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    Secretary Ashton Carter on Defense Department Transgender Policy

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the U.S. military would allow transgender members to serve openly in all positions, including front-line ones involving combat. Additionally,…

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    Anti-LGBT Discrimination Amendment Vote

    Cristina Marcos talked by video from Capitol Hill about Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY) amendment to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies…

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    Women in Combat, Panel on Standards

    Panelists discussed the different approaches military organizations had taken to setting and validating gender-neutral occupational standards for combat.  “Getting Standards…

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    Presidential Bill Signing

    President Obama made remarks and signed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 to fund infrastructure projects for U.S. ports and waterways. He also signed…

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    Department of Defense LGBT Pride Month Ceremony

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work made the keynote remarks at a Pentagon ceremony for LGBT Pride Month. This section is remarks by Amanda Simpson, the first openly transgender woman…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey spoke to reporters in the Pentagon briefing room. Secretary Hagel announced that President Obama was…

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    Legal Issues in the Military

    Lieutenant General Dana Chipman spoke about a number of legal issues facing the military, including sexual assault, same-sex marriage, religious freedom, and women in combat. Topics…

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    Book Discussion on The Lonely Soldier

    Helen Benedict talked about her book, The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on allowing women to serve in front-line combat in the military.

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    Senators McCain and Levin on Defense Bill

    Senators McCain (R-AZ) and Levin (D-MI) spoke about consideration of Defense Department spending legislation that also included an amendment to repeal the military’s ban on openly gay…

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    Gays and Lesbians in the Military

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen testified on the potential repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”…

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    Book Discussion on When Janey Comes Marching Home

    From the 2010 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, Laura Browder discussed her book, When Janey Comes Marching Home: Portraits of Women Combat Veterans.

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    Panel on Women and War

    From the 2010 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, a discussion of women and war. The panelists included, Laura Browder, author of When Janey Comes Marching…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military

    Witnesses testified on the report of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services. In their remarks they said that the military’s sexual assault office…

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Should ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ be repealed?”

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Should ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ be repealed?” Clips of testimony from Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike…

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    Senator Levin on Gays and Lesbians in the Military Hearing

    Senate Armed Forces Committee Chair Carl Levin spoke to reporters following a hearing on the potential repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy…

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    U.S. Army Nurse Ora Hicks Oral History

    Ora Hicks talked about her life, focusing on her work as a U.S. Army nurse during World War II. In this oral history she recounts volunteering for the Army as a nurse and details her…

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