The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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2The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 56 Number 26 Saturday, June 27, 2015 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 Associate Editor .....................Jordan Vinson Media Services Intern.................Molly Premo T his two stripe damsel sh (Dascyllus reticulatus) was photographed by Kwaj resident Shannon Paulsen off Emon Beach recently. Two stripe damsel sh are found mostly in the equatorial Paci c and live both in lagoons and along seaward reefs, residing at a maximum depth of about 50 meters. A member of the Pomacentridae family, which consists of at least 387 species of damsel sh, the two stripe damsel sh is but one of many species of damsel sh that live in the waters of the Marshall Islands. Adults prefer spending their time among branching coral heads, speci cally antler corals (Pocillopora eydouxi), and are a common sight for snorkelers and scuba divers. They are a gregarious species that often group together in schools. As benthic spawners, females deposit their eggs on rock or coral surfaces after their male counterparts prepare a nest by cleaning the rock or coral surfaces with their small mouths. During the thousands of eggsÂ’ early time Two stripe damsel sh by Shannon Paulsen. REMINDER TO ALL: COCONUT CRABS OFF LIMITS This coconut crab, photographed by USAG-KA resident Art Bennis on Roi, is one of many on USAG-KA-maintained islands that are protected by environmental standards enforced by the Army and the R.M.I. Art Bennis of development, they grow together, jutting off the surface in the shape of little tubes, and sport like black spots for developing eyes. ItÂ’s always a real treat for scuba divers who happen upon a nest of maturing damsel sh spawn, especially if they brought their cameras.


3The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 56 Number 26 The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 27, 2015 ROI RATS TIE THE KNOT USAG-KA, SEABEES RECOGNIZE RMI APPRENTICESTOP: DJ and JoDanna Castle with the wedding party. From left to right: Victoria Cameron, Carol Golby-Saunders, the Castles, Gene Little eld and Sandra Garrison. BOTTOM: The newlyweds admire the stunning three-tier wedding cake cooked up by Kwaj resident Glen McClellan for the coupleÂ’s wedding party. Thomas Langrine, second from right, is honored by USAG-KA Command sta and members of CCAD-Marshall Islands Wednesday. Langrine was one of six young men from Ebeye who successfully completed the CCAD-Marshall Islands Apprenticeship program, boosting the groupÂ’s construction skills and future job prospects. They were recognized by USAG-KA Command Sgt. Maj. Reginald Gooden, left, Commander Col. Nestor Sadler, and Navy Seabee BU1 Brantly Honeycutt, right. Jim Bennett and Jordan Vinson Jordan Vinson


4The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 56 Number 26 Saturday, June 27, 2015 ENNUBIRR ANGLERS TAKE TOURNEY PRIZETOP: Team Tequila Sunrise celebrates their winning 45.2-pound yellow n catch at the Roi Small Boat Marina June 14. BOTTOM: Team JoDanna and the Reel Men show o their 4.4-pound yellow n. From Laura Pasquarella-Swain RMi looks to Fiji to help country lessen imports Nauru government accused of veering from democracy World Bank approves cash for disaster preparedness in several Paci c island countries


5The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 56 Number 26 The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 27, 2015 iroijlaplap loeak S IMPL Y e information for this manit minute was obtained from the Marshallese Cultural Center on KwajaleinFrom the Marshallese Cultural Center


6The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 56 Number 26 Saturday, June 27, 2015 Lunch DinnerSunday Sweet and sour pork Cheeseburger casserole Eggs benedict Thursday Braised short ribs Chicken breast Mac and cheese July 4 Malibu chick. sandwich Baked tuna casserole Oven-roasted potatoes Thursday Roasted turkey Sage stuffing Chicken fried steak Friday Pot roast Fish du jour Boiled potatoes Friday Hamburger bonanza Sauteed chicken breast Rice pilaf Monday Spaghetti Chicken alfredo Garlic bread Wednesday Sloppy joes Pork pot roast Roasted potatoes Monday Cajun beef saute Rice pilaf Buffalo chicken Sunday Baked wrapped porkloin Chicken ala king Steamed red potatoes Tuesday Fried chicken Meatloaf Mashed potatoes Wednesday Grilled top sirloin Chicken cordon bleu Baked potatoes Tuesday Beef, veggie stir-fry Breaded chicken Vegetarian beans July 4 Beef pad thai General Tso’s chicken Chinese fried riceCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility Religious 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 p.m., Thursday, Christianity Explored, quarters 203-A (Robinson’s). • 6:30 p.m., 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 WANTED FOUND FOR SALE COMMUNITY NOTICES


