What obligation does the Army have to fund such an operation? The Army is an employer. What civvy employer, even one with private health care as one of its perks, would be obliged to fork out for a similar operation?
I thought that the infantry was male-only. Has "Deborah" put in for a transfer? And will the sex change involve a reduction in rank in view of the unusable skills?
Live as a woman for a year? Will the tampons be presented as evidence?