The Kwajalein hourglass

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Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2The 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 ofT h e K w a j a l e i n H o u r g l a s s The Kwajalein Hourglass 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 phone: 53539 Printed circulation: 2,000 Fax number: 52063E-mail: Of cer..........COL Beverly Stipe Public Affairs Of cer.....................Sandy Miller Editor.....................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer.........................Dan Adler Reporter................................Elizabeth Davie High School Volunteer.............Lisa Barbella Circulation..............................Will O'ConnellCommentary Thanks for making dance great success 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. Letters must be signed. However, names will be with held if requested. 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 L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor Beware of ne print called donut hole'See DONUT, Page 6On behalf of the father/daughter dance committee, we would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who helped make the evening a very special memory for all involved. We appreciate those of you who donated plants, time, energy and tasty treats. It was a fabulous occasion and wouldn't have been so without the community coming together to make it happen. —— Michele Cheatham Have you been paying any attention to news about the Medicare prescription drug bene t that’s been touted as the greatest thing since canned beer? Apparently it’s been a complete nightmare for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans and the pharmacies they’re trying to get their drugs from. Many who thought they were signed up for one of the who knows how many confusing plans tried to get prescriptions lled only to nd out they were nowhere to be found on any list. Einstein might have a problem guring this system out much less elderly folks who aren’t too sharp anymore. When these people or the pharmacies would call the government help lines, they were put on hold forever or the lines were constantly busy and they couldn’t get through at all. Many states are having to jump in and issue emergency legislation to get people covered and to assure pharmacies they will get paid. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was so sure the government plan wouldn’t work correctly, he already had a plan in place before the new program started. Pharmacies have been told by the federal government to give needed drugs to anyone who is having a problem and the government will pay them for it when things are smoothed out. So right now, there are a lot of pharmacies not knowing if they’ll ever see any money. All they have is a government promise to pay them. Hopefully, given time, the situation will be recti ed and things will operate more smoothly. Just for the heck of it, I checked out some of the Web sites to try getting information on some of the Medicare drug plans. Now, I’ll admit I’m not the brightest bulb in the xture, but I don’t consider myself stupid either. I have to say though that trying to gure this stuff out almost made my head explode. The premiums vary depending on many different factors, and there are many con icting formulary lists. How much do you know about how this program works? Do you know how much it pays for what? If you’re anywhere near my age and thinking about retiring some day, you might like to be in the know. Here’s some of the breakdown of what would be paid for your drug costs. For $0-250 of drug costs, Medicare pays nothing. For $250-2,250 of drug costs, Medicare will pay 75 percent up to $1,500. You would pay the remaining 25 percent up to $500. Does it sound okay so far? Well, get this. For $2,250-5,100 of drug costs, Medicare pays . are you ready . nothing! That’s right, nothing. This is what is being called the ‘donut hole’ or ‘coverage gap.’ What it means is once Medicare has paid $1,500 of your drug costs, coverage stops until an additional $2,850 out-of-pocket expense has been paid by you. Your total out-of-pocket including the initial $750 would be $3,600. I don’t know how you would gure it, but with the price of drugs these days, how long would it take for a lot of elderly people to fall into that donut hole? So where did that hole come from? It was supposedly a mechanism to control costs while providing basic and catastrophic drug coverage. In other words, somebody gured out that between $2,250 and 5,100 is the


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 3 KRS leaders meet community concerns head on See CONCERNS, Page 16 By Nell M. Drumheller EditorKwajalein Range Services management has received concerns from the community on several issues. The following is a list of concerns and responses from various KRS leaders. Q. KRS brags about having gone over 4 million hours without a work-stoppage accident in the workplace. While avoiding accidents in the workplace is important and should be stressed and is of primary concern at all times, other concerns of employees are also important. It shouldn’t be forgotten the employees are the heart and soul of any successful company. They are the ones who make things happen and actually determine whether a company will be successful. It seems that KRS has either forgotten or doesn’t care about these other concerns. The focus is on making things ‘look’ good, as opposed to working toward making good things happen. A KRS President John Pickler responds: You are right that KRS has been pushing the safety message hard, and we will continue to do so. Safety affects everybody on Kwajalein Atoll. And nothing, not even getting the work done, is more important than safety. Furthermore, safety professionals tell us that safety begins with safety awareness. Everybody needs to keep safety in the front of their minds and that won’t happen without energetic reinforcement. We simply cannot coast on safety awareness. You are also right that safety is not the only message we need to get out. KRS is working hard on the issues described in this article, and on many others. We can and should do a better job communicating how we are doing, even when it’s not good news. Watch for improvement in this area, and let us know if you don’t see it. Q At Caf Paci c, where half the island eats, the quality of the food seems to be declining. And very few that work there seem to really care. A : Community Services responds: We are sorry you are dissatis ed. Preparations of our entrees are closely monitored for quality and consistency and our cyclic menu remains constant with the exception of specialty meals and product availability. Of course, wherever food service is involved there is a large element of personal taste, but customer satisfaction surveys collected by both KRS and U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll re ect a very high percentage of favorable responses, stating that quality and variety of meals and services here are appealing and consistently good. We want all patrons to know that Caf Paci c staff strives to provide a variety of quality products and service to the community, and to listen to and act upon comments and suggestions from our patrons. Caf Paci c’s management staff welcomes your comments. We are always available to answer any speci c concerns you may have. Q. KRS