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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: 07-19-2013

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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 )
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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
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00098620/00543

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: 07-19-2013

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: UF00098620:00576


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Coastal Collector A Familiar VoiceFinding gems in the tide and surf Television, movie and voice actor comes to GTMO Changing TidesVolume 15, Issue 7 July 19, 2013

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2http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html Life in BootsThe BEEFs role at JTF-GTMO 8 12 Combing for Cubas treasures 18 AND IN OUR PAGES Around the BayOther Stories4 6 15Joint Task Force Guantanamo changes command. PAGE 10 Cover photo by Sgt. Darron Salzer Bay Wire Report Joint Task Force Guantanamo welcomes Rear Admr. Richard W. Butler, and his wife, Lana, to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. On behalf of all Troopers stationed at JTFGTMO, we look forward to serving with you for this historic and challenging mission. Photo SafariCalling all photographers or wanna-be photographers ... Chris Condon, professional sports photographer, will host a Photography 101 class July 21. Class begins at 9 a.m., at the Windjammer. Cost is $40. Call ext. 75237 for more information. 19Going for Captain? CORRECTIONSPage 9: Want to go out on the bay with your friends? Not without a Captains License. And dont expect to show up at the Marina to take a test the day you want your boat ride. Please call ext. 2345 to set up your test and for more information about the boats available at the Marina.

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The Wire July 193 Catholic Mass Tues.-Fri. 5:30 p.m. Saturday 5 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. Spanish-language Mass Sunday 4:35 p.m. General Protestant Sunday 11 a.m. Gospel Service Sunday 1 p.m. Christian Fellowship Sunday 6 p.m. Protestant Worship Sunday 9 a.m. Sunday 7 p.m. Camp America :00, :20, :40 Gazebo :02, :22, :42 NEX trailer :03, :23, :43 Camp Delta :02; :06; :26, :46 KB 373 :10, :30, :50 TK 4 :12, :32, :52 JAS :13, :33, : 53 TK 3 :14, :34, :54 TK 2 :15, :35, :55 TK 1 :16, :36, :56 West Iguana :18, :38, :58 Windjammer/Gym :21, :41, :01 Gold Hill Galley :24, :44, :04 96 Man Camp :31, :51, :11 NEX :33, :53, :13 Gold Hill Galley :37, :57, :17 Windjammer/Gym :36, :56, :16 West Iguana :39, :59, :19 TK 1 :40, :00, :20 TK 2 :43, :03, :23 TK 3:45, :05, :25 TK 4 :47, :07, :27 KB 373:50, :10, :30 Camp Delta 1 :52, :12, :32 IOF :54, :14, :34 NEX Trailer :57, :17, :37 Sat. and Sun. only Location #1-4 Winward Loop 0900, 1200, 1500, 1800 East Caravella SBOQ/Marina 0905, 1205, 1505 NEX 0908, 1208, 1508, 1808 Phillips Park 0914, 1214, 1514 Cable Beach 0917, 1217, 1517 Winward Loop 0930, 1230, 1530 NEX 0925, 1225, 1525, 1825 SBOQ/MARINA 0935, 1235, 1535 Return to Oce 0940, 1240, 1540 Pentecostal Gospel Sunday 8 a.m. & 5 p.m., Room D LDS Service Sunday 10 a.m., Room A Islamic Service Friday 1 p.m., Room 2 Seventh Day Adventist Friday 7 p.m., Room 1 Sabbath SchoolSaturday 9:15 a.m., Room 1 Sabbath ServiceSaturday 11:15 a.m., Room 1 Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Commercial: 011-5399-3651 DSN: 660-3651 E-mail: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/wire/wire.htmlCommander Rear Adm. Robert W. Butler Deputy Commander Army Brig. Gen. James Lettko Sergeant Major Marine Sgt. Maj. Juan M. Hidalgo Jr. Oce of Public Aairs Director Navy Capt. Robert Durand Deputy Director Army Lt. Col. Samuel House Command Information Ocer Army 1st Lt. Brian Pennington JTF PAO Senior Enlisted Leader Army 1st Sgt. Patricia Kishman Editor Army Sgt. 1st Class Gina Vaile-Nelson Copy Editor Army Sgt. David Bolton Graphic Designer/Webmaster Army Sta Sgt. Aaron Hiler Photo Editor Army Sgt. Darron Salzer Sta Writers Army Sta Sgt. Lorne Ne Army Sgt. Cassandra Monroe Army Spc. Lerone SimmonsStaff Command Staff The Wire is an authorized publication for members of the Department of the Troopers of JTF-GTMO. The contents of The Wire are not necessarily Guard. The editorial content of this publication is the responsibility of the Joint Task assigned to the Joint Task Force and is published online. THE WIRE Joint Task ForceSafe Humane Legal TransparentGuantanamo Look for us on your favorite Social Media: /jointtaskforceguantanamo /photos/jtf gtmo /jtf gtmo @jtf gtmo IOF Building, Camp America

