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OutServe Survey Results

Demographics

Worksheet 1 of 3

Respondents

May '11

Sep '11

Army
Marines
Navy
Air Force
Coast Guard

30.4%
7.6%
21.9%
37.9%
2.2%

30.8%
8.8%
24.8%
33.2%
2.4%
82.2%
17.8%

Male
Female
Gay
Lesbian
Bisexual
Transgender
Unsure

63.1%
27.0%
7.7%
1.4%
0.9%

73.3%
14.9%
10.0%
0.8%
1.1%

E1-E4
E5-E9
Cadet
Warrant Officer
O1-O3
O4 and above

29.0%
36.6%
12.1%
1.8%
13.4%
7.1%

33.9%
32.0%
5.1%
1.1%
18.7%
9.8%

White
Black
Asian or Pacific Islander
Native American
Hispanic Origin
Other

76.6%
10.8%
8.1%
1.8%
13.5%
1.8%

71.3%
12.5%
8.3%
2.6%
13.0%
4.2%

Single
Unmarried Partner: would
be married now if allowed
by state
Unmarried Partner: would
not be married now even if
allowed
Same-Sex Marriage/ Civil
Union
Married to Opposite Sex
Divorced/Widowed

58.4%

19.0%

15.6%
1.9%
1.5%
0.9%

Other/Prefer not to say

2.6%

No children
Children, not living with me
Children, living with me and partner
Children, living with me alone
Children, some other arrangement

93.4%
3.4%
1.9%
0.4%
0.9%

Republican
Democrat
Independent
Other
Prefer not to say/No Pref

15.4%
37.9%
24.5%
3.4%
18.8%

OutServe Survey Results
Questions

Worksheet 2 of 3

May '11

Sept '11

Who are you "out" to (select all that apply - only select one for "unit" answer)?
No one
Family
Civilian Friends

1.8%
75.4%
87.1%

3.1%
70.0%
81.5%

62.9%
12.9%
2.2%
78.0%

60.2%
10.8%
6.5%
77.5%

pick no more than one of the following:

Some in my unit
Majority in my unit
Everyone in my unit

Have you "come out" to more people in the military since the law was signed to repeal DADT?
Yes
No

27.8%
72.2%

37.8%
62.2%

After Repeal is implemented, you will most likely come out to:
No one who doesn't currently know
A few close friends in my unit
Most in my unit
Everyone
Don't know

28.7%
22.0%
8.5%
10.8%
30.0%

31.3%
16.8%
8.9%
13.5%
29.5%

How would you grade the professionalism of your DADT Training?
Very professional
Generally professional
Neutral
Somewhat unprofessional
Very unprofessional
Have not received training yet

17.0%
26.3%
15.6%
8.0%
2.2%
30.8%

22.6%
38.8%
22.6%
8.5%
3.9%
3.7%

Assume you have a significant other, would you take them to unit events post repeal?
Definitely
Likely
Don't know
Probably not
Definitely not

27.2%
32.6%
24.1%
14.3%
1.8%

29.9%
28.7%
23.7%
14.5%
3.3%
MAY '11

SEPT '11

Post-repeal, colleagues in your unit will likely treat gay, lesbian, and bisexual personnel:
Universally with respect and without discrimination
Generally free from discrimination with some minor exceptions
Mixed
Mostly negatively
Very negatively with instances of extensive abuse

8.1%
58.7%
28.3%
3.6%
1.3%

12.2%
55.2%
25.9%
5.6%
1.2%

41.3%
14.8%
19.7%
1.3%
8.5%
12.6%
1.8%

41.3%
13.8%
18.7%
3.1%
7.5%
11.7%
3.8%

If you are subjected to repeated harassment or unfair treatment,
who would you PREFER to talk to in order to bring resolution to the matter?
Your immediate chain of command
Your commander or his/her NCO counterpart
Your EO Rep
Your Chaplain
The IG
A friend not in the chain of command
No one in the military

If you are subjected to repeated harassment or unfair treatment, who do you think would be
most effective in resolving this problem, if regulations allowed them to intervene?
Your immediate chain of command
Your commander or his/her NCO counterpart
Your EO Rep
Your Chaplain
The IG
No one would likely solve it

