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Pentagon to review cases of LGBTQ+ veterans denied honorable discharges under "don't ask, don't tell"

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2023
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Thousands of LGBTQ+ veterans who were kicked out of the military because of their sexuality could see their honor restored under a new initiative the Defense Department announced Wednesday, on the 12th anniversary of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" policy banning gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military.

Before the repeal of the ban, tens of thousands of LGBTQ+ service members were forced out of the military "under other than honorable conditions," rather than with an honorable discharge.

As CBS News documented in a nine-month investigation, many LGBTQ+...

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