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By Sgt. 1st Class Patrick Burns 602nd Military Police Company I am so lucky to be a part of an elite team of Troopers who care about each other. Each of you reading this article knows what right looks like. You have felt it in your bones, and your very willingness to serve in the best military force in the world is proof that you want to be a part of something bigger. Alcohol is a game changer. We have all seen that guy whos had a few of their favorite adult beverages, and how quickly they forget. You know what Im talking aboutlike the time at the Windjammer when you said or did something you now regret. Or at the Tiki Bar when you told your battle buddy it was okay to drive because she only had a few. Well, let me spell it out for you one more timethere is no time or place where drinking and driving is acceptablePeriod. Each of us is tasked to provide safe, humane, legal and transparent care of those who are detained here, so why would you not do the same for your battle buddy or yourself? We live our Service Creed. That creed states that we are professional at all times, not just when we are in uniform. That professionalism and duty to sacrifice is the framework for what makes us the best fighting force on earth. The standards weve set for ourselves are much higher than the average American. That means we rise above and have the personal courage and integrity to stay right and do righteven if its not the most socially acceptable thing to do at the time. I challenge each of you to watch out for each other. Alcohol is not the answer to the stresses of deployment, but we are fortunate at JTF-GTMO, to be able to decompress and enjoy the company of your co-workers and friends after a long week, and yes, have a few drinks. But dont forget who you are, and what you represent. Youre NOT invincible and it is NOT okay to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after a few drinks. It is NOT okay to act like a fool on the bus ride back to your housing and it is certainly NOT okay to abuse the SafeRide system. There is a saying in the military that its a rule because somebody else has done it. Well, take this note just as such. One alcohol related incident is one too many. Be mindful of your buddies and lets continue to show the world what an elite crew the JTF truly is. 4http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html ommandCCorner Ttrooper to rooper By Capt. Daryl Daniels Joint Medical Group commander We all know about how medical supports Warriors in garrisons around the world. Our hospitals, clinics and aid stations open their doors every day to ensure world class medical care is available to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who need it. And we all know about the heroics of medics and corpsmen in the field who risk their lives in battle to protect others. But medical support for the warrior is more than that. There are many behind-the-scene missions which medical personnel perform on behalf of the warrior every day. One of these is medical surveillance. Medical personnel are constantly on the lookout for medical threats that could disable or incapacitate the warrior and take him or her out of the fight. Some diseases are carried by animal vectors such as malaria in mosquitoes. Others can be food or water borne, or exist in the air and soil around us. Epidemiologists, entomologists and other public health specialists gather information on diseases around the globe and use that information to make recommendations to commanders on force protection measures. These recommendations may be in the form of updating immunizations, use of special protective garments, additional sanitation procedures, or facilities improvements to help protect you from potential illness. Medical planning is another important mission that medical personnel carry out every day. No military operation begins without a detailed medical plan which takes into account how many medical forces are necessary, what supplies they will need, where aid stations and field hospitals will be set up, and where patients will be moved to in the event of an injury. To do this, medical personnel get special training to understand what medical assets are available in any given area, and how to make them available in the fight. They need to be able to predict how many sick and wounded there may be as the fighting progresses. In the event of a humanitarian mission, they may be asked to estimate the number of civilians who may be involved, what their needs might be, and how to best provide medical support.

