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The Kwajalein hourglass

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R o n a l d C h r o n i s t e r d e p u t y t o S M D C / A R S T R A T c o m m a n d i n g g e n e r a l L t G e n Ronald Chronister, deputy to SMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general Lt. Gen. R i c h a r d F o r m i c a f i f t h f r o m l e f t ; a n d D e b r a W y m e r d i r e c t o r T e c h n i c a l C e n t e r Richard Formica, fifth from left; and Debra Wymer, director, Technical Center, S M D C / A R S T R A T f o u r t h f r o m r i g h t v i s i t A L T A I R w i t h U S A K A a n d K R S SMDC/ARSTRAT, fourth from right, visit ALTAIR with USAKA and KRS p e r s o n n e l d u r i n g t h e i r t o u r J a n 1 7 2 2 F o r m o r e s e e p a g e 8 personnel during their tour Jan. 17-22. For more, see page 8. P h o t o c o u r t e s y o f L t C o l D e a n W i l e y Photo courtesy of Lt. Col. Dean Wiley

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2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 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 Email: usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.hourglass@mail.milCommanding Of cer ...Col. Shannon Boehm Sergeant Major...Sgt. Maj. Roderick PrioleauPublic Affairs Of cer .................William WhiteManaging Editor ......................Sheila Gideon Media Specialist............................Eva Seelye Media Specialist.........................Chris Delisio Media Services Intern.................Molly Premo Need to submit a publication request to the Hourglass or AFN Roller? This is how: If you have access to the global, type in “usarmy” to get to the group email listings. There are TWO listings. The first group is bolded. When you scroll past those, the second group is unbolded – this is the listing you want to choose. Make sure it says “mailbox” before Hourglass or AFN Roller and NOT “list.” If you do not have access to the global, here are the new email addresses:usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.hourglass@mail.mil usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.afn-roller@mail.mil Update on Zamperini dedicationLt. Gen. Richard Formica, Commanding General, U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, second from left, and his team, meet with Louis S. Zamperini at his home in Los Angeles to deliver a DVD of the dedication ceremony held at Kwajalein Jan. 16. The ceremony rededicated the dining facility the “Captain Louis. S. Zamperini Dining Facility,” after the Olympian, World War II bombardier and Prisoner of War survivor.Photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Ham RMI National HolidaysNew Year’s Day: Jan. 1 Nuclear Survivor’s Day: March 1 Constitution Day: May 1 Fisherman’s Day: First Friday in July Rijerbal Day (Worker’s Day): First Friday in September Manit Day (Customs Day): Last Friday in September President’s Day: Nov. 17 Kamolol Day (Thanksgiving Day): Third Thursday in November Gospel Day: First Friday in December Christmas Day: Dec. 25

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3The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 Photos by Jared BarrickIwalani Furgeson, left, was selected by the Boys and Girls Club of America to participate on a Teen Advisory Council. Dori DeBrum, right, was chosen to be a youth delegate at the National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C.By Jamie Simpson CYSS Work Study StudentThe Child, Youth and School Services department and the teen community are all very proud of Iwanlani Furgeson and Dori DeBrum. Furgeson was selected by the Boys and Girls Club of America to participate on a Teen Advisory Council. This council provides feedback and insights related to BGCAÂ’s services to teens, programs offered and much more. The feedback provided by teens is signi cant in making sure the BGCA is a positive place for teens. Ferguson will be representing not only BGCA programs run on Kwajalein, but BGCA programs run all over the global Army teen community. Furthermore, due to FurgesonÂ’s nomination, CYSS staff is attempting to secure her a position at the BGCA Keystone Club National Conference in Atlanta in March. The National 4-H Conference chose DeBrum to be a youth delegate at their event in April in Washington, D.C. Delegates at the conference participate in various activities including engaging in personal development experiences that will increase knowledge, resources and skills; presenting a youth voice about speci c issues to a partnering agency affecting youth and communities nationwide; and creating positive social change in their communities in a meaningful and genuine way. DeBrum will be representing Kwajalein 4-H clubs, but will also be the only delegate at the conference from an Army installation.Furgeson had to be nominated by CYSS staff and show that she was a teen with good standing in the community and good leadership skills among her peers. DeBrum completed numerous essays explaining her community service, involvement in 4-H programs and how she will