The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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( S o m e K w a j a l e i n J u n i o r / S e n i o r H i g h S c h o o l s t u d e n t s w e n t t o C a r l o s f o r t h e d a y (Some Kwajalein Junior/Senior High School students went to Carlos for the day o n F r i d a y t o b r i n g C h r i s t m a s g i f t s t o i s l a n d r e s i d e n t s F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 4 ) on Friday to bring Christmas gifts to island residents. 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) w w w s m d c a r m y m i l / K W A J / H o u r g l a s s / h o u r g l a s s h t m l S c h o o l A d v i s o r y School Advisory C o u n c i l m e t Council met — P a g e 3 — Page 3


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglasscan’t just pick up burgers or pizza from the snack bar anymore. We can’t pop into Caf Paci c for lunch or dinner and complain about the price. Now lunch and dinner is a big deal. A lot of thought and effort has to go into it. I wouldn’t mind so much, but just because she works 70 hours or more per week, my wife wants me to help. My cooking skills amount to heating up soup (if I can nd the can opener) or microwaving something. But she insists I learn how to cook for real. I keep telling her I’ve just had a heart attack and she shouldn’t work me so hard. She peevishly says if I don’t help, I won’t live long enough to have another one. I guess I should count myself lucky. I managed to avoid cooking for 35 years of marriage. All good things must come to an end as the saying goes. Stinkin’ heart attack. I have to go now. It seems I have sauce to stir.2 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 U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily of cial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Depart-The Kwajalein Hourglassment 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: Defense Switching Network 254-3539; local 53539 Printed circulation: 2,000 FAX number: 52063 E-mail: 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'ConnellCommentaries As the clock approached 1 a.m., I sat in the kitchen with small and large parts scattered around me. I was tempted to call my dad and say, “Why didn’t you warn me about this?” But he would just laugh and I would have less time to put this tricycle together before the children woke up. This was not my idea of Christmas peace and joy.Believe it or not, Christmas is about Christ. That’s how this holiday got its start. Well-meaning Christians decided they wanted to celebrate the birth of their Savior at a special service, a Mass for Christ, and Christmas was born. It was supposed to be a simple affair, but of course you know how hard it is to be simple; it’s like asking Donald Trump to build a small house. Not gonna’ happen.So, after awhile, people started adding to Christmas with traditions and festivities, such as putting decorations on a tree until you forgot that there was a tree. Today, some people don’t believe in the original meaning of Christmas, but Respect for one another is real Christmas joy do enjoy its side effects. They like the idea of peace, joy, love, the chance for a great party and good food. Now we have two parallel holidays that most often get along, but once in awhile argue and ght like siblings. “I love you, but if you touch my toy once more I’ll knock you into next week.” One side wants to protect the centrality of Christ and the other side simply wants to have a pleasant party and a warm holiday. We draw lines and make boundaries and tell each other what we can do or ought to do. This is not my idea of Christmas peace and joy. Here’s my idea, take it for what its worth. Christians celebrate Christmas for all it says about Christ and his birth. Enjoy his joy. If you are worried that Christmas is too commercialized, buy less stuff. Be magnanimous and gracious toward those who don’t share your faith. Non-Christians, celebrate the holiday in your tradition. Thank the Christians that they started this idea. If peace and joy are meaningful to you at this time of year, show that to those around you. For all of us, let’s lighten up. The holiday season is often loaded down with expectations and anticipations that everything would work out just so. It might just happen that the tricycle isn’t put together or the perfect gift isn’t found or the church service doesn’t sing my favorite carol or Christ is obscured by the glitter and lights. If, for this one time of year we treated each other with dignity and respect, that would be my idea of Christmas peace and joy. Have a blessed Christmas! It’s been six weeks since my heart attack. Since then, I’ve come up with only one recommendation for everybody. Don’t have one. First of all, a heart attack really hurts. The doctor says mine was small as far as heart attacks go. If that’s what a small one feels like, I don’t ever want to have a big one. But what happens afterwards is even worse. A ‘heart’ diet. No more chocolate donuts or Cheez-Its. No canned soups. No frozen dinners, No red meat. Nothing fried. Nothing with saturated fat. No white rice. No white bread. Pretty much nothing that taste good. My wonderful wife has made every effort to nd things with low sodium and no fat to feed me. She has bought three cookbooks with recipes to cook ‘heart healthy’ food. She made several dinners using those recipes and as I ate them, I kept thinking, “Why did I have to live?” I’m not saying they were tasteless globs of paste that starving dogs wouldn’t have, but they were close. I love you anyway, sweetheart. Getting something to eat is a real challenge now. We can’t just open a can of chili, nuke it and call it dinner. We Don’t make me mad or I’ll invite you to dinner


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 3By Nell M. Drumheller EditorThe School Advisory Council met Tuesday and discussed issues including policy changes and the academic calendar. The official representatives and 11 other people attended the monthly meeting. A North Central Association team will visit Kwajalein schools March 1-3. Visiting team members are: Philip Gordon LeBeau, a retired school administrator from Savage, Minn.; William Russell Munsell, an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, Denver and Nicole Pangelinan, a guidance counselor, Anderson Elementary School, Guam. Kwajalein schools are accredited through NCA. Ebeye guest students and parents for the elementary school met with Vice Principal Teri King and teacher Cheryl Delong, Noda Lojkar, Republic of the Marshall Islands representative and Alan Taylor, Host Nations representative on Nov. 28. According to Pam Duffy, Ebeye parent representative, “Vice Principal Teri King and Cheryl Delong helped us with some policies and rules that have been implemented for our guest students and will help us parents and the schools in making sure that our children are accounted for after school hours.” The policies covered the safety issue of students riding water taxis to and from Kwajalein and signing out guest student children for lunch and after school programs. Duffy said the sign-in, sign-out sheet has been helpful. Dan Frazier, superintendent of Kwajalein Schools, explained the importance of reviewing school policies on a regular basis. “In my opinion, the best way to do this would be on a rotational basis, reviewing a portion of the policies each meeting,” he said. James Landgraff, SAC chairman agreed, “It’s a good school board policy to review policies,” he said. Policies 2000.07, Line of Authority; 3000.01, School Calendar; 3000.08, Child Care Services and 3000.20 Testing Program received first readings at the two-hour meeting. Policy 2000.07, Line of Authority was renamed as 2000.07 Communication Channels, it was approved unanimously. Policy 3000.01, School Calendar, originally stated ‘the superintendent will recommend a school calendar consistent with the requirement established by U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll to the school advisory council during the month of January each year for the following school year.’ It was amended to state: no later than January each year giving more exibility for presenting the calendar. It was approved unanimously. Policy 3000.08, Child Care Services, was amended to read the child development center, a nursery school, providing services to island resident children age 2 (versus 2.5) through 6 years. This change brings the written policy in line with the actual requirements of the program. It was approved unanimously. Policy 3000.20, Testing Program, was discussed at length with varying view points. Bonnie Compton, representing PTO, wanted assurance that after a written policy was approved, it would be followed. Frazier said of Policy 3000.20, “In my opinion, current policy is outdated. Modern schools need the exibility to target speci c areas for school improvement and adapt their metrics toward measuring student growth in these areas. Our school needs a policy that outlines the parameters for our testing program in general terms. Then speci cs can be adapted annually.” The standing Policy 3000.20 identi ed speci c tests to be administered. The recommended changes made the policy more general, leaving identifying the tests to local representatives including the superintendent and principal with input from teachers. It added verbiage prohibiting testing which would identify students, or their families, political af liatio ns, sex behavior and attitudes, income, as well as other indicators which might be embarrassing for the student. Frazier said, “Please note that this proposed policy is a mandatory policy of the U.S. Department of Education and reflects federal law. The policy was approved with a 6-3 vote. Brian Brewster, teacher representative, presented three school-year calendars: early start, late start version one and late start version two. He provided an information sheet with input from Kwajalein teachers. Most of the teachers support the late start version one calendar. This is a quick breakdown of the calendars:Early startMost similar to current calendar. • First day for students is Aug. 8. • Christmas break starts later; rst semester ends before break. • Last day of school is May 25.Late start version one• First day for students is Aug. 18. • End of rst semester is Jan. 20. • Last day of school is June 8.Later start version two• First day for students is Aug. 25. • End of rst semester is Jan. 27. • Last day of school is June 15. The 2006-2007 school calendar will be voted on at the rst SAC meeting of 2006, on Jan. 18. The SAC acts in an advisory capacity to the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll commander and the logistics contractor to help establish and promote standards of educational services for both dependent children and adults residing on Kwajalein. For more information on school a ctivities, call 53761. Upcoming events:Today winter break begins Jan. 4 school resumes registration for winter ‘B’ session of community education Jan. 11 7 p.m., SAC planning meeting Jan. 18 7 p.m., SAC public meeting School Advisory Council holds monthly meetingPolicy changes


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 Corey Morehead, YYWC member, passes out gifts to children on Majetto as part of the annual Christmas drop.Suza Goltz, YYWC president, spends a little time with children on Ebadon before returning to Kwajalein. An Ebadon resident enjoys her gifts from the Yokwe Yuk WomenÂ’s Club. Photos by Elizabeth Davie)


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 5 By Elizabeth Davie ReporterIt has been said that it is better to give than receive. Some island residents believe it and have spent many hours preparing and dropping off gifts to some of the neighboring islands. The Yokwe Yuk Women’s club organized a Christmas drop for the islands of Majetto and Ebadon. According to Sherri Davis, Outer Island Christmas Drop chair, the funds were raised through the annual YYWC silent basket auction; $2,677 was raised for the drop and another $2,000 plus in donations came from individuals and companies on island which included the re department silent auction. “We also collected donated items from the community through our ‘Wish List’ collection drive in November, and the student council at the elementary school organized a collection drive of school supplies, shampoo and soap,” she said. The club ordered enough items for 250 Children. “We have a loving group of teachers who each year handmake their gift bags and purchase items for the 50 0-2 year old children. Their bags included items such as a washcloth, bowl, cup, lotion and clothing. The Grace Sherwood Library graciously donated over 200 tote bags that we used for the children 3 and up. We lled each bag with new ip ops, T-shirt, package of underwear, ball, coloring and activity book, crayons or markers, hygiene kit and toys. All the boys got hats and the girls hair accessories,” Davis said, “We also See CHRISTMAS DROPS, Page 6 I I


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 from Page 5 Serena Schuler, 14, helps a child on Carlos open her gifts brought by students from the high school Friday.took a lot of community shared items such as school and medical supplies, shing and sewing items and sporting equipment. We took 25 20-pound bags of rice and 375 pounds of apples and oranges. We gave two casting nets to Majetto and one to Ebadon.” According to Anne Greene, the longest standing member of the YYWC, the drop began in December, 1988. It is the longest standing drop. The goods were delivered Thursday by two helicopters, leaving limited space for members of the club. Only three members were able to experience the drop. The ladies were greeted with smiling faces and handicrafts from the women of the islands. At both islands the children were lined up and ready to receive their gifts. After distributing gifts to the children of Majetto, the school and members of the community both performed a dance for their visitors. They also expressed their thanks with gifts. At Ebadon each child handed the ladies a gift as they received their gift. Jennifer Aakre, one of the women who attended said, “My most memorable time was when the kids and adults sang for us on Majetto. They did such a great job and you could see the sincerity in their faces. Although, for me, the whole experience was memorable, from the planning to the drop off. There were many ladies who put a lot of time and effort into the Christmas drop. To watch it and see the passion that goes into it was remarkable. To be a part of the actual drop was so neat. It was fun to see the children waiting in line and excitedly waiting for their gift bags. Everyone should get to experience the Christmas drop.” Davis said, “I would like to thank the Kwajalein community for their wonderful support. Without the monetary donations and items donated we wouldn’t be able to continue to do this each year.” For the 14th year the Kwajalein Junior-Senior High School students made a trip to the island of Carlos to spread Christmas cheer. Friday’s trip was a school-sponsored co-curricular activity. Peter Barbella, one of the organizers and sponsors of the drop, said “We feel we have developed a relationship with the people there over the years. “We conduct a fund drive strictly in school during the Thanksgiving to Christmas time frame,” Barbella said, explaining how the funds for the drop are raised. “We have not nished counting, but we anticipate we will raise approximately $3,000 this year,” he added. A few teachers, 41 students and two KHS graduates returning to Kwaj for the holidays ventured to Carlos for most of the day. “We bring 24 boxes of grocery items, approximately one for each household on Carlos. We also bring a variety of other amenities: ip ops, goody-bags of treats, jump ropes, footballs, Frisbees, handheld mirrors, hair accessories, etc.,” Barbella said. The school planned a fun-packed day for all the residents of the small island. “Santa shows up, gives out treats and toys to the kids. The kids play with the items received from Santa. In addition we bring bean toss, ring toss games. This year we brought a limbo bar. Our band students bring instruments and entertain with Christmas songs. We have a piata,” Barbella said. He added the people of Carlos sometimes perform for them with song and dance, and the community always prepares food for them. Barbella, who has been organizing the event with Ric Fullerton for 12 years, said he is involved with this drop because “it is a chance to give something back to the Marshallese living close to Kwajalein. It is a service opportunity for our students. We love doing it and consider ourselves fortunate to have the opportunity to experience Carlos every year.”


