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Photo Spread
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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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Lizzy
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Originally posted by NobbyNobbs:
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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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mnotr2
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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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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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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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Originally posted by Senior:
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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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