The Kwajalein hourglass

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The Kwajalein hourglass
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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. James DeOre Jr. Garrison CSM ............ Sgt. Maj. Todd Shirley Managing Editor ..................... Jordan Vinson Associate Editor .............. Jessica Dambruch Media Services Specialist ...... Cari Dellinger Media Services Intern .......... Allison Homuth 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 photo by Jordan Vinson Its the holiday season and Kwajalein has some very spe cial Christmas traditions. My favorite tradition for Christmas is decorating my Christ mas tree but on Kwajalein we paint pallet trees. You can get your pallet tree on the corner of 7th and Lagoon Road. I deco rated a pallet tree last year with my mother. There is also the Tree Lighting, held downtown on Kwaja lein Saturday, Dec. 2. The Tree Lighting is after Santa comes from the airport and everyone has a parade to downtown. Santa rides in a trailer and elves throw out candy and toys for the children. Theres singing and music downtown then some one lights up a palm tree with Christmas lights. The kids may want photos with Santa at the Grace Sher wood Library on Sunday, December 3rd. But dont worry if you miss Santa at the library. He usually scuba dives at Emon Beach later in December. During December I like to go downtown to look at the pallet trees and the jumbo Christmas tree, too. Its humongous! Lots of people decorate their quarters with Christmas lights and decorations. I hope you have a very merry Christmas! HAPPY HOLIDAYS FOR KWAJ KIDS The Kwajalein Hourglass is pleased to feature guest correspondent Grace Hinton as she reports on upcoming holiday celebrations around the island. (platax orbicularis) was photographed by Kwaj resident Jordan Vinson off Emon Beach. Spotted at a allowing the photographer to come within only about three feet with a camera. found in the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean; there have also been reported sightings in the west-central Atlantic near Florida. The health of the species, in terms of population size, has not yet been evaluated by the International Union for the Conserva tion of Nature. Its important to have the latest, most accurate information relating to disaster plans, evacuation plans, locations of storm sheltersboth on Kwa jalein and Roi-Namur. Its easy to ensure you and your friends and family know what to do in event of an emergency. 1) Visit the USAG-KA-Web intranet site. 2) In the Web Links list at left, click on Phone book. 3) Peruse all the information you need in the Community Safety Information section. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO MAINTAIN UP-TO-DATE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INSTRUCTIONS


KWAJ Dec. 2. Annual Santa Parade, fol lowing by the Kwajalein Tree Lighting Cere mony, with live music by the Hot Tamales. Join us for an enjoyable evening downtown for a night of events. Food and treats will be available for sale. 5:45 p.m. Santa arrives at the terminal 5:45 p.m. Santa parade to downtown 6:00 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony 7:00 p.m. Light the Tree! 7:15 p.m. Downtown festivities 7:15 p.m. Hot Tamales live, sponsored by Quality of Life! Dec. 3-10. Pallet Holiday Tree Judg ing. Take a tour of the island and vote for your favorite online. Voting opens Dec. 3! With Santa at the Grace Sherwood Library. Enjoy a visit with Santa, holiday crafts and more! Parents, please bring your cameras. Dec. 6, 7 p.m. Decorate the Bar Night at the Outrigger. Come out to deck the halls and have fun with your neighbors. Dec. 10, 8 p.m. Island Christmas Party at the Outrigger. All are invited to party and join us for our yearly holiday group photo graph. Enjoy silly reindeer games and more. KWAJ Dec. 13, 6 p.m. Hobby Shop Holi day Open House. Please join us for an eve ning of fun, food and holiday cheer. Come see how we can help you bring out your creative side! Everyone on the island is wel come! Questions? Call 51700. ROI Dec. 16. Deadline for Roi residents to get their pallet Christmas trees up for judging. ROI Dec. 16, 4:30 p.m. Christmas Scaven ger Hunt. We will start at 4:30 p.m. at the Outrigger. Get your cameras out and ready to hunt down Christmas items around the is land! More details to come. KWAJ Dec. 16, 5:30 p.m. Jingle Bell Fun Run begins at the Emon Beach Main Pa vilion. Bring your bells (limited bells and jingles also provided) and get jingled up before heading out for an easy two-mile run through housing. KWAJ Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m. Scuba Santa and his elves arrive at Emon Beach! KWAJ Dec. 17, 7 p.m. Kwajalein Yacht Club Parade of Lights at Emon Beach. The parade will begin at the Small Boat Marina and make its way through the Ski Boat Area to Emon Beach. Sponsored by the KYC. Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m. Holiday door decora tion judging. We all meet at AAFES and head out in a group to judge the doors. All are wel come to join the fun and determine who wins this peoples choice award. Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m. on Roi at C-Building. Pallet Christmas Tree Judging. Come pick the Christmas trees that will win this year's top prizes! All are welcome to cast their votes. Dec. 24. The 10th Annual Gabby Shack Yankee Swap Party. See you at the Gabby Shack for this on. Bring a gift if you want to play in the Yankee swap. More details to come. KWAJ Dec. 25. Christmas Feast at the Zam perini Dining Facility and Caf Roi. Enjoy a tasty, festive meal during the dinner hour on Christmas Day. ROI Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Rois island formal and masquerade at the Outrigger! This means girls get to dress up, and boys wear button down shirts! Smells Like Fish will be performing for us that night! Happy New Years. KWAJ Dec. 31, 8 p.m. The Ocean View Clubs Guys In Ties & Girls In Pearls event. Cel ebrate the New Year with us! Complimentary drink tickets will be available at this event for folks with December birthdays. KWAJ Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Celebrate the New Year with us at the Country Club! KWAJ New Years Eve Shuttle Service. Shut tle bus available at Surfway, Ocean View Club, Country Club and Vets Hall 7 p.m.-1 a.m. There is no place like Kwajalein for the holidays. Santa is a scuba diver; Christmas trees glow underwater; and the weekends are packed with holiday potlucks and good times with your friends. So jab inebata! Enjoy these magical times and live in the holiday moment. The Kwajalein Hourglass invites you to check out this month's holiday calendar of fun community events and entertainment on Kwajalein and Roi. Slap this game plan on the fridge, wrap those gifts, grab your friends and come celebrate with us! Note: These event details are current as of Dec. 1, 2017. For questions regarding a Kwaj Community Activities event, please call 53331. For Roi Community Activities event questions, call 56580.


1) Teachers and parents perform at Turkey Bowl. 2) Jannlyn Reimers dances the hula. 3) Class of 2021 in a cheer battle Nov. 22. Students of Kwajalein Jr./Sr. High School welcomed members of the Kwajalein community for the 2017 Turkey Bowl Ceremony Nov. 22 at the KHS Multi-Pur pose Room. The event, an annual highlight for the school, included a variety of perfor mances ranging from masked teachers and parents dancing to Ayo and Teos Rolex to a solo performance of Rick Astleys Never Gonna Give You Up. Before all of the exciting entertainment took place, juniors Graeson Cossey, Pania Alfred, and Jaylynn Debaets presented a renowned Turkey Bowl tradition: Senior Salutes. The girls prepared short, per sonal poems describing the individuals of the Class of 2018 while calling them up to the stage. KHS classes presented their cheers next. The cheers included a wide variety of themes. For example, the sophomore class of 2020 came up with an ode to the senior class, borrowing Elviss hit tune of Sweet Caroline. After all cheers were presented, the judges, U.S. Army Gar rison-Kwajalein Atoll Commander Col. James DeOre, Debbie DeOre, Julia Sekt nan, Michael Hillman, Leimamo Wase decision on the winners: The seniors won poster, and the juniors won cheer. Auguston Lelet and Allison Homuth kicked off the performance part of the as sembly by dancing to High School Musi cals Can I Have This Dance. With their sweet slow dancing, Lelet and Homuth were announced Mr. and Ms. Kwaj High. From their show in the spring, Show Choir presented song and dance number Step in Time. Several remarkable solo and group singing acts featuring Emma Robinson, Kathleen ORourke, Morgan Dethlefsen, Auguston Lelet, Dash Alfred and Hilai Reimers took place. But Minnie Snoddy and Kathryn Montgomerys per formance of Anything You Can Do was a crowd favorite. The duos vocal range and witty theatrics had the audience on its feet. Following up from last year, Mallory Masciarelli, Meghan Connor, Alex Cole man and Kyle Miller played a personal ized jeopardy game, in which the los ing team had mystery liquids and food poured on their heads. Jennifer Newber ry and Doug Hepler also continued their streak of impersonating current princi pals in their annual Consumer Reports. The event, like every Turkey Bowl, was a great way for KHS teachers and stu dents to come together and have some fun outside of the classroom, said KHS Principal Tarah Yurovchak. It was a really fun experience for ev eryone who participated and watched," she said. "Its also always great to see the teachers getting involved in performing with the students." 5 4 2 3 1 SCHOOL SPIRIT SOARS AT 2017 TURKEY BOWL Allison Homuth


