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S p a r t a n s W o m e n Â’ s C a l e i g h Spartans WomenÂ’s Caleigh Y u r o v c h a k l e f t t r i e s t o Yurovchak, left, tries to d r i b b l e p a s t K A T d e f e n d e r dribble past KAT defender N i k k i D e l i s i o d u r i n g t h e Nikki Delisio during the W o m e n Â’ s C h a m p i o n s h i p WomenÂ’s Championship S o c c e r G a m e T u e s d a y F o r Soccer Game Tuesday. For m o r e s e e p a g e 4 more, see page 4. P h o t o b y J o r d a n V i n s o n Photo by Jordan Vinson


2The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 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 Garrison-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 USAG-KA. 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.milGarrison Commander....... Col. Nestor Sadler Garrison CSM................. Command Sgt. Maj. Reginald Gooden Public Affairs Of cer .............Michael Sakaio Managing Editor ......................Sheila Gideon Associate Editor .....................Jordan Vinson Media Services Intern.................Molly PremoFeedback Survey useful tool for communityAsk & nswer Feedback from the ongoing KRS survey regarding service experiences ere is nothing to do on this island.Community Activities makes every e ort to encompass well-rounded programming for families and adults. We have increased programming geared towards unaccompanied personnel due to an overwhelming response from survey feedback. e next two months especially are jam-packed with activities that include, but are not limited to, sports leagues, library programs and themed holiday events. Events are sponsored by not only Community Activities, but also by private organizations like Quality of Life and USAG-KA Command:€ 10 a.m., Monday: Kwajalein Art Guild Holiday Arts and Cra s Fair € 5:25 p.m., Monday: Kwajalein Running Club Fun Run € 7 p.m., Nov. 8, Yacht Club: Live Music from QOL-sponsored band Poke Chop & the Other White MeatŽ € 7:30 p.m., Nov. 8, Yuk eater: Special showing of Marshallese lm (English subtitles) Jilel: e Calling of the ShellŽ with a special Q&A session with the lm director € 7 p.m., Nov. 9, MP Room: Yokwe Yuk Womens Club Silent Basket Auction € 8:30 p.m., Nov. 9, Vets Hall: Live music from Poke Chop & the Other White MeatŽ € 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 10, CRC Gym: Marshallese Trade Fair € 7 p.m., Nov. 10, Roi Outrigger: Roi Rib & Brew Fest with live music € 11 a.m., Nov. 11, Flagpoles: Veterans Day Ceremony € 7 p.m., Nov. 11, Vets Hall: Live comedy show Joey Medina & FriendsŽ sponsored by Armed Forces Entertainment Island events are advertised in the Coconut Wire biweekly e-newsletter, the Hourglass and AFN Roller. In addition, the full Community Activities Event Calendar is available on the USAG-KA intranet. Why cant we choose which football games are shown on AFN Kwajalein? All programming aired on AFN Kwajalein is determined by AFN Headquarters in California. We have no control over content. During the NFL season, you can log on to and vote for Fans Choice Game of the Week.Hourglass ReportsDid you have a great time at the Labor Day Beach Bash? Do you like the new hours at the Post Of ce? Do you have a suggestion on how Surfway can better serve your needs? Do you have a great idea for a new community event or a way to improve a service offered? We need and want your feedback! Kwajalein Range Services managers want to increase what we are doing right and improve what we aren’t. The KRS Feedback Survey serves as a tool for the community to provide comments regarding service experiences to help us do this. Negative feedback alone does not help us to improve. We want your speci c constructive feedback. Constructive feedback allows us to answer the question: What speci cally should we be doing more or less of next time? Tell us what you are dissatis ed with and provide some suggestions on ways we can improve to make the experience more positive for you. Positive feedback is important because it emphasizes customer expectations. Tell us what we are doing right so we can continue to do so. This can include enjoying an event hosted by Community Activities, a particular article highlighted in the Hourglass hours of operation at a facility, a speci c item at the bakery, as well as receiving exceptional customer service at Surfway, the hospital or the dental clinic. What speci cally should we be doing more of? Your feedback does not go unheard! Look for the Ask & Answer feature in the Hourglass It will address questions or suggestions from the survey and let you know what actions are being taken towards improvement. The feature will also publish your positive feedback, so continue to submit any accolades you feel deserve attention. Take the survey here: https://www.


