Blue Discharges

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Blue Discharge - Association With Homosexuality
... commissioned officers and some commanders began issuing administrative discharges instead ... It is unknown exactly how many gay and lesbian service members were given blue discharges under this regulation, but in 1946 the Army estimated that it had issued between 49,000 and ... from military service, initially supported giving gay service members blue discharges ...
House Report On Blue Discharges
... In response to reports about the disparate treatment of blue-ticket veterans, the House Committee on Military Affairs appointed a special committee to review the ... of the National War Effort", commonly known as "Blue Discharges", on January 30, 1946 ... The committee expressed its amazement that anyone with a blue discharge would risk further stigmatization by speaking out against the discrimination It should be borne in mind that even a moderate amount of complaint ...

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