The only purpose of our military is to fight and win wars. Many people are denied the opportunity to serve based on criteria designed to insure the needs of the force are met. The needs and desires of individuals and groups are irrelevant. The extremely high attempted suicide rate among transgender and questioning individuals and the burden they represent to DoD should disqualify them in the same way flat feet, surgical screws, single parent status, disability, color blindness, age, etc. disqualify other individuals.