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Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi

US: Sikhs pack Congressional hearing room

Washington DC (February 2, 2014): As per information extended by the Sikh Coalition, the Sikh Americans packed a Congressional hearing room and a hearing overflow room this past Wednesday to press the Pentagon to modify new uniform and grooming regulations that place a presumptive barrier to Sikh military service in the United States.

Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi was granted a religious accommodation by the US army in 2009

US military eases rules to allow beards, turbans and other religious attire

Washington, DC (January 24, 2014): New US military guidelines have opened the way for service members to wear religious clothing such as turbans while on duty, the Department of Defense has announced.

Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi Speaks at Congressional Briefing

Sikh American soldier– Major Kalsi speaks at Congressional briefing

Washington, DC (January 18, 2014): It is learnt that on January 8, 2014, the Sikh Coalition—in partnership with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and the law firm McDermott Will & Emery—organized a Congressional briefing to highlight ongoing challenges faced by Sikhs who wish to serve in the U.S. military.