What's Changed For Same-Sex Partners In The Military

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Ashley Broadway, director of family affairs, The American Military Partner Association
Amy Bushatz, managing editor of SpouseBUZZ blog

Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the extension of some military benefits to same-sex partners of service members. While the Defense of Marriage Act is law, however, gay military partners are not entitled to all of the same benefits as their straight counterparts.



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