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) C h a r l e e C h e a t h a m 3 e n j o y s t h e f a m i l y p o o l D o e s g r o w i n g Charlee Cheatham, 3, enjoys the family pool. Does growing u p o n K w a j a l e i n p r e p a r e y o u n g s t e r s f o r t h e b i g l e a p i n t o l i f e ? up on Kwajalein prepare youngsters for the big leap into life? F o r m o r e o n b e i n g a K w a j K i d s e e P a g e 4 For more on being a Kwaj Kid, see Page 4.


Saturday, July 29, 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, T h e K w a j a l e i n H o u r g l a s s The Kwajalein Hourglass 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: Of cer......Col. Stevenson Reed Public Affairs Of cer......................Sandy Miller Editor......................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer..........................Dan Adler Reporter............................................J.J. Klein COMMENTARY L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor See PARENTS, Page 16Reader gives view on previous columns Parents are best teachers of characterSee READER, Page 16By Dave HamillKwajalein resident. This past weekend I was in the bakery and saw an act of good character shown to a member of our military by a father who lives on Kwaj. I know both the father and the son through my job as a teacher at the Child Development Center. In all of the Child and Youth Services programs on island, including the CDC, we teach children about having good character. We do this through the Character Counts! program, which includes six pillars of good character — trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. We start this program with the very youngest in our program, the 2 year olds, and continue Character Counts! based activities through the Youth Center, which reaches the older children. This past month the highlighted pillar was citizenship. The children had lessons, discussions and activities that were centered on being a good citizen. Character building can be taught by teachers and community members, but is best taught when shown by parents in everyday life. I witnessed one of these acts of good character at the bakery while getting a latte on Sunday morning. This past weekend we had many military personnel on island. A U.S. Marine Corps C-130 crew member came into the bakery to get a few things before they ew off to their next assignment. While standing in line next to him he asked me if they take debit cards at the bakery. I responded “no”; he proceeded to ask where a cash machine was located. It was Sunday morning so Ten-Ten was closed and by talking I was very impressed by three columns in recent Hourglass issues. One was by Dan Adler in the July 19 issue. I was very glad to see someone stand up for the nation of Israel. I fully support its efforts to defend itself. They have had a very dif cult time since founding their nation. There is a deep hatred from the Middle Eastern world that is rooted in antiquity. I think Israel would be very pleased to live in peace, but its neighbors refuse to let that happen. I hope Israel can continue to receive the help and support it needs from the United States in order to defend itself and provide itself with secure borders. The second one was by Dr. Bill Cantrell in the July 15 issue. I appreciated this article and wish everyone in America would and could read it. I am reminded of the saying attributed to Teddy Roosevelt, “Speak softly but carry a big stick.” Carrying one doesn’t mean you will use it. This idea is not popular with some, but many in this world operate at the level that the only thing that will stop them is the presence of the “big stick,” and not even that will stop all of them.War is ugly, wasteful, and there are no real “winners.” But the alternative is much worse as we can see from history and even from current day. Ask the survivors of 9/11, the families of those who died on that day or those who experienced the death camps in Germany or those who went through the ‘Hanoi Hilton’ and other such places. Only if all men learn to live in peace can we no longer prepare for war. That is a noble and wonderful dream and one we should all work for, but we cannot neglect our preparations until we see that all nations are doing the same. I fear we will not see that in our lifetimes.In the mean time, let us be prepared for those who would go outside of their borders and seek to destroy and pillage. Third column, same issue, was by Adler. I have never been a Soldier and I don’t understand why things are


jg Sauday,Juy9,006 3 A failure to communicate O n e o f t h e r e l e a s e d t u r t l e s t t e d w i t h One of the released turtles, tted with a s p e c i a l t r a n s m i t t e r s w i m s o u t t o s e a a special transmitter, swims out to sea i n A p r i l D a t a w a s r e c e i v e d f o r a l m o s t in April. Data was received for almost t w o m o n t h s b e f o r e t r a n s m i s s i o n s two months before transmissions s t o p p e d stopped. Transmitters on two released turtles have stopped sending data, many possible circumstances cited By Nell DrumhellerEditorCan you speak turtle? Just because humans and turtles don’t use the same communication methods doesn’t mean the turtles released by U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and Kwajalein Range Services environmental personnel in April aren’t keeping in touch. The turtles were released near Nell and had transmitters attached to their backs. “The transmitters began to send data to the satellites immediately,” Cathy Madore, from the KRS Environmental, Safety and Health of ce said. USAKA’s Ken Sims explained why the turtles were released. “The purpose of the release was twofold: To reduce the number of turtles in the turtle pond and to gather movement data on sea turtles released back into the wild after being in captivity for a long time. We released four sea turtles, but we installed satellite tracking devices on two of the turtles.” Sims added, “We were able to track the turtles for 1 to 2 months before the satellite tracking devices stopped working. It is not uncommon for tracking devices to fall off, become damaged, or malfunction. We took every precaution; some things just happen.” There are several reasons that could explain why the data has stopped. Sims identi ed battery failure, antenna failure, a detached transmitter device, transmitter package damaged during normal activities by the turtle, predation of the turtle by sharks, etc., and human predation as the primary factors. “It is not unusual in large studies for all of these to happen. Our sample size is very small with only two transmitters in play and when combined with normal probabilities, it improves the chances of equipment failure for both turtles. We knew this going in, but I still believe it was worth the risk and See COMMUNICATE, Page 7


4 (Photo by of J.J. Klein)By J.J. KleinReporterA few months into Marcy Peterson’s freshman year, the balmy Georgia weather turned nippy. Peterson realized the two long-sleeved shirts and ip ops she brought with her from Kwajalein were not going to cut it around campus anymore. It was then that Kwajalein seemed a million miles away. Every year a handful of Kwajalein high school students, having grown up on this tiny, three-mile island, graduate and leave for new and unique experiences in the United States. Right from the get-go there are encounters that make these young adults realize that their stateside peers cannot relate to life on Kwajalein. At some point in a conversation they end up elding dumb questions such as “are there koalas where you live?”, “do you live in banana leaf huts?” or “do you wear grass skirts?” Answering the trite question, “So, where are you from?” is always tricky for these young people. Give an honest answer and these teens are greeted with the quizzical head tilt followed by a lengthy conversation and a geography lesson. “When explaining where I was from, people seemed Cold weather, driving, communications are tough adjustments for Kwaj Kids “I like traveling and living in different places, but of all the places I’ve been this is the one I’m proud to call home. This is where my heart is!” — Lindsay Davis


