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The United States is joined countries like Canada Germany Israel and the United Kingdom.
The coming to thirtieth country to allow open military service.
I believe they gay and straight service members.
Around the world will be celebrating and embracing this -- No longer will men and women be forced to hide their sexual orientation in fear of being discharged from the military.
-- -- excited for they galas and service members who will no longer have to serve and silence the former law prevent and military commanders from asking.
And it allowed gays to serve as long as they didn't openly acknowledge their sexual orientation.
Don't Ask Don't Tell is the only law in America that mandated someone be fired simply for being who they -- -- because of their sexual orientation.
A number of service members who were discharged under the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy.
Will now be allowed to re in less I look forward to resuming my career as an officer and a leader in the US air force some opponents have predicted that lifting the ban would harm the military.
Increasing the rate of assaults.
And undermine the American way of life.
And to that one former service member says that's.
We need to gay and lesbians officer -- -- to serve his role models and leaders in our armed forces.
To show that we really are no different from our street counterparts.
We are just as patriotic we bleed the same color.
Gay rights advocates are planning to mark the end of Don't Ask Don't Tell with public gatherings and celebrations nationwide.
At least three big events are planned in San Diego which has a large military community that includes the navy and Marines.
And New York Ainsley Earhardt Fox News.
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