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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 0009-11
February 01, 2011

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 February 14, 2011, for a military commissions hearing in the case of United States vs. Noor Uthman.  Return travel is planned for February 17, 2011.

               Media reservation requests should be e-mailed to Tanya.bradsher@osd.mil.  All requests must be received by 5 p.m. EST, February 4, 2011.  Due to a limited number of seats aboard the flight and limited accommodations at Guantanamo Bay, media travel is not guaranteed.