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The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 V i s i t i n g A u s t r a l i a n P a r a l y m p i c S w i m C o a c h B r e n d a n K e o g h i s g i v i n g c l i n i c s Visiting Australian Paralympic Swim Coach Brendan Keogh, is giving clinics t o K w a j a l e i n s w i m m e r s a n d c o a c h e s F o r m o r e s e e P a g e 6 to Kwajalein swimmers and coaches. For more, see Page 6. ( P h o t o b y N e l l D r u m h e l l e r ) (Photo by Nell Drumheller)


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 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 T h e K w a j a l e i n H o u r g l a s s The Kwajalein Hourglass of cial views of, 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:1,500 E-mail: Of cer......Col. Stevenson ReedPublic Affairs Of cer (acting)............Bert JonesEditor......................................Nell Drumheller Graphics Designer..........................Dan Adler Reporter..............................................JJ KleinSee REAL LIFE, Page 4 L e t t e r t o t h e e d i t o r Letter to the editor commentary Ebeye resident thanks Kwajalein community for help with boat I was watching a TV program last week with two critics discussing a movie called Juno Both of them praised the movie saying what a wonderful job the actors did, especially the young lady who plays the title character. They also said it had a great script and so on and so forth. But then they said something that struck me as strange. They said it was a very good teen pregnancy ‘comedy.’ I suppose most everyone has heard of this movie and knows it’s about a high school girl who becomes pregnant by her boyfriend (who is more of a friend than boyfriend). Well, I’ll tell you — I’ve known two teen girls who got pregnant. They were daughters of friends and coworkers back in the states. Comedy wouldn’t be the rst word I would use to describe what those girls and their parents went through. I think tragedy might be a better word for what they endured at that time. Neither girl married the father of I would like to extend my thanks to the friends, families, and some I didn’t have a chance to talk to in the Kwajalein Community for generously helping us repair our boat Kejeban-Kij Our short time here was painless and enjoyable because of you stopping by and saying hello to the working crew or allowing them to borrow your bike My words cannot convey enough for your generosity. I’m pleased to say that all your support and cooperation has paid off. Kejeban-Kij is back in her prime and ready for service. Komol tata to Larry Cotton and San Juan Constructions Company, Noda Lojkar, Mike Wiltrout and family, Kirk and Raci Haferkorn, Yoshi Kemem and family, the RMI Host Nation of ce and the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll commander. May God bless you all. —Rev. Hone Patrick, Ebeye Editorial In real life, it’s seldom all that funny Let me start off by wishing each of you a Happy New Year as the rst month of 2008 is halfway complete. My wish is that you are blessed with great health, happiness, and love during the year. This past week, I witnessed several aircraft landing on Kwajalein as families returned after their holiday break. Parents returned to start work again, children returned to start their second semester of the school year, and both sought friends as they retrieved their luggage from baggage claim. In this editorial, I continue my efforts to keep you informed on transformation. I believe the interview on the radio in October, the television interview in November with Window on the Atoll, the Town Hall in December and the Hourglass articles, have all served to provide you the most current information. Today, I will address three speci c transformation topics and will follow up with additional details next month. The topics for to-Commander updates transition planSee UPDATE, Page 4


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 Hourglass reportsPrivate clubs and boat house owners will receive electric bills in a couple of months. Kwajalein Range Services was tasked by U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll to develop processes to recoup cost of electricity used by private boat lots and clubs. The fees for electricity at private boat lots have been established and the fees for private clubs are under development. Both fee structures are set by USAKA according to the rates established in the Financial Policy and Rate Manual. Boat house owners will be required to sign a Power Use Agreement certifying the number and type of appliances in their boat house. The Power Use Agreements will be sent to boat house owners in February. All boat houses on Kwajalein were inspected by KRS personnel in September. Boathouse billing will be done bi-annually through KRS Finance, 3Electricity costs will be billed to clubs, boathouse owners with monthly fees for basic service, $3; small refrigerators, $5; refrigerator/freezers, $8; freezers, $10.50; and window air conditioning units, $32.50. Fees are the same for Kwajalein and Roi-Namur. Appliance energy usage is based on the energy estimated to be used by a new appliance per Department of Energy. The cost of the electricity is based on the electrical rate contained in the Financial Policy and Rate Manual which is updated annually, based on actual operating costs. There 112 lots on Kwajalein and 13 on Roi-Namur. All lots on Kwajalein have been surveyed and 82 have electrical service. The lots on RoiNamur have not been surveyed yet. Billing will be done through the KRS Finance Of ce. Rates for private clubs have yet to be determined. The clubs are being metered now with an estimated completion date of Feb. 9. For more information on this program, call Jim Landgraff at 53360.New Year’s receptionPolish missile defensive site would bene t all EuropeansBy Gerry GilmoreAmerican Forces Press ServiceA proposed anti-ballistic missile defense site in Poland would bene t all of Europe, a senior Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Polish Defense Minister Bogdan Klich discussed Iraq, missile defense and other issues today during meetings held at the Defense Department’s headquarters, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell told reporters. Gates and Klich “had a discussion about a range of issues,” Morrell reported, including Polish plans to reduce their forces in Iraq while increasing their troop contribution in Afghanistan. There are now approximately 900 Polish troops in Iraq and around 1,200 in Afghanistan. News reports say Poland is considering withdrawing its forces from Iraq sometime this year, while sending 400 more troops to Afghanistan. But Gates and Klich spent most of their time together discussing missile-defense issues, Morrell said. American security experts believe that a missile-defense system should be installed in Eastern Europe, speci cally placing an interceptor site in Poland and a related facility in the Czech Republic to counter the threat of a potential ballistic-missile strike from Iran. The proposed missile-defense program is “of vital importance, not just for us, but really for Europe, and that’s the key here,” Morrell emphasized. “Putting these interceptors in Poland does far more to bene t Europe and our allies there than it does for us.” The United States and Poland are members of NATO.Chelsey Bean, left, Rachael Blacketer and Jennifer Bean examine a photo collage representing U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll’s year in review at the USAKA Commander Col. Stevenson Reed’s New Year’s reception. The reception was held at the Religious Education Building Sunday with approximately 80 people attending. The reception is an Army tradition where the post commander greets community members and thanks them for the year’s activities. (Photo by Nell Drumheller)


