Homosexuals would no longer fear discharge from the military by admitting to their sexual preference. Homosexuals have the freedom to serve in the armed forces openly. Another frontier was crossed when the ban on service by openly transgender persons in the military was repealed on July 1, 2016. Though in the current administration in 2017, President Trump stated that a goal of his is to not allow transgender men and women from serving in the military. The Department of Defense recently changed their policy on military service by transgender persons and persons with gender dysphoria. Please review the DOD’s new policy to get a better understanding before determining if you agree or disagree with the new policy. Why do you agree or disagree with the new DOD policy?