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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SPECIAL AGENT SPACE CAMPRECEIVES AWARD FOR SERVICE P 8 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY PG 12 ENNIBURR STUDENTS P 6ROI RATS HELPTHIS WEEK Kwajalein teens discuss school and overall life goals with Kwaj service members during the rst day of the USAG-KA Mentorship Program, April 11. See more photos and details on page 3. CSM Angela Rawlings


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16 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 FurgesonYokwe! I hope everyone COMMANDER’S CORNER —Col. Mike Larsen Yo


3The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16USAG-KA LAUNCHES MENTORSHIP PROGRAM, ENCOURAGES KWAJ TEENS The USAG-KA Mentorship Program Courtesy CSM Angela Rawlings


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16 KWAJ POETRY A MEMORIALThese poems were written by Kwajalein Jr./Sr. High School English Teacher Jennifer Newbery’s senior class. Each student had to write a poem based on the history and symbolism of one of the memorials on U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll. Give up some “snaps” for these proud poets. A KNEELING MAN BY ALLISON TOMAS RED SUNSET BY ERIN WAITE BROKEN GLASS AND DOG TAGS BY DANIELLE RIVERA


5The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16 James Chong-Gum, left, and Yoshi Kemem display their 205-pound yellow n tuna the team caught April o the island of Torruji on the atollÂ’s west reef. Courtesy Trudy ButlerRECORD TUNA CAUGHT OFF TORRUJI Kwajalein Atoll anglers ARCHIVE BY ADDISON COSSEY SALUTE BY DAVID SHOLAR IF YOUÂ’VE GOT A WHOPPER OF A FISH STORY AND A GREAT PHOTO, SEND IT IN TO THE


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16 Courtesy Lannie Carroll, Art Bennis and Laura Pasquarella-SwainROI RATS BRING SUPPLIES TO THIRD ISLAND STUDENTSStudents at Enniburr School on Third Island Ennibbur School Students are all smiles after spending a day with Roi Rats Art Bennis, Lannie Carroll, Richard Dixon, Patricia Gose, Amy Hansen, Jokas Hesbon, Judy Hoagland, Jenna Milne, Laura Pasquarella-Swain, Bridget Rankin, Shirley Simon, Scott Skiles, Darlene Swa ord and Anna Liza Tacsay.


7The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16The Paci c golden plover LEFT: An adult Paci c golden plover sports its breeding plumage while pecking around for food on Kwajalein April 13. RIGHT: A juvenile sprints from the photographer April 13. Unlike adults, juveniles do not feature breeding plumage that is as bold and e yecatching as adults. U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16Outgoing 500th Military Intelligence Brigade 500th MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRIGADE AGENT RECOGNIZED 500th Military Intelligence Brigade Special Agent Otis Dickerson is presented the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps Knowlton Award, April 9, at the ARC on Kwajalein. Assistant Special Agent In Charge Steven Beggs, left, presented the award to Dickerson, who transitioned April 15 to Warrant O cer School, with a follow-on post set at U.S. Central Command Headquarters in Florida. Check out USAG-KAÂ’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 DONÂ’T FORGET: WE ARE IN A DROUGHT. ONLY WATER YOUR PLANTS OR YARD FOR 30 MINUTES EVERY OTHER DAY. U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson


9The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16EMPLOYEES EARN MARINE ENGINEER LICENSESMarine Department Engineer Junior Naisher (second from right) is awarded a marine engineerÂ’s license from the R.M.I. Ministry of Transport and Communication April 8 by R.M.I. Capt. Langmos Hermios (second from left). Also pictured: Marine Department Manager Capt. Amy LaCost (left) and Joshua Lakabung, also of the Ministry of Transport and Communication. U.S. Army photo by Jordan VinsonCourtesy Marine Department staff SAG-KAÂ’s Heroes of the Week HEROES OF THE WEEK U Marine Department employees


10The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16RESIDENTS PREP FOR EARTH DAYWITH RECYCLED CRAFTS SHOWCASEAn impressive collection of DIY projects Mary Browning was a frequent Hourglass contributor in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Her pieces covered an array of issues pertaining to Marshallese culture and history, archeology in Micronesia and marine biology. In this article, which appeared October 20, 1980, she discusses MicronesiansÂ’ rst encounters with contagious diseases introduced by visiting sailors and missionaries. A nahnken of Ponape, left, with wife and child Again and again we read of contagious diseases ABOUT SMALLPOX From Missionary Herald


