The announcement was made through a series of tweets by the president Wednesday morning and would roll back previous inclusive military policies implemented under former President Barack Obama. Adding insult to injury, Mr. Trump, who secured a Vietnam draft deferment for bone spurs, said the military "must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory" - as if transgender enlistees would be feeble wimps after volunteering for battle.
"While I do not support government funding of transitioning, I do support the inclusion of any and all qualified Americans who can meet the standards necessary to serve in the world's greatest military."
"We know there are thousands of patriotic transgenders already serving".
President Trump's tweet has elicited strong reactions from people on both sides of the aisle.
Heathscott says she's disappointed, but not surprised.
"I kept it a secret for 24 years in the military", McGinnes said.
Abad is an activist for Detroit's Transgender community and just recently she did cultural competency training for the U.S. Army in Lansing, educating military personnel about Transgender issues.
Once again, though, Donald Trump has shown that he is on the wrong side of history - but the thousands of fearless transgender members of the us military aren't likely to go down without a fight.
"They're anxious about if they're gonna have to go back to their gender assigned at birth or if they're gonna get kicked out", he says. He says a study commissioned by the defense department shows gender transition-related healthcare would increase the military's health coverage costs by 0.13 percent or less.
Phelps' shark wasn't real, viewers' rage is
Phelps has set 39 world records and won 23 Olympic golds, but he still needed a helping hand to compete against the sharks . I hope people learned their lesson for when someone comes at them and says they're going to make a guy swim with a shark .
"I don't think it would be actively good to serve in the military as a transgender", said Noel Soto. "I was in a dead end in many areas in my life, as many transgender individuals are", she said.
When the airbag is deployed, it can explode and launch metal shards which have penetrated people's eyes, face, neck, and chest. Toyota said the replacements would be safe for several years because faults only emerged as the airbags aged.
Part of the damaged reactors are still highly contaminated with radiation, and robots play a crucial role in cleaning them up. Because of the high radioactivity levels inside the reactor, only specially designed robots can probe the unit.
Nasri was a £24million signing from Arsenal back in 2011 and still has two years remaining on his City deal. Mendy joins the likes of Kyle Walker and Danilo as the fullbacks that were brought in this summer.
Mr Armstrong said the experimental treatment no longer offers any chance of improving Charlie's condition. After Tuesday's hearing, the High Court would decide whether Charlie would be sent home with his parents.
Dileep - like any accused under Indian law - must be presumed innocent unless the court returns a verdict of "guilty". With this, not only is Dileep looking at his two-week jail stay being prolonged, but also the loss of his stardom.
The emir of Qatar on Friday said he was prepared to engage in negotiations as long as his country's sovereignty was not violated. The Turkish president said he did not discuss the Turkish base in Qatar with Saudi Arabia or Kuwait in his meetings.
Hood also said that some of those with injuries related to heat stroke may result in brain damage, CNN reported . Fifteen years ago in Denison, authorities discovered 11 decomposed bodies in a grain hopper vehicle .
The border to Germany is located a few miles north of where the attack took place and an global arrest warrant has been issued. They underwent surgery and are recovering, she said. "We are searching for a man whose description is now known".
Ford is certainly chasing after Chevy here, too; we measured a Camaro SS automatic hitting 60 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds. The 10-speed architecture features Ford-patented power-flow and Ford-patented direct-acting hydraulic controls.
Donald Trump Blocks Chrissy Teigen on Twitter Over This Post
Recently, she changed her Twitter bio to " high-quality person " to mock Trump after he tried to defend his son with the title. Donald Trump , the President of the United States, literally blocked Chrissy Teigen because she said, "No one likes you".
Jurgen Klopp "had no idea" about new signing Dominic Solanke
Speaking after completing his move, the 23-year-old defender told Liverpoolfc.com: "It feels a wee bit surreal just now. Liverpool finished in fourth place in the Premier League table last season to secure a return to the Champions League.
Kyrie Irving Wants To Be Traded Out Of Cleveland
Maybe Irving could have been more insistent earlier, but he at least gave a full offseason of notice that he was ready to move on. The Knicks want to send Carmelo Anthony and future first-round picks to Cleveland for Irving, according to ESPN's Ian Begley .