Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Hear Directly from the Voices of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) will convene a press conference to spotlight the human impact of the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) policy. The event will feature a number of service men and women who will share their personal experiences under DADT. It will bring together Congressional leaders and a range of groups and individuals – all committed to the responsible, speedy repeal of this antiquated policy. Following the brief presentation, press will have the opportunity to interview featured speakers as well as representatives from groups at the forefront of the repeal movement.

What:               Press Conference on “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”  

When:              Wednesday, March 3rd at 12:30pm (media availability directly after presentation)

Where:             South Congressional Meeting Room (CVC 217), U.S. Capitol Visitor Center  Map

Who:                Members of Congress, military service members, and other stakeholder groups

Speakers:         U.S. Representatives Jim Moran, Mike Honda, Lois Capps, Jerrold Nadler, and Jared Polis

U.S. Navy Capt. Joan Darrah, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. David Hall, U.S. Coast Guard Bronwen Tomb, U.S. Army Officer Jon Powers

Learn about Congressman Moran’s work to repeal DADT at www.moran.house.gov
I look forward to hearing these stories in the news, it's nice to see folks are interested in putting a human face on an unjust policy. - Faith Cheltenham, VP BiNet USA