She Bangs, She Bangs!

The United States Air Force is relaxing some of its uniform regulations, and most of the females will be pleasantly surprised.

Women across the Air Force and Space Force rejoiced on Thursday to the news that the service will allow them to wear their hair longer than before, thereby loosening constraints that many airmen said had resulted in migraines, hair damage, and hair loss.

The new grooming standards allow Air Force and Space Force women to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the underarm through the shoulder blades, according to a press release. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.

Good grief, who still wears bangs?

The branch’s top enlisted airman, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass, said the changes reflect the diversity of the force.

Yes, because nothing is more important than *checks notes* diversity in the military.

3 thoughts on “She Bangs, She Bangs!

  1. Cathy – I mean, I guess it can be caught in rotor blades… or something.

    Kitty – Not necessarily, but I haven’t seen many women with them recently. Of course it’s Philly where most women here don’t even wash their hair. Zing!

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