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November 23, 2010 6:14 PM

Gates sets deadline for release of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ report

The report of a working group Secretary of Defense Robert Gates created to research the ramifications for the Defense Department if the law banning gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the military is repealed will be released to Congress and the public Tuesday, Defense Department officials announced. Gates formed the working group in February, appointing Gen. Carter F. Ham, commander of U.S. Army Europe, and Jeh C. Johnson, DoD’s general counsel, to lead the effort.

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