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 7 Range operation scheduled for Tuesday A range operation is scheduled for Tuesday. Caution times are from 6:01 a.m. through 2:01 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. Omelek, Eniwetak and Gellinam are designated as evacuated islands. All mid-atoll corridor islands are designated as sheltered islands. Additional areas speci ed outside the mid-atoll are designated as caution areas, see maps. In order to ensure clearance of non-mission support personnel from the mid-atoll corridor by the window opening time, Kwajalein Police Department island-clearance procedures began at approximately 7:30 a.m. today and continue until evacuation has been accomplished. Egress of all air and seacraft will be required when requested by authorized clearance personnel. Subsequent to lagoon clearance, the hazard area will be in effect until mission completion. In the event of a mission slip, the caution times and areas will be in effect for the following days: From 6:01 a.m. through 2:01 p.m. Wednesday From 6:01 a.m. through 2:01 p.m. Thursday Questions regarding the above safety requirements for this mission should be directed to U.S. Army Command Safety Directorate, range safety of cer at extension 51910.Kwajalein Atoll: Mid-atoll corridor lagoon caution area In accordance with U.S. Army Regulation 190-14, the mid-atoll corridor will be closed beginning at L-3 days (today) to allow ground surveillance of the mid-atoll corridor to be completed. When closed, no surface vessels shall be permitted in this area without prior approval from the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Command Safety Directorate (51910 or 53243 pager 112). The area closure is indicated by the ‘red ag system.’ The range safety of cer will release the mid-atoll corridor closure when the area is clear of all hazards. Mid-atoll corridor lagoon caution area BOA and airspace areas are closed at L-1 hour mission day, 6 a.m. Tuesday until released by the range safety of cer. No surface vessels shall be permitted in Kwajalein mid-atoll and the east reef areas within the red border lines on the map without prior approval from the Command Safety Directorate.


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroes The following 16 U.S. servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Cpl. Joseph P. Bier 22, of Centralia, Wash., died Dec. 7 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Bier’s unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Sgt. Michael C. Taylor 23, of Hockley, Texas, died Dec. 7 in Balad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck while his unit was conducting combat operations. Taylor was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery, 214th Field Artillery Brigade, III Corps Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla. Sgt. Spencer C. Akers 35, of Traverse City, Mich., died Dec. 8 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained in Habbaniyah, Iraq, on Nov. 21, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Akers was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, Saginaw, Mich. 1st Lt. Kevin J. Smith 28, of Brandon, Fla., died Dec. 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Smith was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. Staff Sgt. Milton Rivera-Vargas 55, of Boqueron, Puerto Rico, died Dec. 8 in Kalsu, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause while on guard duty. Rivera-Vargas was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 296th Infantry Regiment, Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico. Sgt. Adrian N. Orosco 26, of Corcoran, Calif., died Dec. 9 in Baghdad, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position during combat operations. Orosco was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. Sgt. Clarence L. Floyd Jr., 28, of Newark, N.J., died Dec. 10 in Taji, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms re during combat operations. Floyd was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Sgt. Julia V. Atkins 22, of Bossier City, La., died Dec. 10 in Baghdad, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her HMMWV during patrol operations. Atkins was assigned to the 64th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. Two Soldiers died Dec. 10 in Baghdad, as a result of enemy small arms re. Both Soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell. Killed were: Staff Sgt. Travis L. Nelson 41, of Anniston, Ala. and Sgt. Kenith Casica 32, of Virginia Beach, Va. Sgt. 1st Class James S. Moud y, 37, of Newark, Del., died Sunday in Baghdad, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Moudy was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. Staff Sgt. Keith A. Bennett 32, of Holtwood, Pa., died Sunday in Ar Ramadi, as the result of a suicide, vehicle-borne improvised explosive device. Bennett was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 28th Military Police Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Johnstown, Pa.Spc. Lex S. Nelson 21, of Salt Lake City, died Monday in Tikrit, when he fell from a guard tower. Nelson was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart.Spc. Jared W. Kubasak 25, of Rocky Mount, Va., died Monday in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during patrol operations. Kubasak was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Mitchell 28, of Evansville, Ind., died Monday in Baghdad, when an improvised expolosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during combat operations. Mitchell was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart. Cpl. Michael B. Presley 21, of Batesville, Miss., died Wednesday at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany of wounds sustained from a suicide, vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq, on Monday. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Tonight7:30 p.m., Yuk — 40 Year Old Virgin (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — The Transporter 2 (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Roi — Four Brothers (R) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Hustle and Flow (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Are We There Yet? (PG) 9:30 p.m., Rich — The Skeleton Key (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Roi — The Exorcism of Emily Rose (R) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — 40 Year Old Virgin (R)7:30 p.m., Rich — The Transporter 2 (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — 40 Year Old Virgin (R) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. 