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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"U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands."

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M a r k a n d T a r a h Y u r o v c h a k a n d Mark and Tarah Yurovchak and f r i e n d s p a r t i c i p a t e i n a n e p i c n a t i v i t y friends participate in an epic nativity s c e n e d u r i n g t h e K w a j a l e i n L i g h t U p scene during the Kwajalein Light Up t h e N i g h t e v e n t D e c 1 2 the Night event Dec. 12. C o l l e e n F u r g e s o n Colleen Furgeson T H I S W E E K THIS WEEK B E H I N D T H E B I G G E S T C O N S T R U C T I O N BEHIND THE BIGGEST CONSTRUCTION B U I L D S O N K W A J P 4 BUILDS ON KWAJ, P. 4. M E E T T H E F O L K S MEET THE FOLKS T O U S A G K A R E S I D E N T S P 2 TO USAG-KA RESIDENTS, P. 2. O P M R E A C H E S O U T OPM REACHES OUT


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, December 19, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 51 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 Furgeson OPM REACHES OUT TO USAG-KA RESIDENTS IMPACTED BY HACK T HEROES OF THE WEEK U From Colleen Furgeson


3The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, December 19, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 51 Colleen FurgesonMelissa Engelhard Danielle Rivera, left, and Caleigh Yurovchak prepare Spartan Expresso drinks for event goers Dec. 12 at the Kwajalein Jr./Sr. High School MultiPurpose Room. Mason Aljure, left, and Scott England sip down some Spartan Expresso drinks during the event. RTS Range Director Lt. Col. Humberto Jones, left, and USAG-KA Command Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings, right, congratulate Master Sgt. Kenneth Green on his selection for the Sergeants Major Academy Dec. 12.KWAJ RESIDENTS COMPETE DURING HOLIDAY DECORATION CONTESTGREEN GOING TO SGM ACADEMYR MELISSA ENGELHARD K T THE SYMBOLISM BEHIND THE MARSHALLESE FLAG


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, December 19, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 51 Charles Williamson Steve and Lani Hergenreder Jason Popevis David ShassetzTHE MEN AND WOMENBEHIND KWAJALEIN’S BIGGEST CONSTRUCTION BUILDS— PART 1CHARLES WILLIAMSON DAVID SHASSETZ STEVE AND LANI HERGENREDER JASON POPEVIS They’re welders, carpenters, safety o cers, construction managers, mechanics and administrative personnel. They’re shermen, fathers, mothers, scuba divers and snorkelers. They’re the newest addition to the U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll family, and they’re the peop le behind the most important construction projects on Kwajalein right now, from the Space Fence sensor facility to the massive Building 602 projec t. During an evening bike ride down to the Space Fence Living Quarters areas at Camp Hamilton and Coral Sands, here are just a few of the interestin g folks you’ll meet. Jordan Vinson


5The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, December 19, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 51 KWAJALEIN JR./SR. HIGH SCHOOL FIRST QUARTER HONOR ROLL HIGH HONOR ROLL 3.6667 AND UPHONOR ROLL 3.5-3.6666MERIT ROLL 3.0-3.49Addison Cossey Allison Hibberts Wyatt Jones Christine Abragan Grant Day III DeVante Floor Leah Lokeijak Aidan Alejandro Abigail Bishop Jensyn Cole Ian Galbraith Allison Homuth Cameron Jones Mackenzie Cooperrider Graeson Cossey Humberto Jones Meghan Day William Beguhn* Zachariah Jones Maegan Aljure Alyssa England Hunter Gray Ashley Homuth Yuto Kaneko None Chelsea Engelhard omas Greene Dash Alfred None Mackenzie Gowans Alexander Hromiak Aiden Mitchell None Ariana Alejandro Mesko Alfred Wayland Sanborn Diamond Calep Colleen Furgeson Claire Stepchew Romalin Maika Janalynn Reimers Pania Alfred Rickiana Andrew Angeline Kelley Travis Ropella Charlotte Jack Marina Lojkar Iolani Anjolok Ayele Corder Hannah Finley Bronwyn Galbraith Danielle Rivera David Sholar Matthew Nash Erin Waite Caleigh Yurovchak Truman Kohler Jacob Larsen Auguston Lelet Megan Sok Reilly Teigen Garrett Day Christian Kirk Tyler Waite Ryan Marie Larsen Madeline Teigen Kathryn Montgomery Kathleen ORourke Julia Sholar Minnie Snoddy Abbie Warren John Tippetts Allison Tomas Nathaniel Sakaio Kaya Sylvester Carlon Zackhras Harley McMahan Jacilynn Nam Kenneth Green Amanda Lescalleet Alexander Waite Abigail Whatcott Makena Moseley Amber TippettsTWELFTH GRADETWELFTH GRADETWELFTH GRADE ELEVENTH GRADEELEVENTH GRADEELEVENTH GRADE TENTH GRADETENTH GRADETENTH GRADE NINTH GRADENINTH GRADENINTH GRADE EIGHTH GRADEEIGHTH GRADEEIGHTH GRADE SEVENTH GRADESEVENTH GRADESEVENTH GRADE = 4.0 or upYOKWESTEVE MUNSON Jordan Vinson


