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September 28, 2011

After Don't Ask, Don't Tell

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When Bleu Copas joined the military, he fulfilled a need to belong as well as a need to serve. He was discharged under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. His commanding officer told him he wasn’t pleased to be losing Bleu, in part because of his Arabic language skills, but he couldn’t have a gay serviceman in the 82nd Airborne. Now, Bleu is considering rejoining the military.

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