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The Kwajalein hourglass

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Roi resident Ed Tomasofsky tells stories of Bryan Stigler during a memorial ceremony held Friday, Jan. 13, for the Roi communitys late friend. Jordan Vinson A GARDEN TOUR SMDC COMMANDER FIT FOR GREEN THUMBS P 5 BRIEFS KWAJ COMMUNITY P 4 BRYAN STIGLER P 2-3 ROI REMEMBERS THIS WEEK

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2 LEFT: Chris Bennis, left, and Jim Thomson, middle, join fellow Roi rats and visiting Kwajalein friends to honor their late friend, neighbor and coworker Bryan Stigler, who passed away in late 2016. RIGHT: Stiglers daughter Kaleb Birdie Stigler, who travelled from Louisiana to Roi for the memorial ceremony, tells the audience endearing stories of life growing up with her father at her side. ROI COMMUNITY BIDS FAREWELL TO FRIEND 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: usarmy.bucholz.311-sig-cmd.mbx.hourglass@mail.mil Garrison Commander.....Col. Michael Larsen Garrison CSM.......Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings Managing Editor ..................... Jordan Vinson Associate Editor .............. Jessica Dambruch Media Services Intern........Colleen Furgeson 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 COMMANDERS CORNER U.S. Army photos by Jordan Vinson The Roi community, USAG-KA Com mand staff, KRS leaders and Kwajalein friends gathered Friday, Jan. 13, at the Trade Winds Theater to celebrate the life of late Roi resident Bryan Stigler. A proud native of Louisiana, Stigler passed away Nov. 13, 2016, leaving the small island community in mourning. Stigler had worked at the Roi-Namur Power Plant for close to 10 years, mak ing scores of close friends along the way, both at the plant and elsewhere in the small island community. Some of Stiglers family members made the long trek from the United States to the northern tip of Kwajalein Atoll to attend the memorial ceremony. Stiglers daughter Kaleb Birdie Stigler, also from Louisiana, told personal anec dotes of her fathers antics as a profes sional prankster and loving father. Members of Stiglers Roi rat family echoed his daughters sentiments, some telling hilarious stories of a man who loved to laugh just as much as he loved to cook, feed his neighbors and scare the wits out of them with rubber masks. During his 58 years of life, Stigler touched the lives many people. Some of their stories, told during the memorial ceremony, are printed below. Kaleb Birdie Stigler You all, obvi ously, know my dad. He raised me to be just like him, and anyone whos had a conversation with meJerry knows knows that Im the miniature Bryan. My dad was more than my dad. He was my teacher. He showed me things across the world. He taught me to be more humble. We experienced life anywhere, from having to eat tomatoes for dinner because we were so broke and couldnt get anything else, to traveling the world, going to see Thailand, the Philippines, to doing things together through time. Stigler continued: I remember be ing a little girl. We grew up in southern Louisiana. We had seven acres of land in the middle of nowhere. We had this country house, and my brother was sitting in the bedroom. It was nighttime. It was an old wooden house, and his bed was right by the window. And my dad, as everyone knows, likes to prank people and scare the crap out of them. So, he thought it would be funnyme being B r y a n S t i g l e r 1 9 5 9 2 0 1 7

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3 CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Laura Pasquarella-Swain leads the audience of about 80 people in a toast to Stiglers name. Stiglers family members are recognized during the event; from left: Bryans sister-in-law Michelle Stigler, Bryans brother Raymond and and generous neighbor. Dan Eggers, a former coworker of Stiglers performs an acoustic song he wrote for his late friend. three or fourto go out and go by the window [and scare us]. ... He goes out the front door, and he doesnt know that Im behind him. So, before hes able to sneak up to the window, I got to sneak up to him and [scare him] in the middle of the dark in the country. And the man about pooped his pants. She concluded: The man taught me a lot of things. I lost my best friend. it humbles me even more to know thats the man who raised me. The same man that all of you came here to celebrate. Thank you all very much. Scott Maddox explaining an eyeStigler earned for acting quickly during an emergency at the Roi-Namur Power Plant: He was on duty one night, and with cheetah speed and got the proper thats how he got that award. I never really got to hang out with Bryan too much. He was mid-shift, and I was day shift. Wed meet each other, passing in the morning and say, Hey, and that was about it. Id party with him every once in a while on the back porch, a famous place. Ill miss him; he was fun. Dan Gunter I knew him sort of in two Namur Dolphins Scuba Club for Does anyone know how long? He was the only reason our air compressor is still SEE STIGLER, PAGE 9

