Southwest Floridians sound off about new changes to Army tattoo policy
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CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The US Army is about to change it's policy on tattoos. According to the Stars and Stripes newspaper, the Secretary of the Army has approved new regulations. Terry Lockley, owner of Tattoo Artistry in Cape Coral protects many military members who walk into his shop.
"Usually when they're on leave they come in and check us out look for some new ink." Lockley said.
Now, members of the US Army may have less canvas space to display their new works of art. According to the Stars and Stripes newspaper, the Secretary of the Army has approved new regulations that will ban tattoos below the elbows and knees, along with above the neckline. Lockley said these men and women put their lives on the line for our freedom and they shouldn't be told where they can or can't be tattooed.