September 20th Events

September 20th

09-20-2011 The policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is history. “As of September 20, service members will no longer be forced to hide who they are in order to serve our country,” President Obama said in a statement.He signed the certification, along with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Oval Office. This is the first day that gay and lesbian service members of the U.S. Military could serve openly.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

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