Some US Sikh Soldiers No Longer Torn between Faith, Country


Amandeep Sidhu, who has secured temporary religious accommodations from the US Army for Sikh-American soldiers, said the exemptions will be regularly reviewed and that the soldiers must display « proof of concept » to the Army that keeping their turban, beard and long hair has no negative impact. « We felt we would take this in a slow and deliberate approach to prove the concept that, yes, Sikhs have served in the U.S. military, but we will prove it to you again, » Mr. Sidhu noted. Read the full article.