Civil Liberties and Constitutional Rights

Documents: New Trump Administration Policy on Transgender Servicemembers

By Quinta Jurecic
Friday, March 23, 2018, 9:37 PM

On March 23, President Trump announced a new policy limiting the ability of transgender people to serve in the U.S. military, based on a recommendation prepared by Defense Secretary James Mattis. Trump's memo, Mattis's memo and the Defense Department study on which Mattis's memo is based are all included below.