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					                                                                       Answers
                                                                    to employee
                                                                      concerns
   Fishing off limits                                                    — Page 3
in some Kwaj waters
         — Page 7




 (Kwajalein Police Department officers Lt. Mike Herrington, left, and Sgt. Brad Walker
pass Tanja to Deputy Frank Campbell to inspect the Felix. The inspection was part of a
                      training exercise. For more, see Page 4.)
                                    (Photo by Lt. Mike Bucher )
                       www.smdc.army.mil/KWAJ/Hourglass/hourglass.html
                                                                          Commentary
Beware of fine print called ‘donut hole’
   Have you been paying any attention                    lem and the government will pay them
to news about the Medicare prescrip-                     for it when things are smoothed out.
tion drug benefit that’s been touted as                     So right now, there are a lot of phar-
the greatest thing since canned beer?                    macies not knowing if they’ll ever see
   Apparently it’s been a complete                       any money. All they have is a govern-
nightmare for hundreds of thousands                      ment promise to pay them.
of elderly Americans and the pharma-                       Hopefully, given time, the situation
cies they’re trying to get their drugs                   will be rectified and things will operate
from.                                                    more smoothly.
   Many who thought they were signed                       Just for the heck of it, I checked out        Does it sound okay so far? Well, get
up for one of the who knows how                          some of the Web sites to try getting            this. For $2,250-5,100 of drug costs,
many confusing plans tried to get                        information on some of the Medicare             Medicare pays . . . are you ready . .
prescriptions filled only to find out they                 drug plans.                                     nothing! That’s right, nothing. This is
were nowhere to be found on any list.                      Now, I’ll admit I’m not the brightest         what is being called the ‘donut hole’
   Einstein might have a problem figur-                   bulb in the fixture, but I don’t consider        or ‘coverage gap.’ What it means is
ing this system out much less elderly                    myself stupid either. I have to say             once Medicare has paid $1,500 of
folks who aren’t too sharp anymore.                      though that trying to figure this stuff          your drug costs, coverage stops until
   When these people or the pharma-                      out almost made my head explode.                an additional $2,850 out-of-pocket
cies would call the government help                        The premiums vary depending on                expense has been paid by you. Your
lines, they were put on hold forever                     many different factors, and there are           total out-of-pocket including the initial
or the lines were constantly busy and                    many conflicting formulary lists.                $750 would be $3,600.
they couldn’t get through at all.                          How much do you know about how                   I don’t know how you would figure
   Many states are having to jump in                     this program works? Do you know                 it, but with the price of drugs these
and issue emergency legislation to get                   how much it pays for what?                      days, how long would it take for a lot
people covered and to assure phar-                         If you’re anywhere near my age and            of elderly people to fall into that donut
macies they will get paid.                               thinking about retiring some day, you           hole?
   California Governor Arnold Schwar-                    might like to be in the know.                      So where did that hole come from?
zenegger was so sure the govern-                           Here’s some of the breakdown of                  It was supposedly a mechanism to
ment plan wouldn’t work correctly, he                    what would be paid for your drug                control costs while providing basic
already had a plan in place before the                   costs. For $0-250 of drug costs, Medi-          and catastrophic drug coverage. In
new program started.                                     care pays nothing. For $250-2,250               other words, somebody figured out
   Pharmacies have been told by the                      of drug costs, Medicare will pay 75             that between $2,250 and 5,100 is the
federal government to give needed                        percent up to $1,500. You would pay
drugs to anyone who is having a prob-                    the remaining 25 percent up to $500.                          See DONUT, Page 6

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                                                    The Kwajalein Hourglass
     The Kwajalein Hourglass is named                    ficial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S.           Printed circulation: 2,000
  for the insignia of the U.S. Army 7th                  Government, Department of Defense,                 Fax number: 52063
  Infantry Division, which liberated the                 Department of the Army or USAKA. It is             E-mail: hourglass@kls.usaka.smdc.army.mil
  island from the forces of Imperial Ja-                 published Wednesdays and Saturdays in
  pan on Feb. 4, 1944.                                   accordance with Army Regulation 360-1           Commanding Officer..........COL Beverly Stipe
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  thorized publication for military per-                 Range Services editorial staff.                 Editor.....................................Nell Drumheller
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The Kwajalein Hourglass                                                           2                                                       Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006
KRS leaders meet community concerns head on
By Nell M. Drumheller                     few that work there seem to re-            line. As a result, the connection has
Editor                                    ally care.                                 to be restored manually each time.
                                                                                     These losses occur independent of
  Kwajalein Range Services manage-          A: Community Services responds:          mission usage, and result in sound
ment has received concerns from the         We are sorry you are dissatis-           loss on all the Huntsville channels.
community on several issues. The          fied. Preparations of our entrees are       Since then, much effort has gone into
following is a list of concerns and re-   closely monitored for quality and          testing next generation encoding/
sponses from various KRS leaders.         consistency and our cyclic menu            decoding technologies from different
                                          remains constant with the exception        manufacturers. To keep channels on
  Q. KRS brags about having gone          of specialty meals and product avail-      the air in the interim , specially-pro-
over 4 million hours without a            ability. Of course, wherever food          grammed personal computers from
work-stoppage accident in the             service is involved there is a large       the Information Technology depart-
workplace. While avoiding acci-           element of personal taste, but cus-        ment have been decoding these sig-
dents in the workplace is impor-          tomer satisfaction surveys collected       nals. IT’s help is greatly appreciated
tant and should be stressed and           by both KRS and U.S. Army Kwaja-           because without it we’d probably
is of primary concern at all times,       lein Atoll reflect a very high percent-     have lost the new channels entirely.
other concerns of employees are           age of favorable responses, stating        The PC decoders don’t drop audio
also important. It shouldn’t be           that quality and variety of meals          like the original ones, but do lock up
forgotten the employees are the           and services here are appealing and        sometimes (hence, the blue wIndows
heart and soul of any successful          consistently good. We want all pa-         view on your TV). We are unclear on
company. They are the ones who            trons to know that Café Pacific staff       your reference to promises from KRS
make things happen and actu-              strives to provide a variety of quality    on this subject - we have reported
ally determine whether a com-             products and service to the commu-         that PC decoders are only an interim
pany will be successful. It seems         nity, and to listen to and act upon        improvement, and diligently worked
that KRS has either forgotten or          comments and suggestions from our          to identify a lasting solution. As with
doesn’t care about these other            patrons. Café Pacific’s management          many things on Kwajalein, technical
concerns. The focus is on mak-            staff welcomes your comments. We           problems aren’t the only ones we
ing things ‘look’ good, as opposed        are always available to answer any         face, so we’ve coordinated closely
to working toward making good             specific concerns you may have.             with USAKA on budgetary implica-
things happen.                                                                       tions of the situation as well.
                                            Q. KRS is still having problems             The good news is that testing
  A. KRS President John Pickler re-       with the TV stations even after            has been completed, USAKA has re-
sponds:                                   two years of false promises. We            viewed results and endorsed our
  You are right that KRS has been         continue to experience two or              recommendation and new equipment
pushing the safety message hard,          three stations going off the air           has been purchased. It was received
and we will continue to do so. Safety     at once, pictures freezing for 5,          on Kwajalein and in Huntsville this
affects everybody on Kwajalein            10 and even 15 minutes at time,            week and we are confident that real
Atoll. And nothing, not even getting      resulting in missing parts of the          improvement will be evident within
the work done, is more important          program, sound going off and               a week or so as we complete instal-
than safety. Furthermore, safety pro-     constant interference with the             lation. Being transmitted digitally,
fessionals tell us that safety begins     program.                                   there will likely still be pixilation ef-
with safety awareness. Everybody                                                     fects from time to time in the video,
needs to keep safety in the front of        A: Community Services responds:          and brief interruptions are possible
their minds and that won’t happen           The problem is occurring with the        if data dropouts reach significant
without energetic reinforcement. We       channels that come to Kwajalein via        magnitude. The main strength of the
simply cannot coast on safety aware-      the Huntsville, Ala. DS3 data line         decoder we tested has the ability to
ness.                                     (Spectrum, movies, family and At-          reset on its own when that occurs, so
  You are also right that safety is       lantic). This DS3 line is the carrier of   you shouldn’t miss more than a few
not the only message we need to get       Reagan Test Site mission data that         seconds of your favorite program.
out. KRS is working hard on the is-       also provides our Internet and long        We hope you agree that additional
sues described in this article, and on    distance telephone service. As all In-     variety from the added channels is
many others. We can and should do         ternet users know, community usage         worthwhile after you see the perfor-
a better job communicating how we         of this service is on a non-interfer-      mance of the upgraded decoders.
are doing, even when it’s not good        ence basis to range missions so inter-        AFN Kwajalein has also been expe-
news. Watch for improvement in this       ruptions are possible. Soon after the      riencing problems recently with some
area, and let us know if you don’t        Huntsville channels signed on the air      of the antennae that are located high
see it.                                   in late 2004, it was discovered that       on our transmitting towers, particular-
                                          the equipment used to encode and           ly in severe weather. This specifically
  Q. At Café Pacific, where half the       decode signals was unable to re-
island eats, the quality of the food      cover from loss of digital information
seems to be declining. And very           that is normal on a DS3 transmission       See CONCERNS, Page 16
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006                                      3                                            The Kwajalein Hourglass
School’s in for dogs,
By Elizabeth Davie                                   KPD, Deputy Frank R. Campbell                          more than 60 patrol, bomb, and
Reporter                                             of Pinellas County, Fla. conducted                     narcotic dogs, and has over 25
                                                     the training. Campbell works as                        years’ experience in the K-9 field,”
          ast week Kwajalein Po-                     a patrol/narcotics dog and over-                       Bucher said.


