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TODAY   |  August 08, 2013

Same-sex military spouses could get health care

A Pentagon proposal under consideration would bring health care, housing and other benefits to same-sex spouses of military members by the end of the month, but earlier plans to provide benefits to unmarried gay partners may be reversed.

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>>> could get health care and other benefits by the end of the month according to pentagon proposal under consideration. but it could reverse earlier plans to provide benefits to gay partners who are not married. the department instead may provide up to ten days of leave. so same-sex couples can travel the states where they can marry legally. no final decision has been made.