Welcome to Obamaland where our military is weakened drastically and now there are gay nominees for the military spouse of the year.
For the first time, the military spouse of the year nominee at Naval Base Coronado is gay.
“I was the kid who didn’t want to be gay,” Brian Alvarado said. “I was scared.”
But, there was no denying it.
He met his husband, Matthew Alvarado, online two years ago. Matthew has been an active duty sailor for the past 17 years.
“I’m proud that he put his head down and he did his work,” Brian said. “He got his job done and he served his country, and he made it about the Navy and not about himself for 15 years … It is joyful that now he can have both — with his head up.”
Perhaps the scariest moment they shared was the Christmas party for Matthew’s unit.
“That moment when you say, ‘Hi, this is my boyfriend Brian,’ and what is the reaction going to be?” Matthew said.
“I was sweating in my tuxedo,” Brian added with a laugh.
He did not let Brian know. In those moments, he was Brian’s rock.
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