Behind the Braids: Reservists play key role in first women’s hair policy change in 70 years

Members of the Women’s Initiative Team pose for a photo during the initial photo shoot illustrating the Air Force’s new hair policy for women. The WIT was instrumental in bringing about the change. From left to right are: Maj. Megan Biles, Maj. Alea Nadeem, Lt. Col. Jessica Ruttenber, Lt. Col. Kathryn Gaetke and Lt. Col. Kimberly Smith. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Grant Langford)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Grant Langford
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