Pentagon: Gates OK with DADT compromise

Pentagon: Gates OK with DADT compromise

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- A proposal to allow gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military is acceptable to U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the Pentagon said.
Defense budget clashes with job market

Defense budget clashes with job market

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- Press secretary Geoff Morrell said Defense Secretary Robert Gates would stick to his guns in making budget cuts despite objections on Capitol Hill.
National response greets Gulf Coast spill

National response greets Gulf Coast spill

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department wants to work "hand in glove" with industry assets to contain an oil spill approaching the U.S. Gulf Coast, the Pentagon said.

Pentagon set to delay EADS bid deadline

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- The Pentagon says it will allow a deadline extension of 60 days if European defense giant EADS officially states its intent to rebid for the U.S. Air Force tanker program.

Kandahar offensive set for June

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 31 (UPI) -- U.S. military officials in Afghanistan say the NATO-led offensive to drive out the Taliban from Kandahar city is planned for June.

Drawdown from Iraq on schedule, U.S. says

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Pre-election violence in Iraq will not derail U.S. military plans to start pulling combat forces out of the country this year, Pentagon officials said.

No ties to Jundallah's Rigi, Pentagon says

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Allegations that captured Jundallah leader Abdolmalek Rigi had contacts with U.S. officials prior to his arrest are false, the U.S. Defense Department said.

Operation Moshtarak making progress

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Operation Moshtarak in the southern Afghan province of Helmand has moved into the holding phase of counterinsurgency operations, Pentagon officials said.
U.S. not in favor of May deadline on base

U.S. not in favor of May deadline on base

TOKYO, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The United States has told Japan it wants a decision on relocating its Marine base in Okinawa much earlier than the May deadline sought by Tokyo.
Pentagon: Gitmo recidivism likely rising

Pentagon: Gitmo recidivism likely rising

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Instances of former Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees returning to terror groups after their releases likely remain on the rise, a Pentagon spokesman says.

IEDs haunt U.S. forces in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department expects tough challenges in Afghanistan as it struggles to address the threats from improvised explosives devices, officials said.

Obama in high-level Afghanistan meeting

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and high-level advisers met at the White House Wednesday on Afghanistan but the White House said no major decisions were made.

Petraeus urges linking anti-terror efforts

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus said "a whole-of-governments approach" is needed in the fight against terrorism around the world.
Gates may get Afghanistan troop request

Gates may get Afghanistan troop request

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates should receive a troop request for Afghanistan by the end of the week, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.

U.S. resumes training of Georgian troops

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The United States is once again training Georgian troops for combat participation in counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials said.
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Geoff Morrell
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (C) shakes hands with a reporter while walking with Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell (R) as they visit Camp Victory in the green zone of Baghdad, Iraq on September 16, 2008. Secretary Gates is in southwest Asia to meet with Iraqi and Afgan leaders and to preside over the changing of the Commanding General of Multi-National Force Iraq ceremony. (UPI Photo/Jerry Morrison)

Geoff Morrell (born: Australia, 1958) is an Australian film and theatre actor.

Morrell began his career in theatre acting, becoming a founding member of the Theatre South organisation. In 1983, he briefly moved to England, featuring in a number of productions there.

In 1985, he branched into film acting, with a minor role in a telemovie version of Wilde's "Lady Windermere's Fan". Over the next few years, he moved between film and theatre, starring in productions such as Macbeth and King Lear, as well as several supporting roles in films telemovies, mini-series and regular series. These included notable Australian films Blackrock and Oscar And Lucinda. He has had guest roles in the series The Secret Life Of Us, Stingers and Farscape.

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