Patting down children ok for TSA, not for US Army

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by barbedwiresmile, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. barbedwiresmile

    barbedwiresmile Unreconstructed

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  2. Swiper

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    That article is not 100% accurate. It states that American Soldiers are not allowed to pat down Afghan women. That's not true. It's correct that male Soldiers should not pat down local national women, but it's OK for female Soldiers to do so and many search details has female Soldiers attached to them for that purpose. I can't recall any prohibition against searching children if necessary when I was in Afghanistan. But I can see that kind of search being restricted to female Soldiers only unless the 'child' is an older boy.
     
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  3. Sam Spade

    Sam Spade Staff Member Lifetime Member

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    Might it be the Army that needs to catch up to the TSA?


    (IOW, the article is really the evidence you might want it to be.)
     
  4. AirCav

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    The Afghan locals apparently won't tolerate it. We will. [​IMG]
    The rugged and independent freedom loving American has been pacified. Baaaaa.