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4REAL LIFE from Page 2 their child. That’s in line with statistics that say a teen mother is hardly ever involved in a long-term relationship with the father — after she becomes pregnant — go gure. I’m sure Juno is a very good movie in that it’s well-written and well-acted. The title character is supposed to be an intelligent, wise-cracking young lady. I’m sure it has parts that are humorous and make an audience laugh. It no doubt has parts that are heartwarming. I might see it sometime. I like a good movie as much as anyone else. But I can’t help being concerned with something as serious as teen pregnancy being treated as a ‘heartwarming comedy’. As I said, the experience I’ve had with the subject was anything but funny. I saw those parents cry their hearts out and two young girls at the edge of emotional destruction. And then, there were the those amusing questions the girls had to ask themselves — do I keep the baby— do I give it up for adoption — or do I do that other thing? Yeah, a lot of chuckles. I didn’t see many heartwarming or humorous moments while the girls and their parents were trying to decide what to do.The problem with movies — even if they’re very good — is that they aren’t real life. I mean, in the movies, cops solve all sorts of crimes in 90 minutes. Heck, entire wars are won in 90 minutes or less. Of course, anything is possible on the silver screen I guess — even a teen pregnancy story with a happy ending. I hope this movie doesn’t send some kind of ‘wrong’ message to teenagers. Lord knows they get enough of those every day. I’ve seen the news that Jamie Lynn Spears, sister to Britney, is only 16 and pregnant. I’ve heard she has a hit TV show that’s very popular with teen and pre-teen girls. It’s been said that before getting pregnant, she was a good role model for young girls. Ha, ha, ha — very funny, isn’t it? No, it’s sorta really not. One would think young Jamie Lynn would have learned a hard life lesson by watching the trainwreck her sister has become. I hope she doesn’t follow the same downward path. And by the way, there might be something wrong with a society that seems to take some kind of peverse pleasure in watching two young women, Lindsay Lohan and Britney, self destruct in terribly sad and troubling meltdowns. I guess compared to that, teenagers getting pregnant isn’t a big deal. At any rate, I’m pretty sure I’ll watch Juno when I get the chance. Like I said, I like a good movie. But if I laugh at certain spots or feel ‘heartwarmed’ while watching it, I think I’ll remember two young girls — and that in real life, teen pregnancy is very rarely funny. day are the status of transformation, remote distributed operations, and the ber optic cable system. Status of transformation: This month I will brief several groups on the status of transformation. My rst stop will be the leadership of the U.S. Paci c Command in Honolulu. I will then travel to brief staff members of the Department of Interior, State Department, and Congress. The information I will share is simply the information I provided to you in November/December. Since then, our commanding general, Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, has approved the concept and timeframe of the transformation, and I will generally provide the groups with background and information, and give them an opportunity to ask questions. Our next major event will be a synchronization drill in Huntsville, Ala., in April, that will involve all government agencies, Department of the Army civilians, and contractors associated with major activities of transformation. I will then provide the residents of Kwajalein and Roi with the status in a May town hall. Remote distributed operations: Our initial RDO focus is up and running as we’ve begun a space operation prototype in Huntsville. Individuals continue to look for an interim facility for the personnel who will work and transition to Huntsville starting next summer. The facility will either be located on Redstone Arsenal, a General Services Administrationleased facility in Huntsville, or there will be a Missile Defense Agency Advanced Research Center contract modi cation to accommodate RDO. Personnel from RTS will start to demonstrate the proof of concept in scal year ‘08 as we continue to show limited Space Operations/ Shadow Operations using our sensors from Huntsville. The nal facility will be a military construction project, which is projected to be complete in 2013. Logistics are also a major consideration for RDO, and USAKA will begin to reduce the Marine assets and con rm current plans to transport goods and services out to Kwajalein. We will continue consolidating similar facilities on Kwajalein. I expect to implement a monthly budget variance meeting to track funding and ensure we have the most ef cient business practices possible. Kwajalein cable system: The contract date for the ber optic cable system is set for May and is on track to be signed. Fiber is the key and will enable RDO to become a reality in scal year ‘10. This will allow our customers to see their tests, real time in Huntsville while sending minimum personnel on temporary duty to Kwajalein. In other words, we will take the Range to the customer and that will increase our direct customer reimbursables. Our initial focus will be to stand up a space operations prototype in Huntsville to shadow the space operations conducted here on Kwajalein. As the capability matures over the next two to three years, mission responsibility will shift to our Huntsville facilities.This is an update of the latest information I have. I thank all members of my staff for their hard work and members of Kwajalein Range Services and Massachusetts Institute of Technology/ Lincoln Laboratory for their assistance and efforts in the areas of transformation, RDO, and the Kwajalein cable system. Again, expect additional information on these areas to be provided in February. UPDATE from Page 2


