Don't ask, don't tell, and don't sell
Seven U.S. soldiers from an elite Airborne division have been charged with "knowingly engaging in sex for money on a public Web site," the Army said Friday.This is not helpful to opponents of don't ask, don't tell.
Three are charged with criminal offenses and face courts-martial, while the other four received nonjudicial punishments, the Army said in a written statement. The charges allege violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
The men appeared on a gay pornography Web site that has a military theme, the Army said. (Full story)
The site did not mention the Army or the 82nd Airborne, but its domain name lists an address in Fayetteville, North Carolina, which neighbors Fort Bragg, where the 82nd is based.