Conscription - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Conscription After sex video, S. Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Military investigators looking into the case have threatened soldiers to out their gay peers, con... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:48:00 GMT 2017-04-21T06:48:00Z Chan Sun Jung has 1st round KO of Bermudez in return to UFC HOUSTON (AP) — After a 3 1/2-year absence from the UFC, Chan Sun Jung looked like he never left. The South Korean featherweight, who left the UFC in 2014 to serve his two-year mandatory military service in his home country, knocked out Dennis Bermudez in the first round at UFC Fight Night 104 Saturday night. Jung delivered a right upper... Sun, 05 Feb 2017 06:22:00 GMT 2017-02-05T06:22:00Z House passes $611 billion defense policy bill by wide margin WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly backed a $611 billion defense policy bill that rejects a number of President Barack Obama's key proposals for managing the nation's vast military enterprise. Lawmakers passed the legislative package, 375-34. The bill now goes to the Senate where a vote is expected early next week. The bil... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:01:00 GMT 2016-12-02T18:01:00Z White House announces support for women in military draft WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has declared its support for requiring women to register for the military draft, a symbolic but significant shift that reflects the U.S. military's evolution from a male-dominated force to one seeking to incorporate women at all levels. President Barack Obama has been considering whether to adopt the position sin... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:02:00 GMT 2016-12-02T16:02:00Z Lawmakers drop plan requiring women to register for draft WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate negotiators reached agreement Tuesday on a sweeping defense policy bill that rejects a plan to force women to register for a military draft, a victory for social conservatives who decried the move as another step toward the blurring of gender lines. The $611 billion bill, which authorizes spending for military programs, ... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:03:00 GMT 2016-11-29T23:03:00Z