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  •  Keep in mind it was a Marine (1+ / 0-)
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    and if they have their shoes tied and zipper zipped they are doing the best they can.  They do put on a nice show and make wonderful guards for embassies and Navy bases.

    I left Baghdad in October of 2003 and we were still using "unisex" bathrooms.  There were just not enough to "discriminate."  Somehow we managed.  But Im Army so.....

    I go camping and backpacking all the time (when people arnt shooting at me).  Women camp and backpack in the same areas.  Somehow we manage.  I dont ever remember backpacking with a Marine so.....

    I do so wish I knew the unit said Marine was in.  I would arrange to send them every feminine hygiene product in the Army supply system in by the gross.  They will need them until they "man up."

    Go Army!

    It is well that war is so terrible -- lest we should grow too fond of it. Robert E. Lee

    by ksuwildkat on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 09:16:09 AM PST

    •  Big paintbrush, GI. (0+ / 0-)

      When I was in Nam, everyone had a place by the wire to shit before they put in the shitters at this particular arty site.

      Both the Marines and the locals had no problem defecating around this spot. I think we were both looking for a place close to the enemy and far from where we sleep and eat.

      But the women had no problem and neither did we.

      I'm glad you had indoor shitters, poge.

      F 2/7 Chu Lai 1966-67

      The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. – John Kenneth Galbraith

      by jack 1966 on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 03:34:36 PM PST

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