Instead, on July 6,that court, citing progress made by military officials in preparing for an end to DADT, ordered the government to cease enforcement of DADT while dismantling the policy. John McCain led a successful filibuster against it. The Department of Defense first reviewed its policies and guidelines and drafted implementation regulations. June 9, Sexual orientation and military service by country. Further, throughout the US army, transgender people are still suffering from discrimination: Panettaincluded medical and dental benefits, basic housing and transportation allowances, family separation benefits, visitation rights in military hospitals, and survivor benefit plans.
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