Military to extend same-sex marriage benefits
August 14th, 2013
07:22 PM ET
8 months ago

Military to extend same-sex marriage benefits

(CNN) – The Pentagon will permit members of the military to travel to wed same-sex partners if the community or state where they are based does not permit it, a key element of a new benefits policy unveiled Wednesday.

The Defense Department announced its intention to extended health, housing and other benefits to same-sex spouses of uniformed military personnel and defense civilian employees.

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  1. Jeff Brown in Jersey

    About time!

    August 15, 2013 01:35 am at 1:35 am |
  2. California

    They're bigoted haters. They need to extend bennies to polygamists also.

    Liberal HATERS

    August 15, 2013 01:59 am at 1:59 am |