Potential Army Nurses, New Regs Regarding Tattoos - page 3

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Our entire Forward Surgical Team (FST) has been abuzz about this (expected) news for the last couple of days: So for any of you RNs or students who think you might want to join the Army, just be aware that new recruits... Read More


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    So how can I get a waiver now for my below the elbow tattoos before this takes in effect? Is there anything I can get now just to protect myself. a memorandum from an O5 or higher maybe??
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    Quote from vcoronel127
    So how can I get a waiver now for my below the elbow tattoos before this takes in effect? Is there anything I can get now just to protect myself. a memorandum from an O5 or higher maybe??
    I believe (could be wrong) for those of us who are already in that we'll have to sit down with our unit and self-identify all tattoos once the new reg goes into effect. We'll see how they're going to work it.
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    Quote from vcoronel127
    So how can I get a waiver now for my below the elbow tattoos before this takes in effect? Is there anything I can get now just to protect myself. a memorandum from an O5 or higher maybe??
    As of right know you do not need a waiver for below the elbow to the wrist tattoos. Not sure if you will need one for the hands.
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