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M a r k K a n e k o p r a c t i c e s o n H o l e 3 d u r i n g t h e f i r s t w e e k e n d o f t h e C o r a l O p e n Mark Kaneko practices on Hole 3 during the first weekend of the Coral Open g o l f t o u r n a m e n t K a n e k o s h o t l o w e s t g r o s s f o r t h e m e n F o r m o r e s e e p a g e 4 golf tournament. Kaneko shot lowest gross for the men. For more, see page 4. P h o t o b y S h e i l a G i d e o n Photo by Sheila Gideon


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 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.milInstallation Garrison Manager...Joseph MosconeSergeant 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 Cultural values and customs, or manit, make Marshallese society unique. Land is a focal point for social organization in this island nation. All Marshallese have land rights as part of a clan, or jowi, that owes allegiance to an Iroij (chief), is supervised by the Alap (clan head), and supported by the Rijerbal (workers). The Iroij have ultimate control of such things as land tenure, resource use and distribution, and dispute settlement. The Alap supervises the maintenance of lands and daily activities. The Rijerbal are responsible for all daily work on the land including cleaning, farming and construction activities.Thumbs Up!... to Dr. Christiana Bertocchi for your kind care and professional followup. Thank you! ... to the Kwajalein Community Band for a great concert! We appreciate all your hours of practice! ... to Dick Shields for his many years of dedicated service on the Student Advisory Council board as a teacher representative. ... to Dax Mitchell and the electrical shop staff that repaired, updated and applied a great corrosion control theme to all the electrical xtures in the Kwajalein Scuba Club tank house. ... to the VetÂ’s Hall for hosting another amazing Mongolian BBQ!


3The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013Photo courtesy of U.S. Military Academy at West Point1st Lt. Paul Michel DeMeo passed away unexpectedly May 14. DeMeo was born and raised for most of his life on Kwajalein.In Memoriam: Paul Michel DeMeoHourglass Reports U.S. Army Ranger 1st Lt. Paul M. DeMeo, 23, of Derry, N.H., died unexpectedly May 14 while stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. DeMeo is remembered by his parents, Paul and Lucienne DeMeo, of Derry, as being “a prince who God called back to His kingdom.” Paul Sr. lives and works on Kwajalein as a systems engineer. “Paul was a charming person who always looked out for his brothers and sisters,” his mother said. “As an Army of cer, Paul looked out for his troops as if they were family. He was humble and always driven to do better,” she said. “He had the most beautiful smile.” DeMeo was serving as a ri e platoon leader for Company B, 2nd Battalion, 505th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. Born at U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands on Oct. 1, 1989, DeMeo was a 2011 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering management. He was a 2007 graduate of Pinkerton High School. He joined the 2nd/505th in August 2012. DeMeo was a 2012 graduate of the Infantry Of cer Leadership Basic Course, U.S. Army Ranger School and U.S. Army Airborne School. In his current assignment as a ri e platoon leader, DeMeo was responsible for leading an airborne infantry platoon capable of deploying in 18 hours to ght and win against a determined enemy. He was responsible for the health, welfare and performance of 38 paratroopers, as well as the care and accountability of more than $500,000 worth of unit equipment. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Air Assault Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Ranger Tab. DeMeo decided to join the military while he was still living on Kwajalein. Within a few months of moving to Derry, DeMeo joined the Air Force Junior ROTC at Pinkerton Academy. He was a member of the AFJROTC drill team, the Cadet Commander during his senior year at Pinkerton, and received many local and national AFJROTC awards. DeMeo played ute and piano. He joined the Kwajalein Swim Team at age 4 and held pool records at Kwajalein. While in high school, he participated in several national young leaders conferences. He was an active member of the Kwajalein Tennis Club and by the age of 8 was playing in tournaments; he was a part of the youth team that played in the Micronesian Cup at the U.S. Embassy Tennis Courts in Majuro. His performance was good enough that representatives of the RMI government asked him to play for the RMI in the Olympics. He declined, feeling that he was too young and didn’t think he was in the same class as the older people he would be competing against. In a tournament on Kwajalein, he played to a tie breaker that seemed like it would go on forever, forcing the seasoned adults to pull out rule books to gure out how a tie breaker was supposed to be played. After the tie breaker, several of the better adult players started asking DeMeo to play with them. One summer while at West Point, DeMeo was sent to England to participate in the nal eld exercises for the graduating class of The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He also participated in the Sandhurst competition at West Point every year while he was at West Point. During the force on force phase, his Plebe year, members of the “bad guys” said DeMeo was considered the key person on his team to be taken down. They didn’t get him. DeMeo was the oldest of four siblings. His twin brothers, Nathen and Pascal DeMeo, will graduate from West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy respectively. His sister Lee is a senior pre-med student at Syracuse University. In addition to his parents of Derry, he is survived by his twin brothers, Nathen and Pascal, both of Derry; his sister, Danya Aleesa DeMeo, of Derry; his girlfriend, Hannah Farmer of Charlotte, N.C.; his paternal grandfather, DeMeo J. DeMeo of Newton, Mass.; his maternal grandmother, Amonia Valbrun, of Derry; as well as many extended family. In lieu of owers, memorial contributions may be made to Junior ROTC Program, Pinkerton Academy, 5 Pinkerton St., Derry, N.H., 03038.


