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Sikh News Pentagon: Sikh In Military Keeping Hair

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Sikh News Reporter, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. Sikh News Reporter

    Sikh News Reporter United States
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    Sep 20, 2004
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    The Pentagon said the U.S. Army is allowing a Sikh to keep his uncut hair and beard while serving in the military.

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  3. Arvind

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    Jul 13, 2004
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    The article states the following:

    Army Maj. Gen. Gina Farrisee clarified the decision was based on an individual case and did not represent an official change in Army policy.

    "This accommodation is based solely on the facts and circumstances of your case," Farrisse said in a letter to Kalsi. "This accommodation does not constitute a blanket accommodation for any other individual."

    Still a great step for sure!
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