Possibly. Each service has its own policy regarding tattoos. You can find the tattoo policy for each service below. If you are uncertain after reviewing the policies, please contact the Commissioning Coordinator.
- Army AR 670-1 (pages 18-19)
- Navy (Section 7)
- Air Force AFI 36-2903 (pages 24-26)
- Public Health Service (slide 48 )
"Tattoos/Body Art/Brands are not permitted on the head, face, neck, scalp or exposed skin. Those prejudicial to good order, discipline, and morale or of a nature to bring discredit upon the Corps are prohibited. Waivers may be requested from OSG for prior service and existing tattoos."