Military is cracking down on ‘questionable tattoos’ to combat extremism -- here’s how
National Guard troops are seen inside the Capitol a week after hard-liners who support President Donald Trump stormed the US Congress(AFP)

The U.S. Department of Defense has updated its screening process for new recruits to include questions about membership in extremist organizations and any “questionable tattoos” that might suggest affiliation with those groups. In a 21-page report detailing the Pentagon's plan to root out extremism within its ranks, the defense department spelled out efforts to ensure “only the best qualified recruits are selected for services.” The report was spurred in large part by the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol — which included some retired and active-duty service members. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Aust...