The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 7, 2007 B r a n d o n P r i c e f r o m B r a n d o n Â’ s T e a m b l a s t s t h r o u g h K o o l B e a n s Â’ A n d y E s t a c i o n Â’ s b l o c k a t Brandon Price, from BrandonÂ’s Team, blasts through Kool BeansÂ’ Andy EstacionÂ’s block at W e d n e s d a y Â’ s 4 t h o f J u l y v o l l e y b a l l t o u r n a m e n t WednesdayÂ’s 4th of July volleyball tournament F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 6 For more, see Page 6. ( P h o t o b y J o h n B r e e n ) (Photo by John Breen)


Saturday, July 7, 2007 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 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:1,500E-mail: Of cer......Col. Stevenson ReedPublic Affairs Of cer (acting)........Tamara WardEditor......................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer..........................Dan Adler Reporter..............................................JJ Klein Distribution..................................C.J. Kemem l e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r letter to the editor USAKA Persons of the Week Thanks for medical team effort Pius deBrum and Hiroshi Kasahara are presented with awards by John Pickler, Kwajalein Range Services president.A little while back I had an accident on my bike which resulted in an injury to my left knee. I want to give a big thank you to nurse Carolyn Koopman and the RoiNamur Fire Department personnel who assisted me that evening. Koopman worked all day and wound up working all night taking care of me, so a special thanks goes out to her. I’ve been here eight years and I’ve heard the naysayer’s comments about the hospital. But I found from my personal experience, learned the hard way, that the hospital and its staff took exceptional care of me — better than a lot of other places I’ve experienced. I want to thank Dr. Lance Ray, Dr. John Janoski, Ivy Springer, Sue Gentry, Marty Bazar, Neal, Hudson and Thompson (sorry I don’t remenber their last names), the chopper crew and Kwajalein Fire Department. I want to also thank my case worker, Janet McPhatter, and the Travel Of ce people who helped me on my ight to Hono (no fun by the way, contrary to certain beliefs). Thanks again for everything. I would like to caution every one about being more careful on bikes. It only takes seconds to change your life in a negative way as I’ve experienced. I was told that it was a good thing that alcohol was not a factor as that can complicate things a lot. But now I know that if I need help, we have a top-notch medical facility staffed by very competent, caring and professional people who are a real asset to a small island like this. And to those who may beg to differ with me on this, just remember they’re the only game in town. Thank you, — George Wise To Raymond Sosnowski and his COOM crew and James Chong-Gum with the Heavy Equipment guys for the fast, smooth and perfect move of the Housing Of ce to Kwaj Lodge on June 24th. To Anikne Iso and Solomon Leon, both of the COOM shop, for their complete honesty and integrity in returning a large amount of money found in a vacant unit.Pius DeBrum worked for two years in Shipping and Receiving before transferring to the Marine Department in 1965. He has served on many vessels and worked many six-day weeks. He has always done his best to ensure the safety of passengers, cargo, vessel and fellow crew members. He retired on Saturday after 44 years of service. Hiroshi Kasahara has worked in the Marine Department for 44 years. His constant smile and positive attitude endeared him to the department along with his extraordinary carpentry talents, attention to detail and innovative designs. He was always ready for the next project. Kasahara retires on Friday.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 7, 2007 3 Distress call sends U.S. Army Kwajalein Atollrescue helicopter, police to aid stranded boat “We were 20 nautical miles south of Kwajalein, we could hear the helicopter talking to Harbor Control. Harbor Control was in contact with someone who was in contact with the disabled vessel. Harbor Control said that the vessel had the helicopter in sight.” Lt. Mike Herrington, Kwajalein Marine Police Kwajalein Marine Police boat SR-001 tows the Li-Jako after answering a distress call from the stranded boat. A helicopter from Kwajalein also joined in the search which found the Li-Jako near Lib Island. (Photo courtesy of Kwajalein Police Department)See RESCUE, Page 4By Nell DrumhellerEditorOn June 22 an early morning call from the Republic of the Marshall Islands Police on Ebeye initiated a urry of activity that resulted in the rescue of the boat Li-Jako The boat was approximately 20 miles south of Kwajalein. ““The boat was dead in the water, they were taking water over the sides,” explained Alan Taylor of the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Host Nation Of ce. “There were 38 people on board. All of the women and children were sick.” They were no where near land. Standard policy for a stranded, in distress, or lost vessel is that the RMI government deploys the RMI patrol boat Lomor or