w w w s m d c a r m y m i l / K W A J / H o u r g l a s s / h o u r g l a s s h t m l www.smdc.army.mil/KWAJ/Hourglass/hourglass.html C o l S t e v e n s o n R e e d l e f t a c c e p t s t h e c o m m a n d o f t h e U S A r m y K w a j a l e i n A t o l l Col. Stevenson Reed, left, accepts the command of the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, b y r e c e i v i n g t h e U S A K A a g f r o m C o l R o g e r F M a t t h e w s d e p u t y c o m m a n d e r f o r by receiving the USAKA ag from Col. Roger F. Matthews, deputy commander for o p e r a t i o n s S t r a t e g i c M i s s i l e D e f e n s e C o m m a n d F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 4 operations, Strategic Missile Defense Command. For more, see Page 4. ( ( 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)
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2 L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor The Kwajalein Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb. 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily ofT h e K w a j a l e i n H o u r g l a s s The Kwajalein Hourglass cial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or USAKA. It is published Wednesdays and Saturdays in accordance with Army Regulation 360-1 and using a network printer by Kwajalein Range Services editorial staff. P.O. Box 23, APO AP 96555 Phone: Defense Switching Network 254-3539 Local phone: 53539 Printed circulation: 2,000E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgCommanding Of cer......Col. Stevenson Reed Public Affairs Of cer.....................Sandy Miller Editor.....................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer.........................Dan Adler Reporter...........................................J.J. Klein Circulation...................................C.J. Kemen See CHIEF, Page 12 COMMENTARYChief answers concerns raised at town hall Resident welcomes survey but questions its validityIn this ChiefÂ’s Corner, I would rst like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who was able to attend Kwajalein Police DepartmentÂ’s town hall meeting on June 28. No doubt we were disappointed more could not attend, but we realize everyoneÂ’s busy schedule and a lot of residents are off island presently for vacation. For those who could attend, thank you for your support and interest in the law enforcement and security efforts of our Kwajalein community. After a brief opportunity to introduce ourselves, the new leadership of the department, and provide an overview of the various sections that make up KPD, we provided the audience with an opportunity to ask questions. IÂ’ll take this time to highlight some of the cares and concerns expressed. One of our neighbors was interested in the way we as a department train our of cers with regard to dealing with our Marshallese residents and workers. As a private company contracted to support the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, we focus our recruiting to hire only those who already have years of law enforcement or military police experience and training. We are a department that relies heavily (almost half of the department) on our own Marshallese Patrol Of cers, Constables and Access Control Of cers. Training that focuses on being sensitive to our host I see with interest and enthusiasm the notice that there is going to be a survey, soliciting the opinions of Kwajalein Range Services employees. It is long overdue, and I encourage all to take it seriously, spend some time on the answers and truly let those who are asking know your real feelings and suggestions. At the same time, one has to question the sincerity of a survey, asking for employee input, when it is being done at the one time during the year when the greatest number of employees is off-island. If one were interested in getting serious feedback, it might be a better move to conduct the survey in September when fewer people were away on vacation. Just an idle thought. Â— The Rev. John R. Sheehan, Roman Catholic priest Torrey LandersUSAKA Employee of the Week Torrey Landers was the chairman of the Kwajalympics. This monumental task was all-consuming, required detailed coordination, and a tremendous amount of energy. He did this in addition to his already busy job as the recreation manager for Kwajalein Range Services Community Activities. He worked with off-island counterparts to acquire all new cardio equipment. Landers does whatever it takes to ensure special events, private parties and other requests are professionally satis ed.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, July 12, 2006 3FridayÂ’s demolition blast takes down PBQ Smoke and dust ll the air as the Paci c Bachelor Quarters collapses from the demolition blast Friday afternoon. (Photos by Nell Drumheller) By Nell M. Drumheller EditorAfter weeks of preparation, the actual explosive reduction of the Paci c Bachelor Quarters was a boom, collapse and cloud of dust. At a little past 4 p.m. on Friday the 168 sticks of dynamite exploded sequentially as planned, and the rst oor of the PBQ collapsed, crumpling oors two and three down. The remaining shell of a building looks like a resting dragon, with high ridges where the reinforced stairwells keeping sections raised. Â“The PBQ came down even better than planned, as not only did the rst story collapse completely, the second and third stories also collapsed in wave-like fashion, leaving