MPFC in the Media

January 5, 2016 – Wayzata High School grad killed in action – Source: Sun Sailor

December 24, 2015 – 1st Out Woman in US Military Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Bombing – Source: Edge Media Network

December 24, 2015 – Minn. major was military gay rights pioneer – Source: Lacrosse Tribune

December 23, 2015 – Air Force Academy graduate Adrianna Vorderbruggen killed in Afghanistan – Source: The Denver Channel

December 23, 2015 – Minnesota woman among six Americans killed in Afghan attack – Source: Star Tribune

December 23, 2015 – Air Force Academy graduate among six killed in Afghanistan suicide attack – Source: Colorado Springs

December 23, 2015 – Pioneer lesbian soldier killed in Afghanistan – Source: sfbay.ca

December 22, 2015 – Lesbian Air Force Major Among 6 Americans Killed in Afghanistan Bomb Attack – Source: Frontiers Media

December 22, 2015 – Groundbreaking lesbian Air Force officer killed in Afghanistan – Source: Philly Voice

December 22, 2015 – 6 US Service Members Killed in Afghanistan Attack Identified – Source: Mic.com

December 22, 2015 – Lesbian US Officer Adrianna Vorderbruggen killed in Afghanistan – Source: AfterEllen

December 22, 2015 – Air Force Major killed in Afghanistan was gay rights trailblazer – Source: CBS News

December 22, 2015 – Celebrated Openly Gay Air Force Officer Among 6 Killed In Afghanistan – Source: Huffington Post

December 22, 2015 – Military Partners, Families Coalition on Death of Openly Gay Air Force Major Adrianna Vorderbruggen – Source: The Rainbow Times

November 11, 2015 – Gay Military Dads Reflect on Veterans Day – Source: Out Magazine

October 28, 2015 – Blue Star Families’ Sixth Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey Reveals Increasing Uncertainty for All-Volunteer Force – Source: Blue Star Families

October 19, 2015 – Out and Proud: Nurse Johnathon and Army Doctor Joshua – Source: Gay With Kids

August 6, 2015 – LGBT Pride Event at Camp Lejeune – Source: AVER

July 21, 2015 – SPARTA Cofounder Dies at North Carolina Campground – Source: The Advocate

June 11, 2015 – Senate Appropriations Committee Unanimously Passes Mikulski Amendment to Protect Military Families’ Access to Healthy Affordable Food at Commissaries – Source: US Senator for Maryland, Barbara Mikulski (website)

June 10, 2015 – The Coalition to Save our Military Shopping Benefits – Source: SaveOurBenefit.org

May 28, 2015 – LGBT service members honor fallen at Arlington, Congressional – Source: Washington Blade

May 4, 2015 – Meet Our Partners – Source: Our Tomorrow

April 30, 2015 – Army General Tammy Smith to be honored at San Diego reception – Source: San Diego LGBT Weekly

April 19, 2015 – Coalition urges Congress to reject cuts to commissary budget – Source: Military Times

April 16, 2015 – The Coalition to Save our Military Shopping Benefits – Source: SaveOurBenefit.org

April 2015 – Coalition urges Congress to reject cuts to commissary budget – Source: Military Times

February 13, 2015 – Voices for Veterans Act – Source: United States House of Representatives

December 22, 2014 – Four Years Later: The Lessons of Ditching ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – Source: Bloomberg

February 2014 – The Military Partners and Families Coalition partners with Blue Star Families for Fifth Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey – Source: Syracuse University News

November 6, 2014 – FFSC Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Month Conference – Source: dcmilitary.com

October 15, 2014 – Op-ed: Remember the Troops Who Fought for Marriage Equality – Source: The Advocate

July 2, 2014 – Parent Pride: Being the Parent of a Gay Service Member – Source: National Military Family Association

November 21, 2013 – Power of 2×3 inch Card - by DC Military Life

June 27, 2013 – Two gay marriage victories in Supreme Court - Source: SMH Australia

June 27, 2013 – Gay Rights Advances in U.S., Faces Setbacks in Jamaica - Source: Pulitzer Center

June 26, 2013 – KNTV Live Coverage - Source: KNTV Bay Area

June 26, 2013 – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23073462- Source: BBC

June 25, 2013 – Pentagon officials speak of progress at gay pride event - Source: Stars and Stripes

June 25, 2013 – Valerie Jarred Acknowledged Tracey Hepner, military spouse and co-founder of MPFC - Source: The New Civil Rights Movement

January 23, 2013 – Gay and Lesbian Soldiers Bring Same-Sex Partners to Inaugural Ball – Source: Advocate.com

November 26, 2012 – Inspiring People in Our Region – Samuel Toba, By: SEA Currents

November 13, 2012 – Veterans Day and Our LGBT Heroes, By: Gay Richmond News

September 17, 2012 – What the Repeal of DADT Means to Me, By: SpouseBuzz

September 5, 2012 – OutServe & SLDN Announce October Conference Panels, By: SLDN

August 13, 2012 MPFC Community Survey, By: US Military Violence Against Women

August 10, 2012 – First Openly Gay Flag Officer Promoted, By: Sue Fulton 

April 13, 2012 – OutServe announces Military Partners Group to co-sponsor D.C. Summit, By: Shaun Knittel

April 4, 2012 – Survey Tackles Issues Facing Gay Troops and Their Families, By Leo Shane III

April 3, 2012 – Military Partners and Families Coalitions Seek Answers, By Stuart Quinn

February 26, 2012 – Military Spouses’ Support Group Welcomes Same-Sex Partner, By: Ariana Bostian-Kentes

December 3, 2011 - Progressive Religion to the Rescue, By: Mary E. Hunt

September 27, 2011 – Same-sex Partners welcome relief, recognition after DADT repeal, By: Leo Shane III

September 25, 2011 – Stepping Out of the Shadows, By Tracey Hepner

September 25, 2011 – Same-sex Military Couples Celebrate the end of DADT, By: Katherine Shaver

September 18, 2011 – Repeal of gay ban welcome by civilian partners, By: David Crary

 

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