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 Material Information
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: 02-05-2010
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 )
 Notes
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
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: UF00098620:00396

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Volume 10, Issue 50 Friday, February 5, 2010 A JTF Journal Legacy and professionalism Col. Vargo reflects on GTMO Assistance in disasters American Red Cross THE

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Rodney Ruth Joint Medical Group______________________________ 10 www.money-zine. com, Leadership Characteristics Who can be a leader 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 Lt. Cmdr. Brook DeWalt: 9928 Deputy Director: Army Maj. Diana Haynie: 9927 Supervisor: Army 1st Sgt. Shellie Lewis: 3649The WireExecutive Editor: Navy Lt. James Gonzales: 2171 Command Information NCOIC:Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Gholston: 3651Editor: Army Staff Sgt. Blair Heusdens: 3594 Staff Writers: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Edward Flynn Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Shane Arrington Army Sgt. Emily Greene Army Spc. David McLean Army Spc. Tiffany Addair Army Pfc. Christopher Vann 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:Insert short caption here. JTF Guantanamo photo by Service rank name BACK COVER:Insert short caption here. JTF Guantanamo photo by Service rank name 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: Navy Lt. James Gonzales: 9927 Supervisor: Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Randy Dunham: 3649The Wire Executive Editor: Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Edward Flynn : 3592 Command Information NCOIC: Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Edward Flynn : 3592 Editor: Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Marcos T. Hernandez: 3651 Staff Writers: Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Marcos T. Hernandez Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Edward Flynn Army Staff Sgt. Blair Heusdens Army Sgt. Michael Baltz Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Michael Arrington Army Spc. Tiffany Addair Marine Lance Cpl. Justin Wheeler Contact us Editors Desk: 3592 or 2171 From the continental United States: Commercial: 011-53-99-3592 DSN: 660-3592 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 1,000. COVER:Aviation Electricians Mate Airman Jenn Deans, assigned to Helicopter Mine Squadron 15 (HM-15), does a routine inspection on the sleeve and spindle assembly for an MH-53E Sea Dragon. Feb. 2, 2010. rd Class Joshua Nistas BACK COVER:As one MH-53E Sea Dragon unloads passengers, another prepares to take off for Haiti at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Jan. 28, 2010. JTF rd Class Joshua Nistas PAGE 2 | THE WIRETROO P ER-T O-TROO P ER | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 | MISSION THE WIRE | PAGE 3Army Staff Sgt. Blair HeusdensJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs_________________________ nd rd GTMO BEEF changes hands Airmen from the 474th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron Airmen from the 186th Civil Engineering Squadron of the Mississippi Engineering Squadron of the Massachusetts Air National Guard arrived at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay recently to comprise the 474th ECES. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Michael BaltzSee GTMO BEEF/12

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MISSION | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 PAGE 4 | THE WIRE Col. Bruce Vargo assumed the role of Commander, Joint Detention Group, during a change of command ceremony JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Jody Metzgerst Class Edward FlynnJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs_____________________________ 1 nd A legacy of transparency and professionalism

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THE WIRE | PAGE 5 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 | MISSION See MPAD/13 JPRC from 5 Honoring Marines past, present and future nd Class Shane ArringtonJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________ 107th MPAD departs The 107 th MPAD ends its year-long tour at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay where members supported Joint Task Force operations with media relations, command information and military commissions support. JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2 nd Class Thomas R. Ouellette

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LOCA L SP OR T S | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 PAGE 6 | THE WIREst Class Edward Flynn JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs __________________________________________________ Basketball fever sweeps through GTMO, JTF Army Spc. Inez Tauvela prepares to take a free throw shot during a recent basketball game as part of the 2010s Captains at G.J. Denich Gym JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1 st Class Edward Flynn

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Navy Lt. Jonathan RyanJTF Joint Visitor Bureau___________________________________________ Saketini FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 | MOVIE RECON THE WIRE | PAGE 7 Bloody good show

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 PAGE 8 | THE WIRE THE WIRE | PAGE 9 PAGE 8 | THE WIRE FRIDAY, FEBRURARY 5, 2010 THE WIRE | PAGE 9 James Ott, assigned to Helicopter Mine Squadron 14 (HM-14), holds the rope to balance a rotor blade for a MH-53E Sea Dragon as crewmembers attach the blade to the rotor head at the U.S. Naval JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3 rd Class Joshua Nistas Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class Johnathon Jump, assigned to Helicopter Mine Squadron 15 (HM-15), works atop an MH-53E Sea Dragon doing routine maintenance on the engine at JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3 rd Class Joshua Nistas A member of the 474th Expeditionary Civil Arkansas after a change of command ceremony, Jan. the Mississippi Air Guard and deployed here with the by maintaining the Expeditionary Legal Complex and Camp Justice facilities and infrastructure. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Tiffany Addair. Service members load water and supplies onto an aircraft at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay en route to JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3 rd Class Joshua Nistas nd Class, Carlos G. Rodriguez, is presented Enlisted Person of the Year Award by Coast Guard Vice Adm. John P. Currier at Coast Guard Aviation Detachment, JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Cody Black. U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay to JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3 rd Class Joshua Nistas Rolling Down the Strip