35.6%
28.4%
15.8%
0.5%
14.0%
5.9%

34.0%
23.7%
20.8%
1.9%
13.1%
6.4%

How well does your Chaplain meet your spiritual needs?
Extremely Helpful
Moderately Helpful
A Little Helpful
Neither Helpful nor Harmful
Negatively Impacts Me

6.7%
14.0%
6.7%
67.5%
5.1%

OutServe Survey Results
Questions by Service

Worksheet 3 of 3
SEPTEMBER 2011

Who are you "out" to (select all that apply - only select one for "unit" answer)?
Air Force
Marines
Navy
No one
2.3%
4.5%
2.3%
Family
70.5%
70.5%
71.3%
Civilian Friends
85.5%
77.3%
81.4%

Coast Guard
7.7%
61.5%
61.5%

Army
3.7%
68.9%
81.5%

53.8%
0.0%
0.0%
53.8%

60.2%
10.8%
6.5%
77.5%

pick no more than one of the following:

Some in my unit
Majority in my unit
Everyone in my unit
Total

62.4%
10.4%
3.5%
76.3%

40.9%
6.8%
15.9%
63.6%

61.2%
14.0%
9.3%
84.5%

Have you "come out" to more people in the military since the law was signed in December to repeal DADT?
Air Force
Marines
Navy
Coast Guard
Army
Yes
37.2%
36.4%
44.4%
38.5%
33.5%
No
62.8%
63.6%
55.6%
61.5%
66.5%
After Repeal is implemented, you will most likely come out to:
Air Force
Marines
No one who doesn't currently know
26.2%
34.1%
A few close friends in my unit
16.9%
20.5%
Most in my unit
14.0%
6.8%
Everyone
9.9%
13.6%
Don't know
33.1%
25.0%

Navy
28.9%
16.4%
6.3%
19.5%
28.9%

Coast Guard
30.8%
15.4%
15.4%
7.7%
30.8%

Army
37.9%
16.1%
8.9%
13.5%
29.5%

How would you grade the professionalism of your DADT Training?
Air Force
Marines
Very professional
19.2%
22.7%
Generally professional
37.8%
40.9%
Neutral
30.8%
25.0%
Somewhat unprofessional
5.8%
9.1%
Very unprofessional
2.9%
2.3%

Navy
32.0%
39.8%
14.8%
10.2%
1.6%

Coast Guard
30.8%
38.5%
7.7%
15.4%
0.0%

Army
18.0%
38.5%
20.5%
9.3%
7.5%

Assume you have a significant other, would you take them to unit events post repeal?
Air Force
Marines
Navy
Coast Guard
Definitely
29.5%
27.3%
36.7%
30.8%
Likely
31.2%
20.5%
26.6%
38.5%
Don't know
24.9%
27.3%
21.9%
7.7%
Probably not
11.6%
18.2%
13.3%
23.1%
Definitely not
2.9%
6.8%
1.6%
0.0%

Army
25.5%
29.2%
24.2%
16.8%
3.3%

Post-repeal, colleagues in your unit will likely treat gay, lesbian, and bisexual personnel:

Air Force
14.5%
55.2%
25.6%
4.1%
0.6%

Marines
11.4%
52.3%
20.5%
13.6%
2.3%

Navy
17.1%
59.7%
20.2%
2.3%
0.8%

If you are subjected to repeated harassment or unfair treatment,
who would you PREFER to talk to in order to bring resolution to the matter?
Air Force
Your immediate chain of command
43.9%
Your commander or his/her NCO counterpart
13.9%
Your EO Rep
20.8%
Your Chaplain
2.3%
The IG
3.5%
A friend not in the chain of command
13.9%
No one in the military
1.7%

Marines
29.5%
15.9%
31.8%
0.0%
6.8%
11.4%
4.5%

Navy
53.5%
7.0%
17.1%
7.0%
2.3%
10.1%
3.1%

If you are subjected to repeated harassment or unfair treatment, who do you think would be
most effective in resolving this problem, if regulations allowed them to intervene?
Air Force
Marines
Your immediate chain of command
32.4%
27.3%
Your commander or his/her NCO counterpart
27.7%
22.7%
Your EO Rep
26.6%
22.7%
Your Chaplain
1.2%
2.3%
The IG
9.8%
13.6%
No one would likely solve it
2.3%
11.4%

