By Bailey Vogt on January 24, Two Apache helicopter pilots are believed to be the first same-sex, active-duty military couple to get married at West Point military academy. Daniel Hall, 30, and Capt. Vincent Franchino, 26, were married in the chapel at the New York academy on Jan.
Military academy hosts first wedding of active-duty gay couple - Metro Weekly
Video Shock and Awe Army. This is the arch of swords, the longstanding funnysweet ritual that closes military weddings. This one, held at Fort Bragg, is a little different, though—in a lovely, historic way. A one-star general and a top enlisted soldier were among the plus attendees at this marriage ceremony Saturday for Major Daniel Toven and his same-sex partner Johnathan Taylor at Ft.
What is it like to be a same-sex couple in the military? Is it any different than being married to someone of the opposite sex? No, not really. But there are some things that I've noticed during my time as an openly gay Marine Corps spouse and veteran.
Two army captains have made history after exchanging vows at West Point in New York , becoming the first active-duty same-sex couple to get married at the esteemed United States military academy. Daniel Hall, 30, and Vincent Franchino, 26, declared their love for each other in front of family and friends in the academy's chapel. But their first date did not come until , months after the US repealed its 'don't ask don't tell' policy, which banned openly gay, lesbian and bisexual people from serving in the military. The military men are both Apache helicopter pilots and are now both stationed together at Fort Bliss in Texas.