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Photo by Spc. Megan Burnham
Navy Cmdr. Jeffrey Hayhurst gives a history of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's detention facilities and explains the JTF mission during a tour arranged and scheduled by the Joint Visitors Bureau, Feb. 10. The JVB mission is to work with all visitors to the JTF to ensure the entire visit runs smoothly. 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.
Date Posted:02.19.2009 13:49
Location:GUANTANAMO BAY, CU