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The Vic-Ad carried this story"Sikhs challenge US Army's ban on turbans, beards" When two Sikhs were recruited 2 or 3 years ago they were promised they could keep those items required of their faith. Now that their induction approaches they've been told they can't keep 'em. They are torn between serving this country and maintaining their religious symbols. If the military upholds its stance should these people be allowed to back out since the situation has changed so drastically?

After all, whenever have recruiters made untrue or unrealistic promises to prospects just to get their names on the line? What should happen to recruiters for pulling such Pelosi?