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Volume 12, Issue 34 Friday, August 12, 2011 FOOD WARS Tragedy in Afghanistan: Navy heroes remembered PLUS: Whats up, New York? The 107th takes charge
C THE WIRE | PAGE 2 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 1,200.COMMAND CORNER JTF GuantanamoCommander Navy Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harbeson Command Master Chief Command Master Chief Reynaldo Tiong Office of Public Affairs Director Navy Cmdr. Tamsen Reese: 9928 Deputy Director Air Force Maj. Amy A. Oliver: 9927 Operations Officer CW2 Scott Chapman: 3649 Senior Enlisted Leader Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Cossel: 3499 The WireExecutive Editor: Army Sgt. Meredith Vincent: 3651 Layout Assistant: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Photojournalists: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sally Hendricks Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kilho Park Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry Spc. Kelly Gary Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Marquis WhiteheadContact usEditors Desk: 3651 From the continental United States Commercial: 011-53-99-3499 DSN: 660-3499 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Online: www.jtfgtmo.southcom.milCOVER: Gunners Mate 2nd Class William Neimi and Aviation Maintainenceman 2nd Class Mark Scarpo face off in a cooking showdown, highlighting their culinary skills and prowess. photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand, photo illustration by Spc. Kelly Gary We can choose our attitude. We see COMMAND, pg. 19
Trooper to Trooper featuring Master Chief Jason WallisWhat is Professionalism? Professionalism in the Workplace: Importance of Professionalism at Workplace THE WIRE | PAGE 3 | TROOPER T O TROOPER PSEC ALERT BE AWARE OF PHISHING ATTACKS!Gone Phishing?Phishing is a way of trying to get sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card or bank details by using a fake website. You will get an email asking you to the fake website and enter your information. There might even be a link to the website in the email. The fake website will look almost identical to the legitimate one. Phishing is an example of a social engineering technique used to fool people. Targeted versions of phishing have been termed spear phishing Several recent phishing attacks have been directed specifically at senior executives and other high profile targets. Dont go to a linked website unless you know for sure it is legitimate! Be aware of phishing attacks, protect your information, use OPSEC! Command Master Chief, NEGB
NEWS FROM T HE BAY | THE WIRE | PAGE 4News from the Bay Stories and reporting by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin AngebrandMuslim chaplain to offer services on NAVSTA side Sign up now for Labor Day softball tournament Military children no longer miss out in school Number one comic to entertain and offer advice
trooper Bullet Bio Time in service: 9 years Hobbies: scuba diving Pet peeves: disorder Next goal: advance in Army career Advice to junior Troopers: Listen to what is passed down and never be afraid of being wrong.| TROO P ER FO C USTHE WIRE | PAGE 5 Boots on the GroundIf you could bring one restaurant chain to the island, which would it be?I would bring Popeyes. It makes me miss home. I just love it. Tech Sgt. Jamie Hedrick I love Wendys because its not McDonalds and its healthier. Theres more of a variety, too. I would eat there twice a week. Spc. Bennie Web Army Sgt. James Vincent I would pick Chipotle. I was recently in Ft. Lewis and I was amazing. I would choose Olive Garden. I love that place. I live in Hawaii now and we dont have it there either. I really miss it. Yeoman 1st Class Jyl Bucano focus Army Sgt. Matthew Muntzer see FOCUS, page 19
see CADETS, page 19 SPOR T S | THE WIRE | PAGE 6 Paintballers host BBQ to promote interest in messy sportStory and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Marquis Whitehead th West Point Academy cadets visit GTMO, Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand (left) Paintball teams await the starting siren before advancing on opposition in a speedball paintball scenario, Saturday. The GTMO Slayers, Guantanamo Bays paintball group, held the event followed by a cookout to promote paintball amongst military personal stationed on Guantanamo Bay. (below) A Trooper secures high ground during paintball games sponsored by the GTMO Slayers, Saturday.
THE WIRE | PAGE 7 | NEWSStory and photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sally HendricksCoffeehouse series continues with Nellys Echo Commissions part of JTFs trifecta missionStory by Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Cossel see COMMISSIONS, pg. 19 Nellys Echo performs at OKellys Irish Pub, Friday evening as part of MWR Coffeehouse series.
MISSIO N | THE WIRE | PAGE 8Story and photos by Spc. Kelly Gary th Private 2nd Class Stephen Daley and Sgt. John Daley rove around the Joint Task Force area, Tuesday, ensuring all is secure.
THE WIRE | PAGE 9 | MISSIO N th Sgt. Charley Moyer greets Joint Task Force Deputy Commander Brig. Gen. Samuel Nichols as he passes through the Sally port of Camp Delta, Tuesday. Spc. David Simmons waves to a vehicle to approach, Tuesday, at Roosevelt Gate.