further develop 4-H on Kwajalein when she returns. Both teens went through a very nerve racking and competitive process for their selections and both are now feeling the bene ts of their hard work. We know that they will both be successful in these individual endeavors, and represent Kwajalein and the Army teen population in a positive light.Standout Kwaj teens represent at national convention, councilMembers of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Kwajalein Atoll Government delegation, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and Reagan Test Site attend the Community Relations Council meeting held at USAKA Jan. 18. The CRC is mandated by the Compact of Free Association between the U.S. and RMI. The meeting focuses on community-level issues of mutual interest between USAKA, the RMI and KALGOV, and the combined efforts between USAKA and the RMI to make a better life for all who live in Kwajalein Atoll.working togetherPhoto by Bill White

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4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013Excess items waiting for your purchase Hourglass Reports It’s the big building at the very end of the island. Most people rarely venture down there, but you could be missing out. Building 1500, the Defense Center Control Building, houses the Excess Property Processing Facility. With the decrease in island population over the years, there are many items within departments that are no longer used or needed. Malcolm Gowans is the EPPF supervisor. He oversees two EPPF logistic clerks and three warehousemen: Elain Iaman, Shana Loeak, Elmi Johnson, Darrel Lemari and Nebu Patterson. USAKA Government Property Administrator and Plant Clearance Of cer, Lauren Harrold, oversees the disposition operation at the EPPF. Harrold is responsible for approving all reutilization, sales and donations. Together, they all work to reutilize items throughout the contract to save money. Harrold is also in charge of determining if items that are excess to the needs of the government can be donated. They will donate to schools, churches, hospitals and non-pro t organizations on Ebeye and Enniburr. The whole process starts when someone determines they have government property that can no longer be used within their department. They ll out a required 1046 Disposition Form and turn it in to the EPPF, along with the item(s). Check the EPPF/DCCB calendar on the intranet to see which week is the “receiving week” (Kwajweb home page > Contractor Information > KRS > EPPF/DCCB). There is a warehouse receiving area at the DCCB where you turn in your items along with the 1046 form. All government property, even if you consider it scrap or junk, must be tracked. If you have a lot of items to disposition, you can set up an appointment with EPPF and they can arrange to assist; that can include bringing a container to your building, or working with Harrold so that a pre-inventory scrap disposition determination can be conducted at your location instead of hauling it to the DCCB and doing it there. Gowans always says, “Less is best. The less you’re responsible for, the better off you are.” He recommends you disposition anything you are not using and probably never will. You can call property management to get a listing of items that are on your account. If you take the time to comb through your listing and disposition what you don’t need, you will save time on annual inventories and also potentially help save money on the contract. “If we don’t know an item is excess, somebody may be going out and buying that item, when we already have it available for reutilization,” Gowans said. Of ce items such as desks, chairs and ling cabinets are often transferred between departments. Reutilization within the government is always rst, and this is in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Once items arrive at the EPPF, Gowans and his staff take the property that has been identi ed as excess and determine if the items can be reutilized in some other area within the contracts that support the USAKA and RTS mission; this is provided the Army Item Manager has not made a decision for the item to be returned for further use by a government agency. After reutilization screening by the Army and followon screening by USAKA and RTS contractors, excess items are again reported to the on-island government representatives. If the items are allowed to be dispositioned locally, the rst decision by the GPA/PLCO is to determine if the items are eligible to be offered on a Right of First Refusal, which offers the items to the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands under the Compact of Free Association. The GRMI can either place a bid on the items or not. If no bid is received, some items can then be offered up in a sealed or Unsolicited Bid Sale here on Kwajalein. Unsolicited Bid Sales are conducted every two weeks at the EPPF. Sealed bid sales are special sales that are The EPPF/DCCB intranet site is a source of information including the receiving and sale calendar and necessary forms for disposition.

