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Sikhs be given fair chance to serve in US military: Major Kalsi

Washington, USA: One of the three Sikhs serving in the US military has appealed to authorities to amend policies so that the community members get a fair chance to serve in the armed forces without compromising their religion. “Sikhs are not asking for a blank check, but we believe the instruction can be significantly improved in ways that respect both military ...

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Faith factor: US military eases regulations on turbans, beards

Sacramento, US: The US military has eased its uniform rules giving troops greater freedom to wear turbans, head scarves, yarmulkes and other religious clothing. The policy is mainly expected to affect Sikhs, Muslims, Jews and members of other groups that wear beards or articles of clothing as part of their religion. It also could affect Wiccans and others who may obtain ...

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