Joint Chiefs To Troops: ‘No Modifications’ To Transgender Coverage

Joint Chiefs to troops: ‘No modifications’ to transgender policyThere will be “no modifications” to the military’s transgender policy as a result of President Donald Trump’s tweets, the chairman of the joint chiefs said in a message to top military officers on Thursday.
Asked about an implementation plan, the Defense Department on Wednesday directed all questions to the White House.
The tweets sparked immediate blow back from lawmakers in both parties and advocacy groups who threatened legal action.
As importantly, given the current fight and the challenges we face, we will all remain focused on accomplishing our assigned missions,” he continued.
The president said Wednesday in a series of three tweets that transgender troops would no longer be allowed to serve in any capacity, sparking a number of questions about what that means for the thousands currently in uniform and whether it constitutes an official policy change.

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