The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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U.S. Navy Seabee Melissa Osipchack congratu lates Enniburr resident Betwin Erakdvik, one of 12 Marshallese citizens who recently completed the Seabee Apprentice program and worked sideby-side with the Seabees to complete numerous projects for his community. Nikki Maxwell SEABEES COMPLETE NEW AMBASSADORPROJECTS ON ENNIBURR P 4-5 OF RMI TAKES POST P 9 EYE OLYMPIC MEDALS IN RIO P 3RMI ATHLETESTHIS WEEK


2 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 necU.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 Managing Editor ..................... Jordan Vinson Associate Editor ....................... Cari Dellinger Media Services Intern........Colleen FurgesonMARINA MECHANICS REACH CAREER MILESTONES IN MAJURO U.S. Army photos by Jordan Vinson and Laura Pasquarella-SwainLEFT: Marina Mechanic McGuyver Loeak, left, and Kwajalein Small Boat Marina Lead Mechanic Bobby Gulibert share a photo at the marina July 31 after speaking to the Kwajalein Hourglass about their training in Majuro. RIGHT: Roi Small Boat in competence in Yamaha basic training. KRS Community Activities mechanics recently reached important milestones in their careers, earning long-awaited who normally train mechanics in Japan ather than doing that,


3 RMI ATHLETES EYE OLYMPIC MEDALS IN RIO DE JANEIRO The 2016 Summer Olympics Marshall Islands Swim Federation Furgeson and Giordan Harris proudly stand of the Republic of the Marshall Islands at a training facility in Florida before departing for Rio. RIGHT: Furgeson and Harris are all smiles about representing the RMI in Rio. Marshall Islands Swim Federation


4 By Constructionman Sarah Coker and Nikki Maxwell, USAG-KA PAO Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction -island they were traditionally welcomed, SEABEES COMPLETE MISSION, LEAVE LASTING IMPACT ON THIRD ISLAND SEE SEABEES, PAGE 5 Seabee Battalion 133 participated in an island style ribbon-cutting ceremony on Enniburr pier, July 29. and the rest of her team are greeted warmly by the residents of Enniburr, as they arrive for the dedication ceremony of their projects on Third Island, July 29. U.S. Army photos by Nikki Maxwell


5 SEABEES, FROM PAGE 4 ---tenance, transportation, logistics and --men approached me almost in tears as the crew helped train them, the crew U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell


6 In the mid-1960s, E. H. Bryan, Jr. then, manager of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu ic Information Center prepared an in-depth guide to the geography, biodiversity and history of the Marshall Islands and the cultural practices, lifestyles and histories of the Marshallese people. Written specially for Kwajalein Hourglass readers, the 24-part series appeared over the course of two years and Uncovered at the Grace Sherwood Library, it comprises a literal bounty of professionally-curated essays that take the reader on a profound tour of knowledge on everyetymology of atoll names, to the traditional division of labor in the Marshallese household and explanations on how atolls are formed. Included are excerpts from the timeless SEE PLANT LIFE, PAGE 8


7 The Quality of Life Committee (QOL) QUALITY OF LIFE COMMITTEE FUNDS SEVERAL NEW COMMUNITY PROJECTS Minneapolis-based Jackson and the Roosters perform their critically acclaimed music at a recent show. www.jacksonandtheroosters. com U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell HERO OF THE WEEK


8 PLANT LIFE, FROM PAGE 6 PASSPORT RENEWALSThe U.S. Embassy-Majuro consular will visit USAG-KA and Ebeye Aug. 6-10 to assist with passport requests and other U.S. citizen services, such as adoption FAQs. No appointments required. Service 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 8 Ebeye, KALGOV Conference Room 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 9 USAG-KA HQ, Room 135 8 a.m.-noon, Aug. 10 USAG-KA HQ, Room 135 EOD UXO D ISPOSALOPERATION--AUGUST12TH, 2016EOD will be conducting disposal operations at UXO Disposal Site "Shark Pit" from approx. 1230 1430 Access to area will be restricted to unauthorized personnel until completion. EOD UXO DISPOSAL OPERATION: AUGUST 12, 2016 EOD will be conducting disposal operations at UXO Disposal Site Shark Pit from approx. 12:30-14:30 Access to area will be restricted to unauthorized personnel until completion.


