The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 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 The Kwajalein HourglassU.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: Defense Switching Network 254-3539; local 53539 Printed circulation: 2,000 FAX number: 52063E-mail: 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'ConnellCommentary Another year of our lives in the books L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor The year is coming to an end. What a year it was. There were oods, tornadoes and so many hurricanes it seemed like they’d never stop coming. The city of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast were just about wiped out and many are still suffering. Economic woes plagued the nation as the price of oil and gasoline went through the roof and our families and friends in the states felt the pinch in their wallets. It seemed bad luck just kept slamming the country. We kept hearing how good the economy was, but there were many more layoffs and bene t cuts. Too many good American men and women were lost in Afghanistan and Iraq. It seemed there wasn’t much good news from that part of the world. Having learned the lesson of Vietnam, even though many don’t agree with the war in Iraq, everyone supports the troops and wishes them well. May they all be safely home before the next year is over. Terrorism is still the biggest threat the world has known. Maybe 2006 will be the year people everywhere come together to defeat it. Americans showed what they’re made of when they opened their hearts, pocketbooks and in some cases their homes, to the victims of Katrina. The outpouring of generosity was awesome. Even a penny pincher like me sent in a buck or two. Personally, I had a bad time with a heart attack. I was humbled to nd out how many people were concerned about me and wished me well. That's almost worth having a heart attack. We saw many friends leave the island and we know many who are going to leave. As long as I’ve been here, that’s always the worst part of living on Kwaj. We meet great people only to see them go. But sometimes new friends arrive to ll the void. Some of us lost loved ones this year, some got married, some had new babies. Life ends and life goes on. Maybe this year, some gured out what’s really important in their lives. Hopefully, those who needed love To submit a letter to the editor: Keep letters to less than 300 words, and keep com ments to the issues. Letters must be signed. We will edit for Associated Press style and, if you exceed the word limit, space. Limit one letter every 30 days. Send your letter to: The Hour glass, P.O. Box 23, Local; or found it and those who already have it realized how lucky they are. I hope people who are hurting physically or mentally found healing and comfort this year and if not, the courage to continue on until they do. Maybe some found God or maybe He found them. Either way, He’s a great friend to have in good times or bad. There have been better and worse years than 2005. But whatever happened, it’s time to close the books on it. Another year of our lives is gone and another one is coming. May we all have a very happy, prosperous, healthy and peaceful 2006. M a r s h a l l e s e w o r d s f o r t h e d a y Marshallese words for the day emonono happy ejabnana not bad buromoj sadI just wanted to say thanks to everyone on Kwaj for all the visits, calls, cards, movie rentals and especially the prayers and prayer quilt while I was sick. To the entire Kwaj Hospital staff, you guys are awesome! From the emergency room, to the lab, to radiology, the Bubba says thanks to Kwajalein Community for caring— Morgan (Bubba) Crabtree hospital staff, the doctors and the administration, I was well taken care of! Kwajalein is a unique place to live and is lled with terri c caring people.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 3Meeting challenges By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld heralded 2005 as a year of extraordinary contributions by the U.S. military and looked toward the new year as an opportunity to continue building on those efforts and transforming the military into a 21st-century force. During a recent interview with the Pentagon Channel and the American Forces Press Service, Rumsfeld cited the array of missions the military carried out during an exceptionally busy year. These include humanitarian efforts following the tsunami in South Asia on Dec. 26, 2004, the devastating Oct. 8 earthquake in Pakistan and hurricanes Katrina and Rita along the Gulf coast in August and September. While supporting these missions, the U.S. military played a key role in liberating more than 50 million people in Afghanistan and Iraq and enabling both countries to hold historic free elections, he said. “I appreciate this opportunity to tell the men and women in uniform in the United States and all across the globe what a truly amazing year ... you have had (and) what you have done,” Rumsfeld said in his message to the troops. These contributions have come through exceptional sacri ce by the military, he said, noting that many servicemembers will be away from their families and loved ones during the upcoming holidays. “As you go through a period where you are away from family and friends, know that the country is grateful, that we recognize the sacri ce that you make, and we wish you all a very merry Christmas,” Rumsfeld said. “And thank you for what you do.” The secretary made it clear where he believes the U.S. military stands. “We have the nest military on the face of the earth. We also have the nest military that we have ever had,” he said. “No one was drafted, no one was conscripted, no one was forced to do anything they didn’t want to do,” he continued. “They stood up and said, ‘Send me.’” He cited U.S. servicemembers’ impact in South Asia in the tsunami, in Pakistan after its devas-Rumsfeld lauds 2005 successes V i s i t t h e D e f e n s e D e p a r t m e n t ’ s W e b s i t e “ A m e r Visit the Defense Department’s Web site “Ameri c a S u p p o r t s Y o u ” a t ica Supports You” at w w w a m e r i c a s u p p o r t s y o u www.americasupportsyou. m i l mil , t h a t s p o t l i g h t s w h a t A m e r i c a n s a r e d o i n g i n that spotlights what Americans are doing in s u p p o r t o f U S m i l i t a r y m e n a n d w o m e n s e r v i n g support of U.S. military men and women serving a t h o m e a n d a b r o a d at home and abroad. V i s i t t h e D e f e n s e D e p a r t m e n t ’ s W e b s i t e f o r Visit the Defense Department’s Web site for t h e l a t e s t n e w s a n d i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t A m e r i c a ’ s the latest news and information about America’s r e s p o n s e t o t h e w a r a g a i n s t t e r r o r i s m : “ D e f e n d response to the war against terrorism: “Defend A m e r i c a ” a t America” at w w w D e f e n d A m e r i c a m i l . tating earthquake, and in the U.S. Gulf states after the hurricanes, on top of “the fact that they have liberated over 50 million people in Afghanistan and Iraq.” The U.S. military is helping create an environment where these countries can develop democracies and provide all of their people, no matter their gender or their religion, an opportunity to enjoy the bene ts of a free system, he said. This “has to be noble work,” the secretary said. “(Servicemembers) know it is noble work. They are proud of it and they should be.” In the year ahead, the U.S. military will continue its progress in Iraq and Afghanistan and stand by, ready to lend its unique capabilities to natural disasters and other extraordinary events, he said. At the same time, the military will continue positioning itself to meet future challenges, he said. “We have to ... continue transforming this great institution so we can shift our weight more toward irregular warfare and the kinds of challenges we are likely to meet in the 21st century,” he said. This includes re ning the military’s ability to contribute to homeland defense and to protect Americans from the threat of weapons of mass destruction in the hands of terrorists and rouge states, he said. It also means continuing to move beyond the Cold War-era military structure and to extend the expeditionary qualities already in the Navy, Air Force and Marines to the Army. “We have to continue to make adjustments that will enable our military to be swift and agile and deployable,” Rumsfeld said. As the Army increases its number of combat brigades in the year ahead, it also will continue bolstering capabilities within the National Guard and Reserve, the secretary said. “We are going to see that the Reserve brigades have ... the equipment they need and that they are staffed up and trained up,” he said. While transforming the force and increasing its capabilities, Rumsfeld said the focus will remain on the military’s most critical building block: its men and women in uniform. “We have to continue to see that we are able to attract and retain the kinds of talent that we need,” he said.


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Island neighbors celebrateseason with songs, dances Above, Members of a jebta dance for the packed church. Below, Audrey Corbett, Kwaj residents fans herself at one of the churches. Children wait with great anticipation for the festivities to begin on Monday. ( Photos by Elizabeth Davie) 4By Elizabeth Davie Reporter some places lack of air conditioning, the jebta preformed its songs and dances to hundreds of onlookers. The churches were so full many stood outside just to listen or get a peek in the window. Jebta is a singing group with members young and old that sing and dance in celebration of Christmas. The jebta start practicing their songs months in advance sometimes every T T


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 Dancers entertain at the United Church of Christ. 5evening until early in the morning. The jebta performed for hours at a time stopping only in between songs. Many of the women in the jebta carry fans with them as they sing and dance to help cool them off. The churches were lled all day with performers and observers. The Kwaj jebta, made up of Job Corps students, host students, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll workers and residents also preformed. Many Kwaj residents also traveled to Ebeye to witness the event. Women handed out hand-made gifts to people who came to watch. After the jebta preformed they also showered the audience with gifts. “It was a unique experience, something I have never done before,” said Sandy Miller, Kwaj resident.One of the many churches where the jebta danced. Onlookers even crowded in windows to see the action.


