Why do they call military tags dog tags?
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.
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… Read More
Yes all military jobs you have and wear your dog tags
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.
When you are either dead or no longer in the Military.
GI dog tags, or military dog tags, have been used by the U.S. Army since 1906. They are now worn by members of other branches as well, for purposes of identifying military personnel who are ill, wounded, or have lost their lives in battle. Typically, two military ID dog tags are worn, with identical information. SoldierCity.com is a great resource which lists standard military dog tag information. There are five fields typically engraved or embossed… Read More
Dog tags are normally received during military service. They normally have info such as blood type ,full name,and branch of military(for ex. but not limited to ) Airforce,marine corps,army.
If meaning in terms of "Military Dog Tags" then the answer is, Yes. A dog tag is the informal name for the identification tags worn by military personnel, named such as it bears resemblance to actual dog tags. The tag is primarily used for the identification of dead and wounded and essential basic medical information for the treatment of the latter, such as blood type and history of inoculations, along with providing religious preference.
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… Read More
Dog Tag's are really common in the military
Yes, the standard military dog tag has not changed much since WW2, and the regulation requiring wearing of dog tags remains in place.
during ww1 for identifing the dead
Identification purposes of wounded and dead personnel.
There are two kinds of dog tags. One would be tags you put on dogs so if they get lost they can be returned. Because this question is in a military category, I assume you are reffering to a different kind of dog tags. The military kind of dog tags are metal tags worn by soldiers. They are worn incase the soldeir dies and the body is too destroyed there is no way to tell… Read More
His father's dog tags.
Military Identification. In the US military ID consists of both the pertinent military ID card, and the service member's dog tags.
The purchase of military dog tags are fairly easy and many online retailers provide the service. WWII dog tags are different from modern ones in that they have a notch in them. Modern tags do not. Also, a Soldier from WWII would have a service number listed instead of their SSN. You would have to look at content (what's printed on the tag), size, material and overall wear of the tag to help establish age… Read More
Like a metal rectangle with words printed on it.
During in-processing at boot camp (Basic Training).
I guess. Your name is already engraved on it.
1952 did the United States issue id tags that were similar to military dog tags to school age children in NYC NY?
YES, I have one.
Not when standing inspection or normal duties. They are to be worn under the shirt unless directed otherwise. Dog Tags and ID cards are to be worn at all times.
number, name, birth date, religious affiliation
Without a doubt military dog tags make the perfect identification. They are built to last and can be personalized with life-saving information or contact details. We recommend buying dog tags from gi dog tags at http://www.mydogtag.com or http://tinyurl.com/q4ygvz or http://www.gidogtags.com/-strse-Dog-Tag-Sets/Categories.bok . Things you should look for when purchasing U.S. dog tags are: Are the tags and chain Made in the USA? Are the tags and chain regulation size and finish? Current issue tags need to… Read More
No. US military dog tags are made from stainless steel and will not rust in water.
Dogs tags were first used in the Civil War. They were sort of like pins and they were either made of gold or silver.
Every soldier receives one pair of dog tags in Basic Training. When the soldier gets to his first duty station, he normally receives a second set.
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… Read More
It means he trusts her and she is special to him - Lucky girl!!
No colors on dog tags. All are a nickel type finish.........
John Cena was not in the military. Cena was, however, enlisted in a military training program for a film that he starred in ("The Marine"), which is how he earned his own set of dog-tags.
In older military dog tags there was a notch to place between the two upper front teeth of a soldier should he die in combat. The jaw would then be firmly wedged on the dog tag too ensure the soldier could be identified when his body was retrieved.
Dog tags were created by china in the 1800's. This was because if a solider was to die during battle, their body could be identified.
Probably 'identification equipment', both in the original canine usage, and in the military one also.
ill put the lost dog to the dog's house or the dog's station or call the care for dog's hotline
When soldiers first started receiving service numbers, there was a special number only the military used. In the modern military, your "service number" is your Social Security number.
I bought some online at a place called "Tag 'em". They're authentic military custom tags. In a store, I've seen some at WalMart and in some gift shops.
In Season 4 of the USA series "Psych," in the episode "You Can't Handle This Episode," a US government agent makes the assertion that soldiers who commit suicide do this with their dog tags. HOWEVER, this agent (Juliet's brother) was an assassin for the military, and Juliet arrested him for attempted murder at the end of the episode. You are supposed to understand that the dog tags in the throat were a signal to the… Read More
In many places in the US, dogs and cats require registration. It often also requires that they be vaccinated against rabies. The proof is a metal tag that has a number identifying the animal and where it was registered. The military issued tags with numbers and information similar to those issued for animals. The term dog tag would have been a 'no brainer.'
All service members are issued them, in all branches and components of the US military.
During the Vietnam War (they might be different today) US military dog tags had: Serial Number or Social Security preceded by either US or RA stamped on them (RA for volunteer or US for drafted); name; blood type; and religious preference. Today they have Name, SSN#, Service (ie..AF), Blood Type, and Religious Pref.
During the Vietnam War they were bare metal; the natural color of metal (silver appearing).
During WW2, there were 2 types of Dog Tags with different info. One dog tag was worn while in the US and the other type had less info while serving overseas---for security reasons. During WW2, when the soldier went into combat, he was issued a dog tag that basically had his Name, Serial Number, Blood Type, Date of Tetnus Shot and Religion. While in the States, his dog tag would give hometown and nearest relative… Read More
People call him Logan because when he lost his memory, he forgot his real name and "Logan" was on his dog tags.
How is it that after i beat Metal Gear Solid 2 with over 30 dog tags i didn't get any special items?
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… Read More
Since military dog tags have a social security number on them can you call the police to get them back from an ex girlfriend who refuses to give them back?
The location of your social security number is irrelevant. However, if someone has stolen property from you, you can contact the police and make a police report. The police will decide whether or not to prosecute her for theft. Added: As interesting and as unusual as it may sound, the dog tags ARE the property of the US Government, and (technically) she could be charged with theft of US government property. .
all military personnel wore (two) dog tags. one on a main chain and the second attached to the main chain by a smaller chain. if the member was killed for any reason, the second dog tag, on the smaller chain, was removed to record the death of said person. this applied to both the ETO and PTO. this method is still in effect. Note: on the dog tag was victims name, serial number, date of… Read More
You can't. Unlike an individual weapon or a set of dog tags, they bear no unique markings attached to an individual.
no. just english. Name, serial number and religious preference.............and last inoculation
none that I know of.........but. if in an unfriendly area, I would not expose my dogtags