   L      lice Department’s four
          handlers and their dogs
          were in school.
   According to Lt. Mike Bucher,
                                                     sees training for an 11-dog unit
                                                     in Florida. “He has trained with
                                                     the Royal Dutch Air Force, French
                                                     National Police in Europe, trained
                                                                                                              The advanced canine detection
                                                                                                            training was conducted Jan. 11-
                                                                                                            20. It was an eighty-hour training
                                                                                                            course. Sgt Brad Walker, senior
                                                                                                            trainer said, “Our training days
                                                                                                            fluctuated in their length and
                                                                                                            timeframes. This flexibility af-
                                                                                                            forded us the ability to train in as
                                                                                                            many situations, environments,
                                                                                                            and conditions as possible.”
                                                                                                                “This course will provide the
                                                                                                            department’s handlers with the
                                                                                                            tools and/or means to understand
                                                                                                            and apply the principles of clas-
                                                                                                            sical and operant conditioning;
                                                                                                            while simultaneously providing an
                                                                                                            update in the latest trends in dog
                                                                                                            training, smuggling techniques,
                                                                                                            and investigative techniques,”
                                                                                                            Campbell said.
                                                                                                              When asked why this training
                                                                                                            is important, Campbell said, “No
                                                                                                            matter what job we have, each of
                                                                                                            us need to receive continuing edu-
                                                                                                            cation; the handlers, as well as the
                                                                                                            dogs need to maintain their profi-
                                                                                                            ciency and learn new methods for




                                                                                                            Officer Andy Black and dog Iron are ready to
                                                                                                            search.
Police dog Tanja leaps for her reward after successfully finding drugs during a training exercise
.                                                                             (Photos by Lt. Mike Bucher)


The Kwajalein Hourglass                                                      4                                                      Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006
  handlers



Tanja leads her handler, Sgt. Brad Walker, in search of a drug training aid.

combating the world’s ever-chang-                 through extensive training before,     department inline with handling
ing threats.”                                     this training will bring them up to    practices/procedures of the U.S.
  Though all the trainers have been               speed. “This training will bring the   Customs, U.S. Secret Service, as
                                                                                            well as the majority of the large
                                                                                            stateside police departments,”
                                                                                            Bucher said.
                                                                                              After the training, the han-
                                                                                            dlers and the dogs learned
                                                                                            something from Campbell. “One
                                                                                            of the most important points
                                                                                            Deputy Campbell made, was
                                                                                            for the handlers to make the
                                                                                            training fun for the dogs; creat-
                                                                                            ing the atmosphere of playtime
                                                                                            during work is one of the keys
                                                                                            to success,” Walker said.
                                                                                              “The department and K-9
                                                                                            handlers genuinely appreci-
                                                                                            ate the willingness of Deputy
                                                                                            Campbell to share his 25 years
                                                                                            of canine handling/training
                                                                                            experience, knowledge, advice,
                                                                                            and wisdom. The newly-gained
                                                                                            knowledge he has imparted has
                                                                                            proven to be invaluable and ex-
                                                                                            tremely tangible; both he and
                                                                                            his training have afforded the
                                                                                            department the capability of
                                                                                            drastically increasing its ca-
                                                                                            nine detection capabilities,”
Sgt. Noel Bishop rewards Nora for finding the hidden training aid.                           Bucher said.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006                                                                                     The Kwajalein Hourglass
                                                                         5
Dark of night
   Street light outage repair is no easy task
By Elizabeth Davie                         years old.                                       lights that could be a failure point
Reporter                                     “These circuits are wired simi-                at several locations.”
                                           lar to the old type Christmas tree                 McNickle would like residents
  Let there be light. Well, Kwaja-         lights in series so when one goes                to know troubleshooting has been
lein Range Services Public Works           out they all go out. Public Works                ongoing seven days a week since
department is working on it. As            is in the process of replacing these             the problem was identified. This
most island residents have no-             circuits with new lights installed               has revealed six separate failures
ticed, some of the street lights on        to eliminate this type of situation.             so far which have been repaired
Lagoon and Ocean Roads are out.            The new systems will be designed                 and has about two thirds of the
  According to Fred McNickle,              to enable electricians to locate the             lights in the circuit presently
Public Works manager, there                problem quickly since it will be                 working. “As you can see, this is
are 10 street-light cir-                        isolated to a definable circuit,”            a slow, tedious task that will take
cuits on Kwajalein,                                    McNickle said.                       time, so we ask your patience,” he
most of which                                               He explained the                said.
are     50-plus                                             outage is due to                  During this time, Dick Nugent
                                                              faults in the cir-            from Kwajalein Range Services
                                                                cuit.    “Trouble-          Safety Office would like to remind
                                                                  shooting by PW            all residents in the area affected
                                                                   personnel     is         by the street light outage to leave
                                                                   ongoing and              their front porch lights on from
                                                                    has been for            dark until dawn.
                                                                    more than a               Nugent also suggested all bike
                                                                    week. This is           riders use lights, all pedestrians,
                                                                    no easy task,           joggers, walkers, etc. wear light
                                                                   in order to give         colored clothing and/or reflective
                                                                   you an idea of           clothing when out at night, stay
                                                                  the magnitude             on the left side of the road, fac-
                                                                 of this ‘search’           ing traffic, and use the sidewalks
                                                               quantitatively the           where available.
                                                             following is pro-                “We operate and live in an area
                                                           vided: There are 67              where industrial operations oc-
                                                        lights with potentially             cur in the same area where we
                                                    four main sources of fail-              live and play. We must always be
                                                   ure at each light which                  cognizant of that. Bike and pedes-
                                                   means there are potentially              trian safety is most important,
                                                   268 failure points to be                 especially during dark hours. It
                                                   checked, and this does not               is up to each of us to see and be
                                                   include the thousands of                 seen. Use your light and exercise
                                                   feet of cable between the                caution,” Nugent added.

DONUT, from Page 2
 average most elderly are paying for their drugs and thus,            be at the person’s expense. And, once a plan is chosen, it
 the ‘hole’ was born.                                                 can’t be switched for any reason. So people would be stuck
    But as far as controlling costs are concerned, accord-            with a plan even if it doesn’t cover changing needs.
 ing to some reports, prices paid by the Medicare program                But I suppose it’s like my wife says. It’s better than nothing.
 for the most commonly prescribed drugs are 60 percent                   The good news is if you were paying more than $5,100
 higher than prices in Canada and some 3 percent higher               for your drugs, then Medicare would pay 95 percent. So
 than at discount pharmacies in the United States. In ad-             if you’re going to be elderly and sick, be really, really sick
 dition, there is a provision written into the law that the           and get into that magic $5,100 range.
 government can’t negotiate with drug companies for lower                There’s so much more involved in this that a lot of people
 prices. I think maybe the drug lobbyists and insurance               smarter than me have trouble figuring it out.
 companies had a lot of influence over this legislation. Many              If you’re getting on in years and retirement is getting
 economists say the program is going to cost taxpayers a              closer and closer, you might want to get busy checking
 fortune, while doing nothing to lower drug prices.                   these things out and be aware of what the deal is.
    Does the plan provide people with what they really need?             Don’t wait until the day before you retire to start thinking
 With the maze of plans in the Medicare system, depend-               about all this.
 ing on the formulary of the plan someone might choose, a                Having good medical and drug coverage could mean the
 situation could arise where a drug not covered by that plan          difference between living decently in retirement or choos-
 is prescribed and the total cost of that particular drug would       ing whether you eat or get your medicine.
The Kwajalein Hourglass                                           6                                                 Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006
Gone fishin' in wrong spot
   Fishing prohibited in some atoll areas
Hourglass reports                                            of Public Works, said.
                                                               According to Pyle the Kwajalein Police Department
  Some areas in Kwajalein waters are no-fishing               and the Marine Police will enforce the regulation and
zones.                                                       will ticket anyone found fishing in the prohibited ar-
  U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll Regulation 385-9 per-            eas. “The Small Boat Marina staff is fully aware of
taining to recreation water safety identifies Areas 2         the regulation and will contact KPD for enforcement
and 3, the landfill area except the Shark Pit                       as necessary,” she added.
and Area 6, the harbor area from the                                         Typically dozens of anglers fish the
north side of Echo pier to the south                                           Kwajalein waters each week. Ac-
side of the Fuel Pier as no fishing                                               cording to Pyle there are no
areas.                                                                              endangered species in these
  “Fishing is prohibited at                                                            waters. Sims said there are
certain areas around Kwaja-                                                             no catch limits imposed by
lein Island due to suspected                                                             law; the anglers regulate
build-up of heavy metals in                                                               themselves.
the tissue of certain fish                                                                   There are rules that
species. In other words,                                                                   regulate the type of
the fish could be toxic to                                                                  equipment     used    in
humans upon consump-                                                                       some Kwajalein waters.
tion. No fishing signs are                                                                 “Spear fishing is not per-
placed at all major entry                                                                 mitted when people are
points to prohibited fishing                                                              swimming in the nearby
locations,” Suzanne Pyle,                                                               water or within 300 feet
Kwajalein Range Services Envi-                                                         of the Emon Beach roped-
ronmental manager, said.                                                             off area on Kwajalein. Spear
  “This is a public health and safety                                              fishermen must remain at a
issue as well as an environmental is-                                           safe distance from other people
sue. We have studies planned in 2006 to                                     in the water to prevent spear injuries.
determine more about the potential health                              In addition, 385-9 specifies that any explo-
risks in these areas. These areas may be reopened            sive powder or air-actuated device used underwater
for fishing once the studies are complete, if the heavy       to kill fish or dispatch sharks is not authorized at
metals can be removed or otherwise made inacces-             USAKA,” Pyle said.
sible to marine organisms,” Ken Sims, chief USAKA              According to Sims the no-fishing area maps will be
Environmental Management Office in the directorate            in the 2006 phone book.


