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When are dog tags authorized?

when should soldiers wear dog tags?

6 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    1. When flying on aircraft

    2. When deployed outside of the continental US

    3. Whenever directed to


    Army Regulation 670-1, Chapter 1, Para 1-16

    1–16. Wear of identification tags and security badges

    a. Identification (ID) tags. The wear of ID tags is governed by AR 600–8–14.

    (1) Soldiers will wear ID tags at all times when in a field environment, while traveling in aircraft, and when outside

    the continental United States.

    (2) Personnel will wear ID tags around the neck, except when safety considerations apply (such as during physical


  • Curt J
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    The regulations for all branches of the US military require they be worn 24/7.

    Source(s): Curt Jones SFC, USA Retired
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    The only reason a person in the military wears dog tags is to identify their dead body.

  • 1 decade ago

    When you're in uniform, and everything redleg said. Also just FYI you shouldn't wear then with civilians and if you do, you have a higher change of being mugged-especially if you wear them outside of your shirt.

    Source(s): I've seen people get robbed and beat up!
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  • 1 decade ago


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  • 6 years ago

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