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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 G a v i n O h l e r l e f t a n d b i g b r o t h e r T r i s t a n d r o p t h e i r l e t t e r s i n S a n t a Â’ s M a i l b o x a t Gavin Ohler, left, and big brother Tristan drop their letters in SantaÂ’s Mailbox at t h e P o s t O f c e o n T h u r s d a y T o n d o u t i f s o m e K w a j a l e i n c h i l d r e n h a v e b e e n the Post Of ce on Thursday. To nd out if some Kwajalein children have been n a u g h t y o r n i c e s e e P a g e 4 naughty or nice, see Page 4. ( P h o t o b y J J K l e i n ) (Photo by JJ Klein )


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 2 The Kwajalein Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb. 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily of cial views of, T h e K w a j a l e i n H o u r g l a s s The Kwajalein Hourglass or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or USAKA. It is published Wednesdays and Saturdays in accordance with Army Regulation 360-1 and using a network printer by Kwajalein Range Services editorial staff. P.O. Box 23, APO AP 96555 Phone: Defense Switching Network 254-3539; Local phone: 53539 Printed circulation: 2,000E-mail: Of cer......Col. Stevenson Reed Public Affairs Of cer......................Sandy Miller Editor......................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer..........................Dan Adler Reporter............................................J.J. Klein Distribution..................................C.J. Kemem L e t t e r s t o t h e e d i t o r Letters to the editor See ROI, Page 16 COMMENTARY Enniburr says thanks to allSome thoughts about teens, Taps respect for flag See THOUGHTS, Page 16Teens should pick role models wiselyI read 1st Sgt. Kenneth Mackey’s commentary about lack of respect for the ag. Sadly, it seems he’s right. I’ve seen some people ignore 7 a.m. reveille (when the ag is being raised) and evening retreat at 5 p.m. (when the ag is being lowered for the day). But what bothers and saddens me the most is when people ignore Taps As I said in one of my recent commentaries, things were different when I was growing up. It seems to me that people were more respectful of traditions. I remember my father telling me that he was at a ballgame during World War II shortly before he was to ship out for what would be the terrible battle elds of Europe. According to the story my father told me, the national anthem was being played, and two men sitting three rows in front of him didn’t stand up. In about a half-second, the two ‘gentlemen’ were ‘assisted’ to their feet by my father along with several other people, who began to vigorously explain what respect for the ag meant. I guess it We would like to take this opportunity to express the sincere appreciation of the Roi residents who were recently provided with a special ight so that they could participate in and enjoy the holiday festivities conducted on Kwajalein. We are all aware of the extra effort and expense involved, although we thanked everyone we saw, we want the people behind the Roi says thanks for ight to KwajaleinReader responds to teen drinking letterdown to money. Wisconsin and New Hampshire are considering lowering the drinking age for military members to 18 or 19. Wisconsin has already passed a bill through the House Committee decreasing nes for underage drinking by service members from $500 to $10. It hasn’t yet gone through the full House. This gives service members the ‘go ahead’ to drink without lowering the drinking age, preserving their federal highway funds. Anyone can drink irresponsibly, but See DRINKING, Page 16 See THANKS, Page 6In response to the letter to the editor in the Dec. 9 issue, “Teen questions drinking example set by some adults,” I would like to say good for her. I agree with her statements that underage drinking is a problem on Kwaj. I have had alcohol stolen from me by teenagers. They See ROLE MODELS, Page 6On behalf of all of us on Enniburr Island, Kwajalein Atoll Local and Marshall Islands governments, and traditional and church leaders, we wish to express our gratitude and komol tata to USAKA Commander Col. Adults drink legally, but no one commits burglary legally. Alcohol prohibition has been tried and failed. Whether you like it or not, it’s constitutionally legal for adults to drink alcohol. Drinking under the age of 21 is illegal. The drinking age wasn’t always 21, and it’s not a federal law that sets the drinking age. Each state sets its own drinking age. Congress passed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984, lobbied by MADD [Mothers Against Drunk Driving]. States had to raise their drinking ages to 21 or lose their federal highway funds. It all came


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 School Advisory Council New school calendar for 2007-2008 acceptedBy JJ KleinReporterThe Student Advisory Council voted to accept one of two versions of the 2007-2008 school calendar submitted for review on Wednesday. SAC members voted to accept the gamma version of the upcoming school year calendar. The two versions submitted to the council were not too dissimilar; both ful ll the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll of 180 student contact days. The gamma calendar version allows for a 20-day Christmas vacation compared to the thirteen day holiday break written into the beta calendar. Traditionally, school calendar proposals are submitted in January, the decision to submit the calendar earlier was an attempt to give faculty and students more time to arrange summer travel plans. The vote by the council is a recommendation to the USAKA Commander for nal approval. Acting Superintendent Steve Howell presented an update of the Corrective Action Plan for the Parent Survey conducted spring semester 2006. At that time, elementary school parents suggested the library/media center was in need of updating and expansion of book titles. High School parents were concerned about the cleanliness of the high school f aci l it y especia lly t h e restrooms. Lynn Booth, Library Media specialist and Deb Johnson, Elementary School principal, addressed the library expansion concern, formulating a corrective action plan to evaluate the quantity of books in the collection as well as the quality. When measured against national and state standards, the elementary school library exceeds the standards set for quantity by providing an average of 40 books per student compared to the standards that call for 1015 books per student. In the area of quality, in terms of book titles, the collection was deemed suf cient for grades K-4, book titles, for the 5th and 6th grades was problematic. Another factor is that the library has been without airconditioning for months at a time during the past two years, Booth said, and the books show signs of wear and tear, mold and disintegration. To remedy this situation, the team recommended adding 5th and 6th-grade materials at a cost of $3,000 over a three-year period. Their action plan also called for weeding out moldy and disintegrated materials and purchasing replacements over three years at an approximate cost of $12,000. “I feel it is a good plan and within our abilities to accomplish successfully,” Howell said. “We will move forward with their plan.” At the High School, Howell met with Kwajalein R an g e Services Housin g custo d ia l supervisor to d iscuss the i ssue of r est r oo m cle an l in ess a t the school T he co rr ect iv e a ct i o n focused o n a strategic p l an, w h ic h inc l u d e d t h e assignm ent o f a ni gh t crew custo d ian to c l ean an d m aintain restrooms an d a d ai ly c h ec kl ist “However, there is a perception that this p ro bl em sti ll exists, an d t h ere is concern th at it wi ll return once a g ain i f not watc h e d c are f u lly ” Howe ll sai d a dd ressin g t h e corr ective action. “ I t h in k t h is wi ll g ive more c re d i b i l ity an d accounta b i l ity to h e l ping s o l ve t h e pro bl em o f improving c l ean l iness, upk ee p an d maintenance o f our sc h oo l rest r oo m s ” Howell also shared the results of the latest p arent survey ta k en at t h e Parent-Teac h e r Co n fe r e n ce in N o v e m be r. T he co rr ect iv e a c t ion p l an f or t h is surve y wi ll b e presente d at th e Fe b ruar y SAC meetin g. “Overall, the results suggest that our pare nts f e l t very positive a b out t h e Kwa j a l ein y stem, ” Howe ll sai d Facu l t y wor k in g rep s wit h stu d ents an d communication b ea c h ers an d parents score d very h ig h on t h e Upcoming EventsToday Beginning of winter break TodayJan.4 SAS schedule Wednesday Volleyball tournament Dec. 23 SAS trip to Ebeye Jan. 5 Students return to classes Jan. 15 Father-daughter dance Jan. 17 Public SAC meeting


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4 S a n t a w a n t s t o k n o w Santa wants to know H A V E Y O U B E E N N A U G H T Y HAVE YOU BEEN NAUGHTY Caleigh Yurovchak, 8 “Nice. I’m funny and everyone is my best friend. I’m sometimes naughty. I sometimes don’t listen to my parents. I have food at night when I’m not supposed to.” Chris Kulig, 9 “A little bit of both, but usually I’m nice. Once I xed my friend’s chain. One time I loaned money to my dad.” Roselia Lojkar, 10 “Um, a little bit of both. I share my stuff with my brothers, all of them. Naughty, hmm, I sort of told one of [my sister’s] secrets. Nice? I don’t tell most of her secrets!” Olivia Larkin, 6 “I’m really nice; sometimes I’ll be bad if I don’t listen to my parents. I help people with their bikes and if I have to do the dishes, then I do it.” Logan Butler, 8 “I’m not sure. I’m kind of both. The nice part is not lying to my friends. The naughty…I don’t know. I can’t remember.” Mackenzie Cooper, 6 “I was nice. Sometimes I help my brother get on his bike and I help people when they’re hurt. And I let people into my club that I made.”


