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1 Duathlon transfer of authorityS erious cyclinpedals through deployment40th ID Soldier g Volume 16, Issue 26 August 15, 2014

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2 3 Joint Task ForceSafe Humane Legal TransparentGuantanamo /jointtaskforceguantanamo /photos/jtf gtmo /jtf gtmo @jtf gtmo Editor Army Sta Sgt. Carmen Steinbach Copy Editor Army Sgt. Christopher Vann Photo Editor Army Sgt. Spencer Rhodes Webmaster/Illustrator Army Sgt. Kenneth Tucceri Sta Writers Army Sgt. David Kirtland Army Sgt. Debra Cook Army Pvt. Kourtney GrimesStaff CORRECTIONS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Commercial: 011-5399-3651 DSN: 660-3651 E-mail: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil/wire/wire.htmlCommand StaffHQ Building, Camp America The Wire is an authorized publication for members of the Department of Defense. It is produced by the JTF Public Aairs Oce to inform and educate the Troopers of JTF-GTMO. The contents of The Wire are not necessarily the ocial views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense or the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines or Coast Guard. The editorial content of this publication is the responsibility of the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay Public Aairs Oce. The Wire is printed weekly by the Defense Logistics Agency Document Services with a circulation of 1,025. It is distributed free to all personnel assigned to the Joint Task Force and is published online. Look for us on your favorite Social Media: NAVSTA ChapelCatholic Mass Mon.-Thur. 1730 Saturday 1700 Sunday 0900 Protestant Services General Protestant Sunday 1100 Gospel Worship Sunday 1300Chapel AnnexesPentecostal Gospel Sunday 0800 & 1700 Room D LDS Service Sunday 1300 Fellowship Hall Islamic Service Friday 1315 Room 2 Seventh Day Adventist Friday 1900 Room 1 Sabbath School: Saturday 0930 Room 1 Sabbath Service: Saturday 1100 Room 1 Iglesia ni Cristo Thursday: 0500, 1900 Room 1 Sunday: 0530, 1900 Room 1 Tuesday (Bible Study): 2000New Troopers ChapelProtestant Worship Saturday 0700 Sunday 0640 Sunday 0900 Sunday 1900 Bible Studies Monday 2000 Cuzco block J Wednesday and Friday 1900 New Troopers ChapelChapel AnnexesCont. Liturgical Protestant Sunday: 0930, Room 1 BUS ScheduleCamp America :00/:20/:40 Gazebo :01/:18/:21/:38/:41/:58 Camp America NEX :02/:17/:22/:37/:42/:57 Camp Delta :04/:13/:24/:33/:44/:53 Camp 6 :07/10/:27/:30/:47/:50 HQ Building :55/:15/:35 TK 1 :01/:17/:21/:37/:41/:57 TK 2 :02/:16/:22/:36/:42/:56 TK 3 :03/:15/:23/:35/:43/:55 TK 4 :04/:13/:24/:33/:44/:53 CC :00/:19/:20/:39/:40/:59 JAS :14/:34/: 54 Windjammer/Gym :02/:17/:22/:37/:42/:57 Gold Hill Galley :04/:15/:24/:35/:44/:55 NEX :06/:13/:26/:33/:46/:53 NEX Laundry :07/:27:47 C Pool :10/:30/:50 Downtown Lyceum :11/:31/:51NEX Express Bus09:55 19:55 hourly Camp America :48/:55 TK 1 :05/:36 Windjammer/Gym :11/:31 Gold Hill Galley :14/:29 NEX :16/:27 Downtown Lyceum :17/:25BEACH BUS Saturday & Sunday ONLYWindward Loop/East Caravella 0900/0930/1200/1230/1500/1530/1800/1830 SBOQ/Marina 0905/0935/1205/1235/1505/1535/1805/1835 NEX 0908/0925/1208/1225/1508/1525/1808/1825 Phillips Park 0914/ 1214/1514/1814 Cable Beach / Turn Around 0917/1217/1517/1817 Return to Oce 0940/1240/1540/1840FERRY ScheduleMonday thru Saturday FERRY Windward 0630/0730/0930/1030/1130/1330/1530/1630 Leeward 0700/0800/1000/1100/1200/1300/1400/1600/1700 UTILITY BOAT Windward 1730/1830/1930/2030/2130/2230 Leeward 1800/1900/2000/2100/2200/2300 Sunday & Holidays FERRY Windward 0730/0930/1130/1330 Leeward 0800/1000/1200/1400 UTILITY BOAT Windward 1530/1730/1830/2000/2230 Leeward 1600/1800/1900/2030/2300 Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad Deputy Commander Army Brig. Gen. Marion Garcia Sergeant Major Marine Sgt. Maj. Juan Hidalgo, Jr. Oce of Public Aairs Director Navy Capt. Tom Gresback Acting Deputy Director Army Capt. Jesse Manzano Command Information Ocer Army Capt. Allison GivensThe Wire would like to extend its appreciation to the fantastic contributions of last editions photography contest and we urge everybody to continue to send their photography to thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil for photo of the week. Furthermore, if you have additional recommendations or ideas, kindly send them our way for consideration.Photo by Andrew Embestro of the week FEATURES9 Transfer of AuthorityIn line with Joint Task Force Guantanamos 8 Soldier cyclist 6 A GTMO Duathlon ME1 Michael CanningPort Security Unit 312SrA Christopher Scott474th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron Around the BayDiscount bowling The MWR sponsors discounted bowling throughout the week at Marblehead Lanes. Monday through Friday, free lunchtime bowling is offered from 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m. for those who spend $5 or more at the food court. Hit the pins for free bowling Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. for liberty patrons. Also, half-price bowling is offered all day every Sunday. Check out the Bowling Pro Shop in Marblehead Lanes. New chapel serviceStarting this Saturday, there will be an evening service in addition to the previous Sunday services. Come join in for modern worship and timeless teachings. The chapel is open early, so come enjoy coffee and fellowship before the service begins Saturday at 7 p.m.Cover photo:

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4 5 Review by Sgt. Kenneth Tucceri Webmaster, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milReview by Sgt. Kenneth Tucceri Webmaster, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milReview by Pvt. Kourtney Grimes Staff Writer, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milReview by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes Photo Editor, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Brig. Gen. Marion GarciaCourtesy Ignition Courtesy Ignition Courtesy BLT Communications, LLC Courtesy BLT Communications, LLC By Army Brig. Gen. Marion Garcia Deputy Commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo If youre above the age of, oh lets say, 25, youll have to go to this movie with an open mind to en joy it. The next generation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, now owned by Nickelodeon, is very different from the turtles in a half shell that many of us grew up with in the s and early s. In my opinion, the franchise should have been like another s cultural mainstay that has lasted all these years The Simpsons. If Bart started to grow up, the show wouldnt be as good. So why change TMNT? The plot altered April ONeils affiliation with the turtles and made Shredder look like a Transformer (thanks Michael Bay). Additionally, is a Bebob and Rocksteady cameo too much to ask? And Krang was so cool, where is he? Bay seems to have an affinity for dumbing down great s cartoons. Either that, or my memory of them is too revered. If I had a choice to watch the s movie or this new one, itll be an easy decision for the first one even if that choice is a bit nostalgic so be it. Id love to give this one rat, but for master Splinter, Ill award it two because it was still the beloved ninja turtles, though my Bebop action figure stored in my parents house is shaking in disappointment. Random fun fact: The voice of Splinter is Danny Woodburn, who played Kramers dwarf friend Mickey in Seinfeld. Hey! Thats my cirrhosis! Hes stealing my cirrhosis! You wanna be sick? Ill make you sick. Breaking the record for an opening weekend in the month of August at a whopping $94 million, Guardians of the Galaxy was not only a hit at the box office, but at Naval Station Guantanamo Bays Downtown Lyceum. Peter Quill is a human smuggler living among thieves in outer space when he gets involved in the wrong job, If you ever thought you had a bad date, it probably didnt even compare to that of the couple in The Purge: Anarchy. The unfortunate duo man ages to get caught on the streets of Los Angeles just as the purge commences (poor planning on their part.) The American tradition that drives the storyline for the movie is one of an annual purge that allows and advocates the murder of those who are a burden on society. Upon being stranded, the couple, Liz and Shane, meet up with a few more characters with whom they band together to survive the 12-hour killing spree. While the group of five have a well-armored vehicle and weapons when they first begin their journey, that little bit of safety fades so that the story may continue. The group soon finds themselves stranded on the outskirts of town, and they are forced to make their way to safety. Of course the story doesnt end without some bloodshed, so predictably, near the movies end, viewers must endure a rather sappy death scene in the gruesome tale of lawless killing. Although it was easy to predict, the thriller did its job and was far better than its predecessor. In the end three of the five make it out of the film alive, so Ill give it three banana rats. stealing an orb that is wanted by some of the most powerful peo ple in the universe. His troubles land him in jail, where he teams up with an unlikely group of ostracized, but incredibly capable individuals, to escape. They all try to work together to sell the spe cial orb in the hopes of splitting the prize and going on their way. The movie turns into an epic battle for the artifact by those who want it most, with the unlikely group forming a bond through necessity and individual trials. The movie is an origin-style story for Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy, an astronomical team usually formed of heavy hitting super