is still having problems with the TV stations even after two years of false promises. We continue to experience two or three stations going off the air at once, pictures freezing for 5, 10 and even 15 minutes at time, resulting in missing parts of the program, sound going off and constant interference with the program. A : Community Services responds: The problem is occurring with the channels that come to Kwajalein via the Huntsville, Ala. DS3 data line (Spectrum, movies, family and Atlantic). This DS3 line is the carrier of Reagan Test Site mission data that also provides our Internet and long distance telephone service. As all Internet users know, community usage of this service is on a non-interference basis to range missions so interruptions are possible. Soon after the Huntsville channels signed on the air in late 2004, it was discovered that the equipment used to encode and decode signals was unable to recover from loss of digital information that is normal on a DS3 transmission line. As a result, the connection has to be restored manually each time. These losses occur independent of mission usage, and result in sound loss on all the Huntsville channels. Since then, much effort has gone into testing next generation encoding/ decoding technologies from different manufacturers. To keep channels on the air in the interim specially-programmed personal computers from the Information Technology department have been decoding these signals. IT’s help is greatly appreciated because without it we’d probably have lost the new channels entirely. The PC decoders don’t drop audio like the original ones, but do lock up sometimes (hence, the blue wIndows view on your TV). We are unclear on your reference to promises from KRS on this subject we have reported that PC decoders are only an interim improvement, and diligently worked to identify a lasting solution. As with many things on Kwajalein, technical problems aren’t the only ones we face, so we’ve coordinated closely with USAKA on budgetary implications of the situation as well. The good news is that testing has been completed, USAKA has reviewed results and endorsed our recommendation and new equipment has been purchased. It was received on Kwajalein and in Huntsville this week and we are con dent that real improvement will be evident within a week or so as we complete installation. Being transmitted digitally, there will likely still be pixilation effects from time to time in the video, and brief interruptions are possible if data dropouts reach signi cant magnitude. The main strength of the decoder we tested has the ability to reset on its own when that occurs, so you shouldn’t miss more than a few seconds of your favorite program. We hope you agree that additional variety from the added channels is worthwhile after you see the performance of the upgraded decoders. AFN Kwajalein has also been experiencing problems recently with some of the antennae that are located high on our transmitting towers, particularly in severe weat her. This speci cally


Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass By Elizabeth Davie ReporterLast week Kwajalein Police Department’s four handlers and their dogs were in school. According to Lt. Mike Bucher, 4 Police dog Tanja leaps for her reward after successfully nding drugs during a training exercise (Photos by Lt. Mike Bucher)School’s in for dogs, KPD, Deputy Frank R. Campbell of Pinellas County, Fla. conducted the training. Campbell works as a patrol/narcotics dog and oversees training for an 11-dog unit in Florida. “He has trained with the Royal Dutch Air Force, French National Police in Europe, trained more than 60 patrol, bomb, and narcotic dogs, and has over 25 years’ experience in the K-9 eld,” Bucher said. The advanced canine detection training was conducted Jan. 1120. It was an eighty-hour training course. Sgt Brad Walker, senior trainer said, “Our training days uctuated in their length and timeframes. This exibility afforded us the ability to train in as many situations, environments, and conditions as possible.” “This course will provide the department’s handlers with the tools and/or means to understand and apply the principles of classical and operant conditioning; while simultaneously providing an update in the latest trends in dog training, smuggling techniques, and investigative techniques,” Campbell said. When asked why this training is important, Campbell said, “No matter what job we have, each of us need to receive continuing education; the handlers, as well as the dogs need to maintain their pro ciency and learn new methods for Of cer Andy Black and dog Iron are ready to search.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 5 combating the world’s ever-changing threats.” Though all the trainers have been through extensive training before, this training will bring them up to speed. “This training will bring the Tanja leads her handler, Sgt. Brad Walker, in search of a drug training aid. handlers department inline with handling practices/procedures of the U.S. Customs, U.S. Secret Service, as well as the majority of the large stateside police departments,” Bucher said.After the training, the handlers and the dogs learned something from Campbell. “One of the most important points Deputy Campbell made, was for the handlers to make the training fun for the dogs; creating the atmosphere of playtime during work is one of the keys to success,” Walker said.“The department and K-9 handlers genuinely appreciate the willingness of Deputy Campbell to share his 25 years of canine handling/training experience, knowledge, advice, and wisdom. The newly-gained knowledge he has imparted has proven to be invaluable and extremely tangible; both he and his training have afforded the department the capability of drastically increasing its canine detection capabilities,” Bucher said. Sgt. Noel Bishop rewards Nora for nding the hidden training aid.


Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6DONUT, from Page 2 Dark of night Street light outage repair is no easy taskaverage most elderly are paying for their drugs and thus, the ‘hole’ was born. But as far as controlling costs are concerned, according to some reports, prices paid by the Medicare program for the most commonly prescribed drugs are 60 percent higher than prices in Canada and some 3 percent higher than at discount pharmacies in the United States. In addition, there is a provision written into the law that the government can’t negotiate with drug companies for lower prices. I think maybe the drug lobbyists and insurance companies had a lot of in uence over this legislation. Many economists say the program is going to cost taxpayers a fortune, while doing nothing to lower drug prices. Does the plan provide people with what they really need? With the maze of plans in the Medicare system, depending on the formulary of the plan someone might choose, a situation could arise where a drug not covered by that plan is prescribed and the total cost of that particular drug would be at the person’s expense. And, once a plan is chosen, it can’t be switched for any reason. So people would be stuck with a plan even if it doesn’t cover changing needs. But I suppose it’s like my wife says. It’s better than nothing. The good news is if you were paying more than $5,100 for your drugs, then Medicare would pay 95 percent. So if you’re going to be elderly and sick, be