"A small group of German officers opposed the loyalty oath to Hitler despite great political pressure. They courageously honored and respected the moral and institutional values they represented and knew to be right. We who are Marines are proud to see that our commandant has shown similar courage in the face of political pressure to allow avowed homosexuals to become Marines. A cold chill shivers down the spines of men when they contemplate the physical acts of homosexual behavior," - Ret. Marine Col. Art Corbett, in a letter published by the Washington Times.