The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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J u n e b r i n g s b i g c h a n g e s f o r m e m b e r s o f t h e K w a j a l e i n June brings big changes for members of the Kwajalein c o m m u n i t y R e a d m o r e a b o u t t h e d e p a r t u r e o f S g t M a j W o l f community. Read more about the departure of Sgt. Maj. Wolf o n p a g e 4 a n d K H S g r a d u a t i o n p a g e 6 on page 4, and KHS graduation, page 6. Photo by Sheila Gideon Photo by Catherine Layton


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 THE KWAJALEIN HOURGLASS The Kwajalein Hourglass is named for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th Infantry Division, which liberated the island from the forces of Imperial Japan on Feb. 4, 1944. The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily of cial views of, 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. Phone: Defense Switching Network 254-2114; Local phone: 52114 Printed circulation: 1,200 E-mail: Commanding Of cer ...Col. Joseph GainesActing Public Affairs Of cer....Michael SakaioManaging Editor ...................Sheila Gideon Associate Editor ..............Catherine Layton Graphic Specialist .............Wendy Peacock Media Specialist......................Shawn Brady Media Specialist..........................Eva Seelye Rumor: The bowling alley will expand its hours of operations. The bowling alley currently opens on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m., and there are no plans to expand hours during this scal year. That may change come next scal year. The bowling alley is also available for private functions for a fee. Also, new seats purchased by the Quality of Life committee are being installed this week. Marshallese have traditional cures for just about anything that ails you. The Marshallese Cultural Center has some displays and occasionally host Marshallese demonstrations and discussions on this topic. There are also books available covering traditional medicine. ... to the Kwajalein community for your acceptance of our family into this tightknit community. It meant so much to me, Tammy and Ryan. That made this tour an unforgettable and pleasurable experience. Thank you all. Sgt. Maj. Hohn Wolf ... to Barbara Bicanich for her help compiling information for the senior insert. ItÂ’s a lot of work, and I greatly appreciate the efforts she puts in every year. -Sheila GideonThumbs Up! It is with great pleasure that the Marshall Islands Swim Federation, in conjunction with Marshall Islands National Olympic Committee and Federation Internationale de Natation, announce that Giordan Harris, 19, and Ann-Marie Hepler, 16, are invited to participate at the XXX Olympic Games to be held in London, England from July 27 through August 12, where they will be representing the Republic of the Marshall Islands in the sport of swimming in the 50-meter freestyle. Both swimmers depart for a four week training camp in England, then will report to the Olympic Village on July 16 to continue preparing for their August 2 and 3 event.


3The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012Boy Scouts head into summer breakBy Maj. Stephen M. Parrish Sr. Assistant Scout master Boy Scout troop 314Boy Scouts all across America and the world are heading into their summer break soon and Kwajalein is no exception. Before they do, I want to point out that the Scouts of Troop 314 have done some amazing things this year. They have camped over 12 nights on various islands, hiked nearly 60 miles, cooked some amazing food in their eld kitchen, swam and boated in kayaks miles in the ocean, and have done so with a positive spirit of adventure and willingness to continue to learn and grow. In addition to the “fun” stuff, the boys actively sought to improve themselves through rank advancement and the earning of numerous merit badges. Finally, they grew a little each time they gave back through a community service project, whether picking up trash or the arduous task of replacing the rocks at the ag pole.None of this would have been possible without the outstanding leadership of, and literal weeks of time given by, the volunteers who supported the Scouts. For the Cub Scouts of Pack 135, Cub master Jeff Jones, committee chair Corey Wiley, treasurer Julie Lundberg, and awards coordinator Dawn Gray were essential to a successful overall Cub Scout program for Kwaj, whereby 17 boys moved up a rank, ve of which became Boy Scouts. Cub den leaders were Mark McCollum for Tigers, John Breen for Wolves and Peter Parker for Bears. Those that supported the Boy Scouts include Jane Sholar, awards; Julie Jones, committee chair; Dayna Wiley, membership – Cubs/boys and Janis Murillo, Treasurer. Parents have told me that two years ago, the Boy Scouts here were a mostly unsupervised group of poorly organized boys that they would rather not have their child associated with. That all changed, however, when Mr. Corey Wiley stepped up and took on the role of Scout master. Corey wasn’t sure what to do at rst, but he had leadership and drive and gured it out quickly, turning the program into a successful, well led, organized, positive learning