Beth Schissel

Former Air Force Officer

Beth Schissel, M.D., is an emergency pediatric physician in Atlanta, GA. Schissel graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1989. While serving as an Air Force officer, Schissel was threatened with discharge under the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and became a client of the Service members Legal Defense Network (SLDN). She was honorably discharged from the Air Force Reserve Medical Corps in 2001, and worked actively with SLDN and other organizations to advocate for the repeal of DADT.