So are you going to answer my questions? If you weren't taught that gays serving openly might be detrimental to morale, unit cohesion and discipline, then where did you get your beliefs? Do you believe that gays serving openly might be detrimental to morale, unit cohesion and discipline or do you have some other reason to oppose gays serving openly?
"A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt
Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.
How did you reply to that argument? Oh, well some straight soldiers have to be away from their families for a year!
It seems that you are perfectly fine with the idea that gay soldiers have to choose between starting a family and serving their country.