Readiness and DADT Repeal

  title={Readiness and DADT Repeal},
  author={A. Belkin and M. G. Ender and N. Frank and Stacie R. Furia and George R. Lucas and G. A. Packard and S. Samuels and Tammy S. Schultz and D. Segal},
  journal={Armed Forces \& Society},
  pages={587 - 601}
Prior to the repeal of “don't ask, don't tell” (DADT) on September 20, 2011, many observers predicted that allowing lesbian, gay and bisexual troops to serve openly would harm the military, and a group of more than 1,000 retired general and flag officers predicted that repeal could “break the All-Volunteer Force.” This study is the first scholarly effort to assess the accuracy of such predictions about the impact of DADT repeal on military readiness. We conducted our research during the half… Expand
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