The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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Kwajalein hourglass
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SPEAR FISHERMAN KWAJ KIDS EXPLORE SUMMER BRINGS HAULS IN MEGA DOGTOOTH P 4 SPACE CAMP IN HUNTSVILLE P 5 GREAT VIEWS OF GALAXY P 3THIS WEEK During a trip to Ennubirr last week, Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, commanding general of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, presents local Ennu Maj. Dan Lacaria


2 U.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. James DeOre Jr. Garrison CSM.......Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings Associate Editor .............. Jessica Dambruch Media Services Specialist........Cari DellingerThe 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. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Facebook command information questions, please contact Public Affairs at 54848. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP-LEFT: Ennubirr children smile for the camera. Kwajalein Atoll Sen. David Paul observes a duo of black tip sharks swimming together in the lagoon at Roi-Namur. SMDC Commander Lt. Gen. James Dickinson presented a lei by island residents on Ennubirr last week. An Ennubirr youngster is all smiles. U.S. Army photos by Maj. Dan Lacaria, Jordan Vinson


3 In this photo, shot from light-polluted North Point on Kwaj Thursday night, the galactic core is easily Scorpius and Sagit tarius. Scorpius' bright red supergi ant, Antares, is also seen, along with Saturn and other a great deal of open and closed star clusters. The patch of light lying midway between the Sagit tarius and Scor pius, for instance, is Messier 7, aka the Ptolemy Cluster.This NASA image illustrates the solar system's position rela-tive to the rest of the galaxy. The Marshall Islands are HERE I Courtesy of Jordan Vinson t is summer time in the Marshalls, and that means great views of the Milky Way's galactic core. To check it out, mals were evolving into distinct life forms. Sources: NASA; Sagittarius Scorpius Saturn Core M7 Antares


4 Kwaj resident Tim Davis hauls a hefty dogtooth tuna to the surface Monday, July 17. Davis (estimated to weigh 60-80 pounds) while Bigej. week. LEFT: Thompson Tarwoj, left, and Angel Alejandro look on at last week's USAG-KA change of command ceremony at the airplane hangar on Kwajalein. RIGHT: Angie Dickinson, wife of Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, commander of SMDC, hosts a gathering at Emon Beach last week. U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson Courtesy of Steve Davis Courtesy of Veronica Fairchild U.S. Army photo by Maj. Dan Lacaria


5 By Jason Cutshaw, SMDC Public AffairsHUNTSVILLE, Ala.ney into the future this week in the Rocket City. learn here will take you through the rest of your life. tary or government civilian. Members of the Air, Space, and Missile Defense Association pose with the 16 recipients of the 2017 ASMDA Space Camp scholar ship at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama earlier this month. Since 1996, ASMDA has sent more than 200 students to Space Camp.ASMDA SCHOLARS ATTEND SPACE CAMP SMDC photo by Jason Cutshaw cluding rocket construction and launch, water activities, a movie. really cool. ing money. ing the missions and making new friends. This is a once-in-aKwaj kids Tessa Delisio and Marina Dethlefsen attended the camp this year.


Commander's HotlineHave something the USAG-KA commander should know about?Call the Commander's Hotline at 51098 today! WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK 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 anyWHO TO REPORT TO Local law Enforcement and Security *911 *5-4445/4443 *usarmy.bucholz.311-sgcmd.mbx.usag-pmo@mail Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Contact InformationCW3 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 2758DOD SAFE Helpline: 877 995 5247 LUNCH DINNER SundayHerb baked chicken Beef pasticio Franconia potatoesThursdaySwiss steak jardiniere Fish du jour Rice pilafJuly 29Italian chicken Sweet, spicy meatballs Garlic breadThursdayBeef teriyaki Chicken stir-fry Sesame noodlesFridayTacos Enchiladas Refried beansFridayHamburger Bonanaza Pork pot roast Fish du jourMondayHungarian goulash Cajun roast chicken Quiche lorraineWednesdayJapanese style chicken Oriental stewed oxtail Baked zucchini/cheeseMondayFried chicken Baked meatloaf Vegetarian pastaSundayPot roast Brown riceTuesdayHawaiian pork chops Oriental fried rice Boiled potatoesWednesdaySteak Night Roast chicken Vegetarian pastaTuesdayVegetarian stir-fry Grilled potatoes/onionsJuly 29Beef pad thai BBQ garlic chicken Coconut rice Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF JULY 216 WEATHER DISCUSSION: This month the weather for the wave or oscillation that travels along the equator making one SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY FORECAST: Isolated MID-WEEK FORECAST: week. Too much uncertainty to get any details for following


