The first main point that I want to focus on is how daily life in the military would be affected if we knew we had gays or lesbians sleeping right next to us every night. Would we want to move out of our barracks and move to one where there wasn’t a gay or lesbian or would we just stick it out? In some cases you have times where you may have other soldiers in your barracks that you may not know if they are gay/lesbian at all unless they tell you. This affects many things like the “Buddy System” and also the life in the barracks. “Most junior enlisted (the ones who have to live i...
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...traight men and women. The three key topics that we need to read and understand carefully are how the military life would change if gays and lesbians were in the military. Also we need to look at the interaction with the gays and lesbians and determine if the cohesion is good or is there no cohesion at all. Lastly we need to take a look at how other countries would view us and see how they would react if we did make the decision to put gays and lesbians in the military.
Horowitz, David. "Why Gays Shouldnt Serve." Faigley, Lester and Jack Selzer. Good Reasons Researching and Writing Effective Arguments Fifth Edition. New York: Pearson, 2012. 352-356. Article.
James J. Lindsay, Jerome Johnson, E.G. "Buck" Shuler Jr., Joseph J. Went. The Washington Post. 15 April 2009. Article. 17 March 2014.
Powers, Rod. About.com. 28 March 2012. Article. 17 March 2014.
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