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US Military Preparing To Accept Transgender Recruits

The Pentagon announced Wednesday the Defense Department is taking steps towards accepting transgender recruits into its ranks as soon as Jan. 1, according to CNN. “The Deputy Secretary of Defense and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, supported by a panel of experts will propose consideration recommendations supported by appropriate evidence and information for the accession of transgender persons into the military,” US Army Maj. Dave Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a written statement.Last month a second federal judge stopped the enforcement of President’s Donald Trump transgender ban, preventing transgender persons from serving in the armed forces, the report said….