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The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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The Kwajalein Hourglass J J a n A b r a m s c h e c k s o u t m e r c h a n d i s e a t t h e M a r s h a l l e s e T r a d e F a i r h e l d an Abrams checks out merchandise at the Marshallese Trade Fair held M o n d a y a t t h e P a c i c C l u b F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 4 Monday at the Paci c Club. For more, see Page 4. ( P h o t o b y J J K l e i n ) (Photo by J.J. Klein) 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

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass USAKA Persons of the Week 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: hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.milCommanding 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 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. In the Sept. 13 issue, the names of several Ebeye government of cials were listed inaccurately. The correct names are: Capt. Raney Bolkeim, Prosecutor Davidson Jajo and City Administrator, Aeto Bantol. The Hourglass regrets the error.Water sports safety rules should be followed Back row, Sandy Herrington, Christine Gregoire and Suzan Scruton and in the front row, Pam Duffy and Karen Heath of the Kwajalein Police Department Administrative Staff comprise a tightly knit unit, which runs like a nely tuned machine. Unfortunately, most employees are unaware of what the administrative staff accomplishes for the department behind the scenes. However, their hard work on a daily basis plays a crucial role in achieving KPD mission success. (Not pictured, Debbie Kirby and Brandon Ridens.)I begin the Chief’s Corner this week by welcoming three new of cers to the Kwajalein Police Department family. Help me welcome Jacob Miller, Bryan Mesey and Elizabeth Wiggins, who is returning to Kwajalein. Many of you may remember her. Each of cer comes to the island with diverse backgrounds and experience. With their arrival, KPD continues to grow to better serve you, our island residents and neighbors. We at KPD have real care and concern for all of our residents and those who work here every day. As a former Soldier responsible for the Soldiers entrusted to me, I was continually providing safety brie ngs that I know my Soldiers rarely appreciated. Until they found themselves in a situation where the safety brie ng “rang true” in their ears and perhaps helped them avoid a dangerous situation. Many of us in our day-to-day duties accept a certain amount of risk which is the nature of the work we perform. It only stands to reason that everything should be done always to minimize that risk for the sake of ourselves and all those who work around us. To purposely add needless risk only invites disaster. What applies to work also applies to our play and recreation, speci cally in the various water sport activities that are offered on Kwajalein. Each water sport bears a measure of risk, which with precautions and operating inside the guidelines established in the USAKA regulations, can mean fun and excitement for all involved. There are a few, not many, who take the regulatory mandates to their extreme, perhaps even going over the edge of violating them. These types of violators add greater risk to an already risky activity. In all cases that I have seen, the additional risk was never worth the safety or life of someone. Regret becomes the most prevailing emotion when someone is harmed resulting from a violation of the regulations.Established rules and regulations have been imposed for a purpose. They are not just words of rule to prohibit anyone from enjoying their particular water sport. My experience shows that these regulations were established due to an event that did in fact result in serious injuries or worse. Experience also shows that when an accident happens due to fool hardy, over-the-top risk taking, it affects everyone. Usually, command decisions are made to prohibit that activity, and it is usually for a signi cant length of time. The unsafe, ignorant actions of a few affect the opportunity for the rest of us to enjoy the water sports we all love. My encouragement to all is to read or re-read the regulation that governs your favorite water sport. KPD cannot ignore violators or turn a blind eye to those who are in violation of the regulations we are chartered to enforce. Ignorance of the rules and regulations is often a defense, but it won’t be accepted as an excuse for anyone found to be in violation. As fellow residents, I ask you to report violations to KPD. Please do not allow those few who feel it necessary to operate outside of the rules to ruin an opportunity for you and the rest of the community to enjoy your favorite water sports. Until next time, be safe, be well and continue to look out for each other! Correction

