The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 6, 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 K a i G r e g o i r e 4 e n j o y s t h e S l i p N Â’ S l i d e a t t h e L a b o r D a y f e s t i v i t i e s h e l d a t Kai Gregoire, 4, enjoys the Slip NÂ’ Slide at the Labor Day festivities held at E m o n B e a c h M o n d a y Emon Beach Monday. F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 4 For more, see Page 4. ( P h o t o b y S a n d y M i l l e r ) (Photo by Sandy Miller)
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 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. Kemen2 COMMENTARIES Marshallese employees grateful for use of trailersSee FLAGS, Page 12 L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor I wonder why I wonder about what I wonder about Sometimes I wonder about things. Mostly, itÂ’s like, you know, when my medication kicks in, but I really do wonder about certain things that IÂ’ll bet nobody else even thinks about. ItÂ’s like, you know, when IÂ’m watching the news on TV and thereÂ’s riots and protests going on someplace in the world. IÂ’ve seen Â‘Yankee Go HomeÂ’ riots/protests in South America and Cuba and occasionally in Europe, but of course lately itÂ’s in the Middle East (the Death to America/ Israel/Britain riots). Of course, all riots everywhere have to include the obligatory stomping and burning of ags. Now, what I wonder as I watch this stuff (after my pharmaceuticals have started working) is Â— if the people who are doing the rioting are located in Karachi in Pakistan or Kabul in Afghanistan or Tehran in Iran or Damascus in Syria, or in a remote dusty village on the On behalf of all Kwajalein Police Department Marshallese employees who live on Ebeye, we would like to extend our warmest Komol Tata to Aluttiq/KPD for providing trailers for us to be able to wash our laundry. This has de nitely helped lift some of the burdens that we struggle with in our daily lives on Ebeye and the continued struggle with power and water outages. Komol Tata to Chief Joe Barnes for all your support and hard work in this and for helping us. No words in any language can show how much it means to us when someone lends their hands to help. We know the trailers may not be available for long-term use, but it is the gesture of friendship and human kindness that you and the company have bestowed us that gives us encouragement to go on with daily work and daily life, and we will never forget this. You have gained our respect as your employees, fellow co-workers and lifelong friends. Thank you, Sandy Herrington, for providing soap for the trailers. Again, to Aluttiq and KPD, and all those who made this possible, it is the gesture of your concern and human kindness that touches our hearts and encourages us to have hope for our future in these trying times. We know we have co-workers and friends on Kwajalein who care, and this has really uplifted our spirit in these hard times we are faced with. Â— Pam DuffyChief in awe of police of cers' accomplishments Kwajalein Police Department is such a diverse, multi-functional department. Most days I am in awe of all the great work our of cers accomplish without recognition. I am, especially, reminded of all the ne of cers at the Airport Security Entry/Exit and the Dock Security Checkpoint. Every week these of cers process thousands of workers and visitors onto Kwajalein. Regardless of the circumstances or time of day, they don a hat of responsibility, providing for all of our security and well being. They are truly our rst line of deterrence and defense! Lt. Mike Bucher and Lt. Jeff Beringer head up these two sections and because of their discernment skills they provide a temperate, even-hand to running their sections. Leaders are often only as strong as those they surround themselves with, and I am blessed to have these two, See CHIEF, Page 12
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 3Unaccompanied patrons of CafÂŽ Paci c express frustrations with food Inconsistency, unhealthy choices, concerns for lack of special diet needsFood service concerns addressed at meetingBy J.J. KleinReporterUnaccompanied Caf Paci c meal card holders voiced their dining frustrations at an impromptu public meeting with Kwajalein Range Services food service managers on Saturday. Approximately 60 residential diners shared their dissatisfaction with unhealthy menu choices, sanitary conditions, inconsistencies in food preparation, lack of concern for dietary needs and inadequate food line supervision in a meeting organized by Steve Cummings, Dining Services manager, Caf Paci c Manager Dave Nobis and Sunrise Bakery Manager Jennifer Aakre, and attended by Steve Beuby, Community Services deputy program manager.The need for a public forum stemmed from an email requesting the availability of whole wheat bread on a regular basis but illuminated the bigger issues of quality of life and morale for unaccompanied status personnel. Meal card holders were adamant that their grievances were not a reaction to the Paci c Dining Room renovation but long-standing concerns. Â“As soon as I determined that there were issues two days ago we planned this meeting,Â” said Cummings. Â“And anytime there are issues, I plan to nd out from you all what you think. The civil but frustrated meal card holders were quick to vocalize their thoughts, as food services managers listed the dinersÂ’ grievances, requests, and suggestions on a ip-chart in an effort to identify and resolve concerns. Â“I really would like to get back together again and answer each and every one of these things,Â” said Cummings. Â“And I really would like to do some regular meetings so we can have free conversations back and forth. Our hope is that you see that weÂ’re paying attention to your thoughts.