NAKED WOMEN ON A SUBMARINE AND THE GAY
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Is having women on a submarine at sea a good idea? Maybe for those who are politically correct, or the females who think anything a man can do, they can do better. But for the fraus of male officers who will be underwater with women other than their wives for months on end, it's not a comforting thought for them.
Can we spell the word "a-f-f-a-i-r?" Female crew-members on subs today don't look like recently-defeated porker, Sen. Mary Landrieu. Some of these women are drop-dead gorgeous.
We have always been for equal rights and equal opportunity for women in the military, but let's use some common sense. There's a good reason why - even under Obama - we don't yet have female Infantry officers in the military.
Those of us who have been in combat and smelled the stench of death, don't think it would help unit cohesion to have the additional problems of male-female relationships that will inevitably arise if both genders were thrown together in such a situation.
Certainly a few old salts are still around that have predicted problems when the gals went aboard underwater craft.
The latest example of such trouble is the idiot who surreptitiously photographed naked female officers on the USS Wyoming. The Navy won't give us a name, other than the culprit is a 24 year-old second class petty officer who worked at the Trident Refit in Kings Bay. We don't know how long he was taking the nude pix, but he deserves to get the book thrown at him.
WHO WAS THE GAY SENIOR ADMIRAL FROM WWII?
Sex has always been a hot topic when the Fleet's at sea, whether in peacetime or war.
We wonder how many of our readers know a reputedly gay, high-ranking Navy admiral and carrier skipper literally ordered investigators off his ship when they came to question him about an unduly close relationship the wizened, baseball-cap wearing flag officer had with one of his handsome young fighter pilots?
The story goes that this admiral was so powerful and such a potent combat leader that for a time, his proclivities were overlooked. But finally, Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz or someone way up the chain-of-command, decided to send some NIS-types to question the allegedly homosexual admiral.
They were lucky they didn't get thrown overboard. Needless to say, the probers thought twice about things, and beat a hasty retreat, never to return again.
One story that's been going around for many years involves an incident where this admiral ordered the lights of his carrier turned on at night in Japanese submarine-infested waters, because one of the pilots returning from a mission - and running out of fuel - was his beloved.
Ditching in the shark-filled Pacific after dark meant almost certain death. The old man's order undoubtedly saved the lives of more than just his boyfriend. And some will say it was a courageous act. But what if the carrier had been torpedoed? Many more lives were put at risk and could have been lost.
How many of our history-minded Navy readers out there can e-mail us the name of the senior admiral we refer to?
We've donned our flak jackets for the inevitable firestorm of protest that we have even repeated this story, but we have it on good authority from a highly-respected Naval historian, so, even though you don't like what we say, do you have any documentation such an incident never took place?