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( E v e n t s s u c h a s t h e I n d e p e n d e n c e D a y c e l e b r a t i o n a r e n a n c e d b y f u n d i n g (Events such as the Independence Day celebration are nanced by funding g e n e r a t e d t h r o u g h t h e R e c F u n d F o r m o r e o n t h e a c t i v i t i e s s u p p o r t e d b y t h e R e c F u n d generated through the RecFund. For more on the activities supported by the RecFund, s e e P a g e 4 ) 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 www.smdc.army.mil/KWAJ/Hourglass/hourglass.html C o m m a n d i n g g e n e r a l Commanding general v i s i t s K w a j a l e i n R o i N a m u r visits Kwajalein, Roi-Namur P a g e 3 Page 3

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2 The Kwajalein 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: 52063 E-mail: hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.milCommanding 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 They hardly get a second thought Classi ed ads The deadline for Wednesday's issue in noon, Saturday and for Saturday's paper is noon, Thursday.Not many people think about the men who go thousands of feet underground in dark, dank, cold air lled with dust to mine the black dirty stuff that powers the American economy. At least, not until a tragedy happens such as the one at the Sago mine in West Virginia awhile ago. But such men make an enormous contribution to our country. Coal mining produced the industrial revolution, the railroads, the electrical industry and the steel industry. Coal made America. Oil draws the most attention and concern, but there is more potential energy in the hills of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and other coal mining states than in all the oil of the Middle East. Just how important is coal today? Well, consider that United States electrical energy production consists of 51.8 percent coal; 19.8 percent nuclear power; 16.1 percent natural gas; 7.2 percent hydroelectric; 2.9 percent petroleum and 2.2 percent from other sources. Statistics show that using coal provides cheaper electricity than any other source. But what does burning coal do to the environment? When coal burns, it produces sulfur dioxide, which, if not regulated, can be a major source of air pollution and acid rain. Methods invented in the past quarter century have greatly reduced or eliminated the effects of burning coal; however, the more environmental regulations that exist the higher the cost of producing energy. Did you know that the value of coal mined in the United States is almost $18 billion per year? Did you know that the coal industry accounts for 90,000 jobs directly and nearly 1 million jobs indirectly? Coal mining has a $161 billion impact annually on the U.S. economy and accounts for $11 billion in tax revenue yearly. The men who go down into those dark, cold mine shafts produce more than six tons of coal per miner per hour. No wonder they are ercely proud of what they do, as we saw evidenced during the tragedy in West Virginia. But these days, there are fewer young men who want to go into the mines and dig coal. The average age of a coal miner in the United States today is 48. The coal industry states that due to retirements and the increased demand for coal they foresee in the next few years at least 4,500 new miners will be needed in Kentucky and West Virginia alone. There are only 79,000 U.S. coal miners working today. What will happen when those men are gone? Accidents like the Sago mine incident will only make attracting new miners harder. And with the higher prices being paid for energy, mining companies are reopening older, decommissioned mines that used to be unprofitable. Those older mines could be in bad shape which may lead to more accidents turning potential miners away. With all the modern mining machinery and the great inventions of the last 50 years, there’s still only one way to get coal out the ground. Men have to go get it. When people in the United States turn on their lights, use their electric appliances, watch their TV, use their computers and in many places heat their homes with coal, it’s due a great deal to those men with dirty faces and grimy clothes who work 15 hour shifts below the surface of the earth, doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Just this past Wednesday, another miner was killed by a roof collapse in a Kentucky mine. At the funeral of some of the men who died in the Sago accident, a fellow miner gave the eulogy. In his remarks, he said that men who work the mines can stand tall, hold their heads high and say proudly to the world, “I’m a coal miner.” What more could be added to that? To submit a letter to the editor: Keep letters to less than 300 words, and keep com ments to the issues. No personal attacks will be printed. However, names will be with held if requested. Letters must be signed. We will edit for Associated Press style, grammar and punctuation 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 hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.mil. Patio sales on Saturday will be advertised in Wednesday's issue. Sunday and Monday patio sales will be in Saturday's issue.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 3Commanding general Lt. Gen. Dodgen visits Kwajalein, Roi-Namur B y Floating debris can be serious boating hazard Hourglass reportsKwajalein Marine Police would like to remind boaters about the possibility of debris in the lagoon that may present a safety concern. According to KPD Lt. Mike Herrington, a log was spotted by an LCM operator on a regular trip to Ebeye at the end of December. The log measured 3 feet in diameter by 8.5 feet long. It was located 200 yards north of the KB-8 buoy in the Transit lane. “The big problem was the fact it was 7/8 under the water, making it hard to see, and very heavy to hit,” Herrington said. “Any debris can be dangerous. In this case, within an hour the loaded Meck catamaran would have been in very close proximity. If this vessel had hit the log it would have been serious at 20 knots.”This large log was spotted oating in the lagoon by a ferry operator on a trip to Ebeye. (Photo by Elizabeth Davie)Hourglass reportsLt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen, commanding general, Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Strategic Command, visited U.S. Army Kwajalein from Tuesday through Thursday. COL Beverly Stipe, USAKA commander said of the general’s trip, “The purpose was a command visit for LTG Dodgen. Among his many responsibilities is to routinely visit each location where the SMDC workforce is assigned Arlington, Va., Huntsville, Ala., Kwajalein, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Kodiak, Alaska, and Army Space Support Teams throughout the world (Korea, Iraq, Germany). Kwajalein falls under the deputy commander for Research, Development and Acquisition within SMDC. The USAKA/RTS workforce is responsible for carrying out testing and program development for LTG Dodgen.” According to Les Jones, USAKA deputy garrison commander, the general visited the technical and base operations facilities on Roi-Namur, Meck, Omelek and Kwajalein; conducted a town hall meeting; reviewed current programs, missions, ber optics and discussed future plans for the command with senior government and contractor personnel. At the town hall meeting Thursday the general said, “I enjoyed this trip immensely.” He said he saw a dramatic difference within USAKA since his last visit 17 months earlier. “Things are going very, very well here,” he said. He described USAKA as a “very important place for our nation.” He said that ber optics should be laid to Kwajalein in the next couple of years and