only three two-story ridges where the reinforced stairwells were located,Â” Monte Craven, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Public Works, said. Not only did the building collapse as scheduled, but according to Craven there was no collateral damage to adjacent buildings. Kwajalein Police Department Chief Joe Barnes headed up the team responsible for the evacuation of people from the buildings in the hazard zones. Buildings within a 681-foot area had to be empty before the blast could go. Â“It went perfectly! With the combined effort of KPD and the engineer Soldiers we were able to get in place the required 681-foot perimeter along with the search and evacuation of all personnel within the perimeter in approximately 1.75 hours,Â” Barnes said. Â“Once the area was secured, there were a few incidents of residents attempting to re-enter See PBQ, Page 6
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass Col. Glen H. Crane 1964-1965 Col. Melvin D. Clark 1965-1967 Col. Frank C. Healy 1967-1968 Col. Donald B. Miller 1968-1971 Col. Jesse Fishback 1971-1973 Col. Robert Russell 1973-1976 Col. Ernest Van Netta 1976-1978 Col. John H. Reeve 1978-1980 Col. David Spaulding 1994-1996 Col. Scott B. Cottrell 1996-1998 Col. Gary K. McMillen 1998-2000Reed takes reins as 23rd c o By Nell M. Drumheller EditorCOL Beverly Stipe said a tearful goodbye Tuesday morning as a preclude to the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll change of command. Stipe transferred command to Col. Stevenson Reed in a ceremony at the Davye Davis Multipurpose Room. Â“This is a bittersweet occasion,Â” U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands Greta Morris said at the ceremony. Â“Over the past two years, Col. Stipe and I have worked closely together to ensure that USAKA was able to carry out its strategic mission for the security of the United States and the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the entire Paci c region.Â” The ambassador continued, Â“There are many other things that USAKA, under Col. StipeÂ’s leadership, has done and is doing, to strengthen our strategic, close and unique relationship with the RMI and our ability to work together to meet the new demands of our time, to promote our mutual security and to protect the freedoms that both our peoples hold dear. Sam, thank you for your strong leadership and dedication. Thank you for your friendship.Â” And to Reed, Morris said, Â“Col. Reed, I hope that you and your family will enjoy your time in Kwajalein and the Marshall Islands as much as I have. Kwajalein is a very special place, and you will be working with wonderful people.Â” Reed has had more than a year to prepare for his assignment as the USAKA Commander. Â“I was told by my leadership at Fort Bliss [Texas] that I was selected to Command Kwajalein in April 2005,Â” he said. He spoke to two previous USAKA Commanders to learn about the mission and activities on Kwajalein, but
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, July 12, 2006 Col. Peter Witteried 1980-1982 Col. John W. Banks 1982-1984 Col. William A.Spin 1984-1986 Col. James Allred July, 1986-Aug. 1986 Col. Richard Chapman 1986-1988 Col. Curtis L. Wrenn 2000-2002 Col. Jerry P. Brown 2002-2004 Col. Beverly Stipe 2004-2006 Col. Crosby E. Hazel 1992-1994 Col. John J. MacNeill 1990-1992 Col. Phillip R. Harris 1988-1990 See REED, Page 12 Tuesday present admitted, Â“I really did not know the depth of the mission until I visited the island in April. I was truly amazed and impressed to see what Kwajalein provided to the joint community.Â”Reed described his rst impression of Kwajalein, Â“[This is] a place with tremendous potential. A community that is simply beautiful and picturesque with approximately 3,400 Americans and Marshallese employees and family members on Kwajalein, Meck and Roi-Namur Island. I have seen all of the many new construction projects on the different islands and I have seen facilities that I think take away from the beauty the islands have to offer. I would like to build some timelines and start removing those facilities.Â”Though on the island for a short time, Reed has considered USAKAÂ’s role within the bigger Army picture. Â“I see the mission of Ballistic Missile Defense Testing as the primary mission for intercontinental ballistic missile testing at Kwajalein, but I also see the need to incorporate more new
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 PBQ, from Page 3 their quarters, but thankfully for their own safety we were able to quickly provide them escort to a safe area outside of the perimeter before it could affect the mission,Â” Barnes added. Safety is always a concern, and Billy Traweek, USAKA Range Safety, said that the project was a safety success. Â“I am only aware of one soldier who chipped a tooth from a piece of ying concrete while performing mechanical demolition prior to the explosive demolition,Â” Traweek said. However, the debris is not gone and so the community should be aware of possible safety issues during its removal. Â“We want to remind the community the PBQ demolition area is still hazardous to personnel, and please do not approach the site,Â” Traweek said. The remainder of the debris should be removed by Aug. 24, according to Craven. Barnes said that good lessons were learned from this demolition project. Â“Always plan for the unexpected! We, like many, anticipated things to mirror the test demo of the day before. KPD was forced to adjust to extended periods of time and adjust our forces to compensate for the time adjustments. Despite those, KPD performed exceptionally well to adapt and overcome in all phases of this event.