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Image caption Joe Ousalice (right) receiving a medal. A Falklands veteran forced out of the Royal Navy due of his sexuality will have a military medal returned later. Joe Ousalice served as a radio operator for 18 years, but was discharged in 1993 because of a ban on LGBT people serving in the armed forces. Mr Ousalice from Southampton said he was "over the moon" ahead of a ceremony at HMS Excellent, Portsmouth. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) previously admitted its policy had been "wrong, discriminatory and unjust". Mr Ousalice will be re-awarded a Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and three Good Conduct badges. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Joe Ousalice told... Full story

22 January

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