Tag: Army

Image description: A portrait-style photo of Sheri Swokowski with her chin in her left hand.

Sheri Swokowski

Transgender advocate Sheri Swokowski, a former colonel in the U.S. Army, has worked to end discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
A headshot of Miriam Ben Shalom in her drill sergeant uniform.

Miriam Ben Shalom

Miriam Ben Shalom was a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army before being discharged for her sexual orientation; she was later the first LGBT serviceperson ever reinstated.