The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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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 ( L a n d i n g o n t h e c o a s t o f F r a n c e u n d e r h e a v y N a z i m a c h i n e g u n r e (Landing on the coast of France under heavy Nazi machine gun re a r e t h e s e A m e r i c a n s o l d i e r s s h o w n j u s t a s t h e y l e f t t h e r a m p o f a are these American soldiers, shown just as they left the ramp of a C o a s t G u a r d l a n d i n g b o a t F o r m o r e o n D D a y s e e P a g e 4 ) Coast Guard landing boat. For more on D-Day, see Page 4.) ( ( P h o t o b y R o b e r t F S a r g e n t J u n e 6 1 9 4 4 ) Photo by Robert F. Sargent, June 6, 1944)


Wednesday, June 7, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2 The Kwajalein Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb. 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily 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 High School Volunteer.............Lisa Barbella Circulation..............................Will O'Connell Tales of bravery should never fade with time COMMENTARYSee TALES Page 12 The ships sailed through the dark night. There were gale force winds, sheets of rain and huge swells that tossed the men tightly packed on board the vessels. Those men were in agony with seasickness and there was hardly any space below decks where it didn’t reek of vomit and sweat. What those sick, miserable men would attempt to do the next morning was the biggest gamble in the history of mankind. At 3:30 a.m., June 6, 1944, the men were brought up on the decks of the ships. As the dawn broke in a misty fog, the sea had calmed and the men were at their stations. They peered through the fog and the smoke of the big Navy guns and the Air Corps bombs that had pounded the land for hours and saw the coast of France. On the expanse of shore the ships were spread out along, the men could see places that history would call Juno, Gold, Sword, Utah and one that was code named ‘Easy Red.’ It would be known as Omaha. They were the ve beaches the troops would land on. As the covering re lifted, the men climbed down the nets into landing craft and began the long journey to the shore. The men of the U.S. 1st Division and the U.S. 29th Infantry Division headed for the six-mile wide Omaha Beach. The battle-hardened German 352nd Infantry Division waited behind some 15,000 concrete bunkers and machine gun nests positioned for criss-cross re over the beach, all sitting atop a 150foot bluff. In addition, anti-personnel and anti-tank mines had been planted under the sand and razor-sharp concertina wire had been strung on the beach. That place was about to become ‘bloody’ Omaha. As the landing craft approached the beaches, the men could hear the German bullets hitting the steel ramps. They could see German artillery shells blowing apart landing craft on either side of them. Even though they came in at low tide, the re was so intense that many landing craft stopped short and when the troops stepped off the lowered ramps with 65 pound packs of equipment, they sank in 20-foot water and drowned. Others had to wade helplessly through 50-100 yards of chest deep water exposed to re to get to the beach. For the ones who made it closer in or all the way to the beach, when the ramps dropped, there was no protection Rhonda Johnson has served in the Common Access Cards of ce for the past two years. Recently it became necessary to reissue CACs to literally hundreds of employees, with a short deadline. Johnson went above and beyond the call of duty to ensure all cards were issued before PCSing with her husband in June. In fact, Chief USAKA Employee of the Week To nominate an employee or family member for USAKA Person of the Week, send submissions to Sandy Miller, Public Affairs of cer, at or call her at 51404. Rhonda JohnsonDennis Johnson left rst and Rhonda stayed behind two additional weeks to nish issuing all the CACs before the deadline. Johnson is to be commended for her dedication and devotion to duty. She also touched the lives of many residents of both Kwajalein and Ebeye with her friendly, helpful attitude.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, June 7, 2006 3Strengthening cooperation Joint committee meeting discusses fuel sales, ber optics, new renewable energy technologyBy Nell M. Drumheller EditorA United States and Republic of the Marshall Islands working level joint committee meeting was held on Kwajalein Friday. Attendees included U.S. Ambassador to the RMI Greta Morris, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Commander COL Beverly Stipe, Robert Muller, RMI chief secretary; RMI Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerald M. Zackios, Kwajalein Atoll Senators Justin deBrum and Jeban Riklon; Minister of Public Works Mattlan Zackhras, Minister of Health Alvin Jacklick, Noda Lojkar, RMI representative to USAKA; Helen Reed-Row, deputy chief of mission, American Embassy, Majuro, RMI; Dennis O’Connell, USAKA command judge advocate; Maj. Jeffrey Klein, director, USAKA Host Nations Activities and Tom Maus, military liaison, public affairs, American Embassy, Majuro. “These meetings strengthen our cooperation,” Morris said adding that the United States and the Republic of the Marshall Islands have an unique and close relationship. The working level meeting lasted several hours. Committee members reviewed old issues including RMI Ministry of Health/Tripler Army Medical Center Memorandum of Agreement; sale of defense energy supply center fuel to Kwajalein Atoll Joint Utilities and Resources; joint labor relations board; ber optics update; banking at USAKA; Memorandum of Procedures for RMI representative with ombudsman responsibilities; use of PM&O and use of RMI contractors. Klein said USAKA researched the sale of DESC fuel to KAJUR but it can’t be done. The Department of Defense cannot sell DESC fuel except for exigent emergency