File photo of U.S. military personnel participating in Gay Pride Parade in San Diego

 
File photo of U.S. military personnel participating in Gay Pride Parade in San Diego
Active duty U.S. Marine corporal Jime Rindon (C) from Camp Pendleton yells out as he marches with active and non-active U.S. military personnel who are participating for the first time in San Diego's Gay Pride Parade in San Diego, in this July 16, 2011 file photo. bama administration lawyers will ask a federal appeals court on September 1, 2011 to vacate a judgment declaring "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" unconstitutional now that the ban on openly gay men and women in the military is about to be repealed. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS MILITARY)