11The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16CHAPLAIN’S CORNER There’s an old song written by Bobby McFerrin T DON’T FORGET: WE ARE IN A DROUGHT. ONLY WATER YOUR PLANTS OR YARD FOR 30 MINUTES EVERY OTHER DAY.GENERAL DYNAMICS COMPLETES SPACE FENCE RADAR ARRAY GROUND STRUCTUREFrom PRNewswire WORTHAM, Texas, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —


12The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16AIR, SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE ASSOCIATION OFFERING SPACE CAMP SCHOLARSHIPSFrom U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Public Affairs staff HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — File photo2015 ASMDA scholarship class.USAG-KA CAPTION CONTEST KICKS OFF Suggested captions for this photo 1st Place: “Just Horsing around at Emon Beach!” Submitted by Joseph Osborn 2nd Place: “Another sighting of the Kwaj-ness Monster!” Submitted by Nikki Maxwell 3rd Place: Unicorn looking for his dear old Dad...PopCorn! Submitted by Wesley ReidNikki Maxwell


13The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS, April 8, 2016 — By Jessica Ryan, U.S. Army IMCOM STRONG B.A.N.D.S. RETURNS Soldiers proudly show o their Strong B.A.N.D.S. wristbands during the FOX Sports Midwest’s annual “This One’s For You” telecast to the troops, May 29, 2015, at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The live broadcast from the garrison connected Soldiers with major league baseball exposure as the St. Louis Cardinals team demonstrated their support to the troops. U.S. Army Installation Command photos by Megan O’Donoghue


14The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTED PATIO SALE COMMUNITY NOTICES AD SUBMISSIONSHave an event or announcement youÂ’d like to advertise in the Hourglass? Submit your ad by Noon, Wednesday for publication Saturday, to: Questions? 52114. LUNCH DINNERSundaySauteed Beef Tips Pork Chop w/Apple Sauce Mashed PotatoesThursdayBBQ Pork Chops Turkey Wrap Roasted PotatoesApril 23Meat Lasagna Veggie Lasagna Garlic ToastThursdayMongolian BBQ Garlic Chicken VegetablesFridayBeef Taco Bar Chicken Quesadillas Refried BeansFridayChicken Fried Steak Mashed Potatoes Fish Du JourMondaySwiss Steak w/Tomatoes Cinnamon Chicken Au Gratin PotatoesWednesdayRoast Chicken Stuffed Cabbage VegetablesMondaySpaghetti Garlic Bread VegetablesSundayMeatloaf Fried Chicken Roasted PotatoesTuesdayGrilled Herb Chicken Beef Pot Pie Three Cheese MacaroniWednesdayHam Steak Picante Chicken Veggie PastaTuesdayFish Sandwich Kahlua Pork Vegetarian SauteApril 23Sweet & Sour Pork Chicken Chop Suey Roasted PotatoesCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF APRIL 14


