Copy of a letter from Gordon Copeland to the Secretary of the Air Force, Discharge Review Board, dated July 3, 1979.

Title

Copy of a letter from Gordon Copeland to the Secretary of the Air Force, Discharge Review Board, dated July 3, 1979.

Date

July 3, 1979

Description

This document is a type-written draft of a letter from Gordon Copeland, addressed to the Secretary of the Air Force, Discharge Review Board. Gordon writes, "I hope that an upgrade of my undesirable discharge will be possible without a personal hearing. I have been told that such upgrading is routine in cases of alleged homosexuality, where no homosexual acts have ever been charged. ... If this is not possible and a hearing is necessary, I will wish to travel to New York City for a personal hearing." The letter is dated July 3, 1979.

Creator

Gordon W. Copeland, Jr. (Charles Shively's partner)

Format

8.5"x11"

Citation

Gordon W. Copeland, Jr. (Charles Shively's partner), “Copy of a letter from Gordon Copeland to the Secretary of the Air Force, Discharge Review Board, dated July 3, 1979. ,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed June 21, 2018, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/347.

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