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Solider Dismissed After Revealing He's Gay


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SAN FRANCISCO June 21, 2004 — Brian Muller, an Army bomb squad team leader who served on a security detail for President Bush, said he was dismissed from duty after deciding to tell his commander he's gay.

"I didn't do it to get out of a war I already served in a war," Muller, 25, said in an interview. "After putting my life on the line in the war, the idea that I was fighting for the freedoms of so many other people that I couldn't myself enjoy was almost unbearable."

The exodus of soldiers like Muller continues even as concerns grow about military troop strength, according to a new study. Some 770 people were discharged for homosexuality last year under the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

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The military's policy is so lame - why the military leadership continues to live with a mentality of the 1950s is beyond me. People's sexual orientation should not be used as criteria for how they would perform in the military - or any other professional endeavor for that matter.

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I have to say, if the draft is instituted the number of homosexual men in the States is going to skyrocket.

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I have to say, if the draft is instituted the number of homosexual men in the States is going to skyrocket.

Good one!!!! :lol:

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