The Hartzler amendment “would have ripped away medically necessary health care for transgender service members and military dependents,” according to OutServe-SLDN.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis says the delay will allow more time to study how transgender troops will affect military readiness.
The ACLU invited Chelsea Manning to join its float as it made way through New York City.
The Human Rights Campaign is criticizing the Pentagon for not yet moving ahead with a permanent end to the trans military ban.
Their statement comes amid reports that Defense Secretary James Mattis might put a hold on bringing in transgender recruits.
The transgender soldier was released from the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas Wednesday morning.
The 4th Annual AMPA National Gala — the nation’s largest LGBT military event of the year — is a night of celebration and heartfelt emotion.