Booted gay translators could cost Army $45 million

By David Edwards
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 7:43 EDT
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The U.S. Army is so desperate for Arab translators that they’re offering incentives of up to $150,000 to sign up and stay. But they won’t change their position on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” which cost them more than 300 gay translators who might ultimately cost up to $45 million to replace, just in bonuses.

This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast August 5, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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