Gays into the Military: Brand New Information Overcome Old Taboos…

RAND’s report sits in the front of a Army frontrunner throughout the Senate Armed solutions Committee’s “Don’t Ask, never Tell” hearing, Washington, D.C., 2, 2010 december

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A lot of us at RAND had been unpopular into the eyes of some U.S. armed forces leaders once we issued our very first report on gays within the armed forces in 1993. Our conclusions, declaring that intimate orientation ended up being “not germane” to military readiness and characterizing the matter as you of conduct instead of orientation, were at chances in what the Pentagon had anticipated. Protection officials shelved our report. President Clinton, lacking help through the Pentagon or through the U.S. Continue reading Gays into the Military: Brand New Information Overcome Old Taboos…