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The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein Aroll, Marshall Islands
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(Photo by Nell Drumheller) w w w s m d c a r m y m i l / K W A J / H o u r g l a s s / h o u r g l a s s h t m l www.smdc.army.mil/KWAJ/Hourglass/hourglass.html ( T h e K w a j a l e i n c o m m u n i t y o b s e r v e d M e m o r i a l D a y w i t h a c e r e m o n y a t (The Kwajalein community observed Memorial Day with a ceremony at t h e a g p o l e s M o n d a y F o r m o r e p h o t o s s e e P a g e 6 the ag poles Monday. For more photos, see Page 6. ) ) “When they ask of us, tell them that for their tomorrow, we gave our today.”— Epitaph at the war cemetery at Kohima, Burma

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2 L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor The Kwajalein Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb. 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily 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: hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.milCommanding Of cer..........COL Beverly Stipe Public Affairs Of cer.....................Sandy Miller Editor.....................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer.........................Dan Adler High School Volunteer.............Lisa Barbella Circulation..............................Will O'Connell Letters to the editorThanks to all for making Kwaj special Classi ed ads The deadline for Wednesday's issue is noon, Saturday and for Saturday's paper is noon, Thursday.To nominate an employee or family member for USAKA Person of the Week, send submissions to Sandy Miller, Public Affairs of cer, at sandra.miller@smdck. smdc.army.mil or call her at 51404. Correction My days on this island paradise are coming to an end. I just wanted to take a moment to send out a huge kommol tata to everyone for making my ve years on Kwajalein some of the best years of my life. I came here for one year expecting little, and am leaving ve years later with a daughter whom I love beyond words, friends I will cherish for a lifetime, and having had the opportunity to work with children who ll my life with purpose and my heart with love. Kwajalein is one of those places that you can’t really describe to anybody, but instead you just have to experience it. Please know that every kind word you have said, support you have offered, and friendships we have shared will remain forever ingrained in my soul. I have become a better person due to my experience in the Marshall Islands amongst a culture who has taught me the true meaning of sharing. Taylor and I will be back someday, if not to work, at least to visit the family and friends we will leave behind as we head for the corn elds of Iowa! I am sure we will think of you more than ever during the frigid days of winter. Kommol tata and thanks, Kwajalein, for a lifetime of memories. — Teri KingTo the police of cer who helped two little boys when one of their bikes broke May 24. He put their bikes in his vehicle and drove the boys to their homes. 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 hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.mil.Billy Traweek is an employee of U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, not Kwajalein Range Services as stated in Wednesday's Hourglass about the U.S. Marines. The Hourglass regrets the error. To the person(s) who anonymously donated the beautiful plants at the turtle pond.Kommol tata. To people who knock over other people's bikes and don't pick them up. To people who do not throw away their empty boxes, but leave them outside in public areas.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, May 31, 2006group was children, exibility is key when visiting some of the smaller islands. Ennlyabegan, or Carlos as it is known by Americans, has a small population, and their fourth-grade class was comprised of two children, so they saw every child living on island and provided some wonderful cosmetic dentistry to the adults as well. It was particularly gratifying to see a young woman who had decay in her top front teeth not only have those teeth saved but beautifully restored with the help of composite material. The expression on her face when she looked in the mirror after her teeth were not just saved, but shaped to form a beautiful smile was truly priceless. Harmsen said, “We’ve worked long, hard, hot hours, but it is truly an amazing feeling. The tangible difference that we made in the life of every child when a tooth was saved makes us feel v ery goo d in t h e morning w h en w e wake up.” This wonderful project is the v ision o f two in d ivi d ua l s, Ju d i an d Davi d Bram lett w ho took action to ma k e a h uge d i ff erence in t h e l ives o f Kwa j a l ein Atoll ch i ld r e n. In d ivi du a ls an d o rganizations t h at nee d to b e th an k e d f or t h eir part in ma k i n g this humanitarian mission a success are: T h e Rotar y C l u b s of Wa h iawa-Waia l ua, Waianae Coast and Kapolei for their sponsorship of the dental team; Continental Airlines, for waiving the excess baggage fees for the copious amounts of supplies needed; John Pickler, Kwajalein Range Services president, for his tenacity in hunting down a portable generator that allowed the dental team to work up at Gugeegue, and the Host Nation Of ce, for sponsoring the dental team. 3 Dr Nora Harmsen a dentist from Hawaii, and a young dental assistant complete a dental exam. (Photos by Alan Taylor)Making a difference Kwajalein residents, Rotary Clubs, provide d enta l h y gi ene, care to ato ll c hild re n By Alan Taylor U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Host Nation’s Of ceIt began with a girl in the 10th-grade named Atota. Judi Bramlett, former teacher at Father Hacker High School on Gugeegue and her husband David, watched the decay slowly spread across Atota’s front teeth during their year on Gugeegue. They noticed a general lack of regular dental care in the Marshall Islands, but were particularly disheartened as they watched Atota’s teeth deteriorate. Rather than feeling hopeless, shrugging their shoulders and moving on, they decided to affect change. Last year, the Rotary Club of Wahiawa-Waialua, galvanized in large part by the efforts of David Bramlett, sponsored Dr. Nora Harmsen and Judi Bramlett to come to Kwajalein Atoll and provide dental care to the youth of Kwajalein Atoll. They were able to treat