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Army Takes Over For Navy at Gitmo

U.S. Army troops now stand guard where the U.S. Navy once stood watch.

With the military out of Iraq and drawing down in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has been systematically turning over the prison camp guard role to specially trained soldiers and relieving sailors brought to patrol prison camp cellblocks as a stop-gap measure in the war on terror. This realigns forces for the long run in the prison camps that President Barack Obama campaigned to close.

Source: Miami Herald. Read full article. (link)

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