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 CafŽ Paci c patrons go through the serving line during lunch. 3Dining services responds to customer suggestions, complaintsCafŽ Paci c follow-up meeting held Saturday By J.J. KleinReporterDining services managers held a follow-up open forum for unaccompanied meal cardholders at the Caf Paci c on Saturday evening. The meeting, facilitated by Dining Services manager Steve Cummings and attended by Residential Dining Service manager, Dave Nobis and Retail Dining Services manager, Jennifer Aakre, detailed Kwajalein Range Service responses to customer suggestions and complaints. “We want to serve you the way you want to be served,” said Cummings. “What you want on the menu will be on the menu, and what you don’t want on the menu won’t be on the menu. We really want to move in the direction you want to go.”Meal cardholders at this second meeting were given an after action report listing 37 customer comments of the initial meeting and the course of action implemented or addressed within the last two weeks.Working through the punch list of customer comments, Cummings traded quips with the approximately 50 people gathered who offered appreciation for many of the changes implemented and continued to add very speci c dining hall requests. Some requests by patrons called for more Sloppy Joe nights, and more romaine lettuce and less iceberg lettuce in the salad bar. “The last two weeks the word on the street has been very positive, and I’ve got to say this series of comments and responses is most impressive,” said Father John Sheehan. “There are very few places that I’ve been that there’s been this much immediate response and listening to people.” Following the initial meeting, Dining Services managers met daily to begin implementing new processes, improvements and changes. One change was the discontinuation of using butter and margarine in vegetable preparation, and making these condiments available for individual use. Meal cardholders should have noticed an immediate response to their requests, beginning the Sunday after the rst open forum. Diners should have noticed an increase in the availability of fresh fruit and wheat bread. The actions undertaken to reduce the price of take-out food from $2 to $1, effective Sunday, could not assuage the emotions surrounding this hot-button issue. Meal cardholders continued to have issues with not only the cost of takeout, but the time spent waiting to be served. Dining Services estimated two full-time staff members would be needed to monitor the takeout line and would consider heading in that direction in the future. The upcoming weeks will bring more changes to Caf Paci c, according to Cummings. While customers have complained of the lack of a supervisory presence on the food line, KRS maintains “a oor supervisor is on site at all times,” but will now be easily identi ed. All oor supervisors will be identi ed by the burgundy KRS baseball cap they will now wear.KRS is hiring a certi ed nutritionist to develop healthy menus and resolve the special dietary needs of diners with diabetes, weight control, heart problems and other issues.“We would welcome participation in the menu development process,” said Cummings, “and we look forward to the formation of a residential dining committee.”Meal cardholders left the forum prepared to organize into a representational committee, meeting with KRS Dining Services on a monthly basis to continue the response to dining facilities issues. Diners expressed satisfaction with the responses to date but still seeing room for improvement. As meal cardholder Ken Hulme commented, “Keep it up and kick it up a notch.” "The last two weeks the word on the street has been very positive, and I've got to say this series of comments and responses is most impressive. There are very few places that I've been that there's been this much immediate response and listening to people." Father John Sheehan

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass Bill Maludrick sells fresh produce to Sandy Shimaoka, left and Mary Norris during the Marshallese Trade Fair on Monday. (Photos by J.J. Klein and Sandy Miller)4By Alan Taylor,RMI Relations Specialist Monday morning ushered in the third Marshallese Trade Fair, sponsored by the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and the Republic of the Marshall Islands Ministry of Resource and Development. With over 50 vendors and a wide variety of indigenously produced, caught and grown products, the fair had a little bit of something for everyone. The event commenced with remarks by the USAKA Commander Col. Stevenson L. Reed and the RMI Minister of Resource and Development, the Honorable John Silk, complementing the Marshallese vendors on their craftsmanship and urging island residents to enjoy the fruits of these labors. Col. Reed, in his remarks, highlighted the trade fair’s importance as not only a chance to purchase local goods, but as an opportunity to bring together two communities. “This third annual event illustrates the commitment and teamwork of two great nations,” Reed said. “As you purchase these superb gifts, consider the hard work and skill crafted in the handiwork.” But the fair was not just handicrafts alone. Traditional weavers from Ebeye methodically fashioned baskets, hats and mobiles from fresh palm fronds for waiting Kwaj residents. Farmers from Majuro and Arno displayed their locally-grown produce, including a wide variety of bananas, squash, corn, eggplant, cucumbers and papayas. Vendors also sold a multitude of coconut oil products, dresses, and there was even the opportunity to buy Marshallese CDs produced by local musicians. The biggest and fastest seller though was fresh sh and lobster. “The demand for sh was amazing,” the Director of M a r s h a l l e s e T r a d e F a i r d e l i v e r s Marshallese Trade Fair delivers f r e s h f i s h v e g e t a b l e s h a n d i c r a f t s fresh fish, vegetables, handicraftsAnnual event demonstrates teamwork, brings our two communities together

