Also, their uniforms should be as flamboyant as possible, for as Robin Williams said, "If you are going to clash, then clash".
and to think of the new opportunities for mottos and songs songs
Off we go with the wild blue flaunters pinkies high into the sky...
“So now that this has passed, I think they should make separate platoons of only openly homosexuals.”
That actually sounds like a very good idea. It would ensure unit cohesion, and give those soldiers “something to prove”.
In World War 2 the 442nd regimental combat team was composed mainly of Americans of Japanese descent, and became reportedly the most highly decorated unit in US military history, with 21 medal of honor winners.