An Army to Represent All of America

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Via NPR:

The Pentagon has made it more difficult for the military to dismiss gay service members, announcing a raft of changes for investigations and expulsions Thursday as Congress continues to debate the future of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he has raised the bar for what constitutes “credible” information to begin investigations that could result in a service member’s discharge. He also took steps to curb expulsions on the basis of hearsay in third-party outings, mandating that such statements be made under oath.

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