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The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 F i n g e r c o n c h a r e o n e o f t h e m a n y k i n d s o f s h e l l s f o u n d a t S i x t h I s l a n d n e a r R o i N a m u r Finger conch are one of the many kinds of shells found at Sixth Island near Roi-Namur. D i v i n g a t R o i o f f e r s a g r e a t d i v e r s i t y o f u n d e r w a t e r s c e n e r y Diving at Roi offers a great diversity of underwater scenery. F o r m o r e a b o u t d i v i n g a t R o i s e e P a g e 6 For more about diving at Roi, see Page 6. ( P h o t o b y L i s a S h i e r ) (Photo by Lisa Shier) www.smdc.army.mil/KWAJ/Hourglass/hourglass.html

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Saturday, Aug. 11, 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: hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.milCommanding Of cer......Col. Stevenson ReedPublic Affairs Of cer (acting)........Tamara WardEditor......................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer..........................Dan Adler Reporter..............................................JJ Klein Distribution..................................C.J. Kemem See WARNED, Page 12 commentary USAKA Person of the Week Mike HendrixAs with many things, we were warned I’m sad to say that when I heard about the bridge collapsing in Minneapolis, I wasn’t surprised. Our federal and state government of cials and many in the business sector have known for years that America’s aging infrastructure was fast becoming dangerous. Many engineers and construction experts issued urgent warnings years ago. In one of the richest countries in the world, we have steam pipes blowing up in the streets in New York City. Some of the power grids in our major cities, especially on the eastern seaboard, are almost 100 years old and ripe for major problems. The government had been warned for decades that some of the dams and levees —say, for instance, in New Orleans — were weak, not constructed properly, and might fail in a major storm. Nothing was done to improve them. We have antiquated computer systems being used by air traf c controllers at some of our major airports. Many To the family of three rollerblading in front of the hospital. They were all wearing knee pads, elbow pads and wrist pads. To AFN for adding local photos to the Roller after the Window on the Atoll segments. Mike Hendrix is the chief pilot for AirScan Paci c and supervises the aircrews. Hendrix is a highly experienced and skilled pilot. Well beyond just the duties of his job, he is keen about keeping the focus on safety.aviation experts say it’s a disaster waiting to happen. And now we’re told that thousands of bridges in the United States are ‘structurally de cient.’ That sure doesn’t make me want to drive over a bridge anytime soon. Most of our major bridges are more than 50 years old. They were constructed back in the days when the Interstate Highway system was built. That began in 1956 and took 35 years to nish. By the time the system was completed, some of the bridges were already obsolete. The ones that are in such sorry shape these days were apparently engineered for a lot less heavy traf c. Bridges that were designed to take the loads back in the 1950s are woefully inadequate for today’s heavy traf c. They are simply giving out under the increased strain. But one would think that bridges built with modern equipment, material and engineering would last more than 50 years. Were the bridges poorly designed and doomed to fail from the start? Are the engineers who built the bridges to blame? I don’t know. Maybe they can’t be faulted for not seeing into the future. But, isn’t it funny that in some places in Europe, bridges that the Romans built 3,000 years ago are still being used? I mean, for extremely light traf c, but still, not too bad for 3,000 years. It seems the problem is that Americans, while being some of the best engineers and builders in the world (or we were at one time), simply do not

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 3 TeamworkFire, Marine Departments hold joint training exerciseArticle and photos by Molly FrazierFire ghterMembers of U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Fire and Emergency Services conducted a joint training exercise with Capt. Mike Turner and the crew of the Marine tug Mystic recently. The two-day training allowed re ghters the opportunity to become familiar with the shipboard re ghting capabilities of the tug, as well as plan a response for an emergency aboard the ship. Members of the Fire Department open water Search and Rescue Team got their feet wet in the exercise as they conducted man overboard scenarios off the starboard side of the vessel. The Mystic has capabilities beyond being a tugboat that would be very useful in an emergency. The tug is equipped with portable re pumps and a monitor which can approach a building on re from the water. The Fire Department SAR team and the Mystic have a unique history of working together. In 2002, a Majuro-based cargo ship was caught in rough seas and lost a man overboard before losing power and drifting 30 miles east of Meck. The Fire Department SAR team members deployed on SR-001 initially, but the Marine Police boat couldn’t make it past the large waves and the crew had to turn around. Examining the marine eet, it was decided that the oceangoing Mystic would be best suited for the task because of its long draft and ability to move safely through the rough seas. The tug set off and with the help of the ship’s captain and crew, the SAR team rescued the man and his wayward shipmates. USAKA Fire and Emergency Services has a minimum of six open water SAR team members. Each member goes through an arduous tryout period where their individual swimming abilities are put to the test. To be successful, they need to complete a six-week long program that is physically demanding for even the most athletic person. The team trains to Coast Guard rescue swimmer standards and receives Red Cross lifeguard training and certi cations. The training is designed to make the swimmers more comfortable in the water and more con dent in their skills and the skills of their teammates. To successfully pass the program and earn the title of SAR swimmer, each candidate must tread water while holding a 10pound weight out of the water, swim 500 yards in a little more than 10 minutes, swim 25 yards under water, and retrieve a weight from a depth of 10 feet. Once initiated into the team, each SAR member is required to continue training every week. Training might include deploying off the SR-001 in the rough waters of Bigej Pass or using the apex raft to perform beach rescues on Carlos Island. Training in adverse weather and water conditions is an important aspect of training, as emergencies rarely happen in favorable weather and calm seas. Cross-training with other departments, like the exercise with the Mystic is another important aspect of SAR training, Fire Department Captain and SAR team member Corey Wiley explained, “As a team, it is important for us to know not just our job, but the expectations of the crew of the different vessels we respond with. They need to know what we provide and we need to know what they are capable of.” Fire Department Chief Stephen Scruton explained that this weekend’s tug training was “Exceptionally educational and extremely practical and realistic. All Fire Department and Marine Department personnel who participated left with the knowledge that we were all better prepared. I am sure that in the future if we are called upon to use these skills in an emergency, this training exercise will prove to be invaluable.” Members of the Kwajalein Fire Department open water Search and Rescue team conduct ‘man overboard’ scenarios with the crew of the tug Mystic.Fire Department Search and Rescue personnel perform an open sea rescue exercise.

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Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass Join the fun and dancing at the 4th Original Zooks reunion tour, featuring Randy Razook No-cost smoking cessation program is offered by Kwajalein Range Services4 covers all civilian, military and Marshallese employees. This program includes the following services at no charge to the employee: • Initial physician evaluation • All approved cessation medications • Weekly group support meetings • Relocation to non-smoking Bachelor Quarters upon successful cessation This program requires the following activities: • Compliance with medication therapies • Attendance at weekly group support meetings • A commitment of continued employment for nine months from date of program enrollment There will be no charges or fees if participants complete the program but fail to stop tobacco use. However, charges may be assessed if a participant fails to complete the program without a physician’s order to discontinue. A fee will be charged for the mandatory relocation back to a smoking BQ if a participant is initially successful, but does not remain tobacco-free. The next session will run for 12 consecutive weeks. Time will be 7-8 p.m., beginning on Sept. 11. For more information, call the hospital pharmacy at 53406. Hourglass ReportsTobacco use is a signi cant risk factor for illness and health care costs. According to breathingassociation.org tobacco use in the United States accounts for up to $167 billion annually in lost productivity and smoking-related healthcare costs. An estimated 500 tobacco users on Kwajalein, including day workers, could account for up to $1.67 million in annual costs at U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. There are currently several therapies available to aid in tobacco cessation, but for some tobacco users the cost of quitting is a disincentive to participation in an effective cessation program and successful discontinuation of tobacco use. The most effective cessation therapy to date can exceed $300 for a three-month program, not including the recommended group support meetings. By providing a no-cost tobacco cessation program as an enhancement of employee bene ts, Kwajalein Range Services expects to see a higher percentage of users successfully stop tobacco use. The goal is to reach a 40 percent cessation rate in program participants. Therefore, in support of a drug-free work environment, KRS is introducing a no-cost tobacco cessation program through Kwajalein Hospital. This program Do you know how to tell male green sea turtles from female? What about their favorite food? Average life span? You can nd out this and more during a group tour of the Dr. Donald Ott Turtle Pond and Memorial Park provided by the turtle lady, Cathy Madore. Call KRS Environmental, 51134, to make a reservation. Kwaj turtles a re nea t and the Stone Fish group, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Aug. 19, at the Yuk Club.