more than 158 children in nine days, sealing 194 teeth, completing 78 llings, extracting 98 teeth that were abscessed or would have become infected. Additionally, they provided 34 cleanings, a root canal, one partial denture (for Atota, saving her permanent teeth) and all children to received uoride treatments. This year, they saw an astounding 222 patients over their 11 working days, eclipsing last year’s efforts. This year, David Bramlett cast his net wider and got three Rotary Clubs from Wahiawa-Waialua, Waianae Coast and Kapolei involved. The Rotary Clubs consist of volunteers from the local business and professional community who seek to improve th e qua l ity o f l i f e in t h eir l oca l a r e a. Ea ch club a lso selects an international project to be supporte d an d t h is y ear, t h e t h ree clubs pooled monetary donat ions an d co ll ecte d supp l ies an d equipment to provide dental care to E b e y e an d ot h er is l ets o f Kwajalein Atoll, with the emphasis on children. Harmsen returne d t h is yea r wit h a new assistant, E l iza b et h French, a retired biomedical photographer. They are again working mostly with children, targeting fourth-grade children because young people that age have their secondary teeth and the use of sealants on six year molars can help prevent cavities from forming where the sealant is applied. They visited almost every school on Ebeye, and also had the opportunity to go to Ennlyabegan and Third Island. While their target Volunteers came to the Kwajalein Atoll to combat tooth decay. The program was supported by Rotary Clubs in Hawaii.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass Chance meeting leads veteran to family of best friend killed on Kwajalein in World War II4By Jonathan Doll“Thank you for serving your country.” Six words that every veteran – past and present – needs to hear. And those same words changed six peoples’ lives, forever. And even my life, too. There I was in December of 2001, visiting Syracuse, N.Y. for a friend’s wedding. With a little extra time, I stopped in at a church in the area that I had been a member of while working on my undergraduate degree almost fteen years earlier. It was a trip down memory lane, and I wasn’t the only one on such a journey. A Soldier to thank Since I was early, I had a chance to meet members that I remembered. In walked Donald Fida, a thin and muscular older gentlemen with a white goatee and a pickup truck that had a dozen or so marker lights on it. Fida was a longstanding member of the church and a warm fellow, too. We even had been ushers together ten years earlier, but had never really gotten to know each other. That was about to change. After a handshake and a greeting, Fida broke the ice and offered that he was a veteran of World War II My reply, which is now an instinct, was to say to him, “Thank you for serving your country.” Fida really warmed to that, and we found that we had a lot in common. Fida shared about how he had fought in Attu, Alaska to which I offered that I lived in Alaska – in Anchorage, to be speci c. Fida smiled and continued that he had also served on a number of islands in the Paci c. My reply was that I had taught on Tinian (near Guam) from 1994-1996, the same island where the Marines landed in 1944 and the Enola Gay later took off in 1945. We both smiled, and Fida got me a hot cup of coffee. We were on a roll, and Fida had plenty more to share. He explained what happened in the battle in Attu and the trenchfoot and amputations that several hundred men had endured because of the treacherous weather. He also talked about the battle in Kiska, Alaska, which is also known as ‘the battle that wasn’t’ because the Japanese soldiers left in a hurry, even with dinner on the table in a number of the shanties and outposts there. It was amazing to hear all these stories, and while Fida shared his memories, my researcher’s mind was at work. Being a master’s level student in Alaska at the time and a history buff as well, I kept listening. Then Fida told me a story that made my heart skip a beat. On Kwajalein Atoll, his unit, the G Company of the 184th Infantry Regiment, combined with the 7th Infantry Division and engaged in the rst attack of enemyowned land. It was the biggest battle of the Marshall Islands and as General George C. Marshall would put it, “one of the most ef cient operations of the war.” However, it was also where Fida’s best friend, Earl Watson, was killed. The two had been best friends ever since meeting at Fort Ord in California. From then on, Fida became the bugler and personal messenger for Sergeant Watson, Soldiers and Marines attend a Mass for fallen comrades on Kwajalein in February, 1944.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, May 31, 2006 5 Donald Fida the Watson’s lived. Fida thought it was in either in Bakers eld or Berkeley, but this was the mid 1940s, no Internet connection or even the ease of inexpensive long distance service could help Fida nd his best friend’s family. Months stretched into years, and years into decades. Then came that day in 2001 where Fida shared his story with me before church one day. Finding the Watson family I asked Fida if I could look for the Watson family, and he heartily agreed. With that began a tedious process of contacting military organizations, newspaper publishers in California, and also university archives for newspapers that were no longer in publication. Donald Vicini, of the 7th Infantry Division, helped me pin down that Fida and Watson had both served in the G Company of the 184th. From then on, however, the trail went ice cold and all of my leads became dead ends. One even caused my hope to grow dim. It was when a university archivist in California let me know that not only did the newspaper she checked lack a 1944 obituary for Earl Watson, but the entire state of California had no record of him at all. Earl L. Watson From there, I did my best to just move on with life and hope for the best. Still, I was disappointed and certainly a bit jaded in the idea of things ever turning for the better. In early December of 2002, however, my See SEARCH, Page 12 an athletic redhead from Chico, Calif. who would have played football at Notre Dame on a scholarship had the war not intervened. Fida certainly followed every order of his superior including to always “stay by my side.” Sadly, on the second to last day of the battle for Kwajalein, a sniper’s bullet grazed Watson on his face. This was ominous foreshadowing