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When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one." Matlovich's tombstone at Congressional Cemetery is in the same row as that of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_Matlovich

Leonard P. Matlovich
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Matlovich on the cover of Time magazine
Born July 6, 1943
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Died June 22, 1988 (aged 44)
West Hollywood, California, U.S.
Buried at Congressional Cemetery,
Washington, D.C.
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years of service 1963-1975
Rank Technical Sergeant
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Awards Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart
Air Force Commendation Medal
Other work Gay rights activist

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