02 Apr '15, 12am

SMA explains Army's new tattoo policy

SMA explains Army's new tattoo policy

Soldiers are cleared to get sleeve tattoos under the new tattoo rules, taking effect soon. (Photo: Johannes Eisele/Getty) CONNECT 70 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Under the Army's new tattoo policy, soldiers will be able to have ink on their arms and legs as long as it isn't visible in the Army Service Uniform. This means sleeves are once again authorized as long as they don't extend past the wrist, Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey told Army Times. "As long as it's not visible in the Army uniform … that's the spirit of what we went after," he said. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno announced the upcoming policy change Wednesday afternoon at the Association of the United States Army conference in Huntsville, Alabama. The more lenient tattoo rules are based on input from soldiers, Odierno said. "Society is changing its view of tattoos, and we have to change along...

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