because a second bullet followed later that day, and it was fatal. Fida remembers that morning as clear as a bell. “One minute we were in the foxhole together, and the next I was clutching my best friend in my arms as he quickly expired.” By instinct, Fida moved Watson’s dog tags from inside his fatigues so they displayed on the sergeant’s chest – that way, the Grave Registration Corps would know who had died. Then, Fida hurried along as that battle reached its conclusion. The war continued for Fida with duty stations in Maui, Leyte and Okinawa and later in Seoul for three months after the war ended. Fida also took a hit once on Leyte, but it was not severe enough to send him home. In November of 1945, however, Fida’s wish came true and he headed home. He was one of 21 soldiers in a C-47 that left from Seoul bound for San Antonio and then Syracuse. Shortly after the war and also in 1948, Fida tried to nd out about Watson’s family. He wanted to lay their hearts at rest and let them know that their son and brother had been brave and had served his country well. However, no one knew exactly where in California

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 (Photos by Nell Drumheller) Sgt. Ryan Matthews and ACO Namar Nashon of the Kwajalein Police Department color guard stand watch at the Memorial Day ceremony held Monday at the ag poles. COL Beverly Stipe, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll commander, addressed the gathering of 200 plus Kwajalein residents. The Kwajalein Junior/Senior High School band and the Kwajalein Pipes and drums provided special music. The American Legion Post 44 ri e squad performed the 21-gun salute to fallen comrades. Wreaths were placed at the memorials at the ag pole site. Katie Funk, left and Kendall Young were among the members of the Kwajalein Senior HIgh School Class of 2006. The graduation ceremony took place Friday evening in the multi-purpose room. The other graduates were Amber Banducci, Lisa Barbella, Sara Barrs, Barry Childers, Vayln Chong-Gum, Sean Corrado, Chris Curtiss, Ashley DeLong, Margaret Geeslin, Mike Copeland, Gary Hall, Mark Harless, Clarissa Holton, Alyx Howard, Ola Kaluhiokalani, Win Keller, Jr., Jeff Lewis, Maureen Moulton, Will O'Connell. Allison Peacock, Lauren Peters and Steve Shotts.(Photo by Nell Drumheller) TheyÂ’ve only just begun We will not forget

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, May 31, 2006ThursdayAll programming is subject to change without notice7 TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime/ Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightNBAToday Show The Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.) SpongeBobLaw & Ordermidnight 12:30 a.m.Dallas Late Late Show Conan O’Brien Primal Fear Fairly Oddparents12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.at American Morning with Craig Ferguson Ghost WhispererMovie: <:03>The Proud Family Paci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Phoenix Judge Judy Boyz N The Hood The Amanda Show Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerLostEverwood w/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.ESPNews The Late Show2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveThe Daily ShowThe ApprenticeMovie:Sister, Sister w/ David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Colbert Report Uptown Girls Sister, SisterLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.NBA FastbreakRollerFriendsFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Baseball TonightKing of QueensMovie: <:47>Home ImprovementJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.MLBCarol Duval ShowMission Play with SesameStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Houston Breathing Space Impossible III Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.at Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetThe Daily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.St. Louis The Right FitColbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B withGood EatsThe EntertainersBear in the Big BlueUFC Unleashed7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Shepard Smith UnwrappedLittle Bill7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.SportsCenterThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBehind the ScenesBlue’s CluesESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.The Hot ListFood 911E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.Around the HornThe Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.PTI w/ John Gibson Raymond Danielle Steel’s JoJo’s Circus America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawson’s Creek Secrets Franklin10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:49>Reading Rainbow10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.NBA SpecialABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live From Here to JoJo’s CircusOne Tree Hill11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.NBA ShootaroundCBS Evening News Eternity Rolie Polie Olie11:30 a.m. noonNBACountdown withRollerBlind DateDora the ExplorerVeronica Marsnoon 12:30 p.m.Miami Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsBlue’s Clues12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.at Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Little Bill48 Hour Mystery1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Detroit Mad About You About a Boy Bear in the Big Blue1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LiveBarney & FriendsE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.SportsCenter Movie: <:44>Play with Sesame2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.News Hour withPassionsMy First Place Ransom Funniest VideosAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Relationship RehabGrowing PainsJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.NBA FastbreakSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TracePokemonLiving Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Outside the Lines Brit Hume Yu-Gi-Oh!Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.True HollywoodDisney’s DougEmeril Live5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Story Ed, Edd, & Eddy 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerSeinfeldBackstage PassSpongeBobTBD6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.That ‘70s ShowE.T. Fairly Oddparents 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.NHLExtreme Makeover:One Tree HillMovie:Even StevensWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Edmonton Tavis Smiley Home Edition Breakin’ All the Kenan & Kel7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportExtreme Makeover:Veronica Mars Rules Gilmore GirlsWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Anaheim Nightline Home Edition Movie: <:40> Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball withLaw & Order48 Hour Mystery The World is DegrassiHeadline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.ESPNews Chris Matthews Not Enough DegrassiPaci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterO’Reilly FactorRollerFriendsFresh PrinceTwo & a Half Men10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of QueensHome ImprovementWill & Grace10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.NBA FastbreakToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenMedium11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.ESPNewsThe Late ShowColbert Report The Fast & The Furious 11:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8FridayAll programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime/ Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightNBAToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)SpongeBobC.S.I.midnight 12:30 a.m.Miami Late Late Show w/ Conan O’Brien Movie: <:47>Farily Oddparents12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.at American Morning Craig Ferguson One Tree Hill Dirty Harry Even StevensPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Detroit Judge JudyKenan & Kel Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.NBA FastbreakCNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerVeronica MarsGilmore Girls w/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.ESPNews Backstage Pass The Late Show2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveThe Daily Show48 Hour MysteryMovie:Degrassi w/ David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Colbert Report Breakin’ All the DegrassiLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.NBA FastbreakRollerFriends Rules Fresh Prince with Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.ESPNewsKing of Queens Movie: <:40>Home ImprovementJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.French OpenCarol Duval ShowThe World is Play with SesameStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Tennis Breathing Space Not Enough Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetThe Daily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.ESPNews The Right FitColbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.SportsCenterStudio B withGood EatsTrue HollywoodBear in the Big BlueThe Simpsons7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.PGA: Shepard Smith Unwrapped Story Little BillFamily Guy7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.MemorialThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBackstage PassBlue’s CluesESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Tournament Low Carb & Lovin’ It E.T.Dora the ExplorerHeadline News 8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.1st Round The Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Rolie Polie OlieGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.w/ John Gibson Raymond Home Invasion JoJo’s Circus America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.Around the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawson’s CreekFranklin10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.SportsCenterNBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:44>Reading Rainbow10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.4 QtrsABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Suspect JoJo’s CircusHalf & Half11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.CBS Evening News Rolie Polie OlieMet Your Mother11:30 a.m. noonNBA Tip-OffCountdown withRollerBlind Date Dora the ExplorerJ.A.G.noon 12:30 p.m.NBA Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsBlue’s Clues12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Phoenix Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Little BillFaith Hill:1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.at Mad About You Prelude to a Bear in the Big Blue Fire ies1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Dallas Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live Kiss Barney & FriendsE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie: <:48>Play with Sesame2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.Inside the NBANews Hour withPassionsDesign on a Dime Mask Funniest VideosAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Style StarGrowing PainsJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.NBA FastbreakSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TracePokemonLiving Signal4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Outside the Lines Brit Hume Yu-Gi-Oh!Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.The DirectorsDisney’s DougEmeril Live5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Jon Turteltaub Ed, Edd, & Eddy5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerSeinfeldEbert & RoeperSpongeBobTBD6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.That ‘70s ShowE.T. Fairly Oddparents6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.NHLTwo & a Half Men/ Will & Grace (:25) Half & HalfMovie:That’s So RavenWithou a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Buffalo Tavis SmileyWindow on the Atoll(7:50pm)How I Met Your Mother Rat RaceAll That!7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportMediumJ.A.G.Veronica MarsWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Carolina Nightline Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with C.S.I.Faith Hill: Movie: <:04>SabrinaHeadline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.ESPNews Chris Matthews Fire ies Summer Catch SabrinaPaci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterO’Reilly FactorRollerFriendsFresh PrinceDeal or No Deal10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of Queens Home Improvement10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.NBA FastbreakToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenThe O.C.11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.ESPNewsThe Late ShowColbert Report Tremors 11:30 p.m.