on in the morning on Dec. 26 and dance until late in the afternoon, until all the Jebta have danced at all the churches. In a previous Hourglass issue Rev. Elden Buck, who was the Protestant chaplain on Kwaj from 1968 to 1981, explained the tradition of Jebta A Jebta is a group that gets together to sing and dance. These groups are usually gathered around the landowner on whose land they live. According to Buck, everyone is involved in the singing groups, with old people and small children included in the same Jebta On Ebeye, the groups may have as many as 40 or 50 members. Buck went on to explain, all through November and December the Jebta rehearse almost every evening, meeting from about 9 p.m. until as late as 2 or 3 a.m., in schoolrooms, living rooms, on porches and even See HOLIDAYS, Page 16


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 7the tightening or tensing of facial and neck muscles. Traction and in ammatory headaches are symptoms of other disorders, ranging from stroke to sinus infection. Like other types of pain, headaches can serve as warning signals of more serious disorders. This is particularly true for headaches caused by in ammation, including those related to meningitis as well as those resulting from diseases of the sinuses, spine, neck, ears and teeth. Is there any treatment? When headaches occur three or more times a month, preventive treatment is usually recommended, according to sources from NINDS. Drug therapy, biofeedback training, stress reduction and elimination of certain foods from the diet are the most common methods of preventing and controlling migraine and other vascular headaches. Regular exercise, such as swimming or vigorous walking, can also reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches. Drug therapy for migraine is often combined with biofeedback and relaxation training. What is the prognosis? Not all headaches require medical attention. But some types of headache are signals of more serious disorders and call for prompt medical care. These include: sudden, severe headache or sudden headache associated with a stiff neck; headaches associated with fever, convulsions, or accompanied by confusion or loss of consciousness; headaches following a blow to the head, or associated with pain in the eye or ear; persistent headache in a person who was previously headache free; and recurring headache in children. Migraine headaches may last a day or more and can strike as often as several times a week or as rarely as once every few years.Hourglass reportsRiding a bike to and from work may sometimes seem like a hassle; especially if rain is pouring down. However, the exercise you get from peddling instead of riding in a vehicle and the lack of automobiles within the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll is good for your health. Dr. Jill Horner, Kwajalein Hospital, said headaches probably occur less frequently in the Kwajalein population than they do in the stateside population. “The clear air, lack of air pollution and less exposure to car fumes result in many people experiencing improvement in ‘headache syndromes’ when they move to Kwajalein,” she said. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke there are four types of headache: vascular, muscle contraction (tension), traction and in ammatory. The most common type of vascular headache is migraine. Migraine headaches are usually characterized by severe pain on one or both sides of the head, an upset stomach, and, at times, disturbed vision. Women are more likely than men to have migraine headaches. After migraine, the most common type of vascular headache is the toxic headache produced by fever. Other kinds of vascular headaches include cluster headaches, which cause repeated episodes of intense pain and headaches resulting from high blood pressure. Muscle contraction headaches appear to involve Everybody gets them Headaches can be mild to life-threatening Tuesday 5:15 p.m. .....................................................Open B south tournament 6 p.m. ..........................................................Open B south tournament 7 p.m. ................................................................Open A championship Wednesday 5 p.m........................................................ Open B north championship 6 p.m....................................................................Women's consolation 7 p.m. .............................................................. 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Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroes Tonight7:30 p.m., Yuk — Sky High (PG) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Red Eye (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Roi — Deuce BigalowEuropean Gigolow (R) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — The Transporter 2 (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Valiant (G) 9:30 p.m., Rich — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (PG) 7:30 p.m., Roi — The Cave (PG-13) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Sky High (PG)7:30 p.m., Rich — Red Eye (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Sky High (PG) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. Sky High An ordinary teenager nds out he’s not so ordinary after all in this comedy-adventure. Will Stronghold (Michael Angarano) has his share of anxieties about starting high school, but once he arrives on campus, he discovers he’s attending Sky High, a special learning facility for the children of superheroes. Will realizes his father is actually super-human crime ghter Captain Stronghold (Kurt Russell), while his mom is fellow champion Josie Jetstream (Kelly Preston). However, in Will’s rst few days at school, Coach Boomer (Bruce Campbell) is unable to discover any superior abilities in him, meaning that instead of joining the school’s budding heroes, he’s been relegated to the ranks of the lowly sidekicks. Transporter 2 Driver and muscle for hire Frank Martin returns in this sequel to the 2002 box-of ce hit. Frank Martin (Jason Statham) is a former special-forces of cer who will transport anything anywhere for a price, and his latest assignment is acting as chauffeur for Jack Billings (Hunter Clary), the young son of politician Jefferson Billings (Matthew Modine), who has garnered no small amount of controversy for his aggressive efforts to stamp out the trade in illegal drugs. One day, Frank is to take Jack to the doctor for a checkup while his mother, Audrey (Amber Valletta), sets up a birthday party for the tyke. However, Jack’s doctor is not who he appears to be — he’s actually Dimitri (Jason Flemyng), a Russian agent well versed in viruses who works with criminal kingpin Gianni (Alessandro Gassman). After a long and hard-fought chase with Frank, the bad guys get ahold of little Jack and hold him for ransom.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.The following 19 U.S. servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Cpl. William G. Taylor 26, of Macon, Ga., died Nov. 30 from small-arms re while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marine Staff Sgt. William D. Richardson 30, of Houston, died Nov. 30 of wounds sustained from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Sgt. Grzegorz Jakoniuk 25, of Schiller Park, Ill., died Nov. 30 in Taji, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. Jakoniuk was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Sgt. 1st Class Brent A. Adams 40, of West View, Pa., died Dec. 1 in Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military ve-ton truck during combat operations. Adams was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Washington, Pa. Ten Marines died Dec. 1 in Fallujah from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces. Killed were: Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay 27, of Pensacola, Fla.; Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason 20, of Suprise, Ariz.; Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn 24, of Portland, Mich.; Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser 19, of Naperville, Ill.; Lance Cpl. Robert A. Martinez 20, of Splendora, Texas; Cpl. Anthony T. McElveen 20, of Little Falls, Minn.; Lance Cpl. Scott T. Modeen 24, of Hennepin, Minn.; Lance Cpl. Andrew G. Patten 19, of Byron, Ill.; Sgt. Andy A. Stevens 29, of Tomah, Wis. and Lance Cpl. Craig N. Watson 21, of Union City, Mich. The Marines were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Cpl. Jimmy L. Shelton 21, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., died Dec. 3 in