Hagel's response to Black Caucus on Army hairstyle rules

The Pentagon is reviewing hairstyle regulations for black women serving in the military, according to a letter Defense Secretary Chuck HagelChuck HagelThere's still time for another third-party option Hagel says NATO deployment could spark a new Cold War with Russia Overnight Defense: House panel unveils 5B defense spending bill MORE sent to Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman Rep. Marcia FudgeMarcia FudgeDems call for changes to child nutrition bill Ex-Clinton backer emerges as fierce Sanders surrogate Democrats to SEC: Get moving on diversity rules for boardrooms MORE (D-Ohio) on Tuesday. 

The decision came after female caucus members said the Army’s new rules on soldiers’ appearances, including female hairstyles, unfairly singled out black women. 

Hagel's response to Black Caucus on Army hairstyle rules 

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