The wire
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Title: The wire
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Volume 12, Issue 04 Friday, January 14, 2011 Sgt. Maj. of the Army visits GTMO Hand-to-hand combat Skills for a lifetime Tournament kicks off soccer season Around the A Sailor salutes a Trooper as he enters a Sally Port gate in Camp Delta, Jan 6. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David P. ColemanSpc. Thomas Johnson inspects newly delivered boxes containing fresh fruit and vegetables for safety, Jan. 11. Johnson is assigned to Guantanamo Bay, Veterinary Treatment Facility, which provides prevention of zoonotic diseases and food borne illness to servicemembers and detainees. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha DawkinsEngineering Aide 3rd Class Roger Alexander looks through a transit surveyor for the installation of new bollards at Cable Beach, Jan. 12. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan J. Miller


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 Document Automation & Production Service with a circulation of 1,000.Non-commissioned-officer-in-charge, JIGTROO P ER T O TROO P ER | FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 Commander 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 Executive Editor Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel: 3499 Assistant Editor Spc. Meredith Vincent Photojournalists: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David P. Coleman Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry Air Force Senior Airman Gino Reyes Editors 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.milMaster Chief Petty OfficerEvan CutlerBack Cover: The sun rises on one of the Camp Four guard towers, Jan.5. photo by Senior Airman Gino ReyesCOVER: Army 2nd Lt. Shawn Pierce practices his holds during Army combative training, Jan. 6. Pierce is attached to the 525th Military Police Company. photo by Senior Airman Gino ReyesOver 200 years ago, our forefathers decided they had had enough of King Georges policies and submitted an act of independence. While there were many ideals and reasons to declare independence, submission to the crown was one of the main reason for a British military reing processes and mutual interest, a singular identity was born: the United States of America. This single voice, from people who declared loyalty to their newfound country, was heard throughout the old world. People spread across the 13 colonies came out to express loyalty to their new government. This tradition continues today. The reason why it has continued is because servicemem bers throughout our country raised their hands, swore to defend our great nation and the citizens who reside in it. From the day we declared independence and through the wars freedom given by the Constitution of the United States. Through every campaign were men and women who understood the importance of our country and believed their lives were a small price to pay for the promise of freedom. Their these American patriots and heroes gave their time, their service and their lives. In addition, above all, we must remember why they did it. We must remain loyal to our people because of those who came before. swore that we would freely give up our lives to our country. We now carry that responsibility loyalty, such as an Army tradition, or Navy ceremony, expressing loyalty is a personal decision. a level of loyalty that could cost us our lives. We promised to dedicate ourselves completely to Only by our loyalty can our country remain strong and give proper respect for those who came what it represents and remember why you are doing the professional jobs you are doing, as warriors for the people of the United States of America. JTF GuantanamoThe WireContact usTHE WIRE | PAGE 3 FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 | NE W S YOU CAN USE THE WIRE | PAGE 3 On the eve of the one-year anniversary honored the memory of the 250,000 Haitian people who died in the disaster, and highlighted relief and recovery efforts. motion one of the largest humanitarian efforts ever attempted, Obama said. Noting that 100 Americans also perished that day and an estimated 1 million people remain missing, Obama added that countless lives were saved in now have better access to food, water and health care than they did before the disaster. But the impoverished nation is not out of the woods, he said. Too much rubble continues to clog the streets, too many people are still living in tents, and for so many Haitians, progress has not come fast enough, the president said. As we have said all along, helping the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere recover from one of the worst natural disasters ever to not decades. island country Jan. 12, 2010, near its capital of Port-au-Prince, the Defense Department coordinated with the State Department to respond with life-saving assistance. U.S. Southern Command, the U.S. Agency for International Development and other agencies coordinated their efforts to assess the Obama Honors Haiti Earthquake Victims, Notes Relief EffortsTerri Moon Cronk American Forces Press ServiceGates Stresses Need to Prevent North Korean ProvocationsJim Garamone American Forces Press ServicePreventing another North Korea provocation of South Korea is in everyones interest, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates In the past year, North Korea torpedoed sailors, and shelled the island of Yeongpeong, servicemembers. Every country has the right to protect China and here in Japan, is to prevent another provocation from happening. The danger of escalation of force exists, the secretary said, and the United States, together to ensure stability and peace on the Korean peninsula. North Korea has said it is willing to negotiate with South, Gates noted, but he added that the Pyongyang government must demonstrate it will change its behavior. This requires that the North cease its belligerent behavior, and its provocations that and civilian, in Korea, Gates said. We are supportive of negotiations and engagement between North and South but there must be concrete evidence on the part of the North that they are serious about these negotiations. about the situation on the peninsula, and his meetings today examined the subject. He Korean leaders on the way ahead. All four countries have a common interest in a peaceful outcome and stability on about how to pursue that, he said. cycle of North Korean violence followed by crocodile tears. We have seen this cycle over and over again, is how to prevent another provocation from forward on the peninsula in a way that shows the North Koreans are serious about engagement, serious about negotiations and that this is not just a repeat of what we have seen so often in the past after a provocation of trying to re-set In China, he called for concrete North Korean steps, suggesting that a moratorium on to start. Gates met with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara and Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa. In addition to North Korea, Gates briefed the men on his visit to Beijing and meetings with Chinese leaders. He also discussed the challenges associated with Chinas growing military strength, the U.S.-Japanese collaboration on ballistic missile defense and in furthering U.S.-Japanese cooperation in areas such as counterpiracy, assistance and other important multinational efforts. These efforts include Japans substantial A North Korean Soldier looks in through the window of the T2 building as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tour the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea, July 21, 2010. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen The meetings also covered a discussion on new Japanese defense program guidelines. He including the U.S. military presence, to Japans defense. The leaders also discussed the U.S.-Japan alliance and its new vision statement. last vision statement, and the world and circumstances in Northeast Asia have evolved a good deal since then, Gates said. So it is appropriate to update our alliance at this time. The U.S. and Japanese leaders also discussed tomorrow on the U.S-Japanese alliance at Keio


News from the Bay Guantanamo gathered in a small classroom Monday morning at the Chapel Annex to begin their Equal Opportunity Leadership class. The course is spread over six days, during which students learn the value of respect, dignity and personal relationships. The training is about better understanding people, said instructor Sgt. 1st Class Edward Wilhite. Its about listening to other peoples issues without bringing your own personal feelings into it. Participants, who must be E5 or above and promotable, were nominated by their individual leaderships to attend the course. There are two things all people deserve, said Brig. Gen. Samuel Nichols, JTF deputy leadership. The second is dignity and respect. Thats why youre here. Wilhite explained the course is divided discrimination and power, racism and sexism and the prevention of sexual harassment. Students can expect quizzes, exercises, a NE W S F ROM T HE BAY | FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 THE WIRE | PAGE 4 run, sponsored by Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 525th Military Police Battalion, is scheduled for the morning of Jan. 15. Derich Gym, said Staff Sgt. Kitisha Hayward, human resource sergeant for the HHC, and An awards ceremony will follow the run, with trophys being given in six different age groups. T-shirts and other prizes will also be handed out. the holiday, said Hayward, on why she chose a fun run. I just thought it was a good idea. Registration for upcoming college courses at Columbia College will begin next month The NCO offers educational programs opportunities to earn a college degree. The mission of NCO is to provide guidance and counseling to Sailors and Marines in order for them to develop an educational plan, said Candice Rice, director of NCO. Force Guantanamo can use the Navys tuition assistance program to help pay for courses. Regardless of the uniform a Trooper wears, all are welcome at the college. Any servicemember can come in and become a student of Columbia College, said enrollment assistant Tania Dunbar. They can pursue an associate, bachelors or You can start a degree program here even if you relocate somewhere else because all the classes are online, said Faries McCree, academic advisor. Columbia College, one of the many colleges to partner with the Navy, offers 19 courses. There are two classes starting Jan. 10: Intro to Computer Information Systems and Spanish II, said Dunbar. Rice, who also is an NCO counselor, credits hours earned