Loophole could allow transgender troops to serve

A change to a Pentagon personnel policy three months ago loosens the rules barring transgender troops from serving in the U.S. military, giving the individual services leeway to retain these personnel.

SATURDAY: The Center to host benefits workshop for veterans

Participants will learn more about the many services, benefits, and programs available to them through the County and other veterans organizations including REBOOT, American Military Partners Association, The Gay, Lesbian and Supporting Sailors (GLASS), and the Military Freedom Coalition.

Palm Center report faults military's transgender ban

"The ban on transgender service has long been a policy in search of a rationale," says Dr. Joycelyn Elders, who served as U.S. Surgeon General from 1993 until 1994.