Disney World-type trams replacing island busses
Hourglass reports                    time climbing aboard. Also load-          ditions,” he said.
                                     ing luggage will be more conve-             While the new system will only
  In mid-February the shuttle bus    nient,” he added.                         be used on Kwajalein, Metelak
service on Kwajalein will change.      The route won’t change, how-            said in the future additional shut-
  “We will be replacing a bus with   ever, to go from one end of the           tles may be added both on Kwaja-
a prime mover and two passenger      island to the other will require a        lein and on Roi-Namur.
tram trailers. These trailers seat   transfer.                                   Metelak is confident the new
25 passengers and have a bag-          “When the new tram service              system will have a longer life than
gage storage area. The system        starts it will be dedicated to the        the buses used now. “This system
is primarily a people mover, the     housing area up to 9th Street and         should last much longer than a
kind you may see at Universal        will have a specific schedule. A           bus because of the type of con-
Studios or Disney World moving       second article will post the new          struction (mostly aluminum and
patrons from parking areas to the    schedule and educate the public           plastic). There are also pull down
theme parks,” Alan Metelak, su-      of safety do’s and don’t’s,” Metelak      rain curtains that will be operated
pervisor Automotive Operations/      added.                                    by the passengers,” he said.
Production Control, said.              Customer satisfaction is key.             “We encourage the public to
  “The new tram system will make     “Since we are making some ma-             watch the Window on the Atoll on
loading and unloading of passen-     jor changes we will be open to            the new tram system which will
gers much easier and safer. With     input from the community so that          show how the system will work
only a single 15-inch step adults    we may provide the best service           and any safety issues everyone
and children will have an easier     within the current budgetary con-         should be aware of,” he added.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006                                  7                                        The Kwajalein Hourglass
                                                                   Global War on Terror

                                                                         Honoring fallen heroes
                           Saturday                                   Two soldiers who were support-          Scott died Monday from a non-hostile
            7:30 p.m., Yuk —Two For the Money (R)                  ing Operation Iraqi Freedom died in        vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum,
               7:30 p.m., Rich —The Gospel (PG)
              7:30 p.m., Roi — The Man (PG-13)                     Baghdad, Iraq, on Jan. 16 when their       Iraq. They were assigned to Anti-Ter-
                                                                   AH64D (Apache) helicopter was shot         rorism Battalion, 4th Marine Expedi-
                             Sunday                                down while they were conducting aer-       tionary Brigade, II Marine Expedition-
                 7:30 p.m., Yuk —Lord of War (R)                   ial patrols. Both pilots were assigned     ary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C..
               7:30 p.m., Rich —Flight Plan(PG-13)
            9:30 p.m., Rich — Elizabethtown (PG-13)
                                                                   to the 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation           Two airmen were killed Sunday,
                7:30 p.m., Roi — Serenity (PG-13)                  Regiment (Attack), Combat Aviation         when their vehicle struck an impro-
                                                                   Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort       vised explosive device while conduct-
                           Monday                                  Hood, Texas. Killed were: Chief War-       ing convoy escort duties in the vicin-
           7:30 p.m., Yuk — Two For the Money (R)                  rant Officer Rex C. Kenyon, 34, of          ity of Taji, Iraq.
              7:30 p.m., Rich — The Gospel (PG)
                                                                   El Segundo, Calif. and Chief Warrant         Killed were: Tech. Sgt. Jason L.
                         Wednesday                                 Officer Ruel Mamaril, 34, of Wahiawa,       Norton, 32, of Miami, Okla. and
             7 p.m., ARC — Two For the Money (R)                   Hawaii.                                    Staff Sgt. Brian McElroy, 28, of San
                                                                      Pfc. Adam R. Shepherd, 21, of           Antonio. Both airmen were assigned
          All movies subject to change with shipments.
          For updates, call the movie hotline at 52700.            Somerville, Ohio, died in Baghdad,         to the 3rd Security Forces Squadron,
                                                                   on Jan. 17 from a non-combat-related       Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.
   Two For the Money, D.J. Caruso’s Two for the Money              illness. Shepherd was assigned to the      Calapini and Scott died Jan. 23 from
   stars Matthew McConaughey as Brandon Lang, a former             Army’s 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry       a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al
   college quarterback whose life plans changed when he            Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team,         Taqaddum, Iraq. They were assigned
   suffered a career-ending injury. Brandon turns out to           101st Airborne Division, Fort Camp-        to Anti-Terrorism Battalion, 4th Ma-
   have remarkable skill at picking winning football bets.
                                                                   bell, Ky.                                  rine Expeditionary Brigade, II Marine
   Eventually, he comes to the attention of Walter Abrams
   (Al Pacino), a very successful business tycoon who runs            Four Marines who were supporting        Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune.
   a giant gambling operation. Walter brings Brandon to New        Operation Iraqi Freedom died. Killed         Two Soldiers died in Baghdad,
   York and introduces him to a glitzy, fast-paced, money-         were: Cpl. Carlos Arrelanopandura,         Monday, of wounds sustained that
   drenched lifestyle that Brandon eagerly soaks up. When          22, of Los Angeles, Pvt. Lewis T. D.       day when an improvised explosive
   Brandon’s magic touch begins to falter, Walter starts to        Calapini, 21, of Waipahu, Hawaii,          device detonated near their M1A2
   turn on is protégé. Soon the two men are attempting to          Lance Cpl. Brandon Dewey, 20, of           Abrams tank during patrol opera-
   outwit each other, with Walter’s wife (Rene Russo) caught       San Joaquin, Calif. and Lance Cpl.         tions. Both Soldiers were assigned to
   in the middle.
                                                                   Joshua A. Scott, 24, of Tunnel Hill,       the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regi-
   The Gospel, Close friends become unexpected rivals              Ga. Arrelanopandura and Dewey died         ment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th
   as they struggle to keep their spiritual home alive in this     Jan. 20 from a suicide vehicle-borne       Infantry Division, Fort Hood. Killed
   musical drama from writer and director Rob Hardy. David         improvised explosive device while con-     were: Staff Sgt. Lance M. Chase, 32,
   (Michael J. Pagan) and Frank (Sean Nelson) are two close        ducting combat operations in Haqlani-      of Oklahoma City and Pfc. Peter D.
   friends who are members of the same Baptist church in           yah, Iraq. They were both assigned to      Wagler, 18, of Partridge, Kan.
   Atlanta. The teenagers have developed a deep and abiding        3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment,          Sgt. Matthew D. Hunter, 31, of
   faith in Christ, and both aspire to become ministers some
                                                                   1st Marine Division, I Marine Expedi-      Valley Grove, W.Va., died in Baghdad,
   day; David, who has also become a star vocalist with the
   choir, is thought to have a head start since his father is      tionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.      Monday, when an improvised explo-
   the congregation’s pastor, Bishop Taylor (Clifton Powell).      During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their      sive device detonated near his dis-
   However, David’s faith is shaken when his mother dies           unit was attached to 2nd Marine Di-        mounted patrol during combat opera-
   while giving birth to another child, and when Bishop Taylor     vision, II Marine Expeditionary Force      tions. Hunter was assigned to the 1st
   fails to arrive at the hospital in time, David runs away from   (Forward).                                 Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment,
   home, turning his back on his father and his church. Fifteen        Four Soldiers who were supporting      2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st
   years later, aging Bishop Taylor has announced he’s             Operation Iraqi Freedom died Jan. 20       Airborne Division, Fort Campbell.
   retiring, and Frank (Idris Elba), now a reverend, seems
                                                                   in Al Huwijah, Iraq, when an impro-          Sgt. Sean H. Miles, 28, of
   poised to take his place. However, the church is in dire
   financial shape, and no one is sure how long Rev. Frank’s        vised explosive device detonated near      Midlothian, Va., was killed in ac-
   flock will have a church to call home.                           their HMMWV during patrol opera-           tion Tuesday from small arms fire
                                                                   tions. Killed were: Staff Sgt. Rickey      while conducting combat operations
  Movie ratings
                                                                   Scott, 30, of Columbus, Ga., Sgt.          against enemy forces in Al Karmah,
  G = general audiences, all ages admitted                         Dennis J. Flanagan, 22, of Inverness,      Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battal-
                                                                   Fla., Spc. Clifton J. Yazzie, 23, of       ion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Ma-
  PG = parental guidance suggested, some material may not be       Fruitland, N.M. and Spc. Matthew           rine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
  suitable for children.                                           C. Frantz, 23, of Lafayette, Ind. Scott,   Force, Camp Lejeune.
                                                                   Flanagan and Yazzie were assigned            Sgt. Joshua A. Johnson, 24, of
  PG-13 = Parents strongly cautioned, some material may be         to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry       Richford, Vt., died in Ramadi, Iraq on
  inappropriate for children under 13.
                                                                   Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team,         Wednesday, when a rocket propelled
                                                                   101st Airborne Division, Fort Camp-        grenade struck his vehicle during
  R = restricted, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult
  guardian.                                                        bell, Ky. Frantz was assigned to the       combat operations. Johnson was as-
                                                                   1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Bri-     signed to the Army National Guard’s
  NC-17 = No one 17 and under admitted.                            gade Combat Team, 101st Airborne           3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regi-
                                                                   Division, Fort Campbell. Calapini and      ment (Mountain), Jericho, Vt.
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                AFN Prime           AFN Sports         AFN News             Roller/Prime          AFN Spectrum          AFN Movies             AFN Family            AFN Direct to
                                                                              Sports                                                                                   Sailors
  midnight      The Late Show       Regular Sports   CNN Saturday AM            NFL Live            Late Night with      Movie: (cont.)       Wild Thornberrys          Law & Order
                                    Programming                                                     Conan O’Brien
 12:30 a.m.   The Late Late Show                                                ESPNews                                   Movie: <:51>        American Dragon
              with Craig Ferguson   Temporarily on
     1 a.m.                                                                     Tennis             America’s Most      Night of the Creeps      Atomic Betty           Headline News
                                     Channel 17                             Austalian Open:          Wanted
  1:30 a.m.     Big Idea with                          Headline News                                                                          The Proud Family       Saturday Night Live
               Donnie Deutsch
     2 a.m.                                          CNN Saturday AM         Women’s Final              NCIS                                    Even Stevens
  2:30 a.m.    Countdown With                           Open House                                                     Coming Attractions    What I like About You
               Keith Olbermann
     3 a.m.                                             Bulls & Bears         SportsCenter           Judging Amy             Movie:               Switched!                Kickin’ It
  3:30 a.m.   Access Hollywood                       Cavuto on Business                                                     A Walk to        Radio Free Roscoe
                                                                                                                           Remember
     4 a.m.         Roller                             Forbes on FOX        College Gameday            Friends                                  Fresh Prince          The Entertainers

