What are the new changes to AR 670-1?

Major updates include: Policy implementation of the Army Green Service Uniform. Authorization for female Soldiers who are breastfeeding or pumping to wear an optional undershirt. Changes the Shoulder Sleeve Insignia from Former Wartime Service to Military Operations in Hostile Conditions.

What are the new Army hair regulations?

According to Army officials, the key changes in the updated policy include:

  • Hair must be neatly and inconspicuously fastened or secured in either a bun, single ponytail, two braids or a single braid.
  • Multiple locs, braids, twists or cornrows may come together in one or two braids or a single ponytail.

What is the Army regulation for male hair?

Male Hair Standards Male haircuts will conform to certain standards. The hair on top of the head must be neatly groomed. The length and bulk of the hair may not be excessive or present a ragged, unkempt, or extreme appearance. The hair must present a tapered appearance.

What does DA PAM 670-1 cover?

The U.S. Army Regulation 670-1 and Department of the Army Pamphlet 670-1 are the definitive regulations governing the design, appearance, wear and issue of the uniforms of the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserves, Army National Guard, and State Defense Forces.

Can I have a man bun in the military?

Hair in a bun is allowed, so long as it is only one bun as well as no wider than the width of the head. All loose ends must also get tucked in and secured. Ponytails are also authorized.

Can I wear a ponytail in Pts?

Braids and singular ponytails may be worn down the center of the back in all uniforms, but length will not extend past the bottom of the shoulder blades while at the position of attention. There is no minimum length for the wear of a ponytail or braid.

Are mullets allowed in the Army?

Multiple hairstyles are now allowed as long as it maintains a neat professional appearance and doesn’t impede the use of headgear. The hairstyle is not considered acceptable if when combed it falls over the ears or eyebrows, or touches the collar.

What is the difference between AR 670-1 and DA PAM 670-1?

AR670-1 provides a general framework of the regulations. Whereas the DA PAM 670-1 is a pamphlet that provides clear examples and provides much more details about the AR 670-1 regulations.