The U.S. Navy has announced the expansion of hair styles for women along with other uniform policy changes. Among the several hair style changes is the authorization for women to wear locks with details on how the locks should be worn. Women are also authorized to wear their hair in a single braid, French braid, or single ponytail in service, working and physical training uniforms. The ponytail may extend up to three inches below the bottom edge of the of the shirt, jacket or coat collar. Women may now wear a hair bun that does not exceed or extend beyond the width of the back of the head. For more information uniform policy, details, guidance, and where to direct questions, visit the Naval Personnel Command website.
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