Hello im a type 1 diabetic for 8 years and a staff sergeant in the civil air patrol ( air force auxiliary).
"One of the Army's finest has to constantly prove to the military and himself that diabetics can serve our great county with honor and distinction. As a diabetic, Mark Thompson has earned a Bronze Star and has proven that any diabetic who wants to serve our county should have the opportunity to prove their ability to effectively control the disease while performing military duties without geographical limitation."
After seeing this story i was surprised that a man who the army already knew was a diabetic still sent him overseas. Then i found this petition below If this man could go overseas and fight in a combat role with diabetes shouldn't other diabetics be allowed to enlist and serve in non combat roles such as the army Finance Corps or Medical Service Corps? both with no combat roles.
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