By Theo Merz. When Sarah West was appointed the first female commander of a major Royal Navy Warship, she talked about the toll life on the sea had taken on her personal relationships. But every person in the military makes sacrifices. The difficulties of maintaining a relationship in the Navy may be one of the drawbacks of service, but having a relationship with a colleague can be even more problematic — as Cdr West discovered earlier this month, when she was sent home following an alleged affair with her third-in-command. Others have suggested that had a man been in a similar position, we might never have heard about the alleged affair - or at least it would not have made the front pages.
Men in uniform will never go out of style. And call it socially constructed, biologically motivated, or whatever. There is something absolutely hot about men who wear military uniform. Military guys are protective, which comes with the territory I suppose. He will be one of the most caring guys you will ever meet.