Action on Don't Ask, Don't Tell must not be left to the courts, asserted Defense Secretary Robert Gates in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Dec. 2. Gates, pictured before the committee in June, testifying on the START agreement, urged Senators to act on DADT before the end of the year.
DoD photo by Petty Officer Chad J. McNeeley, U.S. Navy
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The Senate Armed Services Committee’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act, released by the committee late Thursday, would provide for $715.9 billion in spending, according to a summary produced by the committee.
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