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Nancy Pelosi Invites Transgender Troops to Trump’s State of the Union Address

Jennifer Peace
Politics
Captain Jennifer Peace, Staff Sgt. Logan Ireland, Lt. Cmdr. Blake Dremann, and other transgender service members have accepted the invitation by Members of Congress to attend tonight’s State of the Union Address. ...
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Trump Quietly Starts Firing Service Members Living with HIV Just Before the Holidays

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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Lambda Legal Challenge to Military Trans Ban on Course to Proceed to Trial

National
Friday, a federal court in Seattle rejected the Trump Administration’s claim that its “new” discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services passes muster. ...
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Thirty-One Retired Military Officers Release Statement on Minority Troops Under Trump Presidency

Politics
In response to potential Trump administration members’ comments this week targeting minority military members, a statement was released. ...
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Former Servicemember, Girlfriend Detained in Kuwaiti Prison

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International
After serving in the U.S. Army, Monique Coverson and her girlfriend Larissa returned to Kuwait as military contractors. Now they're looking at 25 years in a Kuwati prison. ...
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Lesbian Air Force Officer Adrianna Vorderbruggen Killed in Combat

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National
U.S. Air Force Major Adrianna Vorderbruggen was killed in a suicide vehicle bomb attack on the fifth anniversary of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." ...
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Women Now Eligible to Join Navy SEALS, Army Special Forces, Marine Corps

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces his Women in Service Review during a press brief at the Pentagon, Dec. 3, 2015. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
National
Beginning January 2016, the U.S. Department of Defense will open "all military occupations and positions to women, without exception." ...
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United We Are Strong Launches in Wake of Nationwide Religious Freedom Bills

United We Are Strong
Top News Politics
A new campaign aimed at uniting LGBT military personnel and veterans has launched. The effort, spearheaded by OutServe-SLDN, is titled United We Are Strong. ...
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Sue Fulton Named West Point’s First Female Chairwoman

Brenda Sue Fulton and Penelope Gnesin were wed on December 1 at the West Point's Cadet Chapel. ABC News Photo.
Top News National
The U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors named Brenda Sue Fulton, Class of 1980, its new chairwoman this week during a scheduled session at West Point. ...
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Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act Reintroduced

Top News Politics
A bipartisan group of colleagues reintroduced the Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act to ensure all military families have equal access to benefits. ...
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