Tag Archives: Defense of Marriage Act

Photo: President Barack Obama (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David B. Mosley/Released)

President Barack Obama sang the praises of American military families worldwide as he proclaimed November Military Family Month.
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Photo: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses the audience before introducing Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama, at a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon, June 25, 2013. Hagel stated that since the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law, the Defense Department and the military have become stronger. (U.S. Defense Department photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/Released)

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act. DoDLive has the details.
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The Department of Defense released its report on the impact of repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law today. The President has asked Congress to repeal the law, which bans openly gay men and women from serving in the …
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