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The Kwajalein hourglass

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D i s t i n g u i s h e d v i s i t o r s a n d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s f r o m U S A K A / R T S Distinguished visitors and representatives from USAKA/RTS w e r e g i v e n a p r i v a t e t o u r a b o a r d t h e v i s i t i n g B r i t i s h R o y a l N a v y were given a private tour aboard the visiting British Royal Navy v e s s e l vessel, H M S D a r i n g HMS Daring, o n A u g 1 7 F o r m o r e s e e p a g e 5 on Aug. 17. For more, see page 5. P h o t o b y S h e i l a G i d e o n Photo by Sheila Gideon

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2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 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. Nestor Sadler Sergeant Major...Sgt. Maj. Roderick Prioleau Public Affairs Of cer .............Michael Sakaio Managing Editor ......................Sheila Gideon Media Specialist............................Eva Seelye Media Specialist.........................Chris Delisio Media Services Intern.................Molly PremoSee SMDC CHANGE, page 7 Family Structure (part 4 of 4)The identity of a Marshallese is known first and foremost by their home island. Marshallese can claim residency wherever they decide to settle in the Marshall Islands, but their home island, which is determined by where their parents have land rights, never changes. Living away from the home island does not relieve them of obligations to their home island. Regardless of where they live, Marshallese are expected to offer financial or other support for projects and activities on their home island, such as construction projects, religious, youth and sporting events.Thumbs Up!... to all the Kwajalein soccer players who joined in on the game against the HMS Daring crew. It was a great effort by both teams! ... to all the local residents who gave up personal time to tour HMS Daring crew around island, taking them diving and out on boats during their downtime here. Way to be so hospitable and welcoming to our visitors! ... to the Post Of ce personnel for sorting all the mail on Tuesday, despite the ATI being delayed. We appreciate being able to get our mail packages in a timely manner!SMDC changes commandBy Jason B. Cutshaw SMDC/ARSTRAT REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -Lt. Gen. David L. Mann assumed command of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense from Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica during a ceremony conducted in the Von Braun III auditorium Aug. 12. Mann recently served as the commanding general of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command at Fort Knox, Ky., from February 2011 to July 2013, where he was responsible for more than 13,000 Soldiers and civilians assigned throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East with the primary mission of meeting the Army’s recruiting goals. U.S. Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commanding general, U.S. Strategic Command, presided over the ceremony. “It is a privilege for me to be of ciating at a Change of Command that involves the world’s best Army,” Kehler said. “I am attered to preside over a ceremony that recognizes, not just the accomplishments of two senior leaders, but really the accomplishments of a whole lot of Soldiers and civilians.” “It’s been a pleasure for me to work with SMDC. It’s a pleasure for me to work with these great Soldiers and wonderful civilians who make up this great command,” he added. Kehler spoke of the leadership Formica has provided USASMDC/ ARSTRAT during his command and thanked him for his service to his troops and to his country. “What a great day it is for the Formica family,” Kehler said. “Dick, thanks for every single thing you have done for your country, for the Army and for the joint team. You have been spectacular.” “On behalf of all the men and women of the United States Strategic Command, on behalf of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of the entire joint force, I say thanks, Dick, for what you’ve done,” he added. “Thanks to you from the men and women who work for you and serve us so ably and so well.” Kehler then welcomed Mann to the command and wished him well as he begins the next chapter in his

