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is the title of this must-read column by Frank Bruni in today's New York Times It is about Hal Faulkner, a 79 year old who is dying of cancer. Faulkner enlisted in the Marines in 1952 and was ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 03:17 AM PST with 7 Recommends
BREAKING NEWS: for all LGBT and allies: NEW GAY SECRETARY of the Air Force under Obama. 'After the Friday, June 21, retirement of Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, ERIC FANNING became the ...
by LOrion
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 05:16 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Our story begins in September 4, 1984, and is shared with us by Michael Bedwell. He and Leonard Matlovich were on a trip to Berlin, both West and East Berlin. Just to refresh your memories, Berlin ...
by LOrion
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 10:48 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today I would like to honor and pay tribute to Leonard Matlovich. Matlovich, who was decorated with both a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, was discharged from the Air Force after coming out of the ...
by TheSolipsisticMe
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 06:39 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Sen. Webb, It is appropriate to address you on this, Memorial Day. I honor your military service, which has made you one of the most admired Marines of recent generations. I know that today you ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon May 31, 2010 at 03:47 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
then something that should be included, for teachers and administrators, as well as students, are these words: If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 09:27 PM PST with 41 Recommends
When will Barack Obama tap his inner Truman and take the initiative to end the ignominious ban on gays serving openly in the military? Actually, he needs to exhibit only a fraction of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 310 comments on Sat Jun 27, 2009 at 10:31 PM PDT with 244 Recommends
and he is not referring to a woman named Farrow. The letters stand for "Missing in Action" which is how he describes the President ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 223 comments on Fri May 08, 2009 at 03:06 AM PDT with 158 Recommends
Sexual orientation will not be a bar to service unless manifested by homosexual conduct. The military will discharge members who engage in homosexual conduct, which is defined as a ...
by GLBT and Friends at Daily Kos
Comment Count 146 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2008 at 07:35 AM PDT with 23 Recommends