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2019 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) PRIDE MONTH

Date Signed: 5/7/2019
MARADMINS Number: 274/19

R 062106 May 19
MARADMIN 274/19
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/2019 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) PRIDE MONTH//
POC/ CHADWICK, M. L./CAPT/MPE/MRA/TEL: COM 703-784-9371/
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  LGBT Pride Month is celebrated each year during the month of June.
2.  Background.  The Marine Corps is committed to living the values we defend; treating everyone fairly, and with dignity and respect.  The Marine Corps is committed to promoting an environment free from personal, social, or institutional barriers that prevent our workforce from rising to the highest level of responsibility and leadership possible.  Therefore, commanders are encouraged to take time to recognize the 2019 LGBT Pride Month and to promote participation in observance events.
3.  During this observance month, commanders are encouraged to recognize the selfless service our service members, veterans, and civilians contribute to the Nation.  Commanders are further encouraged to conduct programs and promote participation in observance events across their local communities.
4.  Release authorized by Brigadier General W. H. Swan, Division Director, Manpower Plans and Policy.//