Transgender Troops

As you all probably know, I am a transgender veteran and am one hundred percent against “commander coward’s” (Rump’s) ban on transgender troops.

Laila Ireland
Laila Ireland, an Army Veteran, poses on Monday, May 13, 2019 at her friend’s house in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Laila transitioned while serving when it was against policy to do so. Rachel Woolf for CNN

I often wonder though, what is happening to the trans troops caught in the middle because of the senseless ban. Through my seemingly endless travels for blog information, I happened upon thisΒ CNN PoliticsΒ report called “What it’s like to be transgender in the military as new recruits are banned.” For the most part, the article revolves around the relationship of the “Ireland’s” a trans couple. Logan is a combat medic based out of Fort Carson, Colorado who has served missions in Afghanistan,

Logan Ireland
Logan Ireland, Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force, poses on Monday, May 13, 2019 at his friend’s house in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ireland transitioned while serving when it was against policy to do so. Rachel Woolf for CNN

His wife, Laila, transitioned while in the Army and now works at the Army Hospital in Colorado Springs. Logan had the support to transition from his command, Laila didn’t,

Here you go, a human look at the problems caused on the front lines by a fat spineless jerk who has never served.

For the record I think,  at one point in time you could grandfather yourself in as transgender in the military. Now though, since the deadline has passed you need to either leave the service or go back in the closet.

Sad.

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