Memoirs

Mutual Acquaintance

“Excuse me Staff Sergeant, can I ask you a question?” Cree paused and quickly assessed the tiny sergeant standing in front of him. The young Marine looked harmless enough, perhaps even a little terrified. Then, […]

Memoirs

Turning Point

Cree sat nervously in the internal medicine waiting area. After six months of intense psychological scrutiny, his case manager finally referred him to internal medicine. It felt a little odd, since Cree believed that endocrinology […]

Memoirs

The Announcement

Cree clicked on defense.gov and began browsing the headlines. One caught his eye that he couldn’t start reading fast enough. “Remarks on Ending the Ban on Transgender Service in the U.S. Military,” Cree read out […]