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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Lecture by veteran marks anniversary of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal

Lachlan Johnson September 20, 2012

This evening, Thursday, Sept. 20, army veteran Rob Smith will speak in Maxey Auditorium at 7 to mark the one-year anniversary of the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell. Because of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Smith...

Numbers in the News

Karah Kemmerly November 3, 2011

13,000 Approximate number of service members discharged under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. $200 million Cost of training replacements for these discharged members. 65,000 Estimated...

Credit: Marie von Hafften

Gender studies roundtable explores sexuality in military

Sam Chapman November 3, 2011

    On Tuesday, Nov. 1, students gathered in Olin to participate in a conversation with three experts about masculinity in the military, the subject of this year's gender studies round-table...

Sergeant Granados, a Marine Corps recruitment officer, stands behind his desk at the Armed Forces Career Center in College Place, WA.  Credit: Kendra Klag

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal could mean return of military recruiters to campus

Josh Goodman January 27, 2011

With the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell signed into law on Dec. 22, 2010, the U.S. Military is now expected to end its longstanding policy barring lesbian, gay and bisexual servicemembers from serving...

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