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Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repealed!
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:
After 18 years, you No Longer Have to Choose between the military or being openly gay. "With the lifting of the ban, the Defense Department will publish revised regulations to reflect the new law allowing gays to serve openly. The revisions, such as eliminating references to banned homosexual service, are in line with policy guidance that was issued by top Pentagon officials in January, after Obama signed the legislation that did away with the "don't ask, don't tell" policy."

Does this repeal effect any one you know? Do you think anything should be done for soldiers who were dishonorably discharged during the 18 year reign of the law?

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oldbiguy responded:
When I joined the AF Gays were dishonorably discharged. Then Don't Ask, Don't Tell was implemented, that was a huge leap forward. Repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell is long overdue, Gays have been in the military since day one. Just that no one wanted to admit it. I suspected a few coworkers but was afraid to talk to them about it. The last several years I served in the AF I hid the fact that I was Bisexual from everyone I worked with.

Repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell is too late to help me, but I know that there are hundreds of troops breathing a sigh of relief, even if they want to keep the secret of their curiosity or lifestyle to them shelf.


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