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 5 H A V E Y O U B E E N N A U G H T Y . O R H A V E Y O U B E E N N I C E? . OR HAVE YOU BEEN NICE? George Gilbert, 6 “Super nice. I share my toys and play nice on the playground with my friends. I would buy my friend Carl a remote control car. He’s off-island. He will be back Christmas day. I just think he would want one.” Justin Hill, 9 Well, it is a hard thing to say because there isn’t a ne line between naughty and nice, but I suppose I’ve been pretty nice in some ways. I try to be a little bit helpful…I try to make fun games for my brothers. I get frustrated with my brother easily which makes him get mad at me.” Dawson Wiley, 7 “Real good. Well, when I went caroling with the Scouts, Noah, one of my friends, got his glow stick stuck in a tree. I gave him mine because I didn’t want him getting lost, ‘cause I got a glow stick and a ashlight. I gave the glow stick to Noah.” Kaikane Busquets, 6 “A little bit of both.” He can’t seem to recall what he might have done to be considered “naughty,” but his recall on what he did that was nice was quite speedy. “I played with my friends really nice and didn’t yell at them and be really mean.”


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6Volleyball season ends with championship gamesTrees, shrubs will be removed in housing areas for re/emergency vehicles, maintenance crews Clearing out Kwajalein Range Services Fire Department and Public Works crews are in the process of removing trees and shrubs that impede Fire and Emergency vehicle access in all residential areas and caution residents to be aware. “Vegetation growth has gotten to the point where it is hindering access to emergency vehicles in case of a re or other emergency as well as blocking access for proper maintenance of facilities,” said Public Works manager Fred McNickle. “In addition, this is also part of the general island beauti cation initiative of the post commander.” Using chain saws, machetes and when warranted cranes and forklifts, crews will be cutting down approximately 225 to 250 trees tagged for removal by a team of re and maintenance personnel. Public Works began the clean-up in the trailer area last week and will move systematically through the rest of the housing areas, McNickle said, hoping to complete the removal by the end of January. Residents are asked to be observant of any activities in their immediate areas, obey all signs and do not enter any closed or roped off areas. Hourglass reportswere caught and their parents were noti ed. I then left it to their parents to take care of. Why? Because it’s not my responsibility to raise or punish them. It’s also not my responsibility to set an example for them. I did that for my own children for better or worse. The great thing about being an American is that for the most part we are allowed to make our own decisions. Dan Adler’s article in the same issue addressed almost the same thing. Things were different in my day, he said, and had several good examples. Everyone needs to be very careful of who their role models are. Parents need to start working early to instill the values they hold important into their children. If you teens have a belief and feel strongly about it, then stand by it. With the guidance of your parents and role models make the decisions you feel are the right ones and stick by them. Understand, however, that others may feel differently and have different beliefs. That’s their right. No one has the right to force their beliefs upon another person unless the action has been deemed illegal by their society. I am an adult. I make decisions for myself, be they right or wrong. I take responsibility for my actions and do not blame anyone else. If you feel that alcohol is bad, then stay away from it and the people who are drinking. That goes for anything else as well. We all know the bad effects drinking can have. We must also admit the best way to avoid effects from drinking is not to drink at all. In the end, however, we all make our own decisions. Choose your role models carefully, but don’t expect everyone to meet your expectations. — Mike NastROLE MODELS, from Page 2 THANKS, from Page 2 and effort. You made a difference and and made our children feel special. Merry Christmas and happy holidays.— Julius B. Lejjena Stevenson Reed, John Pickler, Lt. Col. Justin Hirniak, Lt. Col. Jeff Klein, Alan Taylor, Capt. Moses Moreno, April, Simon, Shirley and Sgt. Shilo Watt and the Enniburr Children’s Christmas Fund members. The names go on. To all those who made a difference, we say komol tata for your time, support By Billy ColeyContributorLeague volleyball ended this week. Women’s — Jablik was able to overcome furious rallies by the Spartans I Women’s team to win in three games (25-20, 24-26, 15-12. Women’s B KAHS defeated EPES in tw0 games (25-17; 25-8). KAHS came out ring and never let EPES get into the game. Open A — Great match with Chumps defeating Fish in three games (27-25; 15-25; 15-10). Fish came out in the rst game with great defense and power hitting from Brandon Price. Chumps, however, were able to battle back and take the rst game. In the second game, Fish jumped out to a fast start and never let Chumps nd a rhythm, taking the game 25-15. In the nal game, Chumps took control and won the game and match, 15-10.Open B2 In a rematch from a regular season contest, the Spartans I Men came out ring and took the championship in two straight games beating the Rejects, 25-11, 25-23. Open B1 In a meeting between the one and two seeds, the number one seeded Spartans Co-ed Blue was pushed to the limits before nally prevailing in three games, 17-25, 25-21, 15-6. It was the hitting of Liam Berry, Jeremy Beckler and Wannetta Corder, along with solid team defense that nally put away the KAHS Men in the nal game.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 7Running Club holds Pauper’s Marathon MondayJahnke, Mack, Kirchner complete full marathon course Above, John Sholar approaches Chris Kulig to tag up for the relay portion of the race as Justin Hill, David Sholar and Sawyer Hill look on. Right, John Jahnke nished a full marathon. (Photos by Bob Sholar)Bob SholarKwajalein Running ClubThe 25th Annual Paupers’ Marathon and Relay was held Monday. Start times varied between 4 and 6:30 a.m., allowing the three full marathoners to start in the dark and “beat the heat” by nishing before the late morning sun became too intense. Throughout the morning there were many clouds and a few rain showers, making for cool conditions by historical standards. The traditional 26.2 mile course consisted of 10 loops of 2.6 miles around the downtown and residential sections of Kwajalein, staying north of 9th Street.The three full marathoners were, in order of nish, John Jahnke (4:23:14), Virginia Mack (4:34:12) and Julianne Kirchner (5:20:07). It was the rst marathon for Jahnke and Kirchner and the sixth for Mack, but the rst Kwajalein island marathon for all three. Remarkably, Kirchner is a 14-year-old high school freshman. Those who know Kirchner, also know what a fearlessly hard worker she is on many fronts and were not surprised by Monday’s achievement. While Kirchner was running early laps, one adult spectator sincerely predicted that she is destined to go far, causing the lap timers to chuckle at the unintended double entendre. Kirchner was escorted for moral support through eight of 10 laps by classmate Michael Taylor. During lap 10, little brother Graham Kirchner and John Pickler joined in. There were six teams consisting of between two and 10 members each. The husband and wife team of Abe and Cathy Stores split the distance and opted for a 4 a.m. start. Cathy ran the rst ve loops and then hurried home to her sleeping youngsters. She tagged Abe at the front door; he then biked fast in the dark to the course hub at Namo Weto Youth Center and ran the last ve laps. Despite this delay, the Stores’ still had the day’s fastest team time with 3:20:14. The fastest 2.661 mile loop of the day was Cathy’s 18:45 her second loop. No male runner did a loop that fast. A second husband and wife team, Linn Ezell and Ben Bartyzel ip opped running alternate laps. Event enthusiast Justin Hill again formed a spunky team of 10 Elementary and Jr. High boys. Ed Hillman, who has been involved in this event off-and-on for 20 years over multiple Kwaj tours, formed the most diverse team. It was mixed gender, broad spectrum with regard to age, and prestigious in membership including our own, the Rev. Rick Funk. It included members as young as 13 and as old as . well, Hillman himself. Hillman’s team members, in order of run were Gilson Hogan, Hillman, Funk, Jenny Holland, Hogan (again), Greg Kautz, Kristy Davis, John Vannoy, Shawn Ohler and Jerry Davis.


