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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KRI DIPONEGORO ROI RATS GET LOWDOWNVISITS KWAJ ON WAY TO RIMPAC P 2-3 ON WORKPLACE SAFETY P 5 FROM EMON TO ENUBUJ P 4KWAJERS DO EPIC SWIM THIS WEEK Crewmembers of the Indonesian Naval Vessel KRI Diponegoro go head-to-head against Kwajalein residents in a friendly soccer match June 20 on Kwaj. Jordan Vinson


2The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 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: 650 Email: usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.hourglass@mail.milGarrison Commander.....Col. Michael Larsen Garrison CSM.......Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings Public Affairs Of cer............Nikki L. Maxwell Managing Editor .....................Jordan Vinson Associate Editor .......................Cari Dellinger Media Services Intern........Colleen Furgeson Courtesy of Jon Marr Courtesy of Connie Greene INDONESIAN KRI DIPONEGORO CREW TAKE LEAVE ON KWAJ Indonesian Naval Vessel CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: The KRI Diponegoro pulls into port June 17. Jon Marr and friends show o the shipÂ’s 76-mm bow gun during a tour June 20. The shipÂ’s crew welcome Kwaj residents aboard during tours. A group of Kwaj folks are escorted around th e ship. Courtesy of Christine Davis Courtesy of Scott Murphy


3The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 U.S. Army photos by Jordan VinsonKWAJERS, DIPONEGORO CREW GO HEAD TO HEAD ON PITCHKwajalein residents


4The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 Kwajalein youth take public transportation-Kwaj style June 20 during the Kwajalein-KRI Diponegoro soccer match. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Chad and Jackie Gibbon tour the KRI Diponegoro. Scott Murphy and his children, Alex and Emily, are photographed with a crewmember at the ship’s bow gun. Michael Ignacek shares a photo with a crewmember. KRI Diponegoro crew and Kwaj residents race at the Kwajalein Jr./Sr. High School soccer eld during the June 20 soccer match. With each teammate’s foot attached to the same plank, movement required some serious coordination. Kwaj residents gather for a photo to commemorate their epic 3.25-mile swim from Emon Beach to Enubuj (Carlson) June 20. The journey took between two and 2.5 hours to complete, and three crews on B-boats supported the swimmers and ensured their safety along the way. “Conditions weren’t perfect,” said participant and event organizer Jay Lord. “But it wasn’t too bad.” Fro m left to right: Bruce Premo, Molly Premo, Ursula LaBrie, Sarah Stepchew, Alex McGlinn, Jenny Cunningham, Jay Lord, Lynn Leines, Rich Erekson, Jon Mitchell, Amy Hromiak and Mak Hromiak.


5The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 Zone 1Zone 2 Zone 3Zone 4SEND IN YOUR IDEAS FOR NEIGHBORHOOD NAMES!The Garrison Commander nikki.l.maxwell. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Participants go through a vehicle parking exercise. RIGHT: Laura Pasquarella-Swain awaits her watery doom on the dunk tank bench. Event goers take in some brief safety lectures near the pool.KRS DELIVERS SAFETY MESSAGE ON ROI Kwajalein Range Services’ Thumbs Up to Batman for taking a break from ghting crime to be a hero reader for the Grace Sherwood Library Summer Reading Program. You deserve a hundred hugs! — Summer Reading Program participants THUMBS UP


6The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 AND THE WINNERS OF THE 2016PHOTO EXHIBIT CONTEST ARE . .Category: Marshallese CultureCategory: Underwater “Too Pretty to Eat”—Kim D’Alessandro “Dancing Day Octopus”—Heather Miller “Jobwa Stick Dancer”—Heather Miller “Getting Some Sun”—Heather Miller “Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice”—Lynda Reynolds “Taxi!”—Colleen Furgeson 1 1 2 2 3 3


7The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN UPCOMING SPORTS LEAGUES AND COMMUNITY EVENTS? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWACTIVITYSummer Fun Skate Nights Merbabes Swim Class Around the Atoll in 80 Days Challenge Youth Basketball League 2016 Kwajalein Soccer League Fall Bowling League Shaving Cream Social Halloween and Swash Buckler’s Ball Youth Flag Football 2016 Kwajalein Volleyball Season Santa’s arrival/Tree Lighting events at Kwaj and Roi On certain Fridays, as advertised First Saturday of every month SeptemberNovember TBD Sept. 7-Oct. 21 Sept. 28-Nov. 23 Oct. 15 Late October TBD Nov. 1-Dec. 16 Dec. 3 Roller skates or rollerblades! PPE recommended but not required. Swim diaper required for those not potty-trained. Rash guard, hat and sun screen recommended. Running shoes and anything else you might need to walk and run long distances. Shoes with non-marking soles required. Shin guards and soccer cleats are required; cleats must be rubber-spiked. Bring socks! If you prefer your own stylish bowling shoes, bring those. Goggles required. Only non-menthol, foaming shaving cream permitted. 1 can allocated per child, but feel free to bring extras. Costumes for Halloween parties and a good pirate costume for the Swashbuckler’s Ball. None. Shoes with non-marking soles required. A jovial, Christmas spirit! None—Just show up. Cost: free Babies must be six months of age or older. Cost: free. Register with Community Activities. Cost: free. TBD Register with Community Activities. Cost: $100 per team. Register with Community Activities. None—Just show up. Cost: free. N/A. TBD Register with Community Activities. Cost: $100 per team. None—Just show up. Cost: free.DATE/TIME OF YEARRECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED GEARREGISTRATION INFO