Navy
45.7%
18.6%
18.6%
2.3%
8.5%
6.2%

How well does your Chaplain meet your spiritual needs?
Air Force
Marines
Extremely Helpful
4.8%
4.5%
Moderately Helpful
12.5%
2.3%
A Little Helpful
6.5%
11.4%
Neither Helpful nor Harmful
70.8%
77.3%
Negatively Impacts Me
5.4%
4.5%

Army
9.4%
19.4%
5.0%
58.8%
7.5%

Universally with respect and without discrimination
Generally free from discrimination with some minor exceptions
Mixed
Mostly negatively
Very negatively with instances of extensive abuse

Navy
7.3%
14.5%
7.3%
68.5%
2.4%

Coast Guard
0.0%
0.0%
8.3%
91.7%
0.0%

MAY 2011

Air Force
1.2%
75.3%
91.8%

Marines
5.9%
76.5%
70.6%

Navy
2.0%
81.6%
85.7%

Coast Guard
0.0%
100.0%
100.0%

Army
1.5%
69.1%
85.3%

63.5%
14.1%
2.4%
80.0%

47.1%
17.6%
0.0%
64.7%

55.1%
12.2%
6.1%
73.4%

100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
100.0%

69.1%
11.8%
0.0%
80.9%

Air Force
24.7%
75.3%

Marines
37.5%
62.5%

Navy
32.7%
67.3%

Coast Guard
0.0%
100.0%

Army
27.9%
72.1%

Air Force
24.7%
25.9%
7.1%
8.2%
34.1%

Marines
23.5%
29.4%
17.6%
5.9%
23.5%

Navy
29.2%
20.4%
6.3%
22.9%
31.3%

Coast Guard
0.0%
60.0%
0.0%
20.0%
20.0%

Army
36.8%
20.6%
10.3%
5.9%
26.5%

Air Force
10.6%
29.4%
21.2%
11.8%
1.2%
25.9%

Marines
23.5%
29.4%
29.4%
0.0%
5.9%
11.8%

Navy
30.6%
26.5%
4.1%
4.1%
2.0%
32.7%

Coast Guard
0.0%
40.0%
40.0%
0.0%
0.0%
20.0%

Army
14.7%
20.6%
11.8%
8.8%
2.9%
41.2%

Air Force
28.2%
35.3%
16.5%
17.6%
2.4%

Marines
29.4%
29.4%
35.3%
5.9%
0.0%

Navy
28.6%
34.7%
20.4%
12.2%
4.1%

Coast Guard
40.0%
20.0%
40.0%
0.0%
0.0%

Army
23.5%
29.4%
32.4%
14.7%
0.0%

Coast Guard
23.1%
38.5%
30.8%
7.7%
0.0%

Army
5.0%
53.8%
31.9%
7.5%
1.9%

Air Force
4.7%
68.2%
24.7%
1.2%
1.2%

Marines
5.9%
70.6%
17.6%
5.9%
0.0%

Navy
14.6%
58.3%
20.8%
4.2%
2.1%

Coast Guard
0.0%
80.0%
20.0%
0.0%
0.0%

Army
8.8%
42.6%
41.2%
5.9%
1.5%

Coast Guard
53.8%
30.8%
7.7%
0.0%
0.0%
7.7%
0.0%

Army
31.1%
17.4%
14.9%
1.9%
16.8%
11.2%
6.8%

Air Force
40.5%
16.7%
16.7%
2.4%
8.3%
14.3%
1.2%

Marines
47.1%
5.9%
23.5%
5.9%
5.9%
11.8%
0.0%

Navy
57.1%
12.2%
18.4%
0.0%
4.1%
6.1%
2.0%

Coast Guard
60.0%
0.0%
20.0%
0.0%
0.0%
20.0%
0.0%

Army
27.9%
17.6%
23.5%
0.0%
13.2%
14.7%
2.9%

Coast Guard
38.5%
53.8%
7.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%

Army
27.7%
21.4%
17.0%
2.5%
21.4%
10.1%

Air Force
29.4%
27.2%
17.6%
0.0%
17.6%
8.2%

Marines
58.8%
17.6%
5.9%
0.0%
17.6%
0.0%

Navy
46.9%
22.4%
20.4%
0.0%
4.1%
6.1%

Coast Guard
60.0%
40.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%

Army
27.3%
36.4%
13.6%
1.5%
16.7%
4.5%