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 5 Range operation scheduled for WednesdayHourglass reportsCris and Eric Lindborg received the Quarters of the Quarter plaque from 1st Sgt. Kenneth Mackey, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Jan. 10. The Quarters of the Quarter recognition program is an USAKA initiative. Lindborg’s quarters were the rst recognized since the program was rejuvenated in 2007. The judging took place the last Saturday in December for the rst scal year quarter of 2008. Five yards were selected as nalists. The judges were the rst sergeant, the public affairs representative and an installation management representative. They used ‘Christmas Spirit’ as the criteria for choosing the nalists. The standard operating procedure that de nes the criteria puts emphasis on general appear-Home beautiful Lindborgs win Quarters of Quarterance, building, lawn policed area, owers, shrubs, initiative and originality. The rst sergeant said that he relinquished the winning Quarters of the Quarter sign from the contest between him and Col. Stevenson Reed, USAKA commander, which was the kick-off to the program, to the Lindborg’s. The Quarters of the Quarter sign will be passed to the next Quarters of the Quarter winner sometime in early April for the 2nd quarter of 2008. 1st Sgt. Kenneth Mackey, right, presents Cris and Eric Lindborg with the Quarters of the Quarter sign Jan. 10. (Photo by Mike Zeitzmann)A range operation is scheduled for Wednesday. Caution times are 12:30 through 3 p.m. In conjunction with this operation, the east reef from Gagan to Omelek and the broad ocean area east of Gagan, Gellinam and Omelek will be closed. Omelek and Gellinam are designated as evacuated islands. Questions regarding the above safety requirements for this mission should be directed to the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Safety Directorate, Range Safety Of cer, 51910. Caution area New Work Bus schedule


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The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 7Opposite page: Kwajalein swimmers practice techniques under the watchful eye of visiting paralympic coach Brendan Keogh at the adult pool. Above: Swimmers listen to tips from coach Keogh. (Photos by Nell Drumheller)Local swimmers, coaches soak up visiting Aussie’s swim techniques By Nell DrumhellerEditorBrendan Keogh, Australia’s Paralympics National coach, is visiting Kwajalein to instruct local swimmers and coaches. His visit is a part of Fdration Internationale de Natation, or FINA an international association that supports swimmers. His trip to Kwajalein was paid for by a grant through the Marshall Islands Swim Federation. “Swimming Australia has an obligation to develop or to assist in the development of swimmers and coaches within the Paci c, Asian and African regions,” Keogh said. “So this particular one I was available and I saw it as personal development for me.” Keogh’s clinics on Kwajalein include sessions for young people and adults as well as sessions for the rescue swimmers with the Kwajalein Fire Department. He’s been coaching for 20 years; his coaching career began when he was a competitive swimmer. “I competed and made it to my age-group national nals in the 400-freestyle.” He was at the pool one day when the manager of the pool asked him to assist with a group because the coach for the group had not shown up. “So I took the group, and the next day he asked me again because he’d sacked that particular coach and from there on everyday when I showed up he’d ask me to take that group again. A month down the track it was my group, it all started from there.” A girl on Keogh’s swimming team made the 1996 Paralympics squad and again in 2000, and Keogh applied for the team as an assistant coach. “I do my job because it’s swimming, not because I’m working with disabled people most of the time. If I changed my job tomorrow I’d be working within swimming.” He added that if he couldn’t work with swimming that he’d probably be unemployed. At the rst clinic on Wednesday Keogh watched seven swimmers move up and down the pool. The swimmers represented local athletes from high school through masters. Keogh critiqued each swimmer and explained what they were doing correctly and identi ed their bad habits. He pointed to one swimmer and said, “She’s a natural in the water. If I had to use one of the swimmers to show an example of how to do things I’d use her.” He pointed out another, noting how hard this swimmer worked in the water, that she was using almost twice as many strokes as the rst swimmer to get down the pool, he explained that the second swimmer was working too hard and would be exhausted before long. Keogh said he learns as much from the clinics as the participants do. “There are so many challenges with coaching,” Keogh said. “You want to keep up to date with modern coaching philosophies, there’s the keeping up to date with modern techniques, and I haven’t even gotten to communicating with the athletes. Sometimes I think the hardest challenge is making the athlete aware that the coach shouldn’t have to always be the motivator, sometimes they have to motivate themselves.” Keogh worked with the group of swimmers for a couple of hours. In that time he learned quite a bit about them, all revealed by how they approached swimming. “You have to work to get to know each individual athlete, and nd out which way they like to be pushed. I think also you take into account there’s difference in the genders as well, you often nd that younger kids the girls might like a more disciplined, hard-working type program where as the boys at that age might like to run a muck a bit and race. You also nd different training values among sprinters and distance swimmers.” He encouraged the group to use the pace clock at the Adult Pool. He said that without accurate pacing they weren’t training, but were swimming for stress relief. Swimming has been one of the main sports of the Paralympics since the rst games in Rome in 1960. FINA rules are followed with a few modi cations, such as optional platform or in-water starts for some races and the use of signals or ‘tappers’ for swimmers with blindness or visual impairments. No prostheses or assistive devices are permitted. Paralympics swimmers compete in the freestyle, backstroke, butter y, breaststroke and medley events. Swimming is open to both male and female athletes having either a physical disability or blindness or visual impairment. Athletes with a visual impairment are classi ed into three classes, according to the degree of vision loss: S11 for athletes with no sight to class S13 for legally blind. In the case of swimmers with a physical disability, classi cation is based on several factors i.e., muscle strength, movement co-ordination, joint range of movement and/or limb length. The swimmers are also required to perform a practical water session, performing all strokes and accordingly assessed on their ability. Keogh will be on Kwajalein through Thursday. He is staying at the Kwaj Lodge and is available for one-onone clinics. For more information, contact Cris Lindborg at 52935, or Keogh directly through the Kwaj Lodge.