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5The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013Photo by Sheila GideonOffice and housing furniture are the most available excess items for sale at the EPPF. Head down to the DCCB to check out items during sale weeks.advertised locally and conducted as needed. The calendar on the intranet shows sales days and hours of operation. “Anyone can come down here and review items for reutilization,” Gowans said. You must wear close toed shoes to enter the building. Show up on any sales day, at any time, to review sales items. When you sign in, you are required to read and review the sales terms. The sales terms are posted on the front desk at the EPPF in both English and Marshallese. Once you have read the terms, you can browse the items in the warehouse. If you see something you would like to purchase, ll out a bid form, which includes your name and contact information, for the items you are bidding on and how much they cost. These forms are passed along to Harrold for review. Once she approves the sale, the forms are sent to KRS nance. The buyer is noti ed of approval and must go to nance to pay for their items. You must show your ID at the nance of ce; the person paying for the item must be the same person who won the bid. Once items are paid for, you have 30 days to pick up your items from the DCCB; you must bring your paid bid form back with you. Since the Barge Slip Ramp has been unavailable, the government has allowed items purchased by Ebeye residents to remain in the EPPF. Special LCM transfers began in December to start hauling that property over to Ebeye. Items with the oldest purchase date are being transferred rst. This special LCM will run once per month through May 2013. There are a lot of items that need to be transferred; if you purchase an item this month, there is no guarantee it will make it on an LCM transfer now through May.Special Bid Sales are occasionally done on Roi-Namur when there are a large amount of items identi ed as excess (normally furniture). Items are reviewed for reutilization and then reported to the USAKA GPA/ PLCO. Then, if warranted, a sale will be advertised and conducted. What if you know of an item you need, but it is not currently at the EPPF for sale? Gowans maintains a Needs and Wants List. “If people are looking for something speci c that we actually don’t have now, we will put them on a list.” He will be on the lookout for those items and call if and when it comes in. Property management staff is standing by to assist with any part of this process. Simply call and ask for assistance. The more people who turn in excess items, the better chance it can be reutilized and help save money on the contract. Michelle and Jason Huwe arrived at Kwajalein Jan. 17, from Olathe, Kan. They heard about Kwajalein through Matt and Mindi Gerber, teachers at Kwajalein High School. Michelle is the new Athletics and Facilities Coordinator, and Jason is the temporary duty Chapel Lead. They are both looking forward to meeting new people and learning to scuba dive during their time here on Kwajalein.Photo by Sheila Gideon

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6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013National Honor Society advisor, Matt Gerber, and NHS student, Colleen Furgeson, pack boxes of supplies to bring to Ebeye schools as part of a service project that began last year.Kwajalein National Honor Society students lend a helping hand to neighboring schoolsArticle and photos by Eva Seelye Media SpecialistLast year, the Kwajalein chapter of National Honor Society had an idea to support our Marshallese neighbors on Ebeye; what better way to raise money than our annual Coffee Shop? The vote was unanimous and the decision nal – all proceeds from the 2012 Coffee Shop would go to supplies to our neighboring schools of Calvary, Jabro and SDA. The event was successful and NHS walked away with a substantial pro t. The service project, however, was put on hold until the following year due to minimal time before summer break. This postponement didn’t hinder the group in the least; they picked up the project immediately, sending representatives to each school to ask what supplies they preferred. Upon return, groups were formed for each school and supplies were then found and ordered in bulk. Once the packages arrived, the schools were noti ed and the date was set for Jan. 14. All of NHS met at Matt Gerber’s classroom at precisely 7:30 a.m. to begin loading boxes into trailers and head down to Dock Security Checkpoint. Some of the students from Jabro greeted NHS at the Ebeye dock as everyone started heading towards the schools. Upon arrival at the schools, the students greeted the Kwaj High teens with a welcoming song and traditional Marshallese necklaces. “It was a once in a lifetime experience,” said Molly Premo, a sophomore in NHS. “There were at least a hundred kids at Calvary,” explained Mary McPhatter, vice president of NHS. One of the NHS members then spoke to the group explaining the steps that led them to the deliverance of supplies, followed by a Marshallese translation from another NHS student. The supplies were then presented to the schools. They varied from paints and notebooks to basketballs and packs of 144 ping pong balls. The teachers as well as the students were thrilled. After this exciting presentation came the games. The students had brought a variety of fun lled activities to allow both the Ebeye students and the Kwaj students to interact and have a great time. Many of the groups played the toilet paper ice-breaker game. The kids were told to take as much toilet paper as they needed for a week. Then, for each square, the student had to say one thing about themselves. Human knot, “one-two-three look up,” and Simon Says were other games that were popular with the kids. However, one game that they all truly enjoyed was the “Hugging Game.” The kids were told to spread out. Then, when the leader calls out a number, the students had to get into a group with said amount of people. Some of the students played volleyball and basketball games as well. After two hours of fun activities, the NHS students returned to Kwaj. They were sincerely thanked by every individual student and teacher. As they departed, hugs were shared and inside jokes were expressed one more time. Malkie Loeak, a senior in NHS, stated, “Although I translated, I believe the games and activities created a greater understanding and bond between the two schools.” Not only was it a great time, it was an unforgettable experience – allowing the NHS students to make a difference in our neighbors’ education. NHS students, Eltina John, left, and Rachel DeLange, explain in English and then Marshallese how the donated items were purchased.