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 29, 2006 5shocked to know that this part of the world even existed,” said Anja PierreMike. Only once did Peterson try a conversation-ending answer when asked the dreaded question, “I said that I was from Hawaii, and that person was from Hawaii. That didn’t work out very well!” The change in weather is the most noticeable difference these teens rst experience. “My rst winter back [in college] was horrible, but the worst part about it was the lack of sunlight. Living here my whole life, I was so used to being able to go outside whenever I wanted to and having mostly beautiful, sunny weather. It was tough to be con ned inside all the time because it was just too cold to go outside,” said Pierre-Mike. For Peterson, the change in Georgia weather signaled the needed to buy a winter coat, something she never thought about as a teenager living on Kwajalein. Essential to living in the United States is the ability to drive. Most Kwajalein teens do not hold a U.S. driver’s license. If they do drive it is at the top speed of 25 miles per hour, and most have never even pumped gas. That was Sara Alves’ experience when her boyfriend rst asked her to pump gas. She fumbled with the gas tank cap until her boyfriend opened it for her and then stuck the nozzle in the tank bewildered when the gas would not come out. “‘What am I supposed to do?’ and he said you have to lift up the thing on the gas pump itself,” she laughed. “I didn’t know Sarah Alves “It was hard to feel like an independent young adult in college who couldn’t get around on her own; it was especially hard after being able to do so on a bike for the previous five years.” — Sarah Alves “When explaining where I was from, people seemed shocked to know that this part of the world even existed.” — Anja Pierre-Mike Marcy Peterson “ I s a i d t h a t I w a s f r o m H a w a i i a n d t h a t p e r s o n w a s f r o m “I said that I was from Hawaii, and that person was from H a w a i i T h a t d i d n ’ t w o r k o u t v e r y w e l l ” — Hawaii. That didn’t work out very well!.” — M a r c y P e t e r s o n Marcy Peterson See KWAJ KIDS, Page 6 Anja Pierre-Mike


Saturday, July 29, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6how to work any of the buttons. I was so embarrassed.” “Transportation was particularly problematic. Since I do not have a driver’s license, I always had to ask friends for rides to the mall, WalMart… after a year of favors, I felt bad asking for another one,” said Peterson. “It was hard to feel like an independent young adult in college who couldn’t get around on her own; it was especially hard after being able to do so on a bike for the previous ve years.” Sports participation is another arena where the difference between Kwajalein and the states really stands out. “Out here you can play any sport you want; in the states you have to be really good,” said William Peters. “You have to focus on one sport; you can’t really branch out, and the level of competition is very different.” “The kids out here who are good at sports wouldn’t cut it, most of the time, in a varsity sport,” he continued. “Out here everyone comes out to have fun, everyone plays, it doesn’t matter how good you play.” These young people did not grow up with a cell phone permanently implanted to the ear, but all have come to realize that a cell phone is a way of life in the states and each now owns one. Although they would concur not living with cell phones contributes to the laid back attitude of Kwajalein. “I wasn’t looking forward to having to join that trend,” Peterson con ded. “You can walk around here all day long and not have to have your purse ringing, if you even carry a purse.” For most of the girls, the experience of having to carry around a purse chock-full of money, credit cards, keys and a cell phone is brand new. As Peterson pointed out, life on Kwajalein is simple; all you need is $10, your ID card and “you can last for a week!” Hands down these young people agree that the connections they have with people in Kwajalein in comparison to the way people are connected in the states is the most signi cant difference and one that af icts them with a touch of homesickness. “The biggest difference to me is that this place functions like one big family; it’s hard sometimes and there are things that we don’t like…but they’re always here for you — never far away,” said Lindsay Davis “I was so used to the friendliness of people here that it was hard to adjust to living in a place where generally people aren’t as warm as they are here” admitted Pierre-Mike. “Out here I spend every waking minute with my friends,” said Alves. “I found this doesn’t happen in the states, there has to be some major event to bring everyone together…and you don’t get to really know one another as well as you do out here.” Many of these young people did not head over to the states clueless. They left armed to the teeth with advice from family, teachers, friends who have been there and done that. But as Davis pointed out, they have to walk through these experiences for themselves. She said, “The best advice was something my brother said to me. He said, ‘Call me.’” Pierre-Mike “felt like the advice was very helpful. Living here my whole life, I really had no idea what to expect about living in the states, so it was very helpful to talk to other people.” There is no doubt these young people always win the who-came-thelongest-distance-to-be-here contest. Behind that winning-raised hand there is a smile because they really loved growing up on Kwajalein. “I like traveling and living in different places, but of all the places I’ve been, this is the one I’m proud to call home,” said Davis, summing up the sentiments of these young people. “This is where my heart is!” KWAJ KIDS, from Page 5 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ReleaseThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the rm named below, announced an extension of a voluntary recall of the following product, initially commenced in June 2005, to include the additional date codes speci ed below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: Bunn home coffeemakers (Note: This recall is an expansion of an earlier recall announced in June 2005.) Units: About 561,000 Manufacturer: BunnO-Matic Corp., of Spring eld, Ill. Hazard: The coffeemaker’s plastic pour-in bowl and lid can melt or ignite due to an electrical failure, posing burn and re hazards to consumers. Please note the information below and circulate to your employees. Also, please inspect your workplace to see if these appliances exist and, if so, remove from service. Incidents/injuries: Bunn-O-Matic has received 16 additional incident reports involving the bowl or lid melting or igniting in these units, including seven reports of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recall involves Bunn home coffeemakers with model numbers GR-10B, GR-10W, B-10B, B-10W, and BT-10B (including any of those same model numbers ending in the additional letter D) with six-digit date codes (1) ending in “04” with the two middle digits between “21” and “52” or (2) ending in “05” with the two middle digits between “01” and “40”. (If the date code has a seventh digit, consumers should ignore the last digit and use the rst six digits.) The model number and date code are stamped on a small white or silver sticker on the bottom of the coffeemaker. The 10-cup Bunn coffeemakers have either a black or white plastic base and top, and measure 14.25 inches high by 7 inches wide by 13.75 inches deep. The word “BUNN” is printed on the front of the machine in chrome. Sold at: Department and hardware stores nationwide between May 2004 and January for about $100. Manufactured In: United States Remedy: Consumers should unplug the coffeemaker and allow it to cool (for at least three hours) before checking if they have one of the recalled units. Consumers can contact the rm to obtain a free factory repair, a free inhome repair kit, or purchase a new unit at a discount. Consumer contact: For more information, consumers should call Bunn-O-Matic at (800) 385-2652 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. central time Monday through Friday or visit the rm’s Web site at Corp. expands recall of coffeemakers


