January 8, 2013

Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Tracy Dice is mourning the loss of her wife, 29-year-old Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Donna Johnson, one of three soldiers killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan on October 1. Dice and Johnson are the first known same-sex married military couple to have suffered a casualty since the repeal of DADT,  according to the Military Times. Dice is being shut out of military benefits because of DOMA, the Military Times reports. Watch the Military Times interview with Dice.