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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1552-POUNDER CAUGHT SNAKE PIT UNEARTHED BY KWAJ FISHERMEN P 2 AT OCEAN VIEW CLUB P 6 LINKED TO MALE APPEALPGS 4-5MISSILE BURGERTHIS WEEK Jos Rubio lures the ladies with the help of a fresh-off-the grill Missile Burger own down to Kwajalein from the Roi Outrigger Bar and Grill. A new study released this week explains the link between femalesÂ’ attraction to men who regularly eat Missile Burgers. Jordan Vinson


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14 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 Associate Editor .......................Cari Dellinger Media Services Intern........Colleen Furgeson1,552-POUND YELLOWFIN CAUGHT U.S. Army photo by Cari Dellinger DONÂ’T FORGET: WE ARE IN A DROUGHT. ONLY WATER YOUR PLANTS OR YARD FOR 30 MINUTES EVERY OTHER DAY. A Kwajalein shing crew caught A crew of Kwaj shermen celebrate the immense 1,552-pound yellow n they caught o the south of Kwajalein, March 29. From left: Tony Janoski, Jimmy Severson, Dax Mitchell and Steve Young.


3The Kwajalein HourglassFriday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14 U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson and Cari DellingerTRAFFIC LIGHT INSTALLED AT LAGOON ROAD AND SIXTH STREET KwajaleinÂ’s Department Kwajalein residents mind the new tra c light installation at the corner of Lagoon Road and Sixth Street, March 29. The installation project is the rst of several to come to Kwajalein and Roi, community leaders announced this week. 6th StreetLagoon


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14 STUDY: LINK BETWEEN MEN’S MISSILE BURGER CONSUMPTION AND FEMALE ATTRACTIONIn a new paper published SEE “STUDY” ON P. 5


5The Kwajalein HourglassFriday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14 JORDAN’S RUSTMAN TIPSWe’re nearing that magical time of year W 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9“STUDY” FROM P. 4 a r National Cancer Institute photo by Renee Comet


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14SNAKE PIT UNEARTHED AT OCEAN VIEW CLUB A routine maintenance construction job BIRDS OF PREYFLOWN IN TO SOLVE ROI RAT PROBLEMOf cials from U.S. wildlife conservation agencies U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson A 25-feet-deep snake pit lies unearthed in the middle of the Ocean View Club dance oor yesterday. It was inadvertently exposed by a construction crew working on the oor.


7The Kwajalein HourglassFriday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14THUMBS UP Thumbs Up to Portuguese Man O’ War washing up on Kwajalein. Your sting may be painful, but at least I get the beach all to myself. —Ray Tanner Thumbs Up to the Easter Bunny helpers for their support at the annual Community Activities Easter Egg hunt. Thanks to Caleigh Yurovchak, Megan Sok, Arianna Alejandro, Erin Waite, Colleen Furgeson, Addison Cossey, Aiden Alejandro, Bronwyn Galbraith and Chelsea Engelhard. —Midori Hobbs Thumbs Up to all the beer drinkers who recycle their empty bottles in the ocean. Because of you, I can always Want to thank an awesome community member here? Send an email to the Hourglass at count on nding cool sea glass at Glass Beach. Cheers! —Heine Ken Thumps Up to all the residents who leave unwanted scuba gear hanging out for people to pick up from their back porches. I’m surprised at how many people have all this nice gear that they don’t want anymore. I’ve assembled quite an arsenal of high-end BCDs, regulators, ns and more. Never seen more generous people. — Rob S. FRESH KWAJGROWN AVOCADOSUNLIMITED SUPPLY CALL NADROJ AT 5-5555 ¡FREE! Fir002 Wikimedia commons image. GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2WATER PLANT GETS CREATIVE Water Plant staff on Kwajalein Courtesy of Ruben the Cat HERO OF THE WEEK U


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14 Roi-NamurÂ’s oldest American white pelican, Lomalo, proudly suns himself near the Namur jungle after catching his lunch from the lagoon. Indy Racing League pros prep for the 2016 Roi-Namur Grand Prix March 27 south of Dyess Army Air eld on Roi Island. SUBMISSIONS: DISPATCH FROM ROI-NAMUR Roi rat Cornelis Smedley braves the unexpected frigid weather to record the temperature outside Ratak BQ April 1. A cardinal rests on a tree branch during a snowy March 31 afternoon.


9The Kwajalein HourglassFriday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14Skydiving enthusiasts Ray and Bethany Arsenault embrace after their successful 13,500 freefall over Kwajalein, March 17. Emily Ryon shows o her impressive climbing skills at Kwaj Wall, a new outdoor climbing structure provided by QOL. Say cheese....The Zamperini Dining Facility shows o their udderly-cool new cheese cart featuring 20 di erent cheeses daily. Sound techs prep the stage for the 2016 Spring Break Music Fest near Emon Beach this weekend. A Kwaj resident enjoys a banana behind the Corlett Recreation Center. One of the garrisonÂ’s new salt trucks plows down Ocean Road.