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The Wire July 19 5 PIrofessional nsight Lets be honest, there are a lot of vehicles at Guantanamo Bay that have seen better days. Many of them have been here for more than a couple of years and it shows. Dings, scratches, scrapes, dents, cracked windows and worn tires are just a few common cosmetic issues. But what about what cant be seen? Transmission fluid, oil levels, serpentine belts, battery connectors, electric wires, rusted chassis and brake fluid are other things that need to be checked on vehicles. If any of these things are deficient, it could spell disaster for the person driving or for others on, and along, the road. In order to maintain safe and serviceable vehicles here at GTMO, it is imperative that anyone getting behind the wheel of a personal or government vehicle whether its a gator, mule or something with a full body to do a proper Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services. A thorough PMCS relies on the driver to inspect all parts of the vehicle, inside and out. In addition, any problems or deficiencies should be recorded on the proper paperwork for military vehicles DA 2404 (writing it down in a notebook is handy for personal vehicles), and any malfunctions should be reported to the J4 dispatch and maintenance office ASAP. PMCS should be completed daily and heres why: Lets say a vehicle is assigned to a Trooper and an initial PMCS is completed. Good job. No faults or deficiencies are found with the exception of few scratches and dents, but those are noted on the initial dispatch sheet. Good job. A month later the Trooper finds that the brakes are very soft and goes to J4 to turn in the vehicle for another one. But wait, there have been several other scrapes to the outside of the vehicle and the one of the headlights doesnt work. None of this was recorded on the DA form so guess what? J4 takes the unsafe vehicle and begins an investigation as to why these new defaults were not noted. Hope you brought your walking shoes. The goal of a PMCS isnt to take up anyones time unnecessarily; the point is to keep everyone safe and accountable for their vehicles. Doing a daily PMCS of a vehicle is a sure fire way to make sure Troopers can keep moving forward. Looking for more information about PMCS? Get with your local motor sergeant, or check out this great tool online https://safety.army.mil/driverstrainingtoolbox. Story by Sgt. David Bolton Copy Editor, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milGetting the most out of your vehicle Be sure to check the hood; not just the fuel levels in the gas tank. Ensure that all tires are ate amount of air and are free of punctures and bad seals. If any damage is found the damages on the

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This Is The End, or is it? By Sgt. Cassandra Monroe Staff Writer, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milThis is the End takes you through an average day in the lives of Seth Rogen, starring as himself, along with Jay Baruchel, also starring as himself; I suppose now is a good time to tell you that every star in this film stars as themselves. Fast forward to that evening, the guys head out to a party held by James Franco at his home. This is when the shenanigans start. There were a lot of celebrity appearances and everyone was having a great time at the party, until the group was rudely interrupted by the sudden jolt of the beginning of the apocalypse. Throughout the movie youll get to see who survives, and who must face the end. Without giving too much away, I felt this movie was just silly, but in a good way. If youre a fan of Seth Rogens work and other films such as Pineapple Express, Superbad and Knocked Up, youll generally enjoy this movie. The cinematography was not good, but what else do you expect from a movie that was targeted to be silly. There were many one-liners that had me laughing though, and the jabs that the actors made at each other were great as well; you could tell they were a bunch of dudes just having fun together. I give this movie four banana rats, and ladies, make sure you stick around for the end, theres a great flashback to the late nineties in store for you. Monsters and Mechs and Mankind, oh my!Pacific Rim is a great film. If you have yet to see it, do yourself a favor and go see it right now. Ill wait, because thats all you need to know for right now. In the present, giant, strange beasts, codename: Kaiju, emerge from the ocean floor with only one thing in mind: destroy everything they come in contact with. After being taken by surprise, the human race bands together and starts making giant robots, codename: Jaegers, to combat the enemy Kaiju. The plot is pretty simplistic and it is outlined fairly early in the film. Director Guillermo del Toro does a great job of showing us what we need to see and then some. The world is so rich and you get fully enveloped so easily. Everyone has an agenda and even minor characters are fleshed out. The major characters are the archetypes that you know and love; the washed-out hero that has to come back, the rookie that doesnt have any experience but you know is awesome, the extremely talented rival who is a total jerk and his co-pilot that is an okay guy who makes excuses for his pilot. Then theres the nerdy scientist, the hardened general, the guy who wants to make a profit off of everything; thats right, theyre all present and they all make this movie sing. From the great directing and strong script, nothing is left undone and there are no major plot holes I noticed. This is the perfect balance between sci-fi and action with just a tad of comedy. I would say its the best movie of the summer so far. I couldnt recommend it any more so I give it 5 out of 5 banana rats.Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures By Spc. Christopher Bowser 357th MP Co., thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil 6http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html

