Keith Meinhold

November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/23/92, Vol. 113 Issue 20, p20
Reports that Keith Meinhold, 30, a 12-year Navy veteran who was discharged last August after announcing on television that he was homosexual, has been reinstated into the Navy. Last week, a federal judge ordered that the sonar crew instructor based in San Francisco return to the Navy, making Meinhold the first admitted homosexual allowed to serve in the armed forces. The military's ban on homosexuals considered unconstitutional.


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