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3The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013Col. Sadler focused on values during tenure as USAKA commanderU.S. Department of State In recognition of the importance of climate change to Paci c Island Nations, 12 women climate leaders from across the Paci c region will visit Washington, D.C.; Pensacola, Fla.; and Honolulu to meet with policymakers, scientists, and innovators to share their experiences and to learn about U.S. efforts to combat climate change. This exchange advances the Rarotonga Partnership for the Advancement of Paci c Island Women and broader U.S. efforts to support the critical role of women around the world in combating climate change. The group will participate in a roundtable discussion with U.S. government leaders, non-governmental organizations, a panel with World Bank experts on climate change and receive training in social media at George Washington University. The participants will also engage in a series of meetings and site visits to learn more about topics related to climate change, ranging from disaster risk management and emergency operations to environmental conservation and innovative renewable energy technologies. Representing the Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, these climate leaders will share practical skills and ideas learned with counterparts upon returning home.U.S. sponsored women’s program on climate changeBy Sheila Gideon Managing Editor While Col. Nestor Sadler has only held the title of U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Commander for less than three weeks, he sat down with Kwajalein Hourglass staff to discuss island life, his personal command philosophy and future plans for USAKA. Sadler lives on Kwajalein with his wife, Monica. Q: How do you and Monica like Kwajalein? A: Sadler was able to browse through the Kwajalein Hourglass to get an idea of what island life would be like upon arrival. Talking to colleagues about his future home, he said the one thing he heard most was that the people on island – Army personnel, Department of Defense civilians and contractors – were like one big family. That point has been upheld as the truth. Sadler said it’s always an honor to be selected to command, regardless of where the assignment is. While Kwajalein is indeed remote and unique, he looks forward to the challenge it proposes. Sadler and Monica have only been on island three weeks, but they are looking forward to the experience. “So far, we’ve enjoyed every aspect of it,” he said. He is a self-proclaimed athlete and outdoors person, and has signed up to play in the adult soccer league this year.Q: What is your No. 1 goal during your tenure as USAKA Commander?A: Sadler said USAKA already has a great command climate. He plans to continue to emphasize the values already in place: teamwork, family and commitment to the mission. “Across the board, [those values] resonate with all the personnel here on the island. I want to continue to maintain that, and continue to foster a command climate where everyone feels valued.” Q: Can you speak to the upcoming transition to Installation Management Command? What should the community expect, and what plans do you have to make the transition as smooth as possible? A: “Come 01 October, things aren’t going to change drastically,” assured Sadler. There will be an uncasing ceremony in early October, which will serve as a symbolic change in the command headquarters. IMCOM and U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command staff will visit for that ceremony. “Although the headquarters and ags are changing, the people here on Kwajalein, the Kwaj Family, will remain the same.” Sadler has spoken with the new SMDC/ARSTRAT Commander, Lt. Gen. David Mann, and the IMCOM-Paci c Regional Director, Debra Zedalis, regarding the upcoming transition. Everyone at USAKA, Reagan Test Site, IMCOM and SMDC are committed to the mission. The transition will be a deliberate, slow process that will lead to a well-thought-out transition. “Some things the command wasn’t able to focus on previously, IMCOM will.” IMCOM is focused primarily on base operations. Issues that weren’t able to be addressed suf ciently will now get the emphasis they need. This will include housing, community and family services, and island infrastructure. Q: What kind of communication strategy do you plan to have with the community? A: Sadler believes in open and transparent communication. He will utilize town hall meetings, the Hourglass and AFN Roller to keep the lines of communication open with the community. He plans to make himself visible within the community to promote a healthy dialogue. It’s important to him to not only get his message out to residents, but to also listen to what they have to say. He is planning his rst town hall sometime in October. Check the Hourglass and AFN Roller for speci c dates and times. Q: Do you have a command philosophy? A: Sadler’s theme and message is “values.” He believes not only in personal values, but also in organizational values, some of which were already present when he arrived at USAKA. The three most important values to Sadler include family, teamwork and transparency. “If we work on those three pillars for the command, I think we’ll continue to be successful.”

