Jared Polis: Air Force Academy Should Welcome Gay Clergy, Same-Sex Dating In Wake Of DADT Repeal

02/06/2011 01:53 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A Colorado congressman on the Air Force Academy's advisory board on Saturday urged the academy's superintendent to create a welcoming atmosphere for openly gay and lesbian cadets.

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who is gay, said the academy should encourage "inclusion" in the wake of the Nov. 30 repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy that barred service by people who are openly gay.

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