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 5 Twenty five servicemembers die in Global War on Terror Former Kwaj resident completes Iraq tour Hourglass reportsPolli Barnes-Keller recently completed a two-year tour as a Department of Army civilian in Iraq, where she challenged security issues daily to tell the good news about Operation Iraqi Freedom to the American public. Barnes-Keller deployed from the Marshall Islands to Iraq in July 2005 as a public affairs specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Gulf Region North District, in Mosul. The unit later relocated south to COB Speicher in Tikrit, where she was promoted to public affairs of cer for her organization. The Gulf Region North District encompasses a 60,000 square-mile area of Northern Iraq, including seven of IraqÂ’s 18 provinces, or states. Barnes-KellerÂ’s job required her to travel through that area, often under hostile conditions, to report on the more than 1,400 reconstruction projects for which her unit has construction management responsibility. Her personal courage and sacri ce earned her the respect and admiration of superiors and peers. Upon her redeployment, Barnes-Keller was honored with a superior civilian service award from the Department of the Army for her actions and her service to the United States Army, the Coalition and the Iraqi people. Barnes-Keller is the daughter of Harry and Lorain Barnes, Plymouth, Mass., and Nelwyn Murphy, Weatherford, Texas. She is a 1983 graduate of Downsville High School in Downsville, La., and a 1994 honors graduate of the University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Md. She now resides in the United Kingdom. Polli Barnes-KellerCpl. Jason M. Kessler 29, of Mount Vernon, Wash., died July 30 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered from a rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash. 1st Lt. Benjamin J. Hall 24, of Virginia, died July 31 in Asadabad, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy. Sgt. Stephen R. Maddies 41, of Elizabethton, Tenn., died July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to the 473rd Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Platoon, Tennessee Army National Guard, Columbia, Tenn. Three Soldiers died July 31 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. Killed were: Spc. Zachariah J. Gonzalez 23, of Indiana; Pfc. Charles T. Heinlein Jr. 23, of Hemlock, Mich. and Pfc. Alfred H. Jairala 29, of Hialeah, Fla. Two Soldiers died July 31 in Tunis, Iraq of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. Killed were: Sgt. Bradley W. Marshall 37, of Little Rock, Ark. and Spc. Daniel F. Reyes 24, of San Diego. Sgt. 1st Class Travis S. Bachman 30, of Garden City, Kan., died Aug. 1 in Mosul, Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Al Basrah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 714th Security Force, Kansas Army National Guard, Topeka, Kan. Sgt. Taurean T. Harris 22, of Liberty, Miss., died Aug. 2 in Kala Gush, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga. Lance Cpl. Cristian Vasquez 20, of Coalinga, Calif., died Aug. 2 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Three Soldiers died Aug. 2 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.Killed were: Staff Sgt. Fernando Santos 29, of San Antonio, Texas; Spc. Cristian Rojas-Gallego 24, of Loganville, Ga., and Spc. Eric D. Salinas 25, of Houston, Texas. Master Sgt. Julian Ingles Rios 52, of Anasco, Puerto Rico, died Aug. 2 in Baghdad when his Humvee was struck by a rocketpropelled grenade. He was assigned to the 130th Engineer Battalion, of the Puerto Rico National Guard, at Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Spc. Braden J. Long 19, of Sherman, Texas died Aug. 4 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained when his hmmwv came under grenade attack. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. Three Soldiers died Aug. 4 in Hawr Rajab, Iraq when the vehicle they were in struck an improvised explosive device during combat operations. They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson. Killed were: Sgt. Dustin S. Wakeman 25, of Fort Worth, Texas; Cpl. Jason K. La eur 28, of Ignacio, Colo. and Pfc. Jaron D. Holliday 21, of Tulsa, Okla. Pfc. Matthew M. Murchison 21, of Independence, Mo., died August 4 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 127th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Hanau, Germany. Spc. Charles E. Leonard Jr ., 29, of Monroe, La., died Aug. 5 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in was struck by a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Two Soldiers died Aug. 5 in Baghdad of wounds suffered from enemy indirect re. They were assigned to the 59th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Carson, Colo. Killed were: Spc. Justin R. Blackwell 27, of Paris, Tenn. and Pvt. Jeremy S. Bohannon 18, of Bon Aqua, Tenn.Spc. Christopher T. Neiberger 22, of Gainesville, Fla., died Aug. 6 in Baghdad of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.Sgt. Jon E. Bonnell Jr ., 22, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died Aug. 7 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6Rene Prenoveau dives at 13 Planes.