Joe “commander in thief” Biden has issued yet another executive order, this time to give so-called “transgender” troops free transition surgery. Taxpayers will now be stuck paying for these procedures.
These surgeries ca coast $200,000 and more when all the other, ancillary care is added into the mix.
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This also means that trans people will flock to the military with no real intention of serving just so they can get free trans surgery.
Per the Washington Examiner:
Tucked inside Biden’s Jan. 25 transgender order, “Enabling All Qualified Americans to Serve Their Country in Uniform,” is a clause that repeals an Obama-era policy that prohibited federally funded reassignment surgery. This was followed up by memos from both Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough specifically stating that surgery is now an added benefit.
“This revised policy will also ensure all medically-necessary transition related care authorized by law is available to all Service members,” Austin wrote.
In a VA email to employees, McDonough echoed: “Perform an assessment of the necessary steps to eliminate the exclusion of ‘gender alteration’ (gender affirmation surgery) in the medical benefits package.”
A recently federal report found that more than 15,000 service members and 134,000 veterans already identify as transgender. And with this new freebie, many thousands more will want to join the service.
Essentially, this order weakens our military as thousand who just want free surgery but are otherwise both mentally unfit and unwilling to serve will flood recruiting offices.
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