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 5 Leann Clayton, left, and C.J. Switzer admire the quality of the handicrafts available during the trade fair Monday. Host Nation Activities Of ce Maj. Jeff Klein, said. “The lobster was gone in the rst ve minutes, and the rest of the sh sold out within the next half hour.” Due to the demand overseas, the trade fair was only able to get about 1,000 pounds of the requested 3,000 pounds of yellow n tuna. “Next year we will try to do something different to make sure everyone who wants sh gets sh,” stated Klein. “The biggest issue is we have to compete with COSTCO and the Japanese market for sh. That is problematic for us, but great for the Marshall Islands.” In the end, everyone seemed to walk away satis ed. Kwajalein residents were able to purchase very high quality products at a good price, and the Marshallese vendors sold most of their goods for a reasonable pro t. “This is the third year I have been involved with the Marshallese Trade Fair,” stated Minister Silk. “And each year, it gets better and better.” Bill Clancy shops for baskets, sold by Risen James, to send home to relatives. Fresh sh was the most popular item of the day and sold out quickly. Mike Zeitzman checks out a small handicraft at the trade fair.

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 Students take part in coastal clean-up By J.J. KleinReporterThe next time Tyler DeCoster, 12, nds an empty soda can carelessly dumped on Emon Beach he knows exactly what he will do; he will pick it up and throw it in the trash can. DeCoster knows rsthand the consequences of letting a beach become a dump site. He spent two hours on Monday cleaning up a one-mile stretch of beach on Gugeegue. Students from Kwajalein Atoll High School on Gugeegue and the Kwajalein High School Marshall Islands Club partnered to participate in the International Coastal Cleanup event clearing debris from the coastlines of the Gugeegue lagoon and ocean. The 290 students were part of a global initiative to clear trash from coastlines, rivers and lakes worldwide held the third weekend each September and organized by the Ocean Conservancy. The Ocean Conservancy is a non-pro t ocean advocacy group dedicated to protecting diverse ocean ecosystems through education, inspiration, science and research. Thirty students from the MIC club met up with their Marshallese peers and were handed trash bags, gloves and data sheets. Two sweaty hours later they had collected 250 pounds of garbage, aluminum soda cans and plastic making up a signi cant portion of the 100 trash bags ready for the dump on Ebeye. A car dashboard won the prize for most unusual piece of debris. Pair up the dashboard with the muf er, tires and other car parts found on Gugeegue and you might be able to drive away in your own automobile. “I gured it would be a lot of work, but it ended up fun,” said DeCoster. “It makes me feel good because I’m helping other people.” What sets this volunteer effort apart from other clean up events after beaches and waterways have been cleared is the Ocean Conservancy’s answer to the question, “Now what?” “The Ocean Conservancy has collected data from around the world for the last two decades,” said Eric Nelson, a Marshalls Island Club advisor. “We [the students] are not just collecting trash, we are recording how much, and of what type. This data can be used to make meaningful policy decisions that could improve the quality of the world’s oceans.” Students enrolled in the Natural History of Micronesia class at KHS will compile the data and send it off to the Ocean Conservancy to be included in the 2006 International Data report. This same class, as participants of a Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots local chapter, will send before and after photos to the parent organization as one of its local ecology improvement projects. Each year the clean up event grows reaching more states and countries, and people according to an Ocean Conservancy fact sheet, add the Republic of the Marshall Islands to that list. “To my knowledge this is the rst time any country in Micronesia has participated,” said Nelson. “Hawaii and French Polynesia are the current closest participants.” Kwajalein’s involvement in the cleanup event went from idea to reality in three really short weeks. Nelson and MIC Co-Advisor Christi Davis planned the Gugeegue event to provide their students with the opportunity to understand that even as young people they can work together to have a bene cial impact on their community. Their second goal, said Nelson, was to have the students see “what life on the neighboring islands is like; to help them understand more about the corner of the world in which they live. “For a rst effort it was successful,” said