Army Woman Is First Openly Gay Officer Promoted To Flag Rank

08/13/2012 04:30 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016
  • MATTHEW L. WALD The New York Times

An Army officer being promoted to brigadier general openly acknowledged her homosexuality on Friday by having her wife pin her star to her uniform, thus becoming the first openly gay officer of flag rank in the United States military.

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