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013 Danny Bittner, who placed second in his flight, tees off on Hole 1 during the first weekend of the Coral Open golf tournament at Holmberg Fairways. Fred Cunningham tries to tee off and land on the green of Hole 6 during Target Golf.FORE! a good time, play the Coral OpenGolfers brave rain, heat at annual Kwajalein golf tournamentArticle and photos by Sheila Gideon Managing EditorMother Nature was not very kind to Kwajalein golfers for the 44th annual Coral Open tournament held May 12 and 19 at Holmberg Fairways. Despite the rain the rst weekend, and the sweltering heat on Sunday, over 60 golfers competed in the second-largest tournament of the year. For the second year in a row, Mark Kaneko and Rihna Hampson secured the lowest gross score (computed without a handicap) for men and women. Lowest net score (computed with a handicap) went to Ralph Gary and Kim Parker. While the not-so-great weather conditions proved to be dif cult for some golfers, which led to several withdrawals the rst and second weekends, others were able to uphold their game. Some golfers even shined; Johnny Jennop and Kaneko each secured an eagle during tournament play. There were of course your typical “sand baggers” (golfers who play poorly to gain a high handicap and then miraculously play well during a tournament) that were called out in jest, and named so on the scoreboard in the clubhouse. “Sand bagger” or not, there were some new names on the leader boards this year compared to previous years. During the week separating the two tournament play days, special games were held for golfers who wished to participate. On May 15 and 17, the Mixed and Men’s Horse Race was held at the golf course. Golfers with a high handicap were paired with a low handicap and they played ve holes in an alternate shot style; pairs with the highest score at each hole were dropped until it came down to the three winning teams. During the tournament, certain holes hosted various challenges: longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin. There was even a chance to win a new Sun bicycle, donated by Matson, if you were lucky (or skilled) enough to shoot a hole-in-one at hole 4; if the hole in one feat is not met, which it was not again this year, the bicycle is raf ed off at the golf banquet as a door prize. Hole Kim Parker hits on the fairway of Hole 5 during the Coral Open.


5The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013 John Hutchins competes in the 44th annual Coral Open golf tournament on May 12. Coral Open 2013 ResultsFlight A1st place: Preston PageSpecial Games WinnersMixed Horse Race1st place: Gloria Cassiday, Mark Kaneko 2nd place: Jon Jahnke2nd place: Mary Long, Larry Cavender 3rd place: Tracy Hampson3rd place: Kim Parker, Malcolm GowansFlight B1st place: Paul AllasMenÂ’s Horse Race1st place: Glenn Hibberts, Milton Barnett 2nd place: Larry Cavender2nd place: Hesbon Jokas, Virgilio Cruz 3rd place: Selentina Beniamina3rd place: Pat Branham, Brent PetersonFlight C1st place: Ralph GaryLongest DriveMenÂ’s: Jeff Paquin 2nd place: Jeff PaquinWomenÂ’s: Rihna Hampson 3rd place: Brent PetersonStraightest DriveMenÂ’s: Fred CunninghamFlight D1st place: Jim BishopWomenÂ’s: Rihna Hampson 2nd place: Danny BittnerClosest to the PinWeek 1: Women: Pam Frase; Men: Freddie Grif n 3rd place: Rich CunrodWeek 2: Women: Jamie Stevenson; Men: Paul AllasWomenÂ’s Low Gross: Rihna Hampson; MenÂ’s Low Gross: Mark Kaneko; WomenÂ’s Low Net: Kim Parker; MenÂ’s Low Net: Ralph Gary6 was Target Golf, where you attempted to tee off and land within a marked circle on the green to win a prize.At the end of the two-weekend tournament, golfers and guests gathered together at the VetÂ’s Hall for a banquet to recognize the winners and hand out highly anticipated door prizes. The Kwajalein Golf Association donated golf travel bags and a golf bag cooler; the Exchange Food Court donated several free pizza and Subway sandwich platter vouchers, and paid for two golfersÂ’ KGA dues for next year; the Exchange donated several gift cards; Matson donated the wooden koa bowls for the lowest net and gross winners, along with a few $75 gift cards to the Hawaii Prince Hotel; Jim Bishop donated several snorkel sets; and Bill Williamson donated several T-shirts from his dive shop. The most anticipated door prizes were the bicycle, won by Russell Beniamina; six-month greens and locker fees, donated by Community Activities, and won by Larry Cavender; and a round-trip ight to anywhere in Micronesia, donated by United, won by Jamie Stevenson.The next KGA event will be a fun tournament in June.


