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Transgender military ban still in limbo as Mattis awaits official 'guidance' from Trump

It's been 21 days since Donald Trump whimsically fired off several tweets that he thought could instantaneously set military-wide policy on a matter the Pentagon has been studying since last year. Top military brass quickly said they would keep the current policy of allowing transgender soldiers to serve openly until such time as Trump was able to get it together, do what a real commander in chief would do, and issue formal guidance on the policy change.
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