Transgender people were eligible to enlist as of January 1, but six months later very few have been accepted.
Democrats demanded an explanation as to why the Pentagon did not send a memo endorsing June as Pride month - the first time since the repeal of DADT in 2011.
Pride flourishes even on a battleship in the Pacific.
The Trump administration keeps trying and failing to persuade judges to unblock the ban.
After acknowledging LGBT troops under President Obama, the Defense Department now refuses to officially recognize Pride.
Heath Phillips is one of few men to speak out about sexual assault in the military.
Sgt. Nick Harrison's lawsuit challenges the military's policy that keeps HIV-positive people from enlistment, deployment, or commissioning.