Virginia may enforce DADT for the VA NG

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    Northern Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall, one of the legislature's most conservative members, will file a bill that would prohibit gays and lesbians from serving in the Virginia National Guard. Marshall says federal repeal of DADT will hurt the guard's recruitment.


    Interesting.

    Battle Brewing Over DADT in Virginia - NBC29
     
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    Sounds like this is gonna split the Military in half.
     
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    I doubt they will get far with it, but it should prove interesting.
     
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    I kind of figured incidents like this will happen, theres alot of old Chiefs and Colonels out there who have been in the Military for decades and will have trouble adjusting to this new policy.
     
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    I would have trouble adjusting to it and my stepson is gay. But of course as a professional NCO I would have found a way.
     
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    Not everyone is like that, some people cannot put aside their prejudices and be professionals.
     
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    Mark my words.

    Transgenders wanting to join the military will be the next battle. :evil:
     
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    Yeah its going to happen.
     
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    Don't see it as much of a fight. The Governor (McDonnell - R) does not support the legislation and would veto it.


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    I wouldn't necessarily bet on that. That's a major operation ... that plus the hormones that transgender's have to take are likely to medically disqualify them from service.
     

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