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World War II vet, ousted for being gay, finally receives honorable discharge

September 18, 2011

Nearly 70 years after expelling Melvin Dwork for being gay, the Navy is changing his discharge from undesirable to honorable ” marking what is believed to be the first time the Pentagon has taken such a step on behalf of a World War II veteran since the repeal of dont ask, dont tell.

Source:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/ap-exclusive-world-war-ii-vet-ousted-for-being-gay-finally-receives-honorable-discharge/2011/09/16/gIQAw6CHYK_story.html

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