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Senate delay means Geren still Army chief

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Because the U.S. Senate adjourned without confirming his successor, Peter Geren will be the Army secretary until he is formally replaced, the Pentagon said.

Pentagon: Russian subs no cause for alarm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The presence of two Russian submarines seen cruising off America's East Coast should not be cause for alarm, the U.S. Defense Department said.
Gates offers Kurds aid to resolve disputes

Gates offers Kurds aid to resolve disputes

ERBIL, Iraq, July 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates offered help to Kurdish leaders in Iraq Wednesday to try to resolve disputes with Iraq's central government, an aide said.

Maliki talks security with Secretary Gates

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki discussed with the U.S. defense secretary ways to ensure national security under the terms of a bilateral military pact.

Reducing stress on Army topic of proposals

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- The stress from ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan has increased a push for proposals that would temporarily expand the U.S. Army.

Gates considering temporary Army buildup

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates is considering whether to temporarily expand the U.S. Army to alleviate stress, the Pentagon said.

Cautious optimism in Helmand province

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- The success of the mission in Afghanistan is encouraging despite modest setbacks as the military surge unfolds, the U.S. Defense Department said.

Gates to GIs: Smoke 'em if you got 'em

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has no intention of telling troops they can't smoke cigarettes in war zones, his press secretary said Wednesday.

Iraqi violence to rise ahead of deadline

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- With the death toll from a bomb attack in Sadr City approaching 70, U.S. military officials say Iraq can expect further violence as a combat deadline looms.
Gates to attend two NATO meetings

Gates to attend two NATO meetings

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Afghanistan will headline NATO-interest discussions U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates will have in two meetings in Europe, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Afghan military tactics expected to change

Afghan military tactics expected to change

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department is considering changing tactics and deploying specialized troops to battle the Taliban in Afghanistan, a military source said.

Defense budget: A change in direction

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates's budget recommendations will show "a fundamental shift in direction," a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.

Gates to unveil Pentagon budget request

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Budget decisions to be made during the weekend will signal a fundamental shift for the U.S. Defense, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.
Gates sought secrecy in budget process

Gates sought secrecy in budget process

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates sought secrecy pledges from top military leaders to prevent leaks about specifics in the defense budget, an aide said.

Sources: No case files exist on detainees

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- There are no comprehensive case files on many of the about 245 terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, sources told The Washington Post.
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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)
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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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