Before he can ship out, he needed to get a shape up.
Reynaldo Arroyo, 23, received his first haircut in 15 years when he enlisted in the Army, according to a Facebook video.
Arroyo, who enlisted in Salt Lake City, Utah, as an infantryman, said he was donating his hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that makes wigs for children with illnesses that cause hair loss.
"Hopefully, some little girl's gonna get it," he said.
"I'm just really excited to be enlisting," he said in the video.
Future soldier donates hair
Congratulations to Reynaldo Arroyo for enlisting in the #USArmy from the Missoula U.S. Army Recruiting Station as an 11X Infantryman with Airborne! Future Soldier Arroyo had been growing his hair for 15 years! Yesterday he decided to cut his hair in exchange for a brighter future with the Army and donate it to the Locks of Love foundation. Want to make a difference in your life? 👉🏼 https://bit.ly/2ISuro8Posted by Salt Lake City Army Recruiting Battalion on Friday, August 16, 2019
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