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 R o i w a t e r s o f f e r g r e a t d i v i n g Roi waters offer great diving s c e n e r y p h o t o o p p o r t u n i t i e s scenery, photo opportunitiesArticle and photos by Lisa ShierRoi-Namur Dolphins Divemaster R oi-Namur offers some great new dive sites for Kwajalein divers. The Roi-Namur Dolphins Scuba Club offers all regular Kwajalein Scuba Club members reciprocal privileges to use club dive tanks and Roi Small Boat Marina usually has boats available for visiting Kwajalein divers. Dives ites at Roi offer great wreck diving, nature diving and excellent photo opportunities. Sites vary in accessibility and level of dif culty. A World War II Zero is one of the few Japanese aircraft in the lagoon. The plane is cracked in half, but otherwise mostly intact. It’s located in about 60 feet of water near the fuel pier navigation channel. This site often has visibility of less than 50 feet and requires careful navigation. This dive is suitable for all but the most inexperienced divers. The Speedball site is a classic shark diving spot. A sandy shelf on the outer reef at about 150 feet attracts numerous sharks of all sizes. Large grouper and other sh can also be seen here, along with some very nice anemones. It is generally necessary to decend to about 100 R o i w a t e r s o f f e r g r e a t d i v i n g Roi waters offer great diving s c e n e r y p h o t o o p p o r t u n i t i e s scenery, photo opportunities 7 feet to catch the action and the area frequently has a current. This dive is recommended only for experienced advanced certified divers. A C-46 cargo plane is an American World War II aircraft sitting upright on the bottom at about 110 feet. This site has been buoyed by the RND making it easy to nd. The area is on the leeward side of the lagoon and conditions can be quite rough on windy days. Due to the depth, this site is recommended only for experienced advanced divers. The site called13 Planes is located near the C-46. A small area holds numerous American WWII aircraft on the bottom at about 120 feet. Generally excellent water clarity allows several aircraft to be visited in one dive. Anchoring at this site is challenging due to the depth and sandy bottom. Sand Island offers clear water, big clams and a rubble wreck. A sandy channel at about 40 feet separates two reefs. Large clams may be found on the western side of the channel. There is a RND buoy at this site. The wreck is located south of the bouy in about 70 feet of water. Sand Island is located just inside Melleu pass and can experience strong currents at times. Do not dive this site if a strong current is present. In the absence of a current, this site is accessible to all but the least experienced divers. Sixth Island is a great spot for parties that include very new divers or snorkelers. This spot is in the lee of a large island and is calm in virtually all conditions. There’s scattered coral heads in a variety of sizes on a sandy bottom at 15–40 feet. Unusual sh are sometimes spotted here. It is also a good spot for shell collectors. The Garden is located just off Eighth Island. A tongue of reef sticks out into the lagoon and then terminates in a wall extending to about 90 feet. Spectacular corals cover the top of the reef at depths of 5–20 feet. The shallow depths and great corals make this an excellent site for photography. The site can be enjoyed by divers of all ability levels and also snorkelers. Conditions can get a little rough on the surface near high tide, particularly on windy days. Table coral at Eighth Island. Sharks are a favorite attraction at Speedball. R R

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Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8This time of year best for wishing on starsBy Lisa ShierAstronomerSummer is a great time for star-gazing at Kwajalein and 2007 brings some special astronomical events. Highlights of our skies include the Southern Cross and the Northern Cross, bright planets and a great view of the Milky Way. The Southern Cross can be seen in the northern hemisphere as far north as Hawaii. It is visible low in the south to southwest in the evenings through August. It will disappear into the sunset in September, to return as a pre-dawn constellation in late December. The Northern Cross (also known as Cygnus) is up most of the night through the summer and can be found low in the northeast in the early evening. Bright Venus dominates the early evening in the West. Look for the brightest object in the west at sundown. Saturn is much less bright and lower in the west at sundown. It will disappear into the sunset towards the end of August. Jupiter is high in the southeast in the early evening, appearing near the constellation Scorpio. Jupiter is the brightest ‘star’ in the sky after Venus. Mars, in the constellation Aries, rises after