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Eric Fanning

The first out gay man to serve as the civilian head of any branch of the military is Eric Fanning, Secretary of the U.S. Army under President Obama.

With Trump Presidency, Out Gay Army Secretary Will Lose His Job

Eric Fanning, the first openly gay man to head the Army, will be replaced by a wealthy businessman.

Where In the World Is Eric Fanning? (Photos)

The first out man to lead any branch of the U.S. military travels anywhere our troops are stationed and clearly loves his job.

Army's Out Leader Eric Fanning Helps Guide End to Trans Military Ban

The civilian leader of the U.S. Army tells The Advocate he's seen no problems while ending the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military.