The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein hourglass
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DRAGON SHRIMP SPACE SYMPOSIUMMAKES RARE APPEARANCE P 3 FEATURES SPACE STRATEGY TALKS P 8-9 MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD P. 4-5KWAJ CELEBRATESTHIS WEEK Kwajalein Pre-schoolers visited USAG-KA Headquarters in honor of the Month of the Military Child, April 21. While there they had a chat with Col. Mike Larsen and CSM Angela Rawlings about what they wanted to be when they grow. See more photos at www.facebook/USArmyGarrisonKwajaleinAtoll and on pages 4-5 of this issue. Nikki Maxwell


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 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 Furgeson U.S. Army photo by Cari Dellinger SAG-KAÂ’s Hero of the Week HERO OF THE WEEK U Seating is limited Please bring a chair


3The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 Courtesy Scott Johnson U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson OKEANOS EXPLORER CREW LIVE STREAMING MARIANAS TRENCH EXPEDITION The National Oceanic and Atmospheric This stunning batch of underwater eye candy


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 M O N T H O F T H E M I L I T A R Y C H I L D MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD April 2016: Month of the Military Child ProclamationWhereas since 1986, Army installations around the world have celebrated the Month of the Military Child throughout the month of April, recognizing the sacri ces and applauding the courage of military children; Whereas each day, military children experience unique challenges, which they face with resilience and dignity beyond their years; Whereas it is essential to recognize that military children do make a signi cant contribution to our Nation through understanding and supporting their military parents who often work long hours and make numerous deployments when called upon; Whereas military children contribute to their Families by providing a source of strength and providing a sense of responsibility for those who protect our Nation; Whereas military children are the source of pride and honor that Americans have regarding their SoldiersÂ’ support to the Nation, it is tting to recognize our military childrenÂ’s contributions and celebrate their spirit; Whereas our men and women in uniform can focus on the missions and challenges ahead when they know that their children are safe and secure; Whereas the Army strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment for military children enabling our Soldiers to have peace of mind and thus be a stronger and more ready and resilient ghting force; Whereas the Month of the Military Child reinforces this concept and allows us to take stock in, and recognize that our SoldiersÂ’ children also play an important role in support of their parents, and thus, the Nation; and Now therefore, 2016 marks the 30th year that we celebrate the Month of the Military Child; we hereby join the Nation in recognizing the important contributions and sacri ces our military children make as we honor them throughout the month of April. Daniel A. Dailey Mark A. Riley Patrick J. Murphy Sergeant Major of the Army General, United States Army Acting Secretary of the Army Chief of Staff Sealey and Colten Beggs Children of Maggie Beggs (who served in the U.S. Army for 4 years) and Steve Beggs (serving in U.S. Army for 13 years so far, currently assigned to the 500th MI Brigade. Kenneth R. Green Jr. Son of Master Sgt. Kenneth and Cindy Green. MSG Green has 25 years of service in the U.S. Army and is assigned to the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Test Site. Jordan Rice 16 years old. Son of Capt. David and Sharon Rice. Capt. Rice has served in the U.S. Army for 15 years and is currently assigned to USAG-KA.


5The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 “ B E C A U S E K I D S S E R V E T O O ” “BECAUSE KIDS SERVE TOO” Athena LaBrie is the 5th child born to Deputy Director of Emergency Services/ Chief of Police Tim and Ursula LaBrie who each proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1990-2003; Tim (Military Police) and Ursula (Military Intelligence) have seven (7) combined deployments and continue to support and work for the Department of the Army/Department of Defense. Athena has traveled to over 14 countries and 3 continents, in which she has lived in two. She dreams to be a Baby Doctor, Paleontologist and archeologist when she grows up. Chelsea Engelhard 17 years old Daughter of Sam and Melissa Engelhard. Sam was in the U.S. Naval Submarine Service from October 1981-October 1987, stationed aboard the USS Ray and the USS Casimir Pulaski. Sam works for KRS and Melissa works for RTS. Humberto Jones Jr. and Gabriela Jones. Children of Lt. Col. Humberto and Doris Jones. Lt. Col. Jones is currently assigned as the Director of the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site at Kwajalein Atoll. Mason Kilgore 4 years old Rachelle Kilgore 10 years old Ryan Marie Larsen 14 years old, Jacob Larsen 16 years old and Jordan Larsen 19 years old. Their parents are Col. Michael and Jeanna Larsen. Col. Larsen has served in the U.S. Army for 23 years and is currently the commander of USAG-KA. Isti Istre 20 years old Their parents are CW4 William and Ornela Kilgore. Kilgore has 24 years of service and is assigned to USAG-KA Aviation. Archer Anderson 8 years old and Aubrey Anderson 5 years old. Their parents are Maj. Jeffrey and Ashley Anderson. Maj. Anderson is an Army Space Of cer with 18 years of service, and assigned to USAG-KA Operations.


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 20 1. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the other with rinse water. 2. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or re ll a water bottle. This will cut down on the number of glasses to wash. 3. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean. 4. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap. If you must wash your fruits and veggies in running water, collect the water you and use it to water house plants. 5. Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to get eight glasses of water a day. 6. Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary. 7. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load. 8. Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month. 9. Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month. 10. Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year. You can test by adding food coloring—if the water is clear the next time you check, you probably have a leak or a running toilet. 11. If your toilet apper doesn’t close properly after ushing, call it in. 12. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s up to 200 gallons a week for a family of four.13. Plug the sink instead of running the water to rinse your razor and save up to 300 gallons a month. 14. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month. 15. One drip every second adds up to ve gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks. 16. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels. 17. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month. 18. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways, and save water every time. 19. When ice cubes are left over from your drink, don’t throw them out. Pour them on a plant. 20. Scrape dishes rather than rinsing them before washing.


7The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — SPACE SYMPOSIUM PANEL DISCUSSES SPACE AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS By Dottie White, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense CommandBrig. Gen. Greg Bowen, deputy commanding general for operations, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, gives remarks during an international panel focused on “Global Space Partners on Collective Security” at the 32nd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs April 14. Dottie White, SMDC


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17Now, I know over the last couple STRATCOM LEADER TALKS US SPACE STRATEGY, SPACE FENCE DURING 32nd SPACE SYMPOSIUM Speech by Adm. Cecil Haney, U.S. Strategic Command Commander. *Edited by Hourglass staff for publication. Air Force photo by Senior Airman William BranchU.S. Strategic Command Commander Adm. Cecil Haney discusses AmericaÂ’s current and future strategy for space during the 32nd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 14.


9The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 U.S. Army Photo by Nikki MaxwellHaney, left, is tours the construction site of the U.S. Air Force Space Fence facility on Kwajalein during his most recent visit to U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll last October.


10The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTED LOST 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 DINNERSundayRoasted Chicken Baked Ziti Lyonnaise PotatoesThursdayBeef Stroganoff Chicken Caesar Wrap Parslied NoodlesApril 30Spaghetti Bar Meat Sauce Marnara SauceThursdayHuli Huli Chicken Augratin Potatoes Sandwich BarFridayCoconut Bread. Chick. Fish Du Jour Roasted PotatoesFridaySalsibury Steak Mediterranean Chick. Parslied PotatoesMondaySauteed Boneless Chicken Herb Roasted Potatoes Soup Du JourWednesdayGarlic Chicken Sandwich Bar Roasted PototoesMondayTaco Bar Beef Tacos Refried BeansSundaySandwich Bar Kwaj Fried Chicken Garlic Mash. Potatoes TuesdayBBQ Chicken Three Bean Chili Onion RingsWednesdayCarved Steamship Round of Beef Baked ChickenTuesdayOriental Pork Steak Beef Broccoli Stir Fry Fried RiceApril 30Roasted Cornish Hens ShepherdÂ’s PieCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF APRIL 21Check out daily news and community updates on the of cial U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook command information questions, please contact USAG-KA Public Affairs at 54848 or via Facebook at web address below.


