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Gay students graduate openly at military academies

ANNAPOLIS — Gay students at America’s military service academies are wrapping up the first year when they no longer had to hide their sexual orientation, benefiting from the end of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that used to bar ...

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Gay Naval Academy alumni commemorate DADT repeal

ANNAPOLIS — A gay and lesbian alumni group for graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy is welcoming the first midshipmen who will graduate after repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Ninety-four people attended a dinner on Saturday that ...

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Gov’t close to resting case vs. accused leaker

FORT MEADE — The government neared completion of its case against the Army intelligence analyst blamed for the biggest leak of U.S. secrets in American history as the prosecution and defense wrangled over which parts of the proceedings should be ...

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9th Circuit orders government to state position on DADT

SAN DIEGO — A federal appeals court that has called for the immediate halt of the military’s ban on openly gay troops issued an order Monday requiring the U.S. government to state whether it will continue to defend the constitutionality ...

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Gays ousted from military now hoping to return

NEW YORK — Joseph Rocha reported being cruelly hazed by Navy colleagues. Katherine Miller resigned from West Point halfway through, weary of concealing her sexual orientation. David Hall was outed by a fellow Air Force cadet and booted from the ...

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