Army’s new tattoo policy

Daily News Article - April 8, 2015


1. What policy change announcement did Army Chief of Staff Gen. Odierno make on April 1?

2. How long had the current policy been in place? What did it initially bar but then revise in September?

3. When will the new policy take effect?

4. a) How is the policy changing?
b) What requirements will stay the same?

5. Why is the Army making this change? List at least 3 reasons.

6. Ask at least two people from each age group: teens, parents’ age, grandparents age:
What do you think of the change in the Army’s tattoo policy? Makes sense, bad idea, makes no difference. Explain your answer.