If any one wants to see what happens when gays take management positions in an industry turn to apparel, entertainment and news media (NY times for example)you see that they are brutal in keeping anyone but other gays and women in management. Why was AIDs so hard on Hollywood and Broadway? They have a few problems in churches and scouting that are very expensive and makes life difficult for families. That is why having a homosexual senior enlisted man or woman in charge of young people can created unwanted discipline problems. If the five top leaders of a squadron or division are openly gay - where do you go for help?
Liberals want to treat the military as if it’s any other enterprise in the private or public sector.
Our soldiers are willing to lay down their lives to protect us, hence THEY should get to set the rules on what constitutes the best composition of their forces, not politicians.