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Ten active duty soldiers at Fort Bliss agreed to be photographed breastfeeding in uniform. If it makes you uncomfortable, grow up.

That's some good camo. It looks like the babies are being breastfed from a big shrub.
That's some good camo. It looks like the babies are being breastfed from a big shrub.

Mother/warrior/goddess. The three avatars of Gaia, expressed in the golden light of this angelic image. The union of baby and mother in milk, in life, in struggle – these powerful women using their bodies both to fight for their country and to produce sustenance for their children, perpetuating the cycle of life for future generations…

Sorry, drifted off for a second there. But it's hard not to feel all new-agey looking at this very sweet photo. Not only for what it represents, but because it wouldn't have been possible in the past – the military has been painfully slow to accommodate the needs of moms in uniform. In fact, Fort Bliss, where this photo was taken, has only just received its first nursing room for new mothers.

Sources: CNN