Â” The assembled group of meal card holders agreed to hold a future meeting to give the dining staff time to institute changes and address the concerns aired. The next public forum with Caf Paci c dining managers is 6:30 p.m., Saturday 16, at the Caf Paci c dining room. Defenders of the skyLeft, A U.S. Navy aircraft handler directs an EA-6B Prowler aircraft into launch position on the ight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as the ship operates in the Paci c Ocean on Aug. 28. Reagan is underway in the Paci c to conduct eet replacement squadron carrier quali cations. (DoD photo by Petty Of cer 2nd Class Aaron Burden, U.S. Navy)
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass celebration at Emon Beach Monday. (Photo by Sandy Miller) (Background photo by Andy Hogan)Kwajers celebrateLabor Day Monday4By J.J. KleinReporterOn Monday afternoon Bob Sholar loaded up his bike trailer with beach chairs, towels, snacks and everything else his family would need on Labor Day. Destination: Emon Beach. Labor Day means two things to most people, a day off from work and the unof cial end of summer. Many Kwajalein residents headed to the beach to mark the Labor Day weekend and enjoy the activities hosted by Kwajalein Range Services Community Activities. Â“ItÂ’s such a great social occasion,Â” said Sholar. Â“Most of the community is here, the old, the new; a lot of new this time of year.Â” SholarÂ’s 4-year old daughter, Julia, had her mind set on one thing. She came just for the
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 5bounce house. Â“ItÂ’s amazing that the Giant Slip Â‘n Slide, free kayak rides and the bounce house would get people down to the beach, but it works,Â” said Kim Parker, KRS Entertainment supervisor, of the activities planned for the day. Â“Even though the beach isnÂ’t far, itÂ’s still good to get people down to the beach that normally wouldnÂ’t get to the beach.Â” For a day Emon Beach resembled any other beach stateside on a summer day Â– crowded. Well, crowded for Kwajalein. Â“This looks like a real beach,Â” commented Renee Hirniak. Â“Look at all the umbrellas lined up.Â” Angela Mitchell came down to the beach Â“because everyone is here and itÂ’s fun, and because IÂ’m going on vacation, so I want to soak it all up before we leave.Â” Stretched out in a beach chair encircled by friends munching on cheese nachos and children digging in the sand at his feet, Daniel Cooper looked out from under his baseball cap and said, Â“Labor is seriously overrated.Â” Sit back and enjoy the beautiful lagoon view Cooper, because itÂ’s back to work on Wednesday. Monte Junker and daughter Danielle, 8, enjoy kayaking off Emon Beach on Labor Day. (Photo by Sandy Miller)
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 The Kwajalein HourglassWally Burbine, Antenna lead, 33-year resident. When I was working for the TPQ18 [Ground Transport Radar, Special Purpose], the rst shuttle that went up broke down. When it broke down we had six minutes to nd out what the problem was. So I told them, Â‘Hey, standby. IÂ’m going to take off and go up the antenna.Â’ So I went up and found the problem, a loose cable. I put the cable together and held it and told them, Â‘Go for it.Â’ So we saved the mission. They didnÂ’t know what to do, give me a medal or re me. Bob Sholar, Information Technology programmer/analyst, 27year resident. Â“My favorite good work memory [is] being given the chance to prove myself as a software programmer. [My] most notable other-than-good work memory [is] the 1987/88 Kwajalein contract transition. The contractor transition from Global Associates and Kentron to Pan Am World Services and DynCorp was traumatic for many of us. I had never been through a transition before. Kwajalein had not been through a major one in almost 25 years. I assumed there would be a carefully thought out plan for basic things like continuity of payroll and supply chain from outgoing to incoming companies. Turns out there was not Â— the Â‘Emperor had no clothes.Â’ In the end, there was a huge scramble, and the pressure on us to keep essential business processes working was intense. I aged at an accelerated pace in 1987 and 1988. It also made me stronger and wiser.Â” Bonnie Oyamot, Kwajalein Jr. and Sr. High School Math instructor, 34-year resident. Â“The best part of my profession always happens when I receive personal letters or emails from former students telling me thanks for believing in them, for making math understandable for them, and for holding them to high standards of performance. I feel lucky to have touched the lives of so many people in positive ways. Â‘The art of teaching consists in helping students feel that although you may stand in front of them, youÂ’re really behind them.