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Deberg_1990
05-31-2012, 05:15 PM
What guy wouldnt?



http://moms.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/30/11955844-military-mom-proud-of-breast-feeding-in-uniform-despite-criticism?lite




Is breast-feeding while in uniform conduct unbecoming to a military mom?

The debate over nursing in public got a new layer recently, when photos taken on an Air Force base began to circulate online. In the series of tasteful professional photos showing beaming moms as they nurse their kids, one jumps out: the photo of two servicewomen with their uniform shirts unbuttoned and hiked up to breast-feed.

"A lot of people are saying it's a disgrace to the uniform. They're comparing it to urinating and defecating [while in uniform]," says Crystal Scott, a military spouse who started Mom2Mom in January as a breast-feeding support group for military moms and "anyone related to the base" at Fairchild AFB outside Spokane, Wash. "It's extremely upsetting. Defecating in public is illegal. Breast-feeding is not."


It was Scott's idea to ask photographer Brynja Sigurdardottir to take photos of real-life breast-feeding moms to create posters for National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August. One of the moms photographed in uniform, Terran Echegoyen-McCabe, breast-feeds her 10-month-old twin girls on her lunch breaks during drill weekends as a member of the Air National Guard.

"I have breast-fed in our lobby, in my car, in the park ... and I pump, usually in the locker room," she says. "I'm proud to be wearing a uniform while breast-feeding. I'm proud of the photo and I hope it encourages other women to know they can breast-feed whether they're active duty, guard or civilian."

She said she's surprised by the reaction to the photos, which also feature her friend Christina Luna, because it never occurred to her that breast-feeding in uniform would cause such a stir.

"There isn't a policy saying we can or cannot breast-feed in uniform," Echegoyen-McCabe says. "I think it's something that every military mom who is breast-feeding has done. ... I think we do need to be able to breast-feed in uniform and be protected."

The Air Force has no policy specifically addressing breast-feeding in uniform, according to Air Force spokesperson Captain Rose Richeson, who added, "Airmen should be mindful of their dress and appearance and present a professional image at all times while in uniform."

jspchief
05-31-2012, 05:18 PM
What? Are they supposed to change before they breast feed?

If you're gonna have women in the military, you're gonna get the whole package.

allen_kcCard
05-31-2012, 05:18 PM
Hey blondie, the kid on your right is full and trying to come up for air.

ElGringo
05-31-2012, 05:23 PM
In my opinion if you support women breastfeeding in public the fact that they are in uniform shouldn't bother you. I however think breastfeeding should be done at home, in uniform or not.

listopencil
05-31-2012, 05:26 PM
Do they support me staring at their boobs when they breast feed in public?

jspchief
05-31-2012, 05:27 PM
In my opinion if you support women breastfeeding in public the fact that they are in uniform shouldn't bother you. I however think breastfeeding should be done at home, in uniform or not.

I wouldn't even go so far as saying they should only do it at home. It's impractical to expect a mother to remain homebound. Babies aren't exactly predictable in their eating habits.

I do think its something that should be done with discretion. It may be perfectly natural to breast feed your baby, but respect that its not natural for others to see you whip your tit out in public.

In that regard, I don't care for the photos. The uniform has nothing to do with it.

Donger
05-31-2012, 05:27 PM
Yes, I fully support it. In fact, I'm at full attention just thinking about it.

MIAdragon
05-31-2012, 05:27 PM
Hey blondie, the kid on your right is full and trying to come up for air.

Can I take its place please?

ElGringo
05-31-2012, 05:29 PM
I wouldn't even go so far as saying they should only do it at home. It's impractical to expect a mother to remain homebound. Babies aren't exactly predictable in their eating habits.

I do think its something that should be done with discretion. It may be perfectly natural to breast feed your baby, but respect that its not natural for others to see you whip your tit out in public.

In that regard, I don't care for the photos. The uniform has nothing to do with it.

Thank you for understanding my point even if not stated clearly.

Detoxing
05-31-2012, 05:29 PM
In my opinion if you support women breastfeeding in public the fact that they are in uniform shouldn't bother you. I however think breastfeeding should be done at home, in uniform or not.

It's always weird when a chick whips out her tit while you're sitting there having a conversation.

I always tell myself "It's cool Detoxing, just act natural. Nothing strangely arousing about this at all....dont bring any attention to the big round tit that just flopped out"

Deberg_1990
05-31-2012, 05:33 PM
I wouldn't even go so far as saying they should only do it at home. It's impractical to expect a mother to remain homebound. Babies aren't exactly predictable in their eating habits.

I do think its something that should be done with discretion. It may be perfectly natural to breast feed your baby, but respect that its not natural for others to see you whip your tit out in public.

In that regard, I don't care for the photos. The uniform has nothing to do with it.

