Military pilots in Britain were allowed to grow a beard


The rules clearly regulated, what the beard now allowed, and which remained banned.

Representatives of the Royal air force (RAF) for the first time in history allowed to grow a beard, reports the with reference to

“This step will contribute to transparency, will help to expand talent pool and keep our highly qualified personnel”, – quotes Agency the statement of the RAF.

It is noted that the rule, which will come into force on 1 September, allows the military to wear “neat, neatly trimmed thick beard.” At the same time untidy or sparse beards, is unacceptable.

As for the rest of the British army, where only allowed a mustache, here rules the appearance of staff will not be revised. To grow a beard will be solely for operational reasons, for example, during covert operations.


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