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Transgender Military Service

Last Updated:2019-Jan-21
Principal Writer:Barry Shatzman

Issue Sections

Understanding The Issue
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Related Bills

Allow Transgender in Armed Forces

2019 (HR-1032)


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What can keep someone out of the military?

There are many things that could disqualify someone from serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

You can learn more about them in this article and at

Documents related to this issue

Click here to view the Department of Defense memo.

Click here to read the Palm Center study critiquing the DoD memo.

Click here to read the March 23, 2018 White House press statement regarding the policy proposed by the Department of Defense.

Click here to read the March 23, 2018 statement by President Trump revoking his original proposal and accepting the policy proposed by the Department of Defense.

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