End of ‘don’t ask’ ban allows for it
When he takes the oath of enlistment this time, Lee Reinhart won’t have to worry who might ask and whether he should tell.
Reinhart is a community organizer for Equality Ohio who was discharged from the U.S. Coast Guard nine years ago for being gay. He is to mark his official return to military service today during a ceremony in Chicago.
Reinhart learned last week that he had been accepted into the Navy Reserve.
“And the best part is, they didn’t even reduce my pay,” he said, laughing. “I’m still an E-5."
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