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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel: Military’s Transgender Policy ‘Continually Should Be Reviewed’

"I'm open to that."

After your 2010 repeal of the policy barring gay as well as lesbian services members via getting open up about their sexuality, referred to become able to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," activists turned their own focus to the transgender policy, calling around the military to allow transgender people for you to serve openly. surgeon general, discovered that there is simply no "compelling healthcare rationale" for not necessarily allowing transgender military service.

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"I do feel it continually needs to become able to be reviewed," Hagel said. You may also keep to the present onTwitter.

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Secretary regarding Protection Chuck Hagel informed ABC News' Martha Raddatz that he believes the ban which prohibits transgender individuals via serving within the U.S. Earlier this month, a new Pentagon spokesperson informed Slate, "At now there aren't any intends to alter the department's policy."

But in an exclusive interview that aired on "This Week along with George Stephanopoulos," Hagel stated he's now ready to reconsider the actual ban.

"I'm open to individuals assessments, simply because -- again, I go back towards the important thing -- each qualified American who wishes to serve our nation must have an opportunity when they fit the particular qualifications along with can perform it," he said. Transgender issues are usually "an location which we've not really defined enough."

Hagel mentioned his greatest concern will be providing the medical assistance essential to support transgender individuals, especially when they are stationed with what he known as "austere locations."

A latest commission, co-chaired by way of a former U.S. Nevertheless there continues for you to be absolutely no report on the ban

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