15 iulie 2020

Esper Bans Use of Promotion Board Photos, Orders Review of Hair and Grooming Standards


Defense Secretary Mark Esper put out a military-wide directive Wednesday barring the use of photos in promotion boards and ordering the development of new hair and grooming standards devoid of racial bias.In a memorandum to the service secretaries and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Esper outlined a series of steps aimed at eliminating "discrimination, prejudice and bias in all ranks" to promote equal opportunity, morale and the readiness of the force.Read next: An Airman Died After His Chute Opened [...]