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4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013Photo by Michael SakaioCol. Sadler briefed on outer islandsVisits include Roi-Namur, Enniburr, Ebeye, CarlosUSAKA Host Nation Office On Aug. 14, Col. Nestor Sadler, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll commander, made his rst of cial visit to Roi-Namur since taking command earlier in the month. The visit included stops and brie ngs at the major infrastructure and facilities, to include the fuel pier, dock security checkpoint, Third Island store, sewage plant, power plant and water treatment plant. Following lunch at the Caf Roi, Sadler visited ALTAIR, TRADEX, MMW and ALCOR, where he received briefings on the radar systems. Following this, Sadler was provided with a historical tour of some of the battle sites from World War II. Later that afternoon, Sadler visited Enniburr Island where he was greeted by Julius Lejjena, Kwajalein Atoll Local Government representative, Pastor Koniske of the Assembly of God Church and traditional leaders. They were also welcomed by members of the community with songs and ower leis. A tour of the island infrastructure ensued, which included the school, community center, land ll, water cistern, medical clinic and churches. On Monday, Sadler made his rst of cial visit to Ebeye and Carlos Islands where he met members of the elected national and local leadership, their staff and representatives of the government agencies operating in Kwajalein Atoll on Ebeye. The engagement included separate meetings with Senator/ Iroij Michael Kabua, Mayor Johnny Lemari, KALGOV staff, selected assistance secretaries of ministries on Ebeye and other commercial department heads. His tour ended with an infrastructure tour of Ebeye, and a trip to Carlos Island. USAKA Commander Col. Nestor Sadler, left, and RMI Liaison Lanny Kabua, right, are greeted by local women during a visit to Enniburr Island Aug. 14. The Summer Fun Reading Program, “Camp Read S’more,” wrapped up on Wednesday morning. Campers gathered at the Grace Sherwood Library to turn in their reading logs that documented all the pages, chapters and entire books they read over the past nine weeks. Entertainment Coordinator Midori Hobbs read a book to the kids and then set up a fun activity, pictured above. Lastly, Hobbs announced who the biggest bookworms were, giving a certificate and goodie bag to each child who read the most pages, most books and most chapter books. Jason Merrymon, pictured right, read 4,652 pages; Ava Moore, pictured right, read 27 books; and Abigail Whatcott read 14 large chapter books. In total, there were 44 participants in the Summer Reading Program and collectively they read 22,059 pages. Photos by Eva SeelyeSummer Reading Program bookworms recognized

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5The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013Photo by Michael SakaioHMS Daring Commander Angus Essenhigh, Royal Navy, far right, tours distinguished visitors around the shipÂ’s bridge.British Royal Navy ship HMS Daring visits USAKA Kwajalein residents Geoff Lake, above, and Matt Sova, right, play in a soccer match against the crew of the Royal Navy ship, HMS Daring Sunday at Brandon Field. HMS Daring Commander Angus Essenhigh has MDA Director of Test Maj. Gen. Heidi Brown sign the shipÂ’s visitor log.Article and photos by Sheila Gideon Managing EditorBritish Royal Navy ship, HMS Daring arrived at U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll on Aug. 17 for a brief visit. The Daring is not only the rst Royal Navy ship to circumnavigate the world, but it is also the rst time a Royal Navy ship has visited the Republic of the Marshall Islands. While at USAKA, the shipÂ’s crew offered an open house to island residents on Sunday. A group of distinguished visitors, including representatives from USAKA, Reagan Test Site, Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Army, were given a private tour by DaringÂ’s Commander, Angus Essenhigh, on Aug. 17. Ship visitors were shown the bridge, helicopter hanger, control room and the various weaponry aboard. Residents were even allowed to handle some of the unloaded weapons under supervision by the shipÂ’s crew. The DaringÂ’s main attraction is the 5-ton radar that stands 38 meters above the water line. The shipÂ’s size can be attributed to this radar, as its dimensions were determined based on the need to support it. The crew took in Kwajalein sights and even participated in a friendly soccer match with Kwajalein residents on Sunday. Island residents hosted diving trips, boating opportunities and even took the commander wakeboarding. The crew was able to enjoy a cookout at Camp Hamilton, and even joined in on some karaoke at the Ocean View Club Sunday night. The Daring left its home port of Portsmouth on May 27 to embark on a nine-month deployment that when concluded, will result in a circumnavigation of the globe.

