Hair shall be no longer than four inches and may not touch the ears, collar, extend below eyebrows when headgear is removed, show under front edge of headgear, or interfere with properly wearing Military headgear. … Hair coloring must look natural and present a complementary appearance.
Also question is, can you have a mustache in the Navy?
The Navy does not allow moustaches alone but does allow full-set beards. Moustaches but not beards are permitted in the Army and Air Force. However, members of the Commando and Special Forces regiments are allowed to wear beards if based outside their home camps.
Similarly, do you have to shave your head in the Navy?
For men, getting their head shaved on the first day of Navy boot camp has been a rite of passage for decades. Women are also required to get first-day haircuts to ensure their hair is trimmed to regulation length, equal to the uniform collar.
Do females have to cut their hair in the Navy?
The Navy’s schools for young sailors and officers have required that females have their hair cut upon arrival so that it only reaches “the lower edge of the uniform collar.” Under the three-month pilot program, they’ll be able to select any hairstyle that meets the service’s grooming regulations.
Originally Answered: Why are Navy Seals and other Spec Ops operatives allowed to have beards and longer hair? It allows the soldier to blend in to the native population. For example, beards would blend in more in an Afghan city than a cleanly shaved and buzzed soldier. It’s basically social camouflage.
Beards will keep their faces warm during cold weather. To be fair, most of the sailors I know don’t have facial hair. On my ship everyone was clean shaven except the captain and myself.
IAS officers can keep a beard and can grow long hair. There are no rules yet being implemented to trim beard and hair. Having said that, you can’t stay unkempt. You have to trim and groom your beard and hair properly.
In Air Force basic training, there is no privacy for the showers. … The shower is one large room, with several shower-heads. Everyone showers together. Don’t let this worry you, however.
Hair: Do not shave your head before leaving for basic training. This applies to both males and females. Do not even arrive at basic with a military style cut (Flat Top, High-and-tight, etc.). All facial hair should be shaved thoroughly before arriving at basic training.
The cooks in the dining facility at boot camp, or basic training, supposedly sprinkle the substance into all the food to prevent male recruits from getting too excited. You know, because sexual urges are the military’s real enemy. … The truth is, they aren’t lacing the chow hall food with anaphrodisiacs.