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The Turret Gunner Was a She

mhood175 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 11:33 AM
EEO? That stands for Equal Employment Opportunity - what does that have to do with harassment? Goofball!You are paranoid - if all you see is a pair of legs in camo how are you to know if its male or female? There was no personal intent in this so get off of the :creating a situation " bus! You are out to s*** disturb and to buy trouble! Back off, thank heavens things are NOT as YOU see them!

Martin Dempsey, the Army general who's now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was a division commander when he got to Baghdad in 2003 and climbed into a Humvee for his first trip off base. "I asked the driver ... who he was (and) where he was from," the general remembers, "and I slapped the turret gunner around the leg and I said, 'Who are you?' And she leaned down and said, 'I'm Amanda.'

"And I said, 'Ah, OK.' So female turret gunner protecting division commander."

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