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June 27, 2013

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says the Pentagon will move quickly to provide equal benefits to same-sex military spouses following the US Supreme Court’s decision to strike out Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act

The US Department of Defense will begin providing equal benefits to the married spouses of military personnel as quickly as possible according to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel – in line with the US Supreme Court’s decision on Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act

February 9, 2013

Don't Ask, Don't Tell is gone but LGBT troops still fighting to get what should be theirs

While LGBT US troops can now serve openly, they cannot assume the same benefits their straight peers take for granted.

According to reports, the US Department of Defense plans on making sure family members of LGBT troops are covered by military benefits.

January 5, 2013

US personnel are still banned from accessing LGBT content from US Department of Defense computers well over a year after the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The US Department of Defense is still banning personnel from accessing LGBT websites despite the US having ended its ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military

AMERICAblog discovered that it and an another popular LGBT themed blog, Towleroad could not be accessed from Department of Defense computers.

October 12, 2012

‘We’ve reached a level of gayness that suits us,’ declares DoD Spokesman Major Phil McTavish

It’s hardly been two years since the repeal of the US military’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Act. The LGBT community worldwide lauded President Barack Obama for his decision to strike down the law forcing gays and lesbians in the army to stay silent about their sexuality or else face the axe.

But in a surprising turn of events, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has declared that it’s ‘gay enough already’ and doesn’t need any more gay or lesbian recruits for the armed forces – at least according to DuffelBlog.

December 20, 2011

 Chuck Norris blasts Hillary Clinton pro-LGBT U.N. speech and makes other anti-gay claims in column

Martial artist and actor Chuck Morris believes President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Defense are engaged in a'war on religion' and he's not at all happy about it.