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Army Orders Soldiers to Wear Fake Breasts and 'Empathy' Bellies
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Posted on 02/16/2012 1:25:11 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Army Orders Soldiers to Wear Fake Breasts and 'Empathy' Bellies

Soldiers don fake belly, breasts to better understand pregnant troops' exercise concerns

By Seth Robson Stars and Stripes Published: February 16, 2012

CAMP ZAMA, Japan – The Army is ordering its hardened combat veterans to wear fake breasts and empathy bellies so they can better understand how pregnant soldiers feel during physical training.

This week, 14 noncommissioned officers at Camp Zama took turns wearing the “pregnancy simulators” as they stretched, twisted and exercised during a three-day class that teaches them to serve as fitness instructors for pregnant soldiers and new mothers.

Army enlisted leaders all over the world are being ordered to take the Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training Exercise Leaders Course, or PPPT, according to U.S. Army Medical Activity Japan health promotion educator Jana York.

Developed by the Army in 2008, the course includes aerobics classes, pool sessions and classroom studies on the physiology of pregnant women.

(Excerpt) Read more at nation.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: army; bellies; bhodod; breasts; empathy; fake; kenyanclown; napl; orders; pregnancy; simulators; usarmy; wearing
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I'm at a lack of words.......
1 posted on 02/16/2012 1:25:18 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

At first glance, I thought this was from the Onion.


2 posted on 02/16/2012 1:28:14 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Sub-Driver

Well now that’s queer.


3 posted on 02/16/2012 1:28:40 PM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: Sub-Driver

there are no words...


4 posted on 02/16/2012 1:28:47 PM PST by brivette
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To: Sub-Driver
Just when I thought we had hit bottom!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

5 posted on 02/16/2012 1:29:29 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh Lord!


6 posted on 02/16/2012 1:29:40 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Sub-Driver
I've got a couple, but they can't be repeated in a family forum.

As a woman, I find these orders offensive. Why the heck should soldiers have to go through this nonsense?

You're pregnant? GET OFF THE LINE.

7 posted on 02/16/2012 1:29:52 PM PST by TheWriterTX (All in now for Newt Gingrich)
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To: Sub-Driver
I've got a couple, but they can't be repeated in a family forum.

As a woman, I find these orders offensive. Why the heck should soldiers have to go through this nonsense?

You're pregnant? GET OFF THE LINE.

8 posted on 02/16/2012 1:29:52 PM PST by TheWriterTX (All in now for Newt Gingrich)
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To: Sub-Driver

Who cares how they feel?

If they cannot do the excercises they don’t belong out there trying.

If the excercise harms their fetus they shouldn’t be doing the excercise, find something else for them to do.

Why should men feel empathy for a pregnant soldier? If her pregnancy is affecting her activities she shouldn’t be there.

So if they went into battle her comrades have to watch out for her, because she might be pregnant?

Women do not belong in the military alongside men.


9 posted on 02/16/2012 1:30:25 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Sub-Driver

As a woman, this really offends me, and what’s worse is that the culture continues to sissify our men. Men need to stand up and say “enough is enough”!!!!!


10 posted on 02/16/2012 1:31:10 PM PST by diamond6 (Check out: http://www.biblechristiansociety.com/home.php and learn about the faith.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Somebody...please explain...WHY We the People are somehow forced to pay for this #$it?!!


11 posted on 02/16/2012 1:31:10 PM PST by mo
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To: Sub-Driver

Are they going to have them swallow golf balls (or larger) so they can get a wee hint of how things work at the end?


12 posted on 02/16/2012 1:31:10 PM PST by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: Sub-Driver

You train the way you plan to fight....


13 posted on 02/16/2012 1:31:46 PM PST by bagman
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To: Sub-Driver

Insanity.

Are we sending pregnant women into combat?

What is the point of this crap?


14 posted on 02/16/2012 1:32:36 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: crosshairs

I guess the army wants to turn our soldiers into a bunch of transvestites!


15 posted on 02/16/2012 1:33:11 PM PST by diamond6 (Check out: http://www.biblechristiansociety.com/home.php and learn about the faith.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Just when I thought we had hit bottom!

I don't think there is a bottom for this admin.

Every day on FR I find this bunch lower than they were the day before!

16 posted on 02/16/2012 1:33:59 PM PST by houeto (Mitt Romney - A Whiter Shade of FAIL)
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To: Sub-Driver

Every single day, some fresh hell. I can’t believe this.

If my husband’s employer required this nonsense (you think it’s not coming?) I’d beg him to refuse.


17 posted on 02/16/2012 1:34:01 PM PST by fullchroma
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To: Sub-Driver

Our enemies watch us.


18 posted on 02/16/2012 1:35:03 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Sub-Driver

How the heck does this protect and defend America? My mind cannot handle any more boggles.


19 posted on 02/16/2012 1:35:03 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Obama MusloMarxist Circus continues to make a mockery of America.


20 posted on 02/16/2012 1:35:21 PM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: mo
Somebody...please explain...WHY We the People are somehow forced to pay for this #$it?!!because there is an America hating Marxist/Leninist as CIC
21 posted on 02/16/2012 1:35:48 PM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: Fiji Hill

So did I because no way this commie liberal crappola could be on the square.....could it? Our mighty Army warriors reduced to this??? Pure insanity.


22 posted on 02/16/2012 1:36:36 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it doesn't get any better than that!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Just WOW!

Just when you thought you heard everything from the brain dead libs, they take it one step further into the realm of insanity.


