Author: Rick |
May 9, 2011 |
In: Advertising, Heroes, High-Res, Inspirational, Photo of the Day
I know this guy must be some sort of SpecOps for the US… but since when did the tattoo policy in any service allow for tattoos on the hands?! I'm not saying I dont like them… theyre actually pretty badass, I;ve got no problem with them, I'm just well aware of the US military's policy on tattoos, particularly the Marine Corps' policies.
Actually, the Army policy changed a few years ago. The head and face tattoos are still prohibited, but the hands and neck are okay now (see below)
SUBJ: ALARACT 017/2006
THIS MESSAGE HAS BEEN SENT BY THE PENTAGON TELECOMMUNICATIONS CENTER
ON BEHALF OF DA WASHINGTON DC//DAPE-HRPD-IRPD//
SUBJECT: AR 670-1, 3 FEB 05, WEAR AND APPEARANCE OF ARMY UNIFORMS AND
INSIGNIA (CHAPTER 1-8, PARAGRAPH E, TATTOO POLICY)
1. THIS MESSAGE SERVES AS IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR CHANGES TO
THE TATTOO POLICY AS CONTAINED IN AR 670-1, CHAPTER 1-8, PARAGRAPH E.
2. RECRUITING REMAINS A FRONTRUNNER OBJECTIVE IN THE ARMY. TO ASSIST
IN THE RECRUITMENT OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED SOLDIERS WHO WOULD OTHERWISE
BE ELIMINATED BASED ON THE CURRENT TATTOO POLICY, THE DCS, G-1
APPROVED THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO AR 670-1, CHAPTER 1-8E:
3. AR 670-1, CHAPTER 1-8E (1) IS CHANGED TO READ: ANY TATTOO OR BRAND
ANYWHERE ON THE HEAD OR FACE IS PROHIBITED EXCEPT FOR PERMANENT
MAKE-UP (PARAGRAPH 1-8B (1) (A)). TATTOOS THAT ARE NOT EXTREMIST,
INDECENT, SEXIST OR RACIST ARE ALLOWED ON THE HANDS AND NECK. INITIAL
ENTRY DETERMINATIONS WILL BE MADE ACCORDING TO CURRENT GUIDANCE.
4. AR 670-1, CHAPTER 1-8 (4) (C) IS CHANGED TO READ: COUNSEL THE
SOLDIER IN WRITING. THE COUNSELING FORM WILL STATE THAT THE SOLDIERS
REFUSAL TO REMOVE EXTREMIST, INDECENT, SEXIST, OR RACIST TATTOOS OR
BRANDS ANYWHERE ON THE BODY WILL RESULT IN DISCHARGE.
5. POC FOR UNIFORM POLICY IS SGM K. EASLEY, DSN 426-5129; COMM.
(703)-696-5129. E-MAIL IS KATRINA.EASLEY@HQDA.ARMY.MIL.
6. THIS MESSAGE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE DCS, G-1.
7. THIS AUTHORITY IS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.
8. EXPIRATION. THIS MESSAGE WILL EXPIRE UPON NEXT PUBLICATION OF
I was actually wondering that too, I'm glad our warriors are aloud to look the part.
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I love them and I LOVE these pics you are so talented I hope you frame this pcirute of the three of them!! Its is so amazing. I will be flying to Arizona with my kids some day just to have you snap pics of them!! Love ya!
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