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Army chief: Troops, recruits embrace gay soldiers

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
The lifting of the "don't ask, don't tell" ban on openly gay men and women from serving in the military has had no negative reaction among the troops or undermined recruiting as feared when President Obama yanked the ban a year ago, according to the Army's chief. "It really could not have gone any better," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno. "It has gone very well." Odierno, speaking...