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DoD News Now: Carter Announces New Defense Department Transgender Policy
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Following a study, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said three main reasons led to the decision to lift the transgender ban: the force of the future, the existing force and matters of principle. Story
The Defense Department has updated its military equal opportunity program to protect service members against discrimination because of sexual orientation, as part of a lasting commitment to living the values it defends, including treating everyone equally, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said. Story