FEA T URE | THE WIRE | PAGE 10 Story and photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kilho Park United States Coast Guardsmen Aviation Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Justin Gozzard and Aviation Survival Technician 3rd Class Andrew MH-60(J) search and rescue helicopter, Saturday.
THE WIRE | PAGE 11 | FEA T URE Florida coasties make apit stopinGTMO
Story and photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Maddelin Angebrand Additional photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Carlos CepedaFEA T URE | THE WIRE | PAGE 12 GTMOS IRON Gunners Mate 2nd Class William Neimi started cooking at age 13 and developed a passion for it. He has been wooing friends and family ever since. Pictured above Neimi clamps a steak to throw it on the grill in the ultimate Throwdown Showdown cook off between Neimi and his friend nicknamed Scrappy, Sunday.
THE WIRE | PAGE 13 | FEA T URE see FOOD, page 19 CHEFS Aviation Maintainenceman 2nd Class Mark Scarpo taught himself how to cook years ago after being sick of eating fast food. Since then, he has loved sharing his passion for food with others. Pictured above, Scarpo throws some shrimp kabobs on the grill during the ultimate Throwdown Showdown cook off between he and his friend Gunners Mate 2nd Class William Neimi, Sunday.
TRI B U T E | THE WIRE | PAGE 14 Their loss is a stark reminder of the risks that our men and women take every single day on behalf of their country President Barack Obama President Barack Obama, right, in the process of saluting, participates in a ceremony at Afghan personnel who died in Afghanistan on Aug. 6. By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service
THE WIRE | PAGE 15 | TRI B U T E
AT T HE MOVIES | THE WIRE | PAGE 16Movie Review 12 16 15 14 13 17 18Call MWR at ext. 2010 for more information. Movie Hotline call 4880. Cars 2 (G) 8 p.m. Cowboys & aliens (PG-13) 10 p.m. Captain America (PG-13) 8 p.m. Green Lantern (PG13) 8 p.m. Mr. Poppers Penguins (PG) 8 p.m. The Hangover 2 (last showing) (PG-13) 8 p.m. Super 8 (PG-13) 8 p.m. Downtown Lyceum Camp Bulkeley Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG) 8 p.m. Bad Teacher (R) 10 p.m. FRI.SAT.SUN.MON.TUES.WED.THURS. Spc. Meredith VincentPG-13 118 min.Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) 8 p.m. The Hangover 2 (last showing) (R) 10 p.m. Super 8 (PG-13) 8 p.m. Bad Teacher (R) 10 p.m. Green Lantern (PG-13) 8 p.m. X-Men: First Class (PG-13) 8 p.m. Cars 2 (G) 8 p.m. The Conspirator (PG-13) 8 p.m. Captain America (PG-13) 8 p.m.
THE WIRE | PAGE 17 | NEWS YOU CA N USE NATO airstrike kills insurgents who caused helicopter crashBy Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service Virginia Beach residents watch as news of the downed Chinook and its occupants unfold on a television at a local bar, Saturday.
Mind Body & SoulBirds of a feather: GTMO Religious ServicesDaily Catholic Mass Tues. 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 5:30 p.m. Troopers ChapelMI N D, BODY & SOUL | THE WIRE | PAGE 18Protestant Worship Sunday 9 a.m. Troopers Chapel Islamic Service Friday 1:15 p.m. Room C Jewish Service Friday 7 p.m. Chapel Annex LDS Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room A 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. & 5 p.m. Room D Liturgical Service Sunday 10 a.m. Room B Church of the Sacred Well Call x2323 for information General Protestant Sunday 11 a.m. Main Chapel United Jamaican Fellowship Sunday 11 a.m. Sanctuary B Gospel Service Sunday 1 p.m. Main Chapel GTMO Bay Christian Fellowship Sunday 6 p.m. Main Chapel Lt. Col. Gary Bertsch, Command Chaplain
THE WIRE | PAGE 19 | THE LAS T WORD CADETS cont. COMMISSIONS cont. FOOD cont. choices COMMAND cont. FOCUS cont.
WEATHERED Army Pvt. Jaquan Nichols (front) and Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Tyrney Fisher, both attached to the Joint Detention Group Command Sergeant Major Detail, shovel debris caused by Tropical Storm Emily, Friday. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo STUDY TIME Master-at-Arms 1st Class Alexander Bates, Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion Volunteer Coordinator (left), asks a fellow volunteer for assistance during a Navy Advancement Volunteer Study Course at the Trooper Chapel, August 1. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo SERVE IT UP! Boatswains Mate 1st Class Jeremy Wyskiel (center), a boat operator attached to Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston, serves a volleyball during a pool party in celebration of the U.S. Coast Guards 221st birthday at the Windjammer Pool, Thursday. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Ebalo WIDE OPEN Air Force Staff Sgt. Matt Woltman, a structural engineer with Base Emergency Engineering Force, checks that a door header is level during renovations to the media operations center at the McCalla Hill hangar, Tuesday. photo by Army Sgt. Mathieu Perry