that having the ber optics capability within USAKA should attract more commercial ventures, such as SpaceX. He added that the military is going to do more with less. “This was his second visit during COL Stipe’s command tour; we expect that he will visit at least two more times this year in May and July for the Kwajalein change of command,” Jones said. “I learn something new about what we do with each of my visits. I am impressed with how much our Space operations mission has expanded here at USAKA/RTS over the last two years,” Dodgen said.Lt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen checks the Tradex radar on Roi-Namur, Wedneday. (Photo by Elizabeth Davie) also had a Marshallese boat pick up a plastic bag, overheated its motor and destroyed itself on the reef.” The log was towed by the Marine Police to a pier close enough to lift it out with a fork lift. No damage was done to any vessels. Herrington asks boaters who see any hazards to navigation to report them to Harbor Control immediately. This was not the rst occurrence of hazardous debris is the lagoon. “We have seen refrigerators, furniture, tires and tarps,” he said. “In the past we have had some serious situations. The SR-001 [a police vessel] has had props locked due to lines and large tarps that could only be removed by diving to cut it off. The barge was delayed due to the tug having its prop fouled by a large tire off Ebeye, caused a re in the engine room, it was a major problem. We

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 M 4 Recreation fund major support for sports, hobbies, activities Making your S o c c e r Soccer S o f t b a l l Softball V o l l e y b a l l Volleyball P o t t e r y PotteryBy Nell M. Drumheller EditorMost U.S. military installations can be compared to small communities. There are schools, pools, parks, hospitals, housing, a police force and re departments. There are stores, businesses and recreational opportunities. On most U.S. Army installations the recreational side of living is planned and supported through an organization called Morale, Welfare and Recreation. The U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll is a government owned, contractor operated installation and there isn’t an MWR; instead there’s Kwajalein Range Services Community Services. Money for much of the fun stuff within USAKA is provided via a recreation fund. According to Gerry Wolf, USAKA director of Community Activities, “The RecFund is a fund established with non-appropriated funds (pro ts from retail sales and fees) to cover the costs associated with operating community programs and events, business operations (Small Boat Marina, golf courses and bowling), and providing services such as hobby shops, pools and beaches and sports programs.” Kevin Finn, vice president/ deputy program manager KRS community services, described the RecFund, “It is a special bank account administered by KRS for USAKA in accord with provisions in our contract. It is the main vehicle for the Kwajalein recreation system to be funded in part by our community, offering a relatively painless way for each of us to contribute to the great aspects of life on

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 nity doesn’t have to “pay back” the U.S. Government for the transportation of goods out to Kwaj, prices here are only based on costs as purchased through either Richmond, Calif. or Honolulu. Another important note is that food items, whether sold in Surfway, Gimbel’s or Ten-Ten, are not subject to pro t goals like the other sales following a DoD [Department of Defense] model of operations, our food stores are exempt from RecFund pro t contribution requirements.” Another important area is the equipment and materials paid for with these funds. Operating equipment for the recreation programs and atoll businesses are largely paid for with RecFund dollars, so year-to-year sustainment of the RecFund system is assured through annual investments in capital equipment and minor construction projects.” More than $1 million per year is contributed by USAKA retail businesses, operated by KRS, to the RecFund. “This is joined by about $600,000 in fees collected in the few businesses where we charge residents for use, such as Small Boat Marina rentals and golf course fees on Kwaj,” Finn said. 5See MAKING FUN, Page 6 P o t t e r y W o o d S h o p Wood Shop B o w l i n g Bowling B a s k e t b a l l Basketballown funKwajalein. We then bene t from great events like our fourth of July celebration and very low cost opportunities for recreation like boating, golf, etc.” He added that a RecFund is similar to an MWR fund. On occasion it has even been proposed that we join the Army’s worldwide MWR pool. The main drawback to that idea has been the way our numbers compare to others in the system. It is likely that our community’s spending would end up supporting investments at other Army installations to a greater extent than the MWR fund would contribute to Kwajalein’s needs.” Funds for the RecFund come from pro ts generated by all retail operations and fees from business operations. According to Finn, the money comes from the community at large, “Residents, visitors (of cial and unof cial) and even our local hire workforce contribute whenever they spend money on goods or services in USAKA retail services, merchandise or food venues. Examples include Snack Bars, Macy’s, Gimbel’s, barber/beauty shops, etc. We also contribute in a couple areas when we pay a fee to golf or bowl or rent a B-boat.” Finn explained, “a modest ‘markup’ is applied to purchase costs on most items to contribute to our annual RecFund needs it should be made clear that our commuS m a l l B o a t M a r i n a Small Boat Marina

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6MAKING FUN, from Page 5 The money is spent on material, subcontract services and KRS labor associated with community recreation and entertainment programs, along with re-investment in equipment for those programs as well as the businesses that contribute to the fund, according to Finn. USAKA has overall responsibility for RecFund dollars, along with direct oversight, and KRS is the agent, per the contract, for the actual expenditures. Finn explained, “Decision making is, as many things on this contract, a joint effort between KRS and USAKA. Minor expenses are approved by KRS alone, while major purchases receive USAKA review. An annual plan is produced by KRS for USAKA review, setting goals for each business and identifying pre-planned spending in recreation and entertainment areas. Retail and recreation operations come under my responsibility in KRS, Community Services I rely on John Doherty, my Community Services business manager, to monitor each and every expenditure, while our KRS Controller assures all nances are recorded and billed appropriately and our Project Controls group monitors our spending against annual budgets. USAKA’s Director of Community Activities Gerry Wolf is heavily involved in overseeing and evaluating our performance and USAKA Resource Management interfaces with and oversees our nancial and budgeting operations. SMDC [Space and Missile Defense Command] even sends independent reviewers out occasionally to monitor our systems and processes and to compare our system to others around the DoD.” Certain base services and facilities are covered by USAKA installation funding, and not the community RecFund. According to Finn these items are typically classi ed as ‘base essential’ and they are funded by appropriated funds on all bases. “Examples include gyms, libraries, chapels and softball elds. It should be noted as well that even our recreation facilities receive some support from USAKA base funds, as the Recreation Operations are