Â’Â” Gordon W. Oyamot, Electronic technician 2 with telemetry, 34year resident. When Oyamot rst arrived on Kwajalein he was impressed with the population of the island. Â“For such a tiny island, 6,500 bachelors and families were breathtaking to say the least. Second, came when I worked for Radio Communications of America up on Roi-Namur. Taking part on tracking the very rst missile experimental with ten warheads and spending over twenty hours with delays and protesters at California has to be memorable for me. Last, but not least, I would have to say my taking part on tracking the very rst interceptor launched from Meck island, and taking out an incoming RV launched from California.Â”6 To honor Labor Day, we present some Kwajers who have worked on island for more than 25 years The idea picked up support from other labor unions, and they selected the rst Monday in September to celebrate the day because it fell in between Independence Day and Thanksgiving. Twelve years after McGuire oated the idea, President Grover Cleveland designated it a federal holiday in 1894. The Hourglass pays tribute to KwajaleinÂ’s working men and women, who have labored on island for 25plus years day after day in support of the mission. We asked them to share a memorable work experience. Gordon Oyamot Bonnie Oyamot Bob Sholar Wally Burbine By J.J. KleinReporterThe lazy days of summer usually culminate in a frenzied effort to squeeze in that last bit of summer fun before the weather turns cold, commonly known as the Labor Day weekend. Peter McGuire would probably be rolling over in his grave if he saw how Labor Day is celebrated today. Labor Day was the brainchild of Peter McGuire, the leader of the carpenters union, and originated as a day to acknowledge working men and women.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006ThursdayAll programming is subject to change without notice7 TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime/ Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightDon King BoxingToday Show The Late ShowLate Night withMovie: Good Kim PossibleWithout A Tracemidnight 12:30 a.m.James Toney Late Late Show Conan OÂ’Brien Morning Vietnam The Proud Family 12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.vs. American Morning with Craig Ferguson The Dead ZoneMovie: <:13>Zack and CodyPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Samuel Peter Judge Judy Robin Hood: Naturally SadieTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m. CNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerCriminal Minds Men in Tights Everwood W/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.ESPNews Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveOprah WinfreyThe West WingMovie:Even Stevens David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.White Chicks Home ImprovementLate Late Show3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Baseball TonightDr. Phil ShowWill & Grace Moesha w/ Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.NFL LiveKing of Queens DegrassiJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.US Open TennisAFNewsCBS Evening NewsCarol Duval ShowMovie: <:04>TeletubbiesUFC Unleashed5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.MenÂ’s Headline NewsESPNewsBreathing Space Behind Enemy Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.and WomenÂ’s Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean Workout Lines Sesame StreetPunkÂ’d6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Quarter nals The Right FitPimp My Ride6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B withGood EatsThe EntertainersBear in the Big BlueBest Damn Sports7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Sheppard Smith UnwrappedBlueÂ’s Clues Show Period7:30 a.m. 8 a.m. The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBehind the ScenesDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Food 911E.T.Go, Diego, Go!Headline News8:30 a.m. 9 a.m. The Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Connie the CowGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m. w/ John Gibson Raymond WhatÂ’s Love Got Miss Spider America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. PhilAlly McBeal To Do With It Franklin10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Reading Rainbow10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.PTIABC World NewsE.R.E! News LiveMovie: <:10>Miss SpiderOne Tree Hill11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.WNBA ShootaroundCBS Evening News Tap Connie the Cow11:30 a.m. noonWNBA FinalsCountdown withAccess HollywoodBlind DateGo, Diego, Go!Veronica Marsnoon 12:30 p.m.Shocks at Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsDora the Explorer12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Monarchs Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie:BlueÂ’s CluesRockstar:1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Game 4 Mad About You Forget Paris Bear in the Big Blue Supernova1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.NFL Films PresentsLou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live Sesame StreetE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie: <:26>2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNews Hour withPassionsMy First Place Alien 3 Funniest VideosAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer ThatÂ’s Clever! Funniest AnimalsJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Baseball TonightSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyThird WatchPokemonLiving Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.NFL Live Brit Hume Yu-Gi-Oh!Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.True HollywoodSpongebobNFL Total Access5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Story Fairly Oddparents5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowHeadline NewsSeinfeldBackstage PassKim PossibleX-Play6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.NewsThe SimpsonsE.T. The Proud FamilyCheat6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLB<:15> Paci c ReportEverybody Hates...One Tree HillMovie:UnfabulousThird Watch7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Diamondbacks Tavis SmileyGirlfriends House of Flying Zoey 1017:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportFear FactorVeronica Mars Daggers Gilmore Girls Wheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Marlins Nightline Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball withWithout a TraceRock Star:Movie: <:14>Even StevensHeadline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris MatthewsSupernova The Lost Battalion Home ImprovementPaci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorHeadline NewsWill & Grace Moesha The Of ce 10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of Queens Degrassi Old Christine 10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie: Austin 7th HeavenBones11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NFL LiveThe Late ShowColbert Report Powers: The Spy...11:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8FridayAll programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime/ Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightMLBToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.) Kim PossibleC.S.I.midnight 12:30 a.m.Astros Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:47>The Proud Family12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.at American Morning Craig Ferguson One Tree Hill Midnight Run UnfabulousPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Phillies Judge Judy Zoey 101Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m. CNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerVeronica Mars Gilmore Girls with Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m. Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveOprah WinfreyRock Star:Movie:Even Stevens David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Supernova House of Flying Home ImprovementLate Late Show w/3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Baseball TonightDr. Phil ShowWill & Grace Daggers Moesha Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.NFL LiveKing of Queens DegrassiJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.US Open TennisCBS Evening NewsCarol Duval ShowMovie: <:14>TeletubbiesThe Ultimate5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Mixed Doubles ESPNewsBreathing Space The Lost Battalion Barney & Friends Fighter 35:30 a.m. 6 a.m.& Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean Workout Sesame StreetThe Contender6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.MenÂ’s Quarter nals The Right Fit6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Studio B withGood EatsTrue HollywoodBear in the Big BlueBest Damn Sports7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Sheppard Smith Unwrapped Story BlueÂ’s Clues Show Period7:30 a.m. 8 a.m. The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBackstage PassDora the ExplorerESPNews8 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Low Carb & LovinÂ’ It E.T.Go, Diego, Go!Headline News8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.Around the HornThe Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: The WigglesGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.PTI w/ John Gibson Raymond For Hope Higglytown Heroes America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowAlly McBeal Franklin10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:46>Reading Rainbow10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.NFL LiveABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live The Longest Yard Higglytown HeroesHow I Met Your Mom11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.2005 DolphinsCBS Evening News The WigglesHow I Met Your Mom11:30 a.m. noonNFL Opening KickoffCountdown withAccess HollywoodBlind Date Go, Diego, Go!Rockstar:noon 12:30 p.m.NFL Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & KidsDora the Explorer Supernova12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Dolphins Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: BlueÂ’s CluesLaw & Order1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.at Mad About You Whale Rider Bear in the Big Blue1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Steelers Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live Sesame StreetE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Movie: <:43>2:30 p.m. 3 p.m. News Hour withPassionsDesign on a Dime The Elephant Man Funniest VideosAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Style Star Funniest AnimalsJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.ESPNewsSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyThird WatchPokemonLiving Single4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.NFL Live Brit Hume Yu-Gi-Oh!Mad About You4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.BiographySpongebobNFL Total Access5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Marg Helgenberger Fairly Oddparents5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowHeadline NewsSeinfeldEbert & RoeperKim