I agree with whoever said its just one more thing in an already stressful military environment. I wouldnt feel comfortable living with a gay guy in close quarters for long periods of time to be honest. If they want to serve and have the discipline to keep their private life private than so be it.
When I was going through training there was a guy that was gay, he didnt "realize'' it till he was in and it caused alot of problems, including him messing around with another Marine who was to drunk to know what was going on and later on down the road threatening to kill himself because he was being alienated. It quickly became pretty common knowledge that he was a homosexual. He ended up getting adsep'd
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