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Military Moms Breastfeeding in Uniform Stir Controversy (What has happened to this country?)
yahoo ^ | 5/30/2012 | By Lylah M. Alphonse

Posted on 05/30/2012 5:45:25 PM PDT by tobyhill

At a time when breastfeeding in public is already controversial, pictures of two military moms doing so while wearing their uniforms is sparking outrage.

The photo is part of a local breastfeeding awareness campaign by Mom2Mom of Fairchild Air Force Base, a support group launched in January by Crystal Scott, a military spouse and mother of three. Among the intimate close-ups of smiling young mothers cuddling their adorable babies, the images of the two airmen stand out.

Related: Moms react to the "Time" magazine's "Are You Mom enough?" breastfeeding cover

(Excerpt) Read more at shine.yahoo.com ...


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To: Sioux-san

Yes, it’s so “honorable” to engage in activities that can cause pregnancy knowing you can just ask for a discharge if you feel like it later.


41 posted on 05/30/2012 8:11:34 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse; Tax-chick; tet68
When you’re in uniform and on duty, certain activities aren’t quite appropriate.

The military itself seems keen on glorifying homo homecoming kisses by sending over their own photogs to record and publish these perverse public displays, so down the slippery slope it is. Always plenty of self-centered attention ho's who will rush in for their 15 min., no matter how offensive, inappropriate, or antisocial their behavior is.

The common thread with these "uniform violations" is the sick need to besmirch, defile, and profane the whole concept of wearing a United States military uniform with honor, dignity, and respect. Gee what kind of people would be interested in promoting and coordinating such abominations?

42 posted on 05/30/2012 8:13:10 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Notwithstanding

http://www.amazon.com/Weak-Link-Feminization-American-Military/dp/B00412PVUW


43 posted on 05/30/2012 8:15:07 PM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: tobyhill

Maybe we should just be thankful there haven’t as yet been any photos of homosexual troops doing each other in the bus station restroom or at a highway rest stop.

No doubt, however, THAT must be listed under, “Our American Future.”


44 posted on 05/30/2012 8:16:40 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Notwithstanding

Will have to agree to disagree. I have served in a behind the lines/scenes role, freeing up men to be frontline warriors. Nor do I watch Oprah. Not a butch lesbian either.


45 posted on 05/30/2012 8:18:06 PM PDT by ODC-GIRL (We live in interesting times)
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To: svcw

Boy, do I have some swampland to sell you if you don’t think that is staged.


46 posted on 05/30/2012 8:20:55 PM PDT by bramps (Newt was the one, but Romney will do.)
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To: Notwithstanding

Translation: if she does not ask for the discharge she is a pathetic mother, and if she does ask for the discharge she is a pathetic soldier. This so because women are pathetic soldiers and the military is no place for social experiments.


47 posted on 05/30/2012 8:20:59 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: tobyhill

They aren’t “military” moms. They are moms stealing a salary pretending to be soldiers.


48 posted on 05/30/2012 8:21:19 PM PDT by DManA
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To: tobyhill

OOH-EMM-GEE

PEOPLE NEVER HAD TO BREASTFEED BEFORE THIS ... BEFORE THIS ... uh, nevermind.


49 posted on 05/30/2012 8:25:09 PM PDT by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: tobyhill
Scott suggests that the issue might have less to do with the uniform and more to do with our own internal conflicts. "I think a lot of people think that you can't be a mom and be a soldier," she says.

Scott doesn't know the difference between a soldier and an airman.

50 posted on 05/30/2012 8:25:57 PM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (I made a prank call...pretended I was a mime.)
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To: Notwithstanding

Not honorable at all in my estimation - and now the big push to get the girls in fighting units. Madness Madness Madness all the way around.


51 posted on 05/30/2012 8:35:07 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: ODC-GIRL

Women serve well in auxiliary roles as long as we don’t pretend they are true soldiers. The problem is pretending (as the gov’t does) that it’s all the same thing - because it isn’t.

I first served in uniform from 1985-1995 in a combat arms branch. I resigned my commission and was not in the reserves. I volunteered for active duty after 9/11 and served for 4 more years as a JAG in and deployed to Afghanistan with an air cav unit.

My point is that I have seen the integration of women nonsense from the early stages and more recently and have seen it from various perspectives (combat arms leader and in an auxiliary role) and as a JAG I had a front row seat to see what caused problems for morale and discipline.

Women in the military is a failed and very expensive experiment.


52 posted on 05/30/2012 8:36:22 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: tobyhill
One thing the “Greatest Generation” had on us is that they'd say out loud what most of us ignore or fear to contemplate: The military is the biggest government bureaucracy of all. Of course, many of them saw friends die due to idiot brass and systematic inertia. Can you think of any pop culture that came out of WWII that respected “The Brass”?

Now, we've had two generations of chickenhawks who render the military beyond criticism. No matter how stupid or PC. Soldiers breastfeeding? Must be OK. “Everyone in a uniform is a hero!”

53 posted on 05/30/2012 8:39:10 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Let's name a law after a kid who died because of CAFE standards!)
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To: Teflonic

I feel a little less safe after seeing that picture. I wonder what George Patton would have to say about breastfeeding soldiers?


54 posted on 05/30/2012 8:39:21 PM PDT by kevao
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To: DManA

Like


55 posted on 05/30/2012 8:39:28 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: bramps

The article says the picture was not posed, just going by what they said.


56 posted on 05/30/2012 8:41:29 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: kevao

The photo makes undeniably clear how wrong it is to pretend women are soldiers or warriors of any kind.

Of course seeing a girl “soldier” in a prom dress at a military ball demonstrates the same thing, but we’ve all been desensitized to that.


57 posted on 05/30/2012 8:43:14 PM PDT by Notwithstanding (Christ Jesus Victor, Ruler, Lord and Redeemer!)
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To: tobyhill

drama queens


58 posted on 05/30/2012 8:47:25 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: svcw

and the media never lies.


59 posted on 05/30/2012 9:11:58 PM PDT by bramps (Newt was the one, but Romney will do.)
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To: tobyhill
What has happened to this country?

The Vietnam War ended the transfer of American values from one generation to the next.

60 posted on 05/30/2012 9:29:04 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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