More bearded, turbaned Sikhs join Army as Pentagon reviews religious articles ban

More bearded, turbaned Sikhs join Army as Pentagon reviews religious articles ban

WASHINGTON — Eight Sikh Army recruits have received waivers this year allowing them to maintain their religiously mandated beards and turbans in uniform, nearly doubling the number of observant Sikhs in the Army despite a decades-old policy barring visual symbols of faith. The most recent religious appearance accommodations were […]

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