Nelson. “I was really happy at how much social action was generated. I think we built up a level of competency that we could do more and do it better, and even have more fun doing it.”Getting trashy Student Crossing Guard Victoria Madore, 10, halts bicycle traf c at the intersection of Lagoon Road and Third Street during the lunchtime rush hour. Her mission is keeping the streets of Kwajalein safe for tiny cycling daredevils. Madore got a little guidance on rules of the road from Kwajalein Police Of cer Tiffany Twilley. Madore is one of 15 elementary school students participating in the School-Age Crossing Guard program launched on Tuesday. Crossing guards will direct traf c on Lagoon Road between Third and Fourth Streets at 11:30 a.m. everyday during the school week. (Photo by J.J. Klein) The mission: safe streets

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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 TimemidnightNFL ReplayToday Show The Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.) Kim PossibleWithout A Tracemidnight 12:30 a.m.Week 1 Late Late Show Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:45>The Proud Family 12:30 a.m. 1 a.m. American Morning with Craig Ferguson The Dead Zone Stars & Stripes Zack and CodyPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.NFL ReplayJudge Judy Forever Naturally SadieTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.Week 2 CNN NewsroomStargate SG-1 Criminal Minds Everwood W/ Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m. Backstage PassLate Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveOprah WinfreyThe West WingMovie:Even Stevens David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Spider-Man 2 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.Best Damn SportsAFNewsCBS Evening NewsCarol Duval ShowMovie: <:22>TeletubbiesWWE Raw!5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Show Period Headline NewsESPNewsBreathing Space The Suburbans Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.MLBFox News LiveTodayCaribbean Workout Sesame Street6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Teams TBD The Right Fit6:30 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 ExplorerThe Final Score8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Food 911Entertainment TonightGo, Diego, Go!Headline News8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.Around the HornThe Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: Connie the CowGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.PTI w/ John Gibson Raymond Identity Theft Miss Spider America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. PhilAlly McBeal Franklin10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:44>Reading Rainbow10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLBABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Electric Horseman Miss SpiderOne Tree Hill11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Teams TBD CBS Evening News Connie the Cow11:30 a.m. noonCountdown withAccess HollywoodGirlfriendsGo, Diego, Go!Veronica Marsnoon 12:30 p.m.Keith Olbermann Judge JudyLiving SingleDora the Explorer12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightMy Wife & KidsMovie:BlueÂ’s CluesThe Closer1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You Moulin Rouge Bear in the Big Blue1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.MLBLou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live Sesame StreetE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Indians 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.at News Hour withPassionsMy First PlaceMovie: <:18>Funniest VideosAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.AÂ’s Jim Lehrer ThatÂ’s Clever! Jurassic Park III Funniest AnimalsJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Special Report withOprah WinfreyThird WatchPokemonMy Wife & Kids4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.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.SportsCenterWorld News NowHeadline NewsSeinfeldBackstage PassKim PossibleX-Play6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.ATS/Regional 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.Tigers Tavis SmileyGirlfriends Under the Tuscan Zoey 1017:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportFear FactorVeronica Mars Sun Gilmore Girls Wheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.White Sox Nightline Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball withWithout a TraceThe CloserMovie: <:08>Even StevensThe Daily Show9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews After the Sunset Home ImprovementColbert 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:7th HeavenBones11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NFL LiveThe Late ShowColbert Report The Hurricane11:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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 TimemidnightNFL ReplayToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (Cont.) Kim PossibleC.S.I. Miamimidnight 12:30 a.m.Week 3 Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien The Hurricane The Proud Family12:30 a.m. 1 a.m. American Morning Craig Ferguson One Tree HillMovie: <:26>UnfabulousPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.NFL ReplayJudge Judy Batman: Mask of Zoey 101Tonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.Week 4 CNN NewsroomStargate SG-1Veronica Mars the Phantasm Gilmore Girls with Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m. Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.SportsCenterMSNBC LiveOprah WinfreyThe CloserMovie:Even Stevens David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Under the Tuscan Home ImprovementLate Late Show w/3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Baseball TonightDr. Phil ShowWill & Grace Sun Moesha Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.NFL LiveKing of Queens DegrassiJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.Real Sports withCBS Evening NewsCarol Duval ShowMovie: <:08>TeletubbiesThe Ultimate5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Bryant Gumbel ESPNewsBreathing Space After the Sunset Barney & Friends Fighter 35:30 a.m. 6 a.m.The Hot ListFox News LiveTodayCaribbean Workout Sesame StreetThe Contender6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.The Sports List The Right Fit6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Outside the LinesStudio B withGood EatsTrue HollywoodBear in the Big BlueBest Damn Sports7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.NFL Live Sheppard Smith Unwrapped Story BlueÂ’s Clues Show Period7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.MLBThe Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBackstage PassDora the ExplorerThe Final Score8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Orioles Low Carb & LovinÂ’ ItEntertainment TonightGo, Diego, Go!Headline News8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.at The Big StoryThe ViewRaymondMovie: The WigglesGood Morning9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Tigers w/ John Gibson Raymond Miracle at Higglytown Heroes America9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.Around the ServicesDr. Phil ShowAlly McBeal Midnight Franklin10 a.m. 10:30 a.m. NBC Nightly NewsMovie: <:43>Reading Rainbow10:30 a.m. 11 a.m. ESPN PreGAMEABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Legends of the Higglytown HeroesHow I Met Your Mom11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.NCAA FootballCBS Evening News Fall The WigglesHow I Met Your Mom11:30 a.m. noonVirginia Countdown withAccess HollywoodGirlfriends Go, Diego, Go!Next Top Modelnoon 12:30 p.m.at Keith Olbermann Judge JudyLiving SingleDora the Explorer (120 min.)12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Georgia Tech Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightMy Wife & KidsMovie: BlueÂ’s Clues1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You The French Bear in the Big Blue1:30 p.m. 2 p.m. Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril Live LieutenantÂ’s Sesame StreetE.R.2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.SportsCenter Woman 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.News Hour withPassionsDesign on a DimeMovie: <:18>Funniest VideosAccess Hollywood3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Style Star Reality Bites Funniest AnimalsJudge Judy3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Baseball TonightSpecial Report withOprah WinfreyThird WatchPokemonMy Wife & Kids4 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.Biography:SpongebobNFL Total Access5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto Jeopardy Sean Penn Fairly Oddparents5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.World News NowHeadline NewsSeinfeldBackstoriesKim PossibleX-Play6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.ATS/Regional NewsThe SimpsonsEntertainment TonightThe Proud FamilyCheat6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLB<:15> Paci c Report The Of ce/ (:25) Old Christine How I Met Your MomMovie:ThatÂ’s So RavenThird Watch7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Cardinals Tavis Smiley Window on the Atoll(7:50pm) How I Met Your MomUptown Girls Phil of the Future7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportBones Next Top Model Veronica Mars Wheel of Fortune8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Astros Nightline (120 min.) Movie: <:47>Jeopardy8:30 p.m. 9 p.m. Hardball with C.S.I.: Miami Finding Forrester Even StevensThe Daily Show9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Home ImprovementColbert Report9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorHeadline News Will & Grace MoeshaOprah WinfreyÂ’s10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of QueensDegrassi LegendsÂ’ Ball10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Inside the NFLToday Show W/ Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie: 7th HeavenSurvivor:11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.The Late ShowColbert Report Get Over It Cook Islands11:30 p.m. a friend