July 29Chicken fajita wraps Parker ranch stew Scalloped potatoesJuly 29Grilled mahi-mahi Breaded chick. sandwich Cheese tortellini alfredoFridayBreakfast at Night Eggs to order Pancakes Sunday BBQ pork sparerib Chicken ala king Biscuits Thursday Vegetable quesadilla Glazed pork loin Parsley potatoesThursdayFried chicken Stuffed cabbage Mashed potatoesFridayTuna melt Country meatloaf Mac and cheese Monday Lemon baked chicken Egg/cheese sandwich Wednesday Chicken parmesan Roast pepper steak Mashed potatesSundaySpaghetti Chicken alredo Garlic breadMondayBeef steak Pork adobo Brown riceTuesdayTacos Enchilada casserole Spanish riceWednesdayCarved roast beef Coconut chicken Corn on the cob Tuesday Grilled pastrami sandwich Da kine Loco moco LUNCH DINNERCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF JULY 21 COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS7 HELP WANTED LOST AND FOUND claim. COMMUNITY NOTICES courts and fence, the Tennis Courts This is a reminder for Island Oriener lifting technique you should conof the lifts that you may consider when lifting from the ground are: golfers reach. a hot environment. required to conduct and record an DynCorp International is interested in Current USAG-KA employees. Follow the link below to answer questions and connect with DI today: Recreational diving at USAG-KA will be limited to 50 feet, due to mission support activities, during these time periods: July 19-28 and Aug. 1-4. Questions and concerns should be directed to the Marine Department manager. George Seitz Elementary School Kindergarten Registration 2017-2018 The George Seitz Elementary School Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 Elementary School Year has resumed Registration continues now through August 10th Registration Packets may be picked up at the Children eligible for Kindergarten must turn 5 be fore September 1, 2017. For questions or assistance, please call the GSES Ofloads into heavy and light items, since lightweight items take less dry ing time than heavy ones.


8 DOES YOUR TO-GO BOX LOOK LIKE THIS? Dining facility patrons are expect-ed to follow the portion control guidelines as written in DI 1019 that authorize the following 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. UNITED CHECK-IN TIMES ATI CHECK-IN TIMESMonday, United 155 Tuesday, United 154 Wednesday, United 155 Thursday, United 154 Friday, United 155 Saturday, United 154 Early departures7:45-8:15 a.m. All other departures www.lickr.comkwaaleinhourgla ss OWNO N RE POT O T Check out USAG-KAs new website for garrison and community news, links to each directorate and other helpful information. Have thoughts or suggestions? Send When handling any loads that you may consider when lifting from the ground are: Squat Lift: where the individual doing the lift Note this lift may increase the stress on the knees if frequent lifting is required and good form muscles. Make sure the knees are over the toes and you have a good Stoop Lift: than squat lift and is not good for heavier loads. With this technique you follow the same techStraight Leg Lift: In some casTHUMBS UP to Crystal Samuel for the outstanding job she did managing the AAFES Food Court and American Eatery for the past three months. Job well done! Lee Pennington Have someone you'd like to pub licly thank for a job well done? Email the Hourglass: usarmy. glass@mail.milTHUMBS UP es you can get closer to the load straight leg lift and you cannot lift loads as heavy as the squat Golfers reach: small light loads and when you load with the other hand while lifts and other information concerning material handling go the at the videos.