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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 058-10
June 29, 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 July 11, 2010, for a military commissions hearing in the case of United States vs. Omar Khadr.  Return travel is planned for July 17, 2010.

             Media reservation requests should be e-mailed to Tanya.bradsher@osd.mil .  All requests must be received by 5 p.m. EDT, July 2, 2010.  Due to a limited number of seats aboard the flight and limited accommodations at Guantanamo Bay, media travel is not guaranteed.