situations or to support Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities. Klein explained MWR activities as events sponsored by USAKA with RMI participation such as a shing tournament. Stipe said that the ber optics project is moving forward. “The cost has not changed. There are no major road blocks and the project should be complete by the end of 07 or beginning of 08.” New items of discussion included transportation for burials in mid-atoll corridor of Kwajalein Atoll; port training for RMI port authority employees; Eniwetak conservation area; ocean thermal energy conservation and RMI-USAKA/SMDC Memorandum of Agreement update. Kelly Busquets, USAKA directorate of public works, gave a brie ng on OTEC implementation. OTEC is a renewable energy system which would provide Kwajalein’s power while using between 30 and 40 percent less fossil fuel. Byproducts of OTEC are potable water, cooling water for air conditioning and nutrient-rich water for aquaculture. USAKA is examining the possibility of using OTEC technology to provide power to USAKA to reduce costs and provide an environmentally friendly source of energy. Busquets said an OTECbased energy source would bene t USAKA as it would provide a consistent price for energy costs and would stabilize the operating budget. The Of ce of Naval Research identi ed Kwajalein as the best candidate for OTEC. The U.S. Navy is building an OTEC oating platform off of Diego Garcia, and USAKA plans on using the research for that project to jumpstart the research for a Kwajalein OTEC facility. Busquets said it has not been determined whether the USAKA facility would be built on land or would be in the water. OTEC uses the difference in water temperatures to create energy. Busquets said that in Hawaii an OTEC facility is using nutrientrich water for a shrimp farm. She added that it may be possible for the RMI to tie into the Kwajalein facility to provide water and energy for Ebeye as well as aquaculture possibilities. USAKA predicts having the OTEC facility in operation by December, 2009. RMI representatives stated interest in this project and said that their government is researching a similar OTEC facility for Majuro. USAKA may provide transportation for burials, on a reimbursable status, in the mid-atoll corridor of Kwajalein Atoll. The USAKA HNO is researching the options for this as well as reimbursable training for RMI port authority employees. This was both Morris’ and Stipe’s last JCM. The meetings are required by the Amended Compact Agreement. The next formal meeting will be after the new year in Majuro. For more information on RMI/ USAKA issues, contact the USAKA HNO at 55325. OTEC renewable energy technology


Wednesday, June 7, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4Nations of the world that took part in the D-Day invasion of Europe Belgium The free men of the world are marching together to victory. I have full con dence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory. Good luck, and let us all beseech the blessings of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking. — from Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s D-Day order.Most of the 1,100 of cers and men of the Royal Australian Volunteer Naval Reserve taking part in Operation Neptune on D-Day served aboard British ships or as commanders of several landing otillas and motor torpedo boats. Approximately 11,000 Royal Australian Air Force of cers and men served with Royal Air Force or RAAF squadrons for every phase of D-Day. Australia also provided 15 percent of the 1136 aircraft committed by Bomber Command on D-Day. The Belgian Section of the RAF received of cial recognition as Belgian Forces on June 4, 1942. On D-Day Belgium's 350th Squadron participated in the aerial defense of Gold and Sword Beaches. Before the amphibious landing got underway, Belgium's 349th Squadron provided covering re for the US 82nd Airborne Division's drop at Sainte-Mre-ƒglise. Two Belgian corvettes, three merchant ships, and three Congo boats also served in Operation Neptune.Australia On D-Day about 15,000 troops serving in Canada's Third Infantry Division landed on Juno Beach under the operational control of the British 1st Corps. The Royal Canadian Air Force committed 39 strategic and tactical squadrons on D-Day, ying 230 sorties of the 1,200 mounted by Bomber Command. Nearly 10,000 of cers and men (more than six times the strength of the Royal Canadian Navy in 1939) served aboard the 126 Canadian ghting ships, 44 landing craft among them, participating in Operation Neptune on D-Day.Canada Because the Free Czechoslovakian Army's 1st Armored Brigade did not deploy to Normandy until several weeks after the Allied landing, Czechoslovakia's participation in D-Day was limited to the air. Of the four Czechoslovakian squadrons ying with the RAF, all took part in D-Day. The colors own at the National D-day Memorial are those of the former Czechoslovakia as well as the present Czech Republic. Their display here implicitly and respectfully acknowledges the contributions of those who lived in what is now Slovakia to the Allied effort on D-Day.Czechoslovakia France contributed three ghter groups and four bomber groups to the Allied Expeditionary Air Force on D-Day. Two French cruisers and a destroyer took part in the naval bombardment, and French frigates, corvettes, and submarine chasers performed escort duty. The contribution of the Maquis (French Forces of the Interior) to the D-Day landing is noteworthy and includes the disruption of lines of communication such as bridges, railways, roads, and land lines as well as the sabotage and destruction of Nazi vehicles and equipment.France Limiting its naval and military commitment primarily to the Balkans and Mediterranean, Greece nevertheless did deploy two Royal Hellenic Navy corvettes for Operation Neptune. Those vessels escorted convoys to Juno, Gold, and Sword Beaches. As was the case with individual citizens of other Nazi-occupied or neutral