'Out' on the Front Lines: Troops Reflect on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

For many gays and lesbians in the military, the end of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy barring them from serving openly has put an end to the distraction of living in fear, allowing them -- as one said -- to "focus on the mission." It was a year ago this past week that President Obama signed into law a repeal of "don't ask, don't tell." Although that ended the legal underpinnings for the ban on openly gay troops, it was only on Sept. 20 that the nearly 18-year-old policy was fully...Full Story
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