Exploring the experiences of transgender troops

Adm. Rachel Levin, is the U.S. assistant secretary for health and a pediatrician. Levine became the highest ranking, openly transgender person in the U.S. military when she was sworn in as an admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps in October 2021. She is also the nation’s first female four-star admiral. Chris Sean Smith / U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps