Kedarie Johnson

Courtney Crowder (October 23, 2017). Accused killers thought Kedarie Johnson was female, state says. Desmoinesregister.com (Archive)

Courtney Crowder (October 15, 2017). Federal authorities join case of murdered Burlington teen. Desmoinesregister.com (Archive)

Matt Apuzzo (October 15, 2017). Aiding Transgender Case, Sessions Defies His Image on Civil Rights. Nytimes.com (Archive)

Courtney Crowder (October 15, 2017). Police: Kedarie Johnson’s murder ‘not a random act’. Desmoinesregister.com (Archive)

Andy Hoffman (March 9, 2016). Teen’s murder does not meet Iowa law’s definition of hate crime. Thehawkeye.com (Archive)

Also known as Kandicee Johnson

Jessica Smalley

Courtney Crowder (August 28, 2017). Transgender nurse sues state for alleged discrimination. Desmoinesregister.com (Archive)

Jason Clayworth (October 27, 2013). Restroom battles emerge in transgender rights cases. Desmoinesregister.com (Archive)

Previously known as James Steward Smalley

Ashleigh Buch

Steve Liewer (July 28, 2017). For transgender service member at Offutt, ‘the tears just kept coming’ after Trump’s tweet. Omaha.com (Archive)

Paul Bedard (July 27, 2017). Awkward: Pentagon cheers transgender troops with BBQs, 5K races, videos, tweets. Washingtonexaminer.com (Archive)

Matt Reason (July 27, 2017). Will Donald Trump transgender ban affect Suffolk’s RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall USAF bases?. Eadt.co.uk (Archive)

Stephen Losey (July 26, 2017). Transgender airman: ‘I would like to see them try to kick me out of my military’. Armytimes.com (Archive)

Steve Liewer (April 22, 2017). Transgender Offutt airman – finally ‘able to live as my true self’ – finds support, acceptance during transition. Dataomaha.com (Archive)

Sarah Hoffman (April 22, 2017). Coming Sunday: Meet the first transgender service member to transition at Offutt Air Force Base under military’s new policy. Omaha.com (Archive)

Senior Airman Rachel Hammes (November 7, 2016). Transgender Airman flies high with new AF policy. Offutt.af.mil (Archive)

Jack Schuler

The Register’s Editorial (July 27, 2017). Transgender ban is an insult to the military. Desmoinesregister.com (Archive)

News Staff (July 27, 2017). Transgender Iowans React To Trump Tweet. 1380kcim.com (Archive)

James LaPorta (July 27, 2017). America Trusts This Trans Soldier With Top Secrets. Trump Wants Him Fired.. Thedailybeast.com (Archive)

Courtney Crowder, Jason Noble (July 26, 2017). Transgender army reservist from Iowa promises to report for duty despite president’s ban. Desmoinesregister.com (Archive)

Stephen Losey (July 26, 2017). Transgender airman: ‘I would like to see them try to kick me out of my military’. Armytimes.com (Archive)

Previously known as Elyse Schuler