Another Chink in the Wall
For the first time, an argument for repealing Don't
Ask Don't Tell has appeared in an official Pentagon publication. Active
Air Force Col. Om Prakash's award-winning essay in the Joint Force
Quarterly systematically makes the case that the ban on openly gay
soldiers actually harms, not helps, military morale and cohesion.
couldn't be a part of the group for fear someone would find out. I
stayed away from social gatherings, and it certainly affected my
ability to do my job," said one gay soldier.