Skip to comments.Six months after repeal, military says DADT died quietly
Posted on 03/23/2012 12:09:02 PM PDT by EveningStar
...Six months after the military dropped the controversial dont ask, dont tell law barring gays from serving openly, Pentagon officials and gay rights advocates say the policy change has largely been a non-issue, with few complaints and no major headaches resulting from the new rules...
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Yeah, Obama’s military - Lapdog leadership.
Yeah, they always say this. When the problems start to become undeniable, they’ll say its too late to change.
Convenient. Homosexuals can’t serve in the military. Pass DADT. Now they can serve but not openly. Repeal DADT. Now they can serve openly.
Did I miss anything?
And Mitt Romney was just fine with DADT being rescinded.
DADT died quietly...like an AIDs patient in a hospice. Any additional funds for the VA to deal with this health hazard?
And hold the Homophophic flames flamers. AIDS is a very sad story and still out there in our gay community.
Give it some time for the big problems to surface. There will be problems with transexuals. What do you do with shemale troops? Of cource the civilian people who have homsexual “marriages” to homos in the military will demand military dependents status. What happens when large numbers of good troops choose to get out of the military because of this. How will enlistments be affected? This is a disaster.
Sure isn't our parents' America, is it? What a pathetic mess it all has become...
The “problem” as far as the left is concerned is that the enforcement arm of their “god” (government) has far too many conservative, Christian, Americans in it,
and therefore can’t be used as the tool of oppression that they “need”.
Answer: Purge out this unwanted demographic by making the culture unacceptable to them.
Yup. What did everyone expect them to say? "We screwed up Big Time! This was the worst mistake since Custer decided to take his troop out and scare up a few Indians!"
Pravada wasn't this blatant in its spin, I think.
Yup-already happening. It never was about gays in the military. Those who wanted to serve have been doing so with honor for many years. As you said, it was about marriage, benefits and healthcare (which is likely to cost a LOT for the high-risk population = something we never hear about!)
Expect an increase in “Friendly Fire” and “Lost at Sea” reports.
I guess they greased the skids..........
I'm guessing your understanding of the U.S. military stems from an overconsumption of hollywood movies.
If there WAS a problem, we will never hear about it.
Especially with the JAG offices run by fags.
Hey Lindsay? Where ARE you ??
***I’m guessing your understanding of the U.S. military stems from an overconsumption of hollywood movies. ****
Not hardly. I spent Four Years in the USAF, talked with others who served in other branches, have shown me all have a general disgust of homos. Not to mention that we were all required to report for military classes once each year and given a heavy dose of anti-homo warnings.
And one former navy man, many years ago, told me of a certain sailor on his ship who was “lost at sea”.
I did my time active from ‘71-’74 as a “volunteer”, but then how the hell could I have known that they’d end the draft the week after I started basic training?
Still, I did my three years, followed by four more in the guard, all playing army.
For sure I wouldn’t go into the current army under their current operating conditions, even if drafted. Some crap in life I don’t have to put up with.
There was one little problem reported in an Alaskan newspaper. It seems like some homos started spreading AIDS up that way and they were traced to one of the military bases.
Interesting anecdote, but the men with whom I served never so much as joked about that sort of thing. Maybe it’s a different time given we are in an actual shooting war. Walking around with a loaded weapon tends to cut down on the finger quotation marks and the winks and nods.
They made a big deal about the butt boys online magazine “Outserve”. It has been out since December and there is hardly any activity on the site.
I go there from time to time to see what they are saying. They made it out like half the force was homos.
I’m guessing your understanding of the U.S. military stems from an overconsumption of hollywood movies.
My husband attended a military academy high school during the Viet Nam war. One of his teachers told of his captain being shot in the @$$. “Take that hill!” “No.”
Food for thought One of the things that is considered when they will issue you a security clearance is sexual activity. It’s one of the top five.
They were shocked to find lesbians in the Army.
Gotta wonder how folks with a past ever obtain a TS. But then I think of the CinC...
That's the way it was in WW-II ... regarding blacks.
After the war, President Truman integrated the military, and that's worked out well.
