Navy General Joseph Dunford, commander of the joint chiefs of staff U.S. army, said another tweet from Donald trump, saying: there is no reform in relation to transgender people serving in the armed forces, not planned – the military leadership is with respect to the whole army composition.
About it writes on Thursday, July 27, news site Рolitico.
«No change in current policy never will be as long as the Minister of defence will not receive the instructions of the President, and the Secretary did not publish procedures to implement this reform», – quotes the edition of the text document, issued by General for internal military use.
The U.S. government intends to ban transgender people to serve in the American army, wrote on Wednesday, July 26, the head of the White house Donald trump on his page on the social network Twitter.
The President explained that the us army should focus on «decisive and final victory» and not in regard to the burden of a «huge medical costs and other disturbances» associated with the service of this category of population. He stressed that this decision was made after consultations with generals and military experts.
This statement provoked sharp criticism from us lawmakers from both parties in Congress and human rights activists have demanded immediately to bring the President to justice and thus to abolish the ban.
Recall that in 2014, transgender appealed to the Ministry of defense to allow them to openly serve in the army. They said that they are discriminated in contrast to the LGBT community, whose members in 2011 were granted permission.
In July 2016, the former head of the Pentagon Ashton Carter lifted the ban on transgender service in the military. According to the research center RAND Corporation, during that period in the US army, with 1.2 million people, served by about 2.450 of transgender people. After the restrictions were lifted, the transgender who had served in the American