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FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY at the Downtown and Camp Bulkeley LyceumsStay classy, GTMO! No ALCOHOL or TOBACCO at the Lyceums!Call the Movie Hotline at 4880 or visit the MWR Facebook page for more information Graphic by Staff Sgt. Aaron Hiler/The Wire19 20 21 22 23 24 25Pacic RimPG13, 8 p.m.The InternshipPG13, 10:30 p.m.This is the EndR, 8 p.m.Man of SteelPG13, 10:30 p.m.The Lone RangerPG13, 8 p.m.The PurgeR, 8 p.m.Now You See Me (LS)PG13, 8 p.m.After EarthPG13, 8 p.m.Home Alone*PG, 8 p.m. *Throwback ThursdayThe Lone RangerPG13, 8 p.m.This is the EndR, 10:30 p.m.White House DownPG13, 8 p.m.The PurgeR, 10 p.m.Pacic RimPG13, 8 p.m.CLOSEDNote: Concessions at Camp Bulkeley are also closed every night until further notice.CLOSEDNote: Concessions at Camp Bulkeley are also closed every night until further notice.CLOSEDNote: Concessions at Camp Bulkeley are also closed every night until further notice.Man of SteelPG13, 8 p.m. (LS) = Last Showing Five reps to smokedAre the same old six or eight rep sets leaving you unfulfilled? Have you ever left the gym wanting more physical training? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, I have a solution. The weeks Workout of the Week focuses on getting into the gym, working out for about 15 to 20 minutes and leaving after a successful completion of a great workout. There are two movements involved: jump squats, which consist of squatting until the backs of your legs are bent at a 90 degree angle, exploding up until your feet are at least a couple of inches off of the ground and finally returning to the starting position with your legs bent at a 90 degree angle (this equals one rep). Of course, everyone understands the old fashioned sit-up. This workout requires contin uous movement, meaning no breaks between sets. 50 jump squats 50 sit-ups 40 jump squats 40 sit-ups 30 jump squats 30 sit-ups 20 jump squats 20 sit-ups 10 jump squats 10 sit-ups Youre done! As always, let condition be your guide. If you feel that its too easy, start with 60 of each and work your way down. If it is too difficult start with a lower level and work your way down. Dont forget to hydrate, warmup and cool-down properly. If youre not accustomed to a rigorous plan, talk with a medical professional to make sure the workout is safe for you. By 1st Lt. Brian Pennington Command Information OIC, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil The Wire July 197

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http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html lbife in oots 8 If you hear a Trooper here at the Joint Task Force Guantanamo ask, Wheres the beef? Chances are they arent referring to chow. The Base Engineer Emergency Force is the provider of facility maintenance for the JTF, specializing in the maintenance of tents, runways and small electrical and heating and cooling systems, said Air Force 1st. Lt. William Calkins, an operations support flight commander with the 474th BEEF here. Typically back home, the BEEF will do maintenance on hardened facilities that have been there for years, said Calkin. We dealt a lot with quality control on the contractors here at Guantanamo Bay and provided analysis to see how well they were performing their job, he said. What we do is we will come in behind them and make sure the work they were doing, whether it is maintenance or cleaning, is actually being performed. Recently, the BEEF set up the housing area on Camp America in preparation for the surge of incoming Troopers. The camp was erected in roughly three days. These facilities are complete with air conditioning systems, wooden floors, lighting inside each tent and security lighting surrounding the area where we set up, Calkins said. In order to make the arrangements more habitable, Calkins said the BEEF fixed up a hardened bathroom facility so that the incoming Troopers will have hot showers. Given that members of the BEEF here are not from the same duty station, Calkins said every mission conducted was a success. I think we had seven or eight bases represented and everybody just really clicked from the get-go, he said. Everybody knows what their job is and that enabled us to constantly be able to get the mission done quickly and without much hassle. BEEF gets ready for new TroopersStory and photos by Sgt. Darron Salzer Photo editor, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil

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The Wire July 19 9 BEEF gets ready for new Troopers

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http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html 10Changing TidesLeading the team here at Guantanamo is both a great honor and a sacred trust. Command can be a tremendous burden, but with the right people, its an absolute joy.Rear Adm. John W. Smith Jr.former commander, JTF-GTMO