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4 U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, the newly appointed command ing general of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Com Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll this week. It was an opportunity for the former U.S. Strategic Command chief of staff to get a ground RTS orbital tracking and anti-ballistic missile missions and meet the men and women who make RTS and USAG-KA tick. During a speaking event Wednesday, Jan. 18, Dickinson made Arsenal after assuming command should be Kwajalein Atoll. Its very, very important what happens out here, Dickin son told a crowd of island residents and off-island visitors at the Kwajalein High School Multi-Purpose Room. Important and then continue onward to Fort Greely, Alaska. Its there in the subarctic that Soldiers of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion man some of the deployed anti-interconti nental ballistic missile interceptors that form the backbone of the Missile Defense Agencys Ground-Based Midcourse De fense system. As the senior commander of both Fort Greely and sons eagerness to put eyes on the Kwajalein Atoll element of the sweeping system was apparent. The general led a viewing of the SMDCs new command mis view of the agencys current capabilities and emerging tech nology testing programs, and he said he was happy to see how often RTS sensors, facilities and personnel are featured in the video package. Everything from Kiernan Re-entry Measure ment Site radars to the Kwajalein Mission Control Center make importance of the test site and the hard work of the people who operate it. The mantra is that the sun never sets on SMDC/ARSTART, Dickinson said. Thats because we have Soldiers across 11 time zones and 22 different locations around the world. You are one of them. maraderie of the people behind the Kwajalein Atoll mission, but also the quality of life available to those who live and work here. Coming out here, my impression is this is a great team, he said. Particularly with the seamlessness between the op erations piece, the garrison piece, the testing piece and having families and programs here on the island to support all that. time and have all of these creature comforts that you have [in such a remote place.] Dickinson ended his address to the Kwajalein community son funding and the recent transition of responsibilities for base oversight from the SMDC to the Installation Manage ment Command. Im your advocate, one of the advocates for the quality of life and mission support out here And, again, its a very im portant job, Dickinson said. I think youre on a great path with funding and some of the [transitions] that have occurred over the past year or so. So, Im optimistic about your future, in terms of the strategic plan. SMDC COMMANDER BRIEFS KWAJALEIN COMMUNITY During a speaking event Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the KHS Multi-Purpose Room on Kwajalein, Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, addresses visitors and the U.S. Ambassador to the RMI.

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5 SOW WELCOME AT MEMORIAL GARDENS Helping hands are welcome at the Kwajalein Memorial Gar dens. Built on the site for the Hydroponic Gardens in 1973, the lush space once served as a popular gathering place for parties and plant lovers. Today, areas of the site have been adopted by some Kwaj growers. James and Eleanor Talich, Cynthia Pavia and Barry Grinter are frequent visitors. But remaining over grown plots offer other residents a chance to get their green on. The garden contains different species of palm trees, indig head trees makes the garden an ideal place to escape the heat of the day on the weekends. The area comes equipped with a toolshed and potting sup plies for the site. In the early spring of 2016 Pavia and Grinter began to maintain a corner of the grounds that includes a small healthy foods, Pavia cultivates medicinal plants and several species of decorative and practical plants. It would be great if people would come adopt a space here to keep up, said Pavia, eyeing a large cactus surrounded by If you dont have a green thumb, the garden still needs help with one important task: moving fallen fronds and coconuts to collection locations at the edges of the grounds. The coconut crabs eat the inside, leave the husk, and that lem, said Pavia. Space is available to cultivate a wide variety of plants, but all non-native species must be kept in pots or planters. New comers and visitors are advised that established garden plots should not be disturbed. For safety and security, it is not OK to eat produce from established garden plots, or to remove equip ment and tools from the garden. The best thing new growers and visitors can do is to respect the adopted spaces. This will ensure that the garden continues to be a free zone for everyone to enjoy the outdoors and try new agricultural techniques. Really, I experiment, said Pavia. I order in the seeds and try down here to keep this place nice for everyone. The most im portant thing people can do is to visit often to enjoy this place. U.S. Army photos by Jessica Dambruch

