Who is Lt Col Victory Fehrenbach?

He is Lt. Col. Victor Ferenbach, an Air Force fighter pilot with 18 years of service who appeared on the Rachel Maddow show on May 19th, 2009 to discuss his impending discharge on the basis of his sexuality, in accordance with the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy. President Barack Obama stated his intention to repeal the policy during the 2008 presidential campaign, but has yet to act on his promise.