heroes, and gives audiences just the right balance for a humorous action movie that never loses its momentum from beginning to end. Four banana rats for a cosmically successful superhero movie. During the inaugural viewing of Into the Storm Saturday night at the Downtown Lyceum, the crowd was treated to the skies, full of stormy clouds, thunder claps and lightning flashes, above the outside theater playing a duet with the tornado-charged, visual ly-driven Hollywood storm film. Luckily for those in attendance, this element added a necessary spark that created a tolerable viewing experience to another plotless, non-imaginative, contemporary Hollywood bust. The film attempts to follow the found footage philosophy, yet breaks from that approach, creating an awkward inconsistency. The visual dynamic can be impressive and even exciting at times, but it would have been nice to couple with an actual plot or characters to care about. Ill dish out two storm-beaten banana rats for this forgettable twister film. The other day, I was talking to a junior officer about the challenges of leading his reservists on an active duty deployment. When I pressed him for the biggest challenge in doing this, he pointed to adjusting to living the Army life full time. This apparent conflict is felt by many reserve component Troopers who get deployed. I call it an apparent conflict because I believe that we, as an institu tion and as individuals, have the capacity to overcome it before it becomes a problem. We can do this by living every aspect of our life according to a code of ethics. The Chief of Staff of the Army recently published the Army Ethic White Paper in which he reminds us that Living by the Army Ethic is our way of life. It requires life-long professional de velopment in Charac ter, Competence, and Commitment. Character, competence, commitment we dont have to be on active duty orders we just have to commit ourselves to these. Who you are is different than what you do. We are all professional Soldiers. Active component Soldiers have the privilege of practicing their skills daily; reserve component Soldiers are limited to doing so on an annual schedule. Either way, we all are leaders of character, always. The Chief of Staff of the Army published his marching orders at the beginning of his tenure. In these, he told us that as lead ers, he expects that we will: Be your This past week we lost an American icon in Hollywood legend Robin Williams. In times of tragedy, it is easy to focus on the negative emotions that result from a loss. Because of the nature of Williams passing, let us have this event serve us positively as a reminder to be keen and attentive to the well-being of our fellow Service members and other residents of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. If you or someone you know may be in need of help, GTMO has resources to help. JSMART has 24-hour support at 3566 and their office number is 2321. The JTF Chaplains, Chaplain Frederick (x2453), Chaplain Oxendine (x84838, 8973) and Chaplain Houghtaling (x84522), are available for counsel as well. formations moral and ethical compass. This directive is indepen dent of which compo nent we serve in. As reservists (and I am one) we only wear the uniform part time, but when we take our oath we commit ourselves to a character based on the Army ethics, full time. We cannot choose to practice the Army core beliefs on a part-time basis. Reread your oath, understand that to be a respected leader is not the same thing as being universally beloved. As a leader, and with every promotion, it becomes less about you and more about how you contribute to the institution. Live the Army Ethic in all aspects of your life, and you wont feel any strain going from part-time reserve Soldier to full-time activated Soldier. Courtesy Joe Petruccio No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Stay classy, GTMO! No ALCOHOL or TOBACCO at the Lyceums!Call the Movie Hotline at ext. 4880 or visit the MWR Facebook page for more information Concessions closed until further notice For this weeks movie information call 4880

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6 7 Every month, MWR provides events for all residents living on Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, and for each participant in these competitions the experience is unique. Saturdays duathlon had a little bit different variation on the multi-event competition, with the first and last portions of the race consisting of a run while the middle portion was a bike ride. Participants could compete in the race as a individual, or as a two-person team, with a team member performing differ ent legs of the race. The winners of the weekends race, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mose Dantzler, a NAVSTA Sailor, and Elena Granina, a NAVSTA civilian