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 ( P h o t o b y N e l l D r u m h e l l e r ) (Photo by Nell Drumheller) T h i r d g r a d e r C l a i r e G r a n t d i v e s i n a t t h e f a m i l y p o o l Third grader Claire Grant dives in at the family pool d u r i n g t h e C a m p A d v e n t u r e s e s s i o n T h u r s d a y during the Camp Adventure session Thursday. F o r m o r e o n C a m p A d v e n t u r e s e e P a g e 4 For more on Camp Adventure, see Page 4.


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2 The Kwajalein Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb. 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily of cial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, T h e K w a j a l e i n H o u r g l a s s The Kwajalein HourglassDepartment of Defense, Department of the Army or USAKA. It is published Wednesdays and Saturdays in accordance with Army Regulation 360-1 and using a network printer by Kwajalein Range Services editorial staff. P.O. Box 23, APO AP 96555 Phone: Defense Switching Network 254-3539; Local phone: 53539 Printed circulation: 2,000 Fax number: 52063E-mail: Of cer..........COL Beverly Stipe Public Affairs Of cer.....................Sandy Miller Editor.....................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer.........................Dan Adler Reporter...........................................J.J. Klein Distribution..................................C.J. Kemen COMMENTARY L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor What would we think of ourselves tomorrow? Guest program grade six students say thanks to allYokwe from the 6th Grade English as a Second Language and Guest Program Students at George Seitz Elementary School. We would like to thank a lot of people for helping us students throughout our elementary school years. We would like to thank our parents for always taking care of us and for their support in and out of school. We also thank our family members and friends for their support and help during school. We want to thank teachers, administrators and staff members for teaching and helping us when we struggle. Also for helping us outside of school activities, Halloween activities, coaching sports, the end of the year party, homework club and everything else. We would like to thank PTO for fun activities they planned for us, especially for the end-of-the-year party for the guest student program. Finally, we would like to thank the community for donating money for lunches for the guest students. Thank you all very much for your support. — Sepe Sawej, Justin Furgeson, Shawn Lemari, Curtis Lojkar and Luke Langmos How many of you are old enough to have heard of and remember Catherine ‘Kitty’ Genovese? She was an ordinary young woman who liked music and dancing. She was interested in history and liked to debate politics. She stood ve feet, one inch tall and weighed 105 pounds. In the early morning hours of March 13, 1964, she was attacked by a man outside her Queens, New York apartment building. He stabbed her repeatedly as she cried out for help over and over. Only one person in the building opened his seventh oor window and yelled at her attacker. The man ran off, but no one came outside to help the severely injured girl. Her assailant returned and began stabbing her again. She screamed and begged for someone to help her, but no one came. The man left once more, but unbelievably came back, and this time sexually assaulted the dying girl and then killed her. At least 38 people in the surrounding buildings had heard her cries for help. Some could see what was happening. No one ever came outside. After more than 35 minutes had elapsed since Kitty’s rst screams, only one neighbor called the police. They arrived in three minutes. Three minutes. The incident made national and world headlines. Everyone the world over wondered how it could be no one had helped that poor girl. It took place 42 years ago, but the ‘don’t get involved’ mentality exists today just as much if not more as it did then. Why do there have to be ads on TV about people staying silent and not doing anything when they know a neighbor, a co-worker, or even a relative, is being beaten, sexually abused or is in real danger of being killed? When I hear about women being abused by their husbands or boyfriends, I always wonder where are the brothers, fathers, co-workers or other men in those women’s lives who could put a stop to it. I guarantee you, if I had a daughter or sister who was being abused by a husband or boyfriend, he wouldn’t be breathing 30 seconds after I got to him. I can see how women might be afraid to do something, although sometimes women are a hell of a lot braver than men, but how can a man who is really a man sit by and do nothing if he knows of such a situation? How can you call yourself a man if you do that? I’ve unfortunately known of a few instances of abuse and I can tell you that when confronted by someone who weighs as much as they do, can throw a punch as hard as they can, and is able to ght back, most abusers are meek, little cowards. After all, it doesn’t take much of a man to beat a woman or abuse a child. There’s a scene in the movie, Gettysburg in which a Soldier is cowering during the battle and an of cer says, “Get up and ght son, or what will you think of yourself tomorrow?” That’s a question everyone needs to ponder. If we knew of an abuse situation and did nothing about it, what would we think of ourselves tomorrow?


jg y,, the sand,” Sims said. Two years ago, 20 dump truck loads of sand were brought to Emon Beach to cover the exposed rocks. “At that time, we did not push any of the sand above the high tide line down, and we did not move any of the sand from the north end of the beach. We will probably need to continue with a regular beach maintenance program in the future if Mother Nature keeps shifting the sand,” Jazwinski said. As with all projects, safety is a key. “There will be lots of heavy equipment working in the beach area during the day for a period of about three weeks. The work areas will be roped off and should be avoided by all beach users. Residents should not sh in the Emon Beach area until July 15. Any disturbance of the water bottom may increase the likelihood of a ciguatera outbreak. The eating of sh caught in this area and immediately adjacent areas should be avoided during this time,” Sims said.3 Beach gets good grooming A lifeguard stands watch over Emon Beach at the 2005 Independence Day celebration. By Nell M. Drumheller EditorBy Independence Day Emon Beach should look a lot less rocky and a lot sandier. Sand is being moved from points of accumulation to the areas experiencing erosion according to Ken Sims, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Environmental of ce. “The waves and currents at the beach over the last several years have caused a slow loss of sand in the center of the beach,” Stan Jazwinski, Kwajalein Range Services Liquid Systems manager, said. “Beach sand migration can be a complicated process, but it appears that some of the sand from the beach may have been deposited above the high tide line when we had west winds last year and the year before. Large waves from the west may have also caused the beach to increase in length. Sand also appears to be migrating along the shoreline toward North Point. In fact, it looks like a very small beach may be forming along the rocks about halfway between the point and the beach. Some of the sand could also be moving into deeper water off of the beach,” Jazwinski added. The sand is being moved to cover exposed rocks. Environmentally speaking the project is A-ok. “We have coordinated with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service, and the RMI Environmental Protection Authority on site to ensure the project is planned without adverse impacts to sea turtle nesting habitat, migratory birds, sh resources, and coral habitats. The sand will be moved and placed while always working above the water mark down to low tide,” Sims said. Emon Beach is a popular recreational area on Kwajalein. The work will temporarily affect some of the use of the area. “Portions of the beach that are not cordoned off are open to the public and will be guarded according to the normal hours of operation. All the pavilions are unaffected and can continue to be used. The community is asked to respect all barricades, caution tape and stay away from heavy equipment working in the area,” Simone Smead, KRS Community Activities manager said. Approximately 700 cubic yards of sand will be moved using loaders. Jazwinski added, “We are moving the sand from the north end of the beach, and the sand above the high tide line to the center of the beach to cover the exposed rocks. We will use a bar screen and a trommel screen to reduce the amount of tree and plant roots in the sand as we move it.” “This work is temporary since the sand could erode again. USAKA and KRS are looking at long term solutions to the erosion problem to include adding another