Bayji, Iraq when his forward operating base was attacked by enemy forces using mortars. Shelton was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell. Two Soldiers died Sunday in Baghdad, Iraq, when improvised explosive devices detonated near their HMMWV during convoy operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery, Yankton, S.D. Killed were: Sgt. 1st Class Richard L. Schild 40, of Tabor, S.D. and Staff Sgt. Daniel M. Cuka 27, of Yankton. Spc. Brian A. Wright 19, of Keensburg, Ill., died Tuesday in Ramadi when his HMMWV struck a mine during combat operations. Wright was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 135th Engineer Company, Lawrenceville, Ill. Pfc. Thomas C. Siekert 20, of Lovelock, Nev., died Tuesday in Bayji from non-combat related injuries. Siekert was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell.


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 9All AFN 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 ShowSportsCenterCNN Saturday AMRoller/Late Night withMovie: (cont.)Wild ThornberrysLaw & Order12:30 a.m.The Late Late ShowNFL Live Channel 9 Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:43>American Dragon 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson programing if Lost The Fast & the Atomic BettyHeadline News1:30 a.m.Big Idea withPro Football Headline News channel 9 is off-air Furious The Proud FamilySaturday Night Live2 a.m.Donnie DeutschPreview CNN Saturday AMNCISEven Stevens 2:30 a.m.Countdown With SportsCenterOpen House Coming AttractionsWhat I like About You 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann Bulls & BearsJudging AmyMovie:Switched!KickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood PTICavuto on Business Freaky Friday Radio Free Roscoe4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenterForbes on FOXFriendsFresh PrinceThe Entertainers4:30 a.m.Entertainment StudiosCashinÂ’ InSeinfeld Movie: <:55>Family Ties5 a.m.Good Morning NFL Total Access CNN SaturdayCollege BasketballYour Reality Hollywood Mister RogersÂ’ College Football5:30 a.m.America California Checked Homicide Zooboomafoo Furma6 a.m.The PulseW eekend Live at Body ShapingSesame Street at6:30 a.m.College Basketball with Tony Snow Kansas Every Woman Appalachian State7 a.m.Koala Brothers Duke Wall Street Journal College Basketball Homes Across USAMovie:Funniest Animals7:30 a.m.Rubadubbers at Headline News Ohio State Designed to Sell Disclosure Amazing Animals8 a.m.Wild Thornberrys Texas FOX News Live at Landscape SmartPostcards College Basketball8:30 a.m.American Dragon College Basketball St. JosephÂ’sWeekend HandymanLilo & Stitch Michigan9 a.m.Atomic Betty Kentucky College Football Fix it Up Movie: <:20>Jackie Chan at9:30 a.m.Even Stevens at NCAA Div. II Before and After The Fight Club Danny Phantom South Florida10 a.m.Proud Family Indiana Championship: BBQ with Bobby Da Boom Crew College Basketball10:30 a.m.Switched! N.W. Missouri St. $40 A Day Ninja Turtles Alabama11 a.m.Radio Free RoscoeInside the NFLHeadline Newsat Trading SpacesDragonball GT at11:30 a.m.World of WildlifeMcLaughlin Group Grand Valley St. Movie: <:56>Justice League TemplenoonAccess HollywoodSportsCenterOn The StorySaturday Night Live101 Most... Goodfellas Teen Kids News College Basketball12:30 p.m.Weekend Tutenstein Wichita St.1 p.m.AmericaÂ’s Most 2005 Heisman Week in ReviewNational Trading Spaces at1:30 p.m.Wanted Trophy Presentation Headline NewsRoller/ Geographic The Saddle Club Michigan St.2 p.m.Blue Collar TVPRCA Rodeo:Larry King Live Channel 9 Grand Ole OpryFunniest AnimalsESPNews2:30 p.m.One on One National Finals programing if Live Movie: <:36>Wild AmericaRECON3 p.m.Cold CaseBig Story Weekend channel 9 is off-air Star Trek: Voyager Dead Poets Society The Most ExtremeSuze Orman Show3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Law & OrderSportsCenterDateline Rock Star: INXS HerculesAmerican Experience 4:30 p.m. International 5 p.m.Headline NewsPro FootballThe Line UpMovie: DisneyÂ’s Doug5:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Preview My Best Friends Rocket Power6 p.m.Headline NewsSportsCenter CNN Saturday NightExtreme Makeover Wedding SpongebobMotorWeek6:30 p.m.ESPNews Farily OddparentsEbert & Roper7 p.m.Blue Collar TVBeltway BoysFear Factor Movie: Movie:Survivor:7:30 p.m.One on One Fox News Watch Rat RaceUltimate Christmas Guatemala 8 p.m.Cold Case College Basketball Headline NewsAmericaÂ’s Most Present Fear Factor 8:30 p.m. Duke Black Forum Wanted Movie: 9 p.m.Law & Order at Chris MatthewsWWE SmackDownMovie: <:04> Snow Day Headline News9:30 p.m. Texas Navy/Marine Corps Galaxy Quest ESPNews10 p.m.Window on the AtollCollege Basketball 20/20 DawsonÂ’s CreekSmallville10:30 p.m.Saturday Night Live Oklahoma State 11 p.m. at .Beltway BoysThe Real WorldMovie:Xena:Movie:11:30 p.m. Gonzaga Fox News Watch Pimp My Ride The Professional Warrior Princess The 12 Days of ChristmasSunday


