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Old 07-15-2015, 12:36 PM
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Default Pentagon Looks At Lifting Ban On Transgender Troops

In other words, the military really is a social engineering entity.


http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-...713-story.html
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In other words, the military really is a social engineering entity.


http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-...713-story.html
In what way?
Do you expect problems? Will a transgender person not be as good a soldier?

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No matter who it is, if someone wishes to defend our country then they should be allowed if found fit to do so.
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In other words, the military really is a social engineering entity.


http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-...713-story.html
L.A. Times?!

I guess I need to understand why that would be such a bad thing. Any large group of people are, no?
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In what way?
Do you expect problems? Will a transgender person not be as good a soldier?

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Billeting, clothing allowances, medical, to name 3.
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No matter who it is, if someone wishes to defend our country then they should be allowed if found fit to do so.
I agree, but maybe they should at least be required to state “pantyhose or jock strap“ on their paperwork, not both.
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In other words, the military really is a social engineering entity.


http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-...713-story.html
Yep. Next up, the DoD budget gets used for transgender body mutilations instead of training or supplies.
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Old 07-16-2015, 10:24 AM
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Yep. Next up, the DoD budget gets used for transgender body mutilations instead of training or supplies.
With all the troop cuts, they'll have the $$$
They can use VA funds too, gawd knows the vrts aren't getting them.
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Billeting, clothing allowances, medical, to name 3.
Billeting? Perhaps, but I recall the same question with homosexual troops and it turned out not to be a problem. But seems simple. Billet them with their expressed gender.

The other two can be dealt with the same way.

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