environment. As the assistant Scout master, I learned a lot from Corey and together I think we made a pretty good team. Thanks to all the volunteers it has been a pleasure to have served scouting here on Kwajalein. The boys have been an absolute inspiration to me and I cannot be more proud of them. I would be remiss if I did not recognize the boys’ accomplishments this year: John and David Sholar, life Scout; Stephen Parrish, star Scout; Cameron Jones, Isaac Parker and Dawson Wiley, rst class; Andrew Lundberg and Chad Sykes second class; Thomas Greene, Tenderfoot; Zack Jones, Gabriel and Joseph Parrish, Tiger cubs Isaiah Parrish, Matai McCollum, Makoa McCollum and Michael Dover stand at the flags representing the United States armed forces on Veteran’s Day.Photo courtesy of Mark McCollum arrow of light and Tenderfoot; and Aiden Mitchell and Aaron Seelye, arrow of light and Scout. The boys also collectively earned 44 merit badges for the categories in citizenship in the nation, coin collecting, family life, ngerprinting, rst aid, shing, railroading, reptile and amphibian study, emergency preparedness, swimming, camping, orientating, re safety, cooking, bird study, art, music and reading. If you are interested in volunteering with Scouting, do so – Corey’s number is in the book. Ask what you can do; even an hour helps the leaders and can have a lasting impact on a young person’s life. Whatever the boys do this summer, I hope it includes some scouting, some adventuring and some growing in character. My boys will join a new troop in the states, but the fond memories and friendships made in Troop 314 will be lasting.


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 Iroij Senator Mike Kabua, left, bids farewell after the Relinquishment of Responsibility ceremony for Sgt. Maj. Hohn Wolf. Wolf’s wife, Tammy, and son, Ryan, accompany Wolf in saying goodbye to the Kwajalein community.Sgt. Maj. Hohn Wolf relinquishes USAKA responsibilities June 2Article and photos by Catherine Layton Associate EditorSgt. Maj. Hohn D. Wolf ended his tenure at U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site June 2 in a Relinquishment of Responsibility ceremony at the Island Memorial Chapel. The ceremony is steeped in military tradition; symbolically, a sword represents the responsibility, and Wolf passed the sword back to USAKA/RTS Commander Col. Joseph Gaines, signifying the end of Wolf’s tenure as the highest ranking enlisted advisor. A replacement will be arriving here in August. After the passing of the swords, Gaines spoke about just what it takes to be a sergeant major in the Army. “The rank of sergeant major is the highest enlisted rank one can obtain in the U.S. Army. Enlisted Soldiers who obtain the distinction, who have been selected by the department of the Army for the promotion of sergeant major, are the epitome of success in their chosen eld and in the profession of the Army. There is no greater honor than to serve as sergeants’ major. The sergeant major in any unit carries out all standards of performance. He’s responsible for the training and conduct of military personnel. I like to say he’s the enforcer of policies, or what we call the standard merit. He should be wiser and have more experience than any other non-commissioned of cer. He’s expected to function completely without supervision; he’s like the old sage from times past, and the sergeant major’s counsel is expected to be calm, settled and unequivocally accurate. They are expected to possess energy and enthusiasm that never wanes, even in the worst of times.” Gaines continued, “This is a perfect description of Sgt. Maj. Wolf. In fact, Sgt. Maj. Wolf and I entered the Army at the same time in 1986. I can personally say that in most matters, he is far more experienced than myself. He has been a key staff advisor in every decision made on Kwajalein in the last two years. He’s been front and center in every crisis and challenge this installation has faced. I can assure you, as you all know, there have been many. From the Japanese tsunami evacuation to two record budget cuts and the tough decisions associated with those cuts, to the dengue fever outbreak here in the Marshall Islands, the sergeant major has been an integral part of the planning in all of these events. He’s also played a crucial role in establishing policies that have improved our posture as an Army base; in many ways, that may have gone unnoticed by some of you. From food safety, to pest control, to housing management, to installation security and recreational safety, sergeant major has been a key advisor in shaping these operations. Although you may have seen or heard the command perspective in town hall meetings or in the newspaper, it was the sergeant major that has been the engine behind these changes. I can tell you his absence will be felt immediately. I can personally say he will be missed as a valuable advisor in shaping Kwajalein’s path forward as we transition the installation to Installation Management Command. Sergeant major, I don’t know how we’ll make it during the two months that you’re not here before the replacement comes. We’ll do our best, but you will leave a big hole in this staff as a key leader.”