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 G G O O O O D D O O L L D DActivity program entert a Austin Talley, left, Chris Kulig and B.J. Larson sing a song at Camp Adventure Friday. (Photos by Nell Drumheller) By Nell M. Drumheller EditorSchool-age children have a place to hang this summer and it’s an adventure. The program, facilitated by the Kwajalein Range Services Child and Youth Services, is divided into two groups: Camp Adventure for youths in Grades 1 – 6 and Youth Adventure for young people in Grades 7 – 12. The program is eight one-week sessions. The minimum sign-up period is one week. The program is available for Kwajalein young people as well as family members of C-badge workers from Ebeye. There are slots for 125 children each week, with 50 of those slots available to young people from the Republic of the Marshall Islands. According to Meghan McAndrew, RMI young people may participate in the program for two-week intervals. There are 30 RMI slots in the Camp Adventure program each week and 20 RMI slots in the Youth Adventure program. “This means that every two weeks we are able to have 50 new RMI participate in the program, so theoretically, we are able to reach 200 RMI youth through our summer programs,” McAndrew said.There are three summer-hire employees and seven camp counselors working in the program. The camp counselors come from across the country and are known to the young people by pseudonyms. “They have nick names and are the seven dwarfs. Each summer


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 17, 2006 5 Fifth Graders Nick Molina, left and Annie Hepler watch C.J. Kemen perform a card trick at the Camp Adventure session Friday morning. LDa ins island youth S S U U M M M M E E R R T T I I M M E E the counselors make nick names for themselves and the kids try to guess [their real names] all summer,” McAndrew said. “On the last day of camp, the counselors reveal their real names. The kids really get into it and have a good time trying to nd out their real names.”The seven dwarfs range in age from 20 to 27 and have either graduated or are attending a college. “Camp Adventure is a program that’s based out of college campuses all over the United States. It’s headquarters is in Iowa at the University of Northern Iowa,” McAndrew said.The purpose of the program is “To provide a fun lled summer for the youth who do not go off island at this time. It also takes the place of the before and after school that CYS provides during the school year,” she explained. The program offers a variety of activities, both indoor and out including eld trips, swimming, games, clubs such as cooking, drama, arts and crafts, sports, etc. On one day the group might be playing volleyball or dodgeball or be swimmimg be at the pool or at the multi-purpose room playing games, reading or showing their creative sides with an art project. McAndrew said there are slots available for upcoming weeks, “Parents sign their children on a per week basis. There are no daily sign-ups, only weekly.” The program began on Tuesday and continues through Aug. 5. For more information, call McAndrew at 53796 or stop by the central registration of ce in Building 358.


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6Look right — stay left! Kwajalein residents share By Lauren Traweek Part two We arrived in Blenheim after dinner at dusk, just in time to nd the vineyard where our darling cottage was located. The cottage is a romantic retreat with a huge four-poster bed snuggled at the edge of the vineyard which is surrounded by mountains. We were greeted by our hostess and a chilled bottle of their Chardonnay. We were provided with bicycles to explore the vineyards in the Marlborough region. Billy cleverly mapped a route that started with the farthest vineyard on our list. We tasted our way back toward our cottage, stopped and had delicious tapas, and tasted more wine and finally wobbled home for a nice nap. We picked up our purchases at the various vineyards as we drove down to Kaikoura for our next stay. The rst half of the drive was blissfully straight, the weather warm and sunny and deceptively benign. As soon as we neared Kaikoura we encountered a rocky, rugged coastline, a matching road and surprisingly cold, gusty weather. We stopped and watched our rst seal pod. There were about 20 baby seals in a shallow pool on an outcropping of rocks. Several nanny seals babysat while the mothers shed for the group. Nobody seemed cold except Billy and me. Kaikoura is Maori for, essentially, ‘eat lobster,’ and the coast was dotted with little ‘caravans’ or trailers selling freshly caught and steamed lobsters for a reasonable price. Billy made sure we grabbed a couple on the way to our next B & B. Our latest accommodation was possibly the most dramatic place during our stay in New Zealand, even more so than the glaciers – because of the constantly changing weather and panoramic views. Of course, with the view comes the scary driveway. We had reservations for a dolphin encounter and a whale watch trip, our adventure number four. This is such a popular attraction that reservations should be made before you arrive in New Zealand. Unfortunately, the wind clocked out of the south and an Antarctic express roared up and lashed Kaikoura with a gale. The next day we awoke to snow-capped mountains and monstrous seas. The nice ferry we had taken across tried to cross in 13 meter seas. Cars broke loose, people broke bones and a eet of ambulances had to meet the ferry when it landed in Picton. All encounters were off until the seas settled down. Meanwhile we from Kwajalein were totally unprepared for the cold. The proprietors of our B&B lent us ski parkas and gloves. We walked and drove and played a lot of cards. I got caught up with our laundry and we drank tons of coffee and watched the seals. Finally, after two days the weather broke and we had a little window to do the dolphin and whale thing. The water off the coast of Kaikoura is unusually deep and fertile. There are permanent dolphin pods that are free to come and go as they please. A very strictly limited number of people can go out to interact with the dolphins. Only two boats, and 13 people to a boat, are allowed at one time. You suit up (more 7 mm wet suits) at the Dolphin Encounter building and board buses to the boats. Once on the boat, you have about a 15-minute ride out until you see the great pods of dolphins. These are Dusky dolphins – a small pretty dolphin that looked hand painted. Hundreds show up, ready to be entertained. At the briefing before the encounter you are advised not to touch the dolphins, but to encourage interaction with you by making squealing noises and swimming in circles. I’m sure we delighted the boat crew as well. Try to get the picture … 13 adults (Germans, French, Australians and Americans) are suited up with wet suits, snorkels, masks and ippers at the stern of the boat poised to jump in 18 degree water (64 degrees Fahrenheit) with a three meter swell at the sound of a crew member’s whistle. We collectively gasp at the cold shock and then proceed to act like the 13 competitive fools we are. We surely must amuse the dolphins. They swim very close. Some are individuals, who really eye you, and sometimes they are like a river that parts around you. We do three plunges of about 20 minutes each between repositioning the boat, and then out of the water for good. After toweling off and struggling into dry clothes in front of the


