The guy is blowing so much smoke up our ass it’s coming out our ears. What a total crock.
Equal either means equal, or it doesn’t.
Bullshit. The frontline is no place to worry about privacy.
What really drives me nuts is people are going to die because of this stupidity, and those responsible will not be punished for it.
There HAS to be a hidden agenda the way they are pushing this. Are they: (a) trying to ensure that our military is weakened to ensure that we can be overtaken by a foreign power, (b) trying to reduce the population, (c) trying out new pharmaceuticals to see if they really kill sexual desire?, or (d) getting ready to come out with a new cheap meat alternative that tastes like chicken but is lower in cost and is always boneless; meanwhile the military has been expecting massive casualties where distracted soldiers are walking over IEDs then blown to smithereens in such fashion that they are magically disintegrated and can’t be shipped home to their family members. I know, I know...I was left alone too long as a child and developed an overactive imagination...: )
Dempsey’s argument is completely divorced from reality, as just a small amount of honest reflection would reveal. The problem is these high-ranking generals are, for the most part, no longer soldiers but politicians themselves. They don’t want to rock the boat, as they are thinking of cushy post-retirement jobs in industry and the media. They’ve given up caring for the troops or the role of the military in our society. It’s all about licking Obama’s boots.
IIRC, when women were first admitted to West Point, they fared poorly when running PT with the men (all had to run in combat boots). This proved to be a little embarrassing to those who pushed for the admission of women. This problem was solved by having the cadets run in sneakers rather than combat boots.
I’ve never been in the military. That said, privacy? On the frontlines? What are they suggesting.. portable lounges so they can powder their noses? This is so beyond stupid that it hurts my brain.
Sadly the Joints Chiefs of Staff have devolved into politicaly correct careerists. They can no longer be viewed as the elite Warrior Council sworn to protect the nation. Armies disintegrate when common soldiers lose confidence in their leaders.
We Can Figure Out Privacy for Young Ladies in Frontline Combat”
I remember standing in two feet of muddy water in a bomb crater. Combat boots, flak jacket & helmet, otherwise stark naked, taking a bath. My buddy stood guard until we swapped & I guarded while he cleaned up.
Now we will have to pack opaque shower curtains & His and Her signs along with our ammo, chow, spare batteries, frags, dry socks, etc.
How many coed OPs and LPs will found with His & Her slit throats the next morning after their occupants were “distracted”.
Where’s Dandy Don to sing, “Turn out the Lights, the Party’s Over”? This was a great country while it lasted.
Here’s an article depicting “privacy concerns” in combat.
Time to form an all male new Confederate Army. Fags need not apply.
This immoral lemming actually used the words "young ladies" and "frontline combat" in the same sentence.
No civilized place on the earth -- and no real men-- would ever allow "young ladies" to bear frontline combat.
America deserves damnation for this.
Oh yeah? How much privacy are the little ladies going to have when they get captured by our enemies? You thought seeing emaciated Vietnam POWs coming home was hard? Wait until it’s a tortured, abused, and raped female soldier coming down that ramp.
Any nation that will send it’s women to fight on the front lines is a dead nation.
Remember REMFs ?
Its easy to give women in combat some privacy.
Make them REMs, rear echelon mothers.
For field combat situations I suggest Extra strength Depends.
It will accomplish 2 things.
It will provide the ladies with their own private in the field latrines and keep the male soldiers from wanting to get into their pants.
I remember during the mid-1980s a poll was done in US Army Europe among the female soldiers: It asked, Do you think that you will be evacuated with the wives & children in case of war? 80 percent said “Yes.” so much for most females wanting to fight in the front or rear areas. This has apparently changed somewhat during the last 10 years, but I wonder what the pregnancy rate among deploying units is? How many of the female soldiers get preganant so that they will not deploy to a combat zone?
Time Out! Time Out!
Close your eyes, Taliban - My fighting hole buddy has to tinkle.
I think you can forget the "Q" in QRF, too, if you really have to be somwhere on time.