midnight, and is quite bright in the pre-dawn sky. On dark nights, the summer sky is dominated by an awesome sweep of our own galaxy, the Milky Way. It appears as a bright band across the sky from the south to the northeast in the early evening. Kwajalein’s southern latitude gives us a good view of the central portions of the galaxy and allows telescope enthusiasts to explore southern deep-sky objects not visible from the continental United States. Our remote location and general lack of light pollution give us a much better view of the whole Milky Way than our stateside friends. North Point is an excellent location for viewing the Milky Way.Star light, star bright The stars usually shine bright over the ocean, but this year promises some special astronomical events, including the Southern Cross and the Northern Cross plus great views of the Milky Way. The new American Red Cross waterfront lifeguarding class is here. The class session will run Sept. 8-30. Classes will meet on select Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. Participants must register by Sept. 7. For details and registration, call Mandie, 52847. Kwaj Hospital Pharmaceutical Process Improvement Project: A Six Sigma team analyzed the costs of expired drugs and identi ed a quarterly return process to maximize reimbursements and minimize loss without increasing risk. This resulted in approximately $100,000 in savings.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 9 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. HELP WANTED Monday Hawaiian chopped steak Hebi misoyaki spirals Eggs Benedict Grill: Brunch station openLunchTuesday Chinese pepper steak Hunan chicken Pork roast/sauerkraut Grill: Chicken pattieWednesday Cheese manicotti Chicken Parmesan Spinach lasagna Grill: Mushroom burgerThursday Warm tortillas Pork carnitas Beef/bean burritos Grill: Chicken quesadilla Friday Stuffed cabbage Chicken divan Chili mac Grill: Roast beef sandwichAug. 18 Moho Cuban chops Cuban nairagi Coconut chicken Grill: Fish sandwichCaf Roi DinnerSundayGrilled lamb/veggies Polynesian pork Blackened salmonMondaySpaghetti Beef picatta Eggplant ParmesanTuesdayPork sate Thai chicken Korean ank steakWednesdaySirloin steaks Lemon feta chicken Veggie of the dayFridayPeach/lemon chicken Citrus sword sh Fettuccini with baconThursdayMeatloaf/gravy Breaded pork chops SautŽed snapperTonightShoyu pork Chicken katsu Thai shrimp pastaSundayArroz con pollos New England pot roast French toast casserole Grill: Brunch station open Monday Broiled pork chops Herb-roasted chicken Three-cheese quiche Grill: Brunch station openLunchTuesday Beef Stroganoff Chicken picatta Surf patties Grill: French dip au jusThursday Swiss steak Kalua pork/cabbage Tuna casserole Grill: Cheese sandwich Friday Creole chicken Cheeseburger macaroni Breaded cod Grill: Mini taco barAug. 18 Keoki's pot roast Pepperoni/veggie pizza Broccoli/tofu stir-fryGrill: Sicilian hoagieCaf Pacific DinnerSundayCantonese pork Baked tandoori chicken Eggplant ParmesanMondayHamburger steak Penne pasta cacciatore Turkey peapod stir-fryTuesdayKwaj fried chicken Grilled ono Hawaiian steakWednesdayBroiled rib eye steak Honey-mustard chicken Chef's choiceFridaySpaghetti Italian sausage Herb-roasted chickenThursdayHawaiian ham steak Breaded chicken wings Brunswick stewTonightMinute steak Marinated salmon Vegetarian beansSunday Top round of beef Seafood Newburg Breaded chicken breast Grill: Brunch station openWednesday Szechuan pork Chicken katsu Thai shrimp pasta Grill: Teriyaki burger KRS 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 www.krsjv.com. Job descriptions for other openings are located at Human Resources, Building 700. NEED EXTRA money? KRS employment applications are continually accepted for all Community Services departments and the Human Resources temporary pool for casual positions. Some examples of these positions are: sport of cials, scorekeepers, delivery drivers, lifeguards, catering/dining room workers, medical of ce receptionists, temporary of ce support, etc. 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 (EXECUTIVE), for program manager, full-time, HR Req. K050178. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, full-time, Community Activities, HR Req. K050174 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, full-time, Education, HR Req. K050175 AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, full-time position, Automotive, HR Req. K050069 CARPENTER II, full-time, Kwaj Ops, HR Req. K050158 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 CHILD AND YOUTH SERVICES CENTRAL REGISTRATION COORDINATOR, full time, HR Req. K050149 CUSTODIAN II, full-time, Kwaj Ops Custodial, HR Req. K050156 DELIVERY WORKER, two part-time positions, Surfway, HR Reqs. K050141 and K050142 ELECTRICIAN I, full-time, Kwaj Ops Electric Shop, HR Req. K050154 GENERAL MAINTENANCE I, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050044 GENERAL MAINTENANCE I, full-time, Marine Department, HR Req. K050160GRAPHICS DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR. Temporary, casual position with exible hours. Must have proven graphic design skills and experience. HR Req. K050083HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II, full-time, Meck Operations, HR