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 29, 2006 7 COMMUNICATE, from Page 3in Marshall Island turtles since data from this area is so sparse,” Madore said. Sims concurred with Madore, “We were hoping to show the movements of formerly captive sea turtles in the Kwajalein Atoll RMI area. No released sea turtles in the RMI or this part of the Paci c Ocean have ever been tracked.” Data received from the transmitters indicated the turtles had not traveled outside the Kwajalein Atoll. “The female green turtle traveled from Nell to the shoreline off of the DCCB. The Hawksbill has not ventured out of his release area as far as we can tell,” Madore said. Green sea turtles and Hawksbill turtles are native to this area and actively nest in the Marshall Islands, Madore said. “Greens eat ‘green stuff’ like algae and sea grasses as well as jelly sh while Hawksbills eat sponges, squid, sh, etc. All of these food types are available here,” she added. The turtles’ data could show up again, “Satellite technology means that there is no true “range” for the transmitters. Wherever they are they send a signal to multiple satellites in space and those satellites send the information to a data gathering system called Argos. The same transmitter, if recovered, could be used on a different animal, thousands of miles away with no problems,” Madore said.One of the turtles at the Turtle Pond peers over the wall at the world surrounding the pond.Two of the turtles were released to the open ocean in April. effort,” Sims said. “We began receiving data from the turtles almost immediately, but data gaps could be caused by bad timing. The transmitter has to be at the surface of the water for a set period of time and transmitting at the same time one or more of the satellites are passing over. The satellite coverage over the equator is slim so that makes our data gathering efforts even more dif cult because our window of opportunity is smaller,” Madore added. Another explanation for lack of data transmission is that the transmitters could have been dislodged from the turtles’ shells. “While application procedures are available, and were followed in our case, there are other factors involved. If the turtle sheds the top layer of its shell the transmitter will be dislodged. If a turtle has a habit of running up under coral outcroppings or hiding in tight spaces, that can also dislodge the transmitter,” Madore said. “Fouling of the transmitter from algal growth is also a possibility. Our turtle release was a one-time event, and we consider ourselves lucky to have received the data that we have.” This type of turtle tracking is not new. Turtle tracking has been accomplished all over the world using this type of transmitter. “The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association releases turtles in Hawaii on a regular basis, and the data made available from these efforts is extremely valuable. We used resources from NOAA in deciding what type of transmitter to use, its application and the set up with Argos. They are very interested Turtles age back from the Triassic age, 200 million years ago. The green sea turtle can stay underwater for over ve hours without coming up for air. Hawksbill turtles feast off sea sponges which are highly poisonous to most sea animals, but not to this turtle. When in danger, the green turtle can swim almost 20 miles an hour to escape.Turtle tale


Saturday, July 29, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroes Saturday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Failure to Launch (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — The Sentinel (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Madea’s Family Reunion (R) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Final Destination 3 (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Cheaper By the Dozen (PG) 9:30 p.m., Rich — The Pink Panther (PG) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Phat Girlz (PG-13) Monday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Failure to Launch (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — The Sentinel (PG-13) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Final Destination 3 (R) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. Failure to Launch A overgrown mama’s boy who hasn’t found the courage to take ight from the nest gets a little help from the girl of his dreams in the one comedy that proves it’s never to late to strike out on your own. Tripp (Matthew McConaughey) may have hit 30, but that doesn’t mean that he’s ready to give up the many bene ts of living at home with mom (Kathy Bates) and dad (Terry Bradshaw). His desperate parents have had enough, though, and after years of gentle nudging they soon realize that it’s going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out and enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for ridding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave offspring rides on the off-chance of his meeting the ideal female companion, mom and dad enlist the help of a beautiful and talented woman (Sarah Jessica Parker) in providing the romantic incentive needed to nally get their son out of the family home. Final Destination 3 Death once again shows he’s determined to get what he wants in this teen-centric thriller. Wendy (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is a high school student hanging out with her friends at an amusement park one night when they decide to ride on the roller coaster. Wendy, however, has a premonition that something horrible will happen, and nds a way to save herself shortly before the ride goes off the rails, killing most of its passengers, including her boyfriend, Jason (Jesse Moss), and best friend, Carrie (Gina Holden). However, while Wendy may have survived the night at the park, she soon discovers that a malevolent spirit is following her and her classmates as they begin dying in strange and horrible ways. The Sentinel, A man who has devoted himself to serving the leader of the free world is accused of plotting against him in this thriller. Pete Garrison (Michael Douglas) is a veteran Secret Service agent who has had a long and distinguished career helping protect the president of the United States. David Breckinridge (Kiefer Sutherland) is a fellow Secret Service agent who learned most of what he knows from Garrison and holds him in great respect. When intelligence data suggests that there is a mole within the Secret Service who is part of a plot to assassinate President Ballentine (David Rasche), Garrison launches an investigation to ferret out the rogue agent. 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 15 U.S. servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism. Staff Sgt Eric Caban 28, of Fort Worth, Texas, died on July 19 in southern Afghanistan of injuries sustained when his combat reconnaissance patrol came in contact with enemy forces using small arms re during combat operations on July 18. Caban was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. Pfc. Derek J. Plowman 20, of Everton, Ark., died on July 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a gun shot wound. Plowman was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 142nd Fires Brigade, Rogers, Ark. Cpl. Julian A. Ramon 22, of Flushing, N.Y., died July 20 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Cpl. Matthew P. Wallace 22, of Lexington Park, Md., died on July 21, in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, on July 16. Wallace was assigned to the Army’s 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Capt. Christopher T. Pate 29, of Hampstead, N.C., died July 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 2nd Air Naval Gun re Liaison Company, Command Element, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. 