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 The Kwajalein Hourglass 8 Thirteen servicemembers die in Global War on TerrorKwajalein Beaches Emon Beach.................................................11 a.m.-6 p.m. All other beaches.........................................Buddy system Bowling Center........................................................1-9 p.m. CRC/Raquetball Courts.............................7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Golf Course.............................................Sunrise to sunset Golf Pro Shop............................................6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Driving Range.........................................................Closed Hobby Shop....................................................12:30-5 p.m. Ivey Gym .........................................................Cipher lock Kayak Shack ....................................................1-5:30 p.m. Library.....................................................................Closed Adult pool.....................................................Buddy system Family pool...................................................11 a.m.-6 p.m. Skate Park.................................Buddy system at all times Small Boat Marina....................................7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. ARC...............................................................noon-10 p.m. Surfway...................................................................Closed Ten-Ten........................................................10 a.m.-7 p.m. Gimbel’s.........................................................9 a.m.-1 p.m. Macy’s and Macy’s West............................... 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Beauty/Barber.........................................................Closed DVD Depot..............................................................Normal Sunrise Bakery.................................................6 a.m.-noon Three Palms Snack Bar................................10 a.m.-8 p.m. Ocean View Club........................................4:30-10:30 p.m. Country Club.........................................6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dock Security Snack Bar.........................................Closed Post Of ce Kwaj........Closed Monday..........Open Tuesday Community Bank.....................................................Closed ATM will be operational telephone and online banking will be available Roi Outrigger Snack Bar....................................5:30-9 p.m. Outrigger Bar........................................................5-11 p.m.Martin Luther King (Tuesday) hours of operation Kwajalein pest control facts FLIES: On Kwajalein, there is a species of y called the lth y, including the house y, blow y and bottle y. As the name suggests, they need lth to live e e d Stop t h e l t h — stop t h e y. Tightly seal all trash in trash bags — not shopping bags — before d isposin g o f it. For instance, resi d ents s h ou ld ta k e a tras h b a g to a cookout on the beach and seal all trash tightly and then place it in a proper trash container. Killing adult ies by islandwide spraying will y re d uce t h e y popu l ation f or a s h ort perio d o f time. Cutting down on breeding sources will have a long-lasting affect on the y population. MOSQUITOES: The Asian tiger mosquito is Kwajalein’s mosquito. It is an ive b iter an d one o f t h e f ew t h at wi ll active l y b ite d uring t h e d ay l ig h t T h e y wi ll l a y t h eir e gg s in an y waterh o ld in g receptac l e suc h as w er pots an d b uc k ets. Resi d ents can h e l p contro l t h ese pests by th innin g out over g rown trees, p l ants an d s h ru b s an d by mowin g y ar d s re g u l ar ly Dump stan d in g water aroun d quarters an d wor k areas on a routine basis. This will help eliminate breeding areas and reduce the mosquito population. RODENTS: The resident rat on Kwajalein is the roof rat. They live and nest in coconut trees and feed on coconut or anything else that is readily available. Roof rats are very inquisitive, opportunistic and agile. They will nd any opening into a structure.Residents can make it harder for rats to gain entry by doing a few simple things. Check for holes around pipes and air-conditioners (if you can stick your gure in the hole, a rat can get through). Keep dryer vents clean — not only are they re hazards, they are the main way rodents nd their way into quarters. If the trap door is full of lint, it will not shut properly and rats will will be able to get through. Trim any tree limbs or palm branches that are touching or within two feet of your quarters. These are rodent highways. Clean up clutter inside and outside. Stacked wood, boxes, unused toys and scuba gear make great nesting places. At work, don’t leave any food where rats can get to it. Desk drawers are not rodent proof. Doing these simple things will make quarters and work places less attractive to the roof rats. Three Soldiers died Jan. 8 of wounds sustained during combat operations in Samarra, Iraq. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. Killed were: Sgt. David J. Hart 22, of Lake View Terrace, Calif., who died in Balad, Iraq; Pfc. Ivan E. Merlo 19, of San Marcos, Calif. and Pfc. Phillip J. Pannier 20, of Washburn, Ill., who died in Samarra, Iraq. Six Soldiers died Jan. 9 in Sinsil, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations. They were assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Vilseck, Germany. Killed were: Cpl. Todd E. Davis 22, of Raymore, Mo.; Staff Sgt. Jonathan K. Dozier 30, of Rutherford, Tenn.; Staff Sgt. Sean M. Gaul 29, of Reno, Nev.; Sgt. Zachary W. McBride 20, of Bend, Ore.; Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Pionk 30, of Superior, Wis. and Sgt. Christopher A. Sanders 22, of Roswell, N.M. Sgt. David J. Drakulich 22, of Reno., died Jan. 9 in Chagali, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Lt. Col. Richard J. Berrettini 52, of Wilcox, Pa., died Jan. 11 in San Antonio of wounds suffered on Jan. 2 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Medical Detachment, Erie Clinic, Erie, Pa. Lance Cpl. Curtis A. Christensen Jr. 29, of Collingswood, N.J., died Jan. 11 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Pfc. Keith E. Lloyd 26, of Milwaukee, died Saturday in Tal Afar, Iraq of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 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 12:30 p.m., in Roi chapel. Protestant Sunday 8 and 10:45 a.m., on Kwaj 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. Jewish services Last Friday of the month in the Religious Education Building. Times will vary. Contact the ChaplainÂ’s office for more information. HELP WANTED Sunday Maple-glazed pork loin Crab Benedict Meat/cheese pizza Grill: Brunch station openLunchMonday Beef tips in Burgundy Whole roast chicken Ham Marco Polo Grill: Brunch station openWednesday Stuffed cabbage Stuffed peppers Chicken pot pie Grill: Tuna melt Thursday Fried chicken Short rib stew Red beans in broth Grill: Ham stackerJan. 25 Bistik tagalog Inahow baboy Pancit bihon Grill: Teriyaki burgerCaf PacificDinnerSaturdayChicken-fried chicken Parker ranch stew Vegetarian beansSundaySpaghetti Veal Alfredo Baked pesto mahi mahiMondaySweet-and-sour pork Chicken hakka Korean beef steakTuesdaySalisbury steak Barbecued chicken Spicy tofu/veggiesThursdayRoast pork Beef fajitas Chicken enchiladasWednesdayCarved top round Lemon herb chicken Beer-battered codTonightStir-fry to order Charsiu spareribs Chicken nuggetsSaturday Swedish meatballs Kalua pork/cabbage Tuna casserole Grill: Fish sandwichTuesday Chicken marsala Broiled ono Beef/peapod stir-fry Grill: French dip KRS has the following job openings. For contract hire positions, call Sheri Hendrix, 256-890-8710. For all others, call Donna English, 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 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. CARPENTER II, full-time, Kwaj Ops, HR Req. K050158 CARPENTER III, full-time, Kwaj Ops, HR Req. K050047 GENERAL MAINTENANCE I, full-time, Marine Department, HR Req. K050160 HEAVY 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 II, full-time, Roi Power Plant, HR Req. K050183 MEDICAL OFFICE RECEPTIONIST, full-time, HR Req. K050388. PLUMBER/PIPEFITTER II, full-time, Utilities, HR Req. K050040 PETROLEUM, OIL and LUBE TECHNICIAN, full-time, Supply/Fuel Farm, HR Req. K050385. RAMP WORKER I, full-time position, Air eld Ops, HR Req. K050251 RETAIL ASSOCIATE III, GimbleÂ’s, full-time, HR Req. K050291 SHEETMETAL WORKER II, full-time, Kwaj Ops., HR Req. K050011 STYLIST, casual position, HR Req. K050275 SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, casual positions, on-call TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT I, full-time position, Roi Operations, HR Req. K050137 TRAFFIC AGENT I, part-time, Air eld Ops, HR Req. K050181 TRAFFIC AGENT, full-time, Air eld Ops, HR Req. K050250 WAREHOUSEMAN I, full-time, Roi Supply, HR Req. K050322 (Ennubirr residents apply to William Lewis) CONTRACT HIRES (A) accompanied (U) unaccompanied Even numbered requisitions=CMSI Odd numbered requisitions=KRS AC&R TECHNICIAN II and III, four positions, HR Reqs. 031378, 031454, 031604, 031508 and 031530 U AC & R TECHNICIAN IV, HR Req. 031522 U ACCOUNTANT II, HR Req. 032083 U ACCOUNTING CLERK III, HR Req. 032097 and 032099. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE LEAD, HR Req. 032095. ALCOR TRANSMITTER FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 032063 U ALCOR/MMW LEAD RECEIVER ENGINEER, HR Req. 032069 A APPLIANCE REPAIR TECHNICIAN IV, HR Req. 031528. AUTO BODY SHOP LEAD, HR 031502 UAUTO BODY TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031508 UCALIBRATION REPAIR TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 032055CARPENTER IV, HR Reqs. 031524 and 031442 U CDC INSTRUCTOR, HR Req. 032019 U CHIEF ENGINEER, HR Req. 032049 U COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN II, III, HR Reqs. 031941, 031967 and 031883 U COMPUTER OPERATOR II, HR Req. 031955 U COMSEC TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031957 U CYS TECHNOLOGY LAB LEAD, HR Req. 031831 U DESIGNER/PLANNER IV, HR Req. 031308 U DISPATCHER, HR Req. 031540 U DRAFTER II, HR Req. 031486 U DRIVER II, HR Req. 031117 ELECTRICIAN II, III and IV LEAD, HR Reqs. 031224, 031210, 031332, 031408, 031412, 031570, 031504, 031304, 031380, 031414, 031578 and 031580 U ELECTRICIAN LEAD, HR Req. 031448 U ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN I, II, III, HR Reqs. 031719, 031825, 032147, 031959, 031743 and 031931 U ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER/SCIENTIST II, HR Req. 032159 U EQUIPMENT REPAIR TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 032101 A FIELD ENGINEER I and II, HR Reqs. 031867 and 031753 A FIRE SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031428 U FIREFIGHTER, HR Reqs. 031268, 031312, 031316, 031544, 031554, 031430, 031318, 031556 and 031558 U HARBOR CONTROLLER, HR Req. 031568 U HARDWARE ENGINEER I and II, HR Reqs. 032005, 031897, 031979, 031149 and 032065 A HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC III, HR Req. 031572 UHELP DESK TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 032109 UHOUSING INSPECT/EST/MAINT SPECIALIST, HR Req. 031390 U HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST IV, HR Req.