from previous colleges. She reviews the individual Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry occupational experience. Servicemembers will receive two additional points with an associate degree and four points with a bachelors or masters degree once added to their SMART transcript, added Rice. Last year I updated two individual SMART transcripts and they were promoted. guards through the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program. This program is designed to award active duty in areas of law enforcement and antiterrorism. Its a very good program for any detainee guard to earn 2000 training hours for a from the Department of Labor, said Rice. While on active duty, there are many educational resources and opportunities to available for career advancement and personal enhancement. Its never too late or too early to explore educational opportunities, added McCree. Those interested in the programs can stop by the NCO, located on Naval Station Chapel 2227, or visit http://www.navycollege.navy. mil or www.ccis.edu/guantanamo. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins unity and are also discouraged from using Youre all starting at the same level, Wilhite warned the class. Everyone is equal in this room.Spc. Meredith Vincent Spc. Meredith Vincent The Joint Stress Mitigation and Restoration Team will introduce a live radio program on RADIO GTMO begining Jan. 21. The program will run from noon to 2 p.m. on Fridays and will cater to those with mental health related questions. Its about reaching out and addressing issues before they become real problems, for JSMART. We realized if we did a radio a larger audience. The program will include special guest course, live calls from listeners. To send a question for the upcoming show, email jsmartradio@gmail.com Spc. Meredith Vincent FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 | NE W STHE WIRE | PAGE 5 Troopers welcome Sergeant Major of the Army Story by Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kennth O. Preston addresses a crowded room at the Windjammer during his visit to Guantanamo Bay, Jan. 5. After promoting six Soldiers, Preston spoke to a mostly Army crowd and thanked them for their dedication to the Joint Task Force mission.During his fourth visit to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army an all-hands call, Jan. 5. Soldiers, including Sgt. Madison K. Hayes. It was a great honor to be promoted into in the Army, Hayes said adding, it was an amazing opportunity and a-once-in-a-life-time experience that I will remember for the rest of my military career and beyond. Preston continued by commending the room This is a very sensitive mission, a mission that is constantly in the news. Preston also addressed the group about familiar with the new training. manual is this is about core strength, said Preston. Its from that core strength that you it affects all three of the current events in the PT test. Preston said a new PT test is being researched and hinted Soldiers might not recognize it. cant train for, Preston said. Its a PT test designed around core strength. Imagine if I told everyone that we are having a PT test tomorrow events are going to be until you show up. The Armys exercise routine wasnt the only Green to Gold program is a great opportunity for Soldiers to pursue their dreams and move up to positions of greater responsibility. Green to Gold is a program that allows attain their bachelors degree and earn a very sharp and have that potential to move up to the positions of increased responsibilities and to serve in those command positions, said Preston. Preston said the Army has partnered with civilian universities during the last two years to see SMA, pg. 15 Photo by Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry Photo by Spc. Meredith Vincent


THE WIRE | PAGE 6 FEA T URE | FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011, 2011 A symphony in three parts:Story and photos by Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel have come, personalities have gone. The call letters are now different and the station has But through the years, one thing has never changed at Radio GTMO: day-in, day-out the DJs of the station are on-hand ensuring music, information and plenty of everything in between gets out over the airwaves and is heard by the Guantanamo Bay community.First Movement II are beginning to ease into the recesses of the American psyche. The post-war economy is roaring along at hyper speed. Nearly every day some new, must-have gadget is rolled televisions and cars are gobbled up by a population heady with a new-found economic freedom. The music of Count Basie, Perry Como its a relatively obscure Ted Weems with his single Heartaches who stays on the top of topper that year. At a small little naval station on the southern corner of Cuba, a switch is begins. The original station was under the control of Armed Forces Radio and Television Service, explained the stations acting Electrician 1st class Norman Corliss. Hurricane Flora made the original studio inoperable when it tore through the island $150,000 was used to remodel the interior of the Morin Center, what would become the new home of the station. During the remodeling, new radio and television antennas, TV camera and FM broadcasting naval stations newspaper, television and radio operations began