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S u r f w a y g e t t i n g Surfway getting f a c e l i f t facelift — P a g e 6 — Page 6 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 ( M i k e M o o r e a n d T r a c y H a m p s o n l o a d o n e o f 3 6 1 5 5 m m r o u n d s f o u n d o n t h e r e e f a t (Mike Moore and Tracy Hampson load one of 36 155 mm rounds found on the reef at C a r l s o n i n t o a Z o d i a c o n S e p t 1 5 F o r m o r e o n t h e o p e r a t i o n s e e P a g e 4 ) Carlson into a Zodiac on Sept. 15. For more on the operation, see Page 4.) ( P h o t o c o u r t e s y o f E x p l o s i v e O r d n a n c e D i s p o s a l ) (Photo courtesy of Explosive Ordnance Disposal) B o a t i n g i n c i d e n t s Boating incidents e m p h a s i z e n e e d emphasize need f o r s a f e t y for safety — P a g e 3 — Page 3


Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 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 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 The Kwajalein Hourglassare not necessarily of cial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or USAKA. It is published Wednesdays and Saturdays in accordance with Army Regulation 360-1 and using a network printer by Kwajalein Range Services editorial staff. P.O. Box 23, APO AP 96555 Phone: Defense Switching Network 254-3539; local 53539 Printed circulation: 2,000Commanding Of cer..........COL Beverly Stipe Public Affairs Of cer.....................Sandy Miller Editor.....................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer.........................Dan Adler Reporter................................Elizabeth Davie High School Volunteer.............Lisa Barbella Circulation..............................Will O'Connell L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editorCommentary Nobody’s listening to me (are they?) Like most people, I like my privacy. I don’t want people snooping and prying into my affairs, even though I have a pretty dull, standard type of life that I don’t think anyone would be all that interested in. Okay, that being said, let’s talk about this ‘spying’ stuff that the super secret National Security Agency has been doing. By the way, if it’s that secret, how come we all know about it? If they’re listening into conversations taking place in mosques that may be meeting places for people plotting to blow up my friends and family, I’m not gonna’ raise a stink about it. If they want to listen to phone calls and intercept e-mails of people that are suspected of being terrorists or supporting terrorists, I say that’s just ne with me. I don’t care whether it’s done in the United States or a foreign country. If that’s what it takes to stop terrorists from bombing a subway station or a department store or a school, then I’m all for it. But isn’t that violating civil liberies, you ask. Isn’t that unconstitutional? Well, rst of all, I’m not a lawyer and it’s been a long time since I read the constitution. But I can’t see that the government is ever really going to want to know who Dan Adler is talking to. Unless maybe I’m making lots of phone calls to Saudi Arabia or Pakistan or Afghanistan. You know, places where terrorists hang out. And if they ever wanted to listen to my boring phone calls to my mother and hear all those those guilt trips laid on me, I don’t think they’d listen long. They might like the calls to my brother when he hits me up for a loan and I air my vocabulary telling him no, ever so nicely. I can’t imagine the government would be interested in the anemic bank account I have. I’m not sending money to any Swiss bank accounts or to any Middle Eastern countries. As long as I don’t break the law and pay my taxes, I can’t think of one single reason the federal government would be interested in knowing anything about me. So you see, I don’t worry about my civil liberties being violated because the feds are listening to Mr. Terror Suspect’s phone calls. To me, that’s the same as complaining about having your backpack searched as you enter a stadium or a subway station. I say search mine and everybody else’s as though lives depend on it. Who knows when that might be all too true. I’m not entirely off my rocker though. I know that it’s a slippery slope when the government starts doing things like this. The possiblity of misuse always exists. But if there’s ever been a time when civil liberties have to be weighed against protecting the country, it’s now. Are security cameras an invasion of privacy? Do they violate civil liberties? Since most people I care for and love aren’t going to do anything that they wouldn’t want a camera to catch, I’m just ne with cameras. The way I see it is this. If you’re not doing anything wrong, then you don’t have to worry about anyone violating your civil liberties because most likely, you’re a really boring person. Nobody cares if you’re caught picking your nose on camera. I don’t think the ‘spying’ should have been made public by the news media. I think that’s alerted those we need to worry about to what the government has been doing to check up on them. Of course, that’s just my opinion. But since my opinions are based on amazing knowledge, you should all listen to them.And by the way, don’t anybody dare write any letters, e-mails or make any phone calls disagreeing with me. You’re being watched, you know. Kaivan AJ TompkinsJohn and Annie Tompkins announce the birth of Kaivan AJ Tompkins on Nov. 11. He weighed in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20.5 inches longs. Mommy and baby are doing well and being pampered in the Phillipines. They will return to Kwaj on Feb. 1.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 3 Two boating incidents point out need to adhere to established safety regulationsHourglass reportsTwo unrelated incidents in late December identi ed boating safety issues. In the early minutes of Dec. 27 a sailboat was spotted anchored inside the Kwajalein Harbor between the two Dolphin Buoys that mark the harbor entrance, according to Lt. Mike Herrington, Kwajalein Police Department Marine Division. The sailboat was anchored in the transit lane and according to Herrington, anchoring there could cause an accident, “it’s like parking in the middle of the street in the dark,” he said. The Kwajalein Marine Police were noti ed that a sailboat was adrift inside the harbor and the KPD boat Peacekeeper was underway within 10 minutes. “We located the sailboat Capella at anchor.The Peacekeeper was brought along side and the siren and loud speaker were used to get someone’s attention. No response. Boarded the vessel, woke the person up and told him to move as we had an inbound work boat. He was directed to follow the police boat to a safe mooring area,” Herrington said. The boat operator chose to depart the area instead of comply with police, “I never did get to talk to the man; when we turned around he was gone. He did not have his lights on and he overheated his engine leaving, and he was located on radar 5.5 miles away,” Herrington said. Herrington added that Marine Police did a welfare check of the area with the radar on .5 miles and used the spotlight. “We were worried he might be adrift. We did a very good search of the immediate area, then we extended our search to 1 mile, then 1.5 miles, then 2.5 until we saw him on 6 miles,” he said. The search took approximately two hours. “After we made contact the second time, I told him to turn around and follow me back to Kwajalein; he said he didn’t think so. He was informed if he did not turn around, a line would be placed on his vessel and he would be towed. When the vessel Capalla arrived at Pier 1 Kwajalein, it was greeted by members of the police department who, very professionally, took charge of the situation,” Herrington said. According to Herrington, “Everyone who operates a boat here at Kwajalein must attend two nights of classroom, take two written tests, take a practical test before they can operate any boat here. Anchoring is a part of that class. “The very rst thing any boater learns then forgets is USAKA Reg. 385-9 1.1B ‘Recreational water activity is a privilege granted to individuals by the USAKA commander.’” Increasing the safety risk, the boat operator dropped his anchor and line right where he was anchored. “The 100-plus feet of line could now get fouled with the props of our bigger vessels. The Worthy returned that day. Could have picked up the line and sucked the anchor into the vessel,” Herrington said. Divers from the Kwajalein Scuba Club located and raised the anchor. The second boating-safety related incident over the holidays happened when a private-boat owner did not return to Kwajalein at the time indicated on his oat plan. “The harbor master started trying to make radio contact with the boat at 1535 hours [3:35 p.m.] Jan. 3.. The Small Boat Marina started trying to make radio contact, Ch68, at 1615hrs [4:15 p.m.]; this continued until 1700 hrs. [5 p.m.] KPD was noti ed at this time, and I was paged shortly after,” Herrington said. According to Herrington, a private boat les a oat plan with Harbor Control when the Small Boat Marina is closed, or if