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, December 19, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 51 Lunch DinnerSunday Chicken w/ salsa Nacho beef Spanish rice ThursdayPicadillo Cubano Jerk chicken Red beans w/ riceDec. 26Pizza Vegetable medleyThursday Pork adobo Chicken stir-fry Parslied steamed potatoes FridayCHRISTMAS DINNERFridayLimited menuMondayMemphis spare ribs Blackened chicken Quiche lorraineWednesday Grilled cheese sand. Baked meatloaf BBQ chicken Monday Sliced roast beef Spicy tofu w/ vegetables Mashed potatoes Sunday BBQ chicken Mac and cheese Beef stew Tuesday Lasagna Cacciatore Garlic bread Wednesday Flank steak Garlic roast chicken Scalloped potatoes Tuesday Fried chicken Braised steak w/ peppers Corn bread Dec. 26Chicken nuggets Corn bread Egg noodlesCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility HELP WANTED COMMUNITY NOTICES *MENU CURRENT AS OF DEC. 18 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS Automotive Services is once again proud to offer a package delivery service at the Post Of ce through Dec. 24. Delivery van and elves will be available at the Post Of ce AUTO ELVES AT YOUR SERVICEduring all package pick up window hours. You must sign for the number of boxes being loaded on the van and be available at your quarters to sign for and receive your packages. The drivers will not be authorized to leave packages unattended at your quarters. — Your friends at Automotive Services


7The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, December 19, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 51 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. COMMANDERÂ’S HOTLINEHave something the USAG-KA commander should know about? CALL THE COMMANDERÂ’S HOTLINE AT 51098! Friday Limited menu Sunday Roast pork loin Baked chicken Egg florentine Thursday Tuna melt Hamburger steak Mac and cheeseDec. 26Roast beef w/ swiss Roast pork Cous cous Thursday Fried chicken Meatloaf Mashed potatoes Friday CHRISTMAS DINNER Monday Garlic roast beef Chicken w/ bacon Egg muffins WednesdayGrilled cheese Pork pimento Egg foo youngSunday Chicken fried chicken Beef stew Green bean casserole Monday Chicken marsala Jerk style spare ribs Mushroom rice pilaf Tuesday Pork chop Herb roast chicken Mashed potatoes Wednesday Steak Fried fish Baked potatoes Tuesday Sloppy joes Chicken strips Cheesy potatoesDec. 26Southwestern chicken Fish tacos Fiesta riceLunch DinnerCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF DEC. 18Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact InformationChief Warrant Of cer 4 SharntaÂ’ 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: 129.86 inches Yearly rainfall deviation: +40.07 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Partly sunny <10% ENE-ESE at 4-9 knots Monday Partly sunny 15% NE-ENE at 4-9 knots Tuesday Partly sunny 10% NE-ENE at 9-14 knots Wednesday Partly Sunny 10% NE-E at 11-16 knots Thursday Partly sunny 15% NE-E at 11-16 knots Friday Partly sunny 10% NE-E at 12-17 knots Rain Winds Sky Day Sunrise Moonrise High Tide Low Tide Sunset Moonset Sunday 6:58 a.m. 1:58 p.m. 11:56 a.m. 3.2Â’ 5:16 a.m. 0.5Â’ 6:35 p.m. 1:35 a.m. ---------------------6:13 p.m. 0.9Â’ Monday 6:58 a.m. 2:48 p.m. 12:14 a.m. 3.0Â’ 6:34 a.m. 0.4Â’ 6:35 p.m. 2:31 a.m. 1:10 p.m. 3.6Â’ 7:33 p.m. 0.5Â’ Tuesday 6:59 a.m. 3:40 p.m. 1:30 a.m. 3.1Â’ 7:36 a.m. 0.1Â’ 6:36 p.m. 3:27 a.m. 2:07 p.m. 4.0Â’ 8:32 p.m. 0.1Â’ Wednesday 6:59 a.m. 4:34 p.m. 2:29 a.m. 3.3Â’ 8:28 a.m. -0.1Â’ 6:36 p.m. 4:25 a.m. 2:54 p.m. 4.5Â’ 9:20 p.m. -0.3Â’ Thursday 7 a.m. 5:30 p.m. 3:17 a.m. 3.5Â’ 9:12 a.m. -0.4Â’ 6:37 p.m. 5:23 a.m. 3:36 p.m. 4.7Â’ 10:02 p.m. -0.6Â’ Friday 7 a.m. 6:27 p.m. 4 a.m. 3.7Â’ 9:53 a.m. -0.5Â’ 6:37 p.m. 6:21 a.m. 4:15 p.m. 4.9Â’ 10:41 p.m. -0.7Â’ Dec. 26 7:01 a.m. 7:23 p.m. 4:38 a.m. 3.7Â’ 10:31 a.m. -0.5Â’ 6:38 p.m. 7:18 a.m. 4:51 p.m. 4.9Â’ 11:17 p.m. -0.8Â’