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10All AFN 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 SailorsmidnightAmerican College Football Fox & FriendsRoller/The Simple LifeMovie: (cont.)The SimpsonsMovie: (cont.)12:30 a.m.Experience SportsCenter Channel 9 Movie: <:47>The SimpsonsBlue Collar TV1 a.m.programing if Fear Factor Midnight Run Movie:Headline News1:30 a.m.NFL Matchup channel 9 is off-air Ultimate ChristmasSeinfeld2 a.m.Secrets of War2005 HeismanCBS News Sunday AmericaÂ’s Most Present Meet The Press2:30 a.m.Trophy Presentation MorningWanted Movie: 3 a.m.JAGSports Reporters WWE SmackDown Movie: Snow Day Black Forum3:30 a.m.SportsCenterFace the Nation Rat Race Access Hollywood4 a.m.Winter TreatsNFL Countdown Late Edition With DawsonÂ’s Creek Weekend4:30 a.m.Unwrapped Wolf Blitzer ESPNews5 a.m. Headline News NFL Sunday Warehouse Movie: <:04> Mister RogersÂ’ NFL Today5:30 a.m.Hour of Power Warriors Galaxy Quest Zooboomafoo6 a.m.Word NetworkNFL Headline News NFL House HuntersSesame Street NFL6:30 a.m.Coral Ridge Hour Indy Colts Navy/MCorps News TB Buccaneers Organization Chicago Bears7 a.m.Word In the Worldat FOX News Live at McGee & MeMovie:Clifford at7:30 a.m.The Messenger Jax JaguarsCarolina Panthers Travel the Road The Robe Baby Looney Tunes Pittsburgh Steelers8 a.m.Seven Monsters Magic School Bus 8:30 a.m.Sagwa Real VideosBook of Virtues 9 a.m.Movie: NFL Meet the Press NFL Latin Lifestyles Movie: <:29>House of Mouse NFL9:30 a.m.Eloise at the Plaza KC ChiefsWash. Redskins Urban Style All the Right Moves Animaniacs Miami Dolphins10 Tim Russert at Great AdventureWeekenders at10:30 a.m.SpongBob Dallas CowboysArizona Cardinals Roker on the RoadThe Proud Family SD Chargers11 a.m.Motorweek FNS with Chris Radical SabaticalMovie: <:11>Drake & Josh 11:30 a.m.Ebert & Roper Wallace American Festivals Sleepless in Funniest Animals noonHeadline NewsSportsCenterCNN SundayThe BlitzThe Suze Orman Seattle NBA Inside StuffFriends12:30 p.m.RECONNFL Primetime Show Happy DaysWheel of Fortune1 p.m.PRCA Rodeo: This WeekRoller/AmericanMovie: <:05>Movie:Survivor:1:30 p.m.National Finals NFL Channel 9 Experience WhatÂ’s EatingD2 Mighty Ducks Guatemala2 p.m.Detroit Lions Dateline programing if Gilbert Grape2:30 International channel 9 is off-air Movie:3 p.m.SportsCenter GB Packers Dr. Sanjay GuptaSecrets of WarMovie: <:17> The Land Brfore3:30 p.m.Special The Seven Little Time4 p.m.Survivor: CNN Sunday NightJAG Foys DisneyÂ’s Doug WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m.Guatemala SportsCenter Rocket Power5 p.m.Fear FactorLarry King LiveWinter TreatsTrue Hollywood SpongeBob5:30 p.m. UnwrappedStory Farily Oddparents6 p.m.Headline NewsNFL Primetime60 MinutesAccording to JimCrocodile HunterStar Trek6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll George Lopez Deep Space 97 p.m.SmallvilleSportsCenter FOX ReportScrubs Movie:Funniest VideosER7:30 p.m. Malcolm Secret Santa8 p.m.Movie:Wall Street JournalAmazing RaceGilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30 p.m.The Twelve Days of PRCA Rodeo:Face the NationMovie: <:44> Headline News9 p.m.Christmas EveNational FinalsThis WeekWindow In Review 2002 Barbra Walters: A KnightÂ’s Tale Joan of ArcadiaESPNews9:30 p.m.Blue Collar TV Roller/ 10 Best People Navy/MCorps News10 p.m.Headline NewsMeet the Press Channel 9 FriendsThe WaltonsSurvivor:10:30 p.m.SeinfeldESPNews programing if Seinfeld Guatemala11 p.m.Meet The PressDateline NBC channel 9 is off-air Saturday NightMovie:7th Heaven11:30 p.m.SportsCenter Live Die Hard IIMonday


