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The Day the Wall Came Down: One Gay Soldier on the End of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

We are now armed with our most powerful weapon yet: a voice.

The following are my own personal thoughts and beliefs; I am not speaking on behalf of the Department of Defense or the United States Army.

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Intermission: One Soldier's Personal DADT Repeal Celebration

To mark the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, one soldier stationed abroad filmed himself calling his father to tell him he's gay.

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Growing Up in a World Without an Anti-War Movement

College military recruitment is up. The recession is to blame, but so is the lack of a palpable anti-war movement.

In 1990, television reporters came into my first grade classroom and asked me what I thought about the Gulf War. I had an automatic answer that echoed my parents’ protest generation: “War is bad. People get killed. Stop the war.” Then I told the reporter about the letter campaign we had started in my class. We were asking the first Bush to send the troops home.

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"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repealed: What's Next?

After the Senate's historic vote on Saturday, how soon will the repeal go into effect?

On Saturday, the Senate finally voted to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by a majority of 65 to 31 (you can check out how your Senator voted here). So what's next?

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