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July 13, 2020

Air Force building more inclusive culture through Dress and Appearance updates

The changes, as outlined in an Air Force Guidance Memorandum dated July 1, 2020, include the removal of subjective language and other rules that may have been creating unintentional or unfair barriers for Air and Space Force uniformed members.

June 22, 2020

Air Force Surgeon General authorizes 5-year shaving waivers

In a memorandum dated June 18, 2020, Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg authorized five-year shaving waivers for Air and Space Professionals diagnosed with Pseudo Folliculitis Barbae, effective immediately. Driven by feedback from the field, the change is intended to provide more time for skin to heal and prevent recurrence.