contacts the U.S. Embassy in Majuro. A representative from the U.S. Embassy noti es the U.S. Coast Guard and a search and rescue is initiated. “RMI typically would request support through the Embassy to get coast guard support. But the location of the vessel in the vicinity of Kwajalein made USAKA involvement,” Taylor explained. He added, “The boat was in enough distress or danger that they couldn’t wait for the Lomor to come from Majuro.” And so, in the early hours of June 22, USAKA pilots climbed into their helicopter and like cavalry of old, went to the rescue. They headed out over the water in search of a lone craft bobbing in the waves. “The UH-1 started a pie search-type pattern on a 165 degree heading at an 18 mile initial arc,” explained the pilot. “The aircraft searched as far as south/ southwest of Lib.” Meanwhile, USAKA and the RMI Representatives coordinated with Harbor Control and at approximately 5:10 a.m. the Kwajalein Marine Police section was noti ed that a Marshallese vessel was stranded. The initial report was that approximately 50 people were on board, the Li-Jako had lost her prop, was dead in the water and taking on water, according to Sgt. First Class Joseph R. Williams of the USAKA Provost Marshal’s of ce. “The Kwajalein Marine Police Section led by Lt. Mike Herrington immediately reacted by retrieving information that was available and preparing SR-001 for search and rescue operations,” Williams said.Williams provided a report that said, “At 5:30 a.m. Herrington, Sgt. Dale Finley, Of cers Abimelek Danny and James Langitor got under way heading 142 degrees after SAR Pass toward Namu to begin the search and rescue efforts for the disabled vessel.” Herrington said at the beginning of the search and rescue effort, all he knew was, “The vessel was on it’s way back from Namu Atoll and was dead in the water, taking on water.” “We were 20 nautical miles south of Kwajalein, we could hear the helicopter talking to Harbor Control,” Herrington said. “Harbor Control was in contact with someone who was in contact with the disabled vessel. Harbor Control


Saturday, July 7, 2007 The Kwajalein HourglassRESCUE from Page 3 4 All of the passengers aboard the rescued boat were safe and sound with no injuries reported. (Photo courtesy of Kwajalein Marine Police Department)said that the vessel had the helicopter in sight.” Since the Li-Jako had the helicopter insight, Herrington radioed the helicopter and got its exact location in longitude and latitude. “The Li-Jako reported sighting the aircraft, but we could not see the boat,” explained the helicopter pilot. “The visibility was approximately four miles with some rain. The aircraft ew at altitudes between 1,000 and 1,500 feet for the best advantage point.” Due to poor visibility the disabled vessel was never located by the helicopter and the helicopter returned to Kwajalein to refuel, according to Williams. “With the current fuel load on the aircraft and the sudden nature of the mission, we had approximately 45 minutes of on station time before we had to return for fuel,” the Army pilot said. However, if the helicopter crew had sighted the boat, they had a plan of action. “If we had found the boat, we would have tried to ascertain the condition of the passengers, marked their position and passed it to the SAR boat,” the pilot said. “Also if possible establish radio communications.”“Even though the helicopter had not made contact with the disabled vessel, Herrington and crew, after hearing radio traf c that the vessel spotted the helicopter overhead changed direction to 245 degrees heading in the direction of Lib Island,” Williams said.At 7:45 a.m. SR-001’s crew spotted the disabled vessel and at 8 a.m. SR001 came along the vessel 25 nautical-miles from Ebeye, in the proximity of Lib Island according to Williams.Meanwhile, the helicopter was ready to assist if needed. “The UH-1 was on the ramp at Kwajalein refueling to go back out and continue the search when it was reported that the SAR boat had made contact with the Li-Jako ,” the pilot said. “All passengers aboard were in good health with no apparent injuries or losses,” Williams said. “SR-001 and crew tied up to the Li Jako and began to SIX SIGMA FACT: KRS has 76 certi ed Yellow Belts. A Yellow Belt is trained to quantify process problems and manage them through Process Management and Process Improvement tools. Interested in being trained? Tell your supervisor.tow her back to the Ebeye Pier at 8:05 a.m.”“The seas were a good size and the direction of travel was into them. We broke the forward bit on the Li Jako and broke our tow line three times. The weight of the vessel would only let us travel an average of six knots,” Herrington said. SR-001 arrived at Ebeye Pier with the disabled vessel at 1 p.m. “We’re happy to be good neighbors,” Taylor said.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 7, 2007 5 Fifteen servicemembers die in Global War on Terror The following 15 U.S. Servicemembers have died in the Global War on Terror. Sgt. Frank M. Sandoval 27, of Yuma, Ariz., died June 18 in Palo Alto, Calif., of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked by insurgents using small arms re Nov. 28, 2005, in Tikrit, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla. Five Soldiers died June 28 of wounds sustained when their unit was attacked in Baghdad, Iraq by insurgents using improvised explosive devices. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. Killed were: Sgt. Shin W. Kim 23, of Fullerton, Calif.,; Sgt. Michael J. Martinez 24, of Chula Vista, Calif.,; Sgt. Giann C. Joya Mendoza 27, of North Hollywood, Calif.,; Spc. Dustin L. Workman II 19, of Greenwood, Neb. and Pfc. Cory F. Hiltz 20, of La Verne, Calif. Sgt. William W. Crow Jr. 28, of Grandview Plaza, Kan., died June 28 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. Spc. James L. Adair 26, of Carthage, Texas, died June 29 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley. Staff Sgt. Robb L. Rol ng 29, of Milton, Mass., died June 30 in Baghdad of wounds sustained from enemy small arms re. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson. Pfc. Jonathan M. Rossi 20, of Safety Harbor, Fla., died Sunday in Baghdad of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device and small arms re. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Spc. Victor A. Garcia 22, of Rialto, Calif., died Sunday in Baghdad of wounds suffered from enemy small arms re. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.Two Soldiers died Sunday in Ta’meem, Iraq of wounds sustained from enemy small arms re. Killed were: Sgt. 1st Class Raymond R. Buchan 33, of Johnston, Pa. was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany and Staff Sgt. Michael L. Ruoff Jr. 31, of Yosemite, Calif. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.Lance Cpl. Juan M. Garcia Schill 20, of Grants Pass, Ore., died Monday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. 1st Lt. Christopher N. Rutherford 25, of Newport, Ohio, died Monday near Balad, Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the Forward Support Group, 19th Engineer Battalion, Fort Knox, Ky. Injured servicemembers have two financial aid plansBy Gerry J. GilmoreAmerican Forces Press ServiceServicemembers who’ve suffered serious injuries resulting from their wartime service can get nancial help thanks to two congressionally legislated programs, a senior U.S. military of cer said Tuesday. Congress established the Traumatic Servicemembers Group Life Insurance program in 2005 in response to the experiences of some former and current military members who found themselves nancially strapped after they suffered severe injuries during the war against terrorism. Coverage applies to active-duty and reserve-component members. “This program provides up to $100,000 per event, depending on (the type of) injury,” Army Col. John Sackett, a disability compensation expert with U.S. Army Human Resources Command in Alexandria, Va., said during a telephone interview with online journalists and “bloggers.” All servicemembers covered under the Servicemembers Group Life Insurance program, whether active duty, reserve or National Guard, were enrolled for TSGLI coverage on Dec. 1, 2005. To date, the Army has paid out a total of more than $130 million under TSGLI, Sackett said. The TSGLI bene t has both retroactive and prospective aspects, Sackett said. The bene t is provided retroactively for servicemembers who suffered severe combat-zone-related injuries between Oct. 7, 2001, and Dec. 1, 2005, he said. The prospective aspect, he added, applies to servicemembers with injuries received “anytime, anywhere” from Dec. 1, 2005, forward. Currently, TSGLI doesn’t offer compensation for veterans who’ve developed post-traumatic stress disorder as the result of battle eld service, Sackett said. “TSGLI hasn’t allowed for that loss at this point in time,” Sackett said. But, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is working to include other types of injuries, including PTSD, under TSGLI program coverage, he said. Yet, military veterans who suffer from combat-zonerelated PTSD may be eligible for nancial aid under the Combat-Related Special Compensation program, which became effective June 1, 2003, said Sackett, who is chief of the CRSC and TSGLI divisions at U.S. Army Human Resources Command. The CRSC program provides compensation for eligible retired veterans with combat-related injuries who have 20 years of military service and have received a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs disability rating of 10 to 100 percent, Sackett said.


