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Sex roundup: Openly straight chief of New Jersey National Guard ousted over such behavior, plus spanking down under

Apparently, he was carrying on with an aide who, like him, is married to someone else.In an interesting footnote, Maj. Gen. Glenn Reith had been appointed to his post by the New Jersey governor who stepped down over a homosexual sex scandal with an aide. No word yet on whether General Reith will seek the ...

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Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs
Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs

Apparently, he was carrying on with an aide who, like him, is married to someone else.In an interesting footnote, Maj. Gen. Glenn Reith had been appointed to his post by the New Jersey governor who stepped down over a homosexual sex scandal with an aide. No word yet on whether General Reith will seek the Republican presidential nomination.

Meanwhile, an Australian navy officer is being court-martialed for allegedly spanking a female officer nine times last year. The case took a weirder turn when the female officer testified that an Australian mining tycoon offered her a million bucks to prostitute herself to him for a year. Human beings are endlessly surprising.

Apparently, he was carrying on with an aide who, like him, is married to someone else.In an interesting footnote, Maj. Gen. Glenn Reith had been appointed to his post by the New Jersey governor who stepped down over a homosexual sex scandal with an aide. No word yet on whether General Reith will seek the Republican presidential nomination.

Meanwhile, an Australian navy officer is being court-martialed for allegedly spanking a female officer nine times last year. The case took a weirder turn when the female officer testified that an Australian mining tycoon offered her a million bucks to prostitute herself to him for a year. Human beings are endlessly surprising.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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