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6If citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands have questions or concerns about their employment or relationship with the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, they can get answers from Noda Lojkar.Lojkar is the RMI representative to USAKA as well as acting Ombudsman for RMI citizens. “I act as the of cial liaison between the government of the RMI and USAKA. Among my duties are representing the RMI at Compact-mandated coordination meetings like the Community Relations Councils and Joint Labor Relations Board; acting as the Ombudsman for the RMI citizens that are employees of USAKA contractors; processing RMI government paperwork to include birth certi cates, death certi cates and pet permits; and coordinating USAKA-related activities with the government of the RMI,” he said. Lojkar has been in this position since October. He replaced Hiram Malolo who is now the Assistant Secretary of Education on Ebeye. “My position title is the same and my duties are the same with the exception of the Ombudsman tasks, which are new to this position,” Lojkar said. “Our Marshallese employees need to know that they have an advocate with the commander’s ear. The RMI Representative’s position with Ombudsman duties ensures that USAKA takes into consideration the needs of our 1,400 Marshallese employees, giving them a voice in the Command’s decision-making process,” said Maj. Jeff Klein, USAKA Host Nation’s chief.Lojkar has been working for USAKA, rst as a government contractor in the Host Nation Of ce, since 2000.“In 2004, the RMI government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs concluded an agreement with USAKA By Nell M. Drumheller Editorto assume responsibility for the position and consolidate it with the RMI Representatives position. "After a year-long transition period, I assumed full-time RMI Representative duties in October,” Lojkar said. Issues brought before Lojkar may cover a vast number of subjects. “I handle a wide variety of issues — everything from managing the daily commute list from Ebeye to processing requests to visit Bigej to voicing the concerns of the RMI employees to the commander. It is a very diverse and demanding job, but I nd it very rewarding,” Lojkar said. Lojkar works for the RMI Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “My immediate supervisor is the Secretary of Foreign Affairs,” he said. As Ombudsman, Lojkar may be called upon to mediate a problem between an RMI employee and USAKA. “I try to contact everyone that is a stakeholder in the process and work to resolve the issue. Most problems are due to miscommunication between the parties involved. The differences in our cultures sometimes create problems and lead to misunderstandings. I nd that 90 percent of the time, once we explain the problem, people on both sides of the issue can come to a mutual understanding,” he said. According to Klein, Lojkar ts well with the position. “Noda is extraordinarily quali ed for the position. He is well-respected by both the Marshallese and American communities living on Kwajalein Atoll. Noda’s experience living in the United States gives him a special insight to the dichotomies that exist between two very different cultures. It allows him to act as a mediator, reducing the friction caused by misunderstandings and misperceptions that invariably exist between the communities. His strength as an intelligent, generous, and understanding man makes him a leader in the eyes of all,” Klein said. “I was chosen for this position because of my long-time relationship with USAKA, my understanding of American culture and nally, my close familial ties to Ebeye and Kwajalein Atoll. It is an honor to serve the people of the RMI and Kwajalein Atoll. I was very lucky in that I was raised and educated on both Ebeye in the RMI and Ohio in the United States, so I can understand both sides of an issue and work to nd a solution amenable to everyone,” Lojkar said. “It is a great honor to serve the people of the RMI as their representative to USAKA. I hope to continue the good work of my predecessor, Hiram Malolo, and continue to promote a healthy relationship with USAKA,” Lojkar said. For more information on this position, or to speak to Lojkar, call him at 52634. Lojkar’s of ce is on the second oor of Building 901. Problem solverLojkar’s work resolves issues, promotes cultural awareness Noda Lojkar, standing, is RMI representative to USAKA as well as acting Ombudsman. (Photo by Elizabeth Davie)


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 7Green acres Kwajalein Range Services Public Works releaseIn an effort to keep Kwajalein in its highest state of readiness and looking pristine at all times, the Kwajalein Range Services Public Works Kwajalein Operations Department has established a yard inspection program to help foster island beauti cation. The goal is to offer housing residents assistance by providing them with clear and concise yard maintenance guidelines and a self-help program that will support yard maintenance needs. A high level of support for residential yard maintenance needs ensures a successful island beauti cation program. Yard maintenance guidelines:a. Residents of family housing and unaccompanied personnel housing trailers are responsible for maintaining the grounds surrounding their quarters. Yard mowing and trimming should be carried out at least 50 feet from the residence, to the road or re lane, or to the midpoint between adjoining quarters, whichever is closer.b. Grass shall not be allowed to exceed 5 inches in height. After cutting, grass shall have a uniform height throughout, free of grass clippings on walks, drives or otherwise nished surfaces. Trimming within the improved area shall be accomplished each time such areas are mowed. Trimming includes cutting back grass in areas that are inaccessible to mowers; i.e., around potted plants, fences, tree trunks, etc. c. Hedges and shrubs shall be trimmed or pruned prior to attaining a new growth of eight or more inches. All clippings shall be bagged and/or neatly bundled and left at the curb for trash pickup. d. Fallen leaves shall be removed from yard areas and shrubbery. Removal shall be done no less than once every two weeks so as not to allow for accumulation of leaves to the extent that the grassed areas underneath could become smothered or damaged. Leaves shall be bagged and left at the curb for trash pickup. e. Potted plant placement and quantities should be reasonable to allow for pest control management, building maintenance and emergency access to quarters. Residents are not allowed to plant hedges, shrubbery, tree or other plants without the written authorization of the Logistics Housing Of ce. f. Trashcans shall be returned to side or back yard of quarters after trash pickup. Residents assigned to new housing must return trashcans to enclosed area located at front of quarters. g Personal items such as storage lockers, bicycles, childrenÂ’s toys and other accessories stored in front or back of quarters shall be neatly kept; cannot block re lanes and roads; cannot prohibit pest control management, building maintenance and emergency access to quarters. h. No amount of building material; i.e., lumber, brick, concrete blocks, pipe, etc., shall be kept at quarters. Residents have 90-days from purchase and/or transfer of ownership of such items to make use of them or remove them from the premises. Yard maintenance guidelines established Resident noti cation:First notice Personnel involved receive a warning from the LHO stating de ciencies. All de ciencies must be resolved within a week of receipt of noti cation. A copy is also sent to the supervisor. Second notice Personnel involved receive a letter from the LHO stating that if the de ciencies are not corrected within seven days the work will be done by Public Works and the resident will be billed for the effort. A copy will be sent to the Deputy Project Manager, KRS President and Base Commander. Third notice. Personnel involved receive an invoice from Finance for $50 Public Works service fee.


