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Gender Transition Process

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Gender transition in the military begins when a service member receives a diagnosis from a military medical provider indicating the service member’s gender transition is medically necessary, and concludes when the service member’s gender marker in DEERS is changed and the service member is recognized in the self-identified gender. 

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DODI 1300.28 In-Service Transition for Transgender Service Members

Last Updated: September 14, 2022
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