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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00098620/00409
 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: 05-07-2010
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
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: UF00098620:00409

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Volume 11, Issue 13 Friday, May 7, 2010 A JTF Journal THE A JTF Journal THE Going on leave? JPC makes it easier for Troopers Military medical benefits TRICARE provides for you, your family A JTF Journal THE

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PAGE 2 | THE WIRETROO P ER-T O-TROO P ER | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 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. Brad Fagan: 9928 Deputy Director: Navy Lt. John Ferrari: 9927 Operations Officer: Army Capt. Robert Settles: 3596 Supervisor: Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Randy Dunham: 3649 The Wire Executive Editor, Command Information NCOIC, Photojournalist: Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1 st Class Edward Flynn: 3592 Editor, Photojournalist: Army Spc. Tiffany Addair: 3499 Photojournalists: Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2 nd Class Zachary Harris Air Force Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz Army Sgt. Cody Black Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3 rd Class Joshua Nistas Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Justin R. Wheeler Contact us Editors Desk: 3499 or 3594 From the continental United States: Commercial: 011-53-99-3499 DSN: 660-3499 E-mail: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil COVER:Air Force Staff Sgt. Chad Correia, 187th Civil Engineering Squadron of the Mississippi Air National Guard, repairs a broken air conditioning unit, May 3. JTF Guantanamo photo by Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Justin R. Wheeler BACK COVER: A boat from the mid-1990s rests in the courtyard next to the lighthouse. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Tiffany Addair The 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 regard 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.Army Master Sgt. Henry Warner _______________________________________

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Behind the scenesFRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 | MISSIONTHE WIRE | PAGE 3 Navy Lt. Alisha Hamilton (left) and Navy Lt. Caleb McDow look over the calendar of events for the day at Joint Task Copeman, JTF Guantanamo Commander. JTF Guantanamo photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zachary Harris Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zachary Harris JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________________________________

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MISSION | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 PAGE 4 | THE WIREJPC tweaks leave process Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Nistas JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________ The leave control log sits at the front of Army Sgt. Jenelle Loobys, JPC signed whenever a Trooper is signing in or out for leave. JTF Guantanamo photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Nistas

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See FOWLER/12FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 | MISSION THE WIRE | PAGE 5Farewell to FowlerArmy Spc. Tiffany Addair JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________ Army Command Sgt. Maj. Gary Fowler (far right), outgoing JDG command sergeant major, and Navy Damage Controlman Chief Noel P. Gaon take Army Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Porrett, incoming JDG CSM, on a walk through of Camp 6 to show him the facility, May 3. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Tiffany Addair

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LOCA L SP OR T S | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 PAGE 6 | THE WIRESummer, MWR sports Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Edward Flynn JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________________________ Joint Task Force Guantanamo Troopers with the Rhode Island Army National Guards 115th Military Police Company and the 525th Military Police Battalion practice their football skills at Cooper Field Sports Complex, May 3. JTF Guantanamo photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Edward Flynn

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FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 | MOVIE REVIE W THE WIRE | PAGE 7 A break from the ordinaryNavy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zachary Harris JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs___________________________

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PAGE 8 | THE WIRE FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 THE WIRE | PAGE 9 Troopers of Joint Task Force Guantanamo participate in a cardio kick boxing workout. This 60 minute non-stop cardio workout aids JTF personnel by ensuring their operational readiness is up to speed by keeping them physically fit. Cardio kick boxing is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 p.m., and Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Marine Hill Fitness Center. JTF Guantanamo photos by Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Justin R. Wheeler and Air Force Staff Sgt. Angela RuizFeel the burn

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NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 PAGE 10 | THE WIREMarine Corps Lance Cpl. Justin R. Wheeler JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________ When hiking or biking around GTMO, obey posted warnings and stay on approved trails.

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THE WIRE | PAGE 11 FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 | NE W S & IN F OR M A T IONHappy Mothers DayMarine Corps Lance Cpl. Justin R. Wheeler JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs___________________________

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NE W S & IN F OR M A T ION | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 PAGE 12 | THE WIRE Did you know?5 oz. 1 1/2 oz. 12 oz.All the above contain the same amount of absolute alcohol. Drink responsibly. Designate a driver or call a taxi at ext. 75586. FOWLER from 5 Navy Damage Controlman Chief Noel P. Gaon displays the sink feature inside of an empty cell to Porrett at Camp 6, May 3. JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Spc. Tiffany Addair

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FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 | VOICE O F T HE FORCE PAGE 13 THE WIRE | PAGE 13 Boots on the GroundHow are you showing your appreciation for Mothers Day?by Army Sgt. Cody Black Army Pfc. Kyle J. Wojcik Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Kenton Im sending a bouquet of roses, a card and a gift I am giving my wife a full day spa and massage package at the Lacosta Im sending a Mothers Day bouquet and a card, to show her how much I I will be spending the day with my daughter and Army Chief Warrant Air Force Senior Airman Kimberly R. EdmondsNavy Culinary Specialist Senior Chief Patrick A. Campbell, the battle watch commander for Naval Station Guantanamo Bays Emergency Operations Center, briefs naval station and Joint Task Force Guantanamo personnel during a basewide condition of readiness exercise at Bulkeley Hall, May 4. The EOC coordinates naval station and JTF Guantanamo operations in response to emergencies including natural disasters. JTF Guantanamo photo by

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LI F E & SP IRI T | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 PAGE 14 | THE WIRE GTMO Religious ServicesDaily Catholic Mass Mon. Fri. 5:30 p.m. Main Chapel Saturday 5 p.m. Main Chapel Mass Sunday 9 a.m. Main Chapel Seventh Day Adventist Saturday 11 a.m. Sunday 5:30 a.m. Room A Pentecostal Gospel Sunday 8 a.m. Room D LDS Service Sunday 9 a.m. Room A Sunday 10 a.m. General Protestant Sunday 11 a.m. Main Chapel United Jamaican Fellowship Sunday 11 a.m. Gospel Service Sunday 1 p.m. Main Chapel Fellowship Sunday 6 p.m. Main Chapel Bible Study Wednesday 7 p.m. Troopers Chapel Bible study Sunday 6 p.m. Troopers Chapel Protestant Worship Sunday 9 a.m. Troopers Chapel Friday 1:15 p.m. Room C Jewish Service Sunday 8 a.m. Room D Air Force Lt. Col. William B. Ferrell JTF Guantanamo Command Chaplain____________________________

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Army Sgt. Barbara Guishard, Virgin Islands National Guard, covers potato salad at the Cuzco barracks kitchen, April 25. Guishard cooks breakfast and lunch every Sunday for her extended military family, feeding and building the morale of more then 20 service members. THE WIRE | PAGE 15 FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 | 15 MINU T ES O F FA M EA dedicated chef Air Force Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz JTF Guantanamo Public Affairs____________________________

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AROUND T HE JTF | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010 Around the Army Spc. Edward L. Jones, combat medic with the Joint Medical Group, conducts a routine medical check-up on Navy Operations Specialist 1st Class Don L. McGowan, May 3. JTF Coast Guard Machinery Technician 1st Class Martin A. Bowley (left), Coast Guard Machinery Technician 3rd Class Milo A. Serrano (middle) and Coast Guard Boatswains Mate 3rd Class A.J. White, all deployed to Joint Task Force Guantanamo with Maritime Safety and Security Team 91103, replace an air conditioner generator on a Response Boat Small-Charlie Class patrol boat, April 29. JTF and Navy Machinists Mate Senior Chief Jesus Magana (right) in Camp Delta, May 3.