Tattoo you: Know the AFI before you get ink

A Polynesian woman, left, sits and watches over a traditional hand-tap tattoo artist, right, while he works on a tattoo at the Pacific Ink & Art Expo, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 4, 2013. Traditionally, the women would sit and sing songs to occupy and deter the pain of the person being tattooed. Air Force Instruction 36-2903 states that every Airman has the right, within limits, to express individuality through his or her appearance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Phyllis Keith)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Phyllis Keith
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