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VOGUE Magazine Highlights The Surge In Natural Hair Styles For Black Military Women

We’ve covered the plight of black servicemen and women who wear natural hairstyles in the military quite a bit over the last few years so we are enthralled to learn that there has been a surge in the numbers of black women in the Army and Air Force who are exploring natural hair options since regulations have eased up in January of this year.

VOGUE did an incredible feature on 17 trailblazing military naturalistas, noting that in recent years, “the Army and Air Force have approved for female soldiers braids of increased size as well as twists, and removed words such as unkempt from their grooming guidelines.”

Peep some of their stories below:

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