Lt. Col. Victor Fehrenbach (ret.), US Air Force Fighter Pilot and author of “Out Of The Blue,” talks with Rachel Maddow about the fight to expand military family benefits for same sex couples and the impediment that is DOMA, which is defended by Republicans led by House Speaker John Boehner.
Allyson Robinson, executive director of OutServe-SLDN, talks with MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts about the possible announcement that the U.S. Military will extend some benefits to same-sex partners, following the death of Charlie Morgan, who came out on nation TV the day “don’t ask, don’t tell” ended.
Jeh Johnson, former Defense Department general counsel, in his first interview since leaving office, talks with Rachel Maddow about his role in working with the military through the repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell."
Chief Warrant Officer Morgan attends an event honoring the one year anniversary of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," held aboard the USS Intrepid in New York on Sept. 18, 2012. She is joined by her mother, Maria Brittian and her sister, Lynda Gangloff. Morgan has served in the Army since 1982.
Ashley Broadway, left, married her 15-year companion, Lt. Col. Heather Mack, in November — their first chance to hold a formal ceremony after the 2011 repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."