3The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Follow me to the “Wiz” shows... • Parade/Meet & Greet: 2 p.m., Sunday, Building 730 into downtown • Show #1: 6:30 p.m., Sunday, MP Room • Show #2: 2 p.m., Monday, MP Room Shows are free to the community! w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w S S S S S S S S S S S S S h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o w w w w w Iris Weiland, the theater group’s youngest actor, practices her part for the “Wiz.” Members of the Kwajalein Children’s Theater practice at CRC Room 1 Oct. 25 for their upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz.”Follow the yellow brick the Kwajalein-style “Wiz”Article and photos by Sheila Gideon Managing EditorYour favorite characters from the much-loved traditional show “The Wizard of Oz” will be making an appearance on Kwajalein this weekend. The only difference? Characters and scenes have been Kwaji ed. The “Wiz” can be found in Emerald City located oceanside. The Tin Man is now the Rusty Man. Dorothy will wear sparkly, ruby red ip ops. And those nasty trees that threw apples in the original story? Well, this time they’ll be throwing coconuts. The production will begin with a parade where the characters will “land on Kwajalein.” They will begin the parade at 2 p.m., in front of building 730 and continue down 7th Street to the downtown area. Residents are encouraged to come meet and greet the characters. There will be music and photo opportunities. It will help the actors prepare for their rst show that evening at 6:30 p.m. in the MP Room. There is an additional show at 2 p.m., Monday, in the MP Room. The show is free to the community and should last around 90 minutes. The Kwajalein Children’s Theater was formed in the spring of 2014 by Princess Gooden. She actually owns her own theater back in Georgia, so when she arrived on island she was excited to begin a children’s theater program here. 17 kids belong to the group, ranging in ages from 6-14. Gooden began recruiting kids in the spring, but because most Kwaj kids are off island during the summer, she had to wait to begin “Wiz” practices until school began. Gooden chose “The Wizard of Oz” because it’s well-known and she knew she’d be able to put a fun, Kwaj-inspired spin on the show. The kids auditioned and once they were assigned a part, they only had four weeks to learn their material. Out of the 17 kids, only about half have performed in a play before. They practiced every Saturday as a group, but also got together on their own time to run lines and work on getting into character. This production is just the rst of many. Gooden usually writes her own shows, and many of the children in the group have shown interest in writing a play of their own. Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity to see Kwajalein youth entertain.


4The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 LEFT: SpartansÂ’ goalie Dori deBrum boots the ball down the field in the second half of the 2014 WomenÂ’s Soccer Championship Tuesday. RIGHT: KFC striker James Young fends off FC SwollenÂ’s Alex Coleman while taking a shot during the 2014 MenÂ’s Soccer Championship Wednesday. KAT goalie Amber Bates, right, and KAT defenders ready themselves for a direct kick from Caleigh Yurovchak Tuesday.Spartans, KFC take home 2014 soccer titles The Kwajalein womenÂ’s Spartans squad took out league rival team KAT in a 2-0 win Tuesday night, the third championship win in as many years for the high school varsity team. Intent on keeping the title for yet another year, the Spartans wasted little time setting the pace of the match. Within only a minute of the 5:35 p.m. kickoff, a series of give-and-go passes brought the ladies in blue deep into KAT territory, where Molly Premo absorbed a de ection from a KAT defender, dribbled toward KAT goalie Amber Bates and poked the ball into the net just out of BatesÂ’ reach. KATÂ’s squad struggled against a series of aggressive Spartan presses during the following 10 minutes of match play. Solid defense in the KAT back eld by Jane Premo, Adrienne Chavis and Nikki Delisio and a couple of saves by Bates held high school strikers Caleigh Yurovchak and Daisy Wiltrout at bay. The KAT women put the Spartans on their heels 12 minutes into the match, though. Attackers Jill Brown and Ornela Kilgore cut through the SpartansÂ’ mid eld defenses, elding de ections by defenders and pressing the Spartan back eld. They ran out of steam before getting any solid shots at goalie Dori deBrumÂ’s goal, however, leaving the team down by one goal. One of the rst hopeful strikes by KAT came at about the 18-minute mark. Attacker Jamye Loy, fresh off the bench, worked with the KAT mid eld and fellow strikers to scoop up bobbles and missed kicks by the Spartans and push the ball deep into the blue teamÂ’s back eld. A swift but rushed connection by Loy 15 yards out sent the ball ying high enough to get over goalie deBrumÂ’s head, but it veered off wide left and out of play. Two minutes later another opportunity arose: A corner kick by KAT mid elder Brittany Nichols arced the ball into deBrumÂ’s reach, but when it bounced out of the goalieÂ’s hands, leaving the goal wide open, none of the women in pink were close enough to connect with the ball and produce a goal. Twenty ve minutes into the rst half, Spartans attacker Wiltrout slipped through the KAT mid eld and pressed in toward KAT goalie Bates, stumbling against the KAT back eld and nearly falling down. After quickly regaining her balance, Wiltrout scooted the ball slowly past Bates and into the net just as the 6 p.m. siren blared, pushing her teamÂ’s lead ahead by two, and giving the newlyformed Kwajalein Jr./Sr. High School Pep Band reason to play a quick tune. In the waning minutes of the rst half, KAT attacker Brown made a series of rushes deep into the blue teamÂ’s back eld. With help from fellow KAT strikers, a give-and-go pass across the width of the eld put the ball at BrownÂ’s feet. A hard kick by Brown sent it screaming toward the net, but not before deBrum was able to throw her arms up and connect with the ball for a crucial save. The Spartans fans burst into applause, and the referee blew his whistle to start the halftime break. KAT got off to a good start in the second half with offensive rushes that pres-


5The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Photo by Sarah DahlThe Kwajalein women’s Spartans soccer team celebrates their victory against KAT during the 2014 Women’s Soccer Championship. FC Swollen defender Miguel Busquets pushes the ball out of his team’s backfield during the first half of the championship game. The members of Kwajalein Football Club, the 2014 men’s soccer champions, gather for a group photo before their win Wednesday. sured the Spartans defenders, but the Spartans set the pace for the rest of the match shortly after. Enjoying a 2-0 lead, the ladies took their time, played good defense and made only a couple plays against the KAT goal. A red card called against goalie deBrum for rushing out of the goalie’s box to pick up a shot at about the 20 minute mark was an opportunity KAT didn’t manage to capitalize on. Few shots on goal equated to another scoreless half for the KAT women and a loss at the hands of the reigning champions. While a 0-2 defeat normally isn’t something to write home about, team KAT should be proud of their performance in the 2014 season, one observer said: It was the squad’s rst championship placement since their 2011 victory against Go Green Go. For the Spartans, though, Tuesday’s win was another notch in the team’s belt this season and another consecutive championship title in the league.Kwajalein Football Club trounced FC Swollen 5-0 in the 2014 Men’s Soccer Championship Wednesday. A newcomer to the Kwajalein soccer circuit, KFC handed FC Swollen its third championship loss in six years—a continuation of FC Swollen’s pattern of taking the league title every other year. Threatened by masses of rain clouds moving in from the east, the match got off to a 5:15 p.m. start and went scoreless for the rst 20 minutes. FC Swollen’s Jason Huwe made a good strike on the KFC goal 11 minutes in, but tough goaltending by Rich Erekson stopped him; it was a pattern that would repeat itself throughout the rest of the match. A vicious but unsuccessful strike by KFC attacker James Young against Swollen goalie Nate Jones was answered a minute later by a mad dash down the eld deep into KFC territory by Kenny Leines. Pressing in on Erekson from the east side of the eld, Leines booted the ball toward the net, but Erekson again was there to scoop up the shot. Tracking a throw in from the west side of the eld by a teammate at about the 20th minute of play, KFC striker Nick Dahl leaped into the air and headed the ball past Jones, earning his team’s rst goal of the game. Four minutes later Dahl struck again with a boot 10 yards out from Swollen’s goal, putting KFC up by two. Twenty-six minutes into play, a pass from KFC defender Mike Kraesig to Young deep in Swollen territory gave the attacker a wide berth between himself and the Swollen back eld. Aiming into the west corner of the net, Young struck the ball just out of Jones’ reach and into the goal, earning the team’s third unanswered goal in six minutes. A couple of determined FC Swollen attempts on the KFC goal in the rst ve minutes of play following the halftime break were fruitless. Dahl answered with an arcing kick down eld, connecting with KFC attacker Pete Goodick, who pressed in on Jones from his left ank and passed across the eld to Dahl, who sent the ball screaming wide left of Swollen’s goal. Dahl made up for it a few minutes later with a header into the net, giving the KFC striker a hat trick for the night. Only a minute later Young fed KFC mid elder Matt Sova a give-and-go pass, setting up Sova for a clear shot and an easy goal—the team’s fth. About 10 minutes into the second half, the dark clouds overhead opened up and let out a steady downpour that quickly soaked the players and the fans and made the eld a soupy mess. Several rushes by FC Swollen deep into KFC territory again came up fruitless, and the rest of the match went scoreless. With the score at 5-0 and the rain coming down in heavy sheets, of cials called the game, giving the win to KFC, the unchallenged champions of the 2014 Men’s Soccer Season.


