The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 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 ( P h o t o b y J J K l e i n ) (Photo by J.J. Klein) J i m m y M a t s u n a g a K R S T r a n s p o r t a t i o n m a n a g e r h a s b e e n o n Jimmy Matsunaga, KRS Transportation manager, has been on K w a j a l e i n f o r 4 0 y e a r s F o r m o r e o n M a t s u n a g a s e e P a g e 4 Kwajalein for 40 years. For more on Matsunaga, see Page 4.
Saturday, Aug. 5, 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: email@example.comCommanding Of cer......Col. Stevenson Reed Public Affairs Of cer......................Sandy Miller Editor......................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer..........................Dan Adler Reporter............................................J.J. Klein Distribution...................................C.J. Kemen COMMENTARIES L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor See COLONEL, Page 16 The Namo Weto Teen Center staff would like to thank all of the members who came to the auction. It was a great success and a lot of fun! We would also like to thank all of the memberÂ’s par-Teen Center says thanks for successful auction I would like to take this opportunity to let the community know how important safety is to me. Although our mission is paramount and of vital importance to the protection of our country, there is no activity we perform on this base or within this command that is worth the impact of a serious injury or death. I have spoken with the various on-island company leaders, and especially with John Pickler, Kwajalein Range Services site manager. We stand united in our front to achieve a safe workplace with a goal for zero accidents. Fundamentally, our position is that all accidents are preventable. Any fatality or serious injury not only has signi cant impact on the life and family of those involved, it also has an impact on our whole community. As a result of the fatality of our Marshallese worker earlier this year, KRS has ampli ed its emphasis on safety. KRS leaders have learned important lessons from this incident and have developed a corrective action plan to make Kwajalein a safer place for us all to work and live. Over the next year many of you will be seeing changes in your workplace. Operating procedures, to include job safety analysis and training techniques, are areas where changes will be most evident.Our leaders and managers are doing their part to create an environment that allows us to be safe; and we, as a community, also need to take ownership in this worthwhile goal. Our work involves operating marine vessels, ying aircraft, maintaining facilities, operating heavy equipment, working Safety at work, home is everyoneÂ’s responsibility ents and the Kwajalein community for supporting our teen center. Â— Darcy HammondWhatÂ’s learned as a child is hard to unlearnChildren are sponges. They soak up everything around them and their rst impressions will stay with them for a lifetime. What they learn from their parents or other adults, their friends, their school mates and clergy, is gospel to them. What they are told is what they believe to be the truth and they carry that truth with them into adulthood. The recent incident involving actor Mel Gibson and his drunken tirade is a perfect example. Gibson was raised by a father who is apparently a nut case who denies the Holocaust ever took place and hates Jews. Like many people, he uses religion as the basis for his hatred. That Gibson has put himself in this situation is a shame, but totally his own doing. And yes, I think that being drunk can make the truth come out of a person. But to be honest, we all have, or at least have had, preconceptions and prejudices about people of other races, religions, ethnic See UNLEARN, Page 16
The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006coming from Oakland to Honolulu before coming to Guam and then Kwaj, this does not mean we now have a shorter procurement lead time.Â” Stone explained further, Â“Everyone needs to understand that the time it takes to get an item to Kwajalein from the states has not changed. From the time an order is placed by the inventory controller to the time the item arrives here could take as much as 81 days. The difference now is that we do not have to wait an additional 30 days if an item missed the barge to see it, now it will be here just two weeks later.Â” The bene ts to the Kwajalein community as result of the improved service are Â“fresher food, lower inventory requirements and cost,Â” said North. Â“The only real signi cant change that the residents might see is an improvement in the shelf life quality of the products we normally ship by barge, like the hardy fruits and vegetables such as onions, potatoes, carrots, apples and pears,Â” said Stone. Â“We would not have to store these items for as long a period in the warehouses and could get fresh shipments more frequently. Other than that, this will be seamless to the Kwaj population.Â” With shipping operations now centered in Guam, there are concerns regarding the invasive Brown Tree snake. Accidentally introduced to Guam in the early 1950s, the Brown Tree snake is threatening GuamÂ’s wildlife population and causing economic losses resulting from snake-induced power outages. Â“Interdiction currently consists of trapping snakes at points of access to GuamÂ’s air and surface terminals, and inspection of outgoing cargo primarily by the use of specially trained dogs,Â” said Ponte. The fencing surrounding the Port of Guam is set with snake traps at points along the perimeter. Each trap includes a live mouse for bait and is inspected twice weekly for captured snakes. 3 Matson is changing barge service from Hawaii to shipments from Guam.So long Hawaii, hello Guam Matson changing monthly barge service coming from Honolulu to twice-monthly service coming from GuamBy J.J. KleinReporterSay good bye to the barge from Honolulu. On Aug. 15 a new container-carrying ship will pull into port. Starting this month Matson Navigation Company, Inc. is changing its service to Kwajalein from monthly barge service out of Honolulu to container ship service out of Guam every 14 days. Â“We are consolidating our RMI [Republic of the Marshall Islands] and FSM [Federated States of Micronesia] services to improve the quality, frequency of service and to reduce cost,Â” said Gary North, Matson senior vice president, Paci c, regarding the switch in MatsonÂ’s Marshall Islands operations from Honolulu to Guam. The introduction of this new carrier will bring changes for Kwajalein Range Services. Â“For us on Kwajalein it has the potential to reduce overtime in supporting the of oad of the ship, reduce our stevedore personnel support, as the new shipÂ’s personnel will operate the cranes and, over time, allow us to reduce inventories of material stored on island,Â” said Alan Stone, KRS Shipping and Transportation manager. Service for Kwajalein-bound freight leaving the Richmond, Calif. freight facility for Honolulu will remain unchanged. Changes to the shipping service begin in Honolulu. Freight in Honolulu will leave for Guam on MatsonÂ’s new China-Long Beach Express route. Matson has dedicated ve vessels to this route which will originate in Long Beach, Calif., pick up freight in Honolulu, drop off itÂ’s cargo in Guam and then head for two more ports in China, before returning to Long Beach. Once in Guam, the containers will be loaded bimonthly onto the Islander, the container vessel headed for Kwajalein. The Islander is a 425-foot oceangoing, container ship chartered by Matson and capable of transporting 650, 20-foot containers. Containers are loaded into sealed hatches stretching the length of the self-sustaining ship, meaning it has two onboard cranes. In addition to these changes, Matson will supply KRS with two specialized tractors and three 40-foot trailers which will make of oading the containers easier. KRS will be responsible for maintenance on this new equipment and Matson will supply any parts needed for repair. Impact on the Kwajalein community will be minimal. Â“There is an extra leg to the voyage now, but the new container ship is faster than a tug towing a barge, so the time is about the same,Â” said Brian Ponte, KRS Acquisition Services manager. Â“Because the shipments are still
Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass By J.J. KleinReporterwenty-three year old Jimmy Matsunaga arrived on Kwajalein July 22, 1966 wearing sunglasses and a full head of jet black hair. Fast forward forty years, the hair has turned white and he is still sporting his trademark sunglasses, but now Matsunaga quali es for Â‘old-timersÂ’ status as one of the islandÂ’s longest residing inhabitants. Â“I was two months out of the Air ForceÂ…job hunting with Hawaiian airlines when I saw an ad for Kwajalein in the newspaper,Â” Matsunaga recalled. Â“In those days Kwajalein was referred to as working Â‘down under,Â’ that meant fast money, big money.Â” Matsunaga high-tailed it to Kwajalein determined to make the big bucks, enjoy the sunshine and then cobble out the Â‘good lifeÂ’ for himself back in Hawaii. Â“I came out here with the intention of staying two years, [but] it was fun in those days,Â” said Matsunaga, Transportation manager with Kwajalein Range Services. Â“Once you went home that was it, you didnÂ’t think about work! There were a lot of sports events and just a lot of things to do. Â“Sports out here were very erce and competitive,Â” 4 M a t s u n a g a t u r n s t w o y e a r t o u r Matsunaga turns two-year tour t o f o r t y y e a r s o f l i v i n g o n K w a j to forty years of living on KwajÂ“Back then everybody got along, there was camaraderie. We worked hard. We played hard. We partied hard. Everything was very aloha out here. There was a lot of aloha spirit, the feeling of Hawaii.Â” Â— Jimmy Matsunaga T said Matsunaga. Â“On any given day you would see 200 spectators, nowadays there are very few. Sports were popular because the competition was great; there were great teams and great athletes.Â” Name a sport and Matsunaga was on the team. He lled his bachelor days playing handball, volleyball, basketball, slow pitch and mountain ball, a game similar to softball except that the ball is pitched to the batter in a high, arcing lob. The batter has to try and hit the ball on its downward arc, not an easy feat according to Matsunaga. Reminiscing on his 40 years of living on Kwajalein there are some differences in places, events and attitudes that stand out for Matsunaga. Â“Back then everybody got along, there was camaraderie. We worked hard. We played hard. We partied hard. Everything was very aloha out here,Â” lamented Matsunaga. Â“There was a lot of aloha spirit, the feeling of Hawaii.Â” Matsunaga attributes that friendly, easy going attitude to the makeup of the residential population at that time. Â“There were a lot of people from Hawaii, the majority were from Hawaii,Â” continued Matsunaga, Â“I would say at the highest point there were maybe 5,500 [residents], I would say out of that at least 2,000 were
The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 5 Matsunaga with daughter Serena (Photos courtesy of Jeff Halliday) Matsunaga played many team sports during his time on Kwajalein. M a t s u n a g a t u r n s t w o y e a r t o u r t o f o r t y y e a r s o f l i v i n g o n K w a j Â“Everyone has to talk about retiring one day, but as long as my health is holding up and as long as IÂ’m still contributing IÂ’m here. When my motor starts sputtering Â…let me know, then itÂ’s time to go.Â”Hawaiian.Â” The resident population was very different in another obvious way 40 years ago, quite simply the lack of women living on the island, observed Matsunaga. Â“You could count the single women. Most of the bachelorettes were nurses, dental hygienists, I think some school teachers,Â” commented Matsunaga. Â“Today times have changed, itÂ’s like the real world here. Look around now Â… in every department you see single women and thatÂ’s good.Â” At a wedding in Honolulu Matsunaga met the right woman, Doreen Dunn, and married her in 1970. But Doreen did not move out to Kwajalein until 1977, by that time the MatsunagaÂ’s had a daughter, Serena. Matsunaga has witnessed the evolution and the disappearance of the infrastructure of Kwajalein over the years, most recently with the explosive reduction of the Paci c Batchelor Quarters. When Matsunaga rst came to Kwajalein he lived in the now demolished PBQ on the second oor. Â“There were no separate quarters; I lived in a cubicle with eight men to a cubicle, no dividers,Â” recalled Matsunaga. A PBQ cubicle had just enough space for each person to have a twin bed and a locker and space to walk. For someone who has lived here for so long, it is pretty amazing that Matsunaga has only lived in three different residences over the years. Consider this, on an island where people come and leave monthly, Matsunaga and his wife Doreen are the only family to make a home in Quarters 137-F since its construction in the late 1980s. Another piece of real estate Matsunaga hated to see go was the Crossroads Restaurant, a dining facility that once stood north of the Oceanview Club. Â“In the back there was a candlelight dinner area with glass windows looking out over the ocean. In the middle there was a long bar, and in the front was where the guys came straight from work and played shuf eboard and drank beer,Â” reminisced Matsunaga. Â“Beer was 25 cents a can then. A good steak was $3.75 and a lobster was $5, they had good food there, very good food.Â” From the look on his face it is evident Matsunaga has good memories attached to that place. Matsunaga also misses the Saturday nights he spent at the Richardson Theater where he watched the rst movie, stayed for the second movie and then headed to the Caf Paci c for the midnight breakfast and socialized with friends. And then a broad smile spreads across his face as he describes the four days McDonalds came to Kwajalein in 1983. The lines were long, but worth standing in just for a taste of a Big Mac. Â“Back home you know kids look forward to a carnival, well out here it was the adults who looked forward to the carnival,Â” said Matsunaga. The annual carnival was a major event on Kwajalein, held in conjunction with a long holiday weekend similar to the state fairs held stateside. It was a carnival lled with food booths, a beer tent, games with prizes and rides, lots of rides. There was a mini-Ferris wheel, a merry-go-round, the caterpillar ride and even a train that ran on authentic tracks. Matsunaga said, Â“One day was designated Marshallese day. They would send the boats back and forth and thousands of Marshallese would be here.Â”Matsunaga is often asked, Â“How can you live out here forty years?Â” For Matsunaga there is no answer that hints at a master plan. Â“Two years became three, three became four, four became ve and you know how it goes. After a certain amount of years you donÂ’t even think about the years, time just went by so fast,Â” explained Matsunaga. Â“ItÂ’s crawling now, but it went [by] fast in the early years.Â” Talk to Matsunaga today and he will tell you that he and Doreen have no plans to leave Kwajalein just yet. Â“We talk about leaving. Everyone has to talk about retiring one day,Â” said Matsunaga, Â“but as long as my health is holding up and as long as IÂ’m still contributing, IÂ’m here.Â” Matsunaga maintained, Â“When my motor starts sputtering Â…let me know, then itÂ’s time to go.Â”
Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 The Kwajalein HourglassSenseless act Pardon our dust Work is progressing as the oor in the CafÂŽ Paci c kitchen is dug up in order to replace the drain pipes. Other cooking facilities such as the Mobile Kitchen and Three Palms Snack Bar are taking up the slack while the CafÂŽ Paci c kitchen is unable to be used. (Photo by Nell Drumheller)American Forces Press ServiceA U.S. medical evacuation helicopter carrying an injured Afghan child came under attack with small-arms re Tuesday in AfghanistanÂ’s Zabul province, U.S. military officials said. The incident happened just days after media reports indicated Taliban leaders were urging followers to target U.S. and coalition medical personnel and clergy, of cials said. Army Col. Michael Rose, Task Force Falcon and 10th Combat Aviation Brigade commander, called the attack a senseless and cowardly act. Â“This crew risked their lives to save this little girl, and the Taliban response to that was to try to shoot down an unarmed helicopter. This makes no sense at all,Â” Rose said. The 24-month-old Afghan girl was being transferred for treatment for third-degree burns to more than 45 percent of her body. Â“She basically pulled a pot of boiling oils onto herself,Â” said Army Capt. Patrick Zenk, 159th Medical CompanyÂ’s detachment commander for Regional Command South. Â“The patientÂ’s parent tried to bring the child to Qalat for treatment, but the roads were impassable.Â” Crewmembers aboard an escort helicopter said they observed small-arms re directed at the UH60 Blackhawk medevac helicopter shortly before landing at Forward Operating Base Sweeny, forcing it and an escort helicopter to take evasive measures. A door-gunner on the escort helicopter returned re, killing the gunman. The medevac crew successfully transported the child to a U.S. aid station at Forward Operating Base Sweeny. She was then own by helicopter to a U.S. emergency medical care facility in Kandahar. Army Sgt. Erik Zlatkin, a surgical specialist with the 759th Forward Surgical Team who helped treat the young patient, said care provided by the 159th ight medics probably saved the childÂ’s life. She arrived at the aid station in good condition, he said. Â“She should be OK,Â” he said. About a third of the more than 430 medical evacuation missions the unit has performed have been in support of Afghan citizens, Maj. Robert Howe, 159th Medical Company commander, said. Â“Our crews know that every time we launch, there is a very real possibility that someone out there wishes to do us harm,Â” he said. Â“We will not be deterred. These missions are critical to helping not only wounded servicemembers, but also Afghans in need.Â”U.S. helicopter performing humanitarian aid comes under re fromTaliban gunman To nominate an employee or family member for USAKA Person of the Week, send submissions to Sandy Miller, Public Affairs of cer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 51404. USAKA Person of the Week 6
The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006New vaccine approved Drug can prevent cervical cancer in young women if administered prior to sexual activity J.J. KleinReporterTurn a page in a newspaper, catch an advertisement on the television, spot a poster on a city bus, women across the United States are being challenged to Â“Tell Someone.Â” The advertisements, encourage women to get the facts and then spread the word about the link between the human papillomavirus and cervical cancer. Half of all women living with cervical cancer are between the ages of 35 and 55. Unbeknownst to them these women were most likely infected with HPV, a sexually transmitted virus and the leading cause of cervical cancer, when they were in their teens and early 20s. Today the daughters of these women can be immunized with the rst vaccine developed to prevent the infection of the virus. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the use of the vaccine, Gardasil, for girls and young women ages 9-26 as a preventative strategy against four speci c HPV types. Developed and marketed by a major pharmaceutical manufacturer, the vaccine is 95 to 100 percent effective in preventing precancerous cervical lesions only when administered prior to infection and the start of sexual activity. The vaccine will not treat or cure those who have already been infected with HPV. HPV is an extremely common disease. Nearly 50 percent of all men and women who have had sex will become infected during their lifetime. Most people have never even heard about HPV or even know they are infected. Â“For most women, the bodyÂ’s own defense system will clear the virus and they donÂ’t develop health problemsÂ” according to the FDA web site. But some HPV types can cause abnormal cell growth in the lining of the cervix eventually turning into cancer many years later. Nearly 10,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year and over 3,500 will die. Â“The vaccine will literally be a life saver,Â” said Dr. Jill Horner, a physician at the Kwajalein hospital. Gardasil is a recombinant vaccine that Â“mimics the disease and creates resistanceÂ”, it does not contain live or dead virus and can not cause HPV infection according to the FDA web site. The vaccination process is three doses administered over a six month period, injected into the arm or the thigh. Tests results from one U.S. and three multinational studies showed minor side effects such as fever, soreness and redness on the skin where the shot was injected. Be aware, Gardasil does not protect against all types of HPV, only the four types used in developing the vaccine. There are at least 30 HPV types that are linked to cervical cancer. For this reason it is vital that women continue their routine pap screenings. The vaccine is not approved for use in males, although one pharmaceutical company does have a current study to see if it would be safe and effective for men. The HPV-cervical cancer advertisements end with the tagline, Â“Now that you know, tells someone.Â” Take their advice. Get the word out. EditorÂ’s note: All information, unless otherwise attriuted, is researched from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and the American Cancer Society Web sites. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the use of the vaccine, Gardasil, for girls and young women ages 9-26 as a preventative strategy against four speci c HPV types. The vaccine is 95 to 100 percent effective only when administered prior to starting sexual activity.7
Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8Global War on Terror Honoring fallen heroes Saturday 7:30 p.m., Yuk Â— Phat Girlz (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich Â— Benchwarmers (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Roi Â— The Sentinel (PG-13) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk Â— V for Vendetta (R) 7:30 p.m., Rich Â— RV (PG) 9:30 p.m., Rich Â— American Dreamz (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Roi Â— The Pink Panther (PG) Monday 7:30 p.m., Yuk Â— Phat Girlz (PG-13) Richardson is closed Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC Â— V for Vendetta (R) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. V for Vendetta Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore, V for Vendetta takes place in an alternate vision of Britain in which a corrupt and abusive totalitarian government has risen to complete power. During a threatening run in with the secret police, an unassuming young woman named Evey (Natalie Portman) is rescued by a vigilante named V (Hugo Weaving) Â— a caped gure both articulate and skilled in combat. V embodies the principles of rebellion from an authoritarian state, donning a mask of vili ed would-be terrorist of British history Guy Fawkes and leading a revolution