nations, including some who were unable to contribute either units or vessels to the Allied Expeditionary Force, a number of Greek soldiers, sailors, and airmen served as volunteers with Allied Forces on D-Day.Greece Sumatra, its armor dismantled, was intentionally scuttled near the shore to form part of the breakwater for one of the arti cial harbors that were critical to the operation's logistical support. Netherlands About 30,000 members of the Royal New Zealand Air Force were in Operation Overlord. Squadrons of New Zealand's ghters and bombers ew in every phase, the former performing with particular ef cacy above Omaha Beach on D-Day. Some 4,000 of cers and men of the Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve also took part in Operation Neptune. On D-Day many of New Zealand's junior of cers commanded either landing craft delivering troops to the British beaches or one of the numerous motor torpedo boats interdicting German E-boats.New Zealand the cargo ships were scuttled to create a breakwater for landing craft. On D-Day two ghter squadrons from the Royal Norwegian Air Force in exile ew in the Norwegian Wing of the Allied Second Tactical Air Force. Norway Mindful of Germany's Sept. 1, 1939 invasion of Poland, the government-in-exile was eager for its forces to participate in D-Day. Polish ground troops did not deploy until later, but the Polish Wing of the 84th Royal Air Force Group and a Polish bomber squadron supported the D-Day landing. One Polish destroyer took part in the Eastern Task Force's naval bombardment of the coast; four additional Polish warships as well as eight merchant ships played various roles in Operation Neptune.Poland On D-Day the British Second Army composed of two corps (including three British divisions with auxiliary units and services some 62,000 Britons) landed on and around Gold Beach, Sword Beach, and along the Orne River toward Caen. The UK provided about 80 percent of the Allied warships in Operation Neptune. The Royal Air Force ew 5,656 sorties in direct support of the landing. Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder served as deputy supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force. The senior land, sea, and air commanders were British.United Kingdom On D-Day the U.S.First Army comprising two corps ( ve divisions with auxiliary units and services about 73,000 troops) landed on and around Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, and the Cotentin Peninsula. The US provided 16.5 percent of the Allied warships in Operation Neptune and hundreds of landing vessels. Two U.S. air forces 6,080 tactical and strategic aircraft served in the Allied Expeditionary Air Force. United States


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, June 7, 2006 D-Day, June 6, 19445 See D-DAY, Page 6"You ask, What is our policy?' I will say; "It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy. You ask, What is our aim?' I can answer with one word: Victoryvictory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival." — Winston ChurchillInformation from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and MuseumThe D-Day operation of June 6, 1944 brought together the land, air and sea forces of the allied armies in what became known as the largest invasion force in human history. The operation, given the codename OVERLORD, delivered ve naval assault divisions to the beaches of Normandy, France. The invasion force included 7,000 ships and landing craft manned by over 195,000 naval personnel from eight allied countries. Almost 133,000 troops from England, Canada and the United States landed on D-Day. Casualties from the three countries during the landing numbered 10,300. By June 30th, more than 850,000 men, 148,000 vehicles, and 570,000 tons of supplies had landed on the Normandy shores. Fighting by the brave soldiers, sailors and airmen of the allied forces western front and Russian forces on the eastern front led to the defeat of German Nazi forces. On May 7, 1945, German General Alfred Jodl signed an unconditional surrender at Reims, France. Prelude to Operation OverlordDuring the rst six months of 1944, the United States and Great Britain concentrated land, naval, and air forces in England to prepare for Operation Overlord, the assault on Hitler’s “Fortress Europe.” While the Soviet Union tied down a great portion of the enemy’s forces, the western Allies marshaled their resources, trained their forces, separately and jointly, for the operation, and ne tuned the invasion plans to take full advantage of their joint and combined capabilities. Before the invasion, the air and sea components played major roles. The 12,000 planes of the Allied air forces swept the Luftwaffe from the skies, photographed enemy defenses, dropped supplies to the resistance, bombed railways, attacked Germany’s industries and isolated the battle eld. The Allies’ naval component was similarly active during the buildup. The navies escorted convoys, patrolled and protected the English Channel, reconnoitered beaches and beach defenses, conducted amphibious rehearsals and organized loaded a mighty otilla to land the assault forces in France. Meanwhile, the nine army divisions (three airborne and six infantry) from the United States, Britain and Canada trained and rehearsed their roles in the carefully choreographed operation. Rangers climbed cliffs, engineers destroyed beach obstacles, quartermasters stockpiled supplies and infantrymen waded through the English surf as each honed the skills necessary for the invasion’s success. D-Day operations The invasion itself gave prominence to land forces but provided major roles for air and sea components. Allied air forces carried three airborne divisions into battle, protected the force as it crossed the English Channel, and attacked targets throughout the invasion area before and after the landing in support of the assault forces. More than 5,000 ships--from battle ships to landing craft--carried, escorted