the boat leaves or returns after the SBM is closed. The oat plan showed the vessel bound for the Namu Atoll, 34 miles south of Kwajalein Atoll. The oat plan was led with the Harbor Master who discovered the boat was overdue. The SR-001 and the Peacekeeper began the search two hours after Sparetime was due to return. “If a vessel is overdue by 15 minutes and radio contact is not made, SAR [search and rescue] will be noti ed,” Herrington said. “The search was conducted by four people on two boats; however, more people were involved. The Harbor Control continued to make radio contact on Channel 12 and Channel 16. The Small Boat Marina continued to make radio contact on Channel 68. The SBM supervisor made contact with Ebeye Base Radio. Ebeye Base was able to get con icting reports from Namu Atoll. The next day Host Nations, Alan [Taylor], with the assistance of the RMI of ce on Kwajalein, talked to a number of contacts on Namu radio.” The SR-001 was again underway at 1 p.m., Jan. 7. Set a direct course to Namu Atoll. The SAR boat also had four re department EMTs [emergency medical technicians] onboard. The vessel Sparetime was located within one hour. “It is the responsibility of the boat operator to ll out and comply with his oat plan. Changes can be made by radio,” Harrington said. If the boat had not been located, USAKA was standing by with aircraft to expand the search. “In this case everyone did return safely, and lessons were learned,” Herrington said. “USAKA has guidelines. We have people to help in most any situation. Residents have a lot of freedom to enjoy the water sports. We should never forget it is the responsibility of the Boat operator to know and to comply with the regulations and guidelines,” Herrington said.“USAKA has guidelines. We have people to help in most any situation. Residents have a lot of freedom to enjoy the water sports. We should never forget it is the responsibility of the boat operator to know and to comply with the regulations and guidelines.”— Mike Herrington, Kwajalein Police Marine Division


Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 World War II howitzer ro u destroyed in explosive ope(Photos courtesy of EOD) Steve Fuchs, Mike Moore and Travis McDiffett try to dislodge howitzer rounds from the water. Switon Tanaka, left, and Todd Hinson transport two rounds. All 36 rounds were secured for transport to Illeginni for disposal.By Elizabeth Davie ReporterSept. 15 and 16 the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from Kwajalein helped make the island of Carlson a safer place for shermen. According to Travis McDiffett, unexploded ordnance technician, the team responded to a request from the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The team was transported to the reef by the Manassas then traveled to the site where the rounds were found by Zodiacs, ridged in atable boats. According to McDiffett, the majority of the 36 155 mm high explosive rounds that were recovered were encrusted in the reef. All of the rounds were unfused and un red, making them safe to move. The team used pry bars, sledge hammers and chisel blades to dislodge the rounds. It took


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 5 had to be pried out. u nds found on Carlson are rations on Illeginni island V i e w o f I l l e g i n n i a s a s e c o n d s h o t o f h i g h e x p l o s i v e s View of Illeginni as a second shot of high explosives i s r e d t o d e s t r o y 3 6 1 5 5 m m h o w t i z e r r o u n d s is red to destroy 36 155 mm howtizer rounds. The team unloads the rounds on Illeginni island. Daryl Satko, left, and Mike Moore prepare the blocks of C4 that were used to destroy the rounds.approximately two hours. The rounds were transported by the Manassas to the island of Illeginni. The team stayed overnight on the boat. The next morning the rounds were unloaded for disposal. According to Scott Phillips, UXO technician, a maximum of 200 pounds of net explosive weight can be disposed of at one time. Three separate shots were needed to dispose of all 600 pounds of NEW. No clean-up shot was necessary. After the blasts, Phillips conducted environmental sampling of the soil from the crater left by the explosion for Kwajalein Range Services Environmental of ce. The samples came back normal. The technicians would like to thank Kwajalein Police Department Marine Dept., the Manassas crew, the Kwajalein dive team, KRS Operations personnel, Engineering and Planning section, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll personnel and the Water plant personnel for their support.


Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass Well done Alves earns Technical Achievement Award By Nell M. Drumheller EditorStephen Alves, ALCOR and Millimeter Wave Radar transmitter lead engineer, won the 2005 U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Technical Achievement Award. The award was presented to Alves by Lt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen, SMDC commanding general, during the general’s visit to USAKA last week. According to the award application procedures “This award recognizes exceptional technical achievement accomplished by an individual working directly on space and missile defense activities being executed by the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Joint Program Of ce, or the PEO for Missiles and Space. The achievement can be a single achievement or a series of achievements accomplished anytime during the previous ve years.” Alves received the award for developing a sensitivity improvement concept for the MMW radar at the Reagan Test Site and providing the technical leadership to ensure its successful implementation. He performed the feasibility study and provided critical support to the modi cations of the MMW transmitter hardware and software systems. This improvement doubled the pulse length of the MMW radar from 50 to 100 microseconds increasing the sensitivity by 2 dB. “This is a signi cant increase in sensitivity for almost no cost,” according to Jeff Jones, ALCOR/ MMW Sensor Leader. Alves job as a senior transmitter engineer is to design and develop modi cations to, and direct the maintenance of, high power radio frequency ampli ers (transmitters) used by the radars on Roi-Namur. “As the senior transmitter engineer, I help to keep the transmitters working and supporting radar operations critical to the national defense. USAKA could not operate this range without the radars and the radars cannot operate without transmitters.” He has worked for Kwajalein contractors for 17 years and has been an engineer for more than 23 years. According to Alves the award was for “developing a new capability for the MMW radar transmitter that led to a signi cant improvement in the radar sensitivity, a key measure of radar performance. The modi cation was designed, installed and demonstrated mission capable. The cost savings for the range for this level of sensitivity improvement was in excess of $3M.” Alves added “This MMW Sensitivity Improvement modi cation dovetails precisely with the strategic plan for future improvements of the MMW radar system. Future sensitivity upgrades will build and expand upon the sensitivity improvement demonstrated thus far.” Hourglass reportsBeginning Tuesday, sections of Surfway will be cordoned off for steam cleaning, painting and g enera l maintenance. T he pro j ect wi ll b e comp l ete d sectionb y-section an s h ou ld ta k e approximate 32 d a y s, accor d in g to R Den h am f rom Kwa j a le Range Services Surfway. “ Ea c h sect i o n s h ou l d t approximate ly ve d a y s, ” said. D e n h am s ai d the in d i v sections wi ll b e c l ose d d uri n p rocess, b ut s h o pp ers wi ll b t o o b tain man y o f t h e re stocked i te m s a t T e n-T e n. H e d t h at t h e c l eaning, pain t main te nan ce ha s n ot bee n extensive ly in more t h an 1 Th is ma k e-over s h ou ld im p app earance an d exten d t h e l i f e o f S ur f wa y For more information, call Denh am or Gary Prettyman at 53607. The schedule is: •Section 1: Tuesday – Jan. 29 Chill p ro d uce, pic kl es, snac k s an d water •Section 2A: Jan. 31-Feb. 4 : House h o ld items, pet f oo d pape r o o d s an d canne d meat items •Section 2B: Feb. 7 – 11 Canned e geta bl es, f ruit an d j uice; magai nes, b a b y f oo d an d d iapers •Section 3: Feb. 14 – 18 Dairy i s l e, f rozen pizza an d snac k s, b acon nd pac k age d meats •Section 4: Feb. 22 – 26 Center r ozen d isp l a y cases: f rozen b rea d i nners, ve g eta bl es an d ice crea m •Section 5: Feb. 28 – March 4 Cofe, ca k e mixes, sugar, Je ll O an d re a d •Sect i o n 6 : Mar ch 7 – 11 Checkout r ea b eer, to b acco, h ea l t h an d b eauy items, wine an d can dy Pardon our dustSurfway to get cleaning, new paint job


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 7All programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowAmerican MorningNFL LiveLate Night withMovie: (cont.) SpongeBobWithout a Trace12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show ESPNews Conan OÂ’Brien Shanghai Noon Fairly Oddparents1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson N. Amer. FishermanEnterpriseMovie: <:05> As Told by GingerPaci c Report1:30 a.m.Big Idea with NBA Conan The Amanda ShowTonight Show 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch Pheonix Lost The Destroyer Everwood w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown with at The Late Show 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann MSNBC Live Sacramento WWE Raw!Movie: Sister, Sister w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Cellular Sister, SisterThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenter Fresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios Movie: <:49>Family TiesThe Big Idea 5 a.m.RollerNFL LiveCarol Duvall ShowOut of Sight Play with Sesame with Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m.Room by RoomBarney & FriendsCountdown With6 a.m.TodayDaysideNFL Sounds ofBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. the Game The Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.FOX News Live TennisThe ViewThe EntertainersBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Australian Open: RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B with Day 3 Emeril LiveBehind the ScenesBlueÂ’s CluesESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20>Neil Cavuto Food 911 Forget Me Never Lazy TownAmerica10 a.m.Guiding Light The Big StoryMy First PlaceSeven Little Monsters 10:30 a.m.<10:20> w/ John Gibson Fashion FileMovie: <:44> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital Headline NewsSportsCenterBehind the Scenes Adventures of JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly NewsBlind Date Baron Munchausen Rolie Polie OlienoonRollerABC World NewsCollege BasketballMy Wife & KidsDora the ExplorerAround the Horn12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening News NC State GirlfriendsBlueÂ’s CluesPRI1 p.m.TodayThe Newshour vs DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: RubaddubersShooting USA1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer Duke Wings of the Dove Bear in the Big BlueCollege Basketball2 p.m. Hannity & ColmesNBAJudging AmyBarney & Friends Wisconsin2:30 p.m.Cleveland Movie: <:55>Play with Sesame vs .3 p.m.Aah! Real MonstersAnderson Cooper at Passions Star Trek VIII: Funniest Videos Ohio State3:30 p.m.RockoÂ’s Modern 360 Denver First Contact Full HouseESPNews4 p.m.SpongeBobAnderson CooperERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.Batman Beyond 360 SportsCenterYu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King LiveAliasTrue HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Roller Story Rocket Power NBC Nightly News6 p.m.Rita CosbyNFL LiveThe SimpsonsComing AttractionsSpongeBobAmerican Idol6:30 p.m.Live & Direct Outside the LinesRaymondE.T. Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.EveHeadline NewsSportsCenterAmerican IdolMovie:Even Stevens7:30 p.m.All of UsTavis Smiley Auditions Open Range Kenan & Kel8 p.m.Extreme Makeover:HardballPGA Tour:Gilmore GirlsJeopardy8:30 p.m.Home Edition with Chris MatthewsBob Hope Classic Headline News9 p.m.Without a TraceOÂ’Reilly Factor First Round The Closer Movie: <:21> DegrassiESPNews9:30 p.m. The One DegrassiPaci c Report10 p.m.RollerNightlineSportsCenterFriendsFresh PrinceTwo & a Half Men10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness ReportSeinfeld Family TiesJoey11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno American MorningNFL LiveThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenMedium11:30 p.m.The Late Show NBA FastbreakColbert Report Stand By Me Thursday


Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8All programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowAmerican MorningAMA Supercross:Late Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobC.S.I. Miami12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Pheonix, AZ Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:39>Farily Oddparents1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson NHLAmerican Idol Donnie Brasco Even StevensPaci c Report1:30 a.m.Big Idea with Teams TBD Auditions Kenan & KelTonight Show 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch Gilmore Girls w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown with The Late Show 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann MSNBC LiveThe CloserMovie:Degrassi w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Open Range DegrassiThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenterFriendsFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment StudiosSeinfeldFamily TiesThe Big Idea 5 a.m.RollerNFL LiveCarol Duvall Movie: <:21> Play with Sesame with Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m.NBA FastbreakRoom by Room The One Barney & FriendsCountdown With6 a.m.TodayDaysideReal Sports withBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann 6:30 a.m. Bryant Gumbel The Right Fit Access Hollywood 7 a.m.FOX News Live TennisThe ViewTrue HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Australian Open:Story RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B with Day 4 Emeril LiveComing AttractionsBlueÂ’s CluesESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20>Neil Cavuto Low Carb & LovinÂ’ it Songs in Ordinary Lazy TownAmerica 10 a.m.Guiding Light The Big StoryDesign on a Dime TimeSeven Little Monsters 10:30 a.m.