Oct. 6, 2003 (Army & Air Force Hometown News) — Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Ruth E. Frorup has arrived at the U.S. Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to serve as a member of Joint Task Force-GTMO in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Frorup is a food-service specialist with 14 years of military service.
The daughter of Gustave Frorup of Golden Rock, Christiansted, she is a 1987 graduate of St. Croix Central High School.
Servicemembers from all branches of the U.S. armed forces are involved in joint-military detention, interrogation and intelligence-gathering operations at various detention camps in Guantanamo. Joint Task Force members are responsible for operating, maintaining and securing detention facilities which confine Al-Qaeda and Taliban operative forces, and other suspected terrorists who come under U.S. control as a result of the ongoing war on global terrorism.
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