11 Firsts: Major Milestones After The Repeal of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'
BY Michelle Garcia
September 18 2012 5:00 AM ET
December 2011: The First Reinstatement
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jase Daniels, who was discharged under "don't ask, don't tell," was officially reinstated to the Navy after the full repeal took place. He returned to his post as a Hebrew linguist after being discharged in 2005, and again in 2007.