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The Wire July 1911 Changing Tides I look forward to the challenges ahead, and will strive daily to reward your faith in my abilities with positive results.Rear Adm. Richard W. ButlerCommander, JTF-GTMO

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With all the pomp and circumstance expected of such a high-profile event, Joint Task Force Guantanamo welcomed aboard Rear Adm. Richard W. Butler as the new commander of JTF-GTMO, during a change of command ceremony July 16, bidding farewell to Rear Adm. John W. Smith Jr. People here are doing a noble job in difficult conditions, said Butler. They face legal and public scrutiny for every action and allegation and accept the challenge. Now I have the privilege of being their leader. To the men and women of JTF-GTMO, I hold myself accountable to you also. Butler acknowledged his personal responsibility to the JTF Troopers and promised to uphold the seven Army values: leadership, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage in the fulfillment of his duties as JTF Commander. Butler, and his wife, Lana, arrived at GTMO last week, from his previous assignment at the Pentagon. He has toured facilities, received briefings and turnover tutorials to prepare him for his new responsibilities. Responsibilities that Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, commander of United States Southern Command, outlined during the ceremony. You provide central support to intelligence, legal, medical, security and public affairs operations all within the pressure cooker of intense, international scrutiny, said Kelly. Despite all this, you are the essence of professionalism who have made detention operations here at Guantanamo recognized as the model around the world. Rich with tradition, the ceremony also included a farewell speech by Smith, outgoing JTFGTMO commander. I had a great team at Joint Task Force; they always exceeded my expectations. I am proud to have been your commander, Smith said. Smiths next assignment will him and his wife, Maple, to Norfolk Va., where he will be named Commandant of the Joint Forces Staff College. Story by Sgt. David Bolton Copy Editor, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Photo by Sgt. David Bolton/The Wire 12Ceommemorative dition http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html JTF welcomes Butler to GTMO

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Photo by Sgt. Darron Salzer/The Wire Photo by Sgt. Darron Salzer/The WireRear Adm. John W. Smith command of the Joint Task Force Guantanamo to Rear The Wire July 1913 change of command ceremony for the Joint Task Force Guantanamo. Photo by Sgt. David Bolton/The Wire

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Its that time of year when the leadership of the Joint Task Force Guantanamo and its subordinate commands changes over. From the BEEF to the MPs, new faces and fresh leadership is ready to carry on the mission of providing safe, humane and transparent care of the detainees housed here at Guantanamo Bay, and the Troopers who support this mission. A new wave Photo by Spc. Lerone Simmons/The WireAirmen and special guests gathered at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cubas Camp Justice July 3, for the 474th Air Expeditionary Group, Base Engineer Emergency Forces 12th change of command ceremony. Air Force Lt. Col. Randy Whitecotton took over command from the previous commander, Air Force Lt. Col. Larry Harris, after six months in rotation. Our goal is to enable the mission, do it safely while improving ourselves in the process, said Whitecotton. We bring continuity and a can-do attitude. The BEEF is responsible for the infrastructure of Joint Task Force Guantanamo including Camp America and the detention facilities. Without them, electricity, water and proper facilities would be hard to come by. They were instrumental in the cleaning up of Windmill beach after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and in one week built an entire tent city containing 54, tents for housing incoming Service members. The new BEEF is comprised of active duty Airmen from Colorado, Utah, Illinois, California and Florida. I expect to see the same hard work from the new guys, said Col. Jonathan VanNoord, commander of Air Force Expeditionary Group, Air Force South. Youve got big shoes to fill, but I know you can do it. Story by Spc. Lerone Simmons Staff Writer, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil In any Army unit, it is the responsibility of the first sergeant to set the example for professional military education, uniform standards and physical fitness. No other Soldier in the unit possesses the breadth and depth of knowledge that the first sergeant does, and the responsibility to take charge of the unit in the absence of command rests upon this senior leader. Recently, the 189th Military Police Company and Headquarters and Headquarters company 525th Military Police Battalion welcomed the new senior leadership to their units. Staff Report thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil news eed 14http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html F