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 Global War on Terror Saturday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Barnyard (PG) 7:30 p.m., Roi — Superman Returns (PG-13) Sunday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Crossover (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Rich — Invincible (PG)9:30 p.m., Rich — Accepted (PG-13)7:30 p.m., Roi— World Trade Center (PG-13)Monday 7:30 p.m., Yuk — Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (PG-13) 7:30 p.m., Rich — Barnyard (PG) Wednesday 7 p.m., ARC — Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (PG-13) All movies subject to change with shipments. For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700. World Trade Center Director Oliver Stone once again offers a powerful and provocative story based on real-life events in this drama. Sargeant John McLoughlin (Nicolas Cage) and William J. Jimeno (Michael Pena) were two of cers assigned to New York City’s Port Authority who were working their beats on a quiet day in early fall when they received an emergency call. The day was September 11, 2001, and McLoughlin and Jimeno were among the policemen who attempted to evacuate the World Trade Center towers after they were struck by airliners piloted by terrorists. Both McLoughlin and Jimeno were inside the fth building of the World Trade Center when the towers fell, and were two of the last people found alive amidst the wreckage. As McLoughlin and Jimeno struggled to hold on to their lives as rescuers sifted through the rubble, their spouses — Donna McLoughlin (Maria Bello) and Allison Jimeno (Maggie Gyllenhaal) — clung to the desperate hope that their husbands would survive and be found. As the McLoughlin and Jimeno families waited for word on the fate of the two men, they watched as a city and a nation came together with strength and compassion in the face of a tragedy. Superman Returns The Man of Steel returns to the big screen with this continuation of the icon’s lm legacy that picks up after the events of the rst two Christopher Reeve lms. Some time has passed since the events of Superman II and the world has gotten used to life without Superman (Brandon Routh) ever since his puzzling disappearance years earlier. Upon his return, he nds a Metropolis that doesn’t need him anymore. Barnyard A cow learns to walk like a man, both literally and guratively, in this computer-animated comedy written and directed by Steve Oedekerk, the creator of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. Ben (voice of Sam Elliott) is a cow who for years has been the leader and sober voice of reason among the animals at a farm where the critters are a bit unusual . 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. Honoring fallen heroes The following 27 U.S. servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terror Cpl. Billy B. Farris 20, of Bapchule, Ariz., died Dec. 3 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while conducting escort operations. Farris was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. Sgt. Jay R. Gauthreaux 26, of Thibodaux, La., died Dec. 4 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in Baqubah, Iraq, when in improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on patrol. Gauthreaux was assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Spc. Nicholas R. Gibbs 25, of Stokesdale, N.C., died Dec. 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms re while conducting observation and security operations. Gibbs was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany. Cpl. Dustin J. Libby 22, of Presque Isle, Maine, died Dec. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Libby was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Sgt. Jesse J.J. Castro 22, of Chalan Pago, American Samoa, Cpl. Jason I. Huffman 23, of Conover, N.C., Spc. Joshua B. Madden 21, of Sibley, La., Spc. Yari Mokri 26, of P ugerville, Texas, and Pfc. Travis C. Krege 24, of Cheektowaga, N.Y. died Dec. 6 in Hawijah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle while on patrol. Castro, Huffman, Madden and Krege were all assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Scho eld Barracks, Hawaii. Mokri was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Capt. Travis L. Patriquin 32, of Texas, and Spc. Vincent J. Pomante III 22, of Westerville, Ohio died Dec. 6 in Ar Ramadi, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Giessen. Lance Cpl. Cody G. Watson 21, of Oxford, Ala., died Dec. 6 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province. Watson was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Maj. Megan M. McClung 34, of Coupeville, Wash., died Dec. 6 while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province. McClung was assigned to I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I MEF, Camp Pendleton. Lance Cpl. Brent E. Beeler 22, of Jackson, Mich., died Dec. 7 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. Beeler was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Lansing, Mich. Staff Sgt. Henry W. Linck 23, of Manhattan, Kan., and Spc. Micah S. Gifford 27, of Redding, Calif. died Dec. 7 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit while on patrol during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq. Both Soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. Staff Sgt. James Kristofer R. Ciraso 26, of Bangor, Maine, died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad, on Dec. 7. Ciraso was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood. 1st Lt. Nathan M. Krissoff 25, of Reno, Nev., died Dec. 9 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. Krissoff was assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan. Staff Sgt. Thomas W. Clemons 37, of Leitch eld, Ky., died Sunday in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, from a non-combat health-related incident. Clemons was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Leitch eld, Ky.Sgt. Brennan C. Gibson 26, of Tualatin, Ore., Spc. Philip C. Ford 21, of Freeport, Texas., Pfc. Shawn M. Murphy 24, of Fort Bragg, N.C died Sunday in Baghdad, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV. They were all assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson. Lance Cpl. Budd M. Cote 21, of Marana, Ariz., Cpl. Matthew V. Dillon 25, of Aiken, S.C., Lance Cpl. Clinton J. Miller 23, of Green eld, Iowa died Monday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. They were assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 373, Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Master Sgt. Brian P. McAnulty 39, of Vicksburg, Miss., died Monday when the CH-53 helicopter he was riding in crashed just after takeoff in Al Anbar province. The cause of the crash is under investigation. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. Sgt. Brent W. Dunkleberger 29, of New Bloom eld, Pa., died Tuesday of injuries suffered when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle during a convoy security mission in Mosul, Iraq. Dunkleberger was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 9SundayAll programming is subject to change without notice. TimeChannel 9 Roller/DTS Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 29 AFN Sports TimemidnightRollerFox & FriendsThe Late Show w/Late Night withMovie: (cont.)Rudolph the Red-NBAmidnight 12:30 a.m.David LettermanConan OÂ’Brien Movie: <:50> Nosed Reindeer Rockets12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.Fox & FriendsLate Late ShowAmericaÂ’s Most The Ring Disney Princess at1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.with Craig FergusonWanted Lakers1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN Saturday AMStargate SG-1InvasionNedÂ’s Declassi edSportsCenter2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Open HouseWhat I Like About You2:30 a.m. 3 a.m. Bulls & BearsOprah WinfreyMonkMovie:Made!SportsCenter3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Cavuto on Business The Recruit 3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Forbes on FOXDr. PhilWill & Grace7th Heaven 4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.CashinÂ’ InKing of QueensNFL Countdown4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.College