The women's latrine is marked by a makeshift sign on the door. The men and women sapper trainees occupy separate areas of a shared barracks. In the field, "you have to wander off deep into the woods so nobody can see you," Capt. Armstrong said.
This April 2010 photo shows Chris Armstrong, the gay University of Michigan student assembly president in Ann Arbor, Mich. Andrew Shirvell, an assistant attorney general, is using his personal blog to target Mr. Armstrong, calling him a racist with a "radical homosexual agenda." The lawyer claims that when he's not at work, he has the right to say whatever he wants. (AP Photo/AnnArbor.com, Melanie Maxwell)