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Swiss army women to get women's underwear

"Switzerland is to allow female members of the army to wear women's underwear for the first time in an effort to boost recruitment, local media report.

Under the current system, the standard uniform issued to military recruits includes only men's underwear."

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56581129
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Old 30.03.2021, 19:36
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Re: Swiss army women to get women's underwear

Iíve been reading this today. Do you think they mean base layers and thermals? Surely women werenít stopped from wearing their own bra and knickers??
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Old 30.03.2021, 19:46
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Iíve been reading this today. Do you think they mean base layers and thermals? Surely women werenít stopped from wearing their own bra and knickers??
Yes but their chosen colours clashed with the camouflage.
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Old 31.03.2021, 07:29
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TIS!

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Re: Swiss army women to get women's underwear

Boxers or Jockeys?
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Re: Swiss army women to get women's underwear

they should have waited until Thursday.
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Old 31.03.2021, 13:03
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they should have waited until Thursday.
That's reserved for the swimsuit issue.
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Re: Swiss army women to get women's underwear

From this quote it sounds like they're only talking about underpants, perhaps confused in translation by the American terminology where that's the more normal use of the word 'underwear'.
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He told Swiss news website Watson that the new "functional underwear" for female recruits would consist of "short underwear" for the summer and "long underwear" for the winter.
Clearly only talking about below the waist garments, which were apparently
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loose-fitting men's underwear, often in larger sizes, which can be uncomfortable.
so presumably they were only issued with boxer shorts.

Would this actually have been enforced though? Surely they wouldm't stop women, or men, for that matter, wearing whatever type of underwear they're most comfortable with, even if they had to supply it themselves?
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Old 30.03.2021, 19:53
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Yes but their chosen colours clashed with the camouflage.
Black lace? That goes with everything!

Did they mean thermal stuff? Long-jones? I sometimes wonder about Mormon undies. Loosey goosey.
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Old 30.03.2021, 20:17
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Re: Swiss army women to get women's underwear

These female (Israeli) soldiers do not appear to be wearing mens' underwear unless, that is, fashions in the services have changed recently.

https://static.timesofisrael.com/www...9.51.55-PM.png

Picture credit: https://www.timesofisrael.com/female...litary-assets/

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Re: Swiss army women to get women's underwear

There appears to be an extra leg in that picture, not that most males would notice.
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These female (Israeli) soldiers do not appear to be wearing mens' underwear unless, that is, fashions in the services have changed recently.

https://static.timesofisrael.com/www...9.51.55-PM.png
Picture credit: https://www.timesofisrael.com/female...litary-assets/
"Female military assets"? Is there a typo?

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These female (Israeli) soldiers do not appear to be wearing mens' underwear unless, that is, fashions in the services have changed recently.

https://static.timesofisrael.com/www...9.51.55-PM.png

Picture credit: https://www.timesofisrael.com/female...litary-assets/
None of the women on this thread complaining about the tramlines across the girl on the lefts bottom? Was this part of her training ?

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Old 31.03.2021, 07:30
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Boxers or Jockeys?
My wife prefers men's jockeys!

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My wife prefers men's jockeys!

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On behalf of your wife..... please don't overshare.

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Ahh, so that's why she married a short guy.
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