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7The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 By Rebekah LaBar and Dustin WilliamsRTS Weather MeteorologistsIt was a relatively normal year for Kwajalein weather in 2012; certainly not what the Mayans predicted. As we enter 2013, let us look back on several aspects of our weather during the last year. Rainfall At Kwajalein Island, 87.51 inches of rain fell during 2012, which is 6.21 inches shy of the yearly average, 93.72 inches. Aside from May, which was wetter than average, the rst eight months of the year were close to normal. At the end of August, rainfall accumulation for the year to date was just 0.94 inches above average. The months of September, October and November, usually the wettest of the year, were well below normal. During this three month stretch, 19.44 inches of rain fell, which is only 58 percent of the 33.79-inch average amount for the same time. December was a very wet month with 15.33 inches falling, well above the 8.13 inches average, due in large part to a couple of developing tropical waves. This erased 7.20 inches from the yearly de cit, but the year as a whole still ended up below normal. Why was 2012 drier than normal, especially during the heart of the wet season? In a normal wet season, the Intertropical Convergence Weather quirks of 2012 explained Zone, an area of colliding low-level trade winds, settles in the central RMI and produces a band of heavy precipitation and thick clouds, aided by an upper-level trough to the north. This wet season, the ITCZ was disorganized and inconsistent due to the absence of the upperlevel trough. In spite of being below average overall, 2012 featured two of the wettest days on record. Here are the top 10 wettest days for Kwajalein Island, dating back to 1954, with those from 2012 in bold: Dec. 16, 1972 11.19 inches June 2, 1995 8.82 inches May 17, 1980 8.35 inches May 6, 1980 7.28 inches Nov. 24, 1975 7.24 inches Dec. 17, 1972 7.12 inches March 24, 1955 6.40 inches Dec. 19, 2012 6.36 inches Oct. 19, 1968 6.10 inches June 18, 2012 5.52 inches Thunderstorms Kwajalein Atoll only averages around 10-12 thunderstorm days per year. In 2012, there were 17 thunderstorm days. The most active month for thunderstorms was July, with ve thunderstorm days. Of particular note were thunderstorms that developed on July 14 around the southern atoll, producing several dozen detected cloudto-ground lightning strikes during the morning hours. Later in the year, on Sept. 8, a large cluster of thunderstorms produced electrical activity all around the atoll during the early morning hours, with a couple hundred detected lightning strikes in just a few hours. El Nio/La Nia/ Madden-Julian Oscillation Sea surface temperature and heat content in the equatorial Paci c Ocean have important consequences for weather around the world. El Nio (La Nia) is characterized by a positive (negative) sea surface temperature anomaly in this region. Early in 2012, an established weak La Nia was in place, in general meaning drier than average weather for Kwajalein Atoll, which was the case. La Nia dissipated in April, leaving near average sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Paci c for the rest of the year. When conditions are neutral, the Madden-Julian Oscillation, a tropical disturbance that propagates eastward around the globe in 30-60 days, becomes a more important driver of weather in the global tropics. KwajaleinÂ’s above average precipitation in May, followed by a near normal June, is likely the result of an MJO phase. As neutral conditions continued through the rest of the year, and are projected to continue through early 2013, normal to slightly below normal precipitation has been and will continue to be the rule for Kwajalein Atoll. Maj. Billy L. LeJeune is the new Director of Logistics at U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and a helicopter pilot. He is here on orders from Fort Polk, La. His wife, Jessica; sons, Jackson, 15, and Cameron, 11; and daughter, Brianne, 10, stayed in Louisiana, but will be coming to Kwajalein in the summer to visit. While here, LeJeune is looking forward to shing and ying the LUH-72s.Photo by Sheila Gideon

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8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 Photo courtesy of Lt. Col. Dean Wiley DISPATCH FROM ROI A look from aboveU.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll and Kwajalein Range Services personnel toured visiting representatives from U.S. Space and Missile De fense Command around USAKA Jan. 17-22. Above, Debra Wymer, director, Technical Center, SMDC/ARSTRAT, fifth from right; and Ronald Chronister, deputy to SMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general Lt. Gen. Richard Formica, sixth from right, visit TRADEX.

