The wire
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00098620/00459
 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: 04-21-2011
Frequency: weekly
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 )
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.
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lccn - 2005230299
System ID: UF00098620:00459


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Volume 12, Issue 18 Thursday, April 21, 2011 New Kids on the Block NEGB changes over Hazing Any way you look at it, its a crime Alleged Cole bomber charged Prosecutor pushing for capital charges against GTMO detainee


THE WIRE | PAGE 2Trooper to Trooperfeaturing The WIRE is the official news magazine of Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is produced by the JTF Public Affairs Office to inform and educate the Troopers of JTF Guantanamo through news, features, command guidance, sports and entertainment. The WIRE seeks to provide maximum disclosure with minimum delay with regard to security, accuracy, propriety and policy. This DoD news magazine is an authorized publication for the members of the Department of Defense. Contents of The WIRE are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or Joint Task Force Guantanamo. It is printed by the Defense Logistics Agency Document Services with a circulation of 1,000.TROO P ER T O TROO P ER | JTF GuantanamoCommander Navy Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harbeson Command Master Chief Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Porrett Office of Public Affairs Director Navy Cmdr. Tamsen Reese: 9928 Deputy Director Air Force Lt. Col. Don Langley: 9927 Operations Officer CW2 Raymond Chapman: 3649 Senior Enlisted Leader Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sally Hendricks: 3649The WireExecutive Editor Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel: 3499 Assistant Editor Spc. Meredith Vincent: 3651 Photojournalists: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Tross Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Spc. Kelly Gary Spc. Justin PierceContact usEditors Desk: 3499 From the continental United States Commercial: 011-53-99-3499 DSN: 660-3499 E-mail: thewire@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.mil COVER: A member of the incoming NEGB, Company 12.0E, stands inside Camp 6, April 15. Senior Enlisted Leader, Task Force Platinum Master Chief Petty OfficerHello JTF! I hope this issue of The Wire In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the kings wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around. Many loudly blamed the king for not keeping the roads clear, but no one did anything about getting the stone out of the way. Then a peasant came along carrying a load of vegetables. Upon approaching the boulder, the peasant laid down his burden and tried to move the stone to the side of the road. After much pushing and straining, he After the peasant picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed a purse lying in the road where the boulder had been. The purse contained many gold coins and a note from the king indicating the gold was for the person who removed the boulder from the roadway. Dwayne White


NE W S YOU CA N USE | THE WIRE | PAGE 3 Raul Castro named head of Cubas Communist Party Voice of America News Service Cubas President Raul Castro (r) next to his brother and former President Fidel Castro during the closing ceremony of the Cuban Communist Congress in Havana, April 19, 2011 photo by Reuters Charges sworn against GTMO detainee, alleged USS Cole bomberDepartment of Defense Public Affairs


News from the Bay Final racquetball tourney for old gym Boots on the GroundWhat will you miss most about Guantanamo Bay?Scuba diving! Pfc. Kevin R. Daniels Hanging out with friends on M-block. Sergeant 1st Class Nidza Crespo Staff Sgt. Derek Latson The dry weather. Swimming laps in the H-block pool. Stories and reporting by Spc. Meredith Vincent and Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin CosselReligious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Jeffery LauberScheduled power outage at Denich Gym Community Easter Egg Hunt at golf course NEWS FROM THE BAY | THE WIRE | PAGE 4 Contest to rename Club Survivor begins l issue of The Wire l The Wire


trooper Bullet Bio Time in service: 8 years Hobbies: watching basketball and movies Pet peeves: people who give up Next goal: to make chief Advice to junior Troopers: If the opportunity is there, take it! PSEC ALERT DONT BE A VICTIM! USE OPSEC EVERYDAY!OPSEC everyday!It doesnt matter if you are on-duty or off Use OPSEC everywhere at all times. OPSEC keeps our sensitive information safe and secure. Use OPSEC at work and at home. Think OPSEC on the job, at the gym, on the beach and at the galley. Remember information can be gathered at the club or the camp! Dont take a day off of OPSEC, its a twenty-four hour, seven-days-a-week, three-hundred and sixty five days a year job! THE WIRE | PAGE 5 | TROOPER FOCUS focus Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Robert Peetoom


Trooper serves up training by the busloadStory and photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Manoah Zurn (right), attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo, gives Machinist Mate 2nd Class Agustin Valdez driving instructions during a 44-passenger bus driving class on Naval Station Guantanamo, April 12. FEATURE | THE WIRE | PAGE 6


Story and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Ebalo see CAPS, page 19 THE WIRE | PAGE 7 | NEWS st th Soldier collects, donates thousands of caps for cancer researchStory by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Tross st Weather report: JTF conducts command climate survey see SURVEY, page 19 Sgt. 1st Class, Nigza Crespo collected and donated approximately 15,000


Wyo. governor visits deployed Troopers, tours JTF th Story by Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cossel NEWS | THE WIRE | PAGE 8 Wyoming governor Matt Mead speaks with Spcs. Justin Pierce and Meredith Vincent, both members of the Wyoming Army National Guards Fighting 197th Public Affairs Detachment, deployed to Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Tuesday. Cmdr. John Rhodes walks with Wyo. Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming National Guard Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Luke Reiner inside Camp 6, Monday during their tour of the detention facilities.


