This week WGBH News senior reporter Arun Rath is on Guantanamo Bay covering the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed—the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks. This is Rath’s fifth trip to the military base, known as Camp Justice, to cover the deliberations.

But life on Gitmo goes beyond the notorious prison camp. As Rath says:

People have an idea about Guantanamo, thinking just the prison, but it's actually a full, very busy military facility. There are contractors, a lot of different people -- you know there are high schools and churches, and anything else you would see at any kind of military community. It's just strange because it's isolated so much, nothing can go back-and-forth between here and Cuba.

Rath is sending us photos throughout the week of what life is like for civilians on Gitmo. Here's the first batch:

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