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US military reviews recruitment standards including for tattoos, pot use

WASHINGTON: The US military will review recruitment practices to better reflect the changing face of America, including by possibly welcoming single parents, overweight people and even those who have smoked pot, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. While there is no shortage of people willing to don a uniform, Pentagon Chief Ashton Carter worries the military draws from limited pools of potential recruits, or that well-qualified individuals face rejection for relatively trivial reasons. Recruiters face challenges "with…