1st Sgt. Christopher C. Rafferty 37, of Brownsville, Pa., died on July 21 in Sharana, Afghanistan of injuries sustained on July 20, when his unit encountered small arms re during combat operations. Rafferty was assigned to 37th Engineer Battalion, Fort Bragg. Capt. Blake H. Russell 35, of Forth Worth, Texas died on July 22 of injuries sustained from enemy forces munitions while investigating a possible mortar cache during combat operations in Baghdad. Russell was assigned to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. Cpl. Adam J. Fargo 22, of Ruckersville, Va., died on July 22 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained when his convoy encountered enemy forces small arms re. Fargo was assigned to the 4th Brigade Troop Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell. Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Swanson 25, of Rose Haven, Md., died on July 22 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his patrol encountered enemy forces small arms re. Swanson was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany. Spc. Stephen W. Castner 27, of Cedarburg, Wis., died on Monday, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMMV during combat operations in Tallil, Iraq. Castner was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery, Milwaukee. Sgt. David M. Hierholzer 27, of Lewisburg, Tenn., died on Monday in Pesch, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his platoon encountered enemy forces small arms re. Hierholzer was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. Capt. Jason M. West 28, of Pittsburg, died on Monday in Ar Ramadi, when he encountered enemy forces using small arms re. West was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany. Spc. Dennis K. Samson, Jr ., 24, of Hesperia, Mich., died on Monday in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy small arms re. Samson was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell. Spc. Joseph A. Graves 21, of Discovery Bay, Calif., was killed on Tuesday in Baghdad, when his convoy encountered enemy re. Graves was assigned to the 110th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood. Spc. Andrew Velez 22, of Lubbock, Texas, died on Tuesday in Sharona, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related injury. Velez was assigned to the Corps Support Battalion, Theater Support Command, Fort Irwin, Calif.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 29, 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 TimemidnightFriday Night FightsFox & FriendsThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Buzz on MaggieRevelationsmidnight 12:30 a.m.Ibragimov Late Late Show Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:54>Grim Adventures12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.vs. CNN Saturday AM with Craig Ferguson AmericaÂ’s Most The Matrix The XÂ’sHeadline News1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Austin Open HouseJudge Judy Wanted Zack & CodyKing of Queens1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.SportsCenter Bulls & BearsStar Trek: VoyagerNCISDrake & JoshTwo & a Half Men2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Cavuto on BusinessWhat I Like About YouJoey2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.Forbes on FOXOprah WinfreyMonkMovie:Switched!243 a.m. 3:30 a.m.CashinÂ’ In Rat Race Degrassi3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.The Sports ListCNN Live SaturdayDr. PhilWill & Grace7th HeavenSportsCenter4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Week in Baseball King of Queens4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.MLBWeek end Live RollerYour Reality Movie: <:04>TeletubbiesMLB5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Angels with Tony SnowChecked Changing Lanes Barney & Friends Mets5:30 a.m. 6 Wall Street JournalCaribbean WorkoutSesame Street at6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Red Sox RECONEvery Woman Braves6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B WeekendMaya & MiguelExtreme HomesMovie:Strawberry Shortcake 7 a.m. 7:30 a.m. CatscratchDesigned to Sell The DevilÂ’s Own CliffordÂ’s7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.MLBPrimetimeSonic XLandscape SmartJakers!MLB8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Cardinals Fairly OddparentsWeekend HandymanLazy Town Nationals8:30 a.m. 9 CNN LiveStrange DaysFix it UpMovie: <:06>Code Lyoko at9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Cubs Saturday Instant StarBefore and After No Way Out Winx Club Dodgers9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.McLaughlin GroupNavy/Marine NewsBoy Meets GrillLoonatics10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.Fox News WatchMail Call$40 A Day Duel Masters 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBOn The StoryNationalTrading SpacesMovie: <:12>Danny PhantomKing of Queens11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Reds Geographic Panic Room The BatmanTwo & a Half Men11:30 a.m. noonat Week in ReviewAccess HollywoodInstant BeautyTeen Kids NewsHour of Powernoon 12:30 p.m.Brewers Army Newswatch WeekendPageant CyberchaseCre o Dollar12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Black ForumExtreme Makeover:The O.C.Movie: <:18>Trading SpacesCoral Ridge Hour1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Home Edition Bullets Over Naturally SadieWord in the World1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Baseball TonightCNN SaturdayGeorge LopezOne Tree Hill Broadway Dear AmericaGrand Ole Opry2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Night Bernie MacLibertyÂ’s Kids Live2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterJournal EditorialRoller Criminal MindsMovie: <:10>Animal KiddingMotorweek3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Beltway Boys Conan The Ebert & Roeper3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Baseball TonightLarry King LiveEnterpriseCelebrity Poker Barbarian Hercules Monster Garage4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterHeartlandAmerican ChopperMovie:Ed, Edd, & EddyFear Factor5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.The Wedding Jimmy Neutron5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.CNN PresentsRoller Next Top Model Planner Fairly OddparentsRaymond6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Kim PossibleRaymond6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.BoxingAFNewsGeorge LopezCharmed Movie:Movie:Deal or No Deal7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Harris Chris MatthewsBernie Mac The RundownKangaroo Jack7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.vs. Tim RussertC.S.I. NYSuper NannyDeal or No Deal8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Arnoutis Movie: <:45>Movie:8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.SportsCenterThe Line UpRevelationsStrong Medicine Love & BasketballJumping Ship Headline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.ESPNews9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.Baseball TonightThe Big StoryWindow on the Atoll SNL DawsonÂ’s Creek 20/2010 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Primetime King of Queens 10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.SportsCenterCNN SundayTwo & a Half MenMovie:Xena: WarriorCold Case11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Morning JoeyLaguna Beach The Fast & The Furious Princess11:30 p.m.