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9The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 We need your submissions to keep this page full! Email to: usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.hourglass@mail.milFrom Linn Ezell From Linn Ezell From Linn Ezell From Linn Ezell From Karen Brady

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10The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 Religious ServicesCatholic 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Small Chapel 9:15 a.m., Sunday, Island Memorial Chapel Protestant 8 a.m., Sunday, Traditional Service 9:15 a.m., Sunday School for all ages 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Contemporary Service All services at Island Memorial Chapel Roi-Namur service at 7 p.m., First and Third Friday of each month. Appointments with Fr. Vic available after dinner Latter-day Saints 10 a.m., Sunday, CRC Room 3 Jewish Second Friday of the month in the REB. Times will vary. Contact the chaplainÂ’s of ce at 53505 for more information. HELP WANTEDKRS AND CMSI job listings for on-island positions will be available at the Kwajalein, RoiNamur 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.krsjv.com, 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. COMMUNITY BANK has two part-time (30 hours) teller positions open. Interested applicants should visit careers.dodcommunitybank. com WANTEDMENÂ’S ROAD BIKE for RustMan. Call Matt at 52940. LOSTMETAL WATER BOTTLE, turquoise, Under Armour brand, with locking cap, at the Swap Meet. Call 51988. GIVEAWAYFREE CAT, two years old, black and white, with food, toys and accessories. Call Mike at 55901 or 51469. PATIO SALESUNDAY, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., quarters 466-B. PCS sale, TV and Blu-ray player, microwave, bread maker, queen-size bed frame, tools, printer, dining ware and trailer. FOR SALENITROX SCUBA TANK, large, $250; two large Sony speakers, nice, $100. Call Sam at 51731. REGULATION HALEX BOCCE Ball set, new, $60; lighted 15x magnifying mirror, 6-inch, Supervision, new, $30; new glue gun with 60 glue sticks, $15; Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 software, $5; queen bed platform, free. Call Marge at 54881 or 52586. HAND MIXER, $5; soup/stew hot pot, $10; menÂ’s Aqua Lung 5 mm diving boots, size 9, worn once, $33; overstuffed, gently used swivel rocker with ottoman, $40; six-speed blender, $8; two lawn chairs, $10 each or both for $15; two Bell cruiser 26-inch bike tires, $20 each; small beige recliner, $25; two ironing boards, $3 each; three Bell 26-inch bike tire inner tubes, $3 each; Bell no at 26-inch inner tube, $10; small sandwich grill, $6; bookcase cabinet with glass insert doors, $30; Bell frame tire pump, never used, $20. Call work during the day, 51043, or home, 53342, from 4-7 p.m. SONY FLAT SCREEN LCD TV, 46 inch, matching Blu-ray player, $400; 1100-watt Sharp microwave, $25; new Panasonic SD-RD250 bread maker, $75; queen-size headboard, footboard and side rails, $125; Stanley 201 PCS tool set, $45; Black and Decker all-in-one tool set with 18V cordless drill, $45; Epson workforce 633 wireless 4-in-1 printer, $50; four-place dining ware includes plates, glasses, forks, knives, spoons, $30; cooking and baking ware, $40; Cargo bicycle trailer, aluminum frame with plastic spoke wheels, $100. Call 54122. TUSA MENÂ’S XL BCD, four integrated weight pockets, used four times, $250. Call 51195 and leave a message. WOMENÂ’S BIKE, 26-inch purple Ocean Paci c cruiser with rear dual full-size saddle baskets, fair condition, $70; womenÂ’s 26-inch pink Mintcraft aluminum cruiser bike with rear dual fullsize saddle baskets, good condition, $120. Call Tom at 52003 or 55801. PROLINE 23-FOOT POWERBOAT, excellent condition, with Suzuki 250 HP 4-stroke, low hours, 15 HP Mercury kicker, aluminum hardtop, aluminum trailer with new wheels, plenty