Should The U.S. Military Allow Muslim Women To Wear a Hijab?

Should The U.S. Military Allow Muslim Women To Wear a Hijab?

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The U.S. Army has issued a directive on grooming and appearance regulations that allows observant Sikh men and conservative Muslim women to wear religious head coverings.

The policy, announced Tuesday, also permits Sikh soldiers to maintain their beards and female soldiers to wear their hair in dreadlocks.

The Army has reviewed its policies to ensure soldiers can serve in a manner consistent with their faith so that we can recruit from the broadest pool of America’s best,” Army Secretary Eric Fanning said in a statement.

Should The U.S. Military Allow Muslim Women To Wear a Hijab?

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