[Ed. – Read on: this really is about military readiness. Honest. Emphasis in original.]
What was that again? A sex change manual for the military? Turns out there’s now one of those too. (Washington Times)
The U.S. military has a manual for everything, from how to dress to how to wage war.
Now the Pentagon has sent out a detailed written instruction to commanders on how a service member can change his or her sex in a step-by-step process that allows for extended time off. …
Rather than a doctor, the service member’s commanding officer will need to personally take charge of this situation. The rules go into effect this October and state that the service member must obtain a physician’s diagnosis that becoming a transgender person is “medically necessary” for the man or woman to meet military obligations.