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 11All AFN 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 HunterSurvivor: Guatemala 12:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Channel 9 Reunion Show1 a.m.Judging AmyNFL Primetime programing if ScrubsMovie: <:11>AmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1:30 a.m. channel 9 is off-air Malcolm HanginÂ’ with the Tonight Show2 a.m.Passions NASCAR Amazing Race Homeboys Gilmore Girls with Jay Leno2:30 a.m. Year in Review The Late Show3 a.m.ERGolf: USGAMSNBC LiveBarbra Walters: Movie:Joan of Arcadia w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m. Year in Review10 Best People Secret Santa The Late Late Show4 a.m.West WingSportsCenter FriendsThe Waltons with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m. SeinfeldMovie: <:44> Big Idea with5 a.m.The SimpsonsConnected:Carol Duval Show A KnightÂ’s Tale Play with Sesame Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m.RaymondNFL Monday QB Coast to Coast Room By RoomBarney & FriendsCountdown with Keith Olbermann6 a.m.TodayDateline NBCBody 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 Fortune1st & 10Studio 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 withPaulaÂ’s Southern Movie:Rolie Polie Olie Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil CavutoChristmas In the Shadow of Lazy Town America 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around The HornThe Big StoryDesignerÂ’s Challengea KillerSeven Little Monsters 10:30 a.m.<10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson Coast to Coast Movie: <:49>Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenterHeadline News The Soup U-571 JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News Malcolm Rolie Polie Olie noonHeadline NewsABC World News My Wife & KidsDora the Explorer Friends12:30 p.m.Judge JudyMonday NightCBS Evening NewsGirlfriendsBlueÂ’s Clues Wheel of Fortune1 p.m.Today Countdown The Newshour DawsonÂ’s Creek Movie:Miss SpiderDr. Phil1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer Someone to Watch Bear in the Big Blue 2 p.m. NFLHannity & Colmes Judging Amy Over Me Barney & FriendsOprah Winfrey2:30 p.m.NO Saints Movie: <:47>Play with Sesame 3 p.m.Wild Thornberrys at Anderson Cooper Passions Rocky Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Fairly Oddparents Atlanta Falcons 360 Growing PainsJudge Judy4 p.m.Mucha Lucha Anderson Cooper ERPokemonAmazing Race4:30 p.m.W.I.T.C.H. 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!5 p.m.JeopardySportsCenterLarry King Live The West WingAcess HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougJudging Amy5:30 p.m.Access Hollywood Weekend Rocket Power6 p.m.Window on the AtollNFL Live Rita Cosby: 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.Surviver:SportsCenterHeadline NewsThe 4400Movie:Lizzie McguireER7:30 p.m. Guatemala Tavis Smiley Rat RaceNedÂ’s Declassi ed8 p.m.NHLHardballNFL Stargate AtlantisSmallvilleJeopardy8:30 p.m.Pittsburgh Penguins with Chris Matthews NO Saints Headline News9 OÂ’Reilly Factor at 24Movie: <:04>Boy Meets WorldESPNews9:30 p.m.Detroit Red Wings Atlanta Falcons Galaxy Quest Boy Meets WorldPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c ReportNightline Friends Made Fresh PrinceNFL10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness Report Seinfeld Family Ties NO Saints11 p.m.W/ Jay LenoSportsCenterAmerican MorningCBS Evening News SeinfeldMovie:7th Heaven at11:30 p.m.The Late Show NBC Nightly NewsBlind Date Men In Black II Atlanta FalconsTuesday


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 All 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 ShowNFL LiveAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (cont.) SpongeBobNFL 12:30 a.m.The Late Late ShowNBA Fastbreak Channel 9 Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:42> Fairly Oddparents (Continued)1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson NBA programing if The 4400 Fletch Lizzie McguireESPNews1:30 a.m.Big Idea with Minnesota channel 9 is off-air NedÂ’s Declassi edPaci c Report 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch at Stargate AtlantisSmallvilleTonight Show2:30 a.m.Countdown with Keith Olbermann Philadelphia Coming Attractions w/ Jay Leno3 a.m. MSNBC Live24Movie:Boy Meets WorldThe Late Show3:30 a.m.Access HollywoodESPNews Rat Race Boy Meets World w/ David Letterman4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenterFriendsFresh PrinceThe Late Late Show4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios SeinfeldFamily Ties5 a.m.ESPNewsNFL LiveConnected:Carol Duval ShowMovie: <:04>Play with SesameBig Idea5:30 a.m.Headline NewsNBA Fastbreak Coast to Coast Room By Room Galaxy Quest Barney & Friends w/ Donnie Deutsch6 a.m.TodayNFLDaysideBody Shaping Made Sesame StreetCountdown With6:30 a.m. NO Saints The Right Fit Keith Olbermann7 FOX News Live The ViewAccess HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m.Atlanta Falcons Weekend Miss 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 withHoliday CookieMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil CavutoParty A Memory in My Lazy TownAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around the HornThe Big StoryPocket the DifferenceHeartSeven Little Monsters 10:30 a.m.<10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson Ambush MakeoverMovie: <:46> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenter Headline News E! News Live Coal MinerÂ’s JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News Malcolm Daughter Rolie Polie OlienoonHeadline NewsABC World News My Wife & Kids Dora the ExplorerFIM Motocross12:30 p.m.Judge JudyGolf: Pres. CupCBS Evening News Girlfriends BlueÂ’s Clues1 p.m.Today Of cial Film The Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Miss SpiderPRCA Rodeo:1:30 p.m.ESPNews with Jim Lehrer Cruel Intentions Bear in the Big Blue National Finals2 p.m. College BasketballHannity & Colmes Judging AmyBarney & Friends2:30 p.m.Depaul Movie: <:44>Play with Sesame3 p.m.DisneyÂ’s Doug at Anderson Cooper Passions Snow Falling on Funniest VideosTHQ AMA3:30 p.m.Animaniacs Wake Forest 360 Cedars Growing Pains Supercross4 p.m.All That!SportsCenterAnderson Cooper ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.Teen Kids News360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyNFL LiveLarry King Live The West WingThe EntertainersDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access HollywoodNBA Fastbreak Rocket PowerNBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsSportsCenter Rita Cosby: The SimpsonsBehind the ScenesSpongeBob246:30 p.m.Headline News Live & Direct RaymondE.T.Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.SmallvilleHeadline NewsEnterpriseMovie: As Told By GingerER7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley Blast from theThe Amanda Show8 p.m.Movie:PRCA Rodeo:HardballC.S.I. Past EverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m.The Twelve Days ofNational Finals with Chris Matthews Movie: <:54> Headline News9 p.m.Christmas Eve OÂ’Reilly Factor WWE Raw! Biker Boyz Sister, SisterESPNews9:30 p.m.Blue Collar TV Sister, SisterNavy/Mcorps News10 p.m.Headline NewsESPNewsNightline Fresh PrinceEve10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowSportsCenter Business Report Familiy TiesAll of Us11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno American MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenExtreme Makeover:11:30 p.m.The Late ShowNFL LiveBlind Date MoÂ’ Money Home EditionWednesday


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 13Caf Paci c LunchSun Pot roast Herb-broiled chicken Ham Marco Polo Grill: Brunch station open Mon Beeftips in Burgundy Roasted Cornish hen Three-cheese pasta Grill: Brunch station open Tues Cajun spare ribs Red beans and rice Breaded clam strips Grill: Cheese sandwich Wed Spaghetti and meatballs Tortellini Alfredo Eggplant Parmesan Grill: Italian burgerThur Broiled pork chops Local boy stew Steamed ono Grill: Monte Cristo wrapFri Roast beef Sicilian pan pizza Vegetarian pan pizza Chicken sukiyaki Grill: Corn dogsDec. 17 Baked meatloaf Spicy buffalo wings Macaroni and cheese Grill: Greek gyro bar DinnerTonight Barbecued chicken Swedish meatballs Italian pizzaSun Braised short ribs Chicken stew Baked red snapper Mon Salisbury steak Spicy chicken curry Tues Barbecued pork butt Beef pot pie Parmesan breaded cod Chicken peapod stir-fryWed Carved London broil Chicken cordon bleu Three-cheese pasta Pork subgum chow mein Thurs Stir-fry to order Pork loin Szechuan chicken Fri Herb-roasted chicken Parker ranch stew 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. HELP WANTEDKRS 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. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Junior-Senior High School, Education Services. Full time. HR Req. K031024. 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 CONTRACT COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR. HR Req. 031209 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 an 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 HOUSE SITTING for young missionary family from Ebeye for the last week in December. Call Leigh, 52342. COUCH, call Charlie, 52217 and leave a message DEHUMIDIFIER in working order. Call Leigh, 52342. LOOKING FOR an artist(s) to paint some murals on


