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The Marketplace Report: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Costs Money

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The Marketplace Report: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Costs Money

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The Marketplace Report: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Costs Money

The Marketplace Report: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Costs Money

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Hundreds of personnel have left or been forced out of the U.S. military because of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy first instituted by former President Clinton a decade ago. A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds the loss of key military personnel has cost the U.S. armed forces nearly $200 million. John Dimsdale of Marketplace reports.