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Again, that doesn't mean "missionary position only." Based on the documents provided, it sounds like it doesn't matter what position you're in, as long as penis meets vagina and nuthin' else.

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I have only seen one Hetro couple charged with a violation of an article 125 since I have been in the USN. We arrested them after evidence came to light that they were having sex with minors (the victims were all 16-18. However the state law said that a minimum of 3yrs between partners under 18 and over 16 to be considered consential) and were dumb enough to tape it. So the senior JAG at the base we were at decided to hook them up not only with child rape but also the Art. 125 since the wife had taken some bits into her mouth and the husband had stuck his bits into a couple of the girls butts. The figuring done by the lawyers was to cast the net large enough and see which, if not all, they would be able to convict on.
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Again, that doesn't mean "missionary position only." Based on the documents provided, it sounds like it doesn't matter what position you're in, as long as penis meets vagina and nuthin' else.

That's the point. My post was intended to bust the myth, not support it.
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quote:
Originally posted by The Rubber Chicken:
Which MOS were you? I've also never seen or heard of any type of video that you mentioned, but I have heard the "missionary position only" idea repeated numerous times, as well as the "no oral/anal sex" rule. A senior NCO brought up the latter in a sexual harrassment class recently, but that one seems to be true (technically, at least).

I have heard stories about extremely religious or just plain overzealous COs who try to implement strange policies/classes from time to time. So I suppose anything is possible.

This was 31U (which, at the time, was a recent combination of MOS's 31R and....31C, I think?) at Ft. Gordon, Georgia.

It's possible this was the result of an overzealous somebody-or-other....that was a very weird AIT. I think myself and the other two women were all regretting having re-up'd, especially for that MOS. The company was being run really bizarrely, IMO.

Magdalene

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Magdeline, in the post-Tailhook military days, such a film/slide show would've made the news big time.

And should have.

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Were any of you in when they showed the horrible films about encounters with hookers? They were really, really, funny.

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Another Navy vet here, and I was never shown a film, slide, still picture, nor lecture regarding acceptable sexual positions, so I have my doubts that one exists. However, I was subjected to films on everything from personal hygiene to drunk driving to AIDS prevention.

I was even shown one the informing me that the local woman in liberty ports probably weren't REALLY in love with me after our enchanted evening together, but only want to become US citizens. [Frown] [lol]

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quote:
Originally posted by Quack:
I was even shown one the informing me that the local woman in liberty ports probably weren't REALLY in love with me after our enchanted evening together, but only want to become US citizens. [Frown] [lol]

A hole in the training video series that needed filling, if you will, was how to identify the gender of the prostitutes outside the gate in Newport News.

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We just get videos of extreme close-ups of diseased genitals the night before pulling in to port.

During dinner.

Yuck.

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quote:
Originally posted by AnglRdr:
A hole in the training video series that needed filling, if you will, was how to identify the gender of the prostitutes outside the gate in Newport News.

[Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] That's my home town! I even worked at NNS&DDC for a year.

Ranger [Eek!] So that's where those guys from school ended up [Eek!] Dog

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quote:
Originally posted by RangerDog:
quote:
Originally posted by AnglRdr:
A hole in the training video series that needed filling, if you will, was how to identify the gender of the prostitutes outside the gate in Newport News.

[Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] That's my home town! I even worked at NNS&DDC for a year.

Ranger [Eek!] So that's where those guys from school ended up [Eek!] Dog

I was there as a part of the John C. Stennis (CVN 74) precommissioning unit. My A school was in San Diego, so I thought I knew what big Navy towns (well, any of the services) were like. But the first day I actually spent onboard (before you go to work on the ship, you have to attend School of the Ship, which is in Norfolk), and was walking to my car, I could not beleive the amount of hookage that was going on at 3 in the afternoon. And the cross dresser-to-female prostitute ratio.

I had thought myself a woman of the world before that time, but, whoo-boy. I guess I was just shocked by the brazenness of it.

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Posting for my husband (who is currently feeding the fish in the aquarium across the room).

His first AIT was in late 1987 (13Bravo), Fort Sill, OK and his second AIT was in late 1991 and early 1992 (ammo supply), Redstone Arsenal, AL. He says he never saw any films but in is original AIT (which was one long four-month thing with is Basic Training) they got the "talk" from the DI telling them about the "local girls" in town and to avoid them. He also says he's never heard the comment in the OP either. (both of our dads were career Army as well, you'd think we'd have picked up on something).

And if the comment in the OP is true... well, let's just say I'm glad he's out of the Army then. [Big Grin]

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I only vaguely remember films about prostitutes, but I admit on those I zoned out....being an 18 year old girl and somewhat naive, I figured that wouldn't apply to me.

