Confederate and Rainbow flags on US Military Bases

Dark Green Marines and LGBTQ Pride

Public domain image by USMC Staff Sgt. Rebecca L. Floto from a Marine Corps Times article.

I cheered Saturday when I heard the Pentagon, in a move that thwarts Donald Trump, is effectively banning the Confederate flag from all US military installations. As a former enlisted Marine and Air Force intelligence officer, I know symbols of racism and slavery must hold no place of honor in any military setting.

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Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.

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