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Atlanta, Georgia

AVER Georgia president Danny Ingram carries a portrait of Major Alan G Rogers, the first known gay casualty of the war in Iraq, while walking next to Samson, the "cap" horse in Atlanta's annual Veteran's Day Parade, November 11th.  Along with the traditional saddle with Army saber and rearward facing riding boots, Samson carried a placard with information about Rogers pinned to his blue and white blanket:

Major Alan G. Rogers

American Veterans For Equal Rights DC Chapter

KIA January 28, 2008, Baghdad, Iraq

Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Inf. Div, Ft. Riley, KS

New York City


  2008  Gay Military Signal