Retribution –something given or exacted. This paper is to show both sides of whyit is believed that one group of American Citizens should be whether it is to restore property or HONOR!
This paper’s purpose is to discuss Rights endowed to all citizensof American in a contract written by five men one of which was Thomas Jefferson.Unfortunately that contract left out all men being equal referring to my African American brothers.I’m a member of an exclusive community who have since the beginning of time been harassed and abused as well as gassed.
In every military engagement as far back asthe Roman’s gays have fought and carried those in needed of seeing a doctor to get theaid they needed. With the pen strikes of an American President a bill was passed thatallowed my brethren to continue to serve in the military as long as their honor was keptwithin the closet. That’s very hard to do in November 1977 after a year at William Pennin Oskaloosa, Iowa a young woman from Waukon, IA joined the USARMY.Pride just oozed from this tall young woman who had joined promised to becomea computer word processor in German. Boot camp was different a history geek drank allhistory she could consume since birth. Toss the hand grenade, qualified as a sharpshooter, though her dad told her never volunteer she did. Extra details were new anddifferent. No word was spoken about sexuality.The food was bad but the spree de corp
was all that mattered. It was the first timethis soldier, this young woman had ever been from home. One day there was a detail towork a parade, she held her countries flag it still brings tears to her eyes. That’s what its
1 In some culture to have honor restore to them is a manner of face.2 LGBT (Gays and transgendered were just some of those gassed byHitler in WWII.)3 Means all for the corps much like Semi Fi in the Marine Corps. Thatmeans always faithful.2