Quote Originally Posted by GySgt View Post
If it is on the forearm...then......yes. Uniforms are prohibited outside of the training bases in this region. Civilian attire is worn and this involves short sleeves. This may insult the tender emotions of some Muslims, but there is no requirment to cover this tatoo up. However, a cross around the neck cannot be visible.

Only hate symbols and gang symbols are prohibited. Marines may get anything else they want as a tatoo just as long as they do not appear above the shoulders. Recently, the Marine Corps banned the "sleeves" because of appearance.
Interesting, thanks for the info.