really, really sick and get into that magic $5,100 range. There’s so much more involved in this that a lot of people smarter than me have trouble guring it out. If you’re getting on in years and retirement is getting closer and closer, you might want to get busy checking these things out and be aware of what the deal is. Don’t wait until the day before you retire to start thinking about all this. Having good medical and drug coverage could mean the difference between living decently in retirement or choosing whether you eat or get your medicine. By Elizabeth Davie ReporterLet there be light. Well, Kwajalein Range Services Public Works department is working on it. As most island residents have noticed, some of the street lights on Lagoon and Ocean Roads are out. According to Fred McNickle, Public Works manager, there are 10 street-light circuits on Kwajalein, most of which are 50-plus years old. “These circuits are wired similar to the old type Christmas tree lights in series so when one goes out they all go out. Public Works is in the process of replacing these circuits with new lights installed to eliminate this type of situation. The new systems will be designed to enable electricians to locate the problem quickly since it will be isolated to a de nable circuit,” McNickle said. He explained the outage is due to faults in the circuit. “Troubleshooting by PW personnel is ongoing and has been for more than a week. This is no easy task, in order to give you an idea of the magnitude of this ‘search’ quantitatively the following is provided: There are 67 lights with potentially four main sources of failure at each light which means there are potentially 268 failure points to be checked, and this does not include the thousands of feet of cable between the lights that could be a failure point at several locations.” McNickle would like residents to know troubleshooting has been ongoing seven days a week since the problem was identi ed. This has revealed six separate failures so far which have been repaired and has about two thirds of the lights in the circuit presently working. “As you can see, this is a slow, tedious task that will take time, so we ask your patience,” he said. During this time, Dick Nugent from Kwajalein Range Services Safety Of ce would like to remind all residents in the area affected by the street light outage to leave their front porch lights on from dark until dawn. Nugent also suggested all bike riders use lights, all pedestrians, joggers, walkers, etc. wear light colored clothing and/or re ective clothing when out at night, stay on the left side of the road, facing traf c, and use the sidewalks where available. “We operate and live in an area where industrial operations occur in the same area where we live and play. We must always be cognizant of that. Bike and pedestrian safety is most important, especially during dark hours. It is up to each of us to see and be seen. Use your light and exercise caution,” Nugent added.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 7 Disney World-type trams replacing island bussesHourglass reportsIn mid-February the shuttle bus service on Kwajalein will change. “We will be replacing a bus with a prime mover and two passenger tram trailers. These trailers seat 25 passengers and have a baggage storage area. The system is primarily a people mover, the kind you may see at Universal Studios or Disney World moving patrons from parking areas to the theme parks,” Alan Metelak, supervisor Automotive Operations/ Production Control, said. “The new tram system will make loading and unloading of passengers much easier and safer. With only a single 15-inch step adults and children will have an easier time climbing aboard. Also loading luggage will be more convenient,” he added. The route won’t change, however, to go from one end of the island to the other will require a transfer. “When the new tram service starts it will be dedicated to the housing area up to 9th Street and will have a speci c schedule. A second article will post the new schedule and educate the public of safety do’s and don’t’s,” Metelak added. Customer satisfaction is key. “Since we are making some major changes we will be open to input from the community so that we may provide the best service within the current budgetary con-Hourglass reportsSome areas in Kwajalein waters are no shing zones. U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Regulation 385-9 pertaining to recreation water safety identi es Areas 2 and 3, the land ll area except the Shark Pit and Area 6, the harbor area from the north side of Echo pier to the south side of the Fuel Pier as no shing areas. “Fishing is prohibited at certain areas around Kwajalein Island due to suspected build-up of heavy metals in the tissue of certain sh species. In other words, the sh could be toxic to humans upon consumption. No shing signs are placed at all major entry points to prohibited shing locations,” Suzanne Pyle, Kwajalein Range Services Environmental manager, said. “This is a public health and safety issue as well as an environmental issue. We have studies planned in 2006 to determine more about the potential health risks in these areas. These areas may be reopened for shing once the studies are complete, if the heavy metals can be removed or otherwise made inaccessible to marine organisms,” Ken Sims, chief USAKA Environmental Management Of ce in the directorate Gone shin' in wrong spot Fishing prohibited in some atoll areasof Public Works, said.According to Pyle the Kwajalein Police Department and the Marine Police will enforce the regulation and will ticket anyone found shing in the prohibited areas. “The Small Boat Marina staff is fully aware of the regulation and will contact KPD for enforcement as necessary,” she added. Typically dozens of anglers sh the Kwajalein waters each week. According to Pyle there are no endangered species in these waters. Sims said there are no catch limits imposed by law; the anglers regulate themselves. There are rules that regulate the type of equipment used in some Kwajalein waters. “Spear shing is not permitted when people are swimming in the nearby water or within 300 feet of the Emon Beach ropedoff area on Kwajalein. Spear shermen must remain at a safe distance from other people in the water to prevent spear injuries. In addition, 385-9 speci es that any explosive powder or air-actuated device used underwater to kill sh or dispatch sharks is not authorized at USAKA,” Pyle said. According to Sims the no shing area maps will be in the 2006 phone book. ditions,” he said. While the new system will only be used on Kwajalein, Metelak said in the future additional shuttles may be added both on Kwajalein and on Roi-Namur. Metelak is con dent the new system will have a longer life than the buses used now. “This system should last much longer than a bus because of the type of construction (mostly aluminum and plastic). There are also pull down rain curtains that will be operated by the passengers,” he said. “We encourage the public to watch the Window on the Atoll on the new tram system which will show how the system will work and any safety issues everyone should be aware of,” he added.


Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroesSaturday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Two For the Money (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — The Gospel (PG)7:30 p.m., Roi — The Man (PG-13) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Lord of War (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Flight Plan(PG-13) 9:30 p.m., Rich — Elizabethtown (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Serenity (PG-13) Monday7:30 p.m., Yuk — Two For the Money (R)7:30 p.m., Rich — The Gospel (PG) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Two For the Money (R) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. Two For the Money D.J. Caruso’s Two for the Money stars Matthew McConaughey as Brandon Lang, a former college quarterback whose life plans changed when he suffered a career-ending injury. Brandon turns out to have remarkable skill at picking winning football bets. Eventually, he comes to the attention of Walter Abrams (Al Pacino), a very successful business tycoon who runs a giant gambling operation. Walter brings Brandon to New York and introduces him to a glitzy, fast-paced, moneydrenched lifestyle that Brandon eagerly soaks up. When Brandon’s magic touch begins to falter, Walter starts to turn on is protg. Soon the two men are attempting to outwit each other, with Walter’s wife (Rene Russo) caught in the middle. The Gospel Close friends become unexpected rivals as they struggle to keep their spiritual home alive in this musical drama from writer and director Rob Hardy. David (Michael J. Pagan) and Frank (Sean Nelson) are two close friends who are members of the same Baptist church in Atlanta. The teenagers have developed a deep and abiding faith in Christ, and both aspire to become ministers some day; David, who has also become a star vocalist with the choir, is thought to have a head start since his father is the congregation’s pastor, Bishop Taylor (Clifton Powell). However, David’s faith is shaken when his mother dies while giving birth to another child, and when Bishop Taylor fails to arrive at the hospital in time, David runs away from home, turning his back on his father and his church. Fifteen years later, aging Bishop Taylor has announced he’s retiring, and Frank (Idris Elba), now a reverend, seems poised to take his place. However, the church is in dire nancial shape, and no one is sure how long Rev. Frank’s ock will have a church to call home. Movie ratings G = general audiences, all ages admitted PG = parental guidance suggested, some material may not be suitable for children. PG-13 = Parents strongly cautioned, some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.R = restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or a dult guardian. NC-17 = No one 17 and under admitted.Two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Jan. 16 when their AH64D (Apache) helicopter was shot down while they were conducting aerial patrols. Both pilots were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment (Attack), Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed were: Chief Warrant Of cer Rex C. Kenyon 34, of El Segundo, Calif. and Chief Warrant Of cer Ruel Mamaril, 34, of Wahiawa, Hawaii. Pfc. Adam R. Shepherd 21, of Somerville, Ohio, died in Baghdad, on Jan. 17 from a non-combat-related illness. Shepherd was assigned to the Army’s 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Four Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom died. Killed were: Cpl. Carlos Arrelanopandura 22, of Los Angeles, Pvt. Lewis T. D. Calapini 21, of Waipahu, Hawaii, Lance Cpl. Brandon Dewey 20, of San Joaquin, Calif. and Lance Cpl. Joshua A. Scott 24, of Tunnel Hill, Ga. Arrelanopandura and Dewey died Jan. 20 from a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. They were both assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Four Soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom died Jan. 20 in Al Huwijah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during patrol operations. Killed were: Staff Sgt. Rickey Scott 30, of Columbus, Ga., Sgt. Dennis J. Flanagan 22, of Inverness, Fla., Spc. Clifton J. Yazzie 23, of Fruitland, N.M. and Spc. Matthew C. Frantz 23, of Lafayette, Ind. Scott, Flanagan and Yazzie were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Frantz was assigned to the 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell. Calapini and Scott died Monday from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq. They were assigned to Anti-Terrorism Battalion, 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C..Two airmen were killed Sunday, when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device while conducting convoy escort duties in the vicinity of Taji, Iraq. Killed were: Tech. Sgt. Jason L. Norton 32, of Miami, Okla. and Staff Sgt. Brian McElroy 28, of San Antonio. Both airmen were assigned to the 3rd Security Forces Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. Calapini and Scott died Jan. 23 from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq. They were assigned to Anti-Terrorism Battalion, 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Two Soldiers died in Baghdad, Monday, of wounds sustained that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near their M1A2 Abrams tank during patrol operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood. Killed were: Staff Sgt. Lance M. Chase 32, of Oklahoma City and Pfc. Peter D. Wagler 18, of Partridge, Kan.Sgt. Matthew D. Hunter 31, of Valley Grove, W.Va., died in Baghdad, Monday, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations. Hunter was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell.Sgt. Sean H. Miles 28, of Midlothian, Va., was killed in action Tuesday from small arms re while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Karmah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Sgt. Joshua A. Johnson 24, of Richford, Vt., died in Ramadi, Iraq on Wednesday, when a rocket propelled grenade struck his vehicle during combat operations. Johnson was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Jericho, Vt.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 9All 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 LiveLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Wild ThornberrysLaw & Order12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Programming ESPNews Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:51>American Dragon1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson Temporarily on TennisAmericaÂ’s Most Night of the Creeps Atomic Betty Headline News1:30 a.m.Big Idea with Channel 17 Headline News Austalian Open:Wanted The Proud FamilySaturday Night Live2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch CNN Saturday AM WomenÂ’s Final NCISEven Stevens 2:30 a.m.Countdown With Open House Coming AttractionsWhat I like About You 3 a.m.Keith Olbermann Bulls & BearsSportsCenterJudging AmyMovie:Switched!KickinÂ’ It3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Cavuto on Business A Walk to Radio Free Roscoe 4 a.m.RollerForbes on FOXCollege GamedayFriends Remember Fresh PrinceThe Entertainers4:30 a.m.CashinÂ’ InSeinfeld Movie: <:57> Family Ties 5 a.m.College Basketball CNN SaturdayNFL Total AccessYour Reality Alien: Mister RogersÂ’College Basketball 5:30 a.m.Cincinnati Checked Resurrection The Wiggles Kansas6 Weekend Live College BasketballBody ShapingSesame Street at6:30 a.m.Georgetown with Tony Snow Arizona Every Woman Iowa State7 a.m.Winter X Games 10Wall Street Journal at Extreme HomesMovie:Funniest AnimalsNHL7:30 a.m.Army Newswatch N