New grooming guidelines.. on the front lines. It's a new reality for the Army - which just rolled out new "appropriate hairstyles" for soldiers. But the new regulations aren't sitting well with one woman in the Georgia National Guard. She says it doesn't allow females to have twists or multiple braids...which she argues is "racially biased" toward black women. Channel 4's Tim Pulliam is joining us LIVE with her push to have the President change the rules...Tim? 3 3 There's a petition on Whitehouse dot gov - for people to sign who feel the rule is racially biased. Tonight I talked to a Army recruiting officer who says the guideline is in place for a reason. 3 00-0623-30These are some examples of hairstyles that the army announced this week violate their Regulation 670-1 Grooming Policy.It's an updated version which bans dreads, twists and multiple braids can be no more than a quarter of an inch in size.Its an issue that Captain Tasha Dyer, a recruiter for the US Army says is not new.Captain Tasha M.Dyer/U.S Army - works in operations handles recruitment efforts for parts of south ga and north fla. 202601 I have been in the military for 17 years now and there were things when I joined that I had to change to adapt because this was something that I wanted to do; now this is just something different.In an online petition on whitehouse.gov, Sgt. Jasmine Jacobs, a member of the Georgia National Guard, is asking for people's support to get the policy changed. Jacobs believes the regulations leave black women soldiers with very few options to style their hair.But Captain Dyer disagrees . She says the rules have been put in place to provide clear guidelines for all women to follow.202527 You might work for me and have one standard and work for someone else and have another standard. I just believe now they have more details and have gotten more specific and it removed the interpretation to make it uniform across the board. 202540Are you concerned that this is going to keep some black women away? No not at all. Why? Because if you understand what the standard is before you enter the organization, you're going to accept it, if that's what you want to do with your life. The petition has 6,000 signatures they need to have at least 100,000 in about two weeks to be considered by the president.The guidelines also include tattoos, and regulations on men's facial hair and hairstyles Tim - if you don't follow these new rules ... What'sthe penalty?It could What'sthe rules ... follow these new Tim - if you don't Tim - if you don't follow these new rules ... What'sthe penalty?It could range from getting written up, to counseling - or in severe offenses to a soldier being court marshaled.