Army , were first published Thursday in the Marine Corps Bulletin (MCBUL) 1020.
"The Commandant and I have been talking with Marines throughout the Corps during our visits, and we've taken their questions and comments to heart because it continues to be important to Marines," Green said. "The Commandant said it best in the Marine Corps Bulletin in that we've attempted to balance the individual desires of Marines with the need to maintain the disciplined appearance expected of our profession. I think we have accomplished just that with MCBUL 1020. We took the time we felt this policy deserved; we wanted to make sure we got it right."