From the NewsHour Vault: The end of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

BY newsdesk  September 20, 2013 at 12:31 PM EDT

On this day in 2011, President Obama acknowledged the end of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, therefore allowing gay and lesbian service members to serve openly in the U.S. armed forces.

The NewsHour spoke with an active duty gay airman and one who was expelled and wanted to re-enlist.

H/T Thaisi Da Silva