Rachel Levine sworn in as first openly transgender four-star admiral

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U. S. Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine became the first openly transgender four-star officer in the uniformed services on Tuesday after she was sworn in as the first female four-star admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

The Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that Levine was ceremonially sworn in as a four-star admiral, making her the highest ranking official in the commissioned corps and leading 6,000 Public Health Service officers.

The former Pennsylvania health secretary became the nation's highest-ranking openly transgender official in March after being nominated by President Biden.

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