Army Allows Three Sikh Enlistees to Wear Beards, Turbans


McDermott and two other organizations scored their latest success for Sikh-Americans seeking to serve in the military with their articles of faith intact, securing an accommodation from the US Army to allowing three Sikh soldiers to wear their beards and turbans while in training. The recent enlistees had sued the Army and the Pentagon to get an answer on their religious accommodation requests. Read the full article.