Gays in the Military Argumentative Essay by Top Papers

Gays in the Military
A brief argument in favor of allowing openly homosexual men and women to serve in the military.
# 135497 | 750 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper argues that the current 'don't ask, don't tell' system should be changed, and not just enforced more fairly. The paper cites examples of people discharged from the military under current procedures; 11,000 people have been discharged, including 800 mission critical soldiers and 58 Arabic speakers.

From the Paper:

"The United States Military should allow openly gay men and women to serve. This essay looks at the effects of the policy in action in arguing for change. Cathleen Glover was a soldier, certified in 2002 as a graduate of the Defense Language Institute as an Arabic speaker. "Around her graduation . . . a Government Accounting Office study reported that the Army faced a critical shortage of linguists needed to translate intercepts and interrogate suspects in the war on terrorism" (Hull 1). Cathleen Glover was also a lesbian."

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