• Transgender service member gets gender reassignment surgery

    9 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - An active-duty service member has received gender-reassignment surgery, the Pentagon said Tuesday, amid ongoing debate over whether transgender troops should be allowed to continue to serve in the military,
    Defense Department spokeswoman Dana White said the surgery was done Tuesday in a private hospital and was paid for by the military's health coverage because the doctor deemed it was medically necessary.
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  • Pentagon Approves Gender-Reassignment Surgery for Service Member

    9 days ago - By NY Times

    The surgery was the latest setback to President Trump's effort to bar transgender people from serving in the military.
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  • Transgender service member gets gender reassignment surgery

    9 days ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says an active-duty service member has received gender-reassignment surgery, amid ongoing debate over whether transgender troops should be allowed to continue to serve in the military.
    Defence Department spokeswoman Dana White says the surgery was done Tuesday in a private hospital. The surgery was paid for by the military's health coverage because the doctor deemed it was medically necessary.
    The Obama administration last year eliminated the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. But President Donald Trump in August formally directed the Pentagon...
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  • Transgender service member gets gender reassignment surgery

    9 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says an active-duty service member has received gender-reassignment surgery, amid ongoing debate over whether transgender troops should be allowed to continue to serve in the military. Defense Department spokeswoman Dana White says the surgery was done Tuesday in a private hospital. The surgery was paid for by the military's health...
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