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Introduction

The United States Navy values diversity and we are a better military and stronger nation for it. This means that, like all other qualified citizens, Sailors that are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender shall be evaluated based on individual merit, fitness, and performance. It is the policy of the Department of Defense to treat all service members in a sexual orientation neutral manner – with professionalism, dignity and respect to ensure maintenance of good order and discipline.

 
 

Transgender Service Policy and Guidance Links/Information:

 

2018 Policy: **UPDATES**

Department of Defense Instruction 1300.28

Department of Defense Transgender Handbook

SECDEF DTM 19-004


SECNAVINST 1000.11

ALNAV 022/19

NAVADMIN 070/19

NAVADMIN 248/16

MILPERSMAN 1000-131

2019 Health Affairs Memo

2016 Health Affairs Memo

 

DADT REPEAL
 
On 22 December 2010, the President signed into law legislation that set conditions for the repeal of Title 10, United States Code, Section 654, known as Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT).
 
Training was given to all active duty, selected reserve, and civilians who supervise military personnel using a tiered approach. Effective 20 September 2011, United States Code, Section 654 was officially repealed.
 
LGB Policy and Guidance Links/Information:
Allowable OCONUS Assignment Areas for Same-Sex Spouses
 

 

 

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NAVY SCCC:

usn_navy_sccc@navy.mil or 703-604-5084

 
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