The holiday season is in full swing, and many island Here are a few travel tips compiled from community members to help ensure your health and safety. Before Departure Ensure that your passport is current and will not ex pire during your travel period. Prior to leaving island, make sure to put your mail on hold and pay your phone bill. and itineraries so they will be available even if your device isnt online. Ensure you have the necessary travel documents. This Consider registering with the State Department if you are traveling to a foreign country. While In Transit Flights changebe ready. Check the status of your Take extra precautions against spills and pack your carry on liquids in a large plastic zip bag. Make sure to stay hydrated and avoid salty foods. Periodically move about and stretch your legs to im prove circulation. Stay sanitary. Wash your hands often and keep sani tizer and tissues on hand. When traveling with kids: Bring the items your child needs to be comfortable and Bring something to help the child clear her ears on the Sometimes loud or unfamiliar noises can frighten chil dren. If your child prefers quiet, consider purchasing a pair of soundproof earmuffs for her to wear on the plane. Note: always ensure that the hearing protection you have on hand does not create a choke or health hazard for your child. Most disposable foam earplugs are not suitable. Have your child dress in layers so that she will not be Have a stash of lightweight toys and diversions that are not opened until you are on the plane. Pull them out one at a time as rewards for good behavior. These could be surprise stickers, small cars, plastic dinosaurs, small stuffed animals). One island mother suggests handing the areathis might be good advice for everyone. Pack a variety of snacksespecially those low on sugar and salt. Individual serving sizes or portions in snack sized zip locks will help reduce the potential for messes and reduce carry-on clutter. Load a device with shows, apps and music for your child to use on the plane with child sized headphones. Make An Adventure Journal. Bring a simple spiral bind er, crayons and markers for your child to save keep sakes and record observations about their journey. This is a great invitation for your child to be an active participant on an exciting trip. HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS KWAJ JR.-SR. HIGH SCHOOL FIRST QUARTER HONOR ROLL 12TH GRADE Aidan Alejandro Brian Arrington Jr. Abigail Bishop Celie Burnley Ramsey Gomez Allison Homuth Cameron Jones Truman Kohler Reika Samuel Megan Sok Reilly Teigen 12TH GRADE Dash Alfred Auguston Lelet Christina Nienow Janalynn Reimers EIGHTH GRADE Parker Arrington Caitlin Charlton Morgan Dethlefsen Jenna Gray Michael Lojkar Sophia Nienow Kimberly ORourke Eden Pope Penny Reed Sarah Sok Crimson Stambaugh EIGHTH GRADE Luc Burnley John David DAlessandro Nathaniel Jones Meredith Kirk John Sta. Maria EIGHTH GRADE Tokmen Boutu Quincy Breen DJ Chong-Gum Ryan Hess Litokne Kabua Annastasia Lamb Dominic Leines Verlene Lorok Shannan Robert HIGH HONOR ROLL 3.6667+ SEVENTH GRADE Maliana McCollum HONOR ROLL 3.5000 3.6666 SEVENTH GRADE Cherish Corder Matai McCollum Madison Walker MERIT ROLL 3.0000 3.4900 SEVENTH GRADE Ayana Kaneko Riley Lescalleet Mary Naut Myles Sylvester NINTH GRADE Maegan Aljure Iolani Anjolok Faryn Bailey Alyssa England Hunter Gray Zachariah Hill Ashley Homuth Yuto Kaneko Amanda Lescalleet Kathryn Montgomery Kathleen ORourke Julia Sholar Minnie Snoddy NINTH GRADE Ayele Corder Hannah Finley Hilai Reimers Britten Ropella TENTH GRADE Isaiah Arrington Mackenzie Gowans Hayden Reed Madilyn Shirley Madeline Teigen TENTH GRADE Marina Lojkar Ian McElhoe Aaron Seelye TENTH GRADE Reynold deBrum Kayla Hepler Makena Moseley Jacilynn Nam Quinton Pope James Rowe 11TH GRADE Graeson Cossey Garrett Day Meghan Day Christian Kirk Travis Ropella Marika Samuel 11TH GRADE Pania Alfred Kayarii Johnson Angeline Kelley Kamryn Legere Nathaniel Sakaio Kaya Sylvester *Stars indicate students with straight A's earned.


