These stories are well written, insightful and have a great deal for the entire community to learn, which they do through reading it.
Also, there are references to reports which you can also find at the following links.
Transsexuals in the Military
About the American Medical Association's policy on transgender care, go to www.ama-assn.org/ ama1/pub/upload/mm/16/ a08_hod_resolutions.pdf
What the American Psychological Association says, go to www.apa.org/ topics/transgender.html
Go to www.tavausa.org/ Survey_Results.html to see the results of a survey by the Transgender American Veterans Association.