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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TALKING BOATS MIA PROJECT EMON BEACH PARTY WITH THE CHIEF P 5 MARKS MILESTONE P 8 ROCKS LABOR DAY P 2THIS WEEK Kwaj resident Cindy Dean joins the Drum Down the Sun gang with her handmade 28-inch Native American drum at the island's Labor Day Beach Blast Sept. 4. Jessica Dambruch


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.milGarrison Commander...Col. James DeOre Jr. Garrison CSM.......Sgt. Maj. Angela Rawlings Managing Editor ..................... Jordan Vinson 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 em-ployees, contractor workers and their families assigned to U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll. Contents of the Hourglass are not necThe Sept. 4 Labor Day Beach Blast sparked the festive spirit of summertime within the community and brought visitors, friends and family to Emon Beach for a day of grilling, The early afternoon began with the most epic water battle of tions and invited kids and community members to join in the Beachgoers munching treats-on-a-stick were stopped by friends grilling fresh ono who demanded to know where everyone was vilion mixed up sweet icy beverages for patrons to enjoy while and swimmers made their way into the water to watch the doudown the sky overheada meteor hurtling through the atmoPhoto highlights follow on pages 3-4 U.S. Army photos by Jessica Dambruch, Jordan Vinson


FROM LEFT: Members of Kwaj prepare to perform; prepares for battle BELOW: Members of at the Labor Day Beach Blast. FROM LEFT: Sean Stelten chows the afternoon sun;


Inc. crew are area on Kwaj. wwwlickrcom/kwajaleinhourgl ass OO E G OT O T


a boat that had too many bells and whis tles we could not have gotten as many as be good for them to have new boats to vessel such as the Great Bridge and serve the atoll is to serve as a technical moniGuard on their buoy repair projects, to helping coordinate the rebuilding of CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 3 DAVE CASBARRA is U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll's with the Kwajalein Hourglass this week, reational boats abound. aspects of marine operations to include vessel repair, passenger service, sched uling of arriving vessels and transpor tation of cargo for all the operational of them, and we always end up working gines and generators just got larger until it out and applied to become a marine U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson


U.S. Army photo by Jordan Vinson Courtesy of Jerry Baxter Courtesy of Ursula LaBrie Courtesy of Karen McManus Question: done to improve the menu at the Zamperini dining facility? Answer: vising our entire menu sysgreatly increase our ability to Kwajalein Range Services wants your feedback on how our programs are going. Take part in ongoing surveys to voice your opinion on new menu reviewed by a dieti cian to ensure that each meal to incorporate more whole grains and low-carbohydrate these changes may take some time to implement; however, we are aiming to have many of these changes in place within Question: there any plans to repair or replace them? Answer: Forty new bike racks have been ordered and should arrival, they will be located where needed to replace those Question: crease the number of copies of Answer: number of copies printed each week and will continue to monitor availability to address DJI DRONES DISALLOWED


RTS RANGE OPERATION NOTICE A range operation The caution area extends from the surface to unments for this mission should be directed to the Juon ien kokemelmel enaj koman ilo ran ijoko renaj kauwotota ej malo ko im jikin kein Ene ko ilo iolap in aelon in (mid-atoll corriCol. James DeOre, Jr., USAG-KA Commander, Cordially invites the Community to Attend USAG-KAs Change of Responsibility Ceremony between COMMAND SGT. MAJ. ANGELA U. RAWLINGS and COMMAND SGT. MAJ. TODD J. SHIRLEY Wednesday, Sept. 13, 3:30 p.m. At the Island Memorial Chapel Reception To Follow


The Kwajalein MIA Project team The team had been searching for the wreck ever since the tail section of team will remain tightlipped on the location and details of the wreck until were it not for the contributions from people and companies on and off the ham said, to its new side-scan sonar system, which was purchased with cash US, JAPAN CONDEMN N. KOREA NUKE TESTMIA PROJECT UNCOVERS FRONT HALF OF GUNGA DIN WRECK DoD News, Defense Media ActivityWASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 clear device in a telephone conversation that threatens both regional and global IRONCLAD COMMITMENT The secretary also underscored that to enhance its ballistic missile defense to strengthen deterrence and to mainCourtesy of MIA ProjectKWAJAELINRMI Workforce Sept. 21, 1 p.m., at the Island Memorial Chapel Island residents Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m., at the MP Room NOTICE FOR COMMANDER'S TOWN HALLS ROI-NAMURIsland residents Sept. 22, 1 p.m., at the Tradewinds Theater RMI Workforce Sept. 22, 2 p.m., at the Tradewinds Theater


SMDC HISTORY: MAR MILESTONE DEMONSTRATES NEW RADAR ABILITIESBy Sharon Watkins Lang Fifty years ago This multiplex tracking demonstration successfully completed an operational gets and continue to operate in a search and discriminate mode while tracking the the command's history but also in larger volumes that sought to capture the histhe feasibility of using a single electronically scanned radar to perform multiple ment with no moving parts and no neinstallation with its transmitter and restrated the characteristics needed to supcrease the warning times, it could condiscriminate (distinguish between war Even as testing began, however, issues forced a shutdown of the transmitter in faults resulting in poor reliability were uncovered in such elements as the traveltensive laboratory testing for all elements On a more positive note, additional changes to the cathode design increased helped reduce the costs associated with as the estimated cost to build a full scale and technical performance will not be the major issue in the production decision of nam situation and in other areas of our The cost, however would not be the only factor that would contribute to the ogy had advanced to such a degree that engineers were able to consolidate the transmitter and receiver into one array city defense concept designed to protect year test program demonstrated the enhanced capabilities of this new technolgeneration radars that would be de U.S. Army photo


