Australia United States Israel. The American Military Partner Association AMPA was formed in to enable the LGBT partners of servicemembers and veterans to provide support in areas where the military fails to and to advocate on behalf of equal treatment of those in same-sex relationships. I was 19 then. That is why the active service personnel interviewed here—whom I met with off base across America and in England or communicated with electronically in Afghanistan—are only referred to anonymously. Congressional leaders threatened to pass legislation that would bar homosexuals from serving if Clinton issued an executive order changing the policy. Navy 2 captain, twenty years: I close my eyes and think for two seconds.
Gays and Lesbians in the U.
Service Members Legal Defense Network. BBC News. Defense Force Management:
The first ended in a negotiated settlement, but only after the lesbian plaintiff whom the Air Force tried to discharge won retirement with full benefits in as DADT neared its end.