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6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 Photos by Eva Seelye

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7The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013SMDC CHANGE, from page 2 Public Works moved the A/C units from the roof to the ground at the Namo Weto Youth Center as part of a summer maintenance project.military career. “For the Mann family, welcome to the U.S. Strategic Command and to the Space and Missile Defense Command,” Kehler said. “Dave, today you take command of these incredibly capable and strategically vital commands. You are going to lead them in a period of unprecedented change and uncertainty in our world.” After Kehler spoke, Formica talked about not only the command he is leaving, but about the SMDC family he will miss. “Let me thank each and every one of you for attending today,” Formica said. “Gen. Kehler, we thank you for your leadership and your service. I have personally grown as a result of your leadership and your example. I am honored to have served with you.“To the many activities that support our Soldiers, our Sailors, our Airmen, our Marines, our civilians, our wounded warriors, our veterans and their families, thank you for your tremendous support,” he continued. “Diane and I are so proud to have served on your team,” Formica added. “My nal charge to you is to Lt. Gen. David L. Mann takes command of SMDC/ARSTRAT from Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica during a ceremony on Aug. 12, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Public Works shops prepare Kwajalein schools for 2013-2014 academic yearBy Sheila Gideon Managing Editor Kwajalein Schools began the 2013-2014 academic year on Thursday. Public Works shops stayed busy over the summer with their annual maintenance of Kwajalein Schools. While Public Works ful lls maintenance needs every summer, this year they went above and beyond the tasks they normally accomplish. At the end of July, they began projects to get the schools ready for incoming students and faculty on their rst day back. Students and faculty should have noticed an enhancement in appearance to the buildings and grounds, as well as improved air conditioning. Maintenance was done at four major areas: high school, elementary school, Child Development Center, and the Namo Weto Youth Center. Major projects included installing a new fence around a tree and separating the swings area at the CDC, relocating the air conditioning units from the Youth Center roof to the ground, and continuing a three-year-long project to remove asbestos tile from the high school. The Paint Shop was busier than usual. They provided “corrosion control” by painting all the metal at the playground, as well as interior and exterior walls at all four facilities. Other maintenance included repairing sinks and cabinets in classrooms, replacing locks and doorknobs, power washing walkways, repairing A/C units, and removing grass and weeds from the sand areas at the playgrounds. be relentlessly focused on providing and integrating space and missile defense capabilities. We should never forget that the most critical space and missile defense capabilities our nation has are the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and civilians who develop, deploy and operate those technologies.” Formica’s of cial retirement ceremony was held at Fort Myer, Va., July 19. In a separate ceremony before the change of command, Mann was promoted from major general to lieutenant general by Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Mann thanked everyone for their kind words and said he looks forward to working with Soldiers, civilians and family members of the SMDC community. “It is an honor and a privilege to be a part of this team,” Mann said. “When you look at the nature of threats facing us, these commands play an important role in keeping us safe. We feel extremely humbled to be on the team to ensure that the hard-fought freedoms and liberties that we enjoy today are maintained, not only for our kids and our grandkids, but for many generations to come.” “May God bless you and thank you for being here,” he added.

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9The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 We need your submissions to keep this page full! Email to: usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.hourglass@mail.milFrom Dave Gray From Flynn Gideon From Flynn Gideon From Mike Sakaio From Molly Premo From Molly Premo

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10The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 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 Summer Schedule 11 a.m., Sunday 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 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. FOUNDWOMEN’S SUNGLASSES at Camp Hamilton. Call 51054. WANTEDDISHWASHER, for priest’s quarters. Call 52379. USED CASSETTE WALKMAN, so I can listen to all the cassette audio books in the library. Call 53470. KEYBOARD TO RENT OR BORROW for the Zooks shows at the Vet’s Hall on Sept. 1, and at Emon Beach on Sept. 2. Hammond B3/Leslie tone important. Call 55509. FOR SALESHERWOOD AVID CQR-2 BCD, medium, $175; Sherwood AVID CQR-2 BCD, large, $175; Intova IC14 digital camera with underwater housing, $150; black Sun tricycle with custom metal work, $200. Call Dave at 52487 after 4 p.m. TILT WALL MOUNT for 32to 65-inch TVs, new, comes with all mounting hardware, 3-axis bubble level, 10 feet high-speed HDMI cable, $30. Call 50165. JETSKI, 2007 SeaDoo RXP, 215 HP supercharged engine, $5,500 or best offer. Call 51584. MAINSAIL, good condition, maxi-roach, 42.5-foot luff, 14foot 2-inch foot, full-battens, loose foot, three reefs, triplestitched seams, includes all batten hardware and battens, made by Hasse & Co. (Port Townsend Sails), $1,500; Alpha 3000 autopilot with control unit, uxgate compass, remote unit; two linear drive units and all documentation including wiring diagrams, control unit and remote unit not functioning when removed from boat, so autopilot being sold for parts only with no guarantee, $500. Call Dale or Paula at 53470. TUBE TV, 27-inch, built in DVD/VCR with remote, works great, $125 or best offer. Call 52495. OLDER MAGNAVOX TV, 32-inch, bulky and heavy but has great picture, $35. Call 54643 or leave message at 52406. CARBON FIBER GUITAR, composite acoustic, Cargo Raw, acoustic-electric guitar, mint condition, bought to play outdoors for fear of hauling my wooden guitar out in the Kwaj environment, factory installed LR Baggs pickup, not playing enough to justify keeping it, comes with a padded gig bag, $850. Call 51061. STURDY FISHING TRAILER with four pole holders, includes large sh cooler, $200; 50-inch HDTV 1080i DLP, $400; empty and cleaned 70-gallon sh tank, very nice lighting system, black wooden cabinet, miscellaneous lters and supplies, $400. Call John at 53290. COMMUNITY NOTICESKWAJALEIN RUNNING CLUB will commence its 2013/14 season with Fun Run #1, at 5:30 p.m. on Monday. The general public is always welcome at KRC events, especially island visitors. This will be the rst of 10 monthly Fun Runs. Distance options for Monday are 1/2 mile (kids as young as 3 have ‘run’ this short one), 2 miles and 4 miles. Just show up near the Bowling Alley entrance by 5:25 p.m. and sign in. KRC will elect 2013/14 of cers before the run. The KRC annual schedule also includes a dozen theme events, ranging from the novel Downwind Dash 1-Mile Run in March to the RustMan Triathlon in April. THE OCEAN VIEW CLUB now has Wi AROUND THE ATOLL IN 80 DAYS is an indoor/outdoor cardio challenge program that begins Tuesday and will end Nov. 14. Participants can swim, bike and run to the ultimate goal of completing the entire mileage distance of the atoll. Finish all swim, bike and run mileage distances in 80 days and win a prize! Use the Ivey Gym, pools and other activities to rack up the miles of cardio and develop a diverse workout. Register now through Monday. Cost is free. Contact Mandie Morris or Kaylee West for