That's how I feel as well.
This is not new.
Sure seems like that doesn't it
jabberwocka wrote:This is not new.
Sexual harassment is nothing particularly new for the armed forces. I was one of the first female ROTC cadets to receive a scholarship back in the mid-70's. Some of the comments I got during ROTC classes and drills were sexually charged, though nobody went so far as to ACT on those comments. When there was talk about DADT being repealed, I tried to point out that awareness exercises and sensitivity training had NOT succeeded in keeping female military members safe--and didn't think it would be any different for homosexuals. I still don't think that civilians fully understand military culture in their zest to use the armed forces for social experimentation. Does that mean I don't think women or homosexuals should not serve? It does NOT. But the military changes slowly, when it changes at all.
The military is made up of all sorts of people, from all sorts of backgrounds.