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    Army Eases Ban on Transgendered Soldiers

    Army Times: http://www.armytimes.com/story/milit...iers/24529333/

    WASHINGTON — The Army issued a directive Friday that protects transgender soldiers from being dismissed by mid-level officers by requiring the decision for discharge to be made by the service's top civilian for personnel matters.

    The Army's new policy is the latest indication that the military's ban on transgender troops may be eased or even lifted.

    Last month, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told troops he was "very open-minded" about transgender troops, adding that nothing but a person's ability to serve should keep them from serving. Two days later, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said President Obama endorsed Carter's comments.
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    Yet more PCISM invading out military.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garhkal View Post
    yet more pcism invading out military.
    FORWARD OVER THE CLiFF!!!!!! CANKLES 2016!!!

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    Trade in your cock and balls for an easier PT test. Hmmm... I might have to give that one some thought...
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    That's the thing though. WILL someone transgendered have to abide by Male, female or some other rules for things such as PT test, grooming standards and uniforms?

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    The one thing I believe, whether transgendered or not, is that there should be separate regiments for gay and lesbian soldiers as well as for women in general . . . this for morale purposes. The army should not be a place for social experimentation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ACME_MAN View Post
    The one thing I believe, whether transgendered or not, is that there should be separate regiments for gay and lesbian soldiers as well as for women in general . . . this for morale purposes. The army should not be a place for social experimentation.
    Separate Navy ships for each category too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FLAPS View Post
    Separate Navy ships for each category too!
    We can tactically paint the ships with rainbow colors.

    Separate berthing on a ship is a whole new ball of wax!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SeaLawyer View Post
    We can tactically paint the ships with rainbow colors.

    Separate berthing on a ship is a whole new ball of wax!!!
    And since the LGBTQTXYZ community have 'culturally appropriated' the rainbow symbol, the rainbow colors will apply to each special category Naval Branch (Gay men, Lesbian women, and the confused/questioning/anti-biology categories). Their guns will fire love, not bullets...perhaps rainbow confetti. Berthing will be easy, with two to three to a rack. You get what/who you're assigned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ACME_MAN View Post
    The one thing I believe, whether transgendered or not, is that there should be separate regiments for gay and lesbian soldiers as well as for women in general . . . this for morale purposes. The army should not be a place for social experimentation.
    80 years ago racially segregated units made sense. 30 years ago your idea would have made sense; in general today’s junior personnel do not have the same attitudes on serving side by side with females or LGBT folks.
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