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6 IN MEMORIAM Jobonean Hermon KRS is sad dened by the recent passing of our colleague, Jobonean Hermon. He was 58 years old. Hermon began his career on Roi in 1984, working for Global Associates in the Building and Grounds Department. Two years later he transferred to the Carpenter shop. In 1991, Jobonean started working at the KREMS Work Center as an antenna gen eral helper, and in December 2008 he transferred to TRADEX to work in the antenna maintenance group. Hermon was very dependable and hard work ing, and he was always willing to lend a hand to all departments at TRADEX. Outside of work, Hermon was well known in the Eniburr community for volunteering his time to help his com munity. One of Hermons most memo rable achievements was the effort he put forward to help build a new church for the Enniburr community, a project that he spent more than four years working free of charge. He is survived by his wife Rosie Her mon, daughters Jessica and Kathreen Hermon, sons Hernist and Terist Her mon and grandson Kobonald Johnny. Hermon will truly be missed in the Roi-Namur and Eniburr communities. Leto Kallep Friends and cowork ers were saddened to learn of the re cent death of Leto Kallep. Kallep had been a member of the Solid Waste and Grounds Department since he started his employment with Chugach in March of 2003. Kallep was a hard worker and took very seriously the responsibilities as sociated with his position as a driver. He was a dependable and polite person whom you could count on when you needed help. Kallep was very friendly, and he always had a smile on his face. Kallep is survived by his wife Bira, his daughter and two sons. Kallep will be sincerely missed by all who knew him. USAG-KAs Hero of the Week is Kwajalein resident Shelly staff members who handle the heavy lifting needed to process KRS employees paychecks every other week. She has a degree in accounting and has worked profession ally as an accountant for 13 years, the last year of which she has worked on Kwajalein. Shes good with numbers, and while she likes doing payroll work, she also enjoys dealing with people on a regular basis and troubleshooting payroll issues with them, she says. She lives on the island with her husband Grant and three children: Grant, Garrett and Meghan. Outside of work, she vol unteers with the Marshallese Cultural Society, the Yokwe Yuk Womens Club and the Boy Scouts. HERO OF THE WEEK U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson Kwajalein Range Services wants your feedback on how the garrisons Com munity Services programs are going. Take part in ongoing surveys to voice your opinion on everything from the Kwajalein Hourglass and Mongolian Night at Caf Roi, to the golf courses and the Self Help shops. Click on the We Want Your Feedback icon on the USAG-KA-Web Intranet home page and type away. THUMBS UP THUMBS UP to the residents of all the communities on Kwajalein Atoll who resiliently and responsibly endured the residential internet outage. Your pa tience, understanding and coopera tion were appreciated. USAG-KA Command Check out USAG-KAs website for garrison and community news, links to each directorate and other helpful information. Have thoughts or suggestions? Send mil. www.army.mil/kwajalein

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7 CLOCKWISE, FROM BOTTOM LEFT: Seabee Lt. j.g. Patrick Edwards can Cher Kirk, left, and Amy Spock enjoy the new Beach Bar event at Emon and shakes to the community Jan. 14. The Marine Department begins overhaul operations on the Kwajalein ferries. A Jan. 16 photo shows the skeleton of a greenhouse ready for construction at the site of the Ebeye Wellness Center. U.S. Army photos by Jessica Dambruch HERO OF THE WEEK

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8 MARSHALLESE LANGUAGE NUMBERS Juon One Ruo Two Jilu Three Emen Four Lalem Five Jijino Six Jimjuon Seven Ralitok Eight Ratimjuon Nine Jooul Ten Jooul-juon Eleven Jooul-ruo Twelve Jooul-jilu Thirteen Jooul-emen Fourteen Jooul-lalem Fifteen Jooul-jijino Sixteen Jooul-jimjuon Seventeen Jooul-ralitok Eighteen Jooul-ratimjuon Nineteen Rooul Twenty Jilool Thirty Eoul Forty Lemoul Fifty Jijinooul Sixty Jimjuonoul Seventy Ralitooul Eighty Ratimjuonoul Ninety Jibukwi One hundred Source: United States Army Kwajalein Atoll Marshallese Primer EMON BEACH BAR MAKES A SPLASH It seemed like a logical thing to happen on a beach, says Dana Carlson. After spending three summer seasons in Antarctica, a seaside getaway seemed like the ideal place for the new clubs supervisor to thaw out. Her idea helped at Emon Beach, Jan. 16, during the second Beach Bar event. The cash-only Beach Bar invites beachgoers to queue up at noon to enjoy frozen drinks and cocktails made by Ocean View Club bartenders Peter Janer and Liz Burns. Popular items can range from frozen stawberry daiquiris to mimosas. Last Monday, it was an impe rial bloody mary, made with a house blend of pepper infused vodka and the works. The event gives Carlson and her staff a chance to get extra creative, Carlson says. But it takes a lot of work. We have to prepare ahead of time for the Beach Bar, she says. This is not something we just wake up and do. Carlson began to hone her mixology skills 10 years ago while studying Russian language and literature (bartending is a great solution to achieve the college work-life balance). She can mix up anything in the book, but her drink of choice is still a shot of good whiskey or a beer. If you enjoyed the Beach Bar, let Carlson know. She hopes the special event can become a regular monthly activity, and she welcomes recommendations for mu sic and playlists. Bartender Liz Burns mixes drinks for Kwaj residents during the second Beach Bar event, Jan. 16, at Emon Beach. U.S. Army photo by Jessica Dambruch U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook page. www.facebook.com/usarmykwajaleinatoll For command information questions, please contact Public Affairs at 54848. 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 N L O A D A N D S H A R E H G P H O T O S A T

