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Marine commandant concluded DADT repeal may risk lives

By Kevin Baron
Stars and Stripes
Published: December 14, 2010

ARLINGTON, Va. — The nation’s top Marine Corps officer said he read the Pentagon’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” report and troop survey repeatedly, thoughtfully, and without prejudice before deciding he could not endorse a change that might bring distractions or endanger the lives of Marines in combat.

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