29 Apr '14, 7pm

BREAKING Amid Army controversy, SECDEF orders DOD-wide review of hair regs | BY @MichelleTan32 http…

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed all of the services to review their hairstyle policies in response to a letter from the Congressional Black Caucus. The lawmakers wrote to Hagel on April 10 in response to an online controversy sparked by the Army’s new grooming regulation. The revised Army Regulation 670-1, published March 31, bans most twists, dreadlocks and large cornrows — styles predominantly worn by African-American women. Though it’s meant to help make soldiers’ appearances consistent, some black military women have criticized the update as racially biased. “I want to assure you that, while none of the Army’s revised grooming and appearance policies were designed or intended to discriminate or disparage against any service members, I take your concerns very seriously,” Hagel wrote in his response , sent Tuesday. Hagel also directed the service secretaries a...

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