Saturday, July 7, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6 K w a j a l e i n t o a s t s A m e r i c a ’ s Kwajalein toasts America’s b i r t h d a y w i t h b e a c h p a r t y B e a c h b l a s t c e l e b r a t e s I n d e p e n d e n c e D a y A reworks show caps the Independence Day celebration Wednesday night at Emon Beach. (Photo by John Breen)This beachgoer cools off in the lagoon during the heat of the day. (Photo by John Breen)Torrey Landers shows off fancy moves as he tries to avoid getting hit during the egg toss game. (Photo by John Breen) H o u r g l a s s r e p o r t s Hourglass reports A t 8 : 3 0 a m o n W e d n e s d a y m o r n i n g a h a n d f u l o f At 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a handful of a t h l e t e s m e t u n d e r t h e t e n t a t E m o n B e a c h W h i l e t h e y athletes met under the tent at Emon Beach. While they w e r e d i s c u s s i n g t h e r u l e s o f t h e 4 t h o f J u l y v o l l e y b a l l were discussing the rules of the 4th of July volleyball t o u r n a m e n t t h a t w o u l d b e g i n a t 9 a m w o r k e r s f r o m tournament that would begin at 9 a.m., workers from C o m m u n i t y A c t i v i t i e s w e r e s e t t i n g u p t a b l e s a n d c h a i r s Community Activities were setting up tables and chairs, s t a p l i n g b u n t i n g t o a s t a g e c o n n e c t i n g l o u d s p e a k e r s stapling bunting to a stage, connecting loud speakers a n d a l l s o r t s o f e l e c t r o n i c g a d g e t s t h a t w o u l d l a t e r t u r n and all sorts of electronic gadgets that would later turn t h e b e a c h a r e a i n t o a f e s t i v a l o f s o u n d a n d s i g h t s the beach area into a festival of sound and sights. K w a j — A m e r i c a n S t y l e w a s t h e t h e m e f o r t h i s y e a r ’ s Kwaj — American Style, was the theme for this year’s I n d e p e n d e n c e D a y c e l e b r a t i o n W i t h t h e v a r i e t y o f r e d Independence Day celebration. With the variety of red, w h i t e a n d b l u e f e s t o o n e d p e o p l e t o s s i n g e g g s s p l a s h i n g white and blue festooned people tossing eggs, splashing, j u m p i n g a n d j u s t h a n g i n g o u t i t c o u l d h a v e b e e n t h e jumping and just hanging out, it could have been the 4 t h o f J u l y i n A n y w h e r e U S A B u t i t w a s o n K w a j a l e i n 4th of July in Anywhere, USA. But it was on Kwajalein, R e p u b l i c o f t h e M a r s h a l l I s l a n d s Republic of the Marshall Islands. C o l S t e v e n s o n R e e d U S A r m y K w a j a l e i n A t o l l c o m Col. Stevenson Reed, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll comm a n d e r i n h i s c a m o u a g e d b a t t l e d r e s s u n i f o r m b u t mander, in his camou aged battle dress uniform but


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 7, 2007 7 K w a j a l e i n t o a s t s A m e r i c a ’ s B e a c h b l a s t c e l e b r a t e s A reworks ‘waterfall’ cascades from the reworks barge. white and blue patriotic bike parade. (Photo by Nell Drumheller) P art i c ip ants en j o y the sack race (Photo by John Breen) s p o r t i n g a n A m e r i c a n a g o n h i s a r m g a v e t h e o f c i a l sporting an American ag on his arm, gave the of cial s p e e c h t h a t s t a r t e d t h e d a y ’ s a c t i v i t i e s T h e c o l o n e l speech that started the day’s activities. The colonel s p o k e o f t h e s t a t e m e n t “ f r e e d o m i s n ’ t f r e e ” a n d w h e r e spoke of the statement “freedom isn’t free” and where i t c a m e f r o m I t i s f r o m a p o e m b y t h e s o n o f a U S M a it came from. It is from a poem by the son of a U.S. Mar i n e p i l o t w h o s e r v e d i n V i e t n a m K e l l y S t r o n g S t r o n g rine pilot who served in Vietnam, Kelly Strong. Strong i s n o w a p i l o t i n t h e U S C o a s t G u a r d is now a pilot in the U.S. Coast Guard. A s i s a t r a d i t i o n o n K w a j a l e i n t h e I n d e p e n d e n c e As is a tradition on Kwajalein, the Independence D a y b e a c h a c t i v i t i e s b e g a n w i t h a p a r a d e o f d e c o r a t e d Day beach activities began with a parade of decorated b i k e s Y o u n g p e o p l e r o d e p a s t t h e v i e w i n g s t a n d s o n bikes. Young people rode past the viewing stands on t h e i r b i k e s w i t h u t t e r i n g s t r e a m e r s s p i n n i n g p a t r i o t i c their bikes with uttering streamers, spinning, patriotic w h i r l y g i g s ; s o m e e v e n w o r e r e d w h i t e a n d b l u e h a t s whirly-gigs; some even wore red, white and blue hats a n d s u n g l a s s e s and sunglasses. A m b e r B a n d u c c i h o m e f r o m c o l l e g e i n C o l o r a d o Amber Banducci, home from college in Colorado, s a n g t h e N a t i o n a l A n t h e m R i c h F e a g l e r s p u n t u n e s sang the National Anthem. Rich Feagler spun tunes t h r o u g h o u t t h e d a y throughout the day. F o u r t e a m s p l a y e d r o u n d r o b i n v o l l e y b a l l w i t h t h e Four teams played round-robin volleyball with the See BEACH BLAST, Page 12


