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Title: The wire
Uniform Title: Wire (Guantánamo Bay, Cuba)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: United States -- Joint Task Force Guantánamo
Publisher: 362nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Joint Task Force Guantanamo
Place of Publication: Guanta´namo Bay Cuba
Guantánamo Bay, Cuba
Publication Date: 01-22-2010
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Navy-yards and naval stations, American -- Newspapers -- Cuba   ( lcsh )
Prisoners of war -- Newspapers -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base   ( lcsh )
Military prisons -- Newspapers -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base   ( lcsh )
Detention of persons -- Newspapers -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base   ( lcsh )
Detention of persons -- Newspapers -- United States   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba)   ( lcsh )
Genre: federal government publication   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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System Details: Mode of access: Internet at the NAVY NSGTMO web site. Address as of 9/15/05: http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/wire.asp; current access is available via PURL.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 3, issue 5 (Jan. 3, 2003); title from caption (publisher Web site PDF, viewed on Sept. 15, 2005) .
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Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 52777640
lccn - 2005230299
System ID: UF00098620:00394

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Volume 10, Issue 48 Friday, January 22, 2010 A JTF Journal Underwater rehabilitation Wounded warriors tackle diving Operation Unified Response Providing assistance to Haiti THE Around the

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PAGE 2 | THE WIRETROO P ER-T O-TROO P ER | FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010Finger pointing Around the JTF-GTMO Commander: Navy Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby Joint Task Force CMC: Navy Command Master Chief Brad LeVault Office of Public Affairs: Director: Navy Cmdr. Rick Haupt: 9928 Deputy: Army Lt. Col. Edward Bush: 9927 Supervisor: Army 1st Sgt. Patrick Sellen: 3649The WireEditor: Army Staff Sgt. Paul Meeker: 3651 Assistant Editor: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeff Johnstone: 3594 Layout and Design: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Gary Keen: 3594 Army Sgt. Scott Griffin: 3594 Army Sgt. Jody Metzger: 3592 Web Design: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Wolff: 8154 Staff Writers: Army Sgt. Jody Metzger: 3592 Army Spc. Shanita Simmons: 3589 Army Spc. Daniel Welch: 3589Contact us:Base Information: 2000 Public Affairs Office: 3651 or 3596 From the continental United States: Commercial: 011-53-99-3651 DSN: 660-3651Cover Photo By:Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert ClowneyOnline:www.jtfgtmo.southcom.milJointTaskForce-Guantanamo, produces The Wire, which is printed under the provisions of Department of Defense Instruction 5120.4 The Public Affairs OfficeJTF GUANTANAMO Commander: Navy Rear Adm. David M. Thomas, Jr. Joint Task Force Command Master Chief: Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brian T. Schexnaydre Office of Public Affairs: Director: Navy Cmdr. Pauline Storum: 9928 Deputy Director: Army Capt. Kim Kleiman: 9927 Supervisor: Army 1st Sgt. James Venske: 3649The WireExecutive Editor: Army 1st Lt. Adam Bradley: 3596 Editor:Army Sgt. 1st Class Vaughn R. Larson: 3651Assistant Editors: Army Staff Sgt. Emily Russell: 3592 Army Staff Sgt. Gretel Sharpee: 3594 Staff Writers: Army Spc. Megan Burnham: 2171 Army Spc. Eric Liesse: 3499Contact usEditors Desk: 3651 or 3596 From the continental United States: Commercial: 011-53-99-3651 DSN: 660-3651 Email: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.milThe WIRE is the official news magazine of Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is produced by the JTF Public Affairs Office to inform and educate the Troopers of JTF Guantanamo through news, features, command guidance, sports and entertainment. The WIRE seeks to provide maximum disclosure with minimum delay with regards to security, accuracy, propriety and policy. This DoD news magazine is an authorized publication for the members of the Department of Defense. Contents of The WIRE are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is printed by the Document Automation & Production Service with a circulation of 1000. COVER: JTF-GTMO Commander: Navy Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby Joint Task Force CMC: Navy Command Master Chief Brad LeVault Office of Public Affairs: Director: Navy Cmdr. Rick Haupt: 9928 Deputy: Army Lt. Col. Edward Bush: 9927 Supervisor: Army 1st Sgt. Patrick Sellen: 3649The WireEditor: Army Staff Sgt. Paul Meeker: 3651 Assistant Editor: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeff Johnstone: 3594 Layout and Design: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Gary Keen: 3594 Army Sgt. Scott Griffin: 3594 Army Sgt. Jody Metzger: 3592 Web Design: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Wolff: 8154 Staff Writers: Army Sgt. Jody Metzger: 3592 Army Spc. Shanita Simmons: 3589 Army Spc. Daniel Welch: 3589Contact us:Base Information: 2000 Public Affairs Office: 3651 or 3596 From the continental United States: Commercial: 011-53-99-3651 DSN: 660-3651Cover Photo By:Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert ClowneyOnline:www.jtfgtmo.southcom.milJointTaskForce-Guantanamo, produces The Wire, which is printed under the provisions of Department of Defense Instruction 5120.4 The Public Affairs Office JTF GUANTANAMO Commander: Navy Rear Adm. Tom Copeman Command Master Chief: Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Scott A. Fleming Office of Public Affairs Director: Navy Cmdr. Brook DeWalt: 9928 Deputy Director: Army Maj. Diana Haynie: 9927 Supervisor: Army 1st Sgt. Shellie Lewis: 3649The WireExecutive Editor: Army 1st Lt. Christopher Cudney: 2171 Command Information NCOIC:Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Gholston: 3651Editor: Army Staff Sgt. Blair Heusdens: 3594 Assistant Editor: Army Sgt. Michael Baltz Staff Writers: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Edward Flynn Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Marcos T. Hernandez Army Sgt. Emily Greene Army Spc. Tiffany Addair Contact usEditors Desk: 3594 or 2171 From the continental United States: Commercial: 011-53-99-3594 DSN: 660-3594 E-mail: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.milThe WIRE is the official news magazine of Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is produced by the JTF Public Affairs Office to inform and educate the Troopers of JTF Guantanamo through news, features, command guidance, sports and entertainment. The WIRE seeks to provide maximum disclosure with minimum delay with regards to security, accuracy, propriety and policy. This DoD news magazine is an authorized publication for the members of the Department of Defense. Contents of The WIRE are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is printed by the Document Automation & Production Service with a circulation of 1,000. COVER: JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Cody Black JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Cody Black Air Force Senior Master Sgt. William ParkerJ-6 Superintendent__________________________________________Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you clearly did your part of the task but the overall task failed because someone, somewhere failed to do their part? The you may be ready to throw someone under the bus. I can document preventive measures to combat future solutions to make this happen. Our pursuits are the art of the possible not the this is impossible. decision. Senior leaders will then consider the actions for approval, redirection or possible cancellation. mission accomplishment start with the art of the possible. accomplishment, then and only then should you search for the root cause that initially prevented mission accomplishment. You may have uncovered or seen preventive measures. Preventive measures may very well include disciplinary actions, controls, checklists and a host of other measures. is process oriented, it says little about a team. A team is after So as you seek out preventive measures, make sure your team knows its role and the role of its members. done!

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 | MISSION THE WIRE | PAGE 3See REHABILITATION/10 Wounded service members continue rehabilitation processArmy Spc. Tiffany AddairJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs_______________________________ to receive open water and advanced scuba Reed Army Medical Center and Bethesda community there was here and Walter Reed I knew this would trip, Thompson said. I knew how supportive the military and civilian personnel down here would be veterans to scuba dive. mentally. These are individuals with combat documentation/production rehabilitation process. I like water sports, but it is different when you lose a limb, said Marcy. which helps me walk better. Juan Arredondo, JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Tiffany Addair JTF Guantanamo photo by Chris Hileman JTF Guantanamo photo by Chris Hileman Able body, able mind

