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Sikh US Soldier Wins Right to Keep Turban, Beard

  • Aru Pande

Imagine having to choose between your faith and serving your country. For American Sikhs - serving in the U.S. military means not being able to follow certain tenets of their religion - including having long hair and a beard, and wearing a turban. Some are slowly pushing back in the fight for religious rights. VOA correspondent Aru Pande sits down with a U.S. Army captain and Bronze Star recipient who recently received an accommodation from the U.S. Army.

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