Saturday, July 29, 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 TimemidnightNFL Total AccessSunday MorningNovaPunkÂ’dMovie: (cont.)The SimpsonsNumb3rsmidnight 12:30 a.m.Headline NewsMaking the Band Movie: <:47>The Simpsons12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.SportsCenterCBS News Sunday Secrets of WarCharmed The Amityville Movie:Headline News1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Outside the Lines Morning Horror Kangaroo Jack Family Guy1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.Sports Reporters J.A.G.Super NannyBlue Collar TV2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.SportsCenterFace the Nation Movie:King of the Hill2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.Fox News LiveThe Dead ZoneStrong Medicine Movie: Jumping Ship Stargate SG-13 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Weekend The Rundown3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Two & a Half Men Laguna Beach DawsonÂ’s Creek SportsCenter4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Baseball TonightBernie MacPunkÂ’d Movie: <:45> 4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.MLBOn the StoryKing of QueensWarehouse Love & Basketball TeletubbiesMLB5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Mets My Name is Earl Warriors Barney & Friends Mariners5:30 a.m. 6 CNN Presents:RollerHouse HuntersSesame Street at6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Braves Organization Indians6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B WeekendMusic & Spoken W.Movie:Davey & Goliath7 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Your Total HealthJoyce Meyer Groundhog Day Baby Looney Tunes7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.MLBMeet the PressThe EntertainersG-RockArthurMLB8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Blue Jays Real VideosMovie: <:56>Happily Ever After Nationals8:30 a.m. 9 CNN Live SundayHour of PowerLatin Lifestyles Roxanne Magic School Bus at9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.AÂ’s Cre o DollarUrban StyleRugrats Dodgers9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.Fox News LiveCoral Ridge HourGreat AdventureTeen Titans10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.Sunday Word in the WorldRoker on the RoadMovie: <:43>Kids Next Door10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.Baseball TonightCNN Live SundayGrand Ole OprySimplify Your Life Austin Powers: DarcyÂ’s Wild LifeAmateur Golf11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Live American Festivals International Man RockoÂ’s Modern 2006 Curtis Cup11:30 a.m. noonMLBCNN Presents:MotorweekThe Suze Orman of Mystery In the Mixnoon 12:30 p.m.Angels Ebert & Roeper Show Movie: <:27>The Proud Family12:30 p.m. 1 This WeekMonster GarageThe Best of SheÂ’s All That Movie:BassCenter1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Red Sox Good Eats Motocrossed Offshore Adventure1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.CNN Sunday NightFear FactorNovaMovie: <:11>Hunting 2012 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Harry Potter and Movie:WNBA Action2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterWar Stories withRaymondSecrets of War the Chamber of Tru Confessions ABC World News3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Oliver North Raymond Secrets Judge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Larry King LiveDeal or No DealJ.A.G. Ed, Edd, & Eddy Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Baseball Tonight Jimmy NeutronMad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.60 MinutesDeal or No DealThe Dead ZoneMovie: Fairly Oddparents Stargate5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.SportsCenter That Thing You Do Kim Possible Atlantis5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerTwo & a Half MenAnimal Face-OffDesignerÂ’s Challenge6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.Window on the AtollBernie Mac ThatÂ’s Clever6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.PGA<:15> Paci c Report20/20King of QueensMovie:AmericaÂ’s FunniestWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.US Bank Champ. Up to the MinuteMy Name is Earl High Fidelity Home Videos7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Final Round Cold CaseWife SwapGilmore GirlsWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Face the Nation Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.This WeekNumb3rsPrison BreakMovie: <:07>EverwoodHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Scream Navy/MCorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.ESPNewsDatelineRollerWill & GraceStrange Days60 Minutes10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.SportsCenterFamily GuyKing of QueensInstant Star10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Today ShowBlue Collar TVC.S.I.: NY Movie:7th HeavenER11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.King of the Hill Fearless11:30 p.m.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 29, 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 ShowEmeril LiveMediumMovie: (cont.)Animal Face-OffCrossing Jordanmidnight 12:30 a.m. Movie: <:53>12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.MLBAmerican Morning Designer’s ChallengeKing of Queens Rebel Without America’s FunniestPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Angels That’s CleverMy Name is Earl a Cause Home Videos Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 CNN Live TodayWithout a TraceWife SwapGilmore Girls W/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Red Sox Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveC.S.I.Prison BreakMovie:Everwood David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m. High Fidelity Late Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.SeinfeldWill & GraceStrange Days w/ Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.SportsCenterThe SimpsonsKing of QueensInstant StarJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.DatelineRollerCarol Duval ShowMovie: <:07>TeletubbiesWWE Smackdown!5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Breathing Space Scream Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.NFL Total AccessFox News LiveTodayCaribbean WorkoutSesame Street6 a.m. 6:30 a.m. The Right Fit6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.The Hot ListStudio B withGood EatsScream PlayThe Wonder PetsMaking the Squad7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Outside the Lines Shepard Smith UnwrappedMiss Spider’s7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.NFL LiveThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsHollywood ShootoutDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Jim RomePaula’s Home CookingE.T.Go, Diego, Go!Headline News8:30 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 Color of Love Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. PhilDawson’s CreekAtomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Movie: <:45>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBABC World NewsERE! News Live My Cousin Vinny Scooby DooAlias11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Indians CBS Evening News Scooby Doo11:30 a.m. noonat Countdown withRollerBlind DateSpongeBobThe 4400noon 12:30 p.m.Red Sox Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsSpongeBob12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving Single Movie:Rocket PowerDr. Phil1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You Love Story Blue’s Clues1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Baseball TonightLou Dobbs Tonight General Hospital Emeril LivePlay with SesameER2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie: <:55>Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNews Hour with PassionsDesigner’s ChallengeStar Trek VIII: The Brady BunchAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer That’s Clever First Contact The Brady BunchJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Baseball TonightSpecial Report with Oprah Winfrey Without a TraceMovie:Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.NFL Live Brit Hume Alley Cats Strike 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 OddparentsFilter6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.RollerThe Simpsons Weekend Kim PossibleIcons6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLB<:15> Paci c Report60 Minutes Alias Movie:Teamo SupremoWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Teams TBD Tavis Smiley The Rundown Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportERThe 4400That’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Movie: <:45>Grim AdventuresJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with Crossing Jordan24 Love & Basketball Smallville Headline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Paci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterO’Reilly FactorRollerWill & GraceO’GradyThat ‘70s Show10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight Show King of QueensDegrassiThat ‘70s Show10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightToday Show W/ Jay Leno Bernie Mac Movie:7th HeavenKing of the Hill11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NFL LiveThe Late ShowScrubs The List of Adrian Messenger Family Guy11:30 p.m.