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9 running to this day, and Im sure very soon here we will miss him a whole lot more. Because none of us have any idea how to do anything that he did, and its cate what we saw [him do]. Gunter continued, quoting a line from the movie Secondhand Lions: A mans body may grow old, but inside his spirit can still be as young and as restless as ever. He had more spirit than one man, and I dont believe Ive met anyone that that was more true of. Chris Bennis Anyone who knew Bry an knew that he liked to tell stories and jokes. For me, every time Id see him, hed have a new story or something to say. And the majority of the time what he said would offend half of me, and the other half of me would think it was as funny as hell. ... So, even if I didnt agree with what he said, I still had to laugh at it. And I think that was true with prob ably the majority of the people here. The thing about Bryan is he didnt really care what you thought about him, and I love that. I mean, youve got to admire that. He didnt live his life, trying to get gratitude and worrying about what oth er people think of him. He lived his life how he wanted to life his life, and thats something thats admirable. But its hard to do. Bennis continued: Bryan liked to play practical jokes a lot. So, if you ever went little rubber rat hanging out somewhere thats going to scare the hell out of you. Or hell put a little rubber snake under your chair or some other rubber items that he may have had. But thats the way he was, and he always tried to see the lighter side of things and make people smile. And I think that was his goal, that when he saw you he was getting a smile out of you. And thats great, you know, to live your life on a daily basis to try and make people happy. Thats a wonderful thing, and I think were all going to miss it. Mark Swain One time [Bryan] says, Yeah, when my time comes, I want to come sliding into those pearly gates, all twisted up, covered in crap [and say], Hey, Peter, get out here! Lets do it again! Rey Baldado He was a brother, a good friend of mine. He was the type of guy that would be friends with anybody. ... I loved that guy very much. Jim Friedenstab out here 4.5 years ago, I had never had lobster. Bryan gave me lobster, and that was a very touching gesture for me. Be cause, you know, people dont do that. it was Halloween or not, and Morris was the lead mechanic then, and Bryan liked to get masks. Rubber masks. And turned on the light, and heres Bryan sitting there with his mask in his chair. And I thought Morris was going to have a heart attack. There were two sides to Bryan: a little angel and a little devil. Rest in peace, brother. Jerry Wilkins I loved hearing his You want to buy a pencil story, and he loved telling it. Im going to miss him. DJ Castle One time, Bryan was in the hospital for some reason on Kwaj, and he had come back after getting stitches or something like that. He came back to Roi, and JoDanna and I ran into him in the hallway and asked him how his stay was on Kwaj. And he said, Oh, it was pretty good. I was trying to get one of them cute nurses to give me a sponge bath. And JoDanna said, We could have sent Jon in. And thats the only time Bryan didnt have a comeback. Laura Pasquarella-Swain We all know that Bryan does not want us tearyeyed and crying. He wants us to cel ebrate and remember him for the crazy, STIGLER, FROM PAGE 9 wacky guy he was. He was a wonder ful human being. There wasnt a thing he wouldnt do for any one of us on this island. Pasquarella-Swain continued: A bunch of us were down at the beach one day. And Bryan shows up at the beach. And Im like, Oh my God, Bryan, you havent come over to the beach in forever. And hes like, Yeah, yeah, yeah. I need to get a little sun. I need to get out of the room, move off the back porch. So hes got a towel wrapped around him, and he makes his way to the water, and he was pretty pasty white. You know, the guy did work at nighttime. So he didnt see a whole lot of daylight. And he does one of gles his butt, whips that towel off, and there he is standing there in a banana thong. And I thought I was going to die right then and there. And if I remem ber correctly, I think his daughter sent him several pairs of them, and I thought, Wow, thats an interesting father-daugh ter relationship. And here comes Bryan down in the water, with this thong on. And those of us that were at the beach that day, we had to be laughing for a good 5-10 minutes, crying, crying so hard. We did get pictures of that; however, we decided we wouldnt put them in our lit tle slideshow tonight. But anyone whod like to see them, let me know. The crowd steps forward to light electronic candles during Bryan Stiglers memorial ceremony Jan. 13 on Roi.

