Images: Guantanamo Medical Command Changes Hands [Image 1 of 2]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Blair Heusdens
Navy Rear Adm. Tom Copeman shakes hands with Navy Capt. David Wright during a change of command ceremony at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Dec. 30. Navy Capt. Monte Bible assumed command from Wright of the Guantanamo Bay naval hospital and Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Joint Medical Group. JTF Guantanamo conducts safe, humane, legal and transparent care and custody of detainees, including those convicted by military commission and those ordered released by a court. 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 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:12.31.2009 15:24
Location:GUANTANAMO BAY, CU