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Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, seen here at the Pentagon last week, announced the military's new policies on Wednesday, International Transgender Day of Visibility. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Lt. Col. Bryan (Bree) Fram marches in DC Pride Parade on June 10, 2017. Nic Maloney/Courtesy of B. Fram hide caption

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Transgender Air Force Officer On Trump's Ban And Supportive Fellow Troops

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President Trump arrives to board Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Dec. 22. Openly transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the military starting Monday after the White House decided not to appeal. Carlos Barria/Reuters hide caption

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Transgender U.S. Army Capt. Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform during a July interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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