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Unformatted text preview: Zak Smith 9/22/11 NORTH AMERICAN REALM Quote and source: The Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, “Was first and foremost a matter of integrity — that it was fundamentally against everything we stand for as an institution to force people to lie about who they are just to wear a uniform.”—Admiral Mike Mullen. “Pentagon Leaders Commend End of ‘Don’t Ask’ Policy,” NY Times online, September 20, 2011. Synopsis: On Tuesday, September 20 th , the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy in the United States’ military was repealed. This policy that forbids homosexuals from serving in the military was started eighteen years ago and caused much conflict in the past decade. Respected officials were kicked out of the military due to the fact that they were homosexual. This article reflects the response of military officials after the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” There was an overall positive response to the repeal and soldiers were educated on what the repeal meant, why it was...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course GEOG 259 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
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