It's not a requirement, but there's not a zone of privacy either.
It's a symbolic gesture to argue the law has been effectively implemented. One of the criticisms of Solomon is that it has never been implemented before. The law has been used as a threat to law schools but has never been implemented.
We have assisted gay and lesbian service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan who were brought home and discharged specifically because they were gay and lesbian, ... I cannot underscore this enough to gay and lesbian service members that 'don't ask, don't tell' is still in effect.
Russia has no exclusive ban, one way or the other.
The Thai military is only among the latest who are far ahead of the United States in recognizing that sexuality and gender identity have zero impact in having someone doing their job. The United States should follow Thailand's example. It's a matter of national security.
I strongly disagree with that. Clearly, the officials at Fort Huachuca understood Pvt. Lawson was in danger -- otherwise they would not have had him under the drill sergeant's care.
We cannot emphasize enough what a serious risk a military screen name is for a service member; it creates a red flag just waiting to be brought to a command's attention.
Based on the information we have, it looks like the officials at Fort Huachuca are not holding anyone responsible for the attack and the threats against Pvt. Lawson. According to Lawson, the guy who attacked him only had his weekend passes revoked. That's simply outrageous.