T HA ING Z Hazing belongs in the same dustbin of history as the sail-powered warships and hardtack.Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Porrett IS A CRIME THE WIRE | PAGE 9 | FEATURE


Out with the old, in with the new st An incoming NEBG Sailor (left) learns the ropes in a tower located inside Camp 6. FEATURE | THE WIRE | PAGE 10


Out with the old, Story and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Tross in with the new Two guards walk and discuss watch stations inside JTF Guantanamos Camp 6 detention facility, April 15. Aviation Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Thomas Wilt, a new guard assigned to Joint Task Force Guantanamo, stands watch inside Camp 6. THE WIRE | PAGE 11 | FEATURE


AT YOUR SERVICE | THE WIRE | PAGE 12 In The TrenchesArmy to transfer Manning to new Leavenworth correctional facility Rob McIlvaine Armed Forces Press Service


On The Deck THE WIRE | PAGE 13 | AT YOUR SERVICEEvery Sailor empowered to stop sexual assaults Carrier Enterprise Sailor found dead Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs


Inside the Jar Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, embraces his wife after surveying the remains of their house aboard the Tarawa Terrace housing community, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, April 15. photo by Cpl Jonathan WrightThe wrath of the storm, the strength of the people Cpl. Jonathan G. Wright Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune Tarawa Terrace, Jacksonville respond to tornado damage AT YOUR SERVICE | THE WIRE | PAGE 14


THE WIRE | PAGE 15 | AT YOUR SERVI C E On the Wing High School Senior Assignment Deferment Program automated President Barack Obama poses with members of the 2010 Air Force Academy football team after presenting them with the Commander-in-Chiefs Trophy April 18, 2011, presented to the service academy football team with the best regular season record against the other two teams. The Air Force has the youngest service academy football program, but leads the Commander-in-Chiefs trophy count, with 17 wins thus far. photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Raymond Hoy AF ends enlisted force management programs The Air Force is The Air Force is Hail the Chief


Coast to coastAT YOUR SERVICE | THE WIRE | PAGE 16Cutter Sherman interdicts $153 million of cocaine Michigan-based Coast Guardsmen use airboats to Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary support multi-agency exercise


| MI N D, BOD Y & SOULTHE WIRE | PAGE 17Spc. Justin Pierce Mind Body & SoulSpeed play: Mixing it up in GTMO GTMO Religious ServicesDaily Catholic Mass Mon. Fri. 5:30 p.m. Main Chapel Vigil Mass Saturday 5 p.m. Main Chapel Mass Sunday 9 a.m. Main Chapel Catholic Mass Saturday 7:30 p.m. Troopers Chapel Sunday 7:30 a.m. Troopers Chapel Protestant Worship Sunday 9 a.m. Troopers Chapel Seventh Day Adventist Saturday 11 a.m. Room B Church of Christ Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel Annex Room 17 Seventh Day Adventist Saturday 11 a.m. Room B Iglesia Ni Christo Sunday 5:30 a.m. Room A Pentecostal Gospel Sunday 8 a.m. Room D Liturgical Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room B General Protestant Sunday 11 a.m. Main Chapel United Jamaican Fellowship Sunday 11 a.m. Building 1036 Gospel Service Sunday 1 p.m. Main Chapel GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sunday 6 p.m. Main Chapel Bible Study Wednesday 7 p.m. Troopers Chapel The Truth Project Bible study Sunday 6 p.m. Troopers Chape l Islamic Service Friday 1:15 p.m. Room C Jewish Service Friday 7 p.m. Chapel Annex LORIMI Gospel Sunday 8 a.m. Room D LDS Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room A Church of Christ Sunday 10 a.m. Chapel Annex Room 1 7 see BODY page 19Easter ServicesCatholic Good Friday April 22 5:30 p.m. NavSta Chapel Easter Mass April 24 9 a.m. NavSta Chapel Protestant Sunrise Service April 24 6:30 a.m. Windmill Beach Easter Service April 24 11 a.m. NavSta Chapel Liturgical Easter Service April 24 10 a.m. Sanctuary B Gospel Easter Service April 24 1 p.m. NavSta Chapel


AT THE MOVIES | THE WIRE | PAGE 18Movie Review 22 26 25 24 23 27 28 The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13) 8 p.m. Take Me Home Tonight(R) 10 p.m.Hop (PG) 8 p.m. Just Go With It (PG-13) 8 p.m. *last showing* The Eagle (PG-13) 8 p.m. *last showing* Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (PG-13) 8 p.m. I Am Number Four (PG-13) 8 p.m. The Adjustment Bureau (PG-13) 8 p.m. Take Me Home Tonight (R) 10 p.m. Hall Pass (PG-13) 8 p.m. Unknown (R) 8 p.m. *last showing* Hop (PG) 8 p.m. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG) 8 p.m. Rio (G) 8 p.m. Beastly (PG-13) 10 p.m. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (PG-13) 8 p.m.Downtown Lyceum Camp Bulkeley Rio (G) 8 p.m. Beastly (PG-13) 10 p.m FRI.SAT.SUN.MON.TUES.WED.THURS. Spc. Meredith VincentPG-13 107 min.


THE WIRE | PAGE 19 | THE LAS T WORD CAPS cont. SURVEY cont. BODY cont. st


CONGRATS GRADUATING CLASS! Graduating students of Columbia College participated in Commencement Exercises, March 20.. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins. SAY CHEESE! A group of U.S. Coast Guardsmen, attached to U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Security Detachment, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, pose for a group picture during a tour of Naval Station Guantanamos North East Gate. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand WHERES THE BEEF? Air Force Staff Sgt. J.T. Peacock, chaplains assistant, grills up some lunch during a burger burn, Friday. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo WASH ME Aviation Maintenance Administrator 1 st Class Michelle SanNicolas, attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo, writes Association (FCPOA) car wash fundraising event on Naval Station Guantanamo, Saturday. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand MASTER OF CEREMONIES Capt. Tito Arandela, Navy Expeditionary Combat Commands force security Naval Station Guantanamo Bay after touring the Joint Task Force side of the base, Wednesday. Arandela spoke about upcoming changes to the community and emphasized warrior ethos throughout. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand