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Pentagon Taking Step Forward On Gay Rights

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex spouses of military members will be eligible for the same health care, housing and other benefits enjoyed by opposite-sex spous...

Gay Military Spouses Could Get New Benefits

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex spouses of military members could get health care, housing and other benefits by the end of August under a proposal being consi...

Another Post-DADT First: Pentagon Hosts Gay Pride For U.S. Troops

AP | By PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- In the course of a year, Marine Capt. M. Matthew Phelps says he went from being a gay man "in the closet," afraid of being discharged, t...

Panetta Salutes Gay Troops

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Friday thanked gay and lesbian military members for their service, as the Pentagon prepares to ma...

Pentagon Planning Milestone Event For Gay Troops

Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

By PAULINE JELINEK, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Last summer, gays in the military dared not admit their sexual orientation. This summer, the...