BasketballCNN NewsroomCBS Evening NewsYour Reality Movie: <:10>Mister RogersFootball Friday5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Pittsburgh ESPNews Checked Austin Powers: Rolie Polie Olie5:30 a.m. 6 Weekend Live NBC Nightly NewsCaribbean Workout Goldmember Sesame StreetThe Pulse6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Wisconsin with Tony Snow ABC World NewsOffbeat AmericaCollege BBall6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.College BasketballWall Street JournalKoala BrothersExtreme HomesMovie:ArthurÂ’s Perfect Kentucky7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Texas Tech Army NewswatchTeenage RobotDesigned to Sell Twins Christmas at7:30 a.m. 8 Studio B WeekendSonic XGround BreakersJakers! Louisville8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Arkansas Fairly OddparentsWeekend HandymanLittle Einsteins(:45) College BBall8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.College FootballCNN NewsroomSherlock HolmesWeekend Warriors Movie: <:01>Zatch Bell Cincinnati9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Division III Champ. Meerkat ManorHouse Hunters Iceman Bratz at9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.Wisconsin-WW CNN NewsroomNavy/Marine NewsBoy Meets GrillScooby Doo Ohio State10 a.m. 10:30 Mail Call$40 a Day Movie: <:50>Duel Masters 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.Mount Union McLaughlin GroupAccess HollywoodTrading Spaces Crocodile Danny PhantomESPNews11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.Our World Weekend Dundee Justice LeagueESPNews11:30 a.m. noonSportsCenterThis Week at WarExtreme Makeover:101 Most...Teen Kids NewsNFL Total Accessnoon 12:30 p.m. Home Edition Movie: <:43>Cyberchase12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.NBAWeek in Review (120 min.) The O.C. Mission to Mars Robbie theNFL SNF1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.76ers Army Newswatch Reindeer Cowboys1:30 p.m. 2 TodayÂ’s Air ForceDeal or No DealHouseCrocodile Hunter at2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Spurs Navy/Marine Corps Movie: <:51> Diaries Falcons2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.CNN NewsroomMovie:Cold Case How to Lose a Animal Kidding3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.ESPNews The Twelve Days Guy in 10 Days3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.SportsCenterJournal Editorial of Christmas Eve Celebrity Poker Hercules NFL Postgame4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Beltway Boys Showdown NFL Total Access4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.RollerLarry King LiveRockstar: INXSMovie:SpongeBob5 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Father of the Bride Winnie the PooESPNews5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.HeartlandHeadline NewsCharmed Part II MickeyÂ’s ChristmasSportsCenter6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.Navy/Marine Corps Little Drummer Boy6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.CNN PresentsDeal or No DealHouse Movie:Movie:SportsCenter7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.13 Going on 30Very Merry Muppet7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.Headline NewsMovie:House Christmas Movie PGA:8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Chris Matthews The Twelve Days Movie: <:53>Movie:World Challenge8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Tim Russert of Christmas Eve Super Nanny High FidelityIÂ’ll Be Home9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.For Christmas Third Round9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.The Line UpWindow on the Atoll SNLDawsonÂ’s Creek 10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.ECW Wrestling 10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Fox ReportTwo & a Half MenMovie:Xena: WarriorSportsCenter11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Weekend Arrested Dev.Super Sweet 16 Hollow Man Princess11:30 p.m.


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10MondayAll programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 Roller/DTS Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 29 AFN Sports TimemidnightRollerCNN SundayUnwrappedPunkÂ’dMovie: (cont.)The SimpsonsNBA Fastbreakmidnight 12:30 a.m.Morning Good EatsMaking the Band Hollow Man The SimpsonsHBO Boxing12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.The FBI FilesHouse Movie: <:07>Movie: Litzau1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Headline News K-9Very Merry Muppet vs.1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CBS News Sunday BattlestationsHouse Christmas MovieHernandez2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Morning Movie:ESPNews2:30 a.m. 3 a.m. J.A.G.Super Nanny Movie: IÂ’ll Be Home Sports Reporters3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.Face the Nation 13 Going on 30 For Christmas SportsCenter3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.Fox News LiveThe Dead ZoneSuper Sweet 16DawsonÂ’s CreekNFL Countdown4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.Weekend PunkÂ’d Movie: <:53> 4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.The NFL TodayTwo and a Half MenHandmade Music High Fidelity Mister Rogers5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.Bernie MacThe Whole PictureRolile Polie Olie5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.NFLThis Week at WarMalcolmHouse HuntersSesame StreetNFL6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Jets ScrubsOrganization Jaguars6:30 a.m. 7 CNN Presents:Week in ReviewMusic & Spoken W.Movie:Davey & Goliath at7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Vikings Your Total HealthHarvest with Greg Miracle on 34th Red Boots Titans7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.Studio B WeekendThe EntertainersExtreme Life Street Arthur 8 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Real Videos Movie: <:49>Danger Rangers8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.NFLMeet the PressHour of PowerLatin Lifestyles Stripes Magic School BusNFL9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Broncos Cre o DollarUrban StyleRugrats Eagles9:30 a.m. 10 CNN NewsroomCoral Ridge HourGreat AdventureTeamo Supremo at10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.CardinalsChristopher CloseupRoker on the Road Movie: <:49>Kids Next Door Giants10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.Fox News LiveGrand Ole OprySimplify Your Life MoÂ’ Better Blues Meerkat Manor 11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.SundayLive Road TastedRockoÂ’s Modern11:30 a.m. noonFootball NightCNN NewsroomMotorweekThe Suze OrmanNBA AccessThe OT on Foxnoon 12:30 America Ebert & Roeper Show The Brady Bunch12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.<:20> NFLCNN PresentsMonster GarageUnwrapped Movie:Movie:College Football1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Chiefs Good Eats A KnightÂ’s TaleHome AloneS. Illinois1:30 p.m. 2 This WeekFear Factor:The FBI Files at2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Chargers Movie: Indiana2:30 p.m. 3 p.m. CNN NewsroomHellÂ’s KitchenBattlestations Movie: <:15> Jingle All The The Blitz3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.The WinnerSerendipity Way3:30 p.m. 4 p.m. War Stories with is Selected J.A.G.SpongeBobSportsCenter4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.ESPNews Oliver North Fairly Oddparents4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.RollerLarry King LiveSurvivor:The Dead ZoneTrue HollywoodKim Possible5 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Cook IslandsStory: The Proud FamilyThe Blitz5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.60 MinutesHeadline NewsTwo and a Half Men Drew Barrymore Austin Stevens:6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Window on the AtollBernie Mac Snakemaster6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.World News Now20/20MalcolmMovie:AmericaÂ’s FunniestThe Blitz7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Scrubs The Santa Clause Home Videos7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.