40 Year Old Virgin One man nervously ventures forth into the nal frontier in this comedy starring Daily Show regular Steve Carell. Andy Stitzer (Carell) is a cheerfully geeky guy who is settling into middle age with his large collection of comic books, action gures, and collectable models. Andy works in the billing department of a big-box electronics store, and seems reasonably happy with his life. However, one day his friends and co-workers David (Paul Rudd), Jay (Romany Malco), and Cal (Seth Rogen) discover that Andy has a secret — due to his rather severe jitters around women, Andy is still a virgin. Andy’s pals are appalled at this state of affairs, and set out to nd a woman who’d be willing to get horizontal with him. After a number of disastrous dates, everyone thinks Andy has nally struck gold when he meets Trish (Catherine Keener), an attractive single mother who takes an immediate liking to him. Four Brothers Four men come together to nd out how and why the woman who raised them was killed in this hard-edged urban drama from director John Singleton. Shorttempered Bobby (Mark Wahlberg), struggling musician Jack (Garrett Hedlund), streetwise Angel (Tyrese Gibson), and hard-working Jeremiah (Andre Benjamin) are four guys who don’t appear to have much in common, in terms of either race or temperament. However, these men have one very important bond — all four were adopted and raised by the same woman (Fionnula Flanagan), and they all love her as a son, and respect one another as brothers. When their mother is killed during a robbery at a grocery store, the four brothers come together for the funeral, but when they don’t get straight answers about what happened to her, they begin looking into the crime themselves. 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 Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 9 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 ShowESPNewsCNN Saturday AMRoller/Late Night withMovie: (cont.)Wild ThornberrysLaw & Order12:30 a.m.The Late Late ShowNFL Sounds of Channel 9 Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:55>American Dragon 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson the Game programing if Lost The Fugitive Atomic BettyHeadline News1:30 a.m.Big Idea withInside the NFL Headline News channel 9 is off-air The Proud FamilySaturday Night Live2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch CNN Saturday AMNCISEven Stevens 2:30 a.m.Countdown With NFL MatchupOpen House What I like About You 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann SportsCenter Bulls & BearsJudging AmyMovie:Switched!KickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Cavuto on Business Good Will Hunting Radio Free Roscoe4 a.m.Headline News ESPNewsForbes on FOXFriendsFresh PrinceThe Entertainers4:30 a.m.Entertainment StudiosNFL CountdownCashinÂ’ InSeinfeldFamily Ties5 a.m.Good MorningESPNewsCNN SaturdayCollege BasketballYour Reality Movie: <:20>Mister RogersÂ’Inside the NFL5:30 a.m.America NFL Sunday UCLA Checked The Medallion Zooboomafoo6 a.m.Weekend Live at Body ShapingSesame StreetSportsCenter6:30 a.m.NFL with Tony Snow Michigan Every Woman 7 a.m.Koala Brothers TB Buccaneers Wall Street Journal College Basketball Homes Across USAMovie:Funniest Animals College Basketball7:30 a.m.Rubadubbers at Army Newswatch Louisville Designed to Sell Demolition Man Amazing Animals Tennessee8 a.m.Wild Thornberrys NE Patriots FOX News Live at Landscape SmartPostcards at8:30 a.m.American Dragon KentuckyWeekend Handyman Movie: <:43>Lilo & Stitch Texas9 a.m.Atomic Betty Fix it Up Terminator 2 Jackie Chan College Basketball9:30 a.m.Even StevensThe NFL Today ESPNewsBefore and AfterDanny Phantom Arizona10 a.m.Proud Family NFL ESPNewsBBQ with Bobby Da Boom Crew at10:30 a.m.Switched! KC Chiefs College Basketball$40 A Day Ninja Turtles Utah11 a.m.Radio Free Roscoe atHeadline NewsGeorgia Trading SpacesMovie: <:19>Dragonball GTLeMans Endurance11:30 a.m.World of Wildlife NY Giants McLaughlin Group atHowardÂ’s End Justice League SeriesnoonAccess HollywoodOn The Story Oregon State 101 Most...Teen Kids NewsESPNews12:30 p.m.Weekend Roller/Tutenstein NBA1 p.m.AmericaÂ’s MostNFL PrimetimeWeek in Review Channel 9 National Trading Spaces Heat1:30 p.m.Wanted NFL Headline News programing if Geographic The Saddle Club at .2 p.m.Blue Collar TV Denver Broncos Larry King Live channel 9 is off-air Grand Ole OpryMovie:Funniest Animals Cavs2:30 p.m.One on One at Live Bridge on the Wild America3 p.m.Cold Case Buffalo Bills Big Story Weekend Star Trek: Voyager River Kwai The Most ExtremeSuze Orman Show3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Law & OrderDateline Rock Star: INXS HerculesAmerican Experience 4:30 p.m. SportsCenter International 5 p.m.Headline NewsThe Line UpMovie: DisneyÂ’s DougBilly Grahams:5:30 p.m.Navy/Marine CorpsCollege Basketball King of the Hill Rocket Power Troops Tribute6 p.m.Headline News StanfordCNN Saturday NightSpongeBobMotorWeek6:30 p.m.ESPNews vs The Simpsons Farily OddparentsEbert & Roper7 p.m.Blue Collar TV Virginia TechBeltway BoysFear Factor Movie: Movie:Survivor:7:30 p.m.One on OneSportsCenter Fox News Watch Pirates of theEloise at Guatemala 8 p.m.Cold CaseAFNewsAmericaÂ’s Most CaribbeanChristmas8:30 p.m. NBA Black Forum Wanted Movie: 9 p.m.Law & Order Indiana Pacers Chris MatthewsWWE SmackDown Call Me Clause Headline News9:30 p.m. at Navy/Marine Corps Movie: <:35> ESPNews10 p.m.Window on the AtollNY Knicks 20/20 The Perfect Storm DawsonÂ’s CreekSmallville10:30 p.m.Saturday Night Live 11 p.m. SportsCenterBeltway BoysThe Real WorldXena:Movie:11:30 p.m. Fox News Watch Pimp My Ride Warrior Princess A Town Without ChristmasSundayAll programming is subject to change without notice


