“The Wedding: Will and Erwynn met at church and fell in love. But they had a big problem—‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ The unlikely story of the first gay military union” by Katherine Goldstein. On June 23, almost nine months after the repeal of the military’s ban on openly gay serviceme, Tech Sgt. Erwynn Umali and Will Behrens were married in the nation’s first civil union on a military base. Charting the couple’s difficult struggle, Goldstein narrates the story of their historic union.