<:15> Paci c ReportClose to HomeWife Swap 2 Gilmore Girls8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Up to the Minute PGA:8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Boston LegalPrison Break Movie:Extreme Makeover:World Challenge9 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Face the Nation Bringing Down Home Edition Final Round9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.This WeekHeadline NewsWill & Grace the House (120 min.) 10 p.m. 10:30 p.m. George LopezKing of Queens The Blitz10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.Fox & Friends FirstBlue Collar TVC.S.I. MiamiMovie:7th Heaven11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Family Guy The Tuxedo11:30 p.m.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 11TuesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice. TimeChannel 9 Roller/DTS Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 29 AFN Sports TimemidnightRollerToday ShowThe Cosby ShowNumb3rsMovie: (cont.)Austin Stevens:NFLmidnight 12:30 a.m.Mad About You Movie: <:53> Snakemaster Chiefs12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.Emeril LiveMalcolm Shoot to Kill AmericaÂ’s Funniest at1 a.m. 1:30 a.m. Scrubs Home Videos Chargers1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN NewsroomDesignerÂ’s ChallengeWife SwapGilmore Girls2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.The Soup2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.CNN NewsroomThird WatchPrison BreakMovie:Extreme Makeover: NFL GameDAY3 a.m. 3:30 a.m. The Santa Clause Home Edition 3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.MSNBC LiveThe Dead ZoneWill & Grace 2 (120 min.)4 a.m. 4:30 a.m. King of Queens SportsCenter/4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.SeinfeldCarol Duval Show Movie:Teletubbies The Blitz5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.The SimpsonsBreathing Space Bringing Down Barney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.WWE Smackdown!MSNBC LiveTodayCaribbean Workout the House Elmo SavesNFL6 a.m. 6:30 a.m. DIY to the Rescue Christmas Chiefs6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Fox News LiveGood EatsShowbiz MomsBear in the Big Blue at7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Unwrapped & Dads BlueÂ’s Clues Chargers7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.RollerStudio B withStrawberry30 Minute MealsCinema SecretsDora the Explorer8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Shepard SmithShortcakeÂ’s... PaulaÂ’s Home...E.T.Go, Diego, Go!8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.The Situation RoomThe ViewRoseanne Movie:Bob the BuilderThe Hot List9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Roseanne The Secret of The BackyardigansThe Hot List9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.The Big StoryDr. PhilAlly McBeal Giving StrawberryAround the Horn10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.w/ John Gibson Movie: <:43> ShortcakeÂ’s... PTI10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.Around the ServicesERE! News Live/ Men of Honor The BackyardigansSportsCenter11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Daily 10 Bob the Builder11:30 a.m. noonABC World NewsAccess HollywoodBlind DateGo, Diego, Go!Monday Night noon 12:30 p.m.CBS Evening NewsJudge JudyLiving SingleDora The Explorer Countdown 12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Countdown withGuiding LightThe Cosby ShowMovie:BlueÂ’s Clues 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Keith Olbermann Mad About You Bounce Bear in the Big Blue NFL 1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGeneral HospitalEmeril LiveElmo Saves Bengals2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Christmas at2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.Lou Dobbs TonightPassionsDesignerÂ’s Challenge Movie: <:01>Funniest Videos Colts3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.The Soup 28 Days Funniest Animals 3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.News Hour withOprah WinfreyThird WatchPokemon 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Yu-Gi-Oh!SportsCenter4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.Special Report withWheel of FortuneThe Dead ZoneAccess HollywoodSpongeBob5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Monday Night Brit Hume Jeopardy Weekend Fairly Oddparents5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.Countdown Your World withWindow on the Atoll SeinfeldE.T.Kim PossibleNFL Primetime6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Neil Cavuto ATS/Regional NewsThe Simpsons Weekend The Proud Family6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. NFL World News NowSurvivor:Battlestar Movie:RomeoSportsCenter7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.Bengals Cook IslandsGalactica 13 Going on 30 Drake and Josh7:30 p.m. 8<:15> Paci c ReportSmallville SportsCenter8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Colts Tavis Smiley Movie: <:53> Year in Review8:30 p.m. 9 p.m. Business ReportLaw & Order High Fidelity Even Stevens9 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Nightline Home Improvement(jip) College BBall9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.SportsCenterHardball with Headline NewsWill & GraceMoesha Oklahoma State10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Tonight ShowKing of QueensDegrassi at Tennessee10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.RollerOÂ’Reilly Factor W/ Jay Leno Bernie MacMovie:7th HeavenSportsCenter11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.The Late ShowJoey Identity11:30 p.m.


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12WednesdayAll programming is subject to change without notice TimeChannel 9 Roller/DTS Sports Channel 14 AFN News Channel 17 AFN Prime Channel 20 AFN Spectrum Channel 23 AFN Movies Channel 26 AFN Family Channel 29 AFN Sports TimemidnightRollerToday ShowThe Late ShowLate Night withMovie: (cont.)Kim Possible NFL midnight 12:30 a.m.Late Late Show w/ Conan O’Brien Movie: <:45>The Proud Family Bengals12:30 a.m. 1 a.m.Craig Ferguson Battlestar Diner Romeo at1 a.m. 1:30 a.m.Judge Judy Galactica Drake and Josh Colts1:30 a.m. 2 a.m.CNN NewsroomStargate SG-1 Smallville 2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.Backstage Pass 2:30 a.m. 3 a.m.CNN NewsroomOprah WinfreyLaw & Order Movie:Even StevensSportsCenter3 a.m. 3:30 a.m.13 Going on 30 Home Improvement3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.MSNBC LiveDr. Phil ShowWill & GraceMoeshaNFL Primetime4 a.m. 4:30 a.m.King of Queens Movie: <:53>Degrassi4:30 a.m. 5 a.m.CBS Evening NewsCarol Duval ShowHigh Fidelity TeletubbiesSportsCenter5 a.m. 5:30 a.m.ESPNewsBreathing SpaceBarney & Friends5:30 a.m. 6 a.m.WWEMSNBC LiveToday ShowCaribbean WorkoutSesame Street NFL 6 a.m. 6:30 a.m.Armageddon DIY to the Rescue Bengals6:30 a.m. 7 a.m.Fox News LiveGood EatsAccess HollywoodBear in the Big Blue at7 a.m. 7:30 a.m.Unwrapped Weekend Blue’s Clues Colts7:30 a.m. 8 a.m.Studio B withElmo’s World30 Minute Meals E.T. WeekendDora the Explorer 8 a.m. 8:30 a.m.Sheppard Smith Happy Holidays Sugar Rush Go, Diego, Go! 8:30 a.m. 9 a.m.RollerThe Situation RoomThe ViewRoseanne Movie:Lazy TownNFL Live9 a.m. 9:30 a.m.Roseanne Picnic JoJo’s CircusJim Rome9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.The Big StoryDr. Phil ShowAlly McBealFranklin’s MagicalAround the Horn10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.w/ John Gibson Movie: <:50> Xmas PTI10:30 a.m. 11 a.m.Around the ServicesE.R.E! News Live/ The Edge JoJo’s CircusSportsCenter 11 a.m. 11:30 a.m.NBC Nightly News Daily 10 Lazy Town11:30 a.m. noonABC World NewsAccess HollywoodBlind DateGo, Diego, Go!ESPN2 Bowlnoon 12:30 p.m.CBS Evening NewsJudge JudyLiving SingleDora The Explorer Breakdown Special12:30 p.m. 1 p.m.Countdown withGuiding LightThe Cosby ShowMovie:Blue’s CluesCollege Football1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Keith Olbermann Mad About You Moonstruck Bear in the Big Blue Poinsettia Bowl1:30 p.m. 2 p.m.Hannity & ColmesGeneral HospitalEmeril LiveElmo Saves TCU2 p.m. 2:30 p.m.Movie: <:50> Christmas vs.2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.Lou Dobbs TonightPassionsI Want That! The Princess Funniest Videos Northern Illinois3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Ambush Makeover Diaries Funniest Animals3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.News Hour withOprah WinfreyThird WatchPokemon4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Jim Lehrer Yu-Gi-Oh!SportsCenter4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.Special Report withWheel of FortuneThe Dead ZoneThe EntertainersSpongeBobNFL Live5 p.m. 5:30 p.m.Brit Hume Jeopardy Fairly OddparentsNBA Fastbreak5:30 p.m. 6 p.m.Your World withWindow in ReviewSeinfeldBehind the ScenesKim PossibleSportsCenter6 p.m. 6:30 p.m.Neil Cavuto ATS/Regional NewsThe SimpsonsE.T.The Proud Family6:30 p.m. 7 p.m.World News NowThat ‘70s ShowC.S.I.Movie:Zack & CodySportsCenter7 p.m. 7:30 p.m.That ‘70s Show The Forgotten Naturally Sadie7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.