Post Tagged with: "Department of Defense"


Pentagon Assesses Readiness for Transgender Hires

Pentagon Assesses Readiness for Transgender Hires

A memo instructed each military branch to examine their “readiness to begin assessing transgender applicants into military service on July 1, 2017.”

Proposed Budget Hurts Trump Voters

Proposed Budget Hurts Trump Voters

Many people who trusted President Trump during his campaign would be negatively impacted by his proposed budget plan.

Ash Carter

Pentagon Ends Ban on Transgender Troops

The policy allowing transgender people to serve openly not only “is the right thing to do,” but also benefits the military’s ability to recruit and retain the best talent.

Senate Seeks to Slash Fed Hiring Preference for Vets

The VFW is "adamantly opposed to a Senate proposal" that "harms veterans."

Women in Combat

U.S. Military to Allow Women to Serve in All Combat Roles

The move is the latest of inclusive steps by the military and opens up more than 220,000 jobs to women.

Increase Support for Military Rape Survivors

Increased Support for Military Rape Survivors

One in five military women have been sexually harassed or assaulted. Can a “zero tolerance” policy help?