4 4 2 3 1 5 6 4 5 U.S. Army photo by Nikki Maxwell


1) The dinner scene is festive and bright at Bess Buchanan and Stan Jazwinskis community Thanksgiving potluck Nov. 24. 2) U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll Commander Col. James DeOre the Zamperini Dining Facility on Kwajalein Nov. 25. 3) Students from the Kwajalein Jr.-Sr. High School Class of 2018 take a group photo with Col. DeOre and his wife Debbie Nov. 22 during the Turkey Bowl. 4) Carol Hess enjoys the potluck dinner with friends. 5) Pure Aloha adds the sound of Kwaj to the Buchanan-Jazwinski Thanksgiving celebration. 6) Jordan Vinson displays the most epic dinner ever. 7) USAG-KA Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Shirley smiles from the serving line at the ZDF on Thanksgiving Day. 8) The Davis FamiliesSteven, Joanna and Tim and Stephanie Davisenjoy Thanksgiving together. 9) Delbert Dezotell enjoys Thanksgiving at the Kwaj Fire Department table Nov. 25. 10) A beautiful display of woven palm frond baskets add a tropical touch to Thanksgiving Day. 11) Command Sgt. Maj. Shirley pauses for a photo with members of U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion-1. 12) KRS sliced pumpkin pie. 13) before the dessert. 14) Kwajaleins own Bill Williamson enjoys salted caramel ice cream with friends on Turkey Day. 9 5 11 7 8 13 5 10 5 14 12 Photos by Jessica Dambruch


THIS WEEK IN KWAJALEIN HOURGLASS HISTORY Dec. 5, 1977 Dec. 2, 1992 Dec. 2, 1992 Dec. 1, 1977 Dec. 3, 1979 Dec. 8, 1979


By Sharon Watkins Lang SMDC Historian In another year in which the weather has dominated the news around the the early advances in meteorological ex ploration. One such initiative was the TIROS or Television Infrared Observation Satellite launches occurred in April, followed soon thereafter by the launch of TIROS II on Nov. 23 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. joint venture that included NASA, the Radio Corporation of America, the U.S. Weather Bureau, now known as the Na tional Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin istration, the U.S. Naval Photographic Interpretation Center and the U.S. Army Signal Research and Development Lab. The Army Ordnance Corps, had previ ously assigned the Signal Corps "that portion of this problem that involves meteorological instrumentation, includ ing television systems for meteorologi cal purposes. With each launch, the TIROS program continued to evolve. TIROS I, which was operational for only 78 days, sought to test television techniques to develop a "worldwide meteorological satellite in formation system." To achieve this goal, the 270-pound space craft constructed of an aluminum alloy and stainless steel and powered by more than 9,000 solar cells, contained two 35-mm cameras one low-resolution and the other a highresolution. The wide-angle lens camera was able to photograph 800-square miles while the other camera focused upon 30square miles. The two cameras were con nected to magnetic video tape recorders equipped with timing mechanisms that stored the images until the satellite was within range of one of the two ground stations, located at the Army Signal Corps Labs at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, and an Air Force facility at Kaena Point, Ha waii. Over the course of the 78 days, orbit ing the earth once every 98 minutes, the TIROS I cameras captured nearly 23,000 images and clearly showed the cloud cov er views of the Earth and demonstrated "surveying global weather conditions." With a similar construction design, the TIROS II added new equipment to improve upon the quality of the data col lected. In addition to the two cameras and recorders, TIROS II adopted noise suppressor circuits and a miniaturized radio frequency diplexer. Other innova tions included an infrared horizon sen sor for attitude control, a direction indi cator for picture orientation, a magnetic orientation control experiment, and two infrared radiation experiments. backs with the television camera system. Debris on the lens of the wide-angle camera affected the quality of many of these images. The narrow angle camera remained fully functioning until Feb. 1, 