Magdalene

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This just turned up on another message board. MPs scout brothels as US steams into city
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ADVANCE teams of American military police have scoured Brisbane [Australia] brothels and adult entertainment venues in the lead-up to the USS Ronald Reagan's arrival.
The brothels are legal. One owner says he likes US military customers
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Not that Brisbane brothels were expecting any problems with their American visitors.

"I'll have to be honest and tell you that the fellows are fantastic customers, they are so well-mannered," Mr Inskip [ who owns the Purely Blue brothel] said.

"The ladies like them because they're so respectful.

"They're very aware that they're representing their country, and that's why they behave so well."



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I spent three years of my life in the US Army. The 101st Airborn Division based in Ft. Campbell, Ky. from '72 to '75. I remember films about STD's but no long films about the local girls. Most of them didn't really want anything to do with soldiers. I never saw a prostitute until I went to NYC in '73.

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quote:
Originally posted by snopes:

"Only the missionary position is the acceptable sexual position for
members of the United States Army."


Acceptable to whom? Those involved? Their superiors? (Are their superiors the ones involved?!)

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Remember, people that the Army is very concerned about the health and safety of its privates.

Dawn--well someone had to say it!!--Storm

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quote:
Originally posted by Kathy B:
This just turned up on another message board. MPs scout brothels as US steams into city
quote:
ADVANCE teams of American military police have scoured Brisbane [Australia] brothels and adult entertainment venues in the lead-up to the USS Ronald Reagan's arrival.
The brothels are legal. One owner says he likes US military customers
quote:
Not that Brisbane brothels were expecting any problems with their American visitors.

"I'll have to be honest and tell you that the fellows are fantastic customers, they are so well-mannered," Mr Inskip [ who owns the Purely Blue brothel] said.

"The ladies like them because they're so respectful.

"They're very aware that they're representing their country, and that's why they behave so well."


Visting a Brothel or any lady of the night is now illegal and a US servicemember can face a dishonorable discharge and serious jail time. As laid out with a change to the Uniform Code of Military Justice that was signed into law by the US President on the 10th of Janurary
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quote:
Originally posted by Kathy B:
This just turned up on another message board. MPs scout brothels as US steams into city
quote:
ADVANCE teams of American military police have scoured Brisbane [Australia] brothels and adult entertainment venues in the lead-up to the USS Ronald Reagan's arrival.
The brothels are legal. One owner says he likes US military customers
quote:
Not that Brisbane brothels were expecting any problems with their American visitors.

"I'll have to be honest and tell you that the fellows are fantastic customers, they are so well-mannered," Mr Inskip [ who owns the Purely Blue brothel] said.

"The ladies like them because they're so respectful.

"They're very aware that they're representing their country, and that's why they behave so well."


Visting a Brothel or any lady of the night is now illegal and a US servicemember can face a dishonorable discharge and serious jail time. As laid out with a change to the Uniform Code of Military Justice that was signed into law by the US President on the 10th of Janurary
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Okay, as a former ship's non-lawyer legal officer (destroyers are too small to have JAG officers), I have never encountered the "missionary-only" rule. Nor have I seen any official films about sexual positions. The new addition to UCMJ article 134 re:prositution is indeed true. This is an effort by the whole US Departement of Defense to end support of Trafficing in Personnel (TIP)by US service people. I just completed a web-based training session that increased awareness of TiP not only in brothels, but also bars, restaurants, etc, where forced labor might be used.

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I am happy that prostitution is now a UCMJ violation. I heard too many stories of too many sailors appropriating underage prostitutes in overseas port calls, and always felt like the "Off Limits" list was pretty toothless.

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Well when a ship would pull in and the powers to be in charge say "don't go there" most kids who have never been away from home figure that is the place to go since it will have the most excitement. The same reason that teenagers or other kids try to go to places that are off-limits or restricted in thier own hometowns. Natural human curiosity, and as they say curiosity killed the cat. So they learn the hard way why those places(or areas) are "Off limits". Spent too many times taking new sailors back to either the ship or the hospital cause they drank something, ran into something, or did something; and now were bleeding, don't know thier thier own name, and don't know where thier half the pay check from the first line period went since they only remember spending about 30-40 US$ at a bar and was carrying about 200-300 of it.
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quote:
Originally posted by DawnStorm:
Remember, people that the Army is very concerned about the health and safety of its privates.

Dawn--well someone had to say it!!--Storm

I'm very concerned about the health and safety of my privates too. I check them several times a day to be sure they're ok.

