Sec. Hagel: Military's Transgender Ban 'Should Be Reviewed'

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the military's policy on transgender service members.
1:10 | 05/11/14

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Transcript for Sec. Hagel: Military's Transgender Ban 'Should Be Reviewed'
And one year -- hagel -- ten year he's facing a new issue. -- -- of Don't Ask Don't Tell means gays and lesbians can now serve openly. Transgender. Service members can still be dismissed without question. Is that something that should he looked at again. The issue transgender is a bit more complicated because it. Has. Paid medical component. To these issues. Require medical attention. Austere locations where we've we put our men and women -- and in many cases don't always provide that kind of opportunity. I do think it it continually should be reviewed. I'm open to that by the way I'm open to those assessments. Because again I go back to the bottom line every qualified American. Who wants to serve our country should have an opportunity if they fit the qualifications and can do it. This is an area that we've we. We've had to find. Enough.

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