Â” Craven, Barnes and Traweek offered thanks to the community for its cooperation during the explosive reduction which disrupted day-to-day business Thursday and Friday. Â“Special thanks from the chief to all of cers in the department who were part of the team. It was a long, hot, trying day [Friday], but because of their efforts this extraordinary event on Kwaj went off with no injuries. Special thanks to Capt. Moses Moreno, KPD deputy chief and Lt. A.J. Gilbert. They truly were the engine that ran the train. Great job,Â” Barnes said.Temporary hospital and emergency facilities were set up in the elementary school. Meal card holders couldn't eat at CafÂŽ Paci c due to the demolition. They were treated to a steak barbecue at Emon Beach Thursday evening. The PBQ crumbles and attens out after the blast on Friday afternoon.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, July 12, 2006ThursdayAll programming is subject to change without notice7 TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime/ Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightMLBToday Show The Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.) Teamo SupremoLaw & Ordermidnight 12:30 a.m.All-Star (cont.) Late Late Show Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:37>Dragonball GT 12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.American Morning with Craig Ferguson Ghost Whisperer Goldeneye ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Judge JudyThe XÂ’sTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.Baseball TonightCNN Live TodayStar Trek: Voyager Criminal Minds Everwood W/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.ESPNewsMSNBC LiveThe Daily ShowThe West WingMovie:Girls vs. Boys David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.SportsCenter @Colbert Report House of Flying DegrassiLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.the All-Star Game Dr. Phil ShowWill & Grace Daggers 7th Heaven w/ Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.King of QueensJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.AFNews Carol Duval ShowMovie: <:14>TeletubbiesStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.MLBHeadline News Breathing Space Semper Fi Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.All-Star Game Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetDaily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m. The Right FitColbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B withGood EatsThe EntertainersThe Wonder PetsUFC Unleashed7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Shepard Smith UnwrappedLittle Bill7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBehind the ScenesDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Food 911E.T.Go, Diego, Go!Headline News8:30 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 For Hope Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. PhilDawsonÂ’s CreekAtomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:46>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.WNBA ShootaroundABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Tomorrow Never Scooby DooOne Tree Hill11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.WNBACBS Evening News Dies Scooby Doo11:30 a.m. noonAll-Star Game Countdown withRollerBlind DateSpongeBobVeronica Marsnoon 12:30 p.m.Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsSpongeBob12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Rocket PowerRockstar:1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Wed. Night FightsMad About You Disappearing Acts BlueÂ’s Clues Supernova1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Katsidis Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LivePlay with Me SesameE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.vs Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.Reyes News Hour withPassionsMy First PlaceMovie: <:09>The Brady BunchAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.SportsCenter Jim Lehrer Modern GirlÂ’s Guide The Time Machine The Brady BunchJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Special Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TraceMovie:Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.NFL Live Brit Hume The Haunted Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.True Hollywood Mansion Tour De France5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Story Jimmy Neutron Stage 105:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerSeinfeldBackstage PassFairly Oddparents6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.The SimpsonsE.T. Kim Possible6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLBEverybody Hates...One Tree HillMovie:Teamo SupremoWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.AAA All-Star Game Tavis SmileyGirlfriends Lord of the Rings: Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportFear FactorVeronica Mars Return of the King ThatÂ’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Zack & CodyJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball withLaw & OrderRock Star: Gilmore Girls Headline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris MatthewsSupernova Paci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorRollerWill & GraceBest FriendÂ’s DateTwo & a Half Men10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of QueensMovie: <:41>DegrassiWill & Grace10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.NFL LiveToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily Show Shanghai Noon 7th HeavenBones11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.BoxingThe Late ShowColbert Report11:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12, 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 TimemidnightBoxing (cont.)Today ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Teamo SupremoC.S.I.midnight 12:30 a.m.Karmazin Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien Backstage PassDragonball GT12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.vs. American Morning Craig Ferguson One Tree HillMovie: <:15>ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Spinks Judge Judy Lord of the Rings: Zack & CodyTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerVeronica Mars Return of the King Gilmore Girls W/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m. Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveThe Daily ShowRock Star:Best FriendÂ’s Date David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Colbert Report Supernova DegrassiLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.SportsCenterRollerWill & Grace7th Heaven w/ Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.King of QueensMovie: <:56>Judge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.2006 NathanÂ’s HotCarol Duval ShowShanghai Noon TeletubbiesStar Trek: Voyager5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Dog Eating Contest Breathing SpaceBarney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.BoxingFox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetThe Daily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Mora vs. The Right FitColbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Termeliksetian Studio B withGood EatsTrue HollywoodThe Wonder PetsThe Simpsons7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.The Hot List Shepard Smith Unwrapped Story Dragon TalesFamily Guy7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.NFL LiveThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBackstage PassDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.The Hot ListLow Carb & LovinÂ’ It E.T.Go, Diego, Go!Headline News8:30 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 While Justice Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.Around the HornAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawsonÂ’s Creek Sleeps Atomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.PTINBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:43>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live In the Line of Fire Scooby DooHalf & Half11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.AÂ’s CBS Evening News Scooby DooHow I Met Your...11:30 a.m. noonat Countdown withRollerBlind Date SpongeBobRockstar:noon 12:30 p.m.Red Sox Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsSpongeBob Supernova12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Rocket PowerLaw & Order1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You Gigi BlueÂ’s Clues1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.BoxingLou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LivePinky DinkyE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Manfredo vs. Pemberton Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNews Hour withDr. Phil Design on a DimeMovie: <:10>The Brady BunchAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim LehrerPrimetime Special Style Star Holiday The Brady BunchJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Baseball TonightSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TraceMovie:Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.NFL Live Brit Hume You Wish! Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.BiographyTour De France5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Alec Baldwin Jimmy Neutron Stage 115:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerSeinfeldEbert & RoeperFairly Oddparents6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.The SimpsonsE.T. Kim Possible6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLBTwo & a Half Men/ Will & Grace (:25) Half & HalfMovie:Teamo SupremoWithou a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Teams TBD Tavis SmileyWindow on the Atoll(7:50pm)How I Met Your Mother 50 First Dates Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportBonesRock Star:ThatÂ’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Supernova Movie: <:54>Drake & JoshJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with C.S.I.Law & Order Save the Last Veronica Mars Headline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Dance Paci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorRollerWill & GraceRadio Free RoscoeDeal or No Deal10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of QueensDegrassi10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie: 7th Heaven11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NFL LiveThe Late ShowColbert Report Glengarry Glen Ross11:30 p.m.