Transgender military couple fears future after tweets from President Trump

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From local gender-rights advocates to leaders of some of Silicon Valley's largest tech firms, President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday on Twitter that the military will ban transgender people from serving "in any capacity" incited a storm of outrage throughout the region.

In a series of tweets, he blamed "disruption" and "tremendous medical costs" for introducing the policy. She says transgender people have been serving their for years, and serving it well.

"We just lost everything we worked for", said Vietnam veteran Rebecca McDonald. "Orange Is The New Black" star Laverne Cox also protested against President Trump's newly imposed policy and tweeted, "My fellow trans Americans despite what some may say your existence is valuable". Many slammed the move, including Caitlyn Jenner, who shared her thoughts on Twitter.

After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow.

"Just so we're on the same page, transgender-related military expenses for the military cost at most $8 million per year", The Daily Show's Trevor Noah contributed. "The reason? The tremendous medical costs and disruption that the transgender in the military would entail". As for Trump's tweets, Nowatzki said "the governor doesn't agree with the president on that topic".

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"Any American who meets current medical and readiness standards should be allowed to continue serving", Sen. "Instead of using twitter to announce major policy decisions, President Trump's valuable time would be better spent working on a jobs or national security plan, holding Russian Federation accountable or providing better health care as promised". Thousands of transgender Americans are already in the military. Why?

United Kingdom's Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock said he will always support the desire of the Royal Navy's transgender soldiers to serve their country. As a transgender Air Force veteran, Zabel knows all too well the impact a change in policy like this could have, and also how hypocritical an attempt to pass this off as being for the good of the military is. "The military doesn't care what your sexual orientation or identity is, or who you love".

Many are speaking out against President Trump for saying he will bar transgender individuals from serving in the military. "Put another way, how will the decision affect the ability of America's military to defend the nation?"

- Several of Trump's high-level appointees have solid records as opponents of LGBT-rights advances, including Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Bender argues that those against having transgender individuals in the military do not understand the changing times.

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