July 22nd, 2010
02:45 PM ET
12 years ago

Outspoken gay soldier discharged from Army

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 Lt. Dan Choi, an outspoken critic of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy who is shown here during an April 20, 2010 protest in which he handcuffed himself to the White House gates, announced Thursday that he has been discharged from the U.S. military. (PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images)


(CNN) - One of the most outspoken gay critics of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy said Thursday that he has been discharged from the Army.

Lt. Dan Choi, who was arrested in March for handcuffing himself to a White House fence in protest of the policy, released a statement saying he had been honorably discharged.

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