dont they all have to have short haircuts?

Not in the low lands.

i see..

i think its only officers here that are allowed hair, the rest have to have it short

Long hair can be used for camouflage in battle!

or it can get tangled in the machine gun/artillerye etc........ (ow!)

Or in your dad's lathe when you were 19 two years ago...

or it can get tangled in the machine gun/artillerye etc........ (ow!)

Hence the Dutch army issue hair net! Safety comes first!

In the UAE you cannot ride a camel longer than 14 hours.