With promotion, U.S. Army welcomes first openly gay general

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During a promotion ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, a proud wife placed a star insignia on her spouse's uniformed shoulder -- the official mark of an Army brigadier general. With that simple gesture, Brig. Gen. Tammy Smith became the country's first openly gay general.

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a star insignia on her spouse's uniform" and I bro... by Gentry L Rowsey on Monday, Aug 13, 2012 at 12:38:02 PM
Proud to be the spouse of a baby killer, and a rec... by Richard Pietrasz on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 1:57:06 AM
There continues to be some progress!... by Priscilla Jenkins on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 7:09:15 AM
So who cares if we engage in illegal wars, torture... by Davey Jones on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 5:43:58 PM