Looking forward though, I am hopeful to be accepted and recognized as an equal once again with open arms within all branches of service. Everyone’s timeline is different and everyone’s command is different.
Editor’s note: Pronoun’s are used inconsistently at the request of the interviewee. Some transgender people use different pronouns when referring to their past. Small towns are perfect for some, but others find themselves outgrowing their town and seek a way out. Sgt Liam Hodge-Aguirre grew up in Salisbury,