Tomorrow, Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi, one of the few Sikh Americans who has received an exemption to serve in the US military with his articles of faith intact, will be testifying in support of allowing Sikhs to serve in the US military without requiring a special exception to grooming requirements. From the Sikh Coalition:
This Friday, May 31, at 1:30 EST, Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi, a Bronze Star Medal recipient, will testify before the United States Commission on Civil Rights on the right of Sikhs to serve in the US military without giving up their Sikh articles of faith. The United States Commission on Civil Rights has set up a teleconference number for Sikhs and members of the public to both listen to Major Kalsi’s testimony LIVE. To hear Major Kalsi’s testimony live and to show your support, at 1:30 pm EST this Friday, May 31, please dial the following toll-free number 1 (888) 819-8046 and enter the participant code 311 765.