sort of like tenants and the facilities are USAKA’s. So many of the costs associated with maintenance of buildings, piers, and the like come out of the annual base budget here,” he said. RecFund spending is not determined by individual requirements. Decisions on funds expenditures are based on program costs, availability of funds and priorities across all recreation and retail activities and programs. “A business plan for each operation is integrated into a USAKA-wide community plan each year. A per-capita approach would not work everywhere, as (for instance) Roi doesn’t have a lot of permanent residents but must be given reasonable access to boat rentals, golf, etc. xed costs from those operations work out to be quite a bit more per person there than on Kwajalein, and that’s just life. We’re proud that we offer a pretty good range of services to our Roi team in spite of the small size of that community. I know that a lot of ‘downtowners’ here are aware that we support Roi residents in this way, and are happy to do so. The services and support provided by permanent Roi residents are some of the most important at USAKA, and we’re lucky to have such a dedicated team there,” Finn said. Many programs within USAKA would not be possible without the RecFund. “Without a RecFund to fuel and sustain our community programs, many of our recreation areas could be downsized or eliminated. A population of 2,500 in the states would not sustain the variety and availability of recreation and entertainment that we enjoy on Kwaj. We’ve all seen that government funding is tight and getting tighter due to the Global War on Terror and other demands the DoD is facing — if we didn’t have our separate RecFund world here, many recreation operations would join the rest of Kwajalein’s groups in shouldering the load of reduced budgets. Fortunately, the way we all help contribute to this system, our most popular rec programs have been relatively unaffected by the budget crunch,” Finn said. For example if there wasn’t a RecFund a boat rental could cost between two and three times the current rate, according to Finn. Wolf agreed, “The actual costs associated with Small Boat Marina rentals, operation and maintenance, would result in a cost of approximately $33 per hour for a B-boat.” According to Wolf, it is impossible to tell what programs would not be offered if there wasn’t a RecFund. “That model would require a completely different mindset and operational mode, as all activities would then have to be funded with appropriated funds. Dollars spent would necessarily be based on priorities of functions, i.e., mission, logistics, infrastructure, etc.,” he said. “I really appreciate the opportunity to contribute to the community in this way, as preserving the viability and bene ts of the RecFund on Kwajalein has always come down on just a few people positioned to make sure it stays healthy. I know that long-time Kwaj residents know all this pretty well, but newer residents (which always comprise a pretty big part of the community) may not realize how our system works. I smile every time I hear someone comment on the ‘contractor’s aim in taking pro ts from a company store’ we don’t, because it’s not our store, it’s USAKA’s. And the RecFund isn’t ours, it’s yours! We work hard to contribute Recfunding into services that affect just about all residents here, and anyone who spends a dollar or uses one of our facilities is a part owner. We aim to serve,” Finn said. Wolf concluded, “The RecFund provides for a great variety of diverse recreational opportunities for the Kwajalein Community. It is important that the residents of Kwajalein understand at least the basics of the Recreation Fund, so they know where the money comes from and where it is spent. The bottom line is that the Recreation Fund comes from the community to support the community. If anyone has additional questions about the Recreation Fund, I would be happy to answer them.” Wolf can be reached at 53371.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 7 Feeling no pain Nurse anesthetists play big role in medicineBy Amanda Curtis, RN, and Inge LeBlanc, RN, CCRNKwajalein HospitalNational Certi ed Registered Nurse Anesthetist week is Jan 23-27, and we would like to spotlight our nurse anesthetist, Marian Naretto, CRNA. We cornered Naretto for an interview to tell us about her role as CRNA on Kwaj, and also little about herself, a second-tour Kwaj resident. Q: Give as a brief history of nurse anesthetists. A : Nurse anesthetists have been providing anesthesia care in the United States for more than 125 years. They work as sole providers of anesthesia in collaboration with surgeons and other licensed physicians. CRNAs provide 65 percent of all anesthetics given to patients each year in the United States. Q: What does CRNA stand for? A : Certi ed Registered Nurse Anesthetist. This is an advanced practice nurse in the eld of anesthesia who has passed the national certi cation boards in the science and practice of anesthesia. Q: What is the difference between an anesthesiologist and a CRNA? A : Anesthesia is a recognized specialty in both nursing and medicine. One is a medical doctor who practices the art and science of anesthesia and the other is a nurse who does the same. Both use anesthetic agents to render a patient insensible to pain in diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures. Q: What is the function of the CRNA on Kwajalein? A : Our function and responsibilities on Kwajalein are the same as they are in any city or hospital in the United States. You may meet me in the operating room, obstetrical suite, the intensive care unit, the emergency room, the special procedure room, the radiology suite or in various rooms throughout the hospital and clinic. I am responsible for doing preanesthetic evaluations and implementing an anesthetic plan. I initiate such techniques as general anesthesia, regional (spinal and epidural) blocks, local blocks and sedation to relieve pain, anxiety and stress related to any invasive procedure. I select and administer the drugs and uids necessary to manage the anesthetic, manage the patient’s airway and pulmonary status, facilitate emergence and recovery from anesthesia and follow up during the post-operative period. I am asked by our physicians to implement acute and chronic pain management. I respond to emergency situations by providing airway support and using basic and advanced cardiac life support techniques. Additional responsibilities range from staff teaching to data collection to committee activities within the hospital. Q: What inspired you to become a CRNA? A: The desire to be able to do something real about alleviating a patient’s pain and anxiety. Anesthesia skills seemed to be the answer for me. I have been in the eld over 30 years now (I think I was 10 when I started) and I still nd it interesting and challenging. Every patient presents a new picture for me to evaluate and plan for a safe anesthetic. Q: How long have you been on Kwaj in the role of CRNA? A : A little more than 6 years. Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? A : The feeling that I provide a safe anesthetic environment for my patients. Q: What is it like being on call 24/7? A : I guess you need to try it for a few months to answer that question. I am sure that it is different for each individual. I don’t alter my life in any way due to my call except for two exceptions: a. I don’t drink alcohol b. I am usually within a short distance from the hospital Q: How do you spend your free time? A : Hummmmmmmmmmm…………………........I am tempted to say ‘what free time.’ When I am not in the hospital working, I love to spend time at home with my husband John, walk with friend Marion, roller blade, play tennis and read, read, read. Q: What was your professional background and required training? A : My professional background before I went into my anesthesia training was in coronary care. I also covered ICU [intensive care unit] and ER [emergency room]. The additional training for anesthesia is now a master’s degree program. Q: What advice would you give to people interested in pursuing a career as a CRNA? A : Know that you want to be of service to people. Be ready and willing to give up your life as you know it for several years. This training requires that you give your focused attention and be involved 100 percent. Standards are high for a good reason – someone’s comfort and life can depend on your level of practice. Editor’s note: The commander of Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu Maj. Gen. Gail Pollock, is a CRNA.

