Axia College of University of Phoenix
The United States Military is one of most diverse organizations in the world. The military is not made up of guns, tanks, and devices as some think of when they refer to the military, although it has a plethora of them. The military is made up of its soldier’s period. These soldiers come from every race, sex, religion, background, education, ethnicity, and cultures know to man. Gays should not be denied their rights as American citizens, by experiencing discrimination from serving his or her country truthfully with honor. The military is only successful because of willingness during the and after the civil rights movement has been to understand and educate within its rank. Segregation in today’s military to most would be unthinkable; unless they were to look at the military’s policy on sexual orientation.
The Military’s policy on open homosexuals and lesbians integrated in the ranks is simple. A person cannot be asked his or her sexuality. Nor will a person be denied entry in to the military because he or she is gay. Where the military goes gray at is gay conduct and gay act. According to the Army Command Policy, a person’s sexual orientation is considered a personal and private matter and is not a bar to entry or continued service unless manifested by homosexual conduct (AR 600–20 Army Command Policy, 2008, p28, pp 4-19). Where the issue is if they prefer same sex partners they will have to reframe from engaging in any acts or conduct that may be termed detrimental to the units readiness to fight. The military will allow them only to serve as a heterosexual or hide his or her sexuality, if they are not heterosexual. This is leads to the military Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) policy. This policy was established by former... [continues]
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