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Army relaxes tattoo policy, approves some hand, neck ink as it faces recruiting shortfall

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Army officials said the new policy would better align the service with social norms on tattoos and make the enlistment process simpler for recruits with tattoos in some areas of their bodies that were previously banned.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Stars and Stripes

Army relaxes tattoo policy, approves some hand, neck ink as it faces recruiting shortfall

Army officials said the new policy would better align the service with social norms on tattoos and make the enlistment process simpler for recruits with tattoos in some areas of their bodies that were previously banned.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Army Times

Hand, ear and neck tattoos now OK for soldiers amid recruiting crunch

The service has gone back to its surge-era tattoo policies as recruiting falters.

2 months ago·United States
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