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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University of Florida
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USAG-KA PROFILES LARSEN LISTENS KWAJ CARTOONS THE WASTEWATER PLANT CREWP 9 AT USAG-KA TOWN HALLSP 2-4 CAPTURE ATOLL LIFE P 5-6 THIS WEEK USAG-KA Commander Col. Michael Larsen meets with members of the RMI workforce at a town hall meeting at Roi-Namur's Tradewinds Theater, June 15. Nikki Maxwell


2 U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell 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 U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Commander Col. Mi ABOVE: USAG-KA Commander Col. Michael Larsen is joined by members of the Kwajalein RMI workforce at a town hall meeting in the Island Memorial Chapel, June 14. LARSEN HOLDS FINAL TOWN HALLS


3 Dennis Joji addresses Col. Larsen during the USAG-KA Town hall meeting for RMI employees on Kwajalein, June 14. ater. LARSEN HOLDS FINAL TOWN HALLS U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell


4 installed at the marina. Larsen said most sonnel on USAG-KA. Larsen meets with security personnel, Roi-Namur residents and attendees of the RoiNamur Town hall meeting, July 15. Col. Larsen is scheduled to transfer command of USAG-KA to Col. James DeOre, in a ceremony at the Fixed Wing Hangar, July 11 at 3 p.m. The en tire USAG-KA community is invited to the ceremony. More information will be announced in an upcoming Kwajalein Hourglass issue. U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell


5 Some of Kwajaleins most memorable civic stories are preserved in the political cartoon artwork of local resident Sabrina Mumma. A hot topics and stories of island life through the misadventures of three the Kwajalein Hourglass about how her local artwork helped unite the Hourglass: Sabrina Mumma: HG: SM: HG: SM: missions. HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: HOURGLASS INTERVIEWS An original cartoon by Sabrina Mumma chronicling the chal lenges of PCS season for the Kwajalein and Roi-Namur.


6 SM: HG: SM: HG: tension there. SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: SM: HG: cartoons. SM: RIGHT: No aspect of life on Kwaj, not even the vin tage gems that are Armed Forces Radio and Televi sion Service (now AFN) commer cials, were safe from Mumma's cheerful satire. In this cartoon, Buckminster and his friends points of the bachelor diet.


7 THE COLOR RUN RULES Kwajalein and color-fun time. How Does a Color Run Work? 1. Bring Your Friends. 2. Dress the Part. White shirts are the 3. Protect Your Gear. Safety Tips 1. Shut Your Mouth. 2. Protect Your Eyes. 3. Cleaning Up. 4. No Pets, Please. Check out USAG-KAs new website for garrison and community news, links to each directorate and other helpful information. Have thoughts or suggestions? Send Always dive with a buddy. Never dive alone. dives. work at least 24 hours before and least once a year. Each diver should have their own DIVE SAFETY TIPS!


8 U.S. Army photos by Jessica Dambruch ABOVE LEFT: Col. Michael Larsen joins Jeanna and Jacob Larsen at the KYC Commodore's Ball, June 11; RIGHT: Crossing guard volunteers and security personnel celebrate a successful school year with a pizza party in early June at the Kwajalein Food Court. U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell


9 Most of us dont U.S. Army photo by Cari Dellinger FROM LEFT: Jenwor Subillie, Charlie Land, Bo Dearmon and Stanley Ivan keep watch at the wastewater plant drying bed facility. USAG-KA PROFILES WASTEWATER CREW U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook page.


10 WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK Commander's Hotline Have something the USAG-KA commander should know about? Call the Commander's Hotline at 51098 today! REPORTING SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY -Describe what you saw or heard WHO TO REPORT TO and Security *911 WEATHER DISCUSSION: SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY FORECAST: MID-WEEK FORECAST: DOD LUNCH DINNER Sunday Thursday Swiss Steak Jardiniere July 1 Thursday Friday Friday Fish Du Jour Monday Quiche Lorraine Wednesday Monday Sunday Tuesday Wednesday Tuesday July 1 Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF JUNE 21


11 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS July 1 July 1 Friday Fried Fish Sunday Thursday Thursday Friday Monday Wednesday Sunday Salisbury Steak Monday Tuesday Wednesday Tuesday LUNCH DINNER Caf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF JUNE 21 HELP WANTED COMMUNITY NOTICES Commander Col. Michael Larsen ted. and Glass Beach areas. es instead.


12 UNITED CHECK-IN TIMES ATI CHECK-IN TIMES 3:30-4:45 p.m. 11-11:30 a.m. 2:30-3:45 p.m. 11:30 a.m.-Noon. 3:30-4:45 p.m. 11-11:30 a.m. 7:45-8:15 a.m. 8-8:30 a.m. l i c r c o m / a a l e i n h o r l a s s O W L O A A S A G O T O S A T HEY, MAN, DONT MAIL THAT! Aerosol cans Dry ice Explosives Ammunition Cigarettes Air bags Alcohol and liquids in general Fresh fruits and veggies Nail polish Gasoline One could think of literally hundreds or thousands of items Poison Protected species REMINDER TO ALL: COCONUT C RABS OFF LIMITS This coconut crab, photographed by USAG-KA resident Art Bennis on Roi, is one of many on USAG-KA-maintained islands that are protected by environmental standards enforced by the Army and the R.M.I. The Environmental Standards