PossibleX-Play6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.NewsThe SimpsonsE.T. The Proud FamilyCheat6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLB<:15> Paci c Report The Of ce/ Old Christine How I Met Your MomMovie:ThatÂ’s So RavenThird Watch7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Tigers Tavis Smiley Window on the Atoll(7:50pm) How I Met Your MomLord of the Rings: Phil of the Future7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportBones Rock Star: The Return of Veronica Mars Wheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Twins Nightline Supernova the King Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with C.S.I. Law & Order Even StevensHeadline News 9 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Chris Matthews Home ImprovementPaci c Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorHeadline News Will & Grace MoeshaDeal or No Deal10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of Queens Movie: <:41>Degrassi10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.NFLToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily Show Planet of the Apes 7th HeavenDeal or No Deal11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Dolphins at Steelers The Late ShowColbert Report 11:30 p.m.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 9All programming is subject to change without noticeSaturday TimeChannel 13 AFN Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime/ Roller Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 35 AFN Direct to Sailors TimemidnightNFLToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.) Kim PossiblePrimetime: midnight 12:30 a.m.Dolphins at Steelers Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:41>The Proud Family Medical Mysteries12:30 a.m. 1 a.m. American Morning Craig FergusonHow I Met Your MomGoodfellas ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m. Judge JudyHow I Met Your Mom Phil of the FutureTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.SportsCenterCNN Live TodayStar Trek: VoyagerRock Star: Veronica Mars with Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Supernova Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.US Open TennisMSNBC LiveOprah WinfreyLaw & OrderMovie: <:19>Even Stevens David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.MenÂ’s Doubles Lord of the Rings: Home ImprovementLate Late Show w/3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Finals & Dr. Phil ShowWill & Grace The Return of Moesha Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.WomenÂ’s King of Queens the King DegrassiJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.Semi nals CBS Evening NewsCarol Duval Show TelletubbiesWorld Series5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.ESPNewsBreathing Space Barney and Friends of Poker5:30 a.m. 6 a.m. Fox News LiveTodayCaribbean Workout Sesame Street6 a.m. 6:30 a.m. The Right Fit6:30 a.m. 7 a.m. Studio B withGood EatsBiographyBear in the Big BlueBest Damn Sports7 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Sheppard Smith Unwrapped Marg Helgenberger BlueÂ’s Clues Show Period7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsEbert & RoeperDora the ExplorerGood Morning8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Easy Entertainig E.T.Go, Diego, Go! America 8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.The Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: The Wonder Pets9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.w/ John Gibson Raymond While Justice Little Einsteins9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowAlly McBeal Sleeps Franklin Extreme Homes10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Movie: <:43>Reading RainbowDesigned to Sell10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.NFL Films PresentsABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Parenthood Little EinsteinsLandscape Smart11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.CBS Evening News The Wonder PetsWeekend Handyman11:30 a.m. noonNCAA FootballCountdown withWindow on the AtollBlind DateGo, Diego, Go!MLBnoon 12:30 p.m.Pitt Keith Olbermann Judge JudyMy Wife & Kids Dora the Explorer Phillies12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.at Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightLiving SingleMovie: BlueÂ’s Clues at 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Cincinnati Mad About You Boys on the Slide Bear in the Big BlueMarlins 1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live Sesame Street2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.SportsCenterNews Hour withPassionsDecorating Cents Movie: <:05>Funniest VideosNavy/Marine Corps 3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer The Look for Less Sister Act Funniest AnimalsMail Call3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Baseball TonightSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyThird Watch PokemonNational4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.NFL Live Brit Hume Yu-Gi-Oh! Geographic 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.SportsCenterYour World withWheel of FortuneC.S.I.Scream PlaySpongebobAccess Hollywood5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Fairly Oddparents Weekend5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowHeadline NewsSeinfeldHollywood ShootoutKim PossibleExtreme Makeover:6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.NewsThe