Clarke Cooper, an openly gay army reserve officer, is seen in his office in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. Cooper is an unlikely activist who has beaten the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell ... more 
Clarke Cooper, an openly gay army reserve officer, is seen in his office in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. Cooper is an unlikely activist who has beaten the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy on every level. Despite being president of the gay rights organization that won the injunction against the controversial policy, he is also an army reserve officer who was never kicked out of the military for being openly gay. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Evan Vucci
Thu, Oct 21, 2010 7:08 PM EDT