🔹Donald Trump recently tweeted, announcing a ban on Transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military.
🔹This ban has been attributed to the “tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail”.
🔹This ban goes against a policy approved while under the Obama administration which allowed Transgender troops which was due to be applied by January 1st 2018.
🔹A RAND corporation study estimates that the cost of transgender-related services for active military personnel would be roughly $2-8m while the total military expenditure for 2014 amounted to $49.3bn.
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- Sources: CNN, FoxNews, RAND.org, Philip Defranco – Youtube
- Img Src: Reuters: Carlo Allegri