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 17, 2006 7 their N ew Z ealand adventure 13 frozen fellow swimmers you get hot chocolate and about a half hour cruise through the dolphins that seem to understand ‘photo op.’ It was lunch time and then on to the whale watch boat. It seemed very tame after the interactive dolphins, but we did get to stay dry and warm. After about a half hour we come upon a sperm whale. He is a local whale dubbed Te Mata. They believe he is 35 and has lived there since he was young. The females bring the young males to the Kaikoura canyons to live separately until the males turn about 40 and are ready to breed. He was very obliging, spouted several times, and dove with his beautiful tail turned toward the boat. Several albatross glided by and a seal played in the wake. We left the next morning for an 8 hour drive southwest to the glaciers. We stopped and walked up to a grand view of the Franz Josef glacier, and drove on to check into our chalet at Fox Glacier. A second storm system from the south kept the glaciers shrouded in mist and fog. After we had dinner we listened to the rain thrash the trees and we felt sorry for the guests in tents and trailers. That morning, before the rst light I could hear the strangest sounds on the roof; lots of scrambling and what sounded like bickering children. When I peeped through the drapes, I could see very large birds scuf ing over somebody’s boat cover parked on a trailer. By the time the sun was up we could see an entire ock of wild Kea parrots that had come down from the mountains to raid the campground. The rain had stopped long enough for us to make the trek to the base of Fox Glacier, but started up before we could complete adventure number ve: heli-hiking. The helicopter drops you half way up the glacier in the snow where you frolic for a couple of hours, and then they land and take you back. This is only weather permitting so it was a no-go. With that, we packed up and hit the road in search of better weather and more fun. We were on our way to Queenstown when we passed a sign for bungee jumping at the Kawarau Bridge. Okay, I thought, might as well get this over with! We turned around and drove up at about 4 p.m. The last jumpers were getting cheered on and Billy wanted to have a beer and just watch for a while. I knew that if we watched I would chicken out. I let momentum carry me through the weigh-in and the walk out to the jump platform in the center of the bridge. Billy followed along, not entirely sure he was ready but wanting to support me. The jump guys wrapped a towel and the strap around both of my ankles and had me hop to the edge, 43 meters above the water. “Look up, smile and jump at the count of three” was the last thing I heard before I swan dived into the abyss. “I’ve made a horrible mistake” was the next thought that crossed my mind as I began to scream. I couldn’t stop screaming until I stopped boinging up and down. The boat rowed out to receive my inert body as it was lowered upside-down, like spider prey into the bottom. “Cool” was my second thought, “I survived!” That made it all worthwhile. Billy made a seated harness jump due to his knees being so bad. It took two counts of three, two, one, but he nally submitted and went over. What a great introduction to Queenstown, the thrill capitol of the universe. We checked into our next B&B. It sits high on a cliff at the end of a, you guessed it, death defying driveway overlooking the Shotover River. Our room had a balcony over the rose gardens and very comfortable accommodations. After breakfast we signed up for adventure number six – jet boating down the Shotover River at crazy breakneck speeds, spinning in tight 360’s and careening toward rocks, only to pull up short by inches. The jet boats are 5.30 meters long and are powered by twin V6 Buick engines and twin jet units. But that was nothing, compared to adventure number seven…tandem sky diving from15,000 feet. Billy, who can’t jump because of his knees, had to live vicariously through me. He booked me for an afternoon jump, complete with photos and DVD. After our in-town brie ng at the company headquarters, we took a van to the air eld where Billy met us. The company’s logo is ‘embrace the fear.’ Well, embrace I did, until I met my jump partner, Peter from the Netherlands. Peter was very tall – so tall that he replied he was two meters when I asked him. It occurred to me that I was going to strap a two meter Peter to my back and jump out of an airplane. This visual and Peter’s quiet con dence plastered a grin on my face and completely calmed me down to the point that I could actually leave the plane. We had to breath oxygen from masks after 10,000 feet and we were the rst to go in our little group. It was absolutely gorgeous once I could wrap my mind around the fact we were hurtling toward earth and we were still above the clouds. Suddenly we broke through and saw the rivers and hills. See NEW ZEALAND, Page 16


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroes Saturday 7:30 p.m., Yuk —Fun With Dick and Jane (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Big Momma’s House 2 (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Running Scared (R) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — King Kong (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — The Chronicles of Narnia (PG) 9:30 p.m., Rich — Nanny Mcphee (PG) 7:30 p.m., Roi — 16 Blocks (PG-13) Monday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Fun With Dick and Jane (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Big Momma’s House 2 (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — King Kong (PG-13) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. 16 Blocks A hard-drinking, hard-living cop assigned the task of transporting a small-time criminal to the nearby courthouse nds that a simple, sixteen block drive can be the longest ride of his life in director Richard Donner’s urban action thriller. Hungover, has-been cop Jack Mosley (Bruce Willis) has seen better days, and all that the force expects out of him these days is to stay out of trouble while he’s on the clock. Eddie Bunker (Mos Def) is set to testify before a grand jury at 10 a.m. and it’s up to Mosely to make sure that Bunker makes it to the courthouse in one piece a job that Mosely estimates will take a maximum of fteen minutes. A black van has been trailing the pair unnoticed though, and after stopping off at a nearby liquor store to pick up some breakfast, Mosely emerges from the store just in time to save Eddie from the lethal bullet of a determined assassin. When backup arrives in the form of Detective Frank Nugent (David Morse), Mosely quickly realizes that the detective on Nugent’s team is the same cop that Bunker is set to testify against. Now faced with the tough task of dodging bullets and eluding a massive onslaught of corrupt cops, Mosely must keep Bunker alive long enough to get him before the judge and ensure that justice is served. Fun With Dick and Jane A not-so-ordinary family nds a new way of paying the bills in this comedy. Dick Harper (Jim Carrey) and his wife, Jane (Ta Leoni), would seem to have it made — Dick has a high-paying job, they live in an expensive house in the suburbs, they have two luxury cars in the driveway, and a housekeeper, Blanca (Gloria Garayua), to help look after their son, Billy. But Dick and Jane’s fairy-tale life crashes head-on into reality when the rm Dick works for turns out to have been using unscrupulous accounting methods to disguise the fact they’ve been losing money hand over st, and Dick has been made the fall guy for some of their dirty dealings. Suddenly at broke, Dick and Jane must nd a new way to support their lavish lifestyle, and in time they discover just the thing — crime. Movie ratings G = general audiences, all ages admitted PG = parental guidance suggested, some material may not be suitable for children. PG-13 = Parents strongly cautioned, some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. R = restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. NC-17 = No one 17 and under admitted. The following 14 U.S. servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Two Soldiers died June 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when their camp received indirect enemy re during combat operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the 46th Engineer Battalion, Fort Rucker, Ala. Killed were: Sgt. Carlos E. Pernell 25, of Munford, Ala. and Cpl. Andy D. Anderson 24, of Falls Church, Va. 2nd Lt. John S. Vaughan 23, of Edwards, Colo., died June 7 in Mosul, Iraq when he encountered enemy small arms re during a dismounted combat operations. Vaughan was assigned to the Army’s 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Two Soldiers died June 7 in Ar Ramadi when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Baumholder, Germany. Killed were: 1st Lt. Scott M. Love 32, of Knoxville, Tenn. and Pfc. David N. Crombie 19, of Winnemucca, Nev. Spc. Luis D. Santos 20, of Rialto, Calif., died June 8 in Buritz, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Santos was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. Sgt. 1st Class Clarence D. McSwain 31, of Meridian, Miss., died June 8 in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations. McSwain was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree 31, of Canton, Ohio, died June 8 in Al Kut, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Crabtree was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Columbus, Ohio. Sgt. Jose M. Velez 35, of Bronx, N.Y., died June 9 in Kirkuk, Iraq, on June 9, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Velez was assigned to the Army Reserve 773rd Transportation Company, Fort Totten, N.Y. Pvt. Benjamin J. Slaven 22, of Plymouth, Neb., died on June 9, in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Slaven was assigned to the Army Reserve 308th Transportation Company, Lincoln, Neb. Seaman Apprentice Zachary M. Alday 22, of Donalsonville, Ga., died June 9 from injuries sustained earlier in the day when the vehicle in which he was riding struck a land mine. His unit was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq. Lance Cpl. Salvador Guerrero 21, of Los Angeles died June 9, of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. Cpl. Bernard P. Corpuz 28, of Watsonville, Calif., died June 11 in Ghanzi, Afghanistan from wounds sustained when his convoy came under enemy small arms re and an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations. Corpuz was assigned to the 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. Lt. Col. Charles E. Munier 50, of Wheatland, Wyo., died Monday at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., from a non-combat related cause, which occurred on June 5 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Munier was assigned to the Wyoming Army National Guard’s training site in Guernsey, Wyo.A smoking metal object was spotted on the reef Thursday by Hiroshi Kasahara. Kwajalein Police Department responded and established a cordon from 7th and Ocean to 5th and Ocean, stopping all vehicular and pedestrian traf c while Floyd Corder III from Kwajalein Range Services Explosive Ordnance Disposal gathered and transported the device. The device was a white phosphorus marine location marker. EOD personnel said the marker could have come from either an aircraft or marine vessel. The maker has been temporarily stored, submerged in water to neutralize it. EOD personnel advise the community members to call KPD at 54445 or 911 if they spot items that could be ordnance. (Photo by Nell Drumheller)Checkin' it out


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 17, 2006 9SundayAll programming is subject to change without notice. TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightBoxingFox & FriendsThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Wild ThornberrysLaw & Ordermidnight 12:30 a.m.Diaz Late Late Show Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:51>Grim Adventures12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.vs CNN Saturday AM with Craig Ferguson AmericaÂ’s Most Die Hard II The XÂ’sHeadline News1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Smith Open HouseJudge Judy Wanted Drake & JoshKing of Queens1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.SportsCenter Bulls & BearsStar Trek: VoyagerNCISZack & CodyTwo & a Half Men2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Cavuto on BusinessWhat I Like About YouJoey2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.Forbes on FOXThe Daily ShowMonkMovie:Made!243 a.m. 3:30 a.m.CashinÂ’ InThe Colbert Report SheÂ’s The One 3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.CNN SaturdayBeyond the GloryFriendsFresh PrinceESPNews4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.PGA: King of Queens Movie: <:50>Home ImprovementWeek in Baseball4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.US Open Weekend Live RollerYour Reality The Ring Mister RogersÂ’MLB5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.3rd Round Checked The Wiggles Red Sox5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.Wall Street JournalCaribbean WorkoutSesame Street at6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.RECONEvery Woman Braves6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B WeekendExtreme HomesMovie:Funniest Animals7 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Designed to Sell Taps Amazing Animals7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.PrimetimeLandscape SmartPostcardsMLB8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Weekend HandymanGo, Diego, Go! Padres8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.CNN LiveFix it UpMovie: <:21>Code Lyoko at9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Saturday Before and After Tombstone Winx Club Angels9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.McLaughlin GroupBoy Meets GirlLoonatics10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.Fox News Watch$40 A Day Ninja Turtles 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.The Sports ListOn The StoryTrading SpacesDanny PhantomKing of Queens11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.ESPNews Movie: <:42>The BatmanTwo & a Half Men11:30 a.m. noonNHL: Stanley CupWeek in ReviewIsaac Frantic Teen Kids NewsHour of Powernoon 12:30 p.m.Game 6 Headline News CyberchaseCre o Dollar12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Carolina Black ForumNationalThe O.C.Trading SpacesTime of Grace1 p.m. 1:30 Navy/Marine Corps Geographic Movie: <:55>Naturally SadieThe Lambs Supper1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Edmonton CNN SaturdayAccess HollywoodOne Tree Hill Scarface Funniest AnimalsGrand Ole Opry2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Night Weekend LibertyÂ’s Kids Live2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterJournal EditorialExtreme Makeover:Criminal MindsMost ExtremeMotorweek3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Beltway Boys Home Edition Ebert & Roeper3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.ESPNewsLarry King LiveEnterpriseCelebrity Poker Hercules Monster Garage4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.ESPNews 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterHeartlandAmerican ChopperMovie: DisneyÂ’s DougFear Factor5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Bounce Ed, Edd, & Eddy5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.CNN PresentsRoller Next Top ModelSpongeBobRaymond6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Fairly OddparentsRaymond6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.BoxingAFNewsGeorge LopezCharmed Movie:Movie:Deal or No Deal7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Taylor Chris MatthewsBernie Mac The Matrix:The Cat in the Hat7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.vs Tim RussertC.S.I. NYSuper Nanny Revolutions Stargate SG-18 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Wright Movie:8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.The Line UpLaw & OrderStrong Medicine Shrek Headline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.SportsCenter Movie: <:24>ESPNews9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.Big StoryWindow on the Atoll SNL Red Planet DawsonÂ’s Creek 20/2010 p.m. 10:30 p.m.NBA Fastbreak Primetime King of Queens 10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.ESPNewsCNN SundayTwo & a Half MenMovie: <:20>Xena: WarriorCold Case11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NHL: Game 6 Morning JoeyLaguna Beach Stand By Me Princess11:30 p.m.


