SimranPreet Singh Lamba

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Specialist Simran Preet Singh Lamba, who recently became the first enlisted Sikh soldier in more than two decades to complete basic training while maintaining his Sikh identity, began the next level of training this month to become a combat medic. The Army’s policy on religious garb excludes wearing a dastaar (Sikh turban) and having kesh (unshorn hair). Every Sikh recruit […]

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