07 Dec '17, 3pm

Just in: Pentagon announces first Gitmo war court hearing of 2018.

The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard military chartered aircraft for travel from Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to cover military commission pre-trial proceedings scheduled for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et. al., Jan. 8 - 19. Travel originates at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, Saturday, Jan. 6; return flight from Guantanamo to Andrews Air Force Base, Saturday, Jan. 20. Due to a limited number of seats aboard the flight and limited accommodations at Guantanamo Bay, selection is not guaranteed. However, there is additional opportunity for media members to view the proceedings by closed circuit television (CCTV) from a media work center at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. Media desiring to view this hearing from either Guantanamo Bay or Fort Meade shou...

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