01/09/2012 05:05 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Lesbian Soldier Gets Engaged On Holiday Leave (VIDEO)

A lesbian U.S. soldier's holiday cheer turned to bliss when her partner surprised her at the airport with a Christmas-themed engagement -- all of which was captured on video.

The clip is yet another heartwarming reminder of the opportunities now available to LGBT military personnel since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in September.