sparked by assassination and destruction. Evey becomes his unlikely ally, newly aware of the cruelty of her own society and her role in it. Benchwarmers Three guys with little athletic ability strike a blow for everyone chosen last at recess in this comedy. Clark (Jon Heder), Gus (Rob Schneider), and Richie (David Spade) are three geeky guys who have spent most of their lives being humiliated by bullies and taunted by people with greater handeye coordination than they possess (which is nearly everyone). While the three guys love baseball, theyÂ’ve been treated like losers on the diamond ever since their days riding the pine in Little League. One day they stop by a softball eld at a local park and a bunch of kids practicing for Little League tryouts try to heckle them into going home. Clark, Gus, and Richie challenge the kids to a game Â— three against nine Â— and miraculously donÂ’t entirely humiliate themselves. Mel (Jon Lovitz), a guy with an athletically-challenged son of his own, is impressed with the nerdy trioÂ’s nerve, and offers to set up a tournament in which the three inept grown-ups will take on the best Little League teams from around the state. Clark, Gus, and Richie accept the offer, and they soon become unlikely heroes to the bullied, clumsy, and awkward everywhere. American Dreamz The president of the United States (Dennis Quaid) seems to be having a nervous breakdown after picking up a newspaper for the rst time in four years, and when his chief of staff (Willem Dafoe) determines to get the commander in chief out of his pajamas and back into the spotlight, the stage is set for a talent contest that the nation will never forget. 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 13 servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terrorism Petty Of cer 2nd Class Edward A. Koth 30, of Towson, Md., died July 26 at Camp Victory, Iraq, after ordnance exploded during a disposal operation. Koth was assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eight, serving with Multinational Corps Iraq in Baghdad. Lance Cpl. James W. Higgins 22, of Frederick, Md., died July 27 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Lance Cpl. Adam R. Murray 21, of Cordova, Tenn., died July 27 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. Timothy D. Roos 21, of Cincinnati, died July 27 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Pfc. Enrique C. Sanchez 21, of Garner, N.C., died July 27 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Three Marines were killed July 29 in Al Anbar province: Sgt. Christian B. Williams 27, of Winter Haven, Fla.; Cpl. Phillip E. Baucus 28, of Wolf Creek, Mont.; and Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butter eld 19, of Clovis, Calif. All three Marines were assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. Pfc. Jason Hanson 21, of Forks, Wash., died July 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms. Spc. Hai Ming Hsia 37, of New York city died Tuesday during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Hsia was assigned to the 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany. Sgt. Ryan D. Jopek 20, of Merrill, Wis., died in Tikrit, Iraq on Wednesday of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy. Jopek was assigned to the Army National GuardÂ’s 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, Waupun, Wis. Sgt. Dustin D. Laird 23, of Martin, Tenn., died on Wednesday during combat operations in Rawah, Iraq. Laird was assigned to the Army National Guard 913th Engineer Company, 46th Engineer Battalion, Union City, Tenn. Cpl. Joseph A. Tomci 21, of Stow, Ohio, died Wednesday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune.To submit a letter to the editor: Keep letters to less than 300 words, and keep com ments to the issues. No personal attacks will be printed. Letters must be signed. However, names will be with held if requested. We will edit for Associated Press style, grammar and punctuation and if you exceed the word limit, space. Limit one letter every 30 days. Send your letter to: The Hour glass, P.O. Box 23, Local; or email@example.com.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 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 TimemidnightSportsCenterFox & FriendsThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Buzz on MaggieRevelationsmidnight 12:30 a.m.Late Late Show Conan OÂ’Brien Pulp Fiction Grim Adventures12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.NFL Total AccessCNN Saturday AM with Craig Ferguson AmericaÂ’s MostThe XÂ’sHeadline News1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Open HouseJudge Judy Wanted Zack & CodyKing of Queens1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.SportsCenter Bulls & BearsStar Trek: VoyagerNCISMovie: <:21>NedÂ’s Declassi edTwo & a Half Men2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Cavuto on Business Pirates of theWhat I Like About YouJoey2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.Forbes on FOXOprah WinfreyMonk Caribbean: Switched!ECW Wrestling3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.CashinÂ’ InThe Curse of the Degrassi3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.John Madden: My CNN Live SaturdayDr. PhilWill & GraceBlack Pearl7th HeavenSportsCenter4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Road to Canton King of Queens Movie: <:56>4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.Pro FootballW eekend Live RollerYour Reality Mission Impossible TeletubbiesMLB5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Hall of Famewith Tony SnowChecked Barney & Friends Phillies5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.Induction Ceremony Wall Street JournalCaribbean WorkoutSesame Street at6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.(Canton, Ohio) RECONEvery Woman Mets6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B WeekendMaya & MiguelExtreme HomesMovie:Strawberry Shortcake 7 a.m. 7:30 a.m. CatscratchDesigned to Sell Jaws CliffordÂ’s7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.PGAPrimetimeSonic XLandscape SmartJakers!MLB8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Buick Open: Fairly OddparentsWeekend HandymanLazy Town Rangers8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.3rd Round CNN LiveStrange DaysFix it UpMovie: <:18>Code Lyoko at9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Saturday Instant StarBefore and After On The Waterfront The Winx Club Angels9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.ESPNewsMcLaughlin GroupNavy/Marine NewsBoy Meets GrillLoonatics10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.ESPNewsFox News WatchMail Call$40 A Day Duel Masters 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBOn The StoryNationalTrading SpacesMovie: <:21>Danny PhantomKing of Queens11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Brewers Geographic Primal Fear The BatmanTwo & a Half Men11:30 a.m. noonat Week in ReviewAccess HollywoodInstant BeautyTeen Kids NewsHour of Powernoon 12:30 p.m.Cardinals Army Newswatch WeekendPageant CyberchaseCre o Dollar12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Black ForumExtreme Makeover:The O.C.Movie: <:24>Trading SpacesCoral Ridge Hour1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Home Edition All the Right Naturally SadieWord in the World1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.BoxingCNN SaturdayGeorge LopezOne Tree Hill Moves Dear AmericaGrand Ole Opry2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Quartey Night Bernie MacLibertyÂ’s Kids Live2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.vs. Journal EditorialRoller Criminal MindsMovie: <:06>Animal KiddingMotorweek3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Forrest Beltway Boys