SimpsonsE.T. The Proud Family Home Edition6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLBHeadline NewsDeal or No DealAmericaÂ’s MostMovie:Buzz on MaggieThe 44007 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Tigers Tavis Smiley Wanted 50 First Dates Billy and Mandy 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.atBusiness ReportDeal or No DealNCIS The XÂ’sAmerican Chopper8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Twins Nightline Movie: <:54>Hannah Montana8:30 p.m. 9 p.m. Hardball with Primetime: Monk Hollow Man NedÂ’s Declassi edHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Medical Mysteries What I Like About YouNavy/Marine Corps 9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorHeadline NewsWill & Grace Switched! George Lopez10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of QueensDegrassiBernie Mac10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.MLBPrimetime W/ Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie:7th HeavenC.S.I. NY11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Dodgers at Mets The Late ShowColbert Report The Tuxedo11:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 HELP WANTED 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 for contract openings are located online at www.krsjv.com. Job descriptions for other openings are located at Human Resources, Building 700. For information on the process for submitting Requisitions, Authorizations to Hire, Personnel Action Notices, and Internal Job bids, visit the USAKA business web page, then choose Human Resources, and then choose the link to the HR Responsibility Matrix. 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, Quality Systems. Full time. Perform general administrative related tasks. Prepare draft reports, presentation and briefs. Requires general computer skills, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. HR Req. K031293. 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 Reqs. 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. GRAPHICS DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR, Part time exible hours. Must have strong graphic design skills, training and experience. HR Req. K031292. 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, Kwajalein Power Plant. Full time, HR Req. K031124. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK, Service Desk, Planning Dept, HR Req. K031258. RECREATION AIDE I, Roi Community Actvities. Casual position. Enniburr residents should apply to Anthony Stephens. HR Req. K031286. REC AIDE I, Small Boat Marina. Seven hours per week. TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT LEAD, HR Req. 031239. SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, Education Department. HR. Req. K031285. 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. BUYER II, HR. Req. 031539. CAPTAIN, Fire Department, HR Req. 031060. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN, HR Req. 031437. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN III, Two positions. HR Req. 031029 and 031565. CONTRACTS PURCHASES SPECIALIST, HR Req. 031525. DESIGNER/PLANNER IV, HR Req. 031100. DESKTOP ANALYST II, HR Req. 031759. DISPATCHER II, aircraft, HR Req. 030988. ELECTRICIAN II, HR Req. 031116. ELECTRICIAN III/MARINE ELECTRICIAN, HR Req. 030924. ELECTRICIAN III, HR Req. 030854. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN I, HR Req. 031563. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II, Two positions, HR Reqs. 030817 and 031495. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031561. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN III Â– ALTAIR, HR Req. 030669 (Roi-Namur). ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II, Telemetry. Two positions, HR Reqs. 031381 and 031389. ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN 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, Five positions, HR Reqs. 031315, 031157, 031373, 031511 and 031559 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. PROGRAMMER, HR Req. 031067. RF SAFETY SPECIALIST/FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031147. SERVER ADMINISTRTOR II, HR. Req. 031557. SOFTWARE ENGINEER II. CONUS-Lexington, HR Req. 031175. SYSTEMS ENGINEER III. Two positions, HR Reqs. 031481 and 031483. SYSTEM ENGINEER IV, HR. Req. 031555. 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.
The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 11 Night Attention high school juniors, seniors and parents. College night is at 7 p.m., Friday, in the multi-purpose room. The Kwajalein high school planning guide will be presented. A free copy of this very helpful guide is waiting for you. Come learn helpful hints about a successful college planning process. Questions? Call James Bowers, 52011. 