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Mayday Against Gays In The Military Ever since President-elect Bill Clinton promised to end the militarys ban of admitting gays and lesbians into the armed services the question whether or not it should be banned became a very hot and controversial issue Despite the conclusion by the Pentagon that homosexuality is incompatible with military service the famous dont ask dont tell policy was put into action to allow homosexuals to serve if they keep their lifestyles private Since then there have been many court cases in which this dont ask dont tell policy was challenged or opposed Evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates that there are detrimental effects of homosexuals in the armed services that form the basis for the ban First the cohesion within a unit will be weakened Unity within a unit is one of if not the most important quality in the success of the armed forces Unit cohesion is the social bond that gives rise to that intangible feeling which causes a man to dive on a grenade to save his buddies or to risk his life simply because his leader tells him to It requires the soldier to place the needs of the unit ahead of his self-interest and individual identity He will do this however only if he trusts that his comrades and commanders are doing likewise Cohesion requires a strong degree of mutual affection while sexual emotions are rooted strongly in self interest Cohesion exists when a unit thinks together and acts together as one A supporter for gays and lesbians in the military might say that homosexuals have been in the military for as long as anyone can recall and unity was not a problem then and that more and more people today are okay with the fact that they are serving along side homosexuals Statistics show that there has been anti-gay harassment and abuse incidents in the past and more incidents
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