30 Jun '16, 5pm

Here are the new rules for transgender troops

Here are the new rules for transgender troops

How the military health system will provide care to transgender troops, to include medical support for gender transitions. When a transgender service member will begin adhering to a different gender’s grooming standards and uniform-wear rules. How and when a transgender service member will transition to new physical fitness standards. When a commander should consider moving transgender soldiers into alternative barracks or berthing quarters. How unit-level commanders should address a range of issues related to deployments, job assignments and training that may arise among troops undergoing gender transition. How troops can undergo the bureaucratic process for changing their gender marker in the official Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System, known as DEERS.

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