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June 16, 2016

New Marine Corps Tattoo Policy – What’s Changed?


Many people come to us for the purpose of removing their tattoos for the military. Each branch has their own specific regulations about what and where tattoos are acceptable. Recently, the U.S. Marine Corps has changed their policy, being more lenient with some tattoos. In an article published by Marine Corps Times, these new rules were outlined, and are as follows:
The following areas are considered unauthorized locations for Marines’ tattoos, according to the new rules:


Additionally, these more specific rules tell what tattoos are authorized:


While these new policy changes have made it more acceptable to have tattoos and be a Marine, some tattoos may still keep you from being able to join. If you need to remove your tattoo(s) in order to enlist, give us a call and we can help you out! 857.284.4800