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, May 31, 2006 9SaturdayAll programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime/ Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightNBAToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) SpongeBobPrimetimemidnight 12:30 a.m.Phoenix Late Late Show w/ Conan O’Brien Movie: <:46>Fairly Oddparents12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.at American Morning Craig Ferguson Half & Half My Cousin Vinny That’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Dallas Judge JudyMet Your MotherAll That! Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerJ.A.G.Veronica Mars w/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.ESPNews The Late Show2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveThe Daily ShowFaith Hill:Movie:Sabrina w/ David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Colbert Report Fire ies Rat Race SabrinaLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.NBA FastbreakThe SimpsonsFriendsFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Outside the LinesFamily GuyKing of QueensHome ImprovementJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.French OpenPrimetimeRollerCarol Duval Show Movie: <:04>Play with SesameStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Tennis Breathing Space Summer Catch Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetThe Daily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m. The Right Fit Colbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.PGA:Studio B withGood EatsThe DirectorsBear in the Big BlueBeyond the Glory7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Memorial Shepard Smith Unwrapped Jon Turteltaub Little Bill7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.Tournament The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsEbert & RoeperBlue’s Clues Good Morning8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.2nd Round Easy Entertainig E.T.Dora the Explorer America8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.The Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Rolie Polie Olie9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.w/ John Gibson Raymond Color of Love JoJo’s Circus9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawson’s CreekFranklinExtreme Homes10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:45>Reading RainbowDesigned to Sell10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.ABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live A Perfect Murder JoJo’s CircusLandscape Smart11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.NBA ShootaroundCBS Evening News Rolie Polie OlieWeekend Handyman11:30 a.m. noonNBACountdown withWindow on the AtollBlind DateDora the ExplorerSportsnoon 12:30 p.m.Detroit Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsBackstage PassBlue’s CluesTBD12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.at Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Little Bill1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Miami Mad About You What Dreams May Bear in the Big Blue1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live Come Barney & Friends2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.SportsCenter Play with Sesame2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.NewsHour withPassionsDecorating CentsMovie: <:08>Funniest VideosNavy/MCorps News3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer The Look for Less Beach Blanket Growing PainsMail Call3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.NBA FastbreakSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a Trace Bingo PokemonNational Geographic4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Baseball Tonight Brit Hume Yu-Gi-Oh!4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.Inside the Actor’s...Disney’s DougAccess Hollywood5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy James Gandol ni Ed, Edd, & Eddy Weekend5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.Larry King LiveRollerSeinfeldE! SpecialsSpongeBobExtreme Makeover6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.That ‘70s ShowE.T. Fairly Oddparents Home Edition6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.SportsHeadline NewsDeal or No DealAmerica’s MostMovie:Wild ThornberrysEnterprise7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.TBD Tavis Smiley Wanted Biker Boyz Grim Adventures 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportThe O.C.NCISThe X’sAmerican Chopper8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Drake & Josh8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with PrimetimeMonk Movie: <:06>Zack & CodyHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Sleepy HollowWhat I Like About YouNavy/MCorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.O’Reilly FactorRollerFriendsMade!George Lopez10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.NBA FastbreakTonight ShowKing of Queens Bernie Mac10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.ESPNewsDateline W/ Jay Leno The Daily Show Movie:Fresh PrinceC.S.I. NY11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.ESPNewsThe Late ShowColbert Report National Security Home Improvement11:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 HELP WANTED Kwajalein Range Services has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Sheri Hendrix, 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, catering/dining room worker or temporary of ce support, please submit your application to the HR department for consideration as positions become available. For more information, call the KRS HR Of ce at 54916. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, George Seitz Elementary. Full time. HR Req. K031168. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, HR. Full time. Requires strong computer and communication skills to process large volumes of HR documents and spreadsheets. Strong previous administrative assistance experience required. Will interface will all levels of employees and management. HR Req. K031200. AIDES, Child Development Center. Two casual positions. HR Reqs. K031172 and 031173. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN, Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K031086. CASHIER, Gimbel’s. HR Req. K031197. Enniburr residents should apply to Annemarie Jones. CUSTODIAN II. Full-time. Roi Operations. HR Req. K031201. Enniburr residents apply to Floyd Corder. DRIVER I. Kwajalein Automotive. HR Req. K031143. DRIVER I. Roi Automotive. Temporary, 130 days. HR Req. 031174. Enniburr residents, apply to Robert Stere. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN I, casual position for Macy’s. HR Req. K031105. ELECTRICIAN, full-time. HR Req. K030983. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT to Kwajalein Range Services president. Full time. Must be able to operate standard of ce equipment, familiar with MS Of ce, Outlook, PowerPoint, technical and business vocabulary. Minimum 5-7 years experience at executive level secretarial and administrative responsibilities. Associate degree or technical certi cate a plus. Government-contract experience highly desired. LIBRARY AIDE, Community Activities, casual. HR Req. K031031. MECHANIC HEAVY EQUIPMENT I. HR Req. K031162. MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive. Four full-time positions. HR Reqs. K030332, K030641, K030331 and K031029. MECHANIC II, Automotive Services. Full time. HR Req. K031139. MECHANIC II, Kwaj Power Plant. Full time. HR Req. K031124. MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030982. PIPEFITTER/PLUMBER II, Utilities Department. Full time. HR Req. K031142. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II, Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030983. REGISTERED NURSE, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual. HR Req. K030935. STOCK CLERK, Gimbel’s. Part time. 30 hours per week. HR Req. 031204. Enniburr residents, apply to Annemarie Jones. STOREKEEPER II, Ten-Ten store. Full time. HR Req. K031195. KRS CONTRACT POSITIONS APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/ PROGRAMMER I. HR Req. 031323. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/ PROGRAMMER III. HR Req. 031321. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/SENIOR PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031319. CHILD/YOUTH Services director, HR Req. 031297. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN. HR Req. 031437. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 031029. DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR III. HR Req. 031393. DISPATCHER II, aircaft. HR Req. 030988. ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT MGMT SYSTEM LEAD – KARDS; Sr. Document controller. HR Req. 031271.ELECTRICIAN III/MARINE ELECTRICIAN. HR Req. 030924. ELECTRICIAN III. HR Req. 030854. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 030817. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II – Telemetry, HR Req. 031005. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN III – ALTAIR, HR Req. 030669 (Roi-Namur). ELECTRONIC TECH II, Telemetry. Two positions. HR Reqs. 031381 and 031389. ELECTRONIC TECH III, Telemetry. Three positions. HR Reqs. 031383, 031385 and 031387. FIELD ENGINEER I. HR Req. 031189. FIELD ENGINEER II. Four positions, HR Reqs. 031315, 031149, 031157 and 031373. FIELD ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur. HR Req. 030741. FIELD ENGINEER II. RF Safety, HR Req. 031147. FIELD ENGINEER II. TRADEX, HR Req. 031245 (Roi-Namur). HARDWARE ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031179. HELP DESK TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031371. IT TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATOR II. HR Req. 031421. INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST I. HR Req. 030880. LIBRARIAN. HR Req. 031435. MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST. HR Req. 030871. MANAGER, Management Standards. HR Req. 031016. MANAGEMENT AND STANDARDIZATION ANALYST I. HR Req. 030882. MECHANIC III. Two positions. HR Reqs. 030590 and 031000. MECHANIC IV. HR Req. 030966. NETWORK ENGINEER I. Information Technology, HR Req. 031289. NETWORK ENGINEER I-MO. HR Req. 031455. NETWORK ENGINEER II–MO. HR Req. 031227. OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031463. OPTICS TECHNICIAN III. Two positions. HR Req. 031461 and 031459. PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031067. REGISTERED NURSE, HR Req. 030919. REPORTER, The Kwajalein Hourglass HR Req. 031311. RF SAFETY SPECIALIST/FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031147. SECURITY SPECIALIST. HR Req. 031397 SOFTWARE ENGINEER II. CONUS-Lexington. HR Req. 031175. SUPERVISOR, Bakery. HR Req. 031287. SUPERVISOR HR – CDC, HR Req. 030904. SUPERVISOR, Imaging. HR Req. 031277. SUPERVISOR WAREHOUSING. HR Req. 030958. The Sandbagger's Softball Tournament is June 14-24. Co-ed teams of all skill levels are welcome. A managers' meeting will be 5:30 p.m., June 9, in the library conference room, Building 805. Bring rosters and a $20 registration fee. Managers must attend this meeting for teams to play in the tournament. Format will be one pitch. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. S a n d b a g g e r s Sandbagger's S o f t b a l l Softball T o u r n a m e n t Tournament

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, May 31, 2006 11 TECHNICAL WRITER II. HR Req. 031463. TELEPHONE TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 030965. TRAFFIC AGENT. HR Req. 030984 TRAFFIC AGENT II. HR Req. 031008. WAREHOUSEMAN, LEAD. Two positions. HR Req. 030998 and 031036. WAREHOUSEMAN II/SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERK, CONUS-Richmond. HR Req. 030843. WATER PLANT OPERATOR III. HR Req. 031002. COMMUNITY BANK TELLER. Part time. Req. KW21850. 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. For consideration, submit your resume online at www.dodcommunitybank.com. For more information, contact the personnel department at communitybank.recruiting@ bankofamerica.com or call the Banking Center manager at 52292 or 52142. Community Bank is an equal opportunity employer. WANTEDTAP DANCE SHOES. Call Paula, 52502, before 9 p.m. MOORING BUOY, in good condition. Call David, 52283, work or 54698, home. QUEEN-SIZE bed. Call 52033. LOSTKEY RING with a blue sh keychain, on May 14. Call 54291. FOR SALELARGE TRIPLE L BCD, black, dual Dacor regulators, pressure and depth gauges, $400. Call 52389. PCS SALE. Oak full-size bed loft stands 57 inches high, $400; vacuum, $75; JVC 21-inch TV, $200; entertainment center, $50; set of T-fal cooking ware, $50; dual hot plate, $20; ceiling fan, $50; ve cubic foot freezer, $300; ve-DVD disc changer, $100; VCR, $20 and small stereo, $25. Call 59985, after 5 p.m. 80-CUBIC FOOT aluminum scuba tank and 65cubic foot steel tank, $50 each, 50 foot, 5/16 inch high-test chain, $50; brass hurricane lamp, $10; spring extension rod, $5. Call Marge, 53370 or 53450. PCS SALE. Dehumidifier $75; 27-inch Sony TV, $150; TV stand, $25; DVD player $50; Weber grill $50; patio table and chairs, $25; toaster oven, $10; microwave 1200-Watt, $75; sh tank with all