The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Friday, May 2, T h o m a s C a r d i l l o ( l e f t ) a n d E d H i l l m a n r u n t h e r s t l a p d u r i n g t h e 2 9 t h A n n u a l Thomas Cardillo (left) and Ed Hillman run the rst lap during the 29th Annual R u s t M a n F o r m o r e o n t h e R u s t M a n s e e p a g e 6 RustMan. For more on the RustMan, see page 6. ( P h o t o b y R o b C l a y t o n ) (Photo by Rob Clayton)


Friday, May 2, 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 Fridays 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:1,350 E-mail: Of cer......Col. Stevenson ReedInterim Public Affairs Of cer......Roberta JonesActing Editor...................................Yael Beals Interim Graphic Designer..............Yael Beals commentary Celebrating Military Children on KwajaleinIn 1986, Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger established April as “Month of the Military Child” in a Defense Department commemoration. Both military and non-military children participated in recognizing this special month at the Kwajalein Child Development Center. On April 22, Lt. Col. Buhl visited the CDC and read stories to the children. A few days later, Col. Stevenson Reed and 1st. Sgt. Mackey 1st. Sgt. Mackey gives a Certi cate of Appreciateion to Nathan Jones.Photo by Amy Daniels Marshallese pilots take the skyAirScan Pacific is proud to announce that Helbert Alfred, Scott Davis and Jeffery Wase have completed Pilot-in-Command Upgrade Training in the UH-1H Helicopter. The Pilot-inCommand is the ultimate authority and has the final responsibility for the safe and orderly conduct of a flight. Hired as experienced airplane pilots by the previous contractor, they were not helicopter qualified as required by the current contract. Through funding from U.S. and RMI sources they obtained the helicopter rating stateside and completed their UH-1H training on Kwajalein under the tutelage of AirScan Pacific Instructor Pilot Roy D. Howard. They are the only Marshallese helicopter pilots in the world! “This qualification was a difficult but rewarding experience,” said Alfred. “All of us appreciate the opportunity Kwajalein has afforded us, and we intend to positively contribute to the future of aviation here.” Photo of Helbert Alfredhanded out Certi cates of Appreciation to military children at the CDC. On April 26, Kwajalein’s military kindergartners through sixth graders, and their families, listened to the School Age Services students speak about their experiences as children in the military. After the speeches, a question and answer session took place. Then Cheri Malloy, Child Youth Services Coordinator, lead a roundtable discussion. The military children received Certi cates of Appreciation.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, May 2, 2008 3See ID THEFT, Page 9What to do about identity theft? Part IIThe USAKA Legal Of ceContributorLast week you read about the four steps to take when confronted with the theft of your personal identi cation. Reviewing the four main points of last week’s article: 1. Request a “fraud alert” on your credit reports as soon as possible and review your credit report for suspicious activity; 2. Close accounts that have been tampered with or opened fraudulently; 3. File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission; 4. File a local police report. This week we take a more detailed look at look at fraud alerts, credit freezes and identi cation theft reports. The information presented below for this article was obtained from the Federal Trade Commission. What is a fraud alert? There are two types of fraud alerts: an initial alert, and an extended alert. • An initial fraud alert stays on your credit report for at least 90 days. You may ask that an initial fraud alert be placed on your credit report if you suspect you have been, or are about to be, a victim of identity theft. An initial alert is appropriate if your wallet has been stolen or if you’ve been taken in by a “phishing” scam. With an initial fraud alert, potential creditors must use what the law refers to as “reasonable policies and procedures” to verify your identity before issuing credit in your name. When you place an initial fraud alert on your credit report, you’re entitled to order one free credit report from each of the three nationwide consumer reporting companies, and if requested, only the last four digits of your Social Security number will appear on your credit reports. • An extended fraud alert stays on your credit report for seven years. You can have an extended alert placed on your credit report if you’ve been a victim of identity theft and you provide the consumer reporting company with an Identity Theft Report. With an extended fraud alert, potential creditors must actually contact you, or meet with you in person, before they issue you credit. When you place an extended alert on your credit report, you’re entitled to two free credit reports within twelve months from each of the three nationwide consumer reporting companies. In addition, the consumer reporting companies will remove your name from marketing lists for prescreened credit offers for ve years unless you ask them to put your name back on the list before then. To place either of these alerts on your credit report, or to have them removed, you will be required to provide