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 the Roi-Namur Dolphins Scuba Club building. Three large walls to choose from. Artwork must be based on the marine/diving environment. The club will pay for all supplies and room and board while work is being done. All things are negotiable. Interested? Call 56734, after 7 p.m. LOST BEAUTIFUL BRITISH Columbia license plate, number GAL-302, very special to owner. Call Kate, 52302. READING GLASSES in brown case, between multipurpose room and North Point. Call Jane, 52379. SWIM GOGGLES and snorkel, yellow, in water at Emon Beach. Call 53372 or 51375. PRESCRIPTION gold-plated rims. Call Arsenio, 57279 or 52108. FOUND WATERPROOF, disposable camera near Building 1049. Looks as if about 10 shots were exposed. Call 50974 PATIO SALES SUNDAY and MONDAY, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Trailer 719. PCS sale. Everything must go. No reasonable offer refused. MONDAY,7 a.m.-noon, Quarters 118-F. Toys and plants. FOR SALE 25-FOOT custom-built powerboat with twin 80 horsepower Yamaha four-stroke outboard motors, dual-axle trailer and a boathouse full of goodies. $30,000 (negotiable). Call Greg, 56734, after 7 p.m. or leave a message anytime. CHRISTMAS TREE, 6 feet tall with small colored lights, a box of ornaments and a ‘real’ tree stand. Setup so you can see it. $25. Call 54507. COMPUTER. Shuttle SFF, 2.8 GHz P4, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB hard drive, Radeon 9600XT video card, Audigy 2 sound card, DVD-RW, Windows XP, Microsoft Works 8.0, $400. Call 54507. BIG SECTIONAL couch, $500 or best offer; 53-inch big-screen TV, excellent condition $1,500 or best offer. Call 54116 or 51192. FISHER PRICE Power Touch Learning System with two books, excellent condition, still in box, $25. Call 54756. ALUMINUM 18-SPEED road bike, great condition, $250. Call 53217. IPOD MINI 4 GB with Itrip transmitter and arm band, $150; SEALIFE 35 mm underwater camera with micro lense and padded hard waterproof case, $150; Epson color printer with extra cartridges, $75; 128MB compact ash card, $25. Call 51683, home or 57197, work. MICROWAVE, 1,200 watt. Call Chris, 52250 and leave a message. TWO HARD-BOTTOM Burleys, one-year-old, $100; four-speed men’s Sun bike, one-year-old, $100. All items available Friday. Call 54728. CANON POWERSHOT S30 digital camera, $95; underwater housing for S30/S40/S50, $75 (both for $150); Canon Powershot Pro IS 2.6 megapixel, 10x zoom, $60; lens for Canon digital Rebel 20D, EF 1855mm, $75; HP Photosmart 1215 printer with spare cartridges, $70; soccer shoes, men’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. DISHWASHER, $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 ladies’ 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, all-in-one player, $200. Call Annette, 51393. SCUBA GEAR, all new, never used, still in original 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. COMMUNITY NOTICES ATTENTION GOLFERS, in support of Kwajalein Golf Association’s backward event on Monday, no non-event play will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Questions? Call Bob Butz, 53768. THE SCHOOL ADVISORY Council will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the elementary school music room. This is a change from the regular meeting date. The public is invited. Questions? Call 53761. CUB SCOUT PACK 135 will sing Christmas carols, 7-8 p.m., Sunday in the new housing area. 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., Thursday, in the elementary school music room. Questions? Call Amy, 53610 ALL MOTHERS of preschoolers are invited to a holiday tour of homes, 9-11 a.m., Thursday. 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.


