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Virtual Event: The Costs of Policy; Serving While LGBTQ

Oct 14, 2021
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET


On October, 14, 2021 the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security and the Athena Leadership Project held a roundtable to discuss the experiences of LGBTQ service members and the costs of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy. The discussion further highlighted how the military services can better access and retain top-tier talent in an increasingly diverse nation.

The panel discussion was moderated by Athena Leadership Project co-founders and CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellows Dr. Jeannette Gaudry Haynie and Dr. Kyleanne Hunter. The event was hosted by CNAS Senior Fellow and Program Director Kate Kuzminski.

The panelists included:

  • Justin Johnson, a Marine Corps veteran
  • Sarah Klimm, a Marine Corps veteran
  • Emily Miller, an Army veteran
  • Lt. Col. Dr. Barbara Wujciak, an Air Force reservist