11The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17Sexual 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! Check 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 SUNRISE MOONRISE LOW TIDE HIGH TIDE SUNSET MOONSET SUNDAY 6:36 a.m. 8:35 p.m. 11:28 a.m. -0.5’ 5:13 a.m. 4.5’ 6:59 p.m. 7:52 a.m. 11:25 p.m. -0.4’ 5:27 p.m. 3.8’ MONDAY 6:36 a.m. 9:23 p.m. 11:57 a.m. -0.4’ 5:40 a.m. 4.4’ 6:59 p.m. 8:37 a.m. 11:51 p.m. -0.2’ 5:55 p.m. 3.6’ TUESDAY 6:35 a.m. 10:12 p.m. 12:27 a.m. -0.2’ 6:08 a.m. 4.2’ 6:59 p.m. 9:23 a.m. ----------------------6:25 p.m. 3.3’ WEDNESDAY 6:35 a.m. 1:02 p.m. 12:19 a.m. 0.0’ 6:39a.m. 4.0’ 6:59 p.m. 10:12 a.m. 1:02 p.m. 0.1’ 6:59 p.m. 3.0’ THURSDAY 6:34 a.m. 1:52 p.m. 12:51 a.m. 0.3’ 7:16 a.m. 3.7’ 6:59 p.m. 11:02 a.m. 1:46 p.m. 0.4’ 7:43 p.m. 2.7’ FRIDAY 6:34 a.m. ---------------1:33 a.m. 0.7’ 8:05 a.m. 3.4’ 6:59 p.m. 11:54 a.m. 2:48 p.m. 0.7’ 8:51 p.m. 2.4’ APRIL 30 6:34 a.m. 12:42 a.m. 2:39 a.m. 1.0’ 9:22 a.m. 3.1’ 6:59 p.m. 12:47 p.m. 4:24 p.m. 0.8’ 10:44 p.m. 2.4’ SUN—MOON—TIDES FridayBBQ Spare Ribs Fried Fish Baked Beans Sunday Pork Loin Baked Chicken Egg Florentine Thursday Tuna Melt Hamburger Steak Macaroni and CheeseApril 30Mushroom Swiss Burger Roast Pork Onion RingsThursdayFried Chicken Meatloaf Mashed PotatoesFridayFish Sandwich Apple Glazed Chicken Succotash Monday Garlic Rosat Beef Chicken w/ Bacon Egg Muf ns Wednesday Grilled Cheese Pork Pimento Egg Foo YoungSundaySouthwest Chicken Fish Taco Rance Style BeansMondayChicken Marsala Stuffed Peppers Stir Fry VeggiesTuesdayPork Chop Herb Roast Turkey Mashed PotatoesWednesdayGrilled Steaks Fried Fish Baked Pototoes Tuesday Sloppy Joe’s Honey Mustard Chicken Cheesy PototoesApril 30Roast Chicken Beef Stew Green Bean CasseroleLUNCH DINNERCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF APRIL 21


12The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, April 23, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 17 BEACH ADVISORY Be sure to use caution around the exposed coral shelf at Emon Beach! USAG-KA SPORTS RESULTS LAST WEEKApril 12 Spartan Women def. Spartans Blue 16-6 Sparten Men def. Mud Slingers 1-0 Kekambas def. 993-Cartel 15-10 Jab Lale def. RF Hazards 19-13 April 13 Scrubs def. Sparten Women 8-3 OFL def. Bat Hit Crazy 22-5 Kwajalein def. Bat Hit Crazy 16-15 April 14 Spartans Blue def. Spartans White 15-14 Spartan Men def. 993Cartel 17-9 Trouble Makers def. Concrete 11-5 Spartans Coed def. Tropic Blunder 13-3 April 15 Criminals def. Bat Hit Crazy 10-9 Old, Fat, & Ugly def. Yokwe 19-18 RECORDSA League Win Loss Kwajalein 6 0 Old, Fat and Ugly 5 2 OFL 4 2 Yokwe 2 5 Criminals 2 5 Bat Hit Crazy 1 6 B League Win Loss Spartans Men 6 2 Kekambas 6 1 Trouble Makers 5 3 993-Cartel 3 4 Concrete 3 4 Coed League Win Loss Lollygaggers 5 0 Spartans Coed 3 1 Tropic Blunder 2 2 Jab Lale 1 3 RF Hazards 0 5 WomenÂ’s League Win Loss Spartans Women 6 1 Scrubs 5 1 Spartans Blue 2 5 Spartans White 0 6 S FTBALL In the past two Safely Speakings \\smdcka30101\Applications\SixSigma_Training\ SSB342_Intro_to_5S\course_nolms.htm