Defense Force Management:

Statistics Related to DOD's Policy on Homosexuality

NSIAD-92-98S: Published: Jun 12, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1992.

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GAO provided a supplement to its report on the Department of Defense's (DOD) policy on homosexuality.

GAO provided detailed information on: (1) the composition of active military personnel; (2) personnel discharged for homosexuality by race, gender, rank, and occupational code; (3) the discharge rates for homosexuality by race and gender along with rates of representation in the military force; (4) cases involving homosexuality investigated by the military services' criminal investigative agencies; and (5) average years of service and pay grades for personnel discharged from the military for homosexuality.