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OutServe Magazine | October 17, 2013

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About David Small

David Small

David Small

David Small is the former editor-in-chief of OutServe Magazine. He is a career public affairs professional, currently serving with the Department of Defense as a civilian. He is also a Major in the Air Force Reserve, stationed in New York, N.Y.

Posts By David Small

Remembering Charlie Morgan

February 10, 2013 | Comments
Charlie Morgan

The following article, “One Couple in the Fight for Life,” first appeared on the website in May of 2012. In light of this morning’s news of her passing, we would like to honor Charlie with a rededication of ourselves to her cause and a committment to broadcasting her legacy. Send your condolences to her family here. Read More

DOD General Counsel reviews Fort Bragg Spouse Club Flap

December 13, 2012 | Comments
Left: Ashley Broadway. Right: her wife, Lt.Col Heather Mack, and their son Carson

DoD General Counsel staffers are reviewing the Fort Bragg Officers’ Spouse Club’s refusal to grant Ashley Broadway, wife of Lt.Col. Heather Mack, membership. Pentagon still refuses to provide details on request to grant Same-Sex benefitsRead More

Let’s Go! South Africa

December 10, 2012 | Comments

Throw some kimonos in a travel trunk and get out of Dodge with OutServe Magazine as we take you with us on a dream vacation to South Africa.Read More

Sustaining Africa

December 10, 2012 | Comments

Nelson Mandela said once, in order to feed a nation, first you have to feed and educate its children.Read More

OutServe Magazine Meets Rhino Africa

December 10, 2012 | Comments
David Ryan

Rhino Africa offers luxury, tailor-made tours, specializing in 40 different destinations. OSMag sat down with Rhino Africa founder David Ryan at MannaBay to get his perspective on traveling to Africa.Read More

First Gay Weddings Held at West Point

December 1, 2012 | Comments

West Point was atwitter with love today having hosted its second lesbian couple to legally marry on the hallowed military grounds within a week—the first same-sex weddings at the U.S. Military Academy since New York legalized same-sex marriage last year.Read More

Honoring Our Fallen with Dignity

November 30, 2012 |
Dignified Transfer at Dover AFB

“…when the suicide bomber ripped through that Afghan market October 1 killing her wife, Tracy had to hear about it second-hand, because the Army refused to acknowledge her as the primary next of kin.”Read More

Take a Cue from Sissy, not Petraeus

November 18, 2012 | Comments

Thinking on the Petraeus Scandal, it struck me funny today that these headlines are impossible for the LGBT community, given we technically can’t have extramarital affairs. When the Defense of Marriage Act falls, and we are afforded to act the fool in such a manner, what exactly will the headlines be?Read More

OutServe Wins an Outie

November 1, 2012 | Comments

OutServe is the best LGBT employee resource group according to Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, who recognized the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel at its gala here tonight with an “Outie.”Read More

Coming Out: …At 55mph

October 4, 2012 | Comments

Part of a series of blogs for “National Coming Out Day 2012″ (October 11th) focusing on personal experiences related to revelations about sexual orientation.

By David Small

My mother is my best friend. I share everything with her. Too cliché? But it is true. We travel together for her spring breaks. We laugh. We understand each other Read More