new accessories, $150; dinnerware, $50; Kwajcondition bikes, $10 and up; child/teen loft bed with desk and chair, $250 and Dell computer with printer, $100. Call 53839, after 5 p.m. LARGE MICROWAVE, one year old, $75; small gas grill, $15; dishwasher with wood counter top, brand new, $300 or best offer; large brown weave rug with dark brown border, $50; 27-inch Panasonic TV with DVD/VHS, $250 and cordless phone with answering machine, $15. Call 51683, home or 57197, work. SUNFISH SAILBOAT, good sail and rigging on aluminum trailer, located at hand launch area next to boat ramp, $500 or best offer. Call 52073, after 4:30 p.m. GAME BOY ADVANCE, $50; ceiling fan, $20; guitar with case, $100; tap shoes, size 91/2 M, $40; golf shoes, size 10 D, $30 and two rattan end tables, $10 each. Call 51376. PCS Sale. 19-inch TV, $50; queen size mattress and box spring, $200; comfortable couch and loveseat set, $1,000; dishwasher, $200; Kwajcondition Sun bike, $50; Navy blue area rugs, $2040; microwave, $50; curtains and curtain rods and blinds for 400-series house. Call 50461. 9-FOOT by 12-foot gray carpet, $75. Call 54784. 21-INCH QUASAR color TV, $150; two-drawer le cabinet, $15; two halogen pole lamps, $20 each; under-the-cabinet mounting can opener, $10 and small black vanity with mirror and matching stool, $25. Call 54168. WOMEN’S four-speed Sun bike, available Tuesday, $150; bike trailer, $100; AT&T cordless phone with answering machine, available Saturday, $50; paper shredder, $25; 32 mm underwater camera, $20; slim Brita lter pitcher and extra lter, $15; vacuum $10 and various dive weights. Call 51960. WOOD, pressure treated large deck, $350. Call Bill 53096, work or 53822, home. TV, SONY 20-inch, one year old; Toshiba DVD, one year old; Sony VCR, $200; TV/VCR, 13-inch, one year old, $40; Akona wetsuit, 3 mm, extralarge shorty; ns/boots/gloves, size 11; reef gloves, mask and snorkel, $110 and computer with many parts and 19-inch and 15-inch monitors, $180. Call 53290. PCS SALE. Large and small plants (hibiscus, mandevilla, orchids, large cus tree), white plastic outdoor table and four chairs, some odd chairs and chaise, adult pink tricycle with basket, beige tab top curtains/curtain rods, dehumidi er and light green room size carpet to t silver bullet trailer. Call 59939 or 51304. COMPACT DISC PLAYER/radio, $25; ten-speed mountain bike, kept indoors, excellent condition, $95; and professional underwater camera system, includes Canon EOS Elan7 35 mm SLR camera, Canon 50 mm macro lens, Ikelite housing, Ikelite 200 series strobe, Ikelite done port, custom hardside carrying case, excellent condition, $995. Call Peter, 52842. INFARED SAUNA, professional, paid $2,000 new, will sell for $700. Call Bob, 52530. NEW LOVE SEAT, $100; 27-inch Panasonic TV with VCR, good condition, $200 and Dell computer with 17-inch monitor and subwoofer and speakers, $400. Call 54591. ‘KING BEAN’ bag, $34; black oor lamp with three lights, $10; four-shelf wooden bookcase, $12; two black bar stools; adjustable high chair on wheels; infant car seat with snapping base and Blue Air 501 air puri er, speci cally designed to reduce mold, almost new with new lter. Call Kim, 52654. 12-VOLT/42 AH BATTERY; entertainment center, 7 inches by 7 inches by 6 inches; two large computer desks with shelves; homemade desk with shelves, 3 feet by 3 feet; three wooden shelf units; one large shelf made for new housing laundry room with adjustable shelves; plastic patio table and toy box. Call 53605. YAMAHA 23-FOOT runabout with twin 50horsepower Honda four-stroke engines, center console, sh nder, spare parts and custom aluminum trailer, includes covered boat Lot 80, $18,000. Call 58481 or 58209. 22-FOOT BAYLINER Trophy, with boat shack and covered parking, Lot 12, Boat 931, handliner, ready to sh or dive, rebuilt engine with aproximately 300 hours, shing rods, reels, lewers, coolers, chest freezer, small refrigerator and much more $27,500. Call Curtis, 54693, home or 57014, work or Debbie, 58605, home. PCS SALE. Hammock stand, outdoor tent enclosure, deck, storage bin, plants, 25-gallon aquarium and accessories, shing pole, golf clubs, doll house, underwater camera, water trampoline, card table, four metal chairs, bookcases, dome bathroom cabinets and toys. Call 50161. POWER BOAT 26.5-foot Crownline. 5.7L V8 inboard with Bravo II out drive, V-berth, quarter berth, stereo system, bathroom with shower, fridge, canopy, deck shower, 15-horsepower kicker, anchors, fully covered boat lot, boathouse with deck and 7-foot dinghy with 4-horsepower, $25,000. Call John, 52582, home or 58331, work. COMMUNITY NOTICESTHE KWAJALEIN Atoll International Sportfishing Club meeting for May will be held at 7 p.m., tonight, at the Paci c Club. THE RECOMPRESSION chamber will be unavailable Thursday and Friday, due to Marine Operations requirements. During this period, recreational diving will be limited to 50 feet. DURING BARGE operations Thursday and Friday, the Supply and Marine Department areas between 6th and 8th Streets and Supply and Marine Road are off limits to pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle/ equipment traf c. Only authorized personnel will be allowed into these areas. Barricades and caution tape will be erected in these areas. Questions? Call 52180/53444/53430. KICKBALL IS BACK. Get a co-ed team together and a $20 fee and register by Friday. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. ON SATURDAY, the DCCB will be delivering armoires to Ebeye resulting from the March 18 furniture sale. For anyone expecting delivery of your armoire, please bring your receipt marked ‘paid’ to the north camp delivery point near the land ll on Ebeye to claim your purchase. The cargo LCM will arrive on Ebeye at approximately 4:30 p.m. Make every effort to claim your furniture immediately. Questions? Call the DCCB at 51770. MOTHERS OF preschoolers will hold the end of the year Thank You Luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Monday, in the Religious Education Building. Childcare will not be provided. Contact Michele at 52791 if you have any questions. MOPS is sponsored by Island Memorial Chapel. COME JOIN US in saying goodbye to the Fortin family, 3-5 p.m., Monday, at Emon Beach. DO YOU WANT to be on the baby-sitter referral list? Youth Services will hold the biannual babysitter training on June 13. Anyone 13 years by Nov. 1 may attend. Red Cross Basic Aid and Child Development Information will be given. Space is limited. Call Amy at 53610 to register. A NEW FORM is available for K-Badge personnel wishing to sponsor guests for large special events including, but not limited to, organized club functions, rst birthday celebrations, PCS parties, etc. The new Day-Sponsorship Request Form is located at KARDS: Forms/Entry Exit/ Request to visit Kwajalein and on the intranet at USAKAWeb: Business/KPD/Forms/Requests to Visit Kwajalein. If you do not have computer access, you may pick up a form at the Provost Marshal’s Of ce, Building 835, during business hours. Submit your request at least ve days in advance for processing. This form will be used in accordance with policies and procedures set forth in USAKA/RTS Regulation 190-10 Entry Exit Control (Of cial and Unof cial Visitors/ Guests). This regulation may be found in KARDS/ Compliance Documents/USAKA Policies and Regulations.This new form does not replace the form currently being used for individual guest sponsorship. For more information, call 52124.