Five potential avenues of progress.
If "chiefs and commanders are comfortable with moving to change the policy then I support it."
Admiral Mike Mullen on "Don't ask, don't tell" today.
In a presentation before the Senate, Pentagon leaders will announce some new plans today.
That Pentagon will detail the steps it's taking toward preparing for a repeal of the ban.
High-level meetings have been called to talk about making good on one of Barack Obama's campaign promises.
Major Nidal Malik Hasan will be tried in a military court.
And François Nars is coming to New York.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has secured a promise from the Armed Services Committee to review the policy this fall.
Bryant Neal Vinas taught Al Qaeda operatives about the New York City transit system and tried to kill American soldiers in an attack in Afghanistan.
First Lieutenant Dan Choi, who has been a vocal opponent of the policy, is on his way out because he stated his views.
A California representative is planning on introducing a bill to overturn the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
By picking Robert Gates for Defense secretary, Obama has given himself the power to start preparing his Afghanistan strategy before he even gets into office.
We talked to a group of new Army recruits in Times Square this week as they are sworn in, and found out some (but not all) of what is on their minds.