Army Begins Trial Allowing Active-Duty Sikh Soldier to Grow Beard, Wear A Turban

Overview


Amandeep Sidhu, as part of his ongoing pro bono work with the Sikh Coalition to secure religious exemptions for Sikhs to serve in the military, said the latest temporary approval for a Sikh officer “will open the door for other Sikhs who are seeking an accommodation. The writing on the wall is clear,” Mr. Sidhu continued; “[this] accommodation should be made permanent and the time is now for a comprehensive policy change.” Read the full article.