Colonel Margaret Cammermeyer, you should know
, was played by Glenn Close in the 1995 movie Serving In Silence
, which tracked her successful court battle to be reinstated to the Washington National Guard after her 1989 disclosure that she is a lesbian. Cammermeyer now serves on a civilian advisory committee to the Department of Defense after retiring from the National Guard in 1997 as one of the military's very few pre-DADT openly gay members.
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