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Couple says 'I do' in first gay union on U.S. military base
http://www.nydailynews.com ^ | July 19, 2012 | Erik Ortiz

Posted on 07/19/2012 2:16:27 PM PDT by NKP_Vet

When Tech. Sgt. Erwynn Umali and civilian Will Behrens wanted to seal their commitment in a civil union in New Jersey, they chose a venue that nine months ago would have been unthinkable: a military base.

The grooms said their vows on June 23 before 150 guests at the chapel at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst — the first time a civil union or gay wedding has been held in such a facility in the United States.

While the couple says there’s still a larger battle to be won before they can live in true domestic bliss, they hope the significance of that ceremony will not be lost on others in the military who want to live openly.

“It’s a struggle that Will and I have gone through and so many people are going through,” Umali, an active-duty serviceman in the Air Force, told the Daily News on Wednesday. “Now I can introduce Will as my partner or my husband instead of my friend or my boyfriend. We don’t have to live in fear.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alteredtitle; homosexualagenda; military; shammarriage
Barf Alert: George Washington is rolling over in his grave. As a follow-up to this story on the sodomization of the US military, the DOD said today that sodomite soldiers can now participate in "Gay Pride" parades and proudly wear their uniforms. I never thought I would live to see the glorification of degenerate, abnormal sexual behavior in the US military. This is pathetic and sad and one day God will judge this nation for mocking him and His judgement is not going to be nice.
1 posted on 07/19/2012 2:16:31 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

Obama and his HOMOS have RUINED our once fine military!!! RUINED IT!!! DISGUSTING!!


2 posted on 07/19/2012 2:20:22 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: NKP_Vet
In Other News:

Marine’s Wife’s Murder Tied To Sadistic Sex Ring Love Triangle

Wonder if the Gays will get in on this action too?

3 posted on 07/19/2012 2:21:11 PM PDT by KC_Lion (The Supreme Court issued their ruling on Obamacare. Soon, We the People shall issue ours.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Hmmm, let’s see, homosexuals are allowed to ‘marry’ on a United States Military Base, dishonoring everyone and everything imaginable.

Fred Phelps and his merry band of lunatic protestors are constantly screaming about homosexuality destroying this Nation and call for God to exercise Judgment upon America.

Amazing ain’t it?


4 posted on 07/19/2012 2:22:18 PM PDT by mkjessup (Romney is to conservatism what Helen Thomas is to a high fashion model walkway.)
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To: Ann Archy

Won’t be long before the homos start demanding that church, The Bible and prayers to God be banned in the military because it offends them—just wait.


5 posted on 07/19/2012 2:23:01 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: NKP_Vet

This has got to change. They are going to go on to transvestite rights and then to the elimination of all military chaplains and on-base churches.

If Romney and/or the Republican congress walk back these orders, the media will go insane but the American public will back them up.

I hope somebody in the Republican party is developing a strategry for walking this back, these privileges given to 3% of the population, and probably much, much less of the military population.

It’s going to destroy morale not only among active-duty but among their wives/husbands and dependants. Nobody is going to go to military events any more with these lesbo/gay couples right out in front crying Look at me! Look at me!

But then, maybe destroying morale is what it’s all about.


6 posted on 07/19/2012 2:23:11 PM PDT by squarebarb
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To: NKP_Vet

Ill inducing


7 posted on 07/19/2012 2:25:20 PM PDT by Bertha Fanation
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To: dandiegirl

I forget the name of the Obama-appointed head of the VA cewmetery in Houston that demanded a copy of the graveside oration when a vet was being buried, and then demanded that all references to God and Jesus Christ be eliminated.

So in effect, she ambushed them with her illegal ‘rule’ when they were entering the gtraveyard.

They had to get a lawyer, who stopped her, but then later another vet out of curiosity accompanied another funeral cortege a week or so later, and by God she did it again.

She’s from Chicago, an Obama appointee.


8 posted on 07/19/2012 2:26:38 PM PDT by squarebarb
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To: NKP_Vet
If the liberals get their way, there won't be any decent American institution left.

Is there a candidate out there who is opposed to homosexuals in the military?

Yes. Tom Hoefling for President

9 posted on 07/19/2012 2:26:38 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: squarebarb
This has got to change. They are going to go on to transvestite rights and then to the elimination of all military chaplains and on-base churches.

Only a significant drop in recruitment and retention will reverse this nonsense. Decent people need to shun the military.

10 posted on 07/19/2012 2:27:57 PM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: squarebarb
If Romney and/or the Republican congress walk back these orders, the media will go insane but the American public will back them up.

There is a better chance of winning the Powerball lottery than Romney reinstating DADT.

11 posted on 07/19/2012 2:29:38 PM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: NKP_Vet
You're in the Army now
You're not behind a plow
So bugger a pal
You don't need a gal
You're in the Army now.
12 posted on 07/19/2012 2:31:19 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Kazan

Willard the RINO said during the debates that the repeal of DADT was fine with him and it was now “settled law”.

He’ll be a little better than Obama on protecting religious freedoms, but don’t expect much. And let’s not forget that George W. Bush had more open homosexuals in his administration than Bill Clinton did. I can remember his creepy AIDs czar being appointed, standing beside him was the smirking Laura Bush like she loved it to death. And of courser since Bush left office Laura Bush has told the world she was always pro-abortion and believes in queer “marriage”.


13 posted on 07/19/2012 2:46:35 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: squarebarb

“I hope somebody in the Republican party is developing a strategry for walking this back,”

I would hope so too, but I doubt it; the GOP-E is aligned with the Democraps on social issues.


14 posted on 07/19/2012 3:04:19 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: NKP_Vet
Barf Alert:

No kidding. The pictures made me throw up a little bit in my mouth.

$10 will get you $20 that the so called "Navy Chaplain" is a Rug Doctor.

15 posted on 07/19/2012 3:04:30 PM PDT by atomic_dog
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To: NKP_Vet

Nothing like the mentally retarded running the military. At least if the military is ever turned on We the People we won’t be facing serious warriors. They queers are more interested in perverted casual sex than fighting a war.


16 posted on 07/19/2012 3:53:57 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: squarebarb

These people have a special place in hell waiting for them—unbelievable.


17 posted on 07/19/2012 4:11:57 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: dandiegirl

Sadly, it’s already happening......:(


18 posted on 07/19/2012 5:54:47 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Emperor Barrack “Caligula” Obama is destroying America from within, while simultaneously weakening its ability to defend itself from external threats. His every action is aimed at fulfilling his promise to “fundamentally transform America”. It is now clear that he wants to transform America into a socialist backwater.


19 posted on 07/20/2012 5:55:32 AM PDT by littleharbour
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To: Ann Archy

Obama and his senior brass butt men have ruined our military...


20 posted on 07/20/2012 7:53:56 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: NKP_Vet

Couple? The couple of sodomites that blantantly rebel against their Father’s instruction.


21 posted on 07/20/2012 9:15:28 AM PDT by veracious
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“It’s a struggle that Will and I have gone through and so many people are going through,”

Anal sex -what a noble pursuit these faggots embody. Their legacy is NOTHING but self destruction.

22 posted on 07/20/2012 10:04:11 AM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: mkjessup

Actually, the article says they had a “union.” They weren’t “married.”

On a related note a friend told me the other day his daughter “married” her girlfriend. I said, “no she didn’t.” They merely had a civil union.


23 posted on 07/20/2012 11:40:54 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge

civil unions are not even real. Civil union is what the law calls a marriage.

It is a “commitment ceremony”, meaningless under the statutes and common laws.


24 posted on 07/20/2012 4:18:28 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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