6The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Kids enjoy tricks, treats at 2014 Halloween CarnivalArticle and photos by Molly Premo Media Services InternElementary students from kindergarten to sixth grade attended the annual Halloween Carnival put on by the Keystone and Torch Club at the Youth Center Sunday. Half of the room was transformed into a haunted house, and the other half was lled with festive games and activities. The event lasted from 3-6 p.m., and kids came dressed up in their Halloween costumes. Jason Huwe, a Keystone advisor, said that the event was a great way to not only celebrate the Halloween season, but to also give older youth a chance to serve. “This is a great opportunity for our student leaders to give back to the community,” he said. “I think both the Torch Club and Keystone Club did an excellent job creating a fun and spooky event for all ages.”Kids in groups of up to eight made their way through the haunted house together, screaming and shouting throughout the passageways. The “house” included many different rooms: a closet, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room, and all featured scary beings ready to jump out at unsuspecting victims. Strobe lights provided the only lighting, which made it challenging to see the dressed-up creatures ready to jump out and scare Kwajalein youth. The loud, scary music and monster sounds completed the creepy atmosphere of the house. Candy was scattered all over the tables and dispersed throughout the game room, and kids had their choice of games to play. A large crowd gathered around a table featuring a “reverse bobbing for apples (or donuts)” game. Kids ate donuts hanging from strings while lying on their backs on the oor. The craft table featured small, foam monsters and face paint that the kids used to paint scary faces on one another. For those who volunteered to help the younger island youth have a good Halloween Carnival, it was a fun and rewarding experience, said Keystone President Dori deBrum. “It was really fun interacting with kids,” she said. “The Keystone and Torch Club did an amazing job of creating the event.”


7The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Photo by Michael Sakaio U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Operations Sergeant Major, Sgt. Maj. David Negron, was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his service to the U.S. Army and to the USAG-KA command from Aug. 10, 2013 to Oct. 20, 2014. His professionalism, leadership and dedication contributed to the command’s successful mission accomplishment and to the smooth and awless transition of base operations from Space and Missile Defense Command to Installation Management Command. He recently departed USAG-KA for his new assignment at Ft. Hood, Texas. Pictured at left are: USAG-KA Command Sergeant Major, Sgt. Maj. Reginald Gooden, left; Negron, center; and USAG-KA Garrison Commander, Col. Nestor Sadler.Sergeant Major earns service award *Vendors accept cash or checks only* 1 1 1 t t h A A n n u a l M M a a r s h a l l e s e T r a d e F a i r 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 Corlett Recreation Center Gym • Marshallese Handicrafts • Fish & Lobsters • Fresh Fruits & Vegetables • Jewelry &T-shirts • Lots More…


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10The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 HELP WANTEDKRS and Chugach listings for on-Island jobs are posted at: Kwajalein, Roi-Namur and Ebeye Dock Security Checkpoint locations; outside the United Travel Of ce; in the Roi Terminal/Post Of ce; at Human Resources in Building 700 and on the USAG-KA webpage under Contractor Information>KRS>Human Resources>Job Opportunities. Job listings for off-island contract positions are available at WANTEDFREE POTS/PLANTS. Call Seremay at 53550. LOSTIPOD TOUCH, black and silver. Call Eric at 52815 if found. GOLD SATIN CROSS charm, very sentimental. Reward offered. Call 54122 if found. PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES left in rental scooter. Call 51127 or 54761 if found. FOUNDBIFOCAL GLASS IN BLACK case underneath table between Reef and Palm BQs. Call Dan at 53412 during the day or 54609 evenings. PRESCRIPTION GLASSES in Ray Ban case, found Oct. 22. Contact KPD to claim. BLENDER BOTTLE and Save the Planet water bottle at the Columbus Day Run. Call Bob or Jane at 51815 to claim. FOR SALEPAPASAN CHAIR, $75; new Apple wireless keyReligious ServicesCatholic • 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Small Chapel • 9:15 a.m., Sunday, Island Memorial Chapel • Roi-Namur service, 4:45 p.m., second and fourth Friday of each month. Appointments with Fr. Vic available after dinner. Protestant • 8 a.m., Sunday, Island Memorial Chapel • 9:15-10:15 a.m., REB, Sunday School • 11 a.m., Sunday, Island Memorial Chapel • 6:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Christianity Explored, quarters 203-A (Robinson’s). • 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Roi Chapel Latter-day Saints 10 a.m., Sunday, CRC Room 3 Contact the chaplain’s of ce at 53505 for more information.board, $90; beautiful, solid pine bookshelf, $300; golf clubs, $100; blender, $50; blu-ray player, $30; new men’s Keen running shoes, size 9.5, $60; oval coffee table, $100; TV trays, $12 each; dinnerware, $25/set; hose reel with hose, $20; plants, scuba gear, home decor and much more. Call 51829. COMPLETE SERIES OF “24” on DVD, new, includes bonus series (56 discs total), bought for $155, asking $115. Call 59212. 1987 BENETEAU 432 “Kailuana,” length 43 Beam 14 Draft 5’10, new 2010 Yanmar 4JH5E, 53hp diesel, three bedroom, two heads, full galley with 4-burner stove and large fridge, major re t Nov. 2009-AprIL 2011, new electrical, three solar panels and wind generator, autopilot, new cabinetry, ooring, plumbing, upholstery and much more, $60,000 or best offer. Email or call 54203. COMMUNITY NOTICESSMALL BOAT MARINA Winter Hours begin today: Tuesday-Thursday, closed; Friday, 1-6 p.m.; Saturday-Monday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP will host a luncheon from 12:30-2 p.m., Sunday, at the REB. All women are invited. Lunch is provided. Questions? Call Jenn Anderson at 51955. THE VET’S HALL is closed Sunday for a private function. Questions? Contact Jan Abrams. THE KWAJALEIN CHILDREN’S Theater “Acting Up” presents: “The Kwajalein Style Wiz.” We Land on Kwaj Parade will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, starting in front of building 730, followed by a Meet and Greet downtown. The rst show is at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, at the MP Room. The second show is at 2 p.m., Monday, at the MP Room. Everyone is invited! Questions? Call Princess Gooden. KWAJALEIN ART GUILD is hosting the annual Holiday Art and Craft Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday, in the CRC Gym. Over 50 tables of arts, crafts and other goodies from local artists and vendors. Come enjoy this great shopping opportunity! KWAJALEIN RUNNING CLUB’S monthly Fun Run is at 5:30 p.m., Monday, at Building 805. Community and visitors welcome. Distance options are 1/2, 2 and 5 miles. Show up near the Bowling Alley entrance by 5:25 p.m. and sign in. Questions? Call Bob or Jane at 51815 or Linn and Ben at 51990. HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR is 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the CRC Gym. Come and learn about health and wellness with booths presented by: Recreation and Programs, Aetna and FCE Bene ts, Kwaj Hospital and Medical Services, ES&H, Fire Prevention, Kwajalein Running Club, Kwajalein Swim Team, Kwajalein Sports Association and Kwajalein Open Yoga Association. Fair information presented includes: Aetna representatives and Open Enrollment assistance; BMI; blood pressure screenings; breast exam education; u shots; DNR Lunch DinnerSunday Kwaj Fried Chicken Sweet/Sour Pork Eggs Benedict Thursday BBQ Spare Ribs Turkey ala King Garden Vegetable Saute Nov. 8 Meat Lasagna Veggie Lasagna Herb Chicken Breast Thursday Mongolian BBQ Teriyaki Pork Chops Garlic