  4:30 a.m.                                              Cashin’ In                                    Seinfeld           Movie: <:57>           Family Ties

     5 a.m.   College Basketball                       CNN Saturday         NFL Total Access         Your Reality            Alien:            Mister Rogers’        College Basketball
                                                                                                      Checked             Resurrection
  5:30 a.m.
                  Cincinnati                                                                                                                    The Wiggles                Kansas
     6 a.m.           at                               Weekend Live        College Basketball       Body Shaping                               Sesame Street                  at
                 Georgetown                            with Tony Snow                                                                                                    Iowa State
  6:30 a.m.
                                                                                 Arizona            Every Woman

     7 a.m.   Winter X Games 10                      Wall Street Journal            at             Extreme Homes             Movie:           Funniest Animals               NHL

  7:30 a.m.                                           Army Newswatch           N Carolina          Designed to Sell        Conon The          Amazing Animals               Detroit
                                                                                                                           Destroyer
     8 a.m.                                            FOX News Live               PGA            Landscape Smart                                 Postcards                   at
                                                                            Buick Invitational:                                                                             Dallas
  8:30 a.m.                                                                                       Weekend Handyman        Movie: <:56>         Maya & Miguel

     9 a.m.
                                                                               3rd Round               Fix it Up         Arachnophobia           Code Lyoko

  9:30 a.m.                                                                                        Before and After                             Kim Possible         (jip) College Football
                                                                                                                                                                         Senior Bowl
    10 a.m.                                            The Big Story                               BBQ with Bobby                              Da Boom Crew
                                                      Weekend Edition                                                                                                  North vs. South
 10:30 a.m.                                                                                           $40 A Day                                 Ninja Turtles

    11 a.m.    AMA Supercross                          Headline News       College Basketball      Trading Spaces            Movie:            Teenage Robot
                Anaheim, CA
 11:30 a.m.                                          McLaughlin Group           Villanova                                  Backdraft           Justice League

      noon    Access Hollywood                          On The Story                at               101 Most...                               Teen Kids News        College Basketball
                  Weekend                                                     Notre Dame
 12:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                    Time Warp Trio              Virginia
     1 p.m.     America’s Most                        Week in Review        College Gameday           National            Movie: <:20>         Trading Spaces                 at
                   Wanted                                                                            Geographic                                                             Duke
  1:30 p.m.                                            Headline News                                                         Congo            The Saddle Club

     2 p.m.     Blue Collar TV                         Larry King Live     Winter X Games 10       Grand Ole Opry                             Funniest Animals         Shooting USA
                                                                                                        Live
  2:30 p.m.      One on One                                                                                                                     Wild America             Scott Martin

     3 p.m.      Boston Legal                        Big Story Weekend                            Star Trek: Voyager      Movie: <:08>       The Most Extreme        Suze Orman Show

  3:30 p.m.                                                                                                              Before Sunrise

     4 p.m.      Law & Order                           Fox News Live          SportsCenter         Celebrity Poker                                Hercules                American
                                                                                                                                                                         Experience
  4:30 p.m.

     5 p.m.         Roller                           Big Story Primetime    College Gameday                                  Movie:             Disney’s Doug

  5:30 p.m.                                                                                                               Guilty as Sin         Rocket Power          Extreme History

     6 p.m.   Window on the Atoll                    CNN Saturday Night       SportsCenter        Extreme Makeover                               SpongeBob               Motorweek

  6:30 p.m.         Roller                                                                                                                    Farily Oddparents        Ebert & Roper

     7 p.m.     Blue Collar TV                          Beltway Boys          SportsCenter           Dancing with            Movie:                 Movie:            The Apprentice:
                                                                                                      the Stars                                                       Martha Stewart
  7:30 p.m.      One on One                           Fox News Watch                                                     Secret Window          Stuart Little 2

     8 p.m.      Boston Legal                          Headline News             Boxing                                                                                  Fear Factor
  8:30 p.m.                                             Black Forum           Arturo Gatti                                Movie: <:51>              Movie:
                                                                                   vs
     9 p.m.      Law & Order                           Chris Matthews      Thomas Damgaard                              How to Lose a              Au Pair             Headline News
                                                                                                                        Guy in 10 Days
  9:30 p.m.                                          Navy/Marine Corps                            WWE SmackDown                                                           ESPNews
   10 p.m.          Roller                                 20/20              SportsCenter                                                      American Idol               Movie:
 10:30 p.m.   Saturday Night Live                                                                                                                                    We Were Soldiers

    11 p.m.                                             Beltway Boys       College Basketball                               Movie:
11:30 p.m.                                            Fox News Watch        UCLA at Oregon          Laguna Beach           The Wood

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                                                                                   Monday                                                    to change without notice

 Time           Channel 9            Channel 13         Channel 14           Channel 17            Channel 20           Channel 23            Channel 26           Channel 35
                AFN Prime            AFN Sports         AFN News             Roller/Prime         AFN Spectrum          AFN Movies            AFN Family          AFN Direct to
                                                                               Sports                                                                               Sailors
 midnight         American           Regular Sports     Fox & Friends       College Basketball       The Road to         Movie: (cont.)       American Idol         Movie: (cont.)
                 Experience          Programming                                  (cont.)             Stardom
12:30 a.m.                                                                                                               Movie: <:44>                               The Simpsons
                                     Temporarily on
    1 a.m.   American Frontiers                                             College Basketball      Dancing with           Darkman                 Movie:          Headline News
                                      Channel 17                                                     the Stars
 1:30 a.m.     Extreme History                                              Washington State                                                   Stuart Little 2    Two & a Half Men

    2 a.m.        Secrets of                          CBS News Sunday               at                                                                             Meet The Press
                    War                                   Morning               California
 2:30 a.m.                                                                                                             Coming Attractions         Movie:

    3 a.m.          J.A.G.                                                   Sports Reporters                                Movie:               Au Pair           Black Forum
 3:30 a.m.                                             Face the Nation        SportsCenter        WWE SmackDown         Secret Window                             Access Hollywood
                                                                                                                                                                      Weekend
    4 a.m.       The Best of                           Late Edition With                                                                     Dawson’s Creek
                                                          Wolf Blitzer
 4:30 a.m.        Good Eats                                                     ESPNews                                  Movie: <:51>                                 ESPNews

    5 a.m.     Headline News                                                      Tennis                                How to Lose a         Mister Rogers’       AMA Supercross
                                                                             Australian Open:                           Guy in 10 Days                            San Fransisco, CA
 5:30 a.m.     Hour of Power                                                                       Room by Room                                The Wiggles

    6 a.m.       T.D. Jakes                            Headline News           Men’s Final         House Hunters                              Sesame Street       College Basketball
 6:30 a.m.    Coral Ridge Hour                        Navy/MCorps News                              Organization                                                     Teams TBD

    7 a.m.   Christopher Closeup                       FOX News Live                                  Kids Club             Movie:                Clifford

 7:30 a.m.    Day of Discovery                                                                    Harvest with Greg     Ferris Bueller’s    Baby Looney Tunes
                                                                                                                           Day Off
    8 a.m.   Seven Little Monsters                                                 PGA               Extreme Life                            Magic School Bus            AFL
                                                                            Buick Invitational:
 8:30 a.m.         Sagwa                                                                             Real Videos         Movie: <:56>         Book of Virtues           Storm

    9 a.m.          Movie:                             Meet the Press          Final Round         Latin Lifestyles    Kindergarten Cop      House of Mouse               at

 9:30 a.m.   National Lampoon’s                                                                      Urban Style                               Animaniacs               Soul
                 Golf Punks
   10 a.m.                                               Tim Russert                               Great Adventure                             Weekenders

10:30 a.m.       SpongeBob                                                                        Roker on the Road                          The Proud Family

   11 a.m.       Motorweek                              FNS with Chris        SportsCenter        Simplify Your Life        Movie:             Drake & Josh          Emeril Live
                                                          Wallace
11:30 a.m.     Ebert & Roeper                                                      NBA            American Festivals     The Apartment       Funniest Animals
     noon      Headline News                            CNN Sunday             Los Angeles           Suze Orman                                 Nick News              Friends
                                                                                                        Show
12:30 p.m.          Roller                                                          at                                                      I Dream of Jeannie    Wheel of Fortune

    1 p.m.                                                This Week              Detroit              American           Movie: <:20>             Movie:               Dr. Phil
                                                                                                     Experience:
 1:30 p.m.                                                                                                               Smokey & the       Barbie as Rapunzel
                                                                                                                           Bandit
    2 p.m.                                              CNN Presents:       Winter X Games 10     American Frontiers                                                   Oprah
                                                            Live
 2:30 p.m.                                                                                         Extreme History                                Movie:

    3 p.m.                                            CNN Sunday Night                                Secrets of         Movie: <:10>         Monsters, Inc.       Headline News
                                                                                                        War
 3:30 p.m.                                                                                                                 Mr. Deeds                                 Judge Judy

    4 p.m.     The Apprentice:                             CNN 25             SportsCenter              J.A.G.                                Disney’s Doug      WWE Smackdown!
               Martha Stewart
 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                    Rocket Power
    5 p.m.       Fear Factor                           Larry King Live                               The Best of        True Hollywood         SpongeBob
                                                                                                                             Story
 5:30 p.m.                                                                  College Gamenight        Good Eats                               Farily Oddparents
    6 p.m.          Roller                               60 Minutes                                According to Jim                          Crocodile Hunter         Desperate
                                                                                                                                                                     Housewives
 6:30 p.m.   Window on the Atoll                                            Winter X Games 10       George Lopez

    7 p.m.          Movie:                               FOX Report                                    Scrubs                Movie:         America’s Funniest           ER
                                                                                                                                              Home Videos
 7:30 p.m.    We Were Soldiers                                                  ESPNews                Malcolm            About a Boy

    8 p.m.                                            Wall Street Journal   Winter X Games 10         Desperate                                 7th Heaven            Jeopardy
                                                                                                     Housewives
 8:30 p.m.                                             Face the Nation                                                   Movie: <:41>                                 ESPNews

    9 p.m.                                                This Week              Soccer            Grey’s Anatomy      Enemy of the State       Everwood           Headline News
 9:30 p.m.      The Simpsons                                                     Norway                                                                          Navy/MCorps News

   10 p.m.          Roller                             Meet the Press               at                 Friends                                 The Waltons           60 Minutes

10:30 p.m.    Two & a Half Men                                                     USA                 Seinfeld

   11 p.m.     Meet The Press                           Dateline NBC          SportsCenter         Saturday Night           Movie:              7th Heaven        The Biggest Loser
                                                                                                        Live            Tears of the Sun
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  midnight     Dawson’s Creek       Regular Sports   American Morning        SportsCenter           The X-Files          Movie: (cont.)         Crocodile Hunter       Crossing Jordan

 12:30 a.m.                         Programming                                  NBA
                                    Temporarily on
     1 a.m.      Judging Amy                                                    Pheonix               Scrubs              Movie: <:16>         America’s Funniest        Pacific Report
                                     Channel 17                                                                                                  Home Videos
  1:30 a.m.                                                                        at                Malcolm              Major Payne                                    Tonight Show
                                                                               Cleveland                                                                                 with Jay Leno
     2 a.m.        Passions                                                                         Desperate                                      7th Heaven
                                                                                                   Housewives
  2:30 a.m.                                                                      NBA                                                                                    The Late Show
                                                                                                                                                                      w/ David Letterman
     3 a.m.           ER                                MSNBC Live            Los Angeles         Grey’s Anatomy              Movie:               Everwood

  3:30 a.m.                                                                        at                                     About a Boy                                 The Late Late Show
                                                                                Detroit                                                                               with Craig Ferguson
     4 a.m.          Alias                                                                            Friends                                     The Waltons

  4:30 a.m.                                                                  SportsCenter            Seinfeld             Movie: <:41>                                   Big Idea with
                                                                                                                                                                        Donnie Deutsch
     5 a.m.         Roller                                                                       Carol Duval Show      Enemy of the State       Play with Sesame
  5:30 a.m.                                                                                       Room By Room                                  Barney & Friends       Countdown with
                                                                                                                                                                       Keith Olbermann
     6 a.m.         Today                               Dateline NBC           ESPNews             Body Shaping                                  Sesame Street

  6:30 a.m.                                                                 NFL Total Access       The Right Fit                                                      Access Hollywood

     7 a.m.                                                                                          The View          Inside the Actor’s. .   Bear in the Big Blue     Headline News
                                                                                                                          Angelina Jolie
  7:30 a.m.                                                                                                                                         Little Bill       Entertainment Studios

     8 a.m.    Wheel of Fortune                         Studio B with                               Emeril Live        Hollywood Shootout         Blue’s Clues             ESPNews
                                                       Shepard Smith
  8:30 a.m.     Dr. Phil <8:26>                                                                                                E.T.             Dora the Explorer       Headline News

     9 a.m.     Oprah Winfrey                          Your World with                           30 Minute Meals              Movie:             Rolie Polie Olie        Good Morning
                   <9:20>                                Neil Cavuto                                                                                                       America
  9:30 a.m.                                                                    Jim Rome         Paula’s Home Cooking    Danielle Steel’s          JoJo’s Circus
                                                                                                                       Message from Nam
    10 a.m.      Guiding Light                          The Big Story       Around the Horn     Designer’s Challenge                                Franklin
                   <10:20>                             w/ John Gibson
 10:30 a.m.                                                                       PTI             Coast to Coast          Movie: <:47>          Reading Rainbow
    11 a.m.    General Hospital                        Headline News         SportsCenter            The Soup               Mission               JoJo’s Circus           Emeril Live
                   <11:10>                                                                                                Impossible II
 11:30 a.m.                                          NBC Nightly News                               Blind Date                                   Rolie Polie Olie

      noon          Roller                            ABC World News       College Basketball     My Wife & Kids                                Dora the Explorer           Friends

 12:30 p.m.       Judge Judy                         CBS Evening News          Louisville           Girlfriends                                   Blue’s Clues         Wheel of Fortune

     1 p.m.         Today                              The Newshour                 at           Dawson’s Creek               Movie:                Little Bill             Dr. Phil
                                                       with Jim Lehrer         Villanova
  1:30 p.m.                                                                                                             The Shawshank          Bear in the Big Blue
                                                                                                                          Redemtion
     2 p.m.                                           Hannity & Colmes     Winter X Games 10       Judging Amy                                  Barney & Friends        Oprah Winfrey

  2:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                     Play with Sesame

     3 p.m.    Wild Thornberrys                       Anderson Cooper                                Passions             Movie: <:14>          Funniest Videos       NBC Nightly News
                                                            360
  3:30 p.m.    Fairly Oddparents                                                                                            Leaving                Full House             Judge Judy
                                                                                                                           Las Vegas
     4 p.m.      Mucha Lucha                          Anderson Cooper        SportsCenter               ER                                          Pokemon            Dawson’s Creek
                                                            360
  4:30 p.m.       W.I.T.C.H.                                                                                                                       Yu-Gi-Oh!
     5 p.m.        Jeopardy                            Larry King Live         NFL Live                Alias            Acess Hollywood          Disney’s Doug           Judging Amy
                                                                                                                           Weekend
  5:30 p.m.         Roller                                                                                                                       Rocket Power
     6 p.m.   Window on the Atoll                       Rita Cosby:          SportsCenter         The Simpsons            E.T. Weekend             SpongeBob               Battlestar
                   /Roller                              Live & Direct                                                                                                      Galactica
  6:30 p.m.         Roller                                                                           Raymond                                    Fairly Oddparents

     7 p.m.       60 Minutes                           Headline News                                 The 4400                Movie:              Lizzie Mcguire               ER

  7:30 p.m.                                             Tavis Smiley                                                     Secret Window                Taina

     8 p.m.   The Biggest Loser                            Hardball              NBA             Stargate Atlantis                                  Smallville             Jeopardy
                                                     with Chris Matthews
  8:30 p.m.                                                                   Teams TBD                                   Movie: <:54>                                     ESPNews

     9 p.m.    Crossing Jordan                         O’Reilly Factor                                  24               How to Lose a          Boy Meets World         Headline News
                                                                                                                         Guy in 10 Days
  9:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                     Boy Meets World          Pacific Report
    10 p.m.         Roller                                Nightline                                   Friends                                     Fresh Prince             Smallville

 10:30 p.m.      Tonight Show                         Business Report        SportsCenter             Seinfeld                                     Family Ties
                 W/ Jay Leno
    11 p.m.                                                CNN                                        Seinfeld              Movie:                 7th Heaven         Extreme Makeover:
 11:30 p.m.     The Late Show                        American Morning          NFL Live           King of the Hill       Major League

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                                                                       Wednesday
 Time           Channel 9            Channel 13         Channel 14           Channel 17           Channel 20           Channel 23             Channel 26             Channel 35
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                                                                               Sports                                                                                 Sailors
 midnight      The Late Show         Regular Sports   American Morning          ESPNews            Late Night with      Movie: (Cont.)          SpongeBob          Extreme Makeover:
                                      Programming                                                  Conan O’Brien
12:30 a.m.   The Late Late Show                                             College Basketball                           Movie: <:48>        Fairly Oddparents       The Simpsons
             with Craig Ferguson     Temporarily on
    1 a.m.                                                                     Texas Tech            The 4400           Down to Earth         Lizzie Mcguire          Pacific Report
                                      Channel 17
 1:30 a.m.      Big Idea with                                                      at                                                              Taina               Tonight Show
               Donnie Deutsch                                                    Kansas                                                                                w/ Jay Leno
    2 a.m.                                                                                        Stargate Atlantis                              Smallville

 2:30 a.m.    Countdown With                                                      NFL                                 Coming Attractions                              The Late Show
              Keith Olbermann                                                                                                                                      w/ David Letterman
    3 a.m.                                               MSNBC Live           Super Bowl XL              24                 Movie:           Boy Meets World
                                                                               Media Day
 3:30 a.m.   Access Hollywood                                                                                           Secret Window        Boy Meets World       The Late Late Show
                                                                                                                                                                   with Craig Ferguson
    4 a.m.     Headline News                                                                          Friends                                  Fresh Prince

 4:30 a.m.   Entertainment Studios                                                                    Seinfeld           Movie: <:54>           Family Ties             Big Idea
                                                                                                                                                                   w/ Donnie Deutsch
    5 a.m.          Roller                                                                        Carol Duval Show      How to Lose a        Play with Sesame
                                                                                                                        Guy in 10 Days
 5:30 a.m.                                                                                        Room By Room                               Barney & Friends       Countdown with
                                                                                                                                                                    Keith Olbermann
    6 a.m.          Today                                FNC Dayside                               Body Shaping                               Sesame Street

 6:30 a.m.                                                                                          The Right Fit                                                  Access Hollywood

    7 a.m.                                              FOX News Live                                The View         Access Hollywood      Bear in the Big Blue     Headline News
                                                                                                                          Weekend
 7:30 a.m.                                                                      ESPNews                                                          Little Bill       Entertainment Studios

    8 a.m.    Wheel of Fortune                           Studio B with         The Hot List         Emeril Live          E.T. Weekend          Blue’s Clues             ESPNews
                                                        Shepard Smith
 8:30 a.m.     Dr. Phil <8:26>                                                 The Hot List                                                  Dora the Explorer       Headline News
    9 a.m.     Oprah Winfrey                            Your World with         NFL Live          30 Minute Meals           Movie:            Rolie Polie Olie        Good Morning
                  <9:20>                                  Neil Cavuto                                                                                                   America
 9:30 a.m.                                                                      Jim Rome           Sweet Dreams          Sleeping with         JoJo’s Circus
                                                                                                                           the Devil
   10 a.m.      Guiding Light                            The Big Story       Around the Horn     The Shopping Bags                               Franklin
                  <10:20>                               w/ John Gibson
10:30 a.m.                                                                         PTI           Ambush Makeover         Movie: <:45>        Reading Rainbow

   11 a.m.    General Hospital                          Headline News         SportsCenter         E! News Live           For Love or          JoJo’s Circus           Emeril Live
                   <11:10>                                                                                                 Country
11:30 a.m.                                            NBC Nightly News                               Blind Date                               Rolie Polie Olie

     noon           Roller                             ABC World News       College Basketball    My Wife & Kids                             Dora the Explorer             NHL

12:30 p.m.       Judge Judy                           CBS Evening News           Illinois            Girlfriends                               Blue’s Clues             Minnesota

    1 p.m.          Today                               The Newshour                at            Dawson’s Creek            Movie:               Little Bill                at
                                                        with Jim Lehrer         Wisconsin
 1:30 p.m.                                                                                                                Mary Reilly       Bear in the Big Blue        Colorado

    2 p.m.                                             2006 State of the    Winter X Games 10       Judging Amy                              Barney & Friends
                                                        Union Address
 2:30 p.m.                                                                                                              Movie: <:45>         Play with Sesame

    3 p.m.     Disney’s Doug                                                                         Passions             Dangerous          Funniest Videos            ESPNews
                                                                                                                           Liasons
 3:30 p.m.       Animaniacs                                                                                                                     Full House              ESPNews

    4 p.m.         All That!                           Anderson Cooper        SportsCenter              ER                                       Pokemon            ABC World News
                                                             360
 4:30 p.m.     Teen Kids News                                                                                                                   Yu-Gi-Oh!               ESPNews

    5 p.m.        Jeopardy                              Larry King Live         NFL Live                Alias          The Entertainers       Disney’s Doug        CBS Evening News

 5:30 p.m.          Roller                                                  College Gamenight                                                 Rocket Power         NBC Nightly News

    6 p.m.                                               Rita Cosby:          SportsCenter         The Simpsons       Behind the Scenes         SpongeBob                   24
                                                         Live & Direct
 6:30 p.m.                                                                                           Raymond                 E.T.            Fairly Oddparents

    7 p.m.        Smallville                            Headline News         SportsCenter           Enterprise          12th Annual        As Told By Ginger              ER
                                                                                                                      Screen Actors Guild
 7:30 p.m.                                               Tavis Smiley                                                                       The Amanda Show

    8 p.m.   Extreme Makeover:                              Hardball              NBA                   Lost                                    Everwood                Jeopardy
                                                      with Chris Matthews
 8:30 p.m.    10,000 Black Men                                                 Teams TBD                                                                                ESPNews
               Named George
    9 p.m.                                              O’Reilly Factor                             WWE Raw!                Movie:             Sister, Sister        Headline News
 9:30 p.m.     The Simpsons                                                                                               Blue Crash           Sister, Sister      Navy/Mcorps News
   10 p.m.          Roller                                 Nightline                                                                           Fresh Prince         2006 State of the
                                                                                                                                                                     Union Address
10:30 p.m.      Tonight Show                           Business Report        SportsCenter                                                      Familiy Ties
                W/ Jay Leno
   11 p.m.                                            American Morning                            The Daily Show            Movie:              7th Heaven

11:30 p.m.     The Late Show                                                    NFL Live         The Colbert Report       Semper Fi


 The Kwajalein Hourglass                                                                 12                                                            Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006
                                                              HELP WANTED                              ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II. Roi-Namur. HR Req.

          Café Pacific
                                                                                                       031005.
                                            Kwajalein Range Services has the following job
                                            openings. For contract hire positions, call Marie          ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN III. Roi-Namur. HR Req.
                                            Dixon, 51300. For all others, call Jack Riordan,           030669.
                                            55154. Full job descriptions and requirements are
                                                                                                       FIELD ENGINEER I. HR Req. 030817.
                                            online or at Human Resources, Building 700.
                                                                                                       FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031149.
                                            NEED EXTRA money? KRS employment applications
                                            are continually accepted for the Community Activities      FIELD ENGINEER II. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 030741.
                                            and Food Services departments for casual and
                                            part-time positions. If you are interested in being a      MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST. HR Req. 030871.
                                            scorekeeper, sports official, recreation aide, recreation
                                                                                                       MANAGER, Retail Mechandising and Provisions. HR
                                            specialist, library aide, lifeguard, disc jockey, pizza
                                                                                                       Req 031097.
                                            delivery driver or catering/dining room worker, please
                                            submit your application to the HR Department for           OPERATOR SPACE SURVEILLANCE. Roi-Namur,
                                            consideration as positions become available. For more      HR Req 031173.
                                            information, call the KRS HR Office at 54916.
                                                                                                       OPERATOR SPACE SURVEILLANCE. Roi-Namur.
                                            COMPUTER TECHNICIAN I. HR Req. K031063.                    HR Req 030903.
 Lunch
 Sun          Carved top sirloin            INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST, Information                  PROGRAMMER. HR Req. 031067.
                                            Technology. HR Req. K031035. Responsible for
              Seafood Newburg                                                                          NETWORK ENGINEER IV. HR Req. 031105.
                                            internal tracking of IT government property to include
              Breaded chicken breasts       receiving, tagging, documentation, reporting and
              Grill: brunch station open                                                               PROJECT PLANNER III. HR Req. 031093.
                                            record keeping. Strong communication and computer
 Mon          Herb-broiled pork chops       skills required. KEAMS experience preferred.               RF SAFETY SPECIALIST/FIELD ENGINEER II. HR
              Herb-roasted chicken                                                                     Req. 031147.
              Three-cheese pasta            HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT II. Full time.
                                            Requires strong computer and communication skills          STORE SUPERVISOR. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031065.
              Grill: brunch station open
                                            to process large volume of HR documents and
 Tues         Beef Stroganoff               spreadsheets. Previous administrative assistant            STOREKEEPER II. Roi-Namur. HR Req. 031087.
              Turkey pot pie                experience required. Will interface with all levels of
              Breaded walleye                                                                          STYLIST/BEAUTICIAN. HR Req. 031211.
                                            employees and management.
              Grill: French dip                                                                        TELEPHONE TECHNICIAN III. HR Req. 030965.
 Weds         Pasta bar                     PRODUCTION CONTROL CLERK II, Automotive. Full
                                            time. HR Req. K030983.                                     SOFTWARE ENGINEER I/DATA ANALYST. CONUS.
              Rosemary chicken
                                                                                                       HR Req. 031191.
              Italian sausage               MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST, Kwajalein Hospital.
              Shrimp Alfredo pizza          Casual. HR Req. K030982.                                   FIELD ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031157.
              Grill: pizza burger
                                            REGISTERED NURSE, Kwajalein Hospital. Casual.              FIELD ENGINEER II. HR Req. 031245.
 Thurs        Swedish meatballs             HR Req. K030935.
              Kalua pork and cabbage                                                                   PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MANAGER. HR Req.
              Tuna casserole                MECHANIC I, Kwajalein Automotive. Two full-time            031203.
              Grill: cheese sandwich        positions. HR Req. K030332 and HR Req. K030641.
                                                                                                       ELECTRICIAN III. HR Req. 030854.
 Fri          Roasted turkey                AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN I, Kwajalein Automotive.
              Parker ranch stew             Full time. HR Req.s K030883.                               COMPUTER TECHNICIAN II, HR Req. 031159.
              Seared ahi with garlic                                                                   COMPUTER TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031259.
              Grill: hot Sicilian hoagies   TOOL ROOM ATTENDANT II, Kwajalein Automotive.
                                            Full time. HR Req. K030895.
 Feb. 4       Indonesian pork                                                                          FACILITIES  ENGINEER        II/      MECHANICAL
              Chicken katsu                 PAINTER II, Roi Operations. Full time. HR Req.             ENGINEER. HR Req. 030812.
              Thai shrimp pasta             K030761. Enniburr applicants should apply to Floyd
                                                                                                       HARDWARE ENGINEER II, Roi-Namur. HR Req.
              Grill: teriyaki burger        Corder.
                                                                                                       031179.
                                                       KRS CONTRACT POSITIONS
 Dinner
 Tonight      Chinese hoisin spare ribs     NETWORK ENGINEER II–MO. HR Req 031227.
              Thai chicken                  OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031231.
              Soyu ahi                                                                                              Protestant
 Sun          Spaghetti with meatballs      OPTICS TECHNICIAN III.HR Req. 031229.
                                                                                                              8 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday
              Mussels in wine sauce         OPTICS TECHNICIAN II. HR Req. 031249.                            Roi-Namur service at 4 p.m.
              Chicken Alfredo
                                            SUPERVISOR PROVISIONS. HR Req. 030902                            Sunday school for all ages
 Mon          Hamburger steak
              Penne pasta                                                                                          is at 9:15 a.m.
                                            CONTRACT COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR. HR
              Chicken peapod stir-fry       Req. 031209.
 Tues         Kwaj fried chicken                                                                                     Catholic
              Broiled ono                   TRAFFIC AGENT II. HR Req. 030658.                                     Saturday Mass,
              Hawaiian chopped steak        ACCOUNTING CLERK II. HR Req. 031221.
                                                                                                           5:30 p.m., in the small chapel
 Weds         Jumbo breaded shrimp                                                                                 Sunday Mass
              Beef tips in Burgundy         JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT. HR Req. 030890.                                  7 a.m., small chapel
              Penne pasta                   INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST I. HR Req.                           9:15 a.m., main chapel
              Buffalo wings                 030880.                                                          Mass on Roi at 6:30 p.m.
 Thurs        Stir-fry to order
                                            MANAGEMENT AND STANDARDIZATION ANALYST
              Charsiu spare ribs            I. HR Req. 030882.
              Chicken nuggets with sauce                                                                               Baptist
 Fri          Ham steak Hawaiian            COMMUNICATION         TECHNICIAN       III.   HR   Req.               9:40 a.m., Sunday,
              Breaded chicken wings         031209.                                                             in elementary school
              Chef's choice                 COMPUTER TECHNICIAN I. HR Req. 031203.                                   music room.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006                                               13                                                        The Kwajalein Hourglass
       Kaleidoscope
                                                                                                                        The Small Arms Range
                                                                                                                          will be in operation
                                                                                                                       7 a.m.-noon, Wednesday.
                                                                                                                        All watercraft operators

         of Music                                                                                                       observe the red flags at
                                                                                                                       the southwest end of the
                                                                                                                        island. Questions, call,
                                                                                                                       Sgt. Kevin Dodge, 54445.


                                                               The Yokwe Yuk Women’s Club
                                                                     will present the
                                                                Kaleidoscope of Music
                                                                 at 7 p.m., Feb. 19-20, in the
                                                                 high school multi-purpose
                                                                room. Tickets will be sold on
                                                                Macy’s porch every Monday
                                                                 morning or can be obtained
                                                                   by calling Emily, 53627.                       Devito, 10th edition. Please call Scott at 59314.
                                                                  Proceeds will benefit the                        EMPTY BLUE wine bottles. Call Sandy, 54152.
                                                                   Kwajalein High School
                                                                                                                                          LOST
                                                                  Senior Scholarship Fund.
                                                                                                                  DID YOU buy a photo from Rob Ramsey at the
                                                                                                                  November holiday bazaar? If you're wondering why
                                                                                                                  your check hasn't cleared yet, it's because I lost the
                                                                                                                  checks. I would appreciate it if anyone who wrote
                                                                                                                  a check would be willing to rewrite it. For more
                                                                                                                  information, call 59424, or send a check to P.O. Box
                                                                                                                  1090, Local.

                                                                                                                  RAIN COAT, red, along Lagoon Road on Tuesday
                                                                                                                  morning, has name inside. Call Sarah, 58237 or



                         presents the
                                                                                                                   3500.
                                                                                                                                       FOUND

                                                                                                                   LACK CAMERA case at post office on Jan. 17. Call
                                                                                                                   3760.


                      Sadie Hawkins                                                                                LACK WETSUIT, size medium, on Lagoon Road. Call
                                                                                                                   lizabeth, 54457.


                     Fun Tournament                                                                                                    FOR SALE

                                                                                                                  EAM FUJI road bike, perfect for Rustman, $225; Trek
                                                                                                                  00 hybrid mountain bike, has seven-speed internal
                                                                                                                  ear hub, excellent condition, $225; aluminum factory
     The KGA is sponsoring the Sadie Hawkins Fun Golf Tournament and                                              uilt 64-inch cargo bike trailer, $300; Burley deluxe
      Cajun boil, Feb. 13, at Holmberg Fairways. Women pick the 5-person                                          ike trailer, new, $300; assorted new bike parts,
     teams. Shotgun start at 10 a.m. Be at the course no later than 9:30 a.m.                                     askets, fenders, locks. Call 57022 work, or 54545,
                                                                                                                  ome.
        For more details, contact Joi Whipple, Curt Bean or Mike Nast.
                                                                                                                   OVE SEAT/SOFA BED, like new, $300; recliner,
                                                                                                                   200; complete eight-piece setting of dishes, white
MANAGER OPTICS/PHOTO, HR Req. 031177.                    at www.dodcommunitybank.com. For more                    and blue trim, $60; women’s Sun bike, yellow, fair
                                                         information, contact the personnel department            Kwaj-condition, $25; two outdoor reclining lounge
MISSION LOGISTICS COORDINATOR, HR Req.                   at employment@bank-of-america.jp or call                 chairs, one month old, $60 each or $100 for both.
031171.                                                  the Banking Center manager at 52292/52142.               Call Fred, 52367, after 5:30 p.m. and anytime on
HARDWARE ENGINEER II, HR Req. 031187.                    Community Bank is an equal opportunity                   weekends.
                                                         employer.
FIELD ENGINEER I, HR Req. 031189.                                                                                 GIRLS' BEDDING AND decorations. Matching full and
                                                         TELLER, part time. Successful candidates should          twin comforter bed sets including sheets, bedskirts
                 AIRSCAN PACIFIC                         have previous banking, credit union or cash handling     and shams, with flower and butterfly print in purple,
                                                         experience. Candidates must also have the ability        pinks, yellow and green; pictures; bookends; accent
AVIATION SAFETY TECHNICIAN. Contract position.           to quickly and accurately handle transactions,           rug; lamps and more for a well-decorated room. Call
Unaccompanied. Assist in administration of the           communicate effectively and possess a strong desire      Sheri, 52115.
aviation safety program in accordance with Army,         to learn.
FAA and ES&H procedures. Assist with investigations                                                               FINAL PCS SALE. Monday is last chance. Top quality
and safety and health surveys. Conduct safety and                             WANTED
                                                                                                                  tri-color indoor/outdoor carpet, 12 x 20 foot, $175;
orientation training for personnel. Bachelor's degree                                                             four white quality 4 inch wall-mounted shelves and
in related field preferred. E-mail resumé to: rick.zura   MARINE PROPANE stove, with or without oven. Call
                                                                                                                  mounting brackets, $5 each; Rustman road race bike,
wski@us.army.mil.                                        David 52283, work or 54698, home.
                                                                                                                  very good condition, all accessories included, $600 or
                                                         TWO COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS. “Becoming a Master                best offer. Call 51044 or 55312.
                COMMUNITY BANK
                                                         Student” by David Ellis, Concise 10th edition and “The
                                                                                                                  GEORGE FOREMAN indoor/outdoor electric barbecue
For consideration, submit your resume online             Interpersonal Communication Book” by Joseph A.
The Kwajalein Hourglass                                                           14                                                            Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006
                      Super Bowl Special
                       50 cents off all pizza
                      until 5 p.m. during the
                        Super Bowl Feb. 6.
                         Delivery starts at
                           11 a.m. Due to
                         vehicle shortage,
                      Three Palms delivery
                       will be limited to the
                      residential area north
                      of Ninth Street. Allow
                      additional time due to
                       large order volume.
                        Place your order at
                          53402 on Feb. 4
                            to expedite.
                             On Feb. 6,
                             place your
                               order at
                                53409.



grill with lid, drip pan and extra cleaning sponge, extra
large surface, used twice, paid $130, will sell for $70
or best offer; new 10-cup Braun carafe for coffee pot,
$14. Call Sue, 53593.

COLOR LASER printer, lightly used, industrial
quality printer, 9600 x 600 color and black and
white, 10/100 network connection and USB 2,
$450; extra toner, black, magenta and yellow, with
refilling instructions, saves $350 in toner cartridges,
$50; HP 5500C scanner, $75. Call 52197 or e-mail:
rod@kwajalein.us.

SUN FOUR-SPEED bike, good condition, $100 or best
offer. Call 55054.                                          Kwajalein Yacht Club meets at 6:30 p.m., tonight. Kalua pork and rice
MANY LARGE and small plants. Stop by Quarters               will be served. Bring a side dish to share. Come join the club as a new
497-B to see or call 58954.                                             sailing year begins. Questions? Call Jim, 53500.
PCS SALE. 36-inch Panasonic TV, $450; Zenith




                                                              Photos
DVD/VCR surround sound system, $200; Panasonic
full-size microwave, $65; cordless 900 MHz, phone/
answering machine, $50; Everlast 80-pound heavy
bag with boxing gloves, $95; Burley deluxe bike trailer,




                                                            are needed
new, $300; Work Model 64 aluminum cargo bike trailer,
$300. Too much to list. Call 54545.

