Sec of Defense: Transgender Americans Can Now Join Military

Defense Secretary Carter: "I’m announcing today that we are ending the ban on transgender Americans in the United States military. Effective immediately, transgender Americans may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender." Watch full video here:

Posted by C-SPAN on Thursday, June 30, 2016

Transgender Americans can now join the US military, according to the Secretary of Defense.