and landed the assault force along the Normandy coast. Once the force was landed, naval gun re provided critical support for the soldiers as they fought their way across the beaches. In the invasion’s early hours, more than 1,000 transports dropped paratroopers to secure the anks and beach exits of the assault area. Amphibious craft landed some 125,000 troops on ve beaches along 50 miles of Normandy coast between the Cotentin Peninsula and the Orne River while the air forces controlled the skies overhead. In the eastern zone, the British and Canadians landed on GOLD, JUNO and SWORD Beaches. The American landed on two beaches in the west--UTAH and OMAHA. As the Allies came ashore, they took the rst steps on the nal road to victory in Europe. Omaha Beach The landing by regiments of the 1st and 29th Infan-Origins of the term D-DayD-Day is the date on which a particular military operation is set to begin. Use of D-Day allows military planners to work in advance on what needs to be done before the beginning of that operation, as well as document in the plan the expected progress in the days following commencement of the action. For example, D minus one or D-1 would be the day prior to the military operation. D plus one or D+1 would be the second day of the operation. By use of the generic term D-Day the planning document does not have to be revised if the original starting date is postponed or changed. The most famous D-day remains 6 June, 1944, the day during World War II when Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy, France beginning Operation Overlord. [NOTE: The original D-Day for the Normandy invasion was set for 5 June 1944, but was postponed one day because of bad weather.]


Wednesday, June 7, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6SEE COUNCIL on Page 12School Advisory Council holds last meeting of year try divisions and Army Rangers on OMAHA Beach was even more dif cult than expected. When the rst wave landed at 6:30am, the men found that naval gun re and relanding air bombardments had not softened German defenses or resistance. Along the 7,000 yards of Normandy shore German defenses were as close to that of an Atlantic Wall as any of the D-Day beaches. Enemy positions that looked down from bluffs as high as 170 feet, and water and beach obstacles strewn across the narrow strip of beach, stopped the assault at the water’s edge for much of the morning of D-Day. By mid-morning, initial reports painted such a bleak portrait of beachhead conditions that Lt. Gen. Omar Bradley, United States First Army commander, considered pulling off the beach and landing troops elsewhere along the coast. However, during these dark hours, bravery and initiative came to the fore. As soldiers struggled, one leader told his men that two types of people would stay on the beach--the dead and those going to die--so they’d better get the hell out of there, and they did. Slowly, as individuals and then in groups, soldiers began to cross the re-swept beach. Supported by Allied naval gun re from destroyers steaming dangerously close to shore, the American infantrymen gained the heights and beach exits and drove the enemy inland. By day’s end V Corps had a tenuous toehold on the Normandy Coast, and the force consolidated to protect its gains and prepare for the next step on the road to Germany. Utah Beach In the predawn darkens of June 6, the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions were air dropped behind UTAH Beach to secure four causeways across a ooded area directly behind the beach and to protect the invasion’s western ank. Numerous factors caused the paratroopers to miss their drop zones and become scattered across the Norman countryside. However, throughout the night and into the day the airborne troops gathered and organized themselves and went on to accomplish their missions. Ironically, the paratroopers’ wide dispersion bene ted the invasion. With paratroopers in so many places, the Germans never developed adequate responses to the airborne and amphibious assaults. The 4th Infantry Division was assigned to take UTAH Beach. In contrast with OMAHA Beach, the 4th Division’s landing went smoothly. The rst wave landed 2,000 yards south of the planned beach--one of the Allies’ more fortuitous opportunities on D-Day. The original beach was heavily defended in comparison to the light resistance and few xed defenses encountered on the new beach. After a personal reconnaissance, Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., who accompanied the rst wave, decided to exploit the opportunity and altered the original plan. He ordered that landing craft carrying the successive assault waves land reinforcements, equipment and supplies to capitalize on the rst wave’s success. Within hours, the beachhead was secured and the 4th Division started inland to contact the airborne divisions scattered across the front. As in the OMAHA zone, at day’s end the UTAH Beach forces had not gained all of their planned objectives. However, a lodgment was secured, and, most important, once again the American soldier’s resourcefulness and initiative had rescued the operation from oundering along the Normandy coast. D-DAY from Page 5Hourglass reportsThe nal Kwajalein School Advisory Council public meeting for the 2005-2006 school year was on May 24. The last day of school for students was Thursday and Friday for teachers. Graduation was held on May 26. Biannual customer satisfaction surveys were conducted during the February parent-teacher conferences. The results were released at the SAC public meeting. Areas surveyed included: the school, the teachers and the principal. A majority of parents gave George Seitz Elementary School a grade of ‘A’ or ‘A+’ compared to schools in the states. Thirty-eight of the 41 parents described the amount of homework given as ‘about right.’ Three-fourths of the parents think that homework should not be assigned over a vacation or holiday. Areas were rated between ‘very poor quality’ to ‘excellent quality.’ Comments from the elementary school surveys indicated that small class size was preferred; approval of the student-to-teacher ratio with good access to the teachers and that there are high quality teachers with interesting lesson plans. The comments suggested that the majority of parents would like to see an expanded and updated library/media center. Parents of junior and senior high school students used the same rating scale on the survey. Sixty ve percent gave the Kwajalein Junior/Senior High School a grade of ‘A’ or ‘A+’ compared to schools in the states. Seventy-four percent of parents described the homework given as ‘about right,’ and two-thirds of parents think that homework should not be assigned over a vacation or holiday. Parents indicated that they like the following qualities of Kwajalein schools: small class size, student-teacher ratio, personal interest teachers take with children, good teacher and student interaction and that the staff and principal do a good job. However, junior and senior high school parents can see room for improvement. They suggested that the high school curriculum be expanded with more honors courses and more advanced placement classes and that the school, especially the restrooms, be cleaner. Two items were read, voted and approved. The rst, Policy 6000.12, Reporting Child Abuse, was inconsistent with the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll policy. It was rewritten to read: ‘Any person who becomes aware of facts or circumstances which cause


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Wednesday, June 7, 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 TimemidnightNHLToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)SpongeBobC.S.I.midnight 12:30 a.m.Edmonton Late Late Show w/ Conan O’Brien Bad Boys II Farily Oddparents12:30 a.m. 1 American Morning Craig Ferguson One Tree HillMovie: <:15>Even StevensPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Buffalo or Carolina Judge Judy Commando Kenan & Kel Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerVeronica MarsGilmore Girls w/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.ESPNews 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 Shallow Hal DegrassiLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.NBA FastbreakRollerFriendsFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Outside the LinesKing of QueensHome ImprovementJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.SportsCarol Duval Show Movie: <:08>Play with SesameStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.TBDBreathing Space Broken Arrow Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetThe Daily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m. The Right FitColbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.The Hot ListStudio B withGood EatsTrue HollywoodBear in the Big BlueThe Simpsons7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.The Hot List Shepard Smith Unwrapped Story Little BillFamily Guy7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.NFL LiveThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBackstage PassBlue’s CluesESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.The Hot ListLow Carb & Lovin’ It E.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 In My Sister’s JoJo’s Circus America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawson’s Creek Shadow Franklin10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:48>Reading Rainbow10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.ABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Double Team JoJo’s CircusHalf & Half11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.NBA SpecialCBS Evening News Rolie Polie OlieHow I Met Your...11:30 a.m. noonNBA NationCountdown withRollerBlind Date Dora the ExplorerJ.A.G.noon 12:30 p.m.NBA Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsBackstage PassBlue’s Clues12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Finals Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Little BillI Walk the Line:1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Game 1 Mad About You Monday After Bear in the Big Blue Johnny Cash1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live the Miracle Barney & FriendsE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie: <:47>Play with Sesame2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNews Hour withPassionsDesign on a Dime Cocoon Funniest VideosAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Style StarGrowing PainsJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Baseball TonightSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TracePokemonLiving Signal4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.NBA Fastbreak 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 Robert Lukecic 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.MLBTwo & a Half Men/ Will & Grace (:25) Half & HalfMovie:That’s So RavenWithou a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Detroit Tavis SmileyWindow on the Atoll(7:50pm)How I Met Your Mother Pirates of theAll That!7:30 p.m. 8 Business ReportMediumJ.A.G. Caribbean Veronica MarsWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Chicago Nightline Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with C.S.I.I Walk the Line:SabrinaHeadline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Johnny Cash Movie: <:35>SabrinaPaci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterO’Reilly FactorRollerFriends Big Fish Fresh PrinceDeal or No Deal10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of Queens Home Improvement10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily Show 7th HeavenThe O.C.11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NBA FastbreakThe Late ShowColbert Report 11:30 p.m.