<10:20> w/ John Gibson Style StarMovie: <:46> Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital Headline NewsSportsCenterE! News Live The Amitvville JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly NewsBlind Date Horror Rolie Polie OlienoonRollerABC World NewsPTIMy Wife & Kids Dora the ExplorerCollege Basketball12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening NewsNBA ActionGirlfriendsBlueÂ’s Clues N Carolina1 p.m.TodayThe NewshourNBADawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Rubaddubers at1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer Detroit Nadine Bear in the Big Blue Virginia2 p.m. Hannity & Colmes at Judging AmyBarney & FriendsCollege Basketball2:30 p.m.New York Movie: <:39>Play with Sesame Cincinnati3 p.m.Lilo & StitchAnderson CooperPassions Tombstone Funniest Videos at3:30 p.m.Oh Yeah! Cartoons 360 NBAFull House Xavier4 p.m.SabrinaAnderson Cooper Los Angeles ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.NBA Inside Stuff 360 at Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.Jeopardy!Larry King Live Sacramento AliasThe DirectorsDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Roller Rocket Power NBC Nightly News6 p.m.Rita CosbyInside the NBASimpsonsEbert & RoeperSpongeBobAmerican Idol6:30 p.m.Live & Direct RaymondE.T. Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.Two & a Half MenHeadline NewsSportsCenterAmerican IdolMovie:ThatÂ’s So RavenLost7:30 p.m.JoeyWindow on the Atoll(7:50pm)Tavis Smiley Divine Secrets ofAll That! 8 p.m.MediumHardballPGAJ.A.G.the Ya Ya SisterhoodJoan of ArcadiaJeopardy8:30 p.m.with Chris MatthewsBob Hope Classic: Headline News9 p.m.C.S.I. MiamiOÂ’Reilly Factor Second Round 48 Hours Mystery Movie: <:01> SabrinaESPNews9:30 p.m. Double Jeopardy SabrinaPaci c Report10 p.m.RollerNightlineNFL Sounds ofFriendsFresh PrinceThe O.C.10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness Report the Game Seinfeld Familiy Ties11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno American MorningSportsCenterThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenThe Apprentice:11:30 p.m.The Late Show Colbert ReportThe AstronautÂ’s Wife Martha StewartFriday


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 9All programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 AFN Prime Channel 13 Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Sports Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to SailorsmidnightThe Late ShowAmerican MorningNFL LiveLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobPrimetime12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show ESPNews Conan OÂ’Brien Fairly Oddparents 1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson SportsCenterAmerican IdolMovie: <:02>ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1:30 a.m.Big Idea with The Maltese Falcon All That!Tonight Show 2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch College BasketballJ.A.G.Joan of Arcadia w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown with Utah The Late Show 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann MSNBC Live at 48 Hours MysteryMovie:Sabrina w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Air Force Divine Secrets of SabrinaThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News SportsCenterFriendsthe Ya Ya SisterhoodFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment StudiosSeinfeldFamily TiesThe Big Idea 5 a.m.RollerNFL LiveCarol Duvall Show Movie: <:01> Play with Sesame with Donny Deutsch5:30 a.m. Room by Room Double Jeopardy Barney & FriendsCountdown With6 a.m.TodayFOX News Live Inside the NFLBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. The Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.TennisThe ViewThe DirectorsBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Australian Open: RubadubbersEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B with Day 5 Emeril LiveEbert & Roeper BlueÂ’s Clues Good Morning8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerAmerica 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World with30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie Olie 9:30 a.m. <9:20>Neil Cavuto Easy EntertainingFor HopeLazy Town 10 a.m.Guiding Light The Big StoryDecorating CentsSeven Little MonstersExtreme Homes10:30 a.m. <10:20> w/ John Gibson The Look for LessMovie: <:46> Reading RainbowDesigned To Sell11 a.m.General Hospital Headline NewsSportsCenterE! News Live Arsenic & Old Lace JoJoÂ’s CircusLandscape Smart11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly NewsBlind