Hard to believe beard ban was a dealbreaker for military recruits
By Scott TaylorOct. 3, 2018
The Canadian Armed Forces recently loosened limits on beards, citing the need to improve morale and attract more recruits.
Canadian soldiers check the strength of an anchor with American Army soldiers at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania on Aug. 30. Until recently, beards were only allowed in the military on a limited basis with permission from the chief of the defence staff. Department of National Defence photograph by Cpl. Dominic Duchesne-Beaulieu
OTTAWA—It was announced last week that the Canadian Armed Forces are going to relax limitations on beards and allow more soldiers, sailors, and airmen to grow facial hair.
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