What do military dog tags mean?

Answer Dog tags are used for identification by the branches of the military. They have been used by the U.S. since 1899. They are issued in sets of two and contain some information about the soldier.What ... Read More »

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What do military dog tags say?

Miliary dog tags contain four lines of vital information: the soldier's name, Social Security number, blood type and religion. Tags from earlier eras also bore the soldier's military identificatio... Read More »

What is written on military dog tags?

A military dog tag contains a soldier's last name, first name, middle initial, Social Security number, blood type and religion. An Air Force dog tag will have AF and a Marine dog tag will have USMC... Read More »

What is printed on military dog tags?

What is inscribed on a set of military dog tags depends on a person's country of service. In the United States a set of dog tags includes the person's full name, Social Security number, branch of s... Read More »

What are dog tags used for in the military?

According to the United States Army, the primary purpose of dog tags is to identify the remains of fallen soldiers. The imprinted metal tag displays the soldier's name, Social Security number, bloo... Read More »