Friday, January 30, 2015

Service record-correction boards grant relief to U.S. transgender veterans

The Army, Navy and Air Force record-correction boards have now all granted relief to transgender veterans seeking to have their identity and names correctly noted on discharge documents. Details can be found in this report from The Rainbow Times. The National LGBT Bar Association, which has a Military Law Working Group, and lawyers from the firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe have been working on this issue.

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