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Air Force Grants Sikh Cadet Religious Accommodations 

July 20 2022


The U.S. Air Force has granted religious accommodations for the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program’s first Sikh cadet, reports the Air Force News Service.

The accommodations permit Cadet Gursharan Virk, a sophomore information assurance major at Detachment 255 at the University of Iowa, to wear Sikhism ceremonial accessories and abide by religious grooming standards.

These include permission to wear a turban in place of military headwear, a necklace, bracelet...

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