of tools and maintenance materials, fast, sturdy, in great shape for diving, shing, water sports or cruising, $35,000 or best offer. Call Dick at 51684 or email richard.cheryl.shields@gmail. com. LOTS OF MOVIES, action, thriller, adventure, Disney, Barbie, kids, nature, some Blu-ray, $3 and up; Graco stroller with infant seat and base, $100; other items available. Call 52597, quarters 492-A. FROZEN BRINE SHRIMP, 32-ounce package, $20. Call 59283. LAPTOP COMPUTER, Dell Latitude 610 14inch with 27 GB hard drive, 512 MB memory, sound, Microsoft Of ce, good for spare browser and word processing, not for video games, $250; external WiFi adapter, $50; HP 1210 allin-one printer, print, copy, scan, with cartridges, $50 or $290 for everything. Call 52547. COMPLETE WINDSURFING PACKAGE, older board with n and universal joint, complete rig and two almost new sails which have never been assembled, lifevests, harness, and various ttings in a bag, everything in good to excellent condition, $200 now and I have rst dibs on Sundays until June 1, or $350 to take everything now. Call 52547. CHEOY LEE SAILBOAT, 26 feet, in the water and ready to sail, 12HP inboard diesel, Lavac marine head, Lewmar self-tailing winches, mooring inside harbor, $8,500. Email bridget. helm@outlook.com. COMMUNITY NOTICESKWAJALEIN YACHT CLUB monthly meeting is tonight. It is open to all island sailors and families or anyone who has an interest in sailing. Happy Hour is at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Dinner will be provided, but bring a side dish to share. Questions, contact Ed Zehr at commodore@kwajyachtclub.com. INNER TUBE WATER POLO pick-up game, 6 p.m., tonight, at the Family Pool. Come out and get in shape for the upcoming season. Beginners welcome! Questions, call Bill Williamson at 53096. OCEAN VIEW CLUB BIRTHDAY BASH,8 p.m., tonight. Must be 21 years old. Complimentary drinks and cake for registered January birthCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining FacilityLunch DinnerSunday Carved London Broil Crab Benedict Ham Marco Polo Thursday Sliced Roast Beef Buffalo Wings Mashed Potatoes Feb. 2 Meat Lasagna Spinach Lasagna Garlic Toast Thursday Stir-fry to order Italian Baked Chicken Au Gratin Potatoes WednesdayRoast Top Round Beef Beer Battered Fish Roast ChickenFriday Mini Taco Bar Chicken Strips Lemon Herb Baked Cod Friday Chicken Stew Grilled Pork Chop Lyonnaise Potatoes Monday Herb Chicken Breast Quiche Lorraine White Rice WednesdayDeli Sandwich Bar Beef Stew Ham & Cheese CroissantSunday Huli Huli Chicken Fried Rice Vegetarian Pasta Monday Swedish Meatballs Savory Island Rice Wax Beans Tuesday Roast Turkey Stuffing Mashed Potatoes Tuesday Breaded Pork Chop Macaroni and Cheese Steamed Potatoes Feb. 2 Meatloaf Tuna Casserole Breaded Mushrooms

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11The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 M i l i t a r y Military C a s u a l t i e s Casualties Sgt. David J. Chambers, 25, of Hampton, Va., died Jan. 16, in Panjwai District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, under control of the 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Sgt. Mark H. Schoonhoven, 38, of Plainwell, Mich., died Jan. 20, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device on Dec. 15 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 32nd Transportation Company, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.days. Contact Barbara Hutchins at 58228 or Ted Glynn at 53338. KWAJALEIN HASH HOUSE Harriers will hold a Red Dress Run on Sunday. The “On-Before” is at 4 p.m., at the Ocean View Club. The “On-Out” is at 4:30 p.m. This year’s hares are Queen LaQ and GetOutofJailFree. Trails include mountains, valleys, beaches and lots of shiggy. Adults only. For questions, call 53667 or 51042. Don’t forget to wear your red dress. Read up on the World Hash House Harriers at www.gthhh.com THE OPTOMETRIST, Dr. Chris Yamamoto, will be on Kwajalein and will see patients Sunday through Feb. 7. Call the Hospital for an appointment at 52223/52224 for eye exams or ES&H at 58855 for prescription safety glasses. THE DENTIST WILL BE OFF ISLAND through Thursday. The Dental Clinic will be open regular business hours during this time. For more information, call 52165. 