With promotion, Army welcomes first openly gay general
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With promotion, Army welcomes first openly gay general

Arlington : TX : USA | Aug 12, 2012 at 2:51 AM PDT
Source: Contra Costa Times
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The promotion of Smith, the highest-ranking gay or lesbian to acknowledge their sexual orientation while serving, comes less than a year after the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," the policy that did not allow gay or lesbians to serve openly in the military. FULL ARTICLE AT Contra Costa Times
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