THE PENTAGON — Following the conclusion of a lengthy period of focused testing and evaluation, the Department of Defense is poised to mandate full gender neutral integration of hair standards across the US military.

The Defense study, conducted at the request of Secretary Ashton Carter earlier last year, sought to thoroughly analyze the effects of fully integrated hairstyles in the ranks. It received sharp criticism from many familiar with the issue.

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