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Airmen with shaving waivers will have to shave every week at Moody Air Force Base
“Seems a little counter productive towards a medical condition"
It’s official: The Air Force will let airmen put their hands in their pockets while in uniform
The Air Force will break with decades of tradition starting in October.
Airmen and vets divided over new study showing Air Force anti-beard policy damages careers
"Facial hair could impact a promotion whether or not the promotion board knows of the waiver."
Air Force top brass ‘not inclined’ to allow beards for airmen
"When I talk with our men in uniform: Is this a need or is this a want?"
The Navy is clarifying its grooming and hairstyle standards to fight the appearance of racial bias
No luck on beards.
‘This is a game-changer’ — Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women
"To think we don’t have to have headaches every day anymore?"
The Army is planning a major overhaul of its hair and grooming regulations
"Having grooming standards that show sensitivity to the cultural and ethnic diversity already present in our Army would go a long way."
A shaving profile might be bad for your Air Force career
"A perception can form that members with PFB ... do not want to conform to standards."
The Navy is reconsidering its war on beards
A great big bushy beard!
Sailor gets OK to grow 4-inch beard, pushes Navy to grant career-length waiver
"When serving in the military, you sacrifice some of your rights. But you don't have to sacrifice all of your rights."
DoD is eliminating promotion photos and ordering services to review hairstyle regulations in fight against racism
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has announced a series of steps he is taking immediately to combat racism in the ranks
The Marine Corps is keeping barber shops open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, defying common sense
The commander of tens of thousands of troops at Camp Pendleton wants Marines to keep their cuts high and tight — and base barber shops are more than happy to...
Air Force allows commanders to relax hair and fitness standards in response to COVID-19
The Air Force is letting commanders deviate from grooming and fitness standards in response to COVID-19, though shaving standards will remain in place.
Navy OKs beards, turbans, and hijabs worn for religious reasons, though key questions remain
The Sikh Coalition has a few lingering questions for the Navy, which approved the uncovered wearing of a range of articles of faith on March 16
The Navy is relaxing its grooming standards to battle the spread of the coronavirus
Sailors will be excused from meeting strict hair-length standards during the coronavirus crisis, Navy leaders announced Wednesday night.
By the hammer of Thor! A Nevada National Guard soldier can now rock a Norse beard
I am called Glad-of-War, Grim, Raider, and Third. I am One-Eyed. I am also called Highest, and True-Guesser. I am Grimnir, and I am the Hooded One. I am All-Father,...
An Open Letter To The Pentagon Regarding The Serious Matter Of My Beard
Dear U.S. military planners, After eight years of both Active Duty and National Guard service, I will be hanging up … Continued
The Right To Wear Beards And Turbans Is A Victory For More Than Sikhs
In 1675, Tegh Bahadur, the ninth spiritual master of the Sikhs and a brilliant military leader, was actively pushing back … Continued