The US Marine Corps has come under criticism for requiring Marines to maintain haircut standards despite the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
In a widely circulated video, Marines were shown queuing for haircuts. In the video, the Marines are not wearing masks or social distancing as recommended to prevent the spread of the virus.
— Jared Keller (@jaredbkeller) April 13, 2020
Earlier this month, the base tweeted that it was keeping barbershops open.
.@mccsCP barbershops on base are open by order of the commanding general. Barbers are taking all precautions to ensure they are safe and clean for all patrons while enforcing social distancing where practical. @1stMEF @MCICOM_HQ pic.twitter.com/7BToM2fOBI
— Camp Pendleton (@MCIWPendletonCA) April 10, 2020