23 posted on 02/16/2012 1:36:52 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland ( Santorum/Palin 2012, the rest are sub par...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Jesus Harold Christ, western civilization redefines stupid.


24 posted on 02/16/2012 1:36:52 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: fullchroma
If my husband’s employer required this nonsense (you think it’s not coming?) I’d beg him to refuse.

But I wouldn't have to. He'd tell them where to stuff their stupid "empathy."

25 posted on 02/16/2012 1:37:54 PM PST by fullchroma
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To: Sub-Driver

We are so so so SCREWED!


26 posted on 02/16/2012 1:37:54 PM PST by marygam ((Hurry November 2012, we might not make it))
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To: Sub-Driver

What a sad state of affairs...


27 posted on 02/16/2012 1:39:04 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Our enemies are laughing at us. The person who authorized this should be sacked and court martialed. If it’s a politician, he/she should be booted and tried.


28 posted on 02/16/2012 1:39:21 PM PST by InsidiousMongo
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To: Sub-Driver

Might as well wear the belly cause it sure looks like they got F’ed.


29 posted on 02/16/2012 1:39:53 PM PST by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: diamond6

BINGO and Mega Dittos! :)


30 posted on 02/16/2012 1:40:08 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland ( Santorum/Palin 2012, the rest are sub par...)
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To: Sub-Driver

We are soo F’d up... China, Russia, we’re ready... come plow us under...


31 posted on 02/16/2012 1:40:59 PM PST by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Keep in mind that barky is willing to impose this even as he faces reelection. Can we even fathom what would happen in a second term?


32 posted on 02/16/2012 1:41:17 PM PST by rhinohunter (Not voting for RINO Romney...no way...no how)
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To: Nachum

One more for your list...


33 posted on 02/16/2012 1:41:27 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Sub-Driver

but if the same was done to captured enemy soldiers... oh the humanity!


34 posted on 02/16/2012 1:41:47 PM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: Sub-Driver
I'm at a lack of words.......

Or lactating.
35 posted on 02/16/2012 1:42:43 PM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Which movie was it, where John Wayne landed on the beaches of Tarawa wearing O.D. fake breasts and an empathy belly? Gettin so old I can’t remember sh*t...


36 posted on 02/16/2012 1:42:48 PM PST by AnTiw1
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s all part of the demoralization phase as described by Bezmenov. As Michael Savage says, if the same people who are in charge today were in charge sixty years ago, we’d be speaking german, and those not so fortunate would be lampshades.


37 posted on 02/16/2012 1:43:55 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Sub-Driver

38 posted on 02/16/2012 1:45:42 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: InsidiousMongo

I think I read in article this idea all started in 2008, in the Bush Aministration!!!


39 posted on 02/16/2012 1:46:30 PM PST by scbison
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To: diamond6

There is more truth in your statement than you know!


40 posted on 02/16/2012 1:46:30 PM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Sub-Driver

No more oohrah. Now we have ooh, ooh, ooh said in a high pitched battle cry.


41 posted on 02/16/2012 1:46:56 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh Lord, what is happening to this country???

As a woman I am also offended. If these women are pregnant they should not be out there doing exercises that could harm their child. Why should the men have to pay because they got pregnant!

The world has to be LIAO at us. This is beyond the pale. That moron in the WH needs to go....NOW.


42 posted on 02/16/2012 1:47:52 PM PST by mardi59
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To: Sub-Driver

I have tried to respond to this but like others, there are no words to describe such stupidity from military leaders.

Bulletin: The military, in order to reduce costs will replace all weapons training with Lamaze classes.

The motor pool will be replaced with breast feeding stations with soft fluffy pillows.

Bullets will be replaced with Marshmallows.

SSAD (same sex attraction disorder) solders can now wear lace thongs.

I now know how our First Sasquatch (MO) felt when she was ashamed of her country but for completely different reasons.


43 posted on 02/16/2012 1:48:42 PM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Sub-Driver
Repeat after me:

We are not engaging in social re-education in the military.
We are not engaging in social re-education in the military.
We are not engaging in social re-education in the military.
We are not engaging in social re-education in the military.
We are not engaging in social re-education in the military.

Do you believe it yet? No? Well, keep repeating until you do.
44 posted on 02/16/2012 1:49:59 PM PST by Antoninus (Mitt Romney -- attempting to execute a hostile take-over of the Republican Party.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

Thanks Army Air Corps

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45 posted on 02/16/2012 1:50:06 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
Language warning...

Penn&Teller Sensitivity Training

46 posted on 02/16/2012 1:51:13 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Sub-Driver

Hang on, folks... read the whole article before freaking out. These 14 soldiers are at a school to become fitness -instructors-. This particular class was specifically about how to conduct fitness classes, to be the instructor, for groups of -pregnant- women. In that case, making future instructors understand what their students are dealing with just makes sense.


47 posted on 02/16/2012 1:51:43 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: Ramius

Why should pregnant women serve in the military in the first place?


48 posted on 02/16/2012 1:57:48 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Maybe they can fit a set of nuts on Obama so he would know how they feel.


49 posted on 02/16/2012 1:58:36 PM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Antoninus

Only thing I can say about his is:

WTF!!!!!!

One more thing, the army is not some form of encounter group, “I want to know, what is the recruit going to say when some bad guy says, hit the deck”...paraphase of Harry Callahan in the Enforcer.


50 posted on 02/16/2012 1:58:36 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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