Best Defense

Thomas E. Ricks' daily take on national security.

Did a crazed gay officer open fire at Fort Hood?

George Brazier of Arlington, Virginia has the best letter to the editor I’ve read today. He suggests that the Army Take the scarce resources now being wasted on drumming out of the military competent, patriotic Americans who happen to be gay and instead focus them on people posing actual threats. Makes sense to me. Will ...

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George Brazier of Arlington, Virginia has the best letter to the editor I've read today. He suggests that the Army

Take the scarce resources now being wasted on drumming out of the military competent, patriotic Americans who happen to be gay and instead focus them on people posing actual threats.

George Brazier of Arlington, Virginia has the best letter to the editor I’ve read today. He suggests that the Army

Take the scarce resources now being wasted on drumming out of the military competent, patriotic Americans who happen to be gay and instead focus them on people posing actual threats.

Makes sense to me.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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