5The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 Sgt. Jeffrey Satterwhite presents flowers to Sgt. Maj. Wolf’s wife, Tammy, in thanks from the Kwajalein community. USAKA/RTS Commander Col. Joseph Gaines, left, and Sgt. Maj. Hohn Wolf, prepare to depart after the ceremony.Wolf addressed the attendees, thanking rst and foremost his wife of 26 years, Tammy. “I can say unequivocally, I could not have done it without her.” Wolf went on to thank individuals like Joseph Moscone, deputy mission commander for USAKA/RTS. “Joe, you truly humble me, for your patience and advice.” He thanked contractor partners as well, saying, “You have shown me that you don’t have to wear a uniform to be patriotic.” He concluded his speech by stating, “It has truly been an honor and pleasure to work here for these two years.” In a brief interview after the ceremony, Wolf elaborated, “For 26 years, I’ve dealt only with activeduty military. Normally, if there was a job to be done, I just had to say ‘get it done.’ Here, there is more to think about than just ‘get the job done’ or ‘I want it done this way.’ There is always a business practice situation. Understanding how much a budget drives things, for instance. That is what I learned about the most here, the budget process. It was one of my favorite parts of the job. Kwajalein would be a good transitional assignment for someone about to retire, or leave the military, and work in the civilian world.” Wolf’s favorite activity outside of work was golf, saying, “I liked the convenience of the course. Tammy took up playing as well, and now we’ve got that to do together.” While here, Sgt. Maj. Wolf nished 16 classes to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in information systems security from the American Military University. Before going to Ft. Sill, Okla., where Wolf will serve as sergeant major for the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade, he and Tammy will visit their daughter, Lauren, in Dallas, and will head up to New Jersey, where their son, Ryan, will begin classes at Drew University.Sgt. Maj. Hohn Wolf and Col. Joseph Gaines ascend the aisle of the Island Memorial Chapel at the Relinquishment of Responsibility ceremony on June 2. Wolf and his family departed Kwajalein Tuesday, bound for Ft. Sill, Okla.