The thing with it being done in uniform is that while not against regs "technically" , its questionable whether or not it presents a Professional Military Image. IMO it does not, and should probably be done in private somewhere.

Detoxing
05-31-2012, 05:35 PM
The thing with it being done in uniform is that while not against regs "technically" , its questionable whether or not it presents a Professional Military Image. IMO it does not, and should probably be done in private somewhere.

Eqaulity, man, equality.

The way we're going, the military won't be used for intimidation anymore. It will be used to promote women and gay sex.

Rain Man
05-31-2012, 05:53 PM
I had no idea that you're not supposed to urinate or defecate while in uniform. Military training must be more intense than I thought.

Rain Man
05-31-2012, 05:54 PM
Do they support me staring at their boobs when they breast feed in public?

That's the issue. If it's showing in public, I get to look. I see no problem with this win-win situation.

loochy
05-31-2012, 06:07 PM
I think their babies are ugly.

Setsuna
05-31-2012, 06:10 PM
I think their babies are ugly.
The mom's tits aint. :drool:

vailpass
05-31-2012, 06:11 PM
Howitzer duty.

loochy
05-31-2012, 06:11 PM
The mom's tits aint. :drool:

I lol @ thinking about when these ladies scold some crazed Muslim radicals for not stopping their attack to allow breastfeeding.

ChiefsandO'sfan
05-31-2012, 06:14 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dUilrDslV8

listopencil
05-31-2012, 06:14 PM
I lol @ thinking about when these ladies scold some crazed Muslim radicals for not stopping their attack to allow breastfeeding.

Yeah, because I always hear reports about Marines scolding enemies for attacking at meal time.

38yrsfan
05-31-2012, 06:16 PM
Regulations require proper wearing of the uniform when on duty and when in public. That means buttons buttoned, shirts tucked in, etc. Latitude is given for various work related requirements but not for personal matters or leisure. You even have to get special permission for a shaving waiver if that is a problem for some guys (medical). There is no exception for breast-feeding. Sounds like privacy is the way to go instead of trying to make a mountain out of a mole-hill.

Braincase
05-31-2012, 06:16 PM
I support breasts, breastfeeding, breast caressing, checking for breast cancer (I volunteer at the University)...

loochy
05-31-2012, 06:16 PM
Yeah, because I always hear reports about Marines scolding enemies for attacking at meal time.

Cool. I heard them too.

cabletech94
05-31-2012, 06:49 PM
I think their babies are ugly.

those motorboatin' sonofbitches!!!!!

bevischief
05-31-2012, 06:55 PM
I am only apposed while in uniform. A lot of places have rooms for this and/or bathrooms. Not in uniform I don't care.

Pestilence
05-31-2012, 06:57 PM
I am only apposed while in uniform. A lot of places have rooms for this and/or bathrooms. Not in uniform I don't care.

So they should change first?

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:00 PM
Cool. I heard them too.

We need to do something about that. Pass a law or something.

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:01 PM
I am only apposed while in uniform. A lot of places have rooms for this and/or bathrooms. Not in uniform I don't care.

Do you find this pic objectionable?


http://blog.acton.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/humanity-771.jpg?4c9b33

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:02 PM
How about this one:


http://www.iraqwarnews.net/12-01-07c.jpg

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:03 PM
Maybe this one?

http://blog.acton.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/humanity4.jpg?4c9b33

loochy
05-31-2012, 07:03 PM
Those are awful listo! NSFW please!

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:04 PM
Surely this one then:

http://www.floppingaces.net/wp-content/uploads/5532_138319838355_828283355_3351180_3989522_n.jpg

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:04 PM
Oh shit, I'm going to get banned now for sure.

loochy
05-31-2012, 07:05 PM
OMG my eyes!

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:07 PM
OMG my eyes!

Our military forces are literally infested with actual human beings! Oh, the horror!

Pitt Gorilla
05-31-2012, 07:08 PM
I support breasts, breastfeeding, breast caressing, checking for breast cancer (I volunteer at the University)...Exactly. Breasts own.

jspchief
05-31-2012, 07:09 PM
Maybe this one?

http://blog.acton.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/humanity4.jpg?4c9b33

Another ugly baby. What's with this place?

Pitt Gorilla
05-31-2012, 07:10 PM
I mean, I'm not looking or anything and those pictures certainly aren't hot in any way.

listopencil
05-31-2012, 07:14 PM
Another ugly baby. What's with this place?


I question the shoes.

SCTrojan
05-31-2012, 07:48 PM
Something just not right about it while in uniform.

Ace Gunner
05-31-2012, 08:15 PM
war heroes

ILChief
05-31-2012, 09:27 PM
I wish crap like this was all I had to worry about

Setsuna
05-31-2012, 09:31 PM
Hey listo, go suck a dick. I'm tired of your bullshit holier than thou attitude. Fuck off.