registration. THE BAKERY will now have fresh-baked wheat bread on Wednesdays. For more information call Telina Jacklick at 53445. KWAJALEIN ATOLL International Sport shing Club meeting will be held Wednesday at the Paci c Club. Food and beverages served at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. All anglers welcome to attend! Questions? Call Andy at 52878. SOCCER LEARN TO PLAY CLINIC will be from 5:307 p.m., Thursday, at Brandon Field. Come out to learn about unique Kwaj Soccer, brush up on some rules, practice skills and get ready for the 2013 season. THE FIRST BOY SCOUT meeting of the season is 7-7:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Scout Hut, and is also ‘Parents Night.’ Information will be given on Scout advancement and this year’s activities. Refreshments will be served. The meeting will be short, but you are welcome to stay for questions or to sign up. All boys ages 11 and older are eligible. Younger boys may join Cub Scouts. Future meetings will be from 7-8 p.m., Thursdays, during the school year, at the Scout Hut. Call Angel Alejandro at 52344 or Glen McClellan at 54641 for more information. 2013 OUTDOOR SOCCER Season registration ends Friday. Season play is Sept. 11–Oct. 27. Cost is $100 per team. There is a mandatory mangers’ meeting at 5 p.m., Friday, in the CA of ce. Contact Kaylee or Mandie for registration. For questions, call 51275. JOIN US FOR QUIZZO, 7:30 p.m., Friday, at the Vet’s Hall. Questions? Contact Neil Dye or Mike Woundy. OCEAN VIEW CLUB Birthday Bash will be at 8 p.m., Aug. 31. Sign up at the KRS Retail Sales of ce by Friday. Must be 21 years old. Complimentary drinks and cake for registered August birthdays. Contact Barbara Hutchins at 58228. START SMART BASKETBALL 2013 registration is open now through Aug. 31. Program dates are Sept. 11-Oct. 16. The Start Smart program teaches children ages 3-5 the basic motor skills to play basketball, working oneon-one with their parents. To register, contact Central Registration Of ce, Building 358, or call 52158. THE KWAJALEIN YACHT CLUB will be holding its August meeting on Aug. 31 at the Yacht Club. Happy hour at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Jambalaya will be provided, bring a side dish to share. You do not need to own a boat to be a member. Questions? Contact Ed at commodore@kwajyachtclub.com. CYSS YOUTH SPORTS BASKETBALL League registration is open now through Aug. 31. Season dates are Sept. 10-Oct. 29. Cost is $40 per player and is open to all CYSS youth, grades kindergarten-6. To register, visit Central Registration, Building 358, or call 52158. Questions, contact Michelle Huwe at 53796. CALLING ALL KWAJ WOMEN! Christian Women’s Fellowship is resuming monthly luncheons beginning at noon, Sept. 1, in the Religious Education Building. Come to eat, meet and greet. Join us for a great time of Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining FacilityLunch DinnerSunday Kwaj Fried Chicken Crabs Benedict Barbecue Beef Sandwich Thursday Dry Rub Pork Spareribs Barbecue Chicken Baked Beans Aug. 31 Pasta Italian Sausage Garlic Bread Thursday Teriyaki Beef Crab Egg Foo Yung Sesame Noodles Wednesday Carved Beef Grilled Orange Chicken Baked Potatoes Friday Grilled Superbird Pot Roast Herb Breaded Cod Friday Hamburger Bonanza Herb Chicken Breast Vegetarian Stir-fry Monday Garlic Roast Beef Pasta Alfredo Bacon Cheese Quiche Wednesday Roast Turkey Sage Stuffing Pork Stir-fry SundayHerb Roast Pork Chicken Stir-fry Mixed VegetablesMonday Beef Curry Buffalo Drumettes Green Beans Tuesday Oven Fried Chicken Hawaiian Chopped Steak Potatoes O’Brien Tuesday Italian Beef Lasagna Vegetable Lasagna Garlic Toast Aug. 31Salisbury Steak General’s Chicken Thyme Roast Potatoes The gas cylinder pictogram means gases under pressure. Be aware of the types of hazards that the various gases themselves have.Be sure to read the labels, warnings and SDS (MSDS).

