June 2019


Mr. Wayne Monteith (Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, 

Federal Aviation Administration), Senator Tammy Duckworth (Senator for Illinois), and Mr. Stuart Milk (Co-founder and President, Harvey Milk Foundation), provide remarks at the 8th Annual LGBT Pride event at the Pentagon.

June 2018


Representative Anthony Brown, Major Jamie Henry and Leadership Award winners, LCDR Blake Dremann and Honorable Doug Wilson, provide remarks at the 7th Annual LGBT Pride event at the Pentagon.

Ms. Dawn Tallman performs the National Anthem.

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June 2017


Representative Mark Takano, Tony Kurta, performing the duties of under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, and Air Force Maj. Gen. Patricia A. Rose, mobilization assistant to the deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering and force protection, provide remarks at the 6th Annual LGBT Pride event at the Pentagon.

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June 2016


Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivers remarks during an LGBT Pride Month ceremony at the Pentagon to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members and civilians for their service to the DoD mission and the country.

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June 2015


Secretary of Defense Ash Carter keynoted, followed by family panel discussing LGBT service prior to the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT).

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June 2014


Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work delivers the keynote address, followed by a panel discussion on families.

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June 2013


Secretary Hagel, Valerie Jarrett, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, the most senior openly gay appointee in the Department of Defense, speaks at the Defense Department Pride event recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender pride within the Department of Defense,

June 2012


Jeh Johnson spoke to Defense Department personnel at the Pentagon’s first celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride month following the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy. He was followed by a panel on the subject “The Value of Open Service and Diversity."

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