9 Thumbs Up to the Roi and Kwajalein Atoll personnel who work hard to keep commuters informed and up to date through all the mechanical problems or bad weather that see that we all get to where we need to be. A smile and a thank you will let them know how much we appreciate their efforts. Judy Hoagland Thumbs Up and a very special thank you to Tracia Cyrus who generously donated her time and talents to Security and Access Control Contract (Alutiiq). Tracia has a passion THUMBS UP for caring for emergency services and surprises SAAC with homemade meals. Tracia even prepared a special treat for the K9 Dogs! Tracia extends her help, service, and care to everyone she meets. Tracia has also made treats for the Department of Army Civilian Police, and the Kwajalein Fire Department. Tracia, your smile makes everyone around you cheerful and you always have something positive to give those you meet. We are grateful to have you and your family here. Thank you! Security and Access Control NEW AMBASSADOR TAKES POST has LEFT: Karen Stewart, the new U.S. ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands. BELOW: Stewart presents her credentials Hilda Heine July 25 in the Marshall Islands capital.


10 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDSHELP WANTED PATIO SALES COMMUNITY NOTICES -the Kwajalein Power Plant is closed into scrap metals, glass, plastics, yard LUNCH DINNER SundaySauteed Beef Tips Pork Chops Mashed PotatoesThursdayBBQ Pork Ribs Turkey Wrap Roasted PotatoesAugust 13Savory Baked Lasagna Garlic Toast VegetablesThursdayMongolian BBQ Garlic Marinated Chicken VegetablesFridayBeef or Chicken Taco Bar Refried Beans VegetablesFridayChicken Fried Steak Mashed Potatoes Fish Du JourMondayBeef Curry Cacciatore Chicken Au Gratin PotatoesWednesdayHoney Mustard Roast Chicken Tuna CasseroleMondayPepperoni Pizza Vegetable Pizza Pasta CarbonaraSundayMeatloaf Fried Chicken Roasted PotatoesTuesdayGrilled Chicken w/Herbs Beef Pot Pie Three Cheese MacaroniWednesdaySteak Night Picante Chicken Vegetarian PastaTuesdayChicken Wings Corned Beef & Cabbage Vegetarian SautAugust 13Oriental Pork Steak Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry Fried Rice Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF AUGUST 2 THIS WEEK IN KWAJALEIN HOURGLASS HISTORY From Aug. 4, 1980


11 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact InformationCapt. David Rice SHARP Victim Advocate 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 FridayCorn Beef and Cabbage Irish Fish Cake Boiled Potatoes Sunday Roasted Cornish Hen Fish Florentine Ham & Cheese Quiche Thursday Char Siu Pork Sandwich Beef Stir-Fry Vegetable Fried RiceAugust 13Kalua Pork Fish Sandwich Vegetable Fried RiceThursdayFried Chicken Beef Pot Pie Mashed PotatoesFridayTuna Casserole Yankee Pot Roast Corn Dogs Monday Beef Fajitas Chicken Breakfast Burrito Wednesday Beef Stew Fried 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 Fish Corn on the Cob Tuesday French Dip Sandwich Grilled Chicken Breast Ranch Style BeansAugust 13Asian Style Pot Roast Chicken Hekka Potato Wedges LUNCH DINNERCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF AUGUST 2 SUN -MOON -TIDES SUNRISE MOONRISE HIGH TIDE LOW TIDE SUNSET MOONSET SUNDAY 6:41 a.m. 9:58 a.m. 6:31 a.m. 4.1 12:20 a.m. -0.2 7:09 p.m. 10:18 p.m. 6:53 p.m. 3.6 12:47 p.m. -0.2 MONDAY 6:41 a.m. 10:44 a.m. 7:00 a.m. 3.8 12:52 a.m. 0.1 7:08 p.m. 10:59 p.m. 7:25 p.m. 3.4 1:15 p.m. 0.0 TUESDAY 6:41 a.m. 11:29 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 3.4 1:25 a.m. 0.4 7:08 p.m. 11:40 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 3.2 1:45 p.m. 0.3 WEDNESDAY 6:41 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 8:05 a.m. 2.9 2:05 a.m. 0.8 7:08 p.m. --------------8:47 p.m. 2.9 2:20 p.m. 0.7 THURSDAY 6:41 a.m. 1:01 p.m. 8:52 a.m. 2.5 2:59 a.m. 1.1 7:07 p.m. 12:22 a.m. 9:59 p.m. 2.7 3:10 p.m. 1.0 FRIDAY 6:41 a.m. 1:49 p.m. 10:25 a.m. 2.2 4:37 a.m. 1.3 7:07 p.m. 1:05 a.m. 11:50 p.m. 2.7 4:41 p.m. 1.2 AUGUST 13 6:41 a.m. 2:37 p.m. --------------------6:47 a.m. 1.2 7:06 p.m. 1:50 a.m. 12:40 p.m. 2.2 6:33 p.m. 1.1 U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook page.For command information questions, please contact Public Affairs at 54848. COMMA NDERS HOTLINEHAVE SOMETHING THE USAG-KA COMMANDER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?CALL THE COMMANDERS HOTLINE AT 51098 TODAY! wwwlicrcomwajaleinhorglass A A HA HG PH A HAPPY 226TH BIRTHDAY U.S. COAST GUARD!


