Jose Antonio Vargas has a story “Defending His Country, but Not Its ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy”, at this link, in The Washington Post,
SLDN’s link about the likely 2007 reintroduction of Marty Meehan’s bill to repeal DADT is here. Alva is testifying before the House of Representatives today Feb 28, 2007, according to an ABC Good Morning America story aired at around 8:32 AM. The ABC story, by Jake Tipper, is "'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Revisited, Injured Iraqi Vet Joins Fight to End Ban on Openly Gay Service Members, here."
Another posting claims that a debate on the ban would complicate the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Here is the link. Pentagon official David Chu claimed that even a "debate" or public battle would harm the defense of the country against terror. What kind of comment is this about free speech? Pretty scary. I guess I am one of the bad guys for keeping it alive. Bring it on!
Issue with reservists: A Marine Corps reservist has issues for having appeared in public gay explicit photos before enlisting, and the Marine Corps admits that it is not sure how to apply the DADT policy here. Reference on blogger (external).