15The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16Sexual 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! FridayMix Your Own BLT Tuna Melt Italian Sliders Sunday BBQ Pork Sparerib Turkey a la King Eggs a la Lucio Thursday Vegetable Quesadilla Glazed Ham Parsley PotatoesApril 23Chicken Fajita Wrap Parker Ranch Stew Noodle RomanoffThursdayFried Chicken Stuffed Cabbage Mashed PotatoesFridayTuna Melt Country Meatloaf Mac & Cheese Monday Lemon Baked Chicken Baked Fish Stewed Okra Wednesday Chicken Turnover Chicken Fried Steak Mashed PotatoesSundayItalian Meatballs Baked Fish Diablo Marinara PastaMondayKorean Beef Steak Pork Adobo Brown Rice Stir-FryTuesdayBeef Machaca Chicken Enchilada Casserole Refried BeansWednesdayCarved Roast Beef Thai-Style Coconut Chicken Baked Potato Bar Tuesday Grill Ham & Swiss Sandwich Roast Turkey Stuf ngApril 23Hamburge Steak Roasted Cornish Hen Broccoli Cheese CasseroleLUNCH DINNERCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF APRIL 14 1969 Hourglass ad SUNRISE MOONRISE LOW TIDE HIGH TIDE SUNSET MOONSET SUNDAY 6:39 a.m. 3:14 p.m. 7:46 a.m. 0.9’ 1:55 a.m. 2.7’ 6:59 p.m. 3:04 a.m. 8:20 p.m. 0.4’ 1:56 p.m. 3.2’ MONDAY 6:38 a.m. 4:01 p.m. 8:30 a.m. 0.5’ 2:32 a.m. 3.1’ 6:59 p.m. 3:46 a.m. 8:51 p.m. 0.1’ 2:36 p.m. 3.5’ TUESDAY 6:38 a.m. 4:46 p.m. 9:04 a.m. 0.2’ 3:01 a.m. 3.5’ 6:59 p.m. 4:27 a.m. 9:18 p.m. -0.2’ 3:08 p.m. 3.7’ WEDNESDAY 6:37 a.m. 5:31 p.m. 9:43 a.m. -0.1’ 3:28 a.m. 3.9’ 6:59 p.m. 5:08 a.m. 9:44 p.m. -0.4’ 3:38 p.m. 3.9’ THURSDAY 6:37 a.m. 8:16 p.m. 10:03 a.m. -0.4’ 3:54 a.m. 4.2’ 6:59 p.m. 5:48 a.m. 10:09 p.m. -0.5’ 4:05 p.m. 4.0’ FRIDAY 6:37 a.m. 7:01 p.m. 10:31 a.m. -0.5’ 4:20 a.m. 4.4’ 6:59 p.m. 6:28 a.m. 10:35 p.m. -0.5’ 4:33 p.m. 4.0 APRIL 23 6:36 a.m. 7:47 p.m. 10:59 a.m. -0.6’ 4:36 a.m. 4.5’ 6:59 p.m. 7:09 a.m. 11 p.m. -0.5’ 5 p.m. 4.0’ SUN—MOON—TIDES


16The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 16, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 16ASMDA 2016 SPACE CAMP SCHOLARSHIPSWhen: Sunday, 3 July 2016 – Friday, 8 July 2016Where: Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama. See for more information.Who: Any child, age 9-11, of a parent or guardian currently assigned to USASMDC/ARSTRAT, JFCC IMD, PEO-M&S, AMCOM, AMRDEC, MSIC, NASA Marshall, or MDA. Military, government civilian, including matrix personnel, and contractors working for corporate members of ASMDA can apply. Visit our webpage at and click on Corporate Members. Military and government personnel must apply for free membership to ASMDA to be eligible.Selection Criteria: Essay, school grades, interest in science/ space, location (goal of 2 HSV, 2 COS, 2 Kwajalein, 2 Alaska, and 2 Other), and nancial needScholarship includes: One week at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL (3 July – 8 July) Round-trip airfare and unaccompanied minor fee (if required). Transportation to and from Huntsville airport to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center (if required). Space Camp Flight Suit USAG-KA SPORTS RESULTS LAST WEEKApril 5 Scrubs def. Spartans Blue 19-5 993-Cartel def. Trouble Makers 22-14 Spartan Men def. Concrete 16-7 Lollygaggers def. Tropic Thunder 10-0 April 6 Spartan Women def. Spartans White 14-9 Old, Fat & Ugly def. Bat Hit Crazy 13-12 OFL def. Criminals 22-6 April 7 Kekambas def. Spartan Men 19-9 Concrete def. Mud Slingers 10-9 Spartans Coed def. RF Hazards 13-3 April 8 Scrubs def. Spartans White 9-6 Old, Fat & Ugly def. Criminals 15-12 Kwajalein def. Yokwe FORFEIT RECORDSA League Win Loss Kwajalein 5 0 Old, Fat and Ugly 4 2 OFL 3 2 Yokwe 2 3 Bat Hit Crazy 1 4 Criminals 1 5 B League Win Loss Spartans Men 5 1 Kekambas 5 1 993-Cartel 3 3 Trouble Makers 3 3 Concrete 2 4 Mud Slingers 0 6 Coed League Win Loss Lollygaggers 4 0 Tropic Blunder 2 1 Spartans Coed 2 1 Jab Lale 1 3 RF Hazards 0 4 Women’s League Win Loss Spartans Women 5 0 Scrubs 4 1 Spartans Blue 1 4 Spartans White 0 5In the past two S FTBALL THUMBS UP Thumbs Up to the folks in the Housing Of ce, Furniture Warehouse, Coom Crew, Construction, Appliance, Plumbing, Ele trical Shops, AC/R, B&G and everyone else who made our move from 3 bedroom to 2 bedroom housing an amazing e perience. We are very impressed by your ef ciency, promp ness and quality of work — Bob and Connie Greene