Ash Carter announced the lifting of the ban during the Obama administration in 2016. It has since been reimposed by Trump.
“Today, I feel that my country has embraced my Sikh heritage, and I will be forever grateful for this opportunity,” Harpreetinder Singh Bajwa said.
The president appears to be taking a step back following an outcry from veterans and former military officials.
The Pentagon has drawn plans to send 10,000 troops to the Middle East. The decision has yet to be finalized by the White House.
"This is unacceptable,” acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said of the increase from 2016 to 2018.
The whale's harness reportedly featured a mount for a camera and read “Equipment St. Petersburg."
As a woman of color, Asha Castleberry felt isolated both in the U.S. Army and in the workforce, upon her return home.
Captain Whennah Andrews was forced to wear a wig because her dreadlocks didn’t comply with the Army’s grooming policy.
The national security adviser was photographed with a notebook that said: “5,000 troops to Colombia.”
A U.S. official confirmed the withdrawal but declined to comment on specific plans or movements.
"I was extremely busy on calls for the country," President Donald Trump told Fox News.
From attacking a former POW to nixing a cemetery visit, the president has often disrespected service members.
They spend their time playing cards and fulfilling basic organizational tasks, the New York Times reports.