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013Kwajalein Scouts “rough it” at Coral Sands for their big weekend campoutArticle and photo by Glen McClellan Kwajalein Troop 314 ScoutmasterThis past weekend, the Scouts held their annual Family Camping Trip at Coral Sands. Once each year, the Boy Scouts invite the Cub Scouts for a combined family campout. The weather was perfect. After setting up camp, the Scouts put together a super-fast zip line. Everyone got into the fun, zipping along at enjoyable speeds. Some folks dragged their feet to slow down at the very end, but most kept going strong until they hit the hard stop. It was a fun, wild ride! Next year, the Scouts would like to set up the zip line running from land way out into the lagoon. Later, parents lounged on the beach while Scouts and siblings built sand castles, snorkeled, swam and played in the surf. The next big organized activity of the day was the Scout Blanket Toss, a Scout tradition going back over 30 years. Scouts and parents held onto the edge of a super-heavy-duty tarp while kids took turns being tossed high into the air. On the return trip to earth, the tarp acted as a safety net to catch the falling kids. The level of excitement was very high with loud cheers and laughter at every toss. Following the Blanket Toss was the Cub Scout Award Ceremony. Cub Scouts were presented awards from their respective Den Leaders. The Cub Scout leaders this year were: Angela Mitchell (Tigers), Jay Rowe (Wolves), Susannah Prenoveau (Bears), Peter Parker (Webelos), and John Mitchell (Cubmaster). Camp res are not allowed in the existing Coral Sands re pit, so Doug Helpler came to the rescue with a custom-made, portable, open-top metal barbeque that worked great for a camp re on the beach. Scouts broke out marshmallow sticks and started cranking out s’mores at an unsustainably high rate. Parents relaxed in chairs on the beach around the camp re while Ben Janke played the bongo drums. Towards the end of the evening was the (un)traditional game of Capture the Flag. It was the Boy Scouts versus the Cub Scouts, played at night, up and down the beach, with no ashlights and no boundaries. They used ashing blue and red markers for the ags. The sky was clear and the moon was shining bright. In the end, with greatly superior numbers, the Cub Scouts managed to claim a 3-2 victory.Lights out was a little after 10 p.m. From Kwajalein’s unique position near the equator, both the Southern Cross (navigation marker pointing to the South) and the Big Dipper (pointer to the North) were clearly visible in the night sky at the same time. The majority slept in tents, but a few folks slept under the stars with perfect temperature, no bugs, the calming sound of the surf and a gentle breeze. Folks back in the states can only dream of spending a night like this in paradise. Addison Baldy flies through the air courtesy of his fellow Scouts and the Blanket Toss during a campout at Coral Sands this wee kend.