appropriate proof of your identity; that may include your Social Security number, name, address and other personal information requested by the consumer reporting company. What does a fraud alert not do? While a fraud alert can help keep an identity thief from opening new accounts in your name, it’s not a solution to all types of identity theft. It will not protect you from an identity thief using your existing credit cards or other accounts. Also, it also will not protect you from an identity thief opening new accounts in your name that do not require a credit check — such as a telephone, wireless, or bank account. Furthermore, if there’s identity theft already going on when you place the fraud alert, the fraud alert alone won’t stop it. A fraud alert can be extremely useful in stopping identity theft that involves opening a new line of credit. What is a credit freeze? Many states have laws that let consumers “freeze” their credit. In other words, allowing a consumer to restrict access to his or her credit report. If you initiate a credit freeze, potential creditors and other third parties will not be able to get access to your credit report unless you temporarily lift the freeze. In this case, it’s unlikely that an identity thief would be able to open a new account in your name. Credit freeze laws vary from state to state. In some states, anyone can freeze their credit le, while in other states, only identity theft victims can. Initiating a credit freeze, temporarily lifting it and removing it, varies in price. What does a credit freeze not do? While a credit freeze can help keep an identity thief from opening most new accounts in your name, it’s not a solution to all types of identity theft. It will not protect you, for example, from an identity thief who uses your existing credit cards or other accounts. There are also new accounts, such as telephone, wireless, and bank accounts, which an ID thief could open without a credit check. In addition, some creditors might open an account without rst getting your credit report. And, if there’s identity theft already The 2008 Rusty Family Mini-Triathlon 4:30 p.m., May 12 Distances: 500-yard swim, 10-mile bike and twomile run. Pre-registration by Thursday. Entry forms are available on the Mini-Mall bulletin board or at Qtrs. 123-C, Bob and Jane Sholar. High School Band and Choir Concert, 7 p.m., May 15, featuring the Junior Band, Concert Band, Choir and Stage Band, in the Davye Davis Multi-Purpose Room


Friday, May 2, 2008 The Kwajalein Hourglass 4Renee Biser-McGinnisContributor Over 300 photos were exhibited at the Annual Kwajalein Photography Contest on Monday in the Davye Davis Multi-Purpose room. I felt that it was important to co-sponsor this yearÂ’s photo exhibition. This was an effort to create a forum for the photographers on Kwajalein to display their photographs to the public. I also wanted the publicÂ’s involvement in the initial selection of the photographs for the 2009 Kwaj Calendar. With the population at an all time low, we not only exceeded our expectations but more than exceeded last yearÂ’s entries and voting ballots. I want to thank the Kwajalein Art Guild for giving me the opportunity to make this event happen and especially thank all the photographers for their entries and the residents who came out to vote. The photographs were displayed anonymously and the seven categories of competition were: work, recreation, nature, Marshallese culture, underwater, fantasy and open. The six most popular photos in each category will Kwajalein recreation category: AnticipationPhoto by John Breen be considered by the calendar committee for possible selection and placement in the 2009 Kwaj Calendar. A list of the top six winners in each category will be posted on the bulletin board downtown. Anyone who wishes to have their photographs returned, which were not picked up on the day of the exhibit, contact Renee Biser-McGinnis, 53553.Open category: The VisitorPhoto by Holland DornKwajalein nature category: ShadowPhoto by Bayna Wiley


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, May 2, 2008 5Kwajalein at Work: Gagan Optics by John Breen Takeoff by John Breen Flag Raising by John Breen Kwajalein Recreation: Anticipation by John Breen The end of the day at the beach by John Breen Sunset Sur ng by John Breen Kwajalein Nature: Shadow by Dayna Wiley Dolphin by Walter Erb Kwaj Lizard by Linn Ezell Marshallese Culture: Marshallese Outrigger by Jeffery Klein Boogie Board, Local Style by John Breen Catch of the Day by Tom McGinnis Underwater: Kayaking by John Breen Curious Turtle by Linn Ezell Timmy & Grant go for a Swim by Erica Thimsen Fantasy: Dewaruci by Renee BiserMcGinnis Catamaran Sunset by Renee Biser-McGinnis Reaching for the Sky by Renee Biser-McGinnis Open: The Visitor by Holland Dorn Kwaj Car by Amy LaCost Footprints in the Sand by Tom McGinnis Photo by John BreenUnderwater Category: KayakingPhoto by Jeffery KleinMarshallese Culture Category: Marshallese Outrigger. Top 3 winners in each category:


