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Be All You Can Be—With Bigger Breasts, Smaller Noses, and Thinner Thighs

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Reader Russ A. Dewey points us to a whole new meaning for term "public teat":

The New Yorker magazine reports in its July 26th edition that members of all four branches of the US military can get face-lifts, breast enlargements, liposuction and nose jobs for free -- something the military says helps surgeons practice their skills.

"Anyone wearing a uniform is eligible," Bob Lyons, chief of plastic surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio told the magazine, which said soldiers needed the approval of their commanding officers to get the time off.

Whole story here.

No wonder wars cost so much more these days.