12 WATCH OUT FOR WASPS!Paper Wasps are social insects TEN RULES FOR 10 FINGERS Ten Rules for 10 Fingers 1. 2. 3. tools in poor condition or those missing 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. David Cantrell




2 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 em ployees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not nec U.S. Government, Department of Defense, De partment 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: Garrison Commander.....Col. Michael Larsen Garrison CSM.......Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings Managing Editor ..................... Jordan Vinson Associate Editor .............. Jessica Dambruch Media Services Intern........Colleen Furgeson Each year thousands of U.S. citizens adopt children from other countries, and adopting while serving overseas is a growing trend for military and civilian families. Intercountry adoption is governed by both the laws of the country the child is from and the country in which the adoptive parents live. There are several necessary steps involved in adopting a Marshallese child, especially for those foreign to the Western Republic of the Marshall Islands are also relevant factors. Ac cording to the U.S. embassy in Majuro, it is very important to follow each step carefully. Adopted Marshallese children must have the proper paper work to enter the United States, said Autumn Oakley, Consular receive U.S. citizenship. The Marshallese Central Adoption Authority based in Maju ro is the national authority for adoption in the RMI. They main tain the rosters of children available for adoption and families looking to adopt. Adoptive parents and children are matched by the Central Adoption Authority, Oakley said. ABOVE: On Aug. 1, at the invitation of the government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, USAG-KA Commander Col. Michael Larsen and Command Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings traveled to Majuro to attend the opening of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Nitijela, or Congress. Larsen and Rawlings also took the opportunity to meet with Ambassador Karen Stewart, newly appointed U.S ambassador to the RMI, whom they accompanied to the Nitijela. and adoptive parents are usually expected to keep in touch What they call customary adoption in the RMIwhen a birth parent gives their child to someone else to raise them tact the U.S. Department of State for more information on the process and how to begin. The adoption experts at the Depart ment of State can be reached by phone at 1-888-407-4747 or email at For U.S. residents of U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll, oth er paperwork including a 480 request is required for the child More detailed information about the adoption process, a list of attorneys, and other resources can be found at: Adoption is a gift of love and support to a child in need of a family. When prospective families carefully follow the law and each step of the process, it will be a success story for the child and his or her new parents. and and


3 Photos by Jessica Dambruch A L L Y S S E S T R U H S M I K E H I L L M A N R A C H E L H O R N E R Rachel Horner is the lead school-age instructor at CYSS and a 2015 graduate of Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho. She inspires K-6 children in the before/aer school enrichment and summer camp programs and enjoys world dance and cultural performance. Horner enjoys Kwajaleins safe environment. is summer she enjoyed composing a generative and personal ized learning experience for each child with her amazing coworkers. It is their summer camp, she says. We get them to submit ideas for activities and to own the experience. We can actually go above and beyond and develop their individual interests. ... Working with kids, you learn really fast what matters in life. Past camp themes included art and space camp, and future plans may involve short lm and video making. Were doing the Olympics this year, she adds. ats been fun, because we can really watch the events! Alysse Struhs arrived on Kwajalein in 2015 with her four children (three girls and a boy, aged 7-14), husband Chad and valuable expertise. Originally hailing from Idaho, she began her on island career as the KRS executive administrator. In June, Struhs assumed her new role as the School Age Center Director and Training and Curriculum Specialist for CYSS. Prior to her career on Kwajalein, Struhs served as an educator for eight years and a principal for four years. She holds an an associate degree in psychology, a bachelor of science in elementary education, a master of arts in education administration and an Ed.S in superintendency. She is currently pursuing an additional degree in law. Struhs enjoys running, traveling and spending time with her family. I absolutely love working with children, she says. My favorite part about my job here at CYSS is that I have the opportunity to work with some amazing teachers and children. And together we nd new ways to make learning exciting. Donna Pippitt is the CYSS registration lead. Born and raised in Panama City, Florida, she has been a Kwaj kid since 1992. Pippitt enjoys welcoming newcomers to the school she attended as a child. A lot has changed herenames, programs, but I love Kwaj life, she says. Youre always learning something new, and I love interacting with everybody and getting to know them; its just like a big family. Returning to work in the school system has been one of Pippitts longtime goals; it led her to pursue a Bachelor of Science in human development and family studies, which she earned in 2013 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. When she is not hard at work, Pippitt works out and frequents the islands beautiful beaches. D O N N A P I P P I T T F TO THE NEW CYSS STAF Yokwe Mike Hillman, has looked forward to joining to the CYSS sta family for over 10 years. He now serves on Kwajalein as the CYSS youth activities director. I am happy to nally return home, Hillman says. Since I am a Kwaj kid from birth, I have always had a special place in my heart for this island, and I look forward to being able to work with the next generation of Kwaj kids. As an undergraduate at Manhattan College, Hillman studied physical education. He holds a master of science in counseling with a concentration in school counseling from Fitchburg State University. Hillman is as enthusiastic about his passion to work with teenagers as he is about music (he plays guitar), sports and anything to do with the water. I love any and all sports com ing out of Bostonthe Celtics, Bruins, Red Soxand obviously the Patriots! Courtesy of Donna Pippitt