Saturday, July 7, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 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 10 a.m., Sunday, in Corlett Recreation Center, Room 3. Baptist 9:40 a.m., Sunday, in elementary school music room. Church of Christ 10 a.m., Sunday, in Quarters 442-A. Monday Quiche Lorraine Deviled Swiss steak Chicken fricassee Grill: Brunch station openLunchTuesday Grilled ono Beef bourgnignone Parmesan-crusted chicken Grill: Turkey sandwichWednesday Broiled cod Sausage lasagna Cornish game hens Grill: Corn dogsThursday Szechuan chicken Beef/peapod stir-fry Pineapple pork chops Grill: French dip Friday Roast turkey Beef/cheese turnovers Mixed vegetables Grill: Cheese sandwichJuly 14 Corned beef/cabbage Sweet/sour cabbage Sausage/bean ragout Grill: Ham and cheeseCaf Roi DinnerSundayRoast pork Salisbury steak Creole beans/riceMondaySpaghetti Veal Parmesan Shrimp AlfredoTuesdayCrab cakes London broil Herb-roasted chickenWednesdayFried cat sh Bourbon Street steak Chicken/sausage gumboFridayRoi fried chicken Sweet bourbon salmon Smoked beef briskitThursdaySouviaki Feta/lemon chicken ArakaTonightFried chicken Brunswick stew Black eyed peas/hamSundayHoney ham Eggs Benedict Roman chicken Grill: Brunch station open Monday Pork chops Lemon basil chicken Three-cheese pasta Grill: Brunch station openLunchTuesday Italian pasta bar Italian baked chicken Italian veggies Grill: French dipThursday Burritos/tacos Beef tamales Nacho chips/cheese Grill: Chimichangas Friday Roasted turkey Pepper beef stir-fry Baked yams Grill: Tuna meltJuly 14 Swedish meatballs Kalua pork/cabbage Broccoli/rice casserole Grill: Super birdCaf Pacific DinnerSundayBarbecued pork butt Chicken supreme Baked tofu/cabbageMondayMinute steak Penne pasta Chicken/peapod stir-fryTuesdayKwaj fried chicken Broiled ono Chinese beef stir-fryWednesdayLondon broil Ratatouille casserole Whole roast chickenFridayStir-fry to order Charsiu spareribs Chicken nuggetsThursdayKeoki's pot roast Chicken adobo Beer-battered codTonightBraised short ribs Broiled fajita chicken Tex-Mex stir-fryKRS has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Dennis Lovin, 256-890-8710. For all others, call Carolyn Veirup, 51300. 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. ON ISLAND HIRES AC&R TECHNICIANS I, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Reqs. K050009 and K050010 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, full-time position, ALCOR, HR Req. K050122 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, full-time position, elementary school, HR Req. K050121 AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, full-time position, Automotive, HR Req. K050069 BEAUTICIAN, casual position, HR Req. K031351 BINGO CALLER, casual position, HR Req. K031423 CARPENTER III, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050047 CASHIER, full-time, Roi Gimbel’s, HR Req. K050086. Enniburr residents, please apply with Annemarie Jones GENERAL MAINTENANCE I, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050044 HELP WANTEDGRAPHICS DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR. Temporary, casual position with exible hours. Must have proven graphic design skills and experience. HR Req. K050083 HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS II, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Reqs. K050038 and K050039 HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I, full-time position, Shipping & Receiving, Supply, HR Req. K050119 HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR IV, full-time, Solid Waste Mgmt., HR Req. K050043 INCINERATOR OPERATOR III, full-time position, Solid Waste Mgmt., HR Req. K050112 MAINTENANCE HELPER, three casual positions, Food Services, HR Req. K050100, K050131 and K050132 MECHANIC I, full-time position, Automotive Services, HR Req. K050124 MECHANIC II, full-time, Waste Water Plant, HR Req. K050126 MECHANIC – SCOOTER SHOP II, full-time position, Automotive. HR Req. K031360 PAINTER III, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Reqs. K050037 and K050042 PLUMBER/PIPEFITTER II, full-time, Utilities, HR Req. K050040 PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK, full-time position, Automotive. HR Req. K031250 PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II, Full-time position, Heavy Equipment-Kwajalein Ops. HR Req. K050070 RECREATION SPECIALIST I, casual position, Community Activities/Hobby Shop, HR Req. K050127 RECREATION AIDE I, casual position, Community Activities, HR Req. K050134 RECREATION AIDE II, two casual positions, Community Activities, HR Req. K050133 and K050135 REGISTERED NURSE, casual position, HRK050085 SAFETY TECHNICIAN II, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050046 SHEETMETAL WORKER II, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050011 SPORTS OFFICIAL, Casual position, Recreation Activities, HR Req. K050120 SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, Education Department, HR. Req. K031285 TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT. Temporary positions on a casual basis. Must have proven administrative skills in Microsoft of ce applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) CONTRACT HIRES (A) accompanied (U) unaccompanied Even numbered requisitions=CMSI: odd numbered requisitions=KRSMonday Carved top round Herb-broiled chicken Eggs Benedict Grill: Brunch station openWednesday Greek chicken breast Liver and onions Pesto mahi mahi Grill: Cheese sandwich