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 The Kwajalein Hourglass 10 032103 U KEAMS FUNCTIONAL ANALYST, HR Req. 032121 A KWAJALEIN POWER PLANT, OPERATOR ELECTRIC, HR Req. 031494 U KWAJALEIN SUPPORT RADAR LEAD, HR Req. 032139 A LEAD ELECTRICIAN, HR Req. 031586 U LEAD FIRE INSPECTOR, HR Req. 031424 U LEAD MECHANINC, Small Boat Marina, HR Req. 032135 U LEAD WELDER, HR 031198 U LICENSED MARINER I, HR Req. 031456 U LINE COOK, HR Req. 032155 UMAINTENANCE SPECIALIST, HR Req. 031484 UMAINTENANCE SPECIALIST, MECK, HR Req. 031386 U MANAGER, INVENTORY CONTROL, HR Req. 031542 MANAGER,KWAJ OPERATIONS, HR Req. 031468 A MANAGER, NETWORK OPERATIONS, HR Req. 032115 A MATE, 500T, HR Req. 031526 U MDN NETWORK ENGINEER, HR Req. 032029 U MECHANIC III, IV, HR Reqs. 031432, 031488, 031246 and 031474 U MECHANICAL ENGINEER III, HR Reqs. 031512 and 031566 UMECK POWER PLANT MECHANIC III, HR Req. 031462 UMECK POWER PLANT SUPERVISOR, HR Req. 031598 U MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST, HR Req. 032015 U MISSION TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, HR Req. 031991 A NETWORK ENGINEER III, HR Req. 031167 ANETWORK ENGINEER III–MO, HR Req. 031855 A OPERATOR, SPACE SURVEILLANCE, HR Req. 031137 UOPTICS HARDWARE ENGINEER I, HR Req. 032153 U PAINTER III, HR Req. 031366 and 031472 U PHYSICIAN, SURGEON, HR Req. 031901 A PLANT TECHNICIAN II, III, HR Reqs. 031947 and 031643 U PLUMBER/ PIPEFITTER III and IV, HR Req. 031354 and 031548 U PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK III, HR Req. 031420 UPROGRAMMER/ ANALYST-SUPPLY and MAINT, HR Req. 031841 A PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER II, HR Req. 032133 U PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL LEAD, HR Req. 032163 UPUBLIC INTERNET SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, HR Req. 031763 U PROPERTY SPECIALIST I, HR Req. 031875 U RADAR ENGINEER III, HR Req. 031961 A RADAR TECHNICIAN II and III, HR Reqs. 031943 and 031717 UROI POWER PLANT ELECTRICIAN, HR Req. 031220 USAFETY SPECIALIST IV, HR Req. 032047 ASERVER ADMINISTRATOR III, HR Req. 032085 A SHEETMETAL WORKER III, HR Reqs. 031446 and 031422 U SHIFT SUPERVISOR, CAFE ROI, HR Req. 032125 U SOFTWARE COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST, HR Req. 032089 SOFTWARE ENGINEER, HR Req. 031975 A SOFTWARE ENGINEER III, HR Req. 032073 A SOTWARE ENGINEER IV, HR Req. 031951 A STEVEDORE CHIEF, HR Req. 031574 A SUBCONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR, HR Req. 031851 U SUPERVISOR BODY VP&P, HR Req. 031510 ASUPERVISOR, HAZARDOUS WASTE, HR REq. 031582 USUPERVISOR, IMAGING, HR Req. 032151 A SUPERVISOR, PLUMBING SHOP, HR Req. 031594 U SUPERVISOR, POL SERVICES, HR Req. 031592 U SUPERVISOR, RANGE TELECOM, HR Req. 032067 A SUPERVISOR, WAREHOUSING, HR Req. 031532 U SUPERVISOR, CONFIGURATION AND DATA, HR Req. 031821 A SUPERVISOR, LIGHT VEHICLE/SCOOTER, HR Req. 031196 A SYSTEMS ENGINEER I, III and IV, HR. Reqs. 031749, 031965, 031963, 032143 and 031011 A SYSTEMS ENGINEER IV, HR Req. 032165 UTELEMENTRY ENGINEER III, HR Req. 031723 ATRADEX OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, HR Req. 032157 UTRADEX RADAR FIELD ENGINEER-RECEIVERS, HR Req. 032061 UTRADEX TRANSMITTER ENGINEER, HR Req. 032081 ATRAFFIC AGENT I AND II, HR Reqs. 031560 and 031552 UTRANSMITTER HARDWARE ENGINEER, HR Req. 032145 U WAREHOUSEMEN LEAD, HR Reqs. 031600 and 031564 UWATER PLANT ELECTRICAL AND INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN, HR Req. 031562 UWATER PLANT OPERATOR III, HR Req. 030826 U WATER PLANT OPERATOR IV, HR Req. 031590 UWATER TREATMENT TECHNICIAN III, HR Req. 031516 UWELDER IV, HR Reqs. 031444 and 030834 U U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll OFFICE AUTOMATION ASSISTANTS, GS-03266. Temporary position not to exceed two years. The employee provides clerical support to ensure ef cient of ce operations. The employee accomplishes various duties to provide essentialof ce automation support and production. The employee performs a variety of assignments using the advanced functions of various database software packages. The employee prepares varied documents with complex formats using the advanced functions of word processing, desktop publishing, and other software types. The employee performs systems maintenance functions for electronic mail systems. The employee performs 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. Apply at

The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 11 TOSHIBA TV, 27-inch, perfect fit for housing entertainment center, $200; digital telephone answering machine, $15 and CRT Viewsonic 19-inch PC monitor, $20. Call 58060. ONE-HALF share in 38-foot cruising sailboat, Down East Trader had major re t in December 2005, including professionally rebuilt engine, best reasonable offer will be accepted, view at http: // Call David, 54698. WEDDING RING, 1910’s platinum setting with twocarat emerald-cut diamond and two baguettes in engagement ring and three baguettes in wedding band. Have jeweler’s certi ed appraisal for $11,000; asking $8,500. Call 52114 days, or 54281, evenings. COMPUTER DESK CHAIR, $20; toaster oven $15; Bear Cat scanner, $25; Weight Gain 2000, $20; Fender Hotrod deluxe guitar amp, $500; Line 6 Uber Metal Pedal, $50; M-Audio Trigger Finger $100; telescope Celestron 6-inches f/5 Newtonian on CG4 mount, with motor drive, webcam and carry case, $300. Call 53329. JVC TV, 27-inch, $50. Call 54778 and leave a message. HIDEAWAY COMPUTER desk, $100; entertainment center for 32-inch TV, $75; boys’ 20-inch chopper bike, $20 and two tness balls with video and accessories, $10 each. Call 55875. MAGNAVOX COLOR TV, 19-inch with remote, $75; king-size feather bed, six months old, washable cover, $50; beach chair in great shape, $6; foam water noodles, barely used, $2 each; new adult life jacket, $6; Ice chest, medium, $6 and beautiful, new, big porcelain doll in box, must see to