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Brothers in Arms

Army Sgt. Pedro Pomales-Alverio (right), salutes older brother Army Capt. Pedro Pomales after being promoted from specialist to sergeant in a promotion ceremony, Dec. 8. The brothers are part of the Puerto Rico Army National Guard and serve in the Headquarters and Headquarters Service Battery 2-162 Field Artillery, whose mission is maintaining Joint Task Force Guantanamo's external security. JTF Guantanamo conducts safe, humane, legal and transparent care and custody of detained enemy combatants, including those convicted by military commission and those ordered released. The JTF conducts intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination for the protection of detainees and personnel working in JTF Guantanamo facilities and in support of the Global War on Terror. JTF Guantanamo provides support to the Office of Military Commissions, to law enforcement and to war crimes investigations. The JTF conducts planning for and, on order, responds to Caribbean mass migration operations.



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This work, Brothers in Arms [Image 1 of 2], by SSG Megan Leuck, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.08.2008

Date Posted:12.15.2008 11:55

Photo ID:136188

VIRIN:081208-A-#####-017

Resolution:2100x1391

Size:1.7 MB

Location:GUANTANAMO BAY, CUGlobe

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