By David Robichaud

You can sign up to die while defending your country. As long at your “tatts” aren’t showing.
The US Army is about to announce strict new grooming rules that include banning recruits who have visible tattoos. According to Stars and Stripes, new recruits will not be allowed to have tattoos that show below the elbows and knees or about the neckline.
Current soldiers will be grandfathered in but all soldiers will still be barred from certain tattoos like ones considered to be racist, sexist or extremist. Soldiers will be called in to “self identify” their tattoos and if they are in violation, they must pay to have those tattoos removed.
The Marines already have a similar policy in place.
Do you agree with this new policy? Should someone be banned from the Army just because they have tattoos that show?


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