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, December 19, 2015 / Volume 56 Number 51 Congrats to The Replacements for their stellar performance during the Autumn 2015 Bowling League. They took the championship title Dec. 9 on Kwaj. Thompson TarwojTHUMBS UP Thank you to the awesome Chugach packing and shipping crew who helped us during our PCS pack out. Our move to New Mexico was absolutely perfect thanks to you guys! There was no damage, and our shipment arrived earlier than expected. We appreciate the good service and careful attention to our items. —Kommol tata, Mac and Judy McGuire USAG-KA SPORTSVolleyball DECEMBER 810th Grade def. Black Attack 25-12/19-25/15-6 Little Giants def. Kwaj Rejects 25-15/23-25/15-7 431 def. RTS 25-16/25-20 Los Chingones def. Sets OTB 25-23/25-10DECEMBER 910th Grade def. Jr. High 3 25-11/25-18 Jr. High 2 def. White Lightning 25-20/14-25/15-6 Spartans def. Corder Pounder 23-25/25-20/15-12 School ‘Em def. Set It & Forget It 25-14/25-13DECEMBER 10Little Giants def. 431 25-15/25-18 Los Chingones def. RTS 25-20/22-25/15-5 Sets OTB def. Kwaj Rejects 25-18/25-19DECEMBER 11Jr. High 2 def. Jr. High 3 25-12/25-16 Set I&FI def. Corder Pounder 25-17/15-25/15-10 School ‘Em def. Spartans 25-22/25-16DECEMBER 15White Lightning def. Jr. High 3 24-26/25-19/15-11 Sets OTB def. Los Chingones 24-26/25-22/15-12 431 def. RTS 25-19/22-25/15-12SCHOOL LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Posers 5 1 TR16E 4 1 10th Grade 4 1 Black Attack 3 3 Jr. High 2 2 3 White Lightning 1 4 Jr. High 3 0 6A LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Spartans 6 2 Set It & Forget It 4 4 School ‘Em 2 4 Corder Pounder 2 6B LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Little Giants 9 0 Kwaj Rejects 5 4 431 5 4 Los Chingones 4 5 RTS 2 7 Sets on the Beach 2 7 Kwajalein Emon Lifeguard CRC Bowling Center Golf Course Country Club Hobby Shop Library Family Pool Small Boat Marina Surfway Surfside Salon Sunrise Bakery Ocean View Club Post Office AAFES Express AAFES Pxtra Food Court American Eatery Community Bank Theaters FCE Benefits OfficeDec. 2412:30-3:30 p.m. 4-9 p.m. Closed Sunrise to sunset Closed 1-5 p.m. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Closed for cleaning Closed 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Regular hours 6 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 4:30-11 p.m. 3-6 p.m. 10-4 p.m. 10-4 p.m. *Check facility *Check facility Open until 1 p.m. -----------------------7:30-11:30 a.m.Dec. 25Buddy system Closed Closed Sunrise to sunset Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed *Check facility *Check facility Closed ------------------------ClosedDec. 2612:30-3:30 p.m. 4-9 p.m. Closed Sunrise to sunset 4:30-7:30 p.m. 1-6 p.m. Closed 1-6 p.m. Regular hours Closed Regular hours Closed 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Closed Regular hours Regular hours *Check facility *Check facility *Check facility Regular hours ClosedCHRISTMAS HOLIDAY HOURS11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular hours 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m 5:30-9 p.m. 5:30 p.m.-midnight *Check facility Regular schedule Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Regular schedule Regular hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Regular hours 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m 5:30-10 p.m. 5:30 p.m.-midnight *Check facility Regular scheduleRoi-NamurAAFES Express Small Boat Marina Third Island Store Outrigger Snack Bar Outrigger Bar Post Office Salon