031002. COMMUNITY BANK For consideration of employment, submit your resum to the following: www.dodcomm unitybank.com. For more information, contact the personnel department at communityba firstname.lastname@example.org or call the banking center manager at 52292/52142. Community Bank is an equal opportunity employer. TELLER. Three positions. Successful candidates should have previous banking, credit union or cash handling experience. Candidates must also have the ability to quickly and accurately handle transactions, communicate effectively and possess a strong desire to learn. BANKING CENTER SERVICE MANAGER. Full time. Req. 73. WANTEDSURFBOARD of any size or shape, long board or short, must be in surf-ready condition. Call Chris, 52625. SCHOOL SUPPLIES and clothing for Enniburr School students. Clothing includes socks, underwear, baby clothes and tee-shirts for Grade 3 and younger. Classroom decorations needed. Additional supplies could be rst aid kits, snorkel gear and unopened bottles of water. Drop bins located at the Youth Center, elementary school and MacyÂ’s West. Deadline is Friday. Island youth will go door to door to request supplies beginning at 7 p.m., Friday. MINWAX wood stain, red mahogany, as soon as possible. Call David, 52283. FOR SALECOMET KING 20 by 80 binoculars $250; Mac G3 computer with monitor and printer, $150; futon sofa $100; Sony Trinitron 20-inch TV $225; Sony FM receiver STR-DE485 $150; Panasonic vedisc DVD/CD Player $50 and Bose Acoustimass Cube three-speaker system, $300. Call Bill, 53822, home or 53096, work. WOOD FUTON with green mattress $20; entertainment center/tv stand, $20 and partial set of womenÂ’s irons, $20. Call Penni, 58565, home or 58019, work. FENCE, pressure treated lumber, painted white, $500. Call 51322. KWAJ-CONDITION tricycle, no brakes, new tires, $50. Call 52823. 27-INCH TV; 17-inch TV; fence; bookcase; stereo; bathroom shelf; rosewood mini-bar; two kitchen islands and microwave. Call 54544. PCS PLANT sale at Quarters 435-A. CANON iP8500 high quality photo printer, $180. Call John, 52535. COLUMBIA 26-foot sailboat, berglass hull, 5 horsepower Nissan outboard, cradle, mooring and boathouse for $13,000 or best offer. Call 55006. HOBIE CAT, blue hulls, new shrouds and trapeze wire set, $800 or best offer. Call Randy, 53643. DACOR REGULATOR and octopus set-up, with Dacor Omni Pro integrated air dive computer, in pristine condition, $240 and Aqualung Titan regulator and octopus setup, also in immaculate condition, $180. Call 53731. DISH SERVICE for four from Pier 1 imports, hand painted stoneware, $65; Ultra One Touch Plus blood glucose monitor, new, $60; deep fat fryer with extra lter $50; electric skillet with nonstick coating $50; bronze oor lamp, $60 and underwater camera, Canon Sure Shot, $75. Call Tammy, 51229, 4-8 p.m. 21-FOOT BOAT with 225 horsepower Johnson and backup 8 horsepower outboard, boat shack and lot 65, trailer and tools, includes new VHF radio, GPS, DVD/CD and Stereo, $10,900. and Bose 901 series direct re ect speakers with Bose EQ, dark wood, includes Bose speaker stands and manual, $450. Call Herb, 59662. COMMUNITY NOTICESBEGINNING BAND instrument rental meeting will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, in the elementary music room. This is the time to sign up your fth grade child for band and get an instrument. THE YOUTH CENTER will sponsor a pottery class, 3:30-5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14 and 21, at the Hobby Shop. Must be signed up to attend. TEEN CENTER members. There will be a free pottery class at 3:30 p.m. beginning Thursday. Sign up at the Teen Center. There are only six slots available. Stop by the Teen Center or call 53796. BOY SCOUT Troop 314 will be holding a Scout roundup, 7-8 p.m., Thursday, at the Scout Hut at the Community Activities Center. All boys interested in joining Scouts should attend to sign up. Parents of Scouts should attend to get an overview of this yearÂ’s Scouting plan and to complete the required forms with their boy. The rst campout is in mid-September so donÂ’t miss this meeting. Questions? Call John Vannoy, 51382 or Greg Hogan, 53808. MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS will meet at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, in the Religious Education Building to restructure the program for the year. Childcare will be provided. For more information contact Michele, 52791. MOPS is sponsored by Island Memorial Chapel. THE UNIVERSITY OF Maryland has extended the registration for Term I until Friday. To make an appointment, call Jane, 52800. THE KWAJALEIN Art Guild will be offering an informal calligraphy workshop. The workshop will take place at 1 p.m., on Sept. 11, 18 and 25, at the KAG building. There will be supplies available for purchase. Questions? Call Shaunna, 52400. The Kwajalein Community Band will begin rehearsals, 7:30-8:45 p.m., on Sept. 12, in the high school music room and will rehearse weekly on Tuesdays, September through May. Adults with previous band experience are encouraged to join. For more information, call Dick Shields, 51684 or 52011 or e-mail at email@example.com NESTBUILDERS, a newcomers group offering fellowship and support for new ladies to the island going through moving transition, will be 9:30-11 p.m., Sept. 13, at Dome 179. Questions? Call Carol, 52940. FORMER ROTARIANS. Do you know about eclubs? You can be a Rotarian now anywhere you live. Call Rev. John Sheehan, Roman Catholic priest at 52116 or 54535, to learn more about the latest developments in Rotary International and how you can keep up your Rotary membership and service. PARENTS IN BLENDED families: We face unique parenting challenges, nancial situations, and housing issues. Sometimes, these challenges are frustrating and confusing for family members. If youÂ’d like a safe place to discuss these issues and share your experiences, contact me at kwaj.blend firstname.lastname@example.org. RELAY FOR LIFE welcomes two new teams from Kwajalein Police Department and Kwajalein Fire Department. Call Lee, 53789.
