DADT Discharges Effectively Halted? Discharges halted?  Perhaps. No U.S. service members have been discharged for being openly gay in the month since the Defense Department adopted new rules surrounding the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, a Pentagon spokeswoman said Monday.  New rules were adopted on October 21st, putting the final sign-off on discharges under the control of the three service secretaries, who are civilians.  Previously, discharges could be approved by a commander w … Read More

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