contractor, completed the duathlon in 1 hour and 47 minutes. While the duo had a smooth race, others had circumstances that created some difficult uphill battles. Paul Mohnkern, a JTF team member that does GTMOfit with Spc. Andrea Nein, had to borrow a co-workers bike from their garage the morning of the race so she could compete when it was found the innertube on her own bike had ruptured. Using a derelict mountain bike not normally suited for a compet itive race, she says it was double the ef fort she would have normally expended on the bicycle portion of the race. I was so frustrated on the road since Im used to my own bike, and it didnt really want to shift gears very well when going up the hill. Having people pass you when youre using so much en ergy made the race a serious challenge, said Nein. The duathlon, which started with a 10k run that took competitors to from Cooper field to Cable Beach and ended at the Downtown Lyceum, transitioned into a 20k bike ride and ended with a 5k run. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Ander son-Carroll, an NCO with the 339th MP Company, chose to participate as an individual, doing all segments without a teammate. The last leg was definitely the hard est part, said Anderson-Carroll. Transitioning from the bike back to a run, you feel like a newborn giraffe trying to get your footing after having been on the bike for so long, it makes your legs wobbly. Then its hot, no wind it just makes it the hardest part. MWR hosts DuathlonStory and photos by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes Photo Editor, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milCompetitors in Saturdays duathlon, hosted by the MWR, sent its participants running and cycling around GTMO. Beginning with a 10k run that takes runners from 5k run You feel like a newborn giraffe trying to get your footing after having been on the bike for so long. It makes your legs wobbly.Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Anderson-CarrollSpc. Andrea Nein, a Soldier witht the 420th MP Company, approaches the halfway point of the 10k run in Saturdays duathlon. In order to beat the heat, the race began at 6:45 a.m. at Cooper Field. Having reached the halfway point of the 20k bike ride at Windmill beach, a rider in Saturdays duathlon continues to traverse the many hills on Central Magazine Road as he heads back to the Downtown Lyceum.

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8 9 Story by Sgt. Kenneth Tucceri Webmaster, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Joint Task Force Guantanamo represents a collection of deployed Service members that embody every region of the U.S. and even beyond our countrys borders. The variety of JTF is further exemplified with all five branches represented. Through the diversity of JTF Troopers, it creates an environment for our pastimes and hobbies to be an often-discussed, cele brated and highlighted portion of our time here. For Sgt. 1st Class Douglas Dietel, Joint Task Force Guantanamos J3 current-operations noncommissioned officer in charge and a member of California National Guards 40th Infantry Division, bicycling has been his note worthy ambition. Its what has kept him in shape and focused on his responsibili ties while deployed here. People always approach me and ask me how come Im never stressed out; I look like Im always calm, said Dietel. Cycling for me, thats my outlet, thats my stress release. I get out there and ride, and it just clears my head. Everything just kind of goes away. Prior to arriving at GTMO, Dietel already had a serious approach to cy cling. He rides with a team, called Team Velocity, in which he and his spouse are members. My passion is cycling, said Dietel. I usually ride around 5,000 miles a year. Im on a cycling team back home and have been riding around GTMO for the past eight months to keep up with my training while Im away. My goal was to ride 2,700 miles while I was here. Ive done about 1,800. Because of mission requirements, Im going to come up short Ive ridden on every stretch of road and climbed every hill here at GTMO. Though he didnt reach his goal, setting one is a beneficial practice for everybody, no matter what the task or objective. If you wish to add bicycling to your list of endeavors while deployed here, Dietel recommends starting off slowly and working your way up, espe cially considering the hills and humidity. If you want to start riding here, I know a lot of people who are intimidat ed by the hills, but if they want to start, maybe start off with the spin classes that are offered twice a week here, because thats what I was doing to supplement the times that I didnt ride, said Dietel. I think a good way to start is to build up your fitness level. Then perhaps you can purchase a bicycle, and helmet, at the NEX or find a used cycle from a