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The Gay Ban and the New Armed Forces Code of Social Conduct

RUSI Newsbrief, 21 June 2004
On 12 January 2000, Geoffrey Hoon, the Secretary of State for Defence announced to the House of Commons that homosexual men and women would no longer be banned from serving in the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom.

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Michael Codner
Senior Research Fellow and Director of Personnel Services

Michael Codner is Senior Research Fellow in Military Sciences and Editorial Director of RUSI Defence Systems. Until 2013, he... read more

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