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8Global War on Terror Saturday7:30 p.m., Yuk — The Man (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Into the Blue (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Roi — Cinderella Man (PG-13) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — The Great Raid (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Redeye (PG-13) 9:30 p.m., Rich — War of the Worlds (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Rebound (PG) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — The Man (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Rich — Into the Blue (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — The Great Raid (R) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. The Man Les May eld directs Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy in the buddy action comedy The Man. Jackson plays ATF agent Derrick Vann. His partner, who it turns out was corrupt, has been killed after a cache of guns were stolen from the ATF of ce in Detroit. Internal affairs believe Derrick was in on the gun theft, forcing him to go off on his own to bring the bad guys to justice. Dental supply salesman Andy Fiddler (Levy) happens to be in Detroit for a business convention. During the course of guring out who is responsible for his partner’s death, Derrick arrests Andy because of a miscommunication. Soon the hard-edged law enforcer and the meek businessman team up to extricate themselves from their life-threatening predicament The Great Raid John Dahl directed this war drama based on the true story of one of the most daring military actions of World War II. In the waning days of World War II, General Douglas MacArthur chose to make good on a pledge that he made in 1942 — that he would return to the Philippines after he and his troops were forced to retreat. However, Macarthur’s determination was more than a matter of pride. Over 500 American soldiers were being held in Cabanatuan, a notoriously brutal prisoner of war camp in the Philippines operated by the Japanese army, and MacArthur wanted to see to it that they made it home. Macarthur chose Lt. Col. Henry Mucci (Benjamin Bratt) to lead the Sixth Ranger Battalion on a mission 30 miles behind enemy lines to in ltrate Cabanatuan and liberate the American prisoners. With the help of Capt. Prince (James Franco), Mucci leads his men on a life-or-death raid against forces known for their savageryMovie 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 30 U.S. servicemembers and civilians have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Two Soldiers died Jan. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during convoy operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. Killed were: Sgt. Jason Lopezreyes 29, of Hatillo, Puerto Rico and Spc. Ryan D. Walker 25, of Stayton, Ore. Five Soldiers died Jan. 5 in An Najaf, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during convoy operations. The Soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed were: Maj. William F. Hecker, III 37, of St. Louis; Capt. Christopher P. Petty 33, of Vienna, Va.; Sgt. 1st Class Stephen J. White 39, of Talladega, Ala.; Sgt. Johnny J. Peralez, Jr. 25, of Kingsville, Texas and Pvt. Robbie M. Mariano 21, of Stockton, Calif. Lt. Col. Michael E. McLaughlin 44, of Mercer, Pa., died Jan. 5 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when he was conducting a dismounted patrol at an Iraqi police recruiting station and an individual-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position. McLaughlin was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Washington, Pa. Three Marines died Jan. 5 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Adam L. Cann 23, of Davie, Fla. was killed in action Jan. 5 by a suicide bomb attack on an Iraqi police recruitment center in Ar Ramadi. He was assigned to Security Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Cpl. Albert P. Gettings 27, of New Castle, Pa. and Lance Cpl. Ryan S. McCurdy 20, of Baton Rouge, La. from wounds received as a result of enemy small-arms re while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Gettings was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. McCurdy was assigned to Headquarters Company, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Two Soldiers died Jan. 7 in Umm Qasr, Iraq, when their HMMWV was hit by a civilian vehicle. Killed were: Sgt. Nathan R. Field 23, of Lehigh, Iowa. Field was assigned to the Army Reserve’s 4249th Port Security Company, Pocahontas, Iowa and Spc. Robert T. Johnson 20, of Erwin, N.C. Johnson was assigned to the Army Reserve’s 805th Military Police Company, Raleigh, N.C. Spc. Clinton R. Upchurch 31, of Garden City, Kansas, died Jan. 7 in Samarra, Iraq, during patrol operations when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV and enemy forces attacked using small arms re. Upchurch was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Sgt. Radhames Camilomatos 24, of Carolina, Puerto Rico, died Jan. 7 in Taji, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. Camilomatos was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood. Eight Soldiers died Jan. 7 near Tal Afar, Iraq, on Jan. 7, when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed. Killed were: Maj. Stuart M. Anderson 44, of Peosta, Iowa. Anderson was assigned to the Army Reserve’s 3rd Corps Support Command, Des Moines, Iowa. Maj. Douglas A. Labouff 36, of California. Labouff was assigned to the Army’s 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. Capt. Michael R. Martinez 43, of Missouri. Martinez was assigned to the Army’s 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson. 1st Lt. Jaime L. Campbell 25, of Ephrata, Wash. Campbell was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, Anchorage, Alaska. 1st Lt. Joseph D. deMoors 36, of Jefferson, Ala. deMoors was assigned to the Army’s 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson. Chief Warrant Of cer Chester W. Troxel 45, of Anchorage. Troxel was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, Anchorage. Spc. Michael I. Edwards 26, of Fairbanks, Alaska. Edwards was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, Anchorage. Spc. Jacob E. Melson 22, of Wasilla, Alaska. Melson was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, Anchorage. Five Marines died Jan. 7. Killed were: Lance Cpl. Kyle W. Brown 22, of Newport News, Va.; Lance Cpl. Jeriad P. Jacobs 19, of Clayton, N.C.; Lance Cpl. Jason T. Little 20, of Climax, Mich.; Cpl. Brett L. Lundstrom 22, of Stafford, Va. and Lance Cpl. Raul Mercado 21, of Monrovia, Calif. Mercado was killed when his vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Al Karmah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Little was killed when his tank was attacked with an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ferris, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Brown, Jacobs and Lundstrom were killed by enemy small arms re in separate attacks while conducting combat operations near Fallujah. They were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Darren D. Braswell 36, of Riverdale, Ga., died Jan. 7 near Tal Afar, when the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in which he was a passenger crashed. Braswell worked for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Sgt. Michael J. McMullen 25, of Salisbury, Md., died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday of injuries sustained in Ramadi, Iraq on Dec. 24, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position. McMullen was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 243rd Engineer Company, Baltimore. Merchandising Bakery: 6 a.m. noon, Tuesday Beauty/Barber: closed, Monday and open Laundry: closed Macy’s and Macy’s West: 10 a.m. 2 p.m., Tuesday Surfway: closed, Tuesday Tape Escape: 11 a.m. 8 p.m. Ten-Ten: 10 a.m. 7 p.m., Tuesday Vending: closed, Monday, Tuesday, Jan. 1 and 3. Continental Travel Agency : open Post Of ce : closed, Monday Hourglass : closed, Tuesday Yokwe Yuk Club : closed, Monday and Tuesday Ocean View Club : normal hours Country Club : 7 a.m. 3 p.m., Tuesday ROI-NAMUR Gimbel’s: 10 a.m. 2 p.m., Tuesday Small Boat Marina: open, Tuesday, closed Wednesday and Thursday Library: closed, Monday Post of ce: closed Tuesday KWAJALEIN Community Activities ARC: 10 a.m. 11 p.m., Tuesday Beaches Emon: 11 a.m. 6 p.m., Tuesday All other beaches: buddy system at all times Bowling Center: 1-9 p.m., Tuesday CRC/Raquetball Courts: 7:30 a.m. 9 p.m., Tuesday Driving Range: closed, Monday and Tuesday Gear Locker : 4:30 6:30 p.m., Tuesday Golf Pro Shop: 6:30 a.m. 5 p.m., Tuesday Hobby Shop: 12:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, closed Wednesday Ivey Gym: 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Tuesday Kayak Shack: 1:30 5:30 p.m., Tuesday Library: 1 6:30 p.m., Tuesday Pools Family: 11 a.m. 6 p.m., Tuesday, closed Wednesday Small Boat Marina: 8 a.m. 6 p.m., Tuesday, closed Thursday Food Services Caf Paci c Breakfast:7 – 10 a.m. Buffet: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dinner: 4:30 7 p.m.Martin Luther King, Jr. Holidayhours of operation

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006Sunday9All 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 ShowRegular SportsCNN Saturday AMNFL Total AccessLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Wild ThornberrysLaw & Order12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Programming NBA: Conan OÂ’Brien Rising Sun American Dragon1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson Temporarily on Miami Heat AmericaÂ’s MostMovie: <:11>Atomic Betty Headline News1:30 a.m.Big Idea with Channel 17 Headline News at Wanted Weird Science The Proud FamilySaturday Night Live2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch CNN Saturday AM Seattle Supersonics NCISEven Stevens 2:30 a.m.Countdown With Open House What I like About You 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann Bulls & BearsSportsCenterJudging AmyMovie:Switched!KickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Cavuto on Business Best in Show Radio Free Roscoe 4 a.m.RollerForbes on FOXNFL CountdownFriendsFresh PrinceThe Entertainers4:30 a.m.CashinÂ’ InSeinfeld Movie: <:43> Family Ties 5 a.m.College Basketball CNN Saturday Football Friday Your Reality How Stella Got Her Mister RogersÂ’College Basketball 5:30 a.m.Iowa State at Checked Groove Back Zooboomafoo Miami at6 a.m.Texas Tech Weekend Live College BasketballBody ShapingSesame Street North Carolina6:30 a.m.with Tony Snow Villanova Every Woman 7 a.m.The PulseWall Street Journal at Homes Across USAMovie:Funniest AnimalsThe Pulse7:30 a.m.RubadubbersHeadline News Texas Designed to Sell The Three Amazing AnimalsNFL Countdown8 a.m.Wild ThornberriesFOX News Live Landscape Smart Musketeers Postcards8:30 a.m.American Dragon FOX NFL SundayWeekend HandymanLilo & Stitch FOX NFL Sunday9 a.m.Atomic Betty Fix it UpMovie:Code Lyoko 9:30 a.m.Even Stevens NFL Before and After Dick Tracy Danny Phantom NFL10 a.m.The Proud Family NFC Divisional BBQ with Bobby Da Boom Crew NFC Divisional 10:30 a.m.Switched!Playoffs: $40 A Day Movie:Ninja Turtles Playoffs:11 a.m.Radio Free RoscoHeadline News Washington Trading Spaces Lara Croft: Dragonball GT Washington 11:30 a.m.World of WildlifeMcLaughlin Group Redskins Tomb Raider Justice League RedskinsnoonAccess HollywoodOn The Story at 101 Most...Teen Kids News at12:30 p.m.Weekend Seattle Seawawks Movie: <:54>Tutenstein Seattle Seawawks1 p.m.AmericaÂ’s MostWeek in Review NFL National The Untouchables Trading Spaces NFL1:30 p.m.Wanted Headline News AFC Divisional Geographic The Saddle Club AFC Divisional 2 p.m.Blue Collar TVLarry King Live Playoffs: Grand Ole OpryFunniest Animals Playoffs:2:30 p.m.One on One New England Live Wild America New England 3 p.m.Boston LegalBig Story Weekend Patriots at Star Trek: VoyagerMovie: <:10>The Most Extreme Patriots at3:30 p.m. Denver Broncos You Got Served Denver Broncos4 p.m.Law & OrderFox News LiveSportsCenterRock Star: INXS Hercules American4:30 p.m. Experience5 p.m.Roller The Line UpNFL PrimetimeMovie: DisneyÂ’s DougScienti c Frontiers5:30 p.m.College GamenightThe Simpsons Behind Enemy Rocket PowerExtreme History6 p.m.Window on the AtollCNN Saturday NightSportsCenterExtreme Makeover Lines SpongeBobMotorweek6:30 p.m.Roller Farily OddparentsEbert & Roper7 p.m.Blue Collar TVBeltway BoysSportsCenterDancing with Movie: Movie: The Apprentice:7:30 p.m.One on One Fox News Watch the Stars 8 MileBrother Bear Martha Stewart8 p.m.Boston LegalHeadline NewsPGA Fear Factor8:30 p.m.Black Forum Sony Open: Movie: <:58> Movie:9 p.m.Law & OrderChris Matthews Third Round WWE SmackDown The OthersEddieÂ’s Million Headline News9:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Dollar Cook-OffESPNews10 p.m.Roller 20/20 DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie:10:30 p.m.Saturday Night Live The World is Not11 p.m.Beltway BoysLaguna BeachMovie:Xena: Enough11:30 p.m. Fox News Watch SportsCenterPimp My Ride Deep Blue Sea Warrior Princess

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 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/Prime Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightAmericanRegular SportsFox & FriendsSportsCenterThe Road toMovie: (cont.)The SimpsonsMovie: (cont.)12:30 a.m.Experience Programming NFL Primrtime Stardom Movie: <:58>The SimpsonsThe Simpsons1 a.m.Temporarily on College GamenightDancing with The Terminator Movie: Headline News1:30 a.m.Channel 17 NBA Fastbreak the Stars Brother Bear Two & a Half Men2 a.m.Secrets of CBS News Sunday SportsCenter Meet The Press2:30 a.m.War Morning Movie:3 a.m.J.A.G. Sports Reporters WWE SmackDown Movie: EddieÂ’s Million Black Forum3:30 a.m.Face the Nation 8 MileDollar Cook-OffAccess Hollywood4 a.m.The Best ofLate Edition WithNFL Countdown DawsonÂ’s Creek Weekend4:30 a.m. Good Eats Wolf Blitzer Movie: <:58> ESPNews5 a.m.According to Jim Warehouse The Others Mister RogersÂ’The NFL Today5:30 a.m.Georoge Lopez Warriors The Wiggles6 a.m.T.D. JakesHeadline News NFL House Hunters Sesame Street NFL6:30 a.m.Coral Ridge HourNavy/MCorps News AFC Divisional Organization AFC Divisional 7 a.m.Christopher CloseupFOX News Live Playoffs: Kids ClubMovie:Clifford Playoffs:7:30 a.m.Day of Discovery Pittsburgh Steelers Harvest with Greg Like Mike Baby Looney Tunes Pittsburgh Steelers8 a.m. Seven Little Monstersat Extreme Life Magic School Bus at8:30 a.m.Sagwa Indianapolis Colts Real VideosMovie: <:55> Book of Virtues Indianapolis Colts9 a.m.Movie:Meet the Press Latin Lifestyles