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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MINUTEMAN III LAUNCH HOMETOWN HERO DID YOU KNOW? FROM VANDENBERG A SUCCESSP 8 HONORED WITH FIELD DEDICATIONP 2-3 KWAJ CLINIC FACTS P 4-5 THIS WEEK Chaplain Patrick McCormick, Paul and Lucienne DeMeo and USAG-KA Commander Col. Michael Larsen celebrate the dedication of DeMeo Athletic Field, April 30. Jessica Dambruch


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 FIELD DEDICATION HONORS DEMEO The Kwajalein community gathered together April 30 to witness the dedication of DeMeo Field at the Kwaja Lt. Paul M. DeMeo, a Kwaj kid and graduate of the United tinction. morial marker with a formal color guard presentation er played spirited marches and the national anthems of address to those gathered: Families, longtime friends, the Kwajalein Fire Department, and the Girl Scouts and for special surgery. enne. During the ceremony, the DeMeos and Larsen stepped Afterward, longtime friends gathered around the fam ABOVE: Paul and Lucienne DeMeo stand before the commemorative marker for son 1st Lt. Paul M. DeMeo, at the newly-memorialized DeMeo Athletic Field at Kwajalein Jr./Sr. High School, April 30. U.S. Army photo by Jessica Dambruch


3 ABOVE CLOCKWISE: Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 serve as the color guard at the DeMeo Field dedication; attendees recognize the presentation of colors during the national anthems; the USAG-KA Command team, uniformed personnel, and Kwajalein Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts join the DeMeo family after the dedication ceremony at DeMeo Athletic Field, April 30. munity for attending the ceremony. Management. DeMeo graduated from Pinkerton Acad and Ranger School. U.S. Army photos by Jessica Dambruch


4 Builder Constructionman Emma McCarthy and Builder 3rd Class William Mathis, from NMCB 1, conduct Armed Services Voca tional Aptitude Battery training with local high school students from Ebeye, April 25. SEABEES AT WORK U.S. Navy photos by Builder Constructionman Shyann Waters Builder 3rd Class William Mathis and Steelworker 2nd Class Charles Smith replace plywood in the wall surrounding the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 school building project, April 21. Whether youre a newcomer or seasoned resident, following list of tips. sist with medical issues. 2. 3. During weekends, nights and holidays there is a red safe expeditious treatment in case of emergency. that offers medications of the greatest need to the community. For those who mail order medications, 6. clinic. FDA and an Army Health Physicist annually to en cerns. KWAJ CLINIC 101


5 THUMBS UP Thumbs Up to the volunteers who supported the 38th Annual RustMan Triathlon: Elliott Moseley, Mike Woun dy, Rich Surynt, Matol Jabjulan, Midori Hobbs, Cliff Pry or, Thompson Tarwoj, Sotin Maie, Jim Stepchew, Dave & Melissa Dethlefsen, Rob Taylor, Lucy Nash, Jeanna Larsen, Pam & Matt Hess, Jane Premo, Rebecca Brad ley, Carrie Aljure, Ursula LaBrie, Shana Darrah, Brian Ar rington, Doug Hepler, Neil Dye, Jim & Jeanette Bishop, Brian Coombe, Greg Whitehead, Leslie Fugat, Dean & Christine Davis, Dawn Gray, Ingrid Mounier, Thom Fel ton, Mark Donoghue, Leonard Grandbois, Ron & Chris tina Sylvester, KHS National Honor Society and Kwaja lein Christian Youth Fellowship. Bob Sholar Thumbs Up to KRS Property Specialist Kadede Loran for erty Administrator (CPPA) through the National Prop erty Management Association (NPMA). Kadede dem onstrated the necessary knowledge and experience requirements as well as putting in many hours of study CPPA. Peggy Basset Want to thank an awesome community member here? Send an email to the Hourglass at: U.S. National Library of Medicine Image The Centers as leprosy, Hansens Disease is an air the nose and tissues of the skin and up period. Prednisone and thalidomide are Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Pre vention: U.S. National Library of Medicine: health/PMH0002323/ World Health Organization: http:// THE FACTS ON HANSEN'S DISEASE Thumbs Up to everyone who stepped out to save the slippers on Earth Day! The residents of Roi-Namur sent their Earth Day clean up treasure to Kwaj and Mike Me lander and the team from Solid Waste Management more than 60 pounds of shoes. Nice work, everyone! Kwajalein Art Guild QOL VEHICLE USE RESTRICTED struction vehicles being used on Kwajalein, QOL cart usage is restricted during the workday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., TuesdaySaturday to the residential/community areas. During the workday, QOL scooters can be used to travel as far as the avoid traveling past those points. can still access Camp Hamilton, Coral Sands and Glass Beach areas. Courtesy of Debbie Carr


