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-- Harvard University is welcome the ROTC back on campus after a forty year ban.
The Ivy League school making an about face after congress -- the military's ban on gays serving openly in the armed forces.
Well -- line is live from Harvard university in Cambridge Massachusetts.
I'm Molly I understand the school makes it official today.
Harvard University was among -- -- prestigious Ivy League universities during the Vietnam era.
That -- the RTC off of campus.
Stanford and number of universities made that decision a during that time in our nation's history today that changes -- corporate they're welcoming the ROTC back to campus.
The university president drew -- and the navy secretary ray -- -- together today to welcome back to -- navy reserve officers training corps.
Following that decision by congress to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell.
In a statement released by the university yesterday Mavis said the general TC's return to Harvard is good for the university good for the military and good for the country.
Together we made a decision to enrich the experience opened -- -- undergraduates.
Make the military better in our nation stronger because of exposure comes understanding.
And your understanding comes straight.
This means that Harvard University will once again on the program they will continue their partnership with MIT that has -- Harvard University students.
To actively participate in the ROTC during the years -- also offer classroom space.
Office space and open up some of the athletic fields for some of the training so a big change here today on Harvard's campus welcomed me RTC.
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