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Celebrating Birth Control Goggles this Veteran's Day

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Birth Control Goggles or BCGs have been a staple in the United States Military since the mid 20th century. If you're unaware, the term Birth Control Goggles refers to the ability for the person donning them to pro-create.

The most iconic set of BCGs (the S9 pictured above) were on the faces of military service members from 1990 until 2012 and have apparently been influential among A-list celebrities. Talk about a force multiplier. Originally designed and manufactured by Rochester Optical, the S9 has been retired and is no longer on active duty.

That is why, this Veteran's Day LensFactory salutes both the FS9 and the MS9 along with all of those that were forced to wear a pair during basic training.

Here's a toast...


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