Some US Sikh Soldiers No Longer Torn between Faith, Country

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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.