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Military Dog Tag Text Formats

U.S. Air Force (Format #1)

  • Last Name, First Name, Middle Inital
  • Social Security Number, followed by "AF" indicating branch of service
  • Blood Type
  • "Blank"
  • Religion

 

U.S. Air Force (Format #2)

  • Last Name
  • First Name and Middle Initial
  • Social Security Number, followed by "AF" indicating branch of service
  • (CDT DOES NOT RECOMMEND USING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, USE SERVICE NUMBER)
  • Blood Type
  • Religion

 

U.S. Marine Corp

  • Last Name
  • First Name and Middle Initial and suffix; Blood Type
  • Social Security Number with three/two/four format as follows:123 45 6789
  • (CDT DOES NOT RECOMMEND USING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, USE SERVICE NUMBER)
  • Branch ("USMC"); Gas Mask Size (S-Small, M-Medium, L-Large)
  • Religion preference, or Medical Allergy if red Medical tag

 

U.S. Navy

  • Last Name, First Name, Middle Inital
  • Social Security Number with no dashes or spaces followed immediately by "USN", space, Blood Type
  • (CDT DOES NOT RECOMMEND USING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, USE SERVICE NUMBER)
  • Religion

 

U.S. Army Dog Tag Format

  • Last Name, First Name, Middle Inital
  • Dept of Defense ID Number (Social Security Numbers were Discontinued NOV2015)
  • Blood Type
  • Religion

 

U.S. Coast Guard

  • Last Name, First Name, Middle Inital
  • Social Security Number, no dashes or spaces, followed immediately by branch (i.e., 123456789USCG)
  • (CDT DOES NOT RECOMMEND USING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, USE SERVICE NUMBER)
  • Blood Type
  • Religion

DO NOT ENGRAVE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS on these dog tags. (To protect your identity).

The above information was taken from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki. If any of this information is found to be incorrect or not the proper regulation format, please contact us at: DogTags@mindspring.com. This is being provided as general information and not as authorized military protocol or official military information.

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