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Military gives a salute to Gay Pride Month; messages sent to commands
The Washington Times ^ | 6/23/2013 | Rowan Scarborough

Posted on 06/24/2013 3:21:49 AM PDT by markomalley

The U.S. military is embracing a celebration of homosexuals in the ranks this month by sending out a gay pride poster and a directive to commands, while planning a Pentagon symposium that will be attended by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

In the aftermath of ending the ban on open gays in the military, the Pentagon last June recognized Gay Pride Month for the first time in a subdued recognition of uniformed and civilian gays. As defense secretary at the time, Leon E. Panetta gave a public statement, and a Pentagon event featured an active-duty gay Marine, a gay Air Force civilian lawyer and a lesbian who had served in the Army.

Pride month is low-key again this year. The Pentagon has handed off planning for the event to DOD Pride, an organization of gay military and civilian employees. Directives that have been issued do not say commands must hold similar celebrations.

“Secretary Hagel looks forward to participating in this year’s DOD Pride event at the Pentagon on Tuesday, June 25 to celebrate LGBT Pride Month,” Pentagon spokesman George Little said.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: fdrq; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 06/24/2013 3:21:49 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Sickening in the extreme.

Where is the tribute to those who quietly serve as the overwhelming majority, those who manage life long to keep their sexual proclivities to themselves.


2 posted on 06/24/2013 3:29:27 AM PDT by wita
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To: markomalley

God Help Us!


3 posted on 06/24/2013 3:29:40 AM PDT by ABN 505
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To: ABN 505

I am afraid God will just abandon America or just destroy America. Or let Obama continue to destroy America.

I cannot believe what has happened to my country.


4 posted on 06/24/2013 3:35:11 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: wita
SO they can recognize gay pride month in the military, but if you mention God you can be disciplined?

Great! (Sarcasm in play)

5 posted on 06/24/2013 3:38:33 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: wita

Ya got that right.. telling my grandchildren not to join up...sad really.


6 posted on 06/24/2013 3:43:28 AM PDT by rusureitflies?
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To: markomalley

Exhibit “A” of why flaming homosexuals shouldn’t be in the military. If they just went in, did they tour, kept their zippers and MOUTHS shut — but NOOOOOO they want to be “celebrated” for being rump rangers. then they get offended if the other 98.5% of the population doesn’t get why some guy is overjoyed that he gets turned on by sticking his member up another guy’s butt and getting feces on it.

It’s unseemly to good unit order and causes unit dysfunction. Most decent men don’t want to put up HAVING TO LIVE WITH THEM in close quarters. It’s not fair to the NORMAL guys.


7 posted on 06/24/2013 3:47:31 AM PDT by gemoftheocean (...geez, this all seems so straight forward and logical to me...)
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To: markomalley
It sickens me to see what this once great Nation has become.

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8 posted on 06/24/2013 3:50:17 AM PDT by greenhornet68
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To: gemoftheocean

Kudos for saying it exactly like it is.


9 posted on 06/24/2013 3:57:33 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: gemoftheocean

You put a fag in the White House you get fags in the military.

The question is , when will Obama openly come out of the closet?


10 posted on 06/24/2013 4:05:58 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: ilovesarah2012

God will just abandon America

I think He already has because we have turned away from Him.


11 posted on 06/24/2013 4:14:08 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: wita
The analogy of progressivism being a religion is starting to demonstrate some striking parallels to any fundamental religion. They force upon others their beliefs rather than using convincing ideas. Imagine a memo to the military honoring Christmas as the birth if Christ. "They" are in control, so "their" religion is OK, but Christian beliefs or any group's beliefs contrary to theirs are not tolerated. (Example: I don't personally "believe in" gay rights, I find the concept offensive and counter to my personal beliefs...and therefore I am offended by the military I pay for promoting gay rights). Progressivism is intolerant in any deviation from its religious precepts. Why do they continue to bring back global warming, gay marriage, gun control, food control, immigration...again and again? These are their "church's" bylaws and the accepted commandments to follow and "believe in." (Example: "I don't believe in guns.")

It is time to declare Progressivism a religion...and implement the same [bogus] "separation of church and state" argument (Their precept) to stop their intolerance of others.

12 posted on 06/24/2013 4:15:40 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ( EVERY DIME Obama Spends is given to him by the Republicans in the House.)
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To: markomalley

Is there a “Straight Pride Month?”


13 posted on 06/24/2013 4:25:15 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: From The Deer Stand

There’s 12 of them.


14 posted on 06/24/2013 4:28:10 AM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: markomalley
And to the service chiefs

This happened on your watch, you are responsible.

YOU GUTLESS SODOMITE APPROVING BASTARDS.

15 posted on 06/24/2013 4:28:48 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: markomalley

How about a patriot pride month? Or southern heritage month?


16 posted on 06/24/2013 4:29:17 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: rusureitflies?

Ditto .. I’ve said exactly the same to kids at church, neighbors and family.


17 posted on 06/24/2013 4:33:06 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: SERE_DOC

And to the service chiefs

The Marine Chief in particular fought it, but once it becomes law, he really doesn’t have a choice.


18 posted on 06/24/2013 4:41:14 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: markomalley

It is demoralizing and disgusting. Honor, Courage and Commitment are a F’ing farce!


19 posted on 06/24/2013 4:43:36 AM PDT by TheGunny
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To: markomalley

What other sexual sins will be officially promoted?


