Trans retired US colonel 'elated' over Pentagon ban lift

Transgender retired US Army colonel Sheri Swokowski prepares her uniform, at her home in DeForest, WisconsinSheri Swokowski can pinpoint the exact moment when history started to change. It was a 2014 event for transgender rights in Washington. The next day, Swokowski, a retired Army colonel, headed to the US Department of Defense headquarters, an organization to which she dedicated 34 years of her life.

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