Chicken Friday Mini Taco Bar Country Smoked Chicken Fish Du Jour Friday Salisbury Steak Baked Ravioli Vegetarian Stir-fry Monday Meatloaf Chicken Chow Fun Quiche Lorraine Wednesday Cornish Hen Stuffed Cabbage Wild Rice Sunday Cajun Roast Beef Turkey Cordon Bleu Vegetarian Saute Monday Spaghetti Marinara/Alfredo Oriental Chicken Tuesday Grilled Chicken Breast Beef/Broccoli Stir-fry Three-Cheese Macaroni Wednesday Sirloin Steak Picante Chicken Scalloped Potatoes Tuesday Pork Loin Buffalo Chicken Wings Vegetarian Stir-fry Nov. 8 BLTs Oven Fried Chicken Szechuan Shrimp Stir-fryeducation; dental care education; re prevention education; EAP information; Accu Checks; universal medication lists; mold, Ciguatera, marine life, and lead paint education; tness demonstrations. Browse booths, gain useful information and participate in tness demonstrations. Bring a bag with you for all your freebies! For information and questions, contact Mandie at 51275. BOATER’S ORIENTATION CLASS is from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, in CRC Room 1. Cost is $40, paid in advance. Register at the Small Boat Marina during open hours of operation. 2015 HEALTH AND WELFARE KRS/CMSI/BAI Open Enrollment presentations (FCE and Aetna Representatives will be present): 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the CRC Gym at the Heath Fair; 10:3011:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the Roi Tradex Conference Room; 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, at the Elementary Coconut Room; 8-9 a.m., Thursday, at the REB. Contact the FCE Bene ts Of ce at 50939 with questions. EOD WILL BE CONDUCTING A UXO disposal operation from 8-9:30 a.m., Thursday, on the south end of Kwajalein. A safety exclusion area will be manned by SACC (KPD) and will be off-limits to all unauthorized personnel throughout the operation. Questions should be directed to the EOD of ce at 51433. TURKEY BOWL at Kwaj Lanes Bowling Center is 6-10 p.m., Nov. 8. Get a “Turkey” (3 strikes in a row) for a chance to win a prize! $2 for shoes, $2 for games. Adults only. Questions, call 51275. YOKWE YUK WOMEN’S CLUB Basket Auction will be at 7 p.m., Nov. 9, in the MP Room. This festive event will feature wine, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, live auction and raf es. Tickets are $20 and include two complimentary beverages. Tickets are sold from 10 a.m.-noon, Monday, outside the PX, or at the Mic Shop during normal business hours. This is an adult-only event. Questions? Contact Angela Ryon at 53438 or Sarah Dahl at 51376. “POKE CHOPS AND THE Other White Meat” live performances: 7 p.m., Nov. 8, at the Yacht Club; 8:30 p.m., Nov. 9, at the Vet’s Hall; 7 p.m., Nov. 10, at the Roi Rib Fest. Sponsored by the Quality of Life Committee. Questions? Call 53331. SMALL BOAT MARINA holiday hours: closed Friday; 1-6 p.m., Nov. 8; 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Nov. 9-11. AFE COMEDY TOUR presents comedian Joey Medina & Friends for an all-out Veteran’s Day comedy show at 7 p.m., Nov. 11, at the Vet’s Hall. Adults only. This is free, live entertainment provided by Armed Forces Entertainment. Questions? Call 53331. EAP CLASSES IN NOVEMBER: 5:30-7:30, Tuesday, EAP will be at the Health and Wellness Fair, visit and identify your work relationship style; Weight Management meets Thursday; ADHD group meets Nov. 13; Bariatric Surgery group meets Nov. 15 (changed due to holiday). All classes meet 4:45-5:30 p.m. in the hospital conference room unless other-Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility


11The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Thumbs up! ... to Henry McElreath, Geoff and Melina Lake, Tony Jones, Bert Ferreras, Richard Bassett and Michelle LaMoia for volunteering at the Kwaj Open the rst weekend. Henry, the food was incredible, especially those rolls! ... to Buildings and Grounds, and Pest Control for all their efforts getting the golf course ready for the Kwaj Open. Thank you for all your help! ... to Supply for providing Intranet Supply Catalogs, great customer service! ... to Tennille DeMello and the other Vet’s Hall volunteers for making the Vet’s Hall look super spooky for the Halloween party. The decorations were amazing this year! ... to “Radar Love” for putting on a super fun Halloween performance at the Vet’s Hall. Friday BLTs Italian Sandwich Sliders Sunday Roast Pork Loin Baked Chicken Eggs Florentine Thursday BLTs London Broil Macaroni and CheeseNov. 8Grilled Cheese Gobbler Salisbury Steak Onion Rings Thursday Roi Fried Chicken Meatloaf Mashed Potatoes Friday Trout Meniere Grilled Chicken Thighs Corn Bread Monday Garlic Roast Beef Chicken/Bacon/Mush. Egg Muffins WednesdayGrilled Cheese Kalua Pork Egg Foo YungSunday Chicken Schnitzel Beef Stew Green Bean Casserole Monday Chicken Marsala Jerk Style Ribs Mushroom Rice Pilaf Tuesday Stuffed Peppers Herb Roast Chicken Mashed Potatoes Wednesday Grilled Steaks Fried Fish Baked Potatoes Tuesday Sloppy Joe’s Chicken Wings Cheesy PotatoesNov. 8Southwestern Chicken Beef Tacos Fiesta RiceLunch Dinner Ready and Resilient Wellness CalendarEvents are sponsored by the Community Health Promotional Council and are free of charge to the community.wise noted. Questions? Call EAP at 55362. OPEN RECREATION EVENT: Boys Night Out is 5:30-7 p.m., Nov. 22, in the SAC room, register by Nov. 21. Register at the CYSS Central Registration Of ce by calling 52158. Questions? Contact Katrina Ellison at THERE WILL BE NO November meeting for Kwajalein Amateur Radio Club. The next meeting will be Dec. 4. Call Dennie at 53290 with questions. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND University College is waiving the application fee for the month of November! Save $50 signing up. Check us out at https:// You can email for more information or an appointment. ISLAND MEMORIAL CHAPEL’S “Bible Study Digital Library” is a media service with over 8,000 videos for kids, youth and adults to watch on any device. If you’d like an invitation to our “RightNow Media” membership (at no charge) email Pastor Kevin at: or kevin.m.wilson145. FRIENDS OF THE KWAJALEIN Public Garden: We believe that the Kwajalein Public Garden should be a bene t to the quality of life for many of our residents. In an effort to gauge community interest, we request your input about the garden. Please contact Jim or Eleanor Talich at 52849, or by email at with your input. Leave a message and tell us your name, phone number and what you think. E-TALK: While driving, if you notice a leak from your vehicle, immediately park out of the ow of traf c. Do not drive the vehicle further. In accordance with SPI 1530: “Reporting and Responding to Spill Events,” contact 9-1-1 and give details. SAFELY SPEAKING: You can easily recognize hazards when you know what the hazard symbols mean, but you still have to read the SDS to know how to protect yourself from the hazards!Caf Roi Thanks for a great season! Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2014 soccer season a huge success. It really took a lot of effort from so many different people and everyone involved did an excellent job. Thank you to Kenny Leines and Bill Williamson who volunteered to lead the of cials clinic. Their knowledge, expertise and willingness to educate and volunteer is greatly appreciated. Thanks to the Kwajalein Sports Association for helping teams ful ll their of ciating obligations and responsibilities. All the of cials did a great job maintaining the integrity of the league and making play safe and fun for everyone. A special thanks goes to Zoe Spock, who painted the awesome coconut trophies for the league winners. Finally, soccer wouldn’t have been complete without the assistance of all of our coaches and managers. Your interest, efforts and support were greatly appreciated. The success of this year’s season was all due to the efforts of everyone involved. So again, thank you so much! We could not have done it without you. Congratulations to KFC and Spartans I Women, who were this years’ champions. —Carlos Canales, Adult Athletics and Facilities Coordinator Thank You