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 7, 2007 9AC &R TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 031378 U BUYER II, HR Req. 031837 Richmond, Calif. U CALIBRATION TECHNICIAN III, HR Reqs. 031865 and 031913 U CAPTAIN, 100T, HR. Req. 031392. U CARPENTER II, III, IV; HR. Reqs. 031348, 031346, 031350 and 031442 U CDC/SAS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/ INSTRUCTOR LEAD HR Req. 031847 U CERTIFIED TEACHER, HR Reqs. 031747, 0313813 and 031929 U CHIEF ENGINEER, HR. Req. 031438. U COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN II, III, HR Reqs. 031941, 031803, 031883 and 031885 U CONTRACTS PURCHASES SPECIALIST, HR. Req. 031851 U CYS TECHNOLOGY LAB LEAD, HR Req. 031851 UDATABASE ADMINISTRATOR III, HR Req. 031767 A DESIGNER/PLANNER IV, HR Req. 031308 U DRAFTER II, HR Req. 031396 U DRAFTSMAN III HR Req. 031873 U DRIVER II, HR. Req. 031905 Honolulu ELECTRICIAN II, HR Req. 031224 U ELECTRICIAN III, HR Reqs. 031224, 031210, 031330, 031332, 031370, 031372, 031408, 031412 and 031452 U ELECTRICIAN IV, HR Reqs. 031302, 031304, 031380 and 031414 U ELECTRICIAN LEAD, HR Req. 031448 U ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN I, II, III, HR Reqs. 031719, 031743, 031383 and 031593 U ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR, HR Req. 031907 A ENGINEER, HR Req. 031436 U FACILITIES ENGINEER IV, HR Req. 031240 A FIELD ENGINEER, HR Req. 031729 U FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031753 A FIRE INSPECTOR, HR Req. 031426 U FIRE SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031428 U FIREFIGHTER, HR Reqs. 031268, 031270, 031312, 031316, 031318, 031368, 031430 and 031450 U FIREFIGHTER/EMT, HR Reqs. 031278 and 031388 U HARDWARE ENGINEER II, III, HR Reqs. 031733 and 031897 A HOMEWORK CENTER LEAD, HR Req. 031835 U HOUSING INSPECT/EST/MAINT SPECIALIST, HR Req. 030390 U HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER, HR Req. 031873 U IT PROJECT PLANNER II, HR Req. 031887 A KWAJALEIN POWER PLANT, MECHANICAL LEAD HR Req. 031374 A LEAD FIRE INSPECTOR, HR Req. 031424 U LEAD WELDER, HR Req. 031198 U MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST, MECK, HR Req. 031386 U MANAGEMENT & STANDARDS ANALYST III, HR Req. 031290 U MANAGER, ENGINEERING & PLANNING, HR Req. 031262 A MASONRY III, HR Req. 031336 U MATERIAL DISPOSAL SPECIALIST, HR Req. 031911 U MECHANIC III, IV, HR Reqs. 031418, 031432, 031246 and 031434 U MECK POWER PLANT MECHANIC III, HR Req. 031286 MISSION PLANNER III, HUNTSVILLE, HR Req. 031757 MISSION TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031799 A MMW OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031945 U NETWORK ENGINEER III–MO, HR Req. 031227 A OPERATOR, SPACE SURVEILLANCE, HR Req. 031697 U PAINTER III, HR Req. 031366 U PHYSICIAN, SURGEON, HR Req. 031449 A PLANT TECHNICIAN II, III, HR Reqs. 031947 and 031949 U PLUMBER PIPEFITTER III HR Req. 031354 U PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK III, HR Req. 031420 U PROGRAMMER/ ANALYST-PAYROLL SUPPORT, HR Req. 031349 U PROGRAMMER/ ANALYST-SUPPLY and MAINT, HR Req. 031841 A PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER III, HR Req. 031252 U PROJECT PLANNER II, HR Req. 031296 A PROJECT PLANNER III, HR Req. 031843 A PROPERTY SPECIALIST I, HR Req. 031875 UPUBLIC INTERNET SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, HR Req. 031763 URADAR TECHNICIAN II, III, HR Req. 031717 URADIO/TV BROADCASTER/OPERATOR, HR Req. 031839 U REGISTERED NURSE, HR Req. 031871 U REPORTER, HR Req. 031933 U RMI EMPLOYEE RELATIONS MANAGER, HR Req. 031899 A ROI-NAMUR POWER PLANT, ELECTRICIAN II, HR Req. 031220 U SAFETY ENGINEER, HR Req. 031891 ASECURITY SPECIALIST III, HR Req. 031893 ASERVER ADMINISTRATOR III, HR Req. 031819 A SHEET METAL WORKER III, HR Reqs. 031446 and 031422 U SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT, HR Req. 031817 ASOFTWARE ENGINEER IV, HR Req. 031751 ASPACE SURVEILLANCE OPERATOR, HR Reqs. 031619, 031915 and 031903 U SR FLIGHT SAFETY RF FIELD ENGINEER, HR Req. 031627 U SR PROJECT CONTROLS SUPERVISOR, HR Req. 031745 A STYLIST, HR Req. 031823 U SUPERVISOR, HAZARDOUS WASTE, HR Req. 031400 A SUPERVISOR, CONFIGURATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT, HR Req. 031821 A SUPERVISOR, BODY SHOP/LT VEH MAINT, HR Req. 031196 A SUPERVISOR, PURCHASING HR Req. 031923 Richmond, Calif. SUPERVISOR SECURITY, HR Req. 031937 U SYSTEMS ENGINEER III and IV, HR. Reqs. 031909, 031939, 031797 and 031749 A WAREHOUSEMEN LEAD, HR Reqs. 031360, 031398 and 031416 U WELDER IV, HR Req. 031444 U RTS WEATHER ATSC, RTS Weather Station, has an immediate opening for an electronics technician. Training and experience in radar maintenance and repair is critical; work with weather radars is preferred. Kwajalein Police Department will hold a bike auction at 4:30 p.m., July 14. The following items will also be auctioned if not claimed. Child’s sunglasses, children’s toys, snorkel and mask, backpack containing clothing, small insulated cooler, large plastic bag containing clothing and blankets, men’s ring, eyeglass case with glasses, pedometer, camera case, woman’s watch, woman’s bracelet, belt and perfume, Apple ipod, wireless computer mouse, portable baby crib, boy’s nylon jacket, hooded sweatshirt, set of keys and Motorola brand two-way radio. Small Arms Range will be in operation, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday. Observe the hazard area between the posted red ags.


