Effects of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

Jake Tapper talks to American troops who lived under the former policy.
1:43 | 12/24/11

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One year ago this week President Obama signed into law the repeal of the military's Don't Ask Don't Tell policy and began the process of gays and lesbians. Being able to serve openly we saw one symbolic result this week with two women sailors sharing the traditional first kiss that marks a navy ships returned home. Last month they went to Afghanistan -- I had a rare conversation with five service members on the front lines who told us what it was like to live in the closet and come out of it. In a war -- This man who will be. There's only so we'll take you very much of the song and it had issued within my what did an excellent quality -- to. -- that. That's -- -- months that I would tell them. Just as some think it was fair to are been there. Now -- actually here -- chargers is. Tell us they had. Very little -- -- And they view that I tell them trust. -- Since I was in military infantry lives. Hat on lie ahead this soldier alliances. -- My personal life and being -- -- fees which was. Indeed it is vigilant as well there's -- It did. Did not like Arizona that notes one -- co workers finally or. The most important thing those chains. -- Keep focused on the mission and artillery. Beach. Certainly. Indicated it -- Mostly because everything again this.

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