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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: 01-28-2011
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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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: UF00098620:00447

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Volume 12, Issue 06 Friday, January 28, 2011 The Tiki Bar heats up Dancers, fire, guitars, Oh my! Plane mystery case closed Seth Rogen tackles The Green Hornet Soldiers from the 525th Military Police Battalion load an injured comrade into a tactical vehicle during a training session at Bulkeley Field, Jan. 27. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David P. ColemanJoint Task Force Trooper Army Staff Sgt. Jamayo Moody keeps in shape during his off time by lifting weights at Denich Gym. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Skrzyniarz Construction Mechanic Third Class Christopher Covas, bar at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Jan. 22. Covas is assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 28, from Shreveport, La., deployed to Guantanamo Bay in support of general improvement, engineering, construction and project management. photo by Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry Around the Capt. Craig Haynes pins Lt. Cdr. Jeff Laubaugh with the Information Dominance Warfare Specialist device at the Northeast Gate entrance to Cuba, Jan. 20. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Miller

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THE WIRE | PAGE 2 TROO P ER T O TROO P ER | Trooper to Trooperfeaturing 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 DLA Document Services with a circulation of 1,000. JTF GuantanamoCommander Navy Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harbeson Command Master Chief Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Scott A. Fleming Office of Public Affairs Director Navy Cmdr. Tamsen Reese: 9928 Deputy Director Air Force Lt. Col. Don Langley: 9927 Operations Officer CW2 Raymond Chapman: 3649 Supervisor Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew Leonhard: 3649 The WireExecutive Editor Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel: 3499 Assistant Editor Spc. Meredith Vincent: 3651 Photojournalists: Petty Officer 1st Class David P. Coleman Petty Officer 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Miller Petty Officer 2nd ClassWesley Kreiss Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry Spc. Justin Pierce Army Private 1st Class Amanda RussellContact usEditors Desk: 3499 From the continental United States Commercial: 011-53-99-3499 DSN: 660-3499 E-mail: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil525th Military Police Battalion Army Command Sgt. Maj.Daniel BorreroCOVER: Residents of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay were treated to a Polynesian style luau, Saturday at the Tiki Bar. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel battalions 15-mile ruck march, Sunday, with a time of 2:08. The march served as a time trial to determine which Soldiers from the battalion would be sent to White Sands, N.M. as representatives in the 22nd Bataan Memorial Death March. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel see TROOPER, pg. 15. THE WIRE | PAGE 3 | NE W S YOU CAN USE Piracy Challenges Maritime Security Off SomaliaCheryl Pellerin American Forces Press ServiceUS Court Sentences Guantanamo Detainee to Life in Prison Voice of America News Service Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, a Tanzanian held at the U.S. naval base in Cuba since 2006 accused of involvement in the bombing of U.S. embassies in Africa, is depicted in this courtroom sketch of his arraignment, in New York, June 9, 2009. Standing next to Ghailani is Assistant U.S. Attorney David Raskin, the prosecutor for the case. Reuters photo by Christine Cornell

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NE W S FROM T HE BAY | THE WIRE | PAGE 4News from the Bay Who will be GTMOs Biggest Loser? GTMO welcomes fresh BEEF from OklahomaArmy Private 1st Class Amanda Russell available at NLSO Spc. Meredith Vincent Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel THE WIRE | PAGE 5 | NEWS CIPS training an investment into Soldiers lives Story by Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry JTF optometry: More than meets the eye Story and photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins examines a detainee during a routine eye care visit, Oct. 27.

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FEA T URES | THE WIRE | PAGE 6 what lies BeneathStory by Army Sgt. Benjamin Cossel THE WIRE | PAGE 7 | FEATURES Photos provided by Chris Hileman, president, Reef Raiders Dive Club

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THE WIRE | P AGE 9 | COVER ST ORYCOVER STORY | THE WIRE | PAGE 8 Polynesian spiceStory by Spc. Meredith Vincent Photos by Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossela dash of entertainers, dancers entertained the crowd with many different Polynesian styles. Audience participation was a key feature during the nights festivities. heats things up Saturday as part of the Luau hosted by Naval Station Guantanamo Bays Morale, Welfare and Recreation department. (top left corner) Nathan Pokipala served as master-of-ceremony as the Tiki Bar played host to Polynesian-style Luau.

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FEATURES | THE WIRE | PAGE 10 Uncertain future ahead for Guantanamo Bays lighthouseStory by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Wesley KreissStructure eventually will become a safety hazard and have to be demolished. Photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Wesley Kreiss Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel THE WIRE | P AGE 11 | EP HEMERA Sgt. 1st Class Vernon Watson briefs a solider during a 525th Military Police Battalion training session the Joint Task Force Guantanamo mission. photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David P. ColemanSerious Training, Serious Trainer AccuracyThe Wire strives for accuracy. When we fail, we accept responsibility for our errors and correct them. If you see an error in The Wire, please e-mail us at TheWire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil.