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 Photos, from left: Reslinda Haferkorn beams from within her leis given by friends and family. Valedictorian Jonathan Dane Bisho p receives his di p applaud for their class history presentation. Graduating senior Shawn Brady carries a single candle while walking barefoot into the ceremony. F r Trimble turn their tassels from left to right. Jake Jahnke hugs mom Anne after he presented her with a lei. Callie Hendrix deli ghts in being decke d Joseph Gaines, USAKA/RTS commander. Article and photos by Sheila Gideon Managing EditorGraduation can be a bittersweet event, both for the students who have spent most of their lives in closeknit friendships with their classmates, and for parents who have to let go as their children become adults. Kwajalein Jr./Sr. High School hosts intimate graduation ceremonies for the seniors, each one thoroughly recognized for their achievements. The ceremony June 1 at the Davye Davis Multipurpose Room was no different this year. The 18 graduating seniors walked into a pitch black room, lit only by the single candle each student carried. They gathered on stage, barefoot, beaming with pride. This was the rst graduating class in a long time that left no student behind – every single student in the class graduated.Shawn Brady and Luke Langmos welcomed guests in the traditional manner – Brady in well-spoken Marshallese, and his Marshallese classmate, Langmos in English. With a grade point average of 3.989, valedictorian Jonathan Dane Bishop addressed his classmates. He congratulated his classmates on making it through 13 years of schooling, and more importantly, three years of Mr. Lindert’s English classes. He reminded them that this is not just a celebration for them, but also for their parents, who worked hard to get them to this point in their lives. He also recognized the school faculty for the time and effort they invested in the graduating class. Bishop listed class accomplishments, including participating in the RustMan since seventh grade, swimming at the 2009 Swimming Championships and spending over 3,000 hours on the LCM traveling between Kwajalein and Ebeye. “Now we must look towards the future, because that is where our adventure begins. We are going to shape ourselves into 18 individual identities because we will be starting anew.” Scholarships from 15 different companies and associations were announced and handed out to the students. It was immediately obvious why Alex Shotts and Jacob Jahnke were awarded the Kwajalein Yacht Club scholarships for music. They were joined on stage by classmate Colby McGlinn and treated the audience to an emotional version o f “Free Fallin’ ” by Tom Petty. The Class History told the story o f how the Class of 2012 evolved, read aloud by Lauren Amador, Shotts and Reslinda Haferkorn. They evolved from youngsters who found joy in playing in the sand and putting on school plays, to winning Turkey Bowl and nally getting to paint their names on the street in front of the high school. Students came and went throughout the years, but their bond as classmates remained.The Album of Memories slideshow is an opportunity to get a glimpse into


7The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 p loma from USAKA/RTS Commander Col. Joseph Gaines. Jarem Erekson, left, and Johannah Dye r om left, graduating seniors Gabe Monnot, Jeni Simpson, Lauren Amador, Jacob Jahnke and Ethan d out in leis from well-wishers. Alex Shotts crosses the stage to receive his coveted diploma from Col. the graduating students’ lives over the past 18 years. Baby, family and friend photos were shown of each student. Some elicited an, “Awwww,” from the audience; others elicited laughs – like a student in his underwear at the beach when he was very young, and several of the class boys dressed as girls. As if the slideshow wasn’t emotional enough, the students then called upon several teachers and family to thank them for their support. Teachers Barbara Bicanich, Jamie Bowers and Phil Lindert were given hugs and thanks from the students. Parents got their tissues ready as the students picked up leis and headed into the audience for hugs and love with their family. The reminiscing and recognition culminated