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10MondayAll programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightNHL: (cont.)Sunday MorningNovaPunkÂ’dMovie: (cont.)The SimpsonsNumb3rsmidnight 12:30 a.m.Game 6 Headline NewsMaking the Band Stand By Me The Simpsons12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.Carolina CBS News Sunday Secrets of WarCharmed Movie:Movie:Headline News1 a.m. 1:30 Morning Hot Shots!The Cat in the Hat Family Guy1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.Edmonton J.A.G.Super NannyBlue Collar TV2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.SportsCenterFace the Nation Movie: <:40>Movie:King of the Hill2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.Fox News LiveMonkStrong Medicine The Matrix:Shrek Stargate SG-13 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Weekend Revolutions3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Two & a Half Men Laguna Beach DawsonÂ’s Creek ESPNews4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.PGA:Bernie MacPunkÂ’d Baseball Tonight4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.US Open On the StoryKing of QueensWarehouse Movie: <:04>Mister RogersÂ’MLB5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Final Round My Name is Earl Warriors Red Planet The Wiggles Yankees5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.CNN Presents:RollerHouse HuntersSesame Street at6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Live Organization Nationals6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B WeekendJoni:Movie:Davey & Goliath7 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Travel the Road The Brady Bunch Baby Looney Tunes7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.Meet the PressG-Rock Movie Magic School Bus MLB8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Real VideosMovie: <:45>Book of Virtues Giants8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.CNN Live SundayHour of PowerLatin Lifestyles Airplane! House of Mouse at9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Cre o DollarUrban StyleAnimaniacs Mariners9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.Fox News LiveTime of GraceGreat AdventureTeen Titans10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.Sunday The Lambs SupperRoker on the RoadMovie:Kids Next Door10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.Baseball TonightCNN Live SundayGrand Ole OprySimplify Your Life L.A. Con dential DarcyÂ’s Wild LifeESPNews11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Live American FestivalsFunniest Animals11:30 a.m. noonMLBCNN Presents:MotorweekBiography:NBA Accessnoon 12:30 p.m.Red Sox Live Ebert & Roeper Fathers & Sons I Dream of JeannieNBA Nation12:30 p.m. 1 ABC This WeekMonster Garage in Hollywood Movie: <:08>Movie:NBA1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Braves Good Eats Purple RainRookie of the YearDallas1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.CNN Sunday NightFear FactorNova at2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie: Miami2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterWar Stories withRaymondSecrets of WarMovie: <:14> Luck of the Irish3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Oliver North Raymond Who am I? ESPNews3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Larry King LiveDeal or No DealJ.A.G. (Ngo Si Sui) DisneyÂ’s Doug Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.ESPNews Hey Arnold!Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.60 MinutesStargate SG-1MonkMovie: SpongeBob Desperate5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.SportsCenter Field of Dreams Fairily Oddparents Housewives5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerTwo & a Half MenAustin Stevens:DesignerÂ’s Challange 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.Window on the AtollBernie Mac Snakemaster ThatÂ’s Clever6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.NASCAR20/20King of QueensMovie:AmericaÂ’s FunniestWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Performance 400 Up to the MinuteMy Name is Earl Daddy Day Care Home Videos7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Cold CaseDesperate7th HeavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Face the Nation Housewives Movie: <:46>Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.This WeekNumb3rsGreyÂ’s Anatomy Frequency EverwoodHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Navy/MCorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.DatelineRollerFriendsMy Super Sweet 1660 Minutes10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Family GuyKing of QueensInstant Star10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.SportCenterToday ShowBlue Collar TVC.S.I.: NY Movie:7th HeavenER11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.King of the Hill The Money Pit11:30 p.m.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 17, 2006 11TuesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice. TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightBaseball TonightToday ShowStargate SG-1MediumMovie: (cont.)Austin Stevens:Crossing Jordanmidnight 12:30 a.m.NBA Movie: <:45> Snakemaster 12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.Mavericks American Morning DesignerÂ’s ChallengeKing of Queens The Birds AmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 ThatÂ’s CleverMy Name is Earl Home Videos Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.Heat CNN Live TodayWithout a TraceDesperate7th Heaven with Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.ESPNews Housewives The Late Show2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveC.S.I.GreyÂ’s AnatomyMovie:Everwood w/ David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m. Daddy Day Care Late Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.SeinfeldFriendsMy Super Sweet 16 with Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.The SimpsonsKing of QueensMovie: <:46>Instant StarJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.DatelineRollerCarol Duval Show Frequency TeletubbiesStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Breathing SpaceBarney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.College BaseballFox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetOprah Winfrey6 a.m. 6:30 a.m. The Right Fit6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Teams TBD Studio B withGood EatsInside the ActorÂ’s. The Wonder PetsWWE Smackdown!7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Shepard Smith Unwrapped William H. Macy Miss SpiderÂ’s7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsHollywood ShootoutBlueÂ’s Clues8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.PaulaÂ’s Home CookingE.T.Go, Diego, Go!8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.Around the HornThe Big StoryThe ViewRaymond Movie:Angelina BallerinaGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.PTI w/ John Gibson Raymond Gold Rush Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. PhilDawsonÂ’s CreekAtomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Movie: <:44>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.4 QtrsABC World NewsERE! News Live New Jack City JoJoÂ’s CircusAlias11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.CBS Evening News Rolie Polie Olie11:30 a.m. noonNHLCountdown withRollerBlind DateSpongeBobRaymondnoon 12:30 p.m.Carolina Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsBackstage PassSpongeBobRaymond12:30 p.m. 1 Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving Single Movie:Rocket PowerDr. Phil1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Edmonton Mad About You Dad BlueÂ’s Clues1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Lou Dobbs Tonight General Hospital Emeril LivePlay with SesameER2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNews Hour with PassionsDesignerÂ’s ChallangeMovie: <:10>The Brady BunchAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer ThatÂ’s Clever! Austin Powers: The Brady BunchJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.ESPNewsSpecial Report with Oprah Winfrey Without a Trace Goldmember Movie:Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.ESPNews Brit Hume Spy Kids Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.Access HollywoodBattlestar5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Weekend Jimmy Neutron Galactica5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowWindow on the Atoll SeinfeldEntertainment TonightFairly OddparentsTBD6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.RollerThe Simpsons Weekend Kim Possible6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLB60 Minutes AliasMovie:Teamo SupremoWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Teams TBD Tavis Smiley The Matrix: Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportERBattlestar Galactica Revolutions ThatÂ’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Grim AdventuresJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with Crossing Jordan24 Movie: <:24> Smallville Headline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Red Planet Paci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorRollerFriendsOÂ’GradyThe Simpsons10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight Show King of QueensDegrassiFamily Guy10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightToday Show W/ Jay Leno Bernie Mac Movie: <:20>7th HeavenSmallville11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Outside the LinesThe Late ShowScrubs Malcolm X 11:30 p.m.