Robbiev -and I'm not even in the military- 427

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Though I never heard anything about positions, I do recall one specific point in the "no sodomy, no harassment, etc." lecture during Army Basic Combat Training (2003): the UCMJ, as interpreted by the instructors for this particular lecture, does not allow the use of 'toys' or objects to be used on your partner during sexual relations.

I distinctly remember wanting to ask, "But what if you just want to use the toy on yourself, by yourself?" [Confused] But I decided that the Drill Sergeants wouldn't have found it nearly as funny as I did. [dunce]


(For reference: I was 28 when I went through BCT... not an innocent 18 y.o. by any stretch of the imagination.)

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quote:
Originally posted by NobbyNobbs:
quote:
Originally posted by snopes:

"Only the missionary position is the acceptable sexual position for
members of the United States Army."


Acceptable to whom? Those involved? Their superiors? (Are their superiors the ones involved?!)
To whomever homosexuality is not acceptable, I assume. My hubby (in the AF) also told me this one. He made it sound like it's also a "don't ask, don't tell" type of thing.

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At Basic Training in '85 (Ft. Leonard Wood, MO) we were given a lecture on "Devial Sex and Cardinal Knowledge" (I know what he meant, that's just what he said). The DI did say that missionary position with your wife (all male BCT Company) was the only acceptable position and that we would be prosecuted under the UCMJ for doing anything different. No graphic training aids were used however.

Mnot - and at that moment I realized BCT would not be a mental challange - r2

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quote:
Originally posted by mnotr2:
At Basic Training in '85 (Ft. Leonard Wood, MO) we were given a lecture on "Devial Sex and Cardinal Knowledge" (I know what he meant, that's just what he said). The DI did say that missionary position with your wife (all male BCT Company) was the only acceptable position and that we would be prosecuted under the UCMJ for doing anything different. No graphic training aids were used however.

Mnot - and at that moment I realized BCT would not be a mental challange - r2

I wonder exactly how they would find our unless they watch you NFBSK your spouse or your a big bragger.

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missionary is either male on top or female on top it realy should not matter and besides arent there enough men in control to mess things up? however being in JOKElahoma it is the belt buckle in the bible belt area of the united flakes of america(yes i have lost any and all faith in our government)

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Uh, at the risk of sounding ignorant (which I am) what is AIT? Back in the ooold days when I was in the Marines the letters stood for Advanced Infantry Training, and followed immediately after boot camp for all enlisted men, no matter what your MOS was.
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Advanced Individual Training. Essentially, it's what the Army calls MOS training.
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I checked with the staff judge-advocate (they're used to me asking these kind of questions by now) and his response: As long as it's vaginal-penile intercourse, it's legal, regardless of position.

There you have it.

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quote:
Originally posted by DawnStorm:
Remember, people that the Army is very concerned about the health and safety of its privates.

Dawn--well someone had to say it!!--Storm

But in the Navy they don't have privates!

Mr. "Oddly enough, they have a lot of seamen" Baggins.

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quote:
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quote:
Originally posted by Magdalene:
*evil grin* OK, when I did my second AIT, it was a class of 15--12 being young 18 year old boys fresh out of high school, and the other three of us being 20-something year old women on our second or third tours.

We ALL had to view the mandatory "approved sexual positions" film. Myself and the other two ladies, bored, would look at the definitions that appeared on-screen and did an MST3K commentary..."Tried that." "Overrated." "That's a good one!" "Bring props for that one..."

The DS finally leaned over and said, "Will you three quit messing with these boys' minds?"

The expression on those boys' faces was priceless. To this day, I still get a giggle thinking about it.

Magdalene

I spent over 24 years in the Navy. During that time I not only never saw that movie, I never even heard about it.

Sorry, Magdalene, but I'm calling BS on that story.

+1 on the bs. U.S. Army 82-85. Never had any mention of sexual positions at all.
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I was in the Indiana National Guard 94-00, and I never saw that slideshow either. I do remember the lecture on what we could and could not do, however. Yes, penile vaginal penetration was all the was acceptable-- nothing oral or anal (mutual masturbation was not addressed); however, position was not mentioned. Some slides accompanied the lecture, but they mostly showed privates being led to jail by MPs, being berated by superiors, and such.

My husband is currently in the army reserve, and just got back from Iraq in January. Sex, even between marriage partners, was prohibited on his base in Balad, Iraq. It was permitted when the soldier was on leave, but not otherwise. They actually prosecuted a married couple on base when the woman came up pregnant. She was discharged, and he was busted down several ranks and docked pay.

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19 years of Naval service here, and I've never seen an "approved positions" slideshow, either. I also have heard the "missionary only" talk, but as near as I can tell, the regualations only indicate the penis-to-vagina restriction with no particualr limits of positions within that context.

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