The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein Aroll, Marshall Islands
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K w a j a l e i n r e s i d e n t H e a t h e r A r d r e y r i g h t b u y s b a n a n a s Kwajalein resident Heather Ardrey, right, buys bananas a n d l i m e s f r o m a n R M I v e n d o r d u r i n g t h e 1 2 t h a n n u a l and limes from an R.M.I. vendor during the 12th annual M a r s h a l l e s e T r a d e F a i r S u n d a y F o r m o r e s e e p a g e 3 Marshallese Trade Fair Sunday. For more, see page 3. J o r d a n V i n s o n Jordan Vinson T H I S THIS W E E K WEEK M A S S C A S U A L T Y MASS CASUALTY L A K W A J P 4 LA KWAJ, P 4. D R I L L T E S T S K F D DRILL TESTS KFD, H O S P I T A L P 5 HOSPITAL, P 5. J A C K O Â’ L A N T E R N S JACK-OÂ’-LANTERNS R E T U R N S P 3 RETURNS, P 3. T R A D E F A I R TRADE FAIR


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, October 31, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 44 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. Michael Larsen Garrison CSM..............Command Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings Public Affairs Of cer ................Nikki Maxwell Managing Editor .....................Jordan Vinson Media Services Intern........Colleen Ferguson U OF THE WEEKHERO On behalf of Col. Michael Larsen, thank you for your support and help making the 12th Annual Marshallese Trade Fair a success! The vendors appreciated your patronage and the respect you showed for their traditions and craftsmanship. Kim YarnesThank You! Check out daily news and community updates on the of cial U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook command information questions, please contact Public Affairs at 54848.


3The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, October 31, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 44 TRADE FAIR CONNECTSMARSHALLESE BUSINESS WITH KWAJ CONSUMERS V CLOCKWISE FROM TOP-LEFT: Laban Konelios, of the Marshall Islands Ministry of Resources and Development, inaugurates the trade fair with a short speech. Within 20 minutes of opening, the CRC becomes packed with customers looking for items to use themselves and to send out as gifts during the holiday season. Kwaj residents shop for Japanese glass balls, fruits and handicrafts. Sta with the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority load fresh octopus into bags for customers. A handicrafts salesperson displays dozens of Marshallese handicrafts, from baskets and mats to wall decorations and tree ornaments. Christina Sylvester takes advantage of the event to buy a large handwoven oor mat.


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, October 31, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 44 Colleen FergusonCourtesy of Dan and Karen SimasKIDS GET SPOOKEDJACK-OÂ’-LANTERNS LA KWAJALEIN K T BEST OVERALL: Dan and Karen Simas SECOND OVERALL BEST: Sam and Melissa Engelhard THIRD OVERALL BEST: Amy LaCost and Sean Hepler MOST ORIGINAL: Dan and Karen Simas SCARIEST: Galbraith family FUNNIEST: T ommy, Angela and Emily Ryon Dan Simas puts the nishing touches on his and Karen SimasÂ’ underwater jack-oÂ’-lantern. The two won rst place in the Kwajalein Scuba ClubÂ’s annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Sunday. They also took the prize for the most original entry. TOP: Katie OÂ’Rourke, dolled up as a wicked witch, participates in the Halloween Carnival Sunday. Bottom: Kwaj Kids take part in a pumpkin walk outside the Youth Center.


5The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, October 31, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 44 Colleen Ferguson Kevin Chalmers, Jordan VinsonSENIORS ACHIEVE MILESTONEDRILL TESTS KFD, HOSPITAL T U CLOCKWISE FROM TOP-RIGHT: Kwajalein Fire Department rst responders hand o a patient to Kwajalein Hospital sta during the mass casualty drill Oct. 23. Dr. Paulette Galbraith assesses a patientÂ’s injuries. Dr. Craig Sha er stabilizes a patient during the drill. Sta rush a patient into an emergency room.


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, October 31, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 44 Lunch DinnerSunday Sauteed beef tips Citrus pork ribs Mashed potatoes ThursdayBBQ spare ribs Turkey wraps Potatoes romanoffNov. 7Lasagna Herb baked chicken Garlic toastThursday Mongolian BBQ Night Garlic marinated chick. Veggie egg foo young FridayTaco bar Chicken quesadillas Refried beansFridaySalisbury steak Fish du jour Parslied potatoesMondayBeef pot pie Chicken cacciatore Quiche lorraineWednesday Honey roast chicken Stuffed cabbage Brown rice pilaf Monday Spaghetti Chicken alfredo Garlic bread Sunday Fried chicken Meatloaf Roasted potatoes Tuesday Grilled chicken Beef broccoli stir-fry Three cheese macaroni Wednesday Grilled top sirloin Picante chicken Baked potatoes Tuesday French dip sandwich Fish sandwich Wings of fire Nov. 7Chicken fried steak Mashed potatoes Seafood gumboCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility Catholic • 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 available after dinner. Protestant • 11 a.m., Sunday, Island Memorial Chapel • 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 COMMUNITY NOTICES *MENU CURRENT AS OF OCT. 29 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS RELIGIOUS SERVICES COMMANDER’S HOTLINEHave something the USAG-KA commander should know about? Call the COMMANDER’S HOTLINE at 51098! The Bowling center will be open 4-8:30 p.m. Nov. 10, and veterans bowl for free. Also, Kwaj and Roi Small Boat Marinas will be open 1-6 p.m., Nov. 11. Rental fees will be waived for vets; fuel costs still apply. Thanks for your service! HEY VETS!


7The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, October 31, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 44 Friday Down Home Night Fried fish Baked beans Sunday Roast pork loin Chicken breast Eggs a la lucio Thursday Veggie quesadilla Roasted pork butt Parslied potatoesNov. 7Chicken fajita wrap Hamburger steak Broccoli casserole Thursday Fried chicken Stuffed peppers Mashed potatoes Friday Grilled cheese Country meatloaf Tofu stir-fry Monday Lemon baked chicken Fish, egg, cheese sand. Stewed okra WednesdayChicken turnover Beef stroganoff NoodlesSunday Italian meatballs Fish casino Marinara pasta Monday Korean beef steak Chicken adobo Brown rice stir-fry Tuesday Beef tamale Chicken enchilada cass. Refried beans Wednesday Carved roast beef Chicken pot pie Corn on the cob Tuesday Ham and cheese sand. Roast turkey StuffingNov. 7Stir-fry beef Chinese spiced chicken Veggie fried riceLunch DinnerCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF OCT. 29Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact InformationChief Warrant Of cer 4 Sharnta’ Adams SHARP Victim Advocate Work: 805 355 2139 Home: 805 355 3565 USAG-KA SHARP Pager: 805 355 3243/3242/3241/0100 USAG-KA SHARP VA Local Help Line: 805 355 2758 DOD SAFE Helpline: 877 995 5247 WEATHERCourtesy of RTS WeatherYearly rainfall total: 117.09 inches Yearly rainfall deviation: +43.71 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Mostly Sunny 10% NE-E at 7-12 knots Monday Mostly Sunny 10% NE-ENE at 9-14 knots Tuesday Mostly Sunny 10% ENE at 8-13 knots Wednesday Mostly Sunny 10% ENE at 9-14 knots Thursday Mostly Sunny 10% NE-ENE at 8-13 knots Friday Mostly Sunny 10% ENE at 8-13 knots Rain Winds Sky Day Sunrise Moonrise Low Tide High Tide Sunset Moonset Sunday 6:38 a.m. 10:57 p.m. 12:58 a.m. -0.1’ 6:54 a.m. 3.1’ 6:27 p.m. 10:53 a.m. 12:44 p.m. 0.2’ 7:10 p.m. 3.9’ Monday 6:38 a.m. 11:50 p.m. 1:44 a.m. 0.3’ 7:39 a.m. 2.6’ 6:27 p.m. 11:45 a.m. 1:23 p.m. 0.7’ 7:56 p.m. 3.3’ Tuesday 6:38 a.m. --------------2:44 a.m. 0.8’ 8:43 a.m. 2.3’ 6:27 p.m. 12:24 p.m. 2:18 p.m. 1.2’ 9:04 p.m. 2.9’ Wednesday 6:39 a.m. 12:40 a.m. 4:20 a.m. 1.0’ 10:49 a.m. 2.1’ 6:27 p.m. 1:19 p.m. 4:18 p.m. 1.5’ 11 p.m. 2.6’ Thursday 6:39 a.m. 1:28 a.m. 6:10 a.m. 1.0’ 12:43 p.m. 2.4’ 6:26 p.m. 2:02 p.m. 6:29 p.m. 1.3’ -------------------Friday 6:39 a.m. 2:15 a.m. 7:12 a.m. 0.7’ 12:37 a.m. 2.8’ 6:26 p.m. 2:43 p.m. 7:33 p.m. 1.0’ 1:35 p.m. 2.8’ Nov. 7 6:39 a.m. 3 a.m. 7:51 a.m. 0.4’ 1:33 a.m. 3.0’ 6:26 p.m. 3:24 p.m. 8:14 p.m. 0.6’ 2:09 p.m. 3.3’Thumbs up to Command and the rest of the team that repaired the pot holes on Lagoon Road. It is both impressive and comforting to see such a prompt response to a concern raised at the town hall meeting last week. Bravo! —The Prudences Thumbs up to all the organizations and groups that helped us make the annual Kwajalein Sports Association Zombie Run a blast! KSA would like to thank the following for all your hard work: AAFES, San Juan Construction, Fire Dept., Ryan Brocksmith & make-up crew, CYS, Community Activities, Check in crew, McGlinns, Hospital staff, Airport staff, Kwajalein Swim Team, Kwajalein Yacht Club, Kwajalein Scuba Club, Education Dept., KRS Management, Gary LaRose, Seabees, Command, Ocean Rd. residents, Cathy Furgeson, IT Dept, Drivers, Transportation Dept., Community Volunteers, Addison Cossey, Patrick Ward and Stan Jazwinski. —KSA THUMBS UP Want to thank an awesome community member here? Send an email to the Hourglass editor at jordan.m.vinson3.ctr@ mail.milCheck out USAG-KA’s new website for garrison and community news, links to each directorate and other helpful information. Have thoughts or suggestions? Send them to the USAG-KA Public Affairs Of ce at


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, October 31, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 44 During multiple inspections of facilities we have found numerous electrical and consolidation panels either blocked, open or both. The following are the minimum requirements that are expected to be observed. BREAKER AND ISOLATION PANELS KWAJ SOCCER RESULTS LAST WEEKOctober 20 KFC def. Spartans II 6-2 October 21 Spartans I def. KAT 1-0 for championship win October 22 Spartans I def. FC Swell 3-1 Spartans II tied Garrison Beast 3-3 October 23 KFC def. Spartans I 2-0 FC Swell def. Kwaj Rejects 6-2 October 24 Garrison Beast tied Kwaj Rejects 2-2 2016 BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR APPLICABLE KWAJALEIN AND ROI RESIDENTS IS SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 3-16. Need help signing up? Attend a question-and-answer session with FCE and Aetna reps at one of the following dates and locations.10:30-11:30 a.m., Nov. 4, at the TRADEX Conference Room on Roi 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nov. 4, in CRC Room 1 on Kwaj 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nov. 4, in the CRC Gym during the CA Health FairQuestions? Call the FCE Bene ts Of ce at 50939 or 51071.