departing Service member. Everybody should have something they are involved in, said Dietel. Something to have them get them through the deployment. I think the other thing that helps is the fitness level. For me, mentally and physically, it helps me out. Thats my stress release. For those that are into cycling or plan on making it something to get into at GTMO, something worth checking out is Strava.com. It is a social networking site that lets you compete against other cyclists, ride their routes, and if you hold the fastest time on a particular interval, youre rewarded the moniker King of the Mountain. Strava lets you track your rides and runs via your iPhone, Android or dedi cated GPS device and helps you analyze and quantify your performance, said Dietel. Strava provides motivation and camaraderie, and helps us prove that were out there doing what we love to do. Service members from past deployments and current Naval Station Guan tanamo Bay residents can be found on this social fitness platform. If you want to elevate your time here by pedaling up some hills, or feel like your deployment is at a standstill, maybe follow in Dietels tire tracks, and get out and ride. Riding reminds Dietel of back home, he said. It makes me think of family and friends. Joint Task Force Guantanamo welcomed one more Military Police Company while bidding farewell to another this week in the Joint Detention Group at the Denich Gym August 8. The outgoing unit was the 66th MP Company under Army Capt. Lindsey Gerheim, commander, and the incoming unit was 423rd MP Company under Army Capt. Patrick Scappaticcio, commander. The 66th spent its time on island working tirelessly to earn 79 Meritorious Overseas Volunteer Service Medals, five JTF GTMO Motivators of the Week, two battalion noncommissioned officers of the quarter, 125 college credit hours and 15,000 correspondence course hours, said Gerheim as she congratulated her team on their hard work and dedication. The accomplishments of the 66th werent difficult to see as they carried themselves well no matter where they were. When and if you worked with the 66th, their passion for excellence and attention to detail was unmistakable, said Army Lt. Col. Roger Glenn, commander, 391st MP Battalion. When you played them in intramural sports, or happened to officiate their basketball games, it didnt take long to notice a healthy competitive spirit. They were having fun, but the results mattered. When you joked around with them, youd generally hear hearty laughs and see broad smiles. As a leader and a Soldier, Glenn was proud of his Warriors and their actions. The Fighting Double Six I have not known you long, said Glenn. But I have experienced enough of you to become an admirer, a respecter and a fan. I like the way you roll. It has been an honor to be on the same team and be in service with you. After his words of appreciation to the outgoing unit, Glenn sent insightful words of wisdom toward the incoming unit. rd, you are not entering a com petition of legacies, said Glenn. Rather, you are receiving the baton from a teammate. Carry it well. Give it your all. Know that I am here to servant lead you, and our team is here to welcome and support you. Take charge of your mission and do so with dignity and honor. The incoming commander added his thoughts as an end to the ceremony and advice to his Troops. Take care of yourself, said Scap paticcio. Leaders should be watching out for their subordinates, making sure theyre creating a healthy lifestyle; thats gonna be a big help here. There are almost endless things to do here on GTMO, so we should take advantage of it. 66th 423rd gives authority to Army Capt. Patrick Scappaticcio and Army 1st Sgt. Conrad pany, uncase their company guidon at the units transfer of authority ceremony August 8th.-Army Lt. Col. Roger GlennPhoto by Sgt. Kenneth Tucceri/The Wire

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10 11 haplains olumn By Army Capt. Brady Frederick 525th Military Police Battalion Chaplain I checked another item off my GTMO bucket list recently. It only took me 18 months to find Glass Beach. It is hidden a bit so it took some exploration. The waves were particularly strong the day I found it, and I had trouble just standing up. Then I noticed these very small snails attached to a large boulder. Every 30 seconds, water crashed into those snails, pounding and pulling them and yet they held on. The daily grind of life can some times seem like waves crashing in on us every 30 seconds, relentlessly. It simply wears you down. Some of you will get knocked over occasionally, but hope fully not for long. Those still standing firm after a nine month deployment are those firmly attached to a strong foundation. For many people their faith is their foundation, but even some who are very faithful at home arrive on island