Tag Archive | Pentagon

US: Pentagon won’t allow pride flags on installations

US: Pentagon won’t allow pride flags on installations

(Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Friday that it would not make an exception to allow US military installations to fly rainbow pride flags in June, keeping a policy set by former President, Donald Trump, that limited the type of flags that could be flown on bases. Earlier this week, President Joe Biden said that […]

US: Pentagon silent on U.S. transgender policy

US: Pentagon silent on U.S. transgender policy

Nearly a week after President Donald Trump signed a memorandum banning some transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, Pentagon officials on Thursday refused to answer questions about the policy, except to say they would continue to follow court orders currently blocking the ban. Last Friday, the White House announced Trump had signed the […]

Trump moves to ban some trans people from military

Trump moves to ban some trans people from military

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Friday last (23 March) that bans some transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, but gives the armed forces latitude in implementing policies. The memorandum said transgender individuals with a history of gender dysphoria, defined as “those who may require substantial medical treatment, including through medical drugs […]