''I don't want to prejudge the situation. I am saying if he [the President] did that, it would be my job to explain it when the appropriate time comes.... Anytime you have a broad-based policy change, there are challenges to that. The Army has a big history of taking on similar issues, [with] predictions of doom and gloom that did not play out.''
Army Secretary John McHugh responding to the Army Times about the increasingly likelihood that the US Congress &/or President Obama may put an end to the military's policy that bans gay servicemembers. He did not offer his personal feelings about ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'' though. (Army Times)