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NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 PAGE 10 | THE WIRESharon Coganow, station manager of the Red Cross, conducts business at her office on Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Coganow is a former Red Cross volunteer who turned full-time staff. Justin R. WheelerJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________ GTMO Red Cross helps Haiti Sharon Coganow speaks with a volunteer at the Guantanamo Bay JTF Guantanamo photo by Marine Lance Cpl. Justin R. Wheeler

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THE WIRE | PAGE 11 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 | NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION Tiffany AddairJTF Guantanamo Public Affairs_______________________________________ Conduct screenings early to prevent serious problems Heart health awarenessTips to prevent heart diseaseNO Smoking NO Drinking Exercise Often Practice Healthy Eating Habits Reduce Stress

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NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 PAGE 12 | THE WIRE Civil Engineering Squadron and member of the Arkansas Air Guard, relinquishes ECES and member of the Mississippi Air Guard, during a change of command ceremony held at Camp Justice, Jan. 28, 2010. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Michael Baltz GTMO BEEF Turn off lights when youre not using them, even for just a few minutes Enable sleep mode on your computer when youre not using it Turn off your T V and entertainment devices when not being used Wash laundry in cold water instead of hot or warmSaving Electricity

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 | VOICE O F T HE FORCE PAGE 13 THE WIRE | PAGE 13 Boots on the GroundWho does Black History Month make you think about? by Army Sgt. Michael Baltznd Class Samuel Bechem nd Class Army Spc. Chad Richard nd Class Damian Aguilar Richard Pryor, because he is one of the best comedians of all time. becuase of what he did for civil rights. marched for our freedom, which allows us to have black history month.Malcolm X. Crewmembers assigned to Helicopter Mine Squadron 15 (HM-15), attach a rotor blade to the rotor head of a MH-53E JTF Guantanamo photo rd Class Joshua Nistas

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LI F E & SP IRI T | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 PAGE 14 | THE WIRE JTF Deputy Command Chaplain____________________________ Teamwork: A spiritual reality GTMO Religious ServicesDaily Catholic Mass Mon. Fri. 5:30 p.m. Main Chapel Vigil Mass Saturday 5:00 p.m. Main Chapel Mass Main Chapel Gospel Service Sunday 1:00 p.m. Main Chapel Seventh Day Adventist Saturday 11:00 a.m. Room B Iglesia Ni Christo Sunday 5:30 a.m. Room A Pentecostal Gospel Sunday 8:00 a.m. Room D LDS Service Room A Liturgical Service Sunday 10:00 a.m. Room B General Protestant Sunday 11:00 a.m. Main Chapel United Jamaican Fellowship Sunday 11:00 a.m. GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sunday 6:00 p.m. Main Chapel Bible Study Troopers Chapel The Truth Project Bible study Sunday 6:00 p.m. Troopers Chapel Protestant Worship Troopers Chapel Islamic Service Friday 1:15 p.m. Room C Jewish Service LORIMI Gospel Sunday 8:00 a.m. Room D

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THE WIRE | PAGE 15 1st Class JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs_________________________ nd nd nd Class Zachary Bunz, a detention facility guard attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo, throws a disc toward a basket goal playing disc golf at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication 1 Class Marcos T. Hernandez nd rd Disc golf troopers plant treesIts all about coming out to play outdoors and getting along. nd FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 | 15 MINU T ES

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Around the OP ERA T ION UNI F IED RES P ONSE | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010 Legacy and professionalism Col. Vargo reflects on GTMO Aviation Support Equipment Technician 2nd Class Timothy Morales, assigned to Helicopter Mine Squadron 15 (HM-15), does maintenance on the sleeve and spindle assembly for an MH-53E Sea Dragon at the U.S. Naval Station JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication rd Class Joshua Nistas (From left to right) Spc. Anthony Canales, Sgt. Justin Betony and Staff Sgt. James R. Campbell III, with U.S. Army South Special Troop Battalion, deployed to U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo humvees are unloaded from the barge at the naval station, Jan. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Michael Baltz. Vehicles, water and other various cargo ordered to support unloaded from the barge at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Sgt. Michael Baltz.