Being stationed in Guantanamo Bay, before the infamous detention camp was established, meant having to make your own entertainment in a place that at times could feel isolating.

But for Gresham's Karina Yoder, living in the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base meant surrounding herself and exploring the Caribbean culture. During her 20-year career with the Navy she would go on more than 100 scuba dives and learn to catch her own lobster. Yoder would play sports with others on the base, walk the island and visit with locals.