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Volume 12, Issue 19 Thursday, April 28, 2011 Cox-Sure Master MA Senior Master-at-Arms visits MA Sailors The Forgotten Sport Kickball season winds down At the helm with Coast Guard coxswains
THE WIRE | PAGE 2Trooper 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 Defense Logistics Agency Document Services with a circulation of 1,000.TROO P ER T O TROO P ER | JTF GuantanamoCommander Navy Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harbeson Command Master Chief Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Porrett 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 Senior Enlisted Leader Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sally Hendricks: 3649The WireCommand Information NCOIC: Army Sgt. First Class Benjamin Cossel: 3499 Executive Editor: Spc. Meredith Vincent: 3651 Photojournalists: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Tross Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo Sgt. Mathieu Perry Spc. Kelly GaryContact usEditors Desk: 3499 From the continental United States Commercial: 011-53-99-3499 DSN: 660-3499 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil COVER: A vital component of any Coast Guard vessel, the coxswain is the Guardian in charge of the boat responsible with keeping all equipment and personnel safe. photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Tross NCOIC, Command Information Sergeant First Classfar more likely to succeed overall. Those who years. Benjamin Cossel see TROOPER page 19
THE WIRE | PAGE 3 | NEWS YOU CA N USEGTMO WikiLeak-ed documents show complexity Voice of America News Service hold. he said. made.
News from the Bay Stories and reporting by Spc. Meredith Vincent and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin AngebrandNFL Players Tour visits Guantanamo Bay Free boat rentals, live music at Ferry Landing Jimmy Buffett tribute band visits the Tiki Bar NEWS FROM THE BA Y | THE WIRE | PAGE 4 Boots on the GroundWhat do you like most about your job?The fact that so many people get to see me! Spc. Andres Combariza Its a lot of hands on. Its not a desk job we get to break stuff! Hospital Corpsman 1st Class James Frymire Equipment Operator 3rd Class John Guillenagudelo Meeting new people. Helping others by providing legal assistance. Religious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Jeffery Lauber last.
troopBullet Bio Time in service: 10 years Hobbies: bowling Pet peeves: incompetent people Next goal: to get promoted to E5 Advice to junior Troopers: Keep start. each task. PSEC ALERT USE OPSEC! THINK BEFORE YOU TALK, POST OR BLOG!The documents leaked on Wikileaks and spread by the media can be expected to re-focus attention onto the Joint Task Force and our personnel. Even though you may see the stories in the news and on the web, this does not de-classify any information. It is a violation of Department of Defense policy for JTF personnel to visit the Wikileaks website or re-post leaked information. All hands should verify privacy settings on social media sites (Facebook, MySpace, etc.) and do not post anything that can make you a target for information gathering. THE WIRE | PAGE 5 | TROOPER FO C US should adhere to. foSpc. Joel Gonzalez-Lopez
Senior master-at-arms visits GTMO TroopersStory and photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Capt. Tito Arandela, Navy Expeditionary Combat Commands force at a master-at-arms community brief on Naval Station Guantanamo Bay after touring the Joint Task Force side of the base, April 20. Captain promises better training, FEATURE | THE WIRE | PAGE 6 reality. receive. recalled. see MA, page 19 Arandela speaks to the master-at-arms community during a April 20 brief held at Bulkeley Hall auditorium.
Story and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo THE WIRE | PAGE 7 | SPORTSKickball commences end-of-season countdown throw as the opposing teams runner races to the plate during a game at Cooper Field, April 22. homeplate during Monday nights game at Cooper Field.
MISSIO N | THE WIRE | PAGE 8Story and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Tross T years old. Messing around ON BOATS
Messing around ON BOATS
their military careers. Those who do use a st armed with the tools to assist the shooter LEA DINGLI NESStory and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Yeoman 3rd Class Maranda Samuel, attached to Joint Task Force security shoots see LINES, page 19 FEATURE | THE WIRE | PAGE 10
LEA DING LI NES Story and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Stephen Kingsley, attached to Joint Task Force security, takes a low stance on his way to another barrier during a line THE WIRE | PAGE 11 | FEATURE
AT YOUR SERVI C E | THE WIRE | PAGE 12 In The TrenchesArmy medical units rub elbows with Ivy League, make history Rob McIlvaine Armed Forces Press Service Members of the 947th Forward Surgical Team man a mock version of a forward surgical hospital on the Yale School of Medicine campus, April 14. photo by U.S. Army
On The Deck THE WIRE | PAGE 13 | AT YOUR SERVI C E force. Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs efforts. of victims. said. Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Sailors and Marines involved in Operation Tomodachi, April 20. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron M. Pineda.
