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The Army could let soldiers grow beards. No, seriously | ArmyTimes

The Army could let soldiers grow beards. No, seriously | ArmyTimes

The old adage is true: Ask (and ask and ask and ask) and you shall receive.

The Army is in the midst of a study to determine whether it can safely allow soldiers to wear beards, multiple officials have confirmed to Army Times.

Soldiers have been discussing the idea behind closed doors and in open forums for years, but the push to research the possibilities and make a decision really picked up earlier this year, according to the Army G-1 uniform policy sergeant major.

Source: The Army could let soldiers grow beards. No, seriously.