Skip to comments.DADT repeal exemption gaining support
Posted on 01/17/2011 1:36:25 PM PST by US Navy Vet
An Iowa congressman is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at preventing homosexuals from being allowed to serve in front-line combat units.
In the long debate leading up to Congress' lame-duck repeal of the ban, opponents pointed out that allowing homosexuals to serve in the military could create serious morale problems as it would force heterosexual soldiers to live in close quarters with homosexuals who might be attracted to them. HIV-infected troops were also a concern, because they could infect others if wounded in combat.
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When my husband was in...he was just retired in 2009...it was at least once a year from what I remember. He was infantry.
Troops are tested anually.
Everybody in combat is considered to be a blood donor.
>> “Why not just reinstate the DADT policy as before?” <<
but wait, they are pushing for women in the frontline combat units, but exempting gays? which way is it gonna be, guys?
everyone exempted from combat duty means some other poor sucker gets to take his place
“how often a soldier is tested for HIV?”
Every two years.
Not just HIV, either. Hepatitus B and C, that nasty super staph infection without cure, plus all the other nasty STDs.
One more time - Homos are already allowed to serve in all branches of the military where they serve on the front lines and, unfortunately, live in close quarters with normal people.
DADT just restricts them from being open, flamboyant and advertising their abnormal perversion.
Every man in combat is a potential blood donor.”””
Liberals are bent on destroying every institution our great nation has (or used to have)