with the presentation of diplomas by KHS Principal Al Robinson, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Commander Col. Joseph Gaines and Sgt. Maj. Hohn Wolf, and the recognition of the class’ valedictorian and salutatorian. Robinson explained that the top three students’ grade point averages were only separated by .14 of a point. Bishop came out on top with a 3.989 GPA, followed by McGlinn with a 3.898 GPA. Jahnke closely ranked third. The students led across the stage one by one, handing off the traditional gag gift to Gaines, as he handed them their diploma and Commander’s Coin. After all 18 students held diplomas in their hands, Jarem Erekson led the Turning of the Tassels, signifying the end of their high school careers.The students cheered and raised their arms in triumph as they exited the MP Room, proud of completing high school, and ready to move on to a world lled with possibilities. The students lined up outside where friends and family adorned them with traditional ower, money and candy leis. A small reception was held afterward while the students continued to be congratulated. Layout by Catherine Layton


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 DISPATCH FROM ROI Then and Now Roi Planes Roi residents gather to play golf and bid Dale and Nid Sponseller farewell after 23 years on Kwajalein Atoll. The Sponseller’s left island to begin their new adventure on May 24. Kwajalein and Roi have a long history of commuter aircraft. These are a few of the aircraft that have been stationed here over the years. Clockwise from the left, the Caribou were here in the 1970s and ‘80s, followed by the Dash 7s in the ‘90s. The next to arrive were the Beechcraft-1900, followed by the Dash-6 Twin Otter. The last commuter plane to come to Kwajalein was the Metroliner, and it is still the current commuter plane being used today.From Neil Schwanitz Photos from Hourglass archives


9The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 Submit your own photo! E-mail it to Sheila Gideon From Mark McCollum From Mandi Morris From Kay Geraghty From Col. Joseph Gaines From Col. Joseph Gaines From Col. Joseph Gaines From Col. Joseph Gaines


10The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 Religious ServicesCatholic 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Small Chapel 9:15 a.m., Sunday, Island Memorial Chapel Protestant 8 a.m., Sunday, Traditional Service, Island Memorial Chapel 9:30 a.m., Sunday School, all ages welcome 11 a.m., Sunday, Contemporary Service, Island Memorial Chapel Roi-Namur service at 7 p.m., Friday Latter-day Saints 10 a.m., Sunday, CRC Room 3 Jewish Second Friday of the month in the REB. Times will vary. Contact the chaplain’s of ce at 53505 for more information.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 by the Continental Travel Of ce, the Roi-Namur Terminal/Post Of ce bulletin board and at Human Resources in Building 700. Job listings for contract positions will be available at www., on the bulletin board by the Continental Travel Of ce and on the Roi-Namur Terminal/Post Of ce bulletin board. Full job descriptions and requirements for contract openings are located online at www.krsjv. com. KRS employment applications are continually accepted for casual positions in the community services departments, medical department and the HR temp pool. Some of the casual positions are recreation aid, medical of ce, substitute teacher and HR temp pool of ce support. Questions, call 54916. TELLER AT COMMUNITY BANK. Part time, 30 hours. Job description: Process transactions accurately and ef ciently, provide basic teller services. To apply, go to website http:// PATIO SALETODAY, 2-6 P.M., AND MONDAY, 9 a.m. to noon, quarters 431-B. Diving gear, furniture, kitchen and household items. FOUNDRUSTMAN AND RUSTY FAMILY lost and found items include: hats, sunglasses (adult and children) and water bottles. Call Jane and Bob at 51815 if you have lost something. Unclaimed items will be donated to Bargain Bazaar. WANTEDTWO USED BIKES, for purchase. Call 51455. ONE SMALL TRAILER capable of transporting a nine foot dinghy. Call 52547. ONE WIDE BEGINNER WINDSURFER board to share or buy. Contact 52547. ACOUSTIC GUITAR. Call 52184, leave a message. FOR SALEEPSON PRINTER CARTRIDGES T078 series six pack, ve color, one black, brand new, still in packaging. Purchased wrong product. $65. 