State & Main House of Mouse 9:30 a.m.Win, Lose and NFL Urban StyleAnimaniacs NFL10 a.m.Kaboom Tim Russert NFC Divisional Great AdventureWeekenders NFC Divisional 10:30 a.m.Spongebob Playoffs: Roker on the RoadMovie: <:45> The Proud Family Playoffs:11 a.m.MotorweekFNS with Chris Carolina Panthers Simplify Your Life Addicted to Drake & Josh Carolina Panthers11:30 a.m.Ebert & Roeper Wallace at American Festivals Love Funniest Animals atnoonHeadline NewsCNN Sunday Chicago Bears Suze OrmanNBA Inside Stuff Chicago Bears12:30 p.m.Army Newswatch Show Movie:I Dream of Jeannie 1 p.m.RollerThis Week Australian Open American Spider-Man Movie:Dr. Phil1:30 p.m. Tennis Experience: Alice in Wonderland 2 p.m.CNN Presents: Day 1 Citizen King Oprah Winfrey2:30 p.m. Live Movie: <:46>Movie: 3 p.m. CNN Sunday Night Secrets of Almost FamousThe Baby-Sitters NBC Nightly News3:30 p.m. War Club Judge Judy4 p.m.The Apprentice:CNN 25 J.A.G. DisneyÂ’s Doug WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m.Martha Stewart Rocket Power5 p.m.Fear FactorLarry King LiveNFL PrimetimeThe Best ofTrue Hollywood SpongeBob5:30 p.m. College Gamenight Good Eats Story Farily Oddparents6 p.m.Roller60 MinutesNBA FastbreakAccording to JimCrocodile HunterAmerican Chopper6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll SportsCenter George Lopez 7 p.m.Movie:FOX ReportScrubs Movie:AmericaÂ’s FunniestER7:30 p.m.The World is Not Malcolm Selma, Lord, Selma Home Videos8 p.m.Enough Wall Street JournalPGADesperateGilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30 p.m.Face the Nation Sony Open:Housewives Movie: <:43> Headline News9 p.m.This Week Final Round GreyÂ’s Anatomy Les Miserables EverwoodESPNews9:30 p.m.The Simpsons Navy/MCorps News10 p.m.RollerMeet the PressFriendsThe Waltons60 Minutes10:30 p.m.Two & a Half Men Seinfeld 11 p.m.Meet The PressDateline NBCSaturday NightMovie:7th HeavenThe Biggest Loser11:30 p.m.SportsCenter Live Crimson TideMonday

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 11All 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 SailorsmidnightDawsonÂ’s CreekRegular SportsAmerican MorningSportsCenterThe X-FilesMovie: (cont.)Crocodile HunterCrossing Jordan12:30 a.m.Programming NFL Primetime Crimson Tide 1 a.m.Judging Amy Temporarily on College GamenightScrubs Movie: <:09>AmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1:30 a.m. Channel 17 NBA FastbreakMalcolm Broken Arrow Home Videos Tonight Show2 a.m.Passions NFL DesperateGilmore Girls with Jay Leno2:30 a.m. AFC Divisional Housewives The Late Show3 a.m.ERMSNBC Live Playoffs: GreyÂ’s Anatomy Movie:Everwood w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m. Pittsburgh Steelers Selma, Lord, Selma The Late Late Show4 a.m.Alias at FriendsThe Waltons with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m. Indianapolis Colts SeinfeldMovie: <:43> Big Idea with5 a.m.RollerSportsCenterCarol Duval Show Les Miserables Play with Sesame Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m. Room By RoomBarney & FriendsCountdown with 6 a.m.TodayDateline NBC Body ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. NFL PrimetimeThe Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.FOX News Live Australian Open The ViewInside the ActorÂ’s. Bear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Tennis David Duchovny RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B with Day 1 Emeril LiveHollywood ShootoutLazytownÂ’s NewESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith E.T. Superhero Headline News9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World with 30 Minute Meals Movie:Movie: Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20>Neil Cavuto PaulaÂ’s Home CookingDanielle SteelÂ’sA Goofy Movie America 10 a.m.Guiding Light The Big Story DesignerÂ’s ChallengeOnce in a Lifetime 10:30 a.m.<10:20> w/ John Gibson Coast to Coast Movie: <:47>The Proud Family 11 a.m.General Hospital Headline News The Soup The Pelican Brief The Proud FamilyEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly NewsSportsCenter Blind DateThe Proud Family noonRollerABC World NewsAround the HornMy Wife & KidsThe Proud Family Friends12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening NewsPTIGirlfriendsThe Proud FamilyWheel of Fortune1 p.m.TodayThe NewshourNBADawsonÂ’s Creek Movie:Our FriendNHL1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer San Antonio Spurs Roxanne Martin Tampa Bay 2 p.m. Hannity & Colmes at Judging AmyAnd the Children Lightning at2:30 p.m.Memphis Grizzlies Movie: <:47> Shall Lead San Jose Sharks3 p.m.Wild ThornberrysAnderson CooperPassions The Birds Funniest Videos3:30 p.m.Fairly Oddparents 360 NBA Full House 4 p.m.Mucha LuchaAnderson Cooper Miami Heat ERPokemonDawsonÂ’s Creek4:30 p.m.W.I.T.C.H. 360 at Yu-Gi-Oh!5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King Live LA Lakers AliasAcess HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougJudging Amy5:30 p.m.Roller Weekend Rocket Power6 p.m.Window on the Atoll /RollerRita Cosby:Inside the NBAThe Simpsons E.T. WeekendSpongeBobBattlestar6:30 p.m.Roller Live & Direct Raymond Fairly Oddparents Galactica7 p.m.60 MinutesHeadline NewsSportsCenterThe 4400Movie:Lizzie McguireER7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley 8 Mile Taina8 p.m.The Biggest LoserHardballCollege Basketball Stargate Atlantis SmallvilleJeopardy8:30 p.m.with Chris Matthews Kansas at Movie: <:58> Headline News9 p.m.Crossing JordanOÂ’Reilly Factor Missouri 24 The Others Boy Meets WorldESPNews9:30 p.m. Boy Meets WorldPaci c Report10 p.m.RollerNightlineSportsCenterFriends Fresh PrinceSmallville10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness Report SeinfeldFamily Ties 11 p.m.W/ Jay LenoCNN College Basketball SeinfeldMovie:7th HeavenMovie:11:30 p.m.The Late Show American Morning King of the Hill Bachelor Party Lucy Tuesday

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12All 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 ShowRegular SportsAmerican Morning Connecticut at Late Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobMovie: (Continued)12:30 a.m.w/ David Letterman Programming Syracuse Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:49>Fairly OddparentsThe Simpsons1 a.m.The Late Late Show Temporarily on SportsCenterThe 4400 Jury Duty Lizzie Mcguire Paci c Report1:30 a.m.with Craig Ferguson Channel 17 Taina Tonight Show2 a.m.Big Idea with College BasketballStargate Atlantis Smallville w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Donnie Deutsch Marymount at Coming Attractions The Late Show3 a.m.Countdown With MSNBC Live at 24Movie:Boy Meets World w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Keith Olbermann Gonzaga 8 Mile Boy Meets World The Late4 a.m.Headline NewsSportsCenterFriends Fresh Prince Late Show4:30 a.m.Entertain. Studios SeinfeldMovie: <:58>Family Ties Big Idea5 a.m.RollerSportsCenterCarol Duval ShowThe Others Play with Sesame w/ Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m.Room By Room Barney & Friends Countdown with6 a.m.TodayFNC DaysideNBA Inside StuffBody Shaping Sesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. ESPNewsThe Right FitAccess Hollywood7 a.m.FOX News Live Australian Open The ViewAccess HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Tennis Weekend RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B with Day 2 Emeril 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 Your World with 30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20>Neil Cavuto Sweet Dreams A Child Lost Lazy TownAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light The Big Story The Shopping BagsForeverSeven Little Monsters 10:30 a.m.<10:20> w/ John Gibson Ambush MakeoverMovie: <:48> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital Headline NewsSportsCenterE! News Live OceanÂ’s Eleven JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly NewsBlind DateRolie Polie OlienoonRollerABC World NewsCollege BasketballMy Wife & Kids Dora the ExplorerCollege Basketball12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening News Illinois Girlfriends BlueÂ’s Clues Charlotte 1 p.m.TodayThe Newshour at DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Rubaddubers at1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer Indiana Crouching Tiger, Bear in the Big Blue St. JosephÂ’s2 p.m. Hannity & ColmesCollege BasketballJudging Amy Hidden Dragon Barney & FriendsCollege Basketball2:30 p.m.Kentucky Play with Sesame Louisvile3 p.m.DisneyÂ’s DougAnderson Cooper at PassionsMovie: <:11>Funniest Videos at3:30 p.m.Animaniacs 360 Georgia Platoon Full House St. JohnÂ’s4 p.m.All That!Anderson CooperSportsCenterERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.Teen Kids News360 Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King LiveNFL LiveAliasThe EntertainersDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.RollerOutside the Lines Rocket PowerNBC Nightly News6 p.m.Rita Cosby:Around the HornThe SimpsonsBehind the ScenesSpongeBobBattlestar Galactica6:30 p.m.Live & Direct PTIRaymondE.T.Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.SmallvilleHeadline NewsSportsCenterEnterpriseMovie: As Told By GingerER7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley CellularThe Amanda Show8 p.m.Movie:HardballNHL:LostEverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m.Lucy with Chris Matthews New Jersey Devils Movie: <:49> Headline News9 p.m. OÂ’Reilly Factor at WWE Raw! Out of Sight Sister, SisterESPNews9:30 p.m.The SimpsonsSan Antonio Blues Sister, SisterNavy/Mcorps News10 p.m.RollerNightline Fresh PrinceEve10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness ReportSportsCenter Familiy TiesAll of Us11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno American MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenExtreme Makeover:11:30 p.m.The Late ShowNFL LiveThe Colbert Report Shanghai Noon Home EditionWednesday

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 13 Caf Paci c LunchSun Pot roast Roasted Peking duck New Zealand mussels Grill: Brunch station openMon Carved Virginia ham Cornish game hens Hawaiian chopped steak Grill: Brunch station openTues Breaded pork cutlet Local boy chicken stew Crabs Benedict Grill: Brunch station open Weds Smoked barbecued briskit Kung pao chicken Broiled ono Grill: Buffalo burger Thurs Charbroiled chicken Beef tips in Burgundy Grill: Cheese sandwich Fri Maple-glazed pork loin Baked spaghetti Trout almondine Grill: mini-gyro bar Jan. 21 Japanese saimin bar Teriyaki beef steak Sweet-and-sour chicken Grill: Teriyaki burger DinnerTonight Turkey a la king Local boy stew Beef manicotti Sun Roasted pork butt Thai chicken stir-fry Steamed cod Mon Pasta bar Italian sausage Eggplant Parmesan Chicken patties Tues Hawaiian huli chicken Five-spice pork roast Tofu and vegetables Fish and chips Weds London broil Pasta a la pesto Chicken Monterey Thurs Baked meatloaf Turkey pot pie Blackened mahi mahi Fri Herb-baked chicken Meatballs in teriyaki sauce Tofu/eggplant stir-fry 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 online 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 years’ 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 NETWORK ENGINEER II–MO. HR Req 031227. OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. HR Req 031231. OPTICS TECHNICIAN III,.HR Req 031229. SUPERVISOR PROVISIONS. HR Req 030902 CONTRACT COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR. HR Req. 031209. TRAFFIC AGENT II. HR Req. 030658. ACCOUNTING CLERK II. HR Req. 031221. 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. 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. RoiNamur, HR Req 031173. OPERATOR SPACE SURVEILLANCE. RoiNamur. HR Req 030903. PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031067. 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.

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 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. 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 www.dodcommunitybank.com. For more information, contact the personnel department at employment@bank-ofamerica.jp 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 EMPTY BLUE wine bottles. Call Sandy, 54152. FULL-SIZE refrigerator. Call 51128. LOST BLACK SHERWOOD buoyancy compensator weight pouch with two weights, somewhere between Reef Bachelor Quarters and Emon Beach or ski boat stairs. Call Bob Swanson, 54612. BLUE 2 by 3 foot couch cushion while moving couch to Quarters 121-F via Lagoon Road and Western Street on Tuesday. Reward if cushion returned in good condition. Call Geary, 50962. GREEN CANVAS wallet with Roi-Namur written on the inside, says James Muhich on it with all identi cation on inside. $100 reward. Call 51713 or 53740. PATIO SALES MONDAY, 7-10 a.m., Quarters 103. MenÂ’s womenÂ’s and teenÂ’s clothes, kitchen items. MONDAY, 7:30-10:30 a.m., Quarters 424-A. Multi-family sale. Clothes, household items. MONDAY, 7:30-10:30 a.m., at the tent at Lagoon Road and Sixth Street. Multi-family sale. FOR SALE SONY LAPTOP COMPUTER. True desktop replacement. P4 3.0Ghz HT, 80G HD, huge 16 inch display 1600x1200, 1/2G RAM, two batteries, DVD+/-RW Burner, 56k modem, 10/ 100 NIC, WinXP Pro SP2, MS Works + more SW, A/C adapter, carrying case. Perfect for power applications (photo/video editing) with mobility. Call 52197 or e-mail rod@kwajalein.us. CUSTOM CHOPPER by Kai, one-of-a-kind; futon couch, queen-size; four-shelf ladder system; wicker amoire, nice; 6 by 9 foot rug; ATV red wagon. Call 52275. KRUPS ESPRESSO maker, $50. Call 51128. MENÂ’S SUN BIKE, $50; womenÂ’s Sun bike, $35; Huffy bike, $25; Sea and Sea 35 mm underwater camera, $90; two yellow snorkel vests, $20 each. Call 51960. SUN 4 SPEED BIKE, $100; bike trailer, $100; snorkel; mask; and ns (never used), $40; assorted carpet in various condition. Call 55054, after 4 p.m. NIKE ATHLETIC shoes, size 11, new in box. Call 55263. WEIGHT BENCH with 5, 10 and 15-pound weights, $40; 12 stackable bins, $10; two Daiwa Jupiter spinning rods/reels, $15 each. Call 53718.SURFBOARDS, 8 foot, 4 inch South Point Epoxy Longboard with Bag, leash $400; 7 foot, 3 inch Bic Mini Mal $100; 6 foot, 2 inch shortboard $100; two bikes, $20 each. Call 50632. DOONEY AND BOURKE backpack purse, used twice. Purchased for $210, will sell for $100. HP Photosmart 730 series digital camera, 3.24 MP, video, 3X zoom, docking station, connections, additional 128 MB disk included, extra rechargeable AA batteries, like new, $200. Call 51035 and leave message.MEDELLA PUMP-IN-STYLE breast pump, Graco baby backpack, toddler chair, water distiller and lters. Call 51815. COMMUNITY NOTICES BARGE OPERATIONS are scheduled through Sunday. During this time, the Supply and Marine Department areas, between 6th and 8th Streets and Supply and Marine Road, are off limits to pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle/equipment traf c. Only Supply and Marine Department personnel will be allowed access to these areas. Barricades and caution tape will erected at all of these points. Questions? Call 52180, 53444 or 53430. IN SUPPORT OF the Kwajalein Golf AssociationÂ’s Atoll Cup golf event Sunday, no starting times will be available from 8 a.m. to noon. Questions? Call Bob Butz, 53768. START THE NEW YEAR on the right note. The rst all-island jam of 2006 is almost here. The jam will start at 6 p.m., Sunday, in the Adult Recreation Center. Come join in, play some music and sing along. All styles welcome. For more information, call Billy, 53331, or e-mail: coleyb@usaka.smdc.army.mil BOWLING 101 class is back at 4-6 p.m., Monday. Call Thompson, 53320. DONÂ’T FORGET to stop by Small Boat Marina on Kwaj or on Roi Monday to see who will win the prize for the catch of the day in the Big Strike Fishing Tournament. Weigh-in will be at 5:30 p.m. and continue until all sh are weighed. Raf e will commence immediately after weigh-in. There will be no school on Tuesday for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. BOY SCOUT Troop 314 monthly adult steering meeting will be from 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, at Quarters 429A. THE SCHOOL ADVISORY Council will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, in the elementary school Merbabes for children from 6 months to 3 is 11:45 p.m., Wednesday and Fridays, from Feb. 8 to March 3, at the family pool. Cost is $30. Register at Community Activities of ce by Feb. 4. The Small Arms Range will be in operation 7 a.m.-noon, Wednesday. All wa ter craft operators observe the red ags at the southwest end of the island. Questions, call, 54448.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 15 ItÂ’s coming again! The Java Caf will be 7-11 p.m., Jan. 21, in the Yokwe Yuk Club Kabua Room. Coffee, espresso, latte and desserts. There is no charge. Sponsored by Island Memorial Chapel. music room. Several issues will be discussed, including the 2006-2007 school calendar. The public is invited. Questions? Call 53761. THE INTAKE pipe cleaning for both swimming pools, scheduled for Wednesday-Friday has been cancelled. Pools will be open regular hours. COUNTRY/WESTERN NIGHT at the Yuk Club will be at 7 p.m., Jan. 22. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND announces the following courses. SPCH 100 Foundations of Speech Communication (3). Class begins Jan. 25. Instructor is Dusty Varcak. HRMN 300 Human Resource Management. Instructor is Nicole Beall. Register at the University of Maryland of ce 12-4 p.m., Mondays and 4-6 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, or call 52800 to make an appointment. JANUARY IS THE beginning of a new claim processing year. This means that calculations for your deductible start over with the new year. Kwajalein Hospital will collect payment for of ce visits from patients at the time of service. We are implementing this process for January and February to collect fees that will most likely be applied to your deductible up front instead of after insurance processing which has been our practice. Kwajalein Hospital will continue to le these claims with your insurance company on your behalf and provide you with a paid receipt so that you may track that your claims have been processed. Once we have established and documented that your deductible has been met, we will collect only your of ce visit co-pay at the time of service. This process change applies to of ce visits only. Lab and radiology will be led as usual and fees owed by the patient will be collected after the insurance company has processed the claim. Fees for medications are collected at the time they are picked up.MONTHLY ISLAND ORIENTATION will be at 1 p.m., on Jan. 25, in Community Activities Center Room 6. It is required for all new island arrivals. The island orientation is not recommended for dependent children under 10. Questions? Call 51134. The optional Ebeye tour has been cancelled for January. FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY, a Dave Ramsey course sponsored by the Island Memorial Chapel, will begin its spring semester in February. This 13-week course shows people how to put into practice proven common-sense principles concerning cash ow planning, handling debt, understanding investments, retirement/college planning and more. Find out more or sign-up for the course at one of two FPU orientations at noon-12:30 p.m., Sunday or 6-6:30 p.m., Friday, in the Religious Education Building. Questions? Call John Vannoy, 51382, work or 54533, home. Seating is limited. HYDRO-TONE water aerobics for adults will be at 5-5:45 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Feb. 7, at the adult pool. No charge. No registration required. For more info, call Mandie at 5-2847 ADULT LEARN to swim class for all skill levels is 6-6:45 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays, from Feb. 7 to March 3, at the adult pool. Cost is $40. Register at Community Activities by Feb. 4. The Yokwe Yuk WomenÂ’s Club would like to welcome newcomers and current members to a wine and cheese social at 7 p.m., Friday, at Quarters 106-B. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 a.m., in PBQ Room 250, second oor, every Sunday. For information, call 51143. ALANON IS BACK. Meetings are at 5:30 p.m., Thursdays, in the hospital conference room. For information, call 55362.

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 The Kwajalein HourglassSun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 0708/1848 1930/0738 0500, 4.4' 1040, 1.1' 1700, 5.6' 2330, 0.8' Monday 0709/1849 2019/0822 0530, 4.5' 1110, 1.1' 1730, 5.6' 2400, 0.8' Tuesday 0709/1849 2105/0904 0600, 4.5' 1140, 1.1' 1800, 5.5' Wednesday 0709/1850 2149/0942 0620, 4.5Â’ 0030, 0.8' 1830, 5.3Â’ 1210, 1.2' 16 RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 12-18 knots. Sunday: Partly cloudy with scattered showers early. Winds: ENE at 12-18 knots. Monday: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Winds: NE-E at 15-20 knots. Tuesday: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 12-18 knots. Annual rain total: 2.42 inches Annual deviation: +0.27 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or www.rts-wx.com. 9 p.m., tonight, at the Yuk Club (21 and over) 8 p.m., Sunday, at the Roi OutriggerLaugh . that s an order!Mark Yaffee Sebastian Cetina Vargus Mason f o r r s t s e m e s t e r e n d i n g D e c 1 6 for rst semester ending Dec. 16High honor roll (3.7 and higher) Grade 7 : Renee Corbett*, Cayley Corrado and Melissa Peacock*, Rebecca Rejto* and Dylen Russell*; Grade 8 : Casey Evans, Michael Kautz, Austin Fortin, Melanie Holton, Julianne Kirchner*, William Ray*, Laurie Simpson, Grant Thimsen, Devin Vinluan, Christine Woodburn and Alexis Yurovchak ; Grade 9 : Cassia Griswold*, Monica Peters and Bret Young; Grade 10 : Shelley Childers, John Landgraff*, Rachael Stepchew and Kaylee West; Grade 11 : Liam Berry, Jefferson Bobo, Lani Brown, Emily Hendrix, Hayley Nast, Leah Simpson*, Michael Taylor* and Tessa Thimsen; Grade 12: Amber Banducci*, Lisa Barbella*, Ashley DeLong, Katie Funk, Maureen Moulton, Allison Peacock, Lauren Peters and Kendal Young*.Honor roll (3.5 3.7) Grade 7 : Daniel Valles and Leimamo Wase; Grade 8: Andrew Conrad; Grade 10 : April Engvall, Emma Boughen and Mitch Johnson; Grade 11 : Michael Graham, Kanene Coleman, Win eld Keller, Jr. and Jeffrey Lewis.Merit roll (3.0 3.49) Grade 7 : Julie Alves, Kyle Cassiday, Danielle Gilmore, Madeleine Hall, Zachary Molina, Melissa Richards, Aubrey Sanborn and Tyler Stepchew; Grade 8 : Chelsea Bantol, Ashlyn Davis, Kaitlynn Phillips, Steven Richards, Clarissa Brady, Colleen Engvall, Barlik Gold, Kelly Grant, Jackson Hirniak, Kitlang Kabua, Emma Peacock and Nakoli Sakaio; Grade 9 : Robert Alves, Claire O'Connell, Michael Hillman and Jessica Lojkar; Grade 10 : Christian Clark, Corinne Davis, Justin DeCoster, Wardell Harless, Jordan Klein, Georgia Muller and Donna Pippitt; Grade 11 : Jeremy Beckler, Michael Butler, Alex Lollar and Jackie Nast; Grade 12 : Sean Corrado, Sara Barrs, Barry Childers, Clarissa Holton, Alyx Howard and Jeffrey Schilling.*4.0 grade average Honor roll Due to a software error, the previously published honor roll data was incomplete. The following is the corrected honor roll listing. The school apologizes for the error.