LGBT health care for the Veteran you are


Millye is an Army Veteran who served during the early 1960s. Cynthia served in the Navy in the 1970s and 80s. Tracey was in the Army, Army National Guard, and Army Reserve during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Serving in different branches of service during different decades, these Veterans may appear on the surface only to have their service experiences in common. But looking further, we can see that there is more to know about these Veterans.

Millye and Cynthia identify as transgender and Tracey identifies as a lesbian. Together with those who identify as gay or bisexual, these identities form LGBT. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

These Veterans chose to receive health care through the VA health system. They have found inclusive and affirming quality care from supportive providers at VA.

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