“Does a straight Marine have to live with a gay Marine? Can a Marine with a same-sex partner receive housing allowance? Will being openly gay affect recruitment, assignments or promotion?” Those were the repeat questions posed to Marine Corps instructor Maj. Daryl DeSimone during recent Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal training at Camp Pendleton, Calif., according to an official account. The hourlong class was meant to educate the Leathernecks on what would change after the repeal of the 17year-old DADT policy.
Maj. DeSimone answered several versions of the question,