Consenting Ebert & Roeper3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Larry King LiveEnterpriseCelebrity Poker Adults Hercules Monster Garage4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Baseball Tonight 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterHeartlandAmerican ChopperMovie:Ed, Edd, & EddyFear Factor5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.The AstronautÂ’s Jimmy Neutron5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.CNN PresentsRoller Next Top Model Wife 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.Quartey Chris MatthewsBernie Mac Bruce AlmightyCheaper by the7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.vs. Tim RussertC.S.I. NYSuper Nanny Dozen Deal or No Deal8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Forrest Movie: <:43>Movie:8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.The Line UpRevelationsStrong Medicine The MummyStuart Little 2 Headline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.ESPNews Returns ESPNews9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterThe 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.Baseball TonightCNN SundayTwo & a Half MenMovie:Xena: WarriorCold Case11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Morning JoeyLaguna Beach Sword sh Princess11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 5, 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.Hall of Fame Headline NewsMaking the Band Movie: <:44>The Simpsons12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.SportsCenterCBS News Sunday Secrets of WarCharmed Diner Movie:Headline News1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Outside the Lines Morning Cheaper by the Family Guy1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.Sports Reporters J.A.G.Super Nanny Dozen Blue Collar TV2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.SportsCenterFace the NationBackstage PassMovie:King of the Hill2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.Fox News LiveThe Dead ZoneStrong Medicine Movie: Stuart Little 2 Andromeda3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Weekend Bruce Almighty3:30 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: <:43> 4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.NFL Total AccessOn the StoryKing of QueensWarehouse The Mummy TeletubbiesMLB5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Hall of Fame My Name is Earl Warriors Returns Barney & Friends White Sox5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.ESPNewsCNN Presents:RollerHouse HuntersSesame Street at6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.ESPNewsOrganization Blue Jays6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.PGAStudio B WeekendMusic & Spoken W.Movie:Davey & Goliath7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Buick Open Your Total HealthJoyce Meyer Ferris BuellerÂ’s Baby Looney Tunes7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.Final Round Meet the PressThe EntertainersG-Rock Day Off ArthurMLB8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Real VideosMovie: <:56>Happily Ever After AÂ’s8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.CNN Live SundayHour of PowerLatin Lifestyles I Spy Magic School Bus at9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Urban StyleRugrats Mariners9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.NFL Total AccessFox News LiveCoral Ridge HourGreat AdventureTeen Titans10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.Hall of Fame Sunday Word in the WorldRoker on the RoadMovie: <:41>Kids Next Door10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.PreGame Coverage CNN Live SundayGrand Ole OprySimplify Your Life Rain Man DarcyÂ’s Wild LifeVictor Awards11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Live American FestivalsRockoÂ’s Modern11:30 a.m. noonNFL Hall ofCNN Presents:MotorweekThe Suze OrmanNick Newsnoon 12:30 p.m.Fame Game Ebert & Roeper Show The Proud Family12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Raiders This WeekMonster GarageThe Best ofMovie: <:08>Movie:1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.at Good Eats Mr. DestinyStitch! The Movie1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Eagles CNN Sunday NightFear FactorNovaHunting 2012 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie:NBA Access2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterWar Stories withRaymondSecrets of WarMovie: <:14> E.T. ABC World News3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Oliver North Raymond Benny & Joon 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 The Gift 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.MLB<:15> Paci c Report20/20King of QueensMovie:AmericaÂ’s FunniestWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Phillies Up to the MinuteMy Name is Earl Butter y Effect Home Videos7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Cold CaseWife SwapGilmore GirlsWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Mets Face the Nation Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.This WeekNumb3rsPrison BreakMovie: <:07>EverwoodHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Charlies Angels: Navy/MCorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterDatelineRollerWill & Grace Full Throttle Strange Days60 Minutes10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Family GuyKing of QueensInstant Star10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Today ShowBlue Collar TVC.S.I.: NY Movie:7th HeavenLas Vegas11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Baseball TonightKing of the Hill Misery11:30 p.m.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 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.NFL Hall of Movie: <:49>12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.Fame Game American Morning DesignerÂ’s ChallengeKing of Queens Rising Sun AmericaÂ’s FunniestPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Raiders ThatÂ’s CleverMy Name is Earl Home Videos Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.at CNN Live TodayWithout a TraceWife SwapGilmore Girls W/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Eagles Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.MSNBC LiveC.S.I.Prison BreakMovie:Everwood David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.SportsCenter Butter y Effect Late Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.SeinfeldWill & GraceStrange Days w/ Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.The SimpsonsKing of QueensInstant StarJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.NFL Hall ofDatelineRollerCarol Duval ShowMovie: <:07>TeletubbiesWWE Smackdown!5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Fame Game Breathing Space Charlies Angels: Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.Raiders Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean Workout Full Throttle Sesame Street6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.at The Right Fit6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Eagles Studio B withGood EatsScream PlayThe Wonder PetsMaking the Squad7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Shepard Smith UnwrappedMiss SpiderÂ’s7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.NFL LiveThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsHollywood ShootoutDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Jim RomePaulaÂ’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 Fight For Justice Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. PhilDawsonÂ’s CreekAtomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Movie: <:45>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBABC World NewsERE! News Live Tears of the Scooby DooAlias11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Angels CBS Evening News Sun Scooby Doo11:30 a.m. noonat Countdown withRollerBlind DateSpongeBobThe 4400noon 12:30 p.m.White 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 Little Man Tate BlueÂ’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: <:54>Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNews Hour with PassionsDesignerÂ’s ChallengeThe River Wild The Brady BunchAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer ThatÂ’s CleverThe 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 Jett Jackson: Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.Access Hollywood The Movie 245 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Weekend Jimmy Neutron5:30 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.NASCAR<:15> Paci c Report60 Minutes Alias Movie:Teamo SupremoWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Allstate 400 Tavis Smiley Bruce Almighty Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.@ the Brickyard Business Report Las Vegas The 4400ThatÂ’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Nightline Movie: <:43>Grim AdventuresJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with Crossing Jordan24 The Mummy Smallville Headline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Returns Paci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.OÂ’Reilly FactorRollerWill & GraceOÂ’GradyThat Â‘70s Show10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight Show King of QueensDegrassiThat Â‘70s Show10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.SportsCenterToday Show W/ Jay Leno Bernie Mac Movie:7th HeavenKing of the Hill11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.The Late ShowScrubs Police Academy 4 Family Guy11:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 5, 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.Twins Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:41>Dragonball GT12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.at American Morning Craig Ferguson Alias Animal House ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Tigers Judge JudyGrim 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.Backstage PassLate Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveOprah Winfrey24 Movie:OÂ’Grady David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m. Bruce Almighty 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: <:43>Judge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.World BaseballRollerCarol Duval ShowThe Mummy TeletubbiesWWE Raw!5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.China Breathing Space Returns Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.vs. Fox News LiveToday ShowCaribbean WorkoutSesame Street6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.USA 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 JoJoÂ’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 Crime of Passion Lilo & Stitch America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowDawsonÂ’s CreekAtomic Betty10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:45>Mucha Lucha10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Bad Boys II Scooby DooThe Dead Zone11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Twins CBS Evening News Scooby Doo11:30 a.m. noonat Countdown withRollerBlind Date SpongeBobCriminal Mindsnoon 12:30 p.m.Tigers 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 Ghost BlueÂ’s Clues1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.MLBLou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LivePinky DinkyE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Rangers Lazy Town2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.at News Hour withPassionsShopping BagsMovie: <:21>The Brady BunchAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.AÂ’s Jim Lehrer Ambush Makeover The Three The Brady BunchJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Special Report withOprah WinfreyWithout a Trace Stooges Movie:Living Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Brit Hume Paulie 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 Â‘70s ShowThe Dead ZoneMovie:Teamo SupremoWithout a Trace7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Padres Tavis SmileyThat Â‘70s Show The Matrix: Dragonball GT7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportKing of the HillCriminal Minds Reloaded ThatÂ’s So RavenWheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Mets NightlineThe Family GuyThe XÂ’sJeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with HouseThe West WingMovie: <:09> Everwood Headline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews DevilÂ’s Arithmetic Navy/Mcorps News9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’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 Broken Arrow11:30 p.m.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 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 PacificSundayGarden salad Assorted cold cuts Hot dogsAssorted breads Monday Garden salad Assorted cold cuts Hamburgers Assorted breadsLunchTuesday Garden salad Assorted cold cuts 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 breadsDinnerTonightHerb-roasted chicken Swedish meatballs Carrots BakerÂ’s choiceSundaySliced roast beef Broccoli/cheese souf e Boiled potatoes White cakeMondayBarbecued spareribs Turkey a la king White rice Assorted cookiesTuesdaySalisbury steak Breaded cod llets Mashed potatoes Pumpkin pieWednesdayCarved London broil Chicken Parmesan White rice White cakeThursdayRoasted pork butt Huli huli chicken Thai spicy noodles Lemon cream pieFridayBeef Stroganoff Steamed mahi mahi White rice Fudge cake Church of Christ Kwajalein 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. 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, HR Req. K031086. ELECTRICIAN, HR Req. K030983. ELECTRICIAN I, Generator Shop, HR Req. 031254. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT to Kwajalein Range Services president, HR Req. K031192. Must be able to operate standard of ce equipment, familiar with MS Of ce, Outlook, PowerPoint, technical and business vocabulary. Minimum 5-7 years experience at executive level secretarial and administrative responsibilities. Associate degree or technical certi cate a plus. Government-contract experience highly desired. EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Deputy Program manager, Logistics, HR Req. K031221. Must be able to operate standard of ce equipment, familiar with MS Of ce, Outlook, PowerPoint, technical and business vocabulary. Minimum 5-7 years experience at executive level secretarial and administrative responsibilities. Associate degree or technical certi cate a plus. Government-contract experience highly desired. GENERAL MAINTENANCE, generator shop, HR Req. K031253. MECHANIC HEAVY EQUIPMENT I, HR Req. K031162. MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive. Four positions, HR Reqs. K030332, K030641, K030331 and K031029. MECHANIC II, Automotive Services, HR Req. K031139. MECHANIC II, Kwaj Power Plant. Full time, HR Req. K031124. MEDICAL OFFICE RECEPTIONIST. One full-time position, HR Req. 031222 and two casual positions, HR Reqs. K031223 and K031224. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II, Automotive, HR Req. K030983. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK, Service Desk, Planning Dept, HR Req. K031258. REC AIDE I, Small Boat Marina. Seven hours per week. TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT LEAD, 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 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. 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. HAZMAT SPECIALIST II, HR Req. 031108. 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. Three positions, HR Reqs. 030590, 031000 and 031102. MECHANIC IV, HR Req. 030966. 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. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK I, Automotive. Full time, HR Req. K031250.
Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 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. Â“ItÂ’s nice up here isnÂ’t it?Â”Caf Pacific breakfast hours are 5:30-7:30 a.m. Only meal-card holders and eligible TDY personnel are authorized to eat at Caf Pacific until futher notice.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. KWAJALEIN POLICE DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Kwajalein Police Department, full-time, on-island position. Duties include maintaining databases, preparing reports, answering phones and various other duties. Must have good written and verbal communications. Must have strong computer skills to include knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point. For more information, call the Administrative Of ce at 58990. Applications available at Building 835. WANTEDUSED PC keyboard, mouse, and power cord to go with PC being donated to Ebeye school. Call Dale 52609. PATIO SALESMONDAY, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Quarters 497-A. PCS sale with lots of items to choose from. Rain cancels. No early birds. FOR SALELARGE SUPPLY of cowboy theme and party supplies, great for childÂ’s birthday, $10. Call Mary, 51298. 32-INCH JVC Color TV, $400; 12-foot by 14-foot treated deck with treated 4-foot by 4-foot supports, must see to appreciate at Quarters 207-A, $700; love seat with beige cloth cover, like new, $275 and new round patio table and four chairs, $50. Call 52295, home or 51246, work. BICYCLE, four months old, double baskets on back, $150; Haier microwave/convection oven, $100 and electric wok, $30. Call 55124, evenings and weekends. PCS SALE. Sony 32-inch TV, $500; dishwasher, $100; three sets of scuba gear, $150-160; ergonomic kneeling chair,$100; Bluetooth wireless internet calling kit, $75; microwave, $75; three voile 63-inch panels and drapery rods, $60; rose carpet 12-foot by 15-foot, $50 and dining room hanging light xture, $50. Call 58377 or 55104. KAI BIKE, seven-speed, Nexus, metallic green 24-inch rims with wide tires, like new, kept indoors, $700 or best offer; Technics 110-disc CD changer with remote, $75; Technics dual-cassette tape deck, $25 and Sony ve-disc DVD changer, $50. Call 55590. YAMAHA silent trumpet mute, $100; PC MIDI cable adapter, $10; sh nder with transom clamp, $125; USB compact ash reader ,$10; sleeping bag, $30 and Fluval 203 aquarium lter, $20. Call Dale, 52609. TIGHT-LINES boat, boat house and all related boating equipment. Call 52232. MAYTAG 45-pint dehumidi er, $45; RCA ampli ed indoor TV antenna, model 1250, $15 and Flip N Flush potty seat, $5. Call Steve, 52704. COCOA LATTE hot drink mixer, $20; Melita expresso/ cappauccino maker, $20; rice cooker, medium size, $8 and trumpet, Yamaha Bobby Shue model /case/ mpc(2)/mutes(2), Silent Brass, $300. Prefer on island sales. Call 54257, leave message. TWO SOLID oak kitchen chairs, $25 each and one womenÂ’s bicycle. Call 53731. SONY TV, 32-inch, $350. Call 52849. FINAL PCS SALE. Book and storage shelves, $1030; computers, $100; four-speed Sun bike, $40; microwave, $80 and Scubapro buoyancy compensator and regulator, $150. Call 53300. Full-Size Futon, never been assembled, black thick cushion, $125; Rubbermaid, small white plastic set of three drawers, $20; two plastic patio chairs and a small table, $25; broom and dustpan, $10 and small hand brush with dustpan, $5. Call Heidi, 54337. COMMUNITY NOTICESTHE ORTHODONTIST, Dr. Peter Picard, will see patients starting Tuesday. Call the Dental Clinic, 52165, for an appointment. KWAJALEIN SCUBA Club will sell Sock Hop tickets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, near MacyÂ’s West. TEEN CENTER MEMBERS: Remember that you can start earning auction money again immediately. Receive $5 for daily activities; $10 for special events and $15 for community service. The next auction will be in January. THE KWAJALEIN SCUBA Club monthly meeting is at 7 p.m., Wednesday in Corlett Recreation Center Room 1. REGISTER YOUR team through Aug. 18 for the main soccer season, Aug. 29 Oct. 21. Call 53331 or visit the Community Activities of ce to register your team or sign up as a free agent. Registration fee is $150 per team. A managersÂ’ meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., Aug. 18, in the library conference room. EAST COAST SWING DANCE LESSONS with Bill Williamson will be at 7-9 p.m., Aug. 12 the YuK Club. Open swing dancing after. Questions? Call the Yuk Club, 53419. JIMMY MATSUNAGA DAY is Aug. 13 and will celebrate his 40 years on Kwajalein. If you have a favorite Jimmy story (that can be told in public), submit to jeff.halliday @us.army.mil, or call Jeff at 58455. The party will be at 7 p.m., at Emon Beach Main Pavilion. BOWLING 101 class will be 2-4 p.m., Aug. 14 at the Bowling Center. To make your reservations, call 53320. DUE TO THE Caf Paci c repair project, Three Palms Snack Bar facilities will be utilized to cook meals for service at Caf Paci c. Therefore, Three Palms will not have a hot serving line. The grill, pizza and deli sandwiches will still be available. THE LAST DAY for pools and beaches summer hours is Aug. 17. Millican Family Pool and Emon Beach will return to regular hours: family pool: 3:30-6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays; 3:30-5 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays; closed Saturdays; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays and noon-6 p.m., Mondays. Emon Beach hours are: buddy system Tuesday through Saturday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays and Mondays. REGISTRATION for new students will be 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays Grade 7-12 students will enroll at the high school of ce and Grades K-6 will enroll at the elementary school of ce. Questions? Call 53761. School starts on Aug. 18. NAMO WETO Youth Center will hold back-to-school ag football games at 5 and 6 p.m. on Aug. 19, at Brandon Field. Adult women will partner with the
The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 15 BARGAIN B A Z A A R BAZAAR 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! G a l o r e Galore! 11 a.m.--1 p.m., Monday 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday 1-3 p.m., Thursday and Saturday B o w l i n g Bowling b e a t beat ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 a.m., Sundays, and 7 p.m., Wednesdays, in t WE D N E S D A Y IS L A N D E R S A D U L T B O W L I N G L E A G U E WEDNESDAY ISLANDERS ADULT BOWLING LEAGUE : : O r g a n i z a t i o n a l m e e t i n g a t 6 p m A u g 2 3 Organizational meeting at 6 p.m., Aug. 23. L e a g u e s t a r t s o n A u g 3 0 F o u r p e r s o n m i x e d t e a m s League starts on Aug. 30. Four-person mixed teams. TH A N K GO D I T S FR I D A Y A D U L T B O W L I N G L E A G U E THANK GOD ITS FRIDAY ADULT BOWLING LEAGUE : O r g a n i z a t i o n a l m e e t i n g w i l l b e a t 6 p m : Organizational meeting will be at 6 p.m., A u g 2 5 L e a g u e s t a r t s S e p t 1 F o u r p e r s o n m i x e d t e a m s Aug. 25. League starts Sept. 1. Four-person mixed teams. KW A J KI D S J U N I O R B O W L I N G L E A G U E KWAJ KIDS JUNIOR BOWLING LEAGUE : : O r g a n i z a t i o n a l m e e t i n g a t 2 p m A u g 2 8 C o a c h e s a r e Organizational meeting at 2 p.m., Aug. 28. Coaches are n e e d e d L e a g u e s t a r t s S e p t 4 I n c l u d e s t w o g a m e s w i t h p r o f e s s i o n a l i n s t r u c t i o n f o r G r a d e s K 3 needed. League starts Sept. 4. Includes two games with professional instruction for Grades K-3 a n d t h r e e g a m e s w i t h p r o f e s s i o n a l i n s t r u c t