1961, but after that produced only spo radic images until Sept. 27, 1961. Nev ertheless the experiment collected more than 25,000 usable pictures, which are housed in the National Climatic Center, in Ashville, North Carolina. The two radiation experiments in eter and a low-resolution, non-scanning, radiometer meanwhile consisted of two detectors -a black and a white thermis tor bolometers. The black detector "responded equal wave terrestrial radiation." The white visible radiation but measured only long-wave thermal radiation." Unfortu nately, the sensors were not as sensitive as anticipated, so the data from this ex periment has been described as "too am biguous for reduction or analysis.' The scanning radiometer, meanwhile, scanned the Earth and space, measur of the Earth and its atmosphere. Each be studied -water vapor absorption, at solar radiation. data before the motor for the radiometer failed in April 1961. Analysis of the data found that "radiation data may be use ful not only for determining the location, motion and development of frontal sys tems but also for obtaining information on the structure of frontal zones." Each launch of the TIROS series, which began with the Army and NASA, im proved weather forecasting capabilities. TIROS-3 for example, made an extensive study of the 1961 hurricane season and is credited with discovering Hurricane Esther. TIROS-4 allowed the U.S. Weather Bu reau to share cloud images with other nations. TIROS-6 expanded the study to the detection of snow cover. TIROS-9 is credited with creating a complete TIROS-10 produced more than 400 im ages a day covering 640,000 square miles each, with a 2-mile resolution at the center. Television Infrared Observation Satellite, or TIROS, II. U.S. Army photo For more information on rocket history and research, check out these online resources! SMDC/ARSTRAT ga nization/unitsandcommands/com mandstructure/smdc Wallops Flight Facility lops/home U.S. Naval REsearch Laboratory plishments/rockets/


WEEKLY WEATHER OUTLOOK LUNCH DINNER Sunday Meat Lasagna Chicken Fingers Garlic Bread Thursday Beef Stroganoff Stewed Okra Dec. 9 Swedish Meatballs Pork Chops Squash Casserole Thursday German Style Spareribs Honey Glazed Cornish Hen Honey Glazed Yams Friday Jambalaya Roast Beef and Gravy Red Beans and Rice Friday Fried Fish Wedge Italian Sausage Baked Beans Monday Cajun Pasta Saute Salisbury Steak Balsamic Sprouts Wednesday Chicken Pot Pie Cuban Roasted Pork Chili Lime Black Beans Monday Chicken Piccata Chili Mac Rosemary Potatoes Sunday Pulled Pork on a Bun Beef Yakisoba Scandinavian Veggies Tuesday Asian Pepper Steak Baked Ziti Scandinavian Veggies Wednesday Steak Night Jerk Chicken Baked Potato Bar Tuesday Mediterranean Cod Chicken Cordon Bleu Italian Veggies Dec. 9 Flank Steak Veggie Lasagna Smashed Potatoes Captain Louis S. Zamperini Dining Facility *MENU CURRENT AS OF NOV. 30 WEATHER DISCUSSION: A wave in the trade winds will pass over Kwajalein Saturday night and Sunday morning bringing some shower activity. Then a broad area of drier ENE trades will establish itself and push the Intercontinental Convergence Zone (ITCZ) southward to around 5 degrees N. Thus not much shower activity is expected from Monday into mid-next week. There will be moderate trade winds from 13-18 knots. Towards the end of next week, a surge in the trades will build up and bring winds near 20 knots by Friday with shower activity on the front end of this surge. Small craft advisories may be needed late next week. SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY FORECAST: Scattered show ers Saturday night into Sunday morning. Widely scattered showers Sunday and isolated showers Monday. Winds ENE 15-20 knots on Saturday and E-ESE at 12-17 knots Sunday and Monday. MID-WEEK FORECAST: Isolated showers Tuesday through Thursday. An increase in showers by Friday. Winds will be ENE 13-18 knots for most of the week but increase to 20 knots by Friday. 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 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 Check out daily news and community For command information questions, please contact Public Affairs at 54848.


