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The President's Transgender Military Ban

The President's Transgender Military Ban

U.S Army Veteran who served in Afghanistan and the founding member of the NYC Veterans Alliance, Kristen Rouse, talks about the President's surprise tweet that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the military, citing the disruption and "tremendous medical costs" as reasons for the announcement. 

"I was not only NOT a threat, I was an asset & I received honors for my service." [email protected] on hearing from transgender veterans pic.twitter.com/7SXlEj3D3f
— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) July 27, 2017

"This is a matter of unit cohesion. & we have to trust our men & women in uniform, to figure out these very simple things." - @TrueBoots
— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) July 27, 2017

"Transgender service matters... we need to express this as an American value, diversity and inclusion makes us stronger." - @TrueBoots
— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) July 27, 2017

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