and chose not to attach themselves to a religious community. Instead they take their chance standing in the waves. GTMO is not a place where most indi viduals faith remains strong by simply riding the waves. Often those that thrive are attached to a firm foundation. Give yourself the best chance at success here by attaching yourself to a community of faith. The JTF Chaplain staff welcomes two new additions, Chaplain Frank Oxendine, serving the JDG, from Nebraska and Chaplain Frank Houghtaling, fo cusing on 391 and its subordinate units, from New York. Both will be preaching at the Troopers Chapel; come see what they have to offer. Sunday services are at 6:40 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Coast Guard Lt. Brian Godkin, with Joint Task Force Guantanamos Maritime Security Detach ment, PSU 312, was called home recently after finding out his 14-yearold daughter, Victoria Godkin, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. One of her greatest wishes was to drive in a Ferrari. Refusing to let distance be an obstacle in support of a fellow Coast Guardsman, the 312 along with Naval Station Guanta namo Bays Chief Petty Officer Associ ation and Radio GTMO, who all gladly jumped at the opportunity to make a young girls dream come true, put together a fundraising event Saturday morning at the Navy Exchange. Upon completion of the New Troopers Chapel, the previous building was laid to restMembers of the 474th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, also known as the BEEF, are Joint Task Force Guantanamos working force. Senior Airman Patrick Dwight, heavy equipment operator, and Tech. Sgt. Luke Sadler, acting structures NCOIC, managed the breakdown of the Old Troopers Chapel. The project began August 6 and is nearing its completion with the BEEFs hard work.Photo story by Pvt. Kourtney Grimes Staff Writer, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil The task of taking it down was not an easy one, but the BEEF was up for the job. The crew spent multiple days in the GTMO heat getting this substantial structure to the ground. It took as many as 10 people at a time to work on the task using equipment including a 10k loader, front end loader and 12k saws for cutting the steel, said Sadler. Together the BEEF spent a total of about 200 man hours on the job. Sadler reported that the BEEF Airmen worked hard to accomplish the task at hand. The result is very telling of their time and toils. It was exciting to get a new chapel, since it rarely happens, said Army Chaplain 1st Lt. Raymond Lowdermilk, Joint Detention Group Chaplain. Once I deployed here, we were still using the Old Troopers Chapel frequently on Sunday services and bi-week ly studies and gatherings. The worsening condition of that chap els air quality made it necessary to move out. [The New Troopers Chapel] has become a great asset for JTF religious support; its so new and fresh that the Old Troopers Chapel is nearly forgot Donations were rewarded with giving a Coast Guardsman or Sailor a pie in the face or paying for one of them to shave their head. Initially setting the goal of $2,000, the people and resourc es that were brought together for the Godkin family raised nearly $7,000, exponentially exceeding their original prospects. Story by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes Photo Editor, thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.milPhoto by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes/The WirePhotos by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes/The Wire Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. David Cripe, from Joint Task Force Guantanamos Maritime Security Detachment, offered to shave his mustache that hes worn for 20 years if the bidding became high enough, during Saturdays fundraiser event for the Godkin family. Brian Godkin and his family.

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Sunday nights super moon was captured with fantastic detail and contrast with the assistance of a 500mm lense in this photo by Maria Trias Figueroa, a second grade teacher at W.T. Sampson Elementary School.Send your best photos to thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Rhythm & Ribs Saturday, August 305 p.m. start/6 p.m. judging MWR Ribs Cook OBeau & the Burners 7 p.m. Clams Band 8 p.m. Psycho Devilles 9 P.m. Rock-a-Billy Bands Free and open to all hands, all ages at the Tiki Bar 6:00 p.m. Tuesday August 19 MARINE HILL POOL Featuring Neighbors Deck of Death!Diamonds = Burpees Hearts = Push Ups Spades = Air Squats Clubs = Sit UpsFlip over card. Do set number of exercises aligned with type of card (5 of hearts = 5 pushups) Face cards and Jokers = 60 second rest Thursday Friday 1-9 p.m. Saturday Sunday noon 9 p.m. x 74795 Arts & Craft Shop Arts & Craft Shop Summer hours of operation Summer hours of operation