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 By Vanessa Richard Reagan Test Site Weather StationLast month residents of Kwajalein pulled out their sweatshirts and raingear as the sky opened up and attempted to set a new weather record for the rainiest and coolest day in November. No records were broken, but the weather summary for the day was quite atypical. Nov. 29 was the wettest November day Kwajalein experienced in 11 years, with an accumulated 24-hour precipitation total of 4.44 inches. In the weather records for Kwajalein Atoll, which date back to 1960, only four other November days were wetter, making this event signi cant. The record precipitation event occurred on Nov. 24, 1975, with a 24-hour rainfall of 7.24 inches, followed by 4.85 inches on the 11th in 1994 and 4.59 inches in 1983. The latter is the daily record for Nov. 29. Not only was it a soggy day on Kwaj, it was also a relatively cool one. The high and low temperatures for the day were 83 and 75, respectively. Normal maximum and minimum temperatures for this time of year are 86 and 78. Even though just 3 degrees doesn’t seem like much, it is unusual for the tropics. In the spirit of the holidays, it was as much of a taste of autumn as Kwajalein could hope to get. The ‘chilly’ temperatures occurred because as the rain fell to the surface, it dragged cooler air from above along with it. Known as entrainment, this is the process by which many of Kwajalein’s coolest temperatures have been achieved. The lowest recorded temperature in November is 70 degrees, which, not surprisingly, occurred on the 24th in 1975, the same day as the record precipitation event.Also unusual is the time of day these temperature extremes occurred. The temperature reached a high of 83 degrees in the early hours of the morning. This is abnormal, as high temperatures typically occur in the afternoon hours, when the atmosphere has absorbed the maximum amount of heat from the sun for the day. The lowest temperature usually occurs just before sunrise, when the earth has cooled off as much as it will before the sun starts warming it up again. However, as we witnessed on Nov. 29, as the heavy rains fell under overcast skies, temperatures continued to decrease after dawn, and reached the low of 75 around 9 a.m. Temperatures began to rise slightly after the rains died down, but not to exceed the earlier recorded temperature of 83 degrees. A few rumbles of thunder may have been heard just before lunchtime as well. It was the third thunderstorm to move over Kwajalein this November. This makes 12 thunderstorms for 2005, which is also the average number of thunderstorms on Kwajalein annually. Thunderstorms are a relatively rare occurrence in this part of the world because updrafts are rarely strong enough to create the conditions necessary for lightning. Even though thunderstorms came out about average last month, the infrequent event is always a noteworthy one.Now, as we enter the dry and windy season, feel free to put away those umbrellas for awhile, but you may want to hold onto your hats. More information on the climatology of Kwajalein can be found on the Reagan Test Site Weather Station Web site rainy days in November.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 9 Global War on Terror Saturday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Dukes of Hazzard (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Just Like Heaven (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Roi — Supercross (PG-13) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Wedding Crashers (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Valiant (G) 9:30 p.m., Rich — Sky High (PG) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Roll Bounce (PG-13) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Dukes of Hazzard (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Rich — Just Like Heaven (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Dukes of Hazzard (PG-13) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. Just Like Heaven A couple who live on different sides of the divide of life and death discover just how many boundaries love can cross in this romantic comic fantasy. Elizabeth (Reese Witherspoon) is a hardworking and dedicated medical resident who, after 20 hours on duty, is heading home when she falls asleep at the wheel of her car and is involved in a fatal auto accident. Several weeks later, a man named David (Mark Ruffalo) takes over the lease on Elizabeth’s apartment, but he discovers that she hasn’t quite vacated the building. Elizabeth’s body may be dead, but her spirit is still quite lively, and her ghost is insisting that the apartment is still hers...and that she wants him to move out. David brings in Darryl (Jon Heder), an eccentric man who claims to have psychic powers, to help sweep Elizabeth’s spirit out of the apartment, but she refuses to budge, certain that she can’t be completely dead, despite all evidence to the contrary. As Elizabeth and David try to share the at, they discover that their differences aren’t as great as they once imagined, and they become attracted to one another. The Dukes of Hazzard The General Lee is back and so are the Duke boys in this big-screen adaptation of the hit TV series, brought to you by Jay Chandrasekhar of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe. Set in the “present day,” the story follows Bo (Seann William Scott) and Luke (Johnny Knoxville) as they cruise around Hazzard County and wreck havoc in their classic 1969 Dodge Charger. Together with their scantily clad cousin Daisy (Jessica Simpson) and moonshining Uncle Jesse (Willie Nelson), the two good old boys battle the corrupt county commissioner Boss Hog (Burt Reynolds) when he and local Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane (M.C. Gainey) threaten to take away the family farm. John O’Brien has the lone writer’s credit on the lm, though additional uncredited rewrites were handled by the Broken Lizard gang.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 17 U.S. Servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Three Soldiers died at Tallil Air Base, Iraq, on Dec. 2, of injuries sustained earlier that day when their truck accidentally rolled over. The Soldiers were assigned to the Army National Guard’s 148th Forward Support Battalion, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Forsyth, Ga. Killed were: Staff Sgt. Philip L. Travis 41, of Snellville, Ga., Sgt. Philip A. Dodson, Jr. 42, of Forsyth, Ga. and Spc. Marcus S. Futrell 20, of Macon, Ga. Sgt. Timothy R. Boyce 29, ofNorth Salt Lake, Utah, died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Dec. 15, of a non-combat related cause. Boyce was assigned to the Maintenance Troop, Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. Spc. Joseph A. Lucas 23, of Augusta, Ga., died in Balad, Iraq on Dec. 15, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Lucas was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga Sgt. 1st Class John D. Morton 31, of Stanton, Ky., died in Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan on Dec. 15, when his dismounted patrol came under attack by enemy forces using small arms re. Morton was assigned to the 74th Infantry Detachment (Long Range Surveillance), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy. Cpl. Adam R. Fales 21, of Cullman, Ala. died Dec. 16 from a non-hostile gunshot wound in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to Combat Service Support Detachment-21, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. Lance Cpl. Samuel Tapia 20, of San Benito, Texas, died Dec. 18 from small-arms re while conducting combat operations 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, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Staff Sgt. Johnnie V. Mason 32, of Rio Vista, Texas, died in Al Mahmudiyah,Iraq on Dec. 19, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Mason was assigned to the 717th Ordnance Company, 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Detachment), Fort Campbell, Ky. Two Soldiers died in Taji, Iraq on Dec. 20, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. Killed were: 1st Lt. Michael J. Cleary 24, of Dallas, Pa. and Spc. Richard Junior D. Naputi 24, of Talofofo, Guam. Two Soldiers died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 22, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their position during a dismounted patrol. Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell. Killed were: 1st Lt. Benjamin T. Britt 24, of Wheeler, Texas. and Spc. William Lopez-Feliciano 33, of Quebradillas, Puerto Rico. Two Soldiers died in Baghdad, on Friday, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Army Reserve’s 351st Civil Affairs Command, Mountain View, Calif. Killed were: Sgt. Regina C. Reali 25, of Freso, Calif. and Spc. Cheyenne C. Willey 36, of Fremont, Calif. Master Sgt. Joseph J. Andres Jr., 34, of Seven Hills, Ohio, died in Balad, Iraq, on Saturday, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Baqubah, Iraq, when he was attacked by enemy forces during combat operations. Andres was assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. Sgt. Myla L. Maravillosa 24, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Friday, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Al Hawijah, Iraq, when her HMMWV was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades. Maravillosa was assigned to the Army Reserve’s 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Honoring fallen heroes


