Brewer said, standing in the shop here, about five minutes from the gate of Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Brewer said. The military tattoo has a deep history, with reports going back at least to the Roman legions, historians say. Images of adventure or battle — if not a haunting beauty from the frontiers of Gaul — could be captured forever on a bicep. Declarations of unit loyalty or individuality, or both, could be sealed through rituals of ink and pain. The new rules restrict total inkage on arms and legs visible on a soldier wearing short sleeves and short pants.
Meet Miss Kansas Theresa Vail: tattooed army sergeant on a mission to empower women
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By Jessica Jerreat. She is an expert marksman, hunts with a bow and arrow and can skin a deer, but now Sergeant Theresa Vail has a new mission. On Tuesday she became the second servicewoman to compete in the Miss America pageant, in a move the year-old says she hopes will empower women. As well as being the second Army recruit to take part in the Miss America contest, Sergeant Vail also broke down barriers by having her tattoos on show during the bikini round. The competition's preliminary rounds are currently taking in place in Atlantic City, where Sergeant Vail is strutting her stuff against 52 other competitors.