Defense Secretary James Mattis should put ‚Äúmission readiness‚ÄĚ above social agendas in his recommendation to the White House regarding whether or not transgendered persons should serve in the military, contends a military expert.
Mattis on Friday delivered his recommendation to the White House, the Hill reported, but it was not released to the public.
A Pentagon spokesman declined to discuss the recommendation, but several published reports claimed Mattis recommended that people with gender dysphoria be allowed to continue in the military.
Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, warned that if true, there will be consequences for the military‚Äôs ability to defend the nation. ...