Req. K050150 HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050038 HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR IV, full-time, Solid Waste, HR Req. K050155 INCINERATOR OPERATOR III, full-time position, Solid Waste Mgmt., HR Req. K050112 INCINERATOR OPERATOR III, full-time position, Meck Operations, HR Req. K050144 MECHANIC I, two full-time positions, Automotive Services, HR Reqs. K050124 and K050157 MECHANIC – SCOOTER SHOP II, two full-time positions, Automotive. HR Reqs. K031360 and K050168 PAINTER II, full-time, Marine Department, HR Req. 050159 PLUMBER/PIPEFITTER II, full-time, Utilities, HR Req. K050040 PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK, two full-time positions, Automotive. HR Reqs. K031250 and K050167 RECREATION AIDE II, full-time, Community Activities, HR Req. K050164 SAFETY TECHNICIAN II, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050046 SHEETMETAL WORKER II, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050011 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) TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT I, full-time position, Roi Operations, HR Req. K050137 TRAINING COORDINATOR I, full-time Medical Of ce, HR Req. K050161 WAREHOUSE RECEIVING AND RECORDS CLERK, full-time, Property Management, HR Req. K050153 CONTRACT HIRES (A) accompanied (U) unaccompanied Even numbered requisitions=CMSI Odd numbered requisitions=KRS AC &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

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Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 Youth Center stuffCERTIFIED 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 ADESIGNER/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 UIT 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. 031757MISSION 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 U PUBLIC INTERNET SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, HR Req. 031763 U RADAR TECHNICIAN II, III, HR Req. 031717 U RADIO/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 A SECURITY SPECIALIST, III, HR Req. 031893 A SENIOR DOCUMENT CONTROLLER, HR Req. 031985 U SERVER ADMINISTRATOR III, HR Req. 031819 A SHEET METAL WORKER III, HR Reqs. 031446 and 031422 U SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT, HR Req. 031817 A SOFTWARE ENGINEER IV, HR Req. 031751 A SPACE 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. ATSC 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 eight-week term in the near future. If you have a master’s degree and would like to know more about this unique opportunity, call Jane, 52800 or email jrussell@asia.umuc.edu. U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll OFFICE AUTOMATION ASSISTANT, GS-0326-6, Announcement SCBK07112844. Four positions. The employee provides clerical support to ensure ef cient of ce operations. Accomplishes various duties to provide essential of ce automation support and production. Performs a variety of assignments using the advanced functions of various database software packages. Prepares varied documents with complex formats using the advanced functions of word processing, desktop publishing and other GUYS NIGHT OUT, 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, at the Youth Center. All CYS-registered guys in Grades 7-12t are invited. STOP BY THE Youth Center Wednesday to help begin planning the September activity calendar. AN UP FOR THE CHALLENGE culinary professionals meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m., Friday, at the Youth Center. Students in Grades 712 are invited to have input on what the club will be cooking throughout the year. A BACK TO SCHOOL softball game for all youth in Grades 7-12 will be at 7 p.m., Friday, at Brandon Field. Sign up at the Youth Center. PARENTS: Do you ever wish there was a place you could play pool, ping pong or air hockey with your teen? A parent/teen afternoon will be 3-5 p.m., Aug. 19, at the Youth Center. Parents and CYSregistered teens only.Kwaj Bingo will be Thursday at the Yokwe Yuk Club. Card sales at 5:30 p.m., Bingo play begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout at 51 numbers with a $750 jackpot prize. WINDFALL completion at 30 numbers with an $1,100 prize. Bring your K-badge to play. Must be 21 to enter and play.

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The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 11 software types. Performs systems maintenance functions for electronic mail systems, and a variety of assignments using the advanced functions of one or more spreadsheet software packages. Performs a variety of secretarial and other clerical and administrative functions, using judgment to answer recurring questions and resolve problems. Call Bennie Kirk, 54417. LOST RACQUETBALL eye-safety glasses at the Racquetball court. Call 51427. TWO DVDs, Hurricane Katrina and Unforgiveable Blackness left in the ‘free’ outside rack at Grace Sherwood Library. Return to library. Door slot available for return at all times. Questions? Call Amy, 53439. LIFE VEST between Lagoon Road and Seventh Street on July 18. Call 55666 or 55300. WALLET in vicinity of Emon Beach. Call Jack or Ann Picco, 54165. FOUNDBLACK BAG, 27-inches long, with ‘BW’ on it and small yellow rag tied to