06 Apr '15, 10am

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He also wants to take a new look at enlistment standards to make sure recruiters are not losing high-quality enlistees due to rigid rules and requirements. The details on that remain unclear. Carter cites the example of granting age-restriction waivers for people with cyber warfare skills. It could also include weight and fitness standards for some troops, or possibly suggest more lenient rules regarding tattoos. Just last week, Army leaders announced they were relaxing rules for tattoos out of concern that good soldiers with ink would opt to leave the service rather than comply with more restrictive regulations.

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/pentagon/2015...

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