59154. WILSON JR. PROSTAFF GOLF CLUBS for elementary age children. One right hand set with six clubs for $50. One left hand set with ve clubs, $40. Includes head covers and carry bag. Almost new condition. Sadly, they were not used as much as I had hoped. $50 each. Call Jon at 54309. BATHROOM SCALE with large rotating dial, brand new, still in box, unopened, ordered two by mistake, $20. Call 52319. BRAND NEW ROLL OF SUNBRELLA FABRIC. 60” X 25 yards. Great for sail covers, awnings, etc., burgundy, $350. Contact Tim at 54228. “MATE OA”, 1988 Catalina 34 sailboat, boat shack at lot 73, lots of spare and new parts and tools, newer sails, new Bimini/dingy/ Honda5, GPS, VHF, SSB, solar ect., diesel being rebuilt, great atoll and inter-atoll boat, $25,000 as is or $30,000 after engine rebuild complete and installed, bring offers. Call Ken at 51384. CHAIR/OTTOMAN futon, $175; eight Superlite rollerblade wheels, new, $10 and two sets of 16 rollerblade bearings, new, $10 each. Call 51889. GIRLS CLOTHING: size 7/8 tops, free; size 12 jeans, new, $10; size 12 denim capris, new, $10 and junior size 7/9 T-shirts, $1. Call 51806. UNDERWATER CAMERA setup: Olympus 5050 camera, light and motion tetra, housing, sea and sea YS 110 strobe, comes with all replaceable electronics for housing, takes awesome pictures, good for someone wanting to upgrade from point-and-shoot but not ready for SLR, $500. Call Amber at 53851. PCS SALE, DIVING FINS, $100; boots, never worn, $30; grill with two tanks, works great, $50. Call 51394. 29” TUBE TV, $50. George Foreman grill, $10. Oreck vacuum cleaner, $10. Call 52308. COMMUNITY NOTICESTHE GRACE SHERWOOD Library Summer Reading Program is blasting off on June 13 at 10 a.m. Come, sign-up and earn prizes for reading all summer long! POTTERY TEAR-BOWL CLASS, June 27, 6-8pm, at the hobby shop. The cost is $25. You must come to the hobby shop to sign up and pay to reserve your place in the class. IN HONOR OF FLAG DAY on June 14, bring your old or worn out ags to the Vet’s hall for proper disposal by June 11. WOODSHOP ORIENTATION class is from 6-8:30 p.m., June 12, at the Hobby Shop. Call 51700 or come by to sign up. The cost is $10 per person. IF YOU ARE 13 years old, or will be in the next six months, and you would like to be added to the CYSS babysitter list, call Susannah Jones at 53610 or e-mail her at to sign up for the 4-H babysitter training class. The training will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 14-15, at the CDC. THE OPTOMETRIST, Dr. Chris Yamamoto, will be on Kwajalein June 10-21. Call the hospital for an appointment at 52223 or 52224 for eye exams, or ES&H at 58855 for prescription safety glasses. OCEAN VIEW CLUB Birthday Bash will be at 8 p.m., June 30. Sign up at the KRS Retail Sales of ce by June 28. You must be 21 years old; bring your K-badge. Complimentary drinks and cake for registered June birthdays. Contact Ted Glynn at 53338 with questions.CYSS ELIMO SUMMER Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., June 12 through August 18, in the MP Room and Youth Center. The camp is also open for all Ri’katak students in grades 1-5. Registration dates for Caf Pacific Lunch DinnerSunday Beef Tips Burgundy Deli Sandwich Bar White Rice Thursday Cajun Chicken Breast Chili Mac Rice Jambalaya June 16 Roast Pork Loin Italian Pizza Oven Roasted Potatoes Thursday Chicken Fried Steak Parslied Potatoes Beans in Broth Wednesday Roast Top Sirloin Baked Salmon Baked Potatoes Friday Salsbury Steak Steamed Ono Au Gratin Potatoes Friday Teriyaki Chicken Fried Rice Tofu Vegetable Stir-fry Monday Deli Sandwich Bar Chicken Cordon Bleu Chef’s Choice Entree Wednesday BBQ Spareribs Grilled Cheese Steamed Potatoes Sunday Soyu Chicken Fried Rice Chef’s Choice Entree Monday Roast Pork Loin w/Stuffing & Gravy Vegetarian Saute Tuesday Spaghetti & Meatballs Eggplant Parmesan Peas and Carrots Tuesday Kwaj Fried Chicken Mashed Potatoes Beef Broccoli Stir Fry June 16 Braised Short Ribs Chef’s Choice Entree Mashed Potatoes