Saturday, July 7, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 Youth Center stuffATSC 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. Unaccompanied position. ATSC is an equal opportunity employer offering a highly competitive salary and bene ts package. For information, call 51508. The University of Maryland ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS to teach an eightweek term in the near future. If you have a masterÂ’s degree and would like to know more about this unique opportunity, call Jane, 52800 or email WANTEDTHREE-WHEEL bike for three weeks starting Thursday for older relative. Call 58856. LOST GIRLÂ’S PRINCESS PURSE, hot pink, with cash inside. Call 54434. KODAK DIGITAL camera in black zip case, June 16, onboard the 5:20 p.m. Barry Aviation plane from Kwajalein to Roi. Reward offered. Call 51582. FOUNDPAIR OF CROCS at Emon Beach. Call 51596. GIVEAWAYCOMPUTER MONITORS, View Sonic, E771 and E773 plus a Yamatta CD recorder, model CRW8824. Call Cris, 52935 or 59021. PATIO SALEMONDAY, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Quarters 416-B (in back). PCS sale. Household items, clothing, toys, school supplies, puzzles, bookcases, microwave, Rubbermaid storage shed, books Kickball is back and videos. MONDAY, 3-5 p.m., Quarters 477-B (in back). PCS sale. Bedding, small toys, microwave cooking dishes, microwave, available July 21, kitchen items, womenÂ’s shoes and size 9 shoes. FOR SALE SOLID MAPLE kitchen island with butcher block top on casters, $150; hard-bottom Burley cart with new axle and wheel bearings, $60; In-Step aluminum frame cart, $75; Scubapro large buoyancy compensator, $75; Dacor medium buoyancy compensator, $60; Pelican dive light, $50 and Nikonos IV-A underwater 35MM camera, $150. Call 51175. MICROWAVE, $50 and Kwaj-condition bikes, $20-30. Call 59154. CANON 30D digital SLR, two lenses, 18-55 and 28-200 mm, polarizing ler, 4GB memory, and camera bag, paid $1,900, will sell for $1,500. Call 53766. SYNTHESIZER/PIANO with ampli er, electric guitar and ampli er, 1200-watt microwave, Rubbermaid storage shed, bookcases and Weber smoker. Call 54434. QUEEN-SIZE bed, $150; large solid wood computer armoire, $150; childÂ’s picnic table,$20; foosball/air hockey table, $30; various area rugs; several adult and one childÂ’s bike; Star Wars electronic battleship game,$5; dishes,service for eight,$15 and a large box of toy food/serving pieces,$10; Call B a n a n a s p l i t s a n d m o v i e Banana splits and movie n i g h t i s 7 1 0 p m S u n d a y night is 7-10 p.m., Sunday, a t t h e Y o u t h C e n t e r F o r at the Youth Center. For G r a d e s 7 8 o n l y Grades 7-8 only. T h r e e o n t h r e e b a s k e t b a l l Three-on-three basketball f o r G r a d e s 7 1 2 3 5 p m for Grades 7-12, 3-5 p.m., T u e s d a y t h r o u g h J u l y 1 4 Tuesday through July 14, a t C o r l e t t R e c r e a t i o n at Corlett Recreation C e n t e r G y m T o r e g i s t e r Center Gym. To register t e a m s c a l l J a s o n 5 3 7 9 6 teams, call Jason, 53796. 7 9 p m J u l y 1 4 X b o x g a m e n i g h t a t t h e Y o u t h C e n t e r 7-9 p.m., July 14, Xbox game night at the Youth Center. 7 1 0 p m J u l y 1 5 Â’ 8 0 s d a n c e p a r t y a t t h e Y o u t h C e n t e r 7-10 p.m., July 15, Â’80s dance party at the Youth Center. Mary, 51298.TOSHIBA GIGABEAT 60GB MES60V MP3/4 player. new, never used, $225; twisted nylon anchor line -inch by 250 feet with eye splice, new, on reel in shrink wrap, $130; Henderson Gold Core low cut booties, size 11, $10; K2 inline skates, new condition, menÂ’s size 9-10, $50. Call 55959, home, or 5366, work. SURFBOARD, 8-feet, 2-inches, minilongboard, Blue brand, two years old, $350. Call 52276. BERBER CARPETS with padding, neutral color, one is 14-feet by 8-inches by 12-feet and one is 13-feet, 3-inches by 10-feet, 8inches, ts two-bedroom 400 series housing living room and master bedroom, $75 each or $140 for both; ve decorative wrought iron end tables, $50 and computer desk with hutch, $25. Call 51596. ONE-HALF INTEREST in 36-foot Bayliner, Reunion $20,000; 15-horsepower Honda four-stroke outboard, $1,200; Japanese glass shing oats; Boston whaler, 17-foot, $10,000 and one-half interest in Japanese shing boat, project boat, $10,000. Call Dennis, 51850, work, or 54489, home. SHIMANO 105 racing bike wheel set with Maric CXP 22 rims and Hutchinson re ex tires, 700 by 32, paid $150, will sell for $50 and music books, beginning to intermediate, Schaum/ Belwin series. Call 54434. BOYSÂ’ SPECIALIZED aluminum bicycle, 16inch with accessories and training wheels, $60 The time has come to showcase your skills. There are no captains to pick teams, so nobody gets picked last. In order to play, a co-ed team must be put together and registered at Community Activities by Tuesday. Cost is $20 per team. For more information, call 53331.