Former congressional candidate Jones would be the first lesbian, second member of the LGBTQ+ community, and first woman of color to serve in the post.
The policies implement President Biden's executive order lifting the ban put in place by his predecessor.
Chaplain Andrew Calvert is under investigation for his remarks objecting to the lifting of the trans military ban.
It will take years, decades possibly, to recover from the Trump catastrophe, but the recovery begins now.
"President Biden believes that gender identity should not be a bar to military service," says a White House fact sheet.
Biden is kicking off his first full week as president by keeping a campaign promise to repeal Trump's discriminatory ban on transgender soldiers.
Edward Field, 96, shares his survivor's story in Minor Accident of War.