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Military Chiefs Ask for Delay Before Transgender People Enlist

The U.S. military service chiefs have sought a six-month delay before allowing transgender people to enlist, but no final decision has been made on the issue, Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana White said. Transgender troops already in the military have been allowed to serve openly since July 2016. The U.S. armed forces were given until July 1 to develop policies to allow transgender individuals who meet all the standards to join the military. The Associated Press reported earlier Friday that the chiefs were seeking the delay. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert…

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