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Caitlyn Gibbs starts training 5:45 a.m. three mornings a week. Training activities include crossfit, running and weight training. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Jesse Madden | For The Pitt News

September 27, 2017

Caitlyn Gibbs’ schedule requires her to be at Bellefield Hall at 5:45 a.m. three days per week, where attendance is taken. Then she and 150 other Pitt students head over to the Cathedral lawn for running and weight-training activities until 7 a.m. No, she’s not just a fitness freak. She’s preparing for a ca...

Pentagon caught off guard by Trump’s ban on transgender troops

By Vera Bergengruen | McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

July 26, 2017

The Pentagon was blindsided by President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday that his administration would block transgender people from the U.S. military, and the Defense Department has no idea yet how it will affect troops already serving. The president's declaration on Twitter, saying transgender...

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