HHS

Transgender HHS Official Rachel Levine Named ‘First-Ever Female Four-Star Admiral’ in Public Health Corps

The Biden administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Tuesday publicly announced that Rachel Levine, the transgender assistant secretary of health for HHS, had been named the nation’s first openly transgender four-star officer across any of the eight uniformed services of the United States. According to the press release, this makes Levin, a biological male, the “highest ranking official in the USPHS Commissioned Corps and its first-ever female four-star admiral.”

Dr. Rachel Levine (Tom Brenner - Pool / Getty)

Feds to House 3K Migrant Teens at Dallas Convention Center

Federal officials will utilize the Dallas Convention Center to house up to 3,000 unaccompanied migrant teens to respond to the overwhelming numbers crossing the border. Dallas officials notified city council members to the Department of Health and Human Services’ intent to utilize the convention center to house 15- to 17-year-old unaccompanied migrants for as much as 90 days.

Cots are staged for setup as Texas Army National Guardsmen set up a field hospital in response to the new coronavirus crisis at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Dallas. Dallas County has the most COVID-19 cases of any county in Texas, a key …