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Laughs and hand shakes The Bayview Club was nearly filled to capacity July 16, as Service members and their families anxiously awaited the arrival of actor Patrick Warburton. Warburton, known for his voice acting in shows such as Family Guy or Krunk in the movie Emperors New Groove and his recent CBS hit Rules of Engagement, met with his fans serving at Guantanamo Bay, signing autographs and talking with them about their favorite movies or life in general. It was a great moral booster, said Stephen Prestesater the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Community Activities Director, who organized the event. The meet and greet was fantastic, we had a great turn out and everyone liked being able to talk to Patrick one-on-one. Fans of all ages arrived to meet Warburton. Layla Reichard, a daughter of Navy Corpsman Jennifer Webb, said she was very excited. Warburton was on his first United Service Organization tour and he said it was an amazing experience. I dont know if Im giving back, he said. Its such a little thing to go on a USO tour and be able to meet all these good folks. The entertainer was quick to thank as many Service members as he could find. Its a real honor to be here, my whole family, we all love and appreciate all that the men and women of this country do to serve us. You sacrifice time with your family and put yourselves in harms way, said Warburton. The MWR provided Warburton with a tour of the island, which allowed him to see all sorts of wildlife from banana rats to iguanas. Warburton said he hopes to be able to return to Guantanamo in the near future. Im extremely grateful for the opportunity to come here and see the base, said Warburton. Ive been able to see a lot of what most folks dont have the opportunity to see and its been great. Go Guantanamo! By Spc. David Marquis JTF PAO, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil The Wire July 1915

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The Wire your name, social security number, phone number, or other Internet sites can put you at a much greater The PII Files LTife On he Bay16http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html Red Head Pin BowlingOn Thursday nights, roll a strike with a red head pin and get a free game.Cosmic BowlingFridays & Saturdays, 9:00-11:30 pm Take bowling to new heights with cosmic lights, a stellar sound system and videos by request on 4 big screens. Your cost is $13, including shoes and 2 1/2 hours of bowling.Marblehead LanesMonFri: 5:30-11:00 pm Sat: 1 pm to Midnight Sun: 1-11 pm ext 2118 MARBLEHEAD LANES

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The Wire The PII Files by Sgt. Darron Salzer 17The Wire July 19 Chaplains Word of the week: We are the force behind the ght. We are what keeps this station moving. We are the cooks of Guantanamo Bay! All I ask is for a better server, and the Internet to surf her by.

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Collection Cuba Employee collects treasures along coast since 2008Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Lorne Neff Staff Writer, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milDavid McGouey is a collector. His office is lined with treasures hes found along the beaches here since 2008. I picked up one of the bottles that had the Cuba embossing at the bottom with a date, and since then I was hooked, said McGouey, remembering his first snorkeling experience at Girl Scout Beach. Now, he has more than 500 pre-Castro revolution bottles hes collected or traded for. And his passion for junk has turned into a treasure hunt for artifacts and people. Ive met and hunted with some really good people here at Guantanamo who love this hobby as much as I do, and who also enjoy helping out other collectors to land that rare bottle theyve been hunting for since they started, he said. For five years, hes been on the hunt, searching the shores, mangroves and old car wrecks that lie about. It started on his first tour here as a Navy corrections specialist. Now, as a quality surveillance representative for fuel contracts on base, he continues the hobby he picked up in 2008. I consider myself one of the last diggers left here, said McGouey. But he doesnt always have to dig. Back in the s through the s, McGouey said it was common practice for Cubans to toss junk over the fences. One mans trash is todays treasures. Around Grenadillo and Bargo housing areas are the most interesting, he said. Its where hes found lots of old records, clothes and car parts. He doesnt collect those but the car parts do pique his interest, since the classics are another one of his passions. And for someone who appreciates the nostalgia of old cars, GTMO has a story to tell. A story that McGouey tells through photos. A junkyard filled with old automobiles is a favorite of McGoueys. He takes photos of the old cars, and even won a photo contest with a picture of two of the classic cars, a 1959 Chevy Impala and 1956 Chevy Bell Air. I tracked both of the original former owners of the vehicles on the GTMO Facebook page, said McGouey. It seems the cars became GTMO specials as they passed from owner to owner and finally wound up in the scrap yard. McGouey owns two classic Volkswagens back at his home in Florida and hopes to purchase another. I hope to soon have a or VW Thing as soon as I get back home. McGouey says his family does not share his passion for collecting. His huge toy car collection and comic books, old metal signs, old license plates and other items are kept at his Florida home. car left at GTMO.18http://www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/xwebsite/index.html

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