Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
It’s been one year since the end of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Since the repeal, gays and lesbians can openly serve in the US military.
A gay and lesbian alumni group for graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy is welcoming the first midshipmen who will graduate under a new policy that allows gay and lesbian military members to serve without fear of discharge.
It’s the second day of a hearing to determine whether Bradley Manning will stand trial for leaking thousands of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks.
Maryland recruiters are preparing for more applicants know that “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has come to an end.
Officials at the nation’s major military academies say repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy won’t cause any fundamental changes in daily operations at the schools, and students say they are welcoming and ready for a positive and uneventful transition.
President Barack Obama signed a new law Wednesday that will allow gays for the first time in history to serve openly in America’s military. And he urged those kicked out under the old law to re-enlist.
The Secretary of Defense and President Barack Obama support gays serving openly in the military. Now a survey shows most troops and their families do, too.