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 Weather courtesy of Tonight: Mostly clear with 20 percent chance of showers. Winds: S-WSW at 3-7knots Thursday: Mostly sunny with 20 percent chance of showers. Winds: NE-E at 3-7 knots.Friday: Partly sunny with 30 percent chance of showers. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots. Saturday: Partly cloudy with 50 percent chance of showers. Winds: NE-SE at 4-8 knots. Annual rain total: 53.11 inches Annual deviation: -7.30 inchesFor updated forecasts, call 54700 or visit www.rts-wx.com. Sun Â Moon Â Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideThurs 6:40 a.m./6:54 p.m. 6:30 p.m./5:46 a.m. 3:46 a.m., 5.0Â’ 10:08 a.m., 1.0Â’ 4:12 p.m., 4.3Â’ 10:09 p.m., 0.9Â’ Fri 6:40 a.m./6:54 p.m. 7:17 p.m./6:44 a.m. 4:23 a.m., 5.2Â’ 10:41 a.m., 1.2Â’ 4:46 a.m., 4.7Â’ 10:47 p.m., 1.1Â’ Sat 6:40 a.m./6:53 p.m. 8:04 p.m./7:40 a.m. 4:59 a.m., 5.2Â’ 11:13 a.m., 1.2Â’ 5:20 p.m., 4.8Â’ 11:25 p.m., 1.0Â’ RTS WeatherFLAGS, from Page 2 side of a mountain in Afghanistan, where the bleep do they get American, Israeli and British ags to burn? And if thatÂ’s not enough to wonder about, do you remember the riots over the cartoons of Mohammed printed in Danish newspapers? They were burning and stomping on Danish ags all over the Islamic world. Where the heck did those come from? Do people in Baghdad and Tehran and Jakarta happen to have spare Danish ags in their closets? You know, just in case Denmark ever made them mad? I mean, donÂ’t you wonder about stuff like that? I do. Well . after IÂ’ve had my prescription lled. But hey . .what was I talking about? Oh, yeah. I mean, like, you know, somebody is getting rich selling a lot of ags in those countries. ThereÂ’s probably more American, Israeli and British ags in Tehran than there are in New York, Tel Aviv and London. Somewhere, thereÂ’s gotta be a business called HassanÂ’s Â‘Riot FlagsÂ’ company. I can just see the ads they must run in the local newspapers Â— Come to HassanÂ’s for the best prices on in del and those in their sections, on my team. Our K9 section also deserves some recognition. Recently it provided an enjoyable K9 capabilities demonstration to the 4th grade class of Kwajalein Elementary School. Great job, KPD K9 section! I am excited to say that KPD hosted a quarterly Joint Area Law Enforcement Council meeting. Many positive things were discussed which will lead to a tremendous cooperative relationship between KPD, Kwajalein Atoll Local Government Police and the Republic of the Marshall Islands National Police agencies. Important points of our discussions dealt with the need to conduct additional water safety courses on ags Â— guaranteed ammable Â— soaked in gasoline for a nominal fee Â— our ags are suitable for Â‘spontaneousÂ’ riots, protests and/or storming of American and/or Israeli/British/Danish or whoever-has-made-us-mad today embassies Â— HassanÂ’s is not responsible if youÂ’re too stupid to light ags without setting yourself on re Â— remember, HassanÂ’s makes the very best in del Â‘riotÂ’ ags in the Middle East Â— donÂ’t get caught in our riots without one Â— come down to HassanÂ’s and get your ags to burn today Â—absolutely no refunds!Now, I donÂ’t like to see American ags or the ags of our allies burned and disrespected, but you gotta admit, Hassan must be doing one heck of a business. If heÂ’d go public and get on the New York Stock Exchange, no telling what the guy could rake in. As patriotic as some American companies are, heÂ’d nd all kinds of partners, IÂ’ll bet. Who am I kidding? If there really is a HassanÂ’s, itÂ’s probably run by some guy named Lefty in Newark, New Jersey. Probably lives next door to Tony Soprano. Oh man, I gotta get my prescription re lled! I wonder what IÂ’ll wonder about tonight.Ebeye for both the taxi boat service operators and those owning and operating private vessels. The course will emphasize the requirements for all boat operators who intend to use KwajaleinÂ’s port, but will also focus on practicing safety tips regardless of where the operators are operating their vessels. KPD is in the process of having key portions of the boating safety regulation translated into Marshallese, so that all of the operators/ students can take a personal copy to refer to. Corporately, all of the law enforcement agencies represented are concerned about the safety and welfare of their citizens. I am excited at the prospect of our two communitiesÂ’ law enforcement agencies coming together for the purpose of creating a joint police academy. KPD is looking forward to creating this school designed speci cally for the protection and service each department provides its community. Additionally, all area police departments will host a Town Hall meeting on Ebeye in the future to discuss community relations. This is a banner week for KPD, as we also welcome three new members entering our of cer orientation course. As a community, I hope you will help me welcome Bruce McKnight, Paul Evans and John Craddock. They are welcome additions to our great department, and I know they are anxious to be in your service. Until next time, be safe, be well and continue to look out for each other! CHIEF, 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 sandra.miller @smdck.smdc.army.mil or call her at 51404.