Marine Corp Commandant Defies Obama on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

With a critical decision on the future of the controversial Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy  looming in the near future, the new commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps has broken ranks with the president and the Secretary of Defense to say he believes allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the armed forces would be “disastrous to combat effectiveness.”

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