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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 TimemidnightPGAToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.) Kim PossiblePrimetime: midnight 12:30 a.m.36th Ryder Cup Late Late Show w/ Conan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:40>The Proud Family Medical Mysteries12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.Europe American Morning Craig FergusonHow I Met Your MomDonnie Brasco ThatÂ’s So RavenPaci c Report1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.vs. Judge JudyHow I Met Your Mom Phil of the FutureTonight Show1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.U.S.A. CNN NewsroomStargate SG-1Next T op ModelVe ronica Mars with Jay Leno2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.(120 min.) Late Show with2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.MSNBC LiveOprah WinfreyMovie:Even Stevens David Letterman3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Uptown Girls Home ImprovementLate Late Show w/3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Dr. Phil ShowWill & Grace Moesha Craig Ferguson4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.King of QueensMovie: <:47>DegrassiJudge Judy4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.CBS Evening NewsCarol Duval Show Finding Forrester TeletubbiesWorld 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 EatsBiography:Bear in the Big BlueBest Damn Sports7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Sheppard Smith Unwrapped Sean Penn BlueÂ’s Clues Show Period7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.The Situation RoomSesame Street30 Minute MealsBackstoriesDora the ExplorerGood Morning8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Easy EntertainigEntertainment TonightGo, 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 Danielle SteelÂ’s Little Einsteins9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.SportsCenterAround the ServicesDr. Phil ShowAlly McBeal Secrets Franklin Extreme Homes10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Movie: <:49>Reading RainbowDesigned to Sell10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.MLB ABC World NewsE.R.E! News Live Hot Shots Little EinsteinsGroundbreakers11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Cardinals CBS Evening News The Wonder PetsWeekend Handyman11:30 a.m. noonat Countdown withWindow on the AtollGirlfriendsGo, Diego, Go!NCAA Footballnoon 12:30 p.m.Astros Keith Olbermann Judge JudyLiving SingleBackstage PassDora the Explorer Northwestern12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGuiding LightMy Wife & KidsMovie: BlueÂ’s Clues at 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Mad About You Philadelphia Bear in the Big Blue Nevada1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.MLB Lou Dobbs TonightGeneral HospitalEmeril LiveSesame Street2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Angels 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.at News Hour withPassionsDecorating Cents Movie: <:20>Funniest VideosNavy/Marine Corps 3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.AÂ’s Jim Lehrer The Look for Less Fire Birds Funniest AnimalsMail Call3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.Special Report withOprah WinfreyThird Watch PokemonNational4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.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.ATS/Regional NewsThe SimpsonsEntertainment TonightThe Proud Family Home Edition6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.MLBHeadline NewsOprah WinfreyÂ’sAmericaÂ’s MostMovie:Buzz on MaggieThe 44007 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Giants Tavis Smiley LegendsÂ’ BallWanted The Rookie Grim Adventures 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.at Business ReportSurvivor:NCIS The XÂ’sAmerican Chopper8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Brewers Nightline Cook Islands Hannah Montana8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Hardball with Primetime: Monk Movie: <:20>NedÂ’s Declassi edHeadline News9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Chris MatthewsMedical Mysteries BreakinÂ’ AllWhat I Like About YouNavy/Marine Corps 9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterOÂ’Reilly FactorHeadline News Will & Grace the Rules Switched! Deal or No Deal10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Tonight ShowKing of QueensDegrassi10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Baseball TonightPrimetime W/ Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie:7th HeavenTBD11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.NFL LiveThe Late ShowColbert Report True Lies11:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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, 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. 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. RECREATION AIDE I, Roi Community Actvities. Casual position. Enniburr residents should apply to Anthony Stephens. HR Req. K031286. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST, Education Services. Casual position. HR Req. K031299. SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, Education Department. HR. Req. K031285. TECHNICAL WRITER, Con guration and Data Management Department. Casual position. Must have Microsoft Of ce skills and previous technical writing experience. HR Req. K031298. TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT LEAD, HR Req. 031239. TRAFFIC AGENT, Air eld Operations. Full time. HR Req. K031166. KRS CONTRACT POSITIONS APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/ PROGRAMMER I, HR Req. 031323. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/ PROGRAMMER III, HR Req. 031321. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYST/SENIOR PROGRAMMER, HR Req. 031319. 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. COORDINATOR REMOTE LAUNCH SITES, HR Req. 031583. 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 – 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, Five positions, HR Reqs. 031054, 031056, 031082, 031084 and 031124. 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. NETWORK ENGINEER I-MO, HR Req. 031455. NETWORK ENGINEER II–MO, HR Req. 031227. OPERATIONS TEST DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031485. OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. Two positions, HR Reqs. 031463 and 031479. OPTICS TECHNICIAN III. Three positions, HR Reqs. 031461, 031459 and 031595. The 36th annual Kwaj Open starts Oct. 1. Event schedule is as follows:• Sept. 30, tee-off social at the Vets’ Hall • Oct. 1-2, rst round • Oct. 2, one club tournament • 4:30 p.m., Oct. 3, mixed horserace • 4:30 p.m., Oct. 4, chip, putt and long drive • 4:30 p.m., Oct. 5, men’s horserace • 4:30 p.m., Oct 7, match play putting • Oct. 8-9. second round • 7 p.m., Oct. 9, banquetGolf pro Mark Koepke will give lessons and clinics throughout the week. To sign up or for tickets, call Anne Hosti, 51445.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 11 PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK I, Automotive. Full time, HR Req. K031250. PROGRAMMER, HR Req. 031067. PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031591. 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. 031002. COMMUNITY BANK For consideration of employment, submit your resum to the following: www.dodcommunity bank.com. For more information, contact the personnel department at communitybank.recr uiting@bankofamerica.com 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. Fulltime. Req. 73. 3D RTS WEATHER STATION ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN. Training and experience in radar maintenance and repair is critical; work with weather radars is preferred. 3D maintenance technicians survey, install, maintain and repair a wide variety of scienti c instrumentation and communications systems. Background in telemetry, analog and digital circuitry, PC and LINUX/UNIX operating systems highly desired. 3D is an equal opportunity employer and offers a highly competitive salary and bene ts package. For more information, call 51508 WANTEDOLD CRUTCHES. Call David, 52283, work, or 54698, home. LOSTWIRE RIM prescription bi-focal glasses. Call 54186. OAKLEY SUNGLASSES. Call 52567. MAUI JIM sunglasses, brown with black case, close to bakery on Sept. 8. Call Lita, 53395 or 55482. FOUNDBOOGIE BOARD, Monday, at Emon Beach. Call 51576 or 59188. FOR SALEALUMINUM-FRAMED road bike, 26-inch, with aluminum rims, stainless steel spokes and cables, plus two canvas saddle bags, extra tires, tubes and cables, $800. Call 53718 or 53364. FISHER PRICE Jumperoo, $40; baby bath seat, $20; bathing sling, $5; one case of Huggies, size 3, $45; Enfamil formula, makes 278 ounces, $35; popons building set with carrying case, $20; Infantino front pack, $10 and little nursery tent, $20. Call Hollie, 50167. GRACO INFANT carseat with base, $45; nursing pillow, $15 and ultra exersaucer, $50. Call 52642. COMMUNITY NOTICESTHE FIRST School Advisory Council will be at 7 p.m., tonight, in the elementary music room. The public is invited. Questions? Call 53761. AMERICAN LEGION Post 44 will meet at 6:30 p.m., tonight at the VetsÂ’ Hall. All veterans are welcome. Chili will be provided. Questions? Call Doug Hepler, 52681. THE MANDATORY island orientation is at 1 p.m., Wednesday, in Community Activities Center Room 1. It is required for all new island arrivals. It is not recommended for family members under 10. Questions? Call 51134. L o s Los E l e g a n t e s Elegantes 8 P M S E P T 3 0 8 P.M., SEPT. 30, R O I T R A D E W I N D S ROI TRADEWINDS T H E A T E R THEATER 7 P M O C T 1 7 P.M., OCT. 1, E M O N B E A C H EMON BEACHTHE AMERICAN LEGION Auxiliary womenÂ’s group will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at the VetsÂ’ Hall. All members should attend. Any women interested in this patriotic organization are welcome to attend. Questions? Call Amy, 52681. DURING VESSEL operations, tentatively scheduled for Sept. 27-28, the Supply and Marine Department areas, between 6th and 8th Streets and Supply and Marine Roads, are off limits to pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle/equipment traf c. Only Supply and Marine Department personnel will be allowed access into these areas. Barricades/caution tapes will be erected at all of these points. TUESDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL. Watch the teams of the week at the Yuk Club. Hot dogs for $2, pizza slices for $1.50 and nachos for $2 available at game time. Domestic and imported beer available. Club opens at 6:30 p.m.8 p.m., Oct. 3, Yuk Club. Tobe Hixx Jelisa Castrodale Andre Holloway Laugh! ThatÂ’s an order!

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 Weather courtesy of Tonight: Mostly clear with widely scattered showers, mainly late. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots Thursday: Variably sunny with scattered showers. Winds: NE-E at 5-10 knots.Friday: Partly sunny with showers likely. Winds: ENE-ESE at 6-12 knots. Saturday: Variably sunny with scattered showers. Winds: E-SE at 4-8 knots. Annual rain total: 56.26 inches Annual deviation: -9.67 inchesFor updated forecasts, call 54700 or visit www.rts-wx.com. Sun  Moon  Tides Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tideThurs 6:39 a.m./6:46 p.m. 5:29 a.m./5:58 p.m. 3:42 a.m., 4.2’ 9:57 a.m., 0.4’ 4:01 p.m., 3.9’ 9:58 p.m., 0.4’ Fri 6:39 a.m./6:46 p.m. 6:12 a.m./6:34 p.m. 4:06 a.m., 4.4’ 10:17 a.m., 0.6’ 4:22 p.m., 4.2’ 10:24 p.m., 0.5’ Sat 6:39 a.m./6:46 p.m. 6:54 a.m./7:08 p.m. 4:30 a.m., 4.5’ 10:17 a.m., 0.6’ 4:45 p.m., 4.4’ 10:24 p.m., 0.5’RTS Weather FA S H I O N A B L E EV E N I N G FASHIONABLE EVENING If New York can have fashion week, then Kwajalein can have a fashion night. Jennifer Aakre, left, strolled down the catwalk modeling stylish out ts from the Bargain Bazaar. The Yokwe Yuk Women's Club kicked off its annual membership drive with a poolside fashion show at the adult pool Monday evening. Twelve island beauties from the Kwajalein High School and YYWC struck a pose for the audience showing off everything from silky leopard print lingerie to maternity wear. Chic shoppers on island know the Bargain Bazaar is the place to shop. Managed by volunteers of the YYWC, the Bargain Bazaar raised $17,000 from sales of donated clothing and household items last year. (Photo by Lee Craker) Anne Hosti sinks a putt to put her team in contention for the Chaplain's Cup. Seventy- ve golfers participated in the Chaplain's Cup Golf Tournament, a best ball tourney, on Monday morning. First place went to the team of Jim Hall, Jeff Jones, Kenny Leines and Jim Stepchew. The winning team members will have their names inscribed on the distinctive Chaplain's Cup trophy, a golf ball wedged into a unique piece of coral donated by Ken Hulme. The golf tournament, sponsored by the Chaplain's of ce and supported by Bob Butz and Community Activities, was a fundraiser to purchase 1,000 Marshallese Bibles. "We had hoped to raise about $1,000 from this event," said the Rev. Rick Funk. "Our initial estimate is that we raised about $1,400." Prizes included a bicycle for a hole in one no takers, two putters and golf covers, ten DVD rentals and more. In a best ball tournament all players shoot from the same spot and then take their next shot from the best ball in play. (Photo by J.J. Klein) The Chaplain’s cup