Commander's HotlineHave something the USAG-KA commander should know about?Call the Commander's Hotline at 51098 today! 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@mailSexual 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 WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK LUNCH DINNER SundayRoast chicken Baked aiti Eggs benedictThursdayBBQ sandwich Chicken bechamel Chili macSept. 16Italian beef stew Spaghetti al caprese Sausage and peppersThursdayHuli huli chicken Hawaiian style meatballs Island style fried riceFridayCoconut chicken Fish du jour Wild riceFridayMediterranean chicken Fish du jour Grilled potato & onionsMondayBoneless glazed chicken Braised steak Bacon quicheWednesdayBeef stroganoff Honey maple chicken Vegetable stir fryMondayTaco Bar Enchiladas Mexican riceSundayFrench dip sandwich Kwaj fried chicken Garlic potatoesTuesdayChicken chopsuey Pineapple pork Sesame noodlesWednesdaySteak night Crispy garlic chicken Chef's choice veggiesTuesdaySweet and sour pork Asian gingered pot roast Roasted potatoesSept. 16Herb baked chicken Shepherd's pie Mashed potatoes Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF SEPT. 7 WEATHER DISCUSSION: with the extension of a monsoon trough coming into the cenand a slow transition to northeasterly trades will be taking SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY FORECAST: MID-WEEK FORECAST: Trade winds remain in place from


materials to build your own car for the car show then sit back and enbe available along with hot dogs and denominational group who meets for to attend no matter denomination well as challenges and activities put cyclable materials to build your own car for the car show then sit back and COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDSHELP WANTED ings for off-island contract positions COMMUNITY NOTICES women on the atoll are invited to at Bike savvy volunteers are wanted ed in putting your bike skills to good styles of dance will be taught starting please email your badge number to ing, modifying or removing safety tion you not only endanger yourself plugs guards Fixing triggers/power switches dles outlets or tools that have been tagged out of service Environmental personnel conduct checks or inspections to ensure comREGISTRATION NOTICES The Roller Channel is provided to update the community about spe cial events, important announcements and TV schedules. Be sure to check often as announce ments change weekly. Happy viewing! PLEASE do not remove the shopping carts from Surfway property. They are authorized for use at the facility only. Effective Oct. 1, the Cash Roi will no longer accept advance payments for phone/internet or any oth er bills. Service termination considerations will be given to those customers who might have services terminated for lack of payment if you are traveling when phone bills are processed and had no outstanding phone bills at time of departure. Please coordinate that with KRS Finance. Payment for services is expected within on island. Sept. 16Patty melt Roast pork CouscousSept. 16Roast chicken Beef stew Green bean casseroleFridayBratwurst Pork schnitzel Braised cabbage Sunday Roast pork loin Baked chicken Thursday Cheese quesadilla Hamburger steak Macaroni and cheeseThursdayFried chicken Roast pork loin Mashed potatoesFridayFish sandwich Apple glazed chicken Scalloped potatoes Monday Garlic roast beef Chicken with bacon Wednesday Grilled cheese Roast pork Rice pilafSundaySouthwestern chicken Beef tamales Ranch style beansMondayChicken marsala Stuffed peppers Pasta puttanescaTuesdayGrilled pork chops Turkey a la king Mashed potatoesWednesdayGrilled steaks Corn on the cob Tuesday Sloppy joes Honey mustard chicken Vegetable quiche LUNCH DINNERCaf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF SEPT. 7


A BIG THUMBS UP to Danny Barthle, Tim Roberge and their friends for donating their time and gear to set up, operate and tear down the band sound system for the open music jam at the Labor Day bash Monday. Kwaj community A BIG THUMBS UP to Hawaii Explosives and Pyrotechnics for another this year. Kwaj community A BIG THUMBS UP to everyone who stayed afday to help pick up the spent water balloons in The environmentTHUMBS UP UNITED CHECK-IN TIMES ATI CHECK-IN TIMESMonday, United 1553:30-4:45 p.m. Tuesday, United 15411-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, United 1552:30-3:45 p.m. Thursday, United 15411:30 a.m.-Noon. Friday, United 1553:30-4:45 p.m. Saturday, United 15411-11:30 a.m. Early departures7:45-8:15 a.m. All other departures 8-8:30 a.m. wwwlickrcom/kwajaleinhourglass OO E G OTO T Our hands are involved in almost everything we do from the construction workers taking care of our facilities, or mechanout our any direct thought or out of repetition; and the safety what about someone telling you to take them off for safety? the type of work you are doing the following examples and de- angle grinder? Gloves should be on the grinder grinder itself and the lathe to turn a piece of for catching gloves and glove can get caught on the chuck or bit causing appropriate time to wear and This safely speaking has also added a video for you to watch to show the dangers associ ate with gloves located on when you should or should not please contact you friendly