Ace Gunner
05-31-2012, 09:33 PM
I wish crap like this was all I had to worry about

this

listopencil
05-31-2012, 09:40 PM
Hey listo, go suck a dick. I'm tired of your bullshit holier than thou attitude. **** off.

Like I give a shit what you think about anything.

Tribal Warfare
05-31-2012, 09:42 PM
personally, I think it it's disturbing when a woman pops her titty out to feed her newborn in public. It's more of deep seeded thing with me , because when I was 8 years old my next door neighbor's wife would pop her breast out and feed their baby when she opened the door to me when I was doing house to house cub scout shit to sell magazines/candy bars ect....

GloryDayz
05-31-2012, 09:45 PM
Whatevs!

Pitt Gorilla
05-31-2012, 09:48 PM
personally, I think it it's disturbing when a woman pops her titty out to feed her newborn in public. It's more of deep seeded thing with me , because when I was 8 years old my next door neighbor's wife would pop her breast out and feed their baby when she opened the door to me when I was doing house to house cub scout shit to sell magazines/candy bars ect....Go on.

Bowser
05-31-2012, 10:17 PM
I support boobs, feeding or otherwise.

Fish
05-31-2012, 10:40 PM
Private Milkjugs gets my support.

Earthling
06-01-2012, 01:22 AM
I am only apposed while in uniform. A lot of places have rooms for this and/or bathrooms. Not in uniform I don't care.

Would you object to having your dinner on the toilet? How about in a public toilet that is probably not as sanitary as your own home? I don't blame any woman for bypassing that option of exposing her infant to who knows what. Maybe places do have nursing rooms, other than the restroom, but they must be rare...or I haven't seen them anyway.

Jethopper
06-01-2012, 01:54 AM
You aren't supposed to even unvelcro your top strap while in (ARMY) uniform. Airforce and Navy have always been more liberal with their uniform codes...

listopencil
06-01-2012, 02:10 AM
You aren't supposed to even unvelcro your top strap while in (ARMY) uniform. Airforce and Navy have always been more liberal with their uniform codes...

While underway in the Navy we performed Broadway and historical musicals in full costume. You should have seen our Pirates Of Penzance. It was a thing of beauty.

Flachief58
06-01-2012, 05:47 AM
While I don't object to women breast feeding in public, this does bother me a bit. These women are in the US military for christ sakes. They are representing America. Is this the image you think our potential enemies should see?

When you take the oath, you are, and should be held to a higher standard. Breast feeding your kid while in uniform in public should not be tolerated. What they do in plain clothes is their own buisness.

griZZly64
06-01-2012, 05:57 AM
Not only do I support it.. I also encourage it.

NewChief
06-01-2012, 06:12 AM
While I don't object to women breast feeding in public, this does bother me a bit. These women are in the US military for christ sakes. They are representing America. Is this the image you think our potential enemies should see?

When you take the oath, you are, and should be held to a higher standard. Breast feeding your kid while in uniform in public should not be tolerated. What they do in plain clothes is their own buisness.

I think it projects an image of badassness. Let her be cradling a baby, breastfeeding, in one arm and holding an assault rifle at the ready in the other. We're America motherfucker, our women go into battle with a baby dangling from their tits.

Fish
06-01-2012, 08:07 AM
I think it projects an image of badassness. Let her be cradling a baby, breastfeeding, in one arm and holding an assault rifle at the ready in the other. We're America motherfucker, our women go into battle with a baby dangling from their tits.

Fuckin A this... I can't think of anything else that would intimidate our "Terror" enemies more than the thought of getting killed by a milk laden baby momma with exposed tits and automatic weapons.... Our gender equality scares the fuck out of them...

durtyrute
06-01-2012, 08:27 AM
Is a military boob different than a civilian boob?

Who the fuck cares?

boogblaster
06-01-2012, 09:40 AM
ima all fo breast-feedin nude in public .....

ChiTown
06-01-2012, 09:44 AM
Titahys. Love them.

Nothing more natural than a mother breast-feeding her baby, and me gawking at them while they're doing it......

durtyrute
06-01-2012, 09:47 AM
I remember going over my wife's friends house one day. She was still in the nursing stage. My wife went to the bathroom and the lady and I were sitting on the couch. Out of nowhere she pulls em out and starts feeding her daughter. I was blown away. I tried so hard not to look, but I mean, I didn't want to be rude and not talk to her.

This is the same women from the "Guy beats man with axe handle with kids in the bed" story.

Inspector
06-01-2012, 12:13 PM
I don't mind them feeding while in uniform but I prefer they remove all their clothing prior to feeding in public.

But thats just me.