i o n a n d l e a g u e p l a y f o r G r a d e s 4 1 2 and three games with professional instruction and league play for Grades 4-12. New on island? Visit Bargain Bazaar. We may have what you need. The Hourglass apologizes to the community for the poor print quality of some recent issues. The main printer and staple machine have experienced problems and the paper has been produced on a lesser quality printer. Hopefully, the problem will be corrected in a timely manner, and future issues will have a consistently good print quality. We appreciate your patience and understanding.teen girls and Kwajalein Police and Fire Departments staff will partner up with the boys. The purpose of the football game will be to start the school year off on a positive note. There will be a teen dance at the Community Activities Center Room 6 after the games. For more information, call 53796. A TWO-PERSON volleyball tournament will be Aug. 21, at Emon Beach. Sign up at the Community Activities of ce, Building 805. Entry fee is $10. Deadline is Aug. 18. Questions? Call Billy, 53331.ITÂ’S TIME again for a BQ trash to treasure sale at 8 a.m., Aug. 21, under the tents across from the Palm BQ. Call Sue at the housing of ce to register for your table and chair. Get rid of those things that you no longer want. Turn them into cash to buy things that you do want! Clean out your BQ room. Give yourself more room.REGISTER TO be a soccer of cial. Experience a plus, but not necessary. Attend the clinic at 5:30 p.m., Aug. 24, in the library conference room to learn the mechanics and rules of the game. You must attend the clinic to be considered for the position. Questions? Call Billy, 53331. DO YOU want to play soccer but are new to the game? Do you want to refresh your game skills? A beginnersÂ’ soccer clinic will be at 6 p.m., Aug. 25, on Brandon Field. Learn basic skills, rules and proper stretching exercises. For more information, call Billy, 53331. HAVE YOU switched to the new public internet yet? The old public internet will be leaving us soon. The new public internet means less busy signals and longer connection times. Report any problems to 5-HELP (54357) or e-mail PUBNET@SMDCK.SMD C.ARMY.MIL. THE MARSHALLESE CULTURAL Center is closed on Fridays during August. Join them at 4-6 p.m., Mondays. GOVERNMENT FURNISHINGS are assigned to the occupant upon arrival. Residents are responsible for the care and security of government property. Do not place furnishings outside your quarters for use or removal. Do not trade or remove government property from any B.Q. room, trailer or house. The occupant will be charged for losses or damage. Call the Furniture Warehouse, 53434, to arrange for delivery or return of furnishings from your quarters. HOSPITALITY KITS issued to houses and trailers should be returned to the furniture warehouse after receiving your barge shipment. Call 53434 to arrange for pick-up as soon as it is packed up and ready to go. The resident is responsible for replacement of lost or damaged government items from the hospitality kit. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 a.m., Sundays, and 7 p.m., Wednesdays, in the hospital conference room. Questions? Call 55362.
Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 16 RTS WeatherTonight: Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Winds: NE-E at 8-15 knots. Sunday: Mostly cloudy with showers and isolated thunderstorms Winds: ENE-ESE at 8-15 knots. Monday: Variably cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: ENE-ESE at 5-10 knots. Tuesday: Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots. Annual rain total: 43.07 inches Annual deviation: -6.29 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit www.rts-wx.com. Sun Â Moon Â Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideSunday 6:41 a.m./7:09 p.m. 4:08 p.m./2:56 a.m. 1:40 a.m., 3.3Â’ 8:33 a.m., 0.5Â’ 2:29 p.m., 2.5Â’ 8:06 p.m., 0.6Â’ Monday 6:41 a.m./7:09 p.m. 5:09 p.m. /3:57 a.m. 2:37 a.m., 3.9Â’ 9:17 a.m., 0.0Â’ 3:16 p.m., 2.9Â’ 8:59 p.m., 0.2Â’ Tuesday 6:41 a.m./7:09 p.m. 6:08 p.m./5:01 a.m. 3:23 a.m., 4.4Â’ 9:56 a.m., 0.5Â’ 3:55 p.m., 3.4Â’ 9:43 p.m., 0.3Â’Wednesday 6:41 a.m./7:09 p.m. 7:03 p.m./6:04 a.m. 4:05 a.m., 4.8Â’ 10:33 a.m., 0.8Â’ 4:33 p.m., 3.8Â’ 10:24 p.m., 0.6Â’UNLEARN, from Page 2 COLONEL, from Page 2 POWER OUTAGE MONDAY There will be a 16-hour power outage on Monday. This will affect the following facilities: 502, 565, 512, 557, 602, 605, 607, 620, 621, 623, 658, 664, 669,671, 675, 683, 718, 719, 735, 760, 777, 789, 801 803, 818, 908, 1042, and 1043. NOTE: The Tropics Bachelor Quarters will have a short outage Monday morning and Surf BQ, the Yuk Club and Sands BQ will have a four to six hour outage Monday.with explosives, and operating powerful radar units presenting signi cant electrical and RF hazards. While we do not operate vehicles on a large scale, we do ride bicycles. Each of these activities presents the opportunity for a serious incident. Add to that the various water sports and our other off duty activities and you can see that we must always be aware of the risks surrounding us. Please always conduct a risk analysis if you think the risk at work or during recreation maybe harmful.Safety starts with each one of us making a decision to be safe and being proud that we have accomplished our jobs effectively, ef ciently, and safely. Always evaluate, mitigate, and eliminate the risks in your environment, and we will together be able to enjoy our beautiful tropical island life. south when you died. Those of us who are old enough remember when John F. Kennedy, a Catholic, was running for president in 1960. Many people actually feared that if he was elected, the Pope would be running the country. Some even believed that all Catholic churches had arsenals in the basements and if Kennedy was elected, they would take over the country. Do you think IÂ’m kidding about this? IÂ’m serious as a heart attack. You young folks can ask anybody over 50 about it. ThatÂ’s truly the way it was.Then of course, in the 1950s and 1960s there was the terrible racial prejudice and stereotyping of AfricanAmericans and I was not immune to it. I went to an all-white school and lived in an all-white neighborhood and I heard all the racial jokes and all the groups and those of different sexual orientations. We all believed the stereotypes we learned as children. I think anyone who says theyÂ’ve never been prejudiced or never believed stereotypes about other people is lying. At least to some degree. I went to Catholic school in the 1950s. You can guess what I was told about non-Catholics. All Protestants were going straight to hell, and forget about the Jews. They were total toast. And remember, we were taught this even after the Holocaust. My wife on the other hand was raised as a Southern Baptist and she told me what she learned about Catholics as a child. We were idol worshipers and totally evil and dangerous. If you married a Catholic, you might as well buy your reproof suit because you were heading slurs and I believed what I heard. Why wouldnÂ’t I? It was all I knew. Thankfully, as an adult, I gradually came to know that the things I had accepted as the truth werenÂ’t the truth. I came to realize that people arenÂ’t just part of some racial, ethnic or religious group. They are individuals and should be judged by what they do and what kind of lives they lead. Or as Martin Luther King, Jr. said, Â“by the content of their character and not the color of their skin.Â” But it took me years to learn that. Parents who teach their children tolerance and acceptance of other people give them a great gift. Their children wonÂ’t have to spend a lifetime unlearning falsehoods and lies. Believe me, itÂ’s hard to unlearn what you learned as a child. Just ask Gibson.