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10All programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowSportsCenterAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (cont.) SpongeBobExtreme Makeover12:30 a.m.Access Hollywood or Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:58> Fairly Oddparents Home Edition1 a.m.The Late Late ShowCollege Football Enterprise Racing with the As Told by GingerPaci c Report1:30 a.m.with Craig Ferguson Champs Sports Bowl Channel 9 Moon The Amanda ShowTonight Show 2 a.m.Big Idea with Clemson vs. programs C.S.I. Everwood w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Donnie Deutsch Colorado (with Roller) The Late Show 3 a.m.Countdown withNFL Total Access MSNBC Live if Channel 9 is WWE Raw!Movie: Sister, Sister w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Keith Olbermann off the air The Ring Sister, SisterThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline NewsSportsCenter Fresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios Family TiesThe Big Idea 5 a.m.ESPNewsCollege GamedayCarol Duvall ShowMovie: <:10>Play with Sesame with Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m.Headline News Room by Room Starship Troopers Barney & FriendsCountdown With6 a.m.Today NFL Sounds of DaysideBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. the GameThe Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.ESPNewsFOX News Live The ViewThe EntertainersBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m.ESPNews RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of Fortune1st & 10Studio B withEmeril LiveBehind the Scenes BlueÂ’s Clues ESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26>NFL LiveShepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey College GamedayYour World withBurt WolfMovie: Sesame St. SpecialGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> College Football Neil Cavuto Food 911 One Special Victory Sesame St. SpecialAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light Computers Bowl The Big StoryMy First PlaceThe Wiiggles 10:30 a.m.<10:20> Boise State w/ John Gibson Fashion FileMovie: <:50> Movie: 11 a.m.General Hospitalvs.Headline News E! News Live YouÂ’ve Got MailThe Little Mermaid Emeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> Boston College NBC Nightly News MalcolmnoonHeadline News ABC World News My Wife & KidsPhil of the FutureWorld Sport12:30 p.m.Judge Judy CBS Evening News GirlfriendsDarcyÂ’s Wild LifeCollege Basketball1 p.m.TodayCollege FootballThe Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: MiracleÂ’s Boys Oklahoma State1:30 p.m.Alamo Bowlwith Jim Lehrer Three Men & Movie: at2 p.m. Michigan Hannity & Colmes Judging Amy a Baby Quest for CamelotUAB2:30 p.m.vs. Movie: <:58> SportsCenter:3 p.m.Aah! Real Monsters Nebraska Anderson Cooper Passions Fools Rush In Funniest Videos Year in Review3:30 p.m.Cyberchase 360 Growing Pains 4 p.m.SpongeBobAnderson Cooper ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.Batman BeyondSportsCenter 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King Live The West WingTrue HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access HollywoodNFL Live Story Rocket Power NBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsOutside the LinesRita Cosby The SimpsonsComing AttractionsSpongeBobThe 44006:30 p.m.Paci c ReportSportsCenter Live & Direct RaymondE.T. Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.EveHeadline NewsWife SwapMovie:Even StevensER7:30 p.m.All of UsTavis Smiley Domestic Kenan & Kel 8 p.m.Extreme Makeover: HardballAlias Disturbance Gilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30 p.m.Home Edition NBA with Chris Matthews Movie: <:44> Headline News9 p.m.Philidelphia OÂ’Reilly Factor Alias Erin Brockovich DegrassiESPNews9:30 DegrassiPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c Report Portland NightlineFriendsFresh PrinceTwo & a Half Men10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness ReportSeinfeld Familiy TiesJoey11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno SportsCenterAmerican MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenC.S.I. Miami11:30 p.m.The Late Show Blind Date Twins Thursday


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 11All programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowNFL LiveAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobC.S.I. Miami12:30 a.m.The Late Late ShowNBA Fastbreak or Conan OÂ’Brien Farily Oddparents1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson SportsCenter Wife SwapMovie: <:01>Even StevensPaci c Report1:30 a.m.Big Idea with Channel 9 X-Men Kenan & KelTonight Show 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch College Football programs AliasGilmore Girls w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown with Alamo Bowl (with Roller) The Late Show 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann Michigan vs. MSNBC Live if Channel 9 is AliasMovie:Degrassi w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Nebraska off the air Domestic DegrassiThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenterFriends Disturbance Fresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment StudiosSeinfeld Movie: <:44> Family TiesThe Big Idea 5 a.m.ESPNewsNFL LiveCarol Duvall Erin Brockovich Play with Sesame with Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m.Headline NewsNBA FastbreakRoom by RoomBarney & FriendsCountdown With6 a.m.TodayNFL Game ofDaysideBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann 6:30 a.m. the Week The Right Fit Access Hollywood 7 a.m.SportsCenter:FOX News Live The ViewTrue HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m.Top Ten Games Story RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of Fortune1st & 10Studio B withEmeril LiveComing AttractionsBlueÂ’s CluesESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26>NFL Live Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey College GamedayYour World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Sesame St. SpecialGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> College Football Neil Cavuto Low Carb & LovinÂ’ it Perfect Body Sesame St. SpecialAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light Emerald Bowl The Big StoryDesign on a DimeThe Wiiggles 10:30 a.m.<10:20> Georgia Tech w/ John Gibson Style StarMovie: <:44> Movie: 11 a.m.General Hospital vs. Headline News E! News Live What Lies BeneathTarzan Emeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> Utah NBC Nightly NewsMalcolmnoonHeadline NewsABC World News My Wife & Kids Phil of the Future4 Qtrs.12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening News GirlfriendsDarcyÂ’s Wild Life1 p.m.TodayNBAThe Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: MiracleÂ’s BoysCollege Football1:30 p.m.Miami with Jim Lehrer First Knight Movie: Holiday Bowl2 p.m. at Hannity & Colmes Judging Amy Big Fat Liar Oregon2:30 p.m.Detroit vs.3 p.m.Lilo & StitchAnderson Cooper PassionsMovie: <:18>Funniest Videos Oklahoma 3:30 p.m.Oh Yeah! CartoonsNBA 360 American Pie Growing Pains 4 p.m.Sabrina Seattle Anderson Cooper ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.NBA Inside Stuff at 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.Jeopardy! Denver Larry King Live The West WingThe DirectorsDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access Hollywood Rocket Power NBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsInside the NBARita Cosby SimpsonsEbert & RoeperSpongeBobEnterprise6:30 p.m.Paci c Report Live & Direct RaymondE.T. Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.Two & a Half MenESPNewsHeadline News28th AnnualMovie:ThatÂ’s So RavenER7:30 p.m.JoeyWindow on the Atoll (7:50pm)SportsCenterTavis Smiley Kennedy Center Honors Of ce SpaceAll That! 8 p.m.C.S.I. MiamiHardball Joan of ArcadiaJeopardy8:30 p.m.College Football with Chris Matthews Movie: <:44> Headline News9 p.m.C.S.I. Miami Holiday Bowl OÂ’Reilly Factor Monk Warm Springs SabrinaESPNews9:30 p.m.Oregon vs. SabrinaPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c ReportOklahomaNightlineFriendsFresh PrinceThe Apprentice:10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowSportsCenterBusiness ReportSeinfeld Familiy Ties Martha Stewart11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno American MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenThe Apprentice:11:30 p.m.The Late ShowNFL LiveBlind Date The Harder They Fall Martha StewartFriday