20 posted on 06/24/2013 4:57:10 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: markomalley

From the DoD Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity. Sweet dreams, Amerika.


21 posted on 06/24/2013 5:02:18 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: markomalley

They are literally destroying the country. Were the hell’s our military’s Pinochet? Somebody do something, damn it!


22 posted on 06/24/2013 5:27:11 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: markomalley

23 posted on 06/24/2013 5:52:27 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: TADSLOS

Stayed in the Shaw AFB this past weekend. They’ve taken FOX news from the TV channel lineup. The liberal channels are all still there.


24 posted on 06/24/2013 5:55:08 AM PDT by binreadin
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To: From The Deer Stand
Is there a “Straight Pride Month?”

How bout a straight white Christian male month?

25 posted on 06/24/2013 6:00:16 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: From The Deer Stand

Is there a “Straight Pride Month?”

Of course. It’s celebrated along with Anglo-American History Month and Male Heritage Month, during tree new month of al-Obamter.

al-Obamter, a highly classified month right now, is the period between August and September. Internal White House memos have the public release of this thirteenth month of the year scheduled for Eid al Fitr, in the year of the prophet 1436.


26 posted on 06/24/2013 6:03:51 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley; All

I can only imagine what the “salute” actually is...

Is it where you are forced to bend over, grab your ankles, and say:

“Thank you sir, may I have another???”

I can’t fathom returning such a salute...


27 posted on 06/24/2013 6:15:06 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: napscoordinator
Perhaps not, but to remain is an affront to the uniform and those whom have served and are serving.

There were 26 general grade offices who retired because they would not serve under Clinton.

28 posted on 06/24/2013 6:23:41 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: SERE_DOC

Guys like Patton, MacArthur, and Chesty Puller are rolling in the graves.


29 posted on 06/24/2013 6:32:46 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: markomalley

Faggots and gang bangers. They’re getting rid of Christians and conservatives who don’t want to join up, makes it easier to get troops with no morals to kill american citizens.

Think about it fellas. I wouldn’t want my son to join now just because of ROE and the PC culture in command at this time.


30 posted on 06/24/2013 6:33:22 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: SERE_DOC

When I retired (mandatory age, maxed out) in January 2011, I was dragged kicking & screaming from the Army I loved. I growled as I filled out reams of retirement forms. “Don’t wanna be no f******g civilian!!!” was my refrain.

I’ve kept in touch with former colleagues. Mention repeal of DADT and they do the `German glance’ (make sure no one is listening) before they speak. No more pride in being part of the “Big Picture”, now it’s “I just do my job”.

Never ever thought I would be glad to be retired. Now I am. What a crying shame it is.


31 posted on 06/24/2013 6:39:05 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Resolute Conservative
Not to mention Washington....

And of course there is God

(whom I would never presume to know His mind) but I am thinking that this can't be good, or end well for America.

Mercifully I am in control of absolutely nothing, so I will continue to pray for His perfect will to be what guides me.

32 posted on 06/24/2013 6:42:08 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: SERE_DOC

As it should be, FRiend.

I don’t know what keeps His hand from moving against us, other than His unbelieveably huge stores of mercy and His long-suffering patience.

While you’re praying for His will to guide you, don’t forget to thank Him for his mercy on all of us. Then again, I’ll bet you already do.


33 posted on 06/24/2013 6:53:25 AM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: markomalley

It’s a result of people not voting bet they feel good now.

/s


34 posted on 06/24/2013 7:28:54 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: binreadin

Doesn’t surprise me. You can always fill out an ICE report, though. Don’t know how much good it would do.


35 posted on 06/24/2013 7:35:21 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: markomalley

****The U.S. military is embracing a celebration of homosexuals in the ranks this month ****

Nothing new. George Washington did it with fifes and drums back in the 1778.

George Washington, March 14, 1778, General Orders.

At a General Court Martial whereof Colo. Tupper was President (10th March 1778) Lieutt. Enslin28 of Colo. Malcom’s Regiment tried for attempting to commit sodomy, with John Monhort a soldier;

Secondly, For Perjury in swearing to false Accounts, found guilty of the charges exhibited against him, being breaches of 5th. Article 18th. Section of the Articles of War and do sentence him to be dismiss’d the service with Infamy.

His Excellency the Commander in Chief(George Washington) approves the sentence and with Abhorrence and Detestation of such Infamous Crimes orders Lieutt. Enslin to be drummed out of Camp tomorrow morning by all the Drummers and Fifers in the Army never to return; The Drummers and Fifers to attend on the Grand Parade at Guard mounting for that Purpose.


36 posted on 06/24/2013 7:57:11 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: hoagy62

Cheers!


37 posted on 06/24/2013 8:05:50 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

I look forward to the day when the military recognizes other brave service members who are part of the broad sexual continuum. I sincerely hope that sadomasochism, scat play, the “baby people”, furries, and swingers will be honored and their sexual lifestyles be formally recognized and promoted by the armed forces. Until then, there will be just no equality in this country.


38 posted on 06/24/2013 10:15:53 AM PDT by jjm2111
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To: markomalley
"Military Gives a Salute to Gay Pride Month"

Oh man, Wayne; I think I'm gonna' hurl!

Garths-gonna-hurl

39 posted on 06/24/2013 1:30:35 PM PDT by N-R-T (no rat tyranny)
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To: Travis McGee
we get our collective azz handed to us...
40 posted on 06/24/2013 4:14:36 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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