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Defense Secretary Has Yet to Send Transgender Guidance to Trump

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has yet to send guidance to President Donald Trump on whether transgender troops should serve in the military, according to the Pentagon. The deadline for his recommendations was set for February 21. Last September, the Pentagon said it began studying how to implement a directive by Trump to prohibit transgender individuals from serving. On Wednesday, Pentagon spokesman Major Dave Eastburn told VOA that Mattis "has his recommendation for the...

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