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 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 SailorsmidnightAmericanNHLFox & FriendsRoller/The Simple LifeMovie:The SimpsonsMovie: (cont.)12:30 a.m.Experience Detroit Red Wings Channel 9 The Dogs of War The Simpsons1 a.m.American Frontiers at programing if Fear Factor Movie:Headline News1:30 a.m.Extreme History TB Lightning channel 9 is off-air Eloise atSeinfeld2 a.m.Secrets of WarCBS News Sunday AmericaÂ’s Most Movie: Christmas Meet The Press2:30 a.m.ESPNews MorningWanted Pirates of the Movie: 3 a.m.JAGSports Reporters WWE SmackDown Caribbean Call Me Clause Black Forum3:30 a.m.SportsCenterFace the Nation Access Hollywood4 a.m.Secret Life ofNFL Countdown Late Edition With DawsonÂ’s Creek Weekend4:30 a.m.Christmas Wolf Blitzer Movie: <:35> ESPNews5 a.m.Headline News The NFL Today Warehouse The Perfect Storm Mister RogersÂ’ NFL Sunday5:30 a.m.Hour of Power Warriors Zooboomafoo6 a.m.Billy Graham: NFL Headline News NFL House HuntersSesame Street NFL6:30 a.m.Tribute to the TroopsSD Chargers Navy/MCorps News Pittsburgh Steelers Organization Panthers7 a.m.Word In the Worldat FOX News Live at McGee & MeMovie:Clifford at7:30 a.m.Day of Discovery Indy ColtsMinnesota Vikings Harvest with Greg The Ten Baby Looney Tunes Saints8 a.m.Seven Monsters Extreme Life Commandments Magic School Bus 8:30 a.m.Sagwa Real VideosBook of Virtues 9 a.m.Movie: NFL Meet the Press NFL Latin LifestylesHouse of Mouse NFL9:30 a.m.Miracle on 34th Dallas CowboysCincinnati Bengals Urban Style Animaniacs Browns10 a.m.Street at Tim Russert at Great AdventureWeekenders at10:30 a.m.SpongBob Wash RedskinsDetroit Lions Roker on the RoadThe Proud Family Raiders11 a.m.Motorweek FNS with Chris Radical SabaticalMovie:Drake & Josh 11:30 a.m.Ebert & Roper Wallace American Festivals Easter Parade Funniest Animals noonHeadline NewsSportsCenterCNN Sunday NFL The Suze Orman NBA Inside StuffFriends12:30 p.m.Army NewswatchNFL Primetime SF 49ers Show Movie: <:58>Happy DaysWheel of Fortune1 p.m.College Basketball This Week at American SheÂ’s All That Movie:Dr. Phil1:30 p.m.Texas Tech NFL Jax Jaguars Experience Genius 2 p.m.atAtlanta Falcons Dateline Scienti c AmericaOprah Winfrey2:30 p.m.UNLVat International Extreme HistoryMovie: <:42>Movie: 3 p.m.Survivor: Chicago Bears CNN Sunday NightThe BlitzSecrets of War Mrs. Doubt reHoney, I Blew Up NBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Guatamala The Kids Judge Judy4 p.m. CNN 25Roller/JAG DisneyÂ’s Doug WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m.SportsCenter Channel 9 Rocket Power5 p.m.Larry King Live programing if Secret Life ofTrue Hollywood SpongeBob5:30 p.m. channel 9 is off-air ChristmasStory Farily Oddparents6 p.m.Headline NewsNFL Primetime60 MinutesAccording to JimCrocodile HunterAmerican Chopper6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll George Lopez 7 p.m.SmallvilleSportsCenter FOX ReportScrubs Movie:Olive, The OtherER7:30 p.m. Malcolm Undercover Reindeer8 p.m.Movie:Wall Street JournalAmazing Race: Christmas Gilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30 p.m.A Town Without NBAFace the Nation Family Edition Movie: <:45> Headline News9 p.m.Christmas Houston Rockets This WeekWindow In Review 2002 Mytery Alaska Joan of ArcadiaESPNews9:30 Roller/ Navy/MCorps News10 p.m.Headline News LA LakersMeet the Press Channel 9 FriendsThe Waltons60 Minutes10:30 p.m.Seinfeld programing if Seinfeld 11 p.m.Meet The PressSportsCenter Dateline NBC channel 9 is off-air Saturday NightMovie:7th HeavenThe Biggest Loser11:30 p.m.Live Company of SpiesMondayAll programming is subject to change without notice


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 11 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 HunterCrossing Jordan12:30 a.m.Access HollywoodNFL Primetime Channel 9 Movie: <:59> 1 a.m.Judging Amy programing if Scrubs Point of No Return Olive, The OtherPaci c Report1:30 a.m. NHL channel 9 is off-air Malcolm Reindeer Tonight Show2 a.m.Passions Colorado Avalanche Amazing Race:Gilmore Girls with Jay Leno2:30 a.m. at Family Edition The Late Show3 a.m.ER NY Rangers MSNBC Live Movie:Joan of Arcadia w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m. Undercover The Late Late Show4 a.m.West WingSportsCenter Friends Christmas The Waltons with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m. SeinfeldMovie: <:45> Big Idea with5 a.m.The Simpsons Carol Duval Show Mytery Alaska Play with Sesame Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m.RaymondNFL Monday QBRoom By RoomBarney & FriendsCountdown with 6 a.m.TodayDateline NBCBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 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 RubadubbersEntertainment 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 withTop 5 Holiday Hits Movie:Elmo Saves Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil Cavuto In My Sisters ChristmasAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around The HornThe Big StoryDesignerÂ’s ChallengeShadow Movie: 10:30 a.m.<10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson Coast to Coast Movie: <:48>A Caillou Holiday 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenterHeadline News The Soup Air Force One Movie Emeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News Malcolm Winnie the Pooh noonHeadline NewsABC World News My Wife & KidsPhil of the Future Friends12:30 p.m.Judge JudyMonday NightCBS Evening NewsGirlfriendsDarcyÂ’s Wild LifeWheel of Fortune1 p.m.Today Countdown The Newshour DawsonÂ’s Creek Movie:Kenan & KelDr. Phil1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer The Seven Year Movie: 2 p.m. NFLHannity & Colmes Judging Amy Itch Babe Oprah Winfrey2:30 p.m.GB Packers Movie: <:59> 3 p.m.Wild Thornberrys at Anderson Cooper Passions Footloose Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Fairly Oddparents Baltimore Ravens 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 Doug5:30 p.m.Access Hollywood Weekend Rocket Power6 p.m.Window on the AtollNFL Live Rita Cosby: The Simpsons E.T. WeekendSpongeBobBattlestar6:30 p.m. Paci c ReportOutside the Lines Live & Direct Raymond Fairly OddparentsGalactica7 p.m.60 MinutesSportsCenterHeadline NewsThe 4400Movie:Lizzie McguireER7:30 p.m. Tavis Smiley Pirates of the NedÂ’s Declassi ed8 p.m.The Biggest LoserNBAHardballNFL Stargate Atlantis Caribbean SmallvilleJeopardy8:30 p.m.Toronto Raptors with Chris Matthews GB Packers Headline News9 p.m.Crossing Jordan at OÂ’Reilly Factor at 24Boy Meets WorldESPNews9:30 p.m.Orlando Magic Baltimore Ravens Movie: <:35>Boy Meets WorldPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c ReportNightline Friends The Perfect Storm Fresh PrinceNFL10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowSportsCenterBusiness Report SeinfeldFamily Ties GB Packers11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno To War & BackCBS Evening News Seinfeld7th Heaven at11:30 p.m.The Late ShowNFL Live NBC Nightly NewsBlind Date Baltimore RavensTuesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 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 ShowESPNewsAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: SpongeBobNFL 12:30 a.m.The Late Late ShowSportsCenter Channel 9 Conan OÂ’Brien Billy Bathgate Fairly Oddparents (Continued)1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson programing if The 4400Lizzie McguireESPNews1:30 a.m.Big Idea withNHL channel 9 is off-air NedÂ’s Declassi edPaci c Report 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch Dallas Stars Stargate AtlantisMovie:SmallvilleTonight Show2:30 a.m.Countdown with at Pirates of the w/ Jay Leno3 a.m. Keith Olbermann Minnesota Wild MSNBC Live24 Caribbean Boy Meets WorldThe Late Show3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Boy Meets World w/ David Letterman4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenterFriendsFresh PrinceThe Late Late Show4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios SeinfeldMovie: <:35>Family Ties5 a.m.ESPNewsNFL LiveCarol Duval ShowThe Perfect Storm Play with SesameBig Idea5:30 a.m.Headline NewsNBA FastbreakRoom By RoomBarney & Friends w/ Donnie Deutsch6 a.m.TodayNFLTo War & BackBody ShapingSesame StreetCountdown With6:30 a.m. GB Packers The Right Fit Keith Olbermann7 FOX News Live The ViewAccess HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m.Baltimore Ravens Weekend RubadubbersEntertainment 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 withItalian ChristmasMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil Cavuto Fight for Justice Lazy TownAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around the HornThe Big StoryPocket the DifferenceSeven Little Monsters 10:30 a.m.<10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson Ambush MakeoverMovie: <:45> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenter Headline News E! News Live The Notebook JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News MalcolmRolie Polie OlienoonHeadline NewsCollege Gameday:ABC World News My Wife & Kids Phil of the FutureFIM Motocross12:30 p.m.Judge Judy Bowl Special CBS Evening News Girlfriends DarcyÂ’s Wild Life1 p.m.TodayCollege BasketballThe Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Miss SpiderNHL1:30 p.m.Southern Miss with Jim Lehrer Life as a House Bear in the Big Blue Colorado2 p.m. vs Hannity & Colmes Judging AmyBarney & Friends at2:30 p.m.Arkensas State Play with Sesame Nashville3 p.m.DisneyÂ’s DougAnderson Cooper PassionsMovie: <:15>Funniest Videos3:30 p.m.Animaniacs 360 Big Daddy Growing Pains4 p.m.All That!Anderson Cooper ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.Teen Kids NewsSportsCenter 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King Live The West WingThe EntertainersDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access HollywoodNFL Live Rocket PowerNBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsNBA FastbreakRita Cosby: The SimpsonsBehind the ScenesSpongeBob246:30 p.m.Headline NewsSportsCenter Live & Direct RaymondE.T.Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.SmallvilleHeadline NewsEnterpriseMovie: As Told By GingerER7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley CrossroadsThe Amanda Show8 p.m.Movie:HardballC.S.I. EverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m.A Town Wthout NBA with Chris Matthews Movie: <:48> Headline News9 p.m.Christmas Seattle Supersonics OÂ’Reilly Factor WWE Raw! John Q Sister, SisterESPNews9:30 Sister, SisterNavy/Mcorps News10 p.m.Headline News Phoenix Suns Nightline Fresh PrinceEve10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness Report Familiy TiesAll of Us11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno SportsCenter American MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenExtreme Makeover:11:30 p.m.The Late Show Blind Date Rudy Home EditionWednesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 13 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. Caf Paci c LunchSun Carved top sirloin Teriyaki chicken Breaded red snapper Grill: Brunch station open Mon Maple-glazed roast pork Turkey tetrazzini Grill: Brunch station open Tues Lemon pepper chicken Parker ranch stew Grill: Buffalo burger Wed Smoked barbecued briskit Herb-baked wings Catch of the day Grill: Cheese sandwichThur Salisbury steak Bratwurst and sauerkraut Turkey cordon bleu casserole Grill: Bean/cheese quesadillaFri Honey mustard chicken Shrimp foo yung Grill: Teriyaki burgerDec. 24 Barbecued pork butt Blackened mahi mahi Beef broccoli stir-fry Grill: French bread pizza DinnerTonight Corned beef and cabbage Chicken-fried chickenSun Smothered beef steak Italian pizza Vegetarian pizza Chicken chop suey Mon Huli huli chicken Pork adobo Tofu and veggies Tues Pasta bar Italian meatballs Eggplant ParmesanWed Rib eye steak Herb-roasted chicken Pasta a la pesto Thurs Thai grilled chicken Spicy beef curry Ahi with papaya sauce Indonesian pasta Fri Build-your-own pizza Breaded pork chops Chicken stewKwajalein Range Services 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. 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. 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. COMMUNICATION TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 031209. COMPUTER TECHNICIAN I. HR Req. 031203. CRIMINAL RECORDS ADMINISTRATOR/SECURITY SPECIALIST I. HR Req. 031205. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031005. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN III. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 030669. FIELD ENGINEER I. HR Req. 030817. FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031149. FIELD ENGINEER II. Roi Namur. HR Req. 030741. MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST. HR Req. 030871. MANAGER, RETAIL MERCHANDISING AND PROVISIONS. HR Req 031097. OPERATOR SPACE SURVEILLANCE. Roi Namur, HR Req 031173. OPERATOR SPACE SURVEILLANCE. Roi-Namur. HR Req 030903. PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031067. PROPERTY SPECIALIST II. HR Req. 030717. NETWORK ENGINEER IV. HR Req. 031105. PROJECT PLANNER III. HR Req. 031093. RF SAFETY SPECIALIST/FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031147. STORE SUPERVISOR. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031065. STOREKEEPER II. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031087. STYLIST/BEAUTICIAN. HR Req. 031211. TELEPHONE TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 030965. SOFTWARE ENGINEER I/DATA ANALYST. CONUS. HR Req. 031191. FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031157. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MANAGER. HR Req. 031203. ELECTRICIAN III. HR Req. 030854. TEACHER, HR Req. 031169. 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.HARDWARE ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031187. FIELD ENGINEER I, HR Req. 031189. HELP WANTED