4 The deputy assistant Secretary of Defense for Develop mental Test and Evaluation (DT&E), and Director of the Test trip to U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll July 27. Accompany ing him were Bruce Bailey, deputy director of the T&E Range Oversight, Test Resource Management Center, and William Col son, director of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Com mand and Army Strategic Command. Brown provides advocacy and strategic guidance for the Department of Defense test ranges, which include the Ron ald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site located on Kwajalein Atoll. Brown is responsible for DT&E policy and guidance in support of the acquisition of major Department of Defense weapons systems. The purpose of the tour was to gain a better understanding of RTS capabilities and issues to help them better execute their advocacy, oversight and strategic functions. We are the OSD advocates for the test capabilities at the 1) Dr. David Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Test and Evaluation and Director of the Test Resource Management to the island July 27. 2) Brown tours the KMRSS Worthy bridge July 29. 3) Between tours of the installation, Brown explores the waters of Kwajaleins lagoon. 4) The visitors share a group photo. Included are: Kevin Nash, Acting RTS Range Director; Marty Sargent, Project Manager, Kwajalein Transition; Brown; Bruce Bailey; William Colson, SMDC Technical Center Director; David Brown, Deputy RTS Director. 5) KMRSS Worthy Systems Engineer T.C. Cardillo, right, gives the group a tour of the ships top deck. knowledge of the test capabilities (and the great people pro viding that support) for this task, Bailey said. During their four-day visit, the visitors met with USAG-KA discussion about the strategic importance of the island garrison, the community here and its support functions for DoD person nel, contractors, families and the Marshallese workforce. dars and technicians at the Kiernan Re-entry Measurement Site and later visited the smaller, remote islands making up the test range. They also toured the Kwajalein-based missile range class tactical auxiliary general ocean surveillance ship, now operated by the U.S. Army in Kwajalein. This is an amazing ship, and a very unique asset for us, Brown said during his tour of the vessel. Kwajalein [meaning the whole garrison] is much more than I expected it to be, and I am excited to see how RTS and our other space and satellite surveillance elements work together here. U.S. Army photos by Nikki Maxwell 1 2 3 4 5


5 From Deb Crawford SUMMER CAMP DETECTIVE WEEK CLOCKWISE, FROM TOP: Summer Camp Detective Week participants Marina Dethlefsen, Athena LaBrie, Connor Karlsen, Mason Finley, Ellie Miller and Otto Shultz enjoy a cell tour at the Kwajalein Police Department Aug. 5; campers receive a K-9 Sheryl Armbruster and campers pose in front of a police car display with Sgt. Gregory Bush, Sgt. Bob Stack and Sgt. Angel Bolton. Photos by Sgt. Angel Bolton Space Fence construction workers are photographed during a traditional topping out ceremony Aug. 1 at the location of the Space Fence Power Plant, currently in construction.


