Air Force To Allow beards, turbans, hijabs for religious reasons
Posted: 16 February 2020 09:49 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Not sure I feel about this one.  I don’t feel any change in uniform from any religion is a good idea. The military is a uniform service that is supposed to have everyone dressing the same and looking the same. The beards will keep a gas mask from properly sealing.  How will a Jewish soldier react if he sees or has to report to a superior wearing a turban?  I don’t know. I hope it works out but it’s a heck of a lot easier to make everyone dress the same if they want to serve.


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