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“Don’t ask, don’t tell” consigned to history

WASHINGTON – After years of debate and months of final preparations, the military can no longer prevent gays from serving openly in its ranks

Some in Congress still oppose the change, but top Pentagon leaders have certified that it will not undermine the military’s ability to recruit or to fight wars.

The Army was distributing a business-as-usual statement Tuesday saying simply, “The law is repealed,” and reminding soldiers to treat each other fairly.

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