hours, the Micronesian Handicraft Shop will be open Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22 from 5-7 p.m. Pick up beautiful, one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for your family and friends. Pro schools and students throughout the Marshall Islands and Micronesia. Christian Women's Fellowship Holi day Luncheon. Sunday, Dec. 3, 12:30-2 p.m. at the REB. Please join CWF for a special holiday event! Enjoy lunch, decorate holiday cookies and bring one small wrapped gift for a white elephant gift exchange. Contact Cha rissa with questions at 51889. The Vets Hall will be closed Saturday, Dec. 2 in support of the Tree Lighting. Be sure to join us Sunday, Dec. 3 to enjoy the fabulous sounds of The Hot Tamales. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Questions, call Jan Abrams at 54440. Visit with Santa. Sunday, Dec. 3 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Grace Sherwood Li brary. Enjoy a visit with Santa, holiday crafts and more! Parents, please bring your own camera. For questions, con tact Community Activities at 53331. Parent Advisory Board Meeting for all CYS programs. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 5-5:30 p.m. at the Elementary School Coconut Room. December Free Open Rec Holiday Extravaganza in George Seitz Elemen tary Gym. Grades K-2: Friday, Dec 8, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Grades 3-6: Friday, Dec. 15, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Come and join HELP WANTED Visit USAJOBS.GOV to search and ap ply for USAG-KA vacancies and other federal positions. KRS and Chugach listings for on-Island jobs are posted at: Kwajalein, Roi-Namur and Ebeye Dock Security Checkpoint locations; man Resources in Bldg. 700 and on the Kwaj-web site under Con tractor Information>KRS> Human Resources>Job Opportunities. List ings for off-island contract positions are available at FOR SALE PCS Patio Sale. Saturday, Dec. 9, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Qrtrs. 209-A. Rain or shine. PCS Yard Sale. Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at Qrtrs. 416-A Pic tures, T-shirts, and misc for sale. Call John at 59444 with any questions. COMMUNITY NOTICES Holiday MIC Shop Hours. In addi tion to regularly scheduled shopping us for holiday fun. We will have rein deer games, elf relay-races, a snowball registered with CYS to participate. Call 52158 to reserve a spot. Please join us for Quizzo at The Vet's Hall on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Neil Dye will be hosting the last Quizzo of 2017. Questions? Contact Neil Dye or Mike Woundy. Bargain Bazaar Annual Holiday Toy Drive. Now accepting new and gently used unwrapped toys for kids aged 1-12 years through Dec. 16. Drop off boxes are located at Kwajalein Jr.-Sr. Community Bank, the Bali Shop and Kwaj Dive Shop and the Zamperini Dining Facility. For more information contact Alexie McElhoe, 52630. The Vets Hall will be closed Sun day, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 17 for private parties. Questions, call Jan Abrams 52112. SAFETY/ENVIRONMENTAL Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 -7:30 p.m. at the REB Library on Kwaj. Safely Speaking: If you see something happening and it looks like it is dan gerous and may be so unsafe someone could be seriously injured or killed, then stop the work. It is better to stop Dec. 9 Patty Melt Roast Pork Couscous Dec. 9 Roast Chicken Beef Stew Green Bean Casserole Friday Bratwurst Pork Schnitzel Braised Cabbage Sunday Pork Loin Baked Chicken Egg Florentine Thursday Cheese Quesadilla Hamburger Steak Mashed Potatoes Thursday Fried Chicken Roasted Pork Loin Mashed Potatoes Friday Fish Sandwich Apple Glazed Chicken Succotash Monday Roast Beef Bacon Chicken Wednesday Griled Cheese Roast Pork Roasted Potatoes Sunday Swiss Beef Steak Ranch Style Beans Fiesta Rice Monday Chicken Marsala Stuffed Peppers Pasta Puttanesca Tuesday Pork Chops Biscuits Mashed Potatoes Wednesday Grilled Steaks Fish Florentine Baked Potatoes Tuesday Honey Mustard Chicken Cheesy Potatoes Vegetable Quiche LUNCH DINNER Caf Roi *MENU CURRENT AS OF NOV. 30 Interested in a position with DynCorp International LLC (DI)? Please apply at https://jobforms.extranet. Contact Michael Thomas locally with any Questions. After normal work hours 5-2486 or michael.thomas@ for a few minutes and work through a possible hazard than to allow it to continue because you are not