REPORT: New data reveals how much the military has spent on transgender care since 2016

FEBRUARY 27, 2019

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In the nearly three years since the U.S. military welcomed transgender people into the armed forces, they have largely served without incident. Some, like [Lindsey] Muller, have earned prestigious medals or received other forms of recognition.

They say they stand as proof against President Donald Trump’s argument that their presence is a burden.

The article goes on to state the following:

According to new data from the Defense Department provided to the House Armed Services Committee ahead of the hearing, the military has spent about $8 million on transgender care since 2016. The military’s annual health care budget tops $50 billion. The Associated Press obtained the data Wednesday.

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2 Comments

  1. Anne February 27th, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Transgenderism IS a mental disorder, and on that basis, alone, should render a person UNFIT TO SERVE. PERIOD.

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  2. Steve February 27th, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    Private health insurance would never cover this why should taxpayers.Money would be better spent on improving health care in VA hospitals

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