By Our Foreign Staff. Norway's mandatory military service is intended to toughen up the Arctic nation's young men and women. But six of its young military police recruits who were forced to go for a freezing, naked run — and consequently caught frostbite — appear to have been pushed too far.
The photographs were shared on the Facebook page Marines United, which had a membership of active-duty and retired male Marines, Navy Corpsman and British Royal Marines. Along with identified female military members were photographs of unidentifiable women in various stages of undress, and included obscene comments about some of the women, officials have said. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is now investigating.
Because of the provisions of the Hyde Amendment, a federal law that prohibits federal funding from being used for abortion care except in the case of rape, incest or life endangerment, the hundreds of thousands of women serving in the U. In addition to the limited availability of services, particularly when women are deployed, servicewomen are often prohibited directly or indirectly from engaging in sexual activity and are, therefore, less likely to seek abortion or even contraceptive care. This innovative work will continue to explore and document the realities and impact of reproductive health access for this critical population.
The investigation grew out of US Marines posting naked pictures of their colleagues on social media. The United States Marine Corps is now investigating a 'slew' of gay porn websites as it expands on the allegations of soldiers sharing nude imagesaccording to USA Today. The site reports that the American military is now analysing pages hosting images of "men wearing military uniforms engaged in sex acts. It follows on from the initial investigation, which involved soldiers posting naked photos of their female colleagues on a secret Facebook group.
Private Facebook groups can be valuable discussion areas for like-minded people, but they can also promote toxic behavior in the wrong circumstances. While the group has had some above-board discussions, according to one anonymous veteran, it has been dominated by "creepy, stalker-like" photography, revenge porn and the vile talk to match. Over two dozen of the women were identified by their names and positions.
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Army sergeant is accused of secretly videotaping at least a dozen female cadets at the U. Military Academy at West Point. Army Sgt.
In the past few years, forgotten women of science at the Harvard Observatory and the black mathematicians at NASA have been rescued and celebrated. Now it is the turn for women recruited by the Army and the Navy during World War II and trained in secret programs to break Japanese and German military codes. Inonly about 4 percent of American women had graduated from a four-year college. The elite Seven Sisters colleges had their finest hour as the Navy used their top students in mathematics, science and languages.
The Army recently released a new training presentation for troops regarding their interactions with transgender soldiers, and guidelines regarding gender transition in the military. The policy favors the needs and feelings of the individual over the well being of the unit, a practice that is formerly foreign to military protocol. In the Christian PostJames Hassona former Army captain, shed some light on the PowerPoint presentation containing the new procedures:.
A Marine veteran whose image was posted on the raunchy, invitation-only Marines United Facebook page without her consent said she's "disgusted" by the photo-swapping scandal and wants an in-person meeting with top brass. The year-old former radio operator also warned others on Wednesday not to fall in line with the excuse that "boys will be boys. Butner was stationed in Cherry Point, N.