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 15 The Yokwe Yuk Women’s Club Holiday Tour of Homes is Friday. Tickets will be on sale Monday on Macy’s porch. For information or tickets, call Elaine at 54691 or Sandi at 54991. J o i n t h e f u n DURING BARGE operations, tentatively scheduled for Thursday and Friday, the Supply and Marine Department areas, between 6th and 8th Streets and Supply and Marine Roads, are off limits to pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle/equipment traf c. Only Supply and Marine Department personnel will be allowed access into these areas. Barricades/caution tapes will be erected at all of these points. If there are any questions, contact the Transportation Department at 52180, 53444 or 53430. PUBLIC INTERNET ACCESS. Those who have not yet submitted their Public Internet user account, please do so by Friday. Temporary duty accounts will be available at the Kwaj Lodge starting Tuesday. The generic log-on server will no longer be active and access to the Public Internet will only be available through the new 53687 connection. Stop by the Information Technology Help Desk between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, to obtain an account. Having issues? Check out the ‘How-To’ section on the Intranet at http://intranet/com/it or email if you have any questions. Please ensure your new account is working by the Friday deadline. CAF PACIFIC welcomes you to our Christmas buffet on Dec. 25. Some of the many items featured will include carving station with herb-crusted prime rib of beef and rosemary-roasted rack of lamb, succulent roast turkey with all the trimmings, Virginia smoked ham, mussels ciappiciano, fettuccini with fresh asiago cream sauce, steamed vegetable potpourri, chilled seafood bar including “jumbo peel-and-eat shrimp, mussels on the half shell, smoked salmon and Cajun craw sh, international cheese bar, assorted salads, fresh fruits and a variety of delicious desserts. Families are welcome. Hours of operation are: Unaccompanied personnel, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. All other residents 1-6:30 p.m. Menu subject to change due to availability.KWAJALEIN YACHT CLUB’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. HAPPY HOLIDAYS from Grace Sherwood Library. Come to the library to sign up for our December book drawing. Adults have the opportunity to win a trio of Christmas books by popular mystery writers. Deck the Halls by Mary Higgins Clark, Skipping Christmas by John Grisham and Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich. Children could win a beautiful popup book edition of The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore. KWAJALEIN INTERNATIONAL Sport Fishing Club is sponsoring The Big Strike Fishing Tournament Jan. 16. For tournament rules and information, call Trudy Butler, Ed Bonham or Joe Coleman. Tournament rules are also available at the marinas on Kwajalein and Roi. THE NAVY and Marine Corps veterans of Roi-Namur would like to extend our condolences to the United States Army, both active duty and veterans, for the severe whooping that the members of the United States Military Academy football team received at the hands of the Midshipman from the United States Naval Academy this past weekend. Better luck next year!FORCE PROTECTIONBRAVO FPCON BRAVO is effective 6 a.m., Monday and will remain in effect until further notice. All U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site mission and support personnel must have proper identi cation on their person at all times.


Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass HOLIDAYS, from Page 6 Range operations scheduled for Tuesday WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 1520 knots. Sunday: Mostly clear with scattered showers. Winds: NE-ENE at 16-22 knots. Monday: Partly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 16-22 knots. Tuesday: Variably cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: ENE at 18-24 knots. Annual rainfall total: 72.82 inches Annual deviation: -21.95 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or www.rts-wx.com16 Bigej Island and waters surrounding Bigej are off limits Tuesday until FT-1 mission competion.outside.Song selection for the performances is carried out in secrecy. Each group tries to have the best songs, and the more verses the better. The Jebta draw straws for order of a ppearance. No Jebta wants to go rst, the later the better. On Christmas Day, the celebration begins after all the Jebta have gathered at the church to hear the Christmas story. The celebration goes on until all the Jebta have performed. It is not unusual for the celebration on Ebeye to last two days. Mid-atoll caution area Met rocket ground caution area Air and surface caution A range operation is scheduled for Tuesday. Caution times are 1:01 p.m. from Tuesday through 2:01 a.m. Wednesday 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 and the waters surrounding Bigej are off limits for this mission. An additional caution area, extending from the Kwajalein Atoll north into the broad ocean area, is de ned in the attached map. In order to ensure clearance of non-mission support personnel from the mid-atoll corridor by the window opening time, Kwajalein Police Department island clearance procedures will continue until evacuation has been accomplished. Egress of all air and seacraft will be required when requested by authorized clearance personnel. Subsequent to lagoon clearance, the hazard area will be in effect until mission completion. In conjunction with this operation, a Kwajalein met rocket is scheduled as soon as possible after the launch from Meck Island on Tuesday. The caution areas are identi ed on attached maps. In the event of a mission slip, the caution times and areas will be in effect for the following days: From 1:01 p.m. Wednesday through 2:01 a.m. Thursday From 1:01 p.m. Thursday through 2:01 a.m. Friday Questions regarding the above safety requirements for this mission should be directed to the Command Safety Of ce, Range Safety of cer at 51910.Sun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 0653/1831 1450/0237 0030, 4.1' 0650, 1.5' 1320, 4.6' 1940, 1.7' Monday 0654/1831 1534/0328 0140, 4.2' 0740, 1.3' 1410, 5.0' 2030, 1.3' Tuesday 0654/1832 1621/0421 0230, 4.3' 0820, 1.2' 1450, 5.3' 2120, 1.1' Wednesday 0655/1832 1710/0515 0310, 4.3' 0900, 1.1' 1530, 5.5' 2150, 0.9' These are just a few of the many holiday happenings on and around the island. Watch the Roller and Hourglass for more information on these events and more.