Service Members

Service Members

Politics National
The plaintiffs received notification just days before Thanksgiving, denying their discharge appeals despite compliance with fitness assessments and medical treatment, as well as strong support from commanding officers. ...
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Politics
In response to potential Trump administration members’ comments this week targeting minority military members, a statement was released. ...
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There are an estimated 15,500 transgender service members currently serving in silence. ...
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Politics
Since World War II, more than 100,000 Americans are estimated to have been discharged from the military because of their sexual orientation. ...
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Top News National
Currently, there are laws that prevent an estimated 15,500 transgender service members in uniform from serving openly and honestly. ...
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Col. Grethe Cammermeyer at Seattle City Hall/Photo: Steph Brusig, The Seattle Lesbian
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Col. Patsy Thompson rose through the ranks before DADT when “Homosexuality is incompatible with military service” was the long-standing policy. ...
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Top News Politics Health
The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act would bring health care provided by the military in line with civilian populations. ...
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Top News Health
The largest study of mental health risk and resilience ever conducted among U.S. military personnel released its first findings. ...
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Top News National
After increasing pressure to follow U.S. Department of Defense guidelines, the Texas Military Forces Wednesday allowed Alicia Butler, the wife of 1st Lt. Judith Chedville, to register for federal military benefits at Camp Mabry. ...
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Top News Politics Local
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) met with Air Force Major General Margaret H. Woodward to discuss the epidemic of sexual assault in our nation’s armed forces. ...
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