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Guantanamo Veterinary Care

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – Army Sgt. Ardicio Galvao, an animal care non-commissioned officer at the Guantanamo Bay Veterinary Treatment Facility, performs an eye examination on a kitten up for adoption, July 14, 2010. The clinic treats the pets of service members and Department of Defense employees who work with Joint Task Force Guantanamo and U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. JTF Guantanamo provides 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. (JTF Guantanamo photo by Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua R. Nistas) UNCLASSIFIED – Cleared for public release. For additional information contact JTF Guantanamo PAO 011-5399-3589; DSN 660-3589

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Taken on July 14, 2010