Politics & Government

June 22, 2009

New Guantanamo commander attended Obama's high school

With President Barack Obama pledging to empty the prison camps at Guantanamo, the man entrusted with the mission at Ground Zero is a fellow graduate of the president's Hawaii high school whose family has served a commander in chief for three generations. Rear Adm. Thomas Copeman, who took over command on Friday, was appointed to the position before Obama took office.

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