Navy regs update religious headgear in uniform, provides rules for beard chits #Sikh

“We are appreciative that the U.S. Navy has taken a step forward in securing accommodations for observant Sikh Americans who wish to serve with their religious articles of faith,” Giselle Klapper, Sikh Coalition’s staff attorney, said in a March 19 release. Navy uniform regulations vary based on whether a sailor is assigned to shore duty, sea duty or a ship underway, as safety concerns are higher with each environment.

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