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, July 7, 2007 11 T h e f a m i l y a n d a d u l t p o o l s The family and adult pools w i l l c l o s e f o r i n t a k e will close for intake p i p e c l e a n i n g J u l y 1 7 2 1 pipe cleaning July 17-21. Q u e s t i o n s ? Questions? C a l l M a n d i e 5 2 8 4 7 Call Mandie, 52847.The Catholic community of Kwajalein and Roi-Namur welcomes the Rev. Leo Daly, Roman Catholic Society of Jesus priest, as pastor. The Mass schedule will remain as is with the following additions: • 4:45 p.m., Monday through Thursday, chaplain’s of ce • 5-5:30 p.m., Saturday, Sacrament of Reconciliation (or by appointment) and child’s water or sand table with cover, $25. Call 53731.FULL-SIZE platform bed with futon couch. quality, sturdy steel, easily disassembles for transport, $450. Call 55959, home, or 53667, work.MICROWAVE OVEN, $45; queen-size bedding, two set of sheets, curtains, comforter, shams and ruf e, $60; red rug, 6-feet by 9-feet, $10; TV, 32-inch, $350; TV, 27-inch, $250; Sun Key West bike, $75; rope lights, 80-feet, with timer, $40 and of ce/computer desk, missionstyle, $100. Call 50220. D’LITE BURLEY trailer and Surfride Huffy bike, both for $295, or $265 for Burley and $55 for bike. Call 52353. COMMUNITY NOTICESKWAJALEIN SCUBA CLUB is sponsoring a two-tank dive on the Double Eagle Sunday. Meet at the boat ramp at 7:20 a.m. to load tanks and gear. Sandwich xings, drinks and snacks will be provided. To sign up and for information on cost, call James Scott, 51219. THE SMALL BOAT Marina will perform quarterly inspections of boat lots on Monday. Inspections will focus on housekeeping, proper signage and fence line security. Questions? Call Jody, 53643. KWAJALEIN SCUBA CLUB will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, in Corlett Recreation Center. A FRIENDLY REMINDER to all boat captains. Small Boat Marina boat deposits will be lost if weekend reservations are not cancelled by 1 p.m., the day prior to the scheduled reservation. Unfavorable weather and extenuating circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis.THE KWAJALEIN ART GUILD Art Annex is open for purchases by appointment only during the summer. Call Lisa, 51061. THE ART ANNEX cupboard space is for Art Guild members working on projects. All others should clear out their art supplies and tools as soon as possible. Questions? Call Lisa, 51061. FAMILY BOWLING NIGHT is 6-9 p.m., July 22, at the Bowling Center. To reserve a lane, call 53320.


Saturday, July 7, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12BEACH BLAST, from Page 7 Weather courtesy of RTS WeatherSunday: Partly sunny, 30 percent showers. Winds: E at 8-12 knots. Monday: Mostly sunny, 10 percent showers. Winds: SE at 8-12 knots. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, 10 percent showers Winds: N at 6-10 knots. Wednesday: Partly sunny, 30 percent showers Winds: SE at 12-17 knots. Thursday: Mostly sunny, 10 percent showers. Winds: NE at 8-12 knots. Friday: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: E at 10-14 knots. July 14: Mostly cloudy, 40 percent showers. Winds: NE at 8-15 knots. Annual total: 31.43 inches Annual deviation: -8.33 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Sun  Moon  Tides Sunday 6:33 a.m./7: 11 p.m. 7:52 p.m./6:46 a.m. 9:35 a.m., 3.2’ 3:30 a.m., 0.8’ 10:39 a.m., 3.3’ 4:02 p.m., 0.4’ Monday 6:36 a.m./7:11 p.m. 12:26a.m./1:02 p.m. 10:55 a.m., 2.8’ 5:01 p.m., 1.0’ 5:12 p.m., 0.6’ Tuesday 6:36 a.m./7:12 p.m. 1:12a.m./1:57 p.m. 12:01 a.m., 3.4’ 6:41 a.m., 0.8’ 12:31 p.m., 2.6’ 6:30 p.m., 0.6’ Wednesday 6:37 a.m./7:12 p.m. 2:01 a.m./2:56 p.m. 1:18 a.m., 3.7’ 8:04 a.m., 0.5’ 1:56 p.m., 2.6’ 7:42 p.m., 0.5’ Thursday 6:37 a.m./7:12 p.m. 2:54 a.m. /3:58 p.m. 2:21 a.m., 4.0’ 9:05 a.m., 0.1’ 2:59 p.m., 2.8’ 8:41 p.m., 0.2’ Friday 6:37 a.m./7:12 p.m. 3:53 a.m./5:01 p.m. 3:13 a.m., 4.3’ 9:53 a.m., 0.3’ 3:49 p.m., 3.0’ 9:31 p.m., 0.0’ Saturday 6:37 a.m./7:12 p.m. 4:55 a.m. /6:04 p.m. 3:59 a.m., 4.6’ 10:34 a.m., 0.5’ 4:30 a.m., 3.2’ 10:15 a.m., 0.2’ Jason Heider is denied by Miguel Busquets’ block at Wednesday’s tournament. (Photo by Nell Drumheller)championship game at approximately 1:45 p.m. Brandon’s team defeated Kool Beans. In Baggo competition, Doug Vanderveen and Jason Heider won the best of three series over Phil Corbin and Floyd Corder III. “We had several rounds and winners for the family fun frenzy and bingo,” Kim Parker, supervisor of Entertainment Services, who headed up the team that presented most of the activities, said. Also at the beach were special retail items denoting the holiday and food for purchase as well as a tent where local vendors plied their wares. Parker, and the people responsible for tables, tents and special events, have been working almost non-stop for the last few weeks with the numerous Armed Forces Entertainment productions visiting the islands as well as the end of school year activities. Parker, ready to slow down and take a breath, offered big thanks to the people who support these events. She said the women from the Hobby Shop volunteered to decorate the stages for both the AFE Polynesian Review last week as well as the 4th of July activities. She added that the assistance provided by the Marine Department and Heavy Equipment Shop helped make this year’s Independence Day celebration a success. The day’s activities ended with a reworks show in the lagoon. Accompanied by music, the reworks lit up the night sky.