Friday, April 27, 2007

What weight the Navy is pulling now


Guantanamo Naval Base , 11
Originally uploaded by farshad5475.
I didn't realize the Navy had a Provisional Detainee Operations Battalion. According to a press release from Fort Bliss, "The Sailors are scheduled to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan where they will maintain custody and control of detainees."

I must have missed the delegation of that task to the Navy.

And at least one of the battalions is based here in Hampton Roads.

1 comment:

  1. My son is in that battalion. They are indeed working in Iraq. When he joined the Navy, I never thought I would have to worry about a situation like this. I was mistaken.

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