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12WednesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 Roller/Prime 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.) Teamo SupremoHousemidnight 12:30 a.m.Edmonton Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien Malcolm X Dragonball GT12:30 a.m. 1 American Morning Craig Ferguson AliasThatÂ’s So Raven Paci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Carolina Judge Judy Grim Adventures Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Live TodayStar T rek: Voyager Battlestar Galactica Smallville w/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m. Movie: <:40> The Late Show2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveOprah Winfrey24 The Matrix: OÂ’Grady w/ David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m. Revolutions DegrassiLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Baseball TonightRoller Friends 7th Heaven with Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.ESPNews King of QueensJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.Fight Night:Carol Duval ShowMovie: <:04>TeletubbiesStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Hughes Breathing Space Red Planet Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.vs. Fox News LiveToday ShowCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetThe Daily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Grace The Right FitColbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B withGood EatsAccess HollywoodThe Wonder PetsDr. Phil7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Shepard Smith Unwrapped Weekend JoJoÂ’s Circus7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.The Hot ListThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute Meals E.T. WeekendDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.The Hot ListSweet Dreams Go, Diego, Go!Headline News 8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.Around the HornThe Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Angelina BallerinaGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.PTI w/ John Gibson Raymond Mrs. Harris Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawsonÂ’s CreekAtomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:48>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.ABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Multiplicity Scooby DooGhost Whisperer11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.PTICBS Evening News Scooby Doo11:30 a.m. noonESPNewsCountdown withRollerBlind Date SpongeBobLostnoon 12:30 p.m.NBA Nation Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & Kids SpongeBob12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.NBAHannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Rocket Power1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Miami Mad About You Mumford BlueÂ’s Clues1:30 p.m. 2 Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LivePinky DinkyE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Dallas Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.News Hour withPassionsThe Shopping BagsMovie: <:05>The Brady BunchWWE Raw!3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.SportsCenter Jim Lehrer Ambush Makeover Consenting Adults The Brady Bunch3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Special Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TraceMovie:4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Brit Hume EddieÂ’s Million4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.Baseball TonightYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.The Entertainers Dollar Cook-Off 245 p.m. 5:30 p.m.ESPNews Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Jimmy Neutron5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.SportsCenterWorld News NowRollerSeinfeldBehind the ScenesFairly OddparentsTBD6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.The SimpsonsE.T.Kim Possible6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.College BaseballThe SimpsonsGhost WhispererMovie:Teamo SupremoWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Teams TBD Tavis SmileyFamily Guy Shanghai Knights Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportSmallvilleLostThatÂ’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline The XÂ’sJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with HouseMovie: <:09> Everwood Headline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Rush Hour Navy/Mcorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorRollerFriendsGirls vs. BoysExtreme Makeover:10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight Show withKing of QueensDegrassi Home Edition10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightToday Show Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie:7th Heaven11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.ESPNewsLate ShowThe Colbert Report 10 Things I Hate About You11:30 p.m.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 17, 2006 13 Caf PacificSundayPot roast with gravy Herb-broiled chicken Eggs BenedictGrill: Brunch station open Monday Beeftips in BurgundyRoasted Cornish hens Three-cheese quicheGrill: Brunch station openLunchTuesday Cajun spare ribs Red beans and rice Breaded clam strips Grill: Cheese sandwich Wednesday Spaghetti/meatballs Tortellini Alfredo Eggplant ParmesanGrill: Italian burgerThursday Broiled pork chops Local boy stew Steamed ono Grill: Monte Cristo wrapFriday Roast beef Sicilian pan pizza Chicken sukiyaki Grill: Corn dogsJune 24 Baked meatloaf Spicy buffalo wings Macaroni and cheeseGrill: Greek gyro barDinnerTonightBarbecued chicken Swedish meatballs Italian pizza Mixed Creole beansSundayBraised short ribs Chicken stew Baked red snapper Boiled potatoesMondaySalisbury steak Spicy chicken curry Oriental veggie stir-fry Garlic mashed potatoesTuesdayBarbecued pork butt Beef pot pie Breaded cod Rice pilafWednesdayRoasted top sirloin Chicken cordon bleu Three-cheese pasta Pork chow meinThursdayStir-fry to order Pork loin Szechaun chicken Baked tofuFridayHerb-roasted chicken Parker ranch stew Vegetable stir-fry Mixed vegetables Religious Services Protestant 8 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday; Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m.Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. Catholic Saturday Mass, 5:30 p.m., in the small chapel Sunday Mass, 7 a.m., small chapel, 9:15 a.m., main chapel Mass on Roi at 6:30 p.m. Baptist 9:40 a.m., Sunday, in elementary school music room. Latter Day Saints 9:30 a.m., Sunday, in Corlett Recreation Center, Room 3. 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. 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). FIREFIGHTER. Two positions. HR Reqs. 031054 and 031056. 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. MISSION PLANNER II. HR Req. 031477. 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. Two positions. HR Req. 031463 and 031479. OPTICS TECHNICIAN III. Two positions. HR Req. 031461 and 031459. PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031067. REGISTERED NURSE. Two positions. HR Req. 030919 and 031475. 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. SYSTEMS ENGINEER III. HR Req. 031481. TELEPHONE TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 030965. TRAFFIC AGENT II. HR Req. 031008.


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14In Memoriam 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 For more information, contact the communitybank.recruiting@bankofameri or call the Banking Center manager at 52292 or 52142. Community Bank is an equal opportunity employer. AIRSCAN PACIFIC SUPPLY SUPERVISOR, minimum two years experience in procurement and inventory management; pro ciency with Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Preferred: bachelorÂ’s degree, preferably in business with aviation experience. Inquire at 54547 or send KRS application with Supply Supervisor written at top to AirScan, Bldg 902, or to Inquiries and applications accepted through Wednesday. WANTEDDUMBBELLS, preferably Weider neoprene coated, set of 10-pound, 12-pound, 15-pound and 20-pound. Call 52642. CHILD SECURITY gate needed as soon as possible for protection from stairway mishaps. Call Dean Moore, 53400 or 52370. LOSTGREEN HAT with brim, also blue Six Sigma travel mug. Call 53643. FOUNDLADIESÂ’ HAT, JUNE 6, on Lagoon Road near Kwajalein Police Department and the KRS HR Building. Call 54498. PINK SOFT side lunch box with Sleeping Beauty and friends on the front, near Bunker Hill. Call Leigh at 51494, or pick up at Quarters 223-A. PATIO SALESMONDAY 8 a.m.-?, Quarters 127-C (in back). Toys, clothes (boys, small womenÂ’s, menÂ’s), toddler gear, drapes, Christmas items, boyÂ’s navy three-piece suits with shirts and ties, sizes 4 and 10, worn once, $20 each and more. FOR SALEPCS SALE. Two dehumidifiers, $40 each; computer desk, $60; two Braun coffee grinders, $15 each; Graco six-position highchair, $40; glass and rattan coffee table, $50; vacuum cleaner, $25; stainless steel gas grill (needs grill kit), $40; ice cream maker, $10; snow cone machine, $6, crock pot, $10 and bread machine, $30. Call Mandy, 53771. WATERFORD CRESCENT clock, $35; deluxe oak jewelry armoire with drawers, $60; cougar gurine, $30, wolf tea-lite candle holder, $25; elephant tea-lite candle holder, $10 and womenÂ’s ChadwickÂ’s sandals size 9 -10, never worn, $10. All items in excellent condition. Call Susannah, 52257.TWO BABY SAFETY gates by Even o, all mounting hardware included, paid $60 each, will sell for $50 each. Call 52642. DOUBLE STROLLER with front and back infant carrier that ts into backseat, $50; Pack and Play by Graco, $50; wooden rocking horse, $30 and diaper backpack, $20. Call 52515. MISTY ANNE boat number 1026, 31-foot sport sherman with two boathouses, two in atable dinghys with engines, mooring and lots of extras, $25,000 or best offer. Call Michael, 54657, work or 54175, home.CAL 20 SAILBOAT, Pegasus with new mast, boathouse, bottom paint and lots of extras, $5,500. Call Chase, 50721, days, and leave a message. 90-HORSEPOWER Honda outboard with hydraulic steering, $3,500. Call Dennis, 51850, work and 54489, home. EVENFLO STROLLER, $5; Easy Bake oven for children with food and accessories, $8; G.I. Joe dolls, $5 each; Yu-Gi-Uh cards; Game Boy games, $10 each; Christian videos with doll characters, $10; CaptÂ’n Underpants books, $4 for set and Wizard of Oz puzzle book, $3. Call 52681. SOCCER CLEATS, childÂ’s size 2, like new, $10; Sun girlsÂ’ 26-inch bike, full custom, new saddle baskets, paid $250, will sell for $150. Call Bruce or Ariana, 54434, before 8 p.m. T-FAL MAXI-FRY deep fryer, never used, $45; Maytag 45-pint dehumidi er, $50. Call Steve, 52704. THREE BAR stools, $20 each; CabelaÂ’s waterproof bag, $30; two cloth folding chairs $10 each; Dust Buster, $15; Sun Bike, good condition, $75; assorted small to large outdoor plants, $10-50; childrenÂ’s beach stuff; two soft coolers. Call Jeff, 51580. TWO 6-FOOT folding Formica-topped event tables in great condition, $25 each; and tri-fold wicker room divider, like new, $10. Call David, 5-2283, days or 54698, evenings. TRAXXAS T-MAXX remote control truck, includes many extras and fuel, $200. Call 59424. PCS SALE: All large and small plants (hibiscus, mandevilla, orchids, cup leaf plant, large cus tree, pineapple plant, fan palm, aloe vera, orange lilies, etc.); white plastic outdoor table; some odd chairs and chaise; adult pink tricycle with basket; beige tab top curtains/wooden curtain rods and dehumidi er, call 59939 or 51304. ASSORTED PLANTS, indoor and outdoor, free to $25 or best offer; of ce chair, $5; two-drawer le cabinet, $3; ironing board, $5; CD holders, $1 each; kitchen wall clock, $3; roller blades, $10; new beach chair, $10; nine-pair shoe rack, $2; snorkel vest/ ns/mask/ mesh bag and more. Call 59530 or 52169. PLANTS, $10 each, Call 51375. T h e F o u r t h The Fourth o f J u l y i s of July is c o m i n g coming! T h e r e w i l l b e There will be a c t i v i t i e s a l l d a y activities all day i n c l u d i n g a b a g g o including a baggo t o u r n a m e n t p l e n t y o f tournament, plenty of f u n a n d g a m e s a fun and games, a n e w g i a n t w a t e r new giant water s l i d e a n d a f i r e w o r k s slide and a fireworks d i s p l a y W a t c h t h e display! Watch the H o u r g l a s s a n d R o l l e r Hourglass and Roller f o r d e t a i l s o r c a l l for details, or call K i m 5 3 3 3 1 Kim, 53331.Henta Phillip, a long-time Kwajalein employee and Ebeye resident, died Wednesday. He was 54. Phillip worked for Roads and Grounds as a tree trimmer. He worked for Kwajalein Range Services, Raytheon, Johnson Controls, Global and PanAm. He was a member of the Protestant Church on Ebeye. He is survived by his wife Eojed Phillip, one son, eight daughters, two sisters, four brothers and 18 grandchildren. H a p p y Happy B i r t h d a y Birthday to Tom Anderson from your little Golf-ett, Gym-ett and Cook-ett


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 17, 2006 9 p m J u n e 2 4 9 p.m., June 24, a t t h e Y u k C l u b at the Yuk Club. 7 p m J u n e 2 5 7 p.m., June 25, a t E m o n B e a c h at Emon Beach 15 The Small Arms Range will be in operation 7-10 a.m., Wednesday. All wa ter craft operators observe the red ags at the southwest end of the island. 9 p.m., June 24, at the Yuk Club. 7 p.m., June 25, at Emon Beach Presents a two-person 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on June 26. Entry fee is $25 per person. Handicap event with prizes awarded to the rst four places, closest to hole and more. Catered lunch and awards following play. Sign up at the Pro Shop or at PLANTS AT Quarters 207-A. Call Sherry, 54832 or 53364. LA-Z-BOY sectional, two months old; Thomasville dining table with four chairs; patio table with 10 chairs; computer, no monitor; various size rugs and dishwasher. Call 53511, before 5 p..m., or 54713, after 5 p.m. CANON CAMCORDER, eight months old, perfect condition, includes new camera bag, paid $280, will sell for $175; green rug, 12-feet by 9-feet, $50; Huffy bike, $30; food processor, $25; hair dryer, $10; Wigo ceramic hair straightener, $30; Playstation 1 plus games, $50; and a matching set of 10 plates, side plates, bowls, cups, $40. Call 52450. PANASONIC DVD/CD player, $70; GE electric juicer, $30; aluminum burley, $30; Dry Bag backpack-style, $25; laser mouse, new, $10; new wrist guards, $5, wooden CD storage rack, $10; small gas grill; yard and garden items, pots and bricks. Call 54879. BABY ULTIMATE exersaucer, $40; doorway bouncer, $10; crib activity center, $4; Medela electric breast pump, $125; manual breast pump, $10; water color painting of bamboo tree, $30; women’s extra-large clothing; candle and soap making supplies; nine fruitbearing pineapple plants, $20. Call 52642. COMMUNITY NOTICESHAWAIIAN NIGHT is 7-9 p.m., tonight, at the Oceanview Club. The meal will feature chicken and pineapple kabobs, pulled pork, coconut rice and a vegetable for $10. $2 off if you wear a grass skirt and $3 off for meal card holders. One discount per customer. Dress the part and ‘Cool Hand Luke’ will spin the best of Hawaii. JOIN IN THE paint day at the Memorial Wall, 3 p.m., Sunday. If you have a small artist’s brush, bring it. Also, bring any soft rags you might want to share. KWAJALEIN SCUBA Club meeting will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, in Corlett Recreation Center Room 6. (Note date change). MOBILE KITCHEN is 7 p.m., June 24 (location to be decided). Main entre will be steak and shrimp kabobs. $25 per person. Mobile Kitchen Grand Finale will be 7 p.m., July 22nd, 7 p.m., (location to be decided) Main entre will be lobster tail and London broil for $45 per person. Look for the Mobile Kitchen Grand Opening after the completion of the Caf Paci c project. Purchase tickets between 9 a.m. –3 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday from Cathreen or Joe at Three Palms.MANDATORY ISLAND orientation begins at 1:00 p.m., June 28, in Community Activities Center Room 6. It is required for all new island arrivals. The island orientation is not recommended for family members under 10. Questions? call KRS ESH at 51134.MOORING BUOYS are being placed off Emon Beach for the reworks barge. All divers, swimmers and boaters are requested to avoid the buoys and anchoring