Short answer, Yes.

Well, actually, it depends.

But one thing I can assure you is that the US Army is not that strict anymore when it comes to body art. In fact, just recently, the Army disseminated an updated directive on its Soldier Tattoos Policy, including current soldiers who are contemplating getting one and those aspiring applicants who already have tattoos or branding.

Easing on soldier tattoo policies in the Army

Last June, Secretary of the Army Christine E. Wormuth signed Army Directive (AD) 2022-09 “that allows recruits and current soldiers to receive tattoos on their hands, the back of their ears, and the back of their necks.”