These transgender soldiers are still allowed to serve. They want to prove their detractors wrong

Jordan Lively, a specialist in the US Army, obtained a diagnosis of gender dysphoria not long after the new policy’s imposed deadline to transition, hoping he could stay at his job without having to sacrifice his identity. Logan Ireland, a staff sergeant in the Air Force, and his wife Laila Ireland, an Army veteran, both transitioned while serving when it was against policy to do so. Under the current policy, preventing transgender people from joining the military unless they serve in the sex they were assigned at birth, Jordan Lively and Logan Ireland will both be able to continue serving. The updated policy affected roughly 14,700 transgender troops, and will continue to do so without the ban repealed.

See more here, from CNN.