Wednesday, February 14, 2007


Incredulously Stupid - Even by Bush Administration standards

Two stories from today's news regarding current "standards" for U.S. Military service.

Story #1 - Drill sergeant who posed nude discharged
An Air Force drill sergeant and former Iowa National Guard member who posed nude for Playboy magazine has been removed from active duty, she said Wednesday. Whether that amounts to an honorable discharge, as Michelle Manhart also says, is unclear.

Story #2 - Army Giving More Waivers in Recruiting
The number of waivers granted to Army recruits with criminal backgrounds has grown about 65 percent in the last three years, increasing to 8,129 in 2006 from 4,918 in 2003, Department of Defense records show.

Read Story One

Read Story Two


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