The Repeal of DADT — 5th Year Anniversary

The Repeal of DADT — 5th Year Anniversary

“Well, this is a sign.  I should finally join.” That was the discussion in our household on December 22, 2010. My husband (then boyfriend), Cort, and I had had many long discussions about his desire to join the military leading up to that victorious day when President...
Openly Gay Man To Be Secretary of the Army

Openly Gay Man To Be Secretary of the Army

Today, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA) praised the news that President Obama has chosen to nominate Eric Fanning as Secretary of the U.S. Army — making him the first openly gay civilian to be nominated as secretary of one of the military...
HUGE NEWS: Pentagon To Lift Transgender Military Ban

HUGE NEWS: Pentagon To Lift Transgender Military Ban

Today, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced the Pentagon will lift the ban on open and honest service by transgender service members. Secretary Carter announced, “First, DoD will create a working group to study over the next six months the policy and...