NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011
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(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays in the military featured; scenes shown of the wedding of Navy Lt. Gary Ross and his partner at midnight when the policy officially ended. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Mike MULLEN – says it is against everything we stand for to force people to lie about who they are.] [Senator Carl LEVIN – says gay and lesbian servicemembers can serve their country openly.] [Marine Capt. Sarah PEZZAT- says she’s a Marine and a lesbian.] [Air Force S/Sgt. Jonathan MILLS- says it is a moral accomplishment in our country.] The headline from the latest “Marine Corps Times” shown.
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