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Trump says transgender people should be barred from military

FILE - In this March 27, 2008 file photo, the Pentagon is seen in this aerial view in Washington. President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving “in any capacity” in the armed forces. Trump said on Twitter Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that after consulting with “Generals and military experts,” that “the U.S. Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.”  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military “in any capacity,” citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption.” Trump’s announcement on Twitter would reverse the effort under President Barack Obama to ...

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Annapolis-based TCS wins Army watercraft contract

TeleCommunication Systems Inc., of Annapolis, a provider of secure mobile communication technology, said it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to provide maritime-stabilized satellite systems with associated engineering services for use on Army watercraft, logistics support vessels and landing craft.

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