production at the new building. In his Radio-TV Journal blog, former WGBY personality Larry Miller said following the souring of relations between governments of Cuba and the United States, There was another shadow audience that we served, too, Miller said. Cuban citizens on the other side of the fence, who were curious about the United States and they heard.Bridge air, music, news and other broadcast pieces arrived on vinyl records. Today, the station receives its materials from the Defense Media Agency in the form of CDs. Music is placed into a central computer where DJs can select them as they build their prerecorded and live programs. The programs themselves are mixed and voiced process is nearly 100 percent digital. But Radio GTMO holds a distinct Defenses broadcast outlets. We are the last radio station in all of DoD still capable of broadcasting off the record player, said Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Dr. J. Ailes. The station maintains a library of nearly 10,000 records covering music Everything began switching to CDs in early 1990s, explained Corliss. station, the records are a source of pride and wonder. records and just been amazed at what Ive found, Ailes said.Second Movement and FinaleWere not under the jurisdiction of the FCC, said Corliss explaining why the GTMO. Typically, when we operate outside the United States, we fall under the rules of the host country Corliss let the words station operating in a country with no formal relations between the two governments. Serving the Guantanamo Bay community, at Radio GTMO. Of Corliss staff, three are broadcasters, four serve as technicians. The station is designated a Radioplus. Corliss said with the plus designation, not only Miller went on to say, Maybe they were trying to learn English, or perhaps just eavesdropping on a bit of U.S. culture by tuning in to the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson on WGBY Radio. In any event, Cuban audience and provided them with Noticias en Espanol .Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Ailes, known to Radio GTMO listeners as Dr. J. works in one of the two production studios available to the four DJs at the station. Radio GTMO provides a dynamic range of music to the residents of Guantanamo Bay in addition to serving its primary command information mission. THE WIRE | PAGE 7 FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 | FEA T URE they also handle the satellite feeds used for local television broadcast. Im pretty proud of my staff, Corliss said. We do so much with such a small staff and have a large impact on our community. GTMO continues to broadcast on its three radio stations and four television channels are the technicians of the building. Being a tech at Radio GTMO is a very small part of what an IC on a ship would be expected to do, Corliss explained. This really is a dream job. it is the three DJs of the station who are the stations eight hours per day of local content.Radio GTMO personality DJ Stacks, aka Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Heidi McCormick, pieces together her classic rock radio program, Jan. 10. McCormick is one of the Guantanamo Bay community. see RADIO, pg.15


COVER STORY | FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 THE WIRE | PAGE 8 Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Woods performs a clinch on Army combative instructor Master Sgt. Brian Stuckey during Army combative training, Jan. 6. THE WIRE | P AGE 9 FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 | COVER ST ORY across the mat. Soon they will be punching, or death. This is what close hand-to-hand combat is all about. The 525th Military Police Company training course Jan. 3 through 7. The onemoves to defend themselves in hand-to-hand combat. The course is completely voluntary, said combative instructor Army Master defend themselves no matter what your size or gender may be. When students reach the end of the course, they are evaluated individually. If they show an understanding of the techniques, I am glad its coming to an end, said 2nd Lt. Jennifer Silver, 1st platoon leader of the 193rd Military Police Company. My body but feel a sense of accomplishment. Completing the different levels of the course allows individuals to instruct classes of their own as long as the level they are teaching is below what the individual is endeavors. Combative training courses are a good way and progress in their military careers. death situation.Lifea orDeathSITUATIONStory and photos by Senior Airman Gino ReyesArmy Sgt. Joseph Hansen recovers from a bloody nose after completing the days tasks during Army Combative Training.