7The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013 Photos by Kim Yarnes


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013NASA missions successful DISPATCH FROM ROI NASA ReportsThe following article is a collaboration of information from four separate articles published to the NASA website. To view the full articles, visit NASA-funded sounding rocket mission was launched from Kwajalein Atoll earlier this month to help scientists better understand and predict the electrical storms in Earth’s upper atmosphere. These storms can interfere with satellite communication and global positioning signals. There were two missions: one called EVEX, for the Equatorial Vortex Experiment, which launched two rockets for a 12-minute journey through the equatorial ionosphere above the South Paci c; the other was called MOSC, for the Metal Oxide Space Cloud experiment, which launched two rockets that released a Samarium vapor, creating a red cloud of charged particles in the ionosphere. Researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory studied the cloud as it dispersed and its impact on radio transmissions sent from multiple locations. The rst rockets traveled up to a height of 220 miles. The second rocket was launched two minutes later and traveled up to 120 miles. By staggering the timing of the launches, the two rockets were able to gather data simultaneously at two altitudes through the ionosphere as they traveled their independent trajectories. The two rockets recorded data about the electric elds and the density of the charged particles in the region. Each rocket also released a stream of lithium or trimethylaluminum (TMA) that could be seen from the ground. Groups of scientists at various locations on the atoll observed the lithium and TMA as it blew in the wind. Together, the observations can be triangulated to show how the neutral wind moved during the ight. The neutral winds are believed to be an important part of what causes the ionosphere storms.“I like the analogy: ‘You win some, you lose some, and sometimes you hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth.’ That’s what happened last night with MOSC.” — Keith Groves, Co-Principle Investigator of MOSC Mission The ionosphere is a crucial layer of charged particles surrounding our planet. This layer serves as the medium through which high frequency radio waves travel, such as those sent down to the ground by global positioning system satellites. Governed by Earth’s magnetic eld, high-altitude winds, and incoming material and energy from the sun, the ionosphere can be calm in certain places or times of day, and quite turbulent at others. There are times when the ionosphere becomes rippled like a funhouse mirror, disturbing radio signals, and introducing GPS errors. The two rockets measured events in two separate regions of the ionosphere to see how they work together to drive the ionosphere from placid and smooth to violently disturbed. Such information could ultimately lead to the ability to accurately forecast this important aspect of space weather.The research goal is to study whether turbulence at sunset in the E-region of the ionosphere could serve as a warning of storms in the higher F-region an hour or two later.Kwajalein Atoll is near the magnetic equator, where post-sunset ionospheric storms are more intense, making the site an ideal location for these studies. Post-mission questions, answered by Glenn Max eld, Orbital Sciences Launcher Systems Manager: Q1: What are the preliminary results alluded to by the science team after taking an early look at the data?A1: Both EVEX and MOSC mission primary investigators were very happy with the data collected. They have much work to do to analyze collected data, but are very con dent that the missions will produce better understanding of space weather. As with many scienti c studies, these experiments will likely lead to new questions about ionosphere storms. Our scientists started discussions about the next investigations they would like to conduct and will be submitting proposals to return as soon as possible.Q2: Will there be a follow up study in the future? Will it be here at Kwajalein again? A2: NASA has received a request to determine if a mission could be conducted two years from now with a larger vehicle (rocket). This mission will require a southerly trajectory allowing the payload to y near the magnetic equator. We have begun working with USAKA ight safety to formulate a plan to support this mission. As with all NASA missions, selection and funding comes from NASA headquarters. We should know by the end of 2013 if this mission will be funded. Q3: How often were NASA missions conducted at Kwajalein Atoll in the past compared to your outlook for the future? A3: In the past 23 years, Sounding Rocket Program Of ce has conducted three campaigns (1990, 2004, 2013) at Reagan Test Center. SRPO and USAKA of cials have worked hard to reduce the cost of conducting NASA Sounding Rocket Missions at RTS. While conducting the last two campaigns, steps have been made that will reduce costs in the future. It is our goal to return to USAKA and RTS every three years in the future. Our science community has indicated they would like the opportunity to conduct more frequent studies at the equator. With development of the launch facility on Roi-Namur, we will be able to support missions here at comparable costs to other ranges we use. This will allow our program to conduct missions here on a much more frequent basis.


