Marshall Islands - Kwajalein


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November 26th 2017
Published: November 26th 2017
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My two years working at the American Consulate in Guangzhou, China is complete. I am off to new adventures at a new location. I am now working at the US Army Missile Test Range on the island of Kwajalein in The Republic of the Marshall Islands. My living arrangements on Kwajalein compared to Guangzhou has been greatly reduced. I have a small kitchenette, living room, bedroom and bath. The total sq... Read Full Entry



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An evening softball game. All participants and viewing crowd arrive by bicycle.
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Looking north along one of the streets at the start of family housing.
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The local Surfway Food Store (Grocery Store). There are only two spots for vehicle parking, but many more places to park bicycles in the racks provided.
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Karl taking a rest during his Saturday afternoon walk.
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Karl's new beach bike. This is my daily transportation.
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Looking across the ocean with waves coming across the reef.
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One of the many hidden roads along the shoreline.
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Karl hanging out at one of the many beaches on the lagoon side of the island.
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Looking across the lagoon toward the village.
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A closer look at the village, the tall structure is the water tower with a light house light on top.
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DCCB: As of this time, this building is being used as a warehouse for reutilization items. However, It was originally built to hold a radar (one of a world wide network) to detect missiles fired anywhere around the world. Everything in the building was shock isolated and reinforced to withstand a direct nuclear hit and still operate. One other point: the grounding was for NEMP (Nuclear Electro Magnetic Pulse) as well as other things, and every pipe that came to the building was so protected.
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Looking out across small boat marina at sunset.
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Looking across the lagoon at sunset.



1st January 2018
Marshall Islands - Kwajalein - Dec.  2017

Great blog Karl. I can see you put quite a bit of effort into these. I hope you have a great time!
1st January 2018

Happy Nuw Year
Hello Karl Great to hear from you and your new location on this world. What a place to start a new year. Geri and I are starting this new year in good physical shape and excited for the adventure to begin , We wish you HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!
13th April 2018

good to here from you
Glad to hear you are doing well! Good to hear from you. email us so I can update you on life in Wisconsin. Sandi

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