Skip to comments.Woman Becomes First Openly Gay General
Posted on 08/13/2012 7:44:06 AM PDT by darrellmaurina
WASHINGTON An Army officer being promoted to brigadier general openly acknowledged her homosexuality on Friday by having her wife pin her star to her uniform, thus becoming the first openly gay officer of flag rank in the United States military.
The officer, Brig. Gen. Tammy S. Smith, 49, a 26-year veteran of the Army, was promoted in a ceremony at the womens memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. The star was affixed by Tracey Hepner, who was a co-founder last year of the Military Partners and Families Coalition, which provides support, resources, education and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender military partners and their families, according to its Web site.
The couple married in March 2011 in the District of Columbia.
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Ping requested to Wagglebee’s homosexual agenda list.
Obviously this as been going on for a long time — BG Smith’s “wife” left the Army way back in 1986 and “said she left the Army because of the strains of maintaining a secret lesbian relationship.”
Congrats to her! Its good to see a person rise to their ultimate potential by being promoted amongst her peers.
Its NOT so great for her to rub America’s nose in her sexual orientation, which should be PRIVATE in all manners of speaking AND action! IMO.
Douglas MacArthur’s head exploded just reading the headline.
Okay, so this GENERAL lied through the early part of her career, as before Clinton’s “Don’t tell ...” policy, recruits were most certainly asked.
Doesn’t sound like the makings of a general to me.
If she’s “openly gay”, then there are videos available of her performances, right?
What, females in the military who are LESBIANS?
I’m shocked, SHOCKED!
“I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
There is nothing to congratulate.
She is an exhibit of PC promotion over qualifications. She has no place in the military. She lied AND she compromised national security by allowing her lie to leave her exposed to being blackmailed.
She is just another sick sex fetishist that compromised the military same as those in abugrab had their little sex fetish cult.
The types of leaders Obama’s military needs to fight wars against the American people.
They should all stay in the closet & stop broadcasting what they do in their bedrooms.
Why do homosexuals use the terms “husband” and “wife”??? Aren’t we supposed to be liberal, and not “hetero-normative” about these issues??????
This type of weakness in the standing US Army will just serve to make the New Confederate Army’s job that much easier in CWII scenario.
There’s NO army in the world we can’t lick now!
Being called on the carpet will take on new meaning with that General.
If somebody would have told me that this was possible when I enlisted in the 80’s, I would have laughed in their face.
I hate what these people (those pushing the homosexual agenda) are doing to our military. These people will not be happy until they render our military one big, gay, combat-ineffective organization.
Our military is being ruined right before our very eyes.
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