US military will accept transgender recruits after court strikes down Trump ban, says Department of Defence

US military will accept transgender recruits after court strikes down Trump ban, says Department of DefenceTransgender recruits can soon begin applying to the US military after Donald Trump’s efforts to block them were struck down. “The DoD is prepared to comply with the court order to access transgender applicants for military service 1 January,” a Department of Defence spokesperson said. Earlier this year, Mr Trump announced his intention to block transgender people from openly serving, reversing Barack Obama’s move to lift a prohibition.



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