28 Jul '17, 4pm

#Military families with #transgender kids fear for the future - my latest for @NBCOUT

#Military families with #transgender kids fear for the future - my latest for @NBCOUT

President Trump’s tweets banning transgender Americans from serving in the armed forces not only sent shockwaves from the barracks to Capitol Hill, they also rocked the families of service members whose military health care coverage provides essential care for their transgender children. “I instantly started crying," Amanda Brewer told NBC Washington . Her son was reading her the tweets and asked, “What does that mean?'" “We're one tweet away from your sister not getting to see the doctor,” Brewer told him. In this Sept. 7, 2016, photo, Dr. David Klein, an Air Force Major and chief of adolescent medicine at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, left, speaks with Amanda Brewer and her daughter Jenn Brewer, 13. Jacquelyn Martin / AP Her 13-year-old daughter, Jenn, came out as transgender at age 11 but was at first denied coverage for her medical transition. In despair, she tried ...

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