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MISSION | FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 PAGE 4 | THE WIRE JTF Guantanamo photo by Navy Petty st Class Edward Flynn st Class Edward FlynnJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________th Civil th th CES includes many Airmen th th th is responsible for construction and sustainment of Camp Justice and the military commissions at the naval station. th th CES, Cherry worked closely to ensure their th CES will construction support at Camp Justice, side of the island. chief of the New York unit. Our unit focus is to have the ability to survive and maintain a state of readiness to respond necessary to achieve the desired level of readiness to be effective. military members, their families and detainees. Making improvements JTF Guantanamo photo by st Class Edward Flynn

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THE WIRE | PAGE 5 FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 | MISSION st Class Edward FlynnJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________As the nation paused to honor and commemorate his birthday and celebrate Shall Overcome. people. LaBorn, discussed the history of the civil provided a discussion and slide show presentation on the history of the civil their military careers. It is important to a nation to dream and seek to accomplish what may seem to be the impossible. career. His efforts allowed me to have an paved the path that allowed Sailors to work in a harmonious, cohesive environment. Navy Capt. Steven Blaisdell, of the important contributions made by work. He inspired others to follow his lead. On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial have come for Americans of all races. To A celebration of change JTF Guantanamo photo by st Class Edward Flynn JTF Guantanamo photo by st Class Edward Flynn

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Phillips has a few tips for Troopers who People should take care of the items fair to them. LOCA L SP OR T S | FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 PAGE 6 | THE WIRE Golf at GTMOs lateral hazardArmy Sgt. Michael BaltzJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________ It is very important for [Troopers] to be able to come out here and relieve stress, staff aid Solomon Philips. I am proud of the best, but I am sure it works. People always come out here, and they have a fun time. There are nine holes, and each of course is cut routinely. the pins have to be occasionally moved, of all the rocks. possible for all to play. nd Class weekend. to play every weekend, Runkle said. It is always fun. You have to watch where you hit the ball, so you can see if it hits a rock or not. nd Class Eric Jones. 2 nd nd JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Michael Baltz JTF Guantanamo contributed photo

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 | MOVIE RECON THE WIRE | PAGE 7 Army Sgt. Emily GreeneJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs_______________________________ introduced in the novel, A Study in Scarlet, Holmes like this! than that. This Holmes knows how to knock a Portrayed by Jude Law, Watson is the patient doctor who tries to keep Holmes out of trouble and make sure he eats every once in a while. the characters to life and is sometimes more of friends operate in. that Holmes and Watson will stumble across sewers. has not previously been seen in productions of Sherlock Holmes. Known for his work with Holmes kind of cool. Cool in an artsy, If only the plot were as cool as the complicated, unbelievable web of deceit at the sometimes so convoluted it seems a waste of time to really try and follow it anyhow. Luckily, the the audience plenty to follow without actually the crime at hand. Sherlock Holmes ends with a promise offer. Elementary, my dear Watson

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 PAGE 8 | THE WIRE THE WIRE | PAGE 9 Flight crews wash the outside of a C-2A Greyhound carrier onboard delivery aircraft on Guantanamo Bay, Jan. 18. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Rachel Simpson Flight crews prep a C-2A Greyhound carrier onboard Jan. 17. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Cody Black and supplies while enroute to provide humanitarian assistance to Haiti, Jan. 17. 1 st Class Edward Flynn helicopter bound for Haiti, Jan. 18. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Emily Greene Aircraft mechanics from Fleet perform maintenance on a JTF Guantanamo photo by Navy Petty rd Class Joshua Nistas Pallets of water and tents wait to be loaded into nearby JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Andrew Hillegass

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NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION | FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 PAGE 10 | THE WIRE JTF Guantanamo photo by Chris Hileman infantryman, noted that ankle and calf muscles increased and it was easier for him to stand attitudes and outlook stability and positive outlook are often reached. of the recovery process. hope, Marcy said. list. said Hurt. actually scuba dive and it opens doors for Thompson stated that there is truth in Former Army Sgt. Derick HurtREHABILITATION from 3 JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Tiffany Addair JTF Guantanamo photo by Chris Hileman The road to recovery goes through GTMO