AT YOUR SERVI C E | THE WIRE | PAGE 14 Inside the Jar For those military members looking to continue their education after they move on from the Marine Corps, the Leadership Scholar Program essentially serves as the footin-the-door, expediting the admissions process to attend colleges and universities. The LSP helps a student along the way, in what can be a long and confusing process choosing an education path. photo by Cpl. Jenn Calaway,Leadership Scholar program helps Marines prepare for college life out of the Corps Cpl. Jenn Calaway Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
On the Wing Air Force eliminates exception to short tour policy Armed Predators begin ops in Libya A C-130E Hercules from the California Air National Guards 146th Airlift Wing drops water over the treetops in South Carolina during annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training Four similar aircraft from Air National Guard units in Wyoming, North Carolina and California are currently supporting efforts to contain extensive 1st Class Nicholas Carzis The labors of Hercules Professional Development Guide updated THE WIRE | PAGE 15 | AT YOUR SERVI C E
AT YOUR SERVI C E | THE WIRE | PAGE 16 Coast to coastShipmates The heart of the Coast Guard Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cuban migrants Coast Guard participates in multi-agency strike force operation in Saint Croix
| MIND, BODY & SOULTHE WIRE | PAGE 17 Mind Body & Soul 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 Protestant Worship Sunday 9 a.m. Troopers Chapel Islamic Service Friday 1:15 p.m. Room C Church of Christ Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel Annex Room 17 Seventh Day Adventist Saturday 11 a.m. Room B Iglesia Ni Christo Sunday 5:30 a.m. Room A Pentecostal Gospel Sunday 8 a.m. Room D Liturgical Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room B General Protestant Sunday 11 a.m. Main Chapel United Jamaican Fellowship Sunday 11 a.m. Building 1036 Seventh Day Adventist Saturday 11 a.m. Room B Gospel Service Sunday 1 p.m. Main Chapel GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sunday 6 p.m. Main Chapel Bible Study Wednesday 7 p.m. Troopers Chapel The Truth Project Bible study Sunday 6 p.m. Troopers Chape l Jewish Service Friday 7 p.m. Chapel Annex LORIMI Gospel Sunday 8 a.m. Room D LDS Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room A Church of Christ Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel Annex Room 1 7 Principle #1 Principle #2 Principle #3 Unlocking your potentialAir Force Lt. Col. Marvin Williams, Joint Task Force Command Chaplain
AT THE MOVIES | THE WIRE | PAGE 18Movie Review 22 26 25 24 23 27 28Call MWR at ext. 2010 for more information. Movie Hotline call 4880. Mars Needs Moms (PG) 8 p.m. The Adjustment Bureau(PG-13) 10 p.m.Unknown (PG-13) 8 p.m. *last showing* Hall Pass (R) 8 p.m. I Am Number Four (PG-13) 8 p.m. *last showing* Rango (PG) 8 p.m. Take Me Home Tonight (R) 8 p.m. Mars Needs Moms (PG) 8 p.m. Take Me Home Tonight (R) 10 p.m. I Am Number Four (PG-13) 8 p.m. *last showing* Hall Pass (R) 8 p.m. Rio (G) 8 p.m. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (PG-13) 8 p.m. Rango (PG) 8 p.m. Beastly (PG-13) 10 p.m. The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13) 8 p.m.Downtown Lyceum Camp Bulkeley Gnomeo & Juliet (G) 8 p.m. *last showing* Beastly (PG-13) 10 p.m FRI.SAT.SUN.MON.TUES.WED.THURS. Spc. Meredith VincentR 97 min. see MOVIES page 19
THE WIRE | PAGE 19 | THE LA ST WORD MA cont. MOVIES cont. TROOPER cont. (Note: This review was approved by Spc. Vincents leadership, accompanied by a small warning.) st rd the leader as a father. LINES cont. more with his life, Matts dad says to him, with, such advice stays true over time. evaluate the shooter for safety, very last resource to use.
SUNRISE BAPTISM Navy Lt. Chaplain Douglas Holmes performed baptisms at Windmill Beach, Sunday as part of the Easter Sunrise Service. photo by Mass Communication Specialist Chief Mike Heckman. LIFE, LIMB OR EYE SIGHT Spc. Heather Blackwell acts as a casualty while Soldiers with the casualty drill, Friday at the paintball range. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Tross. RUNNING THE FENCE LINE Residents of Guantanamo Bay participated in the Marines Moonlight Fence Line Run, Friday. The popular run is used by the Marines to help raise funds for the annual Marine Corps Ball in November. photo by Mass Communication Specialist Chief Mike Heckman. HERE COMES THE EASTER BUNNY The Easter Bunny visited Guantanamo Bay, Saturday during the Morale Welfare and Recreation sponsored Easter Egg Hunt at the Lateral Hazard Golf Course. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sally Hendricks