New US Army soldier gets first haircut in 15 years to join military (video)

The 23-year-old ended up donating 150 inches of hair to Locks of Love

This overdue haircut was worth it to be able to serve.

A newly enlisted soldier recently cut his hair for the first time in 15 years in order to join the U.S. Army.

The Missoula U.S. Army Recruiting Station said Friday on Facebook that Reynaldo Arroyo enlisted as an 11X infantryman with airborne option.

“People often tell us that they would have joined the Army but…well Future Soldier Arroyo has been growing his hair for 15 years and yesterday he decided to donate it to the Locks of Love foundation in exchange for a brighter future and the opportunity to become one of the most elite war fighters on this planet,” the Army said.

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