Pentagon Will Now Pay For Transgender Soldiers To Have Gender Reassignment Surgery

The move will be life-changing for the the likes of transgender teenager Jenn Brewer whose father is an Army staff sergeant at Virginia's Fort Belvoir (Jenn is pictured with her mother Amanda Brewer and Dr. David Klein)
The U.S. military has announced it will now pay for gender reassignment surgery for transgender soldiers.

The move follows the Pentagon's decision in June to lift its ban on transgender troops serving in the military.

Now any soldier whose ability to serve is 'adversely affected by a medical condition or medical treatment related to their gender identity,' they will be eligible for reassignment surgery or hormone therapy, according to the Defense Department.

Children of soldiers and retirees will also be able to take advantage of the new transgender health benefits such as hormone therapy.
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