Saturday, July 29, 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 TimemidnightMLBToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) Teamo SupremoHousemidnight 12:30 a.m.Teams TBD Late Late Show w/ Conan O’Brien Movie: <:53>Dragonball GT12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.American Morning Craig Ferguson Alias American That’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Judge Judy Graf ti Grim AdventuresTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Live TodayStar T rek: Voyager The 4400 Smallville W/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveOprah Winfrey24 Movie:O’Grady David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m. The Rundown DegrassiLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Baseball TonightDr. Phil ShowWill & Grace 7th Heaven w/ Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.NFL Live King of Queens Movie: <:45>Judge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.The Sports ListRollerCarol Duval ShowLove & Basketball TeletubbiesWWE Raw!5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.ESPNewsBreathing SpaceBarney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.X Games 12Fox News LiveToday ShowCaribbean WorkoutSesame Street6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.The Right Fit6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.The Hot ListStudio B withGood EatsAccess HollywoodThe Wonder PetsBest Damn Sports7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Outside the Lines Sheppard Smith Unwrapped Weekend JoJo’s Circus Show Period7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.NFL LiveThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute Meals E.T. WeekendDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Jim RomeSweet 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 Danielle Steel’s Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawson’s Creek Star Atomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:49>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Absence of Scooby DooGhost Whisperer11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.TBD CBS Evening News Malice Scooby Doo11:30 a.m. noonCountdown withRollerBlind Date SpongeBobCriminal Mindsnoon 12:30 p.m.Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsSpongeBob12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie:Rocket PowerThe West Wing1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You How to Lose a Blue’s Clues1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.MLBLou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live Guy in 10 Days Pinky DinkyE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.TBD Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.News Hour withPassionsShopping BagsMovie: <:08>The Brady BunchAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Ambush Makeover The Lost Boys The Brady BunchJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Special Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a TraceMovie:Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Brit Hume Go Figure Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.The Entertainers245 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Jimmy Neutron5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowRollerSeinfeldBehind the ScenesFairly OddparentsX-Play6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.The SimpsonsE.T.Kim PossibleCheat6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLB<:15> Paci c ReportThat ‘70s ShowGhost WhispererMovie:Teamo SupremoWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.TBD Tavis SmileyThat ‘70s Show American Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Business ReportKing of the HillCriminal Minds Wedding That’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.NightlineThe Family GuyMovie: <:42>The X’sJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with HouseThe West Wing Shakespeare Everwood Headline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews in Love Navy/Mcorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterO’Reilly FactorRollerWill & GraceGirls vs. BoysEverybody Hates...10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight Show withKing of QueensDegrassiGirlfriends10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightToday Show Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie:7th HeavenFear Factor11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NFL LiveLate ShowThe Colbert Report The Rookie11:30 p.m.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 29, 2006 13 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 Caf PacificSundayLondon broil Italian fritatta Chicken cacciatoreGrill: Brunch station open Monday Chicken-fried steak Charsiu roast duck Crab Benedict Grill: Brunch station openLunchTuesday Assorted cold cuts Garden salad Hot dogs Assorted breadsWednesday Garden salad Assorted cold cuts Hamburgers Assorted breadsThursday Garden salad Assorted cold cuts Hot dogs Assorted breadsFriday Garden salad Assorted cold cuts Hamburgers Assorted breadsAug. 5 Garden salad Assorted cold cuts Hot dogs Assorted breadsDinnerTonightShort rib stew Broiled fajita chicken Cajun vegetable grill Build-your-own pizzaSundayBarbecued pork butt Turkey a la king Baked tofu/cabbage Scalloped potatoesMondayBaked meatloaf Penne pasta Chicken sukiyaki Boiled potatoesTuesdaySliced turkey breast Sicilian pan pizza Salad du jour Mashed potatoesWednesdayRoast top sirloin Chicken wings Salad du jour Cherry pieThursdaySalad du jour Spaghetti Italian sausage Chicken pattiesFridayRoast pork loin Beer-battered cod Salad du jour Vegetable medleyKwajalein Range Services has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Teresa Bell, 256-890-8705. 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. ACCOUNTANT I, Part-time (20 hours per week) position, Chugach Finance. HR Req. K031264. Assist general ledger and job cost month-end reconciliations and implementation of electronic timekeeping. 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. ELECTRICIAN I, Generator Shop. Full time. HR Req. 031254. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT to Kwajalein Range Services president. HR Req. K031192. 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. Governmentcontract experience highly desired. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Deputy Program manager, Logistics. HR Req. K031221. 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. Governmentcontract experience highly desired. GENERAL MAINTENANCE, Generator Shop. Full time. HR Req. K031253. 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. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK, Service Desk, Planning Dept. Full-time position, HR Req. K031258. REC AIDE I, Small Boat Marina. Seven hours per week. TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT LEAD. Full time. HR Req. 031239. KRS CONTRACT POSITIONS ACCOUNTANT I. HR Req. 031080. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/ PROGRAMMER I. HR Req. 031323. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/ PROGRAMMER III. HR Req. 031321. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/SENIOR PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031319. BASE OPERATIONS LEAD. HR Req. 031090. CAPTAIN, Fire Department. HR Req. 031060. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN. HR Req. 031437. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 031029. CONTRACTS PURCHASES SPECIALIST. HR Req. 031525. DESIGNER/PLANNER IV. HR Req. 031100. DISPATCHER II, aircraft. 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 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. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 031527. 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. Four positions. HR Reqs. 031054, 031056, 031082 and 031084. HARDWARE ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031179. HARDWARE ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031491. HARDWARE ENGINEER III. HR Req. 031493. INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST I. HR Req. 030880. IT TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATOR II. HR Req. 031421. LIBRARIAN. HR Req. 031435. MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST. HR Req. 030871. MECHANIC III. Two positions, HR Reqs. 030590 and 031000. Mechanic III, HR Req 031102. MECHANIC IV. HR Req. 030966. MISSION PLANNER II. HR Req. 031477. NETWORK ENGINEER I-MO. HR Req. 031455. NETWORK ENGINEER II–MO. HR Req. 031227. OPERATIONS TEST DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031485. OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. Two positions. HR


