An Army sergeant who served in Iraq has taken the extraordinar y step of writing to the House Armed Services Committee to complain about how the Pentagon is indoctrinating troops to accept open gays in the ranks. And Army Staff Sgt. Paul Hair told his superiors about his dissent.
In his May 25 letter to committee Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon, California Republican, Sgt. Hair said the training at For t George G. Meade resulted in “Orwellianlike answers.”
For example, soldiers were told they would not be permitted to quit the Army because they disagreed with the new policy. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates made this point when talking to Marines in Afghanistan last week. But Sgt.