lines. Questions? Call 52182 or 52318.THE ESCORTED ACCESS list is being refreshed. Any foreign nationals who have not been interviewed within one year of July 1 will be removed from the list. If you have not been interviewed within the last year, June 30 will be your last chance to remain on the list. If you are removed from the list, you will not have access to Kwajalein. The interviews will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 12:30 p.m. Inform Dock Security personnel upon arriving if you need to be interviewed.ATTENTION KWAJALEIN Scuba Club members. The Emon Beach scuba pavilion and diving Emon Beach will be off limits during the next two weeks while heavy equipment is working in the area of the pavilion. COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES licensed vendors and private clubs and organizations are invited to sell items at this year’s Independence Day celebration. Deadline is June 29. To register, call Amy Hansen, 53331. COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES is looking for a few talented musicians to perform during the Fourth of July celebration at Emon Beach. Call Kim, 53331. PAYMENT FOR six month $12 bowling locker rental for July 1-Dec. 31 is due by July 6. There is a $5 fee for late payment. Remit the above sum by mailing payment (checks payable to KRS) to: Community Activities, attention: bowling fees, P.O Box 23, Local. On Kwajalein payment may be made at the Community Activities Of ce, Building 805, between 7: 30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Save your receipt. ATTENTION ALL anglers. Reserve your B-boats for Kwajalein Atoll International Sport Fishing Club’s second annual Pro Angler’s Fishing Tournament, July 9. Tournament rules available at Small Boat Marina or call Bob DeJoie, 53704. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meetings are at 8 a.m., Sundays and 7 p.m., Wednesdays, in the hospital conference room. Call 54105. is back, 6-9 p.m., July 2, at the Bowling Center. To make reservations, call Thompson or Junior, 53320. MONTE CARLO BOWLING NIGHT


Saturday, June 17, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 16 RTS WeatherTonight: Variably cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 10-15 knots. Sunday: Variably sunny with scattered showers. Winds: ENE-E at 10-15 knots. Monday: Partly sunny with scattered showers. Winds: ENE-E at 7-12 knots. Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Winds: ENE-ESE at 7-12 knots. Annual rain total: 29.92 inches Annual deviation: -3.73 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts, or visit Sun Moon Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideSunday 6:31 a.m./7:09 p.m. 12:08 a.m./12:22 p.m. 9:01 a.m., 3.7’ 2:37 a.m., 0.7’ 10:01 p.m., 3.0’ 3:43 p.m., 0.3’ Monday 6:31 a.m./7:09 p.m. 12:52 a.m./1:14p.m. 10:10 a.m., 3.3’ 3:54 a.m., 0.9’ 11:18 p.m., 3.1’ 4:48 p.m., 0.4’ Tuesday 6:31 a.m./7:09 p.m. 1:35 a.m./2:06 p.m. 11:28 a.m., 3.1’ 5:25 a.m., 1.0’ 5:53 p.m., 0.5’Wednesday 6:32 a.m./7:09 p.m. 2:18 a.m./2:59 p.m. 12:30 a.m., 3.4’ 6:51 a.m., 0.8’ 12:45 p.m., 2.9’ 6:54 p.m., 0.4’NEW ZEALAND, from Page 7 Peter deployed the parachute at 5,000 feet, and we skidded in for a landing before I knew it. This was absolutely the most radical thing I have ever intentionally done! That was the end of our planned adventures. It was de nitely time to chill out and spend the rest of our vacation without any anticipation of the next escapade and without worrying if I’ll survive. That night we sat in the hot tub under the stars with the full moon glinting on the river. We were pretty satis ed with ourselves. The next day, March 10, we went to a cute town called Arrowhead. Arrowhead is an old gold mining town with a pokey gold mining museum and some shops down Main Street. After a slow day shopping and sight seeing we were headed back to our room, one day before we turned in the rental car to y to Christchurch, our last stop before heading home. As we slowed, and signaled to turn into the driveway we were rear-ended by a woman who never hit her brakes. We spun around and luckily we were knocked into the gravel driveway, and not into oncoming traf c. She was not hurt, and we were only dazed. We returned the car, lled out more forms and Billy decided we should have one last adventure – a small plane ride over the Southern Alps past Mount Cook to the glaciers. We had a break in the weather and we missed heli-hiking, so Billy thought this would be a nice relaxing end to our vacation and a great way to see the Alps. Nathan, our pilot asked who in our group of ve wanted to sit up front with him. “Lauren does!” said Billy, pushing me up. Alright, I’ll go one way and somebody else can have it on the way home I thought. As Nathan strapped me in, I noticed we only had one propeller. Does one propeller mean one engine? Yup, it does! I was warned not to touch the co-pilot foot pedals or the steering wheel under any circumstance. I sat frozen, knees practically under my chin and my hands under my legs. As we trundled down the grass runway Nathan began a running stream of conscience chatter that didn’t end until we landed, hours later. The rst thing I noticed is I had to use the restroom about ve minutes into the trip, but there wasn’t anywhere to pull over. The next thing I noticed was that Nathan, while pointing out different lakes, had his map out, holding it over the windshield. One of my pet peeves is people who drive and read maps. When he additionally took out his cell phone, talked on the radio while reading the map, steered with his thighs and tried to reach his wife, I thought I would have to slap him! After we ew past stunning Mt. Cook and over the glaciers, we decided not to land for lunch, as we might not have a window to y home in. The sky was rapidly lling up with black clouds and we had to ght a headwind all the way back. Nathan climbed to 13,000 feet for most of the way to avoid the more extreme turbulence, but we had plenty. The best part of that trip was climbing out of the plane and standing on solid ground. So much for relaxing! On March 12 after a quick ight to Christchurch, we checked into our last hotel, had a nice lunch and stroll around town. The next day we rode the incline and visited Willowbrook Wildlife Center, where we finally got to see live kiwis in their natural habitat. Our closing thoughts about New Zealand are that it’s a great place to check those boxes if you’ve ever entertained the notion that you’d someday like to skydive, swim with dolphins, bungee jump or any other crazy stunt you can think of. The scenery is simply magni cent and always changing. Had we had more time and money, we would have liked to do a month on each island, not two weeks each. We were never bored, but rather stayed at the edge of our seats the entire trip either driving, standing at whatever B&B we’d booked, looking at the view or having our next adventure. Many people rent large travel trailers and stay at campgrounds, especially when traveling with children. We can’t imagine navigating some of the roads driving something that large, so we went for an upgraded car for more engine power on the mountain roads and stayed at B&Bs wherever possible. There are Web sites available to nd great B&Bs. We weren’t disappointed in any of them. We were surprised how long it took to drive relatively short distances. The roads are often twisty two laners that take a lot of time and attention. Although we were there at the end of their summer season, which is December through March, we were not prepared for a cooler climate. The little sundresses and shorts really weren’t appropriate except for several days in Russell. New Zealanders are, for the most part, gregarious people, and happy to see you, and for once – language isn’t a problem! The exchange rate was pretty favorable while we were there, and we even looked at different areas with an eye toward retiring there someday. If it weren’t for the cold weather and cold water and long distance from the states, we would seriously consider it, especially from Auckland north to the Bay of Islands. We highly recommend New Zealand and encourage all who have wondered – GO!