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowESPNewsAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobPrimetime12:30 a.m.The Late Late ShowSportsCenter or Conan OÂ’Brien Fairly Oddparents 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson 28th AnnualMovie: <:01>ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1:30 a.m.Big Idea withCollege Football Channel 9 Kennedy Center Ferris BuellerÂ’s All That!Tonight Show 2 a.m.Donnie DeutschEmerald Bowl programs Honors Day Off Joan of Arcadia w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown with Georgia Tech vs. (with Roller) The Late Show 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann Utah MSNBC Live if Channel 9 is MonkMovie:Sabrina w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access HollywoodESPNews off the air Of ce Space SabrinaThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News College GamedayFriendsFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment StudiosBowl Special Seinfeld Movie: <:44> Family TiesThe Big Idea 5 a.m.ESPNewsCollege FootballCarol Duvall ShowWarm Springs Play with Sesame with Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m.Headline News Music City Bowl Room by RoomBarney & FriendsCountdown With6 a.m.Today Minnesota FOX News Live Body ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. vs. The Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.Virginia FOX News Live The ViewThe DirectorsBear in the Big BlueCollege Football7:30 a.m. Rubadubbers Sun Bowl:8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B withEmeril LiveEbert & Roeper BlueÂ’s Clues Northwestern8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26>College Football Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the Explorer vs.9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Independence Bowl Your World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Sesame St. Special UCLA9:30 a.m. <9:20> S. Carolina Neil Cavuto Easy Entertaining Danielle SteelÂ’s Sesame St. Special10 a.m.Guiding Light vs. The Big StoryDecorating Cents Mixed Blessings The Wiiggles10:30 a.m. <10:20> Missouri w/ John Gibson The Look for LessMovie: <:45> Movie:11 a.m.General Hospital Headline News E! News Live Point BreakMy Neighbor Totoro Landscape Smart11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News MalcolmWeekend HandymannoonWindow on the Atoll /RollerCollege GamedayABC World News My Wife & KidsPhil of the Future4 Qtrs12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCollege FootballCBS Evening News GirlfriendsDarcyÂ’s Wild Life1 p.m.Today Peach Bowl The Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: MiracleÂ’s BoysThe Outdoorsman1:30 p.m.Miami with Jim Lehrer Star Trek III: Movie:NHL2 p.m. vs. Hannity & Colmes Judging Amy The Search for Leave it to BeaverColumbus2:30 p.m.LSU Spock at3 p.m.CatDogAnderson Cooper PassionsMovie:Funniest Videos Chicago3:30 p.m.ArchieÂ’s Mysteries 360 Big Growing Pains 4 p.m.Dave the BarbarianSportsCenterAnderson Cooper ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.The Shaman King 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyCollege GamedayLarry King Live The West WingInside the ActorÂ’sDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access Hollywood Studio Rocket Power NBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsSportsCenterRita Cosby The SimpsonsHollywood ShootoutSpongeBobStar Trek Voyager6:30 p.m.Paci c Report Live & Direct RaymondE.T. Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.The Apprentice:SportsCenterHeadline NewsLostMovie:Wild ThornberrysRock Star: INXS7:30 p.m.Martha Stewart Tavis Smiley Coyote Ugly American Dragon 8 p.m.College FootballHardballNCISAtomic BettyRock Star: INXS8:30 p.m.Sun Bowlwith Chris Matthews Movie: <:56> The Proud Family9 p.m.Primetime Northwestern OÂ’Reilly Factor Judging Amy Training Day Even StevensHeadline News9:30 p.m.vs.What I Like About YouESPNews10 p.m.Paci c Report UCLA NightlineFriendsSwitched!Elton John:10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness ReportSeinfeld Radio Free Roscoe The Red Piano11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno SportsCenterDatelineThe Daily ShowMovie:Fresh PrinceTribute to Pattie11:30 p.m.The Late Show Blind Date The Lost Boys Family Ties LaBelleSaturdayAll programming is subject to change without notice


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 13All 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 ShowCollege GamedayCNN Saturday AMRollerLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Wild ThornberrysThe Eagles in12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show or Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:52>American Dragon Australia 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson NFL Game ofLost Die Hard with Atomic Betty 1:30 a.m.Big Idea with the Week Headline News Channel 9Â’s a Vengeance The Proud FamilySaturday Night Live2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch College FootballCNN Saturday AM programs NCISEven Stevens 2:30 a.m.Countdown With Peach Bowl Open House (with Roller) What I like About You 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann Miami vs. Bulls & Bears if Channel 9 is Judging AmyMovie:Switched!KickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood LSU Cavuto on Business off the air Coyote Ugly Radio Free Roscoe 4 a.m.College FootballESPNewsForbes on FOXFriendsFresh Prince College Football4:30 a.m.Vitalis Sun Bowl: NFL CountdownCashinÂ’ InSeinfeld Movie: <:56> Family Ties Car Care Bowl:5 a.m.Northwestern College GamedayCNN Saturday Your Reality Training Day Mister RogersÂ’ S. Florida5:30 Checked Zooboomafoo vs.6 a.m.UCLA College Football Weekend Live Body ShapingSesame Street NC State6:30 a.m.Liberty Bowlwith Tony Snow Every Woman 7 a.m.Tulsa Wall Street JournalCollege BasketballHomes Across USAMovie:Funniest Animals7:30 a.m.vs. Army Newswatch Arizona Designed to Sell WayneÂ’s World Amazing Animals College Football8 a.m.Wild Thornberrys Fresno State FOX News Live at Landscape SmartPostcards Houston Bowl:8:30 a.m.American Dragon WashingtonWeekend Handyman Movie: <:49>Lilo & Stitch Tulsa9 a.m.Atomic Betty ESPNewsFix it Up ThereÂ’s Something Jackie Chan vs.9:30 a.m.Even Stevens NFL College BasketballBefore and After About Mary Danny Phantom Iowa State10 a.m.Proud Family Denver BroncosAlabama BBQ with Bobby Da Boom Crew10:30 a.m.Switched! at at $40 A Day Ninja Turtles11 a.m.Radio Free Roscoe SD ChargersHeadline NewsOklahoma Trading SpacesMovie:Dragonball GT College Basketball11:30 a.m.World of WildlifeMcLaughlin GroupESPNews Good Morning, Justice League St. JosephÂ’snoonAccess HollywoodOn The StoryRoller101 Most... Vietnam Teen Kids Newsat12:30 p.m.Weekend NFL Primetime or Tutenstein Gonzaga1 p.m.AmericaÂ’s Most NFL Week in ReviewNational Movie: <:15>Window on Atoll Year in Review 2005Inside the NFL1:30 p.m.Wanted NY Giants Headline News Channel 9Â’s Geographic National LampoonÂ’s2 p.m.Elton John: at Larry King Live programs Grand Ole Opry Animal House Headline News2:30 p.m.The Red Piano Oakland Raiders (with Roller) Live Army Newswatch3 p.m.Salute to PattiBig Story Weekend if Channel 9 is Star Trek: VoyagerMovie: <:03>Suze Orman Show3:30 p.m.LaBelle at Atlantis off the air House Party 4 p.m. The Eagles inESPN2 New YearÂ’sDateline Rock Star: INXSAmerican4:30 p.m.Australia SpecialInternational Experience5 p.m. SportsCenterThe Line UpMovie:Scienti c Frontiers5:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Stripes Extreme History6 p.m.Window on the AtollInside the NFLCNN Saturday NightMotorweek6:30 p.m.ESPNews The Simpsons Ebert & Roper7 p.m.Elton John:SportsCenterBeltway BoysFear Factor Movie: Movie: The Apprentice:7:30 p.m.The Red Piano Fox News Watch Ace VenturaA Bugs Life Martha Stewart8 p.m.Salute to Patti College Football Headline News Pet Detective The Apprentice:8:30 p.m.LaBelle at AtlantisHouston Bowl Black ForumMovie: <:43> Movie: Martha Stewart9 p.m. The Eagles in Tulsa Chris MatthewsWWE SmackDown The MaskStuck in the Headline News9:30 p.m.Australia vs. Navy/Marine Corps SuburbsESPNews10 p.m. Iowa State 20/20 DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie:10:30 p.m.Saturday Night Live Movie: Harry Potter & the11 p.m.Beltway BoysThe Real World Dumb & Dumber Xena: Chamber of Secrets11:30 p.m. SportsCenterFox News Watch Pimp My Ride Warrior PrincessSunday


