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Obama Gets Early Start on 54th Birthday Celebration

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is getting a head start on turning a year older.

Obama turns 54 on Tuesday.

In what has become an annual birthday tradition, the president started celebrating on Saturday by taking a trio of friends from his Hawaii childhood for a golf outing at Andrews Air Force Base. 72 more words

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My arrival at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

I arrived at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station yesterday, on a sunny Sunday July afternoon. I am scheduled to be here from tomorrow (the 20th) through 31 July to monitor hearings in the case against alleged al Qaeda official Hadi al-Iraqi. 842 more words

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My flight to Guantanamo Bay - by Greg Loyd

I’m set this morning to go to Guantanamo Bay to monitor Military Commission hearings. On my plane, which leaves from Andrews Air Force Base, will be the judge, prosecution and defense lawyers, victims’ families, press, court reporters and interpreters, and other hearing observers. 625 more words

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Traveling to Guantanamo Bay for Hearings Tomorrow

Greg Loyd will fly to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to monitor hearings in the military commission case again Hadi al Iraqi. Professor George Edwards will monitor those same hearings via a secure video-link at Ft. 316 more words

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'Shouldn't happen': Presidential motorcade reportedly leaves Andrews Air Force Base without press pool vehicles; Update

As we reported earlier, President Obama was at Andrews Air Force Base today to play a round of golf. According to these reports, his motorcade left the outing without the press pool vehicles that usually accompany it. 54 more words

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Playing catch-up

Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland

Ann came across her long-time friend Caroline at the Base Exchange. She wasn’t aware Caroline’s family are now back in the country after spending some years in Japan. 53 more words

Commerce City Hosts Colorado's Largest Memorial Day Parade

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado’s largest Memorial Day parade was held in Commerce City on Monday.

There were over 100 military units, bands and floats at this year’s event. 42 more words

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