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Thomas E. Ricks' daily take on national security.

U.S. military allows gay people in

It is about time. Meanwhile, I remain unpersuaded that what people do in their private lives, gay or not, is any business of the military’s, as long as it doesn’t interfere with discipline. If every adulterous ship’s captain were fired, we’d have a lot fewer captains.

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It is about time.

Meanwhile, I remain unpersuaded that what people do in their private lives, gay or not, is any business of the military's, as long as it doesn't interfere with discipline. If every adulterous ship's captain were fired, we'd have a lot fewer captains.

It is about time.

Meanwhile, I remain unpersuaded that what people do in their private lives, gay or not, is any business of the military’s, as long as it doesn’t interfere with discipline. If every adulterous ship’s captain were fired, we’d have a lot fewer captains.

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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