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14All 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 SailorsmidnightAmericanSportsCenterFox & FriendsRollerThe Road toMovie: <:15>The SimpsonsMovie: (cont.)12:30 a.m.Experience NBA or Stardom The Cable Guy The Simpsons1 a.m.Scienti c America Detroit Fear Factor Movie: Headline News1:30 a.m.Extreme History at Channel 9Â’s A Bugs LifeSeinfeld2 a.m.Secrets of Cleveland CBS News Sunday programs Revealed: Meet The Press2:30 a.m.War Morning (with Roller) Jim Carrey Movie:3 a.m.J.A.G.Sports Reporters if Channel 9 is WWE SmackDown Movie: Stuck in the Black Forum3:30 a.m.SportsCenterFace the Nation off the air Ace VenturaSuburbsAccess Hollywood4 a.m.The Best ofNFL Countdown Late Edition With Pet Detective DawsonÂ’s Creek Weekend4:30 a.m. Wolf Blitzer Movie: <:43> ESPNews5 a.m.Headline News Warehouse The Mask Mister RogersÂ’ NFL Pregame5:30 a.m.Hour of Power Warriors Zooboomafoo6 a.m.The Word NetworkNFL Headline News NFL House Hunters Sesame Street NFL6:30 a.m.Coral Ridge Hour TBD Navy/MCorps News TBD OrganizationComing Attractions TBD7 a.m.Christopher Closeupat FOX News Live at Lenny & SidMovie:Clifford at7:30 a.m.Day of DiscoveryTBDTBD Harvest with Greg Men of Honor Baby Looney Tunes TBD8 a.m.Seven Little Monsters Extreme Life Magic School Bus 8:30 a.m.Sagwa (check (check Real VideosBook of Virtues(check a.m.Movie:NFL Meet the Press NFL Latin LifestylesMovie: <:16> House of Mouse NFL9:30 a.m.Lilo & StitchTBDTBD Urban Style Ike: Countdown to Animaniacs TBD10 Tim Russert at Great Adventure D-Day Weekenders at10:30 a.m.AFNews TBDTBD Roker on the RoadThe Proud Family TBD11 a.m.MotorweekFNS with Chris Radical SebbaticalMovie: Drake & Josh 11:30 a.m.Ebert & Roper (check Wallace (check American Festivals Last Samurai Funniest Animals (check NewsSportsCenterCNN Sunday The Blitz Suze OrmanNBA Inside StuffFriends12:30 p.m.Army Newswatch NFL Primetime Show I Dream of JeannieWheel of Fortune1 p.m.College BasketballThis WeekRollerAmericanMovie: <:54>Movie:Dr. Phil1:30 p.m.Louisville NFL or Experience ScarfaceRugrats in Paris 2 p.m.atSt. Louis Rams DatelineScienti c AmericaOprah Winfrey2:30 p.m.Miami at International Channel 9Â’s Extreme HistoryMovie: 3 p.m.SportsCenter Dallas Cowboys CNN Sunday Night programs Secrets of Air Bud NBC Nightly News3:30 p.m. (with Roller) War Judge Judy4 p.m.The Apprentice CNN 25 if Channel 9 is J.A.G. DisneyÂ’s Doug WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m.SportsCenter off the air Rocket Power5 p.m.Larry King LiveThe Best ofTrue Hollywood SpongeBob5:30 p.m. Good Eats Story Farily Oddparents6 p.m.Headline NewsNFL Primetime60 MinutesLostCrocodile HunterAmerican Chopper6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll 7 p.m.Movie:SportsCenter FOX ReportLost Movie:AmericaÂ’s FunniestER7:30 p.m.Harry Potter & the Top Ten Games Minority Report Home Videos8 p.m.Camber of Secrets Wall Street JournalLostGilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30 p.m.Face the Nation Headline News9 p.m.This WeekWindow In Review 2002 LostJoan of ArcadiaESPNews9:30 p.m. Roller Movie: <:40> Navy/MCorps News10 p.m.Headline NewsMeet the Press Lost 13 Days The Waltons60 Minutes10:30 p.m.Seinfeld 11 p.m.Meet The PressSportsCenter Dateline NBC Saturday Night7th HeavenThe Biggest Loser11:30 p.m.LiveMonday


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 15 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 SailorsmidnightDawsonÂ’s CreekSportsCenterAmerican MorningRollerThe X-FilesMovie:Crocodile HunterCrossing Jordan12:30 a.m.NFL Primetime or Cliffhanger 1 a.m.Judging Amy LostAmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1:30 a.m. SportsCenter Channel 9Â’s Home Videos Tonight Show2 a.m.Passions Top Ten Games programs Lost Movie:Gilmore Girls with Jay Leno2:30 a.m. College Gameday (with Roller) Minority Report The Late Show3 a.m.ERMSNBC Live if Channel 9 is LostJoan of Arcadia w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m. off the air The Late Late Show4 a.m.West WingSportsCenterLostThe Waltons with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m. Movie: <:40> Big Idea with5 a.m.Lost Carol Duval Show 13 Days Play with Sesame Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m.ESPNewsRoom By Room Barney & FriendsCountdown with 6 a.m.TodayCollege FootballDateline NBCBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. Capital One Bowl The Right FitAccess Hollywood7 a.m.Iowa FOX News Live The ViewInside the ActorÂ’s. Bear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m.vs Cameron Diaz RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of Fortune Florida Studio B withEmeril LiveHollywood ShootoutBlueÂ’s CluesESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World with30 Minute Meals Movie:Sesame St. Special Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> College Football Neil CavutoPaulaÂ’s Home CookingCast the First Sesame St. Special America 10 a.m.Guiding Light Fiesta Bowl The Big StoryDesignerÂ’s ChallengeStone MiffyÂ’s New Year 10:30 a.m.<10:20> Notre Dame w/ John Gibson Coast to Coast Movie: <:50>Phil of the Future 11 a.m.General Hospital vs. Headline News The Soup Adaptation Phil of the FutureEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> Ohio State NBC Nightly News Malcolm Phil of the Future noonHeadline NewsABC World News My Wife & KidsDarcyÂ’s Wild Life Friends12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening NewsGirlfriendsDarcyÂ’s Wild LifeWheel of Fortune1 p.m.TodayThe Newshour DawsonÂ’s Creek Movie:DarcyÂ’s Wild LifeDr. Phil1:30 p.m.College Football with Jim Lehrer An Ideal Husband Movie: 2 p.m. Sugar Bowl Hannity & Colmes Judging Amy Life-Size Oprah Winfrey2:30 p.m.W. Virginia Movie: <:53> 3 p.m.Wild Thornberrys vs. Anderson Cooper Passions The River Wild Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Fairly Oddparents Georgia 360 Growing PainsJudge Judy4 p.m.Mucha LuchaAnderson Cooper ERPokemonDawsonÂ’s Creek4:30 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 Atoll /RollerCollege GamedayRita Cosby: Lost E.T. WeekendSpongeBobBattlestar6:30 p.m. Paci c ReportLive & Direct Fairly Oddparents Galactica7 p.m.60 MinutesSportsCenterHeadline NewsLostMovie:Lizzie McguireER7:30 p.m. Tavis Smiley Beautiful Girls NedÂ’s Declassi ed8 p.m.The Biggest LoserCollege FootballHardballLost SmallvilleJeopardy8:30 p.m.Cotton Bowlwith Chris Matthews Movie: <:53> Headline News9 p.m.Crossing Jordan Texas Tech OÂ’Reilly Factor The Haunting Boy Meets WorldESPNews9:30 p.m.vs. Boy Meets WorldPaci c Report10 p.m.Paci c Report Alabama NightlineFriends Family TiesSmallville10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness Report Seinfeld 11 p.m.W/ Jay LenoCNN SeinfeldMovie:7th HeavenMovie:11:30 p.m.The Late ShowSportsCenter American Morning Blind Date SignsA Simple PlanTuesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass 16 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 ShowSportsCenterAmerican MorningRollerLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobMovie:12:30 a.m.Access HollywoodCollege Football or Conan OÂ’Brien Signs Fairly Oddparents (Continued)1 a.m.College Football Gator Bowl LostMovie:Lizzie Mcguire1:30 a.m.Outback Bowl: Louisville Channel 9Â’s The GraduateNedÂ’s Declassi edPaci c Report 2 a.m.Iowavs. programs Lost SmallvilleTonight Show2:30 a.m.vs.Virginia Tech (with Roller) w/ Jay Leno3 a.m.Florida MSNBC Live if Channel 9 is Movie:Boy Meets WorldThe Late Show3:30 a.m. off the air Beautiful Girls Boy Meets World w/ David Letterman4 a.m. SportsCenterFriends Family TiesThe Late Late Show4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios SeinfeldMovie: <:53>5 a.m.ESPNewsCollege FootballCarol Duval ShowThe Haunting Play with SesameBig Idea5:30 a.m.Headline News Fiesta Bowl Room By Room Barney & Friends w/ Donnie Deutsch6 a.m.Today Notre Dame FNC DaysideBody Shaping Sesame StreetCountdown With6:30 a.m. vs. The Right Fit Keith Olbermann7 a.m.Ohio State FOX News Live The ViewAccess HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Weekend RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneThe Hot ListStudio B withEmeril Live E.T. Weekend BlueÂ’s Clues ESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26>The Hot List Shepard Smith Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey NFL LiveYour World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20> The Hot List Neil Cavuto Sweet Dreams The Disappearance Lazy TownAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light Around the HornThe Big StoryPocket the Differenceof VonnieSeven Little Monsters 10:30 a.m.