Jarrod Chlapowski will be one of several veterans speaking at the Voices of Honor Tour stop in Charlotte.
Jarrod Chlapowski will be one of several veterans speaking at the Voices of Honor Tour stop in Charlotte.

A tour exploring the need to repeal a discriminatory, anti-gay military policy comes to Charlotte next week.

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Servicemembers United will present the Charlotte stop of the “Voices of Honor Tour” on August 5, 6 p.m., in the Francis Auditorium of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Main Library, 310 North Tryon St.

The panel will include gay, lesbian and straight veterans who have served under the U.S. Military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, including: Jarrod Chlaposki, a former Korean linguist in the U.S. Army; Alex Nicholson, a former Human Intelligence Collector for the U.S. Army; and others.

info: hrc.org/VoicesOfHonor

Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.