9The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013 We need your submissions to keep this page full! Email to: usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.hourglass@mail.milFrom Karen Brady From Kim Yarnes From Glen McClellan From Glen McClellan From Rachael Harris


10The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013 Religious ServicesCatholic 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Small Chapel 9:15 a.m., Sunday, Island Memorial Chapel Roi-Namur service, 7 p.m., Second and Fourth Friday of each month. Appointments with Fr. Vic available after dinner. Protestant 8 a.m., Sunday, Traditional Service 9:15 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m., Sunday, Contemporary Service 7 p.m., First and Third Friday, Roi Chapel Latter-day Saints 10 a.m., Sunday, CRC Room 3 Contact the chaplain’s of ce at 53505 for more information. HELP WANTEDKRS 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, 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 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. FCE BENEFITS has an immediate opening for a part-time Bene ts Assistant on Kwajalein. Duties include customer service, meeting coordination, ling, preparation of bene ts documents. Must possess strong organizational and computer skills. Requirements include: high school diploma, two years administrative experience, strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to obtain CAC card and Network Access. Stop by the Human Resource Of ce, Building 700, during business hours for an application. Contact Chris Hadley at 50939 or for more information PART-TIME BICYCLE repairman wanted. Call Bill Williamson at 53096. FOUNDWATCH, goggles, swim cap, in the KSC tank house about a month ago. Call 51824 or 51151. RUSTMAN AND RUSTY Family items: helmets, water bottles, sippy cups, etc. If you are missing anything, call Jane at 51815. MEN’S RAY-BAN SUNGLASSES, found at Emon Beach. Call 55190. FOR SALEPCS SALE, 11x9-foot awning, $100; long, wooden picnic table, $150; slow cooker, $15; blender, $10; food processor, $5; chairs, $5 each; three bathroom rugs and shower liner, $15; small microwave, $30; clothes hamper, $3. Call 51647. HP PAVILION ENTERTAINMENT 17-inch laptop computer with charger, like new, with GeForce graphics processor for HD video playback, Altec Lansing speakers, Vista Home Premium, Intel dual-core processor, 4GB DDR2 SDRAM, 500GB HD, Lightscribe DVD+RW drive, perfect for college, $500 or best offer; entertainment center, black, glass, ve shelves, $100 or best offer. Call 52525. ACOUSTIC GUITARS, Manuel Rodriguez Caballero C11 classical guitar, like new with upgraded tuning machines, great beginner/intermediate guitar, with padded gig bag, $250; hand-built parlor acoustic guitar by Stephen Stevens, all solid woods, comfortable player, with hardshell case, $650. Call Sean at 52670. 2007 SEADOO RXP JETSKI, 215HP, supercharged engine, $5,500 or best offer. Call 51584. PCS SALE, wicker futon couch with armchair and ottoman, new sage and tan upholstered cover on couch, and neutral cover on armchair and ottoman, matching pillows, $350 for set; futon couch, solid oak with sage, brown and tan island oral cover and pillows, $275; Juiceman large juicer/food processor, $40; queen-size bed with wood bed frame, dark wood head and footboards, $250; Sony plasma 42-inch TV with remote, $450; Waller surfboard racks, $50; bike surfboard rack, $40; surfboard, short board, Jeff Johnston 6-foot 3-inch, $250; two outdoor chest storage containers, $25 each; large and small plants, $5 and $10 each; large and small area rugs and stair rugs for 400-series housing. Call Chad and Alex at 52426. CUSTOM MADE wooden blinds for 400-series housing, nine blinds, master bedroom, living room and dining area. Call Theresa at 53990. PCS SALE, 4.5-cubic foot deep freezer chest, perfect for a BQ, $200; A/C window unit with remote, $150; four panels of blackout curtains with curtain rod, 42x84-inch, $35; pack of four bed risers, $15; two laundry baskets, $5; 1300-Watt microwave, $45; 2-quart crockpot, $5; George Foreman countertop grill, $5; beach canopy, $15; 56K USB dialup modem, $20; Adidas shinguards, men’s large, new in package, new Adidas soccer socks in black, $15. Will take best offer for all items. Call 52546. RECLINING LOVESEAT, $40; large overstuffed chair, $40; two full propane tanks, $30 each; dinghy wheels, $40; three-shelf glass and metal TV stand, 4.5x2-foot, $35; 16 sheets stained glass, $20. Call Tim or Rebecca at 51357 or 50617. PCS SALE, two Hawaiian slings with tips and bands, $30; desk clip-on fan, $5; Reef brand mask, ns, snorkel, dive knife, bag, all in good shape, $80; 250 lumens metal housing dive light barely used, $50; Dirt Devil mini-vacuum with hand attachments, $15; Turtle Beach white gaming headset for Xbox, slightly used and in good shape, $30. Call Chris at 