Every Memorial Day, you see them. They don’t stand as tall as they once did, but they still have it in them to fight for their fellow service members. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), which has lobbied in Washington for increased benefits to soldiers, has been a support system […]

The long-awaited Pentagon study on the effects of repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” in the United States military concluded that a repeal of the policy presents a low risk to the military’s effectiveness. According to the report, 70 percent of surveyed service members believe that the impact of a repeal […]

DECEMBER 1, 2010–Despite the recent findings of Army General Carter Ham and Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson’s study on “Don’t ask, don’t tell,” a repeal of the policy this year is doubtful. An eventual repeal, however, appears on the horizon. After the Tuesday, Nov. 30 release of the nine-month study […]