Tag Archives: DoDI 1334.01

Color Guard Violates Military Regulations in Gay Pride Parade

According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, a color guard of military veterans in their dress uniforms led the city’s homosexual pride parade on Sunday — an act that violates Department of Defense regulations.  Previously, the Gazette said

A color guard of veterans clad in military dress uniform plans to lead the Colorado Springs Pride Parade on Sunday, in what is believed to be the first time past or present service members will Continue reading

Military Uniform can Defend Homosexuality, but not Breastfeeding

Two members of the Washington state National Guard were recently photographed while breastfeeding their children.  Just as the Time cover recently did, Senior Airman Terran Echegoyen-McCabe and Staff Sgt. Christina Luna also caused controversy, but not for the same reason.  Other moms were also photographed, but it was their presence in uniform that caused the consternation.

While there were some variations of criticism (they didn’t have their hats on outside!), the response from the Washington Air National Guard, which oversees their unit based at Fairchild AFB, WA, was the one that mattered:  Continue reading

Congressional Research Service Report on Religion in the Military

The Congressional Research Service is a statutory office that provides research services at the request of members of Congress.  The CRS says its work is “authoritative,” “accurate,” “objective and nonpartisan.”

The CRS recently published a report entitled “Military Personnel and Freedom of Religious Expression: Selected Legal Issues,” by attorneys R. Chuck Mason and Cynthia Brougher.

The 20-page report  Continue reading