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, June 7, 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:SpongeBobPrimetimemidnight 12:30 a.m.Finals Game 1 Late Late Show w/ Conan O’Brien Out of Sight Fairly Oddparents12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.American Morning Craig Ferguson Half & HalfThat’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Judge JudyHow I Met...All That! Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.French Open TennisCNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerJ.A.G.Movie: <:05>Veronica Mars w/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Men’s Semi nals Pirates of the The Late Show2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.MSNBC LiveThe Daily ShowI Walk the Line: Caribbean Sabrina w/ David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Colbert Report Johnny Cash SabrinaLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.The SimpsonsFriendsFresh Prince with Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Family GuyKing of Queens Movie: <:40>Home ImprovementJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.RollerCarol Duval ShowBig Fish Play with SesameStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Breathing Space 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.The Hot ListStudio B withGood EatsThe DirectorsBear in the Big BlueBeyond the Glory7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.The Hot List Shepard Smith Unwrapped Robert Lukecic Little Bill7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.NFL LiveThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsEbert & RoeperBlue’s Clues Good Morning8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.The Hot ListEasy Entertainig E.T.Dora the Explorer America8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.Around the HornThe Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Rolie Polie Olie9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.PTI w/ John Gibson Raymond Fight for Justice 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 K-19: The JoJo’s CircusLandscape Smart11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.SportsCBS Evening News Widowmaker Rolie Polie OlieWeekend Handyman11:30 a.m. noonTBD Countdown withWindow on the AtollBlind DateDora the ExplorerMLBnoon 12:30 p.m.Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsBlue’s CluesBraves12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Little Bill at1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You Practical Magic Bear in the Big Blue Astros1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LiveBarney & Friends2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie: <:44>Play with Sesame2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNewsHour withPassionsDecorating Cents The Sting Funniest VideosNavy/MCorps News3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer The Look for LessGrowing PainsMail Call3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.NBA FastbreakSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TracePokemonNational Geographic4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Outside the Lines 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 George Carlin Ed, Edd, & Eddy Weekend5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.Larry King LiveRollerSeinfeldHollywood ShootoutSpongeBobExtreme 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 Crossroads Grim Adventures 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportThe O.C.NCISThe X’sAmerican Chopper8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Movie: <:48>Drake & Josh8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with PrimetimeMonk The Mummy Zack & CodyHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris MatthewsWhat I Like About YouNavy/MCorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterO’Reilly FactorRollerFriendsMade!George Lopez10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of Queens Bernie Mac10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.NBA FastbreakDateline W/ Jay Leno The Daily Show Movie:Fresh PrinceC.S.I. NY11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Outside the LinesThe Late ShowColbert Report Ali Home Improvement11:30 p.m.


Wednesday, June 7, 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 fulltime 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. 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. TRADEX, HR Req. 031245 (Roi-Namur). HARDWARE ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031179. 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 WAREHOUSING. HR Req. 030958. 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. Candidates should have banking, credit union or cash handling experience. Candidates must quickly and accurately handle transactions, communicate effectively and possess a desire to learn. Submit resume online at www.dodcommu For more information, contact the or call the Banking Center manager at 52292 or 52142. Community Bank is an equal opportunity employer. AIRSCAN PACIFICSUPPLY SUPERVISOR, minimum two years experience in procurement and inventory management; pro ciency with Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Preferred: bachelor’s degree, preferably in business with aviation experience. Inquire at 54547


The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, June 7, 2006 11 or send KRS application with Supply Supervisor written at top to AirScan, Bldg 902, or to Inquiries and applications accepted through June 21. WANTEDHOUSE FOR visiting brother and his family, July 22-Aug. 4. Great with pets. Call Mark, 52527, home or 53876, home. CREW MEMBER to sail from Honolulu to Kwaj in early June on 53-foot sailboat. Should allow 3+ weeks. Experience not as important as not getting seasick, being reliable, compatible, and willing to learn. Call 52244, after 5 p.m. for details. CARRY-ON pet carrier before June 14. Call 52842. LOSTTIMEX WATCH, black and pink, between Emon Beach and Poinsettia. Call Debbie, 53733. SILVER MEDAL, four-way religious, great sentimental value. Call 54535 or 52116. PATIO SALESSATURDAY 8-10 a.m. Quarters 226-A, boys’ clothes, toys and shoes. SATURDAY, 8 a.m.-10 a.m., Quarters 133-A. PCS sale. Clothes, kitchen items and more. No early birds. SATURDAY, noon–4 p.m., multi-family yard sale, Dome 156. Casio Keyboard, shing gear, camping gear, craft supplies, dishes, glasses, two small TVs with VCRs, Sauder bookcases, clothing, too much to list. FOR SALEPCS Sale: assorted women’s clothing, beach chairs, king size foam & mattress pad, sheets/ pillow cases, cutting board, ironing board, tabletop propane grill & utensils, indoor & outdoor plants, roller blades, shelf organizers, shoe rack, snorkel vest/ ippers/mask, stepstool, wastebaskets. Call 59530 or 52169. 31-FOOT SPORTFISHER with two boathouses, two in atable dinghys with engines and lots of extras, $25,000 or best offer. Call Michael, 54657, work or 54175, home. TWO SNORKEL vests, $10 each; toddler basketball hoop, $10; 130 Pampers, size 6, $30; men’s four-speed bike, $40; girl’s 20-inch Schwinn bike, $25 and Burley, $175. Call 53070. DACOR VIPER REGULAR and octopus with console, 2 years old and serviced less than one year ago, $175 and Sherwood regulator, octopus and console with computer, $150. Call 53694. PLANTS, DEHUMIDIFIER, plastic toy box, plastic patio table, homemade desk/shelf, Nikonos V cameras and accessories, large shelf unit (6 feet tall by 8 feet wide) with adjustable shelves, and vacuum (vacuum available Monday). Priced to sell! Call 53605. TWO PANASONIC cordless phones, $30 each; one Sony answering machine, $30, Sony TV/ weather/FM/AM radio, great for the gym, $20 and king-size mattress pad, $5. Call 51102. WOMEN’S SUN four-speed bike, $125; AT&T cordless phone with answering machine, $50 and underwater camera. Call 51960. 27-INCH SAMSUNG TV with DVD, $150; microwave, $75; vacuum, $30; dishwasher, new, $250; small gas grill, $15; bed stand with drawers, $20. Call 57197. BOAT SHACK 36, 16-by 16-foot, built on 16foot centers, 2 by 6 lumber, $5,000; Dacor dive computer with compass (DARWIN), has one dive, $250 and computer desk with storage, $100. Call 54693, work or 57014, work. SMALL BOAT or jet ski trailer, galvanized, 900-pound rated, carries boats up to 16 feet long, built in 2002, no rust, $300; hand tools: wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers and hammers. Call 52642. COLUMBIA 26-FOOT sailboat, fiberglass hull, ve-horsepower Nissan outboard, cradle, mooring, boathouse and all contents and equipment for $13,000. Call 55006, leave message. EXERSAUCER, $40; water lled duckmat; rattles; doorway bouncer; Medela electric breast pump, $10; 20 jars of baby food, $7; glider rocking chair/ottoman, $40; crib activity center; changing table, 450; ‘So Smart’ infant DVDs/CDs, set of three each and a watercolor by Darlene Dihel. Call 52642. COMMUNITY NOTICESBINGO NIGHT will be Thursday at the Yuk Club. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m. and play begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout at 55 numbers with a $600 cash prize. Bring your identi cation. Must be 21 to enter and play. DEDICATION of the Dr. Don Ott Turtle Pond and Memorial Park will be at 9 a.m., Friday. The public is invited. EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL personnel will conduct explosive disposal operations on Ennugarret (1st Island), 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday. EOD will be destroying a hazardous World War II munitions. A safety exclusion area with a radius of 725 feet surface to air is off limits to all unauthorized personnel throughout the operation. For more information, call Scott Phillips at 51433. THE ENTIRE community is invited to Carolyn Koopman’s 40th birthday party, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Saturday, at the Yuk Club. The party will feature the Zooks party favors and birthday cake. Cash bar. Come out for a great time.SUNFISH REGATTA and beach party will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, at Camp Hamilton. It’s open to the public. Enjoy the beach and learn how to sail the Sun sh and Lazer sailboats. Sponsored by the Kwajalein Yacht Club. GAMERS. There will be a computer gaming party at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, in the Religious Education Building. Games played will be UT2004 Battle eld 2 and Counter Strike Source Patches and mods are provided. Questions? Call 52853.KWAJALEIN SCUBA CLUB’S last chance to see the UXO Safety Video will be at 7 p.m., Sunday, in the Corlett Recreation Center Room 1. Anyone that has not watched the Safety Video will lose their diving privileges after this date. For more information, contact KSC President Bill Williamson, 53096 or 53288.DO YOU WANT to be on the baby-sitter referral list? Youth Services will hold the biannual baby-sitter training on Tuesday. 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. MARINE MAMMAL sightings. A reminder to report any dolphin or whale sightings to Cathy Madore, 51134. Provide the date, time, what you saw and where. PUBLIC INTERNET ACCESS The new public Internet is in service. Residents are requested to use the new service. The proxy address for this connection is port 3128. MONTE CARLO BOWLING night is back, 6-9 p.m., June 25. at the Bowling Center. To make reservations, call Thompson or Junior, 53320. THE GRACE SHERWOOD Library Summer Reading Program, June 21-Aug. 3, is all about building good readers. Participants will record their reading progress by constructing their own buildings as they earn points for reading. The rst step is to visit the library and register for the summer reading program. We have tools to help children get started! 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., Friday, 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. MACY’S WEEKLY SALE, through Saturday, American greeting jar candles, buy one and get the second for 50 percent off; Cover Girl and Revlon Cosmetics, 30 percent off; Fisher Price toys, 25-60 percent off; poster frames, 20 percent off and Nikko remote control toys, 25 percent off.


