US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Army says it is going to now permit servicewomen to recreation ponytails and different longer hairstyles, reversing a coverage that lengthy forbade them from letting their hair down.
Leader of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson says it makes the Army extra inclusive.
Many black ladies had requested for adjustments to the feminine grooming requirements. A feminine sailor introduced the brand new coverage all over a Fb Are living match Tuesday with Richardson.
Lock hairstyles, or ropelike strands, also are now allowed. Wider hair buns too. And girls can put on ponytails whilst in uniform.
On the U.S. Naval Struggle Faculty in Rhode Island Wednesday, ladies stated they are excited to change from buns, which do not are compatible neatly below helmets.
Lt. Cmdr. Jess Cameron says it kind of feels like a small factor, nevertheless it sends a bigger message.