10The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS LUNCH DINNERSundayOven fried chicken Missile burger casserole Scalloped pumpkinsThursdayBruised short ribs Grilled chicken breast Mac and cheeseApril 9Garlic bread Spaghetti game hen Meat sauceThursdayRoast chicken beaks City fried steak Vegetarian saluteFridayGarlic ranch chicks Fish du jour Rice pilafFridayHamburger Bonanza Chicken marsala Roasted potatoesMondayGrilled reuben sandwich Meatballs Oven roasted potatoesWednesdayPork pot roast Chicken veggie stir-fry Roasted potatoesMondayVegetarian pasta Boiled potatoes Avante-garde pot roastSundayBangers and mash Fish and chimps Mashed potatoesTuesdayFood Fight Night Fried chicken MeatloafWednesdayGrilled bottom sirloin Tame rice Baked potatoesTuesdayRopa viejas beef Fish tacos Mexican riceApril 9Beef pad Thailand Lt. Gen. TsoÂ’s chicken Soylent greenCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF MARCH 31HELP WANTED FOR SALE COMMUNITY NOTICES


11The Kwajalein HourglassFriday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14Sexual 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 2758DOD SAFE Helpline: 877 995 5247 COMMANDER’S HOTLINEHAVE SOMETHING THE USAG-KA COMMANDER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?CALL THE COMMANDER’S HOTLINE AT 51098 TODAY! FridayMongolian grill night Eggnog rolls Noodles/rice Sunday Roasted cornish hen Fish orentine Quiche w/ avocados Thursday Pork sandwich Beef stir-fry Veggie fried riceApril 9Lasagna Garlic bread Soylent greenThursdayBeef pot pie Fried chicken Mashed potato skinsFridayTuna casserole Rebel pot roast Mashed potatoes Monday Beef fajitas Chick. w/ orange sauce Breakfast burrito Wednesday Beef stew Chicken strips Hot spiced blueberriesSundayBBQ pork snouts Smoked sausage Roasted sweet potatoesMondayJambalaya Cajun roast pork Mashed potatoesTuesdayChicken fried steak Chicken curry Mashed potatoesWednesdayRoast beast Herb-baked sh Corn on the cob Tuesday Grilled chicken feet Black-eyed peas Corn breadApril 9Kilbi ribs Chicken hekka Sweet ‘n’ sour potato wedgesLUNCH DINNERCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF MARCH 31 WEATHERCourtesy of RTS WeatherYearly rainfall total: 47.24 inches Yearly rainfall deviation: +28.88 inchesCall 54700 for updated forecasts or visit Chance Day Skies of Rain Winds Sunday Snow 70% ESE-SE at 10-15 knots Monday Partly Sunny 10% NE-ENE at 11-16 knots Tuesday Sleet 80% E-SE at 16-21 knots Wednesday Partly Sunny 20% ENE-E at 15-20 knots Thursday Snow 30% ENE-E at 16-21 knots Friday Mostly Cloudy 30% ENE-E at 12-17 knots SUNRISE MOONRISE LOW TIDE HIGH TIDE SUNSET MOONSET SUNDAY 6:46 a.m. 2:49 p.m. 7:03 a.m. 0.9’ 1:14 a.m. 2.6’ 6:59 p.m. 2:56 a.m. 8 p.m. 0.3’ 1:26 p.m. 3.4’ MONDAY 6:45 a.m. 3:40 p.m. 8:05 a.m. 0.4’ 2:09 a.m. 3.2’ 6:59 p.m. 3:52 a.m. 8:42 p.m. -0.2’ 2:20 p.m. 3.9’ TUESDAY 6:45 a.m. 4:32 p.m. 8:52 a.m. -0.2’ 2:51 a.m. 3.8’ 6:59 p.m. 4:49 a.m. 9:21 p.m. -0.7’ 3:04 p.m. 4.4’ WEDNESDAY 6:44 a.m. 5:23 p.m. 9:34 a.m. -0.7’ 3:30 a.m. 4.3’ 6:59 p.m. 5:47 a.m. 9:57 p.m. -1.0’ 3:44 p.m. 4.8’ THURSDAY 6:44 a.m. 6:16 a.m. 10:15 a.m. -1.0’ 4:07 a.m. 4.8’ 6:59 p.m. 6:46 p.m. 10:3 p.m. -1.2’ 4:24 p.m. 4.9’ FRIDAY 6:43 a.m. 7:09 a.m. 10:55 a.m. -1.2’ 4:44 a.m. 5.1’ 6:59 p.m. 7:46 p.m. 11:09 p.m. -1.1’ 5:02 p.m. 4.9’ APRIL 9 6:43 a.m. 8:04 a.m. 11:35 a.m. -1.1’ 5:21 a.m. 5.1’ 6:59 p.m. 8:47 p.m. 11:44 p.m. -0.9’ 5:40 p.m. 4.6’ SUN—MOON—TIDES


12The Kwajalein Hourglass Friday, April 1, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 14 USAG-KA SPORTS RESULTS LAST WEEK MARCH 22Scrubs def. Spartans White 16-9Spartan Men def. 993-Cartel 25-24MARCH 23Spartan Women def. Spartans Blue 14-4 Kwajalein def. OFL 15-12 OFU def. Yokwe 14-4MARCH 24Kekambas def. Concrete 29-4 Spartan Men def. Trouble Makers 16-10 Lollygaggers def. Spartans Co-ed 13-12MARCH 25Scrubs def. Spartans Blue 15-5 Bat Hit Crazy def. Yokwe 16-6 OFL def. OFU 17-3 COED LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Tropic Blunder 2 0 Lollygaggers 2 0 Spartans Co-ed 1 1 Jab Lale 0 2 RF Hazards 0 2 B LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Spartans Men 3 0 Kekambas 3 1 991-Cartel 2 1 Trouble Makers 2 2 Concrete 0 3 Mudslingers 0 3 A LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Kwajalein 2 0 Old, Fat and Ugly 2 1 Criminals 1 1 Bat Hit Crazy 1 2 OFL 1 2 Yokwe 1 2 WOMENÂ’S LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Spartan Women 3 0 Scrubs 2 1 Spartans Blue 1 2 Spartans White 0 3 LEAN 5S TIPS In this Simply Safety piece we will look at