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Transgender Education References and Training Resources

  • These education references and training resources are built on evidence-based practice guidelines and standards of care. 
  • These resources apply to both Direct CareDirect care refers to military hospitals and clinics, also known as “military treatment facilities” and “MTFs.”direct care and Purchased CareThe TRICARE Health Program is often referred to as purchased care. It is the services we “purchase” through the managed care support contracts.purchased care network and non-network TRICARE-authorized providers.

Policies and References

File Description Date
Air Force Policy for In-Service Transition for Airmen Identifying as Transgender This memo establishes specific Air Force policy and provides guidance associated with in-service transition of Airmen identifying as transgender. 10/6/2016
BUMED Notice 6000: Medical Treatment of Transgender Service Members - Interim Guidance This policy implements the policy established by the Secretary of Defense for in-service transition for transgender Service members in Navy medical treatment facilities. 9/27/2016
Interim AMEDD Guidance for Trangender Medical Care This memo provides interim guidance regarding the medical evaluation and treatment of active duty transgender Service Members. 8/3/2016

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