The change strikes a short-lived policy limiting soldiers to four tattoos below the elbow or knee, none bigger than the wearer's hand.Face, neck and hand tattoos, however, remain against regulation, with the exception of one ring tattoo per hand.
The couple must complete a number of forms, receive counseling and obtain the commander’s permission. The process typically involves providing a birth certificate, Social Security card and marriage license.Just keep in mind that the chances of him wanting to open up and talk about it — let alone seek help — are slim to none, at least at first.This will be trying for you, but imagine how he feels. Military men have likely traveled to parts of the world you have not, and can tell you facts about different cultures/countries/states. Military men are used to being thrown into countries and situations with which they are unfamiliar, so when traveling, always expect to have a great navigator around.Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared at Cellar Door, the personal blog of Gabrielle Puglia. You need to understand that the military is a brotherhood.There have been a few articles about the pros and cons of dating the Generation Y military man, and while some of them are better reads than others, I felt the need to weigh in. Military men may never have closer relationships than those they made in the military.-- You are a sergeant who calls select Soldiers by their first names.