Images: Memorial Day Ceremony [Image 5 of 9]
Commander of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Navy Rear Adm. Thomas Copeman gives a Memorial Day address at Cuzco Wells Cemetery, U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, May 31. Service members assigned to JTF Guantanamo and U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay paid tribute to fallen service members during a ceremony at the cemetery. 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.