At the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) National Dinner on Saturday, March 19, 2011, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) was presented with the Anna Curren Award for his leadership in helping the pass the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act in the 111th Congress. Of LGBT servicemembers past, present and future, he said, “Let’s recognize their service and every American’s service for the precious gift it is. Let us give every American’s service the honor it deserves.”
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