For years, certain tattoos had been overlooked by the branches of the U.S. military. That has changed recently.
There are now new military restrictions placed on body art. All tattoos visible on the neck or face, and tattoos that extend below the elbows and knees are no longer permitted. This includes any tattoo that could be considered offensive or obscene.
Here’s a video from the Today Show with more information about these newest changes to the U.S. military’s approach to body art.