Friday, May 2, 2008 The Kwajalein Hourglass 6Bob Sholar and Yael BealsContributor and EditorThe 29th Annual RustMan consisted of 16 individual contestants and 13 teams. On Monday, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Commander Col. Stevenson Reed, sounded the start siren at 4 p.m., at Echo Pier. The RustMan distances were, a one-kilometer swim, a 42-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer run. A kilometer equals about ve-eighths of a mile. Thomas Cardillo became the seventh person to break under 2:15:00, after 29 annual RustMan competitions. The age group division record fell when Cardillo, age 40, nished rst in 2:14:16. Cardillo has participated in six individual RustMan events and this is his third Men’s Division win, with a personal best by over three minutes. The combination of Cardillos’ age and time, established a new Men’s Masters Division record, beating the 2:15:45 by Nick Perry in 2004. Jon Jahnke, second time RustMan participant, also reached the Men’s Masters Division and cut over four minutes off of his 2007 winning time, nishing second in 2:16:32. Stephanie Los took rst for the ladies division. This was her second time participating in the RustMan. She nished in 2:34:56, which is almost a 23 minute improvement over her 2007 time. Los’ trained over the past two months. She swam once a week and ran and biked twice a week. Los will be running in the Honolulu Marathon in December and will start training in August. Los explained that her pit crew person, Monica McGatha, was instrumental in cutting down her time. “I’m support for the runners and participants of the RustMan. I help them get their gear together, stay hydrated, and stay positive,” said McGatha. She made sure shoes, shorts, and towels were easily accessible; had fresh water ready to rinse the swimmers; and set up play lists on iPods. In second place for the ladies division was rst time RustMan participant, Alex McGlinn. Her time was 2:51:56. Spec-Swimmers started at Echo Pier and swam to Emon Beach. Photo by Yael Beals Photo by Rob ClaytonChris Johnson races around the terminal during the second leg of the RustMan.Athletes set new records in RustMan


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, May 2, 2008tators noted McGlinn as a graceful runner. Mike Savage, second time RustMan participant, used his one speed “Kwaj bike,” nishing in 2:57: 05. Savage was the only participant with a one speed bike in 2007, but this year was joined by Victor Burnley and Murphy Whitesitt. Ron Sylvester, rst time RustMan participant, nished third in 2:30:07, beating his personal goal of three hours. Jack Carey, 67, and second time RustMan participant, competed in the Social Security Eligible Division, nishing in 3:08:23. Carey trained for four months. “When I rst started running out here, I’d run half a block, walk the other half, and go home exhausted. My knees were hurting and I just thought I was too old. But I started stretching and I found that I could lengthen things out. It wasn’t long before I was running with the running club. It’s never too late to start,” said Carey. The rst to nish in the team division was swimmer, Justin DeCoster, biker, Jeffrey Fluhrer and runner, John Lafferty. They nished in 2:20:17. Lafferty had the fastest run segment for the team group division, 47:10. Lafferty, who is the Kwajalein Running Club vice-president, will leave Kwajalein in 7May to attend the U.S. Navy Of cer Candidate School. There were two notable team division swim segment times: Peter Schulz, 13:01 and Tara Erwin, 13:13. Peter Schulz trained for eight months, swam ve days a week and 2500 yard a day. Schulz is planning on participating in the RustMan, without a team, next year. Erwin’s time just missed the swim segment record of 13:10, by Andrea Lindborg in 1993. Erwin started swimming competitively when she was six and continued for 16 years, through her senior year of college. “I retired when I graduated from college, I wasn’t going to go pro,” said Erwin. Erwin stopped swimming last February, when her nal season came to an end. “I miss competing but I don’t miss swimming.” Erwin trained for one day for the RustMan this year and she had fun competing. The team division biking segment record holder is Chris Johnson’s 1:04:17, from 2005. This year his time was 1:06:40, two plus minutes slower than his record time. Not too far behind Chris was rst time participant, Alan Calvert in 1:07:48. This year’s participants included two former residents, Pam Tinker-Johnson, from San Diego, Ca. and DeAnn Brower, from Huntsville, Al. They both returned to Kwajalein to participate in the 29th Annual RustMan. Alex McGlinn rinses herself with fresh water after nishing the one-kilometer swim. Photo by Yael BealsEd Hillman catches his breath after running 10-kilometers and nishing the last leg of the RustMan.Photo by Yael Beals


Friday, May 2, 2008 The Kwajalein HourglassTwo Marines died April 22 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Killed were: Lance Cpl. Jordan C. Haerter 19, of Sag Harbor, N.Y. and Cpl. Jonathan T. Yale 21, of Burkeville, Va. Haerter was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Yale was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune. Staff Sgt. Ronald C. Blystone 34, of Spring eld, Mo., died April 23 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when he encountered small arms re during a dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Sgt. Guadalupe Cervantes Ramirez 26, of Fort Irwin, Calif., died April 23 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, of injuries suffered in a vehicle incident. He was assigned to the 2nd Transportation Company (Heavy Equipment Transport), Echelons Above Brigade Support Battalion, National Training Center Support Brigade, Fort Irwin, Calif. Two soldiers died April 23 in Golden Hills, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a vehicle incident. They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. Killed were: Pfc. John T. Bishop 22, of Gaylord, Mich. and 1st Lt. Timothy W. Cunningham 26, of College Station, Texas. Staff Sgt. Shaun J. Whitehead 24, of Commerce, Ga., died April 24 in Iskandariyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he encountered an improvised explosive device while on a dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell. Spc. David P. McCormick 26, of Fresno, Texas, died Monday in Baghdad of wounds suffered when his forward operating base came under rocket attack. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell. Three soldiers died Monday of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their forward operating base with indirect re. Killed were: Pfc. Adam L. Marion 26, of Mount Airy, N.C. He was assigned to the 171st Engineer Company, North Carolina Army National Guard, Saint Pauls, N.C., Sgt. Marcus C. Mathes 26, of Zephyrhills, Fla. He was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), located at Fort Polk, La. and Sgt. Mark A. Stone 22, of Buchanan Dam, Texas. He was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), located at Fort Polk. Senior Airman Jonathan A. V. Yelner 24, of Lafayette, Calif., died Tuesday near Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Sgt. 1st Class David L. McDowell 30, of Ramona, Calif., died Tuesday in Bastion, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked using small arms re. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.Thirteen service members die in Global War on Terror 8 Menu includes top sirloin of beef, Virginia smoked ham, scallops Alfredo, Cornish game hens, cashew-encrusted Mahi Mahi, orange sesame chicken, chilled seafood bar, cheese bar, assorted salads, fresh fruits and desserts. The grill will be open for omlettes, eggs and pancakes. Menu subject to change due to availability. Take out meals are not allowed unless request is submitted in advance. Food Service personnel will prepare take out meals. 40th Annual Coral Open Golf Tournament May 11-19May 11-12, First weekend of play May 14, 4:30 p.m., Mixed Horse Race May 16, 4:30 p.m., One Club TournamentMay 18-19 Second weekend of play May 21, 6:30 p.m., BanquetTo sign up for tee time, call Ann Hosti, 51445. Tournament fees are $80 for Kwajalein Golf Association members and $115 for non-members.


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, May 2, 2008 9ID THEFT, from Page 3 Animals Word Puzzle Winners Carrie West Mary Beth/Melissa Adkins B. Garrwon Kaikane Busquets Beth Ann Fritch Recycling Competition Kaikane Busquets Iley KickhofelESH&Q staff will contact you about your prize EARTH DAY WINNERS going on when you place the credit freeze, the freeze itself won’t be able to stop it. What is an Identity Theft Report? An Identity Theft Report is a police report with more than the usual amount of detail. The Identity Theft Report includes enough detail about the crime for the credit reporting companies and the businesses involved to verify that you are a victim — and to know which accounts and inaccurate information came from identity theft. Normal police reports often don’t have many details about the accounts that were opened or misused by identity thieves. When you le your Identity Theft Report, the credit reporting companies will permanently block fraudulent information from appearing on your credit report. An Identity Theft Report can prevent a company from continuing to try to collect debts that result from identity theft, or sell those debts to others for collection. It also allows you to place an extended fraud alert on your credit report. Creating and using an Identity Theft Report may require two steps: Step one begins with ling your report with a local, state or federal law enforcement agency. These agencies may include your local police department, your State Attorney General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Secret Service, the FTC, or the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Some state laws require local police departments to take reports, but there is no law requiring federal agencies to take a report. In your report, you should give as much information as you can about the crime, including anything you know about the dates of the identity theft, the fraudulent accounts opened and the alleged identity thief. Step two begins when you send the businesses involved and the credit reporting companies a copy of your Identity Theft Report, which you should do by certi ed mail, return receipt requested. The companies may ask you to give them more information or documentation to help them verify your identity theft. They have to make their request within 15 days of receiving your Identity Theft Report. The credit reporting company or business then has 15 more days to work with you to make sure your Identity Theft Report contains everything they need. They are also entitled ve days to review any information you give them. How do I get an Identity Theft Report? The of cer taking your police report can attach or incorporate your ID Theft Complaint into their police report to include details. Ask the of cer to give you a copy of the of cial police report that incorporates or attaches your ID Theft Complaint. How do I submit my Identity Theft Report to the credit reporting companies or to businesses where the thief used my information? When you send a copy of your Identity Theft Report to the fraud departments of the three major credit reporting companies, include a copy of the credit reporting company cover letter, along with copies of your supporting documentation. Send your information by certi ed mail with return receipt requested. When writing to the fraud departments of each of the companies where the identity thief has committed fraud using your personal information, include copies of the Identity Theft Report, your supporting documentation, and the appropriate cover letter: for fraud on your existing accounts, or for fraud on new accounts. Always send this information by certi ed mail, with a return receipt requested. How do I prove that I’m an identity theft victim? Applications or other transaction records related to the theft of your identity may help you prove that you are a victim. For example, you may be able to show that the signature on an application is not yours. These documents also may contain information about the identity thief that is valuable to law enforcement. By law, companies must give you a copy of the application or other business transaction records relating to your identity theft if you submit your request in writing, accompanied by a police report. Open recreation events in May for all CYS Registered Youth K-6 grade: DANCE PARTY 5:30-7:30 p.m, May 9. Registration deadline is Wednesday. SKATE PARK FITNESS 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 16. Registration deadline is May 14. COOKING NIGHT 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 23. Registration deadline is May 21. These activities are open to all CYS registered youth. You do not have to be in the School Age Services Program to attend. To nd out how to register for CYS and sign your children up, please go to the Central Registration of ce located at the Child Development Center. Join us for Cinco de Mayo at the Vet’s Hall Salsa ContestSunday at 6 p.m. DJ Mike Saltzman at 8 p.m.Drink Specials


Friday, May 2, 2008 The Kwajalein HourglassSCUBA GEAR, never-used menÂ’s large Scubapro BC, regulator and dive computer, $1,000. Will throw in gear bag and weights for free. Call 58747 or 52716. SEGA SATURN GAME STATION with 20 games and eight controllers, $100; two brass lamps, $20; brass and glass coffee table, $30; large framed pictures, $50; two twin box springs, $10; beautiful sh tank, $110 and bike-attached dog walker, $10. Call 52527 or 55827. BABY GATE, $10; baby backpack with sun and rain guard, paid $90, will sell for $40; good condition, Kiddopotamus Snuzzler, complete baby head and body support, lightly used, paid $35, will sell for $10 and Graco Play yard, music, night-light, vibrate feature, change table, paid $135, will sell for $50. Call 53626. LARGE BC, $50; stereo system, $200; Palm Pilot, $50 and 40-Gig MP3 Player, $100. If interested, please call 51418 after Wednesday. HAND LINE, 125 foot, ready to sh, $125 obo and six-foot by six-inch heavy action ugly stick, never used; $60, call 53721 after 5 p.m. ELECTRIC WHEEL KIT for 26-inch bike, new in box, $400. Call Dennis Baker at 54489 or 51850. RUBBERMAID STORAGE SHED, 10-feet by 10-feet, $350; arm chair and ottoman, $40; complete 55-gallon sh reef tank with lights, stand and accessories, $300; microwave, $25; lots of scuba gear; large plants, $20; lattice work, $20; folding chairs, $5; lemonade SOMEONE TO SHARE a Continental companion fare between late July and rst half of August. Flying to eastern United States for 10-14 day stay. Call Samantha, 52785 or 52879. STANDARD BURLEY bicycle trailer hitch with pin. Call 55024 or 53910. RACQUETBALL RACKETS in good condition, one or two. Call 59801 or 52158. ACOUSTIC GUITAR. Call Janis, 52319 FISHING BOAT reasonably priced. Call Charlie, 52319. PET SITTER someone who loves pets to look after my cat when I am off island. Very loving and great with all humans and good with other animals once he gets used to them. He is perfect for the BQ resident that misses their pet. Call Ron, 54053, daytime. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, 8 a.m.-noon, Quarters 129-D. Electronics, toys, baby items, boysÂ’ clothes, menÂ’s and ladiesÂ’ golf items, kitchen items, outdoor games, Halloween and Christmas decorations, shing and diving gear, beer brewing supplies, patio furniture. Everything must go. No early birds. MONDAY, 7-11 a.m., Quarters 124-F. Televisions, electronics, shing items, clothing, household items. MONDAY, 8 a.m., Quarters 442-A. La-Z-Boy recliner, reclining sofa, scuba gear, bakerÂ’s rack and more. Call 52337. MONDAY, 9 a.m.-noon, Trailer 573. Plants; owering exotic, hibiscus, bougainvilleas, cycads, palms, pikaki, some houseplants MAY 12, 7-11 a.m., Quarters 122-A and 122-B; Multi-family PCS and patio sale. HOOVER STEAM VAC, $75; Call Susannah, 55137. PATIO COVER, 11-feet by 20-feet, aluminum frame, new silver tarp, $150 and stainless barbecue grill, $100. Trailer 732, call 51277. KRS and CMSI job listings for On-Island positions will be available at the Kwajalein, Roi-Namur and Ebeye Dock Security Check Point bulletin boards, the bulletin board outside of DVD Depot, the Roi-Namur Terminal/Post Of ce bulletin board and at Human Resources in Building 700. Job listings for Contract positions are available at and on the bulletin board outside of DVD Depot and on the Roi-Namur Terminal/Post Of ce bulletin board. Full job descriptions and requirements for Contract positions are located online at NEED EXTRA money? KRS employment applications are continually accepted for all Community Services Departments and the Human Resources Temporary Pool for Casual Positions such as: Sport of cials, scorekeepers, delivery drivers, lifeguards, medical of ce receptionists, temporary of ce support, etc. Questions? Call 54916. Kwajalein Veterans Hall BAR MANAGER. Applicants should have a rsum highlighting bar or restaurant experience and any scheduling and supervisory experience. Position starts Thursday. Call 59676 and leave a message. U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll OFFICE AUTOMATION ASSISTANTS, GS0326-6. 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 essential of 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. The employee performs a variety of secretarial and other clerical and administrative functions, using judgment to answer recurring questions and resolve problems. Apply at NIKE SUNGLASSES dark red/purple frames. Left at Coral Sands on April 15. Call 54396.10 LunchCaf PacificDinnerReligious 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. Baptist 9:40 a.m., Sunday, in elementary school music room. Latter-day Saints 10 a.m., Sunday, in Corlett Recreation Center, Room 3. Jewish services Last Friday of the month in the Religious Education Building. Times will vary. Contact the ChaplainÂ’s office for more information. LOST PATIO SALES FOR SALE WANTED Sunday Down home pot roast Herb-broiled chicken Eggs Benedict Grill: Brunch station openMonday Beef tips in Burgundy Veal Parmesan Rice and veggie casserole Grill: Brunch station openWednesday Roast turkey/gravy Chili mac Vegetable stir-fry Grill: Cheese dog Thursday Chicken ala orange Breaded clam strips TexMex stir-fry Grill: Greek gyro barMay 9 Spaghetti/sausage Chicken nuggets Eggplant Parmesan Grill: Bacon Swiss burgerSaturday Pork Adobo Beef cheese turnovers Sesame tofu Grill: Build your own BLTTuesday Broiled pork chops Local boy stew Vegetarian casserole Grill: Sloppy Joes SaturdayItalian sausage lasagna Mushroom/spinach lasagna Chicken piccataSundayBraised short ribs Chicken paprikash Red snapper Vera Cruz MondaySmokey barbecue pork butt Build your own Tostada bar Turkey peapod stir-fryTuesdaySalisbury steak/onions Spicy chicken curry Oriental Veggie medleyThursdaySwedish meatballs Teriyaki chicken Vegetarian beansWednesdayCarved top round of beef Chicken Cordon Bleu Broccoli cheese and riceTonightPancake supper Smoked beef brisket Cod Casino


The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, May 2, 2008 not done so recently, it is time to check your moorings. BOATER’S ORIENTATION class is 6-8:30 p.m., May 7-8, at CRC, Room 1. Cost is $30 payable in advance at the Small Boat Marina. Call 53643. RETAIL SERVICES STORE WIDE CLEARANCE SALE UPDATE NOTICE: Beginning Monday. All sporting goods, bike parts, hardware, housewares, giftware, toys and men’s clothing; 80 percent off children’s furniture, ladies clothing and holiday/ Christmas merchandise; 90 percent off. Very few exceptions. New product is being brought from the warehouse daily. All sales are nal; no refunds, no exchanges, no layaways and no holds. C-BADGE APPRECIATION schedule at Macy’s, Macy’s West and Gimbels, for all workers on USAKA/RTS beginning Saturday, May 10, May 17, May 31, June 14, June 28, July 19. RMI SHOPPING schedule for all RMI 18 and older from Ebeye and Enniburr, May 17, June 7 and June 21. LICENSED KWAJALEIN BOATERS, come have a “Shaggy” boating experience. Shaggy is the pontoon boat. It holds up to 10 passengers and can be reserved as a second boat along with a B-boat reservation. Questions? Call 53643. CYS ACTIVITIES for May: Dance Party, 5: 30-7:30 p.m. May 9, registration deadline is Wednesday; Skate Park tness 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 16, registration deadline is May 14 and Cooking Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., May 23, registration deadline is May 21. These activities are open to all CYS-registered youth. You do not have to be in the School Age Services Program to attend. To nd out how to register for CYS and sign your children up, please go to the Central Registration of ce located at the Child Development Center. SEASON ONE of the BBC series Torchwood will be shown at 7:30 p.m., Fridays, at the Adult Recreation Center for 13 weeks. HIGH SCHOOL Band and Choir Concert, Thursday, May 15, featuring Junior Band, Concert Band, Choir and Stage Band, beginning at 7:00, in the Davye Davis MultiPurpose Room. condition, $20; TV 27-inch GE, $150; CD radio and cassette player, $40; 20-inch girl’s bike with saddle basket, $15; 16-inch boy bike, $15 (available May 15) and 22-inch gear bike with saddle basket, $20 (available May 15). Call 54534 and leave message. TWO SMALL REFRIGERATORS, $30 and $75; two 6-foot by nine-foot carpets, $20 each; 10-gallon aquarium with accessories, $30 and Indigo 20-foot Trimaran sailboat with trailer and boats hack, $10,500. Call Mike, 55987. SLIP COVERS, couch chair, sleeping bag, two king-size duvet sets, rugs, VCR, bean bag chair, toddler expansion gate, dog crate, dog bed and assorted linens. Call 51508. MACGREGOR SAILBOAT, 26-foot with 50horsepower outboard, includes boathouse, jet-ski and boat lot 11, everything for $12,500. Call 53534. BIKE TRAILER medium-sized, $25; women’s Huffy bike, $25; Sony camcorder, $250 and Penn Senator 12/0 reel with ve-foot, 6-inch rod, $325, call 50010. BABY SWING $30; bassinet or cradle, $25; Hooked on Phonics for preschool (three DVD pack), $25 and two girl’s Huffy bikes—Kwaj condition. Call 52757. CROCS FLIP FLOPS women’s size ve, one pair, brown with beige insole and one pair, white with gray insole, barely worn, $15 each. Call Sheryl, 52389 or 54877. YOUTH ACTION COUNCIL meeting, 6: 30 p.m., Thursday at the Namo Weto Youth Center. YAC operates under the direction of Child and Youth Services and is open to the entire community. Its purpose is to identify and address youth related issues and concerns. All ages are welcome. Please contact Amy Daniels @ 5-3610 if you have any questions. KWAJALEIN COMMUNITY BAND in concert, 7 p.m., Thursday, in the MP Room. MOTHER’S DAY FLOWERS will be available Thursday afternoon at Macy’s. PEST CONTROL DEPARTMENT is conducting night spraying operations 11 p.m.-4 a.m. until May 9 on Kwajalein, and May 9-16 on Roi-Namur. Please take this time to clean up any clutter and store things that you do not want exposed to the pesticides. Questions? Call the Pest control shop, 54738. COMMUNITY EDUCATION is adding new classes in May. It’s not too late to register. CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE in Melissa Heilman’s Mexican cooking class and Tarah Yurovchak’s, Cooking with Kid’s, a special Mother’s Day dinner. Classes begin in May. Sign up now by calling or E-mail the Community Education of ce, 51078, lora.kendrick@smdck KWAJALEIN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB is sponsoring an amateur radio testing session at 7 p.m. tonight. Tests given will include Technician, General, and Amateur Extra. Study guides and practice tests can be found online at Discussion groups will meet before testing. MOORING BOAT OWNERS, if you have 11stand, $20 and outdoor wicker furniture with cushions, $50. Call Eric, 53694. BEAUTIFUL SOFT CORAL 55-gallon reef tank, with unusual sh, stand, 400-watt lights, protein skimmer and pumps, $300 and aluminum hand-launch trailer for from 8 to 11 foot dinghy or sun sh or laser boat; almost new, cost $400, selling for $250. Call David, 52283 or 54698. SEALIFE REEFMASTER DC310 3.3MP digital underwater camera and SL90610 strobe ash, $225; Yamaha F-310 acoustic guitar with hard case, electric guitar tuner and instructional books, CDs, DVD, $135 and 30gallon aquarium with stand and accessories (no pump), $45, call 58705. PCS SALE, Peter Rabbit Nursery Set (14 pieces), $35; crib/toddler bed, $65 and long wooden shelf, $25. Items available in May: two custom-made window coverings for dome windows, $25; woman’s 21-speed specialized bike, $150 and Huffy 12-inch bike with training wheels (stored inside), $25. Call 53299 or 51467. BLINDS FOR 400 SERIES HOUSING, carpet for living room and two bedrooms, dishwasher and 12-foot by 15-foot deck, computer desk and of ce chair. Call 52332. PCS SALE 27-speed road bike, perfect for RustMan; men’s scuba gear with dive bag; futon; large children’s doll house with furniture and large children’s play tent, hangs from ceiling. Call 52829 or 58087. FREE USED wood from an eight-foot by 16foot deck. Already disassembled and ready to haul. Call 58705. LIVING ROOM sofa and love seat with decorative pillows, $1100; coffee and end tables with lamps, $50; CD/DVD racks, hold about 100 CD’s, $20; for both small TV stand with cabinet, $20; desk-top computer, 60 GB hard drive, DVD and CD RW drives, USB and Thumb drive ports, keyboard, mouse, 15-inch screen with JBL speakers, includes Microsoft Of ce, $350. Call 51982, after 5 p.m. CANON POWERSHOT SD870IS 8MP Digital Camera with 3.8x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom, $300. Used once. Underwater case for a Canon PowerShot SD900 10MP Digital Camera, $100. Call 55666. QUEEN SIZE bedroom set, cherry nish, Platform bed with two night-stands and adjustable bed supports, six drawer dresser, seven drawer tall narrow chest, and bench, $1400. Call 52782, after 6 p.m. COMPUTER AMD 3200+ 1 GB RAM, Win XP 150 GB HD $350; 19-inch Flat Panel Samsung Monitor $150; Logitech four computer speaker set, $75; 14-inch Kogi Flat Panel Monitor, $50; glass top computer desk, $150; Minolta Maxxum 300si lm camera with 35-70mm lens and camera bag, $50; new Pirates of the Caribbean pop up tent, $20. Kids clothing, Boys size 6-18 months, girl’s size 3T-4T, and medical scrubs in all sizes. Call 55176. SIZE SMALL BCD, Genesis dive computer, Sherwood regulator and octopus, soft weight belt, weights, Akona mesh backpack and dive accessories. Must go, you name the price. Call 50545. COMPUTER DESK with hutch, in very good COMMUNITY NOTICES Test Your WaterSense Which of the following uses less water? A. Taking a ve minute shower B. Taking a bath Answer A. WATER OUR MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE Taking a ve minute shower uses 10 to 25 gallons of water, while a full tub requires about 70 gallons. If you take a bath, stopper the drain immediately and adjust the temperature as you ll the tub.


Friday, May 2, 2008 The Kwajalein Hourglass12 Weather courtesy of RTS WeatherSaturday: Hazy, 20 per cent showers. Winds: ENE at 10-15 knots. Sunday: Partly sunny, 20 per cent showers. Winds: NE at 10-15 knots. Monday: Partly sunny, 20 per cent showers. Winds: ENE at 8-14 knots. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, 40 per cent showers. Winds: NE-E at 8-14 knots. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, 40 per cent showers. Winds: NE-E 8-14 knots. Thursday: Partly cloudy, 30 per cent showers. Winds: ENE at 10-15 knots. Jan. May 9: Partly Cloudy, 30 per cent showers. Winds: ENE at 10-15 knots. Annual total: 19.47 inches Annual deviation: -1.11 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Sun rise/set Moon rise/set High Tide Low TideSun  Moon  TidesSaturday 6:32 a.m./7:00 p.m. 4:56 a.m./5:37 p.m. 2:33 a.m., 4.0’ 8:42 a.m., 0.1’ 2:47 p.m., 4.0’ 8:54 p.m., 0.5’ Sunday 6:32 a.m./7:00 p.m. 5:46 a.m./6:38 p.m. 3:10 a.m., 4.5’ 9:25 a.m., 0.6’ 3:28 p.m., 4.2’ 9:31 p.m., 0.7’ Monday 6:32 a.m./7:00 p.m. 6:41 a.m./7:43 p.m. 3:48 a.m., 4.9’ 10:08 a.m., 0.8’ 4:09 p.m., 4.1’ 10:07 p.m., 0.8’ Tuesday 6:32 a.m./7:00 p.m. 7:42 a.m./8:51 p.m. 4:26 a.m., 5.1’ 10:50 a.m., 1.0’ 4:50 p.m., 4.0’ 10:44 p.m., 0.7’ Wednesday 6:31 a.m./7:00 p.m. 8:47 a.m./9:57 p.m. 5:06 a.m., 5.1’ 11:33 a.m., 0.9’ 5:31 p.m., 3.7’ 11:23 p.m., 0.5’ Thursday 6:31 a.m./7:00 p.m. 9:53 a.m./11:00 p.m. 5:47 a.m., 4.9’ 12:19 p.m., 0.6’ 6:15 p.m., 3.3’ May 9 6:31 a.m./7:00 p.m. 10:57 a.m./11:56 p.m. 6:31 a.m., 4.5’ 12:03 a.m., 0.2’ 7:02 p.m., 2.9’ 1:08 p.m., 0.2’ 1st Sgt. Mackey presents the Quarters of the Quarter award to Selentina BeniaminaPhoto by Lee CrakerBy Yael BealsEditorSelentina and Russell Beniamina, Quarters 445-B, won the Quarters of the Quarter award for the third time. According to Russell, winners of this award used to be judged by the cleanliness of their yards but now they are judged by their plant display. Selentina is the caretaker of her plants but Russell taught her everything she knows. She waters her plants every other day, in the early morning or in the evening, never during mid-day. She feeds her plants once a month. Selentina frequently moves her plants so they receive either more shade or more sun, depending on the plant. She also trims them when they are over-grown. What’s special about Selentina’s plants is that she takes clippings from plant species and mixes them with different species, resulting in a colorful arrangement of plants.Quarters of the quarter award Golfers, it’s time to renew semi-annual green fees for the period of June 1 through November 30. Fees will be collected throughout the month of May with new rates of $240 with a locker or $216 without a locker. The Junior sixmonth rate for golfers 16 years and younger is $140 with locker and monthly greens fees are $40 for Kwaj residents. A complete listing of all fees, including family rates, can be obtained by stopping by the Community Activities office or Golf Course Pro Shop. Payment can be sent in by mail to P.O. Box 23 or in person at the CA office or Pro Shop. Questions? Please call 53331 or 53768. You Can: Turn off all lights not in use. Use bulbs of lower wattage. Use natural sunlight when possible. Keep bulbs and xtures clean. Focus light on your task. Use uorescent lights wherever possible. An easy way to save energy is to cut down on unneccessary lighting