52229 and leave message. PROLINE 23-FOOT POWERBOAT, excellent condition, with Suzuki 250HP 4-stroke, low hours, 15HP Mercury kicker, aluminum hardtop, aluminum trailer with new wheels, plenty of tools and maintenance materials, fast, sturdy boat in great shape for diving, shing, water sports or cruising, $30,000 or best offer. Call Dick at 51684 or email ROI HAPPENINGSSUNDAY AND MONDAY there will be a Memorial Day Fishing Tournament in the morning and afternoon. Sign up with April at the marina. ON SUNDAY, THERE will be a Memorial Day Pool Bash, at 2 p.m. CA will provide volleyball, horseshoes, Baggo, music and tents. A FATHER’S DAY POOL Party and Tie-Dye Bash will be at 2 p.m., June 16. CA will provide the dyes, you supply the 100% cotton apparel. A SUMMER SOLSTICE Bon Fire will start at 8 p.m., June 22, at the beach, speci c location to be determined. Low tide is at 9:25 p.m. A CONCERT, to be announced, will be held at the theater on June 28. THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT for the 2014 Calendar Photo Contest is June 30. Take your pictures of Roi-Namur and submit them for a chance to be included in the 2014 calendar. FRIDAY NIGHT POOL Tournaments will be held at the Outrigger Bar throughout June. Registration starts at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. ZUMBA CLASSES are held at 7 p.m., Wednesday nights throughout June, at the theater. THERE WILL BE A RIB FEST AND COOK-OFF on July 21, just for fun. Start thinking about your favorite recipes and order your ingredients from Derrick at the Third Island Store. COMMUNITY NOTICESKWAJALEIN YACHT CLUB will hold its monthly meeting tonight. Happy hour at 5:30 p.m. Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m., entree will be provided, bring a side dish to share. You do not need to own a boat to be a member. All socialites and wanna-be sailors accepted. Questions? Contact Ed at KWAJALEIN SCUBA CLUB “Last Chance” meeting, 7 p.m., tonight, at the Paci c Club. This is the third/last chance to attend a FY13 safety meeting to pay your dues. Any diver not compliant will be removed from the “good diver list” and late fees imposed. Ensure you bring your current diving certi cation card and payment of annual dues. Contact John Pennington or Ivy Springer with questions. OCEAN VIEW Club Birthday Bash is at 8 p.m., tonight. GIRL TALK WILL SPONSOR a Cake Walk from 1-3 p.m., Monday, at Emon Beach. Cost is $1 per person, per round, every 15 minutes until all the yummy items are gone. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will also be sold. All proceeds will support Operation Baby Bag. KWAJALEIN SPORTS ASSOCIATION will hold their End of the Year Celebration Monday, at Emon Beach. There will be banana boat rides off the Scuba Stairs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will be laser tag in the MP Room from 12:30-2 p.m. KSA members play and ride for $5 all day. Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining FacilityLunch DinnerSunday Kwaj Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict Ham Marco Polo Thursday Barbecue Beef Pizza Baked Macaroni June 1 Grilled Reuben Pasta Garlic Bread Thursday Oven Fried Chicken Beef Tamales Green Beans WednesdayGrilled London Broil Pasta Alfredo Huli Huli ChickenFriday Shoyu Chicken Breaded Pollock Fried Rice Friday Beef Stroganoff Grilled Tuna Melt Carrots Monday Basil Lime Chicken Beef Pot Pie Herb Roast Potatoes WednesdayVeal Cordon Bleu Sweet and Sour Chicken Herb Wild RiceSunday Pot Roast with Gravy Szechuan Chicken Cauliflower Monday Chicken la King Mushroom Beef Tips Macaroni and Cheese Tuesday Minute Steak Chicken Stir-fry Garlic Mashed Potatoes Tuesday BBQ Roast Pork Loin Turkey Drummettes Baked Beans June 1Short Rib Stew Chicken Fajita Wraps Cajun Dirty Rice


11The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013Non-members day pass costs $10. Concessions will also be sold. Tennis shoes and Tshirts with sleeves are required for laser tag. SMALL BOAT MARINA Memorial Day holiday hours: open 1:30-6:30 p.m., today; 8 a.m.6:30 p.m., on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. THE OPTOMETRIST, Dr. Chris Yamamoto, will be on Kwajalein and will see patients Sunday through June 6. Call the Hospital for an appointment at 52223 or 52224 for eye exams, or ES&H at 58855 for prescription safety glasses. PUBLIC WORKS will be sealing the Kwajalein roads starting on Thursday. We will be starting on Olympus Road and will move towards 901 on the golf course side of the loop. Observe the orange cones and avoid the wet sealant being applied to the roads. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BAND Concert will be at 5 p.m., Thursday, in the MP Room, featuring fth-grade band and sixth-grade band.BINGO IS THURSDAY at the Vet’s Hall. Card sales begin at 5:30 p.m., Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Blackout completion at 56 numbers with $1,600 payout; Windfall completion at 25 numbers with $1,500 payout. Shuttle transportation available from the Ocean View and tennis courts. No outside alcoholic beverages permitted. Must be 21 to enter and play, bring your ID.IT’S TIME AGAIN FOR semi-annual golf greens fees and locker fees. The 6-month renewal period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. Pay your renewal fee by Friday to avoid late fees. Payment can be made at the CA Main Of ce, the Golf Course or by mailing a check made out to KRS. Send to Community Activities, attn. Golf Fees, APO, AP 96555. Six-month greens fees and locker cost $250; six-month locker only costs $50. If you are choosing not to renew, empty your locker by Friday to avoid fee. Questions? Call Tony Savage at 53768.JEFF SHELDON, U.S. EMBASSY in Majuro Political/Economic/Consular Of cer, will be on USAKA on June 1 to help residents with passport, citizenship and adoption issues. He will be available from 10-11 a.m., in the Command Conference Room in Building 730. For further information, contact Sheila Schlie at 53252.THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2013 requests the honor of your presence at the Baccalaureate Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., June 2, at Island Memorial Chapel. Refreshments to follow.BASIC BOATING CLASS will be held from 6-8:30 p.m., June 5 and 6, at the CRC Room 6. Cost of the class is $40. Stop by Small Boat Marina to sign up.PROPERTY MANAGEMENT’S Equipment Custodian Training class will be 9-11 a.m., June 6, in the Religious Education Building. This training is required for all property custodians and available for supervisors/managers. Other personnel may attend, space permitting. Training will cover general aspects of government property management, use of forms, and responsibilities of property custodians. To register, call Deb Crawford at 56212 or La’Mesha at 53412.CUSTOMER SATISFACTION surveys are available at the Zamperini Dining Facility and Caf Roi. We welcome your suggestions and comments. For questions, call Dave Nobis at 53425.GOLF COURSE SURVEY. Please take a moment to offer your feedback for Holmberg Fairways: We are in transition and would like your thoughts on our current operation and opinion on how to improve the Country Club and golf course going forward. HOBBY SHOP SURVEY. Is the Hobby Shop your Happy Shop? Is there something we can do to improve? Take a moment to tell us about your experience: http://www. FREE LAB TESTS will be conducted at the Kwajalein Hospital May through June courtesy of the Quality of Life Fund. They will check heart health and diabetes. All residents and workers on Kwajalein and Roi are eligible. No appointment is necessary, but, do not have anything to eat or drink for 8-12 hours before having your blood drawn. Blood draws will be performed 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Come directly to the Hospital Lab, on the ground oor of the hospital, and sign in. Questions, call Jamie Stevenson at 53667. E-TALK: Chemicals used to treat lumber can be hazardous to humans and wildlife, can pollute water, and (if burned) can pollute the air and create hazardous ash. Take extra precautions when handling treated lumbers. SAFELY SPEAKING: Operators of government or contractor vehicles over ton, when operating the vehicle in reverse, will post a ground guide to the rear of the vehicle when driver visibility to the rear is limited, to ensure safe backing. Caf RoiFridayJerk Chicken Stuffed Pork Loin Island Style RiceWednesday Grilled Top Sirloin Lemon Dill Fish Baked Potatoes SundayCitrus Mahi Mahi Chicken Piccata Crab Cake BenedictThursdayCorn Dogs Chicken Fricassee Onion Rings June 1 Philly Cheesesteak Roasted Kibi Ribs Potato WedgesThursdayRoi Fried Chicken Beef Liver and Onions Mashed PotatoesFridayBaked Fish Diablo Beef Tamales Refried BeansMondayLondon Broil Baked Fish Black-eyed PeasWednesdayGrilled Reuben Bombay Chicken Vegetable QuicheSundayRoasted Turkey Beef Stew StuffingMondayChicken Parmesan Beef Ragu Pasta Garlic BreadTuesday Barbecue Chicken Smoked Sausage Roasted Sweet Potatoes TuesdayChicken Fajita Wrap Chicken Fried Steak Corn Bread June 1Sausage and Peppers Chicken Pesto Alfredo Cheesy Garlic BreadLunch Dinner Memorial Day Holiday Hours of Operation Monday, May 27 Tuesday, May 28 Emon Beach 11 a.m.-6 p.m.11 a.m.-6 p.m. All other beaches Buddy systemBuddy system CRC 8 a.m.-4 p.m.Closed ARC Cipher lockCipher lock Bowling Center ClosedClosed Golf Course Sunrise to sunsetSunrise to sunset Country Club 9 a.m.-2 p.m.Closed Hobby Shop Noon-5:30 p.m.Noon-5:30 p.m Library 1-5 p.m.Closed Adult pool Buddy systemBuddy System Family pool Closed11 a.m.-6 p.m. Small Boat Marina 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Roi Marina 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Surfway 1-5 p.m.1-7 p.m. Laundry ClosedClosed Beauty/Barber ClosedClosed Sunrise Bakery ClosedClosed Ocean View Club 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m.4:30-11 p.m. Post O ce KwajClosedRegular HoursShoppette Regular Hours9 a.m.-4 p.m. Pxtra Regular HoursClosed Roi ShoppetteRegular hoursClosed Burger King10 a.m.-4 p.m.10 a.m.-4 p.m. Subway10 a.m.-4 p.m.10 a.m.-4 p.m. Anthonys Pizza10 a.m.-4 p.m.10 a.m.-4 p.m. American EateryRegular hoursClosed Community BankClosedClosed ird Island StoreClosedClosedOutrigger Snack BarNoon-2 p.m./5:30-9:30 p.m.Noon-2 p.m./5:30-9:30 p.m.Outrigger Bar 5:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.5:30-11:30 p.m.