BEANIE BABIES: Bongo the Monkey, $3.75; Siam the
Siamese Cat, $2; Pouch the Kangaroo, $2.75; Sammie
the tie-dyed Bear, $3; Quackers the Duck, $3; Snort
the Red Bull, $3. Call Steve, 51298.                        for the photography exhibit March 5-6,
PCS SALE. TVs; blinds; plants; vacuum cleaners;                        in the high school
bound carpets; ironing board; water filters; water                     mulit-purposeroom.
distiller; pizelle maker; king and twin comforter sets;
lumber; fold-up canvas chairs; and two four-speed Sun       • The exhibit is open to all Kwajalein
ladies bikes. Call 59363.                                   Atoll residents.
              COMMUNITY NOTICES                             • Still photography only. No video.
                                                            • Digital or film, no restrictions.
THE INTAKE PIPE cleaning for both swimming pools            • Prints must be able to be enlarged/
has been rescheduled for Wednesday through Friday.          reduced to 8 x 10 inch size.
Both pools will be closed during this time. A lifeguard     • Categories are: Kwajalein living;
will be provided at Emon Beach on those days from 3:
                                                            Kwajalein recreation; Kwajalein na-
30 to 6 p.m. The adult pool will reopen on Feb. 4 and
                                                            ture; holiday events; an open cater-
the family pool will reopen at 11 a.m., Feb. 5.
                                                            gory; and a new category of Mission
DURING BARGE operations scheduled for Feb. 9-10,            and Mission support.
the Supply and Marine Department areas between              • Call Dave Harris, 51133 or 51191, for
Sixth and Eighth Streets and Supply and Marine              exhibitor’s package.
Roads, are off limits to pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle/
equipment traffic. Only Supply and Marine Department
personnel will be allowed access to these areas.
Barricades and tape will be erected at all of these
points. Questions? Call 52180, 53444 or 53430.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006                                                       15                                         j       g
CONCERNS, from Page 3
affects Channels 9 and 13. As a re-                          as well as suggestions from the com-                                        from. KRS made this system man-
sult the transmitters have been oc-                          munity. We provide several avenues                                          datory for personal computers by a
casionally shutting themselves off to                        for our employees and residents to                                          certain date. However, once it was
avoid damage . To troubleshoot and                           provide concerns/suggestions in ad-                                         installed, the system didn’t work.
repair the problem, AFN’s engineers                          dition to the town hall meeting. These                                      What’s going on?
and the Kwajalein maintenance crew                           include; USAKA’s Customer Satisfac-
have been working on the towers                              tion Survey that can be accessed at                                            A. KRS IT responds:
when winds are below applicable                              http://www.smdc.army.mil/kwaj_                                                 The rollout of the public Internet
safety limits . When they do this, all                       cs_survey/admin.asp; the drop box                                           improvements was delayed due to
the TV channels and the FM stations                          survey located at each retail and                                           a hardware failure of one of the key
must cease broadcasting for obvious                          food facility; the Sensing Integrated                                       components. A revised implementa-
safety reasons. We believe that your                         Product Team; and the Quality of                                            tion schedule for the rollout will be
comments above pertain to the lon-                           Life IPT. As in the past, town hall                                         announced soon. Users should hang
ger-term issue described above, and                          meetings are conducted jointly by                                           onto the username and password
not these maintenance outages.                               the USAKA commander and the KRS                                             that was issued to them, as they will
                                                             president. During the last six months                                       be using that account when we do go
  Q. It’s been more than six                                 there have been challenges in sched-                                        live with the new system.
months since KRS has had a town                              uling a town Hall meeting due to the                                           Also, a slight correction to the ques-
hall meeting to address some or                              mission schedule, distinguished visi-                                       tion: the updates to the public Internet
any of the concerns of its employ-                           tors coming to Kwaj, and TDY com-                                           do not address SPAM. The purpose of
ees. Either KRS doesn’t care to                              mitments. We are presently in the                                           the public Internet update is to iden-
hear some of these concerns as to                            process of establishing a date for the                                      tify home machines broadcasting
the quality of life of their employ-                         next town hall meeting conducive to                                         viruses and/or malicious traffic. This
ees or KRS is satisfied with the                              all parties; this should take place in                                      can happen even without the owner’s
status quo of the way things are,                            the near future.                                                            knowledge. Because KRS IT is not
that of getting worse and worse                                                                                                          your home e-mail provider, we can-
each day.                                                      Q. KRS recently announced a new                                           not block SPAM for your home e-mail.
                                                             public Internet connection pro-                                             Home users should contact their mail
  A. Acting KRS Deputy Site Man-                             gram for the entire atoll that will                                         provider to find out what capabilities
ager Steve Metta responds:                                   help reduce unwanted island SPAM                                            are available for blocking SPAM. Con-
  KRS agrees this is overdue. KRS is                         as well as help the IT department                                           sumer software is also available for
extremely interested in the concerns                         trace where such spam is coming                                             this purpose.
                                                           Softball schedule, standings
                                       Tonight                                             6:45 p.m. ............................................USAKA/RTS vs San Juan at Brandon Field
  5:15 p.m. ........................ Scrubs vs Spartans I Women at Ragan Field             8 p.m. ....................................................................Flame vs RLG at Brandon Field
  5:15 p.m. ............................ St. Josephs vs Calvery Men at Dally Field
  5:15 p.m. ......................... Bako Mej vs USAKA/RTS at Brandon Field                                                                         Friday
                                                                                           5:15 p.m. ....................................... Gecko Girls vs MI High School at Ragan                          Field
                                                                                           5:15 p.m. ....................................................Spartans II vs Barnahem at Dally                    Field
                        Monday (rain make up games)                                        5:15 p.m. ........................................................ Slackers vs Flyers at Brandon                  Field
  5:15 p.m. ....................................... Scrubs vs Ri-Majolz at Ragan Field     6:45 p.m. ..................................................Half Dunks vs Sunrise at Brandon                      Field
  5:15 p.m. ......................................... RLG vs Slackers at Brandon Field     8 p.m. .......................................................Poi Dogs vs Criminals at Brandon                    Field

                                      Tuesday                                                                                                        Feb. 4
  5:15 p.m. .................................... Scrubs vs Spartans II at Ragan   Field    5:15 p.m. ........................................................Spartans II vs PoHos at Ragan Field
  5:15 p.m. ..................................MI High School vs Jabro at Dally    Field                                                          Standings
  5:15 p.m. ...................................... KPD vs Bako-mej at Brandon     Field                   Men’s A Division                                   Spartan II Boys .............................0 3 0
  6:45 p.m. .............................Spartans I vs San Juan at Brandon        Field    Criminals ......................................      2   1   0   Barnahem ......................................0 1 0
  8 p.m. ....................................... Flyers vs Barnahem at Brandon    Field    Sunrise .........................................     2   1   0   Slackers .........................................0 2 0
                                                                                           Half Dunks....................................        1   1   2                Men’s D Division
                                    Wednesday                                              Poi Dawgs.....................................        1   2   0   Calvary Men ..................................2       0   0
  5:15 p.m. ...................................... PoHos vs Spartans I at Ragan   Field                  Men’s B Division                                    Jabro Men......................................1      1   0
                                                                                           KPD ...............................................   2   0   0   St. Joseph's...................................1      1   0
  5:15 p.m. ..................................... Barnahem vs Slackers at Dally   Field
                                                                                           USAKA/RTS..................................           1   1   0   MI High School Men......................0             2   0
  5:15 p.m. ............................. Guppies vs Spartans II at Brandon       Field
                                                                                           Spartans I Men .............................          1   1   0               Women’s Division
  6:45 p.m. .................................Sunrise vs Criminals at Brandon      Field    San Juan.......................................       0   1   0   Scrubs ...........................................2   0   0
  8 p.m. .............................. Half Dunks vs Poi Dawgs at Brandon        Field    Bako Mej .......................................      0   1   0   PoHos ............................................2   0   0
                                                                                                                                                             Spartans I Women.........................2            0   0
                                                                                                         Men’s C Division
                                      Thursday                                                                                                               Ri-Majolz........................................1    1   0
                                                                                           Guppies ........................................      3   0   0
  5:15 p.m. ........................MissDemeanors vs Ri-Majolz at Ragan Field                                                                                Spartans II Women........................0            2   0
                                                                                           RLG ...............................................   2   0   0
  5:15 p.m. .............................. MI High School vs Calvary at Dally Field                                                                          Gecko Girls ...................................0      2   0
                                                                                           Flyers ............................................   1   1   0
                                                                                                                                                             MI High School Women.................0                2   0
  5:15 p.m. ................................ Spartans II vs Mosey at Brandon Field         Flames .........................................      2   1   0




        RTS Weather                                                            Sun • Moon • Tides
   Tonight: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers.                                  Sunrise/set                      Moonrise/set                       High Tide                        Low Tide
   Winds: E at 10-15 knots.
   Sunday: Partly sunny with widely scattered showers.
   Winds: NE-E at 10-15 knots.
                                                                 Sunday                   0710/1854                         0636/1832                          0410, 4.5'                      1000, 0.8'
   Monday: Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Winds:
                                                                                                                                                               1620, 6.1'                      2250, 0.3'
   NE at 13-18 knots.
   Tuesday: Mostly sunn and breezy with isolated                 Monday                   0710/1855                         0734/1936                          0450, 4.9'                      1040, 0.5'
   showers. Winds: NE at 15-20 knots.                                                                                                                          1700, 6.3'                      2330, 0.1'

   Annual rain total:         3.93 inches                        Tuesday                  0710/1855                         0827/2036                          0530, 5.1'                      1120, 0.3'
   Annual deviation:         +0.53 inches                                                                                                                      1740, 6.3'                      2400 0.1

            Call 54700 for updated forecasts or                  Wednesday                0710/1855                         0916/2132                          0610, 5.3'                      1200, 0.4'
                     www.rts-wx.com.                                                                                                                           1820, 6.0'
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