Say what you want, but the younger generation has been indoctrinated by these radical liberal commie activists who have removed any sense of right and wrong. They have polluted our schools, our churches, and our televisions. These are the kids going into our country’s service. This ain’t your daddy’s United States military. NO RESPECT FOR TRADITION
That’s the way it was in WW-II ... regarding blacks.
After the war, President Truman integrated the military, and that’s worked out well.
That’s comparing apples and oranges. Skin color is a state of being. Homosexuality is both a state of being and a state of doing. DADT allowed their state of being if kept to themselves on state of doing. Now they’ve been given a pass on state of doing. That does not equate to race and the argument is specious.
You’ve missed what’s coming next. Transgendered servicemembers. Also personnel tracking and affirmative action. And anybody who complains in any way will be smacked down by the PC police.
<<<< but havent faced any lawsuits or mass resignations predicted by some opponents.>>>>>>>
Men who don’t like flagrant homosexuals in their foxhole or next bunk will quietly choose to not re-enlist, or never join in the first place. The feminization and homosexualization of the military will destroy our warrior spirit.
I predict CWII. I also predict the New Confederate Army will not tolerate fagots.
You got it.
Same way with easing our divorce laws. At first, there were a few more divorces, then a lot more, and then suddenly, it’s too late. Fifty percent divorce rate. It’s impossible to go back.
Wait until senior officers and NCO are fudge packers. They play favorites and will be "doing" the enlisted. It is going to be a disaster. The brown politics will be too much for the decent NCO's and JO's.
So eventually you will have a completely fagaotized senior staff with normal JO's who stay 4 years and quit.
They made a big deal about the butt boys online magazine Outserve. It has been out since December and there is hardly any activity on the site.
I’m just glad that I’m RETIRED Air Force and don’t have to deal with this crap.
They have not included transconfused yet. The Canadian military has some group that is pushing that though.
Transgendered are still prohibited from serving. But they are pushing to change this policy, too:
Home from the war, a woman
Sam Taylor kept her transgendered identity a secret while serving in Iraq.
Can you imagine how viciously the Gaystapo would yank on Obama's chain if any military chief dared go against the "correct" political dialog?
Yes, the next sordid chapter, which I won't mention.
Well, the glaring problems in the "survey" report were glossed over or completely omitted. What did anyone expect?
They are "deeming" this to be the case because they claim that many "transgenders" just haven't undergone the "transformation" yet. (why is is that you have to use so many quotation marks when talking about these realityphobes?)
But the push is on: first, to provide full "sex-change" coverage to retired military personnel, and then to let them do it while serving.
All volunteer armies don't shoot each other. Seriously. I know this is a widely held cliche, and there ARE indeed psychopaths who kill but those are extreme anomalies. Even though most Soldiers and Marines dislike homosexuality there will be no "friendly fire". It's ludicrous and disparaging of the honorable to suggest so. Friendly fire accidents are generally due to area attacks such as mortar fire, bombs and the like.
Even though most Soldiers and Marines dislike homosexuality there will be no “friendly fire”. It’s ludicrous and disparaging of the honorable to suggest so.
I suggested no such thing. A person was mocked and disparaged over whether friendly fire incidents occur. I was simply sharing an instance I knew of that didn’t come from Hollywood’s distortions. It is also a leap to think I’m suggesting this would happen simply because someone is homosexual.
None dare speak up. The conservative Christian core of the U.S. military — its heart and soul — is being driven out. We’re heading the way of the feeble and disgraceful European armies.
The repeal in and of itself isn’t a huge deal. It’s the first time PFC Dirtbag claims “homophobia” as the reason for his punishment (rather than the fact that he’s a dirtbag) and all charges are dropped.
THAT will be the beginning of the end.
I’ve always predicted that if open homosexuality were ever tolerated in the military, serving homosexuals would be untouchable by any meaningful discipline or rules. The rampant spread of HIV, which is already reported in a base in Alaska, will be shrugged off and swept under the rug, as taxpayer dollars go to subsidize the continuance of this scourge.
ANY attempt to address the unavoidable problems created by this disastrous policy will be deemed “homophobia,” and the party addressing the problem will be the one made to face severe punishment.
Given the eggshells the higher-ups walk on for Muslims to the point of allowing mass murder, I have to agree with you.
But, hey, at least our diversity won’t be a casualty, right?