<10:20> PTI w/ John Gibson Ambush MakeoverMovie: <:48> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital SportsCenterHeadline News E! News Live Arlington Road JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News MalcolmMovie:noonHeadline NewsCollege GamedayABC World News My Wife & Kids Rolie Polie Olie NHL12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening News Girlfriends Minnesota1 p.m.TodayCollege FootballThe Newshour DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Rubaddubers at1:30 p.m.Orange Bowlwith Jim Lehrer Never Been Kissed Bear in the Big Blue Detroit2 p.m. Penn State Hannity & Colmes Judging AmyBarney & Friends2:30 p.m.vs. Movie: <:43>Play with Sesame3 p.m.DisneyÂ’s Doug Florida State Anderson Cooper Passions Cider House Rules Funniest VideosFLW Outdoors3:30 p.m.Animaniacs 360 Growing Pains4 p.m.All That!Anderson Cooper ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.Teen Kids News ESPNews 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardySportsCenterLarry King Live The West WingThe EntertainersDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Access Hollywood Rocket PowerNBC Nightly News6 p.m.ESPNewsNFL LiveRita Cosby: The SimpsonsBehind the ScenesSpongeBob246:30 p.m.Headline NewsOutside the Lines Live & Direct RaymondE.T.Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.SmallvilleSportsCenterHeadline NewsEnterpriseMovie: As Told By GingerER7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley Hard BallThe Amanda Show8 p.m.Movie:NHLHardballLostEverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m.A Simple PlanMinnesota with Chris Matthews Headline News9 OÂ’Reilly Factor WWE Raw!Movie: <:01>Sister, SisterESPNews9:30 p.m.Detroit 28 Days Sister, SisterNavy/Mcorps News10 p.m.Headline NewsNightline 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 Unbreakable Home EditionWednesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 Caf Paci c LunchThur Swedish meatballs Kalua pork and cabbage Grill: Chuck wagon sandwich Fri Chicken chimichangas Burritos/tacos Beef tamales Grill: Salsa cheeseburgerSat Breaded pork chops Beef/asparagus stir-fry Grill: Cheese dogsSun Carved Virginia ham Breaded chicken breast Szechuan pork Mon Beef tips in Burgundy Roasted Cornish hen Pork curry Grill: Brunch station open Tuesday Chicken-fried steak Broiled ono Ham/cheese casserole Grill: Brunch station open Jan. 4 Stuffed cabbage Stuffed peppers Chicken and dumplings Grill: Reuben sandwich DinnerTonight Carved top sirloin Parmesan ratatouille Whole roasted chickenThursday Stir-fry to order Charsiu spareribs Chicken nuggets Fri Keoki's pot roast Chicken adobo Breaded walleye lets Saturday Chicken fried chicken Parker ranch stewSunday Barbecued chicken Salisbury steak Mon Spaghetti Veal Alfredo Baked mahi mahi Tue Grilled minute steak Chicken stew Jan. 4 Jumbo fantail shrimp Lemon herb chicken HELP WANTED P r o t e s t a n t s e r v i c e s Protestant services 8 a n d 1 0 : 4 5 a m S u n d a y 8 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday R o i N a m u r s e r v i c e a t 4 p m Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m. S u n d a y s c h o o l f o r a l l a g e s Sunday school for all ages i s a t 9 : 1 5 a m is at 9:15 a.m. C a t h o l i c s e r v i c e s Catholic services S a t u r d a y M a s s Saturday Mass, 5 : 3 0 p m i n t h e s m a l l c h a p e l 5:30 p.m., in the small chapel S u n d a y M a s s Sunday Mass 7 a m s m a l l c h a p e l 7 a.m., small chapel 9 : 1 5 a m m a i n c h a p e l 9:15 a.m., main chapel M a s s o n R o i a t 6 : 3 0 p m Mass on Roi at 6:30 p.m. B a p t i s t s e r v i c e Baptist service 9 : 4 0 a m S u n d a y 9:40 a.m., Sunday, i n e l e m e n t a r y s c h o o l in elementary school m u s i c r o o m music room.Kwajalein 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 or 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. INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST, Information Technology. HR Req. K031035. Responsible for internal tracking of IT government property to include receiving, tagging, documentation, reporting and record keeping. Strong communication and computer skills required. KEAMS experience preferred. 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 fulltime positions. HR Req. K030332 and HR Req. K030641. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK I, Kwajalein Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030630. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, Kwajalein Automotive. Three full-time positions. HR 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. JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT. HR. Req. 030890. INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST I. HR Req. 030880. MANAGEMENT AND STANDARDIZATION ANALYST I. HR Req. 030882. 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. RoiNamur. 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. 17


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Due to the holidays, the next Hourglass will be published on Jan. 4. Plan your ad submissions so we can include them in the issue.FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031157. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MANAGER. HR Req. 031203. ELECTRICIAN III. HR Req. 030854. 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. COMMUNITY BANK For consideration, submit your resume online 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. MIT LINCOLN LABORATORY SECRETARY. On island position. Prepare presentations, handle classi ed material, maintain les, of ce supplies, schedule meetings, maintain calendars, make travel arrangements. Graphics art a plus. Must 18have or be able to obtain security clearance. Must know MS Of ce and Adobe products. Must possess strong secretarial skills, selfcon dence, mature judgment, be cooperative and have a responsible attitude, a conscientious and organized approach to work in a changing environment. Learn/know Web page design and maintenance. Submit application to Lyn Long, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, P.O. Box 58, APO AP 96555, no later than Jan. 12. WANTED EMPTY BLUE wine bottles. Call Sandy, 54152. LOST HAVE YOU seen our yard sign? Return to Dome 161. No questions asked. FOUND LADIESÂ’ Timex watch in new housing on Western Street. Call 51298. PATIO SALES MONDAY, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Trailer 719. Everything must go including plants. FOR SALE DISHWASHER, $300; Huffy bike, $30; three shelf units, $25 each; pantry cupboard, $60; curtains for round dome windows; vacuum cleaner; hoses; water outs; tennis rackets; bike parts; compact disc stand. Call 50172. PCS SALE after 5 p.m. at trailer 719 every day until Monday. Dishwasher, $300 or best offer; Rubbermaid outside shed, extra-large, $375 or best offer; small computer desk with open hutch, $45 or best offer; black outdoor shelving, $30 or best offer. Too much to list. PANASONIC MICROWAVE, $80; roller blades, size 9, $40. Call 52713. TWO SUN four-speed bikes, less than six months old, $150; gold colored rug, 6 foot by 9 foot, $20; comforter and sham, $30; pots, pans and cookie sheets, $2-$5. Call Richard, 52910, home or 57030, work. UPRIGHT HEPA lter-bagless vacuum, DirtDevil Platinum Force, 12-amp, $120; small boy's bike, 12-inch wheels, Schwinn Red Rocket, with training wheels, $10. Call 51631. 5-FOOT BY 7 foot shag rug, brown, $50; kitchen cart on wheels, $30; ceiling fan, $50. Call Heather, 53931, work or 52973, home. ROLAND ELECTRONIC drum kit, ve-piece kit with two zone snare and boom for real cymbal. 30 kits programmed plus user programmable patches, $450; tape/compact disc/DVD rack; Krupps espresso machine, Magic Bullet blender set; blooming onion cutter; Braun coffee maker with extra carafe; valence sheer curtain with rods. Call 54434, after 5 p.m. CALLAWAY GOLF clubs, like new, $40; color television, $20. Call 54798 or 52789. ONE AND THREE-POUND dumbbells, $2 each; lumbar support chair pillow; Canon Powershot S30, accessories only; camera case; $8; CB2LT battery charger, $20; NB-L2 battery, $8; manuals and photo editing discs. Call 52642. TWO SUN four-speed bikes, purchased in July, $150 or best offer; adult bikes available Jan. 2; small boyÂ’s beginner bike Schwinn Rocket with 12-inch wheels, purchased in August, $40 or best offer. Call 51631. 