Carolina Designed to Sell Conon The Amazing Animals Detroit8 a.m.FOX News LivePGALandscape Smart Destroyer Postcards at8:30 a.m. Buick Invitational:Weekend HandymanMovie: <:56>Maya & Miguel Dallas9 a.m. 3rd Round Fix it Up Arachnophobia Code Lyoko9:30 a.m. Before and AfterKim Possible(jip) College Football 10 a.m.The Big StoryBBQ with Bobby Da Boom Crew Senior Bowl10:30 a.m.Weekend Edition $40 A Day Ninja Turtles North vs. South11 a.m.AMA SupercrossHeadline NewsCollege BasketballTrading SpacesMovie:Teenage Robot11:30 a.m.Anaheim, CA McLaughlin Group Villanova Backdraft Justice LeaguenoonAccess HollywoodOn The Story at 101 Most...Teen Kids NewsCollege Basketball 12:30 p.m.Weekend Notre Dame Time Warp Trio Virginia1 p.m.AmericaÂ’s MostWeek in ReviewCollege GamedayNational Movie: <:20>Trading Spaces at1:30 p.m.Wanted Headline News Geographic Congo The Saddle Club Duke2 p.m.Blue Collar TVLarry King LiveWinter X Games 10Grand Ole OpryFunniest AnimalsShooting USA2:30 p.m.One on One Live Wild AmericaScott Martin3 p.m.Boston LegalBig Story Weekend Star Trek: VoyagerMovie: <:08>The Most ExtremeSuze Orman Show3:30 p.m. Before Sunrise 4 p.m.Law & OrderFox News LiveSportsCenterCelebrity Poker Hercules American4:30 p.m. Experience5 p.m.Roller Big Story PrimetimeCollege GamedayMovie: DisneyÂ’s Doug5:30 p.m.Guilty as Sin Rocket PowerExtreme History6 p.m.Window on the AtollCNN Saturday NightSportsCenterExtreme MakeoverSpongeBobMotorweek6:30 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 Secret WindowStuart Little 2 Martha Stewart8 p.m.Boston LegalHeadline NewsBoxing Fear Factor8:30 p.m.Black Forum Arturo Gatti Movie: <:51> Movie:9 p.m.Law & OrderChris Matthews vs How to Lose aAu Pair Headline News9:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Thomas Damgaard WWE SmackDown Guy in 10 Days ESPNews10 p.m.Roller 20/20SportsCenter American IdolMovie:10:30 p.m.Saturday Night Live We Were Soldiers11 p.m.Beltway BoysCollege BasketballMovie:11:30 p.m. Fox News Watch UCLA at Oregon Laguna Beach The WoodSunday


Saturday, Jan. 28, 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 & FriendsCollege BasketballThe Road toMovie: (cont.)American IdolMovie: (cont.)12:30 a.m.Experience Programming (cont.) Stardom Movie: <:44>The Simpsons1 a.m.American Frontiers Temporarily on College BasketballDancing with Darkman Movie: Headline News1:30 a.m.Extreme History Channel 17 Washington State the Stars Stuart Little 2 Two & a Half Men2 a.m.Secrets of CBS News Sunday at Meet The Press2:30 a.m.War Morning California Coming AttractionsMovie:3 a.m.J.A.G. Sports Reporters Movie: Au Pair Black Forum3:30 a.m.Face the NationSportsCenterWWE SmackDown Secret Window Access Hollywood4 a.m.The Best ofLate Edition With DawsonÂ’s Creek Weekend4:30 a.m. Good Eats Wolf Blitzer ESPNews Movie: <:51> ESPNews5 a.m.Headline NewsTennis How to Lose a Mister RogersÂ’AMA Supercross5:30 a.m.Hour of Power Australian Open: Room by Room Guy in 10 Days The Wiggles San Fransisco, CA6 a.m.T.D. JakesHeadline News MenÂ’s Final House Hunters Sesame StreetCollege Basketball6:30 a.m.Coral Ridge HourNavy/MCorps NewsOrganization Teams TBD7 a.m.Christopher CloseupFOX News LiveKids ClubMovie:Clifford 7:30 a.m.Day of Discovery Harvest with Greg Ferris BuellerÂ’s Baby Looney Tunes8 a.m. Seven Little MonstersPGAExtreme Life Day Off Magic School Bus AFL8:30 a.m.Sagwa Buick Invitational: Real VideosMovie: <:56> Book of Virtues Storm9 a.m.Movie:Meet the Press Final Round Latin Lifestyles Kindergarten Cop House of Mouse at9:30 a.m.National LampoonÂ’s Urban StyleAnimaniacs Soul10 a.m.Golf Punks Tim RussertGreat AdventureWeekenders10:30 a.m.SpongeBob Roker on the RoadThe Proud Family11 a.m.MotorweekFNS with Chris SportsCenterSimplify Your LifeMovie:Drake & JoshEmeril Live11:30 a.m.Ebert & Roeper Wallace NBA American Festivals The Apartment Funniest AnimalsnoonHeadline NewsCNN Sunday Los Angeles Suze OrmanNick NewsFriends12:30 p.m.Roller at Show I Dream of JeannieWheel of Fortune1 p.m.This Week Detroit AmericanMovie: <:20>Movie:Dr. Phil1:30 p.m. Experience: Smokey & theBarbie as Rapunzel2 p.m.CNN Presents:Winter X Games 10American Frontiers Bandit Oprah2:30 p.m. Live Extreme HistoryMovie:3 p.m. CNN Sunday NightSecrets ofMovie: <:10> Monsters, Inc. Headline News3:30 p.m. War Mr. Deeds Judge Judy4 p.m.The Apprentice:CNN 25SportsCenter J.A.G. DisneyÂ’s Doug WWE Smackdown!4:30 p.m.Martha Stewart Rocket Power5 p.m.Fear FactorLarry King LiveThe Best ofTrue Hollywood SpongeBob5:30 p.m. College GamenightGood Eats Story Farily Oddparents6 p.m.Roller60 MinutesAccording to JimCrocodile HunterDesperate6:30 p.m.Window on the Atoll Winter X Games 10George Lopez Housewives7 p.m.Movie:FOX ReportScrubs Movie:AmericaÂ’s FunniestER7:30 p.m.We Were Soldiers ESPNewsMalcolm About a Boy Home Videos8 p.m.Wall Street JournalWinter X Games 10Desperate7th HeavenJeopardy8:30 p.m.Face the Nation Housewives Movie: <:41> ESPNews9 p.m.This WeekSoccerGreyÂ’s Anatomy Enemy of the State EverwoodHeadline News9:30 p.m.The Simpsons Norway Navy/MCorps News10 p.m.RollerMeet the PressatFriendsThe Waltons60 Minutes10:30 p.m.Two & a Half Men USA Seinfeld 11 p.m.Meet The PressDateline NBCSportsCenterSaturday NightMovie:7th HeavenThe Biggest Loser11:30 p.m.Live Tears of the SunMonday


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 28, 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 NBA 1 a.m.Judging Amy Temporarily on Pheonix Scrubs Movie: <:16>AmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1:30 a.m. Channel 17 at Malcolm Major Payne Home Videos Tonight Show2 a.m.Passions Cleveland Desperate7th Heaven with Jay Leno2:30 a.m. NBA Housewives The Late Show3 a.m.ERMSNBC Live Los Angeles GreyÂ’s Anatomy Movie:Everwood w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m. at About a Boy The Late Late Show4 a.m.Alias Detroit FriendsThe Waltons with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m. SportsCenterSeinfeldMovie: <:41> Big Idea with5 a.m.Roller Carol Duval Show Enemy of the State Play with Sesame Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m.Room By RoomBarney & FriendsCountdown with 6 a.m.TodayDateline NBCESPNewsBody ShapingSesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. NFL Total AccessThe Right Fit Access Hollywood7 a.m.The ViewInside the ActorÂ’s. Bear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. Angelina Jolie Little BillEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B withEmeril LiveHollywood Shootout BlueÂ’s Clues ESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World with30 Minute Meals Movie:Rolie Polie Olie Good Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20>Neil Cavuto Jim RomePaulaÂ’s Home CookingDanielle SteelÂ’s JoJoÂ’s Circus America 10 a.m.Guiding Light The Big StoryAround the HornDesignerÂ’s ChallengeMessage from Nam Franklin 10:30 a.m.