appreciate, $50. Call 54737. LESTER ‘BETSY ROSS’ spinet upright piano with bench seat, $225. Call 53731. WEBER BARBECUE, $25. Call 50165. ROSEWOOD DINING room table (bird and flower) eight chairs, chair pads, two leafs, and glass tops, $1,700 or best offer. Call 53585. BC-SEAQUEST PRO QD w/DACOR Viper regulator and octupus with Sportster computer console, $900; twin bed, $150 and breadmaker, $20. Call 59786. COMBO BABY changing table/toddler bed, $40; Graco portable crib, $25; Graco sun crib, $60 and Little Tikes play tunnel, $5. Call 51545. VERY NICE COUCH and love seat, $300 for both; 32-inch TV with remote, great condition, $200 and nice microwave with stand, $50. Call 54693. BABY/TODDLER adjustable door way safety gate, $20; booster chair, $5; booster chair with feeder tray, $10; six new packs of girl’s 4T-5T 31-40 pounds pull-up training pants $50; girl toddler day/night out ts, $30; two baby mobiles, $20 and orchid starter plants, $5 each. Call 52642. SHIMANO FOUR-SPEED hub, new, never installed, $40; Craftsman air compressor, -horsepower, threegallon, $100 and work/storage area, you move it, free. Call Toby, 55590. BOAT LOT 69 with a eight-foot by 24-foot shipping container boathouse, $300 and Boat Lot 10 with an eight-foot by 20-foot insulated shipping container with air-conditioning, $600. Call Dennis, 51850, work, or 54489, home. MEN’S SCUBA GEAR: Latitude BCD, Titan octopus, Gekko dive computer, compass, large mesh bag, split n, Seadoo scooter, $900. Call 54534.PLATFORM BED, five-feet high, $150; two kayaks, $250; EPIRB, $100, coolers; wet/dry vac, $25; massaging chair liner, $60; KLH speakers, $45; shing lures; toaster oven; mask, $15; ns, $15; bike trailer, $145; entertainment center, $50; book shelves, $40 and teak table, $90. Call 56671. FULL-SIZE MATTRESS, box, $100; 19-inch wide ViewSonic LCD, $100; Peavey 30w bass amp, $50; solid wood bookcase with two shelves, $30; hand vacuum, $10 and alarm clock radio, $10. All available Thursday. Call 52698. LARGE HEAVY-DUTY aluminum/stainless trailer, will carry large shing cooler, $175. Call Ric, 50167, home, or 51535, work. COMMUNITY NOTICESC-BADGE APPRECIATION DAY is 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, at Macy’s, Macy’s West and Gimbel’s. Transportation from Dock Security Checkpoint to downtown available. Plate lunches will be available at Three Palms Snack Bar. Shoppers must work on Kwajalein. Temporary and domestic workers accepted. Carpeting is available at Macy’s West and Finance Warehouse, Facility 702. ENAJ WOR WAAN bokto boktak jen DSC nan downtown. Enaj wor plate in mona ko Snack Bar renaj wia kake. Kwoj aikuj in juon Ri-Jerbal in USAKA/RTS, C-badge, temporary or domestic. Enaj wor Rak in wia im rej bed ilo Finance Warehouse 702. KWAJ BINGO at the Paci c Club is Saturday. Card sales at 6:30 p.m. Play begins at 7:30 p.m. Blackout at 58 numbers with an $1,100 jackpot. Windfall completion at 26 numbers with a $1,000 prize. Must be 21. No cell phones allowed. Bring K-badge. LIVE MUSIC featuring Jimmy and the Pickups will be 9-11 p.m., Monday, at the Vets’ Hall. MACY’S MARTIN LUTHER KING sale runs through Tuesday. Greeting cards, 75 percent off; party supplies, 50 percent off; jar candles and votives, 50 percent off; Waterford crystal and ne china, 40 percent off; toys, 40-50 percent off; all tops and shirts, 40 percent off; Roi Rat shirts, buy one, get one free; dress sandals and boat shoes, 40 percent off and assorted home furnishings, 25-60 percent off. KWAJALEIN ATOLL International Sportfishing Club will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Paci c Club. Pizza and beverages will be served. GRACE SHERWOOD LIBRARY will hold a volunteer’s meeting at 5 p.m., Thursday, in the library conference room. Anyone interested in helping out at the library should attend this meeting. Questions? Call Amy, 53331. ENJOY BALLROOM DANCING, 7-9:30 p.m., Jan. 26, in the multi-purpose room. Free and open to the community. Adults and high school students. Casual attire. Review class 7 -7:30 p.m. Bring your own nonalcoholic beverages. Questions? Call Cheryl or Dick, 51684. THE NEXT MOBILE KITCHEN event is a ‘Seafood Fest’ dinner, 7 p.m., Jan. 26, at Emon Beach. Menu to include crab legs, shrimp, scallops, tossed salad, baked potato, cornbread, and strawberry shortcake. Seats are $35 and $30 for meal card holders. Sign up at Three Palms Snack Bar, Questions? Call Joe, Chris or Cathreen, 53402. THE ANNUAL George Seitz Elementary School Father-Daughter dance is 6-9 p.m., Jan. 28, in the multi-purpose room. Dress is island formal. MANDATORY ISLAND ORIENTATION is at 12: 45 p.m., Jan. 30, in Community Activities Center Room 6. It is required for all new island arrivals. It is not recommended for family members under 10. Questions? Call 51134. THE MARSHALL ISLANDS Council of NonGovernmental Organizations will hold a grant writing workshop at noon, Jan. 30, in the Religious Education Building. For information or to request applications, call Cris, 52935. THE KWAJALEIN TENNIS Club is having an organizational meeting at 6 p.m., Feb. 3, at the tennis courts. New club of cers will be nominated. The club will barbecue. If you are interested in joining the tennis club, stop by. For additional information, contact Rich Russell at 54632. MACY’S HOME FURNISHINGS sale runs through Feb. 4. Rosewood, Sauder and children’s furniture, 40-50 percent off; lamps. mirrors, pictures, poster frames and home dcor items, 25-60 percent off. THE OPTOMETRIST will see patients Feb. 5-17. Call 52223 or 52224 to schedule limited appointments. The optometrist has increased exam fees by $5. APPOINTMENTS FOR routine health care on Roi are available with the physician assistant at Roi dispensary. Call Roi dispensary at 56223 to schedule an appointment. KRS/CHUGACH/AIRSCAN health