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, July 12, 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 TimemidnightMLBToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Teamo SupremoPrimetimemidnight 12:30 a.m.Teams TBD Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:55>Dragonball GT12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.American Morning Craig Ferguson Half & Half Shoot to Kill ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Judge JudyHow I Met...Drake & JoshTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Live TodayStar Trek: V oyagerRock Star:Ve ronica Mars with Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Supernova Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveThe Daily ShowLaw & OrderMovie:Radio Free Roscoe David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Colbert Report 50 First Dates DegrassiLate Late Show w/3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Baseball TonightThe SimpsonsWill & Grace7th Heaven Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.NFL LiveFamily GuyKing of Queens Movie: <:54>Judge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.TBDRollerCarol Duval Show Save the Last TeletubbiesStar Trek:5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Breathing Space Dance Barney & Friends Voyager5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.MLBFox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame StreetThe Daily Show6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Mets The Right FitColbert Report6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.at Studio B withGood EatsBiographyThe Wonder PetsMaking the Squad7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Cubs Shepard Smith Unwrapped Alec Baldwin The Backyardigans7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsEbert & RoeperDora the ExplorerGood Morning8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Easy Entertainig E.T.Go, Diego, Go! America 8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.SportsCenterThe Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Movie:9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.The Hot List w/ John Gibson Raymond The Return ofRugrats Go Wild!9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawsonÂ’s Creek Alex Kelly Extreme Homes10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:46>Mucha LuchaDesigned to Sell10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Stepmom Scooby DooLandscape Smart11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Teams TBD CBS Evening News Scooby DooWeekend Handyman11:30 a.m. noonCountdown withWindow on the AtollBlind DateSpongeBobMLBnoon 12:30 p.m.Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsSpongeBob Teams TBD12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: Rocket Power1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You Return to Me BlueÂ’s Clues1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.MLBLou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LivePlay with Me Sesame 2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Teams TBD Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.NewsHour withPassionsDecorating CentsMovie: <:11>The Brady BunchNavy/MCorps News3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer The Look for Less Weird Science The Brady BunchMail Call3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Special Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TraceMovie:National4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Brit Hume My Date with the Geographic 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.Scream PlayPresidentÂ’s DaughterTour De France5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Jimmy Neutron Stage 125:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerSeinfeldHollywood ShootoutFairly Oddparents6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.The SimpsonsE.T. Kim Possible6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.SportsHeadline NewsDeal or No DealAmericaÂ’s MostMovie:Buzz onMaggieEnterprise7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.TBD Tavis Smiley Wanted After the Sunset Grim Adventures 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportNCISThe XÂ’sAmerican Chopper8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Movie: <:52>Zack & Cody8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with PrimetimeMonk Enough Drake & JoshHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris MatthewsWhat I Like About YouNavy/MCorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorRollerWill & Grace Switched! George Lopez10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of Queens DegrassiBernie Mac10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.NBA FastbreakPrimetime W/ Jay Leno The Daily Show Movie:7th HeavenC.S.I. NY11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.ESPNewsThe Late ShowColbert Report Lara Croft: Tomb Raider11:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12, 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 official, recreation aide, recreation specialist, library aide, lifeguard, disc jockey, pizza delivery driver, catering/dining room worker or temporary office support, please submit your application to the HR department for consideration as positions become available. For more information, call the KRS HR Office at 54916. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Airfield Operations. Full time. HR Req. K031228. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Automotive Department. Full time. HR Req. K031220. 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. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN, Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K031086. ELECTRICIAN, full-time. HR Req. K030983. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT to Kwajalein Range Services president. HR Req. K031192 Full time. Must be able to operate standard office equipment, familiar with MS Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, technical and business vocabulary. Minimum 5-7 years experience at executive level secretarial and administrative responsibilities. Associate degree or technical certificate a plus. Government-contract experience highly desired. EXECUTIVE ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Deputy Program Manager, Logistics. HR Req. K031221. Full time. Must be able to operate standard office equipment, familiar with MS Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, technical and business vocabulary. Minimum 5-7 years experience at executive level secretarial and administrative responsibilities. Associate degree or technical certificate a plus. Government-contract experience highly desired. GENERAL MAINTENANCE I, Roi Power Plant. Two position. HR Reqs. 031226 and 031227. Cleanup, corrosion control, painting, grinding, sand blasting and janitorial/collecting trash. Enniburr residents should apply to Joe Woods, Roi Power Plant supervisor. 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 OFFICE RECEPTIONIST. One fulltime position, HR Req. 031222 and two casual positions, HR Reqs. K031223 and K031224. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II, Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K030983. REC AIDE I, Small Boat Marina. Seven hours per week. 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. CAPTAIN, Fire Department. HR 031060. 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. Two positions. HR Reqs. 030817 and 031495. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II Â– Telemetry, HR Req. 031005. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN III Â– 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, 031157, 031373 and 031511. 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 III. HR Req. 031493. HARDWARE ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031179. HARDWARE ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031491. INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST I. HR Req. 030880. IT TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATOR II. HR Req. 031421. LIBRARIAN. HR Req. 031435. MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST. HR Req. 030871. MANAGEMENT AND STANDARDIZATION ANALYST I. HR Req. 030882. MECHANIC III. Two positions. HR Reqs. 030590 and 031000. MECHANIC IV. HR Req. 030966. MEDICAL REFERRAL COORDINATOR. HR Req. 031513. MISSION PLANNER II. HR Req. 031477. NETWORK ENGINEER I-MO. HR Req. 031455. NETWORK ENGINEER IIÂ–MO. HR Req. 031227. OPERATIONS TEST DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031485. OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. Two positions. HR Reqs. 031463 and 031479. OPTICS TECHNICIAN III. Two positions. HR Reqs. 031461 and 031459. PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031067. REGISTERED NURSE. Two positions. HR Reqs. 030919 and 031475. RF SAFETY SPECIALIST/FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031147. SECURITY SPECIALIST SR. HR Req. 031509. SOFTWARE ENGINEER II. CONUS-Lexington. HR Req. 031175. SUPERVISOR, Bakery. HR Req. 031287. SUPERVISOR, Community Activities Program. HR Req. 031507. SUPERVISOR HR Â– CDC, HR Req. 030904. SUPERVISOR WAREHOUSING. HR Req. 030958. SYSTEMS ENGINEER III. Two positions. HR Reqs. 031481 and 031483. TELEPHONE TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 030965. WAREHOUSEMAN, LEAD. Two positions. HR Reqs. 030998 and 031036. WAREHOUSEMAN II/SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERK, CONUS-Richmond. HR Req. 030843. Caf PacificFriday Roasted Iowa chop Sesame Ginger tofu Beef turnovers Grill: Corn dogsLunchSaturday Beef lasagna Spinach lasagna Chicken peapod stir-fry Grill: Ranchero burger DinnerTonightCarved top round Lemon herb chicken Noodles Romanoff Broccoli NormandyThursdayFajitas to order Cajun roast pork Chorizo enchiladas Texas-style chili FridayPancake supper Beef brisket Poached salmon Szechuan chickenThursdayKwaj fried chicken Short rib stew Red beans in broth Grill: Cheese sandwich
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, July 12, 2006 11 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.dodcom munitybank.com For more information, contact the communitybank.recruiting@bankofameric a .com or call the Banking Center manager at 52292 or 52142. Community Bank is an equal opportunity employer. RTS WEATHER/3D RESEARCH ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN. 3D, Reagan Test Site Weather, has an immediate opening for an electronics technician. Training and experience in radar maintenance is critical; weather radars is preferred. Our technicians install, maintain and repair a variety of scientific instrumentation and communications systems. Background in telemetry and analog/digital circuitry desired. Unaccompanied position. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Call 51508. WANTEDWEIGHT BENCH and free weights. Call 52083. FOUR PIECE set of dishes, glasses, silverware, pots, pans, can opener, coffee maker or percolator, dish towels, dishpans, dish drainer, iron and mixing bowls to buy. Call 52102 or 52310, after 5 p.m. FOR SALEPLANTS, see at Quarters 207-A. Call Sherry, 54832 or 53364. PCS SALE. TV, DVD player, fishing gear, computers, bookshelves, recliner, Scuba Pro bouyancy compensators and regulators, Sun bikes and Huffy bikes. Call 56130, days or 53300, evenings. SONY HOME THEATER system: Receiver, DVD player, five speakers, $300; wood entertainment center, 21 inches deep by 52 inches high by 63 inches long, $100; Eddie Bauer sandals, size 9, new, red, brown and black, $28 each; threeperson raft with oars, $30 and 10-gallon fish tank with accessories, $30. Call 55987. 50-GALLON fish tank with filter and accessories, $100. Call 52102 or 52310, after 5 p.m. SHORTY WET SUIT by US Divers, size medium, excellent condition, $30; Teva-type sandals by Coleman, size 9, excellent condition, $10 and GE microwave, excellent condition, $40. Call 55959. DURABUILT Pro Series toolset in molded carrying case (socket, open ends, drivers, and more) $25; three-drawer plastic storage bin on wheels, 24 inches high by 12 inches wide by 14 inches deep, $20; menÂ’s golf clubs and golf bag 20th anniversary Kwaj Open, excellent condition, plus caddy, $50. Â– Call 59576. PLANTS, $200 for all; coolers, $40; rotisserie, $30; deep fryer, $30; microwave cart, $20; remote control antenna, $15;, electronic dart board, $15; fence $50 and 100-foot rope lights, $50. Call Mike, 54519. AMANA side-by-side refrigerator with cubed/ crushed ice in door; Thomas upright piano; gas grill; Sony digital 5mp camera with underwater housing; Nikon 35mm camera with 300mm lens; SEA-DOO jet skis: 1997 GSX two-seater, 12 hours on new motor and new 2005 GTX supercharged three-seater, only 10 hours run time. Call 52115. 23-FOOT BAYLINER Trophy with boat shack and covered parking, Lot 12, Boat 931, handliner, ready to fish or dive, four-cylinder Volvo inboard/outboard 270-horsepower engine, 300 hours, with 1997 15-horsepower Johnson Evinrude kicker engine, includes fishing rod and reels, $25,000. Call Roy, 52725 or Trudy, 55987. PCS SALE. 21-inch Panasonic TV, $75; Panasonic VHS player, $35; bagless vacuum cleaner, $40; ladiesÂ’ Sun bike, two weeks old, $215; LadiesÂ’ four-speed Sun bike, $60; weight scale, $35; VHS movies, $3 each and various bike parts. Call 54843, after 7 p.m. PC GAMES, $10; Waterford Crescent clock, $20; cougar figurine, $25; womenÂ’s Chadwick sandals, size 9, never worn, $10; yoga mat and two foam blocks, $15 and wolf tea-lite candle holder, $25. Call Susannah, 52257. PCS SALE. 42-inch plasma TV, sleeper sofa, double-reclining loveseat, three-compact disc compact stereo system, two bar stools, two dehumidifiers, gas grill, three storage sheds, lots of plants, bikes, new Burley, dive tailer, two full sets of dive gear, snorkel vests, Sony digital 5 megapixel camera with Ikelite underwater housing. Call 52115. TWO ADULT snorkeling vests, $15 each; two childrenÂ’s snorkeling vests, $8 each; Boy Scout backpack, perfect for island campouts, $10; TV cabinet, $70; 33-inch TV, $250; cordless phone, $70; childrenÂ’s stand-up play kitchen, $10 and saddle-style bike basket, $5. Call Sue, 52450. COMMUNITY NOTICESKWAJALEIN SCUBA CLUB meets at 7 p.m., tonight, in Community Activities Center Room 6. Eric Lindborg and Ivy Springer will present Â“To Dive is Divine, to Ear is Human.Â” TEEN CENTER summer fun events: 2 p.m., Thursday, Cherokee yacht trip (must sign up to go) meeting at the Youth Center; 2 p.m., Friday, golf clinic meeting at the golf course; 2:30 p.m., Saturday, AFN field trip, meeting at the Youth Center. For more information, call 53796 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 a.m., Sundays, and 7 p.m., Wednesdays, in the hospital conference room. Questions? Call 55362. Register a team now for summer fun basketball. The league is scheduled to run July 25 Aug. 5. Register your team at Community Activities Of ce, Building 805. The registration deadline is July 21. The registration fee is $20 per team. A managers' meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., July 21, in the library conference room in Building 805. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. Palicki Mann The Palicki-Mann wedding will be at 7:11 p.m., Saturday, Emon Beach with the party at 8:11 p.m. The community is invited. There will be a cash bar, the Zooks will play. There will be light food, however, potluck dishes are encouraged. Health AlertThere have been approximately 24 documented or presumed cases of typhoid in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands since March. Representatives of the World Health Organization and the U.S. Center for Disease Control are investigating the outbreak in Majuro to better understand the source. Typhoid is spread by eating or drinking contaminated food or water. The current cluster of cases has not been clearly linked to a single source of contamination. The illness is not spread person to person. Individuals who are careful to select sanitary sources of food and drink can prevent infection. It is a good prompt to review the fact that foodand water-borne illness are real health concerns to travelers in Micronesia and Southeast Asia. The food and water at U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll facilities are reliably, con dently safe but outside the zone of Kwajalein sanitation lurks potential exposure to illnesses that range from inconvenience (travelerÂ’s diarrhea) to fatal (typhoid and cholera). For more information, contact the hospital.
