Lieutenant Colonel Steve Loomis, winner of a Purple Heart and 20 year veteran was discharged because he was gay and lost all of his benefits including his million dollar pension.
The twist: He kept his sexual orientation a secret. He was the victim of arson and the investigation turned up a home sex movie of him and another man.
They didn’t ask. He didn’t tell. He still loses.
Will last weeks ruling about equal protection and the right to privacy have any weight here?