strap, at Camp Hamilton. Call 53380. GREEN MACHINE Big Wheels. Call 50174. FOR SALEH2007 HOBIE CAT GETAWAY 16-foot sailboat, new condition, new cat trax wheels, and all hardware including ve sailing lessons, $8,500. Call Monte, 52834. TAN CARPET, 12 feet by 13-feet, $50. Call 52725, before 7 p.m. MARTIN JC-16GTE guitar, premium edition, jumbo gloss top with case, $1,500 rm and Ibanez AW200 Artwood series acoustic guitar with case, $500 rm. Call 59390. CABIN CRUISER, 27-foot, 5.7 L, 350 Mercruiser stern drive, rod holders, 80-gallon fuel tank, trailer, Lot 309, boathouse, kicker and tools, $24,000; Miami Vice-style, 21-foot racing boat with 225 Johnson V6, rod holders, trailer, Lot 65, boathouse and tools, $8,800 and Bose 901s with Bose equalizer, $275. Call 59662. GRADY-WHITE 240 off-shore boat, Lot 4, twin Yamaha 150s counter-rotating O/Bs, save 7-8 gallons total fuel per hour, cabin sleeps three, VHF radio, large grandfathered boat lot, 30-feet by 60-feet, boat shed, spare parts and supplies including two Yamaha 150 engines, $40,000. Call Hilton, 59081, work, or 59335, home. ALBUM CD SET (14) of classic country from 1950 to 1979, with carrying case, paid $150, will sell for $70 or best offer. Call 58899 and leave a message. OFF-WHITE LEATHER pit group, 20-feet, with dualrecliners and queen-size 11-inch inner-spring fold-out bed, available Oct. 9, $650; Toshiba 13-inch TV, $75; hi VCR $40; portable dishwasher with cutting board top, $120; Kitchenaid food processor,$70 and deep fat fryer, $20. Call 52083. GATEWAY 19-INCH monitor, $40; 40-gallon aquarium complete with light, lter, stand, and sh, $175; 40-gallon aquarium, $75; tall bookcase, $25, coffee table, $35, CD/video storage cabinet, $20; blooming plants $2-25 and bowling ball with shoes and bag $40. Call 52609. BOAT HOUSE and 30-feet by 15-feet hardtop boat shelter on Lot 305, $1,500. Call Dennis, 52047 or 51195. PANASONIC MICROWAVE, $75. Call 52951. AQUARIUM, 50-gallon, with cabinet base, lights, lter and accessories, $200. Call 53884. HP 9120 COMMERCIAL inkjet color printer/scanner/ FAX/copier, super robust design, separate re llable ink cartridges (full), dual paper trays, duplexer (two sided copies/printing), legal size copy/scan, 10/100 ethernet and USB connectivity, 4800 by 1200 color resolution, all manuals and install disks, $500. Call 51545. BOAT AND boat house on Lot 9, lots of extras, $10,000. Call 52232. BOSE ACOUSTIMASS LifeStyle 20 Surround-Sound System and a Sony DVD MP3 player. Call Jim, 50894 or 53784. QUEEN-SIZE pillow-top mattress and box spring, $575; Riffe metal-tech spear gun with spears, case, oat and line, $200; Lean-Mean grilling machine, $25 and two Mariner 100-horsepower, two-stroke engines, $3,000 for both. Call Mike, 55987. KING-SIZE duvet, comforter inside it, with two matching shams and a dust ruf e, like new, $30. Call 51033. Mark your calendars for the annual Roi-Namur Chili Cook-off, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 9. R o i C h i l i C o o k o f f Roi Chili Cook-off G a m e s f u n Games, fun Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m., Wednesdays and 6 p.m., Sundays in the Religious Education Building, second floor, in Room 213 or 216. For more information about AA on Kwajalein, call 52338. G r e a t c h i l i Great chili PCS SALE. TV 19-inch, $100; microwave, $30, three large rugs, solid colors, $10; two-hallway rugs, $5; kitchen ware; Tupperware and barbecue grill. Call Ryan, 50663. CARPETS AND BATH MATS, sheet sets with pillows and bed spreads, 6-foot bookcase, wet suit, CD tower, Weber smoker, slalom water skis, 17-inch NEC monitor and cinder blocks. Call 58880, work, or 54434, home. TWO BOOKCASES, $15 each. Call 55176. CUSTOM-MADE white blinds for 400-series twobedroom housing, $300. Call 51101. FULL-SIZE PLATFORM bed with futon couch, sturdy steel construction, easily disassembles for moving, $450. Call 55959, home, or 53667, work. COMMUNITY NOTICESCAFE PACIFIC MEALS: Sunday Brunch will feature carved top round of beef au jus; Tuesday lunch will feature French dip sandwich; Wednesday lunch will feature a taste of the Orient; Wednesday dinner menu includes charbroiled rib eye steaks; Thursday lunch includes kalua pork and cabbage; Friday lunch features a mini-taco bar; Friday dinner will be a taste of Italy; Aug. 18 lunch features grandma’s homestyle pot roast and Aug. 18 dinner includes roast turkey with all the trimmings.DCCB WILL be closed 2:30-4:30 p.m., Aug. 18, for internal training. Questions? Call 53415.CHILD AND YOUTH Services is expanding their school-age services program to all children entering kindergarten this school year. For more information on enrollment and participation in SAS, call 52158. SELF-HELP NOTICE. Due to budget constraints and funding limitations, effective Oct. 1, Self Help will no longer issue trash bags to residents. 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Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007 The Kwajalein Hourglass Sun  Moon  TidesSunday 6:41 a.m./7:06 p.m. 5:44 p.m./6:36 p.m. 3:54 a.m., 4.4’ 10:23 a.m., 0.5’ 4:21 p.m., 3.5’ 10:10 p.m., 0.3’ Monday 6:41 a.m./7:06 p.m. 6:37 a.m./7:20 p.m. 4:28 a.m., 4.6’ 10:51 a.m., 0.6’ 4:50 p.m., 3.7’ 10:43 p.m., 0.4’ Tuesday 6:41 a.m./7:06 p.m. 7:27 a.m./8:01 p.m. 4:58 a.m., 4.7’ 11:18 a.m., 0.7’ 5:18 p.m., 3.9’ 11:13 p.m., 0.5’ Wednesday 6:41 a.m./7:05 p.m. 8:13 a.m./8:39 p.m. 5:27 a.m., 4.6’ 11:44 a.m., 0.6’ 5:45 p.m., 4.0’ 11:42 p.m., 0.4’ Thursday 6:41 a.m./7:05 p.m. 8:58 a.m. /9:15 p.m. 5:53 a.m., 4.5’ 6:11 p.m., 4.0’ 12:07 p.m., 0.5’ Friday 6:41 a.m./7:04 p.m. 9:42 a.m./9:52 p.m. 6:18 a.m., 4.2’ 12:11 a.m., 0.2’ 6:37 p.m., 3.9’ 12:30 p.m., 0.3’ Saturday 6:41 a.m./7:04 p.m. 10:26 a.m. /10:29 p.m. 6:42 a.m., 3.8’ 12:39 a.m., 0.0’ 7:03 a.m., 3.7’ 12:52 a.m., 0.1’ Weather courtesy of RTS WeatherSunday: Partly sunny, 30 percent showers. Winds: ENE at 5-10 knots. Monday: Mostly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: NE at 5-10 knots. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: NE at 5-10 knots. Wednesday: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: NE at 5-10 knots. Thursday: Mostly cloudy, 40 percent showers. Winds: NE at 6-12 knots. Friday: Mostly cloudy, 50 percent showers. Winds: E at 6-12 knots. Aug. 18: Mostly cloudy, 40 percent showers. Winds: ESE at 5-10 knots. Annual total: 51.38 inches Annual deviation: -9.79 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit www.rts-wx.com. Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low Tide12WARNED from Page 2 Magistrate judge sought for U.S. Army Kwajalein AtollThe Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a part-time U.S. magistrate judge for the District of Hawaii at Kwajalein Missile Range. The current annual salary of the position is $3,824. The term of of ce is four years. A full public notice for the magistrate judge position is posted at the U.S. Post Of ce on Kwajalein and at the of ce of the Clerk of the U.S. District Court at 300 Ala Moana Blvd., Rm. C-338, Honolulu, Hawaii. The notice is also available on the court’s Internet Web site at www.hid.uscourts.gov. Interested persons may contact the Clerk of the U.S. District Court for additional information at (808) 5411330. Applications must be submitreinvest in anything. Once it’s built, that’s it. Or, at the most, some puny, patchwork effort is made to put a Band-aid on the problem. And it’s not for lack of money. Gasoline taxes, road tolls and money from the federal government produce huge amounts of revenue to states that is supposed to go to infrastructure repair. So where does it go? You could fool me if it’s going to rebuild roads and bridges. Congress recently passed a $284 billion transportation bill into law. The bill is more than 1,000 pages long and many ‘watchdog’ groups say it’s loaded with pork. According to reports, there are 6,371 wasteful ‘special’ projects included in the bill that will cost at least $24 billion. One state will receive $941 million for some of these ‘special’ projects. Could that be because their representative in Congress was the House Transportation Committee chairman? Maybe that’s why a $231 million bridge to be built in the state will be named after him. There’s other special projects too, of course. There’s $630 million for this and $330 million for that and $2.3 million for some landscaping on a couple of miles of freeway in California. Yeah, look at the pretty owers before you drive over a 50-year-old bridge that’s falling apart. I wouldn’t mind so much if I actually thought most of the money in the pork-laden bill would be spent to improve our highways and bridges in an ef cient, safe and well-engineered manner. Will the money go for its intended use or will it be ‘appropriated’ for other things? There’s plenty of blame to go around for the condition of our infrastructure that goes back a long way. And it’s not just the ‘powers that be’ today, it’s been that way for decades. Our infrastructure didn’t decay overnight. Even if we started tomorrow, how many years would it take to rebuild everything? Most of us wouldn’t live long enough to see it. We Americans don’t seem to have our priorities quite right it seems to me. I don’t understand why we’re building new infrastructure for other countries while our stuff is falling down in rivers and blowing up in the streets. I’m sorry if I’m a sel sh person, but if it’s a choice between building bridges and highways in foreign countries or my wife and family being safe when they drive across a bridge or use American airports equipped with the best computer systems, I’ll take my wife and family being safe. USA starts with US. Let’s take care of us for a change. I hope the $284 billion in that transportation bill will actually be spent wisely and really make our infrastructure safe once again. Yeah, right. Well, we can always hope I guess. It’s sad we’re in this situation. After all, we were warned. 80s night will be at 9:30 p.m., tonight, at the Yuk Club. Fun tunes and good drinks while the ‘Scorpion’ plays the hits of the 80s. Dress the part or come as you are. Questions? Call 53419. Tuesday Night Football starts Aug. 20. See it at the Yuk Club on the big screen. Hot dogs, pizzas, nachos and appetizers available. Questions? Call 53419.ted only by applicants personally and must be received no later than Aug. 24 and should be addressed to: MERIT SELECTION PANEL FOR KWAJALEIN MAGISTRATE U.S. DISTRICT COURT 300 ALA MOANA BLVD., RM. C-338 HONOLULU, HI 96850 By Order of the Court The Yuk Club is where it’s at