Saturday, July 29, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 K w a j b i n g o n i g h t w i l l Kwaj bingo night will b e T h u r s d a y a t t h e Y u k be Thursday at the Yuk C l u b C a r d s a l e s b e g i n Club. Card sales begin a t 5 : 3 0 p m P l a y at 5:30 p.m. Play b e g i n s a t 6 : 3 0 p m begins at 6:30 p.m. B l a c k o u t a t 4 7 n u m b e r s Blackout at 47 numbers w i t h a $ 4 0 0 j a c k p o t with a $400 jackpot. B r i n g i d e n t i f i c a t i o n Bring identification. M u s t b e 2 1 t o e n t e r Must be 21 to enter. FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY, a Dave Ramsey course sponsored by the Island Memorial Chapel, will begin its fall semester in September. This 13-week course shows people how to put into practice proven commonsense principles concerning cash ow planning, handling debt, understanding investments, retirement/college planning and more. Find out more or sign up at the FPU orientation, 6-6:30 p.m., Aug. 25, in the Religious Education Building. Limited seats will go quickly, so don’t miss this opportunity. Questions? Call Rod Martin, 51545, work 52197, home, or John Vannoy, 51382, work or 54533, home. “It’s nice up here isn’t it?” YOUTH CENTER ACTIVITIESTHERE WILL BE A KEYSTONE CLUB MEETING FOR GRADES 10-12 AT 5 P.M., THURSDAY. COME IN AND SHARE YOUR IDEAS!Reqs. 031463 and 031479. OPTICS TECHNICIAN III. Two positions. HR Reqs. 031461 and 031459. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK I, Automotive. Full time. HR Req. K031250. 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 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. WATER PLANT OPERATOR III. HR Req. 031002. 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 scienti c instrumentation and communications systems. Background in telemetry and analog/digital circuitry desired. Unaccompanied position. Competitive salary and bene ts offered. Call 51508. WANTEDFEMALE ROOMMATE for trailer. Smoker. Must love cats. Call 59810. HARD GUITAR case for an acoustic. Call 53759, after 5 p.m. ALL-IN-ONE printer/scanner/fax, preferably Hewlett Packard, needed urgently for of ce. Call Jane, 54632, morning and evening or 1-5 p.m., at 52800. LOSTFANNY PACK, dark blue, containing wallet, IDs, checkbook, address book and more. Lost at pick-up soccer on Wednesday night or on Lagoon Road. No questions asked if found, $100 reward. Call Paul at 53643 during the day. PATIO SALEMONDAY 8:00 a.m. noon, Quarters 105-A, no early birds. Household items, toys, clothes, 10piece sectional, white iron day bed with trundle and mattresses and 50 gallon aquarium with stand. FOR SALEDIGITAL CAMERA HP M22 4.0, weather resistant, very compact, lots of features, and used less than a week. The camera comes with the original packaging. Paid $200, will sell for $150. Call Simone, 52306. MAGNIFICENT CD collection of 46 original love song CD albums in a CD case, $150 plus ten CDs for free. Call Sue, 53593. PCS SALE. Apartment-size dishwasher, $40; stair carpeting for 400-series housing, $25; indoor TV antenna, $7 and two snorkeling vests, $25 for both. Call John, 50506, work or 52302, home. METAL DETECTOR, $25; Star Gaze indoor planetarium, $10; small rolling backpacks, $10; K’Nex electronic arcade building set, $25; unicycle, $25; small golf set and bag, $25; Lincoln Logs, $10 and home school books. Call 52527. LARGE SUPPLY of cowboy theme and party supplies, great for child’s birthday, $10. Call Mary, 51298. DEHUMIDIFIER, $25, call 52253 and leave message. TWO HEAVY-DUTY aluminum atbed carts, good for hauling scuba gear, plants and packages. Call 51175. SPARETIME, 24-foot 1986 Grady White shing/ dive boat with dual Honda 90 horsepower, four-stroke engines, new trailer, many extras, $50,000, with covered boat shack $60,000. Three International 80 STW reels with poles, $750 each and one Senator 14/0 with pole, $450. Many shing lures. Call James, 51943. DACOR REGULATOR and octopus with


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 29, 2006 15 BARGAIN BAZAAR SPECIAL! All clothes HALF PRICE Monday through Aug. 5. New on island? Visit Bargain Bazaar. We may have what you need. at the Yuk Club. Come on down for a boot scootin’ good time! All postal customers:During a recent postal inspection by USPS/Military inspectors from Honolulu and Japan, several boxes were found to be unlocked and accessible. Many of these boxes contained mail. Please be advised this is in violation of federal law. In the future, when accessing your mail, please make sure that your box is closed completely and locked. If there is a mechanical problem with your box that prevents this action, please notify the postal staff so repairs can be done immediately. Pre-setting of combination for easy access is not accepted. Repeat offenders run the risk of suspended postal services. Help up protect you from identity theft! -off sale SOUTHERN ROCK steak night at 7 p.m., tonight, at the Oceanview Club. Drink specials and “Cool Hand Luke” playing the best of southern rock. Tickets are $13.95 for general public and $10.95 for meal-card holders. Questions? Call Bill Hahn, 53419. Mon. 11 a.m.--1 p.m., Wed. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Thurs. & Sat. 1-3 p.m. console. 2 years old and serviced less than one year ago, $150 and Sherwood regulator, octopus and console, $125. Call 53694. PCS SALE: Sony 32-inch TV, $500; dishwasher, $100; Black metal day bed with pop-up spring, $250; microwave, $75; ergonomic kneeling chair, $100; three sets of scuba gear, $150-160; dining room hanging light xture, $50; rose carpet 12 by 15 foot, $50 and three voile 63-inch panels and drapery rods, $60. Call, 58377 or 55104, for complete listing. LARGE AND SMALL plants; dishwasher, $175 or best offer; bathroom cabinet, $50 and microwave, $65. Call Maria, 53925, home or 53308, work. 31-FOOT SPORTFISHERMAN with boathouse on Lot 44 comes with mooring and lots of new spare parts and tools, $12,000 or best offer. E-mail or call Brian, 52435. GUITAR, Fender American Standard Stratocaster. 1993 model, red body, maple neck with hard case, strap, strings. Retail $1,200. Kwaj Price $700. Guitar amp, Fender Acoustasonic 30, 30 watts, designed for acoustic electric guitars, microphone input, brown tolex. Hardly used. Retail $449, Kwaj price $250. Call 51615 days or 55124 evenings. 32-INCH Sony TV, like new, $500 or best offer; corner entertainment center, $200; 12-foot by 15-foot blue carpet, $50 and 6-foot reed fence with 4 foot by 4 foot posts and 1 foot by 6 foot cross beam supports, $150. Call Scott at 53000. DIVE RITE computer, $125; ladies’ full medium dive suit, $30; Christmas tree, $50 and potty step stool, $5. Make offer, everything must go. Call 53585. TWO 50 horsepower Honda four-stroke boat motors, good working condition, includes props, gauges, controls, spare parts, and cables, $4,000. Call Steve, 52823. COMMUNITY NOTICESTHE KWAJALEIN YACHT CLUB will be holding its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. tonight. Happy hour is at 6 p.m. No meal service, bring heavy pupus. For more information, call Mark 53244. NON-PCS PARTY. Everybody has been to a Kwaj PCS party. It’s time to celebrate somebody who has been on Kwaj for 40 years without PCS’ing Jimmy Matsunaga. The party will be Aug. 13 at the Emon Beach main pavilion. THE COMMUNITY is invited to stop by the Yacht Club at 7 p.m., Aug. 13 to help Cristin and Mike Malone celebrate their marriage. Bring your own beverage. Pupu is not necessary, but would be appreciated.


