Stanford University is mulling the return of the U.S. military’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program after nearly 40 years.
Rep. Jackie Speier on Thursday introduced a bill in Congress that seeks to make Filipino veterans of World War II eligible for the same benefits available to U.S. veterans.
Now that the president has signed the repeal of the military’s ban on openly gay service personnel, colleges nationwide may be reconsidering their affiliations with Reserve Officer Training Corps, or ROTC.
A bill allowing openly gay people to serve in the military was signed into law by President Obama Wednesday, and a military veteran from San Francisco was one of the people invited to Washington to join the president in celebrating the new legislation.
A gay rights group is asking a federal appeals court to speed up its timeline for considering whether a judge was right to strike down the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
The Obama administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to keep the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military in place while a federal appeals court in San Francisco considers the issue.
When he left the Bush administration in 2009, R. Clarke Cooper decided he had to raise his voice.
A San Francisco federal appeals court says the military should keep in place its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for now.
The military is accepting openly gay recruits for the first time in the nation’s history, even as it tries in the courts to slow the movement to abolish its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
A federal judge said on Monday that she is learning toward denying a government request to delay her order halting the military from enforcing its ban on openly gay troops.