Politics & Government

June 22, 2009 7:00 AM

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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