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NNE-ENE at 10 knots. Thursday: Variably sunny with scattered showers Winds: NE-E at 8-14 knots. Friday: Mostly sunny with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 10-15 knots. Saturday: Mostly sunny with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 10 knots. Annual rain total: 26.65 inches Annual deviation: -1.99 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or www.rts-wx.com. Sun Moon Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideThursday 6:29 a.m./7:05 p.m. 10:40 a.m./11:31 p.m. 7:01 a.m., 3.7’ 12:31 a.m., 0.5’ 7:34 p.m., 2.5’ 1:41 p.m., 0.4’ Friday 6:29 a.m./7:05 p.m. 11:29 a.m./ 7:45 a.m., 3.4’ 1:12 a.m., 0.8’ 8:28 p.m., 2.4’ 2:30 p.m., 0.7’ Saturday 6:29 a.m./7:05 p.m. 12:16 p.m./12:12 a.m. 8:37 a.m., 3.1’ 2:03 a.m., 1.1’ 9:41 p.m., 2.3’ 3:30 p.m., 0.9’ SEARCH from Page 5 W a t e r o u t a g e Water outageA twelve-hour potable-water outage is scheduled to start at 8 p.m., Saturday and end at 8 a.m., Sunday. The affected buildings include 703 (CafŽ Paci c and Bakery), 704 (Macy's, Snackbar, UPH), 706 (Post Of ce), 712 (Mini-Mall), 721 (Chiller Building), and 728 (Boiler Plant). Every effort will be made to reduce the length of the outage and restore water pressure as soon as possible. Call Stan Jazwinski at 51847 or Hilton Crutch eld at 59081, for more information.Dining services will be limited during Saturday-Monday due to replacement and repair of potable water mains to dining facilitie s. The water line work is a part of preparations for the upcoming demolition of the Paci c Bachelor Quarters. After the replacement/repair of the pipe is completed, dining facilities will not be able to resume full normal operations until tests con rm that there is no problem with use of the water. The combined effect of pipe work and water testing will result in up to 36 hours of limited water availability in dining facilities beginnin g Saturday evening. Dining services personnel have worked with the chief medical of cer and sanitarian to develop an interim operational plan that continues to provide basic food service while assuring that there is zero risk to customers. Clearance for return to normal operations is expected by ear ly Monday. Speci c changes for dining facilities are: horizons would change forever. In the mail, I received a newsletter from the 7th Infantry Division Association. Surprisingly, on Page 6 was the search letter I had written to Vicini; he had helped it get printed. “Private Donald Fida of Syracuse, New York, who served in the 184th Infantry Regiment, is looking for the family of Sergeant Earl Watson…If you have any information contact Donald Vicini or Jonathan Doll.” I was almost in shock as I drove home. “This might actually go somewhere!” I thought out loud, and that turned out to be the understatement of the year!! When I got home, there was a message on my answering machine. Basically, here is what it said. “Hello, Jonathan Doll, this is Fred Watson, the brother of Sergeant Earl Watson… you said you were looking for the family of Sergeant Earl Watson, well I’m his brother… and we’re his family.” I was both stunned and elated at the same time. The next day, Fida spoke with Fred and the two had a reunion of sorts over the phone. It was Dec. 10, 2002, 59 years after that fateful day in the War that neither of them could ever forget. Fida was so overjoyed when I talked to him later that day that he said, “I’m so happy that I’m gonna have a big glass of wine tonight at dinner.” I laughed and almost cried as I replied with gusto, “Go for it.” The family that waited 59 years to hear a ‘message of honor.’ Over the coming weeks and months, the Watson family and their new friend, Fida, shared tearful and elated phone conversations that wove their hearts together and unloaded a burden that they had each been carrying for a lifetime. This was Fida’s message of honor that he nally had the opportunity to share. In 2004, Fida visited the Watson family and also the grave of his best friend, Earl. Around that time and also in 2005, I interviewed Fida for a book about his life story called ‘Message of Honor.’It has been amazing to get to know a proud veteran of World War II and then have the unexpected privilege of helping him connect with the family of his best friend. Through Fida’s perseverance, I have learned a real lesson about patience and the true meaning of the phrase, ‘freedom is not free.’ And Fida reminds me that patience and his faith have both “helped me get through every struggle I have faced in life – even this one.”(Editor’s note: Doll is a doctoral candidate in education at Texas A&M University who also enjoys history. His rst teaching position was near Guam in the South Paci c.) Cafe Paci c : --Meal service will be limited to unaccompanied personnel all day Sunday, and for breakfast on Monday. --Continental breakfast for Sunday and Monday. --Box lunches for brunch on Sunday. --Limited hot menu for dinner on Sunday. --Return to normal services for Monday. Three Palms Snack Bar: --Early 7 p.m. closure on Saturday. --Closed all day Sunday. --Return to normal services on Monday morning. Bakery: --Usual hours of operation --Limited pastries on Sunday and Monday. --For Sunday espresso will not be available but other drinks will be available as usual --Return to normal services for Monday lunch. Dining Services and CMO will update the public about any changes or extension to these limitations via roller announcements in the unlikely event that plans change.