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                America June 2020

2006-2020  Gay Military Signal

GayMilitarySignal@yahoo.com             

Summer 2020 Pride Parades have been cancelled;
So AVER and TAVA present America's first
LGBT Veterans Virtual Pride Parade.


Denny Meyer
USS Forrestal
USN, USAR SFC (E7)
Vietnam Era

 


James Apedaile
101st Airborne
USA, SSG (E6 Ret)
Cold War/Persian Gulf Eras

 


Brad Cummings
USS Lexington
USN HM2 (E5)

1974-1978


Vicki Breton
Kaiserlautern, Germany
USA SP4 (E4)

 


Linda Ryherd-Schroeder
Spangdaheim AB, Germany
USAF SSG (E5)
1980s
 

 


Tony Breton
585th Eng. Co. 649th Eng. Bn
USA SP4 (E4)
Grenada Era


James Darby
USS Midway
USN CT2 (E5)
Korean War
 

 


Tom Carpenter
VMA 214 'Black Sheep'
USMC, Captain
Vietnam Era

 


Eric Alva
3rd Battalion, 7th Marines
USMC SSG E6
Somalia, Iraq OIF


Timoty LaCroix
USS LaSalle, USS Phila.
USN, YN2, E5
Cold War Era

 


Gene Barfield
USS Nathanael Green/VA72
USN, USNR, PO1, E6
Cold War, FBM Patrols

 


Danny Ingram
USA, Sgt E5
Cold War, Gulf War


Steve Loomis
244th Engr. Bn
USA LTC
Vietnam +

 


Ron Freeny
USS Sellers (DDG-11)
USN LCDR
Vietnam +

 


Penn Baker
USS George Bancroft SSBN 643
USN, MM1 SS E6
1963 - 1970
 


Jean Albright
Washington DC
USAF MSGT  E7
Vietnam

 


Stephani Patten
San Diego
USN DTP2 E5
 

 


Nick Jackman
USCG Polar Star
USCG CPO E7
Vietnam Era
 

Those shown above symbolically represent the over one million living proud
patriotic LGBT veterans who served our nation from WWII to the present.

Below is a short list of some of our known fallen patriotic LGBT heroes

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LGBT VETERANS VIRTUAL PRIDE PARADE
FALLEN HEROES ROLL CALL


 


Franklyn Kameny
US Army PFC
WWII

 


Harvey Milk
US Navy LT
Korean Era
 


Leonard Matlovich
USAF TechSgt
Vietnam

 


James Donovan
US Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman
Vietnam Era +

 


Andrew Wifahrt
US Army CPL
Afghanistan, OEF

 


Alan Rogers
US Army Major
Iraq, OIF

Another one million courageous LGBT Americans, who are no longer with us, served our country from
World War II forward.  Some, above, died serving in battle, while others lived on to battle for our rights.

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The LGBT Vets Virtual Pride Parade is presentd by Denny Meyer, the TAVA and AVER Public Affairs Officer

2020 Gay Military Signal