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Below is sample language to give you an idea of how you can make your case.
Because the Department of Defense has not published written guidance on this issue, this is simply NCTE’s recommendation and may be updated over time. I changed my legal name from [prior name] to [current name] in [year], as evidenced in the attached name change order, to align my name with my gender identity.
Clinical treatment methods are outlined in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Standards of Care, and treatment can include psychotherapy, changes in gender expression and role, hormone therapy, or surgery, or any combination thereof.
No specific treatment is required, and details of your treatment need not be provided.
Currently there is no publicly available guidance from the Department of Defense on how to update your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) and on the DD214 Military Discharge Record. While for most non-transgender people a service record showing a former name does not communicate any sensitive information, for transgender people disclosure of the former name can be equivalent to disclosure of transgender status.The Service Project Office of your military department should submit scans of the below documentation for DHRA review, with the subject line “DEERS Record Change Request ICO First Name Last Name”.How will I know that my DEERS record has been updated?Application Information for each military department’s Board for Correction of Military Records: People’s gender transition needs vary, and treatment options are decided between individuals and health care professionals on a case-by-case basis.The phrase “appropriate clinical treatment for gender transition” is meant to capture a range of treatments that may be appropriate, in each individual case, to facilitate gender transition.
How do I change my gender in DEERS if I am in active duty service?