DateRolie Polie OlieWeekend HandymannoonWindow on the Atoll /RollerABC World NewsMy Wife & KidsDora the ExplorerThe Outdoorsman12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening NewsNBA ShootaroundGirlfriendsBlueÂ’s CluesNFL Matchup1 p.m.TodayThe NewshourNBADawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: RubaddubersFriday Night Fights1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer San Antonio Get Over It Bear in the Big Blue Vlademir Pereira2 p.m. Hannity & Colmes at Judging AmyBarney & Friends vs.2:30 p.m.Miami Movie: <:39>Play with Sesame Phafrakorb Rakkietgym 3 p.m.CatDogAnderson CooperPassions Taps Funniest VideosAround the Horn3:30 p.m.ArchieÂ’s Mysteries 360 NBAFull HousePTI4 p.m.Dave the BarbarianAnderson Cooper Los Angeles ERPokemonABC World News4:30 p.m.The Shaman King360 at Yu-Gi-Oh!ESPNews5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King Live Pheonix AliasInside the ActorÂ’sDisneyÂ’s DougCBS Evening News5:30 p.m.Roller Studio Rocket Power NBC Nightly News6 p.m.Rita CosbySportsCenterThe SimpsonsHollywood ShootoutSpongeBobStar Trek Voyager6:30 p.m.Live & Direct RaymondE.T. Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.The O.C.Headline NewsSportsCenterAmericaÂ’s MostMovie:Wild ThornberrysCelebrity Poker7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley Wanted The Brothers American Dragon 8 p.m.The Apprentice:HardballPGANCISAtomic BettyAccess Hollywood8:30 p.m.Martha Stewartwith Chris MatthewsBob Hope Classic: Movie: <:44> The Proud Family Weekend 9 p.m.PrimetimeOÂ’Reilly Factor Third Round Judging Amy The X-Files Even StevensHeadline News9:30 p.m.What I Like About YouESPNews10 p.m.Paci c ReportNightlineSportsCenterFriendsSwitched!Blue Collar TV10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness Report Seinfeld Radio Free RoscoeOne on One11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno DatelineInside the NFLThe Daily ShowMovie:Fresh PrinceBoston Legal11:30 p.m.The Late Show Colbert Report Scream Family TiesSaturday


Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 HELP WANTED 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-tolarge 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 Mechandising 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. 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 For more information, contact the personnel department at or call the Banking Center manager at 52292/52142. 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 MARINE PROPANE stove, with or without oven. Call David 52283, work or 54698, home. EMPTY BLUE wine bottles. Call Sandy, 54152. Kwajalein Scuba Club will make a search and recovery dive at 5 p.m., Thursday, from Camp Hamilton. It’s a great dive to practice search skills as we look for a lost sailboat rudder. This dive will be worth three scuba points. After the dive, we will join the Kwajalein Yacht Club for hamburgers and hot dogs. The person nding the rudder will win a free boat session from the Small Boat Marina. For more information, contact Scuba Club president Bill Williamson.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 11 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. FOR SALE 50-GALLON sh tank, $150; Sony HandyCam, CCD-TRV128, great deal, used only a few times, $200; crib with mattress, $150; womenÂ’s clothes, mostly sizes small and medium, $1 for any item. Call to come and see. Call Beverly, 52843. 34-FOOT Bayliner Avanti, $40,000 or best offer. Call 51850, work or 54489, home. ENTERTAINMENT CENTER with plenty of storage room for movies and compact discs, glass doors to protect components and CDs, good shape, $50. Call 54517. HOUSE FULL of mini blinds for 400 series housing $50.00. Brand new Sonicare electric toothbrush never used $25; ladiesÂ’ size 8 rollerblades with safety pads $75; Waterpick showerhead with massage $10; scuba bag with new mask and snorkel $20. Call Tammy, 52501, after 5 p.m. DISHWASHER. Whirlpool Quiet Partner II, roll away dishwasher, like new, has countertop for extra space, 24 inches wide X 26.25 inches high, owners manuals, $300 or best offer. Call 52591. RUSTMAN TRIATHLON racing bike, Quintana Roo aluminum frame with Shimano 105 components, ts sizes 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 8 inches, good condition, lots of new spare parts; racing shoes, size 10 1/2; clipless pedals also available, $650. Call 5312 or 51044. FIVE-PIECE Sony Speakers $40; Burley, in great condition, (5 months old) $150; Sun four-speed bicycle, needs new shifter, $30; Dirt Devil 12-amp bagless Featherlite vacuum $30, Call 58598 SONY LAPTOP COMPUTER. True desktop replacement. P4 3.0GHz HT, 80GHD, huge 16 inch display 1600x1200, 1/2GB RAM, two batteries, DVD+/-RW Burner, 56k modem, 10/100 NIC, WinXP Pro SP2, MS Works plus more S/W, A/C adapter, carrying case. Perfect