2013 INNER TUBE WATER Polo season dates are Feb. 5 to March 23. Registration ends Tuesday. Cost is $100 per team and each team will be required to provide an of cial for season play. All teams must have a representative present at the mandatory Manager’s Meeting held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the CA Of ce, Building 805. Questions, call Community Activities at 53331. MANDATORY ISLAND ORIENTATION has been rescheduled. It will be from 12:30-4:30 p.m., Feb. 6, at CAC Room 6. Arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and be seated by 12:30 p.m. It is required for all new island arrivals but not recommended for dependent children under the age of 10. Questions, call the meeting facilitators at KRS Environmental, Safety and Health at 51134. THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND University College 2013 Spring Mid-Session registration is now open. Register through Feb. 7. Session dates: Feb. 11 to April 14. Schedules can be viewed by visiting the website http://www.asia. umuc.edu. Need help? Email the Asia of ce at de-asia@umuc.edu or call or visit the Kwajalein of ce at 52800, Coral BQ, Room 1. BINGO IS FEB. 7 at the Paci c Club. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m.; Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout completion at 55 numbers with $1,500 payout; Windfall completion at 25 numbers with $1,500 payout. Must be 21 to enter and play, bring your ID. Questions, contact Darren Moore at 55599 or Ted Glynn at 53338. ADOPTION SUPPORT GROUP: Has your family grown through adoption? Are you interested in learning more about adoption? All are welcome to the Kwajalein Adoption Support Group. We will meet at 7 p.m., Feb. 8, at the CDC House, 213-A. YYWC BASKET AUCTION will be at 7 p.m., Feb. 10, in the MP room. Kwaj and Roi residents are invited to a festive evening of wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvres featuring a silent auction, live auction and raf e of baskets lled with unique items. We have some fantastic baskets to bid on and 100 percent of the money raised goes back into regional schools. Tickets are $15, which includes food and two beverages, and can be purchased at the Mic Shop during normal business hours; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mondays, on the PX porch; or by calling DeDe at 52306. Bring a date or bring a friend, but come enjoy an elegant night out with us! THE BARBER/BEAUTY STYLIST will be on Roi on the following dates: Tuesday, Feb. 12, Feb. 26, March 12 and March 26. SOLO GUITARIST DELANEY DAVIS will perform at Kwajalein: 6:30 p.m., Feb. 14, at Emon Beach; and 8 p.m., Feb. 24, at the Vet’s Hall. She will perform on Roi-Namur: 7 p.m., Feb. 16, at the Roi Scuba Shack. Come enjoy live music compliments of the Quality of Life Committee. NEW PRICES FOR MEALS at Zamperini Dining Facility and Caf Roi, effective immediately: box lunch, $6; breakfast, $5; brunch, $8; child’s brunch, $4; dinner, $7; lunch, $7. The dining policy has not changed. Only meal card holders and DVs can dine during the week. Nonmeal card holders can only dine during Sunday brunch. FEBRUARY IS BOAT Registration Month for all boats on lots and moorings. Buy your 2013 sticker at Small Boat Marina through February for $25. Starting March 1, there will be an additional late fee of $10. LOST YOUR RESOLVE but not the weight? You are more likely to achieve your weight loss goals when you have support! Call 55362 for information about the weight management