Dog Tag

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An aluminium tag with an identifying name and numbers worn around the neck of military personnel which may be used to identify soldiers’ bodies in the event of mutilating death
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On the front of these particular dog tags are the American flag and the words "Leadership, Service, and Teamwork.
Maurine said she can't wait to"nally hold her father's lost dog tags - and then she will pass them on to her 25-year-old son, Terreance Tate.
PROUD: Leopold's grandson Jack Trueman; and, below, Thomas Evans with the dog tags
I made sure that my dog tags were secure around my neck and that my ear plugs were stowed in my shoulder pocket, which was zipped.
Customers will find the dog tags in dedicated Call of Duty sections and counter displays.
This is where Dog Tags meets such needs, serving a vital function.
We actually contacted an individual several years ago and let him know that we had found his dog tags, and he denied that they were his," she said.
Mr Littlewood buried 50 dog tags, which could be exchanged for prizes, the night before the open day.
When dog tags are worn as jewellery they are often fashioned out of precious metals and they may be inscribed with the owner's details including information relating to their health.
A RAMBLER who found dog tags belonging to a tragic airman whose death inspired a Hollywood blockbuster is to return them to his family.
The Ministry of Defence last night angrily denied officials had sent bloodstained dog tags belonging to a soldier who had been killed in Iraq to his mother.
THE Ministry of Defence last night hit back at claims that they had sent the bloodstained dog tags of a soldier killed in Iraq to his mother.