Air Force under secretary commemorates 10th anniversary of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal

Jones joined panels of fellow LGBTQ+ community members, veterans and ranking civilian leaders in the U.S. government to celebrate the progress made since the cancellation of DADT Sept. 20, 2011. After being confirmed as the Air Force’s under secretary in July 2021, she has worked to further strengthen diversity and inclusion throughout the department.

Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones speaks at the virtual Congressional Equality Caucus Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Commemoration Event, held Sept. 20, 2021.