<:15> Paci c ReportAmerican DadCold CaseEverwoodNCAA BBall8 p.m. 8:30 p.m.Tavis SmileyMovie:Movie: <:46> Missouri8:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Business Report The Christmas Boston Legal Snow Falling Even Stevens at9 p.m. 9:30 p.m.Nightline Cardon Cedars Home Improvement Illinois9:30 p.m. 10 p.m.Hardball with Headline NewsWill & GraceMoeshaESPNews10 p.m. 10:30 p.m.Chris Matthews Tonight Show withKing of QueensDegrassiESPNews10:30 p.m. 11 p.m.O’Reilly Factor Jay Leno The Daily ShowMovie:7th HeavenSportsCenter 11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.Late ShowThe Colbert Report The Full Monty11:30 p.m.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 13 HELP WANTED Caf PacificSundayPot roast with gravy Herb-broiled chicken Eggs Benedict Grill: Brunch station openMonday Beef tips in Burgundy Roast Cornish hens Three-cheese quiche Grill: Brunch station openLunchTuesday Cajun spare ribs Red beans/rice Clam strips Grill: Sloppy JoesWednesday Spaghetti/meatballs Tortellini Alfredo Eggplant Parmesan Grill: Italian burgerThursday Broiled pork chops Local boy stew Steamed ono Grill: Monte Cristo wrapFriday Roast beef Sicilian pan pizza Chicken sukiyaki Grill: Corn dogsDec. 23 Baked meatloaf Spicy buffalo wings Macaroni and cheese Grill: Gyro barDinnerSundayBraised short ribs Chicken stew Baked red snapper Boiled potatoesMondaySalisbury steak Spicy chicken curry Veggie stir-fry Garlic potatoesTuesdayBarbecued pork butt Beef pot pie Parmesan cod Chicken stir-fryWednesdayTop sirloin Chicken cordon bleu Three-cheese pasta Pork subgum chow meinFridayStir-fry to order Pork loin Szechuan chicken Sweet/sour tofuThursdayCorned beef Chicken-fried chicken Barley casserole Red potatoes Religious Services Catholic Saturday Mass, 5:30 p.m., in the small chapel Sunday Mass, 9:15 a.m., in the main chapel. Mass on Roi is at noon in Roi chapel Protestant 8 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday and Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m.Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. Latter-day Saints 9:30 a.m., Sunday, in Corlett Recreation Center, Room 3. Baptist 9:40 a.m., Sunday, in elementary school music room. Church of Christ TonightBarbecued chicken Swedish meatballs Italian pizza Mixed Creole beansKwajalein Range Services has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Dennis Lovin, 256-890-8710. For all others, call Jack Riordan, 55154. Full job descriptions and requirements for contract openings are located online at Job descriptions for other openings are located 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. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Child Development Center. Full time. Strong of ce and computer skills required. HR Req. K031397. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, HR Req. K031673. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, Medical Services, full time, HR Req. K031673. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, Aquisition Services, strong computer, communication and admin skills required. HR Req. K031399. AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN, Automotive, HR Req. K031086. BEAUTICIAN, casual position, HR Req. K031351. ELECTRICIAN, HR Req. K030983. ELECTRICIAN I, Kwajalein Operations, full-time, HR Req. K031092. HARBOR CONTROLLER, Marine Department, casual, HR Req. K031353. MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive, HR Req. K030331. MECHANIC II, Automotive Services, HR Req. K031139. MECHANIC HEAVY EQUIPMENT I, HR Req. K031162. PROGRAM LEAD, Youth Services, two casual positions, HR Reqs. K031323 and K031324. STOCK CLERK, Gimbel’s. Casual. HR Req. K031339. Enniburr residents apply to Annemarie Jones, Gimbel’s manager. SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, Education Department. HR. Req. K031285. TRAVEL COORDINATOR, KRS Finance, full time, HR Req. K031631. KRS CONTRACT POSITIONS AIR-CONDITIONING TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031162. AIR-CONDITIONING TECHNICIAN IV, HR Req. 031154. BUYER II, HR. Req. 031539. Richmond hire. CALIBRATION TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 031653. CAPTAIN, Fire Department, HR Req. 031060. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN, HR Req. 031437. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 031683. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN III, two positions, HR Req. 031029 and 031565. COMPUTER TECHNICIAN II, two positions, HR Req. 031671 and 031617. CONTRACTS MANAGER, HR Req. 031164. CONTRACTS PURCHASES SPECIALIST, HR Req. 031525. COORDINATOR REMOTE LAUNCH SITES, HR Req. 031583. DESIGNER/PLANNER IV, two positions, HR Req. 031100 and 031170. DESKTOP ANALYST II, HR Req. 031759. DISPATCHER II, aircraft, HR Req. 030988. ELECTRICIAN II, HR Req. 031116. ELECTRICIAN III/MARINE ELECTRICIAN, HR Req. 030924. ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN I, two positions, HR Req. 031563 and 031719. ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN II. Six positions, HR Reqs. 030817, 031495, 031601, 031603, 031605 and 031607. ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN III, three positions, HR Reqs. 031561, 031527 and 031689. ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN III – ALTAIR, HR Req. 030669 (Roi-Namur). EMERGENCY VEHICLE TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031032. FIELD ENGINEER I, HR Req. 031189. FIELD ENGINEER II, six positions, HR Reqs. 031315, 031157, 031373, 031511, 031559 and 031148. FIELD ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur, HR Req. 030741. FIELD ENGINEER II, TRADEX, HR Req. 031245 (RoiNamur). FIREFIGHTER, ve positions, HR Reqs. 031054, 031056, 031082, 031124 and 031142. FIREFIGHTER/EMT, two positions, HR Reqs. 031138 and 031140. FOOD SAFETY INSPECTOR, HR Req. 031691. HARDWARE ENGINEER, HR Req. 031687. HARDWARE ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031705. HARDWARE ENGINEER III, two positions, HR Reqs. 031493 and 031665. HAZMAT SPECIALIST II, HR Req. 031108. MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST, HR Req. 030871. MATERIAL HANDLER I, HR Req. 031707. MATERIAL HANDLER II, HR 031621. MECHANIC III, two positions, HR Reqs. 031000 and 031102. MECHANIC IV, HR Req. 030966. MECHANIC HEAVY EQUIPMENT III, four positions, HR Reqs. 030376, 030862, 030912 and 030506. NETWORK ENGINEER II–MO, HR Req. 031227. OPERATIONS TEST DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031485. OPTICS TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031595. PLANT TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 031645. PLANT TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031643. PLUMBER/PIPEFITTER IV, HR Req. 031168. PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK I, Automotive. Full-time, HR Req. K031250. PROGRAMMER, HR Req. 031067. PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031591. RADIO/TV OPERATOR, AFN, HR Req. 031667. REGISTERED NURSE, three positions, HR Reqs. 031635, 031637 and 031597. RF SAFETY SPECIALIST/FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031147. SERVER ADMINISTRATOR I, HR Req. 031631. SERVER ADMINISTRATOR II, HR Req. 031557. SUPERVISOR SERVER ADMINISTRATOR, HR Req. 031629. SUPERVISOR, Water Plant Systems, HR Req. 031174. SOFTWARE ENGINEER II. CONUS-Lexington, HR Req. 031175. SOFTWARE ENGINEER IV, HR Req. 031677. SUPERVISOR, Air Terminal Services, HR Req. 031148. SYSTEMS ENGINEER III. Two positions, HR Reqs. 031481 and 031483. SYSTEMS ENGINEER IV, HR. Req. 031555.


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 14 Surfway will have a Christmas drawing for a boneless rib roast from now until Friday. Winner will be announced on Dec. 23. Winner will be whoever guesses the actual weight or closest to actual weight. Entry forms located in Surfway by the displayed boneless roast. Retail employees are not eligible for the drawing. I T ’ S IT’S G O O D GOOD!To come out and watch Tuesday Night Football on Kwaj’s biggest TV screen at the Yuk Club. There will be $2 hot dogs, $1.50 pizza slices and $2 nacho’s available at game time. Cold $1 Domestic Beer and $2 Imports. Club opens at 6:30 p.m. S o n g s a n d d a n c e s w i l l b e p e r f o r m e d b y Songs and dances will be performed by E b e y e a n d K w a j a l e i n J e b t a s S p e n d Ebeye and Kwajalein Jebtas. Spend a g r e a t e v e n i n g w i t h o u r M a r s h a l l e s e a great evening with our Marshallese f r i e n d s S p o n s o r e d b y t h e M a r s h a l l e s e friends. Sponsored by the Marshallese C u l t u r a l C e n t e r Cultural Center. 6 p m m O N D A Y 6 p.m., mONDAY, C o r l e t t R e c r e a t i o n Corlett Recreation C e n t e r g y m Center gym TECHNICAL LIBRARIAN, HR Req. 031176. TELEPHONE TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 030965. TRAINING COORDINATOR II, HR 031663. WAREHOUSEMAN II/SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERK, CONUS-Richmond, HR Req. 030843. WASTE WATER OPERATOR IV, HR Req. 031158. WATER PLANT OPERATOR III, HR Req. 031200. WEB SOFTWARE DEVELOPER I, HR Req. 031639. YOUTH ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031679. MIT LINCOLN LABORATORYSITE SECRETARY. On-island position. Strong secretarial skills, self-con dence, mature judgment, cooperative and responsible attitude, conscientious, organized approach to work in changing environment. Pro cient in MS Of ce. KEAMS experience a plus. Must be able to obtain security clearance. Submit resum to Lyn Long, P.O. Box 58, Local, by Jan 6. WANTEDHOUSE-SITTING situation for visiting doctor and wife for March 20-27. Call 52200. BUOYANCY COMPENSATOR, small or medium and dive computer console. Call 52517. LIVING ROOM furniture. Call 52342. FREE PLANTS. Call 54578. LOSTCEMENT UMBRELLA stand and umbrella taken from 10 A.M.-6:30 P.M., DEC. 23, AT MACY’S, MACY’S WEST AND GIMBEL’S. PHOTO ID REQUIRED. MUST BE 21 TO ENTER STORES. RETAIL WELCOMES OUR EBEYE AND ENNIBURR NEIGHBORS. Quarters 402-C. Return or call 55509. ARNETTE SUNGLASSES, men’s, black, near tank house at Small Boat Marina. Call 59994. GOLD KEYS on brass rectangle keychain engraved with ‘Love, your big sister, Kelly.’ Call 54798. PATIO SALESSUNDAY and MONDAY, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Quarters 135-D (in back). Household items, women’s and girl’s clothing. No early birds. MONDAY, 7-9 a.m., Quarters 436-B. Pine cones, sewing notions, Christmas dolls, printer shelves and rocking chair. FOR SALEHOBIE CAT, 16-foot, in hand-launch area, blue hulls, new shrouds and trapeze wire set, $800 or best offer. Call Randy, 53643. EVINRUDE 120-horsepower outboard engine, for parts only, with extra prop, oil sender and steering at Lot 48, $275; Belmont Hyperion Option 2 wakeboard/ski boots, medium size, very good condition, $100 and Sea and Sea underwater TTL strobe model YS-120 duo, no sync cord, good condition, $450. Call 55613 and leave message for Les. BOSTON WHALER, 17-foot with 80-horsepower, four-stroke Yamaha motor, eight-horsepower kicker, sh nder, great boat for shing or diving, $12,000 or $14,00o with boathouse. Call Dennis, 54489. CAL 20 PROJECT BOAT, includes new four-stroke Yamaha ve-horsepower engine. Call 57021 or e-mail: PANASONIC MICROWAVE, white, excellent condition, available Tuesday, $50. Call 53140, after 5 p.m. KITESURFING kite, 2005 Cabrinha CO2 14m kite, great condition, includes lines and bar, $450. Call 51427. TWO 26 by 1.9 to 2.125 thorn resistant Schrader valve tubes, $10 and two 26 by 1.75 CST Enduro 5mm high protection tires, $40. Call 52328. SAMSUNG 15 inch TV/VCR, $40; Waterford crescent clock, $20; and various tea-lite candle holders and gurines, best offer. Call Susannah, 55130. 1997 YAMAHA Waveblaster II with 760 engine, new cylinder head gasket and other work, runs great, starts every time, $2,600. Call 52366, after 5 p.m. or leave message. COMMUNITY NOTICESALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 a.m., Mondays, 7 p.m.,


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 15CHRISTMAS SALE! The Yokwe Yuk Women’s Club Annual Tour of Homes will be 6:30-9 p.m., Friday. Tickets will be on sale 10 a.m.-noon, Monday, on Macy’s porch. For more information or tickets, call Carol, 52940. Roast turkey Rack of lamb Prime rib Virginia hamScallops Alfredo, jumbo shrimp, mussels on half-shell and smoked salmonCrab legsInternational cheese bar, assorted salads, fresh fruits and delicious desserts.Unaccompanied personnel, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. All other residents, 1-6:30 p.m.Take out meals not permitted unless requested in advance Kwaj Bingo will be Thursday at the Yokwe Yuk Club. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m. Bingo play begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout at 57 numbers with a $900 jackpot prize. Bring your I.D. to play. Must be 21 to enter and play. T h r o u g h D e c 2 4 a t M a c y ’ s M a c y ’ s Through Dec. 24 at Macy’s, Macy’s W e s t a n d G i m b e l ’ s C h e c k o u t t h e West and Gimbel’s. Check out the o n e d a y s p e c i a l s S o m e t h i n g one-day specials. Something d i f f e r e n t o n s a l e e v e r y d a y different on sale every day.Wednesdays and 7:30 p.m., Fridays. All meetings are in the elementary school library. Questions? Call 51618. CONGRATULATIONS TO Zak Molina for being nominated as Youth of the Month at the Youth Center. Molina was chosen for his commitmentto the Youth Center and his willingness to join any club or activity. His involvement with Youth Services includes being a Torch Club member, a commitment to Quality board memberand many daily activities at the Youth Center. IT’S MOVIE NIGHT. All Youth Services registered students in grades one through six are invited to gather at 5 p.m.,Thursday in the School-Age Services room. Our theme is Christmas, so if you have a movie, bring it along! Spaces are limited, so please remember to sign up ahead of time. To register, call 52158, or e-mail HOURS for the family pool and Emon Beach will be Tuesday-Jan. 4. The hours at the family pool will be 1-6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday and Monday. The hours at Emon Beach will be 12:30-3:30 p.m.,Tuesday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday and Monday. THE TEEN CENTER will offer another free pottery class on Jan. 25. There is only room for six participants, so sign up today at the Youth Center. For more information, call Darcey, 53796. RENT FOUR Christmas-themed movies from DVD Depot and get one free movie rental. Stop by DVD Depot for details. THE UNIVERSITY of Maryland Term III will offer BIOL 181, ‘Life in the Oceans,’ 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. The instructor will be Eric Nelson. Registration is Jan. 8-19. Register at the University of Maryland of ce, 1-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday or call 52800 to make an appointment. GRACE SHERWOOD LIBRARY is kicking off a quarterly book club. All are welcome. Our rst book is The Keep by Jennifer Egan. Several copies are available for check-out at the library. The book discussion will be at 7 p.m., Feb. 6, in the library.


Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006 The Kwajalein Hourglass 16 Sun  Moon  Tides Sunday 6:56 a.m./6:34 p.m. 3:40 a.m./3:37 p.m. 1:57 a.m., 2.8' 7:53 a.m., 0.5' 2:23 p.m., 3.7' 8:51 p.m., 0.4' Monday 6:57 a.m./6:34 p.m. 4:30 a.m./4:22 p.m. 2:41 a.m., 2.9' 8:32 a.m., 0.2' 2:59 p.m., 4.0' 9:28 p.m., 0.0' Tuesday 6:57 a.m./6:34 p.m. 5:23 a.m./5:13 p.m. 3:21 a.m., 3.0' 9:09 a.m., 0.0’ 3:34 p.m., 4.3’ 10:04 p.m., 0.3'Wednesday 6:58 a.m./6:35 p.m. 6:20 a.m./6:09 p.m. 3:58 a.m., 3.2' 9:45 a.m., 0.1' 4:10 p.m., 4.5' 10:40 p.m., 0.5’THOUGHTS, from Page 2 RTS WeatherTonight: Mostly clear with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE at 10-15 knots. Sunday: Mostly cloudy with widely scattered showers. Winds: NE at 10-15 knots. Monday: Mostly cloudy with rain and showes likely. Winds: NE-E at 15-18 knots. Tuesday: Variably cloudy with scattered showers. Winds: NE-ESE at 10-15 knots. Annual rain total: 98.26 inches Annual deviation: +1.96 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit ROI, from Page 2 Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High tide Low tide scenes to know how much their efforts are appreciated. The night started off great, with the pilots showing up in their Santa hats telling us that they were ready to take us to the party. As a group, we headed for the tree lighting ceremony, but as we entered the mini-mall area we came across the food and beverage tent and that was where the party started…..go gure. We were all able to enjoy the shopping opportunities along with the food, beverages and wine tasting. By far, the most enjoyable part of the evening were the smiles, handshakes, hugs and kisses that we exchanged with old friends and acquaintances that we too rarely get a chance to see outside of the workplace. To the ground crews that worked until at least 10:30 p.m. that night to get us all home to our own beds on the same night, we thank you for your efforts. To the pilots who brought us home, what can we say? That barrel roll over Illeginni was totally awesome! Can’t wait until next year! A good time was had by all, and once again, thank you to everyone who was involved in making it happen. — Greg Howson, Tim Lykes, Tony Stephens, Scott Van Swearingen, Larry Essary, Darren Wilburn, Joe Coleman, Mark and Laura Swain, April and Shirley Simon, Eddie Gumahad, Paul DeLaCruz and Stephenia Cousinsthat isn’t the reason the drinking age was raised. It was raised to cut down on drunk drivers. Actually, more lives would be saved by raising the legal driving age. Teens make up 7 percent of U.S. drivers, yet they cause 40 percent of automobile accidents. I don’t care how old someone is who drinks, DRINKING, from Page 2 as long as they aren’t driving. Once you’re 18 and no longer your parents’ responsibility, you have the right to vote, enter contracts, ght for your country and all other rights of an adult, except drinking. If there are laws you don’t like, ght for them and voice your opinion at the ballot box. Drinking legally and responsibly isn’t setting a bad example. The problem on Kwajalein isn’t simply underage drinking; it’s burglary. Without adult burglars, it’s not a case of ‘monkey see – monkey do.’ — Jason Myers really was a different time then. I don’t see that happening these days. I read letters The Hourglass gets about teenagers, both good and bad. I also read military press releases we get by e-mail every day. One of those press releases stuck with me, and I’d like to share it with you. It was about Ross McGinnis. He grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and graduated from high school in 2005. His family said he was always patriotic and had always wanted to serve his country.McGinnis joined the Army right after graduation. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division and deployed to Iraq. His unit had been in heavy ghting, and on Dec. 4, Pfc. McGinnis was on Humvee patrol in Baghdad. He was manning the turret gun when an insurgent threw a grenade off a rooftop that bounced through the turret and into the Humvee which was crewed by four other Soldiers.According to the of cial notice, McGinnis tried to reach for the grenade to throw it back out, but when he realized there wasn’t enough time, he fell on it and smothered the blast with his body and saved his fellow Soldiers that day. McGinnis was 18 years old — just another teenager. When we talk about teenagers and how ‘bad’ they are and what a ‘pain’ they are and what bad choices they make, we should remember there are thousands of teenagers like McGinnis. Old fogies my age tend to refer to 18 year olds as boys. But McGinnis and those like him who serve our country are the best men America has to offer. We lose our best men and women every day in Iraq and Afghanistan. There are more than 3,000 dead and the wounded number more than 25,000. They are all ages. They come from all over the United States. They are you and me. They are Americans. McGinnis could be just another statistic, just another number. When I hear Taps played at night, I promise I’ll remember to think of him and all the men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan. I’ll think about all the youngsters like McGinnis, who didn’t get long lives, but made what time they had count. I’ll think about the older ones who leave wives, husbands and children behind and about the families who will have a very sad holiday season. I’ll remember those who have sacri ced so much to allow you and I and those we love to live in freedom and peace, especially at this time of year. Yeah, we can ignore Taps That’s our right. That’s what freedom is. No one can make us respect the ag and honor the men and women who died for it. But then, why on God’s earth wouldn’t we want to?