|Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses the audience before introducing|
Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama, at a Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month event at the Pentagon, June 25,
2013. Hagel stated that since the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
law, the Defense Department and the military have become stronger.
DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo (Courtesy of DOD)
“Hagel, Obama Advisor Salute Gay, Lesbian Military Community” (Department of Defense, June 25, 2013)
“U.S. Afghan Envoy Expects Taliban to Continue Attacks Alongside Talks” (CNSNews.com, June 28, 2013)