for power applications (photo/video editing) with mobility. Call 52197 or e-mail 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. COMMUNITY NOTICES DUE TO UNFORESEEN circumstances, the recompression chamber will be unavailable until Feb. 1. During this period, recreational diving will be limited to 50 feet. THE SCHOOL ADVISORY Council will meet at 7 p.m., tonight, in the elementary school music room. Several issues will be discussed, including the 2006-2007 school calendar. The public is invited. Questions? Call 53761. BOY SCOUT TROOP 314 will hold its regular meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Scout Hut in the Commuity Activities Center. Uniform is Class B. COUNTRY/WESTERN NIGHT at the Yuk Club will be at 7 p.m.,Sunday. THE KWAJALEIN FILIPINO Club will hold a meeting and election of of cers at 6 p.m., Monday, at the Paci c Club. All members are encouraged to run for of ce. 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 noon4 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.BOY SCOUT TROOP 314 is conducting a book drive for elementary schools on Ebeye. Please donate any school age books you may have laying around collecting dust. Books may be dropped off at Quarters 206-A, across from the family pool. Last day to drop off books will be Sunday. Questions? Call Jan Rejto, 52602MONTHLY 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 the FPU orientation at 6-6:30 p.m., Friday, in the Religious Education Building. Questions? Call John Vannoy, 51382, work or 54533, home. Seating is limited. THE YOUTH ACTION COUNCIL will be meeting at 7:00 p.m., Jan. 25, in the elementary school music room. Please come to identify and address youth related concerns and issues. Contribute new ideas to existing youth programs and become better informed about youth programs and services on Kwajalein. Questions? Call Joy Sims, CYS Coordinator, 53606.FIFTH GRADE BEGINNING BAND concert will be at 7 p.m., Jan. 26, in the Davye Davis Multi-Purpose Room on the high school campus.


Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass Sun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Thursday 0709/1850 2232/1018 0650, 4.4' 0050, 1.0' 1900, 5.0' 1240, 1.3' Friday 0709/1850 2315/1053 0720, 4.3' 0120, 1.2' 1930, 4.7' 1310, 1.6' Saturday 0708/1851 2358/1129 0800, 4.2' 0150, 1.4' 2000, 4.4' 1350, 1.8' 12 RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 1520 knots. Thursday: Partly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE ENE at 16-21 knots. Friday: Mostly sunny with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 1722 knots Saturday: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 1621knots. Annual rain total: 2.69 inches Annual deviation: 0.12 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or Hourglass reportsThe Federal Aviation Administration air traf c controllers have departed Kwajalein after 40 years of service. According to Chief Warrant Of cer Steve Simpson, U.S. army Kwajalein Atoll government ight representative/aviation of cer, the mission of the FAA was to provide a safe, secure and ef cient aerospace system. “Department of the Army civilian air traf c control-Civilian air traf c controllers take over at Kwajlers will replace the FAA personnel,” Simpson said.Simpson explained the reason for the transition as a cost-saving effort. “We can get the same level of service for much less money,” he said. Simpson would like to assure residents all aviation related activities continue to comply with both FAA and Army safety requirements. “The FAA has done an outstanding job for the past 40 years, but the new Government Civilians will continue the mission without missing a beat and no reduction in safety,” Simpson added. R e s i d e n t s v i e w t h e Residents view the P r o t e u s Proteus a p l a n e b u i l t a n d o p e r a t e d b y S c a l e d C o m p o s i t e t h e s a m e c o m p a n y a plane built and operated by Scaled Composite, the same company w h i c h b u i l t a n d e w S p a c e S h i p O n e l a s t y e a r a t t h e a i r p o r t S a t u r d a y a f t e r n o o n P i l o t s f r o m t h e which built and ew Space Ship One last year, at the airport Saturday afternoon. Pilots from the a i r c r a f t s i g n e d a u t o g r a p h s a n d t a l k e d t o r e s i d e n t s T h e y w e r e t w o o f t h e r s t c i v i l i a n c o m m e r c i a l aircraft signed autographs and talked to residents. They were two of the rst civilian, commercial a s t r o n a u t s a n d h a v e b o t h o w n t h e S p a c e S h i p O n e p r o t o t y p e T h i s a i r c r a f t i s e n r o u t e t o astronauts and have both own the Space Ship One prototype. This aircraft is enroute to A u s t r a l i a t o p e r f o r m a t m o s p h e r i c r e s e a r c h Australia to perform atmospheric research.