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 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. WANTED HOUSE SITTING situation for visiting parents, Jan 10Feb 6. Call Karen, 59938, or Sandy, 52310. KWAJALEIN SCUBA CLUB is seeking underwater photos of people diving. The photos will be used at a future club meeting. Please forward dive photos to LOOKING FOR an artist(s) to paint some murals on 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 PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASSES, gold-plated frame. Call Arsenio, 57279, work, or 52108, home. FOUND LADIES’ Timex watch in new housing on Western Street. Call 51298. PATIO SALES MONDAY, 8-10 a.m., Quarters 411-A. Books and toys. MONDAY, 8 a.m.-noon, Quarters 124-D Toys, children’s clothes, Christmas items. No early birds. FOR SALE KING-SIZE MATTRESS and box spring and goose-feather bed, $250; Zeagle Ranger buoyancy compensator, extra large, $200. Call 51117 and leave a message. TWO SUN four-speed bikes, purchased in July, $150 or best offer; adult bikes available Jan. 2; small boy’s beginner bike Schwinn Rocket with 12-inch wheels, purchased August, $40 or best offer. Call 51631. CHILD’S 12-INCH bike with training wheels, $10; individual Pokemon cards, various prices. Call 51298. COLUMBIA 26-FOOT sailboat, berglass hull, ve horsepower Nissan Outboard, cradle, mooring, boathouse and all contents and equipment for $13,000. Call 55006 and leave message. L’OREAL PARIS, new extra bleach blonding with 3x highlights. Feria Extra Bleach Blonde, pure intense lightening in one-step crme with deep condition, ve boxes for less than half price $5 each or $20 for all. Call Sue, 53593. SCUBA GEAR: Two complete sets of gear, all Scuba Pro, includes dive computers and extras, $400 each. Call 54434, home or 58880, work, after 4 p.m. SCUPPER PRO sit-on-top kayak with seat, $300; Aqua Terrra Prism sit-on-top kayak, $250; 7-foot long couch with two matching chairs, $900; area rug, 5 foot, 3 inch by 7 foot, 6 inches, $50; Sea and Sea underwater camera, $50; Hewlett Packard Of ce Jet printer/FAX, $100; Panasonic microwave, $110; assorted plants; Weber grill, $30. Call 53721. PORTABLE DVD player with battery charger and AV adapter, plays DVDs, video compact discs, music compact discs, MP3 les or CD-R and CD-RW and Kodak picture compact discs, includes Dolby digital audio output with built-in speakers and headphone jack, has bookmarks and zoom, perfect for traveling, $250. Call 54168. RIVAL CROCKPOT, $10; set of four brown wood TV trays with stand, $25; Stiffel brass oor lamp, $25. Call 53759, after 5 p.m. RAYBAN Polarized Top Square sunglasses, like new. Call 53156. CANON FLATBED scanner. Call 58890 18-SPEED Schwinn Sierra Comp mountain bike, excellent condition, house kept, $200. Call Norm, 57146, work, or 54501, home. 12 BY 16-FOOT deck, elevated 3 feet with railing, treated wood, all stainless steel hardware, excellent condition, see at Dome 164, $1,000; two road/triathlon bikes, QRKilo, one ts 5 feet, 2 inches to 5 feet, 7 inches; one ts 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches, includes all accessories, spare parts, shoes, pedals, helmets, excellent condition, great racing bike for training or Rustman. $700 each. Call 51044. 25-FOOT custom-built powerboat with twin 80horsepower 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. 53-INCH BIG-SCREEN TV, excellent condition, $1,500 or best offer. Call 54116 or 51192. IPOD MINI 4 GB with Itrip transmitter and arm band, $150; Sealife 35 mm underwater camera with micro lens and padded hard waterproof case, $150; Epson color printer with extra cartridges, $75; 128MB compact ash card, $25. Call 51683, home or 57197, work. COMMUNITY NOTICES DUE TO MISSION requirements, the recompression chamber will be unavailable until Dec. 30. During this period, recreational diving will be limited to 50 feet. NEW YEAR’S BASKETBALL tournament. Sign up your Don’t miss the New Year’s to Remember! Two disc jockeys, two dance oors, ne dinner buffet, party favors, champagne and midnight breakfast at the Yokwe Yuk Club. Cost is $40 per person, $75 per couple. Ticket sales begin today at Three Palms Snack Bar. Ask for Cathreen. Pick your table, pick your seat, advanced reservations (limited) only.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 15 team (maximum four players) for the Jan. 8-9 threeon-three basketball tournament at Corlett Recreation Center Gym. Registration will be through Jan. 5. The fee is $10. There will be a managersÂ’ meeting at 12: 45 p.m. on Jan. 7 in the CRC Gym. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. WHITE CHRISTMAS family bowling night is back at 6 p.m., Sunday, at the Bowling Center. To make your reservations, call Thompson or Junior. THE MARSHALLESE CULTURAL Center will be closed Monday due to the Christmas in the Marshall Islands program. Join us at 7 p.m. at Corlett Recreation Center Gym. UNACCOMPANIED movie night at the Adult Recreation Center will be Friday. Free pizza and soft drinks. The movie will be The Gods Must Be Crazy II. Sponsored by the Memorial Chapel. GEORGE SEITZ ELEMENTARY School PTO Science Fair committee is looking for volunteers to mentor Grades Four, Five and Six English as a Second Language students with their science projects. The Science Fair will be Feb. 27. Contact Janice Riordan at or call George Sietz School, 53601. BOY SCOUT TROOP 314 will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 5. ADULT/COMMUNITY Education is setting up classes the Winter B Session from Jan. 10 to Feb. 25. Call Teri, 51078, if you would like to know more about teaching a class. ADULT/COMMUNITY Education Survey. If you would like to offer your input as to changes you would like to see happen, classes you would like to see offered, or things you want to stay the same, please take a couple of minutes to ll out the blue survey sheet in the newsbox outside the post of ce. Surveys can also be picked up at the elementary school administration of ce. Comments can also be mailed to P.O. Box 54. KWAJALEIN POLICE Department will conduct a sweep of bicycles on island during January. KPD will place abandoned bicycle tags on bikes appearing to be inoperative, in poor condition, or do not have a bicycle decal displayed. If an abandoned bike tag is placed on a bike, the owner will have seven days to register the bike at the central police station, Building 807, or the bike will be removed and taken to KPD where it will be disposed of if not claimed and registered in 45 days. BINGO NIGHT. Kwaj Bingo will be Jan. 19 at the Yokwe Yuk Club. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m. Bingo play begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout at 51 numbers with a $400 cash prize. Please bring your ID to play.ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meet at 8 a.m., in PBQ Room 250, second oor, every Sunday. For information, call 51143. KWAJALEIN BAPTIST Fellowship invites everyone to their 9:40 a.m. worship service on Sundays, in the elementary school music room. Due to the holidays, the Hourglass will be published on Wednesday of next week, Dec. 28 and Jan. 4. Plan your ad submissions so we can include them in the issues.


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 16 RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 18-22 knots. Sunday: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Winds: NE-E at 18-22 knots. Monday: Mostly sunny with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 16-22 knots. Tuesday: Partly sunny with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 15-20 knots. Annual rain total: 73.71 inches Annual deviation: -22.85 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or AnnElise Peterson approaches the nish line at the PaupersÂ’ Marathon Monday to complete a full marathon of 26.2 miles. Support team member John Pickler runs with her. It was PetersonÂ’s rst marathon. Three residents complete full 26.2 mile course at PaupersÂ’ Marathon Monday(Photo by Bruce Premo) By Bob Sholar Kwajalein Running ClubJohn Fraser, Dave Fortin and AnnElise Peterson ran full marathons (26.2 miles) on Kwajalein Island, starting at 3 a.m. (yes, a.m. to beat the heat) on Monday. Their times were: 3:49:47, 5:05:48 and 5:16:50 respectively. It was the rst marathon for Fortin and Peterson. It took Fraser 30 years to forget why he ran his rst, and he completed his 2nd ever. To ll the Kwaj eld and make an event, Kwajalein Running Club established a team section for the PaupersÂ’ Marathon. The Kwajalein Island Marathon is named in recognition that its participants canÂ’t afford (or justify) expense of ying to Honolulu for the marathon held there on the same day. Six teams competed, using a loop course of 2.6 miles, each team completing 10 loops. One team, Buoyancy Compensators, was formed by several friends of Peterson to escort her through her achievement. The Red Lightning Bolts was a team of 10 boys from 7 to 11, some nished with appropriately red faces in the late morning heat. There were two all-adult teams, a mixed team and a team from Kwajalein Junior-Senior High SchoolSun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 0657/1834 2046/0855 0530, 4.3' 1120, 1.2' 1740, 5.5' Monday 0657/1835 2136/0943 0610, 4.1' 0010, 1.0' 1810, 5.3' 1150, 1.4' Tuesday 0658/1835 2224/1026 0640, 4.0' 0050, 1.2' 1850, 5.0' 1220, 1.6' Wednesday 0658/1836 2310/1106 0720, 3.9' 0120, 1.4' 1920, 4.7' 1300, 1.8' Tournament results: A league: Champions: FISH, runner-up: Big Red B league North Champions: SDA, runner-up: Safe-ballers B league South Champions: Huzzah, runner-up: Rejects Women's league Champions: SDA, runner-up: Ri-Majolz Team Record W-L A league FISH.........................................................................................................................7 1 Big Red ..................................................................................................................6 2 Left Overs ..............................................................................................................4 4 KavaÂ’llyball ............................................................................................................4 4 Safe Sets ...............................................................................................................0 8 B league North Spartans Co-ed Red .............................................................................................8 0 Spartans Co-ed Blue ............................................................................................7 1 Huzzah ...................................................................................................................6 2 License To Kill .......................................................................................................4 4 Rejects ...................................................................................................................4 4 B league South Safe-ballers 1 ........................................................................................................3 5 SDA ........................................................................................................................3 5 Queen of Peace .....................................................................................................1 7 Spartans I ..............................................................................................................0 8 Rejects ...................................................................................................................4 4 WomenÂ’s league Ri-Majolz................................................................................................................ 9 0 SDA ....................................................................................................................... 6 3 Spartans I ............................................................................................................. 6 3 Spartans II White................................................................................................... 4 5 Queen of Peace......................................................................................................3 5 Spartans II Red.....................................................................................................1 7 Spartans II Blue ....................................................................................................1 7 Volleyball standings