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Marines Rush to Get Tattooed Before Ban
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Marines Rush to Get Tattooed Before Ban

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Marines Rush to Get Tattooed Before Ban

Marines Rush to Get Tattooed Before Ban
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A new Marine regulation bans "sleeve tattoos" — tattoos that cover part or all of a Marine's arms or legs. The ban goes into effect Sunday.

Layton, a tattoo artist at Body Temple Studio in Oceanside, Calif., near Camp Pendleton, says business is brisk as the ban approaches.

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