White House Receives Memo on Transgender Troops
The memo, written by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, outlines recommendations for dealing with transgender service members.
The memo was received by President Trump on Friday. Mattis was given six months to develop the plan though exactly what that plan is remains unknown. As of now, there are no plans to release the contents of the memo to the public. This comes months after President Trump announced wanting transgendered individuals banned from serving openly in the military. An announcement that left not only the LGBTQ community and activists screaming but Pentagon officials scrambling.
Despite this, Pentagon official began allowing openly transgender individuals to enlist on January 1st.