benefits. The 2008 Aetna Insurance cards for KRS/Chugach/AirScan employees have been mailed. Only members who made changes to their bene ts during the 2008 open enrollment period will receive a new Aetna ID card. Changes include name changes, new members, dependent changes, and members moving into a new plan/account. If no changes were made to your bene ts information from 2007 to 2008, continue to use your existing insurance card. If you nd an error, lost, misplaced, or did not receive your card(s), contact Health Bene ts to have a new card re-issued to you at 51888(Grace) or 50939(Marilyn).CALIBRATION LAB hours are 1-5 p.m., TuesdayThursday, on Kwajalein and 9-11 a.m. and 1-5 p.m., Fridays, on Roi-Namur. GOVERNMENT FURNISHINGS are assigned to the occupant upon arrival. Residents are responsible for the care and security of this property. Residents are not authorized to trade or remove government property from any quarters. Call 53434, to arrange for delivery or return of furnishings and hospitality kits. If items are placed outside or unattended, the occupant will be charged for losses or damage. CHILD AND Youth Services cash operations of ce hours are 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and 2:30-6 p.m., TuesdayFriday and 8 a.m.-noon and 2:30-5 p.m., Saturdays. HOSPITAL BUSINESS office/cashier hours have changed. Hours are now 8-11:45 a.m. and 1:15-4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Fridays. These match the pharmacy hours of operation. For an appointment to review your account status, call 52220. ALL CARGO AND BAGGAGE transiting between Kwajalein and Roi-Namur needs to be checked no later than 30 minutes prior to posted ight close-out times. On Kwajalein, all cargo and baggage needs to be brought to the main terminal area in Building 901 for processing. All baggage, dive gear, snorkel gear, golf bags, surfboards, wakeboards, etc., will not be accepted at the passenger check-in counter. Each passenger may have only one carry-on bag that meets the established size requirement. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meetings are held at 6 p.m., Wednesdays and Sundays, in the Religious Education Building upstairs across from the library. There will be an open AA meeting Jan. 27. Everyone is welcome. Questions? 50227. THE HOURGLAS has copies of the Feb. 5, 1994 issue, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Operation Flintlock, available to the public. To obtain a copy of this historic issue, come to the AFN of ce next to Grace Sherwood Library on the second oor of Building 805. U.S. ARMY KWAJALEIN ATOLL Policy 200-1 has established the Eniwetak Conservation Area. The policy prohibits approaching or anchoring within 300 meters of Eniwetak Islet, accessing Eniwetak Islet without authorization, shing, boating, diving, snorkeling or skin diving within the ECA, taking, killing, harvesting, harassing or endangering marine or terrestial wildlife resource or habitat within the ECA. The policy is applicable to all USAKA residents, visitors, and any persons present for any reason on U.S.-controlled defense sites (persons granted access to USAKA under provisions of USAKA Reg. 109-10, Entry and Exit procedures). Violation of the policy may result in termination of employment at USAKA, administrative bar or termination of recreational privileges including boating and diving. Questions regarding the ECA should be addressed to USAKA Environmental, 55449, or Kwajalein Range Services Environmental, 51134.


Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 The Kwajalein Hourglass 12 Saturday 7:09 a.m./6:51 p.m. 4:25 p.m./4:31 a.m. 1:34 a.m., 2.4’ 7:18 a.m., 0.7’ 2:03 p.m., 3.8’ 8:52 p.m., 0.2’ Sunday 7:10 a.m./6:52 p.m. 5:30 p.m./5:35 a.m 2:47 a.m., 2.7’ 8:28 a.m., 0.4’ 3:01 p.m., 4.3’ 9:40 p.m., 0.3’ Monday 7:10 a.m./6:52 p.m. 6:32 p.m./6:34 a.m. 3:37 a.m., 3.1’ 9:20 a.m., 0.0’ 3:46 p.m., 4.6’ 10:20 p.m., 0.6’ Tuesday 7:10 a.m./6:52 p.m. 7:31p.m./7:29 a.m. 4:18 a.m., 3.4’ 10:04 a.m., 0.3’ 4:27 p.m., 4.9’ 10:56 p.m., 0.8’ Wednesday 7:10 a.m./6:53 p.m. 8:24 p.m./8:17 a.m. 4:54 a.m., 3.7’ 10:43 a.m., 0.5’ 5:04 p.m., 5.0’ 11:29 a.m., 0.9’ Thursday 7:10 a.m./6:53 p.m. 9:14 p.m./9:01 a.m. 5:28 a.m., 3.8’ 11:19 a.m., 0.6’ 5:37 p.m., 4.9’ Jan. 25 7:10 a.m./6:53 p.m. 10:01 p.m./9:41 a.m. 6:01 a.m., 3.9’ 12:01 a.m., 0.8’ 6:08 p.m., 4.7’ 11:53 p.m., 0.5’ Weather courtesy of RTS WeatherSaturday: Partly sunny, 30 percent showers. Winds: ENE at 15-21 knots. Sunday: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: ENE at 14-20 knots. Monday: Partly sunny, 10 percent showers. Winds: NE at 14-20 knots. Tuesday: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: NE at 13-18 knots. Wednesday: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: NE 16-21 knots. Thursday: Mostly cloudy, 40 percent showers. Winds: ENE at 13-18 knots. Jan. 25: Mostly cloudy, 50 percent showers. Winds: NE at 17-21 knots. Annual total: 4.59 inches Annual deviation: +1.78 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low TideSun  Moon  TidesIf it’s not movin,’ it shouldn’t be runnin.’ The Denver Bronco cheerleaders will present a youth cheerleading clinic at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday and and a performance for the entire community at 7 p.m., Wednesday. Both events at Richardson Theater. Vehicle engines left idling waste fuel and money and could create a safety hazard. If a vehicle is not being driven, engines should be shut off. News shorts Scott Galloway has been selected to enter the U.S. Air Force through the Of cer Training School. Galloway is the son of Lexy and Cowboy. He was one of 171 individuals chosen as part of the OTS Selection Board 08OT01. He plans on becoming an Air Force pilot. Suzanne Pyle received a Six Sigma Black belt certi cation on Monday.