Photo by Spc. Meredith Vincent THE WIRE | PAGE 11 FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 | MIND, BODY, SOUL GTMO Religious Services Mon. Fri. 5:30 p.m. Main Chapel Saturday 5 p.m. Main Chapel Mass Sunday 9 a.m. Main Chapel Saturday 7:30 p.m. Troopers Chapel Sunday 7:30 a.m. Troopers Chapel Saturday 11 a.m. Room B Sunday 5:30 a.m. Room A Sunday 8 a.m. Room D Sunday 10 a.m. Room A 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 Wednesday 7 p.m. Troopers Chapel Bible study Sunday 6 p.m. Troopers Chapel Sunday 9 a.m. Troopers Chapel Friday 1:15 p.m. Room C FMI call 2628 Sunday 8 a.m. Room D Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel Annex Room 17Legacies are intentional by design. This statement is especially true when On the surface it may seem as if Dr. King rose from obscurity to national prominence because of his I Have a Dream speech, delivered in the Kings life points to his intense struggle to live according to his sense of purpose. Dr. Kings legacy did not begin with his speech at the march on Washington, D.C. Rather, it began when he developed an awareness of injustices among marginalized people in the United States and abroad. It was this awareness that ignited Dr. Kings passion and compelled him to be a champion for freedom and liberty. All legacies, of course, have a medium by For Dr. King, his vehicle for accomplishing his quest for liberation was the dream. As a pastor of a baptist church and philosopher, King utilized biblical imagery to cast his own discrimination and inequality. He equated his vision with the new heaven and earth John wrote about while exiled on the island of Patmos. To balance his vision, Dr. King embraced an ethos of love that overcomes hatred and the most Mahatma Gandhis nonviolent strategy as a form of social resistance. Indeed, each step in Kings development is and cultivating a deeper awareness of injustice. To combat the injustices outlined by Dr. King in an all encompassing dream that highlighted the inspiring social change in America. Kings legacy for freedom and liberation is his dream for America. In Kings I Have a Dream speech, he noted that his dream is deeply rooted in the American dream. Therefore, Kings American dream. Said differently, it is a dream for America. Sure, many other orators have mentioned their dreams for America, but no one Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His love ethos and demand for freedom punctuated every sentence of his speeches. Monday, Jan. 17, is the national observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.s birthday. Communities and cities throughout the country will honor Dr. Kings legacy in a variety of ways. throughout the world to ensure every human being is guaranteed freedom and liberty from oppression. Dr. Kings dream embodies the tenets of what it means to be an American in the 21st Century. As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther Kings mantle and live out that dream Dr. King saw for America. Keep his dream alive by being a champion for freedom and liberty. As long as injustice and inequality exists, we need the dream. And one day, I believe, we will accomplish Dr. Kings dream for America. Mind, Body & SoulAir Force Lt. Col. Marvin Williams JTF-GTMO Command Chaplain Martin Luther Kings Dream for America


Soccer season kicks offUnited beats Angels 5-0 in preseason tournament championshipStory and photos by Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry The GTMO United womens soccer team the preseason tournament championship 5-0 against the GTMO Angels, Jan. 9. It was great! said Air Force Capt. or how we would play, but this last game we really came together. Manley McLean, coach of GTMO United, credited the win to the teams ability to stay focused and on target. the game plan and were able to execute, the coach said. In addition to helping individuals develop group, the preseason also helps blow off To be able to come out here on the head and positive mental attitude. McLean said soccer is more than a way and boost their morale through bonding and friendship. said McLean. We have military members, civilians and government civilians on the team. We are one family, GTMO United! Regular season games begin Jan. 31. ball during Sunday nights tournament championship game. The weekendlong tournament was an introduction into the regular season, beginning Jan. 31. Angels attempts to drive the lost to GTMO United 5-0. THE WIRE | PAGE 12 SP OR T S | FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 Theres a hole in the beach! for bollard installation at Cable Beach, Jan. 12. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Miller View Askew THE WIRE | PAGE 13 FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 | EN T ER T AINMEN T


PAGE 14 | THE WIREAT T HE MOVIES | FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011Army Spc. Meredith Vincent Movie Review Robert Downey Jr. is at the top of his Hangover was the biggest hit of last summer and is on his way to becoming one of Hollywoods most wanted comedians. So of Planes, Trains and Automobiles should Well, yes and no. pretentious architect on his way home from Atlanta to Los Angeles for the birth of his sleep, but to his credit he brings real depth, sincerity -and at critical moments, rage -to the man. Now, his partner in crime and adventure household name with his pee-in-your-pants hilarious turn as Alan in last years The plays aspiring actor Ethan Trembley as a close cousin to Alan, never straying too far away from the role that made him famous. Alan was a man-child who sashayed around with a satchel and a baby. Ethan is a manchild who sashays around with a perm and a pug. The two characters dialogue is actually them with the same deadpan innocence in each movie. So really, if you were hoping for an Alan spin-off while you were watching The Hangover, this is your movie. Thats not to say it isnt funny. After an airplane incident (caused by Ethan) leaves him with no luggage, no money, no ID and a see Movie, pg.15 14 18 17 16 15 19 20TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY MONDAY SATURDAY SUNDAYCall MWR at ext. 2010 for more information. New Movie Hotline call 4880. Yogi Bear (PG) 7 p.m. For Colored girls (PG13) 9 p.m. Morning Glory (PG) 7 p.m. Hereafter (PG13) 7 p.m. Last Showing Conviction (R) 7 p.m. Last Showing Skyline (PG13) 7 p.m. Little Fockers (PG13) 7 p.m. Morning Glory (PG13) 8 p.m. Skyline (PG13) 10 p.m. Conviction (R) 8 p.m. Last Showing Little Fockers (PG13) 8 p.m. Tron Legacy (PG) 8 p.m. For Colored Girls (R) 8 p.m. Unstoppable (PG13) 8 p.m. Last Showing True Grit (PG13) 10 p.m. Hereafter (PG13) 8 p.m. Last ShowingDowntown Lyceum Camp Bulkeley Clipper Club Other EventsLiberty EventsPaintball & Pizza Ping Pong TourneyMLK 5k Denich Gym, 6:30 a.m. Megamind (PG) 7 p.m. True Grit (R) 9 p.m. Big Game Sunday Paintball Paintball Field, 2345 Scenic Bike Ride Marina FMI 2345 Boots on the GroundWho is the most interesting famous person you have met?Brett Micheals and Eva Longoria. -Air Force Staff Sgt. Zahi Abi Chaker Dick Cheney. Does he count? William Shatner. I used to run a paintball park and hes a big paintball fan. Bob Barker from The Price is Right. I was on the show in 1996. -Army Staff Sgt. Katherine White -Lance Cpl. Martin Deschepper -Air Force Tech Sgt. Michelle Miller THE WIRE | PAGE 15 FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011 | BOOT SEach of the DJs has their own niche they play to, said Corliss. We try to play a mix of music with each of the different shows. Youre not going to please everyone but we do try. When the station isnt running one of its to choose from. The civilian contracted feeds are provided to Radio GTMO through DMARiverside, who reviews the program material Local talent, Dr. J. the aforementioned I was born to do this job, Ailes said as a broad smile spread across his face. What could be better than telling the answers his own question. Thats pretty cool. Sometimes lost in the mix of format and personalities is the primary mission of the radio station. First and foremost, our job is command information, Corliss said. The crew accomplishes their mission with the use of spot pieces in the form of public services announcements in between the music Corliss explained. some of those spots are stupid, Corliss said. But if you remember the message, weve done our job. Ailes said the spots also have the effect of permanently identifying him. So many people come up to me and they always come up to me and say Hey! Youre the RADIO cont., apply college credit toward those military schools currently being taught. said Preston. Through guided and structured self development, we can guide all Soldiers through their careers. deserving by their leadership. recognized my effort, said Pfc. Amanda Russell, Force Public Affairs Operations. Its so early in my military career. Its a moment that I wont forget. servicemembers here should be proud of the mission they are serving. can be proud of your contributions to what you have done for the global war on terror and the things you have done for the nation, said Preston. You can be very proud that you are part of a professionalism. SMA cont., begrudgingly accepts a ride with the worst road trip partner of all time. Ethans antics will such a matter-of-fact, natural way that you almost feel bad while Peter does his best to hold it together so he may get its only a matter of time until the bomb explodes. But before it can, director Todd Philips (who also directed leads us further and further from reality. About three fourths of the way in, the movie becomes so trippy (pun intended) that we start to lose our connection to the characters. It was about the time when Ethan steals a Mexican border police that I MOVIE cont., started to lose base. And trust me when I say, that aint the half of it. Peppered throughout are faces and names you will surely probably stopped by to say hello to their buddy director and he wrangled them into a scene or two. My personal favorite was Danny McBrides Lonnie. For those of you who see the movie, Due Date didnt live up to my expectations. Im a die hard Downey fan and couldnt get enough of The Hangover, so this less original, tempered version left me feeling underwhelmed. popcorn from laughing several times, and itll be a while before I way. I give it a solid three and a half banana rats, because Im feeling generous. You can be proud of your contributions to what you have done for the global war on terror and the things you have done for the nation. Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston


Volume 12, Issue 04 Friday, January 14, 2011 Sgt. Maj. of the Army visits GTMO Hand-to-hand combat Skills for a lifetime Tournament kicks off soccer season Around the A Sailor salutes a Trooper as he enters a Sally Port gate in Camp Delta, Jan 6. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David P. ColemanSpc. Thomas Johnson inspects newly delivered boxes containing fresh fruit and vegetables for safety, Jan. 11. Johnson is assigned to Guantanamo Bay, Veterinary Treatment Facility, which provides prevention of zoonotic diseases and food borne illness to servicemembers and detainees. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha DawkinsEngineering Aide 3rd Class Roger Alexander looks through a transit surveyor for the installation of new bollards at Cable Beach, Jan. 12. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan J. Miller