12The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, May 25, 2013 WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherYearly total: 13.86 inches Yearly deviation: -7.91 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Chance Day Skies of Rain Winds Sunday Partly Sunny 10% ENE-E at 9–14 knots Monday Mostly Cloudy 30% ENE-E at 10–15 knots Tuesday Mostly Cloudy 20% ENE-E at 9–14 knots Wednesday Partly Sunny 20% ENE-E at 9–14 knots Thursday Partly Sunny 20% ENE-E at 8–13 knots Friday Partly Sunny 10% ENE-E at 8–13 knots Wednesday, May 15 First Stop def. Spartan 1 Coed 27-16 Old, Fat & Lazy def. North Camp #1 14-13 Thursday, May 16 Mejen Metak def. Spartan 1 Women 14-10 Mixer def. Troublemakers Forfeit North Camp #2 def. Tiger 16-15 RF Hazards def. Lollygaggers 8-6 Dirty Mike & the Boys def. Redrum 19-4 Friday, May 17 Scrubs def. Island Sunset 19-4 Criminals def. North Camp #1 16-1 Tuesday, May 21 Scrubs def. Mejen Metak 15-10 First Stop def. RF Hazards 15-5 Lollygaggers def. Spartan 1 Coed 14-1 A LeagueOld, Fat & Lazy 9-1 Criminals 8-2 North Camp #1 5-5 Dirty Mike & The Boys 4-6 Redrum 3-7 Au-Rah 1-9B LeagueNorth Camp #2 8-2 Bakai’ Erma 7-3 Unit 9 6-4 Tiger 3-7 Mixer 3-7 Troublemakers 3-7Coed LeagueLollygaggers 7-1 Paco Loves the Beaches 6-2 RF Hazards 4-4 First Stop 2-6 Spartan 1 Coed 1-7Women’s LeagueScrubs 6-1-1 Spartan 1 Women 5-3 Mejen Metak 4-3-1 Island Sunset 2-6 7 & 8 Coed 2-6LEAGUE STANDINGS Sunrise Moonrise High Tide Low Tide Sunset Moonset Sunday 6:29 a.m. 8:11 p.m. 4:44 a.m. 5.1' 11:10 a.m. -1.0' 7:03 p.m. 7:11 a.m. 5:11 p.m. 3.9' 11:05 p.m. -0.7' Monday 6:29 a.m. 9:13 p.m. 5:27 a.m. 2.1 11:55 a.m. -0.9' 7:04 p.m. 8:14 a.m. 5:55 p.m. 3.8' 11:48 p.m. -0.5' Tuesday 6:29 a.m. 10:11 p.m. 6:11 a.m. 4.9' --------------------7:04 p.m. 9:17 a.m. 6:42 p.m. 3.5' 12:41 p.m. -0.6' Wednesday 6:29 a.m. 11:06 p.m. 6:57 a.m. 4.5' 12:33 a.m. -0.2' 7:04 p.m. 10:18 a.m. 7:32 p.m. 3.3' 1:29 p.m. -0.3' Thursday 6:29 a.m. 11:56 p.m. 7:46 a.m. 4.1' 1:22 a.m. 0.2' 7:04 p.m. 11:16 a.m. 8:29 p.m. 3.0' 2:22 p.m. 0.1' Friday 6:29 a.m. --------------8:43 a.m. 3.6' 2:19 a.m. 0.6' 7:05 p.m. 12:10 p.m. 9:40 p.m. 2.8' 3:23 p.m. 0.4' June 1 6:29 a.m. 12:43 a.m. 9:53 a.m. 3.2' 3:33 a.m. 1.0' 7:05 p.m. 1:02 p.m. 11:05 p.m. 2.8' 4:35 p.m. 0.6' Friday, May 17Tagalos def. 10 Pins “Ya Right” 5-2 South of Sanity def Kwaj Keglers 5-2 We Fly Pumpkins def. Barracuda 5-2 Top Bowlers MenTony Savage: 248 Helbert Alfred: 216 JR Kowalski: 205Top Bowlers WomenCindy Cullen: 148 Tammy Gallegos: 102 South of Sanity 34-15 We Fly Pumpkins 32-17 10 Pins “Ya Right” 22-27 Barracuda 21-28 Tagalos 21-28 Kwaj Keglers 17-32STANDINGS BOWLING