Dating usmc dog tags

Today’s dog tags are made from a material that is durable, but that won’t rust or corrode from normal wear and tear.Today, dog tags issued by the US military include the service member’s Name, Branch of Service (all except Army), Serial Number (often Social Security Number, or Do D ID Number), Blood Type, and Religious Preference (if any).You could also add information such as wars or battles the veteran participated in.

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There is no need to display one’s Social Security Number, blood type, or religious affiliation.

I recommend replacing that information with the veteran’s name, branch of service, years served, and their rank (if known).

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These are all great reasons to get a new set of dog tags.

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I don’t have his dog tags, nor have I ever seen a copy of them.

I could order a replacement set to commemorate his service, but there would be no need for me to have his military serial number, his blood type, or similar information.

Having a set of replacement dog tags with the following information would be more meaningful to me than having his Social Security Number and blood type: The above shows his service affiliation, the dates he served, and his participation in WWII.

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