11The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 Roi-Namur Fuel Pier construction and ciguatera• Construction operations necessary to replace the Roi-Namur Fuel/ Supply Pier are scheduled to begin on Tuesday and continue for several months. • All residents should avoid shing and sh consumption in the areas affected by work (especially the lagoon around Roi-Namur). • The dino agellate, Gambierdiscus toxicus, is known to exist in sediment material in subtropical and tropical waters, and the disturbance of bottom sediments could intensify the potential for ciguatera contamination. • The public will be noti ed when construction commences and shing restrictions are lifted. • Questions or concerns, call Anne Robinson with San Juan Construction at 56678. • Enaj jejjet kitien operation in jerbal eo aikuij koman ilo Supply/Fuel Pier eo jino jen June 5, 2012 im maanlok. • Aolep armij elaptata ro im rej jokwe Roi ren wor aer ekkol ikijen enod ijin enaj jelet operation in ie. • Dino agelllate, Gambierdiscu toxicus rej jet ian men kauwatata ko im rej walok jen kobej ak lim in lojet in jej bed ie im ejjab emon mona jen e. • Jenaj bar kojellaik public (aolep) kin juon bunton eo im jenaj koman “MO” in enod itok wot jen operation in mae ien eo alikar jabrewot. •Kajjitok im melele ko rellaplok, kiir Anne Robinson ilo San Juan Construction 56678. Caf Roi FridayChicken Enchiladas Steak Fajitas Refried BeansWednesday Top Sirloin Chicken Cordon Blue Baked Potatoes SundayBaked BBQ Chicken Pork Loin QuicheThursday Sloppy Joe Roast Pork Macaroni & CheeseJune 16 Stuffed Green Peppers Turkey Wrap Rice PilafThursday Roi Fried Chicken Meatloaf Collard Greens Friday Calzone Spaghetti Cheesy Garlic Bread MondayRoast Beef Chicken with Bacon Egg McMuffinsWednesday Teriyaki Chicken Roll Up Coca-Cola Ham Steamed Yams SundayRoasted Turkey Breast Smothered Beef Mashed PotatoesMonday Pork Shoulder Tempura Cod Chicken Fried Rice Tuesday Roast Chicken Beef Bourginone Egg Noodles Tuesday Buffalo Wings Blackeyed Peas Corn BreadJune 16 Chicken w/Mushrooms Herb Crusted Pork Loin Cheesy Mashed PotatoesLunch Dinnerweeks 1-10 are open now until the Friday before each week of camp you are registering for begins. For questions, call June Walker at 52158. IT’S COCONUT RACE TIME! Join us for the annual Coconut Race on Roi-Namur. Bring your engineering skills and your imagination to transform a coconut into a sailboat. The race will take place on July 8 at the Surf Shack. All proceeds will bene t Ennubirr Children’s Christmas Fund. For rules and regulations, contact Laura PasquarellaSwain at 56580.DUE TO MISSION REQUIREMENTS, all available billeting space (Kwaj Lodge and Jabro) have been committed to support the expected in ux of TDY personnel. The Housing Of ce is unable to accept any lodging requests from July 1 until Oct. 31. REMINDER: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES are available even when the clinic is closed on payday Fridays.THE MARSHALLESE Cultural Center is in need of people to open the center for visitors and helpers to keep our plant nursery in good health. If you have a couple of hours a month to spare and would like to help, call Karen at 54259.THE YOKWE YUK Woman’s club needs your help! We would like your creative style to inspire and raise money for the Marshallese community. We need baskets lled with assorted gifts for a basket auction to be held in October. While you are off island this summer, it would be great if you could look for a basket to be auctioned. NEW SALON HOURS starting immediately: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday.DISPOSE OF ALL GARBAGE IN the proper receptacles. Placing rubbish outside of the containers attracts pests and is a safety hazard. E-TALK. Florescent light bulbs contain mercury and should be handled carefully to prevent breakage. Households should return spent bulbs to Self-Help where they will be crushed in a machine that captures the mercury vapor and collects the glass for recycling. TAKE 5. Personal protective equipment is designed to protect you, but it only functions if you wear it. Register now through June 15 at Community Activities. Tournament play is June 19 22 Cost is $50. Teams consist of six players, with same male to female ratio. Summer Fun Co-Ed Dodgeball S u m m e r F u n C o E d D o d g e b a l l Questions? Contact Mandie 53331.


