Transgender soldiers gain ground in U.S. military transition

Aired: 5/11/2016 | 0:07:37 | Clip
Last July, Defense Secretary Ash Carter ended the policy of discharging soldiers who change their gender identity, and began drafting a plan for transgender soldiers to serve openly. With a greater proportion of transgender people in the armed forces as compared to the general public, supporters and critics alike are preparing for big changes. The NewsHour’s William Brangham and P.J. Tobia report.