6 WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK WEATHER DISCUSSION: April has ended with a monthly to A Madden-Julian Oscillation signal is emerging along the tion amounts. SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY FORECAST: and Monday. MID-WEEK FORECAST: Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact Information CW3 Dave Casbarra SHARP Victim Advocate Work: 805 355 3421 Home: 805 355 1731 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 Boneless Chicken Nacho Beef Eggs Benedict Thursday Jerk Chicken Beef Broccoli Stir-Fry Mac & Cheese May 13 Grilled Oriental Pork Chicken Adobo Lumpia Thursday Beef or Chicken Fajitas Roasted Pork Refried Beans Friday Corned Beef & Cabbage Fish Du Jour Steamed Potatoes Friday Sloppy Joes Vegetarian Pasta Roasted Potatoes Monday BBQ Pork Ribs Blackened Chicken Spinach Quiche Wednesday Baked Meatloaf Garlic Roast Chicken Mashed Potatoes Monday Sliced Roast Beef Chicken Pasta Mashed Potatoes Sunday Chicken Saltimbocca Beef Stew Chef's Choice Veggies Tuesday Cantonese Pork Chicken Stir-Fry Sesame Noodles Wednesday Steak Night BBQ Chicken Scalloped Potatoes Tuesday Meat Lasagna Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Balsamic Chicken May 13 Hamburger Steak Chicken Pot Pie Mashed Potatoes Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF MAY 2 REPORTING SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY -Date and time activity occurred -Where and what type of activity occurred -Physical description of the people involved -Description of modes of transportation -Describe what you saw or heard -Provide pictures if you took any WHO TO REPORT TO Local law Enforcement and Security *911 *5-4445/4443 *usarmy.bucholz.311-sgcmd.mbx.usag-pmo@mail


7 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS HELP WANTED ings for off-island contract positions COMMUNITY NOTICES night, Saturday, May 6, at the Ocean are free. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ques dancers and actors will showcase their skills for all to enjoy. Admission to join us for a little fun and a whole circus of learning! Hands-on age ap tration. emony. Reception to follow at the sion of ammunition or pyrotechnics, please deposit into one of the des not UXO collection points. For UXO, notify EOD. Do not touch. nomics. Ergonomics is the science May 13 Mushroom Swiss Burger Roast Pork Couscous May 13 Roast Chicken Beef Stew Green Bean Casserole Friday Bratwurst and Sauerkraut Pork Schnitzel Braised Cabbage Sunday Roast Pork Loin Baked Chicken Egg Florentine Thursday Cheese Quesadilla Hamburger Steak Mac & Cheese Thursday Fried Chicken Meatloaf Mashed Potatoes Friday Fish Sandwich Apple Glazed Chicken Succotash Monday Garlic Roast Beef Roasted Potatoes Wednesday Grilled Cheese Pork Pimento Spicy Sweet Potatoes Sunday Southwestern Chicken Beef Tamales Ranch Style Beans Monday Chicken Marsala Stuffed Peppers Pasta Puttanesca Tuesday Grilled Pork Chops Turkey a la King Mashed Potatoes Wednesday Grilled Steak Fish Florentine Corn on the Cob Tuesday Sloppy Joes Honey Mustard Chicken Cheesy Potatoes LUNCH DINNER Caf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF MAY 2 CONSTRUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT MACY'S WEST SIDE The next construction phase for Macy's West Side begins Saturday, May 6. The entrance door into the AAFES retail vendor area (Bali, Dive & Bike Shops) will be temporarily relocated to the north side door. AAFES retail vendor will remain open to the public. for safety reasons. Signage will be posted. USAG-KA wants your help in naming the ten new B-Boats arriving on Kwajalein and Roi-Namur throughout 2017. The names must be no more than 15 characters in length, including spaces, and no more than two words. Submit your B-Boat name ideas to usagkapao@ by June 1 with your full name and contact phone number. Finalists will be selected by Col. Mike Larsen and published in The Kwajalein Hourglass before the 'christening' of the vessels. NAME THAT BOAT the same orientation for extended such as carpal tunnel syndrome and of compressed gas cylinders or if you management of compressed gas cyl inders. PALM FROND PICK UP INFO For the safety of our community, palm fronds and coconuts are trimmed as needed. However, due to limited equipment and vehicles for pick up of these trimmings, the piles may remain in place for a delayed period of time. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work together to improve our neighborhood.


8 U.S. Air Force photo UNITED CHECK-IN TIMES Monday, United 155 3:30-4:45 p.m. Tuesday, United 154 11-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, United 155 2:30-3:45 p.m. Thursday, United 154 11:30 a.m.-Noon. Friday, United 155 3:30-4:45 p.m. Saturday, United 154 11-11:30 a.m. ATI CHECK-IN TIMES Early departures 7:45-8:15 a.m. All other departures 8-8:30 a.m. MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG By 30th Space Wing, Public Affairs BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE without the dedication, professionalism and teamwork of the deterrent as a key element of U.S. national security and the se curity of U.S. allies and partners. An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at at Vandenberg Air Force Base, May 3. USAG-KA SPORTS SOFTBALL APRIL 26 Scrubs def. Coed Blue 34-8 APRIL 27 Automotive Banjo def. Mon Kubok 28-17 Trouble Makers def. T-Shooters 14-4 Lollygaggers def. Tropic Blunder 18-5 APRIL 28 Spartan Women def. Coed White 13-2 #2 OFU 6-4-3 def. #3 Goats 8-7 #4 Spartans I def. #1 Kwajalein 17-3 A LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Goats 5 4 OFU 6-4-3 6 3 Kwajalein 6 3 Spartan Men 1 8 COED LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Jab Pere 3 4 Lollygaggers 7 0 Tropical Blunder 2 5 RF Hazards 2 5 B LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Mon Kubok 2 7 Bakai'Arma 7 1 Heavy Cargo 5 4 Trouble Shooters 2 8 Trouble Makers 8 2 Automotive Bonjo 3 5 WOMENS LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Alumni 3 4 Scrubs 4 3 Spartan Women 8 0 Coed Blue 2 5 Coed White 1 6