<10:20> w/ John Gibson PTICoast to Coast Movie: <:47>Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital Headline NewsSportsCenterThe Soup Mission JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly News Blind Date Impossible II Rolie Polie Olie noonRollerABC World NewsCollege BasketballMy Wife & KidsDora the Explorer Friends12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening News Louisville GirlfriendsBlueÂ’s CluesWheel of Fortune1 p.m.TodayThe Newshour at DawsonÂ’s Creek Movie:Little BillDr. Phil1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer Villanova The Shawshank Bear in the Big Blue 2 p.m. Hannity & ColmesWinter X Games 10Judging Amy Redemtion Barney & FriendsOprah Winfrey2:30 p.m. Play with Sesame 3 p.m.Wild ThornberrysAnderson CooperPassionsMovie: <:14>Funniest VideosNBC Nightly News3:30 p.m.Fairly Oddparents 360 Leaving Full HouseJudge Judy4 p.m.Mucha LuchaAnderson CooperSportsCenterER Las Vegas PokemonDawsonÂ’s Creek4:30 p.m.W.I.T.C.H. 360 Yu-Gi-Oh!5 p.m.JeopardyLarry King LiveNFL LiveAliasAcess HollywoodDisneyÂ’s DougJudging Amy5:30 p.m.Roller Weekend Rocket Power6 p.m.Window on the Atoll /RollerRita Cosby:SportsCenterThe Simpsons E.T. WeekendSpongeBobBattlestar6:30 p.m.Roller Live & Direct Raymond Fairly Oddparents Galactica7 p.m.60 MinutesHeadline NewsThe 4400Movie:Lizzie McguireER7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley Secret Window Taina8 p.m.The Biggest LoserHardballNBAStargate Atlantis SmallvilleJeopardy8:30 p.m.with Chris Matthews Teams TBD Movie: <:54> ESPNews9 p.m.Crossing JordanOÂ’Reilly Factor 24 How to Lose a Boy Meets WorldHeadline News9:30 p.m. Guy in 10 Days Boy Meets WorldPaci c Report10 p.m.RollerNightlineFriends Fresh PrinceSmallville10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness ReportSportsCenter SeinfeldFamily Ties 11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno CNN SeinfeldMovie:7th HeavenExtreme Makeover:11:30 p.m.The Late Show American Morning NFL LiveKing of the Hill Major LeagueTuesday


Saturday, Jan. 28, 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 MorningESPNewsLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobExtreme Makeover:12:30 a.m.The Late Late Show Programming College Basketball Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:48>Fairly OddparentsThe Simpsons1 a.m.with Craig Ferguson Temporarily on Texas Tech The 4400 Down to Earth Lizzie Mcguire Paci c Report1:30 a.m.Big Idea with Channel 17 at Taina Tonight Show2 a.m.Donnie Deutsch Kansas Stargate Atlantis Smallville w/ Jay Leno2:30 a.m.Countdown With NFL Coming Attractions The Late Show3 a.m.Keith Olbermann MSNBC Live Super Bowl XL 24Movie:Boy Meets World w/ David Letterman3:30 a.m.Access Hollywood Media Day Secret Window Boy Meets WorldThe Late Late Show4 a.m.Headline News Friends Fresh Prince with Craig Ferguson 4:30 a.m.Entertainment Studios SeinfeldMovie: <:54>Family Ties Big Idea5 a.m.RollerCarol Duval ShowHow to Lose a Play with Sesame w/ Donnie Deutsch5:30 a.m.Room By Room Guy in 10 Days Barney & FriendsCountdown with6 a.m.TodayFNC DaysideBody Shaping Sesame Street Keith Olbermann6:30 a.m. The Right FitAccess Hollywood7 a.m.FOX News Live The ViewAccess HollywoodBear in the Big BlueHeadline News 7:30 a.m. ESPNews Weekend Little BillEntertainment Studios8 a.m.Wheel of FortuneStudio B withThe Hot ListEmeril Live E.T. Weekend BlueÂ’s Clues ESPNews8:30 a.m.Dr. Phil <8:26> Shepard Smith The Hot List Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 9 a.m.Oprah Winfrey Your World withNFL Live30 Minute MealsMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9:30 a.m. <9:20>Neil Cavuto Jim RomeSweet Dreams Sleeping with JoJoÂ’s Circus America10 a.m.Guiding Light The Big StoryAround the HornThe Shopping Bags the Devil Franklin 10:30 a.m.<10:20> w/ John Gibson PTIAmbush MakeoverMovie: <:45>Reading Rainbow 11 a.m.General Hospital Headline NewsSportsCenterE! News Live For Love or JoJoÂ’s CircusEmeril Live11:30 a.m.<11:10> NBC Nightly NewsBlind Date Country Rolie Polie OlienoonRollerABC World NewsCollege BasketballMy Wife & Kids Dora the ExplorerNHL12:30 p.m.Judge JudyCBS Evening News Illinois Girlfriends BlueÂ’s Clues Minnesota1 p.m.TodayThe Newshour at DawsonÂ’s CreekMovie: Little Bill at1:30 p.m.with Jim Lehrer Wisconsin Mary Reilly Bear in the Big Blue Colorado2 p.m. 2006 State of theWinter X Games 10Judging AmyBarney & Friends2:30 p.m.Union Address Movie: <:45>Play with Sesame3 p.m.DisneyÂ’s Doug Passions Dangerous Funniest VideosESPNews3:30 p.m.Animaniacs Liasons Full HouseESPNews4 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.RollerCollege Gamenight Rocket PowerNBC Nightly News6 p.m.Rita Cosby:SportsCenterThe SimpsonsBehind the ScenesSpongeBob246:30 p.m.Live & Direct RaymondE.T.Fairly Oddparents7 p.m.SmallvilleHeadline NewsSportsCenterEnterprise12th AnnualAs Told By GingerER7:30 p.m.Tavis Smiley Screen Actors GuildThe Amanda Show8 p.m.Extreme Makeover:HardballNBALostEverwoodJeopardy8:30 p.m.10,000 Black Men with Chris Matthews Teams TBD ESPNews9 p.m.Named George OÂ’Reilly Factor WWE Raw!Movie:Sister, SisterHeadline News 9:30 p.m.The Simpsons Blue Crash Sister, SisterNavy/Mcorps News10 p.m.RollerNightline Fresh Prince2006 State of the10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowBusiness ReportSportsCenter Familiy Ties Union Address11 p.m.W/ Jay Leno American MorningThe Daily ShowMovie: 7th Heaven11:30 p.m.The Late ShowNFL LiveThe Colbert Report Semper Fi Wednesday


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 13 Caf Paci c LunchSun Carved top sirloin Seafood Newburg Breaded chicken breasts Grill: brunch station openMon Herb-broiled pork chops Herb-roasted chicken Three-cheese pasta Grill: brunch station openTues Beef Stroganoff Turkey pot pie Breaded walleye Grill: French dip Weds Pasta bar Rosemary chicken Italian sausage Shrimp Alfredo pizza Grill: pizza burger Thurs Swedish meatballs Kalua pork and cabbage Tuna casserole Grill: cheese sandwich Fri Roasted turkey Parker ranch stew Seared ahi with garlic Grill: hot Sicilian hoagies Feb. 4 Indonesian pork Chicken katsu Thai shrimp pasta Grill: teriyaki burger DinnerTonight Chinese hoisin spare ribs Thai chicken Soyu ahi Sun Spaghetti with meatballs Mussels in wine sauce Chicken Alfredo Mon Hamburger steak Penne pasta Chicken peapod stir-fry Tues Kwaj fried chicken Broiled ono Hawaiian chopped steak Weds Jumbo breaded shrimp Beef tips in Burgundy Penne pasta Buffalo wings Thurs Stir-fry to order Charsiu spare ribs Chicken nuggets with sauce Fri Ham steak Hawaiian Breaded chicken wings Chef's choice HELP WANTED P r o t e s t a n t Protestant 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 Catholic 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 Baptist 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. COMPUTER TECHNICIAN I. HR Req. K031063. 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. 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. MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030982. REGISTERED NURSE, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030935. MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive. Two full-time positions. HR Req. K030332 and HR Req. K030641. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, Kwajalein Automotive. Full time. HR Req.s 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. OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031249. 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. Roi-Namur, HR Req 031173. OPERATOR SPACE SURVEILLANCE. Roi-Namur. 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. FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031245. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MANAGER. HR Req. 031203. ELECTRICIAN III. HR Req. 030854. COMPUTER TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 031159. COMPUTER TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031259. FACILITIES ENGINEER II/ MECHANICAL ENGINEER. HR Req. 030812. HARDWARE ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031179.


Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 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, Sgt. Kevin Dodge, 54445. MANAGER OPTICS/PHOTO, HR Req. 031177. MISSION LOGISTICS COORDINATOR, HR Req. 031171. HARDWARE ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031187. FIELD ENGINEER I, HR Req. 031189. AIRSCAN PACIFIC AVIATION SAFETY TECHNICIAN. Contract position. Unaccompanied. Assist in administration of the aviation safety program in accordance with Army, FAA and ES&H procedures. Assist with investigations and safety and health surveys. Conduct safety and orientation training for personnel. Bachelor's degree in related eld preferred. E-mail resum to: rick.zura 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. TWO COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS. “Becoming a Master Student” by David Ellis, Concise 10th edition and “The Interpersonal Communication Book” by Joseph A. Devito, 10th edition. Please call Scott at 59314. EMPTY BLUE wine bottles. Call Sandy, 54152. LOST DID YOU buy a photo from Rob Ramsey at the November holiday bazaar? If you're wondering why your check hasn't cleared yet, it's because I lost the checks. I would appreciate it if anyone who wrote a check would be willing to rewrite it. For more information, call 59424, or send a check to P.O. Box 1090, Local. R AIN COAT, red, alon g La g oon Road on Tuesda y m ornin g has name inside. Call Sarah, 58237 or 3500 FOUND LA C K C AMERA case at post o f ce on Jan. 17. C all 3 7 60 LACK WETSUIT, size medium, on La g oon Road. Call li za b et h 5 44 57. FOR SALE EAM FUJI road bike, perfect for Rustman, $ 225; Trek 00 h y brid mountain bike, has seven-speed internal e ar hub, excellent condition, $ 225; aluminum factor y u ilt 64-inch car g o bike trailer, $ 300; Burle y deluxe i ke trailer, new, $ 300; assorted new bike parts, a skets f enders locks. C all 57022 work or 54545 o m e O VE SEAT/SOFA BED, like new, $300; recliner, 2 00; complete ei g ht-piece settin g of dishes, white and blue trim, $60; women’s Sun bike, yellow, fair Kwaj-condition, $25; two outdoor reclining lounge chairs, one month old, $60 each or $100 for both. Call Fred, 52367, after 5:30 p.m. and anytime on weekends. GIRLS' BEDDING AND decorations. Matching full and twin comforter bed sets including sheets, bedskirts and shams, with ower and butter y print in purple, pinks, yellow and green; pictures; bookends; accent rug; lamps and more for a well-decorated room. Call Sheri, 52115. FINAL PCS SALE. Monday is last chance. Top quality tri-color indoor/outdoor carpet, 12 x 20 foot, $175; four white quality 4 inch wall-mounted shelves and mounting brackets, $5 each; Rustman road race bike, very good condition, all accessories included, $600 or best offer. Call 51044 or 55312. GEORGE FOREMAN indoor/outdoor electric barbecue K a l e i d o s c o p e Kaleidoscope o f M u s i c of Music The Yokwe Yuk Women’s Club will present the K a l e i d o s c o p e o f M u s i c Kaleidoscope of Musicat 7 p.m., Feb. 19-20, in the high school multi-purpose room. Tickets will be sold on Macy’s porch every Monday morning or can be obtained by calling Emily, 53627. Proceeds will bene t the Kwajalein High School Senior Scholarship Fund. T h e K G A i s s p o n s o r i n g t h e S a d i e H a w k i n s F u n G o l f T o u r n a m e n t a n d The KGA is sponsoring the Sadie Hawkins Fun Golf Tournament and C a j u n b o i l F e b 1 3 a t H o l m b e r g F a i r w a y s W o m e n p i c k t h e 5 p e r s o n Cajun boil, Feb. 13, at Holmberg Fairways. Women pick the 5-person t e a m s teams. S h o t g u n s t a r t a t 1 0 a m B e a t t h e c o u r s e n o l a t e r t h a n 9 : 3 0 a m Shotgun start at 10 a.m. Be at the course no later than 9:30 a.m. F o r m o r e d e t a i l s c o n t a c t J o i W h i p p l e C u r t B e a n o r M i k e N a s t For more details, contact Joi Whipple, Curt Bean or Mike Nast. presents the S a d i e H a w k i n s Sadie Hawkins F u n T o u r n a m e n t Fun Tournament


jg Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 15Super Bowl Special 50 cents off all pizza until 5 p.m. during the Super Bowl Feb. 6. Delivery starts at 11 a.m. Due to vehicle shortage, Three Palms delivery will be limited to the residential area north of Ninth Street. Allow additional time due to large order volume. Place your order at 53402 on Feb. 4 to expedite. On Feb. 6, place your order at 53409. grill with lid, drip pan and extra cleaning sponge, extra large surface, used twice, paid $130, will sell for $70 or best offer; new 10-cup Braun carafe for coffee pot, $14. Call Sue, 53593. COLOR LASER printer, lightly used, industrial quality printer, 9600 x 600 color and black and white, 10/100 network connection and USB 2, $450; extra toner, black, magenta and yellow, with re lling instructions, saves $350 in toner cartridges, $50; HP 5500C scanner, $75. Call 52197 or e-mail: SUN FOUR-SPEED bike, good condition, $100 or best offer. Call 55054. MANY LARGE and small plants. Stop by Quarters 497-B to see or call 58954. PCS SALE. 36-inch Panasonic TV, $450; Zenith DVD/VCR surround sound system, $200; Panasonic full-size microwave, $65; cordless 900 MHz, phone/ answering machine, $50; Everlast 80-pound heavy bag with boxing gloves, $95; Burley deluxe bike trailer, new, $300; Work Model 64 aluminum cargo bike trailer, $300. Too much to list. Call 54545. BEANIE BABIES: Bongo the Monkey, $3.75; Siam the Siamese Cat, $2; Pouch the Kangaroo, $2.75; Sammie the tie-dyed Bear, $3; Quackers the Duck, $3; Snort the Red Bull, $3. Call Steve, 51298. PCS SALE. TVs; blinds; plants; vacuum cleaners; bound carpets; ironing board; water lters; water distiller; pizelle maker; king and twin comforter sets; lumber; fold-up canvas chairs; and two four-speed Sun ladies bikes. Call 59363. COMMUNITY NOTICES THE INTAKE PIPE cleaning for both swimming pools has been rescheduled for Wednesday through Friday. Both pools will be closed during this time. A lifeguard will be provided at Emon Beach on those days from 3: 30 to 6 p.m. The adult pool will reopen on Feb. 4 and the family pool will reopen at 11 a.m., Feb. 5. DURING BARGE operations scheduled for Feb. 9-10, the Supply and Marine Department areas between Sixth and Eighth Streets and Supply and Marine Roads, are off limits to pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle/ equipment traf c. Only Supply and Marine Department personnel will be allowed access to these areas. Barricades and tape will be erected at all of these points. Questions? Call 52180, 53444 or 53430. K w a j a l e i n Y a c h t C l u b m e e t s a t 6 : 3 0 p m t o n i g h t K a l u a p o r k a n d r i c e Kwajalein Yacht Club meets at 6:30 p.m., tonight. Kalua pork and rice w i l l b e s e r v e d B r i n g a s i d e d i s h t o s h a r e C o m e j o i n t h e c l u b a s a n e w will be served. Bring a side dish to share. Come join the club as a new s a i l i n g y e a r b e g i n s Q u e s t i o n s ? C a l l J i m 5 3 5 0 0 sailing year begins. Questi ons? Call Jim, 53500. for the photography exhibit March 5-6, in the high school mulit-purposeroom. The exhibit is open to all Kwajalein Atoll residents. Still photography only. No video. Digital or lm, no restrictions. Prints must be able to be enlarged/ reduced to 8 x 10 inch size. Categories are: Kwajalein living; Kwajalein recreation; Kwajalein nature; holiday events; an open catergory; and a new category of Mission and Mission support. Call Dave Harris, 51133 or 51191, for exhibitor's package.Photos are needed


Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 The Kwajalein HourglassSun Moon Tides Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 0710/1854 0636/1832 0410, 4.5' 1000, 0.8' 1620, 6.1' 2250, 0.3' Monday 0710/1855 0734/1936 0450, 4.9' 1040, 0.5' 1700, 6.3' 2330, 0.1' Tuesday 0710/1855 0827/2036 0530, 5.1' 1120, 0.3' 1740, 6.3' 2400 0.1 Wednesday 0710/1855 0916/2132 0610, 5.3' 1200, 0.4' 1820, 6.0' 16 RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: E at 10-15 knots. Sunday: Partly sunny with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 10-15 knots. Monday: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Winds: NE at 13-18 knots. Tuesday: Mostly sunn and breezy with isolated showers. Winds: NE at 15-20 knots. Annual rain total: 3.93 inches Annual deviation: +0.53 inches Call 54700 for updated forecasts or CONCERNS, from Page 3 affects Channels 9 and 13. As a result the transmitters have been occasionally shutting themselves off to avoid damage To troubleshoot and repair the problem, AFNÂ’s engineers and the Kwajalein maintenance crew have been working on the towers when winds are below applicable safety limits When they do this, all the TV channels and the FM stations must cease broadcasting for obvious safety reasons. We believe that your comments above pertain to the longer-term issue described above, and not these maintenance outages. Q. ItÂ’s been more than six months since KRS has had a town hall meeting to address some or any of the concerns of its employees. Either KRS doesnÂ’t care to hear some of these concerns as to the quality of life of their employees or KRS is satis ed with the status quo of the way things are, that of getting worse and worse each day. A Acting KRS Deputy Site Manager Steve Metta responds: KRS agrees this is overdue. KRS is extremely interested in the concerns Tonight 5:15 p.m.........................Scrubs vs Spartans I Women at Ragan Field 5:15 p.m.............................St. Josephs vs Calvery Men at Dally Field 5:15 p.m..........................Bako Mej vs USAKA/RTS at Brandon Field Monday (rain make up games) 5:15 p.m........................................Scrubs vs Ri-Majolz at Ragan Field 5:15 p.m..........................................RLG vs Slackers at Brandon Field Tuesday 5:15 p.m.....................................Scrubs vs Spartans II at Ragan Field 5:15 p.m...................................MI High School vs Jabro at Dally Field 5:15 p.m.......................................KPD vs Bako-mej at Brandon Field 6:45 p.m..............................Spartans I vs San Juan at Brandon Field 8 p.m........................................Flyers vs Barnahem at Brandon Field Wednesday 5:15 p.m.......................................PoHos vs Spartans I at Ragan Field 5:15 p.m......................................Barnahem vs Slackers at Dally Field 5:15 p.m..............................Guppies vs Spartans II at Brandon Field 6:45 p.m..................................Sunrise vs Criminals at Brandon Field 8 p.m...............................Half Dunks vs Poi Dawgs at Brandon Field Thursday 5:15 p.m.........................MissDemeanors vs Ri-Majolz at Ragan Field 5:15 p.m...............................MI High School vs Calvary at Dally Field 5:15 p.m.................................Spartans II vs Mosey at Brandon Field Softball schedule, standings6:45 p.m.............................................USAKA/RTS vs San Juan at Brandon Field 8 p.m.....................................................................Flame vs RLG at Brandon Field Friday 5:15 p.m........................................Gecko Girls vs MI High School at Ragan Field 5:15 p.m.....................................................Spartans II vs Barnahem at Dally Field 5:15 p.m.........................................................Slackers vs Flyers at Brandon Field 6:45 p.m...................................................Half Dunks vs Sunrise at Brandon Field 8 p.m........................................................Poi Dogs vs Criminals at Brandon Field Feb. 4 5:15 p.m.........................................................Spartans II vs PoHos at Ragan FieldStandings Men's A Division Criminals......................................2 1 0 Sunrise.........................................2 1 0 Half Dunks....................................1 1 2 Poi Dawgs.....................................1 2 0 Men's B Division KPD...............................................2 0 0 USAKA/RTS..................................1 1 0 Spartans I Men.............................1 1 0 San Juan.......................................0 1 0 Bako Mej.......................................0 1 0Men's C Division Guppies........................................3 0 0 RLG...............................................2 0 0 Flyers............................................1 1 0 Flames .........................................2 1 0 Spartan II Boys.............................0 3 0 Barnahem......................................0 1 0 Slackers.........................................0 2 0Men's D Division Calvary Men..................................2 0 0 Jabro Men......................................1 1 0 St. Joseph's...................................1 1 0 MI High School Men......................0 2 0Women's Division Scrubs...........................................2 0 0 PoHos............................................2 0 0 Spartans I Women.........................2 0 0 Ri-Majolz........................................1 1 0 Spartans II Women........................0 2 0 Gecko Girls...................................0 2 0 MI High School Women.................0 2 0 as well as suggestions from the community. We provide several avenues for our employees and residents to provide concerns/suggestions in addition to the town hall meeting. These include; USAKAÂ’s Customer Satisfaction Survey that can be accessed at cs_survey/admin.asp; the drop box survey located at each retail and food facility; the Sensing Integrated Product Team; and the Quality of Life IPT. As in the past, town hall meetings are conducted jointly by the USAKA commander and the KRS president. During the last six months there have been challenges in scheduling a town Hall meeting due to the mission schedule, distinguished visitors coming to Kwaj, and TDY commitments. We are presently in the process of establishing a date for the next town hall meeting conducive to all parties; this should take place in the near future.Q. KRS recently announced a new public Internet connection program for the entire atoll that will help reduce unwanted island SPAM as well as help the IT department trace where such spam is coming from. KRS made this system mandatory for personal computers by a certain date. However, once it was installed, the system didnÂ’t work. WhatÂ’s going on? A KRS IT responds: The rollout of the public Internet improvements was delayed due to a hardware failure of one of the key components. A revised implementation schedule for the rollout will be announced soon. Users should hang onto the username and password that was issued to them, as they will be using that account when we do go live with the new system. Also, a slight correction to the question: the updates to the public Internet do not address SPAM. The purpose of the public Internet update is to identify home machines broadcasting viruses and/or malicious traf c. This can happen even without the ownerÂ’s knowledge. Because KRS IT is not your home e-mail provider, we cannot block SPAM for your home e-mail. Home users should contact their mail provider to nd out what capabilities are available for blocking SPAM. Consumer software is also available for this purpose.