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US military ban on openly gay personnel 'should end'


Openly gay people should be allowed to serve in the US military, the country's top commander has said.

Adm Mike Mullen told a Senate hearing into a ban on openly gay personnel that allowing them to serve was "the right thing to do".

Adam Brookes reports from Washington.


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