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10 WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK WORK BUS SCHEDULE CHANGE PLEASE RESPECT THE FAMILY ENVIRONMENT AT EMON BEACH Due to scheduled range command sponsored events, the Kwajalein work shuttle bus will not be available Jan. 25-26. The work bus is expected to resume nor mal operations on Jan. 27. Please watch your language and behavior at Emon Beach. It is a family-friendly environment and should remain so. WEATHER TRENDS: Dry trade winds are in place with sus tained speeds of 15-18 knots. We are expecting wind speeds to continually climb, raising possible need for small craft advisory going into Saturday. Wind speeds are expected to decrease going into Sunday andMonday, reaching belowadvisory levels. It has been comfortable outside. For instance, relative hu midity was 60-70 percent Wednesday and Thursday. The hu midity should remain at current levels through the weekend. However, we did receive almost four inches of rainfall Monday before going into this dry spell. CAUTION-OUTLOOK: Indicators arent showing any dis ruptions in the current weather for next 10 days. With La Nia winding down, expect near-average weather going into February, mostly windy and dry. Average rainfall in February is only 3.3 inches for the month. Time for us weather folks to sit back and do some copy-paste forecasting: dry to isolated showers and breezy. 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 COMMANDERS HOTLINE HAVE SOMETHING THE USAG-KA COMMANDER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT? CALL THE COMMANDERS HOTLINE AT 51098 TODAY! LUNCH DINNER Sunday Beef Tips Pork Chops Mashed Potatoes Thursday BBQ Pork Ribs Turkey Wrap Roasted Potatoes January 28 Spaghetti Garlic Toast Chefs Choice Thursday Mongolian BBQ Garlic Chicken Chefs Choice Friday Taco Bar Refried Beans Chefs Choice Friday Chicken Fried Steak Fish Du Jour Mashed Potatoes Monday Cacciatore Chicken Egg Casserole Chefs Choice Wednesday Tuna Casserole Roast Chicken Chefs Choice Monday Manicotti Pasta Carbonara Chefs Choice Sunday Meatloaf Fried Chicken Roasted Potatoes Tuesday Grilled Chicken Beef Pot Pie 3 Cheese Macaroni Wednesday Steak night Picante Chicken Baked Potato Bar Tuesday Chicken Wings Patty Melt Roasted Potatoes January 28 Oriental Pork Steak Beef Broccoli Stir Fry Fried Rice Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF JAN. 20

