Did President Trump know we had 1,000 troops in Niger?

From Real Clear Politics (a totally false site name if there ever was one): Schumer: I Didn’t Know U.S. Has Troops In Niger; Time To “Reexamine” Post-9/11 AUMF Posted By Tim Hains | October 22, 2017 Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responds to the admission from GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham that he “had no idea …

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Why fight a war we are unwilling to win?

From The Wall Street Journal: Trump Takes New Tack in Afghanistan Fight President, heeding advisers, will add more troops and increase pressure on Pakistan By Gordon Lubold, Eli Stokols and Peter Nicholas | Updated Aug. 21, 2017 11:48 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Monday he would expand the U.S. role in Afghanistan while taking …

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President Trump announces ban on ‘transgendered’ in the military My kids have to be ready for deployment at a moment's notice; the 'transgendered' are non-deployable for much of their service

Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military https://t.co/b5GtqWLga4 — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) July 26, 2017 Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military By Abby Phillip | July 26 at 9:30 AM President Trump will reverse the Obama administration decision allowing transgender people to serve in the U.S. military, he announced on …

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Question

As my daughter, a Sergeant in the United States Army, is out working in 120º F head and sandstorms, why do we accept transexuals into the armed services, knowing that their medical ‘condition’ will both cost us many thousands of dollars and render them non-deployable for much of their service ‘careers?’