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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University of Florida
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Gen. John Hyten, commanding general of the U.S. Strategic Command (center), spends some time getting to know the faces of RTS and USAG-KA during a Jan. 19 visit to Kwajalein Atoll. Nikki Maxwell KWAJ REMEMBERS STRATCOM CHIEF MEETS PEOPLE OF USAG-KA P 2 RMI WEB ACCESS RESTORED P 4-5 ASMOND ARELONG P 8 LIVING OFF THE GRID THIS WEEK


2 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 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 STRATCOM COMMANDER MEETS RTS, USAG-KA Air Force Gen. John Hyten, the newest commanding gener last week to meet the men and women of the Ronald Reagan with his command coin. FROM TOP: STRATCOM Commander Gen. John Hyten congratulates NMCB 11 Seabee Builder 3rd Class Tracal Davis for becoming an expeditionary warfare specialist and for U.S. Army photos by Nikki Maxwell


3 Courtesy of USAG-KA Host Nations USAG-KA HOST NATIONS DIRECTOR RECOGNIZED FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE The Marshall Islands government Host Nation Activities director. U.S. Army photo by Jessica Dambruch


4 LIVING OFF THE GRID LEFT: Marine Department displays a damaged section structure during a dive operation. ABOVE: The with Marine Department vessels while a commercial dive team handles cable relinked to the online services that have one scattered, he said. this area of the world. U.S. Army photos by Jordan Vinson and David Casbarra


5 ments. overseas. side world. with fondness. I dont remember how many times I picked up my phone to Google something and then said, Oh, wait. Majuro resident Jack Niedenthal


6 Namur. FROM TOP: Ebeye resident and community volunteer Dennis facility scheduled to open Feb. 9. Ebeye children play outside U.S. Army photos by Nikki Maxwell U.S. Army photos by Jordan Vinson




8 Orion the Hunter Orion (constellation) Taurus (constellation (imaginary line) Aldebaran (star) M45, the Pleiades (star cluster) Hyades (star cluster) Diagram by Jordan Stellarium KWAJALEIN REMEMBERS ASMOND ARELONG Former long-time KRS rent traditions. Courtesy of Kim Yarnes


9 THUMBS UP to the Marine Department. I know that other departments played their part, but the rine Department. The department adapted to changing schedules and last minute re quests. The entire department worked long hours and sailed in rough seas. The USAV in a strong current to bring in the cable. 8605 worked a 12-hour day on the second day in THUMBS UP w w w l i c k r c o m / k w a j a l e i n h o r g l a s s S H R H H S


10 Q. Can accommodation be made for shift workers to pick up meals at the dining facility? A. There are no changes to the current procedures. There are take-out meal. Q. Why is the Zamperini dining fa cility often out of such basic items as milk, eggs, cheese, etc.? Q. Could the dining facility pro vide just unsweetened iced tea? If this isnt possible, could the iced tea be labeled so that patrons can see which product (sweet ened/unsweetened) is available to them? The new dispensers will be labeled so that diners can see which teas times. Q. What is being done to keep the downtown area of Kwajalein clean and presentable? an employee to clean the down town area daily while Solid Waste continues to collect trash each day. Additionally, Buildings & tenance on an as-needed basis. Q. Is it possible to move the adult soccer season to the dry season in an effort to avoid game cancella tions due to weather? A. The sports seasons are set up to ority, because it brings in the most participants. There needs to be a break between the soccer and the top priority. Kwajalein Range Services wants your feedback on how our programs are KRS HERO OF THE WEEK USAG-KAs Hero of the Week United States and at overseas sites. U.S. Army photo by Jessica Dambruch


11 Featured below U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson MARSHALLESE SAYINGS Kandrikdrik kan yokwe. Botoktok ej kur. Blood calls. (This is similar to blood is thicker than water). Ekmouj jab meloklok lioneen. Jab koror ion kuro, bwe kuro wot lal. are groupers underneath you. Juum Ettor. with matrilineal tradition. mats or the intricately designed two-piece MARSHALLESE LAGUAGE Ion Rok South Rear Rilik West Lon Lal Down Ewi/Ia Where Ako Mon-wia Store HERO OF THE WEEK


12 U.S. Army photo ARMY GAME STUDIO APP WINS TRIPLE AWARDS AT INDUSTRY CONFERENCE By Kathleen Edwards Software Engineering interactive models, games and challeng games challenge and achievement of termined the winners of the awards in strate their game to a worldwide train Development and Engineering Com engineering to produce capabilities that provide decisive overmatch to the Army against the complexities of the current and future operating environments in Command.


13 U.S. Army photos FROM SCI-FI TO SMDC HISTORY By Sharon Watkins Lang In space and missile defense manager. tinct difference in the two GHS and Chemical Labeling The GHS Chemicals.


14 WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK remainder of the week. DOD COMMANDERS HOTLINE HAVE SOMETHING THE USAG-KA COMMANDER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT? CALL THE COMMANDERS HOTLINE AT 51098 TODAY! LUNCH DINNER Sunday Baked Ziti Thursday BBQ Pork Sandwich Roasted Potatoes January 28 Italian Sausage Sandwich Thursday Augratin Potatoes Friday Roasted Potatotes Friday Parslied Potatoes Monday Roasted Potatoes Wednesday Monday Taco Bar Spanish Rice Sunday Tuesday Onion Rings Wednesday Tuesday Sweet & Sour Pork January 28 Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF JAN. 26


15 ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO COMPLETE ALL BADGE RENEWAL PROCESSES. CHECK YOUR BADGE making some changes for billing process has been updated to align with the hospital billing processes. Effective Ocy. 1, 2016 Kwa insurance directly. Patients will receive a monthly state with any charges. This elimi nates 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 di rectly 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 questions or con cerns you may have. We are here for you. Friday Mongolian BBQ Sunday Thursday Roasted Turkey Mashed Potatoes January 28 Kalua Pork Thursday Roast Pork Mashed Potatoes Friday Monday Mussels Marinara Wednesday Sunday Borrocho Beans Monday Spare ribs Baked Beans Tuesday Black Beans Wednesday Baked Potatoes Tuesday Mashed Potatoes January 28 Tater Tots LUNCH DINNER Caf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF JAN. 26 DENTAL CLINIC BILLING UPDATE HELP WANTED FOR SALE/YARD SALES evening. COMMUNITY NOTICES to register. son. Class is for children ages 6 Check out USAG-KAs website for garrison and community news, links to each directorate and other helpful information. Have thoughts or suggestions? Send mil.


16 THIS WEEK IN KWAJALEIN HOURGLASS HISTORY U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook page.