VIDEO: Defense Secretary Recognizes Gay Pride Month

This morning, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta released a Pride Month video message thanking gay and lesbian servicemembers, as well as all LGBT civilians, for their service to their country. In the video, Panetta expresses that he is “very proud of how we implemented repeal” of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, concluding, “Diversity is one of our greatest strengths. During Pride Month — and every month — let’s celebrate our rich diversity and renew our enduring commitment to equality for all.” Watch it: