Eyes on the prize

April 1995
Advocate;4/4/95, Issue 678, p12
Reports the citation of Lieutenant Tracy Thorne with the Navy Achievement Medal on February 28, 1995. Thorne's struggle to stay in the Navy after he disclosed his homosexuality on the television program `Nightline' in May 1992.


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