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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 067-10
July 27, 2010

Guantanamo Bay Media Invitation Announced

            The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will provide seats for news media aboard military aircraft for travel to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on August 7, 2010, for a military commissions hearing in the case of United States vs. al Qosi and United States vs. Omar Khadr.  Return travel is planned for August 27, 2010.

            Media reservation requests should be e-mailed to tanya.bradsher@osd.mil .  All requests must be received by 5 p.m. EDT, July 29, 2010.  Due to a limited number of seats aboard the flight and limited accommodations at Guantanamo Bay, media travel is not guaranteed.