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TROO P ER FOCUS | THE WIRE | PAGE 12 What would you be doing back home if you werent here in Guantanamo?Aviation Ordinance 3rd Class David Smith Phone watch at the Naval Special Warfare Center or training for BUDS (Basic Underwater Demolition/ Seal). Preparing for the Super Bowl! Four-wheeling with my family and getting ready to retire. Riding my motorcycle in Hawaii. Aviation Electricians Mate 2nd Class Gedeon Baez Culinary Specialist 1st Class Matthew Conner Air Force Staff Sgt. Archie Gerald trooper Bullet Bio Time in service: 15 years Hobbies: Reading and going to the gym Inspirations: My kids. Theyre the main reason I do what I do. Pet peeves: Lack of organization Advice to junior Soldiers: Army Staff Sgt. Kitisha Battle-Heyward focusBoots on the Ground| AT T HE MOVIESTHE WIRE | PAGE 13 Spc. Justin PierceMovie ReviewAnti-hero noun, see MOVIE, pg. 15 PG-13 119 minutes Rating: 28 01 31 30 29 02 03TUESDAY WEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY MONDAY SATURDAY SUNDAYCall MWR at ext. 2010 for more information. Movie Hotline call 4880. Tangled (PG) 7 p.m. Love & Other Drugs (PG13) 9 p.m. Green Hornet (PG13) 7 p.m. Morning Glory (PG13) 7 p.m. Last Showing Skyline (PG13) 7 p.m. Last Showing The Next Three Days (PG13) 7 p.m. Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows (PG13) 7 p.m. Green Hornet (PG13) 8 p.m. Love and Other Drugs (R) 10 p.m. Unstoppable (PG13) 8 p.m. Last Showing Morning Glory (PG13) 8 p.m. Last Showing The Tourist (PG13) 8 p.m. Chronicles of Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Trader (PG) 8 p.m. The Next Three Days (PG13) 8 p.m. Burlesque (PG13) 10 p.m. Skyline (PG13) 8 p.m. Last ShowingDowntown Lyceum Camp Bulkeley Clipper Club Other EventsChronicles of Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Trader (PG) 7 p.m. Burlesque (PG13) 9 p.m.

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MIND, BODY, SOUL || PAGE 14 | THE WIRE GTMO Religious ServicesDaily Catholic Mass Mon. Fri. 5:30 p.m. Main Chapel Vigil Mass Saturday 5 p.m. Main Chapel Mass Sunday 9 a.m. Main Chapel Catholic Mass Saturday 7:30 p.m. Troopers Chapel Sunday 7:30 a.m. Troopers Chapel Saturday 11 a.m. Room B Iglesia Ni Christo Sunday 5:30 a.m. Room A Sunday 8 a.m. Room D LDS Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room A Liturgical Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room B Sunday 11 a.m. Main Chapel Sunday 11 a.m. Building 1036 Sunday 1 p.m. Main Chapel Sunday 6 p.m. Main Chapel Bible Study Wednesday 7 p.m. Troopers Chapel The Truth Project Bible study Sunday 6 p.m. Troopers Chapel Sunday 9 a.m. Troopers Chapel Islamic Service Friday 1:15 p.m. Room C FMI call 2628 Sunday 8 a.m. Room D Church of Christ Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel Annex Room 17Mind, Body & Soul Spc. Justin PierceVision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with vision is making a positive difference. -Joel BarkerPlanning for a fitter future THE WIRE | PAGE 15 | THE LAST WORD MOVIE cont. TROOPER cont. When Completing a Visitor Request Package, Its Important to Follow These Procedures The JTF Chaplains Office is hosting a JTF Prayer Breakfast at 0700 Monday 07 Feb 2010 at the Seaside galley. The guest speaker will be Ch, CAPT Ronnie King, USN USSOUTHCOM Command ChaplainFMI: Call 3202/2305 To SSG Archie Gerald Archie.M.Gerald@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil All E-4 and below without meal cards will be sponsored by the Chapel Section.

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Volume 12, Issue 06 Friday, January 28, 2011 The Tiki Bar heats up Dancers, fire, guitars, Oh my! Plane mystery case closed Seth Rogen tackles The Green Hornet Soldiers from the 525th Military Police Battalion load an injured comrade into a tactical vehicle during a training session at Bulkeley Field, Jan. 27. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David P. ColemanJoint Task Force Trooper Army Staff Sgt. Jamayo Moody keeps in shape during his off time by lifting weights at Denich Gym. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Skrzyniarz Construction Mechanic Third Class Christopher Covas, bar at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Jan. 22. Covas is assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 28, from Shreveport, La., deployed to Guantanamo Bay in support of general improvement, engineering, construction and project management. photo by Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry Around the Capt. Craig Haynes pins Lt. Cdr. Jeff Laubaugh with the Information Dominance Warfare Specialist device at the Northeast Gate entrance to Cuba, Jan. 20. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Miller