27 Jul '17, 5pm

Trump's #transgender tweets are an affront to the all-volunteer #military

It also violates the covenant, as well the very contract, between recruits and the Defense Department. If we are to believe the President's statement this morning -- which barred transgender troops from serving in "any capacity" -- then it follows that every transgender soldier currently in uniform is in a state of limbo right now, uncertain whether or not they can continue their military careers. Sen. John McCain, along with many other lawmakers, objected to Trump's tweet. "The Department of Defense has already decided to allow currently-serving transgender individuals to stay in the military, and many are serving honorably today," McCain wrote in an official statement. Transgender soldier: 'I felt like I had just gotten fired via tweet' As Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King told CNN today, "The great thing about being in the military is when we take our oath we take it to our...

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