The Right To Wear Beards And Turbans Is A Victory For More Than Sikhs
The change to grooming standards for religious minorities is a victory for all Americans and will strengthen the armed forces.
Army Capt. Tejdeep Singh Rattan, one of the first Sikh officers in the military since permission was granted to allow beards, long hair, and turbans on active duty.
Army Grants Religious Exemptions For Beards, Turbans, And Hijabs
Sikhs, Muslims, and observers of other religions that include grooming and clothing requirements will find it easier to serve going forward.
A Marine Special Operations Team member provides over watch for Afghan National Army Special Forces to help Afghan Local Police build a checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. Afghan Local Police complement counterinsurgency efforts by assisting and supporting rural areas with limited Afghan National Security Forces presence, in order to enable conditions for improved security, governance and development.
One Marine’s Campaign To Grow A Beard Is Gaining Momentum
This Marine really wants to grow a beard, and he thinks you should be able to grow one too.