group that is starting this month. VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED at the Grace Sherwood Library for the month of February. If you have a few free hours, contact Midori Hobbs at 53331. THE KWAJ AUTOMOTIVE RENTAL Program is open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on weekdays and 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. on weekends and holidays. For questions call 53341. ISLAND RESIDENTS: We need your help colCaf RoiFridayGreek Herb Chicken Grilled Pork Souvlaki FalafelWednesday Carved Steamship Pesto Chicken Corn on the Cob SundayLondon Broil Smokey Mt. Chicken Veggie FrittataThursdayMeatball Sub Grilled Chicken Breast Fried Zucchini Feb. 2 BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Chicken Wings Potato WedgesThursdayRoi Fried Chicken Stuffed Pork Loin Macaroni and CheeseFridayTuna Melt Yankee Pot Roast Vegetable MedleyMondaySliced Pork Butt Chicken Supreme Breakfast BurritoWednesdayChar Siu Pork Sandwich Shepherd’s Pie Veggie Fried RiceSundayJambalaya Grilled Ham Mashed PotatoesMondayPizza Baked Ziti Cheesy Garlic BreadTuesday Meatloaf with Gravy Chicken Schnitzel Garlic Mashed Potatoes TuesdaySalisbury Steak Chicken Strips Potato Wedges Feb. 2Meat Lasagna Eggplant Parmesan Cheesy Garlic BreadLunch Dinner lecting Box Tops for Education. Clip box tops from participating food items and send them to school with your children or drop them off at Surfway’s bulletin board. The Box Tops will help support the Ri’katak student lunch program. TEACH OUR KIDS TO BE GREEN! Turn off your lights, computer and TV when not in use; don’t let the water run continuously when brushing your teeth; use cotton or recycled material bags instead of plastic; recycle your plastic bags and used paper. E-TALK: What is a Pandanus Tree? The pandanus is a native plant found throughout USAKA. Removal of any variety of pandanus trees requires evaluation by KRS Environmental. SAFELY SPEAKING: Take 5 for Safety: Take 5 to correct hazards in the of ce. Many of ce workers have been severely injured because simple safety rules and procedures were overlooked.

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12The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherYearly total: 1.22 inches Yearly deviation: -1.76 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit www.rts-wx.com. Chance Day Skies of Rain Winds Sunday Mostly Sunny <10% NE-ENE at 13–18 knots Monday Mostly Sunny <10% NE-ENE at 14–19 knots Tuesday Mostly Sunny <10% NE-ENE at 13–18 knots Wednesday Mostly Sunny <10% NE-ENE at 13–18 knots Thursday Partly Sunny 10% NE-ENE at 12–17 knots Friday Partly Sunny 10% NE-ENE at 11–16 knots Sunrise Moonrise High Tide Low Tide Sunset Moonset Sunday 7:10 a.m. 6:53 p.m. 4:32 a.m. 3.6' 10:25 a.m. -0.4' 6:54 p.m. 6:47 a.m. 4:41 p.m. 4.6' 11:01 p.m. -0.7' Monday 7:10 a.m. 7:42 p.m. 5:01 a.m. 3.9' 10:55 a.m. -0.5' 6:54 p.m. 7:32 a.m. 5:10 p.m. 4.8' 11:29 p.m. -0.8' Tuesday 7:10 a.m. 8:31 p.m. 5:29 a.m. 4.0' 11:25 a.m. -0.6' 6:54 p.m. 8:15 a.m. 5:39 p.m. 4.7' 11:56 p.m. -0.7' Wednesday 7:10 a.m. 9:20 p.m. 5:59 a.m. 4.1' 11:56 a.m. -0.5' 6:55 p.m. 8:58 a.m. 6:08 p.m. 4.6' ---------------------Thursday 7:10 a.m. 10:10 p.m. 6:30 a.m. 4.0' 12:25 a.m. -0.6' 6:55 p.m. 9:42 a.m. 6:40 p.m. 4.4' 12:30 p.m. -0.3' Friday 7:10 a.m. 11:02 p.m. 7:05 a.m. 3.9' 12:56 a.m. -0.5' 6:55 p.m. 10:26 a.m. 7:14 p.m. 4.0' 1:06 p.m. 0.0' Feb. 2 7:10 a.m. 11:55 p.m. 7:44 a.m. 3.7' 1:30 a.m. 0.2' 6:56 p.m. 11:13 a.m. 7:54 p.m. 3.5' 1:50 p.m. 0.3' Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) TestsToday: 1-4 p.m., C-Badge and Residents Monday: 8-11 a.m., Ebeye Public School I n n e r t u b e Inner tube W a t e r P o l o Water Polo P i c k u p g a m e Pick-up game 6 p m t o n i g h t 6 p.m., tonight, a t t h e F a m i l y P o o l at the Family Pool January Birthday Bash!8 p.m., tonight, Ocean View Club Must be 21 years old