Wednesday, June 7, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 RTS WeatherTonight: Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Winds: NE-E at 8-12 knots. Thursday: Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers Winds: NE-E at 8-12 knots. Friday: Mostly sunny with a 10 percent chance of showers. Winds: NE at 5-10 knots. Saturday: Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots. Annual rain total: 27.76 inches Annual deviation: -2.93 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or Sun Moon Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideThursday 6:30 a.m./7:07 p.m. 3:56 p.m./3:15 a.m. 1:52 a.m., 3.5’ 8:12 a.m., 0.6’ 2:04 p.m., 3.0’ 8:03 p.m., 0.3’ Friday 6:30 a.m./7:07 p.m. 4:46 p.m./3:56 a.m. 2:30 a.m., 3.8’ 8:54 a.m., 0.2’ 2:48 p.m., 3.1’ 8:41 p.m., 0.1’ Saturday 6:30 a.m./7:07 p.m. 5:41 p.m./4:42 a.m. 3:06 a.m., 4.2’ 9:34 a.m., 0.1’ 3:28 p.m., 3.2’ 9:19 p.m., 0.1’ COUNCIL, from Page 6 TALES from Page 2 and the bullets that had been bouncing off the steel ramps now shredded them. Some took what cover they could behind concrete anti-tank obstacles the Germans had built on the beach, some made it the 250 yards from the water line to the base of the bluffs, some were pinned down at the water by murderous re. As the second wave of troops came in to Omaha, it was like a scene from hell. German mortars, artillery and machine guns raked the beach with re. Little more than a third of the rst wave had made it to dry land. Navy crews stood to their guns on the ships wanting to give covering re to the pinned down troops, but most of the radio operators and artillery spotters that had landed on the beach were dead. There was no one to guide their re. Finally, in a courageous act of desperation, some Navy destroyers ran into the beach so close they were scraping the bottom and opened re on German positions. Inch by inch, the troops began to move up the beach. They blew apart the concertina wire and slowly started to climb the bluffs. They attacked enemy positions one by one for hours. As evening fell, the beach was littered with burning, smoking vehicles, smashed landing craft and the dead and wounded. D-Day has been called the ‘longest day.’ For those men who landed on Omaha Beach, it truly was. It had started at 3:30 a.m. and ended as they dug in for the night around 8 p.m. For many of them, it had been their rst and last day of war. There were 125,000 men who landed on the ve beaches of France that June 6 in 1944. They were American, Canadian, British, French, Polish and a scattering of other nationalities united for a common cause. The hopes of the world had rested on their shoulders. The biggest gamble in history had been successful. But it had succeeded not because of the great plans or any great generals. It succeeded because of the courage and determination of those 125,000 men who fought on those beaches. It’s been 62 years since that day and that’s a long time. There’s not too many of those men left now. They pass away every day. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower said of those Soldiers, “We may never see their like again.” The story of what they did shouldn’t pass away with them. Tales of sacri ce and bravery should never fade with time. NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY, USAKA Draft Document of Environmental Protection for Trenching for Micronesia Cable System The U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Environmental Standards require that the operating parameters of USAKA activities, with the potential to affect the public health and environment, must be de ned in a Document of Environmental Protection. The Standards further provide that regulatory agencies and the public be allowed to review and comment on a Draft DEP. The Draft DEP for Trenching for Micronesia Cable System, May 2006, describes trenching activities for the installation of a marine ber optic cable at USAKA. This Draft DEP establishes requirements and limitations on the trenching required for installing the cable. The public is invited to review and comment on the Draft DEP. Copies of the USAKA Environmental Standards and the Draft DEP are available for review at the Grace Sherwood Library, the Roi-Namur Library, and the Alele Museum and Library. Questions regarding the DEP can be directed to: Kenneth R. Sims, Environmental Management of cer, USAKA (805) 355-8889. Written comments can be directed to: Commander: U. S. Army Kwajalein Atoll ATTN: SMDC-RDTC-TEK-W P.O. Box 26 APO, AP 96555-2526 A period of at least 30 days will be provided for public comment. Comments should be postmarked no later than July 7.that person to have reason to believe that child abuse or neglect occurred or that there is substantial risk that abuse/neglect may occur in the reasonable foreseeable future, should immediately report the matter to the Director of Social Services at 5-5362. In the absence of the Director of Social Services, the Chief Medical Of cer (CMO) @ 5-2223/2224 will act as representative.’ The second vote was for the School Improvement Plan. It was noted that by the standards and expectations of the accrediting agency, the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement that the school improvement plan needs to be exible and adaptable to meet the needs of students. The plan may be changed at any time without SAC approval; however it will be submitted annually for the SAC’s information. The rst day of school will be Aug. 18.