8The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 From June 24, 1966 From June 26, 1968 THIS WEEK IN KWAJALEIN HOURGLASS HISTORY From June 23, 1966 From June 22, 1962From June 22, 1962


9The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26ARMY WALLOPS MARINES IN WARRIOR GAMES WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP STRATCOM DETECTS, TRACKS NORTH KOREAN MISSILE LAUNCHES WEST POINT, New York, June 22, 2016 — OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Nebraska — By Amaani Lyle, DoD News, DMA By STRATCOM Public Affairs Army Spc. Stephanie Morris passes the ball during the basketball gold medal round of the 2016 Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, June 21. U.S. Army photo by EJ Hersom


10The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTED YARD SALE COMMUNITY NOTICES LUNCH DINNERSundayOven fried chicken Beef pasticio Scalloped potatoesThursdayTacos Black beans Mexican riceJuly 2Chicken alfredo Baked ravioli Pasta algio e olioThursdayCountry fried steak Mashed potatoes Vegetarian sautFridayLemon chicken Fish du jour Rice pilafFridayHamburger Bonanza Chicken marsala Roasted potatoesMondayGrilled turkey reuben Sweet spicy meatballs Oven roasted potatoesWednesdayPork pot roast Chicken veggie stir-fry Roasted potatoesMondayOld fashioned pot roast Boiled potatoes ChefÂ’s choiceSundayBangers and mash ChefÂ’s choice ChefÂ’s choiceTuesdayFried chicken Meatloaf Mashed potatoesWednesdayGrilled top sirloin Roast chicken Baked potatoesTuesdayBBQ casserole Grilled chicken breast Mac and cheeseJuly 2Beef pad thai Gen. TsoÂ’s chicken ChefÂ’s choiceCaptain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OFJUNE 24


11The Kwajalein HourglassSaturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 SUN-MOON-TIDES Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact InformationCapt. David Rice 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 FridayEnglish pub night Fish and chips Pasties Sunday Roasted cornish hens Fish orentine Ham & cheese quiche Thursday Char siu pork sandwich Beef stir-fry Veggie fried riceJuly 2Lasagna Spaghetti Garlic breadThursdayFried chicken Beef pot pie Mashed potatoesFridayTuna casserole Yankee pot roast Corn dogs Monday Beef fajitas Chick. w/ orange sauce Breakfast burrito Wednesday Beef stew Chicken strips Hot spiced applesSundayBBQ pork ribs BBQ chicken Baked beansMondayJambalaya Cajun roast pork Mashed potatoesTuesdayChicken fried steak Chicken curry Mashed potatoesWednesdayRoast beef Herb baked sh Baked potatoes Tuesday Grilled chicken breast Ranch style beans CornbreadJuly 2Asian style pork roast Chicken hekka Sweet potato wedgesLUNCH DINNERCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF JUNE 24 SUNRISE MOONRISE LOW TIDE HIGH TIDE SUNSET MOONSET SUNDAY 6:33 a.m. 11:52 p.m. 1:26 a.m. 0.3Â’ 7:46 a.m. 3.9Â’ 7:11 p.m. 11:18 a.m. 2:18 p.m. 0.1Â’ 8:28 p.m. 3.2Â’ MONDAY 6:33 a.m. ---------------2:22 a.m. 0.6Â’ 8:40 a.m. 3.6Â’ 7:11 p.m. 12:12 p.m. 3:15 p.m. 0.3Â’ 9:35 p.m. 3.1Â’ TUESDAY 6:34 a.m. 12:40 a.m. 3:35 a.m. 0.8Â’ 9:49 a.m. 3.3Â’ 7:11 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 4:24 p.m. 0.4Â’ 10:57 p.m. 3.1Â’ WEDNESDAY 6:34 a.m. 1:28 a.m. 5:09 a.m. 0.9Â’ 11:15 a.m. 3.0Â’ 7:11 p.m. 2 p.m. 5:42 p.m. 0.4Â’ -------------------THURSDAY 6:34 a.m. 2:18 a.m. 6:42 a.m. 0.7Â’ 12:19 a.m. 3.4Â’ 7:11 p.m. 2:57 p.m. 6:54 p.m. 0.3Â’ 12:42 p.m. 3.0Â’ FRIDAY 6:34 a.m. 3:11 a.m. 7:54 a.m. 0.3Â’ 1:27 a.m. 3.8Â’ 7:12 p.m. 3:55 p.m. 7:54 p.m. 0.1Â’ 1:52 p.m. 3.2Â’ JULY 2 6:34 a.m. 4:06 a.m. 8:51 a.m. -0.1Â’ 2:23 a.m. 4.2Â’ 7:12 p.m. 4:55 p.m. 8:46 p.m. -0.2Â’ 2:50 p.m. 3.4Â’ POETRY CORNER ISLAND SOJOURNER, by Gia Wright


12The Kwajalein Hourglass Saturday, June 25, 2016 / Volume 57 Number 26 U.S. Army photo by Jordan VinsonUSAG-KAÂ’s Hero of the Week HERO OF THE WEEK