Capt. Simratpal Singh is shown at the home in Auburn where the former Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier lived until recently. The Army has granted him a temporary religious accommodation that allows him to grow his beard and wrap his hair in a turban.
Capt. Simratpal Singh is shown at the home in Auburn where the former Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier lived until recently. The Army has granted him a temporary religious accommodation that allows him to grow his beard and wrap his hair in a turban. New York Times Ruth Fremson
Capt. Simratpal Singh is shown at the home in Auburn where the former Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier lived until recently. The Army has granted him a temporary religious accommodation that allows him to grow his beard and wrap his hair in a turban. New York Times Ruth Fremson

An Army first: Combat soldier allowed to wear traditional Sikh beard

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