The moment last December when President Obama signed the bill repealing "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" only marked the start of a period of training and preparation leading up to the final removal of the policy.
The photo quickly went viral, earning thousands of likes and hundreds of comments -- and news coverage.
"It is beyond me why anyone is threatened by this picture," another said.
Camilo shared a photo on his own Instagram as well:"My date is the best," Camilo wrote. Last June, he released a video entitled "Meet My Boyfriend," where he introduced Camilo to his You Tube audience.
"Max and Andres, you both are beautiful and such spectacular role models," one commenter said.
Others urged them not to worry about negative feedback.
“Service personnel are now encouraged to declare their sexual orientation,” though recruits are also allowed a “prefer not to say” option.