Air Force plans training for ending Don't Ask

Monday - 2/14/2011, 8:40am EST

The Air Force weighs in with its approach to training the ranks for the end of Don't Ask-Don't Tell. Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz says the training will help Airmen better understand what is expected of them as openly gay service members enter the force. The Air Force is training members all at once, but in separate tiers. One tier consists of policy shops, chaplains, benefits counselors and judge advocates. Tier two is officers and civilian supervisors. The third tier is pretty much everybody else. Most people will receive face-to-face training, but the Air Force is also offering online courses.

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