sure. E-Talk: The Eniwetak Conservation Area has been established to promote conservation of wildlife and coral reef resources. Visitors are not allowed without consent from USAG-KA. UXO REMINDER. Remember the 3 Rs Recognize an item as possible Unex ploded Ordnance (UXO) Retreat from the area of the UXO. Report suspected UXO immediately by notifying EOD at 51433 or CPS at 54445. Provide the following information: Location (building #, GPS, landmarks, etc). Size (compared to common items foot ball, scuba cylinder, etc). Treat UXO like you would treat dangerous sea creatures Look but do not touch. For a detailed refresher please attend the Wednesday of every month. Anyone in possession of ammunition or pyrotechnics, please deposit into one of the designated amnesty boxes located on Kwajalein or Roi., at Bldg. 902, the Kwaj Air Terminal, Bld. 8035, the Roi Air Terminal and at the Kwaj Small Boat Marina. If items are too large in size and quantity or if you have any safety concerns notify EOD at 51433 or 51550 to arrange for col lection. Do not leave items outside of box. These boxes are not UXO collec tion points. For UXO, notify EOD. RE MEMBERDO NOT TOUCH! Military Mail Addressed To & From 1. APO/FPO/DPO AE ZIPs 090-092 2. APO/FPO/DPO AE ZIP 093 3. APO/FPO/DPO AE ZIPs 094-098 4. APO/FPO/DPO AA ZIP 340 5. APO/FPO/DPO AP ZIPs 962-966 USPS RECOMMENDED HOLIDAY MAILING DATES To ensure timely delivery of holiday wishes by Dec. 25, the U.S. Postal Service recommends that cards and packages be sent to and from military APO/FPO/DPO addresses overseas no later than the dates listed below. Parcel Airlift Mail Dec. 4 Space Available Nov. 27 USPS Retail Ground Nov. 6 First-Class Mail Letters and Cards Dec. 11 Dec. 4 Dec. 11 Dec. 11 Dec. 11 Priority Mail Express Military Service Dec. 16 N/A Dec. 16 Dec. 16 Dec. 16


w w w l i c k r c o m / k w a j a l e i n h o u r g l a s s D O W N L O A D A N D S H A R E H G P H O T O S A T NOVEMBER 27 Senior Wildcats def. Ace Family 25-21/25-17 Wolf Pack def. Block Party Forfeit No Name def. Spartans II 25-22/25/13 A Motley Crew def. Block You Like A Hurricane 25-6/25-16 A LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Corder 6 1 Good Golly 5 1 Spartans 5 1 Dig the Beach 2 5 OG's 2 5 Future 0 7 SCHOOL LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Senior 5 0 Block n'Roll 4 1 Ohana 3 2 2 Legit 3 2 Ace Family 2 3 Serve's Up 2 3 Corder 2 3 Net Ninjas 1 5 Sideout 1 4 B LEAGUE RECORDS Win Loss Block Party 4 2 No Name 4 2 Spartans II 4 1 Wolf Pak 3 4 Motley Crew 3 3 Hurricane 0 6 USAG-KA SPORTS VOLLEYBALL UNITED CHECK-IN TIMES ATI CHECK-IN TIMES Monday, 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 departures 7:45-8:15 a.m. All other departures 8-8:30 a.m. departure times. RESULTS LAST WEEK According to all SPI 1425 all electri cal cords, receptacles that are not part of the permanent electrical wiring sys tem of a building or structure must be inspected before each use and marked policy excludes all power strips only Whether youre stringing Christmas lights around your patio or operating equipment at work, here are a few re minders about how to inspect electri cal cords and power strips. Ensure the cords have a third prong, or grounding conductor. Visually inspect and run your hand that it is not frayed, nicked or de teriorated. Ensure all male and female caps are securely fastened to the cords and are not burned or cut. Perform a circuitry test on all your cords and power strips using a testing device. Note: The directions for testers may be different. Always read the SIMPLY SAFE Y THUMBS UP and thank you to John and Mason Finley for helping me transport packages back to my BQ when I clearly couldn't do it all by myself. Thanks so much for your kindness and thoughtful ness! Jane "Art Mama" Christy THUMBS UP to Elme and Vivian at the Sunrise Bakery for always making me smile when I visit to order coffee and treats. You two are the best! Another Happy Customer THUMBS UP the dryers in my BQ and now the chores are less of a chore. You guys rock. Thanks so much for everything you do. A BQ Resident NOVEMBER 28 Ohana Koa def. Ace Family 25-16/25-17 Serve's Up def. Net Ninjas 25-14/25-14 A Motley Crew def. Spartans II 25-23/26/24 Block Party def. Block You Like A Hurricane 25-12/25-17 Check out USAG-KAs website for garrison and community news, links to each di rectorate and other helpful information. Have thoughts or suggestions? Send them THUMBS UP