Pentagon Says LGBTQ Pride Flag Still Not Allowed at Military Bases
The rainbow flag that symbolizes the LGBTQ community will not be flown at U.S. military bases, the Department of Defense said Friday in a statement.
The Pentagon will "maintain existing policy for the display of unofficial flags" and "not grant an exception to display the Pride flag" at military bases, spokesman John Kirby said in a statement to CNN.
Kirby added that the decision does not "in any way reflect on the respect and admiration we feel for all our LGBTQ+ personnel in and out of uniform."
The statement puts the Defense...