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Former Marine Jon Hammar is shackled to his bunk in a prison in Matamoros, Mexico. The Iraq and Afghanistan combat veteran (official 2003 portrait at top) was arrested at the border while trying to declare a prized heirloom gun (below) he was carrying on a surfing trip. He reportedly is no longer in chains. (Associated Press)

Former Marine Jon Hammar is shackled to his bunk in a prison in Matamoros, Mexico. The Iraq and Afghanistan combat veteran (official 2003 portrait at top) was arrested at the border while trying to declare a prized heirloom gun (below) he was carrying on a surfing trip. He reportedly is no longer in chains. (Associated Press)

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