Skip to comments.Gay troops prep for September marriage spree, put wedding parties on ice
Posted on 09/03/2013 4:05:19 PM PDT by Salman
September marks nuptial season across part of the American military as gay and lesbian troops cash in new, Pentagon-granted leaves to tie the knot.
Starting Tuesday, the Pentagon is allowing gay troops to take travel leaves for up to seven days or as many 10 days for those stationed abroad as long as those service members live 100-plus miles away from a state that allows same-sex marriages.
Scores of service members are draining their savings just to pay for airfare, hotels and rental cars common, logistical necessities for obtaining a marriage certificate in one of the 13 states where same-sex marriage is legal, advocates say.
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It's all about the military-family benefits.
Thank God I enlisted in the 60's and I'm not in now.
Texas Guard refuses to process same-sex benefits
'Specially the officer corpse.
Amen to that!
Do they also get a waiver from getting killed in Syria? Or will they be too busy with impending nuptials?
“Scores” means multiples of 20.
Not “Hundreds” or “Thousands”.
Homosexuality is an extreme minority among humans.
And homosexual monogamy among gay men is reportedly low.
they probably get an exemption.
like unions from Obammycare.
they’ll stay ‘in the rear’ with the gear.(so to speak)
Fellow FReepers, if you love your military-age kids, please tell them that if they see a military recruiter in their midst, to run like hell.
Ah, yes. The US military. For many years the only damned institution left that I had any respect for. Just a memory now.
Pretty sure that for pervs, "marriage" has nothing to do with monogamy. Think $$$$ -- well, and the in-your-face flaunting of being of perv.
Fabulous! I goth yourth 21-gun salute righth here mista!
Honeymoon in Syria.
I feel sorry for those people who lost their business for refusing to bake a cake for the faggots.
I would have baked them a cake and frosted it with something special. They would have loved it.
Welcome to Ubama’s sodomized, feminized military. Who wouldn’t be proud?
Congratulations, America. Nice president.
oh, and they had to scrape up every penny including their bingo winnings just to fly to Cali to get married...
but its not about the benefits...its about the love.....right....
wait til their little queens all want their part of the pension....
the pink swastika will rise again
no self respecting semi moral person should be in the military...
Are heterosexuals being afforded the same benefit?
If not - then this is not equality and cannot be allowed.
Disgusting, now we’re all paying for Lieutenant FitzPeter’s butt buddie’s health insurance. Yay!
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