12The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 55 Number 44 Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherYearly total: 104.74 inches Yearly deviation: +30.98 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Chance Day Skies of Rain Winds Sunday Partly Sunny 20% ENE-ESE at 5-10 knots Monday Mostly Sunny 10% E-SE at 3-8 knots Tuesday Mostly Sunny 10% NNE-ENE at 3-8 knots Wednesday Partly Sunny 30% ENE-ESE at 5-10 knots Thursday Mostly Cloudy 30% E-ESE at 3-8 knots Friday Mostly Cloudy 20% E-SE at 3-8 knots Sunrise Moonrise Low Tide High Tide Sunset Moonset Sunday 6:38 a.m. 2:34 p.m. 6:33 a.m. 0.4’ --------------------6:27 p.m. 1:57 a.m. 6:56 p.m. 0.7’ 12:57 p.m. 3.1’ Monday 6:39 a.m. 3:23 p.m. 7:31 a.m. 0.1’ 1:06 a.m. 3.5’ 6:27 p.m. 2:53 a.m. 7:56 p.m. 0.2’ 1:50 p.m. 3.6’ Tuesday 6:39 a.m. 4:13 p.m. 8:16 a.m. 0.3’ 2:02 a.m. 3.8’ 6:26 p.m. 3:48 a.m. 8:44 p.m. 0.2’ 2:33 p.m. 4.2’ Wednesday 6:39 a.m. 5:03 p.m. 8:55 a.m. 0.6’ 2:47 a.m. 4.1’ 6:26 p.m. 4:43 a.m. 9:26 p.m. 0.6’ 3:11 p.m. 4.6’ Thursday 6:39 a.m. 5:53 p.m. 9:30 a.m. 0.7’ 3:27 a.m. 4.2’ 6:26 p.m. 5:39 a.m. 10:04 p.m. 0.8’ 3:47 p.m. 4.9’ Friday 6:39 a.m. 6:45 p.m. 10:04 a.m. 0.8’ 4:04 a.m. 4.2’ 6:26 p.m. 6:35 a.m. 10:40 p.m. 0.8’ 4:21 p.m. 5.0’ Nov. 8 6:40 a.m. 7:37 p.m. 10:36 a.m. 0.7’ 4:39 a.m. 4.0’ 6:26 p.m. 7:31 a.m. 11:16 p.m. 0.7’ 4:55 p.m. 4.9’ The 2015 Health and Welfare Bene ts Open Enrollment for KRS/CMSI/BAI employees is scheduled for Tuesday through Nov. 17. This is your once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your 2015 Health and Welfare Bene ts Open Enrollment 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the Health Fair at the CRC Gym 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the Roi Tradex Conference Room 5-6 p.m., Wednesday at the Elementary School Coconut Room 8-9 a.m., Thursday, at the REBSCHEDULE Bene t Elections. Open Enrollment presentations by FCE and Aetna representatives are scheduled for KRS/CMSI/BAI eligible employees at the locations and times listed at right. 2015 Bene t information and enrollment instructions are available for you to access on the KRS HR Bene ts Intranet SharePoint site or by contacting the FCE Bene ts Of ce. Questions? Call the FCE Bene ts Of ce at 50939. Hourglass Reports The Meck Island water tests performed during second quarter FY14 showed Total Trihalomethane levels in the drinking water above the maximum contaminant level. Trihalomethanes represent a group of chemicals generally referred to as “disinfection by-products.” They are formed when chlorine is used to disinfect water to make it safe for drinking. They result from a reaction between the chlorine and naturally occurring organic compounds in the raw water. Mandatory public noti cation is required when a contaminant exceeds the MCL. Potential health effects from long term consumption of water with elevated levels of TTHM include liver and kidney problems or increased risk of cancer. However, potential short term exposure by healthy adults has not been shown to lead to adverse health effects. Potential exposures to Meck personnel can be considered short term due to the limited time the MCL has been exceeded. Installation of a granular activated carbon lter system has begun on Meck and is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2014. This GAC lter system will treat the entire Meck drinking water system to remove those naturally occurring organic compounds before the water is disinfected with chlorine, effectively reducing the resulting TTHMs to minimal levels. In the mean time, an activated carbon point-ofuse lter is installed on the tap outside the water treatment plant to lter out TTHMs and provide safe drinking and cooking water for Meck personnel from this tap only. Showering and face-washing at other locations will have no negative effects. These activities may continue at any shower or potable water tap. If you have any further questions, please contact Leigh Pinney, KRS ES&H, at 50506.Disinfection by-products in drinking water on Meck