According to an Air Force Policy Memorandum for Appearance and Accession Standards Review, revisions for tattoo standards applicable to the Total Force took effect Feb. 1. The guidance, which will be incorporated into Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Air Force Personnel and several others, applies to all members of the Regular Air Force, as well as Reserve and Guard components. Highlights of the revisions are available on the U.S. Air Force website. Members are encouraged to review the Tattoo Policy Guidance Addendum for clarification as to what constitutes a tattoo, brand or body mark, and for more details on what is unauthorized. For more details, see this Military.com news article.