Pentagon asked to delay DADT

Friday - 9/16/2011, 11:40am EDT

The Department of Defense has been asked to delay Don't Ask Don't Tell. California Congressman Buck McKeon and South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson wrote Defense Secretary Leon Panetta asking him to delay because certain regulations regarding benefits to same sex couples have not been revised. The Pentagon is planning to repeal the ban on September 20th and it doesn't look like the Congressmen will get their wish. Pentagon officials indicate all is in order and a delay is not neccessary.