6 Sunday Roasted Chicken Baked Ziti w/ Sausage Lyonnaise Potatoes Thursday Beef Stroganoff Chicken Caesar Wrap Parslied Noodles August 20 Spaghetti Garlic Bread Vegetables Thursday Huli Huli Chicken Au Gratin Potatoes Vegetables Friday Coconut Chicken Fish Du Jour Roasted Potatoes Friday Salisbury Steak Mediterranean Chicken Parslied Potatoes Monday Boneless Chicken Chefs Choice Entree Herb Roasted Potatoes Wednesday Baked Chicken Roasted Potatoes Vegetables Monday Taco Bar Refried Beans Spanish Rice Sunday Fried Chicken Garlic Mashed Potatoes Vegetables Tuesday BBQ Chicken Three Bean Chili Hot Dogs Wednesday Steak Night Crispy Garlic Chicken Baked Potatoes Tuesday Sweet & Sour Pork Chicken Chopsuey Fried Rice August 20 Herb Baked Chicken Shepherds Pie Three-Cheese Macaroni Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF AUGUST 9 HELP WANTED Visit USAJOBS.GOV to search and apply for USAG-KA vacancies and other federal positions. The following U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll positions are currently listed on USA JOBS: GS-13 General Engineer (Two Posi tions) GS-13 Supervisory Community Ser vices Specialist For more information and to apply, go to Type in Kwajalein for geographic area, and select Federal Employees under Who may apply. Job description: Does payroll, works and manages concessions, sends mes sages and other items per General Manager, Makes reservations, and oth er job duties as needed. Contact Holly for more information: 53542. KRS and Chugach listings for on-Island jobs are posted at: Kwajalein, Roipoint locations; outside the United 700 and on the Kwaj-web site under Contractor Information>KRS>Human Resources>Job Opportunities. Listings for off-island contract positions are available at Community Services Administrative Assistant II HR Req.# K051755 Provides administrative and program support for KRS Community Services and the community at large. Adheres to company Policies, Procedures, Val ues, Covenants, and Business Ethics. Must have excellent communication skills, computer skills, and the abil ity to multitask. For more information contact the KRS Human Resources Of COMMUNITY NOTICES CYSS Youth Basketball. Register for Start Smart. Questions? Contact Michael Hillman or Jason Huwe at the Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Aug. must attend all three nights for the advance. Register at the Small Boat Marina during hours of operation. Adult Soccer Season Registration. Limited team slots available so reg ister fast! Questions? Call Derek at 51275. School Kindergarten Registration is now-August 17. Children eligible for Kindergarten must turn 5 by Sep register your child. enter and play, ID required. Kwajalein Yacht Club Monthly Meet the Yacht Club. Happy Hour begins at 5:30pm and dinner at 7pm. Ques Guests Welcome! Kwajalein Golf Course. 7:30 p.m. Mulligans (max two per person). Registration is full at this time and we are placing people on an alter tact Carmel Shearer at carm1022@ or 51407. Water Safety Instructor Class. Satur days and Mondays, Aug. 30-October class. Participants must be at least 52848. Kwajalein Diabetes Clinic. 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 31, in the Kwaja lein Hospital lobby. All participants need to have labs drawn prior to the clinic (now through August 17). Questions? Contact Linda Reynolds at 5-2223. September Learn To Swim Registra tion. Aug. 23-Sept. 3. Session runs Wednesdays and Fridays, Sept. 7-30 (8 sessions). Levels III, IV, & V 3:45-4:15 p.m.; Levels I & II Participants must be at least 4 years old. Questions? Contact Cliff Pryor at 52848. Photographer Wanted. Kwajalein Schools is soliciting bids for an onisland photographer to take pictures year. If interested, please pick up the August 13. Questions? Call the High Travel Books Wanted. Finished with your summer trip? Done with the trav el books? Donate them to Grace Sher Road Closure. The elevated dirt road between the Space Fence Power Plant Annex construction site and the Kwajalein Power Plant is closed further notice. Please use caution if in the area. Safely Speaking: Explosives. The fol lowing materials will have this picto gram: Explosives Self-reactive Organic peroxides this symbol, the response is the same as the response for UXO. Mark the area Retreat the same way you entered Report the material to EOD E-talk: Shoreline Protection. Any ac tivity with the potential to impact areas within 50 ft of the shoreline (facility demolition, construction, vegetation removaletc.) require Environmental (5-1134) review and approval. Dog Owners. Please pick up after your dog in the dog park. Having the dog park is not a right but a privilege that can be taken away if we do not take care of it. Pools and Beaches School Hours (Lifeguard on Duty) Aug. 21Dec. 17 Family Pool: Tuesday and Saturday 3:30 p.m. p.m., Wednesday and Friday 3:30 p.m. p.m. Sunday 11:00am 6:00pm Monday 12:00pm 6:00pm Thursday Closed for Cleaning Emon Beach: Sunday and Monday 11:00am 6:00pm Tuesday Saturday Buddy Swim **As a reminder, children under nied and watched by a responsible approved swimming area.** COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS


7 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact Information Capt. 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 2758 DOD SAFE Helpline: 877 995 5247 Friday Shrimp & Chicken touffe Dirty Rice Sunday Roasted Cornish Hens Hamburger Steak Vegetable Frittata Thursday Roast Beef Sandwich on a Bun Roasted Turkey August 20 Meat Lasagna Spaghetti Marinara Cheesy Garlic Bread Thursday Fried Chicken London Broil Mashed Potatoes Friday Salmon Cakes Cuban Sandwich Vegetable Quiche Monday Roasted Pork Loin Chicken Sandwich Southern Benedict Wednesday Pork Chops Stir-Fry Vegetables Wild Rice Sunday Beef Enchilada Casserole Chicken Chimichanga Borracho Beans Monday BBQ Chicken BBQ Spare Ribs Corn on the Cob Tuesday Italian Sausage & Peppers Chicken Cacciatore White Clam Sauce Pasta Wednesday Grilled Steak Huli Huli Chicken Baked Potatoes Tuesday Jamaican Patties Baked Chicken Vegetable Pasta August 20 Hamburgers Hot Dogs Three Cheese Pasta Caf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF AUGUST 9 U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook page For command information questions, please contact Public Affairs at 54848 COMMANDERS HOTLINE HAVE SOMETHING THE USAG-KA COMMANDER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT? CALL THE COMMANDERS HOTLINE AT 51098 TODAY! w w w l i c k r c o m k w a j a l e i n h o u r g l a s s D O W L O A D A D S H A R E H G P H O T O S A T SUNRISE MOONRISE HIGH TIDE LOW TIDE SUNSET MOONSET SUNDAY 6:41 a.m. 3:28 p.m. 1:17 a.m. 3.0 7:59 a.m. 0.8 7:06 p.m. 2:38 a.m. 1:55 p.m. 2.5 7:43 p.m. 0.7 MONDAY 6:41 a.m. 4:19 p.m. 2:11 a.m. 3.5 8:43 a.m. 0.3 7:06 p.m. 3:28 a.m. 2:42 p.m. 2.9 8:32 p.m. 0.3 TUESDAY 6:41 a.m. 5:11 p.m. 2:53 a.m. 3.9 9:19 a.m. -0.1 7:05 p.m. 4:20 a.m. 3:19 p.m. 3.3 9:12 p.m. -0.1 WEDNESDAY 6:41 a.m. 6:02 p.m. 3:30 a.m. 4.4 9:52 a.m. -0.5 7:05 p.m. 5:14 a.m. 3:54 p.m. 3.7 9:49 p.m. -0.4 THURSDAY 6:41 a.m. 6:53 p.m. 4:05 a.m. 4.7 10:25 a.m. -0.8 7:04 p.m. 6:09 a.m. 4:28 p.m. 4.1 10:25 p.m. -0.7 FRIDAY 6:41 a.m. 7:44 p.m. 4:40 a.m. 4.9 10:59 a.m. -1.0 7:04 p.m. 7:04 a.m. 5:02 p.m. 4.3 11:01 p.m. -0.8 AUGUST 20 6:41 a.m. 8:33 p.m. 5:15 a.m. 5.0 11:32 a.m. -1.0 7:03 p.m. 8:00 a.m. 5:37 p.m. 4.4 11:39 p.m. -0.8 DOES YOUR TO-GO BOX LOOK LIKE THIS? Patrons are expected to follow the portion control guidelines as written in DI 1019 that authorize the follow ing food items. 2 portions, main entre 2 portions, starch 1 portion, vegetable side 1 portion, salad 1 portion, soup If patrons continue to ignore the guidelines, take-out privileges could be revoked.


8 U.S. Army photo by Jessica Dambruch USAG-KAs Hero of the Week 2015 after 10 years of service in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He off duty, Stack is an avid sportsman. He is often in the ARC or the gym where he organizes weekly racquetball games. He also enjoys snorkeling, running and bowling; his team has won the last three consecutive bowling championships. He resides on island with his wife Theresa and their golden labrador. Stack enjoys working in the pleasant and safe Kwajalein community. He recommends newcom outdoorsy, he says. We work and live in a paradise.