Senate Confirms First Openly Gay Army Secretary

The Senate has confirmed Eric Fanning to be Secretary of the Army.
0:19 | 05/17/16

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To the index of other news tonight in a stork first for the Pentagon. The senate confirming Eric fanning as the new secretary of the army making him the first openly gay leader a branch of the US military. Banning is former undersecretary of air force his confirmation had been stalled like Kansas senator Pat Roberts in the dispute over the president's push to close gitmo.

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