New Defense Secretary Open to Transgender Soldiers in Military

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Feb 23, 2015 11:41 AM

While answering questions from service members in Kandahar, Afghanistan, newly sworn-in Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter revealed that he is "open-minded" about transgendered individuals serving in the military, adding, "I don't think anything but their suitability for service should preclude them."