The Coast Guard authorized ponytails on Thursday.
Some male special operators were quoted as criticizing “this woke narrative of ‘diversity and inclusion.’”
The regulation is expected to go into effect on Thursday.
“Our numbers are growing within the military. You’re seeing more females in positions that they just haven’t had before.”
Here we go again.
“We had this big thing of inclusion but this is one of the biggest eye sores that goes against inclusion."
"At the time, I didn't think I was doing anything great. I knew I was helping our country."
"When you have four different branches each doing their own thing, there's overlap and there's going to be waste."
"It really matters that we get this solved."
“To me, there is no cap — when you look at all the demographics, gender, whether its minorities — there is no cap that we will follow."
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