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11The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 Caf RoiFridaySausage and Peppers Chicken Cacciatore Toasted PolentaWednesdayCarved Steamship Pesto Chicken Corn on the CobSundayLondon Broil Smokey Mountain Chicken Veggie FrittataThursdayChar Sui Sandwich Beef Stir-fry Veggie Fried Rice Aug. 31Sausage Lasagna Vegetable Lasagna Cheesy Garlic BreadThursdayFried Chicken Tuna Casserole Mashed PotatoesFridayFried Fish Yankee Pot Roast Vegetable MedleyMondayHamburger Steak Breakfast Burrito Scalloped PotatoesWednesdayBeef Stew Chicken Strips Hot Spiced ApplesSundayJambalaya Cajun Brisket Mashed PotatoesMonday Pizza Baked Ziti Cheesy Garlic Bread TuesdayCorned Beef Chicken Curry Parsley PotatoesTuesdayRoast Beef Sandwich Marinated Chicken Fried Zucchini Aug. 31 Philly Cheesesteak Chicken Nuggets Potato WedgesLunch Dinner M i l i t a r y C a s u a l t i e s Military Casualties 1st Lt. Timothy G. Santos Jr., 29, of Helena, Ala., died Aug. 18, in Fort Bliss, Texas, from a non-combat related illness diagnosed on March 24, in Kuwait City, Kuwait. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Master Sgt. George A. Banner Jr., 37, of Orange, Va., died Aug. 20, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms re in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. Range Operation ScheduledA range operation is scheduled through Sept. 10. Caution times are 12:30-7:30 p.m. In conjunction with this operation, during this time, a caution area will extend into the open ocean north and east of the Mid-Atoll Corridor. Mid-Atoll Corridor is now closed and restricted until released by RTS Range Safety Of ce. Questions regarding the above safety requirements for this mission should be directed to RTS Range Safety Of ce, Range Safety Of cer, at extension 54121. Juon ien kokemelmel enaj koman lok nan Sept. 10. Awa ko rej kauwotota ej jen 12:30 pm nan 7:30pm aolep ran. Ilo ien in ba kake, ijoko rej kauwotota nan kokemelmel kein ej tu ean im tu rear bedbed ko ilo Mid Atoll Corridor. Mid Atoll Corridor ej kilok kio nan ma ien enaj dedelok jerbal in kokemelmel kein. Ne elon kajitok jouj im kirtok USAKA Command Safety ilo 54121. fellowship as we focus on our plans and your ideas for the 2013-2014 year. Mark your calendar for the rst Sunday of each month. No need to bring anything! THE AMERICAN LEGION proudly presents the 1st Annual Labor Day Blowout and Poke Taste-off at 2 p.m., Sept. 1, at the VetÂ’s Hall. Come out and test your skills in our Baggo and horseshoe tournaments, with cash prizes and giveaways. BBQ will be available for purchase. Come dance the rest of the night away with the Zooks All proceeds will be donated to bene t the USO. SMALL BOAT MARINA Labor Day hours: Aug. 31 from 1:15-6:30 p.m.; Sept. 1-3, from 8 a.m.6:30 p.m. Reservations recommended! GREAT KWAJ SWAP MEET is from 9-11 a.m., Sept. 2, at Emon Beach. One complimentary table per household; additional table is $10. Pick-up services provided; ask for the pick-up when registering. No oversized items. Call the CA of ce at 53331 to reserve your table. Space is limited. LABOR DAY BEACH FUN IS Sept. 2 at Emon Beach. Noon to 3 p.m.: Kids crafts sh prints and snake bubbles (all residents are invited to join in on this activity); 2-3 p.m.: Kids karaoke contest; 3-4 p.m.: open karaoke contest; 4-5:30 p.m.: live music from the Zooks Bring a T-shirt to do the sh print on and an empty plastic bottle for the snake bubble activity. Call Community Activities at 53331 for details. LIVE PERFORMANCE from the Zooks at the Labor Day Beach Blast, 4 p.m., Sept. 2, at Emon Beach. The Zooks have reunited for this live performance! DonÂ’t miss it! KWAJALEIN GOLF ASSOCIATION will host a fun tournament in conjunction with Patriot Golf Day on Sept. 3. This is a 4-person scramble. Check in is at 9:15 a.m. Cost is $30 per person; no daily greens fees or non-KGA member fees applied. Mulligans are available for purchase, $10 each, max of ve per person. All proceeds bene t the Folds of Honor Foundation, which provides educational opportunities and other assistance to the spouses and children of U.S. servicemembers. Contact Kim Parker by email to register a team. Space is limited, so sign up quickly. KWAJALEIN ART GUILD meeting will be at 5 p.m., Sept. 3, in the Art Annex next to the Hobby Shop. Bring your suggestions/ideas for the Fall Craft Show and hear about upcoming changes to the club. WATER DISTRIBUTION PERSONNEL will be ushing the potable water pipes on Kwajalein from now until Sept. 3. This may stir up sediment in the pipes and cause discoloration of the drinking water. Residents should ush the faucet for a few minutes until the water is clear and then resume normal use. If you have a question, call 51847. TO INSTALL THE NEW Post Of ce system, the nance windows will be closed from Sept. 12-13. We will re-open for mailing outgoing packages on Sept. 14. Questions? Contact Kim Yarnes at 53461. The package pick-up window will operate as normal. THE HOBBY SHOP and Woodshop will be cleaning up all storage areas in the next month. If you have any un nished projects in either shop, come and claim your work or wood within 30 days or it will be disposed of. For more information, call 51700. SECURITY UPDATES to computers are failing to deploy properly since many computer users are not restarting their machines each night. Your system will run better and receive required security patches if you reboot instead of just pulling your CAC each day. Automatic rebooting of computers is now being scheduled, so ensure you save data often and reboot your system at the end of each work day to prevent lost work effort. Call the Helpdesk or your supervisor if you need help restarting. THE RECREATION AND PROGRAMS Of ce has moved from Community Activities, Building 805, to the CRC. For information or assistance regarding adult athletics, ARC, CRC, Gear Locker check-out, Ivey Gym, pools and beaches, or wellness, contact Amanda Morris or Kaylee West by email or call 51275. THE BADGE OFFICE has moved to Building 835. To get your K/C/DOE Badge, use the same entrance as the CAC Of ce. Call 51072 with questions. SAVE ENERGY, You Have the Power to Conserve. Fill your dryer, but donÂ’t pack it too tightly. Clean the lint screen after each load. Keep your dryerÂ’s outside exhaust pipe clean. Use your dryerÂ’s automatic dry cycle rather than a timed cycle. Separate loads into heavy and light items, since lightweight items take less drying time than heavy ones. E-TALK: KRS Environmental encourages residents to identify and implement pollution prevention initiatives at work and at home. Have an idea? Call Environmental at 51134.

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12The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherYearly total: 32.90 inches Yearly deviation: -15.55 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit www.rts-wx.com. Chance Day Skies of Rain Winds Sunday Partly Sunny 20% Light and variable Monday Mostly Sunny 5% Light and variable Tuesday Mostly Sunny 10% ENE-E at 5-10 knots Wednesday Mostly Sunny 10% NE-E at 5-10 knots Thursday Partly Sunny 20% ENE-E at 3-8 knots Friday Partly Sunny 30% Light and variable Sunrise Moonrise High Tide Low Tide Sunset Moonset Sunday 6:41 a.m. 10:11 p.m. 6:27 a.m. 4.1' 12:22 a.m. -0.4' 7:01 p.m. 9:59 a.m. 6:48 p.m. 4.1' 12:36 p.m. -0.4' Monday 6:41 a.m. 10:57 p.m. 6:57 a.m. 3.6' 12:56 a.m. 0.0' 7:01 p.m. 10:50 a.m. 7:20 p.m. 3.7' 1:03 p.m. 0.0' Tuesday 6:41 a.m. 11:44 p.m. 7:27 a.m. 3.1' 1:32 a.m. 0.4' 7:00 p.m. 11:41 a.m. 7:56 p.m. 3.3' 1:31 p.m. 0.4' Wednesday 6:41 a.m. --------------8:01 a.m. 2.5' 2:14 a.m. 0.9' 7:00 p.m. 12:31 p.m. 8:45 p.m. 2.9' 2:03 p.m. 0.8' Thursday 6:41 a.m. 12:31 a.m. 8:55 a.m. 2.1' 3:22 a.m. 1.3' 6:59 p.m. 1:20 p.m. 10:22 p.m. 2.6' 2:56 p.m. 1.2' Friday 6:41 a.m. 1:19 a.m. 11:58 a.m. 1.9' 6:05 a.m. 1.4' 6:59 p.m. 2:08 p.m. -------------------5:31 p.m. 1.4' Aug. 31 6:41 a.m. 2:07 a.m. 12:42 a.m. 2.7' 7:47 a.m. 1.0' 6:58 p.m. 2:55 p.m. 1:47 p.m. 2.2' 7:22 p.m. 1.1'