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Pentagon Dadt Repeal

Pentagon: Military Chaplains May Perform Same-Sex Unions

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon has decided that military chaplains may perform same-sex unions, whether on or off a military installation. The ruling ann...

Pentagon: U.S. Military Is Ready For The End Of DADT

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

By ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The military has begun accepting applications from openly gay recruits but will not act on them unt...

DADT Repeal Soon To Become Reality

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The ban on gays in the military has stood for nearly a century. In 60 days, after decades of discharges, lawsuits and lobbying, th...

Defense Secretary To Certify DADT Repeal

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pentagon chief Leon Panetta has decided to end the ban on gays serving openly in the armed services and certify that repealing the ...

Military Chiefs Move Ahead On DADT Repeal

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday reassured U.S. warfighters in Iraq that allowing gays to serve openly in the military wi...

Report: Pentagon Study Group Finds Little Risk From DADT Repeal

Washington Post | Ed O'Keefe and Greg Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Pentagon study group has concluded that the military can lift the ban on gays serving openly in uniform with only minimal and isolated incidents of ...