First-Ever Homosexual 'Pseudo-Marriage' On Military Base - By Two Ex-Heterosexuals

Follow up on: Military Academy Holds 1st Ever 'Gay Pride Week' - Calls It Way To "Enlightened Future" 3-27-12 "It's saying that we as a military community are looking to move to the future...to help move our students to a more enlightened future" [see post]***
First Same-Sex “Marriage” on Military Base

Two men became the first same-sex couple to marry on a military base when they held their wedding ceremony last month at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. Tech Sgt. Erwynn Umali and his partner, Will Behrens, married June 23 on the base where Umali, an active member of the Air Force, had been stationed. It was a decision that would have been unthinkable just nine months ago, before the law requiring them to keep their relationship a secret was repealed.

“We asked [about holding the ceremony on the base], and they were very open about it, but [said], ‘No one has ever asked us this question before,’” Umali said in a Facebook chat hosted by Slate. “We did not get any push back from the base or leadership. All they asked was that we be patient because this was the very first one.”

At a farewell luncheon hosted for him on his military base before he left for a special assignment, Umali came out in a very public way. In a speech in front of 40 fellow airmen, he thanked his partner and fiancé. His fellow airmen responded with a standing ovation, according to Slate.

About 150 friends and family attended the ceremony, which was officiated by Evangelical Lutheran Church Navy Chaplain Kay Reeb..

Both Behrens and Umali were previously married to women, and both have two children, all of whom were at the wedding.
re: 'unthinkable nine months ago'

In the 'follow up' link above is a quote stating that the military community, in regard to the issue of homosexuality, is looking to move to a..."more enlightened future".

Well the drama surrounding this scene at the 'first-ever' on-base homosexual 'wedding' gives us a little preview of what that 'enlightened future' is going to look like. "Enlightened" ex-heterosexuals seeking homosexual union, a standing ovation from "fellow airmen" upon coming out, presumably 'understanding' ex-wives and children taking part in the ceremony, and officiated by a supposedly christian Lutheran Church Navy Chaplain.

And this is now what we, as a society, are supposed to see as an "enlightened future"? Where the previously unthinkable, for good cause, not to mention scriptural, is not only now thinkable but do-able, and where rejection of this 'light' has now become the unacceptable position. Unthinkable.

Better check that light source O' enlightened ones - there is one called Lucifer, and he is a bringer of false light, and that false light is a blinding light, and he blinds minds with it. That is how the unthinkable becomes thinkable. Never ever be swayed true Christian, even if the entire city of Sodom embraces the false light. Rev. 18:4
compare: Another Dubious First: West Point Military Academy Hosts 1st "Gay Marriage" 12-1-12
2Cor. 4:3-4 "But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them'

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