Saturday, July 29, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 16 RTS WeatherTonight: Variable clouds with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots. Sunday: Mostly sunny with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots. Monday: Variably sunny with showers likely. Winds: ENE-ESE at 5-10 knots. Tuesday: Partly sunny with scattered showers. Winds: SE at 5-10 knots. Annual rain total: 41.12 inches Annual deviation: -5.91 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Sun  Moon  Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideSunday 6:40 a.m./9:11 p.m. 10:15 a.m./10:32 p.m.. 6:47 a.m., 4.0’ 12:35 a.m., 0.1’ 7:10 p.m., 3.5’ 1:05 p.m., 0.1’ Monday 6:40 a.m./9:11 p.m. 10:58 a.m. /12:03 p.m. 7:13 a.m., 3.7’ 1:05 a.m., 0.3’ 7:41 p.m., 3.3’ 1:31 p.m., 0.2’ Tuesday 6:40 a.m./9:11 p.m. 12:17 a.m./11:08 p.m. 7:42 a.m., 3.3’ 1:39 a.m., 0.6’ 8:17 p.m., 3.2’ 1:58 p.m., 0.4’Wednesday 6:40 a.m./9:11 p.m. 11:41 a.m./11:45 p.m. 8:16 a.m., 2.9’ 2:21 a.m., 0.9’ 9:05 p.m., 3.0’ 2:31 p.m., 0.6’ PARENTS, from Page 2 N o t e p r o h i b i t s b u s i n e s s w i t h N o r t h K o r e a n v e s s e l s Note prohibits business with North Korean vessels Republic of the Marshall IslandsNews ReleasePresident Kessai H. Note on Monday signed an Executive Order prohibiting “citizens, nationals, resident entities, nonresident and domestic quali ed entities” in the Marshall Islands “from owning, leasing, operating, or insuring any vessel agged” by North Korea. The Executive Order comes at the heels of the recent escalating tension in the Northeast Asia Region by North Korea. “The RMI does not endorse North Korea’s stance on its nuclear ambitions,” said the president after signing the order. “This prudent measure is without question to safeguard our people,” said the president. “As a responsible registry nation and one of the largest in the world, the Marshall Islands continues to hold safety and security issues as paramount.” With the recommendation from the RMI Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Cabinet passed Cabinet Minute 082(2006) approving the issuance of the Executive Order. The Marshall Islands is a member of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. to him I found out the cash machine at the Kwaj Lodge was not working either. After seeing and hearing this all take place, the father who was enjoying coffee while his young son was eating a cookie, called out from the table and said, “Sir, what do you need?” the Marine responded “Well I was just going to get a few waters.” The father pulled money out of his pocket and gave it to the Marine to buy the waters. The Marine was very humble and responded “Are you sure, sir?” The father said “Yes, get whatever else you need.” The Marine bought water and a soda. On the way out the door, the Marine returned the favor. He bent down, took his name tag off his uniform and handed it to the young boy. I would like to say thank you to Joey Holley for showing his young son, Jackson, what true character looks like rst hand. I have seen many similar acts take place on Kwajalein. We have a great community on Kwaj; let’s continue improving it by demonstrating good character in our daily life. Thanks for the great community. — Julia Sektnan always done they way they are. However, I have deep respect and appreciation for our Soldiers. Iraq has to be one of the toughest places U.S. Soldiers have had to serve since Vietnam. They deserve our respect, appreciation and unending gratitude. I guess if I was young, I could or would do it if called upon, but I am glad I never had to. Soldiers do not get rich ghting for us. They risk everything. Some give their lives; some give their bodies. By that I mean they return home crippled or maimed for life with small pensions and the loss of hopes and dreams that can never be achieved.Yes, some do go astray and some probably deserved to be punished. However, I think few of us civilians or noncombatants can understand the job they are called upon to do and the stress they are placed under while doing that job and the kinds of decisions they have to make under those conditions. I also suspect the number is far fewer than the press would have us believe. As for the media, they are in it for the pro t and the notoriety. Bad news sells; good news doesn’t. They are looking at the bottom line and their reporters are looking for what gets recognition and advancement. It is sad that they take the negative view; shame on them. How about the other side? From what I see, I think their atrocities far outweigh anything I have seen our Soldiers being accused of doing. Isn’t that newsworthy? Don’t we deserve to know about those? Oh, I forget, that is bad news, but not bad enough to sell and insure pro ts. How stupid of me. READER, from Page 2 To nominate an employee or family member for USAKA Person of the Week, send submissions to Sandy Miller, Public Affairs of cer, at or call her at 51404.