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 Weather courtesy of RTS WeatherTonight: Mostly clear with slight chance for showers. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots. Thursday: Mostly sunny with widely scattered showers Winds: NE-E at 8-12 knots. Friday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 8-12 knots. Saturday: Mostly sunny with slight chance of showers. Winds: E-SE at 5-107 knots. Annual rain total: 37.57 inches Annual deviation: -3.84 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or go to www.rts-wx.com. Sun Moon Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideThursday 6:37 a.m./7:13 p.m. 9:16 p.m./8:22 a.m. 5:37 a.m., 5.0Â’ 12:06 p.m., 0.8Â’ 6:06 p.m., 3.7Â’ 11:56 p.m., 0.4Â’ Friday 6:37 a.m./7:13 p.m. 10:05 p.m./9:21 a.m. 6:18 a.m., 4.9Â’ 12:46 p.m., 0.7Â’ 6:47 p.m., 3.7Â’ Saturday 6:37 a.m./7:13 p.m. 10:50 p.m./10:17 a.m. 6:59 a.m., 4.6Â’ 12:39 a.m., 0.2Â’ 7:31 p.m., 3.6Â’ 1:27 p.m., 0.4Â’ REED, from Page 5 CHIEF, from Page 2 country citizens is a big part of our of cersÂ’ orientation course, plus we work in concert with those who serve the command in the Host Nations Activities department.Another question was raised regarding of cers engaging in the practice of Â‘selective enforcementÂ’ especially toward some of the young people we have on the island. That is not a practice I endorse or condone. The regulations have been written for the safety and welfare of all, and will be enforced equitably regardless of the person in violation of those regulations. My encouragement and reminder to all is, call me at 54095 if you witness or are concerned about enforcement practices. I promise that I will give it the attention it demands. Finally, as a friendly tip of the week, I would like to highlight a potential problem: Walking around the island with an open container of alcohol in residential areas. I ask that if you drink, drink responsibly and in compliance with the regulations. I can tell you rst hand, our KPD of cers do not enjoy having to end an evening of celebration with citations or apprehensions. It ruins a perfectly good celebration and I would ask, personally, that you not put our of cers in that position. Take care, be safe, and look out for your neighbor! foreign-launch and space operations into our mission based upon our location and the current demands. We also want to continue working to support more missile testing for the Army, but other DOD [Department of Defense] agencies as well,Â” he said.And how does Reed think the mission will change in the next ve years? Â“The reduction of our footprint is going to happen and that action is already in the planning phase. I see the ber optic cable from Kwajalein to Guam back to the mainland making all the difference and opening new opportunities for the mission. I see more agencies coming back to Kwajalein after the 2008 period when the cable is in place and the capabilities are marketed and demonstrated to the customers.Â” Reed, a veteran of 23 years in the U.S. Army, will spend the next two years on Kwajalein as an unaccompanied commander. His wife, Yvonne, will remain in El Paso, Texas. Â“I guess what should be known by those who ask [why his wife is not accompanying him] is the fact that for 22 years of marriage, my spouse has followed and supported my career. Initially, she sacri ced not completing her masterÂ’s degree until last month to support my career and has been involved with the Family Readiness Group at all levels. She has truly been supportive for 22 out of my 23 years career,Â” he said. Â“However, we now have two children in college which is expensive, and with the con ict of interest always being a consideration for us, we decided that her working in her eld of drug and alcohol counseling and being close to the children in El Paso was essential for our family. Although, it was a family decision, I did discuss this issue with my leadership and they understood our rationale,Â” he added. Reed said that while the family separation will be tough, he doesnÂ’t think it will adversely affect his abilities to command USAKA. Â“I now have two families which I will have to be attentive to. Kwajalein Atoll has become the rst family and the Reeds are now the second. I will continue to have events like our annual Christmas tree lighting ceremonies or our New Years reception, but after those events, I will then visit my second family in El Paso. I have been in units that did not have a rst lady of that unit. I plan to ask for assistance from the leadership in the community and request their assistance with different events. Â“Life is a continuous learning cycle. I am sure I will learn a lot from the people who live and work on Kwajalein Atoll as well as the testing and evaluation process which is conducted on the island. I am also sure I will learn how to manage this small city with an international airport and harbor operations, schools, typical power and other facilities,Â” the new commander said.At the ceremony Reed said, Â“I will strive to become part of your team and over the next 24 months support the mission, personnel and activities of these islands.Â”Reed is a 1982 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. He also has a Master of Education from the University of South Carolina. His most recent assignment was as the director for the Air Defense Artillery Test Directorate, U.S. Army Operational Test Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.