"Don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) was the official United States policy on service by
gays and .... The MFP began lobbying Congress in 1990, and in 1991 Senator
Brock Adams (D-Washing...
For a variety of reasons, the policy did little to change the behaviour of
commanders; ... During the Iraq War, which began in 2003, the policy came
under further ... Later that month efforts to end “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” stalled in the
Senate, when ...
Jul 19, 2013 ... The policy, known as “don't ask, don't tell,” allowed closeted members of the
military to serve, while prohibiting those in the military who were ...
Sexual Orientation and the U.S. Military Personnel Policy. ... 20, 2011 – The
official end today of the “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” law reflects the ... starts on a new
footing with the repeal of the so-called “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” law ... CAMP
PENDLETON, Calif., April 29, 2011 – Does a straight Marine have to live with a ...
Jul 22, 2011 ... WASHINGTON — President Obama formally certified on Friday that the American
military is ready for the repeal of the “don't ask, don't tell” ...
Matlovich had challenged the military's anti-gay policy on constitutional grounds.
... December 18, 2010 – The Senate votes to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by ...
The formal repeal will not begin until 60 days after the President, Secretary of ...
A history of 'don't ask, don't tell'. After 17 years, the controversial policy has been
repealed. Here's how it happened. SOURCE: Staff reports; GRAPHIC: Mary ...
Sep 20, 2012 ... In the years leading up to repeal, proponents of Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeatedly ...
Even in a post-DADT world, however, outdated laws and policies still .... repeal,
the Pentagon began reviewing which benefits it can legally extend to ... This
figure does not include the estimated 4,000 men and women who ...
Aug 6, 2013 ... Don't Tell”: Military Policy and the Law on Same-Sex Behavior, by David F.
Burrelli. .... It is important to note that DADT did not prohibit the military from ... the
level of commander authorized to begin an inquiry or separation.
Sep 20, 2011 ... Military vows business-as-usual as 18-year policy banning openly ... signed the
legislation that did away with the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.