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. LÂ’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. RAYBAN Polarized Top Square sunglasses, like new; Canon atbed scanner. Call 58890. 18-SPEED Schwinn Sierra Comp mountain bike, excellent condition, house kept, $200. Call Norm, 57146, work, or 54501, home. COMMUNITY NOTICES THE EBEYE CULTURAL Tour is cancelled for December due to the holidays. RECREATIONAL DIVING limit of 50 feet is no longer in effect. THE KWAJALEIN YACHT CLUB will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Yacht Club. Pizzas will be provided. Bing a salad or dessert to IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE RECLAIMED WATER SYSTEM AND DRINKING WATER SYSTEM (SOUTHWESTERN TIP, INDUSTRIAL END OF KWAJALEIN ISLAND) The Kwajalein Island reclaimed (non-potable) water system and drinking water (potable) recently exceeded a chlorine residual standard (chlorine residual below the compliance level) at one of the sampling points within both the potable and non-potable water distribution system(s). Although this situation does not require you to take any precautions, public noti cation is required under these circumstances. The United States Army Environmental Standards requires that water entering, and within the water distribution systems meet certain residual chlorine levels to reduce the potential for bacteriological growth. Recently, one of the sampling points at the southwestern portion of Kwajalein was changed to better re ect the extremities of the distribution systems. This new sampling point shows residual chlorine levels which are less than the minimum compliance standard. The low chlorine residual is associated with user locations north of Building 1500, Reutilization and Disposal, on the industrial end of the island. For reference, this includes Bulding 1517, Liquid Nitrogen Plant and Building 1499, Ground-Based Radar. It is important to note that the water entering the distribution systems is acceptable and all other sampling points meet compliance standards. What does this mean? As a precaution, samples will continue to be collected and analyzed for coliform bacteria to ensure the water is protective of human health. Samples taken thus far have been negative for the presence of bacteria. What is being done to correct the problem? In the future the distribution line will be modi ed at the southwestern end of Kwajalein to help increase the ow and decrease stagnation of the water. Currently no health-based restrictions on drinking water use or the normal use of reclaimed water (irrigation, vehicle washing, etc.) are necessary. Please contact the Utilities Department at 51847 or the Environmental Department at 51134, if you have any questions regarding this notice or the suitability of the water systems.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 Family walk/runA leisurely two-mile trek sponsored by the Kwajalein Running Club. For details, contact Bob Sholar, 51815. Rock ‘n Bowl 8 p.m.-12 a.m., at the Bowling Center. Rock out 2005 and rock in 2006. Fine Dining and DancingAn enchanted evening at the Yokwe Yuk Club. Dinner seating is limited. Purchase tickets at Three Palms Snack Bar. 21 and over only. The evening includes a delicious buffet meal, champagne, party favors and midnight breakfast buffet. Valet parking!Bounce in the New Year at Corlett Recreation Center Gym. Obstacle course, bounce house, jousting ring 4-5 p.m. — preschool to grade 2 5-6 p.m. — grades 3-6 6-7 p.m. — grade 7 and upParty at the Yokwe Yuk ClubThe Club will open to non-dinner guests at 10 p.m. 21 and over only. Bring your dancing shoes. Disc jockey Tosh Mahal will play hip-hop, R&B, dance music and a few surprises. Disc jockey Rich Feagler will spin Top 40, oldies, newbies and everything in between. Mardi Gras Ball7 p.m.-12:15 a.m., at the Youth Center for grades 7-12. Sponsored by Youth Services. For details, call 53796. 19share. Bring a white elephant gift with a value of less than $25 for a Yankee gift exchange. Questions? Call Jim Stepchew, 53500. KWAJALEIN COMMUNITY BANK will implement new times for accepting all organizational deposits and change orders effective Saturday. The hours will be 9-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m., daily. Questions? Call 52142. KWAJALEIN RUNNING Club's New Year's Eve Midnight Run will be Saturday. A two-mile course starts and ends near Emon Beach main pavilion. Registered participants can start at any time before midnight trying to be the last nisher in 2005. Disc jockey Neil Dye will be spinning the tunes. Custom T-shirts are available.. Entry forms are on the mini-mall bulletin board. THE KWAJALEIN MASTERS swim group will practice at 4 p.m., Monday. We will resume our regular schedule at 8:30 a.m., Jan. 9. Questions? Call Sarah, 53500, or Allison, 52517. KWAJALEIN AMATEUR Radio Club meets at 7 p.m., Thursday. All amateur radio enthusiasts and interested persons are invited. 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.ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meet at 8 a.m., in PBQ Room 250, second oor, every Sunday. For information, call 51143. KWAJALEIN BAPTIST Fellowship invites you to a 7:30 p.m., Thursday evening Bible study, at Quarters 127-D. For more information, call Ernie, 52296.


Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 The Kwajalein Hourglass Increased bike traf c calls for extra cautionHourglass reports Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Thursday 0702/1840 0444/1637 0250, 4.0' 0840, 1.3' 1510, 5.4' 2140, 1.0' Friday 0703/1840 0547/1738 0330, 4.2' 0920, 1.0' 1550, 5.8' 2220, 0.7' Saturday 0703/1841 0652/1843 0410, 4.4' 1000, 0.8' 1630, 6.0' 2300, 0.5' Sunday 0704/1841 0756/1950 0450, 4.6' 1040, 0.7' 1710, 6.1' 2340, 0.4' Monday 0704/1842 0855/2054 0540, 4.6' 1130, 0.7' 1750, 6.1' Tuesday 0704/1842 0950/2154 0620, 4.6' 0020, 0.5' 1830, 5.8' 1210, 0.8' Wednesday 0705/1843 1039/2250 0700, 4.6' 0100, 0.6' 1920, 5.4' 1300, 1.0' RTS WeatherTonight: Mostly clear with a slight chance of showers. Winds: ENE at 10-16 knots. Thursday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Winds: ENE at 12-18 knots. Friday: Partly cloudy with islolated showers. Winds: ENE at 14-20 knots. Saturday: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers mainly early. Winds: NE-E at 15-22 knots. Sunday thru Wednesday Fast moving disturbances embedded within the trades will bring widely scattered showers accompanied by gusty winds to the Kwajalein Atoll from time to time. Winds: Generally NE-E at 1520 knots. Annual rain total: 75.59 inches Annual deviation: -23.79 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or Sun Moon Tides 20Ducks on Roi test negativefor signs of avian bird uHourglass reports In early November, several dead ducks were found on Roi Namur. In order to increase surveillance of possible avian u in Micronesia, specimens for viral studies were taken from the birds and forwarded to the USGS National Wildlife Center laboratory in WisTo the students who created the protected species posters seen all over town. Great job.consin. Kwajalein Hospital has now received a nal report that the tests are negative for avian u. Please continue to contact Kwajalein Hospital when any dead fowl are encountered. Additional studies will be performed on migratory ducks if specimens meet criteria for submission. • Bicyclists must yield the right-of-way at all Stop and Yield signs to other pedestrians, bicycles or motor vehicles. • Bicyclists should not impede the ow of traf c for any reason. Pull off the road if you must stop. • Hand signals are required when turning on a bike. • Park bikes in bike racks, not in front of doors, walkways, on the ground or in the road. • Bicycles must be ridden on the right side of the road and kept off sidewalks. Ride single le when vehicles are present. • No bicyclist may cling to another bicycle or motor vehicle while moving along a roadway. • Lights are required sunset to sunrise. Be safe. Use them! • Carrying passengers on bikes is prohibited except for infants in an approved child seat. • At least one hand must be on the handlebars at all times.More bikes are on the road during the holidays due to visitors and children being out of school. Increased awareness of safety rules helps prevent accidents.As usual, with the increase numbers of visitors associated with the holidays and missions, we have a corresponding increase in vehicle traf c. Without safety precautions, bike riders could easily become involved in an accident. Please follow the rules for safe bike operation, as stated below. Parents are urged to review and enforce these rules with their children. • Unless otherwise noted, bicyclists must observe and obey traf c signs just as operators of motor vehicles are required to do.