The Financial Toll Of DADT

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" cost the U.S. "$200 million from 2004 to 2009," mostly due to the cost of replacing discharged soldiers, according to the Government Accountability Office. It's harder to put a pricetag on the cost to civil rights.

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So you're saying it's equivalent to the procurement cost to the Army of a can opener and three laundry baskets.