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11 HELP WANTED Visit USAJOBS.GOV to search and apply for USAG-KA vacancies and other federal positions. KRS and Chugach listings for on-Island jobs are posted at: Kwajalein, Roi-Namur and Eb eye Dock Security Checkpoint locations; outside the United sources in Bldg 700 and on the Kwaj-web site under Contrac tor Information>KRS>Human Resources>Job Opportunities. Listings for off-island contract po sitions are available at www.krsjv. com. FOUND Prescription glasses found at El ementary School. Please pick up Bldg. 368 or call 53601 for details. FOR SALE/YARD SALES Osprey, 21 foot catamaran sail boat. $7000. Includes 5hp motor, solar power, VHF radio, stereo, shower, mast (new as of May, 2013), all extras (misc supplies and tools). Needs some repairs (starboard center beam and trail er). Call DJ on Roi: 5-6313 day time, 5-6056 evening. Ladies Clothing Sale. Saturday, Jan. 21, 4:30 -6:30 p.m. Patio 470B at corner of Sixth and Heliotrope. Eddie Bauer, Chicos, Levis, Lands End. Sizes 8-14 (lots of 10-12 and medium). COMMUNITY NOTICES The Great Kwaj Swap Meet. Satur day, Jan. 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m. on the corner of Sixth and Lagoon. One complimentary table per house hold; additional table is $10. Pickup service provided; please ask for the pick-up when registering. No oversized items please. Call your table. Start the New Year off right by de-cluttering your house. Inner-Tube Water Polo Open Play Clinic. Jan. 21, 6 p.m., at the Fam ily Pool. Come hop in the water and learn the rules for the Kwajunique sport! Call Cliff at 5-2848 for more information. The mandatory Kwajalein Scuba Club Safety Meeting makeup, will be help Wednesday Jan. 25, 7 p.m. at the High School MP Room. Last chance to pay your yearly dues. Kwajalein Atoll International ly meeting will be held Wednes anglers welcome to attend! Ques tions? Contact Bill, at 52693. Kwajalein Yacht Clubs monthly meeting. Saturday, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Yacht Club. Questions? Call Ursula LaBrie at 51951. Roi-Namur Dolphins Scuba Club membership renewal deadline is Jan. 31. All current members should have received an email with details. Contact RND Secre tary, JoDanna Castle with ques tions. roidolphins@gmail.com Kwaj B Boat License Class. Tues day, Jan. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Self-improvement seminar. 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 2, CRC Room 1. EAP will improvement, formulate goals for your life, then map out baby steps toward these goals. Call EAP at 55362/52223 to register. Bike savvy volunteers are want ed for a free maintenance event! When: Saturday, Feb. 18, 4-6:30 p.m. Where: Field behind AAFES Interested in putting your bike skills to good use? Contact Jason Huwe at 52525. Bike Blessings provided by IMC Interdenomina tional Congregation in partner ship with Community Activities The Boys and Girls Club of Amer ica is getting ready to host their Annual Variety Show! All are welcome for a fun and enjoyable night of skits, musical acts, and dances. Where: MP Room on Sunday Feb. 26, 2017. When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Why: BGCA is rais ing funds for a local cause. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to call Michael Hillman, 53796. Turn off your lights, computer, and TV when not in use. Dont let the water run continuously when brushing your teeth. Use cotton or recycled material bags instead of plastic. Recycle or reuse your plastic bags and used paper. E-Talk: Owners and operators of petroleum product storage tanks are required to conduct and re cord a weekly inspection in accor dance with SPI 1589. Questions? Call KRS Environmental at 51134. Safely Speaking: What is the GHS? GHS is an acronym for The Glob ally Harmonized System of Clas cals. This United Nations (UN) proposal was adopted by OSHA and provides minor changes to our current Hazard Communica tion program with internationally standardized labeling and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements. COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO COMPLETE ALL BADGE RENEWAL PROCESSES. CHECK YOUR BADGE Kwajalein Dental Clinic is making some changes for the better. The Dental Clinic billing process has been updated to align with the hospital bill ing processes. Effective Ocy. 1, 2016 Kwajalein Dental Clinic is billing insur ance directly. Patients will receive a monthly statement from the dental of the need for patients to pay and then wait for checks to cash from insur ance. In the event you do receive a check from your insurance company, please bring those payments directly to the dental clinic to be posted to your account. Our goal is to always be transparent in our processes and to be available to you for any ques tions or concerns you may have. We are here for you. DENTAL CLINIC BILLING UPDATE Friday Fish and Chips Corn Beef & Cabbage Parsley Potatoes Sunday Chicken Cacciatore Flish Florentine Ham & Cheese Quiche Thursday Char Siu Pork Beef Stir-fry Veggie Fried Rice January 28 Lasagna Spaghetti Marinara Cheesy Garlic Bread Thursday Fried Chicken Beef Pot Pie Mashed Potatoes Friday Tuna Casserole Yankee Pot Roast Mashed Potatoes Monday Beef Fajitas Orange Chicken Breakfast Burrito Wednesday Beef Stew Chicken Chimichanga Lima Beans Sunday BBQ Pork Ribs Chicken Pancit Sweet Potatoes Monday Chicken Jambalaya Cajun Roast Pork Mashed Potatoes Tuesday Fried Pork Chops Chicken Curry Mashed Potatoes Wednesday Roast Beef Herb Baked Fish Baked Potatoes Tuesday French Dip Sandwich Grilled Chicken Breast Ranch Style Beans January 28 Pork Roast Teriyaki Chicken Spicy Sweet Potatoes LUNCH DINNER Caf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF JAN. 20

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12 THIS WEEK IN KWAJALEIN HOURGLASS HISTORY From Jan. 21, 1974 From Jan. 21, 1974 From Jan. 25, 1990 From Jan. 21, 1980 From Jan. 21, 1980