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The commander who instituted a policy cracking down on pregnancy among soldiers defended it Tuesday as necessary to maintain troop strength, but said no soldier would ever be court-martialed for violating the directive.
The policy -- which would punish soldiers who get pregnant or impregnate another soldier -- was included in Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo's orders to troops regarding conduct while deployed under his command in northern Iraq.
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
It's pretty irresponsible to get knocked up or knock somebody up in a war zone.
Wasting resources and incapacitating a soldier.
If people cant keep it in their pants long enough to finish high school though why should I expect them to to keep themselves or their fellow servicemen alive?
Nobody thinks before they act. It's very disappointing.
22,000 people under his command, including 1,682 women
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by badmoviefan
In todays world of medical wonders, daily pills and condoms are not longer the most reliable way to prevent pregnancy.
[edit on 23-12-2009 by marg6043]