First Gay Wedding at Army Base

This is the arch of swords, the longstanding funnysweet ritual that closes military weddings. This one, held at Fort Bragg, is a little different, though—in a lovely, historic way. A one-star general and a top enlisted soldier were among the 100-plus attendees at this marriage ceremony Saturday for Major Daniel Toven and his same-sex partner Johnathan Taylor at Ft. Bragg's main chapel—the first such ceremony ever performed on one of the Army's largest bases. Read more at

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