7The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 56 Number 26 The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 27, 2015 FridayChicken cacciatore Italian baked fish Zucchini-mozz pattiesSunday Cornish hens Hamburger steak Au gratin potatoes Thursday Chicken sandwich Beef stroganoff Tofu stir-fryJuly 4 Egg and cheese sand. French fries Onion ringsThursday Fried chicken London broil Mashed potatoes Friday Salmon cakes Italian sausage hoagies Potatoes O’Brien MondayRoasted pork loin Grilled chicken strips Southern benedictWednesdayMonte cristo sandwich Pork chops Stir-fry veggiesSunday Beef enchiladas Chick. chimichangas Borrocho beans Monday Roasted turkey Beef stew Stuffing Tuesday Kalua pork Baked fish Veggie fried rice Wednesday Charcoal-grilled steak Broiled huli huli chick. Baked potatoes TuesdayJamaican patties Southwestern dry rub Corn on the cob July 4 BBQ spare ribs Baked beans Corn on the cobLunch DinnerCaf Roi Events are sponsored by the Community Health Promotional Council and are free of charge to the community. ... to everyone who helped prepare for the Summer Reading Program: Pattie Alejandro, Ariana and Aiden Alejandro, Ashley and Allison Homuth, Phaylina Taganas, Megan Sok, Daisy Wiltrout, and Denice Phillips. Youve made this years program spectacular! ... to my pack out crew of Jr., James, Willie, DavidLee, Bokbwij, and Johnny. Your e ciency, smooth team work, and care of my personal items as you packed me out was greatly appreciated. umbs up to Cindy Yost for insuring that all my pre-pack out details were in order and for giving useful tips on how to make my pack out go smoothly. A U.S. Embassy consular from Majuro will be on USAG-KA and Ebeye to provide passport services July 9-13 for U.S. citizens. If you require a new passport or need to renew your current passport, please visit the following locations during the noted dates and times. Ebeye July 9, 3:30-6 p.m. at the Kwajalein Atoll Local Government (KALGOV) Conference Room Kwajalein July 10, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at USAG-KA-HQ Building 730, Room 135 (Small Conference Room) July 11, 8 a.m.-noon at USAG-KA-HQ Building 730, Room 135 (Small Conference Room) Passport services will be on a rst-come rst-serve basis. Please come prepared and with the completed appropriate paperwork, a passport photo if one is required, and cash or money order if necessary. If you have other questions besides passport processing, such as social security applications, adoptions, voting, etc., please address those to the agent as well. Please contact the Host Nation Of ce at 52103 or 55325 if you have any questions.Passport and other U.S. Citizen Services Are you a member of a private or public club or organization on the garrison? Want to submit a column to the Hourglass regarding your organization’s acitivites? Contact the Hourglass staff via email or call 52114. usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.


8The Kwajalein Hourglass The Kwajalein Hourglass Volume 56 Number 26 Saturday, June 27, 2015 Sunrise Moonrise Low Tide High Tide Sunset Moonset Sunday 6:33 a.m. 3:38 p.m. 7:52 a.m. 0.7Â’ 1:26 a.m. 3.3Â’ 7:11 p.m. 2:56 a.m. 7:45 p.m. 0.4Â’ 1:45 p.m. 2.8Â’ Monday 6:34 a.m. 4:29 p.m. 8:40 a.m. 0.3Â’ 2:14 a.m. 3.7Â’ 7:11 p.m. 3:43 a.m. 8:30 p.m. 0.2Â’ 2:35 p.m. 3.0Â’ Tuesday 6:34 a.m. 5:23 p.m. 9:21 a.m. -0.1Â’ 2:55 a.m. 4.1Â’ 7:11 p.m. 4:32 a.m. 9:12 p.m. -0.1 3:18 p.m. 3.3Â’ Wednesday 6:34 a.m. 6:19 p.m. 10 a.m. -0.4Â’ 3:35 a.m. 4.4Â’ 7:12 p.m. 5:25 a.m. 9:52 p.m. -0.4Â’ 3:59 p.m. 3.5Â’ Thursday 6:34 a.m. 7:15 p.m. 10:39 a.m. -0.7Â’ 4:13 a.m. 4.7Â’ 7:12 p.m. 6:21 a.m. 10:31 p.m. -0.5Â’ 4:38 p.m. 3.7Â’ Friday 6:35 a.m. 8:10 p.m. 11:17 a.m. -0.8Â’ 4:52 a.m. 4.9Â’ 7:12 p.m. 7:19 a.m. 11:11 p.m. -0.5Â’ 5:17 p.m. 3.8Â’ July 4 6:35 a.m. 9:05 p.m. 11:56 a.m. -0.8Â’ 5:31 a.m. 4.9Â’ 7:12 p.m. 8:17 a.m. 11:52 p.m. -0.5Â’ 5;58 p.m. 3.8Â’ WeatherCourtesy of RTS WeatherYearly rainfall total: 62.92 inches Yearly rainfall deviation: +32.94 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Chance Day Skies of Rain Winds Sunday Mostly Cloudy 30% NE-E at 6-11 knots Monday Mostly Cloudy 20% NE-ENE at 5-10 knots Tuesday Partly Sunny 15% ENE-ESE at 7-12 knots Wednesday Partly Sunny 10% ENE-ESE at 8-13 knots Thursday Partly Sunny 20% NE-E at 9-14 knots Friday Mostly Sunny 10% ENE-ESE at 7-12 knots DISPATCH FROM ROI From Jordan Vinson From Holly Botes From Laura Pasquarella-Swain