11 Firsts: Major Milestones After The Repeal of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'
A look at the year in milestones after the crumbling of "don't ask, don't tell."
BY Michelle Garcia
September 18 2012 4:00 AM ET
Sept. 10: The First Conclusion The first study on openly gay service members after the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" reveals that lifting the ban had no overall negative impact on military readiness, unit cohesion, morale, retention, or recruitment.