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Read any good books lately? JTF st Class Michael Gholston Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael GholstonJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs__________________________________________ a week. p.m., said Stewart, who has been with the MWR library for the The internet caf is very popular, said Stewart. A lot of time online either in or directly outside the library. Jackie Weissrock has worked at the library since April of last books. student research. Stewart is particularly fond of this section which she helped time sessions. patrons, Stewart said. available with a wide variety of current and past titles to choose cost. THE WIRE | PAGE 11 FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 | NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION

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NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION | FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 PAGE 12 | THE WIRE Gates orders additional ship, eyes more capability for Haiti Donna MilesAmerican Forces Press Service____________________________ assist the disaster relief effort. to speed up aid distribution. Minister A.K. Antony. tremor struck northwest of the capital of that more routes will be cleared within the You cannot fully meet the needs of he said. desperately needed supplies also will violence out of desperation, he said. the relief effort. Americans should feel proud of limited support, he said. And with each into the area. While proud of the U.S. contribution in food and water, fuel and medical care, it would probably be a mistake for anyone effort, he said. That said, he continued, It is hard for me to say what more the United States could make available or how we could make it available faster to deal with the JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Cody Black

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 | VOICE O F T HE FORCE PAGE 13 THE WIRE | PAGE 13 Boots on the GroundWhat are you most proud of in your military career and why?st Class Edward FlynnClass Providing assistance to earthquake victims JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Cody Black

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LI F E & SP IRI T | FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 PAGE 14 | THE WIRE Air Force Lt. Col. William FerrellJTF Guantanamo Command Chaplain____________________________Chaplains have been a part of the military in this country since colonial local minister was nearly always a part of command of the Continental Army in July the Civil War, the chaplaincy became more chaplaincy in the United States military dates back to World War I. chaplaincy. One of the more common chaplains, who are essentially ministers, The concept of separation of church and amendment to the Constitution which states, practice the faith of his or her choice, or no faith at all, without fear of interference both of these clauses. On one hand, a chaplain is a that commission. In addition, a chaplain rabbi, imam, etc. and be endorsed by their chaplain. In order to keep the endorsement, a chaplain must remain faithful to the beliefs and practices of his or her particular faith behavior that is contrary to the beliefs and to their faith beliefs and practices. of the primary functions of chaplains. In the dual responsibility to provide direct chaplain available. I am a Christian minister, therefore, the worship services or Bible studies I lead are have the responsibility to make sure that facilities, resources or leadership needed to practice their faith. I take my responsibility all Troopers very seriously. The bottom line is, chaplains are here for or absence of it. We are able to provide beliefs are different from our own, and we are here to offer care, counsel and support to all. GTMO Religious ServicesDaily Catholic Mass Main Chapel Vigil Mass Main Chapel Mass Main Chapel Gospel Service Main Chapel Seventh Day Adventist Room B Iglesia Ni Christo Room A Pentecostal Gospel Room D LDS Service Room A Liturgical Service Room B General Protestant Main Chapel United Jamaican Fellowship GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Main Chapel Bible Study Troopers Chapel The Truth Project Troopers Chapel Protestant Worship Troopers Chapel Islamic Service Room C Jewish Service FMI call 2628 LORIMI Gospel Room D Chaplains protocol

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JTF Guantanamo courtesy photo From Vietnam to Guantanamost Class Marcos T. HernandezJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________Leadership and professionalism are st Class Michael where he had the opportunity to serve in He has supported many other operations evacuations that took place in Cambodia the radio broadcast department at Public with different companies. th Humanitarian Service Medal for support of Hurricane Katrina relief efforts and Bend, Ore., his former commander. I feel with someone who served with public the deck of the U.S.S. Hancock when they there. has really been an asset to the public affairs he will continue to do so in his personal st th Mobile Public Affairs collectively in his career as a Navy Sailor to see how people react to a situation The book is centered mostly around THE WIRE | PAGE 15 FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010 | 15 MINU T ES O F FA M E

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Around the AROUND T HE JTF | FRIDAY, JANUARYY 22, 2010 JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Staff Sgt. Blair Heusdens JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Rachel Simpson Underwater rehabilitation Wounded warriors tackle diving Around the JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Staff Sgt. Emily Russell