Sikhs Challenge Military for Religious Right to Wear Turbans, Uncut Hair

Two U.S. military recruits of the Sikh faith are challenging…

Two U.S. military recruits of the Sikh faith are challenging the Army’s order to remove their turbans and cut their hair and beards by the time they are required to report for active duty in July.  The two men, Capt. Kamaljit Singh Kalsi, a doctor, and 2nd Lt. Tejdeep Singh Rattan, a dentist, want to help the military by providing much needed health care to soldiers overseas, but their religious practices may keep them from doing so.

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