April 14, 2009

Sikhs ask to serve in Army despite rules on attire

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ARLINGTON, Va. (RNS) Two Sikh men say they want to report for active duty in July even as they refuse to comply with the Army’s demands to cut their unshorn beards and hair and remove their turbans. “I am willing to lay down my life for America,” said 2nd Lt. Tejdeep Singh Rattan, one of […]

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