Defense Department Hosts Pride Event at Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks via video during the Defense Department's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon, June 26, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Defense Department General Counsel Jeh C. Johnson delivers the keynote address during the department's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon, June 26, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Brenda S. Fulton, far right, participates in a discussion panel during the Defense Department's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon, June 26, 2012. Along with Fulton, from left to right, U.S. Navy Capt. Jane Campbell, director of press operations for the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs; Gordon O. Tanner, principal deputy general counsel for the Air Force; and Marine Corps Capt. Matthew Phelps gave their perspectives on their lives and careers before the repeal of the so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Marine Corps Capt. Matthew Phelps participates in a discussion panel during the Defense Department's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon,  June 26, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Gordon O. Tanner, principal deputy general counsel for the Air Force, participates in a panel discussion during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon, June 26, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • An attendee holds the program for the Defense Department's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon, June 26, 2012. 
 DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley