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Why are dog tags called dog tags?


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2004-12-16 18:16:51
2004-12-16 18:16:51

If you've ever gone through basic training in the army, you get this right away. The soldiers ID Tags resemble actual dog tags and you get treated worse than a dog until you've earned the right to be called a soldier, paratrooper, marine, sailor, or airman.


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If you are refering to tags for dogs they are not called "dog tags". So the Military one came first.

military Id tags are worn around the neck with a chain. there are two of them. if a military member is killed one of the tags is removed and forwarded to graves registration for reporting. since the tags 'look' like DOG tags, the slang word DOG-TAGS became part of military slang when referring to ID. tags.................. Alot of people called those among the ranks of the military the military dogs. The name of dog tags may be referring to the military owning them and them being the dogs of the military.

There are no rewards for beating Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty with 30 dog tags. For the Tanker Chapter, you can collect 33 dog tags for the Infinite Ammo Bandana, and 78 dog tags for Stealth Camouflage. In the Plant Chapter, you can collect 100 dog tags to get the Brown Wig, which gives you infinite ammo, 120 dog tags for the Stealth Camouflage, 170 dog tags for the Orange Wig, which gives you an infinite hanging meter, and 218 dog tags for the Blue Wig, which gives you an infinite O2 gauge.

It is not in CAP regulations for it's members to wear dog tags.

Yes all military jobs you have and wear your dog tags

Dog Tags are not mentioned in the C.A.P uniform regulations.

It's his code, is what is on his dog tags. Hustle, Loyalty, Respect.

Dogs are given metal tags to put on their neck collars to identify them and tell people who are their owners. Therefore the troops dubbed their military identification tags worn around their necks dog tags.

Dog tags were first used in the mid 19th century during the Taiping Revolt. The tags were given to Chinese soldiers to identify them.

the paired tags are called companion tags. they have a opening and ending tag

I kept my dog tags after the Vietnam war. No one asked for them back. Personal I guess.

A tag located between other tags is called a nested tag.

USAMilitary and Vet Friends are two websites that advertise these tags. They can also be found at Army Surplus World and on Amazon. Dog Tags Online will personalize them.

The cast of Dog Tags - 2006 includes: Jeff Key as A.J. Finch

It is impossible to unlock all dog tags in the game, however it is ALMOST impossible to have the dog tags in the TAKEN section, mainly because two of the dog tags you can only get for participating in the creation of the game itself. But excluding those two, it would probably take over half a year, you would have to be playing constantly (I would NOT recommend doing that.) expecally for the gun dog tags and the reaching level Colonel Service Star 100 dog tag.

Earlier, dog tags were only worn by armed forces personnel. A dog tag is a piece of metal worn on a chain. This would have the minimum necessary information to identify the person wearing it. But now dog tagsare being worn by civilians too, for various purposes, even as it continues to be used by the armed forces for identification.A custom dog tag has the name, and other necessary details, of the person wearing it. It can also have some necessary medical information. This can be very helpful for the person wearing it, in case of any accident. Information about blood group, allergies, and medication can be engraved or printed on a custom dog tag. Sometimes, a photograph can be etched on it.Nowadays customized dog tagsthat double up as both style accessories and informative tags are available. These customized dog tags come in different designs and can be printed with attractive graphics and pictures. As they are quite attractive, children and teenagers have no problem wearing these dog tags. This is a great relief for parents, as they can include emergency contact numbers and addresses on the tags, and be assured that their children will wear them. In case of any mishap, they will be able to get the news much sooner. Apart from that, the medical information given on these dog tags could help doctors if any emergency medical procedure has to be carried out. So from mere identity tags, dog tags have transformed into life savers.Dog tags are usually made from anodized metal, and this is also the type that is most popular, as such tags are long lasting and quite attractive. Most customized dog tags are made in this way. Different designs can be either printed or engraved on them. Such dogtags are also available in different colors, so you can customize your dog tags exactly as you want them, so that they will be totally unique.No wonder that everyone wants to have a custom dog tag of their own. Many factories and industries have also replaced conventional identity cards for their workers with dog tags. The main reason for this is that the tags are more compact and durable. Secondly, these tags are more visible as they hang on your person, and the information on these tags is much harder to manipulate. Moreover, companies and corporate bodies can get great discounts when they order these tags in bulk, especially from online sellers and suppliers of customized dog tags. So they can get an efficient identification system without worrying about a huge price tag.Author:The author is an expert in writing articles about Custom Dog tag and Customized dog tags, they are focus on doing things right. For more details about please Dog tags log on to[video=]

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No, but often when a dog is neutered the city gives a discount on the cost of dog tags.

You can get dog tags (sometimes referred to as military dog tags or army id tags) from many army surplus stores in the US where they can engrave them on the spot with a dog tag machine. The 2 types of engravings are embossing and debossing. Embossing is the new standard being used at many US military bases but both are permitted for official use. Dog tags can also be easily ordered and printed online and delivered worldwide.

There are many types of dog tags. Usually you can go to a pet store and have a pet tag made through a vending machine. Other dog tags that are more like jewelry can be found on many websites. Some sites offer embossed dog tags, That's the way military tags are made with the names stamped onto the dog tag. Then there are other sites that engraves the inscription with a diamond drag. Those are slightly more expensive to make but serves as a nice gift to anyone.

Yes, the standard military dog tag has not changed much since WW2, and the regulation requiring wearing of dog tags remains in place.

Aluminum. The current DOD (Dept of Defense) dog tag spec calls for stainless steel military dog tags. Stainless steel is durable and will not corrode.

actually soldiers used dog tags as early as 1861 to identify their bodies in war if they died in combat.

I was searching for My Little Pony dog tags and I saw some awesome ones like Discord ones on Ebay

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