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Donald Trump Bans Transgenders From Serving In the US Army After Consultation With Professionals



US president Donald Trump has said that transgender persons will not be allowed to serve in the US military.

Trump made the statement on Twitter, adding that the decision was made after consulting with generals and military experts.

After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow……

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017

….Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming…..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017

….victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Thank you

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017

The last administration of the former president, Barack Obama, lifted a ban on transgender military service. Some service men are reported to have come out from the closet as a result.