12The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 9, 2012 WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherSunday: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: ENE-E at 13 – 18 knots Monday: Mostly sunny, 10 percent showers. Winds: ENE-E at 12 – 17 knots Tuesday: Mostly sunny, <10 percent showers. Winds: ENE-E at 12 – 17 knots Wednesday: Partly sunny, 10 percent showers. Winds: ENE-E at 12 – 17 knots Thursday: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds: ENE-E at 10 – 15 knots Friday: Mostly cloudy, 30 percent showers. Winds ENE-E at 10 – 15 knots June 16: Partly sunny, 20 percent showers. Winds ENE-E at 10 – 15 knots Yearly total: 25.26 inches Yearly deviation: -1.23 inchesCall 54700 for updates forecasts or visit M i l i t a r y C a s u a l t i e s Military CasualtiesLance Cpl. Joshua E. Witsman 23, of Covington, Ind., died May 30 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Spc. Gerardo Campos 23, of Miami, Fla., died June 2 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms re. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Two soldiers died May 27, in Chak-E Wardak District, Afghanistan, when their unit was attacked by enemy forces. Killed were Spc. Kedith L. Jacobs 21, of Denver, Colo, and Pfc. Leroy Deronde III 22, Jersey City, New Jersey. Spc. Jacobs was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Pfc. Deronde was assigned to F Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion attached to 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Staff Sgt. Alexander G. Povilaitis 47, of Dawsonville, Ga., died May 31, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when the enemy attacked with an improvised explosive device. Povilaitis was assigned to 14th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Staff Sgt. Roberto Loeza 28, of El Paso, Texas, died May 25 in Charkh, Logar province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect re. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Petty Of cer 2nd Class Sean E. Brazas of Greensboro, N.C., died May 30 while conducting combat operations in Panjwa’l, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment in Bremerton, Wash. Cpl. Nicholas H. Olivas 20, of Fair eld, Ohio, died May 30 in Zharay, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Lance Cpl. Steven G. Sutton 24, of Leesburg, Ga., died May 26 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.Sgt. Julian C. Chase 22, of Edgewater, Md., died May 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 5th Air Naval Gun re Liaison Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan. Capt. John R. Brainard 26, of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine; and Chief Warrant Of cer Five John C. Pratt 51, of Spring eld, Va., died May 28, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when their helicopter crashed. The Soldiers were assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Ansbach-Katterbach, Germany. Spc. To ga J. Tautolo, 23 of Wilmington, Calif., died May 27, in Bati Kot, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked with an enemy improvised explosive device. Tautolo was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. Sunrise/set Moonrise/set High Tide Low Tide Sunday 6:30 a.m./7:07 p.m. /11:40 a.m. 8:06 a.m., 3.6’ 1:46 a.m., 0.5’ 8:51 p.m., 2.9’ 2:40 p.m., 0.4’ Monday 6:30 a.m./7:07 p.m. 12:09 a.m./12:28 p.m. 8:57 a.m., 3.2’ 2:41 a.m., 0.9’ 9:57 p.m., 2.7’ 3:34 p.m., 0.6’ Tuesday 6:30 a.m./7:08 p.m. 12:50 a.m./1:14 p.m. 10 a.m., 2.8’ 3:53 a.m., 1.2’ 11:15 p.m., 2.8’ 4:37 p.m., 0.8’ Wednesday 6:30 a.m./7:08 p.m. 1:30 a.m./2 p.m. 11:21 a.m., 2.6’ 5:26 a.m., 1.3’ 5:45 p.m., 0.9’ Thursday 6:31 a.m./7:08 p.m. 2:11 a.m./2:46 p.m. 12:29 a.m., 2.9’ 6:53 a.m., 1.1’ 12:40 p.m., 2.5’ 6:48 p.m., 0.8 Friday 6:31 a.m./7:08 p.m. 2:52 a.m./3:33 p.m. 1:26 a.m., 3.2’ 7:55 a.m., 0.8’ 1:43 p.m., 2.6’ 7:39 p.m., 0.6’ June 16 6:31 a.m./7:09 p.m. 3:34 a.m./4:20 p.m. 2:11 a.m., 3.5’ 8:40 a.m., 0.5’ 2:31 p.m., 2.8’ 8:22 p.m., 0.4’