The Press Conference: An Historic Moment

Captain Kamaljit Singh Kalsi, Second Lieutenant Tejdeep Singh Rattan spoke of their efforts to be great physicians and members of the military.

Amardeep Singh introduced the historic moment that we are entering and the obligation the U.S. Army has to it’s soldiers to reflect the diversity of our citizens. Colonel Arjinderpal Singh Sekhon and Colonel G.B. Singh told stories of why they joined the military, their experience but most importantly the fact that their Sikh identity was not a hindrance.

Community leaders offered their support and held signs, requesting the U.S. Army remove its ban on the turban.

Sikhs Gather at the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington, DC to Commemorate Vaisakhi
Sikhs Gather at the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington, DC to Commemorate Vaisakhi
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