02 Jul '16, 9am

Will the military see a surge in transgender troops? Not likely.

Will the military see a surge in transgender troops? Not likely.

The new policy unveiled Thursday by Defense Secretary Ash Carter promises to provide health care for transgender troops, which could in some cases include gender reassignment surgery. But that same policy includes a several key provisions that will restrict coverage for first-term enlistees and discourage young transgender people from joining the military if they are primarily motivated by the new coverage.

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