Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
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Another reason...

EDIT 12/26/09: It didn't take long for this to be rescinded:
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/12/25/iraq.us.soldiers.pregnant/index.html
I am pleasantly surprised.

... for people to avoid serving in the military.  Gee, if the brass work a little harder, they could totally depopulate